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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 49 43 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Permanent jobs citing WPF 48 53 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.81% 4.95% 3.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.01% 10.31% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 46 46 20
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.46%
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
369 514 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 37.01% 48.04% 40.79%
Number of salaries quoted 311 442 289
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 19 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 19 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 +3 17 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Canterbury - 11 £37,500 - 1
Dartford -8 5 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Rochester - 4 £40,000 -
Stansted - 2 £55,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +7 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Folkestone - 1 £32,500 -
WPF
South East

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 107 (100.00%) C#
2 92 (85.98%) .NET
3 79 (73.83%) SQL Server
4 77 (71.96%) WCF
5 72 (67.29%) ASP.NET
6 71 (66.36%) Windows
7 60 (56.07%) Agile Software Development
8 59 (55.14%) Microsoft
9 57 (53.27%) TDD
10 49 (45.79%) WinForms
11 41 (38.32%) Scrum
12 38 (35.51%) MVC
13 36 (33.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 35 (32.71%) MVVM
14 35 (32.71%) Silverlight
15 34 (31.78%) IIS
16 32 (29.91%) NUnit
17 31 (28.97%) Continuous Integration
17 31 (28.97%) Kanban
17 31 (28.97%) Rhino Mocks
17 31 (28.97%) Moq
17 31 (28.97%) Dependency Injection
17 31 (28.97%) Inversion of Control
17 31 (28.97%) MSTest
17 31 (28.97%) Spring.NET
17 31 (28.97%) Castle Windsor
17 31 (28.97%) Ninject
17 31 (28.97%) Unity DI Container
18 30 (28.04%) MSMQ
19 28 (26.17%) OO

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 34 (31.78%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (22.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Zemax
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.48%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (73.83%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (10.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.61%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.93%) StreamInsight
6 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.93%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 32 (29.91%) NUnit
2 31 (28.97%) MSTest
2 31 (28.97%) Rhino Mocks
2 31 (28.97%) Moq
3 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (12.15%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Electronics
3 1 (0.93%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 87 (81.31%) Developer
2 57 (53.27%) .NET Developer
3 29 (27.10%) C# Developer
4 23 (21.50%) Senior Developer
5 21 (19.63%) Software Developer
6 15 (14.02%) Software Engineer
6 15 (14.02%) Senior C# Developer
7 13 (12.15%) C# Software Developer
8 12 (11.21%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (11.21%) Senior .NET Developer
9 11 (10.28%) Senior Software Developer
10 6 (5.61%) .NET Software Developer
10 6 (5.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.61%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.61%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (2.80%) C# Software Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Design Engineer
12 2 (1.87%) Graduate
12 2 (1.87%) Applications Engineer
13 1 (0.93%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (85.98%) .NET
2 77 (71.96%) WCF
3 72 (67.29%) ASP.NET
4 49 (45.79%) WinForms
5 36 (33.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (32.71%) Silverlight
7 31 (28.97%) Castle Windsor
7 31 (28.97%) Ninject
7 31 (28.97%) Spring.NET
7 31 (28.97%) Unity DI Container
8 30 (28.04%) MSMQ
9 17 (15.89%) Razor View Engine
10 5 (4.67%) Web Services
11 4 (3.74%) Ajax
11 4 (3.74%) .NET Framework
11 4 (3.74%) WF
12 3 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 2 (1.87%) XML
14 1 (0.93%) XSLT
14 1 (0.93%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (28.97%) Inversion of Control
2 16 (14.95%) N-Tier
2 16 (14.95%) Computer Science
3 11 (10.28%) Social Network
3 11 (10.28%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.93%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 71 (66.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (56.07%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (53.27%) TDD
3 41 (38.32%) Scrum
4 38 (35.51%) MVC
5 35 (32.71%) MVVM
6 31 (28.97%) Dependency Injection
6 31 (28.97%) Kanban
6 31 (28.97%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (26.17%) Web Application Development
7 28 (26.17%) OO
8 25 (23.36%) Software Engineering
9 19 (17.76%) OOD
10 14 (13.08%) UML
11 9 (8.41%) Unit Testing
12 7 (6.54%) Data Migration
12 7 (6.54%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (6.54%) Migration
13 6 (5.61%) CRM
14 4 (3.74%) OOP
14 4 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 107 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (22.43%) SQL
3 12 (11.21%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.67%) XAML
5 3 (2.80%) C++
6 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.93%) XPath
7 1 (0.93%) Java
7 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (23.36%) Degree
2 3 (2.80%) MCP
2 3 (2.80%) MCAD
2 3 (2.80%) MCSD
2 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.80%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 59 (55.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.28%) Facebook
2 11 (10.28%) Twitter
3 4 (3.74%) Infragistics
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle
5 1 (0.93%) DevExpress
Dartford, Kent
Proteus Europe
Posted: 5 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Dartford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £6000 - £40000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago