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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 106 87 102
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Permanent jobs citing WPF 185 189 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.50% 2.76% 2.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.80% 5.74% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 172 176 184
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £45,000 £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
3188 3295 3498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.03% 48.06% 47.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2721 2960 3137
Average salary £37,804 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.01% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +21 93 £40,000 +14.28% 13
Cheshire -24 62 £36,250 +3.57% 13
Lancashire +2 17 £37,500 +2.73% 1
Merseyside +5 13 £47,500 +5.55% 4
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 372 (98.94%) C#
2 351 (93.35%) .NET
3 246 (65.43%) SQL Server
4 244 (64.89%) WCF
5 242 (64.36%) Agile Software Development
6 237 (63.03%) MVC
7 229 (60.90%) ASP.NET
8 180 (47.87%) .NET Framework
9 137 (36.44%) TDD
10 133 (35.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 132 (35.11%) WinForms
12 125 (33.24%) HTML
13 122 (32.45%) OO
14 116 (30.85%) JavaScript
15 111 (29.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 99 (26.33%) CSS
17 95 (25.27%) Scrum
18 92 (24.47%) LINQ
19 90 (23.94%) MVVM
20 87 (23.14%) Continuous Integration
21 85 (22.61%) jQuery
21 85 (22.61%) VB.NET
22 82 (21.81%) SQL
23 77 (20.48%) Windows
23 77 (20.48%) NUnit
23 77 (20.48%) SQL Server 2008
24 72 (19.15%) Moq
25 70 (18.62%) Degree
26 68 (18.09%) Kanban
27 66 (17.55%) Computer Science

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.93%) ColdFusion
3 2 (0.53%) IIS
3 2 (0.53%) Node.js
4 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (3.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.06%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (7.98%) Internet
2 4 (1.06%) Firewall
2 4 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (65.43%) SQL Server
2 77 (20.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (8.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (3.46%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.66%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.60%) MySQL
9 3 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 77 (20.48%) NUnit
2 72 (19.15%) Moq
3 55 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 52 (13.83%) MSTest
4 52 (13.83%) Rhino Mocks
5 37 (9.84%) Visual Studio
6 11 (2.93%) PowerBuilder
7 8 (2.13%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.53%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.27%) Rational Rose
9 1 (0.27%) Subversion
9 1 (0.27%) JIRA
9 1 (0.27%) Selenium
9 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.27%) YouTrack
9 1 (0.27%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
General
1 43 (11.44%) Finance
2 15 (3.99%) Retail
3 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.80%) Electronics
5 1 (0.27%) Back Office
5 1 (0.27%) Automotive
5 1 (0.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 322 (85.64%) Developer
2 213 (56.65%) .NET Developer
3 154 (40.96%) C# Developer
4 103 (27.39%) Senior Developer
5 102 (27.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 67 (17.82%) Senior .NET Developer
7 64 (17.02%) Senior C# Developer
8 55 (14.63%) Software Developer
9 50 (13.30%) ASP.NET Developer
9 50 (13.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 48 (12.77%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 46 (12.23%) Lead Developer
12 35 (9.31%) Architect
13 31 (8.24%) Junior
14 30 (7.98%) Technical Architect
14 30 (7.98%) Junior Developer
15 28 (7.45%) C# Software Developer
16 27 (7.18%) Junior .NET Developer
16 27 (7.18%) Graduate Developer
16 27 (7.18%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (93.35%) .NET
2 244 (64.89%) WCF
3 229 (60.90%) ASP.NET
4 180 (47.87%) .NET Framework
5 133 (35.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 132 (35.11%) WinForms
7 125 (33.24%) HTML
8 111 (29.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 99 (26.33%) CSS
10 92 (24.47%) LINQ
11 85 (22.61%) jQuery
12 60 (15.96%) XML
13 54 (14.36%) Web Services
14 53 (14.10%) Spring.NET
14 53 (14.10%) Castle Windsor
15 52 (13.83%) Ninject
15 52 (13.83%) Unity DI Container
16 47 (12.50%) REST
16 47 (12.50%) Silverlight
17 41 (10.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 66 (17.55%) Computer Science
2 52 (13.83%) Inversion of Control
3 21 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (5.32%) Mathematics
4 20 (5.32%) Physics
5 19 (5.05%) N-Tier
6 18 (4.79%) Blog
6 18 (4.79%) Tandem
7 17 (4.52%) Social Network
7 17 (4.52%) Client/Server
8 9 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.33%) User Experience
10 3 (0.80%) GIS
11 2 (0.53%) RIA
11 2 (0.53%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.27%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 77 (20.48%) Windows
2 3 (0.80%) Android
3 2 (0.53%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (64.36%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (63.03%) MVC
3 137 (36.44%) TDD
4 122 (32.45%) OO
5 95 (25.27%) Scrum
6 90 (23.94%) MVVM
7 87 (23.14%) Continuous Integration
8 68 (18.09%) Kanban
9 63 (16.76%) Unit Testing
10 53 (14.10%) Dependency Injection
11 40 (10.64%) Software Engineering
12 35 (9.31%) Mentoring
13 34 (9.04%) OOD
14 32 (8.51%) Web Development
15 28 (7.45%) SOA
15 28 (7.45%) Project Management
16 27 (7.18%) UML
17 26 (6.91%) Web Application Development
18 22 (5.85%) E-Commerce
19 21 (5.59%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 372 (98.94%) C#
2 116 (30.85%) JavaScript
3 85 (22.61%) VB.NET
4 82 (21.81%) SQL
5 50 (13.30%) T-SQL
6 42 (11.17%) VB
7 26 (6.91%) Java
8 16 (4.26%) VBA
9 15 (3.99%) TypeScript
10 14 (3.72%) C++
11 8 (2.13%) XAML
12 3 (0.80%) Python
12 3 (0.80%) PHP
12 3 (0.80%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.27%) C
13 1 (0.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 70 (18.62%) Degree
2 4 (1.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.53%) MCP
3 2 (0.53%) MCAD
3 2 (0.53%) MCSD
3 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.53%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.39%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 50 (13.30%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.37%) Oracle
3 17 (4.52%) Facebook
3 17 (4.52%) Twitter
4 1 (0.27%) Xamarin
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
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Manchester
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Macclesfield, Cheshire
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Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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Manchester
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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