The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 / Lancashire
Rank 54 49 48
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1  
Permanent jobs citing WPF 1 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.24% 0.60% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 1.65% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 7
Median salary £21,500 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.74% -3.07%  
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 Lancashire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 177 121 183
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 42.75% 36.45% 42.96%
Number of salaries quoted 171 108 159
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

WPF
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for WPF in Lancashire

WPF
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Lancashire 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
Blackburn - 1 £21,500 -
WPF
North West

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region with a requirement for WPF.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (66.67%) MVVM
3 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) QA
3 4 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (66.67%) C
3 4 (66.67%) Kanban
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) WinForms
3 4 (66.67%) OOD
3 4 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (66.67%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Gerrit
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Gerrit
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Junior
3 3 (50.00%) Junior Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Junior Software Developer
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Graduate
5 1 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) WinForms
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
4 1 (16.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Kanban
2 4 (66.67%) MVVM
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (66.67%) OOD
2 4 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) SOLID
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) C
2 4 (66.67%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft