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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England / North West
Rank 110 113 130
Rank change year-on-year +3 +17  
Permanent jobs citing WPF 157 136 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.59% 2.41% 1.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.87% 6.47% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 150 129 108
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +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 the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2675 2101 2598
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.11% 37.19% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2283 1821 2208
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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
Manchester -30 100 £36,000 -34.54% 15
Cheshire +38 45 £45,000 +16.12% 8
Merseyside +11 14 £40,000 +17.64% 4
Lancashire -2 2 £21,500 -31.74%
WPF
England

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for WPF.

1 320 (97.56%) C#
2 312 (95.12%) .NET
3 215 (65.55%) Agile Software Development
4 199 (60.67%) MVC
5 194 (59.15%) ASP.NET
6 185 (56.40%) WCF
7 183 (55.79%) SQL Server
8 171 (52.13%) TDD
9 132 (40.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 123 (37.50%) NUnit
10 123 (37.50%) SQL
11 120 (36.59%) Kanban
12 117 (35.67%) Scrum
13 114 (34.76%) Dependency Injection
14 111 (33.84%) Continuous Integration
15 107 (32.62%) OO
16 106 (32.32%) MVVM
17 100 (30.49%) .NET Framework
18 96 (29.27%) WinForms
19 91 (27.74%) SQL Server 2014
20 86 (26.22%) Microsoft
21 84 (25.61%) MSTest
22 83 (25.30%) Entity Framework
23 78 (23.78%) jQuery
24 77 (23.48%) ASP.NET Web API
25 75 (22.87%) JavaScript
26 72 (21.95%) Windows
26 72 (21.95%) RESTful
27 67 (20.43%) VB.NET
28 65 (19.82%) Software Engineering

WPF
Top Related 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 40 (12.20%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.52%) Umbraco
4 3 (0.91%) IIS
5 2 (0.61%) CMS
5 2 (0.61%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.61%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.30%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.30%) Confluence
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (3.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 60 (18.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (17.99%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (7.01%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (6.40%) SaaS
5 9 (2.74%) GitHub
6 2 (0.61%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.05%) Internet
2 7 (2.13%) Broadband
3 6 (1.83%) Ethernet
3 6 (1.83%) RS-232
3 6 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.61%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.61%) RFID
5 1 (0.30%) CTI
5 1 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (55.79%) SQL Server
2 91 (27.74%) SQL Server 2014
3 41 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 23 (7.01%) Big Data
5 13 (3.96%) MySQL
6 7 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.83%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.83%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.83%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 123 (37.50%) NUnit
2 84 (25.61%) MSTest
3 54 (16.46%) Moq
4 53 (16.16%) Rhino Mocks
5 44 (13.41%) TeamCity
6 34 (10.37%) Git (software)
7 31 (9.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 30 (9.15%) Visual Studio
9 23 (7.01%) JIRA
10 6 (1.83%) Microsoft Blend
10 6 (1.83%) MSI
10 6 (1.83%) NuGet
10 6 (1.83%) Subversion
10 6 (1.83%) WiX
11 5 (1.52%) AccuRev
12 4 (1.22%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.22%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.91%) Selenium
14 2 (0.61%) Fiddler
General
1 59 (17.99%) Finance
2 35 (10.67%) Games
3 27 (8.23%) Marketing
4 9 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.44%) Legal
5 8 (2.44%) Local Government
6 6 (1.83%) Advertising
6 6 (1.83%) Back Office
7 5 (1.52%) Automotive
7 5 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.91%) Retail
9 1 (0.30%) Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 264 (80.49%) Developer
2 209 (63.72%) .NET Developer
3 124 (37.80%) C# Developer
4 85 (25.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 58 (17.68%) Senior Developer
6 48 (14.63%) Lead Developer
6 48 (14.63%) Software Developer
7 47 (14.33%) Junior
8 46 (14.02%) .NET Software Developer
9 44 (13.41%) Senior .NET Developer
9 44 (13.41%) Senior C# Developer
9 44 (13.41%) Software Engineer
10 43 (13.11%) C# Software Engineer
11 39 (11.89%) Junior Developer
12 37 (11.28%) Lead C# Developer
13 36 (10.98%) Junior .NET Developer
13 36 (10.98%) Lead .NET Developer
14 35 (10.67%) ASP.NET Developer
14 35 (10.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 35 (10.67%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (95.12%) .NET
2 194 (59.15%) ASP.NET
3 185 (56.40%) WCF
4 132 (40.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 100 (30.49%) .NET Framework
6 96 (29.27%) WinForms
7 83 (25.30%) Entity Framework
8 78 (23.78%) jQuery
9 77 (23.48%) ASP.NET Web API
10 72 (21.95%) RESTful
11 64 (19.51%) AngularJS
12 58 (17.68%) Web Services
13 57 (17.38%) HTML
14 54 (16.46%) CSS
14 54 (16.46%) Unity DI Container
15 47 (14.33%) Ninject
15 47 (14.33%) Spring.NET
15 47 (14.33%) XML
16 44 (13.41%) Castle Windsor
16 44 (13.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 28 (8.54%) Xbox
3 19 (5.79%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.66%) Tandem
5 10 (3.05%) N-Tier
6 9 (2.74%) Streaming Music
7 7 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.83%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.83%) Industrial Internet of Things
8 6 (1.83%) Internet of Things
9 3 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.61%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.30%) Fintech
11 1 (0.30%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 72 (21.95%) Windows
2 6 (1.83%) Linux
2 6 (1.83%) Mac OS
2 6 (1.83%) Windows Embedded Compact
2 6 (1.83%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (65.55%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (60.67%) MVC
3 171 (52.13%) TDD
4 120 (36.59%) Kanban
5 117 (35.67%) Scrum
6 114 (34.76%) Dependency Injection
7 111 (33.84%) Continuous Integration
8 107 (32.62%) OO
9 106 (32.32%) MVVM
10 65 (19.82%) Software Engineering
11 57 (17.38%) Web Application Development
12 54 (16.46%) Inversion of Control
13 52 (15.85%) Multithreading
14 49 (14.94%) BDD
15 45 (13.72%) Machine Learning
16 39 (11.89%) Web Development
17 37 (11.28%) SOLID
18 30 (9.15%) RUP
18 30 (9.15%) UML
19 24 (7.32%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 320 (97.56%) C#
2 123 (37.50%) SQL
3 75 (22.87%) JavaScript
4 67 (20.43%) VB.NET
5 50 (15.24%) C++
6 44 (13.41%) T-SQL
7 40 (12.20%) F#
7 40 (12.20%) Ruby
8 37 (11.28%) VB
9 34 (10.37%) Java
10 30 (9.15%) PL/SQL
11 18 (5.49%) C
12 8 (2.44%) XAML
13 6 (1.83%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.61%) Python
14 2 (0.61%) R
15 1 (0.30%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.30%) VB6
15 1 (0.30%) XPath
15 1 (0.30%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 20 (6.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.66%) QA
System Software
1 12 (3.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 40 (12.20%) Kibana
2 14 (4.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 14 (4.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 86 (26.22%) Microsoft
2 59 (17.99%) Google
3 9 (2.74%) IBM
4 4 (1.22%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle
5 2 (0.61%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.30%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.30%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.30%) Facebook
6 1 (0.30%) SAP
6 1 (0.30%) Twitter
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