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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 87 75 71
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs citing WPF 12 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.91% 1.77% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.78% 4.43% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 23 16
Average salary £31,250 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.80% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,200 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
432 519 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 32.78% 39.86% 38.75%
Number of salaries quoted 390 471 360
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £42,500 £45,000
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 21 August 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
South Wales -6 11 £30,000 -4.00% 1
Mid Wales - 1 £42,500 -
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 41 (100.00%) C#
2 37 (90.24%) Microsoft
3 31 (75.61%) Visual Studio
4 26 (63.41%) Windows
5 23 (56.10%) MS Excel
6 18 (43.90%) .NET
6 18 (43.90%) ASP.NET
6 18 (43.90%) WinForms
7 17 (41.46%) MVC
7 17 (41.46%) WCF
8 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
8 14 (34.15%) GIS
9 11 (26.83%) .NET Framework
10 10 (24.39%) TDD
11 9 (21.95%) VB
11 9 (21.95%) VB.NET
11 9 (21.95%) Scrum
11 9 (21.95%) NUnit
11 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
11 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
11 9 (21.95%) QA
11 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (21.95%) Kanban
11 9 (21.95%) Spring.NET
11 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (21.95%) Dependency Injection
11 9 (21.95%) Inversion of Control
11 9 (21.95%) MSTest
11 9 (21.95%) MVVM
11 9 (21.95%) Rhino Mocks

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (56.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (75.61%) Visual Studio
2 9 (21.95%) NUnit
2 9 (21.95%) MSTest
2 9 (21.95%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (21.95%) Moq
3 8 (19.51%) Mercurial
3 8 (19.51%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Developer
2 17 (41.46%) .NET Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Test Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Software Engineer
4 8 (19.51%) C# Developer
4 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (19.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (19.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Junior
6 3 (7.32%) Graduate
6 3 (7.32%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Junior Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Junior .NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (2.44%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (43.90%) .NET
1 18 (43.90%) ASP.NET
1 18 (43.90%) WinForms
2 17 (41.46%) WCF
3 11 (26.83%) .NET Framework
4 9 (21.95%) Castle Windsor
4 9 (21.95%) Ninject
4 9 (21.95%) Razor View Engine
4 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 9 (21.95%) Unity DI Container
4 9 (21.95%) Spring.NET
4 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (19.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 8 (19.51%) HTML
5 8 (19.51%) Silverlight
5 8 (19.51%) LINQ
5 8 (19.51%) CSS
5 8 (19.51%) XML
5 8 (19.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) GIS
2 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
2 9 (21.95%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (19.51%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (63.41%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Android
2 8 (19.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) MVC
2 10 (24.39%) TDD
3 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
3 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (21.95%) Kanban
3 9 (21.95%) Dependency Injection
3 9 (21.95%) MVVM
3 9 (21.95%) Web Application Development
3 9 (21.95%) Scrum
4 8 (19.51%) Android Development
4 8 (19.51%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (21.95%) VB
2 9 (21.95%) VB.NET
3 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.51%) SQL
4 6 (14.63%) C++
4 6 (14.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) QA
Vendors
1 37 (90.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle
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