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 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 49 36 77
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +41
Permanent jobs citing WCF 52 75 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.02% 5.72% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.18% 13.39% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 48 73 14
Average salary £37,250 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.24% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
427 560 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 32.97% 42.68% 37.06%
Number of salaries quoted 379 522 354
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £34,545
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 -25 34 £36,000 -6.49% 2
North Wales +10 12 £37,500 - 2
West Wales +2 4 £35,000 +40.00%
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 109 (100.00%) .NET
2 107 (98.17%) C#
3 79 (72.48%) SQL Server
4 74 (67.89%) MVC
5 70 (64.22%) HTML
6 65 (59.63%) ASP.NET
7 62 (56.88%) .NET Framework
8 57 (52.29%) SQL
9 56 (51.38%) Microsoft
10 54 (49.54%) JavaScript
10 54 (49.54%) CSS
11 52 (47.71%) TDD
12 46 (42.20%) WinForms
13 45 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
14 41 (37.61%) XML
15 39 (35.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 37 (33.94%) OO
17 33 (30.28%) Windows
18 31 (28.44%) ASP.NET Web API
19 29 (26.61%) MS Excel
20 28 (25.69%) NUnit
20 28 (25.69%) ASP.NET MVC
21 27 (24.77%) Scrum
22 26 (23.85%) MSTest
23 25 (22.94%) Moq
23 25 (22.94%) OOD
24 24 (22.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 23 (21.10%) Web Application Development
26 22 (20.18%) Microsoft Azure
27 21 (19.27%) HTML5

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 13 (11.93%) Node.js
2 9 (8.26%) IIS
3 7 (6.42%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.50%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.83%) CMS
6 1 (0.92%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 29 (26.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (12.84%) IaaS
2 14 (12.84%) PaaS
3 4 (3.67%) Trello
3 4 (3.67%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (72.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (9.17%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (5.50%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.59%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.75%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.75%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.92%) SSDT
7 1 (0.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (25.69%) NUnit
2 26 (23.85%) MSTest
3 25 (22.94%) Moq
4 17 (15.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (14.68%) Visual Studio
6 11 (10.09%) Oracle Forms
6 11 (10.09%) Git (software)
6 11 (10.09%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (5.50%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.75%) Subversion
General
1 11 (10.09%) Advertising
2 5 (4.59%) Retail
3 4 (3.67%) Finance
4 2 (1.83%) Games
4 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 91 (83.49%) Developer
2 69 (63.30%) .NET Developer
3 19 (17.43%) Senior Developer
4 14 (12.84%) C# Developer
5 12 (11.01%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (11.01%) Software Engineer
5 12 (11.01%) Software Developer
6 9 (8.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (8.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (6.42%) Senior Software Developer
7 7 (6.42%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Technical Leader
8 6 (5.50%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Umbraco Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Junior
9 3 (2.75%) Release Manager
9 3 (2.75%) .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (2.75%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (100.00%) .NET
2 70 (64.22%) HTML
3 65 (59.63%) ASP.NET
4 62 (56.88%) .NET Framework
5 54 (49.54%) CSS
6 46 (42.20%) WinForms
7 41 (37.61%) XML
8 39 (35.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 31 (28.44%) ASP.NET Web API
10 28 (25.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (22.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 21 (19.27%) HTML5
13 16 (14.68%) WPF
13 16 (14.68%) jQuery
14 14 (12.84%) Silverlight
15 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 11 (10.09%) Web Services
16 11 (10.09%) RESTful
16 11 (10.09%) Castle Windsor
17 8 (7.34%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.76%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (11.93%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (5.50%) GIS
3 6 (5.50%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.50%) Open Source
4 5 (4.59%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.75%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.92%) User Experience
6 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.92%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 33 (30.28%) Windows
2 9 (8.26%) Android
2 9 (8.26%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.83%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (67.89%) MVC
2 52 (47.71%) TDD
3 45 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (33.94%) OO
5 27 (24.77%) Scrum
6 25 (22.94%) OOD
7 23 (21.10%) Web Application Development
8 17 (15.60%) Web Development
9 16 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (12.84%) Software Engineering
11 12 (11.01%) Dependency Injection
11 12 (11.01%) BDD
11 12 (11.01%) Product Management
12 9 (8.26%) Kanban
12 9 (8.26%) iOS Development
13 8 (7.34%) Android Development
13 8 (7.34%) MVVM
14 7 (6.42%) Software Testing
15 6 (5.50%) Data Analysis
15 6 (5.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 107 (98.17%) C#
2 57 (52.29%) SQL
3 54 (49.54%) JavaScript
4 18 (16.51%) VB.NET
5 12 (11.01%) T-SQL
6 11 (10.09%) VB
6 11 (10.09%) Java
7 10 (9.17%) Ruby
8 6 (5.50%) PHP
9 3 (2.75%) VB6
10 1 (0.92%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.92%) C
10 1 (0.92%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.92%) XAML
10 1 (0.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (3.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 56 (51.38%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.84%) Oracle
3 10 (9.17%) Facebook
4 3 (2.75%) Sitecore
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