The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 47 78 83
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +5
Permanent jobs citing WPF 75 38 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.13% 2.24% 2.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.24% 4.87% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 70 33 52
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
812 780 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.76% 45.91% 45.75%
Number of salaries quoted 705 681 952
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WPF
North West

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 1 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 1 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 -4 26 £31,250 -21.87% 4
Nantwich - 10 £30,000 -
Chester - 8 £35,000 - 2
Macclesfield +11 6 £39,250 +30.83%
Crewe +5 5 £35,000 -6.66%
Knutsford - 2 £37,500 - 1
Wilmslow - 1 £45,000 -
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 170 (98.84%) C#
2 143 (83.14%) .NET
3 98 (56.98%) TDD
4 97 (56.40%) SQL Server
5 91 (52.91%) WinForms
6 81 (47.09%) WCF
7 80 (46.51%) MVVM
8 74 (43.02%) Windows
9 73 (42.44%) ASP.NET
10 72 (41.86%) MVC
10 72 (41.86%) Continuous Integration
11 62 (36.05%) .NET Framework
12 56 (32.56%) SQL
13 54 (31.40%) Scrum
13 54 (31.40%) SQL Server 2008
14 52 (30.23%) Kanban
14 52 (30.23%) Dependency Injection
14 52 (30.23%) NUnit
15 51 (29.65%) Castle Windsor
15 51 (29.65%) Spring.NET
16 50 (29.07%) Ninject
16 50 (29.07%) Inversion of Control
16 50 (29.07%) MSTest
16 50 (29.07%) Rhino Mocks
16 50 (29.07%) Moq
16 50 (29.07%) Unity DI Container
17 46 (26.74%) Microsoft
18 44 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC
19 41 (23.84%) Software Engineering
20 40 (23.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (1.16%) IIS
1 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (13.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) MS Project
2 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.12%) Internet
2 3 (1.74%) GPRS
2 3 (1.74%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (56.40%) SQL Server
2 54 (31.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.74%) MySQL
3 3 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 52 (30.23%) NUnit
2 50 (29.07%) MSTest
2 50 (29.07%) Rhino Mocks
2 50 (29.07%) Moq
3 25 (14.53%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.16%) JIRA
4 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.58%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (6.40%) Finance
1 11 (6.40%) Retail
2 2 (1.16%) Electronics
3 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 137 (79.65%) Developer
2 105 (61.05%) .NET Developer
3 46 (26.74%) C# Developer
4 31 (18.02%) Senior Developer
5 30 (17.44%) Software Engineer
5 30 (17.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (16.86%) C# Software Engineer
7 27 (15.70%) Software Developer
8 26 (15.12%) Graduate
8 26 (15.12%) Junior
8 26 (15.12%) Junior .NET Developer
8 26 (15.12%) Graduate Developer
8 26 (15.12%) Junior Developer
8 26 (15.12%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 21 (12.21%) Senior .NET Developer
10 19 (11.05%) Analyst
11 17 (9.88%) Software Team Leader
11 17 (9.88%) Team Leader
12 16 (9.30%) C# Software Developer
13 13 (7.56%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (83.14%) .NET
2 91 (52.91%) WinForms
3 81 (47.09%) WCF
4 73 (42.44%) ASP.NET
5 62 (36.05%) .NET Framework
6 51 (29.65%) Castle Windsor
6 51 (29.65%) Spring.NET
7 50 (29.07%) Ninject
7 50 (29.07%) Unity DI Container
8 44 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 40 (23.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 33 (19.19%) Silverlight
11 26 (15.12%) Razor View Engine
12 25 (14.53%) REST
13 24 (13.95%) NHibernate
13 24 (13.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 22 (12.79%) Web Services
15 21 (12.21%) SOAP
16 20 (11.63%) XML
17 18 (10.47%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 50 (29.07%) Inversion of Control
2 26 (15.12%) N-Tier
2 26 (15.12%) Computer Science
3 21 (12.21%) Blog
4 12 (6.98%) SystemC
4 12 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (6.40%) Social Network
6 8 (4.65%) NHS
7 2 (1.16%) Informatics
7 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.58%) EPoS
8 1 (0.58%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 74 (43.02%) Windows
2 5 (2.91%) Android
3 4 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (2.33%) Windows Phone 7
3 4 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.33%) Windows Phone
4 3 (1.74%) Windows CE
5 2 (1.16%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (56.98%) TDD
2 80 (46.51%) MVVM
3 72 (41.86%) MVC
3 72 (41.86%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (31.40%) Scrum
5 52 (30.23%) Kanban
5 52 (30.23%) Dependency Injection
6 41 (23.84%) Software Engineering
7 37 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (15.12%) OO
8 26 (15.12%) Web Application Development
9 24 (13.95%) BDD
10 20 (11.63%) Unit Testing
11 17 (9.88%) OOD
11 17 (9.88%) UML
12 13 (7.56%) OOP
13 10 (5.81%) OOA/OOD
14 7 (4.07%) Product Management
14 7 (4.07%) Technical Architecture
15 6 (3.49%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 170 (98.84%) C#
2 56 (32.56%) SQL
3 38 (22.09%) VB.NET
4 30 (17.44%) JavaScript
5 27 (15.70%) T-SQL
6 26 (15.12%) VB
7 15 (8.72%) VBA
8 12 (6.98%) C
9 11 (6.40%) C++
10 5 (2.91%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (6.40%) MCP
1 11 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (6.40%) MCTS
2 7 (4.07%) MCAD
2 7 (4.07%) MCSD
3 4 (2.33%) MCPD
4 3 (1.74%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.72%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 46 (26.74%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.40%) Facebook
2 11 (6.40%) Twitter
3 4 (2.33%) Oracle
3 4 (2.33%) Apple
4 1 (0.58%) VMware
Warrington, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum Depending of level of experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago