The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 51 93 80
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -13
Permanent jobs citing WPF 74 26 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.14% 1.50% 2.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.22% 3.33% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 68 21 55
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
803 780 1064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.96% 44.93% 46.06%
Number of salaries quoted 691 677 971
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WPF
North West

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -5 25 £25,000 -31.03% 3
Nantwich - 9 £30,000 -
Macclesfield +15 7 £39,250 +30.83%
Chester - 7 £35,000 - 1
Crewe +13 5 £35,000 +27.27%
Wilmslow - 1 £45,000 -
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 171 (98.84%) C#
2 145 (83.82%) .NET
3 97 (56.07%) TDD
3 97 (56.07%) SQL Server
4 93 (53.76%) WinForms
5 83 (47.98%) WCF
6 79 (45.66%) MVVM
7 75 (43.35%) Windows
8 74 (42.77%) ASP.NET
9 73 (42.20%) MVC
10 70 (40.46%) Continuous Integration
11 63 (36.42%) .NET Framework
12 57 (32.95%) SQL
13 55 (31.79%) SQL Server 2008
14 53 (30.64%) Scrum
15 51 (29.48%) NUnit
15 51 (29.48%) Kanban
15 51 (29.48%) Dependency Injection
16 50 (28.90%) Castle Windsor
16 50 (28.90%) Spring.NET
17 49 (28.32%) Ninject
17 49 (28.32%) Inversion of Control
17 49 (28.32%) MSTest
17 49 (28.32%) Rhino Mocks
17 49 (28.32%) Moq
17 49 (28.32%) Unity DI Container
17 49 (28.32%) Microsoft
18 45 (26.01%) ASP.NET MVC
19 42 (24.28%) Software Engineering
20 41 (23.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2 (1.16%) IIS
1 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (13.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) MS Project
2 2 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.03%) Internet
2 3 (1.73%) GPRS
2 3 (1.73%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (56.07%) SQL Server
2 55 (31.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.73%) MySQL
4 3 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 51 (29.48%) NUnit
2 49 (28.32%) MSTest
2 49 (28.32%) Rhino Mocks
2 49 (28.32%) Moq
3 26 (15.03%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.16%) JIRA
4 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.58%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (6.36%) Retail
2 10 (5.78%) Finance
3 2 (1.16%) Electronics
4 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 136 (78.61%) Developer
2 103 (59.54%) .NET Developer
3 46 (26.59%) C# Developer
4 32 (18.50%) Software Engineer
4 32 (18.50%) Senior Developer
5 31 (17.92%) C# Software Engineer
6 30 (17.34%) C# .NET Developer
7 27 (15.61%) Software Developer
8 26 (15.03%) Graduate
8 26 (15.03%) Junior
8 26 (15.03%) Junior .NET Developer
8 26 (15.03%) Graduate Developer
8 26 (15.03%) Junior Developer
8 26 (15.03%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 22 (12.72%) Senior .NET Developer
10 19 (10.98%) Analyst
11 17 (9.83%) Software Team Leader
11 17 (9.83%) Team Leader
12 16 (9.25%) C# Software Developer
13 13 (7.51%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (83.82%) .NET
2 93 (53.76%) WinForms
3 83 (47.98%) WCF
4 74 (42.77%) ASP.NET
5 63 (36.42%) .NET Framework
6 50 (28.90%) Castle Windsor
6 50 (28.90%) Spring.NET
7 49 (28.32%) Ninject
7 49 (28.32%) Unity DI Container
8 45 (26.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 41 (23.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 33 (19.08%) Silverlight
11 26 (15.03%) Razor View Engine
12 25 (14.45%) REST
13 24 (13.87%) NHibernate
14 23 (13.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 22 (12.72%) Web Services
16 21 (12.14%) SOAP
17 20 (11.56%) XML
18 18 (10.40%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (28.32%) Inversion of Control
2 27 (15.61%) N-Tier
3 26 (15.03%) Computer Science
4 20 (11.56%) Blog
5 12 (6.94%) SystemC
6 11 (6.36%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (5.78%) Social Network
8 8 (4.62%) NHS
9 3 (1.73%) Informatics
10 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.58%) EPoS
11 1 (0.58%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 75 (43.35%) Windows
2 5 (2.89%) Android
3 4 (2.31%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (2.31%) Windows Phone 7
3 4 (2.31%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.31%) Windows Phone
4 3 (1.73%) Windows CE
5 2 (1.16%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (56.07%) TDD
2 79 (45.66%) MVVM
3 73 (42.20%) MVC
4 70 (40.46%) Continuous Integration
5 53 (30.64%) Scrum
6 51 (29.48%) Kanban
6 51 (29.48%) Dependency Injection
7 42 (24.28%) Software Engineering
8 39 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (16.76%) OO
10 26 (15.03%) Web Application Development
11 23 (13.29%) BDD
12 21 (12.14%) Unit Testing
13 19 (10.98%) OOD
14 17 (9.83%) UML
15 15 (8.67%) OOP
16 11 (6.36%) OOA/OOD
17 7 (4.05%) Product Management
17 7 (4.05%) Multithreading
17 7 (4.05%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 171 (98.84%) C#
2 57 (32.95%) SQL
3 38 (21.97%) VB.NET
4 30 (17.34%) JavaScript
5 27 (15.61%) T-SQL
6 26 (15.03%) VB
7 15 (8.67%) VBA
8 12 (6.94%) C
9 10 (5.78%) C++
10 5 (2.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (7.51%) MCTS
1 13 (7.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (6.94%) MCP
3 8 (4.62%) MCAD
3 8 (4.62%) MCSD
4 5 (2.89%) MCPD
5 3 (1.73%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.67%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 49 (28.32%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.78%) Facebook
2 10 (5.78%) Twitter
3 4 (2.31%) Oracle
3 4 (2.31%) Apple
4 1 (0.58%) VMware
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: c.42,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits, flexi-time
Posted: 6 days ago