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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 68 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing WPF 1 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.15% 0.74% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 2.49% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 8
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
226 201 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 34.66% 29.73% 34.45%
Number of salaries quoted 201 161 174
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,783
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) IEC 61508
2 1 (50.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (50.00%) Game Development
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) MISRA C
2 1 (50.00%) MISRA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Fortran
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (50.00%) VxWorks

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) VxWorks
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Game Development
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Fortran
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (50.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (50.00%) MISRA
1 1 (50.00%) MISRA C