The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 154 152 141
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs citing WPF 95 88 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.57% 1.44% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.66% 3.41% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 89 85 74
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WPF
England

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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2597 2584 2197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.90% 42.40% 43.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2228 2206 1940
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WPF
Salary Trend in the South West

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

WPF Salary Trend in the South West

WPF
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WPF across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

WPF Salary Histogram in the South West

WPF
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +22 39 £37,500 +2.04% 12
Gloucestershire -18 22 £36,250 +3.57% 11
Bristol -29 19 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Somerset +6 7 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Devon -9 4 £40,000 +6.66%
Dorset -7 3 £40,000 +11.11% 1
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 162 (97.01%) C#
2 142 (85.03%) .NET
3 100 (59.88%) SQL
4 97 (58.08%) SQL Server
5 80 (47.90%) ASP.NET
6 72 (43.11%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (41.32%) WCF
8 64 (38.32%) MVC
9 57 (34.13%) Windows
10 54 (32.34%) .NET Framework
11 51 (30.54%) HTML
12 50 (29.94%) Entity Framework
13 49 (29.34%) MVVM
14 47 (28.14%) jQuery
14 47 (28.14%) Software Engineering
15 46 (27.54%) CSS
16 45 (26.95%) JavaScript
16 45 (26.95%) Scrum
17 43 (25.75%) OO
18 41 (24.55%) VB.NET
19 38 (22.75%) Microsoft
19 38 (22.75%) LINQ
20 36 (21.56%) Web Services
21 34 (20.36%) Visual Studio
22 33 (19.76%) Oracle
22 33 (19.76%) WinForms
23 32 (19.16%) TDD
24 31 (18.56%) XML
24 31 (18.56%) Degree
24 31 (18.56%) SDLC

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 4 (2.40%) IIS
1 4 (2.40%) JBoss
1 4 (2.40%) Tomcat
1 4 (2.40%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.20%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.60%) Apache
Applications
1 23 (13.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.40%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.80%) DNS
2 3 (1.80%) Intranet
2 3 (1.80%) Internet
3 1 (0.60%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (58.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.40%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.40%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (20.36%) Visual Studio
2 29 (17.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (8.38%) Moq
4 13 (7.78%) MSTest
4 13 (7.78%) Rhino Mocks
4 13 (7.78%) NUnit
5 8 (4.79%) JIRA
6 6 (3.59%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.59%) Bitbucket
6 6 (3.59%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (2.99%) Subversion
8 2 (1.20%) JMeter
8 2 (1.20%) JUnit
8 2 (1.20%) NeoLoad
9 1 (0.60%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.60%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.60%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.60%) Selenium
General
1 24 (14.37%) Finance
2 6 (3.59%) Back Office
3 4 (2.40%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.20%) Retail
5 2 (1.20%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
6 1 (0.60%) Military
Job Titles
1 130 (77.84%) Developer
2 63 (37.72%) .NET Developer
3 61 (36.53%) C# Developer
4 37 (22.16%) Software Developer
5 32 (19.16%) Software Engineer
6 26 (15.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (7.19%) Senior Developer
7 12 (7.19%) C# Software Engineer
8 11 (6.59%) C# Software Developer
8 11 (6.59%) WPF Developer
9 9 (5.39%) .NET Software Developer
10 6 (3.59%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (2.99%) Senior C# Developer
11 5 (2.99%) Senior Software Engineer
12 4 (2.40%) Analyst
13 3 (1.80%) Test Analyst
13 3 (1.80%) Web Developer
13 3 (1.80%) Junior
13 3 (1.80%) C++ Developer
13 3 (1.80%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (85.03%) .NET
2 80 (47.90%) ASP.NET
3 69 (41.32%) WCF
4 54 (32.34%) .NET Framework
5 51 (30.54%) HTML
6 50 (29.94%) Entity Framework
7 47 (28.14%) jQuery
8 46 (27.54%) CSS
9 38 (22.75%) LINQ
10 36 (21.56%) Web Services
11 33 (19.76%) WinForms
12 31 (18.56%) XML
13 26 (15.57%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (14.37%) JSON
15 20 (11.98%) EDI
16 18 (10.78%) Managed Extensibility Framework
17 16 (9.58%) XHTML
17 16 (9.58%) REST
18 15 (8.98%) ASP.NET Web API
19 13 (7.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.58%) Inversion of Control
2 15 (8.98%) Computer Science
3 13 (7.78%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (7.19%) Mathematics
5 7 (4.19%) Social Network
5 7 (4.19%) N-Tier
5 7 (4.19%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.80%) GIS
6 3 (1.80%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.20%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.60%) Social Media
8 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.60%) RIA
8 1 (0.60%) Clustering
8 1 (0.60%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 57 (34.13%) Windows
2 6 (3.59%) Android
2 6 (3.59%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.99%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (1.80%) Linux
5 2 (1.20%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (43.11%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (38.32%) MVC
3 49 (29.34%) MVVM
4 47 (28.14%) Software Engineering
5 45 (26.95%) Scrum
6 43 (25.75%) OO
7 32 (19.16%) TDD
8 31 (18.56%) SDLC
9 21 (12.57%) OOP
10 20 (11.98%) Data Mapping
11 19 (11.38%) Mentoring
12 18 (10.78%) Logistics
12 18 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (7.78%) Kanban
14 12 (7.19%) Dependency Injection
14 12 (7.19%) Unit Testing
15 11 (6.59%) Software Testing
16 10 (5.99%) UML
17 9 (5.39%) SOA
18 7 (4.19%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 162 (97.01%) C#
2 100 (59.88%) SQL
3 45 (26.95%) JavaScript
4 41 (24.55%) VB.NET
5 26 (15.57%) C
6 24 (14.37%) Java
7 22 (13.17%) C++
8 21 (12.57%) T-SQL
9 15 (8.98%) VB
10 5 (2.99%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.80%) XAML
12 2 (1.20%) VB6
12 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.60%) VC++
13 1 (0.60%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (18.56%) Degree
2 24 (14.37%) Security Cleared
3 19 (11.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.80%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.20%) MCP
6 1 (0.60%) MCSE
6 1 (0.60%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 38 (22.75%) Microsoft
2 33 (19.76%) Oracle
3 7 (4.19%) Facebook
3 7 (4.19%) Twitter
4 6 (3.59%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.40%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.40%) Sybase
6 1 (0.60%) Siebel
6 1 (0.60%) HP
6 1 (0.60%) ESRI
6 1 (0.60%) VMware
6 1 (0.60%) Xamarin
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