The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 33 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs citing WPF 8 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.14% 2.59% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.27% 6.98% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 1
Average salary £35,000 £32,750 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% -7.74%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WPF
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
71 86 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 27.84% 37.07% 53.88%
Number of salaries quoted 63 79 98
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) NUnit
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) WinForms
3 5 (50.00%) Spring.NET
3 5 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (50.00%) MSTest
3 5 (50.00%) MVVM
3 5 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (50.00%) Moq
3 5 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
3 5 (50.00%) Ninject
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Silverlight
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) Kanban
3 5 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 3 (30.00%) Java EE
4 3 (30.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) SQL

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) NUnit
1 5 (50.00%) MSTest
1 5 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (50.00%) Moq
2 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) WinForms
2 5 (50.00%) Spring.NET
2 5 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (50.00%) Ninject
2 5 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 5 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (30.00%) Java EE
3 3 (30.00%) REST
3 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (30.00%) JavaFX
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
4 2 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (50.00%) MVVM
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable, Plus B
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