The first table below looks at the demand for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 72 50 26
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -24
Permanent jobs citing WPF 4 4 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.62% 1.18% 6.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.89% 2.65% 18.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 29
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
212 151 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 32.72% 44.41% 37.05%
Number of salaries quoted 208 142 146
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WPF
Northamptonshire

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

WPF
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

WPF Salary Trend in Northampton

WPF
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WPF across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

WPF Salary Histogram in Northampton

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 38 (100.00%) C#
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (84.21%) Windows
3 28 (73.68%) ASP.NET
4 26 (68.42%) WCF
5 24 (63.16%) SQL Server
6 22 (57.89%) Degree
7 18 (47.37%) WinForms
8 17 (44.74%) Computer Science
8 17 (44.74%) HTML
9 15 (39.47%) Scrum
10 14 (36.84%) Silverlight
11 13 (34.21%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (31.58%) NUnit
12 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
12 12 (31.58%) Visual Studio
13 11 (28.95%) MVC
13 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (28.95%) TDD
14 10 (26.32%) Dependency Injection
14 10 (26.32%) Inversion of Control
14 10 (26.32%) MSTest
14 10 (26.32%) jQuery
14 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (26.32%) Kanban
14 10 (26.32%) MVVM
14 10 (26.32%) Rhino Mocks
14 10 (26.32%) Moq
14 10 (26.32%) Castle Windsor
14 10 (26.32%) Ninject

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (63.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (31.58%) NUnit
2 12 (31.58%) Visual Studio
3 10 (26.32%) MSTest
3 10 (26.32%) Rhino Mocks
3 10 (26.32%) Moq
4 8 (21.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.63%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (23.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (94.74%) Developer
2 24 (63.16%) .NET Developer
3 23 (60.53%) C# Developer
3 23 (60.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (44.74%) C# Software Developer
4 17 (44.74%) Software Developer
5 14 (36.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (21.05%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior SharePoint Developer
9 2 (5.26%) .NET Team Leader
9 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
9 2 (5.26%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (73.68%) ASP.NET
3 26 (68.42%) WCF
4 18 (47.37%) WinForms
5 17 (44.74%) HTML
6 14 (36.84%) Silverlight
7 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (26.32%) jQuery
8 10 (26.32%) Castle Windsor
8 10 (26.32%) Ninject
8 10 (26.32%) Razor View Engine
8 10 (26.32%) Spring.NET
8 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 10 (26.32%) Unity DI Container
9 9 (23.68%) HTML5
10 6 (15.79%) .NET Framework
10 6 (15.79%) LINQ
10 6 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (13.16%) WF
12 3 (7.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (44.74%) Computer Science
2 10 (26.32%) Inversion of Control
3 9 (23.68%) Mathematics
3 9 (23.68%) Physics
4 5 (13.16%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 32 (84.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Scrum
2 11 (28.95%) MVC
2 11 (28.95%) TDD
3 10 (26.32%) Dependency Injection
3 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (26.32%) Kanban
3 10 (26.32%) MVVM
3 10 (26.32%) Web Application Development
4 9 (23.68%) Web Development
5 8 (21.05%) OOD
5 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.89%) Migration
8 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (23.68%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) C++
5 3 (7.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (57.89%) Degree
2 9 (23.68%) PhD
3 2 (5.26%) MCP
3 2 (5.26%) MCAD
3 2 (5.26%) MCSD
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft