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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 126 63 62
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -1
Permanent jobs citing WPF 119 260 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.75% 3.93% 4.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.25% 7.95% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 102 234 307
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2799 3271 4173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.14% 49.41% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2484 2922 3761
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -50 50 £38,500 +2.66% 13
Cheshire -46 42 £37,500 - 6
Lancashire -1 19 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Merseyside +3 8 £27,500 -32.92% 5
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 257 (96.98%) C#
2 247 (93.21%) .NET
3 165 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (62.26%) WCF
4 154 (58.11%) SQL Server
4 154 (58.11%) ASP.NET
5 118 (44.53%) MVC
6 103 (38.87%) MVVM
7 95 (35.85%) TDD
8 93 (35.09%) VB.NET
9 92 (34.72%) Windows
10 91 (34.34%) HTML
11 90 (33.96%) WinForms
12 82 (30.94%) .NET Framework
13 78 (29.43%) NUnit
14 76 (28.68%) ASP.NET MVC
15 72 (27.17%) JavaScript
16 69 (26.04%) CSS
16 69 (26.04%) Continuous Integration
17 64 (24.15%) Scrum
18 63 (23.77%) LINQ
19 58 (21.89%) Moq
20 57 (21.51%) Kanban
20 57 (21.51%) SQL Server 2008
21 56 (21.13%) MSTest
22 55 (20.75%) Software Engineering
23 54 (20.38%) Finance
23 54 (20.38%) SQL
24 50 (18.87%) OO
25 49 (18.49%) Inversion of Control

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (3.40%) Node.js
2 8 (3.02%) IIS
3 5 (1.89%) ColdFusion
4 4 (1.51%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.75%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.38%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 16 (6.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.51%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.19%) Internet
2 5 (1.89%) HTTP
3 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.75%) Intranet
3 2 (0.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (58.11%) SQL Server
2 57 (21.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (10.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (8.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (7.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (4.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (3.77%) Relational Database
8 9 (3.40%) MySQL
9 7 (2.64%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 78 (29.43%) NUnit
2 58 (21.89%) Moq
3 56 (21.13%) MSTest
4 47 (17.74%) Rhino Mocks
5 36 (13.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (7.55%) Visual Studio
7 17 (6.42%) Git (software)
8 11 (4.15%) JIRA
9 8 (3.02%) Subversion
10 7 (2.64%) SpecFlow
11 6 (2.26%) Xcode
12 5 (1.89%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.89%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.89%) Jenkins
12 5 (1.89%) PowerBuilder
12 5 (1.89%) Ant
13 2 (0.75%) Rational Rose
13 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.75%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.75%) Firebug
General
1 54 (20.38%) Finance
2 7 (2.64%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.26%) Retail
4 4 (1.51%) Publishing
5 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.75%) Back Office
5 2 (0.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.38%) Electronics
6 1 (0.38%) Games
6 1 (0.38%) Automotive
6 1 (0.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 228 (86.04%) Developer
2 157 (59.25%) .NET Developer
3 68 (25.66%) C# Developer
4 44 (16.60%) Software Developer
5 39 (14.72%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (14.72%) Junior
6 38 (14.34%) Junior Developer
7 32 (12.08%) Graduate
8 31 (11.70%) Junior .NET Developer
9 30 (11.32%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 30 (11.32%) Graduate Developer
10 28 (10.57%) Senior Developer
11 22 (8.30%) ASP.NET Developer
12 21 (7.92%) Senior C# Developer
12 21 (7.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 20 (7.55%) Senior .NET Developer
14 17 (6.42%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 17 (6.42%) C# Software Developer
15 16 (6.04%) Architect
16 14 (5.28%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (93.21%) .NET
2 165 (62.26%) WCF
3 154 (58.11%) ASP.NET
4 91 (34.34%) HTML
5 90 (33.96%) WinForms
6 82 (30.94%) .NET Framework
7 76 (28.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 69 (26.04%) CSS
9 63 (23.77%) LINQ
10 47 (17.74%) Castle Windsor
10 47 (17.74%) Ninject
10 47 (17.74%) Unity DI Container
10 47 (17.74%) Spring.NET
11 39 (14.72%) Web Services
12 38 (14.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 37 (13.96%) REST
13 37 (13.96%) Silverlight
14 34 (12.83%) HTML5
15 33 (12.45%) jQuery
15 33 (12.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (18.49%) Inversion of Control
2 43 (16.23%) Computer Science
3 25 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (8.30%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (5.28%) Social Network
6 10 (3.77%) Mathematics
6 10 (3.77%) Physics
7 9 (3.40%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.75%) LIMS
8 2 (0.75%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.75%) Biotechnology
8 2 (0.75%) Informatics
9 1 (0.38%) User Experience
9 1 (0.38%) Blog
9 1 (0.38%) Interactive TV
9 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.38%) GIS
9 1 (0.38%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 92 (34.72%) Windows
2 10 (3.77%) Apple iOS
2 10 (3.77%) Android
3 7 (2.64%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (62.26%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (44.53%) MVC
3 103 (38.87%) MVVM
4 95 (35.85%) TDD
5 69 (26.04%) Continuous Integration
6 64 (24.15%) Scrum
7 57 (21.51%) Kanban
8 55 (20.75%) Software Engineering
9 50 (18.87%) OO
10 47 (17.74%) Dependency Injection
11 32 (12.08%) SOA
12 31 (11.70%) Web Application Development
13 28 (10.57%) Web Development
14 27 (10.19%) E-Commerce
15 24 (9.06%) Unit Testing
16 20 (7.55%) UML
17 13 (4.91%) OOD
18 11 (4.15%) Enterprise Architecture
19 10 (3.77%) CRM
19 10 (3.77%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 257 (96.98%) C#
2 93 (35.09%) VB.NET
3 72 (27.17%) JavaScript
4 54 (20.38%) SQL
5 26 (9.81%) VB
6 19 (7.17%) T-SQL
6 19 (7.17%) Java
7 15 (5.66%) XAML
8 13 (4.91%) C++
9 11 (4.15%) VBA
10 9 (3.40%) PHP
11 6 (2.26%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.89%) Ruby
12 5 (1.89%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.89%) C
13 3 (1.13%) Scala
13 3 (1.13%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (9.06%) Degree
2 4 (1.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.75%) GAMP
2 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.89%) Puppet
1 5 (1.89%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 48 (18.11%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.28%) Facebook
2 14 (5.28%) Twitter
3 12 (4.53%) Oracle
4 7 (2.64%) Google
5 6 (2.26%) Apple
5 6 (2.26%) Telerik
6 3 (1.13%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.38%) Infragistics
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