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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 77 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 23 40 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.94% 3.67% 3.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.53% 10.34% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 20 39 29
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,275 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £46,000
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
352 387 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.70% 35.50% 38.95%
Number of salaries quoted 302 354 381
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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
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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 15 £36,500 -14.11% 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 4 £52,500 -
Torfaen -16 2 £28,250 -21.52%
Bridgend -11 1 £35,000 +16.66%
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 47 (97.92%) C#
1 47 (97.92%) .NET
2 37 (77.08%) MVC
3 35 (72.92%) Microsoft
3 35 (72.92%) ASP.NET
4 34 (70.83%) SQL Server
4 34 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (60.42%) Scrum
6 27 (56.25%) TDD
7 23 (47.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (41.67%) HTML
9 18 (37.50%) CSS
9 18 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
11 16 (33.33%) .NET Framework
12 15 (31.25%) NUnit
13 14 (29.17%) Rhino Mocks
13 14 (29.17%) Castle Windsor
13 14 (29.17%) Web Application Development
14 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
15 12 (25.00%) Visual Studio
15 12 (25.00%) SQL
15 12 (25.00%) VB.NET
15 12 (25.00%) Entity Framework
16 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET Web API
17 10 (20.83%) SDLC
17 10 (20.83%) HTML5
17 10 (20.83%) Windows
18 9 (18.75%) MSTest
18 9 (18.75%) MonoRail

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (10.42%) Node.js
2 4 (8.33%) IIS
3 3 (6.25%) CMS
3 3 (6.25%) Umbraco
4 2 (4.17%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.08%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.08%) MS Project
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) SaaS
3 1 (2.08%) IaaS
3 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Multicast
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (31.25%) NUnit
3 14 (29.17%) Rhino Mocks
4 12 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 9 (18.75%) MSTest
6 6 (12.50%) Moq
7 5 (10.42%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (6.25%) MSBuild
9 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
1 2 (4.17%) Law
2 1 (2.08%) Games
2 1 (2.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 45 (93.75%) Developer
2 32 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) AWS Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Junior
6 3 (6.25%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Junior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Release Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Sitecore Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Senior WinForms Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Node.js Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Graduate
8 1 (2.08%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.08%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.08%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (97.92%) .NET
2 35 (72.92%) ASP.NET
3 23 (47.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (41.67%) HTML
5 18 (37.50%) CSS
6 16 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 14 (29.17%) Castle Windsor
8 12 (25.00%) Entity Framework
9 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (20.83%) HTML5
11 9 (18.75%) MonoRail
11 9 (18.75%) NHibernate
12 7 (14.58%) WinForms
12 7 (14.58%) XML
12 7 (14.58%) jQuery
13 6 (12.50%) WPF
13 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (10.42%) Unity DI Container
14 5 (10.42%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (10.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Tandem
2 7 (14.58%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.25%) Replication
6 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.08%) NHS
7 1 (2.08%) GIS
7 1 (2.08%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (77.08%) MVC
2 34 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (60.42%) Scrum
4 27 (56.25%) TDD
5 14 (29.17%) Web Application Development
6 10 (20.83%) SDLC
7 8 (16.67%) SOA
8 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
8 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (12.50%) MVVM
10 5 (10.42%) OO
10 5 (10.42%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (10.42%) Kanban
11 4 (8.33%) Software Architecture
11 4 (8.33%) Data Analysis
11 4 (8.33%) OOD
12 3 (6.25%) High Availability
12 3 (6.25%) UML
12 3 (6.25%) OOP
12 3 (6.25%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (97.92%) C#
2 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.00%) SQL
3 12 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 6 (12.50%) Java
5 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.25%) XAML
6 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.17%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 35 (72.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) LexisNexis
4 2 (4.17%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.08%) Citrix
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Pension, Holidays, Market Leader
Posted: 22 days ago