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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 113 94 94
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Permanent jobs citing WPF 150 183 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.43% 2.67% 2.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.91% 5.92% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 128 154 177
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 £26,750 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £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
2537 3090 3523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.14% 45.10% 49.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2124 2631 3142
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
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 27 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 27 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 +35 102 £40,000 - 14
Cheshire -45 34 £25,000 -33.33% 12
Lancashire -10 7 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Cumbria - 4 £29,000 -
Merseyside -2 2 £40,000 -3.61% 3
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 271 (99.63%) C#
2 254 (93.38%) .NET
3 195 (71.69%) WCF
4 171 (62.87%) Agile Software Development
5 152 (55.88%) SQL Server
6 151 (55.51%) ASP.NET
7 119 (43.75%) Windows
7 119 (43.75%) TDD
8 112 (41.18%) MVVM
9 108 (39.71%) .NET Framework
10 107 (39.34%) MVC
11 89 (32.72%) NUnit
12 87 (31.99%) Web Services
13 83 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
14 82 (30.15%) WinForms
15 79 (29.04%) ASP.NET MVC
16 78 (28.68%) HTML
17 74 (27.21%) Software Engineering
18 73 (26.84%) Scrum
19 67 (24.63%) XML
20 66 (24.26%) JavaScript
21 65 (23.90%) VB.NET
21 65 (23.90%) LINQ
22 61 (22.43%) OO
23 57 (20.96%) Team Foundation Server
24 56 (20.59%) Microsoft
24 56 (20.59%) SQL
25 54 (19.85%) Finance
25 54 (19.85%) SOAP
26 53 (19.49%) CSS

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 4 (1.47%) CMS
2 3 (1.10%) IIS
3 2 (0.74%) Node.js
4 1 (0.37%) Apache
4 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.94%) MS Project
3 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (13.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.29%) Internet
2 10 (3.68%) Broadband
3 4 (1.47%) Wireless
4 2 (0.74%) GPRS
4 2 (0.74%) UMTS
5 1 (0.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (55.88%) SQL Server
2 39 (14.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.57%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.21%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.10%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 89 (32.72%) NUnit
2 57 (20.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (19.12%) MSTest
4 41 (15.07%) Moq
5 40 (14.71%) Rhino Mocks
6 32 (11.76%) Git (software)
7 18 (6.62%) Visual Studio
8 14 (5.15%) Subversion
9 7 (2.57%) JIRA
10 3 (1.10%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.74%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.37%) Grunt
12 1 (0.37%) Bower
12 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.37%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.37%) Ant
12 1 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
12 1 (0.37%) Selenium
12 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (19.85%) Finance
2 13 (4.78%) Games
3 11 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.94%) Publishing
5 4 (1.47%) Retail
5 4 (1.47%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.10%) Automotive
7 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 236 (86.76%) Developer
2 149 (54.78%) .NET Developer
3 89 (32.72%) C# Developer
4 55 (20.22%) Software Developer
5 53 (19.49%) Senior Developer
6 43 (15.81%) C# .NET Developer
7 38 (13.97%) Senior .NET Developer
8 33 (12.13%) C# Software Developer
9 32 (11.76%) Software Engineer
10 31 (11.40%) Junior
11 30 (11.03%) Graduate
11 30 (11.03%) Junior .NET Developer
11 30 (11.03%) Graduate Developer
11 30 (11.03%) Junior Developer
11 30 (11.03%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 29 (10.66%) Senior C# Developer
12 29 (10.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 23 (8.46%) ASP.NET Developer
14 21 (7.72%) Agile C# Developer
15 19 (6.99%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (93.38%) .NET
2 195 (71.69%) WCF
3 151 (55.51%) ASP.NET
4 108 (39.71%) .NET Framework
5 87 (31.99%) Web Services
6 82 (30.15%) WinForms
7 79 (29.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 78 (28.68%) HTML
9 67 (24.63%) XML
10 65 (23.90%) LINQ
11 54 (19.85%) SOAP
12 53 (19.49%) CSS
13 51 (18.75%) Entity Framework
14 49 (18.01%) REST
15 43 (15.81%) Silverlight
16 41 (15.07%) Castle Windsor
17 40 (14.71%) Ninject
17 40 (14.71%) jQuery
17 40 (14.71%) Spring.NET
17 40 (14.71%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 49 (18.01%) Inversion of Control
2 44 (16.18%) Computer Science
3 39 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (9.56%) N-Tier
5 11 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.68%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.21%) User Experience
7 6 (2.21%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.47%) NHS
9 3 (1.10%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.74%) Interactive TV
10 2 (0.74%) LIMS
10 2 (0.74%) Biotechnology
10 2 (0.74%) Proteomics
11 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.37%) DTV
11 1 (0.37%) Informatics
11 1 (0.37%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 119 (43.75%) Windows
2 15 (5.51%) Android
3 14 (5.15%) Apple iOS
4 12 (4.41%) Windows Phone
5 11 (4.04%) Windows Phone 7
6 2 (0.74%) Windows CE
6 2 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (62.87%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (43.75%) TDD
3 112 (41.18%) MVVM
4 107 (39.34%) MVC
5 83 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
6 74 (27.21%) Software Engineering
7 73 (26.84%) Scrum
8 61 (22.43%) OO
9 49 (18.01%) Dependency Injection
10 44 (16.18%) Kanban
10 44 (16.18%) UML
11 34 (12.50%) Web Application Development
12 22 (8.09%) Unit Testing
13 20 (7.35%) OOP
14 18 (6.62%) SOA
14 18 (6.62%) SDLC
15 16 (5.88%) Project Management
16 14 (5.15%) BDD
17 13 (4.78%) Web Development
18 12 (4.41%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 271 (99.63%) C#
2 66 (24.26%) JavaScript
3 65 (23.90%) VB.NET
4 56 (20.59%) SQL
5 29 (10.66%) VBA
6 28 (10.29%) VB
7 26 (9.56%) T-SQL
8 21 (7.72%) C++
9 17 (6.25%) Java
10 14 (5.15%) C
11 11 (4.04%) XAML
12 7 (2.57%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.47%) Delphi
14 3 (1.10%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.10%) Scala
15 2 (0.74%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.37%) R
16 1 (0.37%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.37%) PHP
16 1 (0.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (11.03%) Degree
2 2 (0.74%) MCSD
2 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.74%) MCPD
3 1 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.57%) HL7
2 5 (1.84%) QA
3 3 (1.10%) GAMP
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) Puppet
1 1 (0.37%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 56 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.04%) Apple
3 9 (3.31%) DevExpress
4 5 (1.84%) Telerik
5 4 (1.47%) Oracle
6 1 (0.37%) SAP
6 1 (0.37%) Adobe
6 1 (0.37%) Avaya
6 1 (0.37%) Twitter
6 1 (0.37%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.37%) Infragistics
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