The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England / South West
Rank 153 187 140
Rank change year-on-year +34 -47  
Permanent jobs citing WPF 81 66 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.61% 1.12% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.74% 2.84% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 61 56 102
Median salary £42,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,056 £45,000 £45,000
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 the South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2167 2320 2584
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 43.14% 39.48% 43.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1815 1963 2339
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,112 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

WPF
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for WPF in the South West

WPF
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in the South West over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WPF in the South West

WPF
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Somerset +26 43 £44,000 - 7
Bristol +2 20 £38,750 -3.12% 2
Dorset +32 13 £45,000 +5.26%
Devon +1 3 £40,000 +19.40%
Wiltshire +13 1 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Gloucestershire 0 1 £44,000 +44.26%
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 South West region with a requirement for WPF.

1 136 (99.27%) C#
2 127 (92.70%) .NET
3 94 (68.61%) MVC
4 85 (62.04%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (57.66%) .NET Framework
5 79 (57.66%) ASP.NET
6 67 (48.91%) Entity Framework
7 66 (48.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 65 (47.45%) WCF
9 63 (45.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 57 (41.61%) SQL Server
11 53 (38.69%) SQL
12 47 (34.31%) Software Engineering
13 40 (29.20%) TDD
14 38 (27.74%) HTML
15 35 (25.55%) Windows
16 34 (24.82%) NUnit
17 32 (23.36%) Continuous Integration
17 32 (23.36%) Scrum
18 29 (21.17%) WinForms
18 29 (21.17%) Microsoft
18 29 (21.17%) JavaScript
19 28 (20.44%) Xamarin
20 27 (19.71%) NHibernate
21 26 (18.98%) CSS
21 26 (18.98%) Moq
22 25 (18.25%) MVVM
23 24 (17.52%) OO
24 23 (16.79%) Unit Testing
25 22 (16.06%) T-SQL

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.19%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.73%) CMS
3 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.73%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.73%) IIS
3 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.49%) Kerberos
2 8 (5.84%) Internet
3 5 (3.65%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.19%) Broadband
5 1 (0.73%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (41.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.57%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (2.92%) Big Data
5 3 (2.19%) MySQL
5 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.46%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 63 (45.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (24.82%) NUnit
3 26 (18.98%) Moq
4 21 (15.33%) Selenium
4 21 (15.33%) SpecFlow
5 19 (13.87%) MSTest
6 15 (10.95%) Rhino Mocks
7 13 (9.49%) JIRA
8 5 (3.65%) TeamCity
8 5 (3.65%) Visual Studio
8 5 (3.65%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (2.92%) JUnit
9 4 (2.92%) Mockito
9 4 (2.92%) Subversion
10 2 (1.46%) MSI
11 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (5.11%) Finance
2 4 (2.92%) Electronics
2 4 (2.92%) Manufacturing
2 4 (2.92%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.46%) Advertising
4 1 (0.73%) Banking
4 1 (0.73%) Marketing
4 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 101 (73.72%) Developer
2 82 (59.85%) .NET Developer
3 37 (27.01%) C# Developer
4 34 (24.82%) Software Engineer
5 33 (24.09%) Lead .NET Developer
5 33 (24.09%) Lead Developer
6 21 (15.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (13.14%) Senior Developer
8 17 (12.41%) Senior .NET Developer
9 16 (11.68%) Software Developer
10 15 (10.95%) C# Software Engineer
11 11 (8.03%) .NET Software Engineer
12 10 (7.30%) C# Software Developer
12 10 (7.30%) Junior
12 10 (7.30%) Junior Developer
13 9 (6.57%) Junior .NET Developer
14 8 (5.84%) Graduate
14 8 (5.84%) Graduate .NET Developer
14 8 (5.84%) Graduate Developer
14 8 (5.84%) Internet Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (92.70%) .NET
2 79 (57.66%) .NET Framework
2 79 (57.66%) ASP.NET
3 67 (48.91%) Entity Framework
4 66 (48.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 65 (47.45%) WCF
6 38 (27.74%) HTML
7 29 (21.17%) WinForms
8 27 (19.71%) NHibernate
9 26 (18.98%) CSS
10 20 (14.60%) XML
11 16 (11.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 16 (11.68%) Web Services
12 15 (10.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 15 (10.95%) RESTful
13 14 (10.22%) Unity DI Container
14 13 (9.49%) AngularJS
14 13 (9.49%) XSLT
15 11 (8.03%) jQuery
15 11 (8.03%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.22%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.38%) User Experience
3 4 (2.92%) 3D Graphics
3 4 (2.92%) Streaming Music
4 1 (0.73%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.73%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (0.73%) Cyber Warfare
4 1 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.73%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.73%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.55%) Windows
2 2 (1.46%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (68.61%) MVC
2 85 (62.04%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (34.31%) Software Engineering
4 40 (29.20%) TDD
5 32 (23.36%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (23.36%) Scrum
6 25 (18.25%) MVVM
7 24 (17.52%) OO
8 23 (16.79%) Unit Testing
9 16 (11.68%) OOD
9 16 (11.68%) SDLC
9 16 (11.68%) UML
10 15 (10.95%) Kanban
11 14 (10.22%) Dependency Injection
11 14 (10.22%) Multithreading
12 13 (9.49%) Workflow
13 12 (8.76%) Line Management
13 12 (8.76%) Process Management
13 12 (8.76%) Web Application Development
14 11 (8.03%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 136 (99.27%) C#
2 53 (38.69%) SQL
3 29 (21.17%) JavaScript
4 22 (16.06%) T-SQL
5 20 (14.60%) C++
5 20 (14.60%) Java
6 13 (9.49%) XPath
6 13 (9.49%) XQuery
7 10 (7.30%) C
7 10 (7.30%) VB
8 6 (4.38%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.38%) XAML
9 5 (3.65%) VB6
10 4 (2.92%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.46%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.73%) Python
12 1 (0.73%) RPG
Qualifications
1 10 (7.30%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.57%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.11%) Degree
4 4 (2.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.19%) HNC
5 3 (2.19%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.92%) QA
System Software
1 13 (9.49%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (21.17%) Microsoft
2 28 (20.44%) Xamarin
3 2 (1.46%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.73%) Infor
4 1 (0.73%) SAP
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