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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 73 40 69
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +29
Permanent jobs citing WCF 19 69 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.72% 5.83% 1.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.43% 12.55% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 19 69 15
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £44,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
350 550 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 31.62% 46.45% 43.80%
Number of salaries quoted 316 526 386
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £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 27 November 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 27 November 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
Torfaen -3 8 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Cardiff -26 4 £29,875 -25.31% 4
Newport +5 2 £34,000 +17.24%
Neath Port Talbot +9 1 £35,500 +1.42% 1
Bridgend 0 1 £32,500 -15.58%
Glamorgan - 1 £57,000 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £19,000 -
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 62 (100.00%) C#
1 62 (100.00%) .NET
2 44 (70.97%) SQL Server
3 40 (64.52%) HTML
3 40 (64.52%) ASP.NET
4 39 (62.90%) MVC
5 38 (61.29%) Microsoft
6 32 (51.61%) CSS
6 32 (51.61%) JavaScript
6 32 (51.61%) TDD
7 31 (50.00%) SQL
8 29 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (43.55%) OO
10 26 (41.94%) .NET Framework
11 24 (38.71%) MS Excel
12 23 (37.10%) XML
13 22 (35.48%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (29.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 16 (25.81%) Scrum
15 16 (25.81%) WinForms
16 15 (24.19%) Java
17 14 (22.58%) OOD
18 12 (19.35%) HTML5
19 11 (17.74%) MSTest
19 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET MVC
19 11 (17.74%) jQuery
19 11 (17.74%) NUnit
19 11 (17.74%) VB.NET
20 10 (16.13%) Web Services
20 10 (16.13%) Software Engineering

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 8 (12.90%) Umbraco
2 4 (6.45%) Node.js
3 3 (4.84%) IIS
3 3 (4.84%) CMS
4 2 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 24 (38.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.68%) PaaS
2 6 (9.68%) IaaS
3 4 (6.45%) Trello
3 4 (6.45%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (70.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.61%) MySQL
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) NUnit
1 11 (17.74%) MSTest
2 10 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (16.13%) Moq
3 9 (14.52%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.84%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.61%) Subversion
6 1 (1.61%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (4.84%) Retail
2 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.23%) Advertising
2 2 (3.23%) Games
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Law
3 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (82.26%) Developer
2 37 (59.68%) .NET Developer
3 12 (19.35%) Senior Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Software Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Software Developer
5 8 (12.90%) C# Developer
6 7 (11.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (9.68%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Technical Leader
8 4 (6.45%) Node.js Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Umbraco Developer
9 3 (4.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.84%) .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (3.23%) C# Application Developer
10 2 (3.23%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (64.52%) ASP.NET
2 40 (64.52%) HTML
3 32 (51.61%) CSS
4 26 (41.94%) .NET Framework
5 23 (37.10%) XML
6 22 (35.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (29.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 16 (25.81%) WinForms
9 12 (19.35%) HTML5
10 11 (17.74%) jQuery
10 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (16.13%) Web Services
12 6 (9.68%) Silverlight
12 6 (9.68%) REST
13 5 (8.06%) XHTML
13 5 (8.06%) SOAP
14 4 (6.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 3 (4.84%) Managed Extensibility Framework
15 3 (4.84%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Open Source
2 4 (6.45%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) Statistics
4 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) Blog
5 1 (1.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Android
2 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (62.90%) MVC
2 32 (51.61%) TDD
3 29 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (43.55%) OO
5 16 (25.81%) Scrum
6 14 (22.58%) OOD
7 10 (16.13%) Software Engineering
8 7 (11.29%) Web Development
9 6 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.68%) BDD
10 5 (8.06%) Product Management
10 5 (8.06%) Unit Testing
10 5 (8.06%) Software Testing
11 3 (4.84%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (4.84%) Web Application Development
12 2 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
12 2 (3.23%) iOS Development
12 2 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
12 2 (3.23%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) C#
2 32 (51.61%) JavaScript
3 31 (50.00%) SQL
4 15 (24.19%) Java
5 11 (17.74%) VB.NET
6 6 (9.68%) PHP
7 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.84%) VB
8 1 (1.61%) XAML
8 1 (1.61%) VB6
8 1 (1.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
Vendors
1 38 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
3 3 (4.84%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.23%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.61%) LexisNexis
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Vizolution
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cwmbran
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago