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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 46 49 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Permanent jobs citing WPF 51 49 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.01% 4.43% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.01% 9.33% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 49 43 12
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
392 525 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 38.51% 47.51% 41.29%
Number of salaries quoted 337 449 307
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
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 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 1 September 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 1 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
Maidstone +4 20 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Canterbury - 8 £37,500 - 1
Stansted - 8 £50,000 -
Rochester - 4 £40,000 -
Dartford -13 3 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Tunbridge Wells +7 1 £42,500 -
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 114 (100.00%) C#
2 94 (82.46%) .NET
3 83 (72.81%) WCF
4 79 (69.30%) SQL Server
5 73 (64.04%) ASP.NET
6 68 (59.65%) Windows
7 64 (56.14%) Microsoft
8 58 (50.88%) TDD
9 55 (48.25%) WinForms
10 40 (35.09%) Scrum
10 40 (35.09%) Silverlight
11 37 (32.46%) IIS
12 36 (31.58%) MVC
12 36 (31.58%) MVVM
13 35 (30.70%) OO
14 34 (29.82%) SQL
14 34 (29.82%) ASP.NET MVC
15 31 (27.19%) MSMQ
15 31 (27.19%) MS Excel
16 30 (26.32%) MSTest
16 30 (26.32%) Rhino Mocks
16 30 (26.32%) Moq
17 29 (25.44%) Dependency Injection
17 29 (25.44%) NUnit
17 29 (25.44%) Unity DI Container
18 28 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (24.56%) Inversion of Control
18 28 (24.56%) Kanban
18 28 (24.56%) Spring.NET
18 28 (24.56%) Castle Windsor

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 37 (32.46%) IIS
2 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 31 (27.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) Zemax
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (69.30%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (6.14%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.88%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.88%) StreamInsight
Development Applications
1 30 (26.32%) MSTest
1 30 (26.32%) Rhino Mocks
1 30 (26.32%) Moq
2 29 (25.44%) NUnit
3 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (8.77%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Electronics
3 1 (0.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 88 (77.19%) Developer
2 56 (49.12%) .NET Developer
3 29 (25.44%) C# Developer
4 26 (22.81%) Senior Developer
5 24 (21.05%) Software Developer
6 18 (15.79%) Software Engineer
6 18 (15.79%) Senior C# Developer
7 14 (12.28%) C# Software Developer
8 13 (11.40%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (11.40%) Senior .NET Developer
9 12 (10.53%) Senior Software Developer
10 7 (6.14%) .NET Software Developer
10 7 (6.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (6.14%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (6.14%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.39%) C# Software Engineer
12 4 (3.51%) Team Leader
12 4 (3.51%) Software Team Leader
13 3 (2.63%) .NET Software Engineer
14 2 (1.75%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (82.46%) .NET
2 83 (72.81%) WCF
3 73 (64.04%) ASP.NET
4 55 (48.25%) WinForms
5 40 (35.09%) Silverlight
6 34 (29.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (27.19%) MSMQ
8 29 (25.44%) Unity DI Container
9 28 (24.56%) Spring.NET
9 28 (24.56%) Castle Windsor
9 28 (24.56%) Ninject
10 15 (13.16%) Razor View Engine
11 6 (5.26%) .NET Framework
12 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 4 (3.51%) Ajax
13 4 (3.51%) WF
13 4 (3.51%) Web Services
14 2 (1.75%) SOAP
14 2 (1.75%) KnockoutJS
14 2 (1.75%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.56%) Inversion of Control
2 24 (21.05%) N-Tier
3 16 (14.04%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.02%) Social Network
4 8 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.39%) NHS
6 4 (3.51%) SystemC
7 1 (0.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 68 (59.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (50.88%) TDD
2 40 (35.09%) Scrum
3 36 (31.58%) MVVM
3 36 (31.58%) MVC
4 35 (30.70%) OO
5 29 (25.44%) Dependency Injection
6 28 (24.56%) Kanban
6 28 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (22.81%) Software Engineering
8 25 (21.93%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (21.05%) Web Application Development
10 22 (19.30%) OOD
11 13 (11.40%) UML
11 13 (11.40%) Unit Testing
12 9 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
13 7 (6.14%) Migration
13 7 (6.14%) Data Migration
14 6 (5.26%) CRM
14 6 (5.26%) OOP
15 5 (4.39%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 114 (100.00%) C#
2 34 (29.82%) SQL
3 18 (15.79%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.39%) XAML
5 4 (3.51%) C
6 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.75%) C++
6 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.88%) XPath
7 1 (0.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (20.18%) Degree
2 5 (4.39%) MCP
2 5 (4.39%) MCAD
2 5 (4.39%) MCSD
2 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 64 (56.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.02%) Facebook
2 8 (7.02%) Twitter
3 4 (3.51%) Infragistics
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle
5 1 (0.88%) DevExpress
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