The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 75 66 46
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -20
Permanent jobs citing WPF 2 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.35% 0.38% 4.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% 1.42% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 17
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WPF
Hertfordshire

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 Watford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
183 141 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.77% 26.76% 51.38%
Number of salaries quoted 138 90 133
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

WPF
Salary Trend in Watford

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

WPF Salary Trend in Watford

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 25 (100.00%) C#
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (88.00%) Windows
3 20 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET
5 17 (68.00%) WinForms
6 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (48.00%) TDD
6 12 (48.00%) NUnit
6 12 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (48.00%) Kanban
6 12 (48.00%) Spring.NET
6 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (48.00%) Dependency Injection
6 12 (48.00%) Inversion of Control
6 12 (48.00%) MSTest
6 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (48.00%) MVC
6 12 (48.00%) Scrum
6 12 (48.00%) WCF
6 12 (48.00%) MVVM
6 12 (48.00%) Rhino Mocks
6 12 (48.00%) Moq
6 12 (48.00%) Castle Windsor
6 12 (48.00%) Ninject
6 12 (48.00%) Razor View Engine
6 12 (48.00%) Web Application Development
6 12 (48.00%) Unity DI Container
7 9 (36.00%) SQL
8 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) NUnit
1 12 (48.00%) MSTest
1 12 (48.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 12 (48.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) .NET Developer
3 12 (48.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (28.00%) Programmer
4 7 (28.00%) C# Programmer
5 5 (20.00%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) WPF Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (68.00%) WinForms
4 12 (48.00%) WCF
4 12 (48.00%) Spring.NET
4 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (48.00%) Castle Windsor
4 12 (48.00%) Ninject
4 12 (48.00%) Razor View Engine
4 12 (48.00%) Unity DI Container
5 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (24.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) MVC
1 12 (48.00%) Scrum
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (48.00%) TDD
1 12 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (48.00%) Kanban
1 12 (48.00%) Dependency Injection
1 12 (48.00%) MVVM
1 12 (48.00%) Web Application Development
2 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) VB
3 6 (24.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
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