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

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 73 65 72
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 22 30 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.81% 3.00% 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.80% 8.93% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 17
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
379 336 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 31.24% 33.57% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 326 299 412
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,614 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +1 14 £37,500 -11.76% 6
Torfaen -13 4 £28,250 -21.52%
Neath Port Talbot +3 1 £39,500 +5.33%
Bridgend -9 1 £35,000 +13.82%
Vale of Glamorgan - 1 £52,500 -
Monmouthshire - 1 £37,500 -
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 43 (100.00%) C#
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (83.72%) Microsoft
3 34 (79.07%) MVC
3 34 (79.07%) ASP.NET
4 31 (72.09%) SQL Server
5 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (65.12%) TDD
6 24 (55.81%) Scrum
7 20 (46.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (44.19%) HTML
9 17 (39.53%) CSS
10 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
12 13 (30.23%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (30.23%) NUnit
13 12 (27.91%) .NET Framework
13 12 (27.91%) Rhino Mocks
13 12 (27.91%) Castle Windsor
13 12 (27.91%) SQL
13 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
13 12 (27.91%) Web Application Development
14 10 (23.26%) VB.NET
14 10 (23.26%) MSTest
15 8 (18.60%) HTML5
15 8 (18.60%) Entity Framework
15 8 (18.60%) Java
15 8 (18.60%) XML
16 7 (16.28%) Windows
16 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (13.95%) CMS
1 6 (13.95%) Umbraco
1 6 (13.95%) Node.js
2 2 (4.65%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.65%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) SaaS
3 1 (2.33%) PaaS
3 1 (2.33%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (72.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) NUnit
1 13 (30.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (27.91%) Rhino Mocks
3 10 (23.26%) MSTest
4 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
5 6 (13.95%) Moq
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (2.33%) Subversion
7 1 (2.33%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (6.98%) Law
2 2 (4.65%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (93.02%) Developer
2 32 (74.42%) .NET Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Software Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (9.30%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (4.65%) C# Application Developer
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Applications Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Junior Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Junior
6 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Graduate
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (2.33%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (79.07%) ASP.NET
3 20 (46.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (44.19%) HTML
5 17 (39.53%) CSS
6 15 (34.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (27.91%) .NET Framework
7 12 (27.91%) Castle Windsor
8 8 (18.60%) HTML5
8 8 (18.60%) Entity Framework
8 8 (18.60%) XML
9 7 (16.28%) NHibernate
9 7 (16.28%) MonoRail
10 5 (11.63%) Spring.NET
10 5 (11.63%) Ninject
10 5 (11.63%) Unity DI Container
10 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (11.63%) WinForms
10 5 (11.63%) Silverlight
10 5 (11.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Tandem
2 5 (11.63%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (9.30%) Replication
3 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Statistics
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) MVC
2 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (65.12%) TDD
3 24 (55.81%) Scrum
4 12 (27.91%) Web Application Development
5 6 (13.95%) MVVM
5 6 (13.95%) Unit Testing
5 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (13.95%) SOA
5 6 (13.95%) OO
6 5 (11.63%) OOD
6 5 (11.63%) Kanban
6 5 (11.63%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (9.30%) High Availability
8 3 (6.98%) Time Management
9 1 (2.33%) Software Architecture
9 1 (2.33%) BDD
9 1 (2.33%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (2.33%) UML
9 1 (2.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (32.56%) JavaScript
3 12 (27.91%) SQL
4 10 (23.26%) VB.NET
5 8 (18.60%) Java
6 4 (9.30%) XAML
6 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.65%) VB
7 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 36 (83.72%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) LexisNexis
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) EPiServer
4 2 (4.65%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Flexible Benefits/Hours
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago