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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 134 64 64
Rank change year-on-year
-70 0
Permanent jobs citing WPF 140 268 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.87% 3.84% 3.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.57% 7.61% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 118 241 285
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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 £42,500 £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
3065 3523 3955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.85% 50.53% 51.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2676 3128 3564
Average salary £37,500 £35,700 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.04% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -47 58 £35,000 - 9
Cheshire -47 57 £37,500 +4.16% 15
Lancashire 0 18 £32,250 -7.85% 9
Merseyside -4 7 £32,500 -19.75% 2
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 338 (97.13%) C#
2 327 (93.97%) .NET
3 224 (64.37%) SQL Server
4 220 (63.22%) Agile Software Development
5 212 (60.92%) WCF
6 202 (58.05%) ASP.NET
7 183 (52.59%) MVC
8 132 (37.93%) .NET Framework
9 125 (35.92%) WinForms
9 125 (35.92%) HTML
10 108 (31.03%) TDD
11 104 (29.89%) MVVM
12 103 (29.60%) ASP.NET MVC
12 103 (29.60%) VB.NET
13 102 (29.31%) JavaScript
14 100 (28.74%) CSS
15 88 (25.29%) OO
16 87 (25.00%) Windows
17 85 (24.43%) Scrum
18 83 (23.85%) NUnit
19 75 (21.55%) Continuous Integration
19 75 (21.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 74 (21.26%) SQL
21 73 (20.98%) Moq
22 71 (20.40%) Kanban
22 71 (20.40%) SQL Server 2008
23 68 (19.54%) LINQ
24 62 (17.82%) MSTest
25 59 (16.95%) jQuery
26 57 (16.38%) Dependency Injection

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 11 (3.16%) ColdFusion
2 9 (2.59%) Node.js
3 8 (2.30%) IIS
4 6 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.57%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.29%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 16 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.15%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.62%) Internet
2 5 (1.44%) HTTP
3 4 (1.15%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.15%) Firewall
4 2 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (64.37%) SQL Server
2 71 (20.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (11.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 30 (8.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (4.02%) Relational Database
7 13 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (3.45%) MySQL
9 8 (2.30%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 83 (23.85%) NUnit
2 73 (20.98%) Moq
3 62 (17.82%) MSTest
4 56 (16.09%) Rhino Mocks
5 46 (13.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (7.76%) Visual Studio
7 11 (3.16%) PowerBuilder
8 10 (2.87%) SpecFlow
9 7 (2.01%) Git (software)
10 6 (1.72%) JIRA
10 6 (1.72%) Xcode
11 5 (1.44%) Ant
11 5 (1.44%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.44%) Mercurial
11 5 (1.44%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.86%) Subversion
13 2 (0.57%) Rational Rose
13 2 (0.57%) Selenium
13 2 (0.57%) Firebug
13 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 50 (14.37%) Finance
2 12 (3.45%) Retail
3 6 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.86%) Electronics
5 2 (0.57%) Marketing
5 2 (0.57%) Back Office
6 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.29%) Automotive
6 1 (0.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 292 (83.91%) Developer
2 193 (55.46%) .NET Developer
3 111 (31.90%) C# Developer
4 69 (19.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 62 (17.82%) Senior Developer
6 53 (15.23%) Software Developer
7 45 (12.93%) Senior C# Developer
8 40 (11.49%) ASP.NET Developer
9 39 (11.21%) Senior .NET Developer
10 38 (10.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 37 (10.63%) Architect
11 37 (10.63%) Junior
12 36 (10.34%) Junior Developer
13 35 (10.06%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 32 (9.20%) Technical Architect
15 30 (8.62%) Lead Developer
15 30 (8.62%) Graduate
16 29 (8.33%) Junior .NET Developer
17 28 (8.05%) Graduate Developer
17 28 (8.05%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (93.97%) .NET
2 212 (60.92%) WCF
3 202 (58.05%) ASP.NET
4 132 (37.93%) .NET Framework
5 125 (35.92%) WinForms
5 125 (35.92%) HTML
6 103 (29.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 100 (28.74%) CSS
8 75 (21.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 68 (19.54%) LINQ
10 59 (16.95%) jQuery
11 57 (16.38%) Spring.NET
11 57 (16.38%) Castle Windsor
12 56 (16.09%) Ninject
12 56 (16.09%) Unity DI Container
13 42 (12.07%) Silverlight
14 40 (11.49%) REST
15 38 (10.92%) Web Services
16 36 (10.34%) XML
17 33 (9.48%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 56 (16.09%) Inversion of Control
2 52 (14.94%) Computer Science
3 26 (7.47%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (6.61%) Social Network
5 17 (4.89%) Mathematics
5 17 (4.89%) Physics
6 15 (4.31%) Tandem
7 14 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.30%) Mobile App
9 7 (2.01%) Blog
10 6 (1.72%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.72%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.44%) User Experience
12 2 (0.57%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.57%) GIS
13 1 (0.29%) EPoS
13 1 (0.29%) NHS
13 1 (0.29%) LIMS
13 1 (0.29%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 87 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (2.30%) Android
3 7 (2.01%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.01%) Windows Phone
4 2 (0.57%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (63.22%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (52.59%) MVC
3 108 (31.03%) TDD
4 104 (29.89%) MVVM
5 88 (25.29%) OO
6 85 (24.43%) Scrum
7 75 (21.55%) Continuous Integration
8 71 (20.40%) Kanban
9 57 (16.38%) Dependency Injection
10 51 (14.66%) Software Engineering
11 48 (13.79%) Unit Testing
12 39 (11.21%) Web Development
13 34 (9.77%) E-Commerce
13 34 (9.77%) SOA
14 28 (8.05%) Web Application Development
15 25 (7.18%) OOD
16 21 (6.03%) Project Management
17 20 (5.75%) Mentoring
18 19 (5.46%) Software Architecture
19 18 (5.17%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 338 (97.13%) C#
2 103 (29.60%) VB.NET
3 102 (29.31%) JavaScript
4 74 (21.26%) SQL
5 34 (9.77%) Java
6 31 (8.91%) VB
7 28 (8.05%) T-SQL
8 18 (5.17%) XAML
9 15 (4.31%) C++
10 9 (2.59%) PHP
11 6 (1.72%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.44%) Ruby
12 5 (1.44%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.44%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.15%) VBA
14 2 (0.57%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (13.79%) Degree
2 6 (1.72%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.44%) Puppet
1 5 (1.44%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 47 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 32 (9.20%) Oracle
3 23 (6.61%) Facebook
3 23 (6.61%) Twitter
4 7 (2.01%) Google
5 6 (1.72%) Apple
6 3 (0.86%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.57%) Telerik
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