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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 68 81 53
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -28
Permanent jobs citing WCF 30 24 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.56% 1.98% 3.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.83% 5.57% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 29 24 33
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,825 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £44,000
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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
383 431 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 32.65% 35.53% 38.88%
Number of salaries quoted 313 378 312
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 11 February 2016.

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 11 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
Cardiff +5 18 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Torfaen +5 7 £38,000 +8.57% 2
Neath Port Talbot -11 4 £37,500 -5.06% 1
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 80 (100.00%) .NET
2 79 (98.75%) C#
3 64 (80.00%) HTML
4 61 (76.25%) MVC
5 56 (70.00%) CSS
6 53 (66.25%) JavaScript
6 53 (66.25%) ASP.NET
7 48 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (57.50%) SQL Server
9 37 (46.25%) SQL
10 34 (42.50%) Microsoft
11 32 (40.00%) Scrum
12 31 (38.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (30.00%) AngularJS
13 24 (30.00%) TDD
14 23 (28.75%) OO
15 22 (27.50%) MS Excel
15 22 (27.50%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (26.25%) jQuery
17 20 (25.00%) VB.NET
18 19 (23.75%) SDLC
19 18 (22.50%) HTML5
20 17 (21.25%) XML
21 16 (20.00%) Node.js
22 13 (16.25%) Finance
22 13 (16.25%) Web Services
23 12 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
23 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
23 12 (15.00%) Web Application Development
23 12 (15.00%) BDD

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 16 (20.00%) Node.js
2 6 (7.50%) IIS
3 3 (3.75%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 22 (27.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.00%) SaaS
3 3 (3.75%) IaaS
3 3 (3.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (57.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (8.75%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.75%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.75%) SSDT
6 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (13.75%) Git (software)
3 10 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.75%) Moq
4 3 (3.75%) MSTest
4 3 (3.75%) NUnit
4 3 (3.75%) Subversion
4 3 (3.75%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (16.25%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Games
3 4 (5.00%) Advertising
4 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (83.75%) Developer
2 62 (77.50%) .NET Developer
3 16 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 16 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 16 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 16 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Social Media Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.25%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Scrum Master
8 5 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
9 4 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (100.00%) .NET
2 64 (80.00%) HTML
3 56 (70.00%) CSS
4 53 (66.25%) ASP.NET
5 31 (38.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 22 (27.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 21 (26.25%) jQuery
9 18 (22.50%) HTML5
10 17 (21.25%) XML
11 13 (16.25%) Web Services
12 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (13.75%) KnockoutJS
14 10 (12.50%) .NET Framework
14 10 (12.50%) WinForms
15 7 (8.75%) CSS3
15 7 (8.75%) RESTful
16 5 (6.25%) NHibernate
17 3 (3.75%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) BBC
1 7 (8.75%) Social Media
2 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.75%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.75%) User Experience
4 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (76.25%) MVC
2 48 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (40.00%) Scrum
4 24 (30.00%) TDD
5 23 (28.75%) OO
6 19 (23.75%) SDLC
7 12 (15.00%) BDD
7 12 (15.00%) Web Application Development
8 10 (12.50%) OOD
8 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.25%) CQRS
9 5 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (6.25%) Kanban
9 5 (6.25%) Performance Management
10 4 (5.00%) SOLID
11 3 (3.75%) Data Analysis
11 3 (3.75%) SOA
12 2 (2.50%) UX Design
12 2 (2.50%) Waterfall
13 1 (1.25%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 79 (98.75%) C#
2 53 (66.25%) JavaScript
3 37 (46.25%) SQL
4 20 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 7 (8.75%) Java
5 7 (8.75%) Ruby
6 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 34 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.75%) Apple
2 7 (8.75%) Facebook
2 7 (8.75%) Google
2 7 (8.75%) Sony
2 7 (8.75%) Yahoo!
3 3 (3.75%) Sitecore
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