Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 276 187 186
Rank change year-on-year -89 -1 +12
Permanent jobs citing WPF 1,872 3,304 3,172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.24% 1.88% 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.11% 4.63% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,657 3,018 2,861
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year - +10.43% -4.12%

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 60,143 71,329 68,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.69% 40.63% 39.43%
Number of salaries quoted 49,337 60,182 58,932
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for WPF in the UK

WPF
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for WPF in the UK

WPF
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WPF over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 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
England -87 1,777 £50,000 +5.26% 351
UK excluding London -83 1,048 £45,000 - 300
London -88 788 £67,500 +22.73% 74
South East -65 433 £45,000 - 76
North of England -59 230 £47,500 +5.56% 84
North West -21 159 £50,000 - 53
East of England -62 142 £47,500 -5.00% 49
Midlands -8 103 £40,000 - 44
South West -2 79 £40,000 - 25
Yorkshire -43 66 £45,000 - 24
West Midlands +4 62 £37,500 -6.25% 19
Scotland -59 42 £45,000 +5.88% 15
East Midlands 0 41 £40,000 +6.67% 25
Northern Ireland -2 15 £37,500 -6.25% 1
North East -6 5 £36,250 +20.83% 7
Wales -6 4 £35,000 - 7

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 with a requirement for WPF.

1 1,813 (96.85%) C#
2 1,439 (76.87%) .NET
3 1,073 (57.32%) SQL Server
4 979 (52.30%) Agile Software Development
5 732 (39.10%) SQL
6 619 (33.07%) WCF
7 612 (32.69%) ASP.NET
8 573 (30.61%) Finance
9 566 (30.24%) MVC
10 555 (29.65%) MVVM
11 546 (29.17%) TDD
12 468 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 449 (23.99%) Scrum
14 420 (22.44%) Microsoft
15 415 (22.17%) Continuous Integration
16 404 (21.58%) WinForms
17 394 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
18 393 (20.99%) .NET Framework
19 373 (19.93%) Windows
20 364 (19.44%) HTML
21 357 (19.07%) SQL Server 2016
22 356 (19.02%) Degree
23 349 (18.64%) AngularJS
24 331 (17.68%) Software Engineering
25 301 (16.08%) OO
26 294 (15.71%) ASP.NET Web API
27 285 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
28 282 (15.06%) Kanban
29 268 (14.32%) Dependency Injection
29 268 (14.32%) Entity Framework

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 49 (2.62%) IIS
2 43 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (0.96%) SharePoint
4 17 (0.91%) CMS
5 16 (0.85%) EPiServer
6 12 (0.64%) Confluence
7 9 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.21%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.16%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.16%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.16%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.11%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.053%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.053%) MTS
11 1 (0.053%) SAS
11 1 (0.053%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.053%) Umbraco
Applications
1 31 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.053%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.11%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.11%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.053%) Endur
4 1 (0.053%) Magento
4 1 (0.053%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.053%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.053%) RMDS
4 1 (0.053%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.053%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 285 (15.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 95 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
4 26 (1.39%) SaaS
5 13 (0.69%) NuGet
6 9 (0.48%) Office 365
7 8 (0.43%) PaaS
8 7 (0.37%) GitHub
8 7 (0.37%) npm
9 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.11%) Yarn
10 1 (0.053%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.053%) Google Play
10 1 (0.053%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.72%) Broadband
1 51 (2.72%) Internet
2 21 (1.12%) Hyperconnected
3 18 (0.96%) Firewall
4 9 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.43%) HTTP
5 8 (0.43%) Intranet
6 3 (0.16%) AMQP
7 2 (0.11%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.11%) Skype
8 1 (0.053%) 5G
8 1 (0.053%) RS-232
8 1 (0.053%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,073 (57.32%) SQL Server
2 357 (19.07%) SQL Server 2016
3 109 (5.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 98 (5.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 77 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 73 (3.90%) NoSQL
7 61 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 54 (2.88%) Relational Database
9 49 (2.62%) Oracle Database
10 42 (2.24%) MongoDB
11 39 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 31 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
13 23 (1.23%) MS Access
14 20 (1.07%) Geospatial Data
15 19 (1.01%) SQLite
16 18 (0.96%) RDBMS
17 17 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 13 (0.69%) Big Data
19 11 (0.59%) Power BI
20 10 (0.53%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 251 (13.41%) Visual Studio
2 191 (10.20%) NUnit
3 171 (9.13%) Git (software)
4 167 (8.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 121 (6.46%) MSTest
6 68 (3.63%) TeamCity
7 54 (2.88%) Oracle Forms
8 50 (2.67%) JIRA
9 33 (1.76%) Jenkins
10 32 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
11 19 (1.01%) ReSharper
11 19 (1.01%) Subversion
12 17 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
13 15 (0.80%) Hudson
14 13 (0.69%) Eclipse
14 13 (0.69%) Moq
15 12 (0.64%) Bitbucket
15 12 (0.64%) Maven
16 11 (0.59%) webpack
17 8 (0.43%) Ranorex
General
1 573 (30.61%) Finance
2 191 (10.20%) Banking
3 114 (6.09%) Front Office
4 61 (3.26%) Retail
5 58 (3.10%) Investment Banking
6 55 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 40 (2.14%) Games
8 37 (1.98%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.50%) Financial Institution
10 25 (1.34%) Back Office
11 17 (0.91%) Marketing
12 16 (0.85%) Law
13 9 (0.48%) Legal
14 4 (0.21%) Electronics
15 3 (0.16%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.11%) German Language
17 1 (0.053%) Czech Language
17 1 (0.053%) Local Government
17 1 (0.053%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1,521 (81.25%) Developer
2 952 (50.85%) C# Developer
3 769 (41.08%) .NET Developer
4 493 (26.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 446 (23.82%) WPF Developer
6 386 (20.62%) C# WPF Developer
7 340 (18.16%) Software Developer
8 241 (12.87%) Senior Developer
9 203 (10.84%) Software Engineer
10 172 (9.19%) C# Software Developer
11 128 (6.84%) SQL Developer
12 123 (6.57%) .NET Software Developer
13 112 (5.98%) C# Software Engineer
14 107 (5.72%) Senior .NET Developer
15 98 (5.24%) Senior C# Developer
16 72 (3.85%) Lead Developer
17 64 (3.42%) Junior
18 62 (3.31%) .NET Software Engineer
19 61 (3.26%) Senior Software Developer
20 59 (3.15%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,439 (76.87%) .NET
2 619 (33.07%) WCF
3 612 (32.69%) ASP.NET
4 404 (21.58%) WinForms
5 394 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 393 (20.99%) .NET Framework
7 364 (19.44%) HTML
8 349 (18.64%) AngularJS
9 294 (15.71%) ASP.NET Web API
10 268 (14.32%) Entity Framework
11 241 (12.87%) CSS
12 214 (11.43%) RESTful
13 184 (9.83%) Web Services
14 182 (9.72%) HTML5
15 173 (9.24%) jQuery
16 167 (8.92%) LINQ
17 115 (6.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 94 (5.02%) XML
19 88 (4.70%) SOAP
20 84 (4.49%) React
Miscellaneous
1 244 (13.03%) Greenfield Project
2 117 (6.25%) Fixed Income
3 83 (4.43%) Equities
4 71 (3.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 65 (3.47%) Algorithms
6 64 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
7 59 (3.15%) User Experience
8 58 (3.10%) Derivative
9 51 (2.72%) Social Network
10 49 (2.62%) Tandem
11 47 (2.51%) Mobile App
12 44 (2.35%) Hedge funds
13 43 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
14 42 (2.24%) Reinsurance
15 39 (2.08%) OTC Derivatives
16 33 (1.76%) Fintech
17 30 (1.60%) Internet of Things
18 27 (1.44%) Client/Server
19 24 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
20 21 (1.12%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 373 (19.93%) Windows
2 54 (2.88%) Apple iOS
3 42 (2.24%) Unix
4 37 (1.98%) Linux
5 30 (1.60%) Android
6 18 (0.96%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.27%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.053%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.053%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.053%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.053%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 979 (52.30%) Agile Software Development
2 566 (30.24%) MVC
3 555 (29.65%) MVVM
4 546 (29.17%) TDD
5 449 (23.99%) Scrum
6 415 (22.17%) Continuous Integration
7 331 (17.68%) Software Engineering
8 301 (16.08%) OO
9 282 (15.06%) Kanban
10 268 (14.32%) Dependency Injection
11 212 (11.32%) Multithreading
12 210 (11.22%) SDLC
13 178 (9.51%) Computer Science
14 161 (8.60%) Problem-Solving
14 161 (8.60%) Unit Testing
15 157 (8.39%) Mathematics
16 146 (7.80%) Asset Management
17 145 (7.75%) Web Application Development
18 132 (7.05%) Test Automation
19 126 (6.73%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1,813 (96.85%) C#
2 732 (39.10%) SQL
3 468 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 210 (11.22%) T-SQL
5 185 (9.88%) C++
6 132 (7.05%) Java
7 84 (4.49%) Python
8 79 (4.22%) VB.NET
9 77 (4.11%) Ruby
10 56 (2.99%) VB
11 50 (2.67%) PL/SQL
12 49 (2.62%) C
13 46 (2.46%) XAML
14 40 (2.14%) F#
15 31 (1.66%) VB6
16 29 (1.55%) TypeScript
17 19 (1.01%) PowerShell
18 18 (0.96%) Bash Shell
19 16 (0.85%) VBScript
20 15 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 356 (19.02%) Degree
2 93 (4.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (1.55%) Master's Degree
4 27 (1.44%) Security Cleared
5 25 (1.34%) SC Cleared
6 11 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (0.27%) ISEB
7 5 (0.27%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.11%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.11%) MCSA
9 2 (0.11%) MCSE
9 2 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.12%) QA
2 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.21%) MiFID
3 2 (0.11%) IEC 62304
3 2 (0.11%) ISO 13485
3 2 (0.11%) MISRA
3 2 (0.11%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.053%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.053%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.053%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (0.64%) Docker
2 8 (0.43%) Firmware
3 7 (0.37%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.21%) GridGain
5 1 (0.053%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (1.76%) Kibana
2 2 (0.11%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.053%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 420 (22.44%) Microsoft
2 171 (9.13%) Oracle
3 79 (4.22%) Xamarin
4 54 (2.88%) Google
5 51 (2.72%) Facebook
5 51 (2.72%) Twitter
6 35 (1.87%) SAP
7 27 (1.44%) DevExpress
8 25 (1.34%) Tableau
9 24 (1.28%) TIBCO
10 12 (0.64%) Thunderhead
11 7 (0.37%) Atlassian
11 7 (0.37%) TOWER Software
12 6 (0.32%) Solace
13 4 (0.21%) BT
13 4 (0.21%) Telerik
14 3 (0.16%) IBM
14 3 (0.16%) Infragistics
14 3 (0.16%) Perforce
15 2 (0.11%) Apple