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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 82 42
Rank change year-on-year +38 -40  
Permanent jobs citing WPF 39 26 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.85% 2.28% 6.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.61% 5.32% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 29 25 54
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +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 Kent with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 336 489 454
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 41.79% 42.93% 47.44%
Number of salaries quoted 276 427 414
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 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
Folkestone +5 11 £28,001 -34.88% 1
Maidstone - 7 £57,500 - 1
Dartford -2 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Sevenoaks - 2 £55,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +18 1 £45,000 -
WPF
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Kent region with a requirement for WPF.

1 80 (98.77%) C#
2 78 (96.30%) .NET
3 75 (92.59%) SQL Server
4 57 (70.37%) MVC
5 54 (66.67%) ASP.NET
6 49 (60.49%) WinForms
7 44 (54.32%) SQL
8 42 (51.85%) TDD
9 37 (45.68%) Unit Testing
9 37 (45.68%) Oracle
10 34 (41.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (40.74%) VB.NET
12 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (37.04%) Dependency Injection
14 28 (34.57%) SQL Server 2014
14 28 (34.57%) Kanban
14 28 (34.57%) NUnit
15 25 (30.86%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (30.86%) AngularJS
16 23 (28.40%) RESTful
16 23 (28.40%) CRM
17 21 (25.93%) Microsoft
17 21 (25.93%) MVVM
17 21 (25.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 21 (25.93%) ASP.NET Web API
18 20 (24.69%) KnockoutJS
18 20 (24.69%) OO
18 20 (24.69%) Multithreading
19 19 (23.46%) System Testing
19 19 (23.46%) Systems Analysis

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 17 (20.99%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (19.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (92.59%) SQL Server
2 28 (34.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 17 (20.99%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (34.57%) NUnit
2 19 (23.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (20.99%) TeamCity
4 14 (17.28%) Moq
4 14 (17.28%) MSBuild
5 11 (13.58%) MSTest
5 11 (13.58%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Music Industry
3 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (100.00%) Developer
2 69 (85.19%) .NET Developer
3 37 (45.68%) WPF Developer
4 34 (41.98%) C# Developer
5 29 (35.80%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (24.69%) C# WPF Developer
7 17 (20.99%) Messaging Developer
7 17 (20.99%) WinForms Developer
8 13 (16.05%) SQL Developer
9 8 (9.88%) Applications Developer
10 4 (4.94%) .NET Applications Developer
10 4 (4.94%) CRM Developer
11 3 (3.70%) C# Application Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Junior
11 3 (3.70%) Junior Applications Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Junior Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Web Developer
12 2 (2.47%) C# Software Developer
12 2 (2.47%) Oracle Applications Developer
12 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (96.30%) .NET
2 54 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 49 (60.49%) WinForms
4 34 (41.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (30.86%) AngularJS
6 23 (28.40%) RESTful
7 21 (25.93%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (25.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 20 (24.69%) KnockoutJS
9 17 (20.99%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 17 (20.99%) MSMQ
9 17 (20.99%) Node.js
9 17 (20.99%) RabbitMQ
10 16 (19.75%) WCF
11 11 (13.58%) .NET Framework
11 11 (13.58%) Castle Windsor
11 11 (13.58%) Ninject
11 11 (13.58%) Spring.NET
11 11 (13.58%) Unity DI Container
12 10 (12.35%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (9.88%) Social Network
2 2 (2.47%) User Experience
3 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (70.37%) MVC
2 42 (51.85%) TDD
3 37 (45.68%) Unit Testing
4 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (37.04%) Dependency Injection
6 28 (34.57%) Kanban
7 25 (30.86%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (28.40%) CRM
9 21 (25.93%) MVVM
10 20 (24.69%) Multithreading
10 20 (24.69%) OO
11 19 (23.46%) System Testing
11 19 (23.46%) Systems Analysis
12 17 (20.99%) Web Application Development
13 13 (16.05%) Inversion of Control
14 12 (14.81%) Scrum
15 4 (4.94%) Web Development
16 2 (2.47%) Logistics
16 2 (2.47%) Multithreaded Programming
17 1 (1.23%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 80 (98.77%) C#
2 44 (54.32%) SQL
3 33 (40.74%) VB.NET
4 17 (20.99%) F#
4 17 (20.99%) Ruby
5 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 17 (20.99%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 17 (20.99%) Kibana
1 17 (20.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (45.68%) Oracle
2 21 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.88%) Facebook
3 8 (9.88%) Twitter
4 3 (3.70%) Thunderhead
5 2 (2.47%) Infragistics
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Saga
Salary: Competitive plus excellent staff benefits
Posted: 26 days ago