The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Letchworth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 13 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing WPF 6 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 8.33% 5.08% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 9.38% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +23.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
WPF
Hertfordshire

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 Letchworth region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Letchworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
18 32 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 25.00% 54.24% 50.79%
Number of salaries quoted 16 32 29
Average salary £36,500 £37,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.35% +42.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £33,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Letchworth

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Letchworth

WPF
Salary Trend in Letchworth

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

WPF Salary Trend in Letchworth

WPF
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Letchworth

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Letchworth 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 15 (93.75%) C#
1 15 (93.75%) MVVM
2 14 (87.50%) C++
3 13 (81.25%) MFC
4 12 (75.00%) WinForms
5 11 (68.75%) .NET
6 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
7 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
7 5 (31.25%) Project Management
7 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Banking
8 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
8 3 (18.75%) Finance
8 3 (18.75%) Windows
9 1 (6.25%) Degree

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Letchworth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Letchworth 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.

General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Software Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
6 2 (12.50%) C++ Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior C++ Developer
7 1 (6.25%) C++/C# Developer
7 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (6.25%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) MFC
2 12 (75.00%) WinForms
3 11 (68.75%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) MVVM
2 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
3 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
3 5 (31.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C#
2 14 (87.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree