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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 133 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -7
Permanent jobs citing WPF 131 258 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.79% 3.85% 4.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.30% 7.63% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 109 230 326
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,050 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
3047 3383 4188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.68% 50.44% 52.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2670 3010 3794
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Cheshire -34 59 £37,500 +4.16% 5
Manchester -59 44 £35,000 - 7
Lancashire -1 20 £32,500 -7.14%
Merseyside +1 8 £27,500 -19.70% 3
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 300 (97.40%) C#
2 291 (94.48%) .NET
3 197 (63.96%) Agile Software Development
4 194 (62.99%) WCF
5 190 (61.69%) SQL Server
6 178 (57.79%) ASP.NET
7 155 (50.32%) MVC
8 112 (36.36%) WinForms
9 109 (35.39%) HTML
10 108 (35.06%) .NET Framework
11 100 (32.47%) VB.NET
11 100 (32.47%) MVVM
12 99 (32.14%) TDD
13 88 (28.57%) CSS
14 87 (28.25%) Windows
14 87 (28.25%) NUnit
15 86 (27.92%) ASP.NET MVC
16 85 (27.60%) JavaScript
17 74 (24.03%) Scrum
17 74 (24.03%) Continuous Integration
18 69 (22.40%) Moq
19 68 (22.08%) OO
20 67 (21.75%) SQL Server 2008
21 64 (20.78%) Kanban
22 61 (19.81%) SQL
22 61 (19.81%) LINQ
22 61 (19.81%) MSTest
23 58 (18.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 56 (18.18%) Finance
25 54 (17.53%) Spring.NET

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (2.92%) ColdFusion
1 9 (2.92%) Node.js
2 8 (2.60%) IIS
3 4 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.65%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.32%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 16 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.30%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.42%) Internet
2 5 (1.62%) HTTP
3 4 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.30%) Firewall
4 2 (0.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (61.69%) SQL Server
2 67 (21.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (11.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 28 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (3.25%) MySQL
8 9 (2.92%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.27%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 87 (28.25%) NUnit
2 69 (22.40%) Moq
3 61 (19.81%) MSTest
4 54 (17.53%) Rhino Mocks
5 43 (13.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (7.47%) Visual Studio
7 13 (4.22%) Git (software)
8 9 (2.92%) PowerBuilder
8 9 (2.92%) JIRA
9 7 (2.27%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.95%) Xcode
11 5 (1.62%) Mercurial
11 5 (1.62%) Subversion
11 5 (1.62%) Ant
11 5 (1.62%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.62%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.65%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.65%) Rational Rose
General
1 56 (18.18%) Finance
2 11 (3.57%) Retail
3 6 (1.95%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.97%) Electronics
5 2 (0.65%) Marketing
5 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.32%) Automotive
6 1 (0.32%) Publishing
6 1 (0.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 264 (85.71%) Developer
2 177 (57.47%) .NET Developer
3 95 (30.84%) C# Developer
4 58 (18.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 49 (15.91%) Software Developer
6 47 (15.26%) Senior Developer
7 39 (12.66%) Junior
8 38 (12.34%) Junior Developer
9 35 (11.36%) Senior C# Developer
10 33 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
11 32 (10.39%) Senior .NET Developer
11 32 (10.39%) Graduate
11 32 (10.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 31 (10.06%) Junior .NET Developer
13 30 (9.74%) Graduate Developer
13 30 (9.74%) Graduate .NET Developer
14 29 (9.42%) Architect
15 28 (9.09%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 25 (8.12%) Technical Architect
17 23 (7.47%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (94.48%) .NET
2 194 (62.99%) WCF
3 178 (57.79%) ASP.NET
4 112 (36.36%) WinForms
5 109 (35.39%) HTML
6 108 (35.06%) .NET Framework
7 88 (28.57%) CSS
8 86 (27.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 61 (19.81%) LINQ
10 58 (18.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 54 (17.53%) Castle Windsor
11 54 (17.53%) Ninject
11 54 (17.53%) Unity DI Container
11 54 (17.53%) Spring.NET
12 45 (14.61%) jQuery
13 38 (12.34%) Silverlight
14 37 (12.01%) Web Services
15 36 (11.69%) REST
16 35 (11.36%) HTML5
17 32 (10.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (17.53%) Inversion of Control
2 48 (15.58%) Computer Science
3 24 (7.79%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (6.17%) Social Network
6 15 (4.87%) Mathematics
6 15 (4.87%) Physics
7 8 (2.60%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.60%) Tandem
8 6 (1.95%) Blog
9 3 (0.97%) User Experience
10 2 (0.65%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.65%) Informatics
10 2 (0.65%) LIMS
10 2 (0.65%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.32%) EPoS
11 1 (0.32%) NHS
11 1 (0.32%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 87 (28.25%) Windows
2 8 (2.60%) Android
2 8 (2.60%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.27%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (0.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (63.96%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (50.32%) MVC
3 100 (32.47%) MVVM
4 99 (32.14%) TDD
5 74 (24.03%) Continuous Integration
5 74 (24.03%) Scrum
6 68 (22.08%) OO
7 64 (20.78%) Kanban
8 54 (17.53%) Dependency Injection
9 49 (15.91%) Software Engineering
10 38 (12.34%) Unit Testing
11 34 (11.04%) E-Commerce
12 31 (10.06%) Web Development
13 30 (9.74%) SOA
13 30 (9.74%) Web Application Development
14 22 (7.14%) OOD
15 20 (6.49%) UML
16 15 (4.87%) Enterprise Architecture
17 12 (3.90%) Software Architecture
17 12 (3.90%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 300 (97.40%) C#
2 100 (32.47%) VB.NET
3 85 (27.60%) JavaScript
4 61 (19.81%) SQL
5 27 (8.77%) Java
6 26 (8.44%) VB
7 23 (7.47%) T-SQL
8 17 (5.52%) XAML
9 10 (3.25%) C++
10 9 (2.92%) PHP
11 7 (2.27%) VBA
12 6 (1.95%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.62%) Ruby
13 5 (1.62%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.65%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.32%) C
15 1 (0.32%) Scala
15 1 (0.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (10.71%) Degree
2 4 (1.30%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.62%) Puppet
1 5 (1.62%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 43 (13.96%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.14%) Oracle
3 19 (6.17%) Facebook
3 19 (6.17%) Twitter
4 7 (2.27%) Google
5 6 (1.95%) Apple
6 3 (0.97%) Telerik
6 3 (0.97%) Xamarin
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, 26 Days Holiday etc.
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Macclesfield
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £competitive salaries + full benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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