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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 67 29 40
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +11
Permanent jobs citing WPF 60 126 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.13% 7.43% 6.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.87% 14.27% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 59 100 139
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,050 £40,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
762 883 1240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.75% 52.06% 55.98%
Number of salaries quoted 673 753 1129
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,000 £50,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -21 30 £26,250 -30.00% 1
Macclesfield -3 10 £62,500 +78.57% 3
Crewe +13 8 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Knutsford - 1 £38,500 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £41,500 -
Wilmslow - 1 £40,000 -
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 122 (100.00%) C#
2 111 (90.98%) .NET
3 106 (86.89%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (64.75%) TDD
5 73 (59.84%) SQL Server
6 72 (59.02%) MVVM
7 67 (54.92%) WCF
8 66 (54.10%) Continuous Integration
9 61 (50.00%) Windows
10 59 (48.36%) ASP.NET
10 59 (48.36%) NUnit
11 58 (47.54%) WinForms
12 55 (45.08%) Kanban
13 54 (44.26%) MSTest
14 52 (42.62%) Scrum
15 49 (40.16%) Dependency Injection
15 49 (40.16%) Rhino Mocks
15 49 (40.16%) Moq
15 49 (40.16%) Inversion of Control
15 49 (40.16%) Unity DI Container
15 49 (40.16%) Spring.NET
15 49 (40.16%) Castle Windsor
15 49 (40.16%) Ninject
16 48 (39.34%) VB.NET
17 46 (37.70%) MVC
18 33 (27.05%) .NET Framework
19 32 (26.23%) ASP.NET MVC
19 32 (26.23%) SQL Server 2008
20 27 (22.13%) JavaScript
21 26 (21.31%) Finance

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (4.10%) IIS
1 5 (4.10%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (7.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.49%) Internet
2 5 (4.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (59.84%) SQL Server
2 32 (26.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (13.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (9.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (8.20%) MySQL
6 7 (5.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.46%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 59 (48.36%) NUnit
2 54 (44.26%) MSTest
3 49 (40.16%) Rhino Mocks
3 49 (40.16%) Moq
4 10 (8.20%) Git (software)
4 10 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (7.38%) JIRA
5 9 (7.38%) Visual Studio
6 7 (5.74%) SpecFlow
7 5 (4.10%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.10%) Mercurial
7 5 (4.10%) TeamCity
7 5 (4.10%) Ant
8 2 (1.64%) Selenium
8 2 (1.64%) Cucumber
General
1 26 (21.31%) Finance
2 3 (2.46%) Retail
2 3 (2.46%) Electronics
3 2 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 104 (85.25%) Developer
2 78 (63.93%) .NET Developer
3 29 (23.77%) Junior
3 29 (23.77%) Junior Developer
4 25 (20.49%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 25 (20.49%) Junior .NET Developer
4 25 (20.49%) Graduate Developer
4 25 (20.49%) Graduate
5 18 (14.75%) C# Developer
6 11 (9.02%) Architect
7 9 (7.38%) Technical Architect
8 8 (6.56%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.92%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.10%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.28%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (3.28%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (3.28%) Software Engineer
12 3 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (2.46%) C# Software Engineer
13 2 (1.64%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (90.98%) .NET
2 67 (54.92%) WCF
3 59 (48.36%) ASP.NET
4 58 (47.54%) WinForms
5 49 (40.16%) Spring.NET
5 49 (40.16%) Castle Windsor
5 49 (40.16%) Ninject
5 49 (40.16%) Unity DI Container
6 33 (27.05%) .NET Framework
7 32 (26.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (20.49%) LINQ
9 18 (14.75%) REST
9 18 (14.75%) SOAP
10 16 (13.11%) HTML
11 14 (11.48%) CSS
12 13 (10.66%) Razor View Engine
13 11 (9.02%) XML
14 10 (8.20%) MSMQ
15 8 (6.56%) Symfony
15 8 (6.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 49 (40.16%) Inversion of Control
2 25 (20.49%) Computer Science
3 19 (15.57%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (15.57%) Social Network
4 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.74%) Blog
6 2 (1.64%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.82%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.82%) EPoS
7 1 (0.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 61 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (0.82%) Linux
2 1 (0.82%) Android
2 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (86.89%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (64.75%) TDD
3 72 (59.02%) MVVM
4 66 (54.10%) Continuous Integration
5 55 (45.08%) Kanban
6 52 (42.62%) Scrum
7 49 (40.16%) Dependency Injection
8 46 (37.70%) MVC
9 25 (20.49%) Web Application Development
10 24 (19.67%) SOA
11 13 (10.66%) BDD
12 11 (9.02%) Software Engineering
12 11 (9.02%) Web Development
13 8 (6.56%) UML
14 6 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (4.10%) CRM
15 5 (4.10%) Enterprise Architecture
15 5 (4.10%) Domain-Driven Design
15 5 (4.10%) DevOps
16 4 (3.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 122 (100.00%) C#
2 48 (39.34%) VB.NET
3 27 (22.13%) JavaScript
4 25 (20.49%) SQL
4 25 (20.49%) VB
5 9 (7.38%) Java
5 9 (7.38%) T-SQL
5 9 (7.38%) PHP
6 7 (5.74%) VBA
7 6 (4.92%) C++
8 5 (4.10%) Ruby
8 5 (4.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (2.46%) Degree
1 3 (2.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.10%) Puppet
1 5 (4.10%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 25 (20.49%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.57%) Facebook
2 19 (15.57%) Twitter
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle
Crewe, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Macclesfield
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £competitive salaries + full benefits
Posted: 16 days ago