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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 72 78 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -49
Permanent jobs citing WPF 32 40 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.41% 2.20% 7.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.69% 6.06% 14.93%
Number of salaries quoted 27 39 92
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
478 660 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.94% 36.28% 47.80%
Number of salaries quoted 418 565 653
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 24 £35,000 +40.00% 6
Chester - 3 £35,000 - 5
Wilmslow +10 1 £37,500 -11.76%
Crewe +6 1 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Daresbury - 1 £32,500 -
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 67 (100.00%) C#
2 53 (79.10%) .NET
3 46 (68.66%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (67.16%) MVVM
5 43 (64.18%) WinForms
6 40 (59.70%) TDD
7 38 (56.72%) Windows
8 35 (52.24%) ASP.NET
8 35 (52.24%) Scrum
8 35 (52.24%) WCF
8 35 (52.24%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (49.25%) Kanban
9 33 (49.25%) Dependency Injection
9 33 (49.25%) Inversion of Control
9 33 (49.25%) Rhino Mocks
9 33 (49.25%) Unity DI Container
9 33 (49.25%) MVC
9 33 (49.25%) SQL Server
10 32 (47.76%) NUnit
10 32 (47.76%) Moq
10 32 (47.76%) MSTest
10 32 (47.76%) Castle Windsor
10 32 (47.76%) Ninject
10 32 (47.76%) Spring.NET
11 30 (44.78%) .NET Framework
12 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (34.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 22 (32.84%) Computer Science
14 22 (32.84%) VB
14 22 (32.84%) VB.NET

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (1.49%) CMS
1 1 (1.49%) IIS
1 1 (1.49%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.84%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (49.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.42%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.99%) MySQL
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (49.25%) Rhino Mocks
2 32 (47.76%) Moq
2 32 (47.76%) MSTest
2 32 (47.76%) NUnit
3 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.49%) Selenium
5 1 (1.49%) Subversion
5 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (28.36%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Retail
3 5 (7.46%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (88.06%) Developer
2 45 (67.16%) .NET Developer
3 22 (32.84%) C# Developer
4 21 (31.34%) Graduate
4 21 (31.34%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 21 (31.34%) Graduate Developer
4 21 (31.34%) Junior
4 21 (31.34%) Junior .NET Developer
4 21 (31.34%) Junior Developer
5 20 (29.85%) Internet Developer
6 18 (26.87%) WPF Developer
7 17 (25.37%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (22.39%) C# WPF Developer
9 7 (10.45%) Software Developer
9 7 (10.45%) Software Engineer
10 6 (8.96%) C# Software Engineer
11 5 (7.46%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (7.46%) Senior C# Software Engineer
11 5 (7.46%) Senior Developer
11 5 (7.46%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (79.10%) .NET
2 43 (64.18%) WinForms
3 35 (52.24%) ASP.NET
3 35 (52.24%) WCF
4 33 (49.25%) Unity DI Container
5 32 (47.76%) Castle Windsor
5 32 (47.76%) Ninject
5 32 (47.76%) Spring.NET
6 30 (44.78%) .NET Framework
7 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (34.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 8 (11.94%) Entity Framework
10 5 (7.46%) jQuery
11 4 (5.97%) CSS
11 4 (5.97%) CSS3
11 4 (5.97%) HTML
11 4 (5.97%) HTML5
11 4 (5.97%) Windows Identity Foundation
11 4 (5.97%) XML
12 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (49.25%) Inversion of Control
2 22 (32.84%) Computer Science
3 11 (16.42%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (16.42%) Social Network
4 6 (8.96%) N-Tier
5 4 (5.97%) NHS
6 2 (2.99%) EPoS
7 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 38 (56.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (68.66%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (67.16%) MVVM
3 40 (59.70%) TDD
4 35 (52.24%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (52.24%) Scrum
5 33 (49.25%) Dependency Injection
5 33 (49.25%) Kanban
5 33 (49.25%) MVC
6 21 (31.34%) Web Application Development
7 11 (16.42%) Software Engineering
8 7 (10.45%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.96%) Unit Testing
9 6 (8.96%) Web Development
10 4 (5.97%) OO
11 2 (2.99%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (2.99%) SOLID
11 2 (2.99%) UML
11 2 (2.99%) Web Design
12 1 (1.49%) Performance Optimisation
12 1 (1.49%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (32.84%) VB
2 22 (32.84%) VB.NET
3 15 (22.39%) SQL
4 8 (11.94%) T-SQL
5 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.49%) C++
6 1 (1.49%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (1.49%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Twitter
2 11 (16.42%) Facebook
3 8 (11.94%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle
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