The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 16 12 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Permanent jobs citing WPF 44 42 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 13.58% 15.50% 6.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.76% 49.41% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 44 42 14
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WPF
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
153 85 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 47.22% 31.37% 33.49%
Number of salaries quoted 150 85 68
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WPF across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

WPF
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WPF across the Bedford region.

WPF Salary Trend in Bedford

WPF
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WPF across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

WPF Salary Histogram in Bedford

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WPF.

1 81 (96.43%) .NET
2 76 (90.48%) C#
3 68 (80.95%) Microsoft
4 65 (77.38%) SQL Server
5 64 (76.19%) ASP.NET
5 64 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (73.81%) WCF
7 54 (64.29%) Silverlight
8 53 (63.10%) Scrum
9 52 (61.90%) Windows
10 47 (55.95%) TDD
11 46 (54.76%) MVC
12 43 (51.19%) SQL
12 43 (51.19%) T-SQL
13 41 (48.81%) MS Excel
14 38 (45.24%) Visual Studio
15 33 (39.29%) WinForms
16 29 (34.52%) SharePoint
16 29 (34.52%) .NET Framework
16 29 (34.52%) Multithreading
16 29 (34.52%) SQL Server 2008
17 27 (32.14%) Moq
18 25 (29.76%) Team Foundation Server
18 25 (29.76%) HTML
19 23 (27.38%) OOD
20 22 (26.19%) ASP.NET MVC
20 22 (26.19%) Subversion
21 21 (25.00%) JavaScript
21 21 (25.00%) CSS
21 21 (25.00%) HTML5

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (34.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 41 (48.81%) MS Excel
2 12 (14.29%) Fireworks
2 12 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (14.29%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (77.38%) SQL Server
2 29 (34.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (10.71%) Oracle Database
5 8 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (45.24%) Visual Studio
2 27 (32.14%) Moq
3 25 (29.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (26.19%) Subversion
5 15 (17.86%) NUnit
6 14 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
7 13 (15.48%) MSTest
8 3 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (76.19%) Developer
2 28 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 27 (32.14%) C# Developer
4 25 (29.76%) Senior Developer
5 23 (27.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (26.19%) Architect
7 14 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
8 13 (15.48%) Lead Developer
8 13 (15.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (14.29%) Technical Leader
9 12 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
9 12 (14.29%) Technical Developer
10 10 (11.90%) Technical Architect
10 10 (11.90%) Senior .NET Developer
11 9 (10.71%) Lead Architect
12 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (8.33%) Software Developer
13 7 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
14 5 (5.95%) Designer
14 5 (5.95%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (96.43%) .NET
2 64 (76.19%) ASP.NET
3 62 (73.81%) WCF
4 54 (64.29%) Silverlight
5 33 (39.29%) WinForms
6 29 (34.52%) .NET Framework
7 25 (29.76%) HTML
8 22 (26.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (25.00%) HTML5
9 21 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 21 (25.00%) CSS
9 21 (25.00%) LINQ
10 19 (22.62%) jQuery
11 18 (21.43%) Web Services
12 17 (20.24%) Ajax
13 16 (19.05%) ADO.NET
14 12 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
14 12 (14.29%) AngularJS
15 11 (13.10%) Middleware
16 9 (10.71%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.43%) N-Tier
2 14 (16.67%) User Experience
3 9 (10.71%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.76%) Physics
6 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 52 (61.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (63.10%) Scrum
3 47 (55.95%) TDD
4 46 (54.76%) MVC
5 29 (34.52%) Multithreading
6 23 (27.38%) OOD
7 20 (23.81%) OO
8 15 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (13.10%) Product Management
9 11 (13.10%) Software Engineering
10 9 (10.71%) Kanban
10 9 (10.71%) Matrix Management
10 9 (10.71%) Dependency Injection
10 9 (10.71%) MVVM
10 9 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (10.71%) Web Application Development
11 6 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (7.14%) Configuration Management
12 5 (5.95%) Project Management
13 4 (4.76%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 76 (90.48%) C#
2 43 (51.19%) SQL
2 43 (51.19%) T-SQL
3 21 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (8.33%) Degree
2 4 (4.76%) PhD
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.38%) MCP
3 2 (2.38%) MCAD
3 2 (2.38%) MCSD
Systems Management
1 13 (15.48%) MOM
Vendors
1 68 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.29%) Oracle
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