The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 56 55 80
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +25
Permanent jobs citing WPF 25 40 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.72% 4.03% 1.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.53% 11.11% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 25 38 20
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WPF
East of England

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 Bedfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
293 360 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.85% 36.25% 31.17%
Number of salaries quoted 256 328 346
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

WPF
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

WPF Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

WPF
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WPF across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

WPF Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

WPF
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +7 25 £62,500 +19.04%
WPF
East of England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 77 (100.00%) .NET
2 76 (98.70%) C#
3 72 (93.51%) WCF
4 68 (88.31%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (87.01%) SQL Server
6 66 (85.71%) Microsoft
7 65 (84.42%) TDD
7 65 (84.42%) Scrum
8 56 (72.73%) ASP.NET
9 51 (66.23%) Visual Studio
9 51 (66.23%) Silverlight
10 41 (53.25%) Windows
11 40 (51.95%) MVC
12 33 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
13 32 (41.56%) Moq
13 32 (41.56%) WinForms
14 30 (38.96%) SQL
14 30 (38.96%) Rhino Mocks
15 29 (37.66%) MS Excel
16 28 (36.36%) T-SQL
17 26 (33.77%) N-Tier
17 26 (33.77%) OOD
18 24 (31.17%) Web Services
18 24 (31.17%) .NET Framework
18 24 (31.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 24 (31.17%) SQL Server 2008
18 24 (31.17%) LINQ
18 24 (31.17%) Matrix Management
19 20 (25.97%) Multithreading
19 20 (25.97%) SQL Server 2005

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 20 (25.97%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (37.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.30%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (87.01%) SQL Server
2 24 (31.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (25.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (23.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 18 (23.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 18 (23.38%) Oracle Database
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (66.23%) Visual Studio
2 32 (41.56%) Moq
3 30 (38.96%) Rhino Mocks
4 18 (23.38%) NUnit
5 15 (19.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (15.58%) MSTest
7 9 (11.69%) Subversion
General
1 7 (9.09%) Games
2 2 (2.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (58.44%) Developer
2 31 (40.26%) .NET Developer
3 30 (38.96%) C# Developer
4 28 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (35.06%) Architect
6 22 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (25.97%) Senior C# Developer
7 20 (25.97%) Senior Developer
8 18 (23.38%) Senior .NET Developer
9 16 (20.78%) Technical Architect
10 15 (19.48%) Lead Architect
11 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (12.99%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (9.09%) Software Developer
13 7 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
14 6 (7.79%) Agile .NET Developer
14 6 (7.79%) Agile C# Developer
14 6 (7.79%) Lead Technical Architect
14 6 (7.79%) Development Manager
15 4 (5.19%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (100.00%) .NET
2 72 (93.51%) WCF
3 56 (72.73%) ASP.NET
4 51 (66.23%) Silverlight
5 33 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (41.56%) WinForms
7 24 (31.17%) Web Services
7 24 (31.17%) .NET Framework
7 24 (31.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 24 (31.17%) LINQ
8 18 (23.38%) ADO.NET
9 16 (20.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 13 (16.88%) jQuery
10 13 (16.88%) HTML
11 12 (15.58%) Spring.NET
11 12 (15.58%) Castle Windsor
11 12 (15.58%) Ninject
11 12 (15.58%) Unity DI Container
12 9 (11.69%) HTML5
13 8 (10.39%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (33.77%) N-Tier
2 12 (15.58%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 7 (9.09%) Physics
3 7 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (53.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (88.31%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (84.42%) TDD
2 65 (84.42%) Scrum
3 40 (51.95%) MVC
4 26 (33.77%) OOD
5 24 (31.17%) Matrix Management
6 20 (25.97%) Multithreading
6 20 (25.97%) OO
7 13 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (15.58%) Kanban
8 12 (15.58%) MVVM
8 12 (15.58%) Dependency Injection
8 12 (15.58%) Web Application Development
9 7 (9.09%) Web Development
10 6 (7.79%) Performance Management
10 6 (7.79%) Mentoring
10 6 (7.79%) Coaching
10 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (2.60%) Software Architecture
11 2 (2.60%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (98.70%) C#
2 30 (38.96%) SQL
3 28 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.90%) XAML
6 2 (2.60%) VB
6 2 (2.60%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) PhD
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 18 (23.38%) MOM
Vendors
1 66 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 18 (23.38%) Oracle
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