Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for WF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WF over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Workflow Foundation (WF, WWF)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 308 316 315
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 +62
Permanent jobs citing WF 56 51 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.42% 0.41% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.94% 0.98% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 53 50 52
North West median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £31,375
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

WF 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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5930 5200 5094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.48% 41.80% 39.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4931 4532 4386
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,375
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

WF
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing WF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for WF in the North West

WF
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WF in the North West.

Salary trend for WF in the North West

WF
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WF in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WF in the North West

WF
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WF within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Manchester -14 52 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Cheshire -32 3 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 £65,000 -
WF
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing WF 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 North West region with a requirement for WF.

1 56 (100.00%) C#
1 56 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (94.64%) WCF
3 49 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (83.93%) ASP.NET
5 46 (82.14%) JavaScript
6 43 (76.79%) HTML
6 43 (76.79%) CSS
6 43 (76.79%) jQuery
7 41 (73.21%) SQL
8 40 (71.43%) Scrum
8 40 (71.43%) LINQ
9 39 (69.64%) MSTest
10 38 (67.86%) Web Services
11 37 (66.07%) XML
11 37 (66.07%) XSLT
12 35 (62.50%) WPF
12 35 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (60.71%) Use Case
13 34 (60.71%) RESTful
13 34 (60.71%) MVVM
13 34 (60.71%) Silverlight
13 34 (60.71%) NUnit
13 34 (60.71%) Software Engineering
13 34 (60.71%) SOAP
13 34 (60.71%) T-SQL
13 34 (60.71%) PL/SQL
13 34 (60.71%) C++
13 34 (60.71%) UML
13 34 (60.71%) OO

WF
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (1.79%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Broadband
1 4 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.79%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 39 (69.64%) MSTest
2 34 (60.71%) NUnit
3 6 (10.71%) Selenium
4 5 (8.93%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.79%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (41.07%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Law
3 4 (7.14%) Games
4 3 (5.36%) Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (55.36%) Developer
2 30 (53.57%) C# Developer
3 22 (39.29%) .NET Software Engineer
3 22 (39.29%) C# Software Engineer
3 22 (39.29%) Software Engineer
4 21 (37.50%) .NET Developer
4 21 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (30.36%) ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (30.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (30.36%) SQL Developer
6 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 12 (21.43%) Agile Developer
7 12 (21.43%) C# WPF Developer
7 12 (21.43%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 12 (21.43%) Senior Agile Developer
7 12 (21.43%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 12 (21.43%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 12 (21.43%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (21.43%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 12 (21.43%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (94.64%) WCF
3 47 (83.93%) ASP.NET
4 43 (76.79%) CSS
4 43 (76.79%) HTML
4 43 (76.79%) jQuery
5 40 (71.43%) LINQ
6 38 (67.86%) Web Services
7 37 (66.07%) XML
7 37 (66.07%) XSLT
8 35 (62.50%) WPF
9 34 (60.71%) RESTful
9 34 (60.71%) Silverlight
9 34 (60.71%) SOAP
10 21 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 12 (21.43%) .NET Framework
12 12 (21.43%) WinForms
13 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (16.07%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (71.43%) Scrum
3 35 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (60.71%) DSDM
4 34 (60.71%) MVVM
4 34 (60.71%) OO
4 34 (60.71%) RUP
4 34 (60.71%) Software Engineering
4 34 (60.71%) UML
4 34 (60.71%) Use Case
5 22 (39.29%) MVC
5 22 (39.29%) Service Delivery
6 17 (30.36%) DevOps
7 14 (25.00%) TDD
8 12 (21.43%) Workflow
9 9 (16.07%) BDD
9 9 (16.07%) Data Protection
10 6 (10.71%) Kanban
11 5 (8.93%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (8.93%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) C#
2 46 (82.14%) JavaScript
3 41 (73.21%) SQL
4 34 (60.71%) C++
4 34 (60.71%) PL/SQL
4 34 (60.71%) T-SQL
5 23 (41.07%) Java
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle