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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 65 61 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -41
Permanent jobs citing WPF 32 29 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.61% 2.77% 8.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.60% 7.21% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 31 26 66
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
421 402 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.37% 38.43% 36.57%
Number of salaries quoted 342 314 282
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 16 £40,000 - 1
Basildon 0 4 £42,500 -15.00%
Colchester -6 4 £45,000 +9.09% 1
WPF
East of England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 67 (100.00%) C#
2 63 (94.03%) .NET
3 62 (92.54%) ASP.NET
4 53 (79.10%) MVC
5 52 (77.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 51 (76.12%) WinForms
7 40 (59.70%) .NET Framework
7 40 (59.70%) LINQ
8 39 (58.21%) VB.NET
8 39 (58.21%) SQL
8 39 (58.21%) Razor View Engine
9 36 (53.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 36 (53.73%) T-SQL
10 32 (47.76%) Microsoft
11 31 (46.27%) XML
12 30 (44.78%) JSON
13 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (29.85%) TDD
15 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
16 16 (23.88%) Scrum
16 16 (23.88%) WCF
16 16 (23.88%) MSTest
17 15 (22.39%) NUnit
18 14 (20.90%) MVVM
19 13 (19.40%) Rhino Mocks
19 13 (19.40%) Dependency Injection
19 13 (19.40%) Unity DI Container
19 13 (19.40%) OO
19 13 (19.40%) Finance
20 12 (17.91%) Windows

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (23.88%) MSTest
2 15 (22.39%) NUnit
3 13 (19.40%) Rhino Mocks
4 12 (17.91%) Moq
5 4 (5.97%) MSBuild
5 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Banking
3 7 (10.45%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (89.55%) Developer
2 52 (77.61%) .NET Developer
3 31 (46.27%) Software Developer
4 6 (8.96%) C# Developer
4 6 (8.96%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
5 4 (5.97%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (4.48%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Software Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Junior C# Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Software Development Manager
7 2 (2.99%) Junior Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Junior
7 2 (2.99%) Development Manager
8 1 (1.49%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (1.49%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (1.49%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (94.03%) .NET
2 62 (92.54%) ASP.NET
3 52 (77.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 51 (76.12%) WinForms
5 40 (59.70%) .NET Framework
5 40 (59.70%) LINQ
6 39 (58.21%) Razor View Engine
7 36 (53.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 31 (46.27%) XML
9 30 (44.78%) JSON
10 16 (23.88%) WCF
11 13 (19.40%) Unity DI Container
12 12 (17.91%) Castle Windsor
12 12 (17.91%) Ninject
12 12 (17.91%) Spring.NET
13 1 (1.49%) Web Services
13 1 (1.49%) Silverlight
13 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (11.94%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (10.45%) Social Network
4 6 (8.96%) Kindle
5 4 (5.97%) Physics
5 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.99%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Android
2 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (79.10%) MVC
2 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.85%) TDD
4 16 (23.88%) Scrum
5 14 (20.90%) MVVM
6 13 (19.40%) Dependency Injection
6 13 (19.40%) OO
7 12 (17.91%) Kanban
7 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (17.91%) Web Application Development
8 7 (10.45%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.96%) OOD
10 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.97%) BDD
12 3 (4.48%) Wealth Management
13 2 (2.99%) Domain-Driven Design
13 2 (2.99%) Risk Management
14 1 (1.49%) Asset Management
14 1 (1.49%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) C#
2 39 (58.21%) SQL
2 39 (58.21%) VB.NET
3 36 (53.73%) T-SQL
4 9 (13.43%) XAML
5 6 (8.96%) VB
5 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.97%) C
6 4 (5.97%) C++
7 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
1 4 (5.97%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.97%) SLA
Vendors
1 32 (47.76%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) Facebook
2 7 (10.45%) Twitter
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