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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 66 41 67
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +26
Permanent jobs citing WCF 41 44 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.97% 4.40% 2.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.99% 11.43% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 41 43 24
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
513 385 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 37.17% 38.54% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 439 343 468
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 February 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 February 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 -24 26 £37,500 - 6
North Wales -1 13 £37,500 -6.25% 1
West Wales +4 2 £37,500 +9.48%
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 75 (98.68%) C#
1 75 (98.68%) .NET
2 67 (88.16%) ASP.NET
3 65 (85.53%) MVC
4 61 (80.26%) SQL Server
5 56 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (73.68%) TDD
6 48 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 44 (57.89%) Microsoft
8 43 (56.58%) .NET Framework
9 42 (55.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 36 (47.37%) Web Application Development
11 34 (44.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 31 (40.79%) Node.js
13 29 (38.16%) BDD
14 27 (35.53%) Advertising
15 26 (34.21%) RESTful
16 25 (32.89%) Git (software)
16 25 (32.89%) Ruby
16 25 (32.89%) NoSQL
16 25 (32.89%) Facebook
16 25 (32.89%) Enterprise Software
17 24 (31.58%) Scrum
18 23 (30.26%) HTML
19 20 (26.32%) SQL
19 20 (26.32%) CSS
20 17 (22.37%) MS Excel
21 16 (21.05%) JavaScript
22 13 (17.11%) VB.NET
22 13 (17.11%) XML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 31 (40.79%) Node.js
2 5 (6.58%) CMS
2 5 (6.58%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.32%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (22.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.32%) MS Project
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) SaaS
2 2 (2.63%) PaaS
2 2 (2.63%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (80.26%) SQL Server
2 25 (32.89%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.32%) SSDT
5 1 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 25 (32.89%) Git (software)
2 13 (17.11%) NUnit
3 11 (14.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (14.47%) MSTest
3 11 (14.47%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (9.21%) Moq
4 7 (9.21%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.95%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 27 (35.53%) Advertising
2 3 (3.95%) Law
3 1 (1.32%) Legal
3 1 (1.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 71 (93.42%) Developer
2 59 (77.63%) .NET Developer
3 8 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 6 (7.89%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.58%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (2.63%) C# Application Developer
7 2 (2.63%) .NET Applications Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Junior Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Lead Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Graduate
7 2 (2.63%) Graduate Software Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Applications Developer
7 2 (2.63%) Junior
7 2 (2.63%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (98.68%) .NET
2 67 (88.16%) ASP.NET
3 48 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 43 (56.58%) .NET Framework
5 42 (55.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 34 (44.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 26 (34.21%) RESTful
8 23 (30.26%) HTML
9 20 (26.32%) CSS
10 13 (17.11%) XML
11 11 (14.47%) Web Services
11 11 (14.47%) Castle Windsor
12 8 (10.53%) HTML5
13 7 (9.21%) jQuery
13 7 (9.21%) WPF
13 7 (9.21%) WinForms
14 6 (7.89%) NHibernate
14 6 (7.89%) MonoRail
14 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 5 (6.58%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.89%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.89%) Tandem
3 5 (6.58%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.95%) Replication
6 2 (2.63%) Statistics
6 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Android
2 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (85.53%) MVC
2 56 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (73.68%) TDD
3 36 (47.37%) Web Application Development
4 29 (38.16%) BDD
5 24 (31.58%) Scrum
6 10 (13.16%) OO
7 7 (9.21%) OOD
8 6 (7.89%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.58%) Kanban
9 5 (6.58%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (6.58%) Unit Testing
10 4 (5.26%) MVVM
10 4 (5.26%) SOA
11 3 (3.95%) Time Management
11 3 (3.95%) High Availability
12 2 (2.63%) UML
13 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2
13 1 (1.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (98.68%) C#
2 25 (32.89%) Ruby
3 20 (26.32%) SQL
4 16 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 13 (17.11%) VB.NET
6 11 (14.47%) Java
7 7 (9.21%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.95%) VB
8 3 (3.95%) XAML
9 2 (2.63%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.32%) XPath
10 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.32%) VB6
10 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) VCP4
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 44 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 25 (32.89%) Facebook
3 3 (3.95%) LexisNexis
4 2 (2.63%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.63%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.32%) Citrix
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle
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