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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 43 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing WPF 45 55 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.10% 4.97% 5.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.03% 15.28% 11.74%
Number of salaries quoted 43 54 45
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £49,000
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
374 360 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.06% 32.55% 43.56%
Number of salaries quoted 306 324 375
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 - 12 £35,000 -
Basildon -9 10 £46,250 +2.77% 1
Chelmsford +5 8 £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 22 September 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 70 (92.11%) C#
2 65 (85.53%) .NET
3 62 (81.58%) SQL Server
4 43 (56.58%) ASP.NET
5 39 (51.32%) WCF
6 38 (50.00%) SQL
7 35 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (43.42%) WinForms
9 31 (40.79%) MVC
10 29 (38.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 27 (35.53%) Microsoft
11 27 (35.53%) Windows
12 25 (32.89%) SQL Server 2008
12 25 (32.89%) NUnit
13 24 (31.58%) LINQ
13 24 (31.58%) MSTest
14 23 (30.26%) XML
14 23 (30.26%) MVVM
15 22 (28.95%) Finance
16 21 (27.63%) Visual Studio
16 21 (27.63%) .NET Framework
17 19 (25.00%) TDD
17 19 (25.00%) T-SQL
17 19 (25.00%) VB.NET
18 15 (19.74%) HTML
18 15 (19.74%) XAML
18 15 (19.74%) Software Engineering
19 14 (18.42%) Silverlight
20 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET MVC
20 13 (17.11%) Web Application Development

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS Office
2 3 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (81.58%) SQL Server
2 25 (32.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (38.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (32.89%) NUnit
3 24 (31.58%) MSTest
4 21 (27.63%) Visual Studio
5 12 (15.79%) MSBuild
6 11 (14.47%) Rhino Mocks
6 11 (14.47%) Moq
7 3 (3.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (2.63%) ReSharper
8 2 (2.63%) MSI
9 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 22 (28.95%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Marketing
3 2 (2.63%) Electronics
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (97.37%) Developer
2 31 (40.79%) .NET Developer
3 27 (35.53%) C# Developer
4 24 (31.58%) Software Developer
5 12 (15.79%) C# Software Developer
6 10 (13.16%) Senior Developer
7 7 (9.21%) SQL Developer
7 7 (9.21%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Junior
8 5 (6.58%) Junior Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Junior .NET Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Technical Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Web Developer
11 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET Developer
12 1 (1.32%) Graduate
12 1 (1.32%) Graduate Software Developer
12 1 (1.32%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (85.53%) .NET
2 43 (56.58%) ASP.NET
3 39 (51.32%) WCF
4 33 (43.42%) WinForms
5 24 (31.58%) LINQ
6 23 (30.26%) XML
7 21 (27.63%) .NET Framework
8 15 (19.74%) HTML
9 14 (18.42%) Silverlight
10 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (14.47%) XHTML
11 11 (14.47%) Razor View Engine
12 10 (13.16%) Unity DI Container
12 10 (13.16%) Web Services
12 10 (13.16%) Castle Windsor
12 10 (13.16%) Ninject
12 10 (13.16%) Spring.NET
12 10 (13.16%) JSON
13 8 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 8 (10.53%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (7.89%) Social Network
2 6 (7.89%) Client/Server
2 6 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.32%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.32%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.53%) Windows
2 9 (11.84%) Android
2 9 (11.84%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (40.79%) MVC
3 23 (30.26%) MVVM
4 19 (25.00%) TDD
5 15 (19.74%) Software Engineering
6 13 (17.11%) Web Application Development
7 11 (14.47%) Kanban
7 11 (14.47%) Scrum
7 11 (14.47%) Mentoring
8 10 (13.16%) Dependency Injection
8 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
9 7 (9.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (7.89%) OO
11 5 (6.58%) Requirements Analysis
12 3 (3.95%) OOP
12 3 (3.95%) Validation
13 2 (2.63%) OOD
14 1 (1.32%) OOA/OOD
14 1 (1.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (92.11%) C#
2 38 (50.00%) SQL
3 19 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 19 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 15 (19.74%) XAML
5 11 (14.47%) PowerShell
6 8 (10.53%) Shell Script
7 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.95%) C++
9 1 (1.32%) Java
9 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) MCTS
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.26%) MCP
2 4 (5.26%) MCAD
2 4 (5.26%) MCSD
3 1 (1.32%) PhD
Vendors
1 27 (35.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.53%) Sage
3 6 (7.89%) Facebook
3 6 (7.89%) Twitter
4 5 (6.58%) Google
4 5 (6.58%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.32%) Cognos
5 1 (1.32%) Sybase
Basildon, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
TVT Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago