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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 99 84 97
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Permanent jobs citing WPF 94 102 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.34% 2.47% 2.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.30% 4.96% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 83 93 92
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
1775 2055 1856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.21% 49.83% 48.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1491 1843 1696
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 28 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 28 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 +12 15 £42,500 +16.43% 3
Bury - 5 £35,000 -
Wigan - 3 - - 1
Rochdale - 2 £42,500 - 1
Altrincham - 2 £50,000 -
Bolton -3 1 £26,000 -35.00%
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 170 (100.00%) C#
2 164 (96.47%) .NET
3 132 (77.65%) ASP.NET
4 130 (76.47%) MVC
5 127 (74.71%) WCF
6 103 (60.59%) SQL Server
7 99 (58.24%) .NET Framework
8 88 (51.76%) OO
9 83 (48.82%) HTML
10 81 (47.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 72 (42.35%) JavaScript
12 71 (41.76%) jQuery
13 69 (40.59%) CSS
14 68 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 56 (32.94%) LINQ
15 56 (32.94%) Degree
16 54 (31.76%) TDD
17 53 (31.18%) XML
18 52 (30.59%) WinForms
19 49 (28.82%) Team Foundation Server
20 45 (26.47%) SQL
21 43 (25.29%) VB.NET
22 42 (24.71%) Computer Science
23 38 (22.35%) Microsoft
24 37 (21.76%) Unit Testing
25 34 (20.00%) Web Services
26 33 (19.41%) T-SQL
26 33 (19.41%) Agile Software Development
27 30 (17.65%) OOD
28 28 (16.47%) SQL Server 2008

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.59%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (4.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.18%) Firewall
1 2 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (60.59%) SQL Server
2 28 (16.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (11.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (7.06%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 49 (28.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (8.82%) NUnit
2 15 (8.82%) Moq
3 9 (5.29%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.71%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.76%) MSTest
5 3 (1.76%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.18%) Selenium
7 1 (0.59%) Subversion
7 1 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (9.41%) Finance
2 6 (3.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 150 (88.24%) Developer
2 102 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 84 (49.41%) C# Developer
4 66 (38.82%) C# .NET Developer
4 66 (38.82%) Senior Developer
5 57 (33.53%) Senior C# Developer
6 47 (27.65%) ASP.NET Developer
6 47 (27.65%) Senior .NET Developer
7 46 (27.06%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 46 (27.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 41 (24.12%) Lead Developer
9 28 (16.47%) Software Developer
10 17 (10.00%) Web Developer
11 15 (8.82%) Senior Web Developer
12 13 (7.65%) Architect
12 13 (7.65%) Technical Architect
12 13 (7.65%) .NET Software Developer
13 12 (7.06%) C# Software Developer
14 10 (5.88%) C# Web Developer
15 8 (4.71%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (96.47%) .NET
2 132 (77.65%) ASP.NET
3 127 (74.71%) WCF
4 99 (58.24%) .NET Framework
5 83 (48.82%) HTML
6 81 (47.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 71 (41.76%) jQuery
8 69 (40.59%) CSS
9 68 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 56 (32.94%) LINQ
11 53 (31.18%) XML
12 52 (30.59%) WinForms
13 34 (20.00%) Web Services
14 24 (14.12%) ADO.NET
15 19 (11.18%) XSLT
16 18 (10.59%) Silverlight
17 17 (10.00%) XSD
17 17 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 14 (8.24%) REST
19 13 (7.65%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (24.71%) Computer Science
2 22 (12.94%) Client/Server
3 12 (7.06%) Mathematics
3 12 (7.06%) Physics
3 12 (7.06%) N-Tier
4 10 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.12%) Tandem
6 5 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (2.94%) RIA
7 2 (1.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (76.47%) MVC
2 88 (51.76%) OO
3 54 (31.76%) TDD
4 37 (21.76%) Unit Testing
5 33 (19.41%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (17.65%) OOD
7 28 (16.47%) Scrum
8 19 (11.18%) Kanban
8 19 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (10.59%) MVVM
9 18 (10.59%) Web Development
10 16 (9.41%) SOA
11 14 (8.24%) Project Management
12 13 (7.65%) Software Engineering
13 12 (7.06%) ATDD
13 12 (7.06%) Refactoring
13 12 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (4.12%) Software Architecture
14 7 (4.12%) Knowledge Management
14 7 (4.12%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 170 (100.00%) C#
2 72 (42.35%) JavaScript
3 45 (26.47%) SQL
4 43 (25.29%) VB.NET
5 33 (19.41%) T-SQL
6 22 (12.94%) VB
7 12 (7.06%) TypeScript
8 8 (4.71%) Java
9 5 (2.94%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.76%) XAML
10 3 (1.76%) Python
10 3 (1.76%) C++
11 2 (1.18%) XPath
12 1 (0.59%) C
12 1 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (32.94%) Degree
2 3 (1.76%) MCTS
2 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.76%) MCP
2 3 (1.76%) MCAD
2 3 (1.76%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 38 (22.35%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.82%) Oracle
3 3 (1.76%) VMware
3 3 (1.76%) SAP
4 2 (1.18%) IBM
4 2 (1.18%) HP
5 1 (0.59%) Epicor
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wigan
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £40,500 to £44,500 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago