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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 77 106 93
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -13
Permanent jobs citing WPF 219 161 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.08% 2.22% 2.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.99% 4.67% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 198 146 185
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3134 3446 3523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.04% 47.48% 47.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2638 3070 3239
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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 -10 94 £42,500 +21.42% 11
Cheshire +38 74 £37,500 +25.00% 6
Lancashire +7 26 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Merseyside +16 24 £50,000 +33.33% 7
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 425 (99.07%) C#
2 393 (91.61%) .NET
3 268 (62.47%) SQL Server
4 266 (62.00%) ASP.NET
5 265 (61.77%) WCF
6 262 (61.07%) MVC
7 200 (46.62%) .NET Framework
8 170 (39.63%) TDD
9 169 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 165 (38.46%) WinForms
11 147 (34.27%) OO
12 124 (28.90%) JavaScript
13 117 (27.27%) SQL
14 116 (27.04%) MVVM
15 114 (26.57%) HTML
16 113 (26.34%) Scrum
17 108 (25.17%) Agile Software Development
18 106 (24.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 100 (23.31%) Continuous Integration
20 98 (22.84%) Windows
21 94 (21.91%) jQuery
22 93 (21.68%) LINQ
22 93 (21.68%) CSS
23 87 (20.28%) Microsoft
24 85 (19.81%) VB.NET
25 83 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
26 77 (17.95%) XML
27 76 (17.72%) NUnit
28 75 (17.48%) Unit Testing
29 74 (17.25%) Kanban

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.40%) ColdFusion
3 5 (1.17%) IIS
4 1 (0.23%) CMS
4 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 32 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.47%) MS Project
3 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.23%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.53%) Internet
2 3 (0.70%) GPRS
2 3 (0.70%) UMTS
3 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.47%) Firewall
4 1 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (62.47%) SQL Server
2 83 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (5.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 22 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (3.50%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.17%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.93%) MySQL
10 3 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.70%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 76 (17.72%) NUnit
2 68 (15.85%) Moq
3 57 (13.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 56 (13.05%) Rhino Mocks
5 55 (12.82%) MSTest
6 41 (9.56%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.86%) SpecFlow
8 6 (1.40%) PowerBuilder
9 5 (1.17%) PhoneGap
10 4 (0.93%) MSBuild
10 4 (0.93%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.93%) Subversion
11 2 (0.47%) JIRA
11 2 (0.47%) Selenium
12 1 (0.23%) TestComplete
12 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.23%) YouTrack
General
1 26 (6.06%) Finance
2 20 (4.66%) Retail
3 2 (0.47%) Electronics
4 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 351 (81.82%) Developer
2 237 (55.24%) .NET Developer
3 166 (38.69%) C# Developer
4 120 (27.97%) Senior Developer
5 114 (26.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 80 (18.65%) Senior .NET Developer
7 70 (16.32%) Senior C# Developer
8 62 (14.45%) Software Developer
9 57 (13.29%) ASP.NET Developer
10 56 (13.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 53 (12.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 46 (10.72%) Lead Developer
13 40 (9.32%) Software Engineer
14 33 (7.69%) Architect
15 31 (7.23%) Graduate
15 31 (7.23%) C# Software Engineer
15 31 (7.23%) Graduate Developer
15 31 (7.23%) C# Software Developer
16 30 (6.99%) Graduate .NET Developer
16 30 (6.99%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 393 (91.61%) .NET
2 266 (62.00%) ASP.NET
3 265 (61.77%) WCF
4 200 (46.62%) .NET Framework
5 169 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 165 (38.46%) WinForms
7 114 (26.57%) HTML
8 106 (24.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 94 (21.91%) jQuery
10 93 (21.68%) LINQ
10 93 (21.68%) CSS
11 77 (17.95%) XML
12 66 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 63 (14.69%) Web Services
14 62 (14.45%) Silverlight
15 56 (13.05%) Castle Windsor
15 56 (13.05%) Spring.NET
16 55 (12.82%) Ninject
16 55 (12.82%) Unity DI Container
17 50 (11.66%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 69 (16.08%) Computer Science
2 57 (13.29%) Inversion of Control
3 43 (10.02%) N-Tier
4 24 (5.59%) Client/Server
5 21 (4.90%) Tandem
5 21 (4.90%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (4.66%) Blog
7 12 (2.80%) SystemC
7 12 (2.80%) Mathematics
7 12 (2.80%) Physics
8 10 (2.33%) Social Network
9 8 (1.86%) NHS
10 5 (1.17%) RIA
11 3 (0.70%) GIS
11 3 (0.70%) Informatics
12 2 (0.47%) Open Source
13 1 (0.23%) PDA
13 1 (0.23%) DTV
13 1 (0.23%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 98 (22.84%) Windows
2 8 (1.86%) Android
3 4 (0.93%) Windows Phone 7
3 4 (0.93%) Apple iOS
3 4 (0.93%) Windows Phone
3 4 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (0.70%) Windows CE
5 2 (0.47%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (61.07%) MVC
2 170 (39.63%) TDD
3 147 (34.27%) OO
4 116 (27.04%) MVVM
5 113 (26.34%) Scrum
6 108 (25.17%) Agile Software Development
7 100 (23.31%) Continuous Integration
8 75 (17.48%) Unit Testing
9 74 (17.25%) Kanban
10 60 (13.99%) Software Engineering
11 59 (13.75%) Dependency Injection
12 52 (12.12%) OOD
13 33 (7.69%) Web Development
13 33 (7.69%) Web Application Development
14 28 (6.53%) Project Management
15 24 (5.59%) BDD
16 23 (5.36%) SOA
17 21 (4.90%) UML
18 20 (4.66%) Refactoring
19 18 (4.20%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 425 (99.07%) C#
2 124 (28.90%) JavaScript
3 117 (27.27%) SQL
4 85 (19.81%) VB.NET
5 63 (14.69%) T-SQL
6 52 (12.12%) VB
7 25 (5.83%) Java
8 16 (3.73%) TypeScript
9 15 (3.50%) XAML
9 15 (3.50%) VBA
10 14 (3.26%) C++
11 13 (3.03%) C
12 6 (1.40%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.70%) Python
14 2 (0.47%) XPath
15 1 (0.23%) VB6
15 1 (0.23%) VC++
15 1 (0.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 70 (16.32%) Degree
2 16 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (3.73%) MCTS
3 15 (3.50%) MCP
4 11 (2.56%) MCAD
4 11 (2.56%) MCSD
5 5 (1.17%) MCPD
6 4 (0.93%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.50%) QA
2 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 87 (20.28%) Microsoft
2 42 (9.79%) Oracle
3 10 (2.33%) Facebook
3 10 (2.33%) Twitter
4 6 (1.40%) Sybase
5 4 (0.93%) Apple
5 4 (0.93%) VMware
6 3 (0.70%) SAP
7 2 (0.47%) IBM
7 2 (0.47%) HP
8 1 (0.23%) Epicor
8 1 (0.23%) Sitecore
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 17 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Preston
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Ormskirk, Lancashire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: c.42,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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