Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 97 105
Rank change year-on-year -71 +8 +27
Permanent jobs citing WPF 145 191 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.77% 2.70% 2.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.85% 6.74% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 139 187 178
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,100 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £65,000 £51,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

WPF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 3763 2834 3110
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 45.92% 40.04% 42.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3202 2442 2683
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 July 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 20 July 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
Sale - 8 £32,500 -
Stockport -13 7 £45,000 +5.88%
Bolton - 5 £30,000 - 1
Wigan - 3 £40,000 -
Altrincham -6 1 £37,500 -13.79%
Oldham - 1 £25,000 -
Salford - 1 £40,000 -
WPF
North West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 143 (98.62%) C#
2 132 (91.03%) .NET
3 116 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (68.97%) WCF
5 96 (66.21%) SQL Server
6 88 (60.69%) ASP.NET
7 80 (55.17%) MVC
7 80 (55.17%) TDD
8 74 (51.03%) Scrum
8 74 (51.03%) Kanban
9 70 (48.28%) NUnit
10 67 (46.21%) MVVM
11 65 (44.83%) OO
12 61 (42.07%) MSTest
12 61 (42.07%) Dependency Injection
13 57 (39.31%) Web Services
13 57 (39.31%) SQL
13 57 (39.31%) Software Engineering
14 56 (38.62%) XML
15 55 (37.93%) C++
16 53 (36.55%) .NET Framework
16 53 (36.55%) Multithreading
16 53 (36.55%) Entity Framework
17 52 (35.86%) RESTful
18 51 (35.17%) ASP.NET MVC
19 50 (34.48%) SQL Server 2014
20 47 (32.41%) Continuous Integration
21 44 (30.34%) Finance
22 42 (28.97%) Silverlight
22 42 (28.97%) LINQ

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 26 (17.93%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 32 (22.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.07%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.72%) Ethernet
1 17 (11.72%) RS-232
1 17 (11.72%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.07%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (66.21%) SQL Server
2 50 (34.48%) SQL Server 2014
3 26 (17.93%) MongoDB
4 19 (13.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (12.41%) RDBMS
5 18 (12.41%) Relational Database
6 16 (11.03%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 70 (48.28%) NUnit
2 61 (42.07%) MSTest
3 30 (20.69%) Visual Studio
4 26 (17.93%) TeamCity
5 25 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (11.72%) Microsoft Blend
6 17 (11.72%) MSI
6 17 (11.72%) NuGet
6 17 (11.72%) WiX
7 10 (6.90%) Subversion
8 9 (6.21%) Git (software)
9 7 (4.83%) Moq
9 7 (4.83%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (2.07%) Jenkins
10 3 (2.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.69%) AccuRev
11 1 (0.69%) JIRA
11 1 (0.69%) JUnit
11 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 44 (30.34%) Finance
2 36 (24.83%) Games
3 20 (13.79%) Marketing
4 7 (4.83%) Automotive
5 6 (4.14%) Back Office
6 4 (2.76%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.38%) Advertising
7 2 (1.38%) Legal
7 2 (1.38%) Local Government
8 1 (0.69%) Electronics
8 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 93 (64.14%) Developer
2 78 (53.79%) .NET Developer
3 50 (34.48%) C# Developer
4 38 (26.21%) C# .NET Developer
4 38 (26.21%) Software Engineer
5 37 (25.52%) C# Software Engineer
6 30 (20.69%) Junior
7 27 (18.62%) Graduate
7 27 (18.62%) Junior .NET Developer
7 27 (18.62%) Junior Developer
8 26 (17.93%) .NET Software Engineer
8 26 (17.93%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 26 (17.93%) Graduate Developer
9 22 (15.17%) C# WPF Developer
9 22 (15.17%) WPF Developer
10 12 (8.28%) C++ Software Engineer
11 9 (6.21%) Senior C# Software Engineer
11 9 (6.21%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 9 (6.21%) Senior Software Engineer
12 5 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (91.03%) .NET
2 100 (68.97%) WCF
3 88 (60.69%) ASP.NET
4 57 (39.31%) Web Services
5 56 (38.62%) XML
6 53 (36.55%) .NET Framework
6 53 (36.55%) Entity Framework
7 52 (35.86%) RESTful
8 51 (35.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 42 (28.97%) LINQ
9 42 (28.97%) Silverlight
10 38 (26.21%) HTML
11 37 (25.52%) SOAP
12 35 (24.14%) CSS
12 35 (24.14%) Unity DI Container
13 34 (23.45%) AngularJS
14 32 (22.07%) jQuery
15 30 (20.69%) ASP.NET Web API
16 28 (19.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 26 (17.93%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (24.83%) Computer Science
2 26 (17.93%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (12.41%) Data Structures
4 17 (11.72%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (11.72%) Industrial Internet of Things
4 17 (11.72%) Internet of Things
5 15 (10.34%) Social Network
6 5 (3.45%) Streaming Music
7 3 (2.07%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.38%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.59%) Windows
2 17 (11.72%) Linux
2 17 (11.72%) Mac OS
2 17 (11.72%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 10 (6.90%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.07%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.07%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.07%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (55.17%) MVC
2 80 (55.17%) TDD
3 74 (51.03%) Kanban
3 74 (51.03%) Scrum
4 67 (46.21%) MVVM
5 65 (44.83%) OO
6 61 (42.07%) Dependency Injection
7 57 (39.31%) Software Engineering
8 53 (36.55%) Multithreading
9 47 (32.41%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (28.97%) RUP
10 42 (28.97%) UML
11 37 (25.52%) Web Development
12 35 (24.14%) Inversion of Control
13 34 (23.45%) BDD
14 31 (21.38%) Web Application Development
15 25 (17.24%) DSDM
15 25 (17.24%) Service Delivery
15 25 (17.24%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 143 (98.62%) C#
2 57 (39.31%) SQL
3 55 (37.93%) C++
4 40 (27.59%) JavaScript
5 28 (19.31%) T-SQL
6 26 (17.93%) F#
6 26 (17.93%) Java
6 26 (17.93%) Ruby
7 25 (17.24%) C
7 25 (17.24%) PL/SQL
8 19 (13.10%) XAML
9 17 (11.72%) VB.NET
10 8 (5.52%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.69%) VB
11 1 (0.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 32 (22.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 26 (17.93%) Kibana
Vendors
1 34 (23.45%) Microsoft
2 29 (20.00%) Google
3 15 (10.34%) Facebook
3 15 (10.34%) Twitter
4 3 (2.07%) IBM
5 1 (0.69%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Flexible Working
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton
Noir Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago