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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 93 103 80
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -23
Permanent jobs citing WPF 95 78 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.34% 1.99% 3.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.25% 4.04% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 83 71 117
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,800 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1809 1929 1940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.61% 49.17% 50.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1536 1726 1757
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +14 16 £42,500 +16.43% 1
Wigan - 8 £32,000 - 1
Rochdale - 4 £45,750 -
Bury - 2 £28,250 -
Bolton +4 1 £26,000 -35.00% 1
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 166 (100.00%) C#
2 160 (96.39%) .NET
3 133 (80.12%) MVC
4 130 (78.31%) WCF
5 125 (75.30%) ASP.NET
6 105 (63.25%) SQL Server
7 93 (56.02%) .NET Framework
8 90 (54.22%) OO
9 88 (53.01%) HTML
10 71 (42.77%) CSS
11 70 (42.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 70 (42.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 68 (40.96%) jQuery
13 67 (40.36%) JavaScript
14 56 (33.73%) LINQ
15 55 (33.13%) Degree
16 53 (31.93%) WinForms
17 50 (30.12%) Team Foundation Server
18 48 (28.92%) TDD
19 47 (28.31%) XML
20 45 (27.11%) VB.NET
21 41 (24.70%) Unit Testing
22 39 (23.49%) Computer Science
23 36 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
24 32 (19.28%) SQL
25 31 (18.67%) Web Services
25 31 (18.67%) OOD
25 31 (18.67%) SQL Server 2008
26 30 (18.07%) Microsoft
27 29 (17.47%) T-SQL

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.20%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.60%) Node.js
3 1 (0.60%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (6.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.20%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.41%) TCP/IP
1 4 (2.41%) Internet
1 4 (2.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (63.25%) SQL Server
2 31 (18.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (14.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (11.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (7.23%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 50 (30.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (9.64%) Moq
2 16 (9.64%) NUnit
3 8 (4.82%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.82%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.81%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.20%) PowerBuilder
General
1 20 (12.05%) Finance
2 9 (5.42%) Retail
3 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.60%) Back Office
4 1 (0.60%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 148 (89.16%) Developer
2 94 (56.63%) .NET Developer
3 86 (51.81%) C# Developer
4 65 (39.16%) Senior Developer
5 62 (37.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 56 (33.73%) Senior C# Developer
7 44 (26.51%) Senior .NET Developer
8 43 (25.90%) ASP.NET Developer
8 43 (25.90%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 43 (25.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 40 (24.10%) Lead Developer
10 34 (20.48%) Software Developer
11 16 (9.64%) C# Software Developer
11 16 (9.64%) .NET Software Developer
12 15 (9.04%) Architect
12 15 (9.04%) Technical Architect
13 14 (8.43%) Web Developer
14 13 (7.83%) Senior Web Developer
15 8 (4.82%) C# Web Developer
15 8 (4.82%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (96.39%) .NET
2 130 (78.31%) WCF
3 125 (75.30%) ASP.NET
4 93 (56.02%) .NET Framework
5 88 (53.01%) HTML
6 71 (42.77%) CSS
7 70 (42.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 70 (42.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 68 (40.96%) jQuery
9 56 (33.73%) LINQ
10 53 (31.93%) WinForms
11 47 (28.31%) XML
12 31 (18.67%) Web Services
13 28 (16.87%) ADO.NET
14 21 (12.65%) Silverlight
15 20 (12.05%) XSLT
16 15 (9.04%) XSD
17 14 (8.43%) REST
17 14 (8.43%) AngularJS
17 14 (8.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 39 (23.49%) Computer Science
2 18 (10.84%) Client/Server
3 16 (9.64%) Mathematics
3 16 (9.64%) Physics
4 12 (7.23%) N-Tier
5 7 (4.22%) Tandem
6 5 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.81%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (80.12%) MVC
2 90 (54.22%) OO
3 48 (28.92%) TDD
4 41 (24.70%) Unit Testing
5 36 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (18.67%) OOD
7 24 (14.46%) Scrum
8 18 (10.84%) Web Development
8 18 (10.84%) Kanban
9 16 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (9.64%) SOA
10 15 (9.04%) Project Management
11 13 (7.83%) Software Engineering
11 13 (7.83%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (7.23%) Refactoring
12 12 (7.23%) ATDD
12 12 (7.23%) MVVM
13 10 (6.02%) E-Commerce
14 8 (4.82%) UML
14 8 (4.82%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 166 (100.00%) C#
2 67 (40.36%) JavaScript
3 45 (27.11%) VB.NET
4 32 (19.28%) SQL
5 29 (17.47%) T-SQL
6 18 (10.84%) VB
7 12 (7.23%) TypeScript
8 8 (4.82%) Java
9 3 (1.81%) C++
9 3 (1.81%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.81%) Python
10 1 (0.60%) XAML
10 1 (0.60%) C
10 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 55 (33.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 30 (18.07%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.04%) Oracle
3 1 (0.60%) VMware
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