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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 74 48 33
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -15
Permanent jobs citing WCF 35 57 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.52% 4.38% 5.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.74% 13.13% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 34 53 68
Average salary £35,750 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.69% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £44,000
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
519 434 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 37.34% 33.33% 42.49%
Number of salaries quoted 446 388 508
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -24 31 £35,000 -2.09% 3
North Wales -4 2 £47,500 +26.66% 1
West Wales +3 1 £40,000 +14.28%
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (97.01%) .NET
2 60 (89.55%) C#
3 55 (82.09%) MVC
4 50 (74.63%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (71.64%) ASP.NET
6 46 (68.66%) SQL Server
7 37 (55.22%) HTML
8 36 (53.73%) CSS
9 34 (50.75%) JavaScript
10 31 (46.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 28 (41.79%) Microsoft
12 25 (37.31%) Scrum
13 24 (35.82%) Team Foundation Server
14 23 (34.33%) jQuery
14 23 (34.33%) Web Services
15 20 (29.85%) Visual Studio
15 20 (29.85%) VB.NET
15 20 (29.85%) .NET Framework
16 19 (28.36%) SQL
17 18 (26.87%) TDD
18 16 (23.88%) Entity Framework
18 16 (23.88%) ASP.NET Web API
18 16 (23.88%) SDLC
19 14 (20.90%) XML
20 13 (19.40%) Windows
20 13 (19.40%) MS Excel
21 12 (17.91%) KnockoutJS
22 11 (16.42%) HTML5
22 11 (16.42%) SQL Server 2008
23 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Integration Services

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (8.96%) Apache Solr
2 5 (7.46%) IIS
3 4 (5.97%) Node.js
4 2 (2.99%) Orchard CMS
4 2 (2.99%) CMS
4 2 (2.99%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (19.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) HTTP
1 2 (2.99%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (68.66%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
6 5 (7.46%) NoSQL
7 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (4.48%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (35.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (29.85%) Visual Studio
3 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.46%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (7.46%) Subversion
5 4 (5.97%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (5.97%) NUnit
6 3 (4.48%) MSBuild
6 3 (4.48%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.99%) CruiseControl
General
1 6 (8.96%) Advertising
1 6 (8.96%) Retail
2 5 (7.46%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Games
3 2 (2.99%) Military
Job Titles
1 56 (83.58%) Developer
2 36 (53.73%) .NET Developer
3 15 (22.39%) C# Developer
4 13 (19.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (14.93%) Senior Developer
6 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (11.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Software Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) AWS Developer
8 5 (7.46%) VB.NET Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Team Leader
9 4 (5.97%) Junior Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Junior
10 3 (4.48%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Sitecore Developer
11 2 (2.99%) C++/C# Developer
11 2 (2.99%) Release Engineer
11 2 (2.99%) C++ Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (97.01%) .NET
2 48 (71.64%) ASP.NET
3 37 (55.22%) HTML
4 36 (53.73%) CSS
5 31 (46.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (34.33%) jQuery
6 23 (34.33%) Web Services
7 20 (29.85%) .NET Framework
8 16 (23.88%) Entity Framework
8 16 (23.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (20.90%) XML
10 12 (17.91%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (16.42%) HTML5
12 8 (11.94%) AngularJS
12 8 (11.94%) JSON
13 7 (10.45%) WinForms
13 7 (10.45%) SignalR
13 7 (10.45%) Highcharts JS
14 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (8.96%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Inversion of Control
1 6 (8.96%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.97%) Tandem
2 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.99%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (2.99%) GIS
5 1 (1.49%) NHS
5 1 (1.49%) BBC
5 1 (1.49%) Social Media
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.40%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (82.09%) MVC
2 50 (74.63%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (37.31%) Scrum
4 18 (26.87%) TDD
5 16 (23.88%) SDLC
6 8 (11.94%) Web Application Development
6 8 (11.94%) Web Development
6 8 (11.94%) OO
7 7 (10.45%) SOA
7 7 (10.45%) Data Analysis
7 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.45%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.97%) Release Management
8 4 (5.97%) Software Architecture
8 4 (5.97%) BDD
8 4 (5.97%) OOD
9 3 (4.48%) UML
9 3 (4.48%) OOP
9 3 (4.48%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.48%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 60 (89.55%) C#
2 34 (50.75%) JavaScript
3 20 (29.85%) VB.NET
4 19 (28.36%) SQL
5 4 (5.97%) Ruby
6 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.99%) C++
7 2 (2.99%) Java
7 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (41.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.96%) Sitecore
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle
4 4 (5.97%) Facebook
5 1 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) Apple
5 1 (1.49%) Sony
5 1 (1.49%) Yahoo!
5 1 (1.49%) Google
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