The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 49 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Permanent jobs citing WPF 4 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.36% 5.05% 4.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.17% 10.27% 9.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 10
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £35,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WPF
Gloucestershire

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 Cheltenham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
126 146 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 42.86% 49.16% 52.40%
Number of salaries quoted 123 132 101
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

WPF
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

WPF Salary Trend in Cheltenham

WPF
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Silverlight
3 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) MVVM
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) WinForms
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (16.67%) LINQ

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (33.33%) WinForms
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) MVVM
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft