The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the North Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 12 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 3 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 8.33% 17.81% 6.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.65% 28.89% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 4
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
WCF
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 North Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
17 45 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 47.22% 61.64% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 17 34 32
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the North Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in North Wales

WCF
Salary Trend in North Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the North Wales region.

WCF Salary Trend in North Wales

WCF
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the North Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Flintshire - 2 £33,750 -
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 25 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) DTS
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the North Wales 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 (42.86%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) DTS
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 7 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 7 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree