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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 72 48 38
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -10
Permanent jobs citing WCF 31 42 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.46% 3.85% 5.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.57% 11.41% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 30 40 56
Average salary £35,000 £35,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.09% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,875 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £44,900
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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
472 368 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 37.49% 33.70% 40.07%
Number of salaries quoted 408 328 419
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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
Cardiff -6 22 £35,000 - 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 4 £37,500 -
Neath Port Talbot +1 2 £36,000 +1.40%
Bridgend -6 1 £38,500 +8.45%
Torfaen -8 1 £32,500 -9.72%
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 51 (96.23%) .NET
2 46 (86.79%) C#
3 42 (79.25%) MVC
4 40 (75.47%) SQL Server
5 39 (73.58%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (66.04%) ASP.NET
7 28 (52.83%) HTML
8 26 (49.06%) JavaScript
8 26 (49.06%) CSS
9 25 (47.17%) Scrum
10 24 (45.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
12 20 (37.74%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (35.85%) Visual Studio
13 19 (35.85%) VB.NET
14 17 (32.08%) .NET Framework
15 15 (28.30%) TDD
15 15 (28.30%) jQuery
16 14 (26.42%) Web Services
17 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
17 13 (24.53%) Entity Framework
17 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET Web API
18 12 (22.64%) KnockoutJS
18 12 (22.64%) Windows
19 11 (20.75%) HTML5
19 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2008
20 10 (18.87%) SDLC
20 10 (18.87%) SQL
21 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 6 (11.32%) Apache Solr
2 5 (9.43%) IIS
3 2 (3.77%) CMS
3 2 (3.77%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.77%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (1.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
1 2 (3.77%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (75.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (11.32%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (5.66%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (45.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (35.85%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (9.43%) Subversion
4 4 (7.55%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (7.55%) NUnit
4 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.66%) MSBuild
5 3 (5.66%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.77%) CruiseControl
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Advertising
3 2 (3.77%) Games
3 2 (3.77%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (79.25%) Developer
2 23 (43.40%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Senior Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Software Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) AWS Developer
5 5 (9.43%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.43%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Team Leader
6 4 (7.55%) Junior Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Junior
7 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Sitecore Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Junior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Release Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) C++ Team Leader
8 2 (3.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.77%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (96.23%) .NET
2 35 (66.04%) ASP.NET
3 28 (52.83%) HTML
4 26 (49.06%) CSS
5 20 (37.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (32.08%) .NET Framework
7 15 (28.30%) jQuery
8 14 (26.42%) Web Services
9 13 (24.53%) Entity Framework
9 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (22.64%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (20.75%) HTML5
12 8 (15.09%) AngularJS
12 8 (15.09%) XML
13 7 (13.21%) SignalR
13 7 (13.21%) Highcharts JS
14 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (11.32%) WinForms
14 6 (11.32%) Lucene
14 6 (11.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (7.55%) Tandem
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.77%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (3.77%) GIS
5 1 (1.89%) NHS
5 1 (1.89%) BBC
5 1 (1.89%) Social Media
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (79.25%) MVC
2 39 (73.58%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (47.17%) Scrum
4 15 (28.30%) TDD
5 10 (18.87%) SDLC
6 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
6 7 (13.21%) Data Analysis
6 7 (13.21%) SOA
6 7 (13.21%) OO
7 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.43%) Web Application Development
9 4 (7.55%) Software Architecture
9 4 (7.55%) Release Management
10 3 (5.66%) Web Development
10 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.66%) MVVM
10 3 (5.66%) Automated Testing
10 3 (5.66%) OOD
10 3 (5.66%) UML
10 3 (5.66%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 46 (86.79%) C#
2 26 (49.06%) JavaScript
3 19 (35.85%) VB.NET
4 10 (18.87%) SQL
5 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.77%) C++
6 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.89%) Ruby
7 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) Sitecore
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) Facebook
4 1 (1.89%) Apple
4 1 (1.89%) Sony
4 1 (1.89%) Yahoo!
4 1 (1.89%) Google
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago