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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 37 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Permanent jobs citing WPF 14 43 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.58% 11.14% 8.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.96% 26.38% 28.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13 41 25
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £56,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
108 163 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 35.29% 42.23% 30.31%
Number of salaries quoted 92 138 84
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 February 2015.

WPF Salary Histogram in Bedford

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 63 (100.00%) C#
1 63 (100.00%) .NET
2 62 (98.41%) WCF
3 57 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (90.48%) Microsoft
4 56 (88.89%) Scrum
4 56 (88.89%) TDD
5 55 (87.30%) SQL Server
6 48 (76.19%) ASP.NET
7 43 (68.25%) Visual Studio
7 43 (68.25%) Silverlight
8 36 (57.14%) MVC
9 35 (55.56%) Windows
10 32 (50.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 29 (46.03%) WinForms
11 29 (46.03%) Moq
12 28 (44.44%) Rhino Mocks
13 24 (38.10%) MS Excel
14 23 (36.51%) Web Services
14 23 (36.51%) N-Tier
14 23 (36.51%) OOD
15 21 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 21 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
15 21 (33.33%) LINQ
15 21 (33.33%) .NET Framework
15 21 (33.33%) Matrix Management
15 21 (33.33%) SQL
15 21 (33.33%) T-SQL
16 18 (28.57%) NUnit
17 17 (26.98%) SQL Server 2005

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 17 (26.98%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (38.10%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (87.30%) SQL Server
2 21 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (26.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (23.81%) Oracle Database 10g
4 15 (23.81%) Oracle Database
4 15 (23.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 43 (68.25%) Visual Studio
2 29 (46.03%) Moq
3 28 (44.44%) Rhino Mocks
4 18 (28.57%) NUnit
5 14 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (19.05%) MSTest
7 7 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 6 (9.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (58.73%) Developer
2 30 (47.62%) .NET Developer
3 23 (36.51%) C# Developer
3 23 (36.51%) C# .NET Developer
4 21 (33.33%) Architect
5 19 (30.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (25.40%) Senior .NET Developer
6 16 (25.40%) Senior Developer
6 16 (25.40%) Senior C# Developer
7 13 (20.63%) Technical Architect
8 12 (19.05%) Lead Architect
9 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (15.87%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (9.52%) Development Manager
11 6 (9.52%) C# Software Developer
11 6 (9.52%) Agile .NET Developer
11 6 (9.52%) Agile C# Developer
11 6 (9.52%) Lead Technical Architect
11 6 (9.52%) Software Developer
12 4 (6.35%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (100.00%) .NET
2 62 (98.41%) WCF
3 48 (76.19%) ASP.NET
4 43 (68.25%) Silverlight
5 32 (50.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (46.03%) WinForms
7 23 (36.51%) Web Services
8 21 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 21 (33.33%) LINQ
8 21 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 16 (25.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 16 (25.40%) ADO.NET
10 12 (19.05%) Spring.NET
10 12 (19.05%) Unity DI Container
10 12 (19.05%) Castle Windsor
10 12 (19.05%) Ninject
11 11 (17.46%) HTML
12 10 (15.87%) jQuery
13 6 (9.52%) HTML5
13 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (36.51%) N-Tier
2 12 (19.05%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (9.52%) Mathematics
3 6 (9.52%) Physics
3 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (88.89%) TDD
2 56 (88.89%) Scrum
3 36 (57.14%) MVC
4 23 (36.51%) OOD
5 21 (33.33%) Matrix Management
6 17 (26.98%) OO
6 17 (26.98%) Multithreading
7 13 (20.63%) MVVM
8 12 (19.05%) Web Application Development
8 12 (19.05%) Kanban
8 12 (19.05%) Dependency Injection
8 12 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.52%) Web Development
9 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.52%) Performance Management
9 6 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 6 (9.52%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (33.33%) SQL
2 21 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) PhD
1 6 (9.52%) Degree
Systems Management
1 16 (25.40%) MOM
Vendors
1 57 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.81%) Oracle