Period
to 20 April 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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 122 111
Rank change year-on-year -54 -11 +46
Permanent jobs citing WPF 214 321 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.65% 2.59% 2.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.64% 5.96% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 216 324 274
North West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.51% +15.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% -8.00% +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 5,877 5,384 4,220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 45.36% 43.44% 37.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4,959 4,654 3,639
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 £25,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 April 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 April 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 -30 158 £40,000 - 21
Cheshire -74 34 £62,500 +60.26% 7
Merseyside +10 21 £57,500 +27.78% 1
Lancashire -2 2 £24,000 +11.63% 1
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 212 (99.07%) .NET
2 194 (90.65%) C#
3 184 (85.98%) Agile Software Development
4 149 (69.63%) SQL Server
5 140 (65.42%) MVC
6 131 (61.21%) ASP.NET
7 121 (56.54%) TDD
8 103 (48.13%) WCF
8 103 (48.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 100 (46.73%) MVVM
10 98 (45.79%) RESTful
10 98 (45.79%) Kanban
10 98 (45.79%) Scrum
11 97 (45.33%) Dependency Injection
12 94 (43.93%) AngularJS
13 92 (42.99%) NUnit
14 90 (42.06%) JavaScript
15 84 (39.25%) CSS
16 83 (38.79%) Continuous Integration
17 81 (37.85%) HTML
18 73 (34.11%) KnockoutJS
18 73 (34.11%) MSTest
19 72 (33.64%) Microsoft Azure
19 72 (33.64%) ASP.NET Web API
19 72 (33.64%) SQL
20 71 (33.18%) OO
20 71 (33.18%) Microsoft
20 71 (33.18%) WinForms
20 71 (33.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 62 (28.97%) 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 59 (27.57%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.93%) NServiceBus
2 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 72 (33.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (25.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (0.93%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.35%) Broadband
2 6 (2.80%) Internet
3 2 (0.93%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (69.63%) SQL Server
2 59 (27.57%) MongoDB
3 51 (23.83%) SQL Server 2016
4 46 (21.50%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (4.67%) MySQL
6 5 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.93%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.93%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.93%) OLAP
8 2 (0.93%) OLTP
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (0.93%) Power BI
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 92 (42.99%) NUnit
2 73 (34.11%) MSTest
3 62 (28.97%) TeamCity
4 16 (7.48%) Rhino Mocks
5 15 (7.01%) Git (software)
5 15 (7.01%) Moq
6 10 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (3.27%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.34%) gulp
8 5 (2.34%) webpack
9 4 (1.87%) git-flow
10 2 (0.93%) Android Studio
10 2 (0.93%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.93%) Xcode
11 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.47%) JIRA
11 1 (0.47%) NSubstitute
11 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 53 (24.77%) Finance
2 35 (16.36%) Games
3 20 (9.35%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.34%) Automotive
5 4 (1.87%) Advertising
6 3 (1.40%) Marketing
7 2 (0.93%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 152 (71.03%) Developer
2 133 (62.15%) .NET Developer
3 54 (25.23%) C# Developer
4 44 (20.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (15.89%) .NET Software Engineer
5 34 (15.89%) Graduate
5 34 (15.89%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 34 (15.89%) Graduate Developer
5 34 (15.89%) Junior
5 34 (15.89%) Junior .NET Developer
5 34 (15.89%) Junior Developer
5 34 (15.89%) Software Engineer
6 33 (15.42%) C# Software Engineer
7 30 (14.02%) Software Developer
8 25 (11.68%) C# Software Developer
8 25 (11.68%) Messaging Developer
9 22 (10.28%) Senior Developer
10 21 (9.81%) C# WPF Developer
10 21 (9.81%) SQL Developer
10 21 (9.81%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (99.07%) .NET
2 131 (61.21%) ASP.NET
3 103 (48.13%) ASP.NET MVC
3 103 (48.13%) WCF
4 98 (45.79%) RESTful
5 94 (43.93%) AngularJS
6 84 (39.25%) CSS
7 81 (37.85%) HTML
8 73 (34.11%) KnockoutJS
9 72 (33.64%) ASP.NET Web API
10 71 (33.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 71 (33.18%) WinForms
11 59 (27.57%) MSMQ
12 56 (26.17%) jQuery
13 52 (24.30%) Web Services
14 48 (22.43%) LINQ
15 47 (21.96%) .NET Framework
16 45 (21.03%) Entity Framework
17 39 (18.22%) XML
18 38 (17.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.29%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (15.89%) Computer Science
3 17 (7.94%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (7.01%) Social Network
5 11 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.87%) Digital Signage
7 2 (0.93%) Clustering
7 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.93%) NHS
8 1 (0.47%) Fintech
8 1 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (18.22%) Windows
2 2 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (85.98%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (65.42%) MVC
3 121 (56.54%) TDD
4 100 (46.73%) MVVM
5 98 (45.79%) Kanban
5 98 (45.79%) Scrum
6 97 (45.33%) Dependency Injection
7 83 (38.79%) Continuous Integration
8 71 (33.18%) OO
9 62 (28.97%) Multithreading
10 61 (28.50%) Web Application Development
11 58 (27.10%) Software Engineering
12 48 (22.43%) BDD
13 44 (20.56%) Web Development
14 37 (17.29%) DSDM
14 37 (17.29%) RUP
14 37 (17.29%) UML
14 37 (17.29%) Use Case
15 35 (16.36%) Inversion of Control
16 21 (9.81%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 194 (90.65%) C#
2 90 (42.06%) JavaScript
3 72 (33.64%) SQL
4 59 (27.57%) F#
4 59 (27.57%) Ruby
5 40 (18.69%) C++
5 40 (18.69%) T-SQL
6 37 (17.29%) PL/SQL
7 23 (10.75%) VB
7 23 (10.75%) VB.NET
8 22 (10.28%) Java
9 3 (1.40%) C
9 3 (1.40%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.93%) ES6
10 2 (0.93%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.93%) PHP
10 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (5.61%) Degree
2 1 (0.47%) MCAD
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.34%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.87%) Docker
2 2 (0.93%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 59 (27.57%) Kibana
2 25 (11.68%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 25 (11.68%) WSUS
3 2 (0.93%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 71 (33.18%) Microsoft
2 34 (15.89%) Google
3 15 (7.01%) Facebook
3 15 (7.01%) Twitter
4 4 (1.87%) Oracle
5 2 (0.93%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.47%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.47%) WSO2