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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 69 63 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -40
Permanent jobs citing WPF 36 25 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.51% 2.30% 8.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.26% 6.67% 20.27%
Number of salaries quoted 36 23 73
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
496 375 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.64% 34.56% 42.48%
Number of salaries quoted 390 323 329
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Chelmsford - 20 £40,000 - 2
Basildon -4 4 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Colchester +10 1 £45,000 +28.57%
WPF
East of England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 80 (100.00%) C#
2 72 (90.00%) .NET
3 57 (71.25%) ASP.NET
4 54 (67.50%) MVC
5 52 (65.00%) SQL
6 49 (61.25%) WinForms
7 46 (57.50%) LINQ
8 43 (53.75%) .NET Framework
9 38 (47.50%) T-SQL
9 38 (47.50%) SQL Server
10 37 (46.25%) VB.NET
10 37 (46.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 35 (43.75%) XML
12 33 (41.25%) Microsoft
12 33 (41.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 33 (41.25%) Razor View Engine
13 32 (40.00%) WCF
14 30 (37.50%) JSON
15 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (28.75%) NUnit
16 23 (28.75%) MSTest
17 21 (26.25%) TDD
18 20 (25.00%) Finance
19 19 (23.75%) Team Foundation Server
20 18 (22.50%) MVVM
21 16 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
22 15 (18.75%) XAML
22 15 (18.75%) Windows
23 13 (16.25%) Scrum
24 12 (15.00%) Rhino Mocks

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (47.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (28.75%) MSTest
1 23 (28.75%) NUnit
2 19 (23.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (15.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 11 (13.75%) Moq
5 10 (12.50%) MSBuild
6 8 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Retail
3 5 (6.25%) Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Marketing
5 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (92.50%) Developer
2 44 (55.00%) .NET Developer
3 31 (38.75%) Software Developer
4 19 (23.75%) C# Developer
5 9 (11.25%) C# Software Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Technical Developer
8 4 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Junior Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Software Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Junior
9 2 (2.50%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Software Development Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Development Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Junior C# Developer
10 1 (1.25%) Graduate Software Developer
10 1 (1.25%) Graduate Developer
10 1 (1.25%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (90.00%) .NET
2 57 (71.25%) ASP.NET
3 49 (61.25%) WinForms
4 46 (57.50%) LINQ
5 43 (53.75%) .NET Framework
6 37 (46.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 35 (43.75%) XML
8 33 (41.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 33 (41.25%) Razor View Engine
9 32 (40.00%) WCF
10 30 (37.50%) JSON
11 11 (13.75%) Unity DI Container
12 10 (12.50%) Spring.NET
12 10 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
12 10 (12.50%) Ninject
13 6 (7.50%) Web Services
14 5 (6.25%) HTML
14 5 (6.25%) Silverlight
15 4 (5.00%) XHTML
15 4 (5.00%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (11.25%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (10.00%) Social Network
4 5 (6.25%) Kindle
5 2 (2.50%) Physics
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.75%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Android
2 5 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (67.50%) MVC
2 27 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (26.25%) TDD
4 18 (22.50%) MVVM
5 13 (16.25%) Scrum
6 11 (13.75%) Kanban
6 11 (13.75%) Dependency Injection
6 11 (13.75%) OO
7 10 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (12.50%) Web Application Development
7 10 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 8 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.50%) OOD
10 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.75%) BDD
11 3 (3.75%) Validation
12 2 (2.50%) OOP
13 1 (1.25%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 80 (100.00%) C#
2 52 (65.00%) SQL
3 38 (47.50%) T-SQL
4 37 (46.25%) VB.NET
5 15 (18.75%) XAML
6 9 (11.25%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.25%) VB
8 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.00%) C++
9 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.50%) C
11 1 (1.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.50%) MCTS
2 2 (2.50%) MCP
2 2 (2.50%) MCAD
2 2 (2.50%) MCSD
3 1 (1.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 33 (41.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.00%) Facebook
2 8 (10.00%) Twitter
3 5 (6.25%) DevExpress
4 4 (5.00%) Sage
Chelmsford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Essex
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford
Computer Futures
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Essex
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday, office perks
Posted: 17 days ago