Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 194 194
Rank change year-on-year +12 0 -25
Permanent jobs citing WPF 3,273 3,120 3,706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.87% 1.77% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.61% 4.51% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2,986 2,816 3,495
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 70,959 69,222 79,283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.65% 39.36% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 59,575 59,830 68,028
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 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
England +12 3,090 £47,500 - 366
UK excluding London +33 1,888 £45,000 +12.50% 262
London -5 1,336 £55,000 - 121
South East +71 754 £45,000 - 91
North of England -23 438 £45,000 +12.50% 64
East of England +69 301 £50,000 +17.65% 41
North West -52 239 £50,000 +25.00% 40
Yorkshire 0 175 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Midlands -48 152 £40,000 - 37
South West -7 108 £41,377 -5.96% 11
Scotland 0 103 £39,750 +6.00% 10
West Midlands -35 92 £40,000 - 17
East Midlands -33 60 £37,500 -6.25% 20
Wales +20 31 £39,000 -2.50% 7
North East -17 24 £30,000 -8.40% 3
Northern Ireland -25 2 £40,000 +33.33% 1

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 with a requirement for WPF.

1 3,174 (96.98%) C#
2 2,791 (85.27%) .NET
3 2,098 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
4 2,040 (62.33%) SQL Server
5 1,631 (49.83%) WCF
6 1,527 (46.65%) ASP.NET
7 1,443 (44.09%) MVC
8 1,381 (42.19%) TDD
9 1,202 (36.72%) SQL
10 1,164 (35.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1,107 (33.82%) Scrum
12 948 (28.96%) NUnit
13 940 (28.72%) JavaScript
14 922 (28.17%) Finance
15 919 (28.08%) Microsoft
16 880 (26.89%) WinForms
17 876 (26.76%) MVVM
18 816 (24.93%) Windows
19 804 (24.56%) HTML
20 757 (23.13%) Kanban
21 729 (22.27%) OO
22 710 (21.69%) .NET Framework
23 699 (21.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
24 692 (21.14%) Web Application Development
25 675 (20.62%) Rhino Mocks
26 667 (20.38%) CSS
27 597 (18.24%) Continuous Integration
28 589 (18.00%) AngularJS
29 581 (17.75%) Dependency Injection
30 576 (17.60%) Software Engineering

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
1 173 (5.29%) Elasticsearch
2 168 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 112 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
4 111 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
5 39 (1.19%) IIS
6 21 (0.64%) CMS
7 17 (0.52%) Umbraco
8 14 (0.43%) Skype for Business
9 13 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
10 10 (0.31%) Apache Spark
11 8 (0.24%) Apache
11 8 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.18%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.12%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.12%) Commerce Server
13 4 (0.12%) Commerce Server 2007
13 4 (0.12%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (0.092%) Sitecore CMS
15 2 (0.061%) Kentico
15 2 (0.061%) Mule
Applications
1 42 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.092%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.061%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.031%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.031%) Maya
6 1 (0.031%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.031%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.031%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.031%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.031%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 29 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (0.15%) RMDS
4 4 (0.12%) nopCommerce
5 2 (0.061%) Adaptiv
5 2 (0.061%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.061%) Front Arena
5 2 (0.061%) Tradar
6 1 (0.031%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.031%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 386 (11.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (0.73%) SaaS
4 17 (0.52%) GitHub
5 10 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
5 10 (0.31%) npm
6 8 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.21%) Office 365
8 6 (0.18%) IaaS
8 6 (0.18%) PaaS
9 4 (0.12%) Dropbox
9 4 (0.12%) Google Drive
10 2 (0.061%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 126 (3.85%) Broadband
2 67 (2.05%) Internet
3 29 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 24 (0.73%) Hyperconnected
5 12 (0.37%) SMS
6 10 (0.31%) HTTP
7 6 (0.18%) Skype
7 6 (0.18%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.12%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.061%) SSL
10 1 (0.031%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.031%) snoop
10 1 (0.031%) VPN
10 1 (0.031%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,040 (62.33%) SQL Server
2 561 (17.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 333 (10.17%) SQL Server 2016
4 183 (5.59%) MongoDB
5 160 (4.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 117 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 113 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 91 (2.78%) NoSQL
9 79 (2.41%) Big Data
10 70 (2.14%) MySQL
11 68 (2.08%) Relational Database
12 61 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
13 43 (1.31%) Power BI
14 41 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 33 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
16 32 (0.98%) OLAP
16 32 (0.98%) OLTP
16 32 (0.98%) Oracle Database
17 31 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
18 30 (0.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 948 (28.96%) NUnit
2 675 (20.62%) Rhino Mocks
3 487 (14.88%) Moq
4 431 (13.17%) MSTest
5 408 (12.47%) Visual Studio
6 296 (9.04%) Subversion
7 259 (7.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 217 (6.63%) TeamCity
9 194 (5.93%) Git (software)
10 55 (1.68%) Jenkins
11 49 (1.50%) JIRA
12 34 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 24 (0.73%) FitNesse
14 22 (0.67%) NetBeans
15 19 (0.58%) SpecFlow
15 19 (0.58%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
16 18 (0.55%) ReSharper
16 18 (0.55%) WiX
17 16 (0.49%) JUnit
17 16 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 922 (28.17%) Finance
2 304 (9.29%) Banking
3 151 (4.61%) Investment Banking
4 146 (4.46%) Games
4 146 (4.46%) Marketing
5 145 (4.43%) Retail
6 144 (4.40%) Telecoms
7 125 (3.82%) Front Office
8 71 (2.17%) Music Industry
9 60 (1.83%) Advertising
10 38 (1.16%) Law
11 37 (1.13%) Electronics
12 36 (1.10%) Financial Institution
13 28 (0.86%) Legal
14 22 (0.67%) Back Office
15 13 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.27%) Automotive
16 9 (0.27%) Manufacturing
17 7 (0.21%) Retail Banking
18 3 (0.092%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2,763 (84.42%) Developer
2 1,725 (52.70%) C# Developer
3 1,696 (51.82%) .NET Developer
4 942 (28.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 588 (17.97%) WPF Developer
6 539 (16.47%) C# WPF Developer
7 448 (13.69%) Senior Developer
8 415 (12.68%) Software Developer
9 379 (11.58%) ASP.NET Developer
10 357 (10.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 325 (9.93%) Software Engineer
12 291 (8.89%) Senior C# Developer
13 284 (8.68%) C# Software Developer
14 239 (7.30%) .NET Software Developer
15 231 (7.06%) Senior .NET Developer
16 224 (6.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 219 (6.69%) SQL Developer
18 212 (6.48%) C# Software Engineer
19 188 (5.74%) Agile Developer
20 184 (5.62%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,791 (85.27%) .NET
2 1,631 (49.83%) WCF
3 1,527 (46.65%) ASP.NET
4 1,164 (35.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 880 (26.89%) WinForms
6 804 (24.56%) HTML
7 710 (21.69%) .NET Framework
8 699 (21.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 667 (20.38%) CSS
10 589 (18.00%) AngularJS
11 551 (16.83%) NHibernate
12 507 (15.49%) LINQ
13 498 (15.22%) HTML5
14 485 (14.82%) Castle Windsor
15 410 (12.53%) ASP.NET Web API
16 394 (12.04%) RESTful
17 380 (11.61%) Web Services
18 374 (11.43%) Silverlight
19 364 (11.12%) Ajax
20 363 (11.09%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 555 (16.96%) Greenfield Project
2 344 (10.51%) Computer Science
3 138 (4.22%) Tandem
4 124 (3.79%) Client/Server
5 114 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
6 112 (3.42%) Hedge funds
7 98 (2.99%) Social Network
7 98 (2.99%) User Experience
8 79 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
8 79 (2.41%) Equities
9 62 (1.89%) Algorithms
10 58 (1.77%) Digital TV
11 57 (1.74%) Fixed Income
12 48 (1.47%) Mobile App
13 45 (1.37%) Derivative
14 42 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 26 (0.79%) Fintech
16 22 (0.67%) Robotics
17 19 (0.58%) N-Tier
18 18 (0.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 816 (24.93%) Windows
2 44 (1.34%) Apple iOS
3 42 (1.28%) Android
4 19 (0.58%) Linux
5 8 (0.24%) Unix
6 6 (0.18%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.092%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.061%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.061%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.031%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,098 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 1,443 (44.09%) MVC
3 1,381 (42.19%) TDD
4 1,107 (33.82%) Scrum
5 876 (26.76%) MVVM
6 757 (23.13%) Kanban
7 729 (22.27%) OO
8 692 (21.14%) Web Application Development
9 597 (18.24%) Continuous Integration
10 581 (17.75%) Dependency Injection
11 576 (17.60%) Software Engineering
12 408 (12.47%) BDD
13 389 (11.89%) Multithreading
14 358 (10.94%) Inversion of Control
15 304 (9.29%) SDLC
16 259 (7.91%) Unit Testing
17 243 (7.42%) OOP
18 225 (6.87%) Web Development
19 169 (5.16%) Mathematics
20 168 (5.13%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3,174 (96.98%) C#
2 1,202 (36.72%) SQL
3 940 (28.72%) JavaScript
4 453 (13.84%) T-SQL
5 322 (9.84%) C++
6 316 (9.65%) VB.NET
7 221 (6.75%) Ruby
8 198 (6.05%) Java
9 175 (5.35%) F#
10 163 (4.98%) VB
11 112 (3.42%) XAML
12 87 (2.66%) PL/SQL
13 71 (2.17%) Python
14 43 (1.31%) C
15 40 (1.22%) VBA
16 35 (1.07%) TypeScript
17 32 (0.98%) PowerShell
18 24 (0.73%) MATLAB
19 23 (0.70%) PHP
19 23 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 378 (11.55%) Degree
2 114 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
5 25 (0.76%) Security Cleared
6 19 (0.58%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.24%) MBA
7 8 (0.24%) MCSA
7 8 (0.24%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.15%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.15%) Postgraduate
9 4 (0.12%) Chartered Engineer
9 4 (0.12%) MCSD
9 4 (0.12%) PhD
10 3 (0.092%) MCTS
10 3 (0.092%) PMP
11 2 (0.061%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.031%) CFA
12 1 (0.031%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (2.17%) QA
2 7 (0.21%) ISO 9001
2 7 (0.21%) MiFID
3 5 (0.15%) Basel III
4 4 (0.12%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.092%) EMIR
5 3 (0.092%) SLA
5 3 (0.092%) TickIT
6 2 (0.061%) COSHH
6 2 (0.061%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.031%) GDPR
7 1 (0.031%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (0.95%) Docker
2 9 (0.27%) HDFS
3 7 (0.21%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.18%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.092%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 165 (5.04%) Kibana
2 114 (3.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 114 (3.48%) WSUS
3 7 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (0.18%) SCCM
4 6 (0.18%) vCenter Server
5 5 (0.15%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.061%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 919 (28.08%) Microsoft
2 87 (2.66%) Oracle
3 77 (2.35%) Google
4 70 (2.14%) Xamarin
5 68 (2.08%) Twitter
6 66 (2.02%) Facebook
7 30 (0.92%) Charles River
8 23 (0.70%) Cadence
9 20 (0.61%) DevExpress
10 16 (0.49%) TOWER Software
11 11 (0.34%) TIBCO
12 9 (0.27%) Telerik
13 8 (0.24%) IBM
13 8 (0.24%) Sybase
14 7 (0.21%) RedGate
14 7 (0.21%) VMware
15 6 (0.18%) Perforce
15 6 (0.18%) Sitecore
16 5 (0.15%) Bloomberg
16 5 (0.15%) Infragistics