Period
to 22 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 441 339 276
Rank change year-on-year -102 -63 -86
Permanent jobs citing WPF 370 1,166 1,938
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.92% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.35% 2.38% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 357 1,147 1,781
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.20% -3.33% -

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 27,438 49,014 60,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.85% 38.87% 39.58%
Number of salaries quoted 23,230 40,610 49,776
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WPF as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in the UK

WPF
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WPF.

Salary trend for WPF in the UK

WPF
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing WPF over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

Salary histogram for WPF in the UK

WPF
Top 15 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 January 2021. 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 -115 330 £50,000 - 103
UK excluding London -63 261 £47,500 +9.20% 73
London -39 96 £60,000 -7.69% 34
South East -25 86 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Work from Home -106 57 £51,250 +17.82% 10
North of England +20 51 £45,000 +4.00% 23
East of England +87 44 £60,000 +22.45% 19
South West +14 34 £40,000 -8.05% 10
Scotland +20 27 £42,500 +10.39% 3
North West +26 24 £50,000 +15.56% 16
Yorkshire +29 21 £45,000 +3.45% 5
Midlands -8 19 £50,000 +11.11% 6
East Midlands +17 10 £50,000 +17.65% 3
West Midlands +11 9 £45,000 - 3
North East +26 6 £30,750 -27.65% 2

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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.

1 349 (94.32%) C#
2 284 (76.76%) .NET
3 137 (37.03%) SQL
4 133 (35.95%) SQL Server
4 133 (35.95%) Software Engineering
5 132 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
6 100 (27.03%) WCF
7 91 (24.59%) Windows
8 86 (23.24%) WinForms
9 85 (22.97%) Microsoft
10 83 (22.43%) Finance
11 79 (21.35%) .NET Framework
12 78 (21.08%) Git (software)
13 77 (20.81%) Azure
14 72 (19.46%) HTML
15 71 (19.19%) Problem-Solving
16 70 (18.92%) ASP.NET
17 67 (18.11%) Scrum
18 63 (17.03%) JavaScript
18 63 (17.03%) OO
19 61 (16.49%) C++
20 59 (15.95%) MVC
20 59 (15.95%) MVVM
21 58 (15.68%) Visual Studio
21 58 (15.68%) Unit Testing
22 56 (15.14%) Degree
23 53 (14.32%) AngularJS
24 50 (13.51%) CSS
25 45 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web API
25 45 (12.16%) DevOps

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 16 (4.32%) IIS
2 13 (3.51%) Confluence
3 6 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.27%) CMS
5 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.08%) AutoCAD
2 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) nopCommerce
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 77 (20.81%) Azure
2 12 (3.24%) AWS
3 9 (2.43%) SaaS
4 4 (1.08%) Amazon ECS
4 4 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.81%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.81%) npm
5 3 (0.81%) NuGet
6 2 (0.54%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.27%) Boomi
7 1 (0.27%) GitHub
7 1 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.35%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.08%) Intranet
3 3 (0.81%) Internet
4 1 (0.27%) Multicast
4 1 (0.27%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (35.95%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.84%) MongoDB
3 22 (5.95%) Relational Database
4 17 (4.59%) NoSQL
4 17 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (3.78%) MySQL
7 13 (3.51%) SQL Server 2017
7 13 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (3.24%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (2.16%) Informix
11 4 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.08%) MS Access
11 4 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.08%) SQLite
12 3 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.81%) Tableau
13 2 (0.54%) Redis
13 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 78 (21.08%) Git (software)
2 58 (15.68%) Visual Studio
3 37 (10.00%) NUnit
4 27 (7.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (5.14%) JIRA
6 18 (4.86%) TeamCity
7 16 (4.32%) Octopus Deploy
7 16 (4.32%) SpecFlow
8 15 (4.05%) MSTest
8 15 (4.05%) Subversion
9 13 (3.51%) Bitbucket
10 10 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 8 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (1.89%) Bugzilla
12 7 (1.89%) CruiseControl
12 7 (1.89%) Gemini Tracker
12 7 (1.89%) Hudson
12 7 (1.89%) PowerBuilder
13 5 (1.35%) Jenkins
13 5 (1.35%) MSBuild
General
1 83 (22.43%) Finance
2 29 (7.84%) Front Office
3 22 (5.95%) Retail
4 19 (5.14%) Manufacturing
5 16 (4.32%) Banking
6 10 (2.70%) Electronics
7 9 (2.43%) Games
8 8 (2.16%) Legal
9 6 (1.62%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.62%) Law
9 6 (1.62%) Public Sector
10 5 (1.35%) Marketing
10 5 (1.35%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.08%) Aerospace
11 4 (1.08%) Back Office
11 4 (1.08%) Police
12 3 (0.81%) Advertising
13 1 (0.27%) Automotive
13 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 268 (72.43%) Developer
2 151 (40.81%) C# Developer
3 92 (24.86%) Software Developer
4 85 (22.97%) .NET Developer
5 79 (21.35%) Software Engineer
6 66 (17.84%) WPF Developer
7 62 (16.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 57 (15.41%) C# WPF Developer
9 56 (15.14%) Senior Developer
10 33 (8.92%) C# Software Developer
11 31 (8.38%) Senior C# Developer
12 30 (8.11%) C# Software Engineer
13 25 (6.76%) Senior Software Developer
14 22 (5.95%) Programmer
15 21 (5.68%) ASP.NET Developer
15 21 (5.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 21 (5.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 21 (5.68%) Lead Developer
16 20 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
17 18 (4.86%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (76.76%) .NET
2 100 (27.03%) WCF
3 86 (23.24%) WinForms
4 79 (21.35%) .NET Framework
5 72 (19.46%) HTML
6 70 (18.92%) ASP.NET
7 53 (14.32%) AngularJS
8 50 (13.51%) CSS
9 45 (12.16%) .NET Core
9 45 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web API
10 44 (11.89%) Entity Framework
11 42 (11.35%) React
12 37 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 31 (8.38%) REST
14 30 (8.11%) HTML5
15 22 (5.95%) XML
16 21 (5.68%) Web Services
17 19 (5.14%) SOAP
18 17 (4.59%) RESTful
19 16 (4.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.81%) Greenfield Project
2 33 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (8.65%) User Experience
4 28 (7.57%) Self-Motivation
5 27 (7.30%) Algorithms
6 22 (5.95%) Mobile App
7 16 (4.32%) Equities
8 13 (3.51%) Replication
9 11 (2.97%) Client/Server
9 11 (2.97%) Fixed Income
9 11 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.35%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (1.35%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.35%) Life Science
10 5 (1.35%) Oculus Rift
11 4 (1.08%) Biotechnology
11 4 (1.08%) Cloud Native
11 4 (1.08%) CUDA
11 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 91 (24.59%) Windows
2 27 (7.30%) Android
3 20 (5.41%) Apple iOS
4 12 (3.24%) Linux
5 2 (0.54%) Unix
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (35.95%) Software Engineering
2 132 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (19.19%) Problem-Solving
4 67 (18.11%) Scrum
5 63 (17.03%) OO
6 59 (15.95%) MVC
6 59 (15.95%) MVVM
7 58 (15.68%) Unit Testing
8 45 (12.16%) DevOps
9 43 (11.62%) Computer Science
10 41 (11.08%) Mathematics
10 41 (11.08%) Mentoring
11 37 (10.00%) Multithreading
12 31 (8.38%) OOD
12 31 (8.38%) TDD
13 30 (8.11%) Test Automation
14 26 (7.03%) Web Development
15 25 (6.76%) Physics
16 24 (6.49%) Microservices
17 21 (5.68%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 349 (94.32%) C#
2 137 (37.03%) SQL
3 63 (17.03%) JavaScript
4 61 (16.49%) C++
5 39 (10.54%) T-SQL
5 39 (10.54%) TypeScript
6 37 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 28 (7.57%) XAML
8 20 (5.41%) C
9 18 (4.86%) Python
10 12 (3.24%) PowerShell
11 11 (2.97%) Java
12 10 (2.70%) PL/SQL
12 10 (2.70%) VB
13 5 (1.35%) MATLAB
13 5 (1.35%) VB6
14 4 (1.08%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.08%) C-shell
14 4 (1.08%) Fortran
15 3 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (15.14%) Degree
2 22 (5.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (4.59%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.16%) CTC Cleared
5 7 (1.89%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (1.08%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.81%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.49%) QA
2 7 (1.89%) ISO 13485
2 7 (1.89%) ISO 9001
3 5 (1.35%) GDPR
4 2 (0.54%) NIST
4 2 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (3.51%) Docker
2 3 (0.81%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (2.16%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 85 (22.97%) Microsoft
2 37 (10.00%) Xamarin
3 23 (6.22%) Google
4 21 (5.68%) Oracle
5 14 (3.78%) Atlassian
6 13 (3.51%) Charles River
7 8 (2.16%) DevExpress
8 7 (1.89%) Apple
9 6 (1.62%) Telerik
10 5 (1.35%) SAP
11 4 (1.08%) Perforce
12 3 (0.81%) ANSYS
12 3 (0.81%) Bloomberg
13 2 (0.54%) IBM
13 2 (0.54%) TIBCO
14 1 (0.27%) Dell
14 1 (0.27%) iManage
14 1 (0.27%) MuleSoft
14 1 (0.27%) Solace