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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 102 103
Rank change year-on-year -50 +1  
Permanent jobs citing WPF 128 143 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.87% 2.55% 2.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.26% 6.45% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 117 142 150
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £64,625 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25%  

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 3004 2217 2586
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 43.87% 39.53% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 12939 9544 11124
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,875 £25,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,750 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 -58 65 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Cheshire -29 49 £45,000 +16.88% 4
Merseyside - 13 £45,000 - 1
Lancashire -2 1 £45,000 +45.16% 2
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 270 (95.41%) .NET
2 265 (93.64%) C#
3 214 (75.62%) Agile Software Development
4 182 (64.31%) TDD
4 182 (64.31%) SQL Server
5 175 (61.84%) ASP.NET
6 170 (60.07%) MVC
7 151 (53.36%) Dependency Injection
8 135 (47.70%) Kanban
9 129 (45.58%) Continuous Integration
10 128 (45.23%) WCF
11 123 (43.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 114 (40.28%) Scrum
13 107 (37.81%) Microsoft
14 104 (36.75%) OO
15 103 (36.40%) MVVM
16 101 (35.69%) NUnit
17 90 (31.80%) MSTest
18 88 (31.10%) SQL Server 2014
19 87 (30.74%) RESTful
20 85 (30.04%) SQL
21 80 (28.27%) Windows
22 79 (27.92%) WinForms
23 77 (27.21%) Multithreading
23 77 (27.21%) ASP.NET Web API
24 75 (26.50%) .NET Framework
25 74 (26.15%) Entity Framework
26 71 (25.09%) jQuery
27 68 (24.03%) Software Engineering
28 67 (23.67%) Web Services

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 52 (18.37%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (3.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.71%) IIS
3 2 (0.71%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 63 (22.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (12.72%) SaaS
3 32 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.01%) Ethernet
1 17 (6.01%) RS-232
1 17 (6.01%) TCP/IP
2 16 (5.65%) Broadband
3 3 (1.06%) SSL
4 1 (0.35%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.35%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (64.31%) SQL Server
2 88 (31.10%) SQL Server 2014
3 61 (21.55%) MongoDB
4 33 (11.66%) SQL Server 2016
5 18 (6.36%) RDBMS
5 18 (6.36%) Relational Database
5 18 (6.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (3.89%) MySQL
6 11 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (3.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (3.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 101 (35.69%) NUnit
2 90 (31.80%) MSTest
3 54 (19.08%) TeamCity
4 35 (12.37%) Visual Studio
5 28 (9.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (7.07%) Git (software)
7 19 (6.71%) Moq
7 19 (6.71%) Rhino Mocks
8 17 (6.01%) Microsoft Blend
8 17 (6.01%) MSI
8 17 (6.01%) NuGet
8 17 (6.01%) WiX
9 13 (4.59%) JIRA
10 11 (3.89%) Selenium
11 9 (3.18%) Subversion
12 5 (1.77%) Jenkins
13 3 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 2 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
15 1 (0.35%) AccuRev
15 1 (0.35%) JUnit
General
1 46 (16.25%) Finance
2 36 (12.72%) Games
3 24 (8.48%) Marketing
4 17 (6.01%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.47%) Automotive
6 6 (2.12%) Back Office
7 5 (1.77%) Advertising
7 5 (1.77%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.77%) Music Industry
8 4 (1.41%) Legal
8 4 (1.41%) Local Government
9 2 (0.71%) Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 224 (79.15%) Developer
2 192 (67.84%) .NET Developer
3 95 (33.57%) C# Developer
4 77 (27.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 55 (19.43%) Software Developer
6 46 (16.25%) .NET Software Developer
7 42 (14.84%) ASP.NET Developer
7 42 (14.84%) Software Engineer
8 41 (14.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 41 (14.49%) C# Software Developer
9 40 (14.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 37 (13.07%) C# Software Engineer
11 34 (12.01%) Junior
12 30 (10.60%) Graduate
13 29 (10.25%) Graduate Developer
13 29 (10.25%) Junior Developer
14 28 (9.89%) .NET Software Engineer
14 28 (9.89%) Junior .NET Developer
15 27 (9.54%) Graduate .NET Developer
16 25 (8.83%) Messaging Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (95.41%) .NET
2 175 (61.84%) ASP.NET
3 128 (45.23%) WCF
4 123 (43.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 87 (30.74%) RESTful
6 79 (27.92%) WinForms
7 77 (27.21%) ASP.NET Web API
8 75 (26.50%) .NET Framework
9 74 (26.15%) Entity Framework
10 71 (25.09%) jQuery
11 67 (23.67%) Web Services
12 65 (22.97%) XML
13 64 (22.61%) AngularJS
14 58 (20.49%) Unity DI Container
15 55 (19.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 53 (18.73%) KnockoutJS
17 52 (18.37%) MSMQ
18 46 (16.25%) LINQ
18 46 (16.25%) Ninject
18 46 (16.25%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 55 (19.43%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (12.37%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.71%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (6.36%) Data Structures
4 18 (6.36%) N-Tier
5 17 (6.01%) Industrial Internet of Things
5 17 (6.01%) Internet of Things
6 14 (4.95%) Social Network
7 11 (3.89%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.12%) Streaming Music
9 5 (1.77%) Tandem
10 2 (0.71%) iPad
11 1 (0.35%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.35%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.35%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 80 (28.27%) Windows
2 17 (6.01%) Linux
2 17 (6.01%) Mac OS
2 17 (6.01%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 8 (2.83%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.06%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.06%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.06%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (75.62%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (64.31%) TDD
3 170 (60.07%) MVC
4 151 (53.36%) Dependency Injection
5 135 (47.70%) Kanban
6 129 (45.58%) Continuous Integration
7 114 (40.28%) Scrum
8 104 (36.75%) OO
9 103 (36.40%) MVVM
10 77 (27.21%) Multithreading
11 68 (24.03%) Software Engineering
12 58 (20.49%) Inversion of Control
12 58 (20.49%) Web Application Development
13 49 (17.31%) SOLID
14 47 (16.61%) Web Development
15 42 (14.84%) RUP
15 42 (14.84%) UML
16 39 (13.78%) BDD
17 28 (9.89%) Test Automation
17 28 (9.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 265 (93.64%) C#
2 85 (30.04%) SQL
3 61 (21.55%) VB.NET
4 58 (20.49%) C++
5 52 (18.37%) F#
5 52 (18.37%) Ruby
6 50 (17.67%) JavaScript
7 42 (14.84%) T-SQL
8 39 (13.78%) Java
9 30 (10.60%) VB
10 26 (9.19%) C
10 26 (9.19%) PL/SQL
11 20 (7.07%) XAML
12 10 (3.53%) XPath
13 9 (3.18%) XQuery
14 7 (2.47%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.71%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.71%) VB6
16 1 (0.35%) ES6
16 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 29 (10.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.71%) Docker
2 1 (0.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 52 (18.37%) Kibana
2 25 (8.83%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 25 (8.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 107 (37.81%) Microsoft
2 37 (13.07%) Google
3 14 (4.95%) Facebook
3 14 (4.95%) Twitter
4 9 (3.18%) IBM
4 9 (3.18%) Oracle
5 3 (1.06%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.35%) SAP
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