The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 99 109 100
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing WPF 45 39 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.76% 1.57% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.74% 5.55% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 45 39 33
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
WPF
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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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
462 703 746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 18.09% 28.26% 36.62%
Number of salaries quoted 402 581 675
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

WPF
Salary Trend in Reading

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

WPF Salary Trend in Reading

WPF
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WPF across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

WPF Salary Histogram in Reading

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 64 (100.00%) C#
2 63 (98.44%) .NET
3 51 (79.69%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 34 (53.13%) Web Services
6 32 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 29 (45.31%) WCF
8 26 (40.63%) SQL Server
8 26 (40.63%) MVC
9 21 (32.81%) MS Excel
9 21 (32.81%) System Testing
9 21 (32.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (31.25%) HTML
11 19 (29.69%) SQL
11 19 (29.69%) Scrum
11 19 (29.69%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (28.13%) Web Application Development
12 18 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web API
13 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
14 16 (25.00%) RESTful
15 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
15 13 (20.31%) Team Foundation Server
15 13 (20.31%) MVVM
16 12 (18.75%) C++
16 12 (18.75%) OO
16 12 (18.75%) Client/Server
16 12 (18.75%) WinForms
17 11 (17.19%) Windows
17 11 (17.19%) Telerik
17 11 (17.19%) Jenkins

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (1.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 21 (32.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) SaaS
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (20.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (17.19%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.38%) NUnit
3 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 6 (9.38%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (9.38%) Moq
4 4 (6.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.13%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.13%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.56%) Banking
2 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (81.25%) Developer
2 21 (32.81%) Software Developer
3 18 (28.13%) .NET Developer
4 10 (15.63%) Programmer
5 9 (14.06%) C# Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Software Engineer
5 9 (14.06%) Senior Developer
6 8 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (12.50%) WPF Developer
7 6 (9.38%) SQL Programmer
7 6 (9.38%) Technical Project Manager
7 6 (9.38%) Project Manager
7 6 (9.38%) SQL Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Technical Manager
7 6 (9.38%) Software Project Manager
7 6 (9.38%) Database Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Software Manager
8 5 (7.81%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Web Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (98.44%) .NET
2 34 (53.13%) Web Services
3 32 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 29 (45.31%) WCF
5 21 (32.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (31.25%) HTML
7 18 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (25.00%) RESTful
9 12 (18.75%) WinForms
10 10 (15.63%) CSS
10 10 (15.63%) HTML5
11 9 (14.06%) .NET Framework
12 6 (9.38%) NHibernate
13 3 (4.69%) jQuery
13 3 (4.69%) REST
14 2 (3.13%) CSS3
14 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 2 (3.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 2 (3.13%) WF
14 2 (3.13%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Client/Server
2 6 (9.38%) Streaming Music
2 6 (9.38%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.81%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (6.25%) Social Media
5 2 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.13%) MPEG
5 2 (3.13%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (79.69%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.63%) MVC
3 21 (32.81%) System Testing
4 19 (29.69%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (29.69%) Scrum
5 18 (28.13%) Web Application Development
6 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
7 13 (20.31%) MVVM
8 12 (18.75%) OO
9 10 (15.63%) OOA/OOD
10 9 (14.06%) Unit Testing
11 7 (10.94%) TDD
12 6 (9.38%) Project Management
12 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
12 6 (9.38%) BDD
12 6 (9.38%) Kanban
13 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (6.25%) RAD
14 2 (3.13%) CRM
14 2 (3.13%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (29.69%) SQL
3 13 (20.31%) JavaScript
4 12 (18.75%) C++
5 10 (15.63%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.13%) XPath
6 2 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 36 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.19%) Telerik
3 7 (10.94%) DevExpress
4 4 (6.25%) Oracle
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