The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for WPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 99 87
Rank change year-on-year +15 -12  
Permanent jobs citing WPF 5 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.58% 0.16% 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.45% 0.47% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 12
Median salary £40,000 £31,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.00% -10.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £30,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £32,250 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

WPF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 346 430 412
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 39.91% 34.71% 34.13%
Number of salaries quoted 310 358 353
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing WPF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in South Wales

WPF
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for WPF in South Wales

WPF
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Caerphilly - 3 £40,000 - 1
Cardiff +3 1 £32,500 +4.00%
Newport - 1 £42,500 -
WPF
Wales

WPF
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for WPF.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) VB.NET
3 4 (66.67%) VB
4 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (50.00%) Broadband
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) WinForms
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) NUnit
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Kanban
4 3 (50.00%) Spring.NET
4 3 (50.00%) MSTest
4 3 (50.00%) MVVM
4 3 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (50.00%) Moq
4 3 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
4 3 (50.00%) Ninject
4 3 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) Ajax
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) XML

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Moq
1 3 (50.00%) MSTest
1 3 (50.00%) NUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
2 3 (50.00%) Ninject
2 3 (50.00%) Spring.NET
2 3 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 3 (50.00%) WinForms
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
1 1 (16.67%) EPoS
1 1 (16.67%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (50.00%) Kanban
1 3 (50.00%) MVVM
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) VB.NET
3 4 (66.67%) VB
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
5 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) Fortran
5 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (16.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) DO-178B
1 1 (16.67%) IEC 61508
1 1 (16.67%) MISRA
1 1 (16.67%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Sitecore
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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