The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swansea region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 17 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 3 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 3.57% 15.24% 10.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.00% 24.24% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 4
Average salary £36,250 £29,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.84% +32.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WCF
West 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 Swansea region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Swansea
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
30 66 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 35.71% 62.86% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 27 63 17
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £20,500 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Swansea region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Swansea

WCF
Salary Trend in Swansea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Swansea region.

WCF Salary Trend in Swansea

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (78.57%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) WinForms
2 11 (78.57%) MVC
2 11 (78.57%) .NET Framework
2 11 (78.57%) WPF
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 8 (57.14%) Blackberry
4 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
4 8 (57.14%) Oracle
4 8 (57.14%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (57.14%) XML
4 8 (57.14%) XSLT
4 8 (57.14%) Silverlight
4 8 (57.14%) LINQ
4 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (57.14%) GIS
4 8 (57.14%) Mercurial
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (57.14%) Apple iOS
4 8 (57.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Swansea 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 (57.14%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Visual Studio
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle Forms
1 8 (57.14%) Mercurial
2 3 (21.43%) MSTest
2 3 (21.43%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (21.43%) Moq
2 3 (21.43%) NUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) .NET Developer
3 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (57.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 8 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 8 (57.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Graduate
4 3 (21.43%) Junior Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Junior .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Junior
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (78.57%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 11 (78.57%) WinForms
2 11 (78.57%) .NET Framework
2 11 (78.57%) WPF
3 8 (57.14%) XML
3 8 (57.14%) XSLT
3 8 (57.14%) Silverlight
3 8 (57.14%) LINQ
3 8 (57.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (21.43%) Castle Windsor
4 3 (21.43%) Ninject
4 3 (21.43%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 3 (21.43%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (21.43%) Spring.NET
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Blackberry
1 8 (57.14%) GIS
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 8 (57.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) MVC
2 8 (57.14%) Android Development
2 8 (57.14%) iOS Development
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Kanban
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Web Application Development
4 3 (21.43%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (21.43%) MVVM
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) OOD
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) VB
3 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) ActionScript
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
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