The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 42 46 65
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +19
Permanent jobs citing WCF 59 47 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.47% 3.75% 2.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.41% 9.55% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 57 42 21
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
440 492 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 33.33% 39.20% 40.86%
Number of salaries quoted 394 446 363
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
UK

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 50 £35,000 -11.39% 13
North Wales - 4 £36,250 - 1
West Wales -1 3 £25,000 -37.50% 2
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 111 (100.00%) .NET
2 110 (99.10%) C#
3 76 (68.47%) MVC
4 75 (67.57%) SQL Server
5 72 (64.86%) HTML
6 65 (58.56%) ASP.NET
7 58 (52.25%) CSS
7 58 (52.25%) JavaScript
8 55 (49.55%) Microsoft
9 53 (47.75%) SQL
10 51 (45.95%) .NET Framework
11 49 (44.14%) WinForms
12 44 (39.64%) TDD
13 42 (37.84%) Windows
14 38 (34.23%) XML
15 35 (31.53%) Scrum
16 34 (30.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 29 (26.13%) OO
17 29 (26.13%) NUnit
18 26 (23.42%) MSTest
18 26 (23.42%) Moq
19 25 (22.52%) ASP.NET MVC
20 24 (21.62%) WPF
21 23 (20.72%) Microsoft Azure
22 22 (19.82%) VB.NET
22 22 (19.82%) Silverlight
23 21 (18.92%) Oracle
23 21 (18.92%) MS Excel
24 20 (18.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 20 (18.02%) Web Application Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (9.91%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.21%) IIS
3 6 (5.41%) Umbraco
4 5 (4.50%) Node.js
5 3 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.70%) CMS
6 1 (0.90%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 21 (18.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.91%) PaaS
2 11 (9.91%) IaaS
3 4 (3.60%) Trello
3 4 (3.60%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (67.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database
3 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (6.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (26.13%) NUnit
2 26 (23.42%) MSTest
2 26 (23.42%) Moq
3 18 (16.22%) Visual Studio
4 17 (15.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (14.41%) Rhino Mocks
6 15 (13.51%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (9.01%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.70%) Subversion
9 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (4.50%) Retail
2 4 (3.60%) Finance
2 4 (3.60%) Advertising
3 2 (1.80%) Games
4 1 (0.90%) Legal
4 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 94 (84.68%) Developer
2 76 (68.47%) .NET Developer
3 23 (20.72%) C# Developer
4 21 (18.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (15.32%) Senior Developer
6 13 (11.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (11.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (8.11%) Software Developer
8 8 (7.21%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Senior Web Developer
9 5 (4.50%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Junior Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Junior .NET Developer
10 4 (3.60%) Technical Leader
10 4 (3.60%) Team Leader
10 4 (3.60%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) Junior
11 3 (2.70%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (100.00%) .NET
2 72 (64.86%) HTML
3 65 (58.56%) ASP.NET
4 58 (52.25%) CSS
5 51 (45.95%) .NET Framework
6 49 (44.14%) WinForms
7 38 (34.23%) XML
8 34 (30.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 25 (22.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (21.62%) WPF
11 22 (19.82%) Silverlight
12 20 (18.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 19 (17.12%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (16.22%) HTML5
15 16 (14.41%) jQuery
15 16 (14.41%) Castle Windsor
15 16 (14.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 13 (11.71%) Unity DI Container
16 13 (11.71%) Razor View Engine
16 13 (11.71%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (9.01%) Blackberry
2 10 (9.01%) GIS
3 7 (6.31%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.50%) Open Source
6 3 (2.70%) Blog
6 3 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.70%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.70%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.90%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 42 (37.84%) Windows
2 13 (11.71%) Android
2 13 (11.71%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (68.47%) MVC
2 44 (39.64%) TDD
3 35 (31.53%) Scrum
4 29 (26.13%) OO
5 20 (18.02%) OOD
5 20 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (18.02%) Web Application Development
6 17 (15.32%) Dependency Injection
6 17 (15.32%) Web Development
7 13 (11.71%) MVVM
7 13 (11.71%) Kanban
7 13 (11.71%) iOS Development
8 12 (10.81%) Android Development
9 11 (9.91%) Software Testing
9 11 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (8.11%) Software Engineering
10 9 (8.11%) Product Management
11 7 (6.31%) Data Analysis
12 5 (4.50%) Unit Testing
12 5 (4.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 110 (99.10%) C#
2 58 (52.25%) JavaScript
3 53 (47.75%) SQL
4 22 (19.82%) VB.NET
5 13 (11.71%) VB
6 12 (10.81%) T-SQL
7 10 (9.01%) Java
8 5 (4.50%) PHP
9 4 (3.60%) VB6
10 2 (1.80%) Ruby
11 1 (0.90%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.90%) XAML
11 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (2.70%) Degree
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.80%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.91%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 55 (49.55%) Microsoft
2 21 (18.92%) Oracle
3 4 (3.60%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.80%) Facebook
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £300000 to £400000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - Flexi time, pension, personal developmen
Posted: 2 days ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Acorn
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Acorn
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £40 - £45 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cwmbran
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
Pertemps ERP
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Pension Private Health Care
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
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