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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 85 95 61
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -34
Permanent jobs citing WPF 25 20 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.66% 1.24% 3.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.55% 2.92% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 48
Average salary £52,500 £46,875 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,850 £32,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
704 684 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.84% 42.30% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 595 568 526
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 14 February 2016.

WPF Salary Histogram in Cambridge

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 42 (100.00%) C#
2 37 (88.10%) .NET
3 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (61.90%) Unit Testing
5 24 (57.14%) Software Engineering
6 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
6 17 (40.48%) Automated Testing
7 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET
8 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 12 (28.57%) MVC
9 12 (28.57%) CSS
9 12 (28.57%) HTML
9 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (28.57%) Analytics
10 11 (26.19%) LINQ
10 11 (26.19%) SQL
11 10 (23.81%) C++
11 10 (23.81%) OO
11 10 (23.81%) Degree
11 10 (23.81%) WCF
11 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (21.43%) Mathematics
12 9 (21.43%) .NET Framework
12 9 (21.43%) Finance
12 9 (21.43%) NUnit
13 8 (19.05%) Internet
13 8 (19.05%) Selenium
13 8 (19.05%) NoSQL

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (19.05%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (19.05%) NServiceBus
2 7 (16.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) Internet
2 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.76%) NFC
3 2 (4.76%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.05%) Neo4j
2 8 (19.05%) NoSQL
3 5 (11.90%) Big Data
4 3 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) NUnit
1 9 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (19.05%) PhantomJS
2 8 (19.05%) Selenium
3 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.76%) MSBuild
4 2 (4.76%) MSTest
5 1 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Electronics
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Developer
2 17 (40.48%) Software Engineer
3 13 (30.95%) Senior Software Engineer
4 12 (28.57%) C# Developer
5 11 (26.19%) Software Developer
6 9 (21.43%) C# Software Engineer
7 6 (14.29%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 5 (11.90%) Architect
8 5 (11.90%) C# Architect
8 5 (11.90%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (11.90%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (11.90%) Software Team Leader
8 5 (11.90%) Team Leader
8 5 (11.90%) Web Architect
9 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
9 4 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (9.52%) Developer in Test
10 3 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
11 2 (4.76%) Senior .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (88.10%) .NET
2 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (28.57%) CSS
3 12 (28.57%) HTML
4 11 (26.19%) LINQ
5 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (23.81%) WCF
6 9 (21.43%) .NET Framework
7 8 (19.05%) HTML5
7 8 (19.05%) ServiceStack
7 8 (19.05%) SignalR
8 7 (16.67%) D3.js
8 7 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (16.67%) Natural Language Processing
9 5 (11.90%) WinForms
10 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
10 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (4.76%) XML
10 2 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Mathematics
2 8 (19.05%) Algorithms
2 8 (19.05%) Social Media
2 8 (19.05%) Visualisation
3 7 (16.67%) Clustering
3 7 (16.67%) Social Network
3 7 (16.67%) Statistics
4 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
5 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (61.90%) Unit Testing
3 24 (57.14%) Software Engineering
4 17 (40.48%) Automated Testing
5 12 (28.57%) Analytics
5 12 (28.57%) MVC
6 10 (23.81%) OO
7 7 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
7 7 (16.67%) Scrum
7 7 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 7 (16.67%) User Stories
8 6 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Code Coverage
9 5 (11.90%) Multithreading
9 5 (11.90%) MVVM
9 5 (11.90%) Performance Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Test Strategy
10 3 (7.14%) API Development
10 3 (7.14%) TDD
10 3 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.19%) SQL
4 10 (23.81%) C++
5 6 (14.29%) XAML
6 3 (7.14%) Python
7 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.38%) C
8 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) TOWER Software
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