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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 66 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 27 44 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.20% 3.95% 3.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.99% 11.92% 9.60%
Number of salaries quoted 25 43 32
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
386 369 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 31.41% 33.09% 37.68%
Number of salaries quoted 322 332 354
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,077 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £45,500
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 July 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 July 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 +3 18 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Vale of Glamorgan - 5 £52,500 -
Bridgend -9 1 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £38,500 -
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 46 (95.83%) .NET
2 44 (91.67%) C#
3 37 (77.08%) MVC
4 36 (75.00%) SQL Server
5 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (70.83%) ASP.NET
7 31 (64.58%) Microsoft
8 28 (58.33%) Scrum
9 22 (45.83%) TDD
9 22 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
11 17 (35.42%) HTML
11 17 (35.42%) CSS
11 17 (35.42%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (31.25%) VB.NET
13 14 (29.17%) Visual Studio
13 14 (29.17%) .NET Framework
14 13 (27.08%) NUnit
14 13 (27.08%) Rhino Mocks
14 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
14 13 (27.08%) Castle Windsor
14 13 (27.08%) Web Application Development
15 11 (22.92%) SDLC
15 11 (22.92%) SQL
16 10 (20.83%) Windows
16 10 (20.83%) Entity Framework
16 10 (20.83%) MonoRail
16 10 (20.83%) Tandem
16 10 (20.83%) NHibernate
17 9 (18.75%) jQuery

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (8.33%) IIS
2 3 (6.25%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.08%) Node.js
3 1 (2.08%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
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
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) HTTP
1 2 (4.17%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (29.17%) Visual Studio
3 13 (27.08%) NUnit
3 13 (27.08%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (10.42%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (8.33%) MSTest
6 3 (6.25%) Moq
6 3 (6.25%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.08%) Subversion
7 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
1 2 (4.17%) Games
1 2 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 44 (91.67%) Developer
2 29 (60.42%) .NET Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Junior
4 4 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 3 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Sitecore Developer
5 3 (6.25%) AWS Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Junior .NET Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Release Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) C++ Team Leader
6 2 (4.17%) C++/C# Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.17%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (95.83%) .NET
2 34 (70.83%) ASP.NET
3 22 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (35.42%) CSS
4 17 (35.42%) HTML
5 14 (29.17%) .NET Framework
6 13 (27.08%) Castle Windsor
7 10 (20.83%) MonoRail
7 10 (20.83%) Entity Framework
7 10 (20.83%) NHibernate
8 9 (18.75%) Web Services
8 9 (18.75%) jQuery
8 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (14.58%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (12.50%) HTML5
10 6 (12.50%) WPF
10 6 (12.50%) WinForms
11 5 (10.42%) XML
11 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (8.33%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Tandem
2 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (4.17%) GIS
4 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.08%) NHS
5 1 (2.08%) Replication
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
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 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (58.33%) Scrum
4 22 (45.83%) TDD
5 13 (27.08%) Web Application Development
6 11 (22.92%) SDLC
7 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.50%) SOA
8 5 (10.42%) OO
9 4 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 4 (8.33%) Release Management
9 4 (8.33%) Software Architecture
9 4 (8.33%) MVVM
10 3 (6.25%) Kanban
10 3 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.25%) UML
10 3 (6.25%) OOP
11 2 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (91.67%) C#
2 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 15 (31.25%) VB.NET
4 11 (22.92%) SQL
5 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.25%) Java
6 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.17%) C++
8 1 (2.08%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (64.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.08%) LexisNexis
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £1000000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago