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 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 92 61 70
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +9
Permanent jobs citing WPF 21 52 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.34% 3.57% 2.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.18% 8.19% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 21 50 49
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £25,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
661 635 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 42.02% 43.61% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 552 564 669
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 February 2015.

WPF Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 49 (100.00%) C#
2 45 (91.84%) .NET
3 33 (67.35%) Software Engineering
4 29 (59.18%) WCF
5 23 (46.94%) SQL Server
6 21 (42.86%) Finance
7 20 (40.82%) Banking
8 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (38.78%) Degree
9 17 (34.69%) NUnit
10 16 (32.65%) XAML
10 16 (32.65%) Visual Studio
11 15 (30.61%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (30.61%) MVVM
12 14 (28.57%) MSTest
12 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
12 14 (28.57%) Windows
13 13 (26.53%) MVC
13 13 (26.53%) Multithreading
14 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (24.49%) LINQ
14 12 (24.49%) SQL
15 11 (22.45%) Scrum
15 11 (22.45%) TDD
15 11 (22.45%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (20.41%) Computer Science
16 10 (20.41%) Regression Testing
17 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
17 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
18 8 (16.33%) Java ME

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (2.04%) DNN
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) SMS
1 8 (16.33%) SMPP
1 8 (16.33%) NFC
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.94%) SQL Server
2 15 (30.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) NUnit
2 16 (32.65%) Visual Studio
3 14 (28.57%) MSTest
4 11 (22.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (16.33%) WiX
5 8 (16.33%) MSBuild
6 3 (6.12%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (6.12%) Moq
6 3 (6.12%) WinRunner
6 3 (6.12%) QARun
6 3 (6.12%) Selenium
General
1 21 (42.86%) Finance
2 20 (40.82%) Banking
3 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (63.27%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) Software Engineer
3 10 (20.41%) C# Software Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) C# Developer
5 8 (16.33%) Programmer
6 6 (12.24%) Software Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Senior Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Graduate
7 5 (10.20%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Software Team Leader
8 4 (8.16%) Team Leader
9 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Test Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Programmer
10 1 (2.04%) .NET Programmer
10 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (91.84%) .NET
2 29 (59.18%) WCF
3 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 12 (24.49%) LINQ
4 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
6 8 (16.33%) Java ME
6 8 (16.33%) XML
6 8 (16.33%) XSLT
7 7 (14.29%) WinForms
8 3 (6.12%) HTML
8 3 (6.12%) Spring.NET
8 3 (6.12%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (6.12%) Ninject
8 3 (6.12%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 3 (6.12%) Unity DI Container
9 2 (4.08%) Silverlight
9 2 (4.08%) CSS
10 1 (2.04%) Web Services
10 1 (2.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.33%) Blackberry
3 5 (10.20%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.12%) Statistics
4 3 (6.12%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (6.12%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.12%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
5 1 (2.04%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) Android
2 8 (16.33%) Apple iOS
2 8 (16.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (67.35%) Software Engineering
2 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.61%) MVVM
4 13 (26.53%) Multithreading
4 13 (26.53%) MVC
5 11 (22.45%) Scrum
5 11 (22.45%) TDD
6 10 (20.41%) Regression Testing
7 7 (14.29%) OO
7 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.16%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.16%) Web Design
9 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Manual Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Kanban
9 3 (6.12%) Financial Modelling
9 3 (6.12%) Analytics
9 3 (6.12%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (32.65%) XAML
3 12 (24.49%) SQL
4 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
4 8 (16.33%) Java
5 4 (8.16%) VB
6 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.12%) C++
7 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) ISO 8583
2 4 (8.16%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Telerik
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.16%) Facebook
4 2 (4.08%) TOWER Software
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) IBM
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