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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 56 22 42
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +20
Permanent jobs citing WCF 11 41 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.82% 7.03% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.82% 16.08% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 39 7
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,864 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +6.30%
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
189 255 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.19% 43.74% 32.49%
Number of salaries quoted 164 227 112
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 £25,000 £27,000 £26,739
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cardiff

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 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 21 (100.00%) C#
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 13 (61.90%) MVC
4 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (57.14%) TDD
5 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 9 (42.86%) HTML
7 8 (38.10%) CSS
7 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 7 (33.33%) OO
9 6 (28.57%) Scrum
9 6 (28.57%) SQL
9 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
9 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (23.81%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
10 5 (23.81%) Web Application Development
10 5 (23.81%) Web Development
11 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (19.05%) NUnit
11 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
11 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
11 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (19.05%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
12 3 (14.29%) Castle Windsor

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (14.29%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 4 (19.05%) NUnit
4 3 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (4.76%) MSTest
5 1 (4.76%) Moq
General
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Technical Leader
4 4 (19.05%) Software Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Umbraco Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Release Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 9 (42.86%) HTML
4 8 (38.10%) CSS
5 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (14.29%) MonoRail
8 3 (14.29%) jQuery
8 3 (14.29%) NHibernate
8 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (9.52%) XML
9 2 (9.52%) WinForms
10 1 (4.76%) HTML5
10 1 (4.76%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 1 (4.76%) Lucene
10 1 (4.76%) XSLT
10 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (4.76%) Blog
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) MVC
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) TDD
3 7 (33.33%) OO
4 6 (28.57%) Scrum
5 5 (23.81%) Web Application Development
5 5 (23.81%) Web Development
6 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
6 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (19.05%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.52%) BDD
7 2 (9.52%) CQRS
7 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.52%) Release Management
7 2 (9.52%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (4.76%) Product Management
8 1 (4.76%) OOD
8 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Sitecore
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
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