The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 39 41 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs citing WPF 63 62 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.15% 5.22% 6.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.65% 11.19% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 60 56 45
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WPF
South East

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 Kent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
430 554 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 41.95% 46.63% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 361 493 271
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

WPF
Salary Trend in Kent

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

WPF Salary Trend in Kent

WPF
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WPF across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

WPF Salary Histogram in Kent

WPF
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Maidstone 0 13 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Canterbury - 13 £37,500 - 1
Folkestone - 11 £35,000 -
Dartford -1 10 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Rochester +10 4 £40,000 +6.66%
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

1 121 (100.00%) C#
2 104 (85.95%) .NET
3 89 (73.55%) SQL Server
4 85 (70.25%) WCF
5 79 (65.29%) Windows
6 74 (61.16%) ASP.NET
7 70 (57.85%) TDD
8 69 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
9 57 (47.11%) Microsoft
10 56 (46.28%) WinForms
11 53 (43.80%) MVC
11 53 (43.80%) MVVM
12 52 (42.98%) Scrum
13 51 (42.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 51 (42.15%) NUnit
14 43 (35.54%) Continuous Integration
14 43 (35.54%) Kanban
14 43 (35.54%) Dependency Injection
14 43 (35.54%) Inversion of Control
14 43 (35.54%) MSTest
14 43 (35.54%) Spring.NET
14 43 (35.54%) Rhino Mocks
14 43 (35.54%) Moq
14 43 (35.54%) Castle Windsor
14 43 (35.54%) Ninject
14 43 (35.54%) Unity DI Container
15 42 (34.71%) Web Application Development
16 32 (26.45%) Software Engineering
17 26 (21.49%) OO
18 24 (19.83%) Degree

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 21 (17.36%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) Zemax
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.48%) CTI
3 1 (0.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (73.55%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (6.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.13%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.83%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.83%) StreamInsight
Development Applications
1 51 (42.15%) NUnit
2 43 (35.54%) MSTest
2 43 (35.54%) Rhino Mocks
2 43 (35.54%) Moq
3 8 (6.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (17.36%) Finance
2 6 (4.96%) Electronics
3 4 (3.31%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 101 (83.47%) Developer
2 62 (51.24%) .NET Developer
3 28 (23.14%) C# Developer
4 21 (17.36%) Software Developer
5 16 (13.22%) Senior Developer
6 15 (12.40%) Software Engineer
7 11 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
8 9 (7.44%) Senior C# Developer
9 8 (6.61%) Senior Software Developer
10 7 (5.79%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (4.13%) C# .NET Developer
12 3 (2.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (2.48%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (2.48%) .NET Software Developer
12 3 (2.48%) C# Software Engineer
12 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (2.48%) Design Engineer
13 2 (1.65%) Graduate
13 2 (1.65%) Applications Engineer
13 2 (1.65%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (85.95%) .NET
2 85 (70.25%) WCF
3 74 (61.16%) ASP.NET
4 56 (46.28%) WinForms
5 51 (42.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 43 (35.54%) Castle Windsor
6 43 (35.54%) Ninject
6 43 (35.54%) Spring.NET
6 43 (35.54%) Unity DI Container
7 23 (19.01%) MSMQ
8 22 (18.18%) Silverlight
8 22 (18.18%) Razor View Engine
9 12 (9.92%) Web Services
9 12 (9.92%) XML
10 8 (6.61%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (4.13%) SOAP
11 5 (4.13%) jQuery
11 5 (4.13%) Ext JS
11 5 (4.13%) REST
12 4 (3.31%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (35.54%) Inversion of Control
2 22 (18.18%) N-Tier
3 16 (13.22%) Social Network
3 16 (13.22%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (9.92%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.31%) Tandem
6 1 (0.83%) Open Source
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 79 (65.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (57.85%) TDD
2 69 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (43.80%) MVVM
3 53 (43.80%) MVC
4 52 (42.98%) Scrum
5 43 (35.54%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (35.54%) Kanban
5 43 (35.54%) Dependency Injection
6 42 (34.71%) Web Application Development
7 32 (26.45%) Software Engineering
8 26 (21.49%) OO
9 18 (14.88%) OOD
10 17 (14.05%) UML
11 9 (7.44%) CRM
12 8 (6.61%) Systems Analysis
13 7 (5.79%) Migration
13 7 (5.79%) Data Migration
13 7 (5.79%) Unit Testing
14 5 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
15 4 (3.31%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 121 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (15.70%) SQL
3 10 (8.26%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.13%) VB.NET
4 5 (4.13%) XAML
4 5 (4.13%) C++
4 5 (4.13%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.48%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.83%) Java
6 1 (0.83%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (19.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 57 (47.11%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.22%) Facebook
2 16 (13.22%) Twitter
3 13 (10.74%) Oracle
4 4 (3.31%) Infragistics
5 3 (2.48%) Thunderhead
6 1 (0.83%) DevExpress
Dartford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago