The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 68 48 27
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -21
Permanent jobs citing WPF 6 5 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.85% 1.25% 7.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.67% 3.52% 21.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 36
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +19.40%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WPF
Northamptonshire

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 Northampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
225 142 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 31.78% 35.50% 33.88%
Number of salaries quoted 208 137 143
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (100.00%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (78.26%) ASP.NET
2 18 (78.26%) WCF
3 16 (69.57%) Windows
4 15 (65.22%) Degree
5 14 (60.87%) HTML
6 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (56.52%) Silverlight
7 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
7 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
8 9 (39.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (39.13%) Scrum
9 8 (34.78%) SQL
9 8 (34.78%) jQuery
10 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
10 7 (30.43%) Physics
10 7 (30.43%) Web Development
10 7 (30.43%) PhD
10 7 (30.43%) Games
10 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
10 7 (30.43%) HTML5
11 6 (26.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (26.09%) WinForms
11 6 (26.09%) N-Tier
11 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
11 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
11 6 (26.09%) LINQ
11 6 (26.09%) WF
12 5 (21.74%) NUnit

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
2 5 (21.74%) NUnit
3 3 (13.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (13.04%) MSTest
3 3 (13.04%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (13.04%) Moq
4 1 (4.35%) CruiseControl
4 1 (4.35%) ReSharper
General
1 7 (30.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 16 (69.57%) C# Developer
2 16 (69.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 12 (52.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 12 (52.17%) .NET Developer
4 11 (47.83%) Software Developer
5 10 (43.48%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (13.04%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
8 2 (8.70%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (8.70%) .NET Team Leader
9 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Senior SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (78.26%) ASP.NET
2 18 (78.26%) WCF
3 14 (60.87%) HTML
4 13 (56.52%) Silverlight
5 8 (34.78%) jQuery
6 7 (30.43%) HTML5
7 6 (26.09%) LINQ
7 6 (26.09%) WF
7 6 (26.09%) .NET Framework
7 6 (26.09%) WinForms
7 6 (26.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (13.04%) Castle Windsor
9 3 (13.04%) Ninject
9 3 (13.04%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (13.04%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (13.04%) Spring.NET
10 2 (8.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Computer Science
2 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
2 7 (30.43%) Physics
3 6 (26.09%) N-Tier
4 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (13.04%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) Web Development
4 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 4 (17.39%) TDD
5 4 (17.39%) MVC
6 3 (13.04%) OOD
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.04%) Kanban
6 3 (13.04%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (13.04%) MVVM
6 3 (13.04%) Web Application Development
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) PhD
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) MCP
3 2 (8.70%) MCAD
3 2 (8.70%) MCSD
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
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