Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 113 115
Rank change year-on-year -52 +2 +42
Permanent jobs citing WPF 243 347 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.90% 2.84% 2.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.26% 6.68% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 243 333 288
North West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £29,450
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%

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 5,710 5,191 4,605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.64% 42.44% 38.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4,774 4,536 3,985
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 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -40 169 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Cheshire -68 47 £62,500 +60.26% 10
Merseyside +24 27 £57,500 +43.75%
Lancashire 0 1 £24,000 +11.63%
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 240 (98.77%) .NET
2 217 (89.30%) C#
3 203 (83.54%) Agile Software Development
4 169 (69.55%) SQL Server
5 156 (64.20%) ASP.NET
6 152 (62.55%) MVC
7 135 (55.56%) TDD
8 114 (46.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 113 (46.50%) Kanban
9 113 (46.50%) WCF
10 111 (45.68%) Dependency Injection
11 110 (45.27%) RESTful
12 106 (43.62%) AngularJS
12 106 (43.62%) Scrum
13 105 (43.21%) MVVM
14 99 (40.74%) NUnit
15 95 (39.09%) JavaScript
16 89 (36.63%) Continuous Integration
17 88 (36.21%) Microsoft Azure
18 85 (34.98%) ASP.NET Web API
18 85 (34.98%) Microsoft
19 83 (34.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 83 (34.16%) KnockoutJS
20 82 (33.74%) HTML
20 82 (33.74%) CSS
21 81 (33.33%) OO
21 81 (33.33%) MSTest
22 79 (32.51%) SQL
23 78 (32.10%) WinForms
24 75 (30.86%) TeamCity

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 70 (28.81%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.82%) NServiceBus
2 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 88 (36.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (23.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.70%) Broadband
2 2 (0.82%) HTTP
2 2 (0.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (69.55%) SQL Server
2 70 (28.81%) MongoDB
3 69 (28.40%) SQL Server 2014
4 45 (18.52%) SQL Server 2016
5 15 (6.17%) MySQL
6 6 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.65%) Power BI
7 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.82%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.82%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.82%) OLAP
8 2 (0.82%) OLTP
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 99 (40.74%) NUnit
2 81 (33.33%) MSTest
3 75 (30.86%) TeamCity
4 18 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 16 (6.58%) Rhino Mocks
6 15 (6.17%) Moq
7 8 (3.29%) JIRA
8 6 (2.47%) Visual Studio
9 5 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.65%) git-flow
11 2 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.82%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.82%) gulp
11 2 (0.82%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.82%) webpack
12 1 (0.41%) NSubstitute
12 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 58 (23.87%) Finance
2 38 (15.64%) Games
3 26 (10.70%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.47%) Advertising
5 4 (1.65%) Automotive
6 3 (1.23%) Back Office
7 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.82%) Retail
8 1 (0.41%) Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 177 (72.84%) Developer
2 150 (61.73%) .NET Developer
3 57 (23.46%) C# Developer
4 43 (17.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (15.64%) Software Engineer
6 37 (15.23%) .NET Software Engineer
6 37 (15.23%) Graduate
6 37 (15.23%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 37 (15.23%) Graduate Developer
6 37 (15.23%) Junior
6 37 (15.23%) Junior .NET Developer
6 37 (15.23%) Junior Developer
7 35 (14.40%) C# Software Engineer
8 33 (13.58%) Messaging Developer
9 32 (13.17%) Software Developer
10 30 (12.35%) C# Software Developer
10 30 (12.35%) Senior Developer
11 26 (10.70%) Telecoms Developer
12 24 (9.88%) Senior .NET Developer
13 23 (9.47%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (98.77%) .NET
2 156 (64.20%) ASP.NET
3 114 (46.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 113 (46.50%) WCF
5 110 (45.27%) RESTful
6 106 (43.62%) AngularJS
7 85 (34.98%) ASP.NET Web API
8 83 (34.16%) KnockoutJS
8 83 (34.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 82 (33.74%) CSS
9 82 (33.74%) HTML
10 78 (32.10%) WinForms
11 70 (28.81%) MSMQ
12 63 (25.93%) .NET Framework
13 62 (25.51%) jQuery
14 59 (24.28%) Entity Framework
15 52 (21.40%) Web Services
16 44 (18.11%) LINQ
17 41 (16.87%) SOAP
17 41 (16.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.93%) Greenfield Project
2 37 (15.23%) Computer Science
3 15 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (6.17%) Social Network
4 11 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.65%) Digital Signage
6 3 (1.23%) Fintech
7 2 (0.82%) Clustering
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.41%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.41%) Social Media
8 1 (0.41%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 48 (19.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (83.54%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (62.55%) MVC
3 135 (55.56%) TDD
4 113 (46.50%) Kanban
5 111 (45.68%) Dependency Injection
6 106 (43.62%) Scrum
7 105 (43.21%) MVVM
8 89 (36.63%) Continuous Integration
9 81 (33.33%) OO
10 74 (30.45%) Multithreading
11 71 (29.22%) Web Application Development
12 68 (27.98%) Software Engineering
13 51 (20.99%) BDD
14 42 (17.28%) Web Development
15 41 (16.87%) Inversion of Control
16 39 (16.05%) DSDM
16 39 (16.05%) RUP
16 39 (16.05%) UML
16 39 (16.05%) Use Case
17 23 (9.47%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 217 (89.30%) C#
2 95 (39.09%) JavaScript
3 79 (32.51%) SQL
4 70 (28.81%) F#
4 70 (28.81%) Ruby
5 42 (17.28%) T-SQL
6 40 (16.46%) C++
7 39 (16.05%) PL/SQL
8 33 (13.58%) VB
8 33 (13.58%) VB.NET
9 22 (9.05%) Java
10 3 (1.23%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.82%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.82%) VB6
12 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (5.35%) Degree
2 1 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.41%) MCAD
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.47%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.41%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (4.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 70 (28.81%) Kibana
2 33 (13.58%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 33 (13.58%) WSUS
3 2 (0.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 85 (34.98%) Microsoft
2 37 (15.23%) Google
3 15 (6.17%) Facebook
3 15 (6.17%) Twitter
4 4 (1.65%) Oracle
5 1 (0.41%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.41%) WSO2