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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 71 40 100
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +60
Permanent jobs citing WPF 62 81 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.17% 5.12% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.62% 10.89% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 62 73 37
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £40,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
814 744 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.66% 47.06% 44.12%
Number of salaries quoted 702 661 826
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 25 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Chester 0 8 £35,000 +11.11% 4
Crewe -1 7 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Nantwich - 5 £30,000 -
Macclesfield -16 4 £65,000 +85.71% 2
Knutsford - 2 £37,500 -
Wilmslow - 1 £40,000 -
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 130 (98.48%) C#
2 114 (86.36%) .NET
3 111 (84.09%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (62.88%) SQL Server
5 81 (61.36%) TDD
6 68 (51.52%) Continuous Integration
7 65 (49.24%) WCF
7 65 (49.24%) Windows
8 61 (46.21%) MVVM
9 59 (44.70%) WinForms
10 56 (42.42%) ASP.NET
11 53 (40.15%) Scrum
12 52 (39.39%) MVC
13 51 (38.64%) Dependency Injection
13 51 (38.64%) Kanban
13 51 (38.64%) Spring.NET
13 51 (38.64%) Castle Windsor
14 50 (37.88%) Ninject
14 50 (37.88%) Unity DI Container
14 50 (37.88%) Inversion of Control
14 50 (37.88%) MSTest
14 50 (37.88%) Rhino Mocks
14 50 (37.88%) Moq
14 50 (37.88%) NUnit
15 47 (35.61%) .NET Framework
16 42 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
17 41 (31.06%) SQL
18 36 (27.27%) VB.NET
19 31 (23.48%) ASP.NET MVC
20 27 (20.45%) JavaScript

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1 (0.76%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (62.88%) SQL Server
2 42 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.30%) MySQL
4 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 50 (37.88%) NUnit
1 50 (37.88%) MSTest
1 50 (37.88%) Rhino Mocks
1 50 (37.88%) Moq
2 22 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.76%) JIRA
4 1 (0.76%) Selenium
4 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (14.39%) Finance
2 6 (4.55%) Retail
3 3 (2.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 114 (86.36%) Developer
2 89 (67.42%) .NET Developer
3 31 (23.48%) C# Developer
4 27 (20.45%) Junior
4 27 (20.45%) Junior Developer
5 25 (18.94%) Junior .NET Developer
5 25 (18.94%) Graduate Developer
5 25 (18.94%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 25 (18.94%) Graduate
6 19 (14.39%) Senior Developer
7 18 (13.64%) Analyst
7 18 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (11.36%) Senior .NET Developer
9 14 (10.61%) Software Developer
10 13 (9.85%) Software Engineer
11 12 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
11 12 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
12 8 (6.06%) Agile C# Developer
13 7 (5.30%) C# Software Developer
14 6 (4.55%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (86.36%) .NET
2 65 (49.24%) WCF
3 59 (44.70%) WinForms
4 56 (42.42%) ASP.NET
5 51 (38.64%) Spring.NET
5 51 (38.64%) Castle Windsor
6 50 (37.88%) Ninject
6 50 (37.88%) Unity DI Container
7 47 (35.61%) .NET Framework
8 31 (23.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 21 (15.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 21 (15.91%) Razor View Engine
10 21 (15.91%) REST
10 21 (15.91%) NHibernate
11 19 (14.39%) LINQ
12 17 (12.88%) MSMQ
12 17 (12.88%) SOAP
13 15 (11.36%) Web Services
14 14 (10.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (37.88%) Inversion of Control
2 25 (18.94%) Computer Science
3 18 (13.64%) Blog
4 17 (12.88%) Social Network
4 17 (12.88%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.27%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.52%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.52%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.76%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 65 (49.24%) Windows
2 2 (1.52%) VxWorks
3 1 (0.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (84.09%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (61.36%) TDD
3 68 (51.52%) Continuous Integration
4 61 (46.21%) MVVM
5 53 (40.15%) Scrum
6 52 (39.39%) MVC
7 51 (38.64%) Kanban
7 51 (38.64%) Dependency Injection
8 25 (18.94%) Web Application Development
9 21 (15.91%) BDD
10 20 (15.15%) Software Engineering
11 17 (12.88%) UML
12 8 (6.06%) SOA
13 6 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (4.55%) OO
14 3 (2.27%) OOP
14 3 (2.27%) OOA/OOD
14 3 (2.27%) OOD
14 3 (2.27%) Multithreading
14 3 (2.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 130 (98.48%) C#
2 41 (31.06%) SQL
3 36 (27.27%) VB.NET
4 27 (20.45%) JavaScript
5 25 (18.94%) VB
6 22 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 16 (12.12%) VBA
8 12 (9.09%) C++
9 6 (4.55%) Java
10 4 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.27%) Degree
3 2 (1.52%) MCP
3 2 (1.52%) MCAD
3 2 (1.52%) MCSD
3 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.52%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.82%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.88%) Facebook
2 17 (12.88%) Twitter
3 4 (3.03%) Oracle
Macclesfield, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable, Plus B
Posted: 18 days ago