The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 58 25 76
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +51
Permanent jobs citing WPF 36 84 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.97% 7.63% 2.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% 21.37% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 36 82 21
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
432 393 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 35.67% 35.69% 47.75%
Number of salaries quoted 391 357 505
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WPF
East of England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +7 17 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Basildon -15 6 £50,000 +5.26%
Chelmsford -5 3 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Brentwood - 1 £55,000 -
WPF
East of England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 69 (92.00%) C#
2 63 (84.00%) .NET
2 63 (84.00%) SQL Server
3 46 (61.33%) ASP.NET
4 41 (54.67%) Windows
5 39 (52.00%) WCF
6 38 (50.67%) WinForms
7 36 (48.00%) Microsoft
8 30 (40.00%) MSTest
8 30 (40.00%) MVVM
9 29 (38.67%) TDD
10 28 (37.33%) NUnit
11 26 (34.67%) SQL
12 25 (33.33%) MVC
12 25 (33.33%) Silverlight
13 24 (32.00%) Rhino Mocks
13 24 (32.00%) Dependency Injection
13 24 (32.00%) Unity DI Container
14 23 (30.67%) Visual Studio
15 21 (28.00%) Scrum
15 21 (28.00%) Kanban
15 21 (28.00%) Moq
16 20 (26.67%) Castle Windsor
16 20 (26.67%) Ninject
16 20 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (26.67%) Inversion of Control
16 20 (26.67%) Spring.NET
16 20 (26.67%) Web Application Development
17 19 (25.33%) Team Foundation Server
17 19 (25.33%) ASP.NET MVC

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (5.33%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (18.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) VoIP
2 1 (1.33%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (84.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (22.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (40.00%) MSTest
2 28 (37.33%) NUnit
3 24 (32.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 23 (30.67%) Visual Studio
5 21 (28.00%) Moq
6 19 (25.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (9.33%) MSBuild
7 7 (9.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (2.67%) MSI
8 2 (2.67%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 17 (22.67%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Marketing
3 3 (4.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.67%) Electronics
5 1 (1.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (94.67%) Developer
2 37 (49.33%) .NET Developer
3 20 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 19 (25.33%) Software Developer
5 8 (10.67%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Junior Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Junior
6 5 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Junior .NET Developer
7 4 (5.33%) SQL Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Developer
8 3 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (84.00%) .NET
2 46 (61.33%) ASP.NET
3 39 (52.00%) WCF
4 38 (50.67%) WinForms
5 25 (33.33%) Silverlight
6 24 (32.00%) Unity DI Container
7 20 (26.67%) Spring.NET
7 20 (26.67%) Castle Windsor
7 20 (26.67%) Ninject
8 19 (25.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (24.00%) Razor View Engine
10 17 (22.67%) XML
11 16 (21.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 15 (20.00%) .NET Framework
12 15 (20.00%) HTML
12 15 (20.00%) Web Services
13 11 (14.67%) XHTML
14 10 (13.33%) LINQ
15 8 (10.67%) XSL
15 8 (10.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.67%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (10.67%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.00%) Client/Server
3 6 (8.00%) N-Tier
4 5 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (5.33%) Social Network
6 3 (4.00%) Tandem
6 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.33%) Physics
7 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 41 (54.67%) Windows
2 9 (12.00%) Android
2 9 (12.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.00%) MVVM
2 29 (38.67%) TDD
3 25 (33.33%) MVC
4 24 (32.00%) Dependency Injection
5 21 (28.00%) Scrum
5 21 (28.00%) Kanban
6 20 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (26.67%) Web Application Development
7 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (9.33%) OOP
9 7 (9.33%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.67%) Data Protection
10 5 (6.67%) OO
10 5 (6.67%) Change Control
11 4 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (5.33%) Unit Testing
12 3 (4.00%) Validation
13 2 (2.67%) OOD
13 2 (2.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (92.00%) C#
2 26 (34.67%) SQL
3 16 (21.33%) XAML
4 12 (16.00%) T-SQL
5 11 (14.67%) VB.NET
6 9 (12.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (9.33%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.33%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.00%) C++
10 1 (1.33%) Java
10 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (17.33%) MCP
1 13 (17.33%) MCAD
1 13 (17.33%) MCSD
1 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (17.33%) MCTS
2 11 (14.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 36 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.67%) Google
3 4 (5.33%) Facebook
3 4 (5.33%) Twitter
3 4 (5.33%) Sage
4 2 (2.67%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.33%) Sybase
5 1 (1.33%) Cognos
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