Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 178 95
Rank change year-on-year +21 -83 +12
Permanent jobs citing WPF 128 128 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.75% 1.58% 2.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.05% 3.46% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 125 120 205
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +0.57% +3.57%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,875 £65,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% +5.00%

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 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 3,159 3,698 3,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 43.24% 45.63% 43.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2,691 3,123 2,727
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Manchester

WPF
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for WPF in Manchester

WPF
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for WPF in Manchester

WPF
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. 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
Bury - 8 £30,000 - 1
Stockport +13 7 £45,000 - 2
Bolton - 5 £36,250 - 1
Salford - 4 £42,500 -
Wigan +3 2 £40,000 -
WPF
North West

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for WPF.

1 127 (99.22%) .NET
2 124 (96.88%) C#
3 102 (79.69%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (65.63%) MVVM
5 79 (61.72%) Scrum
6 78 (60.94%) SQL Server
7 69 (53.91%) Continuous Integration
8 65 (50.78%) ASP.NET
9 64 (50.00%) TDD
10 61 (47.66%) WCF
10 61 (47.66%) MVC
11 60 (46.88%) Kanban
11 60 (46.88%) Dependency Injection
12 58 (45.31%) SQL Server 2016
13 52 (40.63%) JavaScript
14 50 (39.06%) CSS
15 49 (38.28%) HTML
16 48 (37.50%) SQL
17 47 (36.72%) NUnit
18 44 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
19 43 (33.59%) RESTful
19 43 (33.59%) MSTest
20 41 (32.03%) Microsoft
21 40 (31.25%) jQuery
22 39 (30.47%) Web Services
23 36 (28.13%) LINQ
24 35 (27.34%) OO
24 35 (27.34%) Finance
25 32 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
26 30 (23.44%) T-SQL

WPF
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:

Application Platforms
1 17 (13.28%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.16%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (60.94%) SQL Server
2 58 (45.31%) SQL Server 2016
3 17 (13.28%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.78%) MS Access
6 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 47 (36.72%) NUnit
2 43 (33.59%) MSTest
3 17 (13.28%) TeamCity
4 11 (8.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.69%) Moq
5 6 (4.69%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (3.91%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.34%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.34%) gulp
7 3 (2.34%) webpack
8 1 (0.78%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.78%) JIRA
8 1 (0.78%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 35 (27.34%) Finance
2 15 (11.72%) Games
3 13 (10.16%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.78%) Automotive
4 1 (0.78%) Marketing
4 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 109 (85.16%) Developer
2 95 (74.22%) .NET Developer
3 77 (60.16%) C# Developer
4 65 (50.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 63 (49.22%) WPF Developer
6 57 (44.53%) C# WPF Developer
7 22 (17.19%) SQL Developer
8 18 (14.06%) Software Developer
9 17 (13.28%) C# Software Developer
10 16 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
10 16 (12.50%) Junior
10 16 (12.50%) Junior Developer
10 16 (12.50%) Senior Developer
11 15 (11.72%) Agile Developer
11 15 (11.72%) Senior .NET Software Developer
11 15 (11.72%) Senior Agile Developer
11 15 (11.72%) Senior C# Software Developer
11 15 (11.72%) Senior Software Developer
11 15 (11.72%) Senior SQL Developer
11 15 (11.72%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (99.22%) .NET
2 65 (50.78%) ASP.NET
3 61 (47.66%) WCF
4 50 (39.06%) CSS
5 49 (38.28%) HTML
6 44 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (33.59%) RESTful
8 40 (31.25%) jQuery
9 39 (30.47%) Web Services
10 36 (28.13%) LINQ
11 28 (21.88%) .NET Framework
11 28 (21.88%) AngularJS
11 28 (21.88%) WinForms
11 28 (21.88%) XML
12 27 (21.09%) SOAP
13 26 (20.31%) Silverlight
13 26 (20.31%) WF
13 26 (20.31%) XSLT
14 24 (18.75%) Entity Framework
15 21 (16.41%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (13.28%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (13.28%) Social Network
3 16 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 13 (10.16%) Tandem
5 4 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.56%) Fintech
6 2 (1.56%) NHS
7 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.16%) Windows
2 3 (2.34%) Windows Server
2 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (79.69%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (65.63%) MVVM
3 79 (61.72%) Scrum
4 69 (53.91%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (50.00%) TDD
6 61 (47.66%) MVC
7 60 (46.88%) Dependency Injection
7 60 (46.88%) Kanban
8 35 (27.34%) OO
9 30 (23.44%) Software Engineering
10 28 (21.88%) Use Case
11 26 (20.31%) DSDM
11 26 (20.31%) RUP
11 26 (20.31%) UML
12 22 (17.19%) Web Development
13 19 (14.84%) BDD
14 17 (13.28%) Inversion of Control
14 17 (13.28%) Multithreading
14 17 (13.28%) Web Application Development
15 15 (11.72%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 124 (96.88%) C#
2 52 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 48 (37.50%) SQL
4 30 (23.44%) T-SQL
5 26 (20.31%) C++
5 26 (20.31%) PL/SQL
6 17 (13.28%) F#
6 17 (13.28%) Ruby
7 11 (8.59%) Java
8 4 (3.13%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.34%) Degree
2 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 17 (13.28%) Kibana
2 2 (1.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (32.03%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.28%) Facebook
2 17 (13.28%) Twitter
3 15 (11.72%) Google
4 4 (3.13%) DevExpress