The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 36 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs citing WPF 9 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 3.38% 0.49% 3.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.06% 2.08% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 10
Average salary £55,000 £75,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
WPF
London

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 Croydon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
64 48 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 24.06% 23.65% 55.71%
Number of salaries quoted 56 47 131
Average salary £47,500 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 12 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 10 (83.33%) Software Engineering
3 10 (83.33%) SOLID
4 9 (75.00%) MVVM
4 9 (75.00%) SQL
4 9 (75.00%) WCF
4 9 (75.00%) MVC
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (75.00%) OO
5 7 (58.33%) Scrum
5 7 (58.33%) QA
5 7 (58.33%) Web Services
5 7 (58.33%) XML
5 7 (58.33%) Parallel Computing
5 7 (58.33%) Software Architecture
6 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (16.67%) EPiServer
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) C# Developer
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 9 (75.00%) WPF Developer
3 8 (66.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 8 (66.67%) Software Engineer
4 7 (58.33%) C# Software Developer
4 7 (58.33%) C# WCF Developer
4 7 (58.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 7 (58.33%) WCF Developer
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) EPiServer Developer
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) WCF
3 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 10 (83.33%) SOLID
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 9 (75.00%) MVC
3 9 (75.00%) MVVM
3 9 (75.00%) OO
4 7 (58.33%) Parallel Computing
4 7 (58.33%) Scrum
4 7 (58.33%) Software Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) EPiServer