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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 35 36 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Permanent jobs citing WPF 10 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.72% 0.79% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.99% 2.47% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 1
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
77 81 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 28.62% 31.89% 51.28%
Number of salaries quoted 69 70 87
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £32,200
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 1 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 5 (45.45%) NUnit
3 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) WinForms
3 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (45.45%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (45.45%) MSTest
3 5 (45.45%) MVVM
3 5 (45.45%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (45.45%) Moq
3 5 (45.45%) Castle Windsor
3 5 (45.45%) Ninject
3 5 (45.45%) Silverlight
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) Kanban
3 5 (45.45%) Spring.NET
3 5 (45.45%) Unity DI Container
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Web Development
5 3 (27.27%) Java EE
5 3 (27.27%) WCF
5 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (27.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) NUnit
1 5 (45.45%) MSTest
1 5 (45.45%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (45.45%) Moq
2 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) C# Software Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) WinForms
2 5 (45.45%) Spring.NET
2 5 (45.45%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (45.45%) Ninject
2 5 (45.45%) Silverlight
2 5 (45.45%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (27.27%) JavaFX
3 3 (27.27%) REST
3 3 (27.27%) Java EE
3 3 (27.27%) WCF
3 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
4 2 (18.18%) J2EE
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Scrum
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (45.45%) Kanban
1 5 (45.45%) Dependency Injection
1 5 (45.45%) MVVM
1 5 (45.45%) TDD
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Web Development
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
Chester, Cheshire
RMI International
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago