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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 63 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -8
Permanent jobs citing WPF 27 46 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.17% 4.17% 6.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.55% 12.71% 18.77%
Number of salaries quoted 23 45 68
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
412 362 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 33.12% 32.79% 34.57%
Number of salaries quoted 324 305 337
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Chelmsford -10 9 £40,000 -11.66%
Colchester -10 4 £22,000 -45.00%
Brentwood - 2 £45,000 -
Basildon -15 1 £27,500 -45.00%
WPF
East of England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 49 (94.23%) C#
2 44 (84.62%) .NET
3 36 (69.23%) ASP.NET
4 33 (63.46%) MVC
5 30 (57.69%) WinForms
6 29 (55.77%) SQL
6 29 (55.77%) LINQ
7 28 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (53.85%) VB.NET
8 24 (46.15%) T-SQL
9 23 (44.23%) .NET Framework
9 23 (44.23%) Entity Framework
9 23 (44.23%) Razor View Engine
10 22 (42.31%) OO
11 20 (38.46%) XML
12 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
13 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (34.62%) JSON
14 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
15 16 (30.77%) Retail
16 14 (26.92%) Software Engineering
17 11 (21.15%) WCF
17 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
18 10 (19.23%) Finance
18 10 (19.23%) Computer Science
19 9 (17.31%) Scrum
19 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
20 8 (15.38%) SLA
20 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio
20 8 (15.38%) C

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 7 (13.46%) JIRA
2 7 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (11.54%) Mercurial
3 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.62%) ReSharper
4 5 (9.62%) TeamCity
4 5 (9.62%) NUnit
4 5 (9.62%) CruiseControl
4 5 (9.62%) Subversion
4 5 (9.62%) NCover
4 5 (9.62%) StyleCop
4 5 (9.62%) Moq
4 5 (9.62%) SpecFlow
4 5 (9.62%) NCrunch
4 5 (9.62%) NSubstitute
General
1 16 (30.77%) Retail
2 10 (19.23%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (80.77%) Developer
2 35 (67.31%) .NET Developer
3 15 (28.85%) Web Developer
4 14 (26.92%) VB.NET Developer
4 14 (26.92%) .NET Web Developer
5 12 (23.08%) C# Developer
5 12 (23.08%) Software Engineer
5 12 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
6 8 (15.38%) Software Developer
7 7 (13.46%) Junior
7 7 (13.46%) Junior Developer
8 6 (11.54%) Junior .NET Developer
8 6 (11.54%) C# Software Engineer
9 5 (9.62%) Junior C# Developer
9 5 (9.62%) Junior C# .NET Developer
10 4 (7.69%) C# Programmer
10 4 (7.69%) Software Programmer
10 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (7.69%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (84.62%) .NET
2 36 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 30 (57.69%) WinForms
4 29 (55.77%) LINQ
5 28 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (44.23%) .NET Framework
6 23 (44.23%) Entity Framework
6 23 (44.23%) Razor View Engine
7 20 (38.46%) XML
8 18 (34.62%) JSON
9 11 (21.15%) WCF
10 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (13.46%) HTML
12 6 (11.54%) Web Services
12 6 (11.54%) jQuery
13 5 (9.62%) MSMQ
13 5 (9.62%) ADO.NET
13 5 (9.62%) Dapper ORM
13 5 (9.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (9.62%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 8 (15.38%) Physics
3 5 (9.62%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (9.62%) CUDA
4 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (63.46%) MVC
2 22 (42.31%) OO
3 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (26.92%) Software Engineering
5 9 (17.31%) E-Commerce
5 9 (17.31%) Scrum
6 8 (15.38%) SDLC
7 5 (9.62%) Workflow
8 3 (5.77%) TDD
8 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.85%) Validation
9 2 (3.85%) OOD
10 1 (1.92%) SOA
10 1 (1.92%) Migration
10 1 (1.92%) BDD
10 1 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.92%) Web Development
10 1 (1.92%) Wealth Management
10 1 (1.92%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (94.23%) C#
2 29 (55.77%) SQL
3 28 (53.85%) VB.NET
4 24 (46.15%) T-SQL
5 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
6 8 (15.38%) C
6 8 (15.38%) C++
6 8 (15.38%) XAML
7 5 (9.62%) XPath
7 5 (9.62%) VC++
8 2 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) DevExpress