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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 70 49 72
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +23
Permanent jobs citing WCF 26 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.22% 3.35% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.34% 10.41% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 26 27 16
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £31,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £45,000 £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
410 269 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 34.95% 32.22% 45.60%
Number of salaries quoted 359 236 382
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -19 13 £37,500 -14.77% 9
Torfaen - 6 £33,000 -
Monmouthshire - 5 £37,500 - 1
Neath Port Talbot 0 2 £39,500 +5.33%
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 44 (100.00%) C#
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (88.64%) Microsoft
3 38 (86.36%) ASP.NET
4 36 (81.82%) MVC
5 32 (72.73%) SQL Server
6 31 (70.45%) TDD
7 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (54.55%) Scrum
9 22 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (45.45%) HTML
11 18 (40.91%) CSS
12 17 (38.64%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (36.36%) SQL
14 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
14 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
14 15 (34.09%) .NET Framework
15 13 (29.55%) VB.NET
16 12 (27.27%) NUnit
17 11 (25.00%) XML
17 11 (25.00%) Web Application Development
17 11 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
17 11 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
18 10 (22.73%) MSTest
18 10 (22.73%) Java
19 9 (20.45%) Web Services
20 8 (18.18%) OO
20 8 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 7 (15.91%) HTML5

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (13.64%) CMS
1 6 (13.64%) Umbraco
1 6 (13.64%) Node.js
2 2 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.27%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) MS Project
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) SaaS
3 1 (2.27%) IaaS
3 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) NUnit
2 11 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 10 (22.73%) MSTest
4 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
4 6 (13.64%) Moq
5 3 (6.82%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.82%) Law
2 2 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (95.45%) Developer
2 33 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Software Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Graduate
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Junior
7 2 (4.55%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Graduate Software Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (4.55%) C# Application Developer
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Applications Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Node.js Developer
8 1 (2.27%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (2.27%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (86.36%) ASP.NET
3 22 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (45.45%) HTML
5 18 (40.91%) CSS
6 17 (38.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (34.09%) .NET Framework
8 11 (25.00%) XML
8 11 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
9 9 (20.45%) Web Services
10 8 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (15.91%) HTML5
12 6 (13.64%) MonoRail
12 6 (13.64%) NHibernate
13 5 (11.36%) Ninject
13 5 (11.36%) Unity DI Container
13 5 (11.36%) Silverlight
13 5 (11.36%) Spring.NET
13 5 (11.36%) WinForms
13 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Tandem
2 5 (11.36%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.09%) Replication
4 2 (4.55%) Statistics
4 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Android
2 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (81.82%) MVC
2 31 (70.45%) TDD
3 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (54.55%) Scrum
5 11 (25.00%) Web Application Development
6 8 (18.18%) OO
7 6 (13.64%) OOD
7 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.36%) MVVM
8 5 (11.36%) Kanban
8 5 (11.36%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
8 5 (11.36%) SOA
9 4 (9.09%) BDD
9 4 (9.09%) High Availability
10 3 (6.82%) Time Management
11 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
12 1 (2.27%) Mobile Application Development
12 1 (2.27%) Software Testing
12 1 (2.27%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (36.36%) SQL
3 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
4 13 (29.55%) VB.NET
5 10 (22.73%) Java
6 5 (11.36%) T-SQL
7 4 (9.09%) XAML
8 3 (6.82%) VB
9 2 (4.55%) TypeScript
10 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.27%) VB6
10 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) VCP4
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 39 (88.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) LexisNexis
3 2 (4.55%) EPiServer
3 2 (4.55%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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