The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 96 86 92
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing WPF 89 107 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.25% 2.57% 2.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.11% 5.12% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 78 98 91
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1742 2091 1837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.12% 50.25% 48.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1463 1880 1677
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 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 23 July 2014.

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 23 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
Stockport +7 14 £42,500 +16.43% 4
Bury - 5 £35,000 -
Wigan - 3 - -
Rochdale - 2 £42,500 - 1
Altrincham - 2 £50,000 -
Bolton -5 1 £26,000 -35.00%
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 164 (100.00%) C#
2 158 (96.34%) .NET
3 128 (78.05%) ASP.NET
4 126 (76.83%) MVC
5 121 (73.78%) WCF
6 100 (60.98%) SQL Server
7 95 (57.93%) .NET Framework
8 84 (51.22%) OO
9 79 (48.17%) HTML
9 79 (48.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 69 (42.07%) JavaScript
10 69 (42.07%) jQuery
11 65 (39.63%) CSS
11 65 (39.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 54 (32.93%) LINQ
12 54 (32.93%) Degree
12 54 (32.93%) TDD
13 52 (31.71%) XML
14 50 (30.49%) WinForms
15 47 (28.66%) Team Foundation Server
16 44 (26.83%) SQL
17 41 (25.00%) VB.NET
17 41 (25.00%) Computer Science
18 38 (23.17%) Microsoft
19 36 (21.95%) Unit Testing
20 34 (20.73%) Web Services
21 33 (20.12%) T-SQL
22 31 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
23 28 (17.07%) Scrum
23 28 (17.07%) OOD

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 8 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.61%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.22%) Internet
1 2 (1.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (60.98%) SQL Server
2 26 (15.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (10.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (9.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (7.32%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.22%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 47 (28.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (8.54%) NUnit
2 14 (8.54%) Moq
3 9 (5.49%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.88%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.83%) MSTest
5 3 (1.83%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.22%) Selenium
6 2 (1.22%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.61%) Subversion
General
1 15 (9.15%) Finance
2 5 (3.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 146 (89.02%) Developer
2 99 (60.37%) .NET Developer
3 80 (48.78%) C# Developer
4 63 (38.41%) Senior Developer
4 63 (38.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 54 (32.93%) Senior C# Developer
6 45 (27.44%) Senior .NET Developer
6 45 (27.44%) ASP.NET Developer
7 44 (26.83%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 44 (26.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 39 (23.78%) Lead Developer
9 26 (15.85%) Software Developer
10 17 (10.37%) Web Developer
11 15 (9.15%) Senior Web Developer
12 12 (7.32%) Technical Architect
12 12 (7.32%) Architect
12 12 (7.32%) .NET Software Developer
13 11 (6.71%) C# Software Developer
14 10 (6.10%) C# Web Developer
15 7 (4.27%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (96.34%) .NET
2 128 (78.05%) ASP.NET
3 121 (73.78%) WCF
4 95 (57.93%) .NET Framework
5 79 (48.17%) HTML
5 79 (48.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 69 (42.07%) jQuery
7 65 (39.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 65 (39.63%) CSS
8 54 (32.93%) LINQ
9 52 (31.71%) XML
10 50 (30.49%) WinForms
11 34 (20.73%) Web Services
12 23 (14.02%) ADO.NET
13 19 (11.59%) XSLT
14 18 (10.98%) Silverlight
15 17 (10.37%) XSD
15 17 (10.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 14 (8.54%) REST
17 13 (7.93%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 22 (13.41%) Client/Server
3 12 (7.32%) N-Tier
4 11 (6.71%) Mathematics
4 11 (6.71%) Physics
5 10 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.66%) Tandem
7 5 (3.05%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (3.05%) RIA
8 2 (1.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (76.83%) MVC
2 84 (51.22%) OO
3 54 (32.93%) TDD
4 36 (21.95%) Unit Testing
5 31 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (17.07%) Scrum
6 28 (17.07%) OOD
7 19 (11.59%) Kanban
8 18 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (10.98%) MVVM
8 18 (10.98%) Web Development
9 16 (9.76%) SOA
10 13 (7.93%) Project Management
11 12 (7.32%) Refactoring
11 12 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (7.32%) Software Engineering
11 12 (7.32%) ATDD
12 7 (4.27%) Knowledge Management
13 6 (3.66%) Requirements Analysis
13 6 (3.66%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 164 (100.00%) C#
2 69 (42.07%) JavaScript
3 44 (26.83%) SQL
4 41 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 33 (20.12%) T-SQL
6 22 (13.41%) VB
7 12 (7.32%) TypeScript
8 7 (4.27%) Java
9 5 (3.05%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.83%) Python
10 3 (1.83%) XAML
10 3 (1.83%) C++
11 2 (1.22%) XPath
12 1 (0.61%) C
12 1 (0.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 54 (32.93%) Degree
2 3 (1.83%) MCP
2 3 (1.83%) MCAD
2 3 (1.83%) MCSD
2 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.83%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 38 (23.17%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.54%) Oracle
3 3 (1.83%) SAP
3 3 (1.83%) VMware
4 2 (1.22%) IBM
4 2 (1.22%) HP
5 1 (0.61%) Epicor
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