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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 109 84 90
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Permanent jobs citing WPF 139 201 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.17% 2.87% 2.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.33% 6.20% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 121 167 203
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 £25,000 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2610 3241 3610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.80% 46.23% 49.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2209 2759 3220
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +41 98 £40,000 - 15
Cheshire -53 29 £25,000 -33.33% 6
Lancashire -2 6 £32,500 -7.14%
Cumbria -3 4 £29,000 -
Merseyside -9 2 - - 4
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 256 (99.61%) C#
2 238 (92.61%) .NET
3 171 (66.54%) WCF
4 154 (59.92%) Agile Software Development
5 144 (56.03%) ASP.NET
6 142 (55.25%) SQL Server
7 112 (43.58%) Windows
8 110 (42.80%) TDD
9 103 (40.08%) MVVM
10 97 (37.74%) .NET Framework
11 92 (35.80%) MVC
12 82 (31.91%) NUnit
13 78 (30.35%) WinForms
13 78 (30.35%) HTML
14 76 (29.57%) Continuous Integration
15 74 (28.79%) ASP.NET MVC
15 74 (28.79%) VB.NET
16 72 (28.02%) Software Engineering
17 70 (27.24%) Web Services
18 66 (25.68%) Scrum
19 61 (23.74%) JavaScript
20 59 (22.96%) LINQ
21 57 (22.18%) OO
22 55 (21.40%) Team Foundation Server
23 53 (20.62%) MSTest
24 52 (20.23%) SQL
25 51 (19.84%) CSS
25 51 (19.84%) Inversion of Control
26 47 (18.29%) Kanban
26 47 (18.29%) XML

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 5 (1.95%) IIS
2 4 (1.56%) CMS
3 2 (0.78%) Node.js
4 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (6.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) MS Project
2 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.51%) Internet
2 10 (3.89%) Broadband
3 4 (1.56%) Wireless
4 2 (0.78%) HTTP
4 2 (0.78%) GPRS
4 2 (0.78%) UMTS
5 1 (0.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (55.25%) SQL Server
2 45 (17.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (3.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (3.50%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.95%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 82 (31.91%) NUnit
2 55 (21.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (20.62%) MSTest
4 43 (16.73%) Moq
5 42 (16.34%) Rhino Mocks
6 24 (9.34%) Git (software)
7 16 (6.23%) Subversion
8 14 (5.45%) Visual Studio
9 10 (3.89%) JIRA
10 3 (1.17%) InstallShield
10 3 (1.17%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.78%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.78%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.78%) Ant
12 1 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.39%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.39%) Selenium
12 1 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 43 (16.73%) Finance
2 11 (4.28%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.89%) Games
4 8 (3.11%) Publishing
5 5 (1.95%) Retail
6 4 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.56%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.39%) Automotive
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 229 (89.11%) Developer
2 160 (62.26%) .NET Developer
3 74 (28.79%) C# Developer
4 44 (17.12%) Senior Developer
5 42 (16.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 42 (16.34%) Software Developer
6 34 (13.23%) Junior
7 33 (12.84%) Senior .NET Developer
7 33 (12.84%) Junior Developer
7 33 (12.84%) Graduate
8 31 (12.06%) Junior .NET Developer
8 31 (12.06%) Graduate Developer
8 31 (12.06%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 29 (11.28%) Software Engineer
10 25 (9.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 25 (9.73%) Senior C# Developer
11 22 (8.56%) ASP.NET Developer
12 21 (8.17%) C# Software Developer
13 18 (7.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 18 (7.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (92.61%) .NET
2 171 (66.54%) WCF
3 144 (56.03%) ASP.NET
4 97 (37.74%) .NET Framework
5 78 (30.35%) WinForms
5 78 (30.35%) HTML
6 74 (28.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 70 (27.24%) Web Services
8 59 (22.96%) LINQ
9 51 (19.84%) CSS
10 47 (18.29%) XML
11 43 (16.73%) Castle Windsor
12 42 (16.34%) Ninject
12 42 (16.34%) Spring.NET
12 42 (16.34%) Unity DI Container
13 39 (15.18%) Entity Framework
14 37 (14.40%) HTML5
14 37 (14.40%) Silverlight
15 36 (14.01%) SOAP
16 35 (13.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 51 (19.84%) Inversion of Control
2 44 (17.12%) Computer Science
3 34 (13.23%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (6.23%) N-Tier
5 11 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.33%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.95%) User Experience
8 3 (1.17%) LIMS
8 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.17%) NHS
9 2 (0.78%) Informatics
9 2 (0.78%) Biotechnology
9 2 (0.78%) Interactive TV
9 2 (0.78%) Proteomics
10 1 (0.39%) DTV
10 1 (0.39%) Life Science
10 1 (0.39%) Social Network
10 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 112 (43.58%) Windows
2 7 (2.72%) Apple iOS
2 7 (2.72%) Android
3 4 (1.56%) Windows Phone
4 3 (1.17%) Windows Phone 7
5 2 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.78%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (59.92%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (42.80%) TDD
3 103 (40.08%) MVVM
4 92 (35.80%) MVC
5 76 (29.57%) Continuous Integration
6 72 (28.02%) Software Engineering
7 66 (25.68%) Scrum
8 57 (22.18%) OO
9 47 (18.29%) Kanban
10 43 (16.73%) Dependency Injection
11 35 (13.62%) Web Application Development
12 34 (13.23%) UML
13 23 (8.95%) SOA
14 18 (7.00%) Unit Testing
14 18 (7.00%) OOP
15 15 (5.84%) Web Development
16 13 (5.06%) Project Management
17 12 (4.67%) BDD
18 11 (4.28%) Asset Management
18 11 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 256 (99.61%) C#
2 74 (28.79%) VB.NET
3 61 (23.74%) JavaScript
4 52 (20.23%) SQL
5 27 (10.51%) VB
6 22 (8.56%) C++
7 21 (8.17%) T-SQL
7 21 (8.17%) VBA
8 15 (5.84%) Java
9 14 (5.45%) C
10 10 (3.89%) XAML
11 5 (1.95%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.56%) Delphi
13 3 (1.17%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.17%) Scala
14 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.78%) Ruby
14 2 (0.78%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.39%) Python
15 1 (0.39%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (11.67%) Degree
2 2 (0.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.56%) HL7
2 3 (1.17%) GAMP
2 3 (1.17%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) Vagrant
1 2 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (17.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.50%) DevExpress
3 6 (2.33%) Telerik
4 5 (1.95%) Oracle
5 3 (1.17%) Apple
6 2 (0.78%) Twitter
7 1 (0.39%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.39%) SAP
7 1 (0.39%) Avaya
7 1 (0.39%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.39%) Facebook
Liverpool, Merseyside
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
System C Healthcare
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Health, Bonus, Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £45k
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Experis Ltd
Salary: Up to £37k
Posted: 6 days ago
Birkenhead
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago