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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 59 55
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4  
Permanent jobs citing WPF 14 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.50% 0.41% 1.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.22% 1.15% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 3
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -15.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 225 174 209
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 40.11% 35.66% 42.92%
Number of salaries quoted 187 157 171
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing WPF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Helens - 7 £45,000 - 1
Birkenhead - 6 £37,500 - 1
Liverpool -3 1 - - 1
WPF
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (82.76%) SQL Server
3 21 (72.41%) C#
4 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
4 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET
4 16 (55.17%) CSS
4 16 (55.17%) MVC
5 15 (51.72%) Scrum
5 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (48.28%) TDD
6 14 (48.28%) .NET Framework
6 14 (48.28%) SQL
6 14 (48.28%) HTML
6 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (44.83%) Entity Framework
7 13 (44.83%) VB.NET
7 13 (44.83%) Visual Studio
7 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
7 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (41.38%) Kanban
8 12 (41.38%) WinForms
8 12 (41.38%) Mobile App
9 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
10 10 (34.48%) Windows
11 8 (27.59%) VB
11 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
11 8 (27.59%) Broadband
11 8 (27.59%) Spring.NET
11 8 (27.59%) Dependency Injection

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 3 (10.34%) IIS
1 3 (10.34%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) GitHub
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (82.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Visual Studio
2 8 (27.59%) MSTest
2 8 (27.59%) NUnit
3 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
4 5 (17.24%) Moq
4 5 (17.24%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
5 3 (10.34%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (10.34%) TeamCity
6 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
2 23 (79.31%) .NET Developer
3 8 (27.59%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (27.59%) C# Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Telecoms Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Machine Learning Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Artificial Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET
2 16 (55.17%) CSS
3 14 (48.28%) .NET Framework
3 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET Web API
3 14 (48.28%) HTML
4 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (44.83%) Entity Framework
5 12 (41.38%) WinForms
6 8 (27.59%) Ninject
6 8 (27.59%) Spring.NET
6 8 (27.59%) Unity DI Container
7 6 (20.69%) WCF
8 5 (17.24%) Castle Windsor
9 2 (6.90%) Ajax
9 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
9 2 (6.90%) LINQ
10 1 (3.45%) jQuery
10 1 (3.45%) Middleware
10 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.34%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) MVC
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Scrum
3 14 (48.28%) TDD
4 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (41.38%) Kanban
5 8 (27.59%) Dependency Injection
5 8 (27.59%) Inversion of Control
5 8 (27.59%) MVVM
6 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.79%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (13.79%) B2B
7 4 (13.79%) Machine Learning
7 4 (13.79%) OO
7 4 (13.79%) OOP
8 3 (10.34%) Business Development
8 3 (10.34%) DevOps
8 3 (10.34%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 3 (10.34%) SOLID
9 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) C#
2 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
3 14 (48.28%) SQL
4 13 (44.83%) VB.NET
5 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
6 8 (27.59%) VB
7 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Xamarin
3 3 (10.34%) Google
3 3 (10.34%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Atlassian
St. Helens, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 10 days ago