Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 153 94
Rank change year-on-year -9 -59 +7
Permanent jobs citing WPF 136 155 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.89% 1.97% 3.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.53% 4.18% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 135 152 234
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £61,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +2.41%

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 3,003 3,712 3,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.80% 47.10% 44.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,533 3,143 2,918
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £60,550
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 12 December 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 12 December 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
Stockport +22 7 £45,000 - 2
Salford - 5 £42,500 - 1
Bolton +15 4 £35,000 +21.74%
Altrincham -10 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Heywood - 1 £28,000 - 1
WPF
North West

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 132 (97.06%) .NET
2 131 (96.32%) C#
3 109 (80.15%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (76.47%) MVVM
5 102 (75.00%) Scrum
6 98 (72.06%) Continuous Integration
7 88 (64.71%) SQL Server
8 76 (55.88%) TDD
8 76 (55.88%) SQL Server 2016
9 75 (55.15%) Kanban
9 75 (55.15%) Dependency Injection
10 53 (38.97%) Greenfield Project
11 49 (36.03%) MSTest
11 49 (36.03%) NUnit
12 46 (33.82%) WCF
13 45 (33.09%) ASP.NET
13 45 (33.09%) Microsoft
14 42 (30.88%) JavaScript
14 42 (30.88%) SQL
15 39 (28.68%) CSS
15 39 (28.68%) Finance
16 38 (27.94%) HTML
17 37 (27.21%) jQuery
18 33 (24.26%) MVC
19 32 (23.53%) OO
20 30 (22.06%) Web Services
20 30 (22.06%) Software Engineering
21 29 (21.32%) Use Case
22 28 (20.59%) RESTful
22 28 (20.59%) 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 3 (2.21%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.38%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 76 (55.88%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (2.94%) MySQL
4 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.47%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.74%) MS Access
5 1 (0.74%) Power BI
5 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 49 (36.03%) MSTest
1 49 (36.03%) NUnit
2 6 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.68%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.21%) JIRA
6 2 (1.47%) Subversion
6 2 (1.47%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.74%) Moq
7 1 (0.74%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 39 (28.68%) Finance
2 25 (18.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.47%) Games
4 1 (0.74%) Back Office
4 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 121 (88.97%) Developer
2 107 (78.68%) C# Developer
3 105 (77.21%) .NET Developer
4 97 (71.32%) WPF Developer
5 93 (68.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 90 (66.18%) C# WPF Developer
7 25 (18.38%) Telecoms Developer
8 23 (16.91%) SQL Developer
9 19 (13.97%) C# Software Developer
9 19 (13.97%) Software Developer
10 15 (11.03%) Senior C# Developer
10 15 (11.03%) Senior C# Software Developer
10 15 (11.03%) Senior Developer
10 15 (11.03%) Senior Software Developer
11 14 (10.29%) Agile .NET Developer
11 14 (10.29%) Agile C# Developer
11 14 (10.29%) Agile Developer
11 14 (10.29%) Senior .NET Developer
11 14 (10.29%) Senior Agile Developer
11 14 (10.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (97.06%) .NET
2 46 (33.82%) WCF
3 45 (33.09%) ASP.NET
4 39 (28.68%) CSS
5 38 (27.94%) HTML
6 37 (27.21%) jQuery
7 30 (22.06%) Web Services
8 28 (20.59%) RESTful
9 27 (19.85%) LINQ
10 26 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (19.12%) XML
11 25 (18.38%) Silverlight
11 25 (18.38%) SOAP
11 25 (18.38%) WF
11 25 (18.38%) WinForms
11 25 (18.38%) XSLT
12 24 (17.65%) Ninject
12 24 (17.65%) Spring.NET
12 24 (17.65%) Unity DI Container
13 15 (11.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 53 (38.97%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (17.65%) Social Network
2 24 (17.65%) Tandem
3 4 (2.94%) Fintech
4 3 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.74%) Media Streaming
5 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.74%) NHS
5 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.35%) Windows
2 3 (2.21%) Windows Server
2 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (80.15%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (76.47%) MVVM
3 102 (75.00%) Scrum
4 98 (72.06%) Continuous Integration
5 76 (55.88%) TDD
6 75 (55.15%) Dependency Injection
6 75 (55.15%) Kanban
7 33 (24.26%) MVC
8 32 (23.53%) OO
9 30 (22.06%) Software Engineering
10 29 (21.32%) Use Case
11 25 (18.38%) DSDM
11 25 (18.38%) RUP
11 25 (18.38%) UML
12 24 (17.65%) Asset Management
12 24 (17.65%) Inversion of Control
13 14 (10.29%) DevOps
14 11 (8.09%) Service Delivery
15 7 (5.15%) Microservices
16 6 (4.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 131 (96.32%) C#
2 42 (30.88%) JavaScript
2 42 (30.88%) SQL
3 28 (20.59%) T-SQL
4 26 (19.12%) C++
5 25 (18.38%) PL/SQL
6 11 (8.09%) Java
7 4 (2.94%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.21%) Ruby
9 2 (1.47%) F#
10 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 3 (2.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.47%) Kibana
Vendors
1 45 (33.09%) Microsoft
2 24 (17.65%) Facebook
2 24 (17.65%) Twitter
3 4 (2.94%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.47%) Google