Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring WPF skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited WPF over the 6 months leading up to 25 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
25 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 558 653 666
Rank change year-on-year +95 +13 -43
Permanent jobs citing WPF 300 223 770
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.27% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.68% 0.99% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 253 200 283
10th Percentile £39,800 £36,225 £33,750
25th Percentile £43,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% - +15.00%
75th Percentile £61,250 £70,375 £72,647
90th Percentile £89,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK

WPF falls under the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17,813 22,500 69,178
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 19.56% 27.70% 39.36%
Number of salaries quoted 12,842 16,194 29,914
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £38,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £50,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +3.85% +13.04%
75th Percentile £80,000 £86,188 £83,000
90th Percentile £103,750 £106,277 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

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 25 July 2024.

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 25 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England +92 268 £52,500 -8.70% 44
UK excluding London +63 241 £52,500 +5.00% 37
Work from Home +38 104 £52,500 -8.70% 18
South East +38 83 £55,000 +15.79% 13
North of England +58 64 £47,500 -13.64% 8
London +49 52 £90,000 +16.13% 9
Yorkshire +72 34 £46,250 -15.91% 3
South West +10 33 £50,000 +2.56% 8
Midlands +5 29 £52,500 +16.67% 5
North West +15 27 £48,750 -15.22% 4
West Midlands +7 20 £52,500 +23.53% 1
Wales +47 17 £50,000 +11.11%
East Midlands -30 9 £52,500 +7.69% 4
Scotland -54 8 £57,500 +9.52% 3
East of England -9 7 £44,000 -12.00% 3
North East - 3 £47,500 - 1

WPF
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (6.33%) IIS
2 11 (3.67%) Confluence
3 7 (2.33%) Kinematics
4 6 (2.00%) WinCC
5 3 (1.00%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.67%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.67%) CMS
6 2 (0.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Revit
Cloud Services
1 58 (19.33%) Azure
2 18 (6.00%) Azure DevOps
3 15 (5.00%) AWS
4 7 (2.33%) SaaS
5 6 (2.00%) Azure Service Bus
5 6 (2.00%) Serverless
6 5 (1.67%) Azure Functions
7 4 (1.33%) Azure API Management
7 4 (1.33%) Azure Event Grid
7 4 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.33%) Microsoft 365
8 3 (1.00%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.67%) GCP
9 2 (0.67%) GitHub
9 2 (0.67%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.33%) Entra ID
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.33%) TCP/IP
2 19 (6.33%) DNS
2 19 (6.33%) Firewall
2 19 (6.33%) SSL
3 7 (2.33%) Internet
3 7 (2.33%) RFID
4 6 (2.00%) Broadband
4 6 (2.00%) Mobile Broadband
5 3 (1.00%) Wireless
6 2 (0.67%) Modbus
6 2 (0.67%) RS-232
7 1 (0.33%) CTI
7 1 (0.33%) HTTP
7 1 (0.33%) Network Security
7 1 (0.33%) SNMP
7 1 (0.33%) VoIP
7 1 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (31.33%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.67%) MySQL
3 9 (3.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.33%) Big Data
4 7 (2.33%) SQLite
5 6 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.00%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.00%) GIS
8 2 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.67%) Power BI
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 45 (15.00%) Git
2 27 (9.00%) JIRA
3 24 (8.00%) Visual Studio
4 15 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 9 (3.00%) CMake
6 9 (3.00%) TestRail
7 6 (2.00%) Plastic SCM
8 4 (1.33%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.00%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.00%) NUnit
9 3 (1.00%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.00%) Subversion
9 3 (1.00%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.67%) GitLab
10 2 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.67%) Sourcetree
11 1 (0.33%) MSTest
General
1 52 (17.33%) Social Skills
2 26 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.00%) Manufacturing
4 17 (5.67%) Finance
5 12 (4.00%) Organisational Skills
6 10 (3.33%) Electronics
7 9 (3.00%) Automotive
7 9 (3.00%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.67%) Marketing
9 6 (2.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 4 (1.33%) Games
11 3 (1.00%) Tech for Good
12 2 (0.67%) Front Office
12 2 (0.67%) Legal
12 2 (0.67%) Publishing
12 2 (0.67%) Retail
13 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.33%) Back Office
13 1 (0.33%) Military
13 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 157 (52.33%) Developer
2 115 (38.33%) Software Engineer
3 62 (20.67%) C# Developer
4 58 (19.33%) Software Developer
5 56 (18.67%) Senior
6 55 (18.33%) .NET Developer
7 40 (13.33%) Senior Developer
8 36 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 33 (11.00%) Lead
10 27 (9.00%) Lead Developer
11 22 (7.33%) Senior Software Developer
12 21 (7.00%) C# Software Engineer
13 20 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
14 15 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
15 14 (4.67%) C# WPF Developer
15 14 (4.67%) WPF Developer
16 12 (4.00%) Applications Engineer
16 12 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
16 12 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
17 11 (3.67%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (63.67%) .NET
2 80 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 80 (26.67%) HTML
3 76 (25.33%) WinForms
4 61 (20.33%) CSS
5 56 (18.67%) .NET Framework
6 49 (16.33%) AngularJS
7 44 (14.67%) React
8 43 (14.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (12.33%) Vue
10 34 (11.33%) .NET Core
10 34 (11.33%) HTML5
11 29 (9.67%) Entity Framework
12 26 (8.67%) REST
13 25 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 25 (8.33%) jQuery
14 24 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 19 (6.33%) Tailwind CSS
16 16 (5.33%) Blazor
17 15 (5.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.00%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (5.67%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (3.00%) CUDA
4 8 (2.67%) IoT
5 7 (2.33%) GNSS
5 7 (2.33%) Product Ownership
5 7 (2.33%) Robotics
6 6 (2.00%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.00%) Onboarding
7 5 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.67%) NHS
8 4 (1.33%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.00%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.00%) Video\Live Streaming
10 2 (0.67%) Distributed Systems
10 2 (0.67%) Social Network
10 2 (0.67%) Wiki
11 1 (0.33%) Arduino
11 1 (0.33%) ARM Cortex
11 1 (0.33%) Distributed Applications
Operating Systems
1 131 (43.67%) Windows
2 26 (8.67%) Linux
3 3 (1.00%) Android
4 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (42.33%) Software Engineering
2 83 (27.67%) MVC
3 68 (22.67%) MVVM
4 63 (21.00%) Multithreading
5 52 (17.33%) Agile
6 50 (16.67%) Computer Science
7 43 (14.33%) Multithreaded Programming
8 37 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
9 36 (12.00%) Mathematics
10 31 (10.33%) SOLID
11 30 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
12 29 (9.67%) Scrum
13 28 (9.33%) Web Development
14 22 (7.33%) DevOps
14 22 (7.33%) TDD
15 21 (7.00%) API Development
15 21 (7.00%) Machine Learning
16 20 (6.67%) Kanban
16 20 (6.67%) Physics
16 20 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 291 (97.00%) C#
2 92 (30.67%) SQL
3 74 (24.67%) C++
4 68 (22.67%) C
5 63 (21.00%) XAML
6 58 (19.33%) JavaScript
7 16 (5.33%) Java
8 15 (5.00%) TypeScript
9 12 (4.00%) T-SQL
10 11 (3.67%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.00%) Bash
11 9 (3.00%) C-shell
11 9 (3.00%) Fortran
12 8 (2.67%) VB.NET
13 6 (2.00%) Kotlin
14 4 (1.33%) Python
15 2 (0.67%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.67%) F#
16 1 (0.33%) Perl
16 1 (0.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 73 (24.33%) Degree
2 16 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.33%) Master's Degree
3 4 (1.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.00%) PhD
5 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.00%) QA
2 6 (2.00%) IEC 61131
System Software
1 16 (5.33%) Docker
2 9 (3.00%) Firmware
3 4 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) Embedded Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (3.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 28 (9.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.00%) Siemens
3 5 (1.67%) Atlassian
3 5 (1.67%) Oracle
4 4 (1.33%) DevExpress
4 4 (1.33%) VMware
5 2 (0.67%) Facebook
5 2 (0.67%) Twitter
5 2 (0.67%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.33%) Parasoft
6 1 (0.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.33%) UiPath