The table below looks at the statistics for WPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 92 83 83
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing WPF 7 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.56% 1.54% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.74% 3.40% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 17
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WPF
UK

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
403 618 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 31.96% 45.27% 40.24%
Number of salaries quoted 349 585 426
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

WPF Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

WPF
Salary Trend in Wales

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

WPF Salary Trend in Wales

WPF
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Wales region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North Wales - 4 - -
South Wales -10 3 £32,500 -20.73%
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 27 (96.43%) C#
1 27 (96.43%) Microsoft
2 20 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 18 (64.29%) MS Excel
4 13 (46.43%) Windows
5 10 (35.71%) .NET
6 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
6 9 (32.14%) WinForms
6 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
6 9 (32.14%) WCF
7 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (28.57%) Degree
7 8 (28.57%) GIS
7 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 7 (25.00%) C++
8 7 (25.00%) MVC
8 7 (25.00%) QA
9 6 (21.43%) TDD
9 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
9 6 (21.43%) Python
10 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (17.86%) MSTest
10 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (14.29%) MVVM
11 4 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
11 4 (14.29%) Moq
11 4 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
11 4 (14.29%) Ninject
11 4 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
11 4 (14.29%) Web Application Development

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (64.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 20 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (17.86%) MSTest
3 4 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (14.29%) Moq
3 4 (14.29%) NUnit
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (7.14%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Software Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
2 9 (32.14%) WinForms
2 9 (32.14%) WCF
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
4 4 (14.29%) Razor View Engine
4 4 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
4 4 (14.29%) Ninject
4 4 (14.29%) Spring.NET
4 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 3 (10.71%) CSS
5 3 (10.71%) XML
5 3 (10.71%) XSLT
5 3 (10.71%) HTML
5 3 (10.71%) LINQ
5 3 (10.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (7.14%) Silverlight
7 1 (3.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) GIS
2 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Android
2 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) MVC
4 6 (21.43%) TDD
5 4 (14.29%) Scrum
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.29%) Kanban
5 4 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (14.29%) MVVM
5 4 (14.29%) Web Application Development
6 3 (10.71%) UML
7 2 (7.14%) Android Development
7 2 (7.14%) iOS Development
7 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.57%) Project Management
8 1 (3.57%) Process Management
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
8 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) C#
2 7 (25.00%) C++
3 6 (21.43%) Python
4 4 (14.29%) VB
4 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle