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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 15 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 12 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 15.79% 9.68% 4.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 18.75% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 1
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
48 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 63.16% 51.61% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 34 29 28
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 4 March 2015. 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
Wrexham - 12 £37,500 - 2
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 26 (96.30%) .NET
1 26 (96.30%) SQL Server
1 26 (96.30%) C#
1 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (96.30%) .NET Framework
2 25 (92.59%) MVC
2 25 (92.59%) ASP.NET
2 25 (92.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 24 (88.89%) Node.js
3 24 (88.89%) Facebook
3 24 (88.89%) Web Application Development
3 24 (88.89%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (88.89%) Git (software)
3 24 (88.89%) RESTful
3 24 (88.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 24 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 24 (88.89%) BDD
3 24 (88.89%) NoSQL
3 24 (88.89%) Advertising
3 24 (88.89%) TDD
3 24 (88.89%) Ruby
4 3 (11.11%) WPF
5 2 (7.41%) Degree
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) HTML
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.70%) CSS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 24 (88.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (96.30%) SQL Server
2 24 (88.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (88.89%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (88.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
1 25 (92.59%) .NET Developer
2 1 (3.70%) Architect
2 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
2 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
2 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
2 1 (3.70%) Software Architect
2 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
2 1 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (96.30%) .NET
1 26 (96.30%) .NET Framework
2 25 (92.59%) ASP.NET
2 25 (92.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 24 (88.89%) RESTful
3 24 (88.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 24 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (11.11%) WPF
5 1 (3.70%) HTML
5 1 (3.70%) CSS
5 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (88.89%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Android
1 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (92.59%) MVC
3 24 (88.89%) Web Application Development
3 24 (88.89%) BDD
3 24 (88.89%) TDD
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) UML
5 1 (3.70%) OO
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Android Development
5 1 (3.70%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) C#
2 24 (88.89%) Ruby
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Facebook
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
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