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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 73 34 82
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +48
Permanent jobs citing WPF 62 101 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.13% 6.22% 2.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.03% 12.78% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 62 90 60
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £40,150 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
772 790 954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.91% 48.62% 45.78%
Number of salaries quoted 672 698 844
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -17 30 £37,500 -2.59% 5
Crewe +3 9 £37,500 - 1
Macclesfield -14 8 £65,000 +85.71% 1
Chester -9 4 £35,000 +11.11%
Knutsford - 2 £37,500 - 1
Wilmslow - 2 £40,000 -
Nantwich - 1 £30,000 - 1
Alderley Edge - 1 £41,500 - 1
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 132 (98.51%) C#
2 117 (87.31%) .NET
3 115 (85.82%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (62.69%) TDD
5 81 (60.45%) SQL Server
6 68 (50.75%) Continuous Integration
7 64 (47.76%) WCF
7 64 (47.76%) Windows
7 64 (47.76%) MVVM
8 59 (44.03%) WinForms
9 55 (41.04%) ASP.NET
10 54 (40.30%) Scrum
10 54 (40.30%) Kanban
11 53 (39.55%) NUnit
11 53 (39.55%) MSTest
12 52 (38.81%) Dependency Injection
12 52 (38.81%) Spring.NET
12 52 (38.81%) Castle Windsor
12 52 (38.81%) MVC
13 51 (38.06%) Ninject
13 51 (38.06%) Inversion of Control
13 51 (38.06%) Rhino Mocks
13 51 (38.06%) Moq
13 51 (38.06%) Unity DI Container
14 44 (32.84%) .NET Framework
15 40 (29.85%) VB.NET
15 40 (29.85%) SQL
16 37 (27.61%) SQL Server 2008
17 34 (25.37%) JavaScript
18 30 (22.39%) ASP.NET MVC

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (1.49%) IIS
1 2 (1.49%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.66%) Internet
2 2 (1.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (60.45%) SQL Server
2 37 (27.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (8.96%) MySQL
4 9 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.49%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.49%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 53 (39.55%) NUnit
1 53 (39.55%) MSTest
2 51 (38.06%) Rhino Mocks
2 51 (38.06%) Moq
3 18 (13.43%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.99%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.49%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.49%) Ant
5 2 (1.49%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.49%) Selenium
5 2 (1.49%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.49%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.49%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 23 (17.16%) Finance
2 5 (3.73%) Retail
3 3 (2.24%) Electronics
4 2 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 111 (82.84%) Developer
2 83 (61.94%) .NET Developer
3 27 (20.15%) Junior
3 27 (20.15%) Junior Developer
4 26 (19.40%) C# Developer
5 25 (18.66%) Graduate
5 25 (18.66%) Junior .NET Developer
5 25 (18.66%) Graduate Developer
5 25 (18.66%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 17 (12.69%) Senior Developer
7 12 (8.96%) Analyst
7 12 (8.96%) Senior .NET Developer
8 11 (8.21%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (8.21%) Software Developer
8 11 (8.21%) Architect
8 11 (8.21%) Software Engineer
9 10 (7.46%) C# Software Engineer
10 9 (6.72%) Technical Architect
11 8 (5.97%) Agile C# Developer
12 6 (4.48%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (87.31%) .NET
2 64 (47.76%) WCF
3 59 (44.03%) WinForms
4 55 (41.04%) ASP.NET
5 52 (38.81%) Spring.NET
5 52 (38.81%) Castle Windsor
6 51 (38.06%) Ninject
6 51 (38.06%) Unity DI Container
7 44 (32.84%) .NET Framework
8 30 (22.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (14.18%) REST
9 19 (14.18%) Razor View Engine
10 18 (13.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 18 (13.43%) NHibernate
11 17 (12.69%) SOAP
11 17 (12.69%) LINQ
11 17 (12.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 13 (9.70%) MSMQ
13 11 (8.21%) XML
13 11 (8.21%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (38.06%) Inversion of Control
2 25 (18.66%) Computer Science
3 21 (15.67%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (15.67%) Social Network
4 15 (11.19%) Blog
5 2 (1.49%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.49%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.75%) EPoS
6 1 (0.75%) NHS
6 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 64 (47.76%) Windows
2 2 (1.49%) VxWorks
3 1 (0.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (85.82%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (62.69%) TDD
3 68 (50.75%) Continuous Integration
4 64 (47.76%) MVVM
5 54 (40.30%) Kanban
5 54 (40.30%) Scrum
6 52 (38.81%) MVC
6 52 (38.81%) Dependency Injection
7 25 (18.66%) Web Application Development
8 20 (14.93%) BDD
9 18 (13.43%) Software Engineering
10 14 (10.45%) SOA
11 11 (8.21%) UML
12 8 (5.97%) Web Development
13 6 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (3.73%) CRM
14 5 (3.73%) Enterprise Architecture
15 4 (2.99%) Workflow
16 3 (2.24%) E-Commerce
16 3 (2.24%) OO
Programming Languages
1 132 (98.51%) C#
2 40 (29.85%) VB.NET
2 40 (29.85%) SQL
3 34 (25.37%) JavaScript
4 25 (18.66%) VB
5 17 (12.69%) T-SQL
6 13 (9.70%) C++
7 10 (7.46%) VBA
8 9 (6.72%) PHP
9 8 (5.97%) Java
10 2 (1.49%) Ruby
10 2 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (3.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.72%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) Puppet
1 2 (1.49%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.67%) Facebook
2 21 (15.67%) Twitter
3 4 (2.99%) Oracle
Knutsford, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum £25,000 to £35,000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Alderley Edge
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Macclesfield
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago