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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 13 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing WPF 20 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 17.86% 10.42% 10.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.77% 19.61% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 5
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
WPF
Kent

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 Maidstone region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
65 51 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 58.04% 53.13% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 58 43 17
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

WPF
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

WPF Salary Trend in Maidstone

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 47 (100.00%) C#
2 46 (97.87%) WinForms
3 34 (72.34%) TDD
4 33 (70.21%) .NET
5 30 (63.83%) WCF
6 29 (61.70%) Scrum
7 28 (59.57%) SQL Server
8 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
8 27 (57.45%) MVVM
9 23 (48.94%) OO
10 22 (46.81%) SQL
11 21 (44.68%) ASP.NET
11 21 (44.68%) Windows
11 21 (44.68%) MVC
11 21 (44.68%) Rhino Mocks
11 21 (44.68%) Moq
11 21 (44.68%) MSTest
11 21 (44.68%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (44.68%) Dependency Injection
11 21 (44.68%) NUnit
11 21 (44.68%) Unity DI Container
12 20 (42.55%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (42.55%) Inversion of Control
12 20 (42.55%) Kanban
12 20 (42.55%) Spring.NET
12 20 (42.55%) Castle Windsor
12 20 (42.55%) Ninject
13 19 (40.43%) N-Tier
14 17 (36.17%) T-SQL
15 16 (34.04%) Web Application Development

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (59.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) NUnit
1 21 (44.68%) MSTest
1 21 (44.68%) Rhino Mocks
1 21 (44.68%) Moq
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Developer
2 21 (44.68%) .NET Developer
3 15 (31.91%) Software Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Team Leader
5 4 (8.51%) Software Team Leader
6 3 (6.38%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Software Development Team Leader
7 2 (4.26%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (97.87%) WinForms
2 33 (70.21%) .NET
3 30 (63.83%) WCF
4 21 (44.68%) ASP.NET
4 21 (44.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (44.68%) Unity DI Container
5 20 (42.55%) Spring.NET
5 20 (42.55%) Castle Windsor
5 20 (42.55%) Ninject
6 15 (31.91%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (6.38%) Silverlight
9 1 (2.13%) jQuery
9 1 (2.13%) NHibernate
9 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.13%) CSS
9 1 (2.13%) SOAP
9 1 (2.13%) WSDL
9 1 (2.13%) StructureMap
9 1 (2.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (42.55%) Inversion of Control
2 19 (40.43%) N-Tier
3 5 (10.64%) NHS
4 4 (8.51%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 21 (44.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (72.34%) TDD
2 29 (61.70%) Scrum
3 27 (57.45%) MVVM
4 23 (48.94%) OO
5 21 (44.68%) MVC
5 21 (44.68%) Dependency Injection
6 20 (42.55%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (42.55%) Kanban
7 16 (34.04%) Web Application Development
8 15 (31.91%) Software Engineering
9 13 (27.66%) Unit Testing
10 12 (25.53%) OOD
11 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (14.89%) Migration
12 7 (14.89%) Data Migration
13 5 (10.64%) Multithreading
13 5 (10.64%) OOP
13 5 (10.64%) OOA/OOD
14 1 (2.13%) ETL
14 1 (2.13%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (46.81%) SQL
3 17 (36.17%) T-SQL
4 4 (8.51%) C
5 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) MCP
1 5 (10.64%) MCAD
1 5 (10.64%) MCSD
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (10.64%) MCTS
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) DevExpress
Maidstone, Kent
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