Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 199 206
Rank change year-on-year -24 +7 -12
Permanent jobs citing WPF 2,788 3,184 3,417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.60% 1.79% 1.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.93% 4.41% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,470 2,847 3,174
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +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 70,936 72,158 79,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.62% 40.63% 38.97%
Number of salaries quoted 59,062 60,556 68,573
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -24 2,605 £47,500 +5.56% 354
UK excluding London -9 1,654 £45,000 +7.14% 250
London -39 1,078 £60,000 +9.09% 118
South East +22 692 £45,000 - 81
North of England -71 263 £45,000 +12.50% 42
East of England +51 255 £47,000 +4.44% 32
South West -40 169 £42,029 +1.43% 32
North West -52 163 £50,000 +25.00% 24
Midlands -55 142 £42,500 +6.25% 49
Scotland +38 122 £42,500 +21.43% 11
Yorkshire -30 81 £42,500 +6.25% 17
West Midlands -45 79 £45,000 +12.50% 28
East Midlands -5 63 £40,000 - 21
North East -26 19 £42,500 +70.00% 1
Northern Ireland -12 8 £37,500 -2.60% 3
Wales -9 3 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 2,712 (97.27%) C#
2 2,339 (83.90%) .NET
3 1,598 (57.32%) SQL Server
4 1,572 (56.38%) Agile Software Development
5 1,184 (42.47%) WCF
6 1,158 (41.54%) ASP.NET
7 1,155 (41.43%) SQL
8 1,010 (36.23%) MVC
9 902 (32.35%) TDD
10 808 (28.98%) MVVM
11 802 (28.77%) WinForms
12 796 (28.55%) Finance
13 794 (28.48%) Microsoft
14 782 (28.05%) ASP.NET MVC
15 685 (24.57%) Scrum
16 681 (24.43%) JavaScript
17 674 (24.18%) .NET Framework
18 652 (23.39%) Windows
19 621 (22.27%) OO
20 601 (21.56%) HTML
21 575 (20.62%) Software Engineering
22 538 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
23 520 (18.65%) SQL Server 2016
24 506 (18.15%) NUnit
25 491 (17.61%) Kanban
26 466 (16.71%) ASP.NET Web API
27 441 (15.82%) Dependency Injection
28 434 (15.57%) CSS
29 428 (15.35%) AngularJS
30 401 (14.38%) 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
1 101 (3.62%) Elasticsearch
2 35 (1.26%) IIS
3 27 (0.97%) SharePoint
4 24 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
5 21 (0.75%) CMS
6 18 (0.65%) NServiceBus
6 18 (0.65%) WebSphere
7 15 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (0.39%) EPiServer
9 5 (0.18%) ArcGIS
10 4 (0.14%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.072%) Confluence
11 2 (0.072%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.036%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.036%) DataSynapse
12 1 (0.036%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.036%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.036%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.14%) Doxygen
7 2 (0.072%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.036%) CATIA
8 1 (0.036%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.036%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.036%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.036%) Simulink
8 1 (0.036%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 48 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.57%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.18%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.11%) Endur
5 2 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.072%) RMDS
6 1 (0.036%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.036%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 380 (13.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (4.34%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (0.68%) GitHub
4 18 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
6 13 (0.47%) PaaS
7 11 (0.39%) IaaS
7 11 (0.39%) SaaS
8 4 (0.14%) NuGet
8 4 (0.14%) Trello
9 3 (0.11%) npm
10 2 (0.072%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.072%) Office 365
11 1 (0.036%) Heroku
11 1 (0.036%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.036%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 57 (2.04%) Broadband
2 48 (1.72%) Internet
3 22 (0.79%) Hyperconnected
4 16 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.47%) Ethernet
6 11 (0.39%) HTTP
6 11 (0.39%) SMS
7 9 (0.32%) RS-232
8 8 (0.29%) Bluetooth
8 8 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.18%) FTP
10 4 (0.14%) DNS
10 4 (0.14%) SSL
11 3 (0.11%) DMZ
11 3 (0.11%) Firewall
11 3 (0.11%) Wireless
12 2 (0.072%) FIX Connectivity
12 2 (0.072%) Modbus
12 2 (0.072%) VPN
13 1 (0.036%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,598 (57.32%) SQL Server
2 520 (18.65%) SQL Server 2016
3 132 (4.73%) NoSQL
4 117 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 115 (4.12%) SQL Server 2014
6 114 (4.09%) MongoDB
6 114 (4.09%) Relational Database
7 112 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 82 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 64 (2.30%) Big Data
9 64 (2.30%) RDBMS
10 54 (1.94%) Oracle Database
11 53 (1.90%) GIS
12 49 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
13 47 (1.69%) Power BI
14 40 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 38 (1.36%) MySQL
16 36 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
17 33 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
18 32 (1.15%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 506 (18.15%) NUnit
2 345 (12.37%) Visual Studio
3 297 (10.65%) Git (software)
4 268 (9.61%) MSTest
5 252 (9.04%) Rhino Mocks
6 236 (8.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 203 (7.28%) Moq
8 184 (6.60%) TeamCity
9 118 (4.23%) Subversion
10 60 (2.15%) Visual Studio Team System
11 45 (1.61%) JIRA
12 35 (1.26%) ReSharper
13 31 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
14 30 (1.08%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 29 (1.04%) Jenkins
16 26 (0.93%) SpecFlow
17 22 (0.79%) Selenium
18 21 (0.75%) NetBeans
19 20 (0.72%) MSBuild
19 20 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
General
1 796 (28.55%) Finance
2 293 (10.51%) Banking
3 153 (5.49%) Front Office
4 152 (5.45%) Marketing
5 128 (4.59%) Investment Banking
6 97 (3.48%) Games
7 95 (3.41%) Retail
8 56 (2.01%) Telecoms
9 51 (1.83%) Music Industry
10 49 (1.76%) Advertising
11 44 (1.58%) Back Office
12 32 (1.15%) Financial Institution
13 25 (0.90%) Manufacturing
14 24 (0.86%) Automotive
15 19 (0.68%) Military
16 14 (0.50%) Electronics
16 14 (0.50%) Legal
17 11 (0.39%) Law
18 8 (0.29%) Aerospace
18 8 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,257 (80.95%) Developer
2 1,380 (49.50%) C# Developer
3 1,278 (45.84%) .NET Developer
4 671 (24.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 565 (20.27%) WPF Developer
6 519 (18.62%) C# WPF Developer
7 388 (13.92%) Software Developer
8 359 (12.88%) Software Engineer
9 317 (11.37%) Senior Developer
10 256 (9.18%) .NET Software Developer
11 236 (8.46%) C# Software Developer
12 224 (8.03%) C# Software Engineer
13 196 (7.03%) Senior C# Developer
14 180 (6.46%) SQL Developer
15 162 (5.81%) ASP.NET Developer
16 160 (5.74%) Senior .NET Developer
17 156 (5.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 126 (4.52%) Junior
19 114 (4.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
20 103 (3.69%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,339 (83.90%) .NET
2 1,184 (42.47%) WCF
3 1,158 (41.54%) ASP.NET
4 802 (28.77%) WinForms
5 782 (28.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 674 (24.18%) .NET Framework
7 601 (21.56%) HTML
8 466 (16.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 434 (15.57%) CSS
10 428 (15.35%) AngularJS
11 390 (13.99%) Entity Framework
12 373 (13.38%) RESTful
13 329 (11.80%) HTML5
14 314 (11.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 302 (10.83%) LINQ
16 292 (10.47%) Web Services
17 212 (7.60%) jQuery
18 197 (7.07%) Node.js
19 193 (6.92%) NHibernate
20 189 (6.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 319 (11.44%) Greenfield Project
2 262 (9.40%) Computer Science
3 113 (4.05%) Hedge funds
4 107 (3.84%) Equities
5 104 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
6 91 (3.26%) User Experience
7 80 (2.87%) Fixed Income
8 79 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
9 76 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 71 (2.55%) Social Network
10 71 (2.55%) Tandem
11 69 (2.47%) Algorithms
12 67 (2.40%) Derivative
13 65 (2.33%) Client/Server
14 64 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
15 45 (1.61%) Mobile App
16 40 (1.43%) Fintech
17 30 (1.08%) EPoS
18 29 (1.04%) Robotics
19 27 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 652 (23.39%) Windows
2 46 (1.65%) Linux
3 35 (1.26%) Unix
4 31 (1.11%) Apple iOS
5 29 (1.04%) Android
6 9 (0.32%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.072%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.072%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.036%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.036%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,572 (56.38%) Agile Software Development
2 1,010 (36.23%) MVC
3 902 (32.35%) TDD
4 808 (28.98%) MVVM
5 685 (24.57%) Scrum
6 621 (22.27%) OO
7 575 (20.62%) Software Engineering
8 538 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
9 491 (17.61%) Kanban
10 441 (15.82%) Dependency Injection
11 401 (14.38%) Web Application Development
12 301 (10.80%) Multithreading
13 289 (10.37%) BDD
14 262 (9.40%) SDLC
15 242 (8.68%) Problem-Solving
16 219 (7.86%) Web Development
17 198 (7.10%) Unit Testing
18 193 (6.92%) OOP
19 187 (6.71%) OOD
20 176 (6.31%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2,712 (97.27%) C#
2 1,155 (41.43%) SQL
3 681 (24.43%) JavaScript
4 336 (12.05%) C++
5 328 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 219 (7.86%) VB.NET
7 206 (7.39%) Java
8 201 (7.21%) Ruby
9 119 (4.27%) XAML
10 114 (4.09%) F#
11 113 (4.05%) PL/SQL
12 89 (3.19%) Python
12 89 (3.19%) VB
13 77 (2.76%) C
14 56 (2.01%) VBA
15 34 (1.22%) PowerShell
16 26 (0.93%) Delphi
16 26 (0.93%) MATLAB
16 26 (0.93%) PHP
17 25 (0.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 370 (13.27%) Degree
2 91 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (1.65%) Security Cleared
4 30 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
5 23 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 12 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 9 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.29%) Postgraduate
9 6 (0.22%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.11%) ISEB
11 2 (0.072%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.036%) MCAD
12 1 (0.036%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (2.69%) QA
2 8 (0.29%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.18%) GDPR
4 5 (0.18%) PMO
5 4 (0.14%) DICOM
6 2 (0.072%) COSHH
6 2 (0.072%) GCP
6 2 (0.072%) MiFID
7 1 (0.036%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.036%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.036%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.036%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (0.61%) Firmware
2 10 (0.36%) Docker
2 10 (0.36%) Hyper-V
2 10 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.036%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 100 (3.59%) Kibana
2 43 (1.54%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 43 (1.54%) WSUS
3 10 (0.36%) SCCM
3 10 (0.36%) vCenter Server
4 5 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.072%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.036%) Control-M
7 1 (0.036%) WMI
Vendors
1 794 (28.48%) Microsoft
2 205 (7.35%) Oracle
3 77 (2.76%) Xamarin
4 71 (2.55%) Google
5 67 (2.40%) Twitter
6 65 (2.33%) Facebook
7 33 (1.18%) DevExpress
8 24 (0.86%) SAP
9 21 (0.75%) Telerik
10 20 (0.72%) TOWER Software
11 18 (0.65%) Infragistics
12 15 (0.54%) TIBCO
13 11 (0.39%) Charles River
14 10 (0.36%) VMware
15 8 (0.29%) Assembla
15 8 (0.29%) Atlassian
15 8 (0.29%) IBM
16 7 (0.25%) Tableau
17 6 (0.22%) Cadence
17 6 (0.22%) Informatica