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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 56 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 14 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.13% 2.23% 2.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.11% 6.40% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 14
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -3.40%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
197 203 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 29.98% 34.76% 46.45%
Number of salaries quoted 165 175 256
Average salary £35,000 £35,783 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.18% +2.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,614 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £52,500
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 20 April 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cardiff

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (85.00%) MVC
3 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
4 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET
5 14 (70.00%) TDD
6 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (60.00%) Scrum
8 10 (50.00%) CSS
8 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 10 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (45.00%) HTML
9 9 (45.00%) .NET Framework
10 7 (35.00%) Tandem
10 7 (35.00%) NHibernate
10 7 (35.00%) NUnit
10 7 (35.00%) SQL
10 7 (35.00%) Windows
10 7 (35.00%) Rhino Mocks
10 7 (35.00%) Castle Windsor
10 7 (35.00%) Web Application Development
10 7 (35.00%) MonoRail
11 6 (30.00%) Entity Framework
11 6 (30.00%) MVVM
11 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
12 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 5 (25.00%) SOA
12 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (35.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (35.00%) NUnit
3 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (20.00%) MSTest
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (5.00%) Subversion
6 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (15.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 15 (75.00%) .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%) Release Engineer
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 15 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (50.00%) CSS
3 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (45.00%) HTML
4 9 (45.00%) .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
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (20.00%) WPF
8 4 (20.00%) Silverlight
8 4 (20.00%) WinForms
8 4 (20.00%) XML
9 2 (10.00%) XSLT
9 2 (10.00%) Web Services
9 2 (10.00%) LINQ
9 2 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Tandem
2 4 (20.00%) Replication
3 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) 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 14 (70.00%) TDD
3 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (60.00%) Scrum
5 7 (35.00%) Web Application Development
6 6 (30.00%) MVVM
7 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (25.00%) SOA
8 4 (20.00%) High Availability
9 3 (15.00%) OO
9 3 (15.00%) Time Management
10 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
10 1 (5.00%) UML
10 1 (5.00%) OOP
10 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
10 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
10 1 (5.00%) Web Development
10 1 (5.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (20.00%) XAML
4 4 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) LexisNexis
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Flexible Benefits/Hours
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago