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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
South West / Dorset
Rank 39 70 68
Rank change year-on-year +31 -2  
Permanent jobs citing WPF 13 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.47% 1.69% 3.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.03% 3.39% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 28
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +25.71%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +12.50%  

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 185 354 461
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 49.33% 49.79% 59.18%
Number of salaries quoted 164 266 428
Median salary £37,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing WPF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
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 23 March 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
Wimborne -2 7 £45,000 +5.26%
Bournemouth +28 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Poole - 2 £37,500 -
WPF
South West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 19 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (89.47%) .NET
4 16 (84.21%) Windows
4 16 (84.21%) .NET Framework
5 13 (68.42%) WCF
6 12 (63.16%) NHibernate
6 12 (63.16%) JIRA
6 12 (63.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (63.16%) Entity Framework
6 12 (63.16%) SQL
6 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
6 12 (63.16%) OO
6 12 (63.16%) OOD
7 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
7 11 (57.89%) Multithreading
8 10 (52.63%) UML
9 8 (42.11%) TDD
9 8 (42.11%) NUnit
9 8 (42.11%) MSTest
9 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
10 7 (36.84%) Unity DI Container
10 7 (36.84%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (21.05%) WinForms
11 4 (21.05%) Scrum
11 4 (21.05%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (21.05%) Spring.NET
11 4 (21.05%) Kanban
11 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
11 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration

WPF
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) JIRA
1 12 (63.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (42.11%) MSTest
2 8 (42.11%) NUnit
3 4 (21.05%) Moq
3 4 (21.05%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) C# Software Engineer
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineer
2 10 (52.63%) Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
4 5 (26.32%) C# Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
6 3 (15.79%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Graduate
6 3 (15.79%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Internet Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Junior
6 3 (15.79%) Junior .NET Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Junior Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 16 (84.21%) .NET Framework
3 13 (68.42%) WCF
4 12 (63.16%) Entity Framework
4 12 (63.16%) NHibernate
5 7 (36.84%) Unity DI Container
6 4 (21.05%) Castle Windsor
6 4 (21.05%) Ninject
6 4 (21.05%) Spring.NET
6 4 (21.05%) WinForms
7 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
7 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) OO
2 12 (63.16%) OOD
3 11 (57.89%) Multithreading
3 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
4 10 (52.63%) UML
5 8 (42.11%) TDD
6 7 (36.84%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (21.05%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (21.05%) Kanban
7 4 (21.05%) MVVM
7 4 (21.05%) Scrum
8 3 (15.79%) MVC
8 3 (15.79%) Web Application Development
9 1 (5.26%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft