Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England > South West
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 257 176 167
Rank change year-on-year -81 -9 +48
Permanent jobs citing WPF 83 164 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.83% 1.57% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.24% 3.78% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 75 154 163
South West median annual salary £37,500 £42,029 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.78% +1.27% +3.75%
10th Percentile £21,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 South West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3,708 4,343 4,601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 36.89% 41.51% 44.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3,048 3,728 3,955
South 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 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.09% +2.11%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing WPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in the South West

WPF
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WPF in the South West.

Salary trend for WPF in the South West

WPF
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in the South West over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Salary histogram for WPF in the South West

WPF
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. 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
Dorset -6 36 £35,000 -6.67% 6
Bristol 0 22 £40,000 +5.26% 12
Wiltshire -6 12 £42,500 -2.86% 4
Gloucestershire -56 11 £50,000 +8.70% 3
Somerset -18 2 £22,500 -46.47% 2
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 South West region with a requirement for WPF.

1 82 (98.80%) C#
2 68 (81.93%) .NET
3 48 (57.83%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (50.60%) Software Engineering
4 42 (50.60%) WCF
5 41 (49.40%) SQL Server
6 38 (45.78%) Windows
7 36 (43.37%) Computer Science
8 35 (42.17%) OO
9 34 (40.96%) .NET Framework
10 32 (38.55%) Team Foundation Server
11 27 (32.53%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (32.53%) MVC
12 25 (30.12%) Entity Framework
13 22 (26.51%) AngularJS
13 22 (26.51%) CSS
13 22 (26.51%) Git (software)
13 22 (26.51%) Degree
14 21 (25.30%) UML
14 21 (25.30%) SQL
14 21 (25.30%) Finance
15 20 (24.10%) Visual Studio
15 20 (24.10%) Test Automation
16 19 (22.89%) HTML
16 19 (22.89%) Relational Database
17 17 (20.48%) C++
17 17 (20.48%) JIRA
17 17 (20.48%) TDD
18 16 (19.28%) Robotics
18 16 (19.28%) JavaScript

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 6 (7.23%) nginx
2 3 (3.61%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (13.25%) NuGet
3 10 (12.05%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.41%) Slack
4 2 (2.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) RS-232
1 2 (2.41%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (49.40%) SQL Server
2 19 (22.89%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.23%) Redis
3 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.61%) MS Access
4 3 (3.61%) MySQL
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (38.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (26.51%) Git (software)
3 20 (24.10%) Visual Studio
4 17 (20.48%) JIRA
5 9 (10.84%) Bitbucket
5 9 (10.84%) TeamCity
6 4 (4.82%) MSTest
7 3 (3.61%) NUnit
8 2 (2.41%) Subversion
8 2 (2.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (25.30%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.82%) Electronics
5 2 (2.41%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Automotive
6 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (46.99%) Software Engineer
2 38 (45.78%) Developer
3 18 (21.69%) C# Software Engineer
4 15 (18.07%) .NET Developer
5 13 (15.66%) C# Developer
5 13 (15.66%) Junior
5 13 (15.66%) Software Developer
6 12 (14.46%) Junior Software Engineer
7 11 (13.25%) Applications Developer
7 11 (13.25%) C# Application Developer
8 10 (12.05%) Graduate
9 9 (10.84%) .NET Applications Developer
9 9 (10.84%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (10.84%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 8 (9.64%) .NET Software Engineer
11 7 (8.43%) AWS Developer
11 7 (8.43%) C# WPF Developer
11 7 (8.43%) WPF Developer
12 6 (7.23%) PHP Developer
13 5 (6.02%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (81.93%) .NET
2 42 (50.60%) WCF
3 34 (40.96%) .NET Framework
4 25 (30.12%) Entity Framework
5 22 (26.51%) AngularJS
5 22 (26.51%) CSS
6 19 (22.89%) HTML
7 16 (19.28%) XML
8 15 (18.07%) Universal Windows Platform
8 15 (18.07%) WinForms
9 14 (16.87%) ASP.NET
10 10 (12.05%) .NET Core
10 10 (12.05%) jQuery
11 9 (10.84%) HTML5
11 9 (10.84%) Lambda Expressions
11 9 (10.84%) Node.js
12 7 (8.43%) JSON
12 7 (8.43%) NHibernate
12 7 (8.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (8.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Robotics
2 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.43%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (6.02%) 3D Printing
4 5 (6.02%) Life Science
4 5 (6.02%) User Experience
5 3 (3.61%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.61%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.41%) Arduino
7 1 (1.20%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 38 (45.78%) Windows
2 6 (7.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (57.83%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (50.60%) Software Engineering
3 36 (43.37%) Computer Science
4 35 (42.17%) OO
5 27 (32.53%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (32.53%) MVC
6 21 (25.30%) UML
7 20 (24.10%) Test Automation
8 17 (20.48%) TDD
9 16 (19.28%) OOD
10 14 (16.87%) Mathematics
10 14 (16.87%) MVVM
10 14 (16.87%) Unit Testing
11 13 (15.66%) DevOps
11 13 (15.66%) Image Processing
12 12 (14.46%) Artificial Intelligence
13 11 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (12.05%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (12.05%) Scrum
14 10 (12.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 82 (98.80%) C#
2 21 (25.30%) SQL
3 17 (20.48%) C++
4 16 (19.28%) JavaScript
5 12 (14.46%) T-SQL
6 9 (10.84%) Python
7 7 (8.43%) VB
7 7 (8.43%) VB6
8 6 (7.23%) PHP
8 6 (7.23%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.61%) Go
9 3 (3.61%) VBA
10 2 (2.41%) Java
10 2 (2.41%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 22 (26.51%) Degree
2 6 (7.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.20%) HND
3 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) QA
2 3 (3.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.20%) MISRA
3 1 (1.20%) MISRA C
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) Kubernetes
1 9 (10.84%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (7.23%) Grafana
Vendors
1 10 (12.05%) Oracle
2 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.61%) Telerik
3 3 (3.61%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe
4 1 (1.20%) Sybase