The first table below looks at the demand for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 41 49 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Permanent jobs citing WPF 1 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.37% 1.68% 5.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 3.45% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 10
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
137 203 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 50.37% 48.68% 59.43%
Number of salaries quoted 123 125 90
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WPF
Cheshire

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

WPF
Salary Trend in Chester

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

WPF Salary Trend in Chester

WPF
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) Software Architecture
3 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Intranet
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 4 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (66.67%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript