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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 85 91 94
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing WPF 206 173 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.81% 2.48% 2.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.36% 5.21% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 190 156 198
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 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
3239 3321 3555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.21% 47.54% 47.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2739 2973 3229
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 £26,125
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
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 August 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 27 August 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 95 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Cheshire -3 70 £35,000 - 5
Lancashire +7 26 £37,500 -5.06% 2
Merseyside +7 15 £50,000 +11.11% 3
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 393 (98.99%) C#
2 364 (91.69%) .NET
3 256 (64.48%) SQL Server
4 253 (63.73%) WCF
5 250 (62.97%) MVC
6 245 (61.71%) ASP.NET
7 182 (45.84%) .NET Framework
8 151 (38.04%) TDD
9 150 (37.78%) WinForms
10 146 (36.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 126 (31.74%) OO
12 120 (30.23%) HTML
13 117 (29.47%) JavaScript
14 109 (27.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 106 (26.70%) MVVM
16 103 (25.94%) Agile Software Development
17 102 (25.69%) Scrum
18 96 (24.18%) CSS
19 94 (23.68%) SQL
19 94 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
20 91 (22.92%) LINQ
21 90 (22.67%) jQuery
21 90 (22.67%) Windows
22 88 (22.17%) VB.NET
23 79 (19.90%) SQL Server 2008
24 77 (19.40%) NUnit
25 74 (18.64%) Kanban
26 71 (17.88%) XML
26 71 (17.88%) Unit Testing
27 70 (17.63%) Moq

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.52%) ColdFusion
3 4 (1.01%) IIS
4 1 (0.25%) CMS
4 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 28 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.50%) MS Project
3 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.50%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.56%) Internet
2 4 (1.01%) Firewall
2 4 (1.01%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.76%) GPRS
3 3 (0.76%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (64.48%) SQL Server
2 79 (19.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (7.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (4.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (3.27%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.77%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.01%) MySQL
9 3 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.50%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 77 (19.40%) NUnit
2 70 (17.63%) Moq
3 54 (13.60%) MSTest
3 54 (13.60%) Rhino Mocks
4 52 (13.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (9.82%) Visual Studio
6 10 (2.52%) PowerBuilder
7 8 (2.02%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.76%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.50%) JIRA
10 1 (0.25%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.25%) Subversion
10 1 (0.25%) YouTrack
General
1 36 (9.07%) Finance
2 20 (5.04%) Retail
3 3 (0.76%) Electronics
4 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.25%) Games
5 1 (0.25%) Back Office
5 1 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 338 (85.14%) Developer
2 222 (55.92%) .NET Developer
3 157 (39.55%) C# Developer
4 114 (28.72%) Senior Developer
5 104 (26.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 73 (18.39%) Senior .NET Developer
7 67 (16.88%) Senior C# Developer
8 60 (15.11%) Software Developer
9 51 (12.85%) ASP.NET Developer
9 51 (12.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 49 (12.34%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 45 (11.34%) Lead Developer
12 31 (7.81%) Architect
13 29 (7.30%) Junior
14 28 (7.05%) Junior Developer
15 27 (6.80%) Graduate
15 27 (6.80%) Technical Architect
15 27 (6.80%) Graduate Developer
15 27 (6.80%) C# Software Developer
16 26 (6.55%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 364 (91.69%) .NET
2 253 (63.73%) WCF
3 245 (61.71%) ASP.NET
4 182 (45.84%) .NET Framework
5 150 (37.78%) WinForms
6 146 (36.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 120 (30.23%) HTML
8 109 (27.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 96 (24.18%) CSS
10 91 (22.92%) LINQ
11 90 (22.67%) jQuery
12 71 (17.88%) XML
13 62 (15.62%) Web Services
14 60 (15.11%) Silverlight
15 56 (14.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 55 (13.85%) Spring.NET
16 55 (13.85%) Castle Windsor
17 54 (13.60%) Ninject
17 54 (13.60%) Unity DI Container
18 52 (13.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 65 (16.37%) Computer Science
2 54 (13.60%) Inversion of Control
3 36 (9.07%) N-Tier
4 20 (5.04%) Tandem
4 20 (5.04%) Client/Server
4 20 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (4.79%) Blog
6 16 (4.03%) Mathematics
6 16 (4.03%) Physics
7 14 (3.53%) Social Network
8 6 (1.51%) SystemC
8 6 (1.51%) NHS
9 3 (0.76%) GIS
9 3 (0.76%) RIA
10 2 (0.50%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.25%) EPoS
11 1 (0.25%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 90 (22.67%) Windows
2 8 (2.02%) Android
3 4 (1.01%) Windows Phone 7
3 4 (1.01%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.01%) Windows Phone
3 4 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (0.76%) Windows CE
5 2 (0.50%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (62.97%) MVC
2 151 (38.04%) TDD
3 126 (31.74%) OO
4 106 (26.70%) MVVM
5 103 (25.94%) Agile Software Development
6 102 (25.69%) Scrum
7 94 (23.68%) Continuous Integration
8 74 (18.64%) Kanban
9 71 (17.88%) Unit Testing
10 58 (14.61%) Dependency Injection
11 47 (11.84%) Software Engineering
12 39 (9.82%) OOD
13 33 (8.31%) Web Development
14 29 (7.30%) Project Management
15 28 (7.05%) Web Application Development
16 26 (6.55%) UML
17 25 (6.30%) SOA
18 22 (5.54%) BDD
19 21 (5.29%) Refactoring
20 20 (5.04%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 393 (98.99%) C#
2 117 (29.47%) JavaScript
3 94 (23.68%) SQL
4 88 (22.17%) VB.NET
5 56 (14.11%) T-SQL
6 47 (11.84%) VB
7 26 (6.55%) Java
8 17 (4.28%) VBA
9 16 (4.03%) TypeScript
10 14 (3.53%) C++
11 8 (2.02%) XAML
12 7 (1.76%) C
13 4 (1.01%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.76%) Python
15 1 (0.25%) VB6
15 1 (0.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 68 (17.13%) Degree
2 5 (1.26%) MCP
2 5 (1.26%) MCAD
2 5 (1.26%) MCSD
2 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (1.26%) MCTS
3 3 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.02%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 66 (16.62%) Microsoft
2 40 (10.08%) Oracle
3 14 (3.53%) Facebook
3 14 (3.53%) Twitter
4 4 (1.01%) Apple
5 2 (0.50%) VMware
6 1 (0.25%) Sitecore
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable, Plus B
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Talent Source Global
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Company Bonus, Annual leave, Childcare Voucher
Posted: 4 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum £25,000 to £35,000 + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Wirral
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 11 days ago
Bolton
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, £100 clothing, childcare vouchers
Posted: 16 days ago
Birkenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago