The first table below looks at the demand for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 18 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 Croydon region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 44 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing WPF 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.18% 0.31% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.42% 1.01% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
124 99 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 48.63% 30.84% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 96 97 149
Average salary £49,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WPF
London

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

WPF
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

WPF Salary Trend in Croydon

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 12 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 12 (92.31%) .NET
3 8 (61.54%) Mathematics
3 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
3 8 (61.54%) Software Architecture
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) Financial Modelling
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) Banking
6 5 (38.46%) MVVM
7 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
7 4 (30.77%) MVC
7 4 (30.77%) TDD
7 4 (30.77%) Marketing
7 4 (30.77%) WinForms
7 4 (30.77%) C++
8 3 (23.08%) SQL
9 2 (15.38%) WCF
9 2 (15.38%) OO
10 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
10 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 1 (7.69%) Web Services
10 1 (7.69%) XML
10 1 (7.69%) Windows
10 1 (7.69%) OOP
10 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
3 4 (30.77%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Software Engineer
2 11 (84.62%) Developer
3 10 (76.92%) Programmer
4 9 (69.23%) .NET Developer
4 9 (69.23%) Analyst
4 9 (69.23%) Analyst Programmer
4 9 (69.23%) Software Programmer
5 8 (61.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (61.54%) Software Developer
5 8 (61.54%) C# Developer
5 8 (61.54%) C# Software Engineer
5 8 (61.54%) Analyst Developer
5 8 (61.54%) .NET Software Engineer
6 7 (53.85%) .NET Programmer
6 7 (53.85%) C# Analyst Programmer
6 7 (53.85%) Developer Analyst
6 7 (53.85%) .NET Software Developer
6 7 (53.85%) C# Programmer
6 7 (53.85%) .NET Analyst Programmer
6 7 (53.85%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) WinForms
4 2 (15.38%) WCF
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Mathematics
1 8 (61.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) Software Architecture
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Financial Modelling
4 5 (38.46%) MVVM
5 4 (30.77%) MVC
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) OO
7 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.69%) OOP
7 1 (7.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft