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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 49 80 89
Rank change year-on-year +31 +9  
Permanent jobs citing WPF 43 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.07% 1.69% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.37% 4.62% 4.75%
Number of salaries quoted 40 22 28
Median salary £45,000 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.12% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £40,000 £42,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +12.50%  

WPF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 459 476 590
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 43.47% 36.59% 34.01%
Number of salaries quoted 397 400 467
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing WPF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 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
Warrington +10 18 £62,500 +56.25% 2
Ellesmere Port - 17 £45,000 - 1
Crewe -2 5 £47,000 +10.58% 1
Chester +4 1 £38,500 +18.46% 4
Wilmslow -7 1 - - 1
Runcorn - 1 - -
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 72 (100.00%) C#
1 72 (100.00%) .NET
2 57 (79.17%) TDD
3 54 (75.00%) MVC
4 51 (70.83%) ASP.NET
5 49 (68.06%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 48 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
7 44 (61.11%) Microsoft
8 38 (52.78%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (48.61%) Kanban
10 34 (47.22%) SQL Server
11 27 (37.50%) MVVM
12 26 (36.11%) WinForms
12 26 (36.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 25 (34.72%) SOLID
13 25 (34.72%) OO
14 24 (33.33%) Web Application Development
15 23 (31.94%) jQuery
15 23 (31.94%) Scrum
15 23 (31.94%) SQL Server 2014
16 21 (29.17%) SaaS
17 20 (27.78%) WCF
18 18 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
19 17 (23.61%) Moq
19 17 (23.61%) NUnit
19 17 (23.61%) Windows
20 16 (22.22%) Rhino Mocks
20 16 (22.22%) RESTful
21 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure

WPF
Top Related 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 14 (19.44%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (29.17%) SaaS
2 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) Internet
2 2 (2.78%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.78%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 23 (31.94%) SQL Server 2014
3 15 (20.83%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.39%) MySQL
5 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Moq
1 17 (23.61%) NUnit
2 16 (22.22%) Rhino Mocks
3 15 (20.83%) TeamCity
4 13 (18.06%) MSTest
5 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.17%) JIRA
6 3 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 3 (4.17%) Advertising
1 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Marketing
2 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (98.61%) Developer
2 61 (84.72%) .NET Developer
3 32 (44.44%) C# Developer
4 31 (43.06%) Software Developer
5 29 (40.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
7 22 (30.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 22 (30.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (29.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 21 (29.17%) C# Software Developer
9 14 (19.44%) Messaging Developer
10 8 (11.11%) Graduate
10 8 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
10 8 (11.11%) Junior
10 8 (11.11%) Junior Developer
11 7 (9.72%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 7 (9.72%) Internet Developer
11 7 (9.72%) Junior .NET Developer
11 7 (9.72%) WinForms Developer
12 4 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (70.83%) ASP.NET
3 48 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (36.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 26 (36.11%) WinForms
5 23 (31.94%) jQuery
6 20 (27.78%) WCF
7 18 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (22.22%) RESTful
9 14 (19.44%) AngularJS
9 14 (19.44%) KnockoutJS
9 14 (19.44%) MSMQ
9 14 (19.44%) Node.js
9 14 (19.44%) RabbitMQ
9 14 (19.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 14 (19.44%) Unity DI Container
10 13 (18.06%) Castle Windsor
10 13 (18.06%) Ninject
10 13 (18.06%) Spring.NET
11 9 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.33%) Tandem
3 4 (5.56%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.17%) Streaming Music
5 2 (2.78%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (79.17%) TDD
2 54 (75.00%) MVC
3 49 (68.06%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
5 38 (52.78%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (48.61%) Kanban
7 27 (37.50%) MVVM
8 25 (34.72%) OO
8 25 (34.72%) SOLID
9 24 (33.33%) Web Application Development
10 23 (31.94%) Scrum
11 14 (19.44%) Multithreading
12 13 (18.06%) Inversion of Control
13 5 (6.94%) OOP
14 4 (5.56%) Mentoring
14 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering
14 4 (5.56%) Unit Testing
15 3 (4.17%) BDD
15 3 (4.17%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
15 3 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (19.44%) F#
2 14 (19.44%) Ruby
3 13 (18.06%) VB.NET
4 10 (13.89%) SQL
5 9 (12.50%) VB
6 4 (5.56%) C++
7 3 (4.17%) Java
8 2 (2.78%) C
9 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.39%) XAML
9 1 (1.39%) XPath
9 1 (1.39%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (19.44%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 14 (19.44%) Kibana
1 14 (19.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.17%) Google
2 3 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000, Pension Scheme,
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
ShortList Recruitment Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 12 days ago