Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for WPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WPF over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 64 86
Rank change year-on-year -60 +22 -14
Permanent jobs citing WPF 48 85 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.59% 3.77% 2.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.91% 9.06% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 48 76 80
Cheshire median annual salary £62,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £46,000 £47,050
North West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +6.67%

WPF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1227 938 1292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 40.60% 41.63% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1012 852 1123
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,025 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing WPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Cheshire

WPF
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for WPF in Cheshire

WPF
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WPF in Cheshire

WPF
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -20 35 £62,500 +61.29% 3
Ellesmere Port - 5 £45,000 -
Crewe +2 4 £40,000 - 1
Daresbury -3 2 £30,000 -29.41%
Chester -4 2 £40,000 -11.60% 2
Knutsford - 2 £27,500 -
WPF
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 48 (100.00%) C#
1 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (89.58%) ASP.NET
3 41 (85.42%) MVC
4 39 (81.25%) SQL Server
4 39 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (77.08%) Microsoft
6 35 (72.92%) TDD
6 35 (72.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (72.92%) Dependency Injection
7 33 (68.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 33 (68.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 32 (66.67%) TeamCity
9 31 (64.58%) RESTful
9 31 (64.58%) MongoDB
9 31 (64.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 31 (64.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 31 (64.58%) Kanban
10 30 (62.50%) F#
10 30 (62.50%) WSUS
10 30 (62.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 30 (62.50%) Ruby
10 30 (62.50%) OO
10 30 (62.50%) MSMQ
10 30 (62.50%) SQL Server 2014
10 30 (62.50%) Elasticsearch
10 30 (62.50%) Kibana
10 30 (62.50%) Node.js
10 30 (62.50%) KnockoutJS
10 30 (62.50%) Web Application Development

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 30 (62.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 33 (68.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 31 (64.58%) MongoDB
3 30 (62.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) MySQL
6 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.08%) JIRA
4 1 (2.08%) MSTest
4 1 (2.08%) NUnit
4 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (2.08%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 47 (97.92%) Developer
2 43 (89.58%) .NET Developer
3 30 (62.50%) Messaging Developer
4 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (10.42%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (10.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (10.42%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.33%) WPF Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (4.17%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Agile Developer
7 1 (2.08%) C# WPF Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (89.58%) ASP.NET
3 35 (72.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (68.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 31 (64.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 31 (64.58%) RESTful
5 31 (64.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 30 (62.50%) AngularJS
6 30 (62.50%) KnockoutJS
6 30 (62.50%) MSMQ
6 30 (62.50%) Node.js
6 30 (62.50%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 6 (12.50%) WinForms
8 5 (10.42%) jQuery
8 5 (10.42%) WCF
9 4 (8.33%) CSS
9 4 (8.33%) Entity Framework
9 4 (8.33%) HTML
9 4 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) iPad
2 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (85.42%) MVC
2 39 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (72.92%) Dependency Injection
3 35 (72.92%) TDD
4 31 (64.58%) Kanban
5 30 (62.50%) Multithreading
5 30 (62.50%) OO
5 30 (62.50%) Web Application Development
6 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.42%) MVVM
8 4 (8.33%) SOLID
9 3 (6.25%) Scrum
10 2 (4.17%) ETL
10 2 (4.17%) Migration
10 2 (4.17%) Project Management
11 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (2.08%) SOA
11 1 (2.08%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.08%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (62.50%) F#
2 30 (62.50%) Ruby
3 6 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 5 (10.42%) VB
5 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.33%) VB6
6 2 (4.17%) SQL
7 1 (2.08%) Java
7 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.08%) XPath
7 1 (2.08%) XQuery
Systems Management
1 30 (62.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 30 (62.50%) Kibana
1 30 (62.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 37 (77.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle