Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 241 207 217
Rank change year-on-year -34 +10 -35
Permanent jobs citing WPF 2,345 3,043 3,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.42% 1.74% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.56% 4.34% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2,038 2,740 2,785
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +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 65,891 70,152 73,996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.99% 40.22% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 54,488 58,035 64,117
UK median annual salary £51,387 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.77% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -35 2,203 £49,000 -2.00% 370
UK excluding London -12 1,421 £45,000 +2.86% 304
London -59 864 £65,000 +18.18% 93
South East 0 591 £45,000 - 88
North of England -42 270 £45,000 - 76
East of England +23 198 £45,000 -10.00% 48
North West -11 170 £50,000 +11.11% 36
Midlands -4 147 £42,500 +6.25% 40
South West -42 130 £42,029 +1.58% 25
Yorkshire -28 85 £45,000 - 37
West Midlands -12 83 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Scotland -4 72 £39,000 +11.43% 12
East Midlands -10 64 £40,000 +3.90% 23
North East -19 15 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Northern Ireland +22 10 £38,750 +29.17% 6
Wales -29 3 £45,000 +15.38% 9

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2,275 (97.01%) C#
2 1,922 (81.96%) .NET
3 1,331 (56.76%) SQL Server
4 1,260 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
5 987 (42.09%) SQL
6 916 (39.06%) ASP.NET
7 857 (36.55%) WCF
8 801 (34.16%) MVC
9 696 (29.68%) TDD
10 660 (28.14%) MVVM
11 631 (26.91%) Finance
12 609 (25.97%) WinForms
13 606 (25.84%) JavaScript
14 588 (25.07%) Microsoft
15 581 (24.78%) ASP.NET MVC
16 543 (23.16%) Scrum
17 536 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
18 534 (22.77%) .NET Framework
19 530 (22.60%) Windows
20 488 (20.81%) HTML
21 482 (20.55%) SQL Server 2016
22 469 (20.00%) Software Engineering
23 463 (19.74%) ASP.NET Web API
24 412 (17.57%) AngularJS
25 411 (17.53%) OO
26 390 (16.63%) Degree
27 386 (16.46%) Entity Framework
28 382 (16.29%) Dependency Injection
29 377 (16.08%) Kanban
30 348 (14.84%) Microsoft Azure

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 83 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
2 66 (2.81%) IIS
3 20 (0.85%) NServiceBus
3 20 (0.85%) WebSphere
4 18 (0.77%) CMS
5 17 (0.72%) SharePoint
6 12 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.26%) EPiServer
8 5 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (0.17%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.17%) ArcGIS
9 4 (0.17%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.13%) Confluence
11 2 (0.085%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.085%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.043%) DataSynapse
12 1 (0.043%) MTS
12 1 (0.043%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.043%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.17%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.043%) CATIA
5 1 (0.043%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.043%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.043%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.043%) Simulink
5 1 (0.043%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 37 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.68%) Markit EDM
3 15 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.21%) Endur
5 4 (0.17%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.085%) RMDS
6 2 (0.085%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.043%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.043%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 348 (14.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 117 (4.99%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (0.51%) GitHub
5 11 (0.47%) NuGet
5 11 (0.47%) PaaS
6 10 (0.43%) SaaS
7 8 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (0.26%) npm
9 4 (0.17%) Office 365
10 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.13%) Yarn
11 2 (0.085%) IaaS
11 2 (0.085%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.043%) Heroku
12 1 (0.043%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.26%) Broadband
2 49 (2.09%) Internet
3 29 (1.24%) Hyperconnected
4 15 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 14 (0.60%) Ethernet
6 13 (0.55%) HTTP
7 9 (0.38%) RS-232
8 8 (0.34%) Bluetooth
8 8 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (0.30%) SMS
10 5 (0.21%) FTP
11 2 (0.085%) DNS
11 2 (0.085%) FIX Connectivity
11 2 (0.085%) Modbus
11 2 (0.085%) Wireless
12 1 (0.043%) DMZ
12 1 (0.043%) Firewall
12 1 (0.043%) Intranet
12 1 (0.043%) Profibus
12 1 (0.043%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,331 (56.76%) SQL Server
2 482 (20.55%) SQL Server 2016
3 137 (5.84%) NoSQL
4 101 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 97 (4.14%) SQL Server 2014
6 86 (3.67%) MongoDB
7 82 (3.50%) Oracle Database
8 77 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 72 (3.07%) Relational Database
10 62 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 50 (2.13%) GIS
12 48 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
13 45 (1.92%) Big Data
14 38 (1.62%) RDBMS
15 31 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
16 30 (1.28%) MySQL
17 28 (1.19%) Couchbase
18 25 (1.07%) Geospatial Data
19 21 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
20 18 (0.77%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 313 (13.35%) Visual Studio
2 294 (12.54%) Git (software)
3 242 (10.32%) NUnit
4 203 (8.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 156 (6.65%) TeamCity
6 146 (6.23%) MSTest
7 57 (2.43%) Visual Studio Team System
8 55 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
9 51 (2.17%) Moq
10 44 (1.88%) Subversion
11 41 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
12 40 (1.71%) JIRA
13 36 (1.54%) Rhino Mocks
14 35 (1.49%) Jenkins
15 33 (1.41%) ReSharper
16 26 (1.11%) NetBeans
17 23 (0.98%) Selenium
18 22 (0.94%) Bitbucket
19 21 (0.90%) SpecFlow
20 19 (0.81%) MSBuild
General
1 631 (26.91%) Finance
2 193 (8.23%) Banking
3 139 (5.93%) Front Office
4 77 (3.28%) Games
5 74 (3.16%) Marketing
6 71 (3.03%) Investment Banking
7 69 (2.94%) Retail
8 56 (2.39%) Telecoms
9 33 (1.41%) Manufacturing
10 31 (1.32%) Back Office
11 29 (1.24%) Financial Institution
12 19 (0.81%) Military
13 16 (0.68%) Automotive
13 16 (0.68%) Law
14 14 (0.60%) Legal
15 10 (0.43%) Music Industry
16 9 (0.38%) Advertising
16 9 (0.38%) Electronics
17 8 (0.34%) Aerospace
18 7 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,862 (79.40%) Developer
2 1,080 (46.06%) C# Developer
3 1,043 (44.48%) .NET Developer
4 550 (23.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 520 (22.17%) WPF Developer
6 448 (19.10%) C# WPF Developer
7 323 (13.77%) Software Engineer
8 317 (13.52%) Software Developer
9 314 (13.39%) Senior Developer
10 206 (8.78%) C# Software Engineer
11 185 (7.89%) C# Software Developer
12 182 (7.76%) .NET Software Developer
13 147 (6.27%) Senior C# Developer
14 140 (5.97%) Senior .NET Developer
14 140 (5.97%) SQL Developer
15 106 (4.52%) Lead Developer
16 93 (3.97%) Junior
17 88 (3.75%) .NET Software Engineer
18 86 (3.67%) Applications Developer
19 84 (3.58%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,922 (81.96%) .NET
2 916 (39.06%) ASP.NET
3 857 (36.55%) WCF
4 609 (25.97%) WinForms
5 581 (24.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 534 (22.77%) .NET Framework
7 488 (20.81%) HTML
8 463 (19.74%) ASP.NET Web API
9 412 (17.57%) AngularJS
10 386 (16.46%) Entity Framework
11 342 (14.58%) RESTful
12 327 (13.94%) CSS
13 261 (11.13%) HTML5
14 226 (9.64%) Web Services
15 225 (9.59%) LINQ
16 214 (9.13%) jQuery
17 154 (6.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 152 (6.48%) SOAP
19 148 (6.31%) KnockoutJS
20 147 (6.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 285 (12.15%) Greenfield Project
2 196 (8.36%) Computer Science
3 109 (4.65%) Fixed Income
4 101 (4.31%) Equities
5 96 (4.09%) User Experience
6 91 (3.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 84 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
8 74 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
9 67 (2.86%) Algorithms
10 65 (2.77%) Derivative
11 64 (2.73%) Hedge funds
11 64 (2.73%) Mobile App
12 61 (2.60%) Social Network
13 47 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
14 46 (1.96%) Tandem
15 42 (1.79%) Reinsurance
16 39 (1.66%) Robotics
17 32 (1.36%) OTC Derivatives
18 27 (1.15%) Fintech
19 24 (1.02%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 530 (22.60%) Windows
2 68 (2.90%) Unix
3 61 (2.60%) Apple iOS
4 46 (1.96%) Linux
5 35 (1.49%) Android
6 20 (0.85%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.17%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.085%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.043%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.043%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,260 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
2 801 (34.16%) MVC
3 696 (29.68%) TDD
4 660 (28.14%) MVVM
5 543 (23.16%) Scrum
6 536 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
7 469 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 411 (17.53%) OO
9 382 (16.29%) Dependency Injection
10 377 (16.08%) Kanban
11 269 (11.47%) Multithreading
12 262 (11.17%) Problem-Solving
13 252 (10.75%) SDLC
14 247 (10.53%) Web Application Development
15 220 (9.38%) BDD
16 213 (9.08%) Web Development
17 182 (7.76%) Mathematics
18 175 (7.46%) Test Automation
18 175 (7.46%) Unit Testing
19 160 (6.82%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2,275 (97.01%) C#
2 987 (42.09%) SQL
3 606 (25.84%) JavaScript
4 266 (11.34%) T-SQL
5 257 (10.96%) C++
6 204 (8.70%) Java
7 172 (7.33%) VB.NET
8 156 (6.65%) Ruby
9 86 (3.67%) F#
10 76 (3.24%) XAML
11 75 (3.20%) PL/SQL
12 73 (3.11%) Python
13 66 (2.81%) C
14 60 (2.56%) VB
15 40 (1.71%) TypeScript
16 36 (1.54%) PowerShell
17 31 (1.32%) PHP
18 21 (0.90%) VBA
19 19 (0.81%) VB6
20 16 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 390 (16.63%) Degree
2 76 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 38 (1.62%) Numerate Degree
5 25 (1.07%) SC Cleared
6 12 (0.51%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.13%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.085%) ISEB
11 1 (0.043%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.043%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (2.35%) QA
2 6 (0.26%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.21%) MiFID
4 4 (0.17%) DICOM
5 3 (0.13%) ISO 13485
5 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.085%) GDPR
6 2 (0.085%) PMO
7 1 (0.043%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.043%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 19 (0.81%) Firmware
2 16 (0.68%) Docker
3 8 (0.34%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.043%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.043%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.043%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 75 (3.20%) Kibana
2 12 (0.51%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 12 (0.51%) WSUS
3 3 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.13%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.043%) Control-M
4 1 (0.043%) SCCM
4 1 (0.043%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.043%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.043%) WMI
Vendors
1 588 (25.07%) Microsoft
2 264 (11.26%) Oracle
3 90 (3.84%) Xamarin
4 75 (3.20%) Google
5 63 (2.69%) Twitter
6 61 (2.60%) Facebook
7 45 (1.92%) DevExpress
8 38 (1.62%) SAP
9 18 (0.77%) Tableau
10 15 (0.64%) TIBCO
11 13 (0.55%) IBM
12 12 (0.51%) TOWER Software
13 9 (0.38%) Charles River
13 9 (0.38%) Thunderhead
14 8 (0.34%) Assembla
14 8 (0.34%) Atlassian
15 7 (0.30%) Infragistics
16 5 (0.21%) Telerik
17 4 (0.17%) ESRI
17 4 (0.17%) Sybase