Period
to 19 September 2018

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

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 164 214
Rank change year-on-year -28 +50 -17
Permanent jobs citing WPF 154 194 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.48% 1.89% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.62% 4.25% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 147 166 125
South West median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £26,300
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £49,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 4,259 4,561 4,290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.03% 44.51% 39.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3,629 3,921 3,735
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £58,794
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 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
Gloucestershire +67 54 £46,000 +5.14% 7
Dorset -17 39 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Somerset -31 29 £42,500 +2.72% 3
Bristol -2 28 £38,000 -5.00% 11
Wiltshire -26 4 £53,750 +26.47% 2
WPF
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 South West region with a requirement for WPF.

1 148 (96.10%) C#
2 126 (81.82%) .NET
3 79 (51.30%) Software Engineering
4 76 (49.35%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (44.81%) OO
6 66 (42.86%) C++
7 59 (38.31%) MVC
8 56 (36.36%) SQL
9 55 (35.71%) ASP.NET
10 54 (35.06%) Visual Studio
10 54 (35.06%) MVVM
11 47 (30.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 44 (28.57%) Windows
13 43 (27.92%) SQL Server
14 40 (25.97%) Team Foundation Server
15 35 (22.73%) Security Cleared
16 33 (21.43%) .NET Framework
16 33 (21.43%) C
17 30 (19.48%) WinForms
17 30 (19.48%) WCF
17 30 (19.48%) JavaScript
17 30 (19.48%) Git (software)
18 28 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
18 28 (18.18%) OOP
19 27 (17.53%) Microsoft
20 25 (16.23%) HTML
20 25 (16.23%) Embedded Systems
21 24 (15.58%) Linux
22 23 (14.94%) Geospatial Data
23 22 (14.29%) Test Automation

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 (3.90%) ArcGIS
2 4 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 28 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.30%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.30%) Broadband
2 1 (0.65%) HTTP
2 1 (0.65%) SMS
2 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (27.92%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.94%) Geospatial Data
3 16 (10.39%) GIS
4 14 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (2.60%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.60%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.95%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 54 (35.06%) Visual Studio
2 40 (25.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (19.48%) Git (software)
4 20 (12.99%) Visual Studio Team System
5 13 (8.44%) MSTest
5 13 (8.44%) NUnit
6 6 (3.90%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.30%) Babel
7 2 (1.30%) Log4Net
7 2 (1.30%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (12.34%) Military
2 11 (7.14%) Finance
3 5 (3.25%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.95%) Law
5 2 (1.30%) Back Office
5 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.65%) Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 78 (50.65%) Developer
2 64 (41.56%) Software Engineer
3 37 (24.03%) C# Developer
4 36 (23.38%) .NET Developer
5 32 (20.78%) C# Software Engineer
5 32 (20.78%) Software Developer
6 22 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
7 16 (10.39%) C# Software Developer
8 14 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (8.44%) .NET Software Engineer
9 13 (8.44%) C# WPF Developer
9 13 (8.44%) Senior Software Engineer
9 13 (8.44%) WPF Developer
10 12 (7.79%) Lead Software Engineer
11 9 (5.84%) .NET Software Developer
11 9 (5.84%) Support Engineer
12 6 (3.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 6 (3.90%) Lead Developer
12 6 (3.90%) Lead Software Developer
13 5 (3.25%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (81.82%) .NET
2 55 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 47 (30.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 30 (19.48%) WCF
5 30 (19.48%) WinForms
6 25 (16.23%) HTML
7 19 (12.34%) CSS
7 19 (12.34%) Web Services
8 18 (11.69%) AngularJS
9 17 (11.04%) RESTful
10 14 (9.09%) Silverlight
11 13 (8.44%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (8.44%) GStreamer
11 13 (8.44%) jQuery
12 11 (7.14%) LINQ
13 10 (6.49%) Entity Framework
13 10 (6.49%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (6.49%) SOAP
13 10 (6.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.23%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.60%) Media Streaming
3 4 (2.60%) Social Network
3 4 (2.60%) User Experience
3 4 (2.60%) Video\Live Streaming
4 3 (1.95%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.30%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.65%) CAN bus
6 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.65%) Cyber Warfare
Operating Systems
1 44 (28.57%) Windows
2 24 (15.58%) Linux
3 1 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (51.30%) Software Engineering
2 76 (49.35%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (44.81%) OO
4 59 (38.31%) MVC
5 54 (35.06%) MVVM
6 28 (18.18%) OOP
7 22 (14.29%) Kanban
7 22 (14.29%) Scrum
7 22 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 22 (14.29%) Web Development
8 20 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (12.99%) SOLID
8 20 (12.99%) System Testing
9 18 (11.69%) TDD
9 18 (11.69%) UML
10 17 (11.04%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (10.39%) SDLC
12 15 (9.74%) OOD
13 14 (9.09%) Unit Testing
14 11 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 148 (96.10%) C#
2 66 (42.86%) C++
3 56 (36.36%) SQL
4 33 (21.43%) C
5 30 (19.48%) JavaScript
6 13 (8.44%) T-SQL
6 13 (8.44%) VB.NET
7 9 (5.84%) PL/SQL
8 8 (5.19%) VB
9 7 (4.55%) Ruby
9 7 (4.55%) VB6
10 6 (3.90%) F#
10 6 (3.90%) XAML
11 5 (3.25%) Java
12 4 (2.60%) VC++
13 3 (1.95%) Perl
14 2 (1.30%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.30%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.30%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.65%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 35 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.74%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.65%) Degree
4 1 (0.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.60%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 4 (2.60%) Kibana
1 4 (2.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (17.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.14%) Xamarin
3 6 (3.90%) ESRI
4 5 (3.25%) DevExpress
5 4 (2.60%) Facebook
5 4 (2.60%) Oracle
5 4 (2.60%) Twitter
6 2 (1.30%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.65%) SAP