The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 75 26 47
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +21
Permanent jobs citing WPF 42 118 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.33% 7.54% 5.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.16% 15.53% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 41 93 110
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WPF
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
682 760 1190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.85% 48.59% 56.72%
Number of salaries quoted 588 659 1078
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WPF across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WPF
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

WPF Salary Trend in Cheshire

WPF
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WPF across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

WPF Salary Histogram in Cheshire

WPF
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -36 18 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Macclesfield -11 9 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Knutsford - 3 £38,500 - 1
Crewe +9 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Wilmslow - 1 £42,500 -
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WPF.

1 104 (100.00%) C#
2 98 (94.23%) .NET
3 93 (89.42%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (67.31%) TDD
5 68 (65.38%) WCF
6 67 (64.42%) MVVM
7 60 (57.69%) SQL Server
8 57 (54.81%) Windows
9 56 (53.85%) ASP.NET
9 56 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
9 56 (53.85%) NUnit
10 51 (49.04%) WinForms
11 49 (47.12%) VB.NET
12 47 (45.19%) MSTest
12 47 (45.19%) Kanban
13 45 (43.27%) Scrum
14 43 (41.35%) Moq
15 42 (40.38%) Rhino Mocks
15 42 (40.38%) Castle Windsor
15 42 (40.38%) Ninject
15 42 (40.38%) Spring.NET
15 42 (40.38%) Dependency Injection
15 42 (40.38%) Inversion of Control
15 42 (40.38%) Unity DI Container
16 40 (38.46%) MVC
17 33 (31.73%) ASP.NET MVC
18 30 (28.85%) LINQ
19 26 (25.00%) SOA
19 26 (25.00%) .NET Framework
20 25 (24.04%) Computer Science

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.81%) Node.js
1 5 (4.81%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (24.04%) Internet
2 5 (4.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 24 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (17.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (10.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (8.65%) MySQL
6 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.88%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 56 (53.85%) NUnit
2 47 (45.19%) MSTest
3 43 (41.35%) Moq
4 42 (40.38%) Rhino Mocks
5 14 (13.46%) Git (software)
6 11 (10.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (10.58%) JIRA
7 7 (6.73%) Visual Studio
7 7 (6.73%) SpecFlow
8 5 (4.81%) TeamCity
8 5 (4.81%) Mercurial
8 5 (4.81%) Ant
8 5 (4.81%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.92%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.92%) Selenium
General
1 25 (24.04%) Finance
2 2 (1.92%) Marketing
2 2 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (0.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 89 (85.58%) Developer
2 65 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 29 (27.88%) Junior Developer
3 29 (27.88%) Junior
4 25 (24.04%) Junior .NET Developer
4 25 (24.04%) Graduate Developer
4 25 (24.04%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 25 (24.04%) Graduate
5 15 (14.42%) C# Developer
6 11 (10.58%) Software Developer
6 11 (10.58%) Architect
7 9 (8.65%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.77%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
10 3 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (1.92%) Analyst
11 2 (1.92%) Senior Developer
11 2 (1.92%) Lead Developer
11 2 (1.92%) Test Engineer
11 2 (1.92%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (94.23%) .NET
2 68 (65.38%) WCF
3 56 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 51 (49.04%) WinForms
5 42 (40.38%) Castle Windsor
5 42 (40.38%) Ninject
5 42 (40.38%) Spring.NET
5 42 (40.38%) Unity DI Container
6 33 (31.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (28.85%) LINQ
8 26 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 21 (20.19%) SOAP
10 19 (18.27%) REST
11 17 (16.35%) HTML
12 14 (13.46%) XML
13 13 (12.50%) CSS
13 13 (12.50%) MSMQ
14 9 (8.65%) Web Services
14 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 8 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 42 (40.38%) Inversion of Control
2 25 (24.04%) Computer Science
3 19 (18.27%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (13.46%) Social Network
4 14 (13.46%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.92%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.96%) NHS
6 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (54.81%) Windows
2 2 (1.92%) Android
2 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (89.42%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (67.31%) TDD
3 67 (64.42%) MVVM
4 56 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (45.19%) Kanban
6 45 (43.27%) Scrum
7 42 (40.38%) Dependency Injection
8 40 (38.46%) MVC
9 26 (25.00%) SOA
10 25 (24.04%) Web Application Development
11 10 (9.62%) Web Development
12 9 (8.65%) UML
13 6 (5.77%) BDD
14 5 (4.81%) Domain-Driven Design
14 5 (4.81%) Unit Testing
14 5 (4.81%) Enterprise Architecture
14 5 (4.81%) Software Engineering
14 5 (4.81%) CRM
14 5 (4.81%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 5 (4.81%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 104 (100.00%) C#
2 49 (47.12%) VB.NET
3 25 (24.04%) VB
4 20 (19.23%) SQL
5 19 (18.27%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.62%) VBA
7 9 (8.65%) PHP
8 7 (6.73%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.77%) Java
10 5 (4.81%) PowerShell
10 5 (4.81%) Ruby
11 2 (1.92%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (3.85%) Degree
2 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (4.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) Puppet
1 5 (4.81%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.46%) Facebook
2 14 (13.46%) Twitter
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago