Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 74 67
Rank change year-on-year +27 -7 -16
Permanent jobs citing WPF 64 49 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.85% 2.91% 3.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.59% 7.25% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 59 45 87
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,750 £33,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Kent with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 552 676 1026
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 41.82% 40.19% 46.30%
Number of salaries quoted 436 582 919
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +8.75%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Kent

WPF
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for WPF in Kent

WPF
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in Kent over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WPF in Kent

WPF
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Kent region over the 6 months to 20 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
Dartford - 43 £50,000 - 2
Folkestone +6 9 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Tunbridge Wells +2 5 £45,000 - 1
Canterbury -4 3 £34,500 -8.00%
Dover - 2 £34,500 -
WPF
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Kent region with a requirement for WPF.

1 64 (100.00%) C#
2 41 (64.06%) .NET
3 36 (56.25%) SQL Server
4 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 28 (43.75%) OO
5 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (39.06%) TDD
5 25 (39.06%) MVVM
6 24 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (37.50%) Software Engineering
6 24 (37.50%) Windows
7 23 (35.94%) OOD
7 23 (35.94%) NUnit
7 23 (35.94%) WCF
8 21 (32.81%) Greenfield Project
9 19 (29.69%) WinForms
10 18 (28.13%) Kanban
10 18 (28.13%) Dependency Injection
10 18 (28.13%) SQL
11 17 (26.56%) Moq
12 16 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
12 16 (25.00%) MSTest
12 16 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
12 16 (25.00%) Spring.NET
12 16 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
12 16 (25.00%) Ninject
12 16 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
12 16 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
12 16 (25.00%) Broadband
12 16 (25.00%) Scrum

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.00%) Broadband
2 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.25%) OLAP
4 4 (6.25%) OLTP
4 4 (6.25%) Power BI
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (35.94%) NUnit
2 17 (26.56%) Moq
3 16 (25.00%) MSTest
3 16 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (12.50%) MSBuild
4 8 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.56%) ReSharper
General
1 16 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.81%) Finance
3 4 (6.25%) Advertising
4 2 (3.13%) Games
5 1 (1.56%) Electronics
5 1 (1.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (56.25%) Developer
2 33 (51.56%) .NET Developer
3 24 (37.50%) Software Engineer
4 22 (34.38%) C# Software Engineer
5 16 (25.00%) Telecoms Developer
6 9 (14.06%) C# Developer
6 9 (14.06%) WinForms Developer
6 9 (14.06%) WPF Developer
7 6 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 3 (4.69%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
10 2 (3.13%) C# WPF Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Graduate
10 2 (3.13%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Graduate Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Junior
10 2 (3.13%) Junior .NET Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Junior Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (64.06%) .NET
2 23 (35.94%) WCF
3 19 (29.69%) WinForms
4 16 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
4 16 (25.00%) Ninject
4 16 (25.00%) Spring.NET
4 16 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
5 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET
6 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (7.81%) HTML
8 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (4.69%) Entity Framework
9 2 (3.13%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (3.13%) MSMQ
9 2 (3.13%) RESTful
9 2 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.56%) ADO.NET
10 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.81%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) OO
2 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.06%) MVVM
2 25 (39.06%) TDD
3 24 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 23 (35.94%) OOD
5 18 (28.13%) Dependency Injection
5 18 (28.13%) Kanban
6 16 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
6 16 (25.00%) Scrum
7 14 (21.88%) MVC
8 9 (14.06%) Unit Testing
9 7 (10.94%) Web Development
10 5 (7.81%) Multithreading
10 5 (7.81%) UML
11 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (6.25%) ETL
12 3 (4.69%) Concurrent Programming
12 3 (4.69%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (28.13%) SQL
3 8 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.25%) C
5 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.69%) ANSI C
6 3 (4.69%) C++
7 2 (3.13%) F#
7 2 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.56%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 28 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.06%) Oracle
3 2 (3.13%) Google
4 1 (1.56%) Thunderhead