The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 64 67 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing WPF 4 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.60% 1.32% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.03% 3.83% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 1
Average salary £35,750 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.16% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WPF
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
197 209 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.76% 34.55% 44.90%
Number of salaries quoted 159 181 246
Average salary £35,000 £35,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.18% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,726 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WPF across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

WPF
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WPF across the Cardiff region.

WPF Salary Trend in Cardiff

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WPF.

1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) MVVM
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) XAML
3 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (75.00%) WCF
3 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (75.00%) Entity Framework
4 4 (50.00%) High Availability
4 4 (50.00%) MSTest
4 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) Umbraco
4 4 (50.00%) Silverlight
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Replication
4 4 (50.00%) CMS
4 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (50.00%) SOA
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (50.00%) LexisNexis
5 3 (37.50%) SQL

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing WPF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) Umbraco
1 4 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (50.00%) MSTest
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (25.00%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (37.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) WinForms Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Application Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (75.00%) WCF
2 6 (75.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (50.00%) Silverlight
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (25.00%) LINQ
4 2 (25.00%) WinForms
5 1 (12.50%) SignalR
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) OpenGL
5 1 (12.50%) DirectX
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) WebSockets
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVVM
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (50.00%) High Availability
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) SOA
4 3 (37.50%) Time Management
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) UML
5 2 (25.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) XAML
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
6 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) LexisNexis
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle