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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 90 39 81
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +42
Permanent jobs citing WPF 30 99 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.75% 5.56% 2.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.72% 11.65% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 26 71 50
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £38,650
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
635 850 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.05% 47.73% 46.29%
Number of salaries quoted 515 685 729
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -31 16 £25,000 -33.33% 4
Crewe -6 6 £41,750 +19.28% 3
Runcorn -6 1 £40,000 -1.84% 1
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 74 (100.00%) C#
2 73 (98.65%) .NET
3 69 (93.24%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (82.43%) WCF
5 56 (75.68%) ASP.NET
6 53 (71.62%) MVVM
7 49 (66.22%) Windows
7 49 (66.22%) VB.NET
8 48 (64.86%) TDD
9 43 (58.11%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (56.76%) WinForms
11 41 (55.41%) MVC
12 40 (54.05%) SQL Server
13 39 (52.70%) NUnit
14 36 (48.65%) Scrum
15 33 (44.59%) .NET Framework
16 30 (40.54%) Kanban
16 30 (40.54%) MSTest
16 30 (40.54%) ASP.NET MVC
17 28 (37.84%) Dependency Injection
17 28 (37.84%) Moq
17 28 (37.84%) Castle Windsor
18 27 (36.49%) Ninject
18 27 (36.49%) Web Application Development
18 27 (36.49%) Unity DI Container
18 27 (36.49%) Inversion of Control
18 27 (36.49%) Rhino Mocks
18 27 (36.49%) Spring.NET
19 25 (33.78%) Internet
19 25 (33.78%) VB

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3 (4.05%) IIS
1 3 (4.05%) Node.js
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (33.78%) Internet
2 4 (5.41%) Wireless
3 3 (4.05%) HTTP
4 2 (2.70%) GPRS
4 2 (2.70%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (54.05%) SQL Server
2 16 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (17.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 39 (52.70%) NUnit
2 30 (40.54%) MSTest
3 28 (37.84%) Moq
4 27 (36.49%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (16.22%) Git (software)
5 12 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (14.86%) JIRA
7 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.05%) Ant
8 3 (4.05%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.05%) Mercurial
8 3 (4.05%) SpecFlow
8 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (20.27%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Retail
2 4 (5.41%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 73 (98.65%) Developer
2 51 (68.92%) .NET Developer
3 27 (36.49%) Junior Developer
3 27 (36.49%) Junior
4 25 (33.78%) Graduate
4 25 (33.78%) Junior .NET Developer
4 25 (33.78%) Graduate Developer
4 25 (33.78%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 17 (22.97%) C# Developer
6 13 (17.57%) Software Developer
7 10 (13.51%) Senior Developer
8 8 (10.81%) C# Software Developer
9 7 (9.46%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (6.76%) Software Engineer
10 5 (6.76%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (4.05%) Senior Software Engineer
13 2 (2.70%) Senior C# Developer
13 2 (2.70%) Analyst
13 2 (2.70%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (98.65%) .NET
2 61 (82.43%) WCF
3 56 (75.68%) ASP.NET
4 42 (56.76%) WinForms
5 33 (44.59%) .NET Framework
6 30 (40.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 28 (37.84%) Castle Windsor
8 27 (36.49%) Ninject
8 27 (36.49%) Spring.NET
8 27 (36.49%) Unity DI Container
9 25 (33.78%) LINQ
10 19 (25.68%) SOAP
11 16 (21.62%) Web Services
11 16 (21.62%) XML
12 15 (20.27%) REST
13 14 (18.92%) HTML
14 12 (16.22%) CSS
15 9 (12.16%) jQuery
15 9 (12.16%) HTML5
15 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 27 (36.49%) Inversion of Control
2 25 (33.78%) Computer Science
3 20 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (14.86%) N-Tier
5 5 (6.76%) User Experience
6 2 (2.70%) Social Network
6 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.35%) Life Science
7 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 49 (66.22%) Windows
2 5 (6.76%) Android
2 5 (6.76%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Phone
3 3 (4.05%) Windows Phone 7
4 2 (2.70%) Windows CE
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (93.24%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (71.62%) MVVM
3 48 (64.86%) TDD
4 43 (58.11%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (55.41%) MVC
6 36 (48.65%) Scrum
7 30 (40.54%) Kanban
8 28 (37.84%) Dependency Injection
9 27 (36.49%) Web Application Development
10 20 (27.03%) SOA
11 10 (13.51%) Web Development
11 10 (13.51%) Unit Testing
12 9 (12.16%) Software Engineering
13 8 (10.81%) UML
14 5 (6.76%) OO
15 4 (5.41%) Risk Management
15 4 (5.41%) OOP
15 4 (5.41%) Automated Testing
15 4 (5.41%) BDD
15 4 (5.41%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) C#
2 49 (66.22%) VB.NET
3 25 (33.78%) VB
4 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.81%) VBA
6 6 (8.11%) SQL
7 5 (6.76%) Java
8 4 (5.41%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.05%) Ruby
9 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.35%) R
10 1 (1.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Puppet
1 3 (4.05%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 22 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.05%) Apple
3 2 (2.70%) Facebook
3 2 (2.70%) Twitter
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: 40k + 8% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
RMI International
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + 8% pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life
Posted: 18 days ago
Runcorn
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
Posted: 26 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 27 days ago