Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 213 181
Rank change year-on-year +9 -32 -19
Permanent jobs citing WPF 3084 3085 4088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.76% 1.63% 1.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.37% 4.18% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2779 2788 3734
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 70534 73771 82924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.18% 38.90% 37.91%
Number of salaries quoted 58404 63963 70921
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +4 2913 £50,000 +5.26% 150
UK excluding London +20 1690 £44,000 +3.53% 108
London +1 1329 £55,000 -8.33% 50
South East +54 637 £45,000 +2.27% 27
North of England -47 384 £45,000 +5.88% 33
North West -55 216 £45,000 +5.88% 24
East of England +4 192 £50,000 +17.65% 15
Midlands -34 192 £40,000 - 19
South West +47 182 £41,377 -0.30% 6
Yorkshire -13 145 £45,000 - 9
West Midlands -10 127 £40,000 - 7
Scotland +8 77 £35,000 -12.50% 4
East Midlands -27 65 £38,500 -3.75% 12
Wales +34 27 £39,000 +9.09% 4
North East +27 23 £30,000 -25.00%
Northern Ireland -20 3 £30,000 -3.23%

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 3013 (97.70%) C#
2 2650 (85.93%) .NET
3 1969 (63.85%) SQL Server
4 1914 (62.06%) Agile Software Development
5 1566 (50.78%) WCF
6 1431 (46.40%) MVC
7 1428 (46.30%) ASP.NET
8 1272 (41.25%) TDD
9 1181 (38.29%) SQL
10 1047 (33.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1031 (33.43%) Scrum
12 886 (28.73%) JavaScript
13 877 (28.44%) Finance
14 868 (28.15%) NUnit
15 858 (27.82%) Microsoft
16 794 (25.75%) HTML
17 789 (25.58%) WinForms
18 762 (24.71%) Windows
19 758 (24.58%) .NET Framework
20 757 (24.55%) MVVM
21 674 (21.85%) CSS
22 660 (21.40%) Kanban
23 649 (21.04%) OO
24 596 (19.33%) Rhino Mocks
25 574 (18.61%) Continuous Integration
26 561 (18.19%) Software Engineering
26 561 (18.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
27 553 (17.93%) Web Application Development
28 550 (17.83%) AngularJS
29 544 (17.64%) 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
1 142 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
2 141 (4.57%) SharePoint
3 103 (3.34%) BizTalk Server
4 94 (3.05%) SharePoint 2013
5 34 (1.10%) IIS
6 18 (0.58%) CMS
6 18 (0.58%) Umbraco
7 11 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
7 11 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (0.26%) NServiceBus
8 8 (0.26%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.13%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.13%) Commerce Server
9 4 (0.13%) Commerce Server 2007
9 4 (0.13%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.097%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.097%) DataSynapse
11 2 (0.065%) Apache
11 2 (0.065%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.065%) Confluence
Applications
1 62 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.29%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.032%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.032%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
2 7 (0.23%) RMDS
3 4 (0.13%) Front Arena
3 4 (0.13%) nopCommerce
3 4 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.097%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.097%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.065%) OpenText MBPM
5 2 (0.065%) StreamServe
5 2 (0.065%) Tradar
6 1 (0.032%) Adaptiv
6 1 (0.032%) FastStats
6 1 (0.032%) Magento
6 1 (0.032%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.032%) Misys Opics
6 1 (0.032%) Softmar
6 1 (0.032%) Summit
6 1 (0.032%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 327 (10.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 98 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (1.43%) SaaS
4 30 (0.97%) GitHub
5 17 (0.55%) npm
6 16 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.36%) Azure Machine Learning
7 11 (0.36%) Serverless
8 7 (0.23%) Yarn
9 4 (0.13%) Dropbox
9 4 (0.13%) Google Drive
10 2 (0.065%) Boomi
10 2 (0.065%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.065%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.065%) IaaS
10 2 (0.065%) iPaaS
10 2 (0.065%) PaaS
11 1 (0.032%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.032%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 95 (3.08%) Broadband
2 49 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 48 (1.56%) Internet
4 9 (0.29%) Kerberos
5 8 (0.26%) Ethernet
6 7 (0.23%) HTTP
6 7 (0.23%) RS-232
7 6 (0.19%) Hyperconnected
7 6 (0.19%) SMS
8 5 (0.16%) SSL
9 3 (0.097%) Intranet
10 2 (0.065%) SAN
11 1 (0.032%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.032%) Skype
11 1 (0.032%) snoop
11 1 (0.032%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.032%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1969 (63.85%) SQL Server
2 512 (16.60%) SQL Server 2014
3 226 (7.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 178 (5.77%) MongoDB
5 162 (5.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 140 (4.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 115 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 95 (3.08%) MySQL
9 69 (2.24%) Relational Database
10 58 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 47 (1.52%) Big Data
12 46 (1.49%) NoSQL
13 39 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 34 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
14 34 (1.10%) RDBMS
15 31 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
16 25 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
17 23 (0.75%) Redis
18 22 (0.71%) Oracle Database
19 21 (0.68%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 868 (28.15%) NUnit
2 596 (19.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 450 (14.59%) Moq
4 379 (12.29%) Visual Studio
5 362 (11.74%) MSTest
6 333 (10.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 259 (8.40%) Subversion
8 223 (7.23%) TeamCity
9 144 (4.67%) Git (software)
10 68 (2.20%) JIRA
11 51 (1.65%) Jenkins
12 47 (1.52%) Selenium
13 41 (1.33%) SpecFlow
14 37 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
15 32 (1.04%) JUnit
16 29 (0.94%) WiX
17 25 (0.81%) Jasmine
18 22 (0.71%) T4 Templates
19 21 (0.68%) MSBuild
19 21 (0.68%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 877 (28.44%) Finance
2 308 (9.99%) Banking
3 166 (5.38%) Investment Banking
4 156 (5.06%) Games
5 131 (4.25%) Retail
6 129 (4.18%) Telecoms
7 124 (4.02%) Front Office
8 116 (3.76%) Marketing
9 73 (2.37%) Electronics
10 55 (1.78%) Financial Institution
11 44 (1.43%) Music Industry
12 42 (1.36%) Manufacturing
13 40 (1.30%) Back Office
14 29 (0.94%) Advertising
15 25 (0.81%) Law
16 21 (0.68%) Legal
17 11 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.26%) Automotive
18 8 (0.26%) Publishing
19 2 (0.065%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2632 (85.34%) Developer
2 1762 (57.13%) C# Developer
3 1595 (51.72%) .NET Developer
4 968 (31.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 575 (18.64%) WPF Developer
6 520 (16.86%) C# WPF Developer
7 429 (13.91%) Senior Developer
8 393 (12.74%) Software Developer
9 374 (12.13%) ASP.NET Developer
10 357 (11.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 308 (9.99%) Software Engineer
12 280 (9.08%) C# Software Developer
13 277 (8.98%) Senior C# Developer
14 215 (6.97%) C# Software Engineer
15 211 (6.84%) Senior .NET Developer
16 207 (6.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 202 (6.55%) .NET Software Developer
18 195 (6.32%) SQL Developer
19 158 (5.12%) Agile Developer
20 144 (4.67%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2650 (85.93%) .NET
2 1566 (50.78%) WCF
3 1428 (46.30%) ASP.NET
4 1047 (33.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 794 (25.75%) HTML
6 789 (25.58%) WinForms
7 758 (24.58%) .NET Framework
8 674 (21.85%) CSS
9 561 (18.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 550 (17.83%) AngularJS
11 544 (17.64%) NHibernate
12 521 (16.89%) LINQ
13 464 (15.05%) Entity Framework
13 464 (15.05%) HTML5
14 399 (12.94%) Web Services
15 397 (12.87%) ASP.NET Web API
16 392 (12.71%) Castle Windsor
17 378 (12.26%) jQuery
18 320 (10.38%) Silverlight
19 317 (10.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 520 (16.86%) Greenfield Project
2 386 (12.52%) Computer Science
3 137 (4.44%) User Experience
4 136 (4.41%) Hedge funds
5 123 (3.99%) Tandem
6 113 (3.66%) Client/Server
7 100 (3.24%) Social Network
8 98 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
9 65 (2.11%) Equities
10 59 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
11 58 (1.88%) Fixed Income
12 51 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 51 (1.65%) Mobile App
13 48 (1.56%) Derivative
14 42 (1.36%) Algorithms
15 40 (1.30%) Digital TV
15 40 (1.30%) Streaming Music
16 33 (1.07%) Fintech
17 29 (0.94%) N-Tier
18 20 (0.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 762 (24.71%) Windows
2 47 (1.52%) Android
3 42 (1.36%) Apple iOS
4 31 (1.01%) Linux
5 9 (0.29%) Mac OS
6 7 (0.23%) Unix
6 7 (0.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 6 (0.19%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.19%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.097%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.065%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.065%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1914 (62.06%) Agile Software Development
2 1431 (46.40%) MVC
3 1272 (41.25%) TDD
4 1031 (33.43%) Scrum
5 757 (24.55%) MVVM
6 660 (21.40%) Kanban
7 649 (21.04%) OO
8 574 (18.61%) Continuous Integration
9 561 (18.19%) Software Engineering
10 553 (17.93%) Web Application Development
11 476 (15.43%) Dependency Injection
12 415 (13.46%) Multithreading
13 382 (12.39%) BDD
14 331 (10.73%) SDLC
15 303 (9.82%) Inversion of Control
16 301 (9.76%) Unit Testing
17 223 (7.23%) SOLID
18 205 (6.65%) OOP
19 204 (6.61%) Web Development
20 169 (5.48%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3013 (97.70%) C#
2 1181 (38.29%) SQL
3 886 (28.73%) JavaScript
4 456 (14.79%) T-SQL
5 281 (9.11%) VB.NET
6 272 (8.82%) C++
7 237 (7.68%) Java
8 142 (4.60%) F#
9 139 (4.51%) Ruby
10 122 (3.96%) VB
11 115 (3.73%) XAML
12 90 (2.92%) PL/SQL
13 80 (2.59%) Python
14 61 (1.98%) C
15 35 (1.13%) TypeScript
16 28 (0.91%) VBA
17 25 (0.81%) PowerShell
17 25 (0.81%) XPath
18 23 (0.75%) PHP
19 18 (0.58%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 393 (12.74%) Degree
2 139 (4.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (0.55%) Security Cleared
5 15 (0.49%) SC Cleared
6 13 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
7 9 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.29%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.26%) MBA
9 7 (0.23%) ISEB
10 6 (0.19%) PhD
11 5 (0.16%) MCSA
12 4 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.13%) Chartered Engineer
12 4 (0.13%) MCSD
12 4 (0.13%) PMP
13 3 (0.097%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.097%) MCTS
13 3 (0.097%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.065%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (2.20%) QA
2 10 (0.32%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.26%) Basel III
3 8 (0.26%) MiFID
4 7 (0.23%) SLA
5 4 (0.13%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.097%) TickIT
7 2 (0.065%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.032%) EMIR
8 1 (0.032%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.032%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (0.91%) Docker
2 12 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.097%) Firmware
4 2 (0.065%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 134 (4.35%) Kibana
2 80 (2.59%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 80 (2.59%) WSUS
3 8 (0.26%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.065%) logstash
Vendors
1 858 (27.82%) Microsoft
2 107 (3.47%) Oracle
3 85 (2.76%) Google
4 83 (2.69%) Xamarin
5 67 (2.17%) Facebook
5 67 (2.17%) Twitter
6 30 (0.97%) SAP
7 18 (0.58%) Telerik
8 17 (0.55%) Cadence
9 15 (0.49%) Atlassian
9 15 (0.49%) DevExpress
9 15 (0.49%) TIBCO
10 14 (0.45%) Alias
11 13 (0.42%) Infragistics
11 13 (0.42%) TOWER Software
12 9 (0.29%) Adobe
12 9 (0.29%) IBM
12 9 (0.29%) RedGate
13 7 (0.23%) AppDynamics
13 7 (0.23%) New Relic