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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 77 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Permanent jobs citing WPF 47 70 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.69% 3.61% 4.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.73% 8.22% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 42 69 56
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,100 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
698 852 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.91% 43.96% 47.45%
Number of salaries quoted 592 732 672
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +3 24 £34,000 -9.33% 6
Runcorn - 7 £40,000 -
Wilmslow +6 2 £41,250 -8.33%
Macclesfield +15 1 £35,000 -7.89%
Chester -15 1 £41,000 +17.14% 5
Crewe -15 1 - - 1
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 83 (100.00%) C#
2 77 (92.77%) .NET
3 63 (75.90%) WCF
4 62 (74.70%) WinForms
5 58 (69.88%) MVVM
6 57 (68.67%) MVC
6 57 (68.67%) ASP.NET
7 55 (66.27%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (63.86%) Windows
9 45 (54.22%) .NET Framework
10 42 (50.60%) SQL Server
11 40 (48.19%) Dependency Injection
12 37 (44.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 33 (39.76%) VB.NET
13 33 (39.76%) Scrum
14 29 (34.94%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (32.53%) TDD
15 27 (32.53%) N-Tier
16 26 (31.33%) Web Services
16 26 (31.33%) Web Application Development
17 25 (30.12%) Castle Windsor
17 25 (30.12%) Internet
18 24 (28.92%) VB
18 24 (28.92%) NUnit
18 24 (28.92%) Kanban
18 24 (28.92%) Spring.NET
18 24 (28.92%) Computer Science
18 24 (28.92%) Inversion of Control
18 24 (28.92%) MSTest
18 24 (28.92%) Rhino Mocks

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (3.61%) Apache
1 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.41%) Node.js
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (18.07%) MS Excel
2 13 (15.66%) MS Visio
2 13 (15.66%) MS Project
3 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (30.12%) Internet
2 4 (4.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (50.60%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (8.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (28.92%) NUnit
1 24 (28.92%) MSTest
1 24 (28.92%) Rhino Mocks
1 24 (28.92%) Moq
2 21 (25.30%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.61%) Grunt
4 3 (3.61%) Bower
4 3 (3.61%) gulp
General
1 5 (6.02%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Retail
2 4 (4.82%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (89.16%) Developer
2 44 (53.01%) .NET Developer
3 24 (28.92%) Junior Developer
3 24 (28.92%) Graduate
3 24 (28.92%) Junior
3 24 (28.92%) Junior .NET Developer
3 24 (28.92%) Graduate Developer
3 24 (28.92%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 23 (27.71%) Software Developer
5 15 (18.07%) Senior Developer
6 14 (16.87%) C# Developer
7 10 (12.05%) Software Engineer
8 9 (10.84%) C# Software Developer
9 8 (9.64%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (9.64%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) C# Software Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) Web Developer
11 4 (4.82%) Senior C# Software Engineer
11 4 (4.82%) .NET Software Developer
12 3 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (92.77%) .NET
2 63 (75.90%) WCF
3 62 (74.70%) WinForms
4 57 (68.67%) ASP.NET
5 45 (54.22%) .NET Framework
6 37 (44.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (31.33%) Web Services
8 25 (30.12%) Castle Windsor
9 24 (28.92%) Ninject
9 24 (28.92%) Spring.NET
9 24 (28.92%) Unity DI Container
10 22 (26.51%) Entity Framework
11 20 (24.10%) XML
11 20 (24.10%) SOAP
12 16 (19.28%) Silverlight
12 16 (19.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 16 (19.28%) REST
12 16 (19.28%) ServiceStack
13 9 (10.84%) jQuery
14 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 27 (32.53%) N-Tier
2 24 (28.92%) Computer Science
2 24 (28.92%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (9.64%) User Experience
4 5 (6.02%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.20%) Life Science
6 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 53 (63.86%) Windows
2 16 (19.28%) Android
2 16 (19.28%) Windows Phone 7
2 16 (19.28%) Apple iOS
2 16 (19.28%) Windows Phone
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (69.88%) MVVM
2 57 (68.67%) MVC
3 55 (66.27%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (48.19%) Dependency Injection
5 33 (39.76%) Scrum
6 29 (34.94%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (32.53%) TDD
8 26 (31.33%) Web Application Development
9 24 (28.92%) Kanban
10 23 (27.71%) Software Engineering
11 14 (16.87%) Web Development
12 13 (15.66%) Software Testing
13 12 (14.46%) Unit Testing
14 7 (8.43%) SDLC
15 6 (7.23%) OOP
15 6 (7.23%) OO
16 5 (6.02%) Mentoring
17 4 (4.82%) Modular Programming
17 4 (4.82%) Customer Engagement
17 4 (4.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) C#
2 33 (39.76%) VB.NET
3 24 (28.92%) VB
4 13 (15.66%) SQL
4 13 (15.66%) T-SQL
5 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.82%) C++
7 3 (3.61%) Java
7 3 (3.61%) XAML
8 1 (1.20%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 22 (26.51%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.28%) Apple
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle
3 1 (1.20%) Adobe
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