Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 93 101
Rank change year-on-year -50 +8 +52
Permanent jobs citing WPF 156 244 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.99% 3.27% 2.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.23% 7.38% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 153 233 202
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +11.84%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £59,750 £61,250 £57,275
North West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +1.19% +12.00%

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 3687 3307 2884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 47.09% 44.37% 38.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3118 2930 2555
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 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 -14 7 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Bolton +4 4 £28,750 +33.72%
Bury - 2 £57,500 -
Wigan -1 1 £24,000 -54.29%
Altrincham - 1 £37,500 -
WPF
North West

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WPF.

1 156 (100.00%) C#
2 148 (94.87%) .NET
3 122 (78.21%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (69.87%) WCF
5 108 (69.23%) ASP.NET
6 99 (63.46%) MVC
7 85 (54.49%) SQL Server
8 80 (51.28%) JavaScript
9 75 (48.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 73 (46.79%) RESTful
11 71 (45.51%) HTML
12 68 (43.59%) CSS
13 67 (42.95%) Scrum
14 66 (42.31%) SQL
15 65 (41.67%) AngularJS
16 63 (40.38%) TDD
16 63 (40.38%) Software Engineering
17 62 (39.74%) MVVM
18 60 (38.46%) jQuery
19 58 (37.18%) NUnit
20 57 (36.54%) .NET Framework
21 56 (35.90%) Entity Framework
22 55 (35.26%) Continuous Integration
23 54 (34.62%) OO
24 52 (33.33%) Web Services
25 49 (31.41%) Kanban
25 49 (31.41%) MSTest
26 47 (30.13%) Finance
27 46 (29.49%) XML
27 46 (29.49%) ASP.NET Web API

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 34 (21.79%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.28%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 43 (27.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.28%) HTTP
1 2 (1.28%) Internet
2 1 (0.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (54.49%) SQL Server
2 34 (21.79%) MongoDB
2 34 (21.79%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (7.05%) MySQL
3 11 (7.05%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.28%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.28%) Power BI
6 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 58 (37.18%) NUnit
2 49 (31.41%) MSTest
3 35 (22.44%) TeamCity
4 17 (10.90%) Git (software)
5 9 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (5.13%) JIRA
6 8 (5.13%) Moq
6 8 (5.13%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (3.85%) Visual Studio
8 5 (3.21%) Subversion
9 2 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.28%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.28%) git-flow
9 2 (1.28%) gulp
9 2 (1.28%) InstallShield
9 2 (1.28%) webpack
10 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 47 (30.13%) Finance
2 39 (25.00%) Games
3 3 (1.92%) Automotive
3 3 (1.92%) Back Office
4 2 (1.28%) Advertising
5 1 (0.64%) Law
5 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 98 (62.82%) Developer
2 74 (47.44%) .NET Developer
3 54 (34.62%) C# Developer
4 38 (24.36%) Software Engineer
5 35 (22.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 34 (21.79%) Graduate
6 34 (21.79%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 34 (21.79%) Graduate Developer
6 34 (21.79%) Junior
6 34 (21.79%) Junior .NET Developer
6 34 (21.79%) Junior Developer
7 33 (21.15%) C# Software Engineer
8 31 (19.87%) .NET Software Engineer
9 25 (16.03%) C# Software Developer
9 25 (16.03%) Software Developer
10 20 (12.82%) .NET Software Developer
11 19 (12.18%) Senior Developer
12 18 (11.54%) C# WPF Developer
12 18 (11.54%) Senior .NET Developer
12 18 (11.54%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (94.87%) .NET
2 109 (69.87%) WCF
3 108 (69.23%) ASP.NET
4 75 (48.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 73 (46.79%) RESTful
6 71 (45.51%) HTML
7 68 (43.59%) CSS
8 65 (41.67%) AngularJS
9 60 (38.46%) jQuery
10 57 (36.54%) .NET Framework
11 56 (35.90%) Entity Framework
12 52 (33.33%) Web Services
13 46 (29.49%) ASP.NET Web API
13 46 (29.49%) XML
14 45 (28.85%) SOAP
15 44 (28.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 40 (25.64%) LINQ
17 39 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
18 38 (24.36%) XSLT
19 37 (23.72%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 39 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.05%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (7.05%) Social Network
3 10 (6.41%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.92%) Digital Signage
5 3 (1.92%) Fintech
6 2 (1.28%) Xbox
7 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.90%) Windows
2 5 (3.21%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (78.21%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (63.46%) MVC
3 67 (42.95%) Scrum
4 63 (40.38%) Software Engineering
4 63 (40.38%) TDD
5 62 (39.74%) MVVM
6 55 (35.26%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (34.62%) OO
8 49 (31.41%) Kanban
9 45 (28.85%) Dependency Injection
10 42 (26.92%) Multithreading
11 41 (26.28%) BDD
12 39 (25.00%) Web Development
13 37 (23.72%) DSDM
13 37 (23.72%) RUP
13 37 (23.72%) UML
13 37 (23.72%) Use Case
14 35 (22.44%) Web Application Development
15 24 (15.38%) Service Delivery
16 16 (10.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 156 (100.00%) C#
2 80 (51.28%) JavaScript
3 66 (42.31%) SQL
4 44 (28.21%) C++
5 41 (26.28%) T-SQL
6 37 (23.72%) PL/SQL
7 34 (21.79%) F#
7 34 (21.79%) Ruby
8 22 (14.10%) Java
9 6 (3.85%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.21%) VB
11 4 (2.56%) C
12 3 (1.92%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.28%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (10.26%) Degree
2 1 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (1.28%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.64%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (6.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (21.79%) Kibana
2 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 38 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 34 (21.79%) Google
3 11 (7.05%) Facebook
3 11 (7.05%) Twitter