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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 135 69 64
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -5
Permanent jobs citing WPF 123 234 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.78% 3.53% 3.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.46% 7.19% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 106 216 270
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
2755 3253 3787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.80% 49.01% 50.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2398 2861 3375
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -24 66 £40,000 +6.66% 19
Cheshire -51 37 £37,500 - 10
Lancashire +7 13 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Merseyside -5 7 £27,500 -34.91% 4
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 254 (96.95%) C#
2 242 (92.37%) .NET
3 166 (63.36%) WCF
4 158 (60.31%) Agile Software Development
5 150 (57.25%) ASP.NET
6 146 (55.73%) SQL Server
7 106 (40.46%) MVVM
8 101 (38.55%) Windows
8 101 (38.55%) MVC
9 100 (38.17%) TDD
10 94 (35.88%) VB.NET
11 92 (35.11%) HTML
12 84 (32.06%) .NET Framework
13 77 (29.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 76 (29.01%) NUnit
15 74 (28.24%) WinForms
16 73 (27.86%) JavaScript
17 69 (26.34%) LINQ
18 67 (25.57%) Continuous Integration
19 65 (24.81%) CSS
20 61 (23.28%) Software Engineering
21 60 (22.90%) SQL
22 57 (21.76%) Scrum
23 54 (20.61%) SQL Server 2008
24 53 (20.23%) MSTest
25 52 (19.85%) Microsoft
26 49 (18.70%) Kanban
27 48 (18.32%) Moq
27 48 (18.32%) Web Services
28 47 (17.94%) Finance

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 9 (3.44%) IIS
2 8 (3.05%) Node.js
3 2 (0.76%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.38%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.38%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 18 (6.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.76%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.31%) Internet
2 5 (1.91%) HTTP
3 2 (0.76%) Intranet
3 2 (0.76%) GPRS
3 2 (0.76%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (55.73%) SQL Server
2 54 (20.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (7.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (7.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (7.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (4.58%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (3.44%) MySQL
8 7 (2.67%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 76 (29.01%) NUnit
2 53 (20.23%) MSTest
3 48 (18.32%) Moq
4 41 (15.65%) Rhino Mocks
5 40 (15.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (8.02%) Git (software)
7 18 (6.87%) Visual Studio
8 14 (5.34%) Subversion
9 12 (4.58%) JIRA
10 7 (2.67%) SpecFlow
11 6 (2.29%) Xcode
12 5 (1.91%) Ant
12 5 (1.91%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.91%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.91%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.76%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.76%) Selenium
13 2 (0.76%) Firebug
General
1 47 (17.94%) Finance
2 6 (2.29%) Publishing
3 5 (1.91%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.53%) Games
5 2 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.76%) Marketing
6 1 (0.38%) Back Office
6 1 (0.38%) Banking
6 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 225 (85.88%) Developer
2 161 (61.45%) .NET Developer
3 64 (24.43%) C# Developer
4 43 (16.41%) Software Developer
5 40 (15.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 38 (14.50%) Junior
7 37 (14.12%) Junior Developer
8 33 (12.60%) Graduate
9 32 (12.21%) Junior .NET Developer
10 31 (11.83%) Graduate Developer
10 31 (11.83%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 29 (11.07%) Senior Developer
12 22 (8.40%) Senior .NET Developer
13 21 (8.02%) ASP.NET Developer
14 20 (7.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 19 (7.25%) Senior C# Developer
15 19 (7.25%) Software Engineer
16 18 (6.87%) C# Software Developer
17 16 (6.11%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
18 14 (5.34%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (92.37%) .NET
2 166 (63.36%) WCF
3 150 (57.25%) ASP.NET
4 92 (35.11%) HTML
5 84 (32.06%) .NET Framework
6 77 (29.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 74 (28.24%) WinForms
8 69 (26.34%) LINQ
9 65 (24.81%) CSS
10 48 (18.32%) Web Services
11 43 (16.41%) XML
12 42 (16.03%) REST
13 41 (15.65%) Castle Windsor
13 41 (15.65%) Ninject
13 41 (15.65%) Unity DI Container
13 41 (15.65%) Spring.NET
14 38 (14.50%) HTML5
15 35 (13.36%) Silverlight
15 35 (13.36%) SOAP
16 34 (12.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 46 (17.56%) Inversion of Control
2 44 (16.79%) Computer Science
3 30 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.87%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.82%) Social Network
6 9 (3.44%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.29%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.29%) Physics
8 4 (1.53%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.53%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.15%) LIMS
10 2 (0.76%) Biotechnology
10 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.76%) Interactive TV
10 2 (0.76%) Informatics
11 1 (0.38%) GIS
11 1 (0.38%) NHS
11 1 (0.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 101 (38.55%) Windows
2 12 (4.58%) Android
2 12 (4.58%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.44%) Windows Phone
4 2 (0.76%) Windows Phone 7
4 2 (0.76%) Windows CE
4 2 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (60.31%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (40.46%) MVVM
3 101 (38.55%) MVC
4 100 (38.17%) TDD
5 67 (25.57%) Continuous Integration
6 61 (23.28%) Software Engineering
7 57 (21.76%) Scrum
8 49 (18.70%) Kanban
9 46 (17.56%) OO
10 41 (15.65%) Dependency Injection
11 33 (12.60%) Web Application Development
11 33 (12.60%) SOA
12 26 (9.92%) Web Development
13 24 (9.16%) UML
13 24 (9.16%) E-Commerce
14 18 (6.87%) Unit Testing
15 9 (3.44%) Asset Management
15 9 (3.44%) BDD
16 8 (3.05%) Android Development
16 8 (3.05%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 254 (96.95%) C#
2 94 (35.88%) VB.NET
3 73 (27.86%) JavaScript
4 60 (22.90%) SQL
5 27 (10.31%) VB
6 22 (8.40%) T-SQL
7 21 (8.02%) Java
8 17 (6.49%) XAML
9 16 (6.11%) C++
10 14 (5.34%) VBA
11 9 (3.44%) PHP
12 8 (3.05%) C
13 6 (2.29%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.91%) Ruby
14 5 (1.91%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.91%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.15%) Scala
16 1 (0.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (10.31%) Degree
2 6 (2.29%) VCP4
3 4 (1.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.15%) GAMP
System Software
1 5 (1.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.91%) Puppet
1 5 (1.91%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 52 (19.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.82%) Facebook
2 10 (3.82%) Twitter
3 8 (3.05%) Apple
4 7 (2.67%) Google
5 6 (2.29%) Oracle
5 6 (2.29%) Telerik
6 4 (1.53%) DevExpress
7 3 (1.15%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.38%) Infragistics
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