The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 29 37 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs citing WPF 2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.63% 1.23% 2.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% 2.41% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £27,500 £31,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.38% -9.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WPF
Manchester

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 Bolton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
54 83 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 43.90% 51.23% 47.58%
Number of salaries quoted 52 74 59
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,650 £37,800 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

WPF
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

WPF Salary Trend in Bolton

WPF
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) MFC
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon SQS

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Graduate
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) MFC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree