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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 61 59 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -24
Permanent jobs citing WPF 8 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.27% 0.70% 3.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.83% 1.60% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 11
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -18.57%
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
209 250 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.07% 43.78% 31.77%
Number of salaries quoted 186 218 97
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,250 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 12 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) C#
1 21 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 21 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) QA
3 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (28.57%) Python
4 6 (28.57%) C++
4 6 (28.57%) Degree
4 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 6 (28.57%) GIS

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 21 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 21 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
1 8 (38.10%) Test Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 6 (28.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) Python
2 6 (28.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft