Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 182 209
Rank change year-on-year -11 +27 -23
Permanent jobs citing WPF 3,226 3,266 3,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.82% 1.89% 1.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.43% 4.70% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2,928 2,953 3,361
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +12.50%

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 72,762 69,498 78,899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.99% 40.28% 38.55%
Number of salaries quoted 61,387 59,490 67,938
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,166
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.71% +4.81%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.66% +2.50%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -8 3,033 £47,500 +3.26% 363
UK excluding London +8 1,868 £45,000 +11.11% 284
London -5 1,314 £55,000 - 106
South East +20 756 £44,500 -1.11% 70
North of England -46 376 £45,000 +12.50% 47
East of England +72 332 £47,500 +11.76% 44
North West -54 214 £50,000 +25.00% 30
Yorkshire -5 139 £43,750 +9.38% 9
Scotland +14 132 £42,500 +21.43% 15
Midlands -71 128 £40,000 - 60
South West -39 120 £40,000 -4.05% 36
West Midlands -72 69 £42,500 +6.25% 32
East Midlands -23 59 £37,500 -11.76% 28
North East -29 23 £32,500 +30.00% 8
Wales -9 20 £30,000 -25.00% 8
Northern Ireland -12 5 £38,750 -9.88% 4

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 3,128 (96.96%) C#
2 2,726 (84.50%) .NET
3 1,982 (61.44%) Agile Software Development
4 1,970 (61.07%) SQL Server
5 1,542 (47.80%) WCF
6 1,439 (44.61%) ASP.NET
7 1,305 (40.45%) MVC
8 1,255 (38.90%) TDD
9 1,171 (36.30%) SQL
10 1,085 (33.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 981 (30.41%) Scrum
12 946 (29.32%) WinForms
13 942 (29.20%) Finance
14 924 (28.64%) MVVM
15 910 (28.21%) Microsoft
16 884 (27.40%) NUnit
17 841 (26.07%) JavaScript
18 778 (24.12%) HTML
19 774 (23.99%) Windows
20 761 (23.59%) OO
21 717 (22.23%) .NET Framework
22 708 (21.95%) Kanban
23 644 (19.96%) Web Application Development
24 631 (19.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
25 601 (18.63%) CSS
26 592 (18.35%) Continuous Integration
27 580 (17.98%) Rhino Mocks
28 568 (17.61%) Dependency Injection
29 546 (16.92%) Software Engineering
30 523 (16.21%) AngularJS

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
1 151 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
2 104 (3.22%) SharePoint
3 74 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
4 70 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 25 (0.77%) CMS
6 21 (0.65%) IIS
7 10 (0.31%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.25%) EPiServer
9 7 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.19%) Apache
10 6 (0.19%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.12%) NServiceBus
11 4 (0.12%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.12%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.093%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.062%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.062%) Confluence
13 2 (0.062%) Kentico
14 1 (0.031%) nginx
Applications
1 45 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.28%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.093%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.062%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.062%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.031%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.031%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.031%) Maya
7 1 (0.031%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 44 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.093%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.062%) RMDS
5 1 (0.031%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.031%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.031%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 409 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 132 (4.09%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
4 14 (0.43%) SaaS
5 13 (0.40%) GitHub
5 13 (0.40%) IaaS
5 13 (0.40%) PaaS
6 11 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.22%) Office 365
8 3 (0.093%) Trello
9 2 (0.062%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.062%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 112 (3.47%) Broadband
2 63 (1.95%) Internet
3 28 (0.87%) Hyperconnected
4 15 (0.46%) SMS
4 15 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.25%) HTTP
6 6 (0.19%) Skype
6 6 (0.19%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.093%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.093%) SSL
8 2 (0.062%) DMZ
8 2 (0.062%) DNS
8 2 (0.062%) Firewall
8 2 (0.062%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.062%) VPN
9 1 (0.031%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,970 (61.07%) SQL Server
2 486 (15.07%) SQL Server 2016
3 373 (11.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 161 (4.99%) MongoDB
5 160 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 126 (3.91%) NoSQL
7 122 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 120 (3.72%) Relational Database
9 73 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 69 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 65 (2.01%) Big Data
12 61 (1.89%) RDBMS
13 60 (1.86%) Power BI
14 59 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 49 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
15 49 (1.52%) OLAP
15 49 (1.52%) OLTP
16 45 (1.39%) MySQL
16 45 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
17 35 (1.08%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 884 (27.40%) NUnit
2 580 (17.98%) Rhino Mocks
3 440 (13.64%) MSTest
4 420 (13.02%) Moq
5 368 (11.41%) Visual Studio
6 247 (7.66%) Subversion
7 246 (7.63%) Git (software)
8 237 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 192 (5.95%) TeamCity
10 47 (1.46%) Jenkins
11 34 (1.05%) JIRA
12 32 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 31 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
13 31 (0.96%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 24 (0.74%) ReSharper
15 17 (0.53%) FitNesse
15 17 (0.53%) NetBeans
15 17 (0.53%) SpecFlow
16 14 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
16 14 (0.43%) WiX
General
1 942 (29.20%) Finance
2 337 (10.45%) Banking
3 191 (5.92%) Marketing
4 162 (5.02%) Investment Banking
5 151 (4.68%) Front Office
6 134 (4.15%) Retail
7 128 (3.97%) Games
8 118 (3.66%) Telecoms
9 84 (2.60%) Music Industry
10 82 (2.54%) Advertising
11 33 (1.02%) Back Office
12 24 (0.74%) Law
13 21 (0.65%) Legal
14 19 (0.59%) Electronics
15 18 (0.56%) Financial Institution
16 15 (0.46%) Automotive
17 9 (0.28%) Retail Banking
18 8 (0.25%) Manufacturing
19 7 (0.22%) Aerospace
19 7 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,718 (84.25%) Developer
2 1,657 (51.36%) C# Developer
3 1,613 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 841 (26.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 601 (18.63%) WPF Developer
6 564 (17.48%) C# WPF Developer
7 464 (14.38%) Software Developer
8 359 (11.13%) Senior Developer
9 309 (9.58%) ASP.NET Developer
10 306 (9.49%) Software Engineer
11 293 (9.08%) .NET Software Developer
12 290 (8.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 281 (8.71%) C# Software Developer
14 237 (7.35%) Senior C# Developer
15 210 (6.51%) SQL Developer
16 203 (6.29%) Junior
17 193 (5.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 192 (5.95%) Junior Developer
19 189 (5.86%) C# Software Engineer
19 189 (5.86%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,726 (84.50%) .NET
2 1,542 (47.80%) WCF
3 1,439 (44.61%) ASP.NET
4 1,085 (33.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 946 (29.32%) WinForms
6 778 (24.12%) HTML
7 717 (22.23%) .NET Framework
8 631 (19.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 601 (18.63%) CSS
10 523 (16.21%) AngularJS
11 462 (14.32%) HTML5
12 460 (14.26%) ASP.NET Web API
13 436 (13.52%) NHibernate
14 425 (13.17%) LINQ
15 416 (12.90%) Castle Windsor
16 393 (12.18%) RESTful
17 367 (11.38%) Entity Framework
18 353 (10.94%) Ninject
19 350 (10.85%) Spring.NET
20 341 (10.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 470 (14.57%) Greenfield Project
2 323 (10.01%) Computer Science
3 130 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
4 121 (3.75%) Hedge funds
5 115 (3.56%) Client/Server
6 111 (3.44%) Tandem
7 100 (3.10%) Equities
8 97 (3.01%) Social Network
9 68 (2.11%) Algorithms
9 68 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
9 68 (2.11%) User Experience
10 67 (2.08%) Fixed Income
11 57 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 53 (1.64%) Derivative
12 53 (1.64%) Fintech
13 49 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
14 44 (1.36%) Digital TV
15 39 (1.21%) Mobile App
16 29 (0.90%) EPoS
17 23 (0.71%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 774 (23.99%) Windows
2 30 (0.93%) Apple iOS
3 27 (0.84%) Linux
4 26 (0.81%) Android
5 4 (0.12%) Unix
6 2 (0.062%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.031%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.031%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.031%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.031%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,982 (61.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1,305 (40.45%) MVC
3 1,255 (38.90%) TDD
4 981 (30.41%) Scrum
5 924 (28.64%) MVVM
6 761 (23.59%) OO
7 708 (21.95%) Kanban
8 644 (19.96%) Web Application Development
9 592 (18.35%) Continuous Integration
10 568 (17.61%) Dependency Injection
11 546 (16.92%) Software Engineering
12 385 (11.93%) BDD
13 347 (10.76%) Multithreading
14 328 (10.17%) Inversion of Control
15 269 (8.34%) SDLC
16 245 (7.59%) OOP
17 222 (6.88%) Unit Testing
18 221 (6.85%) Web Development
19 190 (5.89%) Mathematics
20 183 (5.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 3,128 (96.96%) C#
2 1,171 (36.30%) SQL
3 841 (26.07%) JavaScript
4 394 (12.21%) T-SQL
5 347 (10.76%) C++
6 288 (8.93%) VB.NET
7 246 (7.63%) Ruby
8 201 (6.23%) Java
9 158 (4.90%) F#
10 150 (4.65%) VB
11 136 (4.22%) XAML
12 101 (3.13%) PL/SQL
13 81 (2.51%) Python
14 69 (2.14%) VBA
15 50 (1.55%) C
16 38 (1.18%) PowerShell
17 32 (0.99%) MATLAB
18 29 (0.90%) TypeScript
19 28 (0.87%) PHP
20 24 (0.74%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 378 (11.72%) Degree
2 127 (3.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (0.96%) Security Cleared
4 23 (0.71%) SC Cleared
5 21 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
6 17 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (0.19%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.12%) MCSA
9 2 (0.062%) ISEB
9 2 (0.062%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.062%) PhD
10 1 (0.031%) CFA
10 1 (0.031%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.031%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.031%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (1.92%) QA
2 6 (0.19%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.12%) GDPR
3 4 (0.12%) MiFID
4 3 (0.093%) COSHH
4 3 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.093%) PMO
5 2 (0.062%) EMIR
5 2 (0.062%) GCP
5 2 (0.062%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.031%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (0.50%) Docker
2 13 (0.40%) Hyper-V
2 13 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
2 13 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (0.25%) Firmware
3 8 (0.25%) HDFS
4 1 (0.031%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 146 (4.53%) Kibana
2 97 (3.01%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 97 (3.01%) WSUS
3 13 (0.40%) SCCM
3 13 (0.40%) vCenter Server
4 6 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (0.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 910 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 110 (3.41%) Oracle
3 78 (2.42%) Twitter
4 76 (2.36%) Facebook
5 69 (2.14%) Google
6 67 (2.08%) Xamarin
7 31 (0.96%) Charles River
8 22 (0.68%) DevExpress
8 22 (0.68%) Telerik
9 20 (0.62%) Cadence
10 14 (0.43%) TOWER Software
10 14 (0.43%) VMware
11 11 (0.34%) Infragistics
11 11 (0.34%) TIBCO
12 9 (0.28%) Capita
13 7 (0.22%) Adobe
13 7 (0.22%) Sitecore
13 7 (0.22%) Tableau
14 6 (0.19%) Lotus
14 6 (0.19%) SAP