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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 57 33 78
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +45
Permanent jobs citing WCF 31 73 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.89% 6.11% 1.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.25% 14.31% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 30 71 10
Average salary £35,750 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
335 510 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 31.19% 42.71% 37.74%
Number of salaries quoted 291 473 345
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
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 29 September 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 29 September 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
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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 -29 12 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Torfaen 0 8 £36,000 +30.90% 2
Bridgend -2 5 £32,500 -15.58%
Newport +13 4 £40,000 +15.94%
Neath Port Talbot +4 2 £35,500 -7.79%
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 75 (100.00%) C#
1 75 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (68.00%) MVC
2 51 (68.00%) HTML
3 50 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 41 (54.67%) Microsoft
5 39 (52.00%) ASP.NET
6 38 (50.67%) CSS
6 38 (50.67%) SQL
7 37 (49.33%) JavaScript
8 36 (48.00%) TDD
9 33 (44.00%) .NET Framework
10 32 (42.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 31 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (41.33%) OO
12 30 (40.00%) WinForms
13 28 (37.33%) XML
14 24 (32.00%) MS Excel
14 24 (32.00%) NUnit
15 21 (28.00%) Scrum
15 21 (28.00%) MSTest
15 21 (28.00%) Moq
16 19 (25.33%) Windows
16 19 (25.33%) ASP.NET Web API
17 18 (24.00%) OOD
17 18 (24.00%) HTML5
18 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
19 14 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
20 13 (17.33%) Team Foundation Server
20 13 (17.33%) Continuous Integration

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 6 (8.00%) IIS
1 6 (8.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (4.00%) Node.js
3 1 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (32.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (16.00%) PaaS
2 12 (16.00%) IaaS
3 4 (5.33%) Trello
3 4 (5.33%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.33%) MySQL
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (32.00%) NUnit
2 21 (28.00%) MSTest
2 21 (28.00%) Moq
3 13 (17.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (12.00%) Rhino Mocks
5 8 (10.67%) Visual Studio
6 5 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (6.67%) Retail
2 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.67%) Games
3 1 (1.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 61 (81.33%) Developer
2 47 (62.67%) .NET Developer
3 16 (21.33%) Senior Developer
4 9 (12.00%) Software Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Software Developer
5 7 (9.33%) C# Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Technical Leader
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.00%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Umbraco Developer
8 3 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Release Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (68.00%) HTML
3 39 (52.00%) ASP.NET
4 38 (50.67%) CSS
5 33 (44.00%) .NET Framework
6 32 (42.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 30 (40.00%) WinForms
8 28 (37.33%) XML
9 19 (25.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (24.00%) HTML5
11 15 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (14.67%) jQuery
13 9 (12.00%) Castle Windsor
13 9 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 8 (10.67%) Silverlight
15 7 (9.33%) Web Services
16 6 (8.00%) WPF
16 6 (8.00%) Ninject
16 6 (8.00%) Razor View Engine
16 6 (8.00%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (8.00%) Open Source
3 5 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.33%) Windows
2 3 (4.00%) Android
2 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (68.00%) MVC
2 36 (48.00%) TDD
3 31 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (41.33%) OO
4 21 (28.00%) Scrum
5 18 (24.00%) OOD
6 13 (17.33%) Web Development
6 13 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (14.67%) Web Application Development
8 10 (13.33%) Product Management
8 10 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
9 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
10 7 (9.33%) Software Testing
11 6 (8.00%) MVVM
11 6 (8.00%) Kanban
12 5 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (5.33%) Unit Testing
13 4 (5.33%) Data Analysis
14 3 (4.00%) Release Management
14 3 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) C#
2 38 (50.67%) SQL
3 37 (49.33%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.67%) Java
4 11 (14.67%) VB.NET
5 6 (8.00%) PHP
5 6 (8.00%) VB
6 5 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.33%) XAML
7 1 (1.33%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 41 (54.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle
3 2 (2.67%) Sitecore
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