Period
to 26 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 26 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK
6 months to
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 382 334 246
Rank change year-on-year -48 -88 -38
Permanent jobs citing WPF 361 1,301 2,330
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 0.96% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.67% 2.54% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 345 1,259 2,098
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £33,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 21,597 51,142 65,896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.81% 37.61% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18,425 42,068 54,442
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +6.80% +3.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WPF as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in the UK

WPF
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WPF.

Salary trend for WPF in the UK

WPF
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing WPF over the 6 months to 26 October 2020.

Salary histogram for WPF in the UK

WPF
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the UK over the 6 months to 26 October 2020. 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
England -46 325 £50,000 - 117
UK excluding London +5 254 £45,000 +5.88% 95
London -16 99 £60,000 -7.69% 30
South East +20 72 £50,000 +11.11% 18
North of England +114 57 £45,000 +12.50% 26
South West +80 48 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Work from Home -23 33 £50,000 +11.11% 23
North West +57 30 £50,000 +25.00% 14
Scotland +60 28 £42,500 +10.39% 8
Midlands +53 28 £45,000 - 14
East of England +83 20 £60,000 +33.33% 19
East Midlands +66 20 £45,000 - 7
North East +36 17 £32,500 -24.42% 2
Yorkshire +113 10 £45,000 +9.09% 10
West Midlands +48 8 £45,000 - 7
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 October 2020, 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 with a requirement for WPF.

1 349 (96.68%) C#
2 289 (80.06%) .NET
3 173 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
4 161 (44.60%) SQL Server
5 138 (38.23%) SQL
6 118 (32.69%) Software Engineering
7 109 (30.19%) WCF
8 99 (27.42%) .NET Framework
9 98 (27.15%) Windows
10 88 (24.38%) Microsoft
11 84 (23.27%) Git (software)
12 82 (22.71%) JavaScript
13 81 (22.44%) ASP.NET
14 79 (21.88%) WinForms
15 77 (21.33%) OO
16 76 (21.05%) HTML
17 75 (20.78%) TDD
18 74 (20.50%) Finance
19 73 (20.22%) Azure
20 72 (19.94%) C++
21 70 (19.39%) ASP.NET Web API
22 69 (19.11%) MVC
23 67 (18.56%) MVVM
24 65 (18.01%) Problem-Solving
25 64 (17.73%) Scrum
26 61 (16.90%) AngularJS
27 60 (16.62%) CSS
28 59 (16.34%) Unit Testing
29 54 (14.96%) T-SQL
29 54 (14.96%) NUnit

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 21 (5.82%) IIS
2 18 (4.99%) Confluence
3 9 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.83%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 73 (20.22%) Azure
2 18 (4.99%) AWS
3 6 (1.66%) SaaS
4 5 (1.39%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.28%) Boomi
6 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.49%) HTTP
2 5 (1.39%) Internet
3 4 (1.11%) RTP
3 4 (1.11%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.55%) Modbus
4 2 (0.55%) MQTT
4 2 (0.55%) Profibus
4 2 (0.55%) RS-232
4 2 (0.55%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (44.60%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (4.99%) MySQL
4 14 (3.88%) MongoDB
5 13 (3.60%) NoSQL
5 13 (3.60%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.77%) SQL Server 2019
8 9 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.66%) Data Mining
9 6 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.39%) Redis
10 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.39%) SQLite
11 4 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.83%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.55%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.55%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 84 (23.27%) Git (software)
2 54 (14.96%) NUnit
3 52 (14.40%) Visual Studio
4 40 (11.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (8.31%) JIRA
6 29 (8.03%) Octopus Deploy
6 29 (8.03%) TeamCity
7 24 (6.65%) MSTest
8 23 (6.37%) SpecFlow
9 18 (4.99%) PowerBuilder
10 17 (4.71%) Bitbucket
11 13 (3.60%) Subversion
12 11 (3.05%) Oracle Forms
13 10 (2.77%) Moq
14 9 (2.49%) MSI
14 9 (2.49%) WiX
15 6 (1.66%) CMake
15 6 (1.66%) Jenkins
15 6 (1.66%) Mercurial
15 6 (1.66%) TestRail
General
1 74 (20.50%) Finance
2 24 (6.65%) Games
3 12 (3.32%) Retail
4 11 (3.05%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.22%) Back Office
5 8 (2.22%) Banking
6 6 (1.66%) Front Office
6 6 (1.66%) Legal
7 5 (1.39%) Law
8 3 (0.83%) Advertising
8 3 (0.83%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.55%) Electronics
9 2 (0.55%) Marketing
9 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Local Government
10 1 (0.28%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 244 (67.59%) Developer
2 156 (43.21%) C# Developer
3 117 (32.41%) .NET Developer
4 92 (25.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 86 (23.82%) Software Engineer
6 68 (18.84%) WPF Developer
7 66 (18.28%) C# WPF Developer
8 58 (16.07%) Software Developer
9 39 (10.80%) Programmer
10 38 (10.53%) Senior Developer
11 37 (10.25%) C# Software Engineer
12 26 (7.20%) C# Programmer
13 25 (6.93%) C# Software Developer
14 22 (6.09%) ASP.NET Developer
14 22 (6.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 20 (5.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 19 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
17 18 (4.99%) .NET Programmer
17 18 (4.99%) Lead Developer
17 18 (4.99%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (80.06%) .NET
2 109 (30.19%) WCF
3 99 (27.42%) .NET Framework
4 81 (22.44%) ASP.NET
5 79 (21.88%) WinForms
6 76 (21.05%) HTML
7 70 (19.39%) ASP.NET Web API
8 61 (16.90%) AngularJS
9 60 (16.62%) CSS
10 53 (14.68%) Entity Framework
10 53 (14.68%) React
11 52 (14.40%) .NET Core
12 49 (13.57%) REST
13 35 (9.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 34 (9.42%) Web Services
15 33 (9.14%) ASP.NET Core
16 29 (8.03%) XML
17 27 (7.48%) RESTful
18 25 (6.93%) LINQ
19 23 (6.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.19%) Greenfield Project
2 40 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.93%) Algorithms
4 18 (4.99%) Replication
5 16 (4.43%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.77%) Client/Server
7 10 (2.77%) Oculus Rift
8 7 (1.94%) 3D Graphics
8 7 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.66%) Biotechnology
9 6 (1.66%) CUDA
9 6 (1.66%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.66%) User Experience
10 5 (1.39%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.39%) Reinsurance
11 4 (1.11%) iPhone
11 4 (1.11%) Life Science
11 4 (1.11%) Renewable Energy
12 2 (0.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 98 (27.15%) Windows
2 21 (5.82%) Android
3 11 (3.05%) Apple iOS
3 11 (3.05%) Linux
4 2 (0.55%) Unix
4 2 (0.55%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (32.69%) Software Engineering
3 77 (21.33%) OO
4 75 (20.78%) TDD
5 69 (19.11%) MVC
6 67 (18.56%) MVVM
7 65 (18.01%) Problem-Solving
8 64 (17.73%) Scrum
9 59 (16.34%) Unit Testing
10 43 (11.91%) DevOps
11 38 (10.53%) Kanban
12 36 (9.97%) Test Automation
13 35 (9.70%) Microservices
14 33 (9.14%) Multithreading
15 32 (8.86%) Mathematics
16 31 (8.59%) Computer Science
17 30 (8.31%) Web Development
18 25 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
19 24 (6.65%) OOD
20 21 (5.82%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 349 (96.68%) C#
2 138 (38.23%) SQL
3 82 (22.71%) JavaScript
4 72 (19.94%) C++
5 54 (14.96%) T-SQL
6 44 (12.19%) TypeScript
7 32 (8.86%) VB.NET
8 31 (8.59%) Python
9 16 (4.43%) XAML
10 14 (3.88%) C
10 14 (3.88%) PL/SQL
10 14 (3.88%) PowerShell
11 12 (3.32%) Fortran
12 10 (2.77%) VB
13 9 (2.49%) VBScript
13 9 (2.49%) VC++
14 6 (1.66%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.66%) C-shell
14 6 (1.66%) Perl
15 5 (1.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 43 (11.91%) Degree
2 9 (2.49%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.28%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.76%) QA
2 7 (1.94%) ISO 13485
3 5 (1.39%) GDPR
3 5 (1.39%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.55%) IEC 62304
4 2 (0.55%) NIST
4 2 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (3.60%) Docker
2 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.94%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.39%) Terraform
3 2 (0.55%) Ansible
4 1 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.28%) Rancher
Vendors
1 88 (24.38%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.93%) Oracle
3 23 (6.37%) Xamarin
4 22 (6.09%) Google
5 17 (4.71%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.94%) SAP
7 5 (1.39%) Apple
7 5 (1.39%) Sage
8 4 (1.11%) Perforce
8 4 (1.11%) Telerik
9 3 (0.83%) Solace
9 3 (0.83%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.55%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.55%) VMware
11 1 (0.28%) Dell
11 1 (0.28%) iManage
11 1 (0.28%) MuleSoft