Period
to 15 September 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 15 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 330 230 209
Rank change year-on-year -100 -21 +5
Permanent jobs citing WPF 1,341 2,541 3,132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.96% 1.52% 1.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 3.80% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,202 2,205 2,806
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £29,050 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £75,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £44,265 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.99% +4.15% -

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 52,296 66,791 71,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.37% 40.04% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 42,881 55,342 59,140
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 -95 1,250 £50,000 +5.26% 297
UK excluding London -92 836 £42,500 -3.99% 256
London -75 481 £60,000 -4.00% 59
South East -65 356 £42,500 -3.41% 77
North of England -84 136 £40,000 -11.11% 50
North West -41 104 £40,000 -20.00% 33
Midlands -3 99 £41,000 -3.53% 33
South West -56 91 £40,000 - 32
East of England -25 87 £47,500 +5.56% 46
Scotland -21 63 £38,000 -15.56% 12
East Midlands +17 51 £42,500 +6.25% 10
West Midlands -9 48 £40,250 -5.29% 23
Yorkshire -57 28 £43,750 -2.78% 15
North East +10 4 £40,000 -0.62% 2
Wales +14 3 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Northern Ireland -20 1 £52,500 +40.00% 1

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 1,314 (97.99%) C#
2 1,046 (78.00%) .NET
3 648 (48.32%) SQL Server
4 559 (41.69%) SQL
5 509 (37.96%) Agile Software Development
6 464 (34.60%) ASP.NET
7 430 (32.07%) Software Engineering
8 401 (29.90%) MVC
9 398 (29.68%) JavaScript
9 398 (29.68%) WCF
10 391 (29.16%) Windows
11 328 (24.46%) Microsoft
12 319 (23.79%) MVVM
13 303 (22.60%) Finance
14 298 (22.22%) WinForms
15 289 (21.55%) Degree
16 265 (19.76%) AngularJS
17 260 (19.39%) C++
18 243 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
19 240 (17.90%) TDD
20 233 (17.38%) ASP.NET MVC
21 229 (17.08%) HTML
22 225 (16.78%) T-SQL
23 218 (16.26%) Computer Science
23 218 (16.26%) .NET Framework
24 212 (15.81%) Git (software)
25 205 (15.29%) Visual Studio
25 205 (15.29%) CSS
26 198 (14.77%) OO
27 188 (14.02%) Scrum

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 47 (3.50%) IIS
2 33 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 21 (1.57%) Confluence
4 9 (0.67%) ArcGIS
5 7 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (0.45%) nginx
7 5 (0.37%) MTS
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.22%) Apache
10 2 (0.15%) CMS
10 2 (0.15%) Mendix
10 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.075%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.075%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.075%) Umbraco
Applications
1 27 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.22%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.075%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.30%) OpenText MBPM
2 4 (0.30%) StreamServe
3 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 182 (13.57%) Azure
2 70 (5.22%) AWS
3 20 (1.49%) Power Platform
4 19 (1.42%) SaaS
5 13 (0.97%) NuGet
6 11 (0.82%) PaaS
7 9 (0.67%) Office 365
8 7 (0.52%) GCP
9 4 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.30%) Tricentis Tosca
10 3 (0.22%) GitHub
11 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.15%) Slack
11 2 (0.15%) Trello
12 1 (0.075%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.075%) DigitalOcean
12 1 (0.075%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.075%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.94%) Broadband
2 10 (0.75%) Internet
2 10 (0.75%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.37%) RS-232
3 5 (0.37%) RS-485
4 4 (0.30%) Bluetooth
4 4 (0.30%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.22%) Intranet
6 2 (0.15%) DNS
6 2 (0.15%) HTTP
6 2 (0.15%) IMAP
6 2 (0.15%) Modbus
6 2 (0.15%) SMTP
7 1 (0.075%) LTE
7 1 (0.075%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 648 (48.32%) SQL Server
2 111 (8.28%) SQL Server 2016
3 81 (6.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 77 (5.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 73 (5.44%) Relational Database
6 56 (4.18%) GIS
7 45 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 44 (3.28%) Big Data
9 43 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
10 37 (2.76%) NoSQL
11 36 (2.68%) SQL Server 2014
12 31 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
13 30 (2.24%) BusinessObjects
14 29 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
15 24 (1.79%) Oracle Database
16 22 (1.64%) RDBMS
17 20 (1.49%) MySQL
17 20 (1.49%) Power BI
18 19 (1.42%) MongoDB
19 17 (1.27%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 212 (15.81%) Git (software)
2 205 (15.29%) Visual Studio
3 167 (12.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 81 (6.04%) JIRA
5 62 (4.62%) NUnit
6 52 (3.88%) TeamCity
7 51 (3.80%) Subversion
8 39 (2.91%) Oracle Forms
9 35 (2.61%) Hudson
10 34 (2.54%) Bugzilla
10 34 (2.54%) CruiseControl
10 34 (2.54%) Gemini Tracker
10 34 (2.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 31 (2.31%) MSTest
12 30 (2.24%) IBM UrbanCode
13 29 (2.16%) NetBeans
14 21 (1.57%) Jenkins
15 19 (1.42%) Bitbucket
15 19 (1.42%) Moq
16 13 (0.97%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 303 (22.60%) Finance
2 123 (9.17%) Banking
3 48 (3.58%) Retail
4 41 (3.06%) Front Office
5 29 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 27 (2.01%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.42%) Financial Institution
8 17 (1.27%) Electronics
9 13 (0.97%) Marketing
10 11 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (0.75%) Back Office
11 10 (0.75%) Games
11 10 (0.75%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.67%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.52%) Law
14 3 (0.22%) Automotive
14 3 (0.22%) Legal
15 2 (0.15%) French Language
15 2 (0.15%) Norwegian Language
15 2 (0.15%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 860 (64.13%) Developer
2 520 (38.78%) C# Developer
3 441 (32.89%) .NET Developer
4 325 (24.24%) Software Engineer
5 295 (22.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 205 (15.29%) Software Developer
7 165 (12.30%) WPF Developer
8 152 (11.33%) C# WPF Developer
9 130 (9.69%) Senior Developer
10 113 (8.43%) C# Software Engineer
11 106 (7.90%) C# Software Developer
12 94 (7.01%) .NET Software Developer
13 91 (6.79%) Graduate
13 91 (6.79%) Senior Software Engineer
14 68 (5.07%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 66 (4.92%) Junior
16 62 (4.62%) Senior .NET Developer
17 59 (4.40%) Senior C# Developer
18 53 (3.95%) ASP.NET Developer
19 51 (3.80%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,046 (78.00%) .NET
2 464 (34.60%) ASP.NET
3 398 (29.68%) WCF
4 298 (22.22%) WinForms
5 265 (19.76%) AngularJS
6 233 (17.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 229 (17.08%) HTML
8 218 (16.26%) .NET Framework
9 205 (15.29%) CSS
10 166 (12.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 156 (11.63%) XML
12 146 (10.89%) REST
13 128 (9.55%) .NET Core
14 119 (8.87%) RESTful
15 118 (8.80%) SOAP
16 110 (8.20%) jQuery
17 109 (8.13%) Entity Framework
17 109 (8.13%) React
18 94 (7.01%) LINQ
19 89 (6.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 162 (12.08%) Greenfield Project
2 65 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (4.33%) Robotics
4 47 (3.50%) Hedge funds
5 42 (3.13%) Fixed Income
6 39 (2.91%) Derivative
7 36 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
8 34 (2.54%) OTC Derivatives
9 33 (2.46%) User Experience
10 29 (2.16%) Algorithms
11 25 (1.86%) Driving Licence
12 24 (1.79%) Equities
13 23 (1.72%) Client/Server
14 21 (1.57%) Mobile App
15 14 (1.04%) NHS
16 12 (0.89%) Data Structures
16 12 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (0.89%) EPoS
17 11 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
18 10 (0.75%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 391 (29.16%) Windows
2 40 (2.98%) Linux
3 39 (2.91%) Android
4 23 (1.72%) Apple iOS
5 19 (1.42%) Unix
6 11 (0.82%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.15%) Solaris
8 1 (0.075%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 509 (37.96%) Agile Software Development
2 430 (32.07%) Software Engineering
3 401 (29.90%) MVC
4 319 (23.79%) MVVM
5 243 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
6 240 (17.90%) TDD
7 218 (16.26%) Computer Science
8 198 (14.77%) OO
9 188 (14.02%) Scrum
10 176 (13.12%) Unit Testing
11 126 (9.40%) SDLC
12 121 (9.02%) Mentoring
13 115 (8.58%) Web Development
14 112 (8.35%) DevOps
15 106 (7.90%) SOLID
16 104 (7.76%) Mathematics
17 103 (7.68%) Test Automation
18 101 (7.53%) Kanban
19 99 (7.38%) Dependency Injection
20 95 (7.08%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,314 (97.99%) C#
2 559 (41.69%) SQL
3 398 (29.68%) JavaScript
4 260 (19.39%) C++
5 225 (16.78%) T-SQL
6 111 (8.28%) XAML
7 106 (7.90%) Java
8 85 (6.34%) Python
9 83 (6.19%) VB.NET
10 69 (5.15%) VB
11 62 (4.62%) VBA
12 50 (3.73%) PL/SQL
13 47 (3.50%) TypeScript
14 36 (2.68%) C
15 34 (2.54%) Ruby
16 32 (2.39%) VB6
17 20 (1.49%) C++/CLI
18 18 (1.34%) PHP
19 9 (0.67%) Delphi
20 8 (0.60%) F#
Qualifications
1 289 (21.55%) Degree
2 145 (10.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (4.03%) Numerate Degree
4 11 (0.82%) Security Cleared
5 10 (0.75%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.60%) HND
7 4 (0.30%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.15%) HNC
8 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.075%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.075%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.77%) QA
2 6 (0.45%) SLA
3 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.15%) PMO
6 1 (0.075%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.075%) MISRA
6 1 (0.075%) MISRA C
System Software
1 46 (3.43%) Docker
2 30 (2.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (0.22%) Firmware
4 1 (0.075%) GridGain
4 1 (0.075%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.075%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (2.24%) Tivoli
2 20 (1.49%) Kubernetes
3 7 (0.52%) Kibana
4 6 (0.45%) Grafana
4 6 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.37%) Rancher
6 4 (0.30%) Terraform
7 3 (0.22%) Ansible
7 3 (0.22%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.075%) Puppet
Vendors
1 328 (24.46%) Microsoft
2 101 (7.53%) Oracle
3 46 (3.43%) Xamarin
4 36 (2.68%) DevExpress
4 36 (2.68%) IBM
5 26 (1.94%) SAP
6 13 (0.97%) Infragistics
7 11 (0.82%) Citrix
8 10 (0.75%) Telerik
9 9 (0.67%) ESRI
9 9 (0.67%) Mapbox
10 5 (0.37%) Perforce
10 5 (0.37%) webMethods
11 4 (0.30%) OpenText
12 3 (0.22%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.22%) Sybase
12 3 (0.22%) Syncfusion
13 2 (0.15%) Google
13 2 (0.15%) Tableau
13 2 (0.15%) TIBCO