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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 76 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Permanent jobs citing WPF 4 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.48% 1.38% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.27% 4.33% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 4
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £31,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
315 208 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 37.68% 32.00% 42.63%
Number of salaries quoted 263 185 209
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
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 28 August 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) WCF
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) JSON
3 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) MVVM
4 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) DO-178B
5 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (28.57%) MSBuild
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) WinForms
5 2 (28.57%) Logistics
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (28.57%) MSBuild
4 1 (14.29%) MSTest
General
1 2 (28.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Developer
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (14.29%) WinForms Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior WinForms Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) WCF
3 4 (57.14%) JSON
3 4 (57.14%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) LINQ
5 2 (28.57%) WinForms
5 2 (28.57%) Ajax
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) VxWorks
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
1 3 (42.86%) MVVM
2 2 (28.57%) Data Mapping
2 2 (28.57%) Logistics
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) OOP
2 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (28.57%) OOD
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Fortran
4 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
4 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
4 2 (28.57%) C
5 1 (14.29%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) PhD
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) LexisNexis