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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 15 18
Permanent jobs citing WCF 0 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea - 1.92% 12.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 6.67% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 9
Average salary - £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.96%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
56 15 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 74.67% 28.85% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 48 13 57
Average salary £27,864 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.69% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) OOD
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft