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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank - 19 19
Permanent jobs citing WCF 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea - 5.48% 3.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 9.30% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £31,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +44.18%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
24 43 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swansea 34.78% 58.90% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 40 29
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% +29.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £34,000
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 23 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Flash
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) UX Design
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Flash
3 1 (25.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) UX Design
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft