Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 178 119
Rank change year-on-year -17 -59 +11
Permanent jobs citing WPF 166 228 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.47% 1.74% 2.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.82% 3.95% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 165 227 312
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% +1.19%
10th Percentile £35,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 4,350 5,779 5,192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.56% 44.08% 42.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3,624 4,829 4,537
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -14 135 £50,000 +11.11% 24
Cheshire +11 31 £55,000 -12.00% 5
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 162 (97.59%) .NET
2 161 (96.99%) C#
3 138 (83.13%) Agile Software Development
4 126 (75.90%) MVVM
5 125 (75.30%) Scrum
6 124 (74.70%) Continuous Integration
7 117 (70.48%) SQL Server
8 100 (60.24%) TDD
8 100 (60.24%) SQL Server 2016
9 99 (59.64%) Kanban
9 99 (59.64%) Dependency Injection
10 71 (42.77%) ASP.NET
11 70 (42.17%) WCF
12 61 (36.75%) MVC
13 57 (34.34%) Greenfield Project
14 50 (30.12%) NUnit
15 49 (29.52%) WinForms
15 49 (29.52%) RESTful
15 49 (29.52%) ASP.NET MVC
16 48 (28.92%) Microsoft
17 47 (28.31%) MSTest
18 44 (26.51%) JavaScript
19 41 (24.70%) SQL
20 39 (23.49%) HTML
21 38 (22.89%) CSS
21 38 (22.89%) Finance
21 38 (22.89%) jQuery
22 37 (22.29%) AngularJS
23 35 (21.08%) OO
24 31 (18.67%) 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 3 (1.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.66%) Broadband
2 23 (13.86%) Hyperconnected
2 23 (13.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (70.48%) SQL Server
2 100 (60.24%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (2.41%) MySQL
4 2 (1.20%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.20%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.60%) MS Access
5 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.60%) Power BI
5 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 50 (30.12%) NUnit
2 47 (28.31%) MSTest
3 8 (4.82%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.01%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.81%) JIRA
7 2 (1.20%) Subversion
7 2 (1.20%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (22.89%) Finance
2 26 (15.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.20%) Games
4 1 (0.60%) Back Office
4 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 151 (90.96%) Developer
2 132 (79.52%) .NET Developer
3 112 (67.47%) C# Developer
4 98 (59.04%) WPF Developer
5 96 (57.83%) C# .NET Developer
6 91 (54.82%) C# WPF Developer
7 26 (15.66%) Telecoms Developer
8 23 (13.86%) Internet Developer
9 22 (13.25%) SQL Developer
10 19 (11.45%) Software Developer
11 18 (10.84%) C# Software Developer
12 14 (8.43%) Senior C# Developer
12 14 (8.43%) Senior C# Software Developer
12 14 (8.43%) Senior Developer
12 14 (8.43%) Senior Software Developer
13 13 (7.83%) Agile .NET Developer
13 13 (7.83%) Agile C# Developer
13 13 (7.83%) Agile Developer
13 13 (7.83%) Senior .NET Developer
13 13 (7.83%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (97.59%) .NET
2 71 (42.77%) ASP.NET
3 70 (42.17%) WCF
4 49 (29.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 49 (29.52%) RESTful
4 49 (29.52%) WinForms
5 39 (23.49%) HTML
6 38 (22.89%) CSS
6 38 (22.89%) jQuery
7 37 (22.29%) AngularJS
8 31 (18.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 31 (18.67%) Web Services
9 26 (15.66%) LINQ
10 24 (14.46%) Ninject
10 24 (14.46%) Spring.NET
10 24 (14.46%) Unity DI Container
10 24 (14.46%) XML
11 23 (13.86%) Silverlight
11 23 (13.86%) WF
11 23 (13.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 57 (34.34%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (14.46%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (14.46%) Social Network
2 24 (14.46%) Tandem
3 4 (2.41%) Fintech
3 4 (2.41%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.60%) Media Streaming
5 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.60%) NHS
5 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.42%) Windows
2 3 (1.81%) Windows Server
2 3 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (83.13%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (75.90%) MVVM
3 125 (75.30%) Scrum
4 124 (74.70%) Continuous Integration
5 100 (60.24%) TDD
6 99 (59.64%) Dependency Injection
6 99 (59.64%) Kanban
7 61 (36.75%) MVC
8 35 (21.08%) OO
9 29 (17.47%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (17.47%) Software Engineering
10 27 (16.27%) Use Case
11 24 (14.46%) Asset Management
11 24 (14.46%) Inversion of Control
12 23 (13.86%) DSDM
12 23 (13.86%) RUP
12 23 (13.86%) UML
13 13 (7.83%) DevOps
14 10 (6.02%) Service Delivery
15 8 (4.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 161 (96.99%) C#
2 44 (26.51%) JavaScript
3 41 (24.70%) SQL
4 29 (17.47%) T-SQL
5 24 (14.46%) C++
6 23 (13.86%) PL/SQL
7 10 (6.02%) Java
8 7 (4.22%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.81%) Ruby
10 2 (1.20%) F#
11 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (4.82%) Degree
2 1 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.81%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) Kibana
Vendors
1 48 (28.92%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.46%) Facebook
2 24 (14.46%) Twitter
3 4 (2.41%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.20%) Google