Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 327 254 207
Rank change year-on-year -73 -47 +5
Permanent jobs citing WPF 1,310 2,241 3,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.96% 1.37% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.53% 3.45% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,171 1,946 2,892
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £86,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 51,761 64,946 72,674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.03% 39.82% 40.14%
Number of salaries quoted 42,775 53,616 60,418
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019. 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 -77 1,212 £50,000 - 300
UK excluding London -52 842 £45,000 - 256
London -80 452 £60,000 -11.11% 58
South East -60 337 £45,000 - 93
North of England -58 130 £43,268 -3.85% 50
Midlands +15 117 £45,000 +5.88% 35
South West +25 110 £42,500 +1.12% 22
North West -32 91 £43,500 -13.00% 30
East of England -23 75 £50,000 +11.11% 42
Scotland +22 67 £38,500 - 11
West Midlands +2 64 £45,000 +5.88% 16
East Midlands +9 53 £45,000 +11.80% 19
Yorkshire -37 36 £42,500 -5.56% 17
Wales +2 5 £40,000 -11.11% 3
North East +22 3 £43,500 +16.00% 3
Northern Ireland -3 1 £35,000 -12.50%

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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 1,275 (97.33%) C#
2 1,044 (79.69%) .NET
3 635 (48.47%) SQL Server
4 547 (41.76%) SQL
5 512 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
6 439 (33.51%) ASP.NET
7 425 (32.44%) Software Engineering
8 401 (30.61%) Windows
9 392 (29.92%) JavaScript
10 387 (29.54%) MVC
11 373 (28.47%) WCF
12 350 (26.72%) WinForms
13 305 (23.28%) MVVM
14 284 (21.68%) Microsoft
15 267 (20.38%) TDD
16 262 (20.00%) .NET Framework
17 261 (19.92%) AngularJS
18 241 (18.40%) Finance
19 237 (18.09%) Git (software)
19 237 (18.09%) ASP.NET Web API
20 229 (17.48%) Degree
21 222 (16.95%) T-SQL
22 219 (16.72%) ASP.NET MVC
23 218 (16.64%) C++
24 215 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
25 214 (16.34%) HTML
26 203 (15.50%) Scrum
27 197 (15.04%) Azure
28 194 (14.81%) CSS
29 188 (14.35%) OO

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 57 (4.35%) IIS
2 24 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 13 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (0.76%) Confluence
5 9 (0.69%) ArcGIS
6 6 (0.46%) MTS
7 3 (0.23%) Apache
7 3 (0.23%) CMS
7 3 (0.23%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.15%) nginx
9 1 (0.076%) Mendix
9 1 (0.076%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.076%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.23%) 3ds Max
4 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.076%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.23%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (0.23%) StreamServe
3 1 (0.076%) Endur
3 1 (0.076%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 197 (15.04%) Azure
2 53 (4.05%) AWS
3 16 (1.22%) SaaS
4 11 (0.84%) PaaS
5 10 (0.76%) Power Platform
6 8 (0.61%) GCP
7 6 (0.46%) NuGet
8 5 (0.38%) Office 365
9 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (0.15%) Azure Functions
10 2 (0.15%) GitHub
10 2 (0.15%) Serverless
10 2 (0.15%) Slack
10 2 (0.15%) Trello
10 2 (0.15%) Tricentis Tosca
11 1 (0.076%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.076%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.98%) Broadband
2 12 (0.92%) Internet
3 8 (0.61%) Hyperconnected
4 6 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.38%) RS-232
5 5 (0.38%) RS-485
6 3 (0.23%) Intranet
7 2 (0.15%) RTP
8 1 (0.076%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.076%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.076%) Modbus
8 1 (0.076%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 635 (48.47%) SQL Server
2 145 (11.07%) SQL Server 2016
3 64 (4.89%) Relational Database
4 53 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 48 (3.66%) NoSQL
7 43 (3.28%) GIS
8 37 (2.82%) Big Data
9 33 (2.52%) MySQL
10 32 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
11 29 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
12 25 (1.91%) Oracle Database
13 22 (1.68%) RDBMS
14 21 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
15 20 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
15 20 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
16 19 (1.45%) MongoDB
17 18 (1.37%) SQLite
18 12 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
18 12 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 237 (18.09%) Git (software)
2 179 (13.66%) Visual Studio
3 129 (9.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 76 (5.80%) JIRA
5 72 (5.50%) NUnit
6 62 (4.73%) TeamCity
7 49 (3.74%) Subversion
8 47 (3.59%) Oracle Forms
9 31 (2.37%) CruiseControl
9 31 (2.37%) MSTest
10 28 (2.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 27 (2.06%) Bugzilla
11 27 (2.06%) Gemini Tracker
11 27 (2.06%) Hudson
11 27 (2.06%) Jenkins
11 27 (2.06%) NetBeans
12 20 (1.53%) IBM UrbanCode
12 20 (1.53%) Moq
13 18 (1.37%) Bitbucket
14 14 (1.07%) SpecFlow
General
1 241 (18.40%) Finance
2 121 (9.24%) Banking
3 53 (4.05%) Front Office
4 48 (3.66%) Retail
5 27 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 22 (1.68%) Marketing
7 21 (1.60%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.45%) Games
9 11 (0.84%) Aerospace
9 11 (0.84%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.76%) Back Office
10 10 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.61%) Automotive
12 7 (0.53%) Electronics
13 3 (0.23%) French Language
13 3 (0.23%) Law
13 3 (0.23%) Legal
13 3 (0.23%) Military
14 2 (0.15%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 888 (67.79%) Developer
2 501 (38.24%) C# Developer
3 488 (37.25%) .NET Developer
4 304 (23.21%) Software Engineer
5 302 (23.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 185 (14.12%) Software Developer
7 166 (12.67%) WPF Developer
8 152 (11.60%) C# WPF Developer
9 151 (11.53%) Senior Developer
10 111 (8.47%) C# Software Engineer
11 93 (7.10%) .NET Software Developer
12 90 (6.87%) Senior Software Engineer
13 81 (6.18%) C# Software Developer
14 78 (5.95%) Senior .NET Developer
15 75 (5.73%) Graduate
16 74 (5.65%) Junior
17 59 (4.50%) Senior C# Developer
18 52 (3.97%) Junior Developer
19 50 (3.82%) .NET Software Engineer
20 46 (3.51%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,044 (79.69%) .NET
2 439 (33.51%) ASP.NET
3 373 (28.47%) WCF
4 350 (26.72%) WinForms
5 262 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 261 (19.92%) AngularJS
7 237 (18.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 219 (16.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 214 (16.34%) HTML
10 194 (14.81%) CSS
11 168 (12.82%) .NET Core
12 163 (12.44%) REST
13 152 (11.60%) XML
14 128 (9.77%) RESTful
15 111 (8.47%) Entity Framework
16 104 (7.94%) React
17 98 (7.48%) jQuery
18 94 (7.18%) LINQ
19 90 (6.87%) Node.js
19 90 (6.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 156 (11.91%) Greenfield Project
2 63 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (3.66%) Robotics
4 37 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
5 32 (2.44%) Equities
6 29 (2.21%) User Experience
7 24 (1.83%) Mobile App
8 22 (1.68%) Client/Server
9 19 (1.45%) Algorithms
10 18 (1.37%) Driving Licence
10 18 (1.37%) EPoS
10 18 (1.37%) Hedge funds
11 17 (1.30%) Derivative
12 13 (0.99%) Fixed Income
12 13 (0.99%) NHS
13 12 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.69%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (0.61%) N-Tier
16 7 (0.53%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 401 (30.61%) Windows
2 32 (2.44%) Android
3 27 (2.06%) Linux
4 21 (1.60%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.15%) Unix
5 15 (1.15%) Windows Server
6 10 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.15%) Solaris
9 1 (0.076%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.076%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 512 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
2 425 (32.44%) Software Engineering
3 387 (29.54%) MVC
4 305 (23.28%) MVVM
5 267 (20.38%) TDD
6 215 (16.41%) Continuous Integration
7 203 (15.50%) Scrum
8 188 (14.35%) OO
9 178 (13.59%) Computer Science
10 165 (12.60%) Unit Testing
11 134 (10.23%) Kanban
12 121 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
13 117 (8.93%) Mentoring
14 115 (8.78%) Web Development
15 114 (8.70%) Test Automation
16 112 (8.55%) Dependency Injection
17 106 (8.09%) SDLC
18 98 (7.48%) DevOps
18 98 (7.48%) Web Application Development
19 94 (7.18%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1,275 (97.33%) C#
2 547 (41.76%) SQL
3 392 (29.92%) JavaScript
4 222 (16.95%) T-SQL
5 218 (16.64%) C++
6 111 (8.47%) VB.NET
7 104 (7.94%) XAML
8 98 (7.48%) Java
9 77 (5.88%) VB
10 71 (5.42%) TypeScript
11 69 (5.27%) Python
12 51 (3.89%) Ruby
13 49 (3.74%) VBA
14 42 (3.21%) PL/SQL
15 32 (2.44%) VB6
16 24 (1.83%) C
17 16 (1.22%) C++/CLI
18 14 (1.07%) PHP
19 13 (0.99%) ES6
20 12 (0.92%) F#
Qualifications
1 229 (17.48%) Degree
2 131 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (3.51%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (0.23%) HND
5 2 (0.15%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.15%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.15%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.15%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.076%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.20%) QA
2 6 (0.46%) SLA
3 2 (0.15%) GDPR
3 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.15%) PMO
4 1 (0.076%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 48 (3.66%) Docker
2 20 (1.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (0.23%) Firmware
4 1 (0.076%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (1.53%) Tivoli
2 18 (1.37%) Kubernetes
3 13 (0.99%) Kibana
4 3 (0.23%) Ansible
4 3 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.15%) Grafana
5 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.15%) Rancher
5 2 (0.15%) Terraform
6 1 (0.076%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.076%) Puppet
6 1 (0.076%) WSUS
Vendors
1 284 (21.68%) Microsoft
2 94 (7.18%) Oracle
3 37 (2.82%) Xamarin
4 30 (2.29%) SAP
5 24 (1.83%) IBM
6 17 (1.30%) Telerik
7 14 (1.07%) Citrix
7 14 (1.07%) DevExpress
8 9 (0.69%) ESRI
8 9 (0.69%) Mapbox
9 7 (0.53%) Perforce
10 6 (0.46%) TOWER Software
11 5 (0.38%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.38%) Autodesk
11 5 (0.38%) Google
11 5 (0.38%) Tableau
12 3 (0.23%) Alteryx
12 3 (0.23%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.23%) OpenText
12 3 (0.23%) Syncfusion