Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 143 87
Rank change year-on-year -16 -56 +27
Permanent jobs citing WPF 122 162 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.72% 2.01% 3.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.61% 4.41% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 119 159 202
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -21.05% +18.75%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +12.50%

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 3,382 3,674 2,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 47.69% 45.63% 40.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,914 3,139 2,394
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,575 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £63,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 June 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 21 June 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 - 11 £30,000 -
Bolton -1 4 £50,000 +81.82%
Stockport +3 3 £55,000 +22.22%
Wigan +11 2 £40,000 -
WPF
North West

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 122 (100.00%) C#
2 121 (99.18%) .NET
3 101 (82.79%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (70.49%) MVC
5 82 (67.21%) ASP.NET
6 80 (65.57%) WCF
7 74 (60.66%) SQL Server
8 66 (54.10%) JavaScript
9 62 (50.82%) CSS
10 61 (50.00%) HTML
10 61 (50.00%) RESTful
10 61 (50.00%) MVVM
11 59 (48.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 57 (46.72%) SQL
12 57 (46.72%) Scrum
13 55 (45.08%) TDD
14 54 (44.26%) NUnit
15 50 (40.98%) AngularJS
16 44 (36.07%) Web Services
16 44 (36.07%) jQuery
17 43 (35.25%) Continuous Integration
17 43 (35.25%) Dependency Injection
17 43 (35.25%) MSTest
17 43 (35.25%) Amazon AWS
17 43 (35.25%) Kanban
18 42 (34.43%) KnockoutJS
19 41 (33.61%) Software Engineering
19 41 (33.61%) Finance
20 40 (32.79%) LINQ
20 40 (32.79%) BDD

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 31 (25.41%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.82%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (35.25%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (28.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (60.66%) SQL Server
2 31 (25.41%) MongoDB
2 31 (25.41%) SQL Server 2016
3 12 (9.84%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.64%) MySQL
6 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 54 (44.26%) NUnit
2 43 (35.25%) MSTest
3 32 (26.23%) TeamCity
4 13 (10.66%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (9.84%) Moq
6 9 (7.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (4.92%) Git (software)
8 4 (3.28%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.46%) gulp
9 3 (2.46%) webpack
10 2 (1.64%) git-flow
10 2 (1.64%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.82%) AccuRev
11 1 (0.82%) JIRA
11 1 (0.82%) NSubstitute
11 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 41 (33.61%) Finance
2 30 (24.59%) Games
3 3 (2.46%) Automotive
4 2 (1.64%) Advertising
4 2 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (68.85%) Developer
2 76 (62.30%) .NET Developer
3 39 (31.97%) C# Developer
4 34 (27.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (24.59%) Junior
5 30 (24.59%) Junior Developer
6 29 (23.77%) Graduate
6 29 (23.77%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 29 (23.77%) Graduate Developer
6 29 (23.77%) Junior .NET Developer
7 26 (21.31%) .NET Software Engineer
7 26 (21.31%) C# Software Engineer
7 26 (21.31%) Software Engineer
8 21 (17.21%) WPF Developer
9 20 (16.39%) SQL Developer
10 19 (15.57%) C# WPF Developer
11 18 (14.75%) Senior Developer
12 17 (13.93%) Software Developer
13 16 (13.11%) C# Software Developer
13 16 (13.11%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (99.18%) .NET
2 82 (67.21%) ASP.NET
3 80 (65.57%) WCF
4 62 (50.82%) CSS
5 61 (50.00%) HTML
5 61 (50.00%) RESTful
6 59 (48.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 50 (40.98%) AngularJS
8 44 (36.07%) jQuery
8 44 (36.07%) Web Services
9 42 (34.43%) KnockoutJS
10 40 (32.79%) LINQ
11 38 (31.15%) .NET Framework
12 37 (30.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 36 (29.51%) ASP.NET Web API
13 36 (29.51%) Entity Framework
14 33 (27.05%) WinForms
15 31 (25.41%) MSMQ
15 31 (25.41%) SOAP
15 31 (25.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.77%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.84%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (9.84%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (9.84%) Social Network
3 7 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.64%) NHS
5 1 (0.82%) Digital Signage
5 1 (0.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.48%) Windows
2 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (82.79%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (70.49%) MVC
3 61 (50.00%) MVVM
4 57 (46.72%) Scrum
5 55 (45.08%) TDD
6 43 (35.25%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (35.25%) Dependency Injection
6 43 (35.25%) Kanban
7 41 (33.61%) Software Engineering
8 40 (32.79%) BDD
9 37 (30.33%) Web Development
10 35 (28.69%) OO
11 32 (26.23%) Multithreading
12 31 (25.41%) Web Application Development
13 30 (24.59%) DSDM
13 30 (24.59%) RUP
13 30 (24.59%) UML
13 30 (24.59%) Use Case
14 15 (12.30%) DevOps
14 15 (12.30%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 122 (100.00%) C#
2 66 (54.10%) JavaScript
3 57 (46.72%) SQL
4 32 (26.23%) T-SQL
5 31 (25.41%) F#
5 31 (25.41%) Ruby
6 30 (24.59%) C++
6 30 (24.59%) PL/SQL
7 15 (12.30%) Java
8 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (4.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (25.41%) Kibana
2 2 (1.64%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (1.64%) WSUS
3 1 (0.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 38 (31.15%) Microsoft
2 29 (23.77%) Google
3 12 (9.84%) Facebook
3 12 (9.84%) Twitter
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle
4 1 (0.82%) Sitecore