The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 174 103 102
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -1
Permanent jobs citing WPF 1910 2997 3063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.78% 2.68% 2.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.73% 6.61% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1734 2653 2815
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40373 45366 43957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.52% 40.52% 40.39%
Number of salaries quoted 34372 37889 38371
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WPF within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WPF
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WPF within the UK.

WPF Salary Trend in the UK

WPF
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WPF over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 within the UK.

WPF Salary Histogram in the UK

WPF
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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
England -69 1801 £45,000 - 260
London -48 797 £57,500 -4.16% 86
South East -74 333 £42,500 +2.40% 51
City of London -49 143 £62,500 +4.16% 38
North West -46 130 £40,000 +6.66% 29
East of England -64 118 £43,000 +1.17% 21
South West -22 107 £35,000 +2.94% 22
Yorkshire -48 105 £37,500 - 21
West Midlands -34 90 £40,000 +12.67% 10
Manchester +15 89 £40,000 +6.66% 11
East Midlands -50 81 £40,000 - 16
West Yorkshire -34 80 £37,500 - 18
Leeds -4 71 £37,500 - 13
Berkshire -43 62 £42,500 +8.97% 7
Kent -6 59 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Scotland -13 52 £38,500 -3.75% 6
Surrey -60 49 £45,000 -5.26% 10
Oxfordshire +13 48 £40,750 -5.23% 11
Hampshire -9 44 £40,000 - 2
North East -1 39 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Buckinghamshire -25 38 £45,000 - 8
Cambridgeshire -7 37 £50,000 +25.00% 14
Reading -13 37 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Edinburgh +15 35 £38,500 +4.05% 5
Birmingham -9 33 £37,500 - 2
Nottinghamshire -35 33 £35,000 -7.89% 12
Cambridge -16 29 £50,000 +25.00% 13
Cheshire -55 28 £37,500 - 12
Dorset -3 27 £35,000 -2.77% 5
Essex -10 27 £40,000 -20.00%

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 3915 (97.05%) C#
2 3536 (87.65%) .NET
3 2357 (58.43%) SQL Server
4 2308 (57.21%) Agile Software Development
5 2178 (53.99%) WCF
6 2083 (51.64%) ASP.NET
7 1792 (44.42%) MVC
8 1527 (37.85%) SQL
9 1510 (37.43%) TDD
10 1330 (32.97%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1326 (32.87%) WinForms
12 1290 (31.98%) Windows
13 1259 (31.21%) Scrum
14 1258 (31.18%) Microsoft
15 1158 (28.71%) HTML
16 1116 (27.66%) JavaScript
17 1053 (26.10%) .NET Framework
18 1041 (25.81%) Finance
19 946 (23.45%) MVVM
20 885 (21.94%) NUnit
21 816 (20.23%) CSS
22 800 (19.83%) Software Engineering
23 786 (19.48%) OO
24 712 (17.65%) Rhino Mocks
25 698 (17.30%) Degree
26 687 (17.03%) Moq
27 653 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
28 643 (15.94%) LINQ
29 642 (15.91%) Silverlight
30 617 (15.29%) XML

WPF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 301 (7.46%) SharePoint
2 118 (2.93%) IIS
3 113 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
4 95 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 41 (1.02%) Node.js
6 39 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
7 28 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 27 (0.67%) Tomcat
9 22 (0.55%) Umbraco
10 20 (0.50%) JBoss
11 14 (0.35%) FormScape
11 14 (0.35%) WebSphere
11 14 (0.35%) CMS
12 13 (0.32%) SharePoint Foundation
13 12 (0.30%) NServiceBus
14 9 (0.22%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.20%) ArcGIS
16 7 (0.17%) Apache
16 7 (0.17%) Orchard CMS
17 6 (0.15%) MTS
Applications
1 410 (10.16%) MS Excel
2 99 (2.45%) MS Office
3 32 (0.79%) InfoPath
4 31 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.050%) Simulink
5 2 (0.050%) Stateflow
5 2 (0.050%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.025%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 49 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.67%) RMDS
3 9 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.22%) Markit EDM
4 6 (0.15%) Sage CRM
4 6 (0.15%) Sage 200
4 6 (0.15%) Line 500
5 5 (0.12%) Magento
5 5 (0.12%) Agresso
5 5 (0.12%) ReMetrica
6 4 (0.099%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.074%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.025%) Beauchamp
8 1 (0.025%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 93 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (0.67%) SaaS
3 21 (0.52%) Office 365
4 11 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.025%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.025%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.025%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (2.35%) Internet
2 66 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 57 (1.41%) Broadband
4 34 (0.84%) HTTP
5 21 (0.52%) Ethernet
6 11 (0.27%) DNS
7 10 (0.25%) CTI
8 9 (0.22%) Intranet
8 9 (0.22%) Modbus
9 7 (0.17%) FTP
10 5 (0.12%) SMS
10 5 (0.12%) VPN
10 5 (0.12%) SMPP
10 5 (0.12%) NFC
10 5 (0.12%) Network Security
11 3 (0.074%) SMTP
11 3 (0.074%) DHCP
12 2 (0.050%) UMTS
12 2 (0.050%) GPRS
12 2 (0.050%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2357 (58.43%) SQL Server
2 317 (7.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 187 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 154 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 152 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 149 (3.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 121 (3.00%) Relational Database
8 88 (2.18%) Big Data
9 69 (1.71%) Oracle Database
10 64 (1.59%) RDBMS
11 56 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
12 52 (1.29%) MySQL
13 42 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
13 42 (1.04%) NoSQL
14 33 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
15 25 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 20 (0.50%) MongoDB
16 20 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
16 20 (0.50%) Oracle9i Database
17 17 (0.42%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 885 (21.94%) NUnit
2 712 (17.65%) Rhino Mocks
3 687 (17.03%) Moq
4 493 (12.22%) Visual Studio
5 423 (10.49%) MSTest
6 400 (9.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 309 (7.66%) Subversion
8 111 (2.75%) Git (software)
9 94 (2.33%) ReSharper
10 68 (1.69%) SoapUI
11 57 (1.41%) TeamCity
12 52 (1.29%) MSBuild
13 38 (0.94%) JIRA
14 34 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 32 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
16 29 (0.72%) Selenium
17 25 (0.62%) Jenkins
18 22 (0.55%) Microsoft Blend
19 20 (0.50%) FitNesse
19 20 (0.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 1041 (25.81%) Finance
2 479 (11.87%) Banking
3 302 (7.49%) Front Office
4 208 (5.16%) Retail
5 198 (4.91%) Investment Banking
6 135 (3.35%) Games
7 130 (3.22%) Telecoms
8 76 (1.88%) Manufacturing
9 62 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 53 (1.31%) Back Office
11 41 (1.02%) Publishing
12 39 (0.97%) Electronics
12 39 (0.97%) Legal
13 32 (0.79%) Retail Banking
13 32 (0.79%) Marketing
14 23 (0.57%) Music Industry
14 23 (0.57%) Advertising
15 22 (0.55%) Law
16 18 (0.45%) Automotive
17 17 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3394 (84.13%) Developer
2 1633 (40.48%) .NET Developer
3 1590 (39.41%) C# Developer
4 727 (18.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 523 (12.96%) Software Developer
6 446 (11.06%) Senior Developer
7 392 (9.72%) Software Engineer
8 277 (6.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 261 (6.47%) WPF Developer
10 236 (5.85%) ASP.NET Developer
11 201 (4.98%) Senior C# Developer
12 189 (4.69%) Junior
13 175 (4.34%) Junior Developer
14 174 (4.31%) Graduate
15 172 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
16 149 (3.69%) C# Software Engineer
17 144 (3.57%) Agile C# Developer
18 136 (3.37%) C# Software Developer
19 133 (3.30%) Graduate Developer
20 103 (2.55%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3536 (87.65%) .NET
2 2178 (53.99%) WCF
3 2083 (51.64%) ASP.NET
4 1330 (32.97%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1326 (32.87%) WinForms
6 1158 (28.71%) HTML
7 1053 (26.10%) .NET Framework
8 816 (20.23%) CSS
9 643 (15.94%) LINQ
10 642 (15.91%) Silverlight
11 617 (15.29%) XML
12 574 (14.23%) HTML5
13 565 (14.01%) Castle Windsor
14 548 (13.58%) Web Services
15 495 (12.27%) jQuery
16 458 (11.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 451 (11.18%) Ajax
18 444 (11.01%) NHibernate
19 436 (10.81%) Unity DI Container
20 423 (10.49%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 463 (11.48%) Computer Science
2 445 (11.03%) Inversion of Control
3 222 (5.50%) Enterprise Software
4 173 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
5 171 (4.24%) Derivative
6 165 (4.09%) Client/Server
7 139 (3.45%) Mathematics
8 135 (3.35%) Hedge funds
9 126 (3.12%) N-Tier
10 125 (3.10%) Social Network
11 121 (3.00%) Fixed Income
12 114 (2.83%) Tandem
13 104 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 89 (2.21%) Mobile App
15 71 (1.76%) Equities
16 49 (1.21%) User Experience
17 46 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
18 41 (1.02%) Spread Betting
19 40 (0.99%) Visualisation
20 39 (0.97%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1290 (31.98%) Windows
2 191 (4.73%) Android
3 166 (4.12%) Apple iOS
4 89 (2.21%) Windows Phone
5 53 (1.31%) Linux
6 44 (1.09%) UNIX
7 41 (1.02%) Windows 8
8 32 (0.79%) Windows Phone 8
9 17 (0.42%) Windows 7
10 14 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
11 12 (0.30%) Windows Phone 7
12 11 (0.27%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.12%) Windows CE
14 5 (0.12%) VMS
15 4 (0.099%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.099%) Embedded Linux
15 4 (0.099%) BlackBerry OS
16 2 (0.050%) CentOS
16 2 (0.050%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2308 (57.21%) Agile Software Development
2 1792 (44.42%) MVC
3 1510 (37.43%) TDD
4 1259 (31.21%) Scrum
5 946 (23.45%) MVVM
6 800 (19.83%) Software Engineering
7 786 (19.48%) OO
8 653 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
9 585 (14.50%) Kanban
10 565 (14.01%) Web Application Development
11 491 (12.17%) Dependency Injection
12 426 (10.56%) Multithreading
13 351 (8.70%) Unit Testing
14 319 (7.91%) BDD
15 296 (7.34%) OOP
16 237 (5.88%) Web Development
17 227 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
18 225 (5.58%) OOD
19 189 (4.69%) UML
20 179 (4.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3915 (97.05%) C#
2 1527 (37.85%) SQL
3 1116 (27.66%) JavaScript
4 591 (14.65%) T-SQL
5 586 (14.53%) VB.NET
6 469 (11.63%) C++
7 254 (6.30%) VB
8 249 (6.17%) Java
9 178 (4.41%) XAML
10 113 (2.80%) C
11 103 (2.55%) VBA
12 50 (1.24%) PHP
12 50 (1.24%) PL/SQL
13 48 (1.19%) VB6
14 47 (1.17%) Python
15 38 (0.94%) XPath
16 30 (0.74%) PowerShell
17 29 (0.72%) VC++
18 22 (0.55%) F#
19 18 (0.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 698 (17.30%) Degree
2 87 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (0.94%) MCP
4 35 (0.87%) Security Cleared
5 27 (0.67%) MCSD
6 20 (0.50%) PhD
7 17 (0.42%) SC Cleared
8 16 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 14 (0.35%) HND
10 13 (0.32%) MCITP
10 13 (0.32%) MCDBA
11 8 (0.20%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 8 (0.20%) MCSE
12 7 (0.17%) ISEB
12 7 (0.17%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.074%) HNC
13 3 (0.074%) MCAD
13 3 (0.074%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.050%) MCPD
14 2 (0.050%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (2.78%) QA
2 64 (1.59%) ISO 9001
3 14 (0.35%) PMBOK
4 13 (0.32%) SLA
5 6 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.12%) ISO 8583
7 4 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.074%) GAMP
8 3 (0.074%) COBIT
8 3 (0.074%) EMIR
8 3 (0.074%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.050%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.050%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.025%) Basel III
10 1 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.025%) WCAG
10 1 (0.025%) TickIT
System Software
1 68 (1.69%) Hyper-V
2 44 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 22 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.17%) Firmware
5 5 (0.12%) Docker
5 5 (0.12%) HDFS
6 3 (0.074%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (0.27%) MOM
2 5 (0.12%) Puppet
2 5 (0.12%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.050%) Control-M
4 1 (0.025%) MIIS
4 1 (0.025%) WMI
Vendors
1 1258 (31.18%) Microsoft
2 246 (6.10%) Oracle
3 110 (2.73%) Twitter
4 102 (2.53%) Facebook
5 69 (1.71%) Apple
6 62 (1.54%) Telerik
7 56 (1.39%) TIBCO
8 40 (0.99%) DevExpress
9 37 (0.92%) Sybase
10 33 (0.82%) ION Trading
10 33 (0.82%) Xamarin
11 24 (0.59%) Google
11 24 (0.59%) VMware
12 21 (0.52%) Sage
13 17 (0.42%) SAP
14 15 (0.37%) Bloomberg
14 15 (0.37%) Infragistics
15 13 (0.32%) Charles River
15 13 (0.32%) Sitecore
16 10 (0.25%) TOWER Software
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd)
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing Ltd
Salary: excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing Ltd
Salary: excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Gravitas Recruitment Group Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: benefits.
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £80000 Per Annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + 8% pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
IT Connections
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Interact Consulting
Salary: 48-55k
Posted: 22 hours ago