Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 93 116
Rank change year-on-year +3 +23 -20
Permanent jobs citing WPF 12 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.08% 1.02% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.17% 1.96% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 6
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £42,500 £33,125
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
South West median annual salary £41,377 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.64% +13.33% +4.17%

WPF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 554 562 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 50.09% 52.13% 49.49%
Number of salaries quoted 498 516 561
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £49,125 £60,000 £50,000
South West median annual salary £41,377 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.90% +4.05%

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 9 £35,000 -
Wimborne -20 2 £45,000 -
Poole - 1 £37,500 -
WPF
South West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 12 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 10 (83.33%) .NET
3 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (58.33%) Scrum
4 7 (58.33%) WinForms
4 7 (58.33%) TDD
4 7 (58.33%) NUnit
4 7 (58.33%) VB
4 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
4 7 (58.33%) Music Industry
4 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (58.33%) Kanban
4 7 (58.33%) Spring.NET
4 7 (58.33%) Dependency Injection
4 7 (58.33%) MSTest
4 7 (58.33%) MVVM
4 7 (58.33%) Ninject
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) UML
6 2 (16.67%) OO
6 2 (16.67%) OOD
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) JIRA
6 2 (16.67%) WCF
6 2 (16.67%) NHibernate
6 2 (16.67%) Multithreading

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MSTest
1 7 (58.33%) NUnit
2 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Principal Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) Ninject
2 7 (58.33%) Spring.NET
2 7 (58.33%) WinForms
3 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 2 (16.67%) NHibernate
4 2 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (58.33%) Dependency Injection
2 7 (58.33%) Kanban
2 7 (58.33%) MVVM
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) OOD
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (8.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) VB
2 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft