Period
to 18 June 2019

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 18 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 318 204 187
Rank change year-on-year -114 -17 +20
Permanent jobs citing WPF 1,462 2,892 3,212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.02% 1.68% 1.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.67% 4.15% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,301 2,583 2,902
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £30,500 £32,500 £32,473
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,377
% change year-on-year -5.56% +8.76% -2.64%

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 54,811 69,721 69,901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.22% 40.56% 40.62%
Number of salaries quoted 45,034 58,341 59,162
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.44%

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 18 June 2019.

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 18 June 2019. 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 -106 1,373 £50,000 +5.26% 155
UK excluding London -114 842 £42,500 -5.56% 137
London -91 598 £70,000 +16.67% 32
South East -94 348 £45,000 - 37
North of England -56 148 £45,000 - 36
North West -23 109 £47,500 - 18
East of England -40 102 £47,500 - 22
Midlands -3 94 £39,500 -7.06% 25
South West -66 82 £35,000 -16.72% 3
Scotland -43 60 £34,000 -20.00% 10
West Midlands +2 49 £36,500 -18.89% 13
East Midlands +10 45 £40,000 - 12
Yorkshire -49 36 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Wales +16 4 £41,250 +3.13% 4
Northern Ireland -27 4 £37,500 -
North East -4 3 £37,500 -7.41% 2

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, 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 1,437 (98.29%) C#
2 1,185 (81.05%) .NET
3 774 (52.94%) SQL Server
4 643 (43.98%) Agile Software Development
5 578 (39.53%) SQL
6 510 (34.88%) ASP.NET
7 465 (31.81%) Finance
8 459 (31.40%) WCF
9 453 (30.98%) MVC
10 419 (28.66%) MVVM
11 387 (26.47%) JavaScript
12 378 (25.85%) Microsoft
13 377 (25.79%) Software Engineering
14 334 (22.85%) Windows
15 330 (22.57%) TDD
16 313 (21.41%) ASP.NET MVC
17 300 (20.52%) Degree
18 296 (20.25%) .NET Framework
19 294 (20.11%) Scrum
20 290 (19.84%) Continuous Integration
21 274 (18.74%) AngularJS
22 265 (18.13%) WinForms
23 263 (17.99%) HTML
24 248 (16.96%) OO
25 244 (16.69%) CSS
26 236 (16.14%) C++
27 231 (15.80%) Visual Studio
28 215 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
29 197 (13.47%) ASP.NET Web API
30 196 (13.41%) T-SQL

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 25 (1.71%) SharePoint
2 22 (1.50%) Confluence
3 15 (1.03%) CMS
4 13 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (0.89%) EPiServer
5 12 (0.82%) IIS
6 8 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.34%) nginx
7 5 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.14%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.068%) Mendix
10 1 (0.068%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.068%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.068%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.068%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 30 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.068%) Magento
3 1 (0.068%) nopCommerce
3 1 (0.068%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.068%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.068%) Shopify
3 1 (0.068%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 215 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (5.40%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (2.46%) SaaS
4 32 (2.19%) Power Platform
5 16 (1.09%) NuGet
6 15 (1.03%) Office 365
7 9 (0.62%) GitHub
8 7 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.21%) PaaS
10 3 (0.21%) Slack
11 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.14%) Trello
11 2 (0.14%) Tricentis Tosca
12 1 (0.068%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.068%) DigitalOcean
12 1 (0.068%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.068%) Google Play
12 1 (0.068%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.068%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.12%) Broadband
2 28 (1.92%) Internet
3 9 (0.62%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.34%) Intranet
5 4 (0.27%) Bluetooth
5 4 (0.27%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.27%) Firewall
5 4 (0.27%) HTTP
6 2 (0.14%) DNS
6 2 (0.14%) IMAP
6 2 (0.14%) SMTP
7 1 (0.068%) 5G
7 1 (0.068%) AMQP
7 1 (0.068%) Hyperconnected
7 1 (0.068%) LTE
7 1 (0.068%) Modbus
7 1 (0.068%) RS-232
7 1 (0.068%) Skype
7 1 (0.068%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 774 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 176 (12.04%) SQL Server 2016
3 112 (7.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 88 (6.02%) Relational Database
5 79 (5.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 70 (4.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 67 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 65 (4.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 48 (3.28%) GIS
10 46 (3.15%) NoSQL
11 37 (2.53%) Big Data
12 32 (2.19%) Power BI
13 26 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
14 25 (1.71%) MongoDB
14 25 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 19 (1.30%) MySQL
16 18 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
17 17 (1.16%) RDBMS
18 16 (1.09%) Geospatial Data
19 15 (1.03%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 231 (15.80%) Visual Studio
2 164 (11.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 155 (10.60%) Git (software)
4 130 (8.89%) NUnit
5 77 (5.27%) MSTest
6 66 (4.51%) JIRA
7 51 (3.49%) TeamCity
8 38 (2.60%) Subversion
9 37 (2.53%) Jenkins
10 29 (1.98%) Hudson
10 29 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
11 26 (1.78%) NetBeans
12 17 (1.16%) Bugzilla
12 17 (1.16%) CruiseControl
12 17 (1.16%) Gemini Tracker
12 17 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 16 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
14 14 (0.96%) Maven
15 12 (0.82%) Bitbucket
16 11 (0.75%) Moq
General
1 465 (31.81%) Finance
2 154 (10.53%) Banking
3 44 (3.01%) Retail
4 38 (2.60%) Front Office
4 38 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 36 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 34 (2.33%) Investment Banking
7 28 (1.92%) Financial Institution
8 22 (1.50%) Games
9 21 (1.44%) Back Office
10 12 (0.82%) Electronics
10 12 (0.82%) Law
11 9 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.55%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.34%) Marketing
14 4 (0.27%) Legal
15 2 (0.14%) Local Government
16 1 (0.068%) Czech Language
16 1 (0.068%) German Language
16 1 (0.068%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1,042 (71.27%) Developer
2 678 (46.37%) C# Developer
3 528 (36.11%) .NET Developer
4 370 (25.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 281 (19.22%) Software Developer
6 258 (17.65%) Software Engineer
7 240 (16.42%) WPF Developer
8 215 (14.71%) C# WPF Developer
9 174 (11.90%) Senior Developer
10 150 (10.26%) C# Software Developer
11 131 (8.96%) C# Software Engineer
12 116 (7.93%) .NET Software Developer
13 97 (6.63%) Senior .NET Developer
14 89 (6.09%) Senior C# Developer
15 86 (5.88%) Graduate
16 64 (4.38%) .NET Software Engineer
16 64 (4.38%) SQL Developer
17 58 (3.97%) ASP.NET Developer
17 58 (3.97%) Graduate Software Engineer
18 57 (3.90%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,185 (81.05%) .NET
2 510 (34.88%) ASP.NET
3 459 (31.40%) WCF
4 313 (21.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 296 (20.25%) .NET Framework
6 274 (18.74%) AngularJS
7 265 (18.13%) WinForms
8 263 (17.99%) HTML
9 244 (16.69%) CSS
10 197 (13.47%) ASP.NET Web API
11 150 (10.26%) Entity Framework
12 149 (10.19%) RESTful
13 142 (9.71%) Web Services
14 130 (8.89%) SOAP
15 129 (8.82%) jQuery
16 128 (8.76%) XML
17 124 (8.48%) HTML5
18 122 (8.34%) LINQ
19 106 (7.25%) REST
20 92 (6.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 185 (12.65%) Greenfield Project
2 78 (5.34%) Fixed Income
3 63 (4.31%) Derivative
4 62 (4.24%) Hedge funds
5 58 (3.97%) OTC Derivatives
6 54 (3.69%) Algorithms
7 51 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
8 46 (3.15%) Robotics
9 40 (2.74%) Mobile App
10 35 (2.39%) User Experience
11 34 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
12 32 (2.19%) Equities
13 29 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
14 28 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 25 (1.71%) Credit Risk
15 25 (1.71%) Internet of Things
16 20 (1.37%) Client/Server
17 17 (1.16%) Social Network
18 15 (1.03%) Tandem
19 13 (0.89%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 334 (22.85%) Windows
2 50 (3.42%) Android
3 41 (2.80%) Linux
4 24 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.55%) Unix
6 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.14%) Solaris
7 2 (0.14%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.068%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 643 (43.98%) Agile Software Development
2 453 (30.98%) MVC
3 419 (28.66%) MVVM
4 377 (25.79%) Software Engineering
5 330 (22.57%) TDD
6 294 (20.11%) Scrum
7 290 (19.84%) Continuous Integration
8 248 (16.96%) OO
9 190 (13.00%) Computer Science
10 176 (12.04%) Unit Testing
11 165 (11.29%) Kanban
12 141 (9.64%) Dependency Injection
13 127 (8.69%) SDLC
14 119 (8.14%) Multithreading
15 117 (8.00%) Web Development
16 114 (7.80%) Web Application Development
17 106 (7.25%) Mathematics
18 104 (7.11%) Mentoring
19 97 (6.63%) Problem-Solving
20 91 (6.22%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1,437 (98.29%) C#
2 578 (39.53%) SQL
3 387 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 236 (16.14%) C++
5 196 (13.41%) T-SQL
6 122 (8.34%) Java
7 72 (4.92%) Python
8 69 (4.72%) XAML
9 63 (4.31%) VB.NET
10 56 (3.83%) C
11 53 (3.63%) PL/SQL
12 50 (3.42%) VB
13 41 (2.80%) Ruby
14 37 (2.53%) VB6
15 32 (2.19%) VBA
16 23 (1.57%) TypeScript
17 16 (1.09%) F#
17 16 (1.09%) PHP
18 14 (0.96%) VC++
19 9 (0.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 300 (20.52%) Degree
2 120 (8.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (2.67%) Numerate Degree
4 22 (1.50%) Security Cleared
5 21 (1.44%) SC Cleared
6 10 (0.68%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.34%) HND
8 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.14%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.14%) HNC
9 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.068%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.068%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.05%) QA
2 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.14%) MISRA
3 2 (0.14%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.068%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.068%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.068%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.068%) MiFID
4 1 (0.068%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (1.64%) Docker
2 10 (0.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (0.21%) Firmware
3 3 (0.21%) GridGain
4 1 (0.068%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.068%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (0.96%) Kubernetes
2 12 (0.82%) Kibana
3 10 (0.68%) Tivoli
4 8 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.34%) Grafana
6 4 (0.27%) Rancher
6 4 (0.27%) Terraform
7 1 (0.068%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 378 (25.85%) Microsoft
2 92 (6.29%) Xamarin
3 88 (6.02%) Oracle
4 48 (3.28%) DevExpress
5 29 (1.98%) SAP
6 17 (1.16%) Facebook
6 17 (1.16%) Twitter
7 16 (1.09%) IBM
8 15 (1.03%) Google
8 15 (1.03%) Infragistics
9 11 (0.75%) Tableau
10 9 (0.62%) TIBCO
11 6 (0.41%) Telerik
11 6 (0.41%) webMethods
12 5 (0.34%) Perforce
12 5 (0.34%) Thunderhead
13 4 (0.27%) Solace
14 3 (0.21%) Apple
14 3 (0.21%) Bloomberg
15 1 (0.068%) Citrix