The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 26 35 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Permanent jobs citing WPF 2 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.41% 0.68% 6.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.14% 1.25% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 9
Average salary £45,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WPF
Essex

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 Colchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
28 80 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 19.72% 54.42% 36.92%
Number of salaries quoted 26 74 46
Average salary £28,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

WPF
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

WPF Salary Trend in Colchester

WPF
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) XAML
2 3 (50.00%) WinForms
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Physics
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) DevExpress
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Validation

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) WinForms
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Physics
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) XAML
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) DevExpress
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