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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 47 31 60
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +29
Permanent jobs citing WPF 54 90 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.51% 7.77% 2.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.87% 16.42% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 50 68 18
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £56,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
497 548 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 50.71% 47.32% 33.09%
Number of salaries quoted 453 451 237
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 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
Dartford -1 16 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Canterbury - 13 £37,500 - 1
Maidstone -4 12 £37,500 -
Rochester - 1 £42,500 - 1
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 122 (100.00%) C#
2 111 (90.98%) .NET
3 106 (86.89%) SQL Server
4 100 (81.97%) MVVM
5 94 (77.05%) Agile Software Development
6 89 (72.95%) Dependency Injection
7 85 (69.67%) TDD
8 83 (68.03%) NUnit
9 77 (63.11%) Windows
10 75 (61.48%) MVC
11 71 (58.20%) Scrum
11 71 (58.20%) WCF
11 71 (58.20%) Continuous Integration
11 71 (58.20%) Kanban
11 71 (58.20%) Inversion of Control
11 71 (58.20%) MSTest
11 71 (58.20%) Spring.NET
11 71 (58.20%) Rhino Mocks
11 71 (58.20%) Moq
11 71 (58.20%) Castle Windsor
11 71 (58.20%) Ninject
11 71 (58.20%) Unity DI Container
12 57 (46.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 57 (46.72%) ASP.NET
13 52 (42.62%) WinForms
13 52 (42.62%) Web Application Development
14 34 (27.87%) Finance
15 28 (22.95%) Microsoft
15 28 (22.95%) ASP.NET Web API
16 27 (22.13%) Enterprise Software

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (4.10%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.74%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.28%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (86.89%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 83 (68.03%) NUnit
2 71 (58.20%) MSTest
2 71 (58.20%) Rhino Mocks
2 71 (58.20%) Moq
3 13 (10.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (27.87%) Finance
2 5 (4.10%) Electronics
3 4 (3.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 114 (93.44%) Developer
2 94 (77.05%) .NET Developer
3 26 (21.31%) C# Developer
4 15 (12.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (4.92%) Software Developer
5 6 (4.92%) Software Engineer
6 2 (1.64%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (1.64%) Web Developer
6 2 (1.64%) Consultant
7 1 (0.82%) Applications Developer
7 1 (0.82%) Design Engineer
7 1 (0.82%) Software Design Engineer
7 1 (0.82%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (0.82%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (90.98%) .NET
2 71 (58.20%) WCF
2 71 (58.20%) Spring.NET
2 71 (58.20%) Castle Windsor
2 71 (58.20%) Ninject
2 71 (58.20%) Unity DI Container
3 57 (46.72%) ASP.NET MVC
3 57 (46.72%) ASP.NET
4 52 (42.62%) WinForms
5 28 (22.95%) ASP.NET Web API
6 21 (17.21%) Razor View Engine
7 19 (15.57%) .NET Framework
8 18 (14.75%) XML
9 15 (12.30%) AngularJS
9 15 (12.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (9.84%) Web Services
11 7 (5.74%) jQuery
12 5 (4.10%) Ext JS
12 5 (4.10%) SOAP
12 5 (4.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 71 (58.20%) Inversion of Control
2 27 (22.13%) Enterprise Software
2 27 (22.13%) Social Network
3 14 (11.48%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.28%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 77 (63.11%) Windows
2 15 (12.30%) Android
2 15 (12.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (81.97%) MVVM
2 94 (77.05%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (72.95%) Dependency Injection
4 85 (69.67%) TDD
5 75 (61.48%) MVC
6 71 (58.20%) Scrum
6 71 (58.20%) Continuous Integration
6 71 (58.20%) Kanban
7 52 (42.62%) Web Application Development
8 25 (20.49%) OOD
9 19 (15.57%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (13.11%) OOP
11 15 (12.30%) Software Engineering
11 15 (12.30%) Android Development
11 15 (12.30%) Domain-Driven Design
12 12 (9.84%) Systems Analysis
13 9 (7.38%) OO
14 8 (6.56%) UML
15 4 (3.28%) CRM
15 4 (3.28%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 122 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (16.39%) SQL
3 16 (13.11%) T-SQL
4 7 (5.74%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.28%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.28%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.46%) C++
7 2 (1.64%) XPath
8 1 (0.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (6.56%) Degree
2 2 (1.64%) VCP4
Vendors
1 28 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 27 (22.13%) Facebook
2 27 (22.13%) Twitter
3 16 (13.11%) Oracle
4 4 (3.28%) Thunderhead
Gillingham, Kent
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Dartford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Canterbury
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Rochester, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago