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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 76 72 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -53
Permanent jobs citing WPF 24 32 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.97% 2.29% 8.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.49% 5.83% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 23 31 82
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £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
437 549 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 35.88% 39.30% 34.07%
Number of salaries quoted 364 469 306
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +8 5 £40,000 -
Colchester -5 5 £45,000 +66.66%
Southend-on-Sea -3 4 £35,000 -6.66%
WPF
East of England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 60 (100.00%) C#
2 53 (88.33%) .NET
3 48 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 44 (73.33%) MVC
4 44 (73.33%) WinForms
4 44 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 34 (56.67%) VB.NET
6 32 (53.33%) SQL
6 32 (53.33%) LINQ
7 27 (45.00%) Razor View Engine
8 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
9 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (38.33%) .NET Framework
10 23 (38.33%) Entity Framework
11 22 (36.67%) T-SQL
12 19 (31.67%) XML
12 19 (31.67%) JSON
13 18 (30.00%) Scrum
14 14 (23.33%) OO
14 14 (23.33%) TDD
15 13 (21.67%) JavaScript
15 13 (21.67%) Finance
16 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
17 11 (18.33%) Windows
17 11 (18.33%) SLA
17 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce
17 11 (18.33%) Software Engineering
17 11 (18.33%) MVVM
18 10 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
18 10 (16.67%) Moq

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
1 10 (16.67%) Moq
1 10 (16.67%) MSTest
1 10 (16.67%) NUnit
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Retail
3 5 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (88.33%) Developer
2 48 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 20 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 11 (18.33%) Software Engineer
4 11 (18.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 9 (15.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 7 (11.67%) C# Developer
7 6 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Web Developer
8 5 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Software Programmer
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Programmer
9 4 (6.67%) C# Programmer
10 3 (5.00%) Junior
10 3 (5.00%) Junior Developer
11 2 (3.33%) Junior .NET Developer
11 2 (3.33%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (88.33%) .NET
2 48 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 44 (73.33%) WinForms
3 44 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (53.33%) LINQ
5 27 (45.00%) Razor View Engine
6 23 (38.33%) .NET Framework
6 23 (38.33%) Entity Framework
7 19 (31.67%) XML
7 19 (31.67%) JSON
8 10 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
8 10 (16.67%) Ninject
8 10 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
8 10 (16.67%) WCF
8 10 (16.67%) Spring.NET
9 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.67%) OpenCL
9 1 (1.67%) HTML5
9 1 (1.67%) HTML
9 1 (1.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (11.67%) Physics
2 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.33%) Social Network
4 3 (5.00%) Credit Risk
5 2 (3.33%) Kindle
6 1 (1.67%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (73.33%) MVC
2 25 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (30.00%) Scrum
4 14 (23.33%) OO
4 14 (23.33%) TDD
5 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce
5 11 (18.33%) Software Engineering
5 11 (18.33%) MVVM
6 10 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
6 10 (16.67%) Web Application Development
6 10 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (16.67%) Kanban
7 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.67%) Wealth Management
8 4 (6.67%) OOD
9 3 (5.00%) BDD
10 2 (3.33%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (3.33%) Risk Management
11 1 (1.67%) Risk Analysis
11 1 (1.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) C#
2 34 (56.67%) VB.NET
3 32 (53.33%) SQL
4 22 (36.67%) T-SQL
5 13 (21.67%) JavaScript
6 7 (11.67%) XAML
6 7 (11.67%) C
6 7 (11.67%) C++
7 4 (6.67%) VB
8 1 (1.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.33%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Facebook
2 5 (8.33%) Twitter