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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 48 32 83
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +51
Permanent jobs citing WCF 48 87 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.82% 6.44% 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.79% 14.75% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 43 85 14
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,850 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £44,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,864 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +6.30%
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
407 590 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 32.43% 43.67% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 355 553 393
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,739
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -22 29 £35,750 -7.14% 5
North Wales +10 15 £37,500 - 1
West Wales 0 4 £35,000 +40.00%
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 102 (99.03%) C#
1 102 (99.03%) .NET
2 78 (75.73%) SQL Server
3 69 (66.99%) MVC
4 65 (63.11%) HTML
5 60 (58.25%) ASP.NET
6 58 (56.31%) .NET Framework
7 55 (53.40%) Microsoft
8 52 (50.49%) SQL
9 51 (49.51%) TDD
10 50 (48.54%) CSS
11 49 (47.57%) JavaScript
12 44 (42.72%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (39.81%) WinForms
14 39 (37.86%) XML
15 37 (35.92%) OO
16 36 (34.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 32 (31.07%) ASP.NET Web API
18 30 (29.13%) MS Excel
19 27 (26.21%) Windows
19 27 (26.21%) ASP.NET MVC
20 26 (25.24%) NUnit
21 25 (24.27%) OOD
22 24 (23.30%) MSTest
23 23 (22.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 23 (22.33%) Moq
23 23 (22.33%) Web Application Development
24 22 (21.36%) Scrum
25 20 (19.42%) Microsoft Azure
26 19 (18.45%) HTML5

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 15 (14.56%) Node.js
2 9 (8.74%) IIS
3 6 (5.83%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.83%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.97%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.97%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (29.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (13.59%) PaaS
2 14 (13.59%) IaaS
3 4 (3.88%) Trello
3 4 (3.88%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (75.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.65%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.91%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.91%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.97%) SSDT
8 1 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (25.24%) NUnit
2 24 (23.30%) MSTest
3 23 (22.33%) Moq
4 14 (13.59%) Visual Studio
5 13 (12.62%) Git (software)
5 13 (12.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (9.71%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (8.74%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (4.85%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.91%) Subversion
General
1 12 (11.65%) Advertising
2 5 (4.85%) Retail
3 4 (3.88%) Finance
4 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 85 (82.52%) Developer
2 65 (63.11%) .NET Developer
3 18 (17.48%) Senior Developer
4 13 (12.62%) C# Developer
5 11 (10.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (10.68%) Software Developer
5 11 (10.68%) Software Engineer
6 8 (7.77%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (7.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Senior Web Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (4.85%) Technical Leader
9 3 (2.91%) Umbraco Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (2.91%) Systems Developer
10 2 (1.94%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (1.94%) Release Manager
10 2 (1.94%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (99.03%) .NET
2 65 (63.11%) HTML
3 60 (58.25%) ASP.NET
4 58 (56.31%) .NET Framework
5 50 (48.54%) CSS
6 41 (39.81%) WinForms
7 39 (37.86%) XML
8 36 (34.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 32 (31.07%) ASP.NET Web API
10 27 (26.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (22.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 19 (18.45%) HTML5
13 14 (13.59%) WPF
13 14 (13.59%) jQuery
14 12 (11.65%) Silverlight
14 12 (11.65%) RESTful
15 10 (9.71%) Web Services
15 10 (9.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 9 (8.74%) Castle Windsor
17 7 (6.80%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.50%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (10.68%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (5.83%) Open Source
4 5 (4.85%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.85%) GIS
5 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.91%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.97%) User Experience
6 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.97%) Blog
6 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (26.21%) Windows
2 8 (7.77%) Android
2 8 (7.77%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (66.99%) MVC
2 51 (49.51%) TDD
3 44 (42.72%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (35.92%) OO
5 25 (24.27%) OOD
6 23 (22.33%) Web Application Development
7 22 (21.36%) Scrum
8 15 (14.56%) Web Development
9 14 (13.59%) BDD
10 13 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (12.62%) Software Engineering
11 12 (11.65%) Product Management
12 10 (9.71%) Dependency Injection
13 8 (7.77%) iOS Development
14 7 (6.80%) Android Development
14 7 (6.80%) Software Testing
14 7 (6.80%) Kanban
15 6 (5.83%) MVVM
16 5 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
16 5 (4.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (99.03%) C#
2 52 (50.49%) SQL
3 49 (47.57%) JavaScript
4 14 (13.59%) VB.NET
5 12 (11.65%) Ruby
6 11 (10.68%) Java
7 9 (8.74%) T-SQL
7 9 (8.74%) VB
8 6 (5.83%) PHP
9 3 (2.91%) VB6
10 1 (0.97%) XPath
10 1 (0.97%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 55 (53.40%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.62%) Oracle
3 12 (11.65%) Facebook
4 2 (1.94%) Sitecore
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