Period
to 22 August 2017

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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 214 190
Rank change year-on-year +10 -24 -43
Permanent jobs citing WPF 3083 3216 3842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.75% 1.63% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.32% 4.21% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2753 2956 3523
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,800
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 71287 76414 82607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.49% 38.78% 37.87%
Number of salaries quoted 59236 66374 70455
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 2017. 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 +1 2899 £47,500 - 176
UK excluding London -5 1675 £42,500 - 121
London +12 1330 £55,000 -8.33% 63
South East +17 599 £45,000 - 31
North of England -36 384 £40,000 -5.88% 35
North West -50 234 £42,500 +1.19% 20
Midlands -33 224 £39,000 -2.50% 22
South West +41 196 £41,750 +4.38% 6
East of England -16 170 £45,000 +5.88% 19
West Midlands +7 150 £39,000 -2.50% 12
Yorkshire +3 125 £40,000 -11.11% 12
East Midlands -44 74 £38,500 -3.75% 10
Scotland +11 64 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Wales +35 31 £39,000 +51.46% 3
North East +14 25 £25,000 -37.50% 3
Northern Ireland -1 12 £30,000 -6.98%

For the 6 months to 22 August 2017, IT jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WPF.

1 3023 (98.05%) C#
2 2679 (86.90%) .NET
3 2008 (65.13%) SQL Server
4 1834 (59.49%) Agile Software Development
5 1577 (51.15%) WCF
6 1501 (48.69%) MVC
7 1491 (48.36%) ASP.NET
8 1257 (40.77%) TDD
9 1173 (38.05%) SQL
10 1023 (33.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 987 (32.01%) Scrum
12 874 (28.35%) Finance
13 852 (27.64%) JavaScript
14 851 (27.60%) NUnit
15 824 (26.73%) HTML
16 803 (26.05%) Microsoft
17 801 (25.98%) WinForms
18 779 (25.27%) .NET Framework
19 776 (25.17%) Windows
20 763 (24.75%) MVVM
21 706 (22.90%) CSS
22 658 (21.34%) Kanban
23 641 (20.79%) OO
24 622 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
25 573 (18.59%) Rhino Mocks
26 549 (17.81%) AngularJS
27 541 (17.55%) Software Engineering
28 532 (17.26%) LINQ
29 523 (16.96%) Greenfield Project
30 521 (16.90%) Web Application Development

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
1 138 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 131 (4.25%) Elasticsearch
3 100 (3.24%) SharePoint 2013
4 99 (3.21%) BizTalk Server
5 62 (2.01%) IIS
6 25 (0.81%) CMS
7 14 (0.45%) Umbraco
8 9 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (0.26%) NServiceBus
10 5 (0.16%) Confluence
11 4 (0.13%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.13%) Commerce Server
11 4 (0.13%) Commerce Server 2007
11 4 (0.13%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.097%) WordPress
13 2 (0.065%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.065%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.065%) SAS
13 2 (0.065%) Sitefinity
13 2 (0.065%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 76 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 56 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.032%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 17 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.13%) nopCommerce
4 3 (0.097%) Front Arena
4 3 (0.097%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.097%) RMDS
4 3 (0.097%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.065%) OpenText MBPM
5 2 (0.065%) StreamServe
6 1 (0.032%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.032%) FastStats
6 1 (0.032%) Magento
6 1 (0.032%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.032%) Misys Opics
6 1 (0.032%) Softmar
6 1 (0.032%) Tradar
6 1 (0.032%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 336 (10.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 132 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (1.52%) SaaS
4 37 (1.20%) GitHub
5 32 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (0.68%) Azure Machine Learning
7 16 (0.52%) Boomi
8 13 (0.42%) iPaaS
9 6 (0.19%) Dropbox
10 5 (0.16%) Google Drive
11 3 (0.097%) PaaS
12 2 (0.065%) BrowserStack
12 2 (0.065%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.065%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.065%) IaaS
13 1 (0.032%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.032%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 86 (2.79%) Broadband
2 64 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 50 (1.62%) Internet
4 16 (0.52%) Ethernet
4 16 (0.52%) RS-232
5 12 (0.39%) Kerberos
6 10 (0.32%) SSL
7 9 (0.29%) Intranet
8 5 (0.16%) HTTP
9 4 (0.13%) SMS
10 3 (0.097%) Multicast
11 2 (0.065%) SAN
11 2 (0.065%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.032%) Network Security
12 1 (0.032%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.032%) Skype
12 1 (0.032%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2008 (65.13%) SQL Server
2 486 (15.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 238 (7.72%) SQL Server 2016
4 187 (6.07%) MongoDB
5 164 (5.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 150 (4.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 137 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 107 (3.47%) Relational Database
9 90 (2.92%) MySQL
10 86 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
11 60 (1.95%) NoSQL
12 46 (1.49%) RDBMS
13 42 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 37 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
15 31 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
16 24 (0.78%) Redis
17 22 (0.71%) Blockchain
17 22 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
18 19 (0.62%) Big Data
19 17 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 851 (27.60%) NUnit
2 573 (18.59%) Rhino Mocks
3 439 (14.24%) Moq
4 380 (12.33%) Visual Studio
5 372 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 362 (11.74%) MSTest
7 266 (8.63%) Subversion
8 218 (7.07%) TeamCity
9 147 (4.77%) Git (software)
10 75 (2.43%) JIRA
11 58 (1.88%) Selenium
12 57 (1.85%) SpecFlow
13 56 (1.82%) Jenkins
14 45 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
15 39 (1.27%) WiX
16 34 (1.10%) Jasmine
17 30 (0.97%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
18 28 (0.91%) MSBuild
19 24 (0.78%) MSI
20 23 (0.75%) JUnit
General
1 874 (28.35%) Finance
2 340 (11.03%) Banking
3 184 (5.97%) Investment Banking
4 151 (4.90%) Games
5 123 (3.99%) Front Office
6 121 (3.92%) Marketing
6 121 (3.92%) Telecoms
7 115 (3.73%) Retail
8 80 (2.59%) Electronics
9 58 (1.88%) Financial Institution
10 49 (1.59%) Manufacturing
11 45 (1.46%) Back Office
12 38 (1.23%) Music Industry
13 33 (1.07%) Advertising
14 16 (0.52%) Legal
15 12 (0.39%) Law
16 10 (0.32%) Automotive
17 9 (0.29%) Aerospace
17 9 (0.29%) Publishing
18 3 (0.097%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2639 (85.60%) Developer
2 1751 (56.80%) C# Developer
3 1605 (52.06%) .NET Developer
4 948 (30.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 584 (18.94%) WPF Developer
6 527 (17.09%) C# WPF Developer
7 392 (12.71%) Software Developer
8 367 (11.90%) ASP.NET Developer
9 360 (11.68%) Senior Developer
10 354 (11.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 299 (9.70%) Software Engineer
12 261 (8.47%) C# Software Developer
13 229 (7.43%) Senior C# Developer
14 211 (6.84%) C# Software Engineer
15 210 (6.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 208 (6.75%) SQL Developer
17 198 (6.42%) .NET Software Developer
18 165 (5.35%) Senior .NET Developer
19 159 (5.16%) Full Stack Developer
20 129 (4.18%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2679 (86.90%) .NET
2 1577 (51.15%) WCF
3 1491 (48.36%) ASP.NET
4 1023 (33.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 824 (26.73%) HTML
6 801 (25.98%) WinForms
7 779 (25.27%) .NET Framework
8 706 (22.90%) CSS
9 549 (17.81%) AngularJS
10 532 (17.26%) LINQ
11 518 (16.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 513 (16.64%) NHibernate
13 501 (16.25%) Entity Framework
14 448 (14.53%) ASP.NET Web API
15 446 (14.47%) HTML5
16 426 (13.82%) jQuery
17 407 (13.20%) Web Services
18 358 (11.61%) Castle Windsor
19 343 (11.13%) XML
20 295 (9.57%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 523 (16.96%) Greenfield Project
2 376 (12.20%) Computer Science
3 132 (4.28%) Hedge funds
4 119 (3.86%) Client/Server
5 112 (3.63%) User Experience
6 109 (3.54%) Social Network
7 108 (3.50%) Tandem
8 102 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
9 70 (2.27%) Mobile App
10 67 (2.17%) Fixed Income
11 64 (2.08%) Equities
12 62 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 58 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
13 58 (1.88%) N-Tier
14 57 (1.85%) Streaming Music
15 53 (1.72%) Fintech
16 50 (1.62%) Derivative
17 29 (0.94%) Algorithms
18 28 (0.91%) Digital TV
19 25 (0.81%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 776 (25.17%) Windows
2 60 (1.95%) Linux
3 54 (1.75%) Android
4 50 (1.62%) Apple iOS
5 15 (0.49%) Mac OS
5 15 (0.49%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 10 (0.32%) Windows XP
7 7 (0.23%) Unix
7 7 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (0.16%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.13%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.097%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.097%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.065%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.065%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.032%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.032%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1834 (59.49%) Agile Software Development
2 1501 (48.69%) MVC
3 1257 (40.77%) TDD
4 987 (32.01%) Scrum
5 763 (24.75%) MVVM
6 658 (21.34%) Kanban
7 641 (20.79%) OO
8 622 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
9 541 (17.55%) Software Engineering
10 521 (16.90%) Web Application Development
11 468 (15.18%) Dependency Injection
12 451 (14.63%) Multithreading
13 403 (13.07%) BDD
14 294 (9.54%) SDLC
15 292 (9.47%) Inversion of Control
16 275 (8.92%) SOLID
17 269 (8.73%) Unit Testing
18 212 (6.88%) Web Development
19 207 (6.71%) OOP
20 188 (6.10%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3023 (98.05%) C#
2 1173 (38.05%) SQL
3 852 (27.64%) JavaScript
4 471 (15.28%) T-SQL
5 283 (9.18%) VB.NET
6 277 (8.98%) C++
7 246 (7.98%) Java
8 139 (4.51%) XAML
9 132 (4.28%) F#
10 130 (4.22%) Ruby
11 108 (3.50%) VB
12 99 (3.21%) PL/SQL
13 82 (2.66%) Python
14 76 (2.47%) C
15 52 (1.69%) TypeScript
16 42 (1.36%) VBA
17 37 (1.20%) PowerShell
18 31 (1.01%) PHP
19 27 (0.88%) Objective-C
19 27 (0.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 381 (12.36%) Degree
2 152 (4.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (0.62%) Security Cleared
4 17 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (0.55%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.29%) ISEB
6 6 (0.19%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.19%) MCSD
6 6 (0.19%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.16%) Chartered Engineer
7 5 (0.16%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.13%) PhD
9 3 (0.097%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.097%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.097%) PMP
10 2 (0.065%) MBA
10 2 (0.065%) MCSA
10 2 (0.065%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.032%) HNC
11 1 (0.032%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (1.59%) QA
2 7 (0.23%) Basel III
2 7 (0.23%) SLA
3 5 (0.16%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.16%) MiFID
4 3 (0.097%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.065%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.032%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.032%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.032%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.032%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.032%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.032%) MISRA
6 1 (0.032%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.032%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (1.10%) Docker
2 20 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.16%) Firmware
4 1 (0.032%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.032%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 120 (3.89%) Kibana
2 67 (2.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 67 (2.17%) WSUS
3 17 (0.55%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.065%) logstash
4 2 (0.065%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 803 (26.05%) Microsoft
2 124 (4.02%) Oracle
3 111 (3.60%) Xamarin
4 103 (3.34%) Google
5 77 (2.50%) Twitter
6 76 (2.47%) Facebook
7 43 (1.39%) Telerik
8 35 (1.14%) SAP
9 26 (0.84%) DevExpress
10 25 (0.81%) Atlassian
11 17 (0.55%) AppDynamics
11 17 (0.55%) Infragistics
11 17 (0.55%) New Relic
12 16 (0.52%) Alteryx
12 16 (0.52%) Jitterbit
13 15 (0.49%) Adobe
14 14 (0.45%) Alias
14 14 (0.45%) Cadence
15 13 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
16 12 (0.39%) IBM