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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 11 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing WCF 14 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 21.54% 5.26% 17.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.00% 9.09% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 10
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
35 44 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Wales 53.85% 57.89% 61.90%
Number of salaries quoted 28 43 35
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,950 £43,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 18 December 2014. 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 - 14 £37,500 - 2
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 27 (96.43%) C#
1 27 (96.43%) .NET
1 27 (96.43%) SQL Server
1 27 (96.43%) .NET Framework
2 26 (92.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (92.86%) MVC
2 26 (92.86%) ASP.NET
3 25 (89.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (85.71%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (85.71%) Facebook
4 24 (85.71%) Web Application Development
4 24 (85.71%) Node.js
4 24 (85.71%) BDD
4 24 (85.71%) NoSQL
4 24 (85.71%) Ruby
4 24 (85.71%) Git (software)
4 24 (85.71%) RESTful
4 24 (85.71%) TDD
4 24 (85.71%) Advertising
4 24 (85.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (14.29%) WPF
6 3 (10.71%) Degree
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.14%) Windows
7 2 (7.14%) UML
7 2 (7.14%) CSS
7 2 (7.14%) HTML
7 2 (7.14%) jQuery

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (85.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (96.43%) SQL Server
2 24 (85.71%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 24 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.57%) MSTest
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (85.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 25 (89.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
3 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
3 1 (3.57%) Software Architect
3 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Senior Developer
3 1 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
3 1 (3.57%) Architect
3 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) .NET
1 27 (96.43%) .NET Framework
2 26 (92.86%) ASP.NET
2 26 (92.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 25 (89.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (85.71%) RESTful
4 24 (85.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (14.29%) WPF
6 2 (7.14%) HTML
6 2 (7.14%) jQuery
6 2 (7.14%) CSS
7 1 (3.57%) XML
7 1 (3.57%) XSLT
7 1 (3.57%) WinForms
7 1 (3.57%) LINQ
7 1 (3.57%) PLINQ
7 1 (3.57%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (3.57%) Task Parallel Library
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 24 (85.71%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) MVC
1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (85.71%) TDD
2 24 (85.71%) BDD
2 24 (85.71%) Web Application Development
3 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.14%) UML
5 1 (3.57%) OO
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Process Management
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Android Development
5 1 (3.57%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) C#
2 24 (85.71%) Ruby
3 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) XPath
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) Facebook
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
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