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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 59 27 42
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +15
Permanent jobs citing WCF 6 43 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.00% 7.43% 1.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.31% 17.00% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6 41 7
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
181 253 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.12% 43.70% 35.28%
Number of salaries quoted 156 231 128
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 £26,589 £26,700 £26,739
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cardiff

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) TDD
4 12 (60.00%) MVC
5 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (50.00%) HTML
7 9 (45.00%) CSS
8 8 (40.00%) OO
8 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (40.00%) .NET Framework
9 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (35.00%) SQL
9 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
9 7 (35.00%) Scrum
10 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
11 5 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (25.00%) Web Application Development
12 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
12 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (20.00%) NUnit
12 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
13 3 (15.00%) Retail
13 3 (15.00%) Subversion
13 3 (15.00%) WinForms
13 3 (15.00%) XML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3 (15.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (20.00%) NUnit
3 3 (15.00%) Subversion
3 3 (15.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (5.00%) Moq
4 1 (5.00%) MSTest
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Technical Leader
4 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Umbraco Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (50.00%) HTML
4 9 (45.00%) CSS
5 8 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (15.00%) WinForms
7 3 (15.00%) XML
7 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (15.00%) Castle Windsor
7 3 (15.00%) NHibernate
7 3 (15.00%) MonoRail
7 3 (15.00%) jQuery
7 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (10.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 2 (10.00%) XSLT
9 1 (5.00%) Lucene
9 1 (5.00%) Web Services
9 1 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (65.00%) TDD
2 12 (60.00%) MVC
3 8 (40.00%) OO
4 7 (35.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) Web Application Development
6 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.00%) Web Development
8 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (10.00%) BDD
8 2 (10.00%) CQRS
8 2 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (5.00%) OOD
9 1 (5.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 22 days ago