The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 89 88 104
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Permanent jobs citing WPF 97 99 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.79% 2.94% 2.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.69% 6.76% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 96 93 75
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1450 1464 1768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 41.67% 43.53% 44.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1254 1259 1495
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,050 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing WPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2016.

WPF Salary Histogram in Manchester

WPF
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheadle - 3 £47,500 -
Stockport - 3 £42,500 - 1
Altrincham - 1 £43,500 -
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, IT jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for WPF.

1 203 (100.00%) C#
2 202 (99.51%) .NET
3 150 (73.89%) WCF
4 149 (73.40%) Agile Software Development
5 122 (60.10%) ASP.NET
6 113 (55.67%) SQL Server
7 111 (54.68%) OO
8 103 (50.74%) MVC
9 93 (45.81%) TDD
10 92 (45.32%) Web Services
11 90 (44.33%) Scrum
12 81 (39.90%) SQL
13 78 (38.42%) .NET Framework
14 77 (37.93%) JavaScript
15 74 (36.45%) Software Engineering
16 71 (34.98%) Entity Framework
17 69 (33.99%) HTML
18 63 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
18 63 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
19 62 (30.54%) NUnit
20 61 (30.05%) CSS
21 58 (28.57%) jQuery
21 58 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
22 56 (27.59%) RESTful
23 55 (27.09%) Team Foundation Server
24 49 (24.14%) LINQ
25 47 (23.15%) MVVM
26 46 (22.66%) Finance
27 44 (21.67%) T-SQL
28 41 (20.20%) SOA

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (7.88%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.48%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (2.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 58 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (16.26%) Internet
2 12 (5.91%) HTTP
3 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (55.67%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.81%) SQL Server 2014
3 16 (7.88%) MongoDB
4 12 (5.91%) Azure SQL Database
4 12 (5.91%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.99%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.49%) Big Data
8 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.49%) SQLite
8 1 (0.49%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 62 (30.54%) NUnit
2 55 (27.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (18.72%) MSTest
4 24 (11.82%) Git (software)
5 16 (7.88%) TeamCity
6 14 (6.90%) Visual Studio
7 11 (5.42%) Moq
8 10 (4.93%) Rhino Mocks
9 8 (3.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (1.48%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.49%) FxCop
11 1 (0.49%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.49%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.49%) StyleCop
11 1 (0.49%) WiX
General
1 46 (22.66%) Finance
2 26 (12.81%) Games
3 13 (6.40%) Marketing
4 8 (3.94%) Retail
5 2 (0.99%) Electronics
5 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 128 (63.05%) Developer
2 78 (38.42%) .NET Developer
3 71 (34.98%) C# Developer
4 49 (24.14%) Lead Developer
5 46 (22.66%) Software Engineer
6 45 (22.17%) .NET Software Engineer
7 44 (21.67%) Senior Developer
8 41 (20.20%) Senior C# Developer
9 40 (19.70%) C# Software Engineer
10 35 (17.24%) Lead C# Developer
11 31 (15.27%) C# .NET Developer
12 27 (13.30%) Lead .NET Developer
13 19 (9.36%) Junior
13 19 (9.36%) Junior .NET Developer
13 19 (9.36%) Junior Developer
14 18 (8.87%) Software Manager
15 17 (8.37%) C# WPF Developer
15 17 (8.37%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
15 17 (8.37%) Senior Software Engineer
15 17 (8.37%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (99.51%) .NET
2 150 (73.89%) WCF
3 122 (60.10%) ASP.NET
4 92 (45.32%) Web Services
5 78 (38.42%) .NET Framework
6 71 (34.98%) Entity Framework
7 69 (33.99%) HTML
8 63 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 61 (30.05%) CSS
10 58 (28.57%) jQuery
11 56 (27.59%) RESTful
12 49 (24.14%) LINQ
13 41 (20.20%) ASP.NET Web API
14 40 (19.70%) WinForms
15 37 (18.23%) AngularJS
15 37 (18.23%) XML
16 34 (16.75%) Silverlight
17 30 (14.78%) SOAP
18 25 (12.32%) WF
18 25 (12.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 24 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.39%) N-Tier
4 11 (5.42%) iPad
5 10 (4.93%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.94%) Xbox
7 3 (1.48%) Health Informatics
7 3 (1.48%) Informatics
8 2 (0.99%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.49%) Kindle
9 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (18.23%) Windows
2 1 (0.49%) Linux
2 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (73.40%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (54.68%) OO
3 103 (50.74%) MVC
4 93 (45.81%) TDD
5 90 (44.33%) Scrum
6 74 (36.45%) Software Engineering
7 63 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (23.15%) MVVM
9 41 (20.20%) SOA
10 38 (18.72%) Machine Learning
11 37 (18.23%) BDD
12 35 (17.24%) Kanban
12 35 (17.24%) Mentoring
13 30 (14.78%) Multithreading
13 30 (14.78%) UML
14 29 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
15 25 (12.32%) DSDM
15 25 (12.32%) RUP
15 25 (12.32%) Service Delivery
15 25 (12.32%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 203 (100.00%) C#
2 81 (39.90%) SQL
3 77 (37.93%) JavaScript
4 44 (21.67%) T-SQL
5 40 (19.70%) Java
6 29 (14.29%) C++
7 25 (12.32%) PL/SQL
8 17 (8.37%) Ruby
9 16 (7.88%) F#
9 16 (7.88%) VB.NET
10 13 (6.40%) TypeScript
11 10 (4.93%) VB
12 4 (1.97%) VBA
13 3 (1.48%) C
13 3 (1.48%) Scala
14 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (6.40%) Degree
2 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (7.88%) Kibana
2 1 (0.49%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 18 (8.87%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.88%) Google
3 4 (1.97%) Twitter
4 2 (0.99%) SAP
5 1 (0.49%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.49%) Facebook
5 1 (0.49%) VMware
5 1 (0.49%) Wonderware
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