Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 31 64
Rank change year-on-year -27 +33 +19
Permanent jobs citing WPF 29 108 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.36% 8.33% 3.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.41% 17.01% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 28 93 37
Somerset median annual salary £43,250 £41,377 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.53% -5.96% +17.33%
10th Percentile £39,250 £33,150 £35,500
90th Percentile £48,251 £50,500 £49,000
South West median annual salary £42,029 £41,438 £41,188
% change year-on-year +1.43% +0.61% +9.84%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 345 635 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 40.02% 48.96% 47.93%
Number of salaries quoted 287 546 563
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,650
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Somerset

WPF
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for WPF in Somerset

WPF
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in Somerset over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for WPF in Somerset

WPF
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. 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
Taunton -3 19 £44,000 +6.34%
Bath -6 7 £43,750 +15.13%
WPF
South West

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for WPF.

1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (86.21%) C#
3 23 (79.31%) ASP.NET
4 22 (75.86%) MVC
5 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (68.97%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (65.52%) Test Automation
8 18 (62.07%) Microsoft Azure
8 18 (62.07%) Visual Studio Team System
8 18 (62.07%) System Testing
8 18 (62.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (41.38%) .NET Framework
10 11 (37.93%) Xamarin
11 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
12 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
12 7 (24.14%) Service Management
12 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
12 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
12 7 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (24.14%) Geospatial Data
13 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
13 6 (20.69%) Scrum
14 5 (17.24%) TDD
14 5 (17.24%) MVVM
14 5 (17.24%) BPSS Clearance
15 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
15 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
15 4 (13.79%) BDD
15 4 (13.79%) Oracle
15 4 (13.79%) SQL

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 18 (62.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Geospatial Data
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Team Foundation Server
1 18 (62.07%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) Moq
3 1 (3.45%) NUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Law
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) .NET Developer
3 9 (31.03%) C# Developer
4 8 (27.59%) Software Engineer
5 7 (24.14%) Support Engineer
6 6 (20.69%) .NET Software Developer
6 6 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (20.69%) Lead Software Engineer
6 6 (20.69%) Software Developer
7 4 (13.79%) Customer Engineer
7 4 (13.79%) Customer Support Engineer
7 4 (13.79%) Lead .NET Developer
7 4 (13.79%) Lead Developer
7 4 (13.79%) Lead Software Developer
8 3 (10.34%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) C# WPF Developer
8 3 (10.34%) WPF Developer
9 2 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (6.90%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (6.90%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (79.31%) ASP.NET
3 20 (68.97%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (41.38%) .NET Framework
5 4 (13.79%) WinForms
6 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
6 3 (10.34%) Entity Framework
6 3 (10.34%) NHibernate
6 3 (10.34%) WCF
7 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (6.90%) CSS
7 2 (6.90%) HTML
8 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Core
8 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (3.45%) jQuery
8 1 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (3.45%) RESTful
8 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) MVC
2 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (65.52%) Test Automation
4 18 (62.07%) System Testing
5 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
6 7 (24.14%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (24.14%) Service Management
6 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
7 6 (20.69%) Scrum
8 5 (17.24%) MVVM
8 5 (17.24%) TDD
9 4 (13.79%) BDD
9 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
10 3 (10.34%) Deployment Automation
10 3 (10.34%) People Management
10 3 (10.34%) SDLC
11 2 (6.90%) Collaborative Working
11 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (6.90%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (6.90%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) Java
5 1 (3.45%) C
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Xamarin
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) SAP