Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 184 109
Rank change year-on-year -21 -75 +24
Permanent jobs citing WPF 169 219 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.42% 1.66% 2.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.65% 3.78% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 167 202 298
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 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 4,630 5,787 4,896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.87% 43.88% 41.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3,903 4,800 4,223
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,275 £57,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for WPF in the North West

WPF
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for WPF in the North West

WPF
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in the North West over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for WPF in the North West

WPF
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 WPF within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 September 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
Manchester +21 128 £45,000 +2.86% 21
Cheshire -28 39 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Lancashire +12 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Merseyside -2 1 £55,000 +22.22%
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 North West region with a requirement for WPF.

1 168 (99.41%) .NET
2 165 (97.63%) C#
3 140 (82.84%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (64.50%) SQL Server
5 108 (63.91%) MVVM
6 104 (61.54%) Scrum
7 100 (59.17%) ASP.NET
8 98 (57.99%) Continuous Integration
9 97 (57.40%) MVC
10 92 (54.44%) TDD
11 86 (50.89%) WCF
12 85 (50.30%) Kanban
12 85 (50.30%) Dependency Injection
13 83 (49.11%) SQL Server 2016
14 74 (43.79%) ASP.NET MVC
15 66 (39.05%) RESTful
16 59 (34.91%) AngularJS
17 57 (33.73%) JavaScript
18 56 (33.14%) WinForms
19 54 (31.95%) HTML
20 53 (31.36%) CSS
21 50 (29.59%) SQL
22 49 (28.99%) NUnit
22 49 (28.99%) ASP.NET Web API
23 43 (25.44%) MSTest
23 43 (25.44%) Microsoft
24 42 (24.85%) jQuery
25 41 (24.26%) Web Services
26 39 (23.08%) OO
27 37 (21.89%) LINQ

WPF
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 18 (10.65%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.78%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (13.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.20%) Internet
2 22 (13.02%) Hyperconnected
3 13 (7.69%) Broadband
4 1 (0.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (64.50%) SQL Server
2 83 (49.11%) SQL Server 2016
3 18 (10.65%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.78%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.59%) MS Access
7 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 49 (28.99%) NUnit
2 43 (25.44%) MSTest
3 18 (10.65%) TeamCity
4 16 (9.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (4.73%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.55%) Moq
6 6 (3.55%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (3.55%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.96%) JIRA
8 4 (2.37%) JIRA Agile
9 3 (1.78%) gulp
9 3 (1.78%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.78%) SonarQube
9 3 (1.78%) webpack
10 1 (0.59%) AccuRev
10 1 (0.59%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.59%) Subversion
General
1 35 (20.71%) Finance
2 16 (9.47%) Games
3 13 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.78%) Marketing
5 1 (0.59%) Automotive
5 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 146 (86.39%) Developer
2 130 (76.92%) .NET Developer
3 83 (49.11%) C# Developer
4 70 (41.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 63 (37.28%) WPF Developer
6 57 (33.73%) C# WPF Developer
7 24 (14.20%) Internet Developer
8 22 (13.02%) SQL Developer
9 18 (10.65%) C# Software Engineer
9 18 (10.65%) Software Developer
9 18 (10.65%) Software Engineer
10 17 (10.06%) C# Software Developer
10 17 (10.06%) Junior
10 17 (10.06%) Junior Developer
10 17 (10.06%) Senior Developer
11 16 (9.47%) .NET Software Developer
11 16 (9.47%) Senior .NET Developer
11 16 (9.47%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 16 (9.47%) Senior C# Developer
12 15 (8.88%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (99.41%) .NET
2 100 (59.17%) ASP.NET
3 86 (50.89%) WCF
4 74 (43.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 66 (39.05%) RESTful
6 59 (34.91%) AngularJS
7 56 (33.14%) WinForms
8 54 (31.95%) HTML
9 53 (31.36%) CSS
10 49 (28.99%) ASP.NET Web API
11 42 (24.85%) jQuery
12 41 (24.26%) Web Services
13 37 (21.89%) LINQ
14 32 (18.93%) .NET Framework
15 28 (16.57%) Entity Framework
15 28 (16.57%) XML
16 27 (15.98%) SOAP
17 26 (15.38%) Silverlight
17 26 (15.38%) WF
17 26 (15.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.12%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (11.24%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (10.06%) Social Network
4 16 (9.47%) Computer Science
5 13 (7.69%) Tandem
6 4 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.18%) Fintech
7 2 (1.18%) NHS
7 2 (1.18%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.59%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.88%) Windows
2 3 (1.78%) Windows Server
2 3 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (82.84%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (63.91%) MVVM
3 104 (61.54%) Scrum
4 98 (57.99%) Continuous Integration
5 97 (57.40%) MVC
6 92 (54.44%) TDD
7 85 (50.30%) Dependency Injection
7 85 (50.30%) Kanban
8 39 (23.08%) OO
9 34 (20.12%) Software Engineering
10 33 (19.53%) Problem-Solving
11 28 (16.57%) Use Case
12 26 (15.38%) DSDM
12 26 (15.38%) RUP
12 26 (15.38%) UML
13 24 (14.20%) Web Development
14 20 (11.83%) BDD
14 20 (11.83%) Web Application Development
15 19 (11.24%) Multithreading
16 18 (10.65%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 165 (97.63%) C#
2 57 (33.73%) JavaScript
3 50 (29.59%) SQL
4 32 (18.93%) T-SQL
5 26 (15.38%) C++
5 26 (15.38%) PL/SQL
6 18 (10.65%) F#
6 18 (10.65%) Ruby
7 11 (6.51%) Java
8 8 (4.73%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.59%) VB
9 1 (0.59%) VB6
9 1 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (3.55%) Degree
2 1 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 18 (10.65%) Kibana
2 2 (1.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (25.44%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.06%) Facebook
2 17 (10.06%) Twitter
3 16 (9.47%) Google
4 4 (2.37%) DevExpress
5 3 (1.78%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.59%) Apple
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco