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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Rank 85 72 82
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs citing WPF 19 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.41% 1.81% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.10% 4.71% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 9
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
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
463 425 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 34.35% 38.43% 46.19%
Number of salaries quoted 392 385 488
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,030
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 27 March 2015. 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 -3 12 £35,000 +16.66%
North Wales - 7 £40,000 -
WPF
UK

WPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (71.43%) C#
3 19 (67.86%) Windows
4 17 (60.71%) MVC
5 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET
6 15 (53.57%) .NET Framework
7 13 (46.43%) VB.NET
8 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
9 11 (39.29%) T-SQL
9 11 (39.29%) VB
9 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
10 10 (35.71%) WinForms
10 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (35.71%) Finance
10 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (35.71%) MVVM
11 9 (32.14%) SQL
12 8 (28.57%) HTML
12 8 (28.57%) CSS
12 8 (28.57%) Android
12 8 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 7 (25.00%) iPad
13 7 (25.00%) iPhone
13 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
13 7 (25.00%) MSTest
13 7 (25.00%) Silverlight
13 7 (25.00%) TDD
13 7 (25.00%) XAML
14 6 (21.43%) Electronics
14 6 (21.43%) Telecoms

WPF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (14.29%) Apache
1 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 4 (14.29%) CMS
1 4 (14.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MSTest
2 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.71%) NUnit
3 3 (10.71%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (10.71%) Moq
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Electronics
2 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 6 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 6 (21.43%) Marketing
3 3 (10.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 13 (46.43%) .NET Developer
3 9 (32.14%) C# Developer
3 9 (32.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Agile C# Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Database Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) DBA
5 3 (10.71%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# Application Developer
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 15 (53.57%) .NET Framework
4 10 (35.71%) WinForms
5 8 (28.57%) HTML
5 8 (28.57%) CSS
5 8 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 7 (25.00%) Silverlight
7 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (17.86%) WCF
8 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (17.86%) jQuery
9 3 (10.71%) Spring.NET
9 3 (10.71%) Castle Windsor
9 3 (10.71%) Ninject
9 3 (10.71%) CSS3
9 3 (10.71%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (10.71%) HTML5
10 2 (7.14%) JSON
10 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) iPhone
1 7 (25.00%) iPad
2 6 (21.43%) DTV
3 4 (14.29%) Replication
3 4 (14.29%) Smartphone
4 3 (10.71%) Social Network
4 3 (10.71%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (10.71%) Clustering
4 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.57%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) MVC
2 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (35.71%) MVVM
3 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (25.00%) TDD
4 6 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (21.43%) Programme Management
4 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (14.29%) OO
5 4 (14.29%) SOA
5 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 4 (14.29%) High Availability
6 3 (10.71%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (10.71%) Time Management
6 3 (10.71%) Kanban
6 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.71%) OOP
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) C#
2 13 (46.43%) VB.NET
3 11 (39.29%) T-SQL
3 11 (39.29%) VB
4 9 (32.14%) SQL
5 7 (25.00%) XAML
6 6 (21.43%) Java
7 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
8 4 (14.29%) PHP
8 4 (14.29%) VB6
9 3 (10.71%) VBA
10 2 (7.14%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
10 2 (7.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Xamarin
2 6 (21.43%) SAP
3 4 (14.29%) LexisNexis
4 3 (10.71%) Facebook
4 3 (10.71%) Twitter