The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 77 100 83
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -17
Permanent jobs citing WPF 98 84 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.94% 2.11% 3.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.74% 4.75% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 93 76 123
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1453 1770 2198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.57% 44.54% 51.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1247 1500 1982
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WPF across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WPF
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WPF across the Manchester region.

WPF Salary Trend in Manchester

WPF
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WPF across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

WPF Salary Histogram in Manchester

WPF
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 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
Bolton +8 3 £27,500 -31.25%
Wigan +5 3 £37,500 -
Salford - 1 £37,500 -
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 193 (100.00%) C#
2 173 (89.64%) .NET
3 138 (71.50%) WCF
4 113 (58.55%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (54.40%) SQL Server
6 102 (52.85%) ASP.NET
7 89 (46.11%) TDD
8 77 (39.90%) HTML
9 71 (36.79%) JavaScript
10 70 (36.27%) Windows
11 65 (33.68%) OO
12 64 (33.16%) NUnit
13 62 (32.12%) Software Engineering
14 61 (31.61%) MVVM
15 60 (31.09%) LINQ
16 59 (30.57%) SQL
17 58 (30.05%) MVC
18 57 (29.53%) Web Services
19 56 (29.02%) XML
19 56 (29.02%) Continuous Integration
20 53 (27.46%) CSS
20 53 (27.46%) UML
21 50 (25.91%) Finance
21 50 (25.91%) .NET Framework
22 49 (25.39%) Team Foundation Server
23 47 (24.35%) ASP.NET MVC
24 45 (23.32%) jQuery
25 44 (22.80%) SOAP
26 41 (21.24%) Scrum
27 39 (20.21%) Microsoft Azure

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (1.04%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (9.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (20.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.18%) Broadband
2 2 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (54.40%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.59%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.59%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 64 (33.16%) NUnit
2 49 (25.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (17.10%) Git (software)
4 25 (12.95%) MSTest
5 10 (5.18%) Rhino Mocks
5 10 (5.18%) Moq
6 9 (4.66%) Subversion
7 4 (2.07%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.07%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.55%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.52%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.52%) Selenium
9 1 (0.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 50 (25.91%) Finance
2 13 (6.74%) Games
3 11 (5.70%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.63%) Publishing
5 3 (1.55%) Retail
5 3 (1.55%) Automotive
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 154 (79.79%) Developer
2 91 (47.15%) C# Developer
3 85 (44.04%) .NET Developer
4 49 (25.39%) Senior Developer
5 46 (23.83%) C# .NET Developer
6 41 (21.24%) Software Developer
7 37 (19.17%) Senior .NET Developer
8 36 (18.65%) Senior C# Developer
9 34 (17.62%) Agile C# Developer
10 33 (17.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 30 (15.54%) C# Software Developer
12 27 (13.99%) ASP.NET Developer
13 23 (11.92%) Software Engineer
13 23 (11.92%) Lead Developer
13 23 (11.92%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (5.70%) C# Software Engineer
15 10 (5.18%) Consultant
16 8 (4.15%) .NET Software Engineer
17 7 (3.63%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
18 5 (2.59%) Senior .NET Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (89.64%) .NET
2 138 (71.50%) WCF
3 102 (52.85%) ASP.NET
4 77 (39.90%) HTML
5 60 (31.09%) LINQ
6 57 (29.53%) Web Services
7 56 (29.02%) XML
8 53 (27.46%) CSS
9 50 (25.91%) .NET Framework
10 47 (24.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 45 (23.32%) jQuery
12 44 (22.80%) SOAP
13 39 (20.21%) REST
14 35 (18.13%) Entity Framework
15 34 (17.62%) WinForms
16 33 (17.10%) MSMQ
17 32 (16.58%) Silverlight
18 20 (10.36%) RESTful
19 19 (9.84%) HTML5
20 14 (7.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (9.84%) Inversion of Control
3 14 (7.25%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.70%) N-Tier
5 6 (3.11%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.59%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.07%) Xbox
7 4 (2.07%) NHS
8 3 (1.55%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.04%) Interactive TV
9 2 (1.04%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.04%) Proteomics
10 1 (0.52%) DTV
10 1 (0.52%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 70 (36.27%) Windows
2 2 (1.04%) Android
2 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (58.55%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (46.11%) TDD
3 65 (33.68%) OO
4 62 (32.12%) Software Engineering
5 61 (31.61%) MVVM
6 58 (30.05%) MVC
7 56 (29.02%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (27.46%) UML
9 41 (21.24%) Scrum
10 20 (10.36%) SDLC
11 18 (9.33%) Unit Testing
12 16 (8.29%) BDD
13 15 (7.77%) OOP
14 13 (6.74%) Kanban
15 12 (6.22%) Multithreading
16 11 (5.70%) Project Management
17 10 (5.18%) E-Commerce
17 10 (5.18%) Dependency Injection
18 9 (4.66%) PRINCE2
19 8 (4.15%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 193 (100.00%) C#
2 71 (36.79%) JavaScript
3 59 (30.57%) SQL
4 33 (17.10%) VBA
5 30 (15.54%) T-SQL
6 27 (13.99%) C++
7 15 (7.77%) Java
8 13 (6.74%) C
9 11 (5.70%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.63%) XAML
11 5 (2.59%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.55%) VB
12 3 (1.55%) Scala
12 3 (1.55%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.04%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.52%) Python
14 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (9.84%) Degree
2 6 (3.11%) MCSD
2 6 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.11%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.11%) HL7
2 4 (2.07%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (16.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.59%) DevExpress
3 3 (1.55%) Telerik
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle
5 1 (0.52%) SAP
5 1 (0.52%) Avaya
5 1 (0.52%) Infragistics
5 1 (0.52%) Xamarin
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40,000 + Flexible Working + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £36000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 35000-50000 Per Annum 35-50K+ Training + Microsoft Certifications + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Altrincham
D4 Digital
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago