Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 209 182
Rank change year-on-year +11 -27 -22
Permanent jobs citing WPF 3134 3124 4060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.75% 1.65% 1.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.37% 4.22% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2839 2802 3712
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,375 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 71782 73986 83137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.12% 38.96% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59611 64205 71075
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 November 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 18 November 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 -2 2950 £50,000 +5.26% 165
UK excluding London +22 1748 £45,000 +5.88% 113
London -13 1330 £55,000 -4.35% 57
South East +69 678 £45,000 - 34
North of England -51 388 £45,000 +5.88% 36
East of England +23 221 £50,000 +17.65% 11
North West -73 210 £50,000 +17.65% 17
Midlands -21 185 £40,000 - 21
Yorkshire -8 159 £45,000 +5.88% 15
South West +6 152 £41,377 -2.64% 6
West Midlands +8 120 £40,000 - 14
Scotland +16 94 £35,000 -12.50% 1
East Midlands -18 65 £37,500 -2.60% 7
Wales +41 34 £37,500 -6.25% 4
North East +12 19 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Northern Ireland -24 1 £30,000 -3.23%

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 3057 (97.54%) C#
2 2670 (85.19%) .NET
3 1965 (62.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1952 (62.28%) SQL Server
5 1581 (50.45%) WCF
6 1423 (45.41%) MVC
6 1423 (45.41%) ASP.NET
7 1258 (40.14%) TDD
8 1171 (37.36%) SQL
9 1062 (33.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1045 (33.34%) Scrum
11 893 (28.49%) JavaScript
12 883 (28.17%) NUnit
13 881 (28.11%) Finance
14 868 (27.70%) Microsoft
15 793 (25.30%) WinForms
16 779 (24.86%) HTML
17 768 (24.51%) MVVM
18 752 (23.99%) Windows
19 743 (23.71%) .NET Framework
20 673 (21.47%) Kanban
21 670 (21.38%) CSS
22 666 (21.25%) OO
23 607 (19.37%) Rhino Mocks
24 581 (18.54%) Web Application Development
25 580 (18.51%) Continuous Integration
26 579 (18.47%) Software Engineering
27 578 (18.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
28 555 (17.71%) AngularJS
29 538 (17.17%) NHibernate

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
1 150 (4.79%) Elasticsearch
2 145 (4.63%) SharePoint
3 102 (3.25%) BizTalk Server
4 97 (3.10%) SharePoint 2013
5 35 (1.12%) IIS
6 21 (0.67%) CMS
7 17 (0.54%) Umbraco
8 13 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
9 9 (0.29%) Skype for Business
10 7 (0.22%) NServiceBus
10 7 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.16%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.13%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.13%) Commerce Server
12 4 (0.13%) Commerce Server 2007
12 4 (0.13%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.096%) Apache
13 3 (0.096%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.096%) DataSynapse
14 2 (0.064%) MTS
Applications
1 59 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.19%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.032%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.032%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
3 7 (0.22%) RMDS
4 4 (0.13%) Front Arena
4 4 (0.13%) nopCommerce
5 3 (0.096%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.096%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.064%) Adaptiv
6 2 (0.064%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.064%) Tradar
7 1 (0.032%) FastStats
7 1 (0.032%) Magento
7 1 (0.032%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.032%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.032%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.032%) StreamServe
7 1 (0.032%) Summit
7 1 (0.032%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 341 (10.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 105 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (1.02%) SaaS
4 24 (0.77%) GitHub
5 16 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.32%) npm
7 5 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
7 5 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (0.16%) Office 365
7 5 (0.16%) Serverless
8 4 (0.13%) Dropbox
8 4 (0.13%) Google Drive
9 2 (0.064%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.064%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.064%) IaaS
9 2 (0.064%) PaaS
9 2 (0.064%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 100 (3.19%) Broadband
2 54 (1.72%) Internet
3 45 (1.44%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.38%) Hyperconnected
5 9 (0.29%) HTTP
6 8 (0.26%) SMS
7 7 (0.22%) Kerberos
8 4 (0.13%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.13%) RS-232
9 3 (0.096%) Intranet
9 3 (0.096%) SSL
10 2 (0.064%) SAN
10 2 (0.064%) Skype
11 1 (0.032%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.032%) snoop
11 1 (0.032%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.032%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1952 (62.28%) SQL Server
2 512 (16.34%) SQL Server 2014
3 241 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
4 176 (5.62%) MongoDB
5 164 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 139 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 118 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 80 (2.55%) MySQL
9 65 (2.07%) Relational Database
10 60 (1.91%) Big Data
11 52 (1.66%) NoSQL
12 50 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
13 37 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 31 (0.99%) RDBMS
15 30 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
16 28 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
16 28 (0.89%) Power BI
17 25 (0.80%) Oracle Database
18 22 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
19 21 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 883 (28.17%) NUnit
2 607 (19.37%) Rhino Mocks
3 463 (14.77%) Moq
4 400 (12.76%) Visual Studio
5 380 (12.13%) MSTest
6 291 (9.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 273 (8.71%) Subversion
8 217 (6.92%) TeamCity
9 140 (4.47%) Git (software)
10 52 (1.66%) JIRA
11 47 (1.50%) Jenkins
12 29 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
13 28 (0.89%) JUnit
14 26 (0.83%) Selenium
15 25 (0.80%) SpecFlow
15 25 (0.80%) WiX
16 21 (0.67%) T4 Templates
16 21 (0.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
17 20 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 19 (0.61%) FitNesse
General
1 881 (28.11%) Finance
2 298 (9.51%) Banking
3 159 (5.07%) Investment Banking
4 151 (4.82%) Games
5 140 (4.47%) Retail
6 126 (4.02%) Front Office
6 126 (4.02%) Telecoms
7 100 (3.19%) Marketing
8 60 (1.91%) Electronics
9 53 (1.69%) Financial Institution
10 50 (1.60%) Music Industry
11 41 (1.31%) Back Office
12 38 (1.21%) Advertising
13 31 (0.99%) Law
14 26 (0.83%) Legal
14 26 (0.83%) Manufacturing
15 12 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.26%) Automotive
17 7 (0.22%) Publishing
18 2 (0.064%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2649 (84.52%) Developer
2 1758 (56.09%) C# Developer
3 1609 (51.34%) .NET Developer
4 974 (31.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 566 (18.06%) WPF Developer
6 520 (16.59%) C# WPF Developer
7 450 (14.36%) Senior Developer
8 412 (13.15%) Software Developer
9 375 (11.97%) ASP.NET Developer
10 359 (11.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 330 (10.53%) Software Engineer
12 301 (9.60%) Senior C# Developer
13 285 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
14 230 (7.34%) Senior .NET Developer
15 229 (7.31%) C# Software Engineer
16 217 (6.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 212 (6.76%) SQL Developer
18 200 (6.38%) .NET Software Developer
19 171 (5.46%) Agile Developer
20 158 (5.04%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2670 (85.19%) .NET
2 1581 (50.45%) WCF
3 1423 (45.41%) ASP.NET
4 1062 (33.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 793 (25.30%) WinForms
6 779 (24.86%) HTML
7 743 (23.71%) .NET Framework
8 670 (21.38%) CSS
9 578 (18.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 555 (17.71%) AngularJS
11 538 (17.17%) NHibernate
12 507 (16.18%) LINQ
13 467 (14.90%) HTML5
14 421 (13.43%) Entity Framework
15 413 (13.18%) Castle Windsor
16 406 (12.95%) Web Services
17 373 (11.90%) jQuery
18 372 (11.87%) ASP.NET Web API
19 334 (10.66%) Silverlight
20 333 (10.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 519 (16.56%) Greenfield Project
2 382 (12.19%) Computer Science
3 134 (4.28%) Hedge funds
4 127 (4.05%) Tandem
5 121 (3.86%) User Experience
6 117 (3.73%) Client/Server
7 106 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
8 97 (3.10%) Social Network
9 75 (2.39%) Equities
10 74 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
11 65 (2.07%) Fixed Income
12 49 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 48 (1.53%) Algorithms
13 48 (1.53%) Digital TV
14 47 (1.50%) Mobile App
15 45 (1.44%) Derivative
16 33 (1.05%) Music Streaming
17 22 (0.70%) Fintech
18 20 (0.64%) Management Information System
19 19 (0.61%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 752 (23.99%) Windows
2 45 (1.44%) Android
3 43 (1.37%) Apple iOS
4 25 (0.80%) Linux
5 8 (0.26%) Unix
6 6 (0.19%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.16%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.16%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 3 (0.096%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.064%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.032%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.032%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1965 (62.70%) Agile Software Development
2 1423 (45.41%) MVC
3 1258 (40.14%) TDD
4 1045 (33.34%) Scrum
5 768 (24.51%) MVVM
6 673 (21.47%) Kanban
7 666 (21.25%) OO
8 581 (18.54%) Web Application Development
9 580 (18.51%) Continuous Integration
10 579 (18.47%) Software Engineering
11 484 (15.44%) Dependency Injection
12 402 (12.83%) Multithreading
13 373 (11.90%) BDD
14 324 (10.34%) SDLC
15 313 (9.99%) Inversion of Control
16 284 (9.06%) Unit Testing
17 223 (7.12%) OOP
18 215 (6.86%) Web Development
19 200 (6.38%) SOLID
20 159 (5.07%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3057 (97.54%) C#
2 1171 (37.36%) SQL
3 893 (28.49%) JavaScript
4 449 (14.33%) T-SQL
5 291 (9.29%) C++
6 280 (8.93%) VB.NET
7 217 (6.92%) Java
8 150 (4.79%) Ruby
9 149 (4.75%) F#
10 126 (4.02%) VB
11 98 (3.13%) XAML
12 92 (2.94%) PL/SQL
13 68 (2.17%) Python
14 53 (1.69%) C
15 31 (0.99%) TypeScript
16 30 (0.96%) VBA
17 22 (0.70%) XPath
18 19 (0.61%) MATLAB
19 18 (0.57%) Scala
20 17 (0.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 390 (12.44%) Degree
2 130 (4.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
5 15 (0.48%) Security Cleared
6 12 (0.38%) SC Cleared
7 9 (0.29%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.26%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.26%) MBA
9 7 (0.22%) MCSA
10 6 (0.19%) ISEB
10 6 (0.19%) PhD
11 4 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.13%) Chartered Engineer
11 4 (0.13%) MCSD
11 4 (0.13%) PMP
12 3 (0.096%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.096%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.096%) MCTS
12 3 (0.096%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (2.36%) QA
2 10 (0.32%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.26%) Basel III
4 7 (0.22%) SLA
5 4 (0.13%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.096%) MiFID
6 3 (0.096%) TickIT
7 2 (0.064%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.032%) EMIR
8 1 (0.032%) GDPR
8 1 (0.032%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (0.83%) Docker
2 9 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.16%) HDFS
4 2 (0.064%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 142 (4.53%) Kibana
2 86 (2.74%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 86 (2.74%) WSUS
3 5 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.13%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.064%) logstash
Vendors
1 868 (27.70%) Microsoft
2 89 (2.84%) Oracle
3 80 (2.55%) Google
4 67 (2.14%) Twitter
4 67 (2.14%) Xamarin
5 65 (2.07%) Facebook
6 19 (0.61%) Cadence
7 18 (0.57%) DevExpress
8 16 (0.51%) Telerik
9 14 (0.45%) Alias
9 14 (0.45%) SAP
9 14 (0.45%) TOWER Software
10 11 (0.35%) Charles River
10 11 (0.35%) TIBCO
11 10 (0.32%) Atlassian
12 8 (0.26%) RedGate
13 7 (0.22%) Infragistics
13 7 (0.22%) Solace
14 6 (0.19%) Adobe
14 6 (0.19%) SunGard