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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 51 48 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 13 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.01% 2.59% 1.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.31% 7.22% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 10
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -2.32%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
206 180 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.79% 35.93% 49.00%
Number of salaries quoted 176 158 249
Average salary £35,000 £35,783 £33,361
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.18% +7.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,700 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 March 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cardiff

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
4 17 (85.00%) MVC
5 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
6 15 (75.00%) TDD
7 13 (65.00%) Scrum
7 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (55.00%) CSS
8 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
9 10 (50.00%) HTML
9 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
9 10 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (40.00%) SQL
11 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
11 7 (35.00%) NUnit
11 7 (35.00%) NHibernate
11 7 (35.00%) Rhino Mocks
11 7 (35.00%) Tandem
11 7 (35.00%) MonoRail
11 7 (35.00%) Castle Windsor
11 7 (35.00%) Web Application Development
12 6 (30.00%) MVVM
12 6 (30.00%) Entity Framework
12 6 (30.00%) Windows
12 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
13 5 (25.00%) XML
13 5 (25.00%) SOA

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 4 (20.00%) CMS
1 4 (20.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (35.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (35.00%) NUnit
3 4 (20.00%) MSTest
4 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (15.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 16 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (55.00%) CSS
3 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (50.00%) HTML
4 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (35.00%) MonoRail
5 7 (35.00%) NHibernate
5 7 (35.00%) Castle Windsor
6 6 (30.00%) Entity Framework
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (25.00%) WinForms
7 5 (25.00%) XML
8 4 (20.00%) WPF
8 4 (20.00%) Silverlight
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (15.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 3 (15.00%) XSLT
10 2 (10.00%) Web Services
10 2 (10.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Tandem
2 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) MVC
2 15 (75.00%) TDD
3 13 (65.00%) Scrum
3 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) Web Application Development
5 6 (30.00%) MVVM
6 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (25.00%) SOA
7 4 (20.00%) High Availability
7 4 (20.00%) OO
8 3 (15.00%) Time Management
9 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (5.00%) UML
9 1 (5.00%) OOP
9 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (20.00%) XAML
5 4 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) LexisNexis
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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