The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 70 81 77
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing WPF 48 34 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.61% 2.14% 2.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.96% 4.87% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 47 34 48
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,750 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
WPF
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
806 698 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 43.78% 43.84% 52.01%
Number of salaries quoted 652 657 898
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

WPF
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

WPF Salary Trend in Cambridge

WPF
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WPF across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

WPF Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

1 104 (100.00%) C#
2 103 (99.04%) .NET
3 63 (60.58%) Scrum
4 62 (59.62%) MVVM
5 60 (57.69%) MSTest
5 60 (57.69%) TDD
6 59 (56.73%) NUnit
6 59 (56.73%) SQL Server
7 55 (52.88%) Windows
8 50 (48.08%) WCF
9 48 (46.15%) WinForms
10 47 (45.19%) Rhino Mocks
10 47 (45.19%) Moq
10 47 (45.19%) ASP.NET
11 45 (43.27%) Continuous Integration
12 44 (42.31%) Kanban
12 44 (42.31%) Dependency Injection
12 44 (42.31%) Inversion of Control
12 44 (42.31%) Spring.NET
12 44 (42.31%) Castle Windsor
12 44 (42.31%) Ninject
12 44 (42.31%) Unity DI Container
13 41 (39.42%) MVC
14 40 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
15 36 (34.62%) Computer Science
15 36 (34.62%) SQL
16 32 (30.77%) .NET Framework
17 28 (26.92%) Visual Studio
18 27 (25.96%) VB
18 27 (25.96%) VB.NET

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 8 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.27%) Internet
2 14 (13.46%) NFC
2 14 (13.46%) SMPP
2 14 (13.46%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (56.73%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.81%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.81%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.96%) DB2
7 1 (0.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 60 (57.69%) MSTest
2 59 (56.73%) NUnit
3 47 (45.19%) Rhino Mocks
3 47 (45.19%) Moq
4 28 (26.92%) Visual Studio
5 14 (13.46%) MSBuild
6 12 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (10.58%) WiX
8 4 (3.85%) Git (software)
8 4 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (2.88%) CppUnit
9 3 (2.88%) MbUnit
9 3 (2.88%) ReSharper
9 3 (2.88%) xUnit.net
10 1 (0.96%) Selenium
10 1 (0.96%) AQtime
10 1 (0.96%) dotTrace
General
1 14 (13.46%) Banking
2 6 (5.77%) Finance
3 2 (1.92%) Automotive
3 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.96%) Law
4 1 (0.96%) Legal
4 1 (0.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 99 (95.19%) Developer
2 60 (57.69%) C# Developer
3 40 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
4 32 (30.77%) .NET Developer
5 22 (21.15%) Graduate Developer
5 22 (21.15%) Graduate
6 20 (19.23%) Junior
6 20 (19.23%) Junior Developer
6 20 (19.23%) Junior .NET Developer
7 19 (18.27%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 8 (7.69%) Programmer
8 8 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (7.69%) C# Programmer
9 7 (6.73%) VB6 Developer
9 7 (6.73%) VB Developer
9 7 (6.73%) Systems Developer
9 7 (6.73%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.77%) Applications Developer
11 5 (4.81%) Web Developer
11 5 (4.81%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (99.04%) .NET
2 50 (48.08%) WCF
3 48 (46.15%) WinForms
4 47 (45.19%) ASP.NET
5 44 (42.31%) Spring.NET
5 44 (42.31%) Castle Windsor
5 44 (42.31%) Ninject
5 44 (42.31%) Unity DI Container
6 40 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (30.77%) .NET Framework
8 19 (18.27%) Razor View Engine
8 19 (18.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 16 (15.38%) XSLT
10 12 (11.54%) LINQ
11 11 (10.58%) XML
11 11 (10.58%) Java ME
12 6 (5.77%) MFC
13 5 (4.81%) Flash
14 3 (2.88%) Silverlight
15 2 (1.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 44 (42.31%) Inversion of Control
2 36 (34.62%) Computer Science
3 13 (12.50%) Blackberry
4 10 (9.62%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.96%) iDTV
6 1 (0.96%) BBC
6 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.96%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 55 (52.88%) Windows
2 13 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 13 (12.50%) Windows Phone
2 13 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (60.58%) Scrum
2 62 (59.62%) MVVM
3 60 (57.69%) TDD
4 45 (43.27%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (42.31%) Kanban
5 44 (42.31%) Dependency Injection
6 41 (39.42%) MVC
7 25 (24.04%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (23.08%) Multithreading
9 19 (18.27%) Web Application Development
10 16 (15.38%) Software Engineering
11 13 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (10.58%) Regression Testing
13 8 (7.69%) CRM
14 5 (4.81%) Supplier Management
15 4 (3.85%) Workflow
15 4 (3.85%) Unit Testing
16 3 (2.88%) Risk Management
17 1 (0.96%) Usability Testing
17 1 (0.96%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 104 (100.00%) C#
2 36 (34.62%) SQL
3 27 (25.96%) VB
3 27 (25.96%) VB.NET
4 14 (13.46%) XAML
5 13 (12.50%) Java
6 11 (10.58%) C++
6 11 (10.58%) PowerShell
7 8 (7.69%) VB6
8 5 (4.81%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.85%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.85%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.92%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 24 (23.08%) MCP
1 24 (23.08%) MCAD
1 24 (23.08%) MCSD
1 24 (23.08%) MCTS
2 15 (14.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.54%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 13 (12.50%) Oracle
2 11 (10.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.58%) Telerik
3 2 (1.92%) MathWorks
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