Period
to 24 June 2018

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

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 69 86
Rank change year-on-year -9 +17 -1
Permanent jobs citing WPF 9 29 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.99% 2.63% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.73% 6.12% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 28 2
Merseyside median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% +32.35% -15.00%
10th Percentile £50,825 £35,125 £32,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £36,000
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 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 330 474 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 36.22% 42.97% 33.40%
Number of salaries quoted 276 381 281
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% -5.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,125 £58,750 £50,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 24 June 2018.

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 24 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
St Helens -7 7 £57,500 +27.78%
Liverpool +11 2 £55,000 +161.90%
WPF
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for WPF.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 8 (88.89%) WinForms
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (77.78%) Kanban
3 7 (77.78%) Spring.NET
3 7 (77.78%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (77.78%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (77.78%) MSTest
3 7 (77.78%) Ninject
3 7 (77.78%) Unity DI Container
3 7 (77.78%) VB
3 7 (77.78%) VB.NET
3 7 (77.78%) Broadband
3 7 (77.78%) NUnit
3 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (77.78%) MVVM
3 7 (77.78%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) SQL

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MSTest
1 7 (77.78%) NUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (77.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) .NET Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Telecoms Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Head of Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) WinForms
3 7 (77.78%) Ninject
3 7 (77.78%) Spring.NET
3 7 (77.78%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Core
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) LINQ
5 1 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (11.11%) Universal Windows Platform
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 8 (88.89%) TDD
3 7 (77.78%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (77.78%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (77.78%) Kanban
3 7 (77.78%) MVVM
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Biometrics
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) VB
1 7 (77.78%) VB.NET
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) MCAD
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Xamarin