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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 69 53 85
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +32
Permanent jobs citing WPF 55 73 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.20% 4.05% 1.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.59% 9.07% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 44 68 29
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,250 £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
640 805 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.21% 44.67% 46.05%
Number of salaries quoted 528 695 683
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 £27,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +6 23 £25,000 - 5
Runcorn - 9 £40,000 - 1
Wilmslow +5 2 £41,250 -8.33%
Chester -8 1 £41,000 +17.14%
Crewe -13 1 - - 1
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 84 (100.00%) C#
2 78 (92.86%) .NET
3 66 (78.57%) WCF
4 62 (73.81%) WinForms
5 61 (72.62%) MVVM
6 58 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (69.05%) MVC
7 56 (66.67%) ASP.NET
8 53 (63.10%) Windows
9 45 (53.57%) .NET Framework
10 43 (51.19%) SQL Server
11 40 (47.62%) Dependency Injection
12 38 (45.24%) ASP.NET MVC
13 36 (42.86%) Scrum
14 35 (41.67%) VB.NET
15 29 (34.52%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (34.52%) TDD
16 28 (33.33%) N-Tier
17 27 (32.14%) Web Services
17 27 (32.14%) Web Application Development
18 26 (30.95%) Castle Windsor
18 26 (30.95%) Internet
19 25 (29.76%) VB
19 25 (29.76%) NUnit
19 25 (29.76%) Kanban
19 25 (29.76%) Computer Science
19 25 (29.76%) Inversion of Control
19 25 (29.76%) MSTest
19 25 (29.76%) Rhino Mocks
19 25 (29.76%) Moq

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (3.57%) Apache
1 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.38%) Node.js
3 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 12 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 12 (14.29%) MS Project
3 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (30.95%) Internet
2 4 (4.76%) Wireless
3 2 (2.38%) GPRS
3 2 (2.38%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (51.19%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (29.76%) NUnit
1 25 (29.76%) MSTest
1 25 (29.76%) Rhino Mocks
1 25 (29.76%) Moq
2 22 (26.19%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.57%) Grunt
4 3 (3.57%) Bower
4 3 (3.57%) gulp
4 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 5 (5.95%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Retail
2 4 (4.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 76 (90.48%) Developer
2 45 (53.57%) .NET Developer
3 25 (29.76%) Junior Developer
3 25 (29.76%) Graduate
3 25 (29.76%) Junior
3 25 (29.76%) Junior .NET Developer
3 25 (29.76%) Graduate Developer
3 25 (29.76%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 22 (26.19%) Software Developer
5 18 (21.43%) Senior Developer
6 15 (17.86%) C# Developer
7 9 (10.71%) Software Engineer
7 9 (10.71%) Senior .NET Developer
8 8 (9.52%) C# Software Developer
9 7 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
11 4 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Web Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (92.86%) .NET
2 66 (78.57%) WCF
3 62 (73.81%) WinForms
4 56 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 45 (53.57%) .NET Framework
6 38 (45.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 27 (32.14%) Web Services
8 26 (30.95%) Castle Windsor
9 25 (29.76%) Ninject
9 25 (29.76%) Spring.NET
9 25 (29.76%) Unity DI Container
10 21 (25.00%) Entity Framework
10 21 (25.00%) SOAP
11 19 (22.62%) XML
12 17 (20.24%) Silverlight
12 17 (20.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 17 (20.24%) REST
12 17 (20.24%) ServiceStack
13 10 (11.90%) HTML
13 10 (11.90%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 25 (29.76%) Computer Science
2 25 (29.76%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (9.52%) User Experience
4 5 (5.95%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.19%) Life Science
6 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 53 (63.10%) Windows
2 17 (20.24%) Android
2 17 (20.24%) Windows Phone 7
2 17 (20.24%) Apple iOS
2 17 (20.24%) Windows Phone
3 4 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.38%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (72.62%) MVVM
2 58 (69.05%) MVC
2 58 (69.05%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (47.62%) Dependency Injection
4 36 (42.86%) Scrum
5 29 (34.52%) TDD
5 29 (34.52%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (32.14%) Web Application Development
7 25 (29.76%) Kanban
8 21 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 14 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 13 (15.48%) Web Development
11 12 (14.29%) Software Testing
12 7 (8.33%) SOA
12 7 (8.33%) SDLC
13 5 (5.95%) Mentoring
14 4 (4.76%) Modular Programming
14 4 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
14 4 (4.76%) OOP
14 4 (4.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 84 (100.00%) C#
2 35 (41.67%) VB.NET
3 25 (29.76%) VB
4 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 13 (15.48%) SQL
5 13 (15.48%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.76%) C++
7 3 (3.57%) Java
7 3 (3.57%) XAML
8 1 (1.19%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 24 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.24%) Apple
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle
3 1 (1.19%) Adobe
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