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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 53 55 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing WPF 13 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.57% 2.72% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.05% 6.39% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 5
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £34,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
215 219 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 42.57% 42.61% 41.77%
Number of salaries quoted 160 165 133
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
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 27 March 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
4 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
6 5 (38.46%) XML
6 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
6 5 (38.46%) WinForms
7 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
8 2 (15.38%) MVC
8 2 (15.38%) Scrum
8 2 (15.38%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) VB
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle
8 2 (15.38%) WCF
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (15.38%) Kanban
8 2 (15.38%) Spring.NET
8 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (15.38%) MSTest
8 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (15.38%) TDD
8 2 (15.38%) NUnit

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) NUnit
1 2 (15.38%) MSTest
1 2 (15.38%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (15.38%) Moq
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) C# Developer
3 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
4 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
4 5 (38.46%) C# Software Engineer
4 5 (38.46%) .NET Software Engineer
4 5 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (30.77%) WPF Developer
6 3 (23.08%) C# Programmer
6 3 (23.08%) Programmer
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Programmer
8 1 (7.69%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) WinForms
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
5 2 (15.38%) WCF
5 2 (15.38%) Spring.NET
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Castle Windsor
5 2 (15.38%) Ninject
5 2 (15.38%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (15.38%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (15.38%) Kanban
2 2 (15.38%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (15.38%) MVVM
2 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Scrum
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) VB.NET
4 2 (15.38%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 2 (15.38%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago