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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 74 46 47
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 26 48 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.10% 4.20% 3.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.80% 12.24% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 25 47 36
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £30,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,900
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
448 392 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 36.22% 34.33% 38.88%
Number of salaries quoted 381 355 384
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,225
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
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 31 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 31 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
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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 -4 19 £32,500 -1.51% 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 3 £52,500 -
Bridgend -16 1 £38,500 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £38,500 -
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 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 49 (96.08%) .NET
2 45 (88.24%) C#
3 39 (76.47%) MVC
3 39 (76.47%) SQL Server
4 35 (68.63%) ASP.NET
4 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
6 24 (47.06%) Scrum
7 22 (43.14%) HTML
8 21 (41.18%) JavaScript
8 21 (41.18%) CSS
8 21 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (39.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (37.25%) TDD
11 17 (33.33%) .NET Framework
11 17 (33.33%) Visual Studio
12 16 (31.37%) VB.NET
13 13 (25.49%) SQL
13 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
13 13 (25.49%) Web Services
13 13 (25.49%) jQuery
14 12 (23.53%) Entity Framework
15 11 (21.57%) Windows
15 11 (21.57%) SDLC
16 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET Web API
17 9 (17.65%) Web Application Development
17 9 (17.65%) Castle Windsor
17 9 (17.65%) Rhino Mocks
17 9 (17.65%) MonoRail
17 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (7.84%) IIS
1 4 (7.84%) Apache Solr
2 3 (5.88%) CMS
2 3 (5.88%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.92%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (1.96%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 13 (25.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.96%) MS Project
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) HTTP
1 2 (3.92%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
6 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.96%) MySQL
9 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (39.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 9 (17.65%) NUnit
3 9 (17.65%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (5.88%) Subversion
5 3 (5.88%) MSBuild
6 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.92%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.96%) MSTest
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Games
2 2 (3.92%) Military
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (86.27%) Developer
2 28 (54.90%) .NET Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 5 (9.80%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.84%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Junior Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Junior
6 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Sitecore Developer
6 3 (5.88%) AWS Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) C++/C# Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Junior .NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Release Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) C++ Team Leader
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (96.08%) .NET
2 35 (68.63%) ASP.NET
3 22 (43.14%) HTML
4 21 (41.18%) CSS
4 21 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 13 (25.49%) Web Services
6 13 (25.49%) jQuery
7 12 (23.53%) Entity Framework
8 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (17.65%) MonoRail
9 9 (17.65%) Castle Windsor
9 9 (17.65%) NHibernate
10 8 (15.69%) XML
10 8 (15.69%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (13.73%) HTML5
11 7 (13.73%) WPF
12 6 (11.76%) WinForms
12 6 (11.76%) AngularJS
13 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Tandem
2 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.84%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.92%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (3.92%) GIS
4 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.96%) NHS
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (76.47%) MVC
2 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (47.06%) Scrum
4 19 (37.25%) TDD
5 11 (21.57%) SDLC
6 9 (17.65%) Web Application Development
7 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
8 7 (13.73%) OO
9 6 (11.76%) SOA
10 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
10 4 (7.84%) Software Architecture
10 4 (7.84%) MVVM
10 4 (7.84%) Release Management
11 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.88%) Automated Testing
11 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.88%) OOD
11 3 (5.88%) UML
11 3 (5.88%) OOP
12 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 45 (88.24%) C#
2 21 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 16 (31.37%) VB.NET
4 13 (25.49%) SQL
5 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.92%) C++
7 2 (3.92%) Java
8 1 (1.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.96%) LexisNexis
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix
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