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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 56 55 94
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +39
Permanent jobs citing WPF 70 65 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.61% 4.09% 2.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.22% 8.66% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 69 56 41
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
852 751 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.96% 47.20% 44.08%
Number of salaries quoted 732 668 860
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 -16 27 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Chester +4 10 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Crewe +7 9 £35,000 -6.66%
Nantwich - 7 £30,000 - 1
Macclesfield -4 2 £38,000 +26.66%
Knutsford - 2 £37,500 -
Wilmslow - 1 £45,000 -
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 149 (98.68%) C#
2 125 (82.78%) .NET
3 91 (60.26%) SQL Server
4 90 (59.60%) TDD
5 76 (50.33%) WinForms
6 75 (49.67%) MVVM
7 74 (49.01%) WCF
8 72 (47.68%) Continuous Integration
9 71 (47.02%) Windows
10 65 (43.05%) ASP.NET
11 62 (41.06%) MVC
12 56 (37.09%) Scrum
13 54 (35.76%) NUnit
13 54 (35.76%) Kanban
13 54 (35.76%) Dependency Injection
14 53 (35.10%) Castle Windsor
14 53 (35.10%) Spring.NET
15 52 (34.44%) Ninject
15 52 (34.44%) Inversion of Control
15 52 (34.44%) MSTest
15 52 (34.44%) Rhino Mocks
15 52 (34.44%) Moq
15 52 (34.44%) Unity DI Container
15 52 (34.44%) .NET Framework
16 47 (31.13%) SQL Server 2008
17 46 (30.46%) SQL
18 39 (25.83%) VB.NET
19 38 (25.17%) ASP.NET MVC
20 33 (21.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 32 (21.19%) Microsoft

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (9.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.32%) MS Project
3 1 (0.66%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.22%) Internet
2 2 (1.32%) GPRS
2 2 (1.32%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (60.26%) SQL Server
2 47 (31.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.99%) MySQL
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 54 (35.76%) NUnit
2 52 (34.44%) MSTest
2 52 (34.44%) Rhino Mocks
2 52 (34.44%) Moq
3 22 (14.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.32%) JIRA
4 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.66%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (11.26%) Finance
2 8 (5.30%) Retail
3 3 (1.99%) Electronics
4 1 (0.66%) Games
Job Titles
1 128 (84.77%) Developer
2 97 (64.24%) .NET Developer
3 35 (23.18%) C# Developer
4 28 (18.54%) Junior
4 28 (18.54%) Junior Developer
5 26 (17.22%) Junior .NET Developer
5 26 (17.22%) Graduate Developer
5 26 (17.22%) Graduate
5 26 (17.22%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 25 (16.56%) Senior Developer
7 22 (14.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 21 (13.91%) Software Developer
9 19 (12.58%) Analyst
10 18 (11.92%) Software Engineer
11 17 (11.26%) Senior .NET Developer
11 17 (11.26%) C# Software Engineer
12 13 (8.61%) Analyst Developer
13 11 (7.28%) Team Leader
13 11 (7.28%) Software Team Leader
14 9 (5.96%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (82.78%) .NET
2 76 (50.33%) WinForms
3 74 (49.01%) WCF
4 65 (43.05%) ASP.NET
5 53 (35.10%) Spring.NET
5 53 (35.10%) Castle Windsor
6 52 (34.44%) Ninject
6 52 (34.44%) .NET Framework
6 52 (34.44%) Unity DI Container
7 38 (25.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (21.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 24 (15.89%) Razor View Engine
10 22 (14.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 22 (14.57%) REST
10 22 (14.57%) NHibernate
10 22 (14.57%) Silverlight
11 20 (13.25%) LINQ
12 19 (12.58%) Web Services
13 18 (11.92%) XML
13 18 (11.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (34.44%) Inversion of Control
2 26 (17.22%) Computer Science
3 19 (12.58%) Blog
4 16 (10.60%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (9.93%) Social Network
5 15 (9.93%) N-Tier
6 6 (3.97%) NHS
6 6 (3.97%) SystemC
7 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.32%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.66%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 71 (47.02%) Windows
2 3 (1.99%) Android
2 3 (1.99%) Windows Phone 7
2 3 (1.99%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.99%) Windows Phone
3 2 (1.32%) Windows CE
3 2 (1.32%) VxWorks
3 2 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (59.60%) TDD
2 75 (49.67%) MVVM
3 72 (47.68%) Continuous Integration
4 62 (41.06%) MVC
5 56 (37.09%) Scrum
6 54 (35.76%) Kanban
6 54 (35.76%) Dependency Injection
7 30 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (19.21%) Software Engineering
9 26 (17.22%) Web Application Development
10 22 (14.57%) BDD
11 18 (11.92%) UML
12 12 (7.95%) OO
12 12 (7.95%) Unit Testing
13 7 (4.64%) OOP
13 7 (4.64%) OOD
13 7 (4.64%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (3.97%) OOA/OOD
15 5 (3.31%) SOA
15 5 (3.31%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 149 (98.68%) C#
2 46 (30.46%) SQL
3 39 (25.83%) VB.NET
4 27 (17.88%) JavaScript
5 26 (17.22%) VB
6 25 (16.56%) T-SQL
7 17 (11.26%) VBA
8 11 (7.28%) C++
9 6 (3.97%) Java
9 6 (3.97%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (2.65%) MCP
1 4 (2.65%) MCAD
1 4 (2.65%) MCSD
1 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (2.65%) MCTS
2 3 (1.99%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.95%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 32 (21.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.93%) Facebook
2 15 (9.93%) Twitter
3 4 (2.65%) Oracle
4 3 (1.99%) Apple
5 1 (0.66%) VMware
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum £25,000 to £35,000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago