The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 20 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing WPF 17 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 8.99% 2.76% 3.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.29% 7.46% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 9
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
70 67 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 37.04% 37.02% 61.06%
Number of salaries quoted 64 55 120
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £22,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WPF
Essex

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
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WPF across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

WPF Salary Histogram in Colchester

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 18 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 16 (72.73%) C#
3 13 (59.09%) SQL
4 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 11 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 11 (50.00%) .NET
5 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (40.91%) VB.NET
7 8 (36.36%) WinForms
7 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (36.36%) Silverlight
7 8 (36.36%) Android
7 8 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (36.36%) Apple iOS
8 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
8 7 (31.82%) Windows
8 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
9 6 (27.27%) MVVM
10 5 (22.73%) Google Maps API
10 5 (22.73%) Google
10 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
11 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
11 4 (18.18%) Web Services
11 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (13.64%) WCF
12 3 (13.64%) HTML
12 3 (13.64%) XAML
13 2 (9.09%) Finance
13 2 (9.09%) Validation

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.09%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (40.91%) C# Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Junior Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Junior .NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Junior
5 4 (18.18%) Software Developer
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (4.55%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Graduate
8 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
8 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) WinForms
2 8 (36.36%) Silverlight
3 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
4 5 (22.73%) Google Maps API
5 4 (18.18%) Web Services
6 3 (13.64%) WCF
6 3 (13.64%) HTML
7 2 (9.09%) XML
7 2 (9.09%) JSON
7 2 (9.09%) RESTful
8 1 (4.55%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Android
1 8 (36.36%) Apple iOS
2 7 (31.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
3 6 (27.27%) MVVM
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Validation
5 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) VB.NET
4 3 (13.64%) XAML
5 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Google
3 2 (9.09%) DevExpress