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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 16 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 4 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 4.60% 12.22% 9.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.76% 20.75% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 4
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +11.11%
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
34 53 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 39.08% 58.89% 47.73%
Number of salaries quoted 32 51 16
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,350 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,000 £40,000
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 16 September 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) MVC
3 8 (66.67%) WinForms
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 8 (66.67%) WPF
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (50.00%) Blackberry
5 6 (50.00%) GIS
5 6 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (50.00%) XML
5 6 (50.00%) XSLT
5 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (50.00%) Oracle
5 6 (50.00%) Silverlight
5 6 (50.00%) LINQ
5 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (50.00%) Android
5 6 (50.00%) Mercurial
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (16.67%) NUnit
2 2 (16.67%) MSTest
2 2 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (16.67%) Moq
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 6 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Junior
5 2 (16.67%) Graduate
5 2 (16.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Junior Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Junior .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
3 8 (66.67%) WinForms
3 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 8 (66.67%) WPF
4 6 (50.00%) XML
4 6 (50.00%) XSLT
4 6 (50.00%) Silverlight
4 6 (50.00%) LINQ
4 6 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 2 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
6 2 (16.67%) Ninject
6 2 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (16.67%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 6 (50.00%) GIS
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Android
2 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 6 (50.00%) Android Development
2 6 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Kanban
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 2 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (16.67%) MVVM
5 1 (8.33%) User Experience Design
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VB
3 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) ActionScript
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle