The first table below looks at the demand for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 113 89 94
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +5
Permanent jobs citing WPF 37 43 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.49% 2.03% 2.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.34% 5.02% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 33 43 58
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £62,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
852 857 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.35% 40.52% 40.22%
Number of salaries quoted 722 710 875
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,500 £60,000
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 Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WPF across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

WPF
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WPF across the Hertfordshire region.

WPF Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

WPF
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WPF across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

WPF Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

WPF
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Hemel Hempstead -5 10 £37,500 +15.38%
Letchworth - 8 £42,500 -
Bishop's Stortford +10 5 £52,500 +50.00%
St Albans - 3 £37,500 -
Ware 0 2 £48,750 +95.00%
Watford -33 2 £30,000 -7.69%
Potters Bar - 2 £30,500 -
WPF
East of England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 64 (82.05%) C#
1 64 (82.05%) .NET
2 44 (56.41%) Software Engineering
3 39 (50.00%) C++
4 37 (47.44%) ASP.NET
5 33 (42.31%) SQL
6 31 (39.74%) WinForms
7 30 (38.46%) MVVM
8 26 (33.33%) MFC
9 21 (26.92%) .NET Framework
10 19 (24.36%) SQL Server
11 18 (23.08%) Web Services
11 18 (23.08%) Windows
11 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
12 17 (21.79%) CSS
12 17 (21.79%) WCF
13 16 (20.51%) Visual Studio
13 16 (20.51%) VB
14 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
14 15 (19.23%) VB6
15 14 (17.95%) Ajax
16 13 (16.67%) VB.NET
16 13 (16.67%) Relational Database
17 12 (15.38%) Middleware
18 11 (14.10%) Silverlight
19 10 (12.82%) XML
20 9 (11.54%) Project Management
21 8 (10.26%) Configuration Management
21 8 (10.26%) Software Testing
21 8 (10.26%) Security Cleared

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 7 (8.97%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) NFC
2 1 (1.28%) SMPP
2 1 (1.28%) Broadband
2 1 (1.28%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.36%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (20.51%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.13%) NUnit
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (2.56%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.56%) Subversion
4 1 (1.28%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.28%) Selenium
4 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.28%) MSTest
4 1 (1.28%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.28%) Moq
4 1 (1.28%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.28%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.28%) Log4Net
General
1 5 (6.41%) Marketing
1 5 (6.41%) Banking
1 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
1 5 (6.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Electronics
2 1 (1.28%) Back Office
2 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (52.56%) Developer
2 30 (38.46%) Software Engineer
3 24 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 21 (26.92%) Senior Software Engineer
5 18 (23.08%) Senior Developer
6 14 (17.95%) Software Developer
7 7 (8.97%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (8.97%) Senior Software Developer
7 7 (8.97%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (7.69%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (6.41%) .NET Developer
9 5 (6.41%) C++ Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Junior
10 4 (5.13%) WPF Developer
10 4 (5.13%) C++/C# Developer
10 4 (5.13%) Junior Software Engineer
11 3 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
11 3 (3.85%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (82.05%) .NET
2 37 (47.44%) ASP.NET
3 31 (39.74%) WinForms
4 26 (33.33%) MFC
5 21 (26.92%) .NET Framework
6 18 (23.08%) Web Services
7 17 (21.79%) CSS
7 17 (21.79%) WCF
8 14 (17.95%) Ajax
9 12 (15.38%) Middleware
10 11 (14.10%) Silverlight
11 10 (12.82%) XML
12 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (6.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 4 (5.13%) HTML
14 4 (5.13%) HTML5
14 4 (5.13%) LINQ
15 3 (3.85%) XSLT
15 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 2 (2.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.28%) iPhone
3 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.28%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (6.41%) Android
3 4 (5.13%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.56%) Windows Phone
4 2 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (56.41%) Software Engineering
2 30 (38.46%) MVVM
3 9 (11.54%) Project Management
4 8 (10.26%) Configuration Management
4 8 (10.26%) Software Testing
5 7 (8.97%) Image Processing
5 7 (8.97%) MVC
5 7 (8.97%) TDD
6 6 (7.69%) OOD
7 5 (6.41%) OO
8 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.85%) Web Application Development
9 3 (3.85%) Scrum
10 2 (2.56%) BDD
10 2 (2.56%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (2.56%) Multithreading
10 2 (2.56%) Kanban
10 2 (2.56%) Web Development
11 1 (1.28%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.28%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 64 (82.05%) C#
2 39 (50.00%) C++
3 33 (42.31%) SQL
4 16 (20.51%) VB
5 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 15 (19.23%) VB6
6 13 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.13%) Java
8 3 (3.85%) XAML
8 3 (3.85%) Perl
8 3 (3.85%) Python
9 2 (2.56%) PHP
9 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.56%) C
10 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.28%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle
3 1 (1.28%) Symbian