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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 63 57 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -30
Permanent jobs citing WCF 22 16 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.60% 2.44% 6.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.81% 7.48% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 34
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £30,400 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
323 214 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 38.18% 32.57% 42.98%
Number of salaries quoted 273 189 219
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,300 £42,500
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 3 September 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cardiff

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (86.11%) C#
3 28 (77.78%) MVC
4 27 (75.00%) SQL Server
5 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET
7 17 (47.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (44.44%) HTML
9 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
10 14 (38.89%) CSS
10 14 (38.89%) TDD
10 14 (38.89%) Scrum
11 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 12 (33.33%) Visual Studio
12 11 (30.56%) Web Services
12 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (25.00%) VB.NET
13 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
13 9 (25.00%) Windows
14 8 (22.22%) XML
14 8 (22.22%) jQuery
14 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
14 8 (22.22%) AngularJS
15 7 (19.44%) SQL
16 6 (16.67%) Lucene
16 6 (16.67%) Entity Framework
16 6 (16.67%) Sitecore
16 6 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
16 6 (16.67%) Apache Solr

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (16.67%) Apache Solr
2 5 (13.89%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) CMS
3 2 (5.56%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.56%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (8.33%) NUnit
4 3 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (8.33%) MSBuild
5 2 (5.56%) CruiseControl
5 2 (5.56%) Subversion
6 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 19 (52.78%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
3 5 (13.89%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Junior Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Junior
4 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Sitecore Developer
5 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.56%) Release Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (2.78%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 16 (44.44%) HTML
4 14 (38.89%) CSS
5 11 (30.56%) Web Services
5 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 8 (22.22%) XML
6 8 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 8 (22.22%) jQuery
6 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (16.67%) Lucene
7 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (16.67%) Entity Framework
8 5 (13.89%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (13.89%) WinForms
9 4 (11.11%) HTML5
9 4 (11.11%) WPF
10 3 (8.33%) LINQ
10 3 (8.33%) MonoRail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Tandem
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) BBC
4 1 (2.78%) Social Media
4 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) MVC
2 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (38.89%) TDD
3 14 (38.89%) Scrum
4 6 (16.67%) SDLC
5 5 (13.89%) OO
5 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Web Application Development
7 3 (8.33%) MVVM
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.33%) Web Development
7 3 (8.33%) UML
7 3 (8.33%) OOP
8 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.56%) SEO
8 2 (5.56%) Release Management
8 2 (5.56%) Data Mapping
8 2 (5.56%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) C#
2 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 9 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 7 (19.44%) SQL
5 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Sitecore
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Facebook
4 1 (2.78%) Apple
4 1 (2.78%) Sony
4 1 (2.78%) Yahoo!
4 1 (2.78%) Google
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago