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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 49 37 63
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Permanent jobs citing WCF 43 58 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.91% 5.16% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.68% 12.92% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 41 55 13
Average salary £35,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.79% -3.75%
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
368 449 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 33.42% 39.91% 37.40%
Number of salaries quoted 330 407 306
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
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 August 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 August 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
(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 -25 16 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Torfaen +5 9 £36,000 +7.46%
Bridgend +3 8 £38,500 - 1
Newport +7 4 £40,000 +37.93% 1
Neath Port Talbot +1 2 £35,500 -7.79%
Caerphilly - 2 £35,000 -
Monmouthshire - 1 £42,500 -
Gwent - 1 £45,000 -
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 83 (100.00%) .NET
2 82 (98.80%) C#
3 57 (68.67%) HTML
4 56 (67.47%) SQL Server
5 54 (65.06%) MVC
6 45 (54.22%) ASP.NET
7 43 (51.81%) CSS
7 43 (51.81%) JavaScript
8 42 (50.60%) SQL
8 42 (50.60%) Microsoft
9 36 (43.37%) TDD
9 36 (43.37%) .NET Framework
10 34 (40.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 32 (38.55%) WinForms
12 30 (36.14%) OO
13 27 (32.53%) XML
13 27 (32.53%) Scrum
14 23 (27.71%) NUnit
14 23 (27.71%) MS Excel
15 22 (26.51%) Windows
16 20 (24.10%) MSTest
16 20 (24.10%) Moq
17 19 (22.89%) HTML5
18 18 (21.69%) Team Foundation Server
18 18 (21.69%) ASP.NET Web API
19 17 (20.48%) OOD
20 15 (18.07%) VB.NET
20 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET MVC
20 15 (18.07%) Web Development
21 14 (16.87%) jQuery

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (7.23%) IIS
1 6 (7.23%) Umbraco
2 3 (3.61%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (3.61%) CMS
2 3 (3.61%) Node.js
3 1 (1.20%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (27.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (13.25%) PaaS
2 11 (13.25%) IaaS
3 4 (4.82%) Trello
3 4 (4.82%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (67.47%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (8.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (8.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.20%) MySQL
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (27.71%) NUnit
2 20 (24.10%) MSTest
2 20 (24.10%) Moq
3 18 (21.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (12.05%) Visual Studio
5 9 (10.84%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (6.02%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (3.61%) Subversion
General
1 5 (6.02%) Retail
2 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.41%) Advertising
2 2 (2.41%) Games
3 1 (1.20%) Finance
3 1 (1.20%) Legal
3 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (81.93%) Developer
2 51 (61.45%) .NET Developer
3 16 (19.28%) Senior Developer
4 9 (10.84%) Software Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) C# Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Software Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (8.43%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Technical Leader
8 5 (6.02%) Senior Web Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Web Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (3.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Umbraco Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Release Manager
9 3 (3.61%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.61%) .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (100.00%) .NET
2 57 (68.67%) HTML
3 45 (54.22%) ASP.NET
4 43 (51.81%) CSS
5 36 (43.37%) .NET Framework
6 34 (40.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 32 (38.55%) WinForms
8 27 (32.53%) XML
9 19 (22.89%) HTML5
10 18 (21.69%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (16.87%) jQuery
13 9 (10.84%) Castle Windsor
13 9 (10.84%) Silverlight
13 9 (10.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 8 (9.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 7 (8.43%) Web Services
16 6 (7.23%) WPF
16 6 (7.23%) Spring.NET
16 6 (7.23%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (7.23%) Open Source
3 5 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.61%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.20%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.20%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.51%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) Android
2 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (65.06%) MVC
2 36 (43.37%) TDD
3 30 (36.14%) OO
4 27 (32.53%) Scrum
5 17 (20.48%) OOD
6 15 (18.07%) Web Development
7 14 (16.87%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (13.25%) Web Application Development
8 11 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (12.05%) Dependency Injection
10 9 (10.84%) Product Management
10 9 (10.84%) Software Engineering
11 8 (9.64%) Software Testing
12 7 (8.43%) Data Analysis
13 6 (7.23%) Kanban
13 6 (7.23%) MVVM
14 5 (6.02%) Unit Testing
14 5 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
15 3 (3.61%) iOS Development
15 3 (3.61%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (98.80%) C#
2 43 (51.81%) JavaScript
3 42 (50.60%) SQL
4 15 (18.07%) VB.NET
5 11 (13.25%) Java
6 10 (12.05%) T-SQL
7 6 (7.23%) VB
7 6 (7.23%) PHP
8 1 (1.20%) XAML
8 1 (1.20%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.20%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 42 (50.60%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) Oracle
3 4 (4.82%) Sitecore
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