Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 116 128
Rank change year-on-year -61 +12 -11
Permanent jobs citing WPF 212 326 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.66% 2.68% 2.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.75% 6.45% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 200 299 291
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 5646 5052 5274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.16% 41.49% 40.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4678 4383 4515
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 £25,625 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -67 132 £45,000 +3.45% 22
Cheshire -44 61 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Merseyside +20 16 £45,000 +17.65% 1
Lancashire 0 3 £40,000 +6.67% 3
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 202 (95.28%) .NET
2 198 (93.40%) C#
3 169 (79.72%) Agile Software Development
4 147 (69.34%) ASP.NET
5 132 (62.26%) MVC
6 131 (61.79%) SQL Server
7 113 (53.30%) TDD
8 110 (51.89%) WCF
9 103 (48.58%) Dependency Injection
10 102 (48.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 98 (46.23%) Kanban
12 94 (44.34%) RESTful
13 86 (40.57%) Continuous Integration
13 86 (40.57%) Scrum
14 81 (38.21%) OO
15 79 (37.26%) AngularJS
16 77 (36.32%) ASP.NET Web API
16 77 (36.32%) MVVM
17 76 (35.85%) Microsoft
18 73 (34.43%) SQL
19 70 (33.02%) Multithreading
19 70 (33.02%) .NET Framework
20 68 (32.08%) MSTest
20 68 (32.08%) Entity Framework
21 67 (31.60%) JavaScript
21 67 (31.60%) NUnit
22 64 (30.19%) jQuery
22 64 (30.19%) Microsoft Azure
23 63 (29.72%) Software Engineering
23 63 (29.72%) 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 55 (25.94%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.47%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (30.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.66%) SaaS
4 3 (1.42%) GitHub
5 1 (0.47%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.13%) Broadband
2 7 (3.30%) Ethernet
2 7 (3.30%) RS-232
2 7 (3.30%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.94%) HTTP
3 2 (0.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (61.79%) SQL Server
2 62 (29.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 60 (28.30%) MongoDB
4 32 (15.09%) SQL Server 2016
5 10 (4.72%) MySQL
5 10 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (4.25%) RDBMS
6 9 (4.25%) Relational Database
7 8 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.42%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.94%) Power BI
12 1 (0.47%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 68 (32.08%) MSTest
2 67 (31.60%) NUnit
3 58 (27.36%) TeamCity
4 19 (8.96%) Visual Studio
5 18 (8.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (7.08%) Git (software)
7 12 (5.66%) JIRA
8 7 (3.30%) Microsoft Blend
8 7 (3.30%) MSI
8 7 (3.30%) NuGet
8 7 (3.30%) Subversion
8 7 (3.30%) WiX
9 6 (2.83%) Selenium
10 2 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.94%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.94%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.94%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.47%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 40 (18.87%) Finance
2 35 (16.51%) Games
3 13 (6.13%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.77%) Marketing
5 5 (2.36%) Music Industry
6 4 (1.89%) Advertising
6 4 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.94%) Automotive
7 2 (0.94%) Retail
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 164 (77.36%) Developer
2 134 (63.21%) .NET Developer
3 65 (30.66%) C# Developer
4 46 (21.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (18.40%) Software Engineer
6 31 (14.62%) C# Software Engineer
6 31 (14.62%) Graduate
6 31 (14.62%) Junior
7 30 (14.15%) Graduate Developer
7 30 (14.15%) Junior Developer
8 29 (13.68%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 29 (13.68%) Junior .NET Developer
9 28 (13.21%) .NET Software Engineer
9 28 (13.21%) Software Developer
10 27 (12.74%) C# Software Developer
11 26 (12.26%) ASP.NET Developer
11 26 (12.26%) Messaging Developer
12 25 (11.79%) .NET Software Developer
12 25 (11.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 23 (10.85%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (95.28%) .NET
2 147 (69.34%) ASP.NET
3 110 (51.89%) WCF
4 102 (48.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 94 (44.34%) RESTful
6 79 (37.26%) AngularJS
7 77 (36.32%) ASP.NET Web API
8 70 (33.02%) .NET Framework
9 68 (32.08%) Entity Framework
10 64 (30.19%) jQuery
11 63 (29.72%) Web Services
12 62 (29.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 61 (28.77%) HTML
14 56 (26.42%) CSS
14 56 (26.42%) KnockoutJS
15 55 (25.94%) MSMQ
15 55 (25.94%) XML
16 48 (22.64%) SOAP
17 46 (21.70%) WinForms
18 42 (19.81%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.51%) Computer Science
2 29 (13.68%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.72%) Social Network
4 9 (4.25%) Data Structures
4 9 (4.25%) N-Tier
5 7 (3.30%) Industrial Internet of Things
5 7 (3.30%) Internet of Things
6 4 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.94%) Fintech
7 2 (0.94%) iPad
7 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.94%) Xbox
8 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 48 (22.64%) Windows
2 7 (3.30%) Linux
2 7 (3.30%) Mac OS
2 7 (3.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
3 6 (2.83%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.94%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.94%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.94%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (79.72%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (62.26%) MVC
3 113 (53.30%) TDD
4 103 (48.58%) Dependency Injection
5 98 (46.23%) Kanban
6 86 (40.57%) Continuous Integration
6 86 (40.57%) Scrum
7 81 (38.21%) OO
8 77 (36.32%) MVVM
9 70 (33.02%) Multithreading
10 63 (29.72%) Software Engineering
11 56 (26.42%) Web Application Development
12 38 (17.92%) RUP
12 38 (17.92%) UML
13 37 (17.45%) Web Development
14 33 (15.57%) Inversion of Control
15 31 (14.62%) BDD
15 31 (14.62%) DSDM
15 31 (14.62%) Use Case
16 23 (10.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 198 (93.40%) C#
2 73 (34.43%) SQL
3 67 (31.60%) JavaScript
4 55 (25.94%) F#
4 55 (25.94%) Ruby
5 47 (22.17%) C++
6 42 (19.81%) T-SQL
7 33 (15.57%) VB.NET
8 31 (14.62%) PL/SQL
9 30 (14.15%) Java
10 22 (10.38%) VB
11 12 (5.66%) C
12 9 (4.25%) XAML
13 7 (3.30%) XPath
14 5 (2.36%) XQuery
15 4 (1.89%) Embedded C
15 4 (1.89%) VB6
16 2 (0.94%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.47%) ES6
17 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (9.91%) Degree
2 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.42%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.47%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (3.30%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 55 (25.94%) Kibana
2 26 (12.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 26 (12.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 32 (15.09%) Google
3 10 (4.72%) Facebook
3 10 (4.72%) Twitter
4 5 (2.36%) Oracle
5 3 (1.42%) IBM
6 1 (0.47%) Xamarin