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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 54 64 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Permanent jobs citing WCF 19 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.77% 1.21% 4.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.15% 3.83% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 17
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,750 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £37,500 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
233 209 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.92% 31.52% 39.20%
Number of salaries quoted 179 192 140
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,725 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cardiff

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 44 (100.00%) .NET
1 44 (100.00%) MVC
2 42 (95.45%) C#
3 34 (77.27%) SQL Server
4 31 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (63.64%) HTML
5 28 (63.64%) JavaScript
5 28 (63.64%) CSS
6 27 (61.36%) ASP.NET
7 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
9 16 (36.36%) Scrum
9 16 (36.36%) TDD
9 16 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (36.36%) AngularJS
10 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
11 14 (31.82%) VB.NET
12 12 (27.27%) OO
12 12 (27.27%) Finance
12 12 (27.27%) BDD
12 12 (27.27%) Web Application Development
12 12 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
12 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 10 (22.73%) jQuery
14 9 (20.45%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (20.45%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (20.45%) SQL
14 9 (20.45%) SDLC
15 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 8 (18.18%) Git (software)

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (15.91%) Node.js
2 6 (13.64%) IIS
3 3 (6.82%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (77.27%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (15.91%) MongoDB
3 7 (15.91%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 7 (15.91%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Games
3 3 (6.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (77.27%) .NET Developer
1 34 (77.27%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 8 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Social Media Developer
5 6 (13.64%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (11.36%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Scrum Master
6 5 (11.36%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.55%) .NET Team Leader
9 1 (2.27%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Agile Developer
9 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Senior Agile Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (63.64%) CSS
2 28 (63.64%) HTML
3 27 (61.36%) ASP.NET
4 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (36.36%) AngularJS
5 16 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 10 (22.73%) jQuery
8 9 (20.45%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (15.91%) CSS3
10 7 (15.91%) HTML5
10 7 (15.91%) RESTful
11 6 (13.64%) Web Services
11 6 (13.64%) XML
12 3 (6.82%) Lucene
12 3 (6.82%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) BBC
1 7 (15.91%) Social Media
2 3 (6.82%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) MVC
2 31 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (36.36%) Scrum
3 16 (36.36%) TDD
4 12 (27.27%) BDD
4 12 (27.27%) OO
4 12 (27.27%) Web Application Development
5 9 (20.45%) SDLC
6 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.36%) CQRS
7 5 (11.36%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (11.36%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.27%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.27%) Coaching
9 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.27%) Process Improvement
9 1 (2.27%) SOLID
9 1 (2.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (95.45%) C#
2 28 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.82%) VB.NET
4 9 (20.45%) SQL
5 7 (15.91%) Ruby
6 3 (6.82%) Java
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) Apple
2 7 (15.91%) Facebook
2 7 (15.91%) Google
2 7 (15.91%) Sony
2 7 (15.91%) Yahoo!
3 3 (6.82%) Sitecore