The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 96 90 99
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing WPF 166 196 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.59% 2.81% 2.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.35% 6.42% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 154 176 164
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
WPF
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2616 3055 3607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.82% 43.82% 48.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2201 2560 3221
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WPF across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WPF
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WPF across the North West region.

WPF Salary Trend in the North West

WPF
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WPF across the North West region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

WPF Salary Histogram in the North West

WPF
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the North West region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
Manchester +20 98 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Cheshire -14 52 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Lancashire -20 11 £29,000 -22.66% 1
Merseyside -7 2 £51,250 +7.89% 3
Cumbria - 2 £29,000 -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 310 (99.68%) C#
2 287 (92.28%) .NET
3 224 (72.03%) WCF
4 199 (63.99%) Agile Software Development
5 172 (55.31%) ASP.NET
6 169 (54.34%) SQL Server
7 129 (41.48%) MVVM
8 128 (41.16%) TDD
9 126 (40.51%) Windows
10 121 (38.91%) MVC
11 111 (35.69%) .NET Framework
12 104 (33.44%) WinForms
12 104 (33.44%) Web Services
13 93 (29.90%) NUnit
14 90 (28.94%) ASP.NET MVC
14 90 (28.94%) HTML
15 89 (28.62%) Software Engineering
16 88 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
16 88 (28.30%) JavaScript
17 84 (27.01%) XML
18 82 (26.37%) Scrum
19 81 (26.05%) SQL
20 75 (24.12%) OO
21 71 (22.83%) LINQ
22 68 (21.86%) SOAP
23 64 (20.58%) Microsoft
24 63 (20.26%) CSS
25 61 (19.61%) Finance
26 59 (18.97%) VB.NET
26 59 (18.97%) jQuery

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 4 (1.29%) CMS
2 2 (0.64%) IIS
3 1 (0.32%) Apache
3 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 35 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.54%) MS Visio
2 11 (3.54%) MS Project
3 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (15.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.00%) Internet
2 10 (3.22%) Broadband
3 4 (1.29%) Wireless
4 2 (0.64%) GPRS
4 2 (0.64%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (54.34%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (3.54%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.57%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (1.61%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.29%) MySQL
8 3 (0.96%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 93 (29.90%) NUnit
2 59 (18.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 51 (16.40%) MSTest
4 37 (11.90%) Git (software)
4 37 (11.90%) Moq
5 36 (11.58%) Rhino Mocks
6 29 (9.32%) Visual Studio
7 10 (3.22%) Subversion
8 5 (1.61%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.29%) JIRA
10 3 (0.96%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.32%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.32%) Selenium
11 1 (0.32%) Grunt
11 1 (0.32%) Bower
11 1 (0.32%) gulp
11 1 (0.32%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.32%) SpecFlow
General
1 61 (19.61%) Finance
2 13 (4.18%) Games
3 11 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.22%) Retail
5 7 (2.25%) Publishing
6 4 (1.29%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.96%) Automotive
8 2 (0.64%) Law
8 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Advertising
9 1 (0.32%) Marketing
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 261 (83.92%) Developer
2 156 (50.16%) .NET Developer
3 113 (36.33%) C# Developer
4 69 (22.19%) Software Developer
5 68 (21.86%) Senior Developer
6 55 (17.68%) C# .NET Developer
7 46 (14.79%) Senior .NET Developer
8 41 (13.18%) Senior C# Developer
9 40 (12.86%) C# Software Developer
9 40 (12.86%) Software Engineer
10 37 (11.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 35 (11.25%) Agile C# Developer
12 31 (9.97%) ASP.NET Developer
13 28 (9.00%) Graduate
13 28 (9.00%) Junior
14 27 (8.68%) Junior Developer
14 27 (8.68%) Junior .NET Developer
15 26 (8.36%) Graduate Developer
15 26 (8.36%) Graduate .NET Developer
15 26 (8.36%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (92.28%) .NET
2 224 (72.03%) WCF
3 172 (55.31%) ASP.NET
4 111 (35.69%) .NET Framework
5 104 (33.44%) Web Services
5 104 (33.44%) WinForms
6 90 (28.94%) HTML
6 90 (28.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 84 (27.01%) XML
8 71 (22.83%) LINQ
9 68 (21.86%) SOAP
10 63 (20.26%) CSS
11 59 (18.97%) jQuery
11 59 (18.97%) Entity Framework
12 57 (18.33%) REST
13 47 (15.11%) Silverlight
14 37 (11.90%) Castle Windsor
15 36 (11.58%) Ninject
15 36 (11.58%) Spring.NET
15 36 (11.58%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (14.47%) Inversion of Control
2 43 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (12.86%) Computer Science
3 40 (12.86%) N-Tier
4 12 (3.86%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.25%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.25%) User Experience
6 5 (1.61%) Xbox
6 5 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.29%) NHS
8 2 (0.64%) Interactive TV
8 2 (0.64%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.64%) Biotechnology
8 2 (0.64%) Proteomics
9 1 (0.32%) Life Science
9 1 (0.32%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.32%) DTV
9 1 (0.32%) LIMS
9 1 (0.32%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 126 (40.51%) Windows
2 20 (6.43%) Android
3 19 (6.11%) Apple iOS
4 17 (5.47%) Windows Phone
5 16 (5.14%) Windows Phone 7
6 4 (1.29%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.64%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (63.99%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (41.48%) MVVM
3 128 (41.16%) TDD
4 121 (38.91%) MVC
5 89 (28.62%) Software Engineering
6 88 (28.30%) Continuous Integration
7 82 (26.37%) Scrum
8 75 (24.12%) OO
9 56 (18.01%) UML
10 50 (16.08%) Dependency Injection
11 38 (12.22%) Kanban
12 31 (9.97%) Unit Testing
13 30 (9.65%) Web Application Development
14 29 (9.32%) SDLC
15 19 (6.11%) OOP
16 17 (5.47%) BDD
17 15 (4.82%) Project Management
18 14 (4.50%) Web Development
18 14 (4.50%) SOA
19 13 (4.18%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 310 (99.68%) C#
2 88 (28.30%) JavaScript
3 81 (26.05%) SQL
4 59 (18.97%) VB.NET
5 41 (13.18%) T-SQL
6 36 (11.58%) VBA
7 32 (10.29%) VB
8 30 (9.65%) C++
9 19 (6.11%) Java
10 13 (4.18%) C
11 11 (3.54%) PL/SQL
12 10 (3.22%) XAML
13 4 (1.29%) Delphi
14 3 (0.96%) PHP
14 3 (0.96%) VB6
14 3 (0.96%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.64%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.64%) Scala
16 1 (0.32%) R
16 1 (0.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (9.97%) Degree
2 7 (2.25%) MCSD
2 7 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (2.25%) MCPD
3 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.25%) HL7
2 5 (1.61%) QA
3 3 (0.96%) GAMP
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 64 (20.58%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.14%) Apple
3 9 (2.89%) DevExpress
4 4 (1.29%) Oracle
5 2 (0.64%) Telerik
5 2 (0.64%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.32%) SAP
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe
6 1 (0.32%) Avaya
6 1 (0.32%) Twitter
6 1 (0.32%) Infragistics
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