Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 258 198 210
Rank change year-on-year -60 +12 -22
Permanent jobs citing WPF 2,119 3,201 3,112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.33% 1.79% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.37% 4.48% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,840 2,902 2,794
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £33,450 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £75,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%

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 62,901 71,530 73,122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.58% 40.08% 39.19%
Number of salaries quoted 51,792 59,555 63,322
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 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £77,500
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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -62 2,003 £50,000 - 321
UK excluding London -56 1,221 £45,000 - 251
London -67 846 £67,500 +22.73% 84
South East -23 519 £45,000 - 71
North of England -60 256 £46,000 +2.22% 70
East of England -16 178 £45,000 -10.00% 44
North West -21 169 £50,000 - 28
Midlands -31 120 £42,500 +6.25% 31
Yorkshire -51 82 £45,000 - 36
South West -37 80 £42,029 +1.58% 21
West Midlands -1 73 £42,500 +6.25% 14
Scotland -33 54 £37,500 -6.25% 13
East Midlands -2 47 £40,500 +8.00% 17
Northern Ireland +3 12 £40,000 +14.29% 1
North East -21 5 £32,500 +4.00% 6
Wales -27 2 £43,750 +14.38%

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 2,049 (96.70%) C#
2 1,674 (79.00%) .NET
3 1,213 (57.24%) SQL Server
4 1,121 (52.90%) Agile Software Development
5 884 (41.72%) SQL
6 766 (36.15%) WCF
7 765 (36.10%) ASP.NET
8 671 (31.67%) MVC
9 621 (29.31%) TDD
10 611 (28.83%) MVVM
11 572 (26.99%) Finance
12 540 (25.48%) JavaScript
13 506 (23.88%) WinForms
14 500 (23.60%) Continuous Integration
15 494 (23.31%) Microsoft
16 490 (23.12%) Scrum
17 480 (22.65%) ASP.NET MVC
18 464 (21.90%) Windows
19 457 (21.57%) .NET Framework
20 436 (20.58%) SQL Server 2016
21 426 (20.10%) HTML
22 405 (19.11%) ASP.NET Web API
23 390 (18.40%) Degree
24 383 (18.07%) Software Engineering
25 368 (17.37%) AngularJS
26 342 (16.14%) Entity Framework
27 334 (15.76%) Dependency Injection
28 322 (15.20%) Kanban
29 321 (15.15%) OO
30 301 (14.20%) RESTful

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 76 (3.59%) IIS
2 61 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (0.85%) CMS
4 17 (0.80%) SharePoint
5 13 (0.61%) NServiceBus
5 13 (0.61%) WebSphere
6 12 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.33%) Confluence
8 6 (0.28%) EPiServer
8 6 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (0.19%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.19%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.094%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.094%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.094%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.094%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.094%) WordPress
11 1 (0.047%) MTS
11 1 (0.047%) SAS
11 1 (0.047%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.19%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.047%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 28 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (0.42%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.094%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.094%) Endur
4 2 (0.094%) RMDS
4 2 (0.094%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.047%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 298 (14.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 101 (4.77%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (0.61%) NuGet
5 9 (0.42%) GitHub
6 8 (0.38%) npm
6 8 (0.38%) PaaS
6 8 (0.38%) SaaS
7 3 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.14%) Yarn
8 2 (0.094%) Office 365
9 1 (0.047%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.047%) IaaS
9 1 (0.047%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 57 (2.69%) Broadband
2 47 (2.22%) Internet
3 29 (1.37%) Hyperconnected
4 14 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.52%) Ethernet
5 11 (0.52%) Firewall
6 8 (0.38%) HTTP
7 6 (0.28%) RS-232
8 5 (0.24%) Bluetooth
8 5 (0.24%) SMS
8 5 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.14%) Intranet
10 2 (0.094%) AMQP
11 1 (0.047%) ATM
11 1 (0.047%) Modbus
11 1 (0.047%) Skype
11 1 (0.047%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,213 (57.24%) SQL Server
2 436 (20.58%) SQL Server 2016
3 113 (5.33%) NoSQL
4 106 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 104 (4.91%) SQL Server 2014
6 92 (4.34%) Oracle Database
7 60 (2.83%) MongoDB
8 53 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 49 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 48 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
11 46 (2.17%) Relational Database
12 36 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
13 28 (1.32%) Big Data
13 28 (1.32%) Couchbase
14 25 (1.18%) GIS
14 25 (1.18%) MySQL
15 24 (1.13%) MS Access
15 24 (1.13%) RDBMS
16 18 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (0.66%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 276 (13.03%) Visual Studio
2 238 (11.23%) Git (software)
3 217 (10.24%) NUnit
4 167 (7.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 124 (5.85%) MSTest
6 118 (5.57%) TeamCity
7 61 (2.88%) Oracle Forms
8 48 (2.27%) JIRA
9 35 (1.65%) Jenkins
9 35 (1.65%) ReSharper
9 35 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
10 34 (1.60%) Subversion
11 32 (1.51%) Moq
11 32 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
12 25 (1.18%) Selenium
13 21 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
14 20 (0.94%) NetBeans
15 19 (0.90%) MSBuild
16 18 (0.85%) Bitbucket
17 16 (0.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 572 (26.99%) Finance
2 167 (7.88%) Banking
3 145 (6.84%) Front Office
4 60 (2.83%) Retail
5 58 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 54 (2.55%) Investment Banking
7 53 (2.50%) Games
8 43 (2.03%) Marketing
9 34 (1.60%) Manufacturing
10 32 (1.51%) Back Office
11 23 (1.09%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.57%) Law
12 12 (0.57%) Legal
13 5 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.24%) Electronics
13 5 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.19%) Automotive
15 2 (0.094%) Military
15 2 (0.094%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.094%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,705 (80.46%) Developer
2 1,030 (48.61%) C# Developer
3 923 (43.56%) .NET Developer
4 531 (25.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 529 (24.96%) WPF Developer
6 465 (21.94%) C# WPF Developer
7 304 (14.35%) Software Developer
8 287 (13.54%) Senior Developer
9 246 (11.61%) Software Engineer
10 178 (8.40%) C# Software Developer
11 159 (7.50%) C# Software Engineer
12 156 (7.36%) .NET Software Developer
13 139 (6.56%) SQL Developer
14 128 (6.04%) Senior .NET Developer
15 124 (5.85%) Senior C# Developer
16 93 (4.39%) Lead Developer
17 87 (4.11%) Junior
18 74 (3.49%) Applications Developer
19 73 (3.45%) .NET Software Engineer
20 72 (3.40%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,674 (79.00%) .NET
2 766 (36.15%) WCF
3 765 (36.10%) ASP.NET
4 506 (23.88%) WinForms
5 480 (22.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 457 (21.57%) .NET Framework
7 426 (20.10%) HTML
8 405 (19.11%) ASP.NET Web API
9 368 (17.37%) AngularJS
10 342 (16.14%) Entity Framework
11 301 (14.20%) RESTful
12 265 (12.51%) CSS
13 217 (10.24%) HTML5
14 211 (9.96%) LINQ
15 204 (9.63%) Web Services
16 198 (9.34%) jQuery
17 134 (6.32%) SOAP
18 122 (5.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 120 (5.66%) REST
20 109 (5.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 271 (12.79%) Greenfield Project
2 120 (5.66%) Fixed Income
3 93 (4.39%) Equities
4 91 (4.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 91 (4.29%) User Experience
5 70 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
6 65 (3.07%) Algorithms
7 64 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
8 60 (2.83%) Derivative
8 60 (2.83%) Mobile App
9 56 (2.64%) Social Network
10 54 (2.55%) Hedge funds
11 51 (2.41%) Reinsurance
12 49 (2.31%) Tandem
13 40 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
14 33 (1.56%) Fintech
15 30 (1.42%) OTC Derivatives
15 30 (1.42%) Robotics
16 24 (1.13%) Data Structures
17 23 (1.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 464 (21.90%) Windows
2 70 (3.30%) Unix
3 66 (3.11%) Apple iOS
4 38 (1.79%) Linux
5 26 (1.23%) Android
5 26 (1.23%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.24%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.094%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.047%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.047%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.047%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,121 (52.90%) Agile Software Development
2 671 (31.67%) MVC
3 621 (29.31%) TDD
4 611 (28.83%) MVVM
5 500 (23.60%) Continuous Integration
6 490 (23.12%) Scrum
7 383 (18.07%) Software Engineering
8 334 (15.76%) Dependency Injection
9 322 (15.20%) Kanban
10 321 (15.15%) OO
11 251 (11.85%) Multithreading
12 242 (11.42%) SDLC
13 230 (10.85%) Problem-Solving
14 206 (9.72%) Web Application Development
15 180 (8.49%) Computer Science
16 179 (8.45%) BDD
17 173 (8.16%) Mathematics
18 163 (7.69%) Asset Management
19 162 (7.65%) Test Automation
20 154 (7.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2,049 (96.70%) C#
2 884 (41.72%) SQL
3 540 (25.48%) JavaScript
4 235 (11.09%) T-SQL
5 210 (9.91%) C++
6 179 (8.45%) Java
7 140 (6.61%) VB.NET
8 118 (5.57%) Ruby
9 76 (3.59%) Python
10 68 (3.21%) PL/SQL
11 62 (2.93%) VB
11 62 (2.93%) XAML
12 59 (2.78%) F#
13 35 (1.65%) C
14 33 (1.56%) PowerShell
15 30 (1.42%) TypeScript
16 24 (1.13%) PHP
16 24 (1.13%) VB6
17 17 (0.80%) VBScript
18 16 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 390 (18.40%) Degree
2 76 (3.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (1.37%) Security Cleared
4 25 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
5 24 (1.13%) SC Cleared
6 19 (0.90%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.24%) ISEB
7 5 (0.24%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.094%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.094%) MCSA
9 2 (0.094%) MCSE
10 1 (0.047%) PhD
10 1 (0.047%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (1.56%) QA
2 5 (0.24%) ISO 9001
2 5 (0.24%) MiFID
3 4 (0.19%) DICOM
4 2 (0.094%) IEC 62304
4 2 (0.094%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.094%) PMO
5 1 (0.047%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.047%) MISRA
5 1 (0.047%) MISRA C
System Software
1 17 (0.80%) Docker
2 16 (0.76%) Firmware
3 9 (0.42%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.047%) GridGain
4 1 (0.047%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 52 (2.45%) Kibana
2 3 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 3 (0.14%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.14%) WSUS
3 1 (0.047%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 494 (23.31%) Microsoft
2 247 (11.66%) Oracle
3 70 (3.30%) Xamarin
4 65 (3.07%) Google
5 56 (2.64%) Facebook
5 56 (2.64%) Twitter
6 39 (1.84%) DevExpress
7 37 (1.75%) SAP
8 22 (1.04%) Tableau
9 20 (0.94%) TIBCO
10 12 (0.57%) IBM
11 9 (0.42%) Charles River
11 9 (0.42%) Thunderhead
11 9 (0.42%) TOWER Software
12 8 (0.38%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.24%) Assembla
13 5 (0.24%) Infragistics
14 4 (0.19%) BT
14 4 (0.19%) Solace
14 4 (0.19%) Sybase