The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 70 46 62
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 24 60 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.12% 5.23% 2.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.40% 11.52% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 24 60 19
Average salary £31,750 £35,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.56% +18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,825 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,000 £43,000
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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
375 521 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 33.10% 45.42% 45.08%
Number of salaries quoted 349 494 377
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

WCF
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

WCF Salary Trend in South Wales

WCF
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in South Wales

WCF
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 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
Torfaen -1 9 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Cardiff -15 6 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Newport 0 2 £34,000 +17.24% 1
Monmouthshire - 2 £37,500 - 1
Neath Port Talbot +8 1 £35,500 +1.42% 1
Bridgend +4 1 £32,500 -15.58%
Glamorgan - 1 £57,000 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £19,000 -
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 56 (100.00%) C#
1 56 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (76.79%) SQL Server
3 38 (67.86%) MVC
4 37 (66.07%) Microsoft
4 37 (66.07%) ASP.NET
5 34 (60.71%) HTML
6 33 (58.93%) TDD
7 29 (51.79%) SQL
8 28 (50.00%) JavaScript
9 26 (46.43%) CSS
9 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (44.64%) .NET Framework
11 24 (42.86%) OO
12 22 (39.29%) MS Excel
12 22 (39.29%) XML
13 21 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 16 (28.57%) WinForms
14 16 (28.57%) MSTest
15 15 (26.79%) Java
15 15 (26.79%) Scrum
16 13 (23.21%) OOD
16 13 (23.21%) NUnit
16 13 (23.21%) Moq
17 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
18 11 (19.64%) HTML5
18 11 (19.64%) VB.NET
19 10 (17.86%) jQuery
19 10 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 8 (14.29%) Umbraco
2 5 (8.93%) CMS
2 5 (8.93%) Node.js
3 2 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (39.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.71%) PaaS
2 6 (10.71%) IaaS
3 4 (7.14%) Trello
3 4 (7.14%) Basecamp
4 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (76.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) MSTest
2 13 (23.21%) NUnit
2 13 (23.21%) Moq
3 10 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.36%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (5.36%) Law
2 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.57%) Advertising
2 2 (3.57%) Games
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (83.93%) Developer
2 34 (60.71%) .NET Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Leader
6 3 (5.36%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.57%) C# Application Developer
7 2 (3.57%) .NET Applications Developer
7 2 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Umbraco Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Junior Software Developer
8 1 (1.79%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (66.07%) ASP.NET
3 34 (60.71%) HTML
4 26 (46.43%) CSS
5 25 (44.64%) .NET Framework
6 22 (39.29%) XML
7 21 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 16 (28.57%) WinForms
9 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (19.64%) HTML5
11 10 (17.86%) jQuery
12 7 (12.50%) Web Services
13 6 (10.71%) Silverlight
13 6 (10.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 5 (8.93%) REST
14 5 (8.93%) XHTML
15 4 (7.14%) SOAP
16 3 (5.36%) WPF
16 3 (5.36%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Open Source
2 4 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.36%) Replication
4 2 (3.57%) Statistics
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Android
2 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (67.86%) MVC
2 33 (58.93%) TDD
3 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (42.86%) OO
5 15 (26.79%) Scrum
6 13 (23.21%) OOD
7 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 7 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.71%) Unit Testing
9 6 (10.71%) BDD
10 5 (8.93%) Product Management
11 4 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (7.14%) MVVM
11 4 (7.14%) Web Application Development
11 4 (7.14%) Web Development
12 3 (5.36%) Software Testing
12 3 (5.36%) Time Management
12 3 (5.36%) SOA
12 3 (5.36%) High Availability
13 2 (3.57%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (51.79%) SQL
3 28 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (26.79%) Java
5 11 (19.64%) VB.NET
6 6 (10.71%) PHP
7 3 (5.36%) XAML
7 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.36%) VB
8 1 (1.79%) VB6
8 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
1 3 (5.36%) QA
Vendors
1 37 (66.07%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) LexisNexis
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.57%) Sitecore
Chepstow, Gwent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Freshwater
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Vizolution
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago