Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for WF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WF over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 251 242 225
Rank change year-on-year -9 -17 +48
Permanent jobs citing WF 53 47 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.67% 0.63% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.41% 1.43% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 53 47 49
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +23.46%
10th Percentile £38,750 £41,000 £35,650
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +25.00%

WF 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 Manchester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3765 3280 2928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 47.37% 43.73% 39.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3179 2898 2586
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

WF
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing WF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for WF in Manchester

WF
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for WF in Manchester

WF
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WF in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WF in Manchester

WF
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WF within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 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
Stockport - 9 £42,500 -
Rochdale +14 6 £50,000 - 1
WF
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing WF 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WF.

1 53 (100.00%) C#
1 53 (100.00%) .NET
1 53 (100.00%) WCF
2 49 (92.45%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (83.02%) jQuery
3 44 (83.02%) ASP.NET
3 44 (83.02%) CSS
3 44 (83.02%) HTML
3 44 (83.02%) JavaScript
4 40 (75.47%) Scrum
4 40 (75.47%) LINQ
4 40 (75.47%) MSTest
5 38 (71.70%) SQL
5 38 (71.70%) Web Services
6 34 (64.15%) XML
6 34 (64.15%) XSLT
6 34 (64.15%) SOAP
6 34 (64.15%) T-SQL
6 34 (64.15%) PL/SQL
6 34 (64.15%) C++
6 34 (64.15%) UML
6 34 (64.15%) OO
6 34 (64.15%) RUP
6 34 (64.15%) DSDM
6 34 (64.15%) MVVM
6 34 (64.15%) Use Case
6 34 (64.15%) RESTful
6 34 (64.15%) WPF
6 34 (64.15%) Silverlight
6 34 (64.15%) Continuous Integration

WF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Broadband
1 4 (7.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 40 (75.47%) MSTest
2 34 (64.15%) NUnit
3 6 (11.32%) Selenium
3 6 (11.32%) SpecFlow
General
1 22 (41.51%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Games
2 4 (7.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (58.49%) Developer
2 29 (54.72%) C# Developer
3 22 (41.51%) .NET Software Engineer
3 22 (41.51%) C# Software Engineer
3 22 (41.51%) Software Engineer
4 20 (37.74%) .NET Developer
4 20 (37.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (32.08%) SQL Developer
6 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 16 (30.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (22.64%) Agile Developer
7 12 (22.64%) C# WPF Developer
7 12 (22.64%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 12 (22.64%) Senior Agile Developer
7 12 (22.64%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 12 (22.64%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (22.64%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 12 (22.64%) Senior Developer
7 12 (22.64%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (100.00%) .NET
1 53 (100.00%) WCF
2 44 (83.02%) ASP.NET
2 44 (83.02%) CSS
2 44 (83.02%) HTML
2 44 (83.02%) jQuery
3 40 (75.47%) LINQ
4 38 (71.70%) Web Services
5 34 (64.15%) RESTful
5 34 (64.15%) Silverlight
5 34 (64.15%) SOAP
5 34 (64.15%) WPF
5 34 (64.15%) XML
5 34 (64.15%) XSLT
6 22 (41.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 12 (22.64%) WinForms
9 10 (18.87%) .NET Framework
9 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (18.87%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (92.45%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (75.47%) Scrum
3 34 (64.15%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (64.15%) DSDM
3 34 (64.15%) MVVM
3 34 (64.15%) OO
3 34 (64.15%) RUP
3 34 (64.15%) Software Engineering
3 34 (64.15%) UML
3 34 (64.15%) Use Case
4 22 (41.51%) MVC
4 22 (41.51%) Service Delivery
5 18 (33.96%) DevOps
6 15 (28.30%) TDD
7 10 (18.87%) Workflow
8 9 (16.98%) BDD
8 9 (16.98%) Data Protection
9 6 (11.32%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (11.32%) Kanban
9 6 (11.32%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) C#
2 44 (83.02%) JavaScript
3 38 (71.70%) SQL
4 34 (64.15%) C++
4 34 (64.15%) PL/SQL
4 34 (64.15%) T-SQL
5 22 (41.51%) Java
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Microsoft