Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 45 57
Rank change year-on-year -24 +12 +31
Permanent jobs citing WPF 20 79 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.04% 6.04% 4.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.07% 11.90% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 20 69 42
Somerset median annual salary £43,250 £41,377 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.53% -5.96% +17.33%
10th Percentile £40,483 £32,250 £35,025
90th Percentile £48,223 £48,100 £49,000
South West median annual salary £42,029 £41,377 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.58% -2.64% +13.33%

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 492 664 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 50.31% 50.76% 49.15%
Number of salaries quoted 347 567 552
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,031
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +4.92% +6.75%
10th Percentile £26,900 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £58,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% +2.47% +5.19%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -14 13 £42,500 +2.72% 2
Bath -3 4 £45,000 +19.21%
WPF
South West

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) MVC
3 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 15 (75.00%) C#
4 15 (75.00%) Test Automation
4 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (70.00%) System Testing
6 13 (65.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
7 12 (60.00%) .NET Framework
8 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (50.00%) Scrum
10 7 (35.00%) Xamarin
11 6 (30.00%) Technical Leadership
11 6 (30.00%) Service Management
12 5 (25.00%) TDD
12 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
13 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
13 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
13 4 (20.00%) Thought Leadership
13 4 (20.00%) Geospatial Data
13 4 (20.00%) BDD
14 3 (15.00%) SDLC
14 3 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
14 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
14 3 (15.00%) SQL
14 3 (15.00%) SQL Server

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 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Geospatial Data
1 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (65.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (5.00%) Moq
3 1 (5.00%) NUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) .NET Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Developer
3 8 (40.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Lead Software Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Lead .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Lead Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Lead Software Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Java Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) WPF Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (60.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (15.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (15.00%) NHibernate
5 3 (15.00%) WCF
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (10.00%) CSS
6 2 (10.00%) HTML
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (5.00%) jQuery
7 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (5.00%) RESTful
7 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (5.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) MVC
2 15 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 14 (70.00%) System Testing
4 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
5 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (50.00%) Scrum
7 6 (30.00%) Service Management
7 6 (30.00%) Technical Leadership
8 5 (25.00%) TDD
9 4 (20.00%) BDD
9 4 (20.00%) Thought Leadership
10 3 (15.00%) SDLC
10 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
11 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (10.00%) Kanban
11 2 (10.00%) MVVM
12 1 (5.00%) Deployment Automation
12 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
12 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) SAP