The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dartford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 15 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs citing WPF 18 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 21.95% 21.74% 13.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.69% 31.25% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 1
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
WPF
Kent

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 Dartford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
65 32 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 79.27% 69.57% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 59 30 3
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

WPF
Salary Trend in Dartford

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

WPF Salary Trend in Dartford

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dartford 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 23 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (60.87%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) WCF
3 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
4 11 (47.83%) Scrum
4 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (39.13%) TDD
5 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (39.13%) Kanban
5 9 (39.13%) Dependency Injection
5 9 (39.13%) MVVM
5 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
5 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (39.13%) Unity DI Container
5 9 (39.13%) NUnit
5 9 (39.13%) MSTest
5 9 (39.13%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (39.13%) Moq
5 9 (39.13%) Inversion of Control
5 9 (39.13%) Spring.NET
5 9 (39.13%) Castle Windsor
5 9 (39.13%) Ninject
6 7 (30.43%) OO
6 7 (30.43%) OOD
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
6 7 (30.43%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) Image Processing
7 5 (21.74%) UML
7 5 (21.74%) MVC
7 5 (21.74%) Electronics

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dartford 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 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) NUnit
1 9 (39.13%) MSTest
1 9 (39.13%) Rhino Mocks
1 9 (39.13%) Moq
General
1 5 (21.74%) Electronics
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) .NET Developer
3 8 (34.78%) C# Developer
4 6 (26.09%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Design Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) .NET
1 14 (60.87%) WCF
2 9 (39.13%) Spring.NET
2 9 (39.13%) Castle Windsor
2 9 (39.13%) Ninject
2 9 (39.13%) Unity DI Container
3 5 (21.74%) REST
3 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (21.74%) jQuery
3 5 (21.74%) Ext JS
3 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
3 5 (21.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Software Engineering
2 11 (47.83%) Scrum
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) TDD
3 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (39.13%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (39.13%) Kanban
3 9 (39.13%) Dependency Injection
3 9 (39.13%) MVVM
4 7 (30.43%) OO
4 7 (30.43%) OOD
5 5 (21.74%) MVC
5 5 (21.74%) Image Processing
5 5 (21.74%) UML
6 2 (8.70%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago