The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 89 87 101
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing WPF 216 224 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.01% 3.05% 2.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.40% 6.16% 4.54%
Number of salaries quoted 183 218 155
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £25,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £38,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3377 3639 3521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 47.01% 49.58% 49.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2893 3244 3161
Average salary £37,000 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
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
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +29 102 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Manchester -32 78 £37,500 +7.14% 13
Merseyside +9 23 £42,000 +29.23% 8
Lancashire -6 10 £35,000 - 2
Cumbria +1 1 - -
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 474 (99.16%) C#
2 450 (94.14%) .NET
3 289 (60.46%) ASP.NET
4 285 (59.62%) WCF
5 273 (57.11%) SQL Server
6 256 (53.56%) MVC
7 213 (44.56%) WinForms
8 197 (41.21%) SQL
9 194 (40.59%) OO
10 185 (38.70%) .NET Framework
11 179 (37.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 168 (35.15%) TDD
13 146 (30.54%) Microsoft
14 136 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
15 125 (26.15%) Windows
16 113 (23.64%) Scrum
17 107 (22.38%) Software Engineering
17 107 (22.38%) MVVM
18 105 (21.97%) Unit Testing
19 104 (21.76%) JavaScript
20 95 (19.87%) VB.NET
21 94 (19.67%) T-SQL
22 93 (19.46%) jQuery
23 91 (19.04%) OOD
24 90 (18.83%) HTML
25 85 (17.78%) CSS
26 84 (17.57%) XML
27 83 (17.36%) SQL Server 2008
28 78 (16.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
29 77 (16.11%) Silverlight

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (1.67%) IIS
2 6 (1.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.63%) DNN
4 1 (0.21%) Node.js
4 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.21%) CMS
4 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 43 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.63%) MS Project
2 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.14%) Internet
2 5 (1.05%) GPRS
2 5 (1.05%) UMTS
3 2 (0.42%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (57.11%) SQL Server
2 83 (17.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (6.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (5.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
6 11 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.67%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.67%) MySQL
8 6 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.26%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (0.84%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.42%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.42%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.42%) SQLite
10 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 76 (15.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 60 (12.55%) NUnit
3 53 (11.09%) Moq
4 49 (10.25%) MSTest
4 49 (10.25%) Rhino Mocks
5 46 (9.62%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.67%) Subversion
7 6 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.84%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.84%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.84%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.63%) Selenium
9 3 (0.63%) Firebug
10 2 (0.42%) JIRA
10 2 (0.42%) Log4Net
10 2 (0.42%) PhoneGap
11 1 (0.21%) YouTrack
11 1 (0.21%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.21%) Dreamweaver
General
1 44 (9.21%) Finance
2 13 (2.72%) Retail
3 1 (0.21%) Advertising
3 1 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 357 (74.69%) Developer
2 216 (45.19%) .NET Developer
3 179 (37.45%) C# Developer
4 108 (22.59%) Senior Developer
5 98 (20.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 78 (16.32%) Software Engineer
7 73 (15.27%) Senior .NET Developer
8 65 (13.60%) Senior C# Developer
8 65 (13.60%) Software Developer
9 59 (12.34%) ASP.NET Developer
10 58 (12.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 44 (9.21%) C# Software Engineer
12 40 (8.37%) Lead Developer
13 39 (8.16%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 34 (7.11%) C# Software Developer
14 34 (7.11%) Team Leader
15 32 (6.69%) Analyst Developer
15 32 (6.69%) Analyst
15 32 (6.69%) Software Team Leader
16 28 (5.86%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 450 (94.14%) .NET
2 289 (60.46%) ASP.NET
3 285 (59.62%) WCF
4 213 (44.56%) WinForms
5 185 (38.70%) .NET Framework
6 179 (37.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 93 (19.46%) jQuery
8 90 (18.83%) HTML
9 85 (17.78%) CSS
10 84 (17.57%) XML
11 78 (16.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 77 (16.11%) Silverlight
13 69 (14.44%) LINQ
14 61 (12.76%) Web Services
15 60 (12.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 49 (10.25%) Castle Windsor
16 49 (10.25%) Ninject
17 47 (9.83%) Unity DI Container
17 47 (9.83%) Spring.NET
18 29 (6.07%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.97%) N-Tier
2 55 (11.51%) Computer Science
3 52 (10.88%) Inversion of Control
4 33 (6.90%) Client/Server
5 29 (6.07%) SystemC
6 25 (5.23%) NHS
7 22 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (3.56%) Informatics
9 10 (2.09%) Mobile App
9 10 (2.09%) Blog
10 8 (1.67%) RIA
11 6 (1.26%) Biometrics
12 3 (0.63%) Tandem
12 3 (0.63%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.63%) iPhone
12 3 (0.63%) Open Source
13 2 (0.42%) DTV
14 1 (0.21%) Replication
14 1 (0.21%) PDA
14 1 (0.21%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 125 (26.15%) Windows
2 13 (2.72%) Android
3 9 (1.88%) Windows Phone
3 9 (1.88%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.26%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (1.05%) Windows CE
5 5 (1.05%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (53.56%) MVC
2 194 (40.59%) OO
3 168 (35.15%) TDD
4 136 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
5 113 (23.64%) Scrum
6 107 (22.38%) Software Engineering
6 107 (22.38%) MVVM
7 105 (21.97%) Unit Testing
8 91 (19.04%) OOD
9 70 (14.64%) Continuous Integration
10 53 (11.09%) Kanban
11 51 (10.67%) OOP
12 50 (10.46%) Dependency Injection
13 37 (7.74%) Web Development
14 32 (6.69%) Multithreading
15 27 (5.65%) Web Application Development
16 25 (5.23%) OOA/OOD
17 22 (4.60%) E-Commerce
18 19 (3.97%) UML
19 15 (3.14%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 474 (99.16%) C#
2 197 (41.21%) SQL
3 104 (21.76%) JavaScript
4 95 (19.87%) VB.NET
5 94 (19.67%) T-SQL
6 49 (10.25%) VB
7 29 (6.07%) C
8 26 (5.44%) C++
9 19 (3.97%) XAML
10 12 (2.51%) VBA
11 10 (2.09%) Java
11 10 (2.09%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.63%) XPath
13 2 (0.42%) PHP
13 2 (0.42%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.21%) Python
14 1 (0.21%) VC++
14 1 (0.21%) VB6
14 1 (0.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (10.67%) Degree
2 49 (10.25%) MCTS
2 49 (10.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (9.83%) MCP
4 29 (6.07%) MCAD
4 29 (6.07%) MCSD
5 20 (4.18%) MCPD
6 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.23%) QA
2 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.21%) SLA
3 1 (0.21%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 146 (30.54%) Microsoft
2 46 (9.62%) Oracle
3 17 (3.56%) McKesson
4 9 (1.88%) DevExpress
5 6 (1.26%) Sybase
6 5 (1.05%) VMware
6 5 (1.05%) Apple
7 4 (0.84%) SAP
8 3 (0.63%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.63%) HP
8 3 (0.63%) IBM
9 2 (0.42%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.21%) Facebook
10 1 (0.21%) Perforce
10 1 (0.21%) Epicor
10 1 (0.21%) Sitecore
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