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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 72 52 26
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -26
Permanent jobs citing WPF 9 3 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.22% 0.71% 7.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.41% 2.11% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 35
Average salary £32,500 £41,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.21% +23.13%
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
264 142 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 35.77% 33.65% 32.39%
Number of salaries quoted 242 137 139
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 24 October 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) WCF
3 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET
4 11 (78.57%) HTML
4 11 (78.57%) Silverlight
5 10 (71.43%) Degree
6 9 (64.29%) Windows
7 8 (57.14%) jQuery
8 7 (50.00%) Web Development
8 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
8 7 (50.00%) Physics
8 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
8 7 (50.00%) HTML5
8 7 (50.00%) Games
8 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (50.00%) PhD
9 5 (35.71%) SQL
10 4 (28.57%) Scrum
10 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
10 4 (28.57%) N-Tier
10 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (28.57%) WF
10 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
10 4 (28.57%) LINQ
10 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (21.43%) C++
11 3 (21.43%) SQL Server

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) NUnit
3 1 (7.14%) CruiseControl
3 1 (7.14%) ReSharper
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) C# Developer
2 11 (78.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (71.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (57.14%) Software Developer
5 7 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
8 2 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (14.29%) .NET Team Leader
9 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) WCF
3 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET
4 11 (78.57%) HTML
4 11 (78.57%) Silverlight
5 8 (57.14%) jQuery
6 7 (50.00%) HTML5
7 4 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (28.57%) LINQ
7 4 (28.57%) WF
7 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
8 1 (7.14%) CSS
8 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 7 (50.00%) Physics
1 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) N-Tier
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (50.00%) Web Development
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Degree
2 7 (50.00%) PhD
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (14.29%) MCP
3 2 (14.29%) MCAD
3 2 (14.29%) MCSD
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft