The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 54 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WPF 4 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.92% - 2.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.54% - 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 9
Average salary £43,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.88%
WPF
Bedfordshire

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 Luton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
113 103 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 25.98% 29.77% 42.76%
Number of salaries quoted 94 101 152
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

WPF
Salary Trend in Luton

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

WPF Salary Trend in Luton

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (66.67%) OOP
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) WCF
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (16.67%) VB
6 1 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (16.67%) EPoS
6 1 (16.67%) XAML
6 1 (16.67%) Workflow
6 1 (16.67%) Legal
6 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) VB6

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 4 (66.67%) OOP
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) XAML
5 1 (16.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft