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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England / North West
Rank 104 104 136
Rank change year-on-year
0 +32
Permanent jobs citing WPF 166 143 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.76% 2.57% 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.63% 7.00% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 158 134 105
Median salary £39,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.89% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%

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
2504 2044 2796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.57% 36.76% 39.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2184 1780 2457
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing WPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -31 119 £38,000 -30.90% 11
Cheshire +27 34 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Merseyside +15 15 £51,250 +50.73%
Lancashire -6 4 £21,500 -31.74%
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for WPF.

1 339 (97.41%) C#
2 332 (95.40%) .NET
3 233 (66.95%) Agile Software Development
4 210 (60.34%) WCF
5 206 (59.20%) MVC
6 202 (58.05%) ASP.NET
7 192 (55.17%) SQL Server
8 173 (49.71%) TDD
9 139 (39.94%) SQL
10 138 (39.66%) NUnit
11 133 (38.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 132 (37.93%) Scrum
13 119 (34.20%) Kanban
14 115 (33.05%) MVVM
15 113 (32.47%) Continuous Integration
15 113 (32.47%) .NET Framework
16 108 (31.03%) Dependency Injection
17 106 (30.46%) WinForms
18 102 (29.31%) OO
19 94 (27.01%) SQL Server 2014
20 93 (26.72%) MSTest
21 90 (25.86%) JavaScript
22 87 (25.00%) jQuery
23 86 (24.71%) Entity Framework
24 77 (22.13%) ASP.NET Web API
24 77 (22.13%) Microsoft
25 76 (21.84%) Windows
26 75 (21.55%) RESTful
27 73 (20.98%) VB.NET
28 72 (20.69%) HTML

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (10.06%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (4.31%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.86%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.57%) CMS
5 2 (0.57%) ColdFusion
5 2 (0.57%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.29%) Confluence
6 1 (0.29%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (3.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 65 (18.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (18.39%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (6.61%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (3.74%) SaaS
5 6 (1.72%) GitHub
6 2 (0.57%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (0.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.31%) Internet
2 5 (1.44%) Broadband
3 4 (1.15%) Intranet
4 2 (0.57%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.57%) RFID
4 2 (0.57%) RS-232
4 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.29%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (55.17%) SQL Server
2 94 (27.01%) SQL Server 2014
3 35 (10.06%) MongoDB
4 23 (6.61%) Big Data
5 14 (4.02%) MySQL
6 11 (3.16%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.57%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 138 (39.66%) NUnit
2 93 (26.72%) MSTest
3 66 (18.97%) Moq
4 65 (18.68%) Rhino Mocks
5 44 (12.64%) Git (software)
6 38 (10.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 37 (10.63%) TeamCity
8 25 (7.18%) JIRA
9 24 (6.90%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.72%) AccuRev
11 5 (1.44%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.57%) Fiddler
12 2 (0.57%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Blend
12 2 (0.57%) MSI
12 2 (0.57%) NuGet
12 2 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.57%) PowerBuilder
12 2 (0.57%) Selenium
12 2 (0.57%) WiX
General
1 70 (20.11%) Finance
2 31 (8.91%) Games
2 31 (8.91%) Marketing
3 11 (3.16%) Legal
4 9 (2.59%) Advertising
5 8 (2.30%) Local Government
6 6 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.86%) Back Office
7 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.86%) Retail
8 2 (0.57%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 281 (80.75%) Developer
2 216 (62.07%) .NET Developer
3 134 (38.51%) C# Developer
4 85 (24.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 62 (17.82%) Senior Developer
6 57 (16.38%) Lead Developer
7 53 (15.23%) Junior
8 51 (14.66%) Software Engineer
9 49 (14.08%) Senior C# Developer
10 48 (13.79%) Senior .NET Developer
11 46 (13.22%) Software Developer
12 44 (12.64%) C# Software Engineer
12 44 (12.64%) Junior Developer
12 44 (12.64%) Lead C# Developer
13 43 (12.36%) .NET Software Developer
14 42 (12.07%) Lead .NET Developer
15 41 (11.78%) Junior .NET Developer
16 40 (11.49%) Graduate
16 40 (11.49%) Graduate Developer
17 39 (11.21%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (95.40%) .NET
2 210 (60.34%) WCF
3 202 (58.05%) ASP.NET
4 133 (38.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 113 (32.47%) .NET Framework
6 106 (30.46%) WinForms
7 87 (25.00%) jQuery
8 86 (24.71%) Entity Framework
9 77 (22.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 75 (21.55%) RESTful
11 72 (20.69%) HTML
12 70 (20.11%) AngularJS
13 65 (18.68%) CSS
14 61 (17.53%) Unity DI Container
15 58 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
15 58 (16.67%) Ninject
15 58 (16.67%) Spring.NET
16 55 (15.80%) Web Services
17 44 (12.64%) XML
18 43 (12.36%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.07%) Computer Science
2 36 (10.34%) Xbox
3 17 (4.89%) Mobile App
4 16 (4.60%) Tandem
5 8 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.01%) Streaming Music
7 6 (1.72%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.15%) Kindle
10 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.86%) NHS
11 2 (0.57%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.57%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.57%) Industrial Internet of Things
11 2 (0.57%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.29%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 76 (21.84%) Windows
2 2 (0.57%) Linux
2 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
2 2 (0.57%) Windows Embedded Compact
2 2 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (66.95%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (59.20%) MVC
3 173 (49.71%) TDD
4 132 (37.93%) Scrum
5 119 (34.20%) Kanban
6 115 (33.05%) MVVM
7 113 (32.47%) Continuous Integration
8 108 (31.03%) Dependency Injection
9 102 (29.31%) OO
10 72 (20.69%) Software Engineering
11 61 (17.53%) Inversion of Control
12 60 (17.24%) Web Application Development
13 55 (15.80%) BDD
14 44 (12.64%) Multithreading
15 42 (12.07%) Machine Learning
16 37 (10.63%) Web Development
17 28 (8.05%) UML
18 27 (7.76%) RUP
19 26 (7.47%) SOLID
20 25 (7.18%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 339 (97.41%) C#
2 139 (39.94%) SQL
3 90 (25.86%) JavaScript
4 73 (20.98%) VB.NET
5 51 (14.66%) T-SQL
6 45 (12.93%) VB
7 44 (12.64%) C++
8 39 (11.21%) Ruby
9 35 (10.06%) F#
9 35 (10.06%) Java
10 32 (9.20%) PL/SQL
11 12 (3.45%) C
12 3 (0.86%) XAML
13 2 (0.57%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.57%) Python
13 2 (0.57%) R
14 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.29%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.29%) VB6
14 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (3.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 14 (4.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 35 (10.06%) Kibana
2 9 (2.59%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 9 (2.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (22.13%) Microsoft
2 58 (16.67%) Google
3 6 (1.72%) IBM
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle
4 2 (0.57%) Sitecore
4 2 (0.57%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.29%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.29%) DevExpress
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