Period
to 15 July 2020

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 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 380 327 225
Rank change year-on-year -53 -102 -26
Permanent jobs citing WPF 540 1,441 2,789
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 0.99% 1.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.79% 2.61% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 493 1,333 2,616
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +7.14%

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 30,108 55,242 70,938
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.21% 37.85% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 24,880 45,521 59,097
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 15 July 2020.

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 15 July 2020. 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 -53 519 £50,000 - 110
UK excluding London -5 333 £42,500 - 95
London -61 199 £70,000 - 21
South East +1 136 £43,500 +2.35% 13
North of England +82 65 £43,750 -2.78% 24
South West +73 55 £40,000 +14.29% 19
Midlands +60 43 £38,750 -3.13% 22
Work from Home +53 41 £51,250 -26.79% 14
North West +51 36 £42,500 -5.56% 18
East Midlands +61 28 £38,750 -3.13% 10
East of England +10 19 £45,000 -5.26% 10
Yorkshire +89 16 £47,500 +5.56% 4
West Midlands +54 15 £38,750 +12.32% 12
Scotland +42 13 £47,500 +37.68% 5
North East +37 13 £34,000 -9.33% 2
Northern Ireland +21 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, 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.

1 529 (97.96%) C#
2 479 (88.70%) .NET
3 272 (50.37%) Agile Software Development
4 250 (46.30%) SQL Server
5 246 (45.56%) SQL
6 175 (32.41%) JavaScript
7 165 (30.56%) .NET Framework
8 160 (29.63%) ASP.NET
9 156 (28.89%) .NET Core
10 150 (27.78%) MVC
11 147 (27.22%) MVVM
12 141 (26.11%) TDD
13 139 (25.74%) WCF
14 137 (25.37%) AngularJS
15 134 (24.81%) Azure
16 129 (23.89%) Software Engineering
16 129 (23.89%) Windows
17 126 (23.33%) WinForms
18 125 (23.15%) Finance
19 122 (22.59%) Scrum
20 116 (21.48%) HTML
21 104 (19.26%) C++
22 101 (18.70%) Entity Framework
23 100 (18.52%) Microsoft
24 97 (17.96%) ASP.NET Web API
25 95 (17.59%) CSS
26 93 (17.22%) Kanban
27 91 (16.85%) T-SQL
28 87 (16.11%) Git (software)
28 87 (16.11%) TypeScript

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 39 (7.22%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (3.70%) IIS
3 6 (1.11%) Confluence
4 4 (0.74%) Mendix
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.37%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.19%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.19%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (4.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.74%) OpenText MBPM
2 4 (0.74%) StreamServe
3 1 (0.19%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 134 (24.81%) Azure
2 58 (10.74%) AWS
3 20 (3.70%) SaaS
4 11 (2.04%) Power Platform
5 7 (1.30%) GitHub
6 6 (1.11%) Serverless
7 5 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.19%) npm
8 1 (0.19%) NuGet
8 1 (0.19%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.41%) RS-232
1 13 (2.41%) RS-485
1 13 (2.41%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.67%) RTP
3 8 (1.48%) HTTP
4 7 (1.30%) Broadband
4 7 (1.30%) LAN
4 7 (1.30%) WAN
5 3 (0.56%) Modbus
5 3 (0.56%) MQTT
5 3 (0.56%) Profibus
6 2 (0.37%) Internet
7 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (46.30%) SQL Server
2 57 (10.56%) SQL Server 2019
3 48 (8.89%) MongoDB
4 27 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (3.52%) MySQL
7 15 (2.78%) NoSQL
8 14 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (2.22%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.04%) Power BI
11 10 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
11 10 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
13 7 (1.30%) Data Mining
14 6 (1.11%) Blockchain
14 6 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (1.11%) SQLite
15 5 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 87 (16.11%) Git (software)
2 48 (8.89%) NUnit
3 38 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 36 (6.67%) TeamCity
5 35 (6.48%) Visual Studio
6 31 (5.74%) Octopus Deploy
7 24 (4.44%) MSTest
8 22 (4.07%) JIRA
9 18 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
10 14 (2.59%) PowerBuilder
10 14 (2.59%) SpecFlow
11 12 (2.22%) Moq
12 11 (2.04%) Subversion
13 10 (1.85%) Mercurial
14 8 (1.48%) MSI
15 7 (1.30%) Jenkins
15 7 (1.30%) JUnit
15 7 (1.30%) WiX
16 6 (1.11%) Bitbucket
16 6 (1.11%) Selenium
General
1 125 (23.15%) Finance
2 48 (8.89%) Banking
3 18 (3.33%) Games
4 17 (3.15%) Front Office
5 14 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.11%) Back Office
7 5 (0.93%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.74%) Marketing
8 4 (0.74%) Police
8 4 (0.74%) Retail
9 3 (0.56%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.56%) Electronics
9 3 (0.56%) Law
10 2 (0.37%) Billing
10 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.37%) International Banking
10 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 408 (75.56%) Developer
2 242 (44.81%) C# Developer
3 190 (35.19%) .NET Developer
4 135 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 99 (18.33%) Software Engineer
6 91 (16.85%) WPF Developer
7 83 (15.37%) C# WPF Developer
8 76 (14.07%) Software Developer
9 70 (12.96%) Senior Developer
10 43 (7.96%) C# Software Engineer
11 33 (6.11%) Applications Developer
12 26 (4.81%) Programmer
13 24 (4.44%) C# Software Developer
14 21 (3.89%) C# Programmer
15 20 (3.70%) .NET Software Engineer
15 20 (3.70%) Senior Applications Developer
16 18 (3.33%) SQL Developer
17 17 (3.15%) Senior C# Developer
18 15 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
18 15 (2.78%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 479 (88.70%) .NET
2 165 (30.56%) .NET Framework
3 160 (29.63%) ASP.NET
4 156 (28.89%) .NET Core
5 139 (25.74%) WCF
6 137 (25.37%) AngularJS
7 126 (23.33%) WinForms
8 116 (21.48%) HTML
9 101 (18.70%) Entity Framework
10 97 (17.96%) ASP.NET Web API
11 95 (17.59%) CSS
12 82 (15.19%) React
13 73 (13.52%) ASP.NET MVC
14 71 (13.15%) REST
15 61 (11.30%) Node.js
16 51 (9.44%) RESTful
17 50 (9.26%) jQuery
17 50 (9.26%) Web Services
18 48 (8.89%) Vue.js
19 46 (8.52%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 71 (13.15%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.33%) Reinsurance
4 13 (2.41%) Fixed Income
5 9 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (1.67%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.48%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.30%) N-Tier
7 7 (1.30%) User Experience
8 6 (1.11%) Augmented Reality
8 6 (1.11%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.11%) EPoS
8 6 (1.11%) Replication
9 5 (0.93%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.93%) Oculus Rift
9 5 (0.93%) Renewable Energy
10 4 (0.74%) iPhone
10 4 (0.74%) Raspberry Pi
11 3 (0.56%) Motion Graphics
11 3 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 129 (23.89%) Windows
2 25 (4.63%) Android
3 23 (4.26%) Apple iOS
4 21 (3.89%) Linux
5 7 (1.30%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.30%) Windows Server 2019
6 4 (0.74%) Unix
7 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (50.37%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (27.78%) MVC
3 147 (27.22%) MVVM
4 141 (26.11%) TDD
5 129 (23.89%) Software Engineering
6 122 (22.59%) Scrum
7 93 (17.22%) Kanban
8 79 (14.63%) OO
9 75 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
10 69 (12.78%) Microservices
11 65 (12.04%) Problem-Solving
12 55 (10.19%) SDLC
13 53 (9.81%) BDD
14 52 (9.63%) Test Automation
15 47 (8.70%) Computer Science
16 46 (8.52%) Dependency Injection
17 40 (7.41%) DevOps
18 39 (7.22%) Unit Testing
19 37 (6.85%) Web Application Development
20 35 (6.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 529 (97.96%) C#
2 246 (45.56%) SQL
3 175 (32.41%) JavaScript
4 104 (19.26%) C++
5 91 (16.85%) T-SQL
6 87 (16.11%) TypeScript
7 49 (9.07%) Python
8 40 (7.41%) VB.NET
9 27 (5.00%) Java
10 25 (4.63%) C
11 17 (3.15%) PL/SQL
12 15 (2.78%) VBA
13 14 (2.59%) PowerShell
14 10 (1.85%) Fortran
14 10 (1.85%) XAML
15 9 (1.67%) Perl
16 7 (1.30%) VBScript
16 7 (1.30%) VC++
17 5 (0.93%) C++/CLI
18 3 (0.56%) ES6
Qualifications
1 56 (10.37%) Degree
2 22 (4.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.93%) SC Cleared
3 5 (0.93%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.19%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.59%) QA
2 2 (0.37%) IEC 62304
2 2 (0.37%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 27 (5.00%) Docker
2 5 (0.93%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.56%) vSphere
5 2 (0.37%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 16 (2.96%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.93%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.74%) Ansible
4 2 (0.37%) MIIS
5 1 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.19%) Kibana
5 1 (0.19%) Rancher
5 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 100 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 34 (6.30%) Xamarin
3 26 (4.81%) Oracle
4 20 (3.70%) SAP
5 14 (2.59%) Tableau
6 9 (1.67%) DevExpress
7 6 (1.11%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.11%) IBM
8 5 (0.93%) Google
9 4 (0.74%) OpenText
9 4 (0.74%) Sage
9 4 (0.74%) Telerik
9 4 (0.74%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.74%) VMware
10 3 (0.56%) Perforce
10 3 (0.56%) Solace
11 2 (0.37%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.37%) Infragistics
12 1 (0.19%) Apple