Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 210 179 125
Rank change year-on-year -31 -54 -18
Permanent jobs citing WPF 126 213 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.23% 1.65% 2.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.12% 3.66% 5.91%
Number of salaries quoted 122 215 318
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% -7.51%
10th Percentile £35,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £61,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% -8.00%

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 4,041 5,823 5,334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.56% 45.08% 43.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3,165 4,914 4,609
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,850 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £53,638 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.28% +5.26% -

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 -14 110 £50,000 +25.00% 14
Cheshire +26 16 £50,000 -20.00% 9
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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.

1 123 (97.62%) C#
2 120 (95.24%) .NET
3 99 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (65.87%) Scrum
4 83 (65.87%) MVVM
5 82 (65.08%) Continuous Integration
6 69 (54.76%) SQL Server
7 63 (50.00%) WCF
8 58 (46.03%) ASP.NET
9 56 (44.44%) SQL
9 56 (44.44%) TDD
10 55 (43.65%) Kanban
11 51 (40.48%) SQL Server 2016
12 50 (39.68%) Dependency Injection
13 45 (35.71%) JavaScript
14 44 (34.92%) Microsoft
14 44 (34.92%) NUnit
14 44 (34.92%) MSTest
15 43 (34.13%) MVC
16 42 (33.33%) CSS
17 40 (31.75%) Web Services
17 40 (31.75%) Software Engineering
18 39 (30.95%) RESTful
18 39 (30.95%) HTML
19 38 (30.16%) WinForms
20 37 (29.37%) jQuery
20 37 (29.37%) LINQ
21 35 (27.78%) T-SQL
21 35 (27.78%) Finance
22 34 (26.98%) C++

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 1 (0.79%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) GitHub
2 1 (0.79%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.11%) Broadband
2 7 (5.56%) Hyperconnected
2 7 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (54.76%) SQL Server
2 51 (40.48%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (7.94%) NoSQL
4 6 (4.76%) MySQL
5 3 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.79%) Big Data
7 1 (0.79%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 44 (34.92%) MSTest
1 44 (34.92%) NUnit
2 11 (8.73%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.38%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (1.59%) JIRA
4 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.79%) GitLab
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 35 (27.78%) Finance
2 14 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.97%) Games
4 4 (3.17%) Banking
5 3 (2.38%) Retail
6 2 (1.59%) Back Office
6 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.59%) Marketing
6 2 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.79%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 97 (76.98%) Developer
2 84 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 73 (57.94%) C# Developer
4 66 (52.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 64 (50.79%) WPF Developer
6 61 (48.41%) C# WPF Developer
7 24 (19.05%) Software Developer
8 21 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
9 19 (15.08%) .NET Software Developer
9 19 (15.08%) Software Engineer
10 18 (14.29%) Senior Developer
11 17 (13.49%) Senior .NET Developer
11 17 (13.49%) Senior C# Developer
11 17 (13.49%) Senior C# Software Developer
11 17 (13.49%) Senior Software Developer
11 17 (13.49%) Senior WPF Developer
11 17 (13.49%) SQL Developer
12 16 (12.70%) Agile Developer
12 16 (12.70%) Senior .NET Software Developer
12 16 (12.70%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (95.24%) .NET
2 63 (50.00%) WCF
3 58 (46.03%) ASP.NET
4 42 (33.33%) CSS
5 40 (31.75%) Web Services
6 39 (30.95%) HTML
6 39 (30.95%) RESTful
7 38 (30.16%) WinForms
8 37 (29.37%) jQuery
8 37 (29.37%) LINQ
9 33 (26.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (25.40%) SOAP
11 30 (23.81%) Silverlight
11 30 (23.81%) WF
11 30 (23.81%) XML
11 30 (23.81%) XSLT
12 20 (15.87%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (15.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 14 (11.11%) Spring.NET
14 14 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.40%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (11.11%) Social Network
2 14 (11.11%) Tandem
3 6 (4.76%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.38%) User Experience
5 2 (1.59%) Life Science
5 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.59%) NHS
6 1 (0.79%) Online Gambling
6 1 (0.79%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (65.87%) MVVM
2 83 (65.87%) Scrum
3 82 (65.08%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (44.44%) TDD
5 55 (43.65%) Kanban
6 50 (39.68%) Dependency Injection
7 43 (34.13%) MVC
8 40 (31.75%) Software Engineering
9 34 (26.98%) OO
10 30 (23.81%) DSDM
10 30 (23.81%) RUP
10 30 (23.81%) UML
10 30 (23.81%) Use Case
11 20 (15.87%) DevOps
12 14 (11.11%) Asset Management
12 14 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
12 14 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (11.11%) Service Delivery
13 9 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 123 (97.62%) C#
2 56 (44.44%) SQL
3 45 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 35 (27.78%) T-SQL
5 34 (26.98%) C++
6 30 (23.81%) PL/SQL
7 18 (14.29%) Java
8 8 (6.35%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.38%) VBA
10 2 (1.59%) Ruby
11 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (6.35%) Degree
2 3 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (34.92%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.11%) Facebook
2 14 (11.11%) Twitter
3 4 (3.17%) Xamarin
4 3 (2.38%) IBM
5 2 (1.59%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.79%) Apple
6 1 (0.79%) Google
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle
6 1 (0.79%) SAP