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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 182 159 155
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -4
Permanent jobs citing WPF 72 95 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.27% 1.59% 1.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.23% 3.86% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 59 87 86
Median salary £44,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £43,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2232 2463 2620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 39.46% 41.33% 42.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1941 2166 2271
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing WPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset +17 37 £44,000 +17.33% 1
Bristol +1 10 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Devon +15 9 £36,500 -8.75%
Dorset +17 7 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Wiltshire -26 7 £37,500 - 5
Gloucestershire -30 2 £36,250 -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for WPF.

1 139 (97.89%) .NET
2 138 (97.18%) C#
3 95 (66.90%) MVC
3 95 (66.90%) ASP.NET
4 82 (57.75%) SQL Server
5 71 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 70 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (43.66%) WCF
8 58 (40.85%) .NET Framework
9 53 (37.32%) SQL
10 51 (35.92%) Windows
11 46 (32.39%) Software Engineering
11 46 (32.39%) Entity Framework
12 45 (31.69%) WinForms
12 45 (31.69%) HTML
13 44 (30.99%) JavaScript
14 42 (29.58%) Team Foundation Server
15 38 (26.76%) Microsoft
16 36 (25.35%) Visual Studio
17 33 (23.24%) NHibernate
17 33 (23.24%) SDLC
18 30 (21.13%) Scrum
18 30 (21.13%) CSS
18 30 (21.13%) VB.NET
18 30 (21.13%) TDD
18 30 (21.13%) NUnit
19 28 (19.72%) Xamarin
20 23 (16.20%) Moq
21 21 (14.79%) SQL Server 2014
21 21 (14.79%) MVVM

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.41%) IIS
2 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (10.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.52%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (57.75%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.79%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (4.93%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.70%) MySQL
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (29.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (25.35%) Visual Studio
3 30 (21.13%) NUnit
4 23 (16.20%) Moq
5 19 (13.38%) Rhino Mocks
6 12 (8.45%) Selenium
6 12 (8.45%) SpecFlow
7 10 (7.04%) Subversion
8 9 (6.34%) JIRA
9 6 (4.23%) MSTest
10 5 (3.52%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (1.41%) JUnit
11 2 (1.41%) Mockito
General
1 14 (9.86%) Finance
2 12 (8.45%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.93%) Electronics
4 3 (2.11%) Marketing
4 3 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.41%) Back Office
6 1 (0.70%) Advertising
6 1 (0.70%) Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (78.17%) Developer
2 86 (60.56%) .NET Developer
3 33 (23.24%) C# Developer
4 31 (21.83%) Software Developer
4 31 (21.83%) Software Engineer
5 25 (17.61%) Senior Developer
6 23 (16.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (14.08%) Lead Developer
8 19 (13.38%) Lead .NET Developer
9 18 (12.68%) C# Software Engineer
10 16 (11.27%) .NET Software Developer
10 16 (11.27%) Senior .NET Developer
11 15 (10.56%) .NET Software Engineer
12 11 (7.75%) Senior Software Engineer
13 10 (7.04%) C# Software Developer
13 10 (7.04%) WPF Developer
14 9 (6.34%) SQL Developer
14 9 (6.34%) Windows Engineer
15 8 (5.63%) Lead C# Developer
15 8 (5.63%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (97.89%) .NET
2 95 (66.90%) ASP.NET
3 71 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 62 (43.66%) WCF
5 58 (40.85%) .NET Framework
6 46 (32.39%) Entity Framework
7 45 (31.69%) HTML
7 45 (31.69%) WinForms
8 33 (23.24%) NHibernate
9 30 (21.13%) CSS
10 20 (14.08%) AngularJS
11 17 (11.97%) HTML5
11 17 (11.97%) jQuery
12 15 (10.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 15 (10.56%) XML
13 10 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (7.04%) Web Services
14 8 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 7 (4.93%) Unity DI Container
16 6 (4.23%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.15%) Streaming Music
3 6 (4.23%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (3.52%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.52%) EPoS
4 5 (3.52%) Tandem
5 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.41%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.70%) NHS
6 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (35.92%) Windows
2 4 (2.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.70%) Android
3 1 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (66.90%) MVC
2 70 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (32.39%) Software Engineering
4 33 (23.24%) SDLC
5 30 (21.13%) Scrum
5 30 (21.13%) TDD
6 21 (14.79%) MVVM
7 20 (14.08%) OO
8 19 (13.38%) Kanban
9 18 (12.68%) OOD
10 14 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (9.86%) Web Application Development
11 13 (9.15%) BDD
12 12 (8.45%) Unit Testing
13 9 (6.34%) Automated Testing
13 9 (6.34%) Mentoring
13 9 (6.34%) UML
14 8 (5.63%) Multithreading
15 7 (4.93%) Dependency Injection
15 7 (4.93%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 138 (97.18%) C#
2 53 (37.32%) SQL
3 44 (30.99%) JavaScript
4 30 (21.13%) VB.NET
5 17 (11.97%) C++
6 14 (9.86%) VB
7 11 (7.75%) C
7 11 (7.75%) T-SQL
8 9 (6.34%) C++/CLI
9 6 (4.23%) Java
10 5 (3.52%) TypeScript
10 5 (3.52%) XPath
10 5 (3.52%) XQuery
11 4 (2.82%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.82%) XAML
12 3 (2.11%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (11.97%) Degree
2 16 (11.27%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 38 (26.76%) Microsoft
2 28 (19.72%) Xamarin
3 5 (3.52%) Perforce
4 3 (2.11%) SAP
5 2 (1.41%) Oracle
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