The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 39 30 52
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Permanent jobs citing WPF 46 71 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.14% 6.58% 3.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.60% 18.93% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 45 69 31
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
WPF
East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
365 375 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 32.82% 34.75% 45.17%
Number of salaries quoted 308 339 411
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

WPF
Salary Trend in Essex

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

WPF Salary Trend in Essex

WPF
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WPF across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

WPF Salary Histogram in Essex

WPF
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +14 14 £40,000 -31.62% 1
Basildon -9 10 £50,000 - 1
Chelmsford +2 7 £45,280 -24.53%
Saffron Walden - 2 £38,750 -
WPF
East of England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 74 (92.50%) C#
2 69 (86.25%) .NET
3 68 (85.00%) SQL Server
4 48 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 42 (52.50%) WCF
6 38 (47.50%) WinForms
7 35 (43.75%) Windows
7 35 (43.75%) SQL
8 33 (41.25%) Microsoft
9 32 (40.00%) MVC
10 28 (35.00%) NUnit
11 27 (33.75%) MSTest
12 26 (32.50%) MVVM
13 25 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
14 24 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
14 24 (30.00%) XML
15 23 (28.75%) Visual Studio
15 23 (28.75%) Finance
15 23 (28.75%) TDD
16 21 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (25.00%) LINQ
18 19 (23.75%) Silverlight
19 18 (22.50%) .NET Framework
19 18 (22.50%) Software Engineering
20 17 (21.25%) VB.NET
20 17 (21.25%) HTML
20 17 (21.25%) Web Application Development
21 16 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
21 16 (20.00%) T-SQL
21 16 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 4 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.75%) VoIP
2 1 (1.25%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (85.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (8.75%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (35.00%) NUnit
2 27 (33.75%) MSTest
3 25 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (28.75%) Visual Studio
5 15 (18.75%) Rhino Mocks
5 15 (18.75%) Moq
6 10 (12.50%) MSBuild
7 7 (8.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (2.50%) MSI
8 2 (2.50%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 23 (28.75%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Retail
2 3 (3.75%) Marketing
3 2 (2.50%) Electronics
4 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (96.25%) Developer
2 36 (45.00%) .NET Developer
3 27 (33.75%) C# Developer
4 20 (25.00%) Software Developer
5 11 (13.75%) C# Software Developer
6 8 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.75%) SQL Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Junior Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Junior .NET Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Junior
8 5 (6.25%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Technical Developer
11 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET Developer
12 1 (1.25%) .NET Software Developer
12 1 (1.25%) Agile C# Developer
12 1 (1.25%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (86.25%) .NET
2 48 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 42 (52.50%) WCF
4 38 (47.50%) WinForms
5 24 (30.00%) XML
6 20 (25.00%) LINQ
7 19 (23.75%) Silverlight
8 18 (22.50%) .NET Framework
9 17 (21.25%) HTML
10 16 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
11 15 (18.75%) Web Services
11 15 (18.75%) Unity DI Container
12 14 (17.50%) XHTML
12 14 (17.50%) Castle Windsor
12 14 (17.50%) Ninject
12 14 (17.50%) Spring.NET
13 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 8 (10.00%) JSON
14 8 (10.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (7.50%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 5 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.00%) Social Network
5 3 (3.75%) Tandem
5 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.25%) Physics
6 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 35 (43.75%) Windows
2 9 (11.25%) Android
2 9 (11.25%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.00%) MVC
2 26 (32.50%) MVVM
3 23 (28.75%) TDD
4 21 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (22.50%) Software Engineering
6 17 (21.25%) Web Application Development
7 15 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
7 15 (18.75%) Kanban
7 15 (18.75%) Scrum
8 14 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (13.75%) E-Commerce
10 7 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (6.25%) Change Control
11 5 (6.25%) OO
11 5 (6.25%) Data Protection
11 5 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (5.00%) OOP
13 3 (3.75%) Validation
14 2 (2.50%) OOD
15 1 (1.25%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 74 (92.50%) C#
2 35 (43.75%) SQL
3 17 (21.25%) VB.NET
4 16 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 15 (18.75%) XAML
6 10 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 9 (11.25%) JavaScript
8 7 (8.75%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.75%) C++
10 1 (1.25%) Java
10 1 (1.25%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Degree
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (8.75%) MCTS
2 7 (8.75%) MCP
2 7 (8.75%) MCAD
2 7 (8.75%) MCSD
3 1 (1.25%) PhD
Vendors
1 33 (41.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.75%) Sage
3 5 (6.25%) Google
3 5 (6.25%) DevExpress
4 4 (5.00%) Facebook
4 4 (5.00%) Twitter
5 1 (1.25%) Sybase
5 1 (1.25%) Cognos
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago