The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for WPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
South West / Dorset
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 62 74
Rank change year-on-year +21 +12  
Permanent jobs citing WPF 23 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 4.79% 0.77% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.96% 1.49% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 4
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £46,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25%  

WPF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 231 268 319
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 48.13% 51.44% 51.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1016 1273 1302
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.25% +11.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,750 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £44,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing WPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Dorset

WPF
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for WPF in Dorset

WPF
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in Dorset over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WPF in Dorset

WPF
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. 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 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
Bournemouth - 10 £57,500 - 1
Wimborne 0 7 £42,500 +6.25%
Poole - 4 £37,500 -
Ferndown - 2 £37,500 -
WPF
South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 Dorset region with a requirement for WPF.

1 36 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (83.33%) Windows
3 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 23 (63.89%) SQL Server
5 22 (61.11%) .NET
6 19 (52.78%) OO
7 18 (50.00%) OOD
7 18 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 18 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (47.22%) Multithreading
8 17 (47.22%) SQL
9 16 (44.44%) JIRA
9 16 (44.44%) NHibernate
9 16 (44.44%) Entity Framework
10 14 (38.89%) WCF
10 14 (38.89%) UML
11 13 (36.11%) Relational Database
12 9 (25.00%) TDD
13 8 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
14 7 (19.44%) NUnit
14 7 (19.44%) MSTest
14 7 (19.44%) Dependency Injection
15 6 (16.67%) Embedded C
15 6 (16.67%) Embedded C++
15 6 (16.67%) Linux
15 6 (16.67%) C
15 6 (16.67%) C++
15 6 (16.67%) MFC
15 6 (16.67%) Mobile App

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (63.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (36.11%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (44.44%) JIRA
3 7 (19.44%) MSTest
3 7 (19.44%) NUnit
4 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.78%) Moq
5 1 (2.78%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (8.33%) Music Industry
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Software Engineer
2 16 (44.44%) C# Software Engineer
3 14 (38.89%) Developer
4 12 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (25.00%) C# Developer
6 6 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 6 (16.67%) Lead Software Engineer
6 6 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
6 6 (16.67%) Principal Software Engineer
6 6 (16.67%) Technical Leader
7 5 (13.89%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Desktop Support
8 4 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Software Developer
9 2 (5.56%) C# WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (61.11%) .NET
2 18 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 16 (44.44%) Entity Framework
3 16 (44.44%) NHibernate
4 14 (38.89%) WCF
5 6 (16.67%) MFC
6 4 (11.11%) Ninject
6 4 (11.11%) Spring.NET
6 4 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
6 4 (11.11%) WinForms
7 1 (2.78%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (13.89%) User Experience
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 19 (52.78%) OO
3 18 (50.00%) OOD
4 17 (47.22%) Multithreading
5 14 (38.89%) UML
6 9 (25.00%) TDD
7 7 (19.44%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
9 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (11.11%) Kanban
9 4 (11.11%) MVVM
9 4 (11.11%) Scrum
10 3 (8.33%) OOP
11 2 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (5.56%) BDD
11 2 (5.56%) Image Processing
11 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
12 1 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (2.78%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (47.22%) SQL
3 6 (16.67%) C
3 6 (16.67%) C++
3 6 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 6 (16.67%) Embedded C++
4 3 (8.33%) VB
4 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
Bournemouth, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago