Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 158 124
Rank change year-on-year -47 -34 +13
Permanent jobs citing WPF 162 259 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.30% 1.97% 2.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.11% 4.44% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 160 247 272
North West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,750 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +11.11%

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 5,203 5,832 4,483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.83% 44.45% 38.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4,404 4,918 3,857
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +7 120 £42,500 +13.33% 17
Cheshire -63 37 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Merseyside -6 4 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Lancashire +4 2 £35,000 -12.50%
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 161 (99.38%) .NET
2 160 (98.77%) C#
3 137 (84.57%) Agile Software Development
4 115 (70.99%) MVC
5 111 (68.52%) ASP.NET
6 103 (63.58%) SQL Server
7 93 (57.41%) WCF
8 85 (52.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 84 (51.85%) MVVM
10 81 (50.00%) TDD
10 81 (50.00%) Scrum
11 79 (48.77%) RESTful
12 74 (45.68%) AngularJS
12 74 (45.68%) Continuous Integration
13 71 (43.83%) Kanban
13 71 (43.83%) Dependency Injection
14 68 (41.98%) JavaScript
15 63 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
16 62 (38.27%) HTML
16 62 (38.27%) CSS
17 59 (36.42%) SQL Server 2016
18 58 (35.80%) SQL
19 53 (32.72%) WinForms
20 52 (32.10%) NUnit
21 50 (30.86%) Microsoft
22 49 (30.25%) Web Services
23 45 (27.78%) MSTest
23 45 (27.78%) jQuery
24 44 (27.16%) LINQ
24 44 (27.16%) OO

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 33 (20.37%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.47%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.23%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.49%) Internet
2 15 (9.26%) Hyperconnected
3 6 (3.70%) Broadband
4 1 (0.62%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (63.58%) SQL Server
2 59 (36.42%) SQL Server 2016
3 33 (20.37%) MongoDB
4 12 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 52 (32.10%) NUnit
2 45 (27.78%) MSTest
3 33 (20.37%) TeamCity
4 14 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (6.17%) Git (software)
6 9 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
7 8 (4.94%) Moq
8 7 (4.32%) Visual Studio
9 5 (3.09%) JIRA
10 4 (2.47%) JIRA Agile
11 3 (1.85%) gulp
11 3 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.85%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.85%) webpack
12 2 (1.23%) Android Studio
12 2 (1.23%) git-flow
12 2 (1.23%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.23%) Xcode
13 1 (0.62%) AccuRev
13 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 35 (21.60%) Finance
2 26 (16.05%) Games
3 6 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.47%) Marketing
5 3 (1.85%) Automotive
6 1 (0.62%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 128 (79.01%) Developer
2 118 (72.84%) .NET Developer
3 55 (33.95%) C# Developer
4 49 (30.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (20.99%) WPF Developer
6 32 (19.75%) C# WPF Developer
7 27 (16.67%) Junior
7 27 (16.67%) Junior Developer
8 25 (15.43%) Graduate
8 25 (15.43%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 25 (15.43%) Graduate Developer
8 25 (15.43%) Junior .NET Developer
9 24 (14.81%) C# Software Engineer
9 24 (14.81%) Software Engineer
10 22 (13.58%) SQL Developer
11 21 (12.96%) .NET Software Engineer
11 21 (12.96%) Software Developer
12 20 (12.35%) Senior Developer
13 19 (11.73%) .NET Software Developer
13 19 (11.73%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (99.38%) .NET
2 111 (68.52%) ASP.NET
3 93 (57.41%) WCF
4 85 (52.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 79 (48.77%) RESTful
6 74 (45.68%) AngularJS
7 63 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 62 (38.27%) CSS
8 62 (38.27%) HTML
9 53 (32.72%) WinForms
10 49 (30.25%) Web Services
11 45 (27.78%) jQuery
12 44 (27.16%) LINQ
13 42 (25.93%) .NET Framework
14 40 (24.69%) KnockoutJS
15 38 (23.46%) Entity Framework
15 38 (23.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 34 (20.99%) XML
17 33 (20.37%) MSMQ
18 32 (19.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.05%) Computer Science
2 18 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (8.02%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (6.79%) Social Network
5 5 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.47%) Tandem
7 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.23%) NHS
8 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (1.85%) Windows Server
2 3 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (84.57%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (70.99%) MVC
3 84 (51.85%) MVVM
4 81 (50.00%) Scrum
4 81 (50.00%) TDD
5 74 (45.68%) Continuous Integration
6 71 (43.83%) Dependency Injection
6 71 (43.83%) Kanban
7 44 (27.16%) OO
8 42 (25.93%) Software Engineering
9 36 (22.22%) Web Development
10 35 (21.60%) Web Application Development
11 34 (20.99%) Multithreading
12 32 (19.75%) BDD
13 31 (19.14%) DSDM
13 31 (19.14%) RUP
13 31 (19.14%) UML
13 31 (19.14%) Use Case
14 25 (15.43%) Problem-Solving
15 20 (12.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 160 (98.77%) C#
2 68 (41.98%) JavaScript
3 58 (35.80%) SQL
4 36 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 33 (20.37%) C++
5 33 (20.37%) F#
5 33 (20.37%) Ruby
6 31 (19.14%) PL/SQL
7 16 (9.88%) Java
8 8 (4.94%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.85%) VB
10 2 (1.23%) C
10 2 (1.23%) ES6
10 2 (1.23%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.23%) PHP
11 1 (0.62%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.62%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.62%) MCAD
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 33 (20.37%) Kibana
2 8 (4.94%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 8 (4.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (30.86%) Microsoft
2 25 (15.43%) Google
3 11 (6.79%) Facebook
3 11 (6.79%) Twitter
4 5 (3.09%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.62%) Apple
5 1 (0.62%) Cisco