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 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 99 109 86
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -23
Permanent jobs citing WPF 89 70 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.20% 1.87% 2.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.05% 3.76% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 79 67 113
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,800 £37,200 £44,300
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1762 1864 1960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.58% 49.69% 50.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1503 1664 1770
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 23 September 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 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
Stockport - 15 £42,500 -
Wigan - 10 £31,500 - 1
Rochdale - 4 £45,750 -
Bury - 2 £28,250 - 1
Bolton +5 1 £26,000 -18.75%
Cheadle - 1 - -
Oldham - 1 £21,000 -
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 170 (100.00%) C#
2 164 (96.47%) .NET
3 135 (79.41%) MVC
3 135 (79.41%) WCF
4 122 (71.76%) ASP.NET
5 107 (62.94%) SQL Server
6 95 (55.88%) OO
7 93 (54.71%) HTML
7 93 (54.71%) .NET Framework
8 81 (47.65%) Agile Software Development
9 75 (44.12%) CSS
10 72 (42.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 67 (39.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 67 (39.41%) JavaScript
12 66 (38.82%) jQuery
13 56 (32.94%) LINQ
14 55 (32.35%) WinForms
15 54 (31.76%) Degree
16 53 (31.18%) Team Foundation Server
17 45 (26.47%) VB.NET
18 44 (25.88%) Unit Testing
19 43 (25.29%) TDD
20 41 (24.12%) XML
21 39 (22.94%) Computer Science
22 34 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
23 31 (18.24%) ADO.NET
24 30 (17.65%) OOD
25 28 (16.47%) SQL Server 2005
26 27 (15.88%) Web Services
27 26 (15.29%) T-SQL

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 12 (7.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.18%) ColdFusion
2 2 (1.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.35%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.35%) TCP/IP
1 4 (2.35%) Internet
1 4 (2.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (62.94%) SQL Server
2 34 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (16.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (7.65%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 53 (31.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (11.76%) Moq
2 20 (11.76%) NUnit
3 8 (4.71%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.12%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.18%) Rational Rose
5 2 (1.18%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (14.12%) Finance
2 8 (4.71%) Retail
3 4 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.59%) Banking
4 1 (0.59%) Automotive
4 1 (0.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 149 (87.65%) Developer
2 96 (56.47%) .NET Developer
3 90 (52.94%) C# Developer
4 66 (38.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 65 (38.24%) Senior Developer
6 55 (32.35%) Senior C# Developer
7 43 (25.29%) Senior .NET Developer
7 43 (25.29%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 43 (25.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 43 (25.29%) ASP.NET Developer
8 41 (24.12%) Lead Developer
9 37 (21.76%) Software Developer
10 20 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
10 20 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
11 18 (10.59%) Architect
12 16 (9.41%) Technical Architect
13 13 (7.65%) Web Developer
14 12 (7.06%) Senior Web Developer
15 8 (4.71%) Senior Software Developer
16 7 (4.12%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (96.47%) .NET
2 135 (79.41%) WCF
3 122 (71.76%) ASP.NET
4 93 (54.71%) HTML
4 93 (54.71%) .NET Framework
5 75 (44.12%) CSS
6 72 (42.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 67 (39.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 66 (38.82%) jQuery
9 56 (32.94%) LINQ
10 55 (32.35%) WinForms
11 41 (24.12%) XML
12 31 (18.24%) ADO.NET
13 27 (15.88%) Web Services
14 20 (11.76%) XSLT
14 20 (11.76%) Silverlight
15 13 (7.65%) XSD
15 13 (7.65%) AngularJS
15 13 (7.65%) REST
16 12 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.94%) Computer Science
2 20 (11.76%) Mathematics
2 20 (11.76%) Physics
3 14 (8.24%) Client/Server
4 11 (6.47%) N-Tier
5 8 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.12%) Tandem
7 4 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.35%) User Experience
8 2 (1.18%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (79.41%) MVC
2 95 (55.88%) OO
3 81 (47.65%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (25.88%) Unit Testing
5 43 (25.29%) TDD
6 30 (17.65%) OOD
7 21 (12.35%) Mentoring
8 20 (11.76%) Scrum
9 18 (10.59%) Web Development
10 16 (9.41%) SOA
11 15 (8.82%) Project Management
11 15 (8.82%) Kanban
12 14 (8.24%) Software Engineering
13 13 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (7.65%) MVVM
14 12 (7.06%) E-Commerce
14 12 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (6.47%) ATDD
15 11 (6.47%) UML
15 11 (6.47%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 170 (100.00%) C#
2 67 (39.41%) JavaScript
3 45 (26.47%) VB.NET
4 26 (15.29%) T-SQL
5 25 (14.71%) SQL
6 14 (8.24%) VB
7 11 (6.47%) TypeScript
8 8 (4.71%) Java
9 3 (1.76%) Python
10 2 (1.18%) C++
10 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.59%) C
Qualifications
1 54 (31.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 26 (15.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.24%) Oracle
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Annual Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bury
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable, Plus B
Posted: 22 days ago