Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 98 78
Rank change year-on-year +25 -20 -7
Permanent jobs citing WPF 19 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.92% 0.69% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.85% 1.85% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 5
Merseyside median annual salary £57,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.33% +2.74% -12.05%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,950 £34,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,000 £68,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +6.67%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 392 487 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 39.64% 37.18% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 300 351 256
Merseyside median annual salary £41,750 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.33% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £62,750 £55,000 £52,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Merseyside

WPF
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for WPF in Merseyside

WPF
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in Merseyside over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WPF in Merseyside

WPF
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
St Helens - 17 £57,500 - 1
Liverpool +25 2 £43,000 -
WPF
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for WPF.

1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (94.74%) Scrum
2 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (94.74%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (94.74%) Kanban
3 17 (89.47%) Spring.NET
3 17 (89.47%) TDD
3 17 (89.47%) NUnit
3 17 (89.47%) WinForms
3 17 (89.47%) Windows
3 17 (89.47%) Broadband
3 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
3 17 (89.47%) VB
3 17 (89.47%) VB.NET
3 17 (89.47%) Dependency Injection
3 17 (89.47%) Inversion of Control
3 17 (89.47%) MSTest
3 17 (89.47%) MVVM
3 17 (89.47%) Ninject
3 17 (89.47%) Unity DI Container
3 17 (89.47%) SQL Server 2016
3 17 (89.47%) Telecoms
3 17 (89.47%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (10.53%) LINQ
4 2 (10.53%) WCF
4 2 (10.53%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) CSS

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (5.26%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
1 17 (89.47%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (5.26%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 17 (89.47%) MSTest
1 17 (89.47%) NUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Axure RP
2 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (89.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (94.74%) .NET Developer
3 17 (89.47%) Telecoms Developer
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Graduate
4 1 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Principal .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Principal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) Ninject
2 17 (89.47%) Spring.NET
2 17 (89.47%) Unity DI Container
2 17 (89.47%) WinForms
3 2 (10.53%) LINQ
3 2 (10.53%) WCF
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) Ajax
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.26%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (89.47%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (94.74%) Continuous Integration
1 18 (94.74%) Kanban
1 18 (94.74%) Scrum
2 17 (89.47%) Dependency Injection
2 17 (89.47%) Inversion of Control
2 17 (89.47%) MVVM
2 17 (89.47%) TDD
3 1 (5.26%) CRM
3 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.26%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) VB
1 17 (89.47%) VB.NET
2 2 (10.53%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft