Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 111 122
Rank change year-on-year -74 +11 -5
Permanent jobs citing WPF 212 341 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.60% 2.73% 2.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.61% 6.53% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 208 313 297
North West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%

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 5870 5222 5141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.30% 41.82% 39.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4878 4554 4427
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 £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -52 145 £45,000 +3.45% 10
Cheshire -68 45 £62,500 +56.25% 7
Merseyside +29 19 £57,500 +53.33% 2
Lancashire -8 3 £40,000 +6.67%
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 204 (96.23%) .NET
2 195 (91.98%) C#
3 169 (79.72%) Agile Software Development
4 142 (66.98%) ASP.NET
5 135 (63.68%) SQL Server
6 130 (61.32%) MVC
7 111 (52.36%) WCF
8 108 (50.94%) TDD
9 102 (48.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 99 (46.70%) RESTful
11 98 (46.23%) Kanban
12 96 (45.28%) Dependency Injection
13 89 (41.98%) Scrum
14 88 (41.51%) AngularJS
15 85 (40.09%) OO
16 84 (39.62%) MVVM
17 78 (36.79%) JavaScript
18 76 (35.85%) Continuous Integration
18 76 (35.85%) ASP.NET Web API
19 74 (34.91%) NUnit
20 73 (34.43%) Microsoft
21 72 (33.96%) Multithreading
21 72 (33.96%) Microsoft Azure
22 70 (33.02%) MSTest
22 70 (33.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 68 (32.08%) SQL
23 68 (32.08%) HTML
24 66 (31.13%) CSS
25 65 (30.66%) TeamCity
26 64 (30.19%) KnockoutJS

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 61 (28.77%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.47%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 72 (33.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (16.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.02%) Broadband
2 3 (1.42%) Ethernet
2 3 (1.42%) RS-232
2 3 (1.42%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.94%) HTTP
3 2 (0.94%) Internet
4 1 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (63.68%) SQL Server
2 64 (30.19%) SQL Server 2014
3 61 (28.77%) MongoDB
4 33 (15.57%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (2.83%) MySQL
5 6 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.36%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.36%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.42%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.94%) Power BI
10 1 (0.47%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 74 (34.91%) NUnit
2 70 (33.02%) MSTest
3 65 (30.66%) TeamCity
4 12 (5.66%) Git (software)
4 12 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (5.66%) Visual Studio
5 7 (3.30%) JIRA
6 6 (2.83%) Subversion
7 4 (1.89%) Moq
7 4 (1.89%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Blend
8 3 (1.42%) MSI
8 3 (1.42%) NuGet
8 3 (1.42%) WiX
9 2 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.94%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.94%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.47%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.47%) Selenium
General
1 43 (20.28%) Finance
2 36 (16.98%) Games
3 17 (8.02%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.89%) Marketing
5 3 (1.42%) Back Office
5 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.94%) Advertising
6 2 (0.94%) Music Industry
6 2 (0.94%) Retail
7 1 (0.47%) Automotive
7 1 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 159 (75.00%) Developer
2 133 (62.74%) .NET Developer
3 58 (27.36%) C# Developer
4 40 (18.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 37 (17.45%) Software Engineer
6 32 (15.09%) C# Software Engineer
6 32 (15.09%) Graduate
6 32 (15.09%) Graduate Developer
6 32 (15.09%) Junior
6 32 (15.09%) Junior Developer
7 31 (14.62%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 31 (14.62%) Junior .NET Developer
8 30 (14.15%) .NET Software Engineer
8 30 (14.15%) Messaging Developer
9 24 (11.32%) WPF Developer
10 22 (10.38%) C# Software Developer
10 22 (10.38%) Software Developer
11 21 (9.91%) C# WPF Developer
11 21 (9.91%) Senior Developer
12 20 (9.43%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (96.23%) .NET
2 142 (66.98%) ASP.NET
3 111 (52.36%) WCF
4 102 (48.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 99 (46.70%) RESTful
6 88 (41.51%) AngularJS
7 76 (35.85%) ASP.NET Web API
8 70 (33.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 68 (32.08%) HTML
10 66 (31.13%) CSS
11 64 (30.19%) KnockoutJS
12 63 (29.72%) .NET Framework
13 61 (28.77%) MSMQ
14 60 (28.30%) Entity Framework
14 60 (28.30%) jQuery
15 56 (26.42%) Web Services
16 52 (24.53%) WinForms
17 49 (23.11%) XML
18 45 (21.23%) SOAP
19 44 (20.75%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.98%) Computer Science
2 28 (13.21%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.72%) Social Network
4 7 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.36%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.42%) Fintech
6 3 (1.42%) Industrial Internet of Things
6 3 (1.42%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.94%) iPad
7 2 (0.94%) Xbox
8 1 (0.47%) Digital Signage
8 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.87%) Windows
2 5 (2.36%) Windows XP
3 3 (1.42%) Linux
3 3 (1.42%) Mac OS
3 3 (1.42%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (79.72%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (61.32%) MVC
3 108 (50.94%) TDD
4 98 (46.23%) Kanban
5 96 (45.28%) Dependency Injection
6 89 (41.98%) Scrum
7 85 (40.09%) OO
8 84 (39.62%) MVVM
9 76 (35.85%) Continuous Integration
10 72 (33.96%) Multithreading
11 64 (30.19%) Software Engineering
12 62 (29.25%) Web Application Development
13 39 (18.40%) RUP
13 39 (18.40%) UML
14 36 (16.98%) BDD
14 36 (16.98%) DSDM
14 36 (16.98%) Use Case
15 34 (16.04%) Web Development
16 33 (15.57%) Inversion of Control
17 23 (10.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 195 (91.98%) C#
2 78 (36.79%) JavaScript
3 68 (32.08%) SQL
4 61 (28.77%) F#
4 61 (28.77%) Ruby
5 45 (21.23%) C++
6 41 (19.34%) T-SQL
7 36 (16.98%) PL/SQL
8 27 (12.74%) VB.NET
9 26 (12.26%) VB
10 24 (11.32%) Java
11 6 (2.83%) C
12 4 (1.89%) VB6
12 4 (1.89%) XAML
13 3 (1.42%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.94%) XPath
15 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (7.08%) Degree
2 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.94%) ISO 9001
1 2 (0.94%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (3.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 61 (28.77%) Kibana
2 30 (14.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 30 (14.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 31 (14.62%) Google
3 10 (4.72%) Facebook
3 10 (4.72%) Twitter
4 1 (0.47%) WSO2