Period
to 14 April 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 14 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 509 381 296
Rank change year-on-year -128 -85 -103
Permanent jobs citing WPF 374 888 1,659
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.78% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% 1.99% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 292 751 1,488
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,350
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £62,813 £65,000 £69,000
90th Percentile £93,500 £82,500 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 33,399 44,630 58,328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.11% 39.45% 39.15%
Number of salaries quoted 26,900 37,064 48,226
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

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 14 April 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 14 April 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 -118 345 £50,000 - 125
UK excluding London -106 230 £47,500 +5.56% 102
London -56 120 £75,000 +11.11% 31
South East -61 78 £47,500 +5.56% 21
Work from Home -136 59 £55,000 +18.92% 20
North of England -8 46 £47,500 +5.56% 23
East of England +63 45 £60,000 +20.00% 12
South West -14 33 £40,000 -11.11% 15
North West +18 26 £52,500 +16.67% 18
Yorkshire -17 20 £45,000 -1.64% 5
Midlands -32 15 £45,000 +11.11% 22
Scotland -3 13 £40,000 +12.68% 8
East Midlands -8 9 £42,500 +5.59% 11
West Midlands -13 6 £45,000 - 11

For the 6 months to 14 April 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.

1 353 (94.39%) C#
2 279 (74.60%) .NET
3 150 (40.11%) SQL
4 117 (31.28%) Software Engineering
5 107 (28.61%) SQL Server
6 104 (27.81%) Finance
7 102 (27.27%) WCF
8 94 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
9 91 (24.33%) Windows
10 72 (19.25%) JavaScript
10 72 (19.25%) MVVM
11 70 (18.72%) Problem-Solving
12 68 (18.18%) ASP.NET
13 66 (17.65%) .NET Framework
14 63 (16.84%) Microsoft
15 62 (16.58%) Multithreading
16 61 (16.31%) WinForms
16 61 (16.31%) Scrum
17 58 (15.51%) MVC
17 58 (15.51%) Git (software)
18 57 (15.24%) AngularJS
19 56 (14.97%) HTML
19 56 (14.97%) Degree
20 54 (14.44%) Computer Science
21 53 (14.17%) C++
22 50 (13.37%) Azure
23 47 (12.57%) Visual Studio
23 47 (12.57%) Unit Testing
24 46 (12.30%) User Experience
25 45 (12.03%) OO

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 14 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (2.94%) IIS
3 4 (1.07%) OpenROAD
4 2 (0.53%) OnBase
4 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.27%) CMS
5 1 (0.27%) Mendix
5 1 (0.27%) nginx
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (1.34%) Simulink
2 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) nopCommerce
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.27%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 50 (13.37%) Azure
2 34 (9.09%) SaaS
3 4 (1.07%) AWS
4 3 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.80%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.80%) npm
4 3 (0.80%) NuGet
5 2 (0.53%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.27%) Boomi
6 1 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.60%) Intranet
1 6 (1.60%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.80%) Multicast
3 2 (0.53%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.53%) HTTP
3 2 (0.53%) LAN
3 2 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.53%) Wireless
4 1 (0.27%) Internet
4 1 (0.27%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (28.61%) SQL Server
2 44 (11.76%) MongoDB
3 30 (8.02%) Relational Database
4 22 (5.88%) SQL Server 2017
5 21 (5.61%) NoSQL
6 19 (5.08%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.14%) GIS
9 7 (1.87%) Informix
9 7 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.60%) MS Access
11 4 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.07%) Ingres
11 4 (1.07%) MySQL
11 4 (1.07%) Tableau
12 3 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.80%) SQLite
12 3 (0.80%) Tableau Server
13 2 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 58 (15.51%) Git (software)
2 47 (12.57%) Visual Studio
3 21 (5.61%) JIRA
4 13 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (3.21%) NUnit
6 10 (2.67%) Subversion
7 9 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 8 (2.14%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.60%) Bugzilla
9 6 (1.60%) CruiseControl
9 6 (1.60%) Gemini Tracker
9 6 (1.60%) Hudson
10 4 (1.07%) Moq
10 4 (1.07%) MSBuild
10 4 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.80%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.80%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.53%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
General
1 104 (27.81%) Finance
2 37 (9.89%) Front Office
3 18 (4.81%) Electronics
4 17 (4.55%) Banking
5 15 (4.01%) Manufacturing
5 15 (4.01%) Retail
6 9 (2.41%) Legal
7 8 (2.14%) Marketing
8 7 (1.87%) Public Sector
8 7 (1.87%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.60%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.34%) Investment Banking
11 4 (1.07%) Law
11 4 (1.07%) Police
12 3 (0.80%) Automotive
13 2 (0.53%) Back Office
14 1 (0.27%) Advertising
14 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 267 (71.39%) Developer
2 132 (35.29%) C# Developer
3 82 (21.93%) Software Developer
4 79 (21.12%) .NET Developer
5 75 (20.05%) Senior Developer
6 63 (16.84%) Software Engineer
7 57 (15.24%) WPF Developer
8 47 (12.57%) C# WPF Developer
9 37 (9.89%) C# .NET Developer
10 32 (8.56%) Senior C# Developer
11 31 (8.29%) C# Software Developer
11 31 (8.29%) Senior .NET Developer
12 28 (7.49%) C# Software Engineer
13 23 (6.15%) Senior Software Developer
14 19 (5.08%) C++ Software Engineer
15 15 (4.01%) Senior Software Engineer
15 15 (4.01%) Senior WPF Developer
16 14 (3.74%) Full Stack Developer
17 13 (3.48%) Lead Developer
18 12 (3.21%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (74.60%) .NET
2 102 (27.27%) WCF
3 68 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 66 (17.65%) .NET Framework
5 61 (16.31%) WinForms
6 57 (15.24%) AngularJS
7 56 (14.97%) HTML
8 44 (11.76%) .NET Core
9 39 (10.43%) CSS
9 39 (10.43%) Entity Framework
10 38 (10.16%) React
11 28 (7.49%) REST
12 27 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (7.22%) XML
13 24 (6.42%) ASP.NET Web API
13 24 (6.42%) HTML5
14 23 (6.15%) RabbitMQ
14 23 (6.15%) Web Services
15 22 (5.88%) Kafka
16 20 (5.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.30%) User Experience
2 34 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (6.68%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (5.88%) Fixed Income
5 20 (5.35%) Equities
6 14 (3.74%) Algorithms
7 12 (3.21%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (2.41%) Client/Server
10 8 (2.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 8 (2.14%) Verilog
10 8 (2.14%) VHDL
11 7 (1.87%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.60%) Cloud Native
13 5 (1.34%) Acoustics
13 5 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (1.07%) NHS
14 4 (1.07%) Reinsurance
15 3 (0.80%) Data Structures
15 3 (0.80%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 91 (24.33%) Windows
2 24 (6.42%) Linux
3 17 (4.55%) Android
4 15 (4.01%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.21%) Unix
6 5 (1.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (31.28%) Software Engineering
2 94 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (19.25%) MVVM
4 70 (18.72%) Problem-Solving
5 62 (16.58%) Multithreading
6 61 (16.31%) Scrum
7 58 (15.51%) MVC
8 54 (14.44%) Computer Science
9 47 (12.57%) Unit Testing
10 45 (12.03%) OO
11 40 (10.70%) Mentoring
12 39 (10.43%) Test Automation
13 33 (8.82%) DevOps
14 31 (8.29%) Mathematics
14 31 (8.29%) OOD
15 28 (7.49%) Continuous Improvement
15 28 (7.49%) Requirements Gathering
16 25 (6.68%) Coaching
16 25 (6.68%) Performance Tuning
16 25 (6.68%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 353 (94.39%) C#
2 150 (40.11%) SQL
3 72 (19.25%) JavaScript
4 53 (14.17%) C++
5 39 (10.43%) TypeScript
6 30 (8.02%) VB.NET
7 29 (7.75%) XAML
8 23 (6.15%) C
8 23 (6.15%) T-SQL
9 20 (5.35%) Python
10 14 (3.74%) Java
11 8 (2.14%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.34%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.34%) VB
13 4 (1.07%) Ingres ABF
13 4 (1.07%) VB6
14 3 (0.80%) Delphi
14 3 (0.80%) PHP
14 3 (0.80%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 56 (14.97%) Degree
2 36 (9.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (5.61%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.87%) CTC Cleared
5 5 (1.34%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.34%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.53%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.67%) QA
2 5 (1.34%) IEC 61131
3 3 (0.80%) ISO 13485
3 3 (0.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (2.94%) Docker
2 5 (1.34%) Firmware
3 4 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (1.87%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.07%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 63 (16.84%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.09%) Xamarin
3 21 (5.61%) Charles River
4 20 (5.35%) Telerik
5 10 (2.67%) Oracle
6 9 (2.41%) DevExpress
7 7 (1.87%) SAP
8 6 (1.60%) Google
9 5 (1.34%) Bloomberg
10 4 (1.07%) Actian
10 4 (1.07%) ANSYS
10 4 (1.07%) UiPath
10 4 (1.07%) VMware
11 3 (0.80%) Apple
11 3 (0.80%) Perforce
12 2 (0.53%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.53%) Hyland
12 2 (0.53%) IBM
12 2 (0.53%) Solace
12 2 (0.53%) TIBCO