The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 53 38 51
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Permanent jobs citing WCF 6 26 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.98% 5.24% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.39% 10.92% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 3
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,625 £32,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £44,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
WCF
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
177 238 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 28.78% 47.98% 40.65%
Number of salaries quoted 161 216 157
Average salary £33,140 £35,783 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.38% +15.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

WCF
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

WCF Salary Trend in Cardiff

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing WCF 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 WCF.

1 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 13 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 13 (72.22%) HTML
4 12 (66.67%) CSS
4 12 (66.67%) MVC
4 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 11 (61.11%) TDD
5 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
6 10 (55.56%) .NET Framework
7 8 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (44.44%) SQL
8 6 (33.33%) Scrum
8 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 6 (33.33%) OO
8 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
9 5 (27.78%) Umbraco
9 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
10 4 (22.22%) MVVM
10 4 (22.22%) XML
10 4 (22.22%) WinForms
10 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (22.22%) MSTest
11 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
11 3 (16.67%) Replication
11 3 (16.67%) CMS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing WCF 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 WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) Umbraco
2 3 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 4 (22.22%) MSTest
4 1 (5.56%) Moq
4 1 (5.56%) NUnit
General
1 3 (16.67%) Law
2 2 (11.11%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Leader
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Umbraco Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) ASP.NET
2 13 (72.22%) HTML
3 12 (66.67%) CSS
4 10 (55.56%) .NET Framework
5 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (22.22%) WinForms
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (22.22%) XML
7 3 (16.67%) XSLT
7 3 (16.67%) WPF
7 3 (16.67%) Silverlight
7 3 (16.67%) jQuery
7 3 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 3 (16.67%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) MVC
2 11 (61.11%) TDD
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) OO
5 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
6 4 (22.22%) MVVM
7 3 (16.67%) Time Management
7 3 (16.67%) SOA
7 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (16.67%) High Availability
8 2 (11.11%) CQRS
8 2 (11.11%) Web Application Development
8 2 (11.11%) Web Development
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (11.11%) BDD
8 2 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (5.56%) Product Management
9 1 (5.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 3 (16.67%) XAML
4 3 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) LexisNexis
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Freshwater
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago