Period
to 30 July 2021

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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 581 381 336
Rank change year-on-year -200 -45 -105
Permanent jobs citing WPF 467 516 1,421
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.75% 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% 1.85% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 369 434 1,284
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,313 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £76,250 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -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 46,476 27,965 54,048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.92% 40.76% 37.55%
Number of salaries quoted 30,767 23,331 45,018
10th Percentile £35,471 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -

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 30 July 2021.

Salary histogram for WPF in the UK

WPF
Top 14 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 30 July 2021. 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 -185 449 £50,000 - 161
UK excluding London -162 294 £50,000 +17.65% 119
London -170 143 £62,500 -7.41% 49
South East -126 95 £50,000 +11.11% 27
Work from Home -207 92 £55,000 - 36
South West -84 51 £45,000 +12.50% 11
North of England -83 50 £52,500 +11.70% 30
Midlands -64 46 £42,500 +13.33% 22
East of England -16 43 £52,500 +16.67% 22
East Midlands -43 30 £42,500 +13.33% 14
North West -54 25 £52,500 -4.55% 24
Yorkshire -57 25 £54,375 +8.75% 6
West Midlands -72 16 £49,000 +26.45% 8
Scotland -77 9 £48,750 -2.50% 5

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, 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.

1 453 (97.00%) C#
2 347 (74.30%) .NET
3 200 (42.83%) SQL
4 179 (38.33%) SQL Server
5 164 (35.12%) Agile Software Development
6 162 (34.69%) Software Engineering
7 135 (28.91%) JavaScript
8 123 (26.34%) Windows
9 120 (25.70%) Finance
9 120 (25.70%) WCF
9 120 (25.70%) Azure
10 107 (22.91%) DevOps
11 106 (22.70%) .NET Framework
12 104 (22.27%) C++
13 93 (19.91%) Social Skills
14 89 (19.06%) Microsoft
15 88 (18.84%) ASP.NET
16 84 (17.99%) AngularJS
17 81 (17.34%) HTML
18 74 (15.85%) MVC
19 70 (14.99%) Computer Science
20 69 (14.78%) Full Stack Development
21 68 (14.56%) Scrum
22 66 (14.13%) React
22 66 (14.13%) .NET Core
22 66 (14.13%) MVVM
23 64 (13.70%) Degree
24 63 (13.49%) Git (software)
25 62 (13.28%) CSS
26 60 (12.85%) Problem-Solving

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 23 (4.93%) IIS
2 16 (3.43%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (1.71%) Confluence
3 8 (1.71%) OpenROAD
4 2 (0.43%) OnBase
4 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.43%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.21%) Mendix
5 1 (0.21%) MTS
5 1 (0.21%) nginx
5 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (1.93%) Simulink
2 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.21%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
2 1 (0.21%) RMDS
2 1 (0.21%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 120 (25.70%) Azure
2 34 (7.28%) SaaS
3 8 (1.71%) AWS
4 5 (1.07%) NuGet
5 3 (0.64%) Azure Service Bus
6 2 (0.43%) GCP
6 2 (0.43%) GitHub
6 2 (0.43%) npm
6 2 (0.43%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.21%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.00%) HTTP
2 5 (1.07%) Modbus
3 4 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.43%) Network Security
5 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.21%) Internet
5 1 (0.21%) Intranet
5 1 (0.21%) Multicast
5 1 (0.21%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (38.33%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.07%) Relational Database
3 30 (6.42%) MongoDB
4 20 (4.28%) MySQL
5 19 (4.07%) GIS
6 18 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 17 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (3.64%) SQL Server 2017
8 10 (2.14%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (2.14%) Tableau
9 9 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.93%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.71%) Ingres
11 7 (1.50%) Aerospike
11 7 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (0.86%) MS Access
13 4 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 63 (13.49%) Git (software)
2 52 (11.13%) Visual Studio
3 48 (10.28%) JIRA
4 18 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (3.64%) Subversion
5 17 (3.64%) TeamCity
6 12 (2.57%) Bugzilla
6 12 (2.57%) CruiseControl
6 12 (2.57%) Gemini Tracker
6 12 (2.57%) Hudson
6 12 (2.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 11 (2.36%) Bitbucket
8 8 (1.71%) NUnit
9 4 (0.86%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.86%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.64%) dotCover
10 3 (0.64%) Moq
10 3 (0.64%) NCover
10 3 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.43%) MSTest
General
1 120 (25.70%) Finance
2 93 (19.91%) Social Skills
3 25 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.71%) Banking
5 21 (4.50%) Retail
6 16 (3.43%) Front Office
7 14 (3.00%) Legal
8 13 (2.78%) Electronics
9 10 (2.14%) Marketing
10 8 (1.71%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 7 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (1.28%) Back Office
13 5 (1.07%) Public Sector
14 4 (0.86%) Telecoms
15 3 (0.64%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.64%) Documentation Skills
15 3 (0.64%) Games
16 2 (0.43%) Automotive
16 2 (0.43%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 276 (59.10%) Developer
2 138 (29.55%) C# Developer
3 106 (22.70%) Software Engineer
4 100 (21.41%) .NET Developer
5 80 (17.13%) Senior Developer
6 79 (16.92%) Software Developer
7 51 (10.92%) WPF Developer
8 47 (10.06%) C# WPF Developer
9 43 (9.21%) C# Software Developer
9 43 (9.21%) C# Software Engineer
10 40 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
11 32 (6.85%) Senior .NET Developer
12 31 (6.64%) Full Stack Developer
13 30 (6.42%) Senior Software Engineer
14 28 (6.00%) Junior
15 23 (4.93%) SQL Developer
16 22 (4.71%) Senior C# Developer
17 15 (3.21%) C++ Software Engineer
17 15 (3.21%) Development Manager
17 15 (3.21%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (74.30%) .NET
2 120 (25.70%) WCF
3 106 (22.70%) .NET Framework
4 88 (18.84%) ASP.NET
5 84 (17.99%) AngularJS
6 81 (17.34%) HTML
7 66 (14.13%) .NET Core
7 66 (14.13%) React
8 62 (13.28%) CSS
9 47 (10.06%) WinForms
10 43 (9.21%) ASP.NET Web API
11 40 (8.57%) REST
11 40 (8.57%) Web Services
12 39 (8.35%) Entity Framework
13 34 (7.28%) XML
14 33 (7.07%) HTML5
15 30 (6.42%) SOAP
16 29 (6.21%) Vue.js
17 27 (5.78%) ASP.NET MVC
17 27 (5.78%) Blazor
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.85%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (5.57%) User Experience
3 13 (2.78%) Fixed Income
4 12 (2.57%) Acoustics
4 12 (2.57%) Legacy Systems
5 10 (2.14%) Algorithms
5 10 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (1.93%) Augmented Reality
6 9 (1.93%) EPoS
6 9 (1.93%) Reinsurance
7 6 (1.28%) Equities
7 6 (1.28%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.07%) Derivative
8 5 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.07%) Legacy Code
9 4 (0.86%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (0.86%) NHS
9 4 (0.86%) Verilog
9 4 (0.86%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 123 (26.34%) Windows
2 22 (4.71%) Linux
3 15 (3.21%) Unix
4 13 (2.78%) Android
5 8 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.71%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.86%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.21%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (35.12%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (34.69%) Software Engineering
3 107 (22.91%) DevOps
4 74 (15.85%) MVC
5 70 (14.99%) Computer Science
6 69 (14.78%) Full Stack Development
7 68 (14.56%) Scrum
8 66 (14.13%) MVVM
9 60 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
10 57 (12.21%) OO
11 54 (11.56%) SDLC
12 51 (10.92%) Unit Testing
13 48 (10.28%) Test Automation
14 45 (9.64%) Multithreading
15 42 (8.99%) TDD
16 41 (8.78%) Continuous Improvement
17 36 (7.71%) SOLID
18 33 (7.07%) OOP
19 30 (6.42%) Microservices
20 29 (6.21%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 453 (97.00%) C#
2 200 (42.83%) SQL
3 135 (28.91%) JavaScript
4 104 (22.27%) C++
5 42 (8.99%) Python
5 42 (8.99%) TypeScript
6 41 (8.78%) XAML
7 40 (8.57%) T-SQL
8 22 (4.71%) Java
9 19 (4.07%) C
9 19 (4.07%) C++/CLI
10 15 (3.21%) PowerShell
11 14 (3.00%) VBScript
12 13 (2.78%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.93%) Bash Shell
13 9 (1.93%) GLSL
14 8 (1.71%) Ingres ABF
15 7 (1.50%) Groovy
15 7 (1.50%) Kotlin
15 7 (1.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 64 (13.70%) Degree
2 46 (9.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (4.50%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.50%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.50%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.28%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (1.07%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.07%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.21%) ISEB
7 1 (0.21%) MBA
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.64%) QA
2 12 (2.57%) IEC 61131
3 11 (2.36%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.43%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (4.93%) Docker
2 8 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.43%) Firmware
4 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (3.85%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.71%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 89 (19.06%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.35%) Oracle
3 23 (4.93%) Xamarin
4 17 (3.64%) Google
4 17 (3.64%) Telerik
5 12 (2.57%) SAP
6 9 (1.93%) Charles River
7 8 (1.71%) Actian
7 8 (1.71%) VMware
8 7 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.07%) DevExpress
9 5 (1.07%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.86%) Bloomberg
10 4 (0.86%) UiPath
11 3 (0.64%) ANSYS
11 3 (0.64%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.43%) Apple
12 2 (0.43%) Hyland
12 2 (0.43%) Solace
13 1 (0.21%) Infragistics