The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 71 48 68
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +20
Permanent jobs citing WCF 31 51 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.24% 4.19% 2.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.97% 11.46% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 27 50 27
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £42,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
WCF
UK

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
445 445 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 32.18% 36.60% 45.77%
Number of salaries quoted 374 398 530
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

WCF
Salary Trend in Wales

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

WCF Salary Trend in Wales

WCF
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Wales

WCF
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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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
South Wales -15 23 £37,000 +5.71% 3
North Wales -8 6 £37,500 - 1
West Wales +5 2 £37,500 +50.00%
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 65 (100.00%) C#
1 65 (100.00%) .NET
2 54 (83.08%) MVC
2 54 (83.08%) ASP.NET
3 49 (75.38%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (73.85%) SQL Server
5 45 (69.23%) TDD
6 39 (60.00%) Microsoft
7 36 (55.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (49.23%) .NET Framework
9 31 (47.69%) ASP.NET Web API
10 29 (44.62%) Web Application Development
11 28 (43.08%) Entity Framework
12 25 (38.46%) Scrum
13 23 (35.38%) Node.js
14 20 (30.77%) HTML
15 19 (29.23%) CSS
16 18 (27.69%) Advertising
16 18 (27.69%) RESTful
16 18 (27.69%) BDD
16 18 (27.69%) Enterprise Software
17 17 (26.15%) NoSQL
17 17 (26.15%) Facebook
17 17 (26.15%) Git (software)
17 17 (26.15%) Ruby
17 17 (26.15%) SQL
18 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
18 15 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
19 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
20 13 (20.00%) NUnit

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the 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 23 (35.38%) Node.js
2 5 (7.69%) CMS
2 5 (7.69%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.54%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.54%) MS Project
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.08%) SaaS
3 1 (1.54%) PaaS
3 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (73.85%) SQL Server
2 17 (26.15%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (26.15%) Git (software)
2 15 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (20.00%) NUnit
4 12 (18.46%) Rhino Mocks
5 10 (15.38%) MSTest
6 9 (13.85%) Visual Studio
7 6 (9.23%) Moq
8 4 (6.15%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (4.62%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 18 (27.69%) Advertising
2 3 (4.62%) Law
3 1 (1.54%) Legal
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 63 (96.92%) Developer
2 52 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (9.23%) C# Developer
3 6 (9.23%) Senior Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (4.62%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Junior
6 2 (3.08%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Lead Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Junior Developer
6 2 (3.08%) C# Application Developer
6 2 (3.08%) .NET Applications Developer
6 2 (3.08%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (3.08%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (3.08%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (1.54%) WinForms Developer
7 1 (1.54%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (1.54%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (100.00%) .NET
2 54 (83.08%) ASP.NET
3 36 (55.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (49.23%) .NET Framework
5 31 (47.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 28 (43.08%) Entity Framework
7 20 (30.77%) HTML
8 19 (29.23%) CSS
9 18 (27.69%) RESTful
10 12 (18.46%) Castle Windsor
11 8 (12.31%) HTML5
11 8 (12.31%) Web Services
12 7 (10.77%) XML
12 7 (10.77%) WinForms
12 7 (10.77%) NHibernate
12 7 (10.77%) WPF
12 7 (10.77%) MonoRail
13 6 (9.23%) jQuery
14 5 (7.69%) Spring.NET
14 5 (7.69%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.69%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (10.77%) Tandem
3 6 (9.23%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (6.15%) Replication
4 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) NHS
6 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (83.08%) MVC
2 49 (75.38%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (69.23%) TDD
4 29 (44.62%) Web Application Development
5 25 (38.46%) Scrum
6 18 (27.69%) BDD
7 8 (12.31%) MVVM
7 8 (12.31%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.77%) OO
9 6 (9.23%) SOA
9 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (7.69%) OOD
10 5 (7.69%) Kanban
10 5 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (6.15%) High Availability
12 3 (4.62%) UML
12 3 (4.62%) OOP
12 3 (4.62%) Time Management
12 3 (4.62%) Automated Testing
13 1 (1.54%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (26.15%) SQL
2 17 (26.15%) Ruby
3 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 10 (15.38%) Java
5 9 (13.85%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.15%) XAML
7 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.08%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.54%) VB6
9 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (10.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) QA
Vendors
1 39 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.15%) Facebook
3 5 (7.69%) Oracle
4 4 (6.15%) LexisNexis
5 2 (3.08%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.54%) Citrix
6 1 (1.54%) EPiServer
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