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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 124 91 93
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +2
Permanent jobs citing WPF 148 207 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.21% 2.77% 2.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.57% 6.29% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 139 192 161
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2659 3292 3286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.66% 44.11% 47.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2294 2795 2952
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 £30,000 £26,500 £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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +11 98 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Cheshire -26 43 £37,500 +7.14% 13
Lancashire -15 6 £30,000 -20.00%
Merseyside +3 1 £62,500 +25.00% 2
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 301 (99.67%) C#
2 282 (93.38%) .NET
3 231 (76.49%) WCF
4 211 (69.87%) Agile Software Development
5 172 (56.95%) ASP.NET
6 158 (52.32%) SQL Server
7 127 (42.05%) TDD
8 126 (41.72%) MVC
9 124 (41.06%) MVVM
10 119 (39.40%) Windows
11 107 (35.43%) WinForms
12 106 (35.10%) Web Services
13 101 (33.44%) Scrum
14 100 (33.11%) NUnit
14 100 (33.11%) .NET Framework
14 100 (33.11%) Continuous Integration
15 95 (31.46%) JavaScript
16 94 (31.13%) ASP.NET MVC
17 93 (30.79%) SQL
18 85 (28.15%) Software Engineering
19 84 (27.81%) XML
20 82 (27.15%) HTML
21 79 (26.16%) OO
22 70 (23.18%) SOAP
23 66 (21.85%) LINQ
24 64 (21.19%) jQuery
24 64 (21.19%) Microsoft
25 63 (20.86%) Finance
26 62 (20.53%) CSS
27 58 (19.21%) REST

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (1.32%) CMS
2 3 (0.99%) Node.js
2 3 (0.99%) Apache
2 3 (0.99%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.33%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (9.93%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.30%) MS Visio
2 13 (4.30%) MS Project
3 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (1.66%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (16.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.61%) Internet
2 9 (2.98%) Broadband
3 4 (1.32%) Wireless
4 1 (0.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (52.32%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.65%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.66%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.32%) MySQL
8 3 (0.99%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.66%) SQLite
9 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 100 (33.11%) NUnit
2 55 (18.21%) MSTest
3 46 (15.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (13.58%) Git (software)
4 41 (13.58%) Moq
5 39 (12.91%) Rhino Mocks
6 37 (12.25%) Visual Studio
7 10 (3.31%) Jasmine
8 7 (2.32%) Subversion
9 6 (1.99%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.99%) InstallShield
11 3 (0.99%) Grunt
11 3 (0.99%) Bower
11 3 (0.99%) gulp
12 2 (0.66%) FxCop
12 2 (0.66%) StyleCop
12 2 (0.66%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.66%) WiX
13 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 63 (20.86%) Finance
2 13 (4.30%) Games
3 10 (3.31%) Retail
3 10 (3.31%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.99%) Automotive
6 2 (0.66%) Law
6 2 (0.66%) Publishing
7 1 (0.33%) Marketing
7 1 (0.33%) Legal
7 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) Electronics
7 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 248 (82.12%) Developer
2 145 (48.01%) .NET Developer
3 112 (37.09%) C# Developer
4 65 (21.52%) Software Developer
5 63 (20.86%) Senior Developer
6 57 (18.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 42 (13.91%) Senior .NET Developer
8 40 (13.25%) Senior C# Developer
9 37 (12.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 36 (11.92%) Software Engineer
11 35 (11.59%) C# Software Developer
12 33 (10.93%) Agile C# Developer
13 29 (9.60%) ASP.NET Developer
14 26 (8.61%) Graduate
15 25 (8.28%) Junior
15 25 (8.28%) Junior Developer
15 25 (8.28%) Junior .NET Developer
16 24 (7.95%) Graduate Developer
16 24 (7.95%) Graduate .NET Developer
17 23 (7.62%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (93.38%) .NET
2 231 (76.49%) WCF
3 172 (56.95%) ASP.NET
4 107 (35.43%) WinForms
5 106 (35.10%) Web Services
6 100 (33.11%) .NET Framework
7 94 (31.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 84 (27.81%) XML
9 82 (27.15%) HTML
10 70 (23.18%) SOAP
11 66 (21.85%) LINQ
12 64 (21.19%) jQuery
13 62 (20.53%) CSS
14 58 (19.21%) REST
15 50 (16.56%) Entity Framework
16 41 (13.58%) Silverlight
16 41 (13.58%) Ninject
17 40 (13.25%) Castle Windsor
18 39 (12.91%) Spring.NET
18 39 (12.91%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.24%) Inversion of Control
2 42 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (13.91%) N-Tier
3 35 (11.59%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.31%) Xbox
4 10 (3.31%) User Experience
4 10 (3.31%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.32%) NHS
7 3 (0.99%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.66%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.66%) Proteomics
9 1 (0.33%) Life Science
9 1 (0.33%) DTV
9 1 (0.33%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 119 (39.40%) Windows
2 18 (5.96%) Android
3 17 (5.63%) Apple iOS
3 17 (5.63%) Windows Phone
4 16 (5.30%) Windows Phone 7
5 2 (0.66%) Linux
5 2 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (69.87%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (42.05%) TDD
3 126 (41.72%) MVC
4 124 (41.06%) MVVM
5 101 (33.44%) Scrum
6 100 (33.11%) Continuous Integration
7 85 (28.15%) Software Engineering
8 79 (26.16%) OO
9 57 (18.87%) UML
9 57 (18.87%) Dependency Injection
10 48 (15.89%) Kanban
11 32 (10.60%) Web Application Development
11 32 (10.60%) Unit Testing
12 24 (7.95%) BDD
13 23 (7.62%) SDLC
14 20 (6.62%) OOP
15 19 (6.29%) E-Commerce
16 18 (5.96%) Web Development
17 16 (5.30%) Project Management
18 14 (4.64%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 301 (99.67%) C#
2 95 (31.46%) JavaScript
3 93 (30.79%) SQL
4 52 (17.22%) VB.NET
5 46 (15.23%) T-SQL
6 35 (11.59%) VBA
7 33 (10.93%) C++
8 30 (9.93%) VB
9 23 (7.62%) Java
10 14 (4.64%) PL/SQL
11 10 (3.31%) C
12 7 (2.32%) XAML
13 4 (1.32%) Scala
13 4 (1.32%) Delphi
14 3 (0.99%) PHP
14 3 (0.99%) VB6
14 3 (0.99%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.66%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (7.95%) Degree
2 7 (2.32%) MCSD
2 7 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (2.32%) MCPD
3 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.98%) QA
2 8 (2.65%) HL7
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 64 (21.19%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.30%) Apple
3 7 (2.32%) Oracle
4 6 (1.99%) SAP
5 5 (1.66%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.66%) VMware
6 2 (0.66%) Wonderware
6 2 (0.66%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.33%) Twitter
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe
7 1 (0.33%) Avaya
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