The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 113 107 123
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Permanent jobs citing WPF 119 124 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.05% 2.30% 1.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.74% 5.00% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 106 121 97
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2513 2478 2390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.32% 46.05% 42.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2216 2258 2159
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WPF
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -41 35 £50,000 +42.85% 16
Gloucestershire +25 30 £31,000 -13.88% 1
Somerset +6 23 £38,500 +13.23% 1
Devon - 16 £24,000 - 1
Wiltshire -17 8 £37,500 +10.29% 3
Dorset - 7 £36,000 - 2
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 185 (95.36%) .NET
2 178 (91.75%) C#
3 158 (81.44%) ASP.NET
4 137 (70.62%) SQL Server
5 106 (54.64%) Windows
6 102 (52.58%) WinForms
7 99 (51.03%) MVC
8 97 (50.00%) WCF
9 93 (47.94%) Scrum
10 90 (46.39%) Microsoft
11 89 (45.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 81 (41.75%) TDD
13 75 (38.66%) MVVM
14 74 (38.14%) Continuous Integration
15 72 (37.11%) Kanban
16 68 (35.05%) Rhino Mocks
16 68 (35.05%) Moq
16 68 (35.05%) Dependency Injection
16 68 (35.05%) Inversion of Control
16 68 (35.05%) MSTest
16 68 (35.05%) Spring.NET
16 68 (35.05%) Castle Windsor
16 68 (35.05%) Ninject
16 68 (35.05%) Unity DI Container
16 68 (35.05%) NUnit
16 68 (35.05%) SQL
17 66 (34.02%) Web Application Development
18 62 (31.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 61 (31.44%) Razor View Engine
20 52 (26.80%) Microsoft Certification

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 20 (10.31%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.64%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (4.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (4.12%) OpenROAD
4 4 (2.06%) Oracle Spatial
4 4 (2.06%) ArcGIS
5 2 (1.03%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (12.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (4.64%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.52%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (70.62%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (7.22%) Relational Database
4 13 (6.70%) Oracle Database
5 12 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (4.12%) Big Data
7 8 (4.12%) MySQL
7 8 (4.12%) RDBMS
7 8 (4.12%) Ingres
8 7 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.58%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
12 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 68 (35.05%) Rhino Mocks
1 68 (35.05%) Moq
1 68 (35.05%) MSTest
1 68 (35.05%) NUnit
2 44 (22.68%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (14.95%) Marketing
2 14 (7.22%) Manufacturing
2 14 (7.22%) Finance
3 6 (3.09%) Local Government
4 2 (1.03%) Electronics
4 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.52%) Law
5 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 187 (96.39%) Developer
2 137 (70.62%) .NET Developer
3 81 (41.75%) C# Developer
4 70 (36.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 48 (24.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 46 (23.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 25 (12.89%) Software Developer
8 16 (8.25%) Applications Developer
8 16 (8.25%) Senior Developer
9 15 (7.73%) Junior Developer
9 15 (7.73%) Junior
10 14 (7.22%) Graduate
10 14 (7.22%) Junior .NET Developer
10 14 (7.22%) Graduate Developer
10 14 (7.22%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 12 (6.19%) C# Application Developer
12 11 (5.67%) .NET Applications Developer
13 10 (5.15%) Senior .NET Developer
13 10 (5.15%) Senior C# Developer
14 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (95.36%) .NET
2 158 (81.44%) ASP.NET
3 102 (52.58%) WinForms
4 97 (50.00%) WCF
5 89 (45.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 68 (35.05%) Spring.NET
6 68 (35.05%) Castle Windsor
6 68 (35.05%) Ninject
6 68 (35.05%) Unity DI Container
7 62 (31.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 61 (31.44%) Razor View Engine
9 41 (21.13%) Web Services
10 37 (19.07%) jQuery
10 37 (19.07%) Silverlight
11 33 (17.01%) HTML
12 28 (14.43%) .NET Framework
13 23 (11.86%) CSS
14 12 (6.19%) XML
15 9 (4.64%) Sass
15 9 (4.64%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 68 (35.05%) Inversion of Control
2 23 (11.86%) N-Tier
3 19 (9.79%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.09%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.06%) Open Source
6 4 (2.06%) GIS
7 2 (1.03%) New Media
7 2 (1.03%) DTV
7 2 (1.03%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 106 (54.64%) Windows
2 7 (3.61%) Linux
2 7 (3.61%) Windows CE
3 6 (3.09%) Windows Phone
4 5 (2.58%) Windows Phone 8
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Phone 7
5 3 (1.55%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.52%) Android
7 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (51.03%) MVC
2 93 (47.94%) Scrum
3 81 (41.75%) TDD
4 75 (38.66%) MVVM
5 74 (38.14%) Continuous Integration
6 72 (37.11%) Kanban
7 68 (35.05%) Dependency Injection
8 66 (34.02%) Web Application Development
9 52 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (16.49%) OO
11 27 (13.92%) SOA
12 23 (11.86%) Unit Testing
13 21 (10.82%) V-Model
13 21 (10.82%) OOP
14 18 (9.28%) Web Development
15 17 (8.76%) Product Marketing
16 11 (5.67%) UML
16 11 (5.67%) Business Intelligence
17 10 (5.15%) CRM
18 9 (4.64%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 178 (91.75%) C#
2 68 (35.05%) SQL
3 48 (24.74%) VB.NET
4 41 (21.13%) T-SQL
5 39 (20.10%) JavaScript
6 33 (17.01%) Java
7 30 (15.46%) C++
8 28 (14.43%) VB
9 15 (7.73%) PL/SQL
10 9 (4.64%) XAML
10 9 (4.64%) C
11 7 (3.61%) PHP
12 2 (1.03%) Ruby
13 1 (0.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 52 (26.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (23.71%) MCP
2 46 (23.71%) MCTS
3 44 (22.68%) MCAD
3 44 (22.68%) MCSD
4 19 (9.79%) Degree
5 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.03%) ISEB
5 2 (1.03%) MCPD
6 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.15%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.03%) GAMP
Vendors
1 90 (46.39%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.82%) Oracle
3 4 (2.06%) Trapeze
3 4 (2.06%) ESRI
4 3 (1.55%) SAP
5 2 (1.03%) Sun
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