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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 72 52 57
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 34 55 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.48% 4.23% 3.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.08% 11.55% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 29 54 31
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -15.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £25,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,750 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
421 476 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 30.71% 36.59% 42.59%
Number of salaries quoted 359 429 482
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,650 £52,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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
(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 -18 24 £37,500 +7.14% 3
North Wales 0 10 £37,500 +7.14% 2
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 72 (98.63%) C#
1 72 (98.63%) .NET
2 61 (83.56%) MVC
3 59 (80.82%) ASP.NET
4 57 (78.08%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (71.23%) SQL Server
6 42 (57.53%) Microsoft
6 42 (57.53%) TDD
6 42 (57.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (43.84%) .NET Framework
8 29 (39.73%) Scrum
8 29 (39.73%) Web Application Development
9 28 (38.36%) Entity Framework
10 26 (35.62%) ASP.NET Web API
11 25 (34.25%) HTML
12 24 (32.88%) CSS
13 22 (30.14%) JavaScript
14 21 (28.77%) SQL
15 20 (27.40%) Node.js
16 18 (24.66%) Team Foundation Server
17 17 (23.29%) Enterprise Software
18 16 (21.92%) RESTful
19 15 (20.55%) BDD
19 15 (20.55%) NoSQL
19 15 (20.55%) Facebook
19 15 (20.55%) SDLC
19 15 (20.55%) Advertising
19 15 (20.55%) NUnit
19 15 (20.55%) Ruby
19 15 (20.55%) Git (software)

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 20 (27.40%) Node.js
2 4 (5.48%) IIS
3 3 (4.11%) CMS
3 3 (4.11%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.74%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.37%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 13 (17.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.37%) MS Project
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.74%) SaaS
3 1 (1.37%) PaaS
3 1 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) HTTP
1 1 (1.37%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (71.23%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.55%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 18 (24.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (20.55%) NUnit
2 15 (20.55%) Git (software)
3 14 (19.18%) Rhino Mocks
4 13 (17.81%) Visual Studio
5 9 (12.33%) MSTest
6 6 (8.22%) Moq
7 5 (6.85%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (4.11%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 15 (20.55%) Advertising
2 5 (6.85%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Finance
3 2 (2.74%) Law
4 1 (1.37%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 70 (95.89%) Developer
2 54 (73.97%) .NET Developer
3 9 (12.33%) C# Developer
4 8 (10.96%) Senior Developer
4 8 (10.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (6.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Junior Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Junior
8 3 (4.11%) AWS Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Sitecore Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.74%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Junior .NET Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Release Engineer
10 1 (1.37%) C++ Team Leader
10 1 (1.37%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (98.63%) .NET
2 59 (80.82%) ASP.NET
3 42 (57.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (43.84%) .NET Framework
5 28 (38.36%) Entity Framework
6 26 (35.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 25 (34.25%) HTML
8 24 (32.88%) CSS
9 16 (21.92%) RESTful
10 14 (19.18%) Castle Windsor
10 14 (19.18%) jQuery
11 12 (16.44%) Web Services
11 12 (16.44%) XML
12 10 (13.70%) HTML5
13 9 (12.33%) NHibernate
13 9 (12.33%) MonoRail
14 7 (9.59%) WPF
14 7 (9.59%) WinForms
15 6 (8.22%) Ajax
15 6 (8.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.29%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (12.33%) Tandem
3 7 (9.59%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.11%) Replication
7 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.37%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.37%) NHS
8 1 (1.37%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.07%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (83.56%) MVC
2 57 (78.08%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (57.53%) TDD
4 29 (39.73%) Scrum
4 29 (39.73%) Web Application Development
5 15 (20.55%) BDD
5 15 (20.55%) SDLC
6 8 (10.96%) SOA
6 8 (10.96%) Unit Testing
7 7 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.22%) Web Development
8 6 (8.22%) OO
8 6 (8.22%) MVVM
9 5 (6.85%) Kanban
9 5 (6.85%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (5.48%) Software Architecture
10 4 (5.48%) OOD
10 4 (5.48%) Data Analysis
11 3 (4.11%) Automated Testing
11 3 (4.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (98.63%) C#
2 22 (30.14%) JavaScript
3 21 (28.77%) SQL
4 15 (20.55%) Ruby
5 13 (17.81%) VB.NET
6 8 (10.96%) Java
7 5 (6.85%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.48%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.11%) XAML
9 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.74%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.37%) VB6
11 1 (1.37%) VB
11 1 (1.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) QA
Vendors
1 42 (57.53%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.55%) Facebook
3 6 (8.22%) Oracle
4 3 (4.11%) LexisNexis
5 2 (2.74%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.37%) SAP
6 1 (1.37%) Citrix
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