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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 78 45 56
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 21 42 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.79% 4.57% 2.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.07% 11.08% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 21 41 24
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
414 379 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 35.20% 41.24% 44.06%
Number of salaries quoted 384 349 356
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -26 7 £30,000 -31.81% 1
Torfaen -4 6 £33,000 -10.81% 1
Monmouthshire - 5 £37,500 - 1
Neath Port Talbot +5 1 £39,500 +12.85% 1
Newport -15 1 £33,000 +13.79%
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 45 (100.00%) C#
1 45 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (84.44%) Microsoft
3 33 (73.33%) SQL Server
3 33 (73.33%) ASP.NET
4 32 (71.11%) MVC
5 30 (66.67%) TDD
6 26 (57.78%) HTML
7 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (48.89%) SQL
8 22 (48.89%) .NET Framework
9 20 (44.44%) MS Excel
9 20 (44.44%) CSS
9 20 (44.44%) Scrum
10 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
10 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (37.78%) XML
12 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (33.33%) OO
14 13 (28.89%) MSTest
15 12 (26.67%) VB.NET
16 11 (24.44%) OOD
16 11 (24.44%) NUnit
16 11 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (22.22%) Moq
17 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 10 (22.22%) WinForms
18 9 (20.00%) HTML5
19 8 (17.78%) Java

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (11.11%) CMS
1 5 (11.11%) Umbraco
1 5 (11.11%) Node.js
2 2 (4.44%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.89%) PaaS
2 4 (8.89%) IaaS
3 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) MSTest
2 11 (24.44%) NUnit
2 11 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (22.22%) Moq
4 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
5 6 (13.33%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (6.67%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (6.67%) Law
2 2 (4.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (88.89%) Developer
2 29 (64.44%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Software Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.11%) C# Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Leader
8 2 (4.44%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (4.44%) C# Application Developer
8 2 (4.44%) .NET Applications Developer
9 1 (2.22%) .NET Software Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Junior Software Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.22%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (73.33%) ASP.NET
3 26 (57.78%) HTML
4 22 (48.89%) .NET Framework
5 20 (44.44%) CSS
6 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (37.78%) XML
8 16 (35.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (22.22%) WinForms
10 9 (20.00%) HTML5
11 7 (15.56%) jQuery
11 7 (15.56%) Web Services
12 6 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (13.33%) Castle Windsor
13 5 (11.11%) Ninject
13 5 (11.11%) Spring.NET
13 5 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
13 5 (11.11%) Silverlight
14 4 (8.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.67%) Replication
4 2 (4.44%) Statistics
5 1 (2.22%) Open Source
5 1 (2.22%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (71.11%) MVC
2 30 (66.67%) TDD
3 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (44.44%) Scrum
5 15 (33.33%) OO
6 11 (24.44%) OOD
7 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (15.56%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (13.33%) Web Application Development
9 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
10 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 5 (11.11%) Kanban
11 4 (8.89%) MVVM
11 4 (8.89%) BDD
12 3 (6.67%) High Availability
12 3 (6.67%) Product Management
12 3 (6.67%) Time Management
12 3 (6.67%) SOA
13 2 (4.44%) Software Testing
14 1 (2.22%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (48.89%) SQL
3 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (26.67%) VB.NET
5 8 (17.78%) Java
6 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.67%) VB
7 3 (6.67%) XAML
8 2 (4.44%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.22%) VB6
9 1 (2.22%) PHP
9 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) QA
Vendors
1 38 (84.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) LexisNexis
3 2 (4.44%) EPiServer
3 2 (4.44%) Sitecore
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