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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 96 77 99
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +22
Permanent jobs citing WPF 170 222 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.61% 3.09% 2.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.48% 6.99% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 155 202 151
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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
2622 3174 3460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.20% 44.11% 47.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2213 2680 3084
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 £28,000 £27,500 £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 August 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 August 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 +11 100 £42,500 - 12
Cheshire -11 55 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Lancashire -16 12 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Merseyside -10 2 £51,250 +7.89% 2
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 308 (99.68%) C#
2 284 (91.91%) .NET
3 231 (74.76%) WCF
4 205 (66.34%) Agile Software Development
5 170 (55.02%) ASP.NET
6 158 (51.13%) SQL Server
7 130 (42.07%) TDD
8 127 (41.10%) MVC
9 123 (39.81%) Windows
10 122 (39.48%) MVVM
11 111 (35.92%) .NET Framework
12 109 (35.28%) Web Services
13 106 (34.30%) WinForms
14 98 (31.72%) JavaScript
15 95 (30.74%) ASP.NET MVC
16 94 (30.42%) NUnit
17 93 (30.10%) HTML
18 92 (29.77%) SQL
19 90 (29.13%) Scrum
20 87 (28.16%) Software Engineering
20 87 (28.16%) Continuous Integration
21 84 (27.18%) XML
22 80 (25.89%) OO
23 69 (22.33%) SOAP
24 66 (21.36%) CSS
24 66 (21.36%) LINQ
25 64 (20.71%) jQuery
26 61 (19.74%) Finance
27 60 (19.42%) Microsoft
28 59 (19.09%) REST

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 3 (0.97%) Node.js
2 3 (0.97%) Apache
2 3 (0.97%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.65%) IIS
4 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (11.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.88%) MS Visio
2 12 (3.88%) MS Project
3 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (15.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.74%) Internet
2 10 (3.24%) Broadband
3 4 (1.29%) Wireless
4 2 (0.65%) GPRS
4 2 (0.65%) UMTS
5 1 (0.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (51.13%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.56%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.59%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (2.59%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.29%) MySQL
7 3 (0.97%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.32%) SQLite
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 94 (30.42%) NUnit
2 55 (17.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 49 (15.86%) MSTest
4 41 (13.27%) Git (software)
5 36 (11.65%) Moq
6 35 (11.33%) Rhino Mocks
7 34 (11.00%) Visual Studio
8 10 (3.24%) Subversion
8 10 (3.24%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.97%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.97%) Grunt
9 3 (0.97%) Bower
9 3 (0.97%) gulp
9 3 (0.97%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.32%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.32%) JIRA
11 1 (0.32%) Selenium
11 1 (0.32%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.32%) WiX
General
1 61 (19.74%) Finance
2 11 (3.56%) Telecoms
2 11 (3.56%) Games
3 10 (3.24%) Retail
4 4 (1.29%) Publishing
4 4 (1.29%) Financial Institution
5 3 (0.97%) Automotive
6 2 (0.65%) Law
7 1 (0.32%) Legal
7 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.32%) Advertising
7 1 (0.32%) Electronics
7 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 260 (84.14%) Developer
2 155 (50.16%) .NET Developer
3 118 (38.19%) C# Developer
4 69 (22.33%) Senior Developer
5 66 (21.36%) Software Developer
6 61 (19.74%) C# .NET Developer
7 47 (15.21%) Senior .NET Developer
8 44 (14.24%) Senior C# Developer
9 39 (12.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 38 (12.30%) C# Software Developer
11 37 (11.97%) Agile C# Developer
12 33 (10.68%) Software Engineer
12 33 (10.68%) ASP.NET Developer
13 27 (8.74%) Lead Developer
13 27 (8.74%) Graduate
14 26 (8.41%) Junior
14 26 (8.41%) Junior Developer
14 26 (8.41%) Junior .NET Developer
15 25 (8.09%) Graduate Developer
15 25 (8.09%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (91.91%) .NET
2 231 (74.76%) WCF
3 170 (55.02%) ASP.NET
4 111 (35.92%) .NET Framework
5 109 (35.28%) Web Services
6 106 (34.30%) WinForms
7 95 (30.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 93 (30.10%) HTML
9 84 (27.18%) XML
10 69 (22.33%) SOAP
11 66 (21.36%) CSS
11 66 (21.36%) LINQ
12 64 (20.71%) jQuery
13 59 (19.09%) REST
14 58 (18.77%) Entity Framework
15 43 (13.92%) Silverlight
16 36 (11.65%) Castle Windsor
16 36 (11.65%) Ninject
16 36 (11.65%) MSMQ
17 35 (11.33%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 42 (13.59%) N-Tier
1 42 (13.59%) Inversion of Control
1 42 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (12.30%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.24%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.24%) Xbox
4 8 (2.59%) User Experience
5 5 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.62%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.29%) NHS
7 3 (0.97%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.65%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.65%) Proteomics
9 1 (0.32%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.32%) Life Science
9 1 (0.32%) DTV
9 1 (0.32%) LIMS
9 1 (0.32%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 123 (39.81%) Windows
2 19 (6.15%) Android
3 18 (5.83%) Apple iOS
3 18 (5.83%) Windows Phone
4 17 (5.50%) Windows Phone 7
5 4 (1.29%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.65%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.32%) Linux
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (66.34%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (42.07%) TDD
3 127 (41.10%) MVC
4 122 (39.48%) MVVM
5 90 (29.13%) Scrum
6 87 (28.16%) Software Engineering
6 87 (28.16%) Continuous Integration
7 80 (25.89%) OO
8 55 (17.80%) UML
9 51 (16.50%) Dependency Injection
10 41 (13.27%) Kanban
11 33 (10.68%) Unit Testing
12 28 (9.06%) Web Application Development
13 26 (8.41%) SDLC
14 22 (7.12%) BDD
15 21 (6.80%) E-Commerce
16 18 (5.83%) OOP
17 15 (4.85%) Project Management
17 15 (4.85%) Web Development
18 13 (4.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 308 (99.68%) C#
2 98 (31.72%) JavaScript
3 92 (29.77%) SQL
4 57 (18.45%) VB.NET
5 45 (14.56%) T-SQL
6 36 (11.65%) VBA
7 30 (9.71%) VB
8 29 (9.39%) C++
9 19 (6.15%) Java
10 11 (3.56%) C
10 11 (3.56%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.91%) XAML
12 4 (1.29%) Delphi
13 3 (0.97%) PHP
13 3 (0.97%) VB6
13 3 (0.97%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.65%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.65%) Scala
14 2 (0.65%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (9.39%) Degree
2 7 (2.27%) MCSD
2 7 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (2.27%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.91%) QA
2 8 (2.59%) HL7
3 1 (0.32%) GAMP
3 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 60 (19.42%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.50%) Apple
3 9 (2.91%) DevExpress
4 5 (1.62%) Oracle
5 3 (0.97%) SAP
6 2 (0.65%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe
7 1 (0.32%) Avaya
7 1 (0.32%) Twitter
7 1 (0.32%) VMware
7 1 (0.32%) Wonderware
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum + healthcare, pension, 23 days holiday
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 per annum + healthcare, pension, 23 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
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Salary: From £27,000 to £32,500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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RMI International
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
RMI International
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham
D4 Digital
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheadle
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
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Lancashire
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