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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 66 47 54
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 38 68 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.96% 5.10% 3.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.62% 10.91% 6.95%
Number of salaries quoted 38 68 32
Average salary £35,250 £35,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% +13.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,925 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
441 623 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 34.35% 46.70% 45.83%
Number of salaries quoted 404 590 453
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -24 24 £31,750 -10.56% 7
North Wales +9 14 £37,500 - 2
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 88 (98.88%) C#
1 88 (98.88%) .NET
2 75 (84.27%) SQL Server
3 67 (75.28%) ASP.NET
4 65 (73.03%) MVC
5 58 (65.17%) TDD
6 53 (59.55%) .NET Framework
7 52 (58.43%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (51.69%) ASP.NET Web API
9 42 (47.19%) Microsoft
10 41 (46.07%) HTML
11 37 (41.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 35 (39.33%) SQL
13 33 (37.08%) JavaScript
14 32 (35.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 32 (35.96%) CSS
15 30 (33.71%) BDD
16 29 (32.58%) Node.js
17 28 (31.46%) Web Application Development
18 27 (30.34%) OO
19 26 (29.21%) Advertising
20 25 (28.09%) Git (software)
21 24 (26.97%) Enterprise Software
21 24 (26.97%) XML
21 24 (26.97%) RESTful
21 24 (26.97%) NoSQL
21 24 (26.97%) MS Excel
21 24 (26.97%) Facebook
21 24 (26.97%) Ruby
22 18 (20.22%) WinForms

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29 (32.58%) Node.js
2 8 (8.99%) Umbraco
3 5 (5.62%) CMS
4 2 (2.25%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (26.97%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.87%) PaaS
2 7 (7.87%) IaaS
3 4 (4.49%) Trello
3 4 (4.49%) Basecamp
4 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (84.27%) SQL Server
2 24 (26.97%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.12%) SSDT
6 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (28.09%) Git (software)
2 18 (20.22%) MSTest
3 14 (15.73%) Moq
3 14 (15.73%) NUnit
4 11 (12.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (10.11%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.37%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.25%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 26 (29.21%) Advertising
2 3 (3.37%) Law
3 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.25%) Games
3 2 (2.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Finance
4 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (84.27%) Developer
2 60 (67.42%) .NET Developer
3 10 (11.24%) Software Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) Senior Developer
4 9 (10.11%) Software Developer
5 8 (8.99%) C# Developer
6 7 (7.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Umbraco Developer
9 2 (2.25%) C# Application Developer
9 2 (2.25%) .NET Applications Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Junior Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Junior
9 2 (2.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (98.88%) .NET
2 67 (75.28%) ASP.NET
3 53 (59.55%) .NET Framework
4 46 (51.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 41 (46.07%) HTML
6 37 (41.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (35.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 32 (35.96%) CSS
8 24 (26.97%) XML
8 24 (26.97%) RESTful
9 18 (20.22%) WinForms
10 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 15 (16.85%) jQuery
12 12 (13.48%) HTML5
13 8 (8.99%) Web Services
14 7 (7.87%) WPF
15 6 (6.74%) Silverlight
16 5 (5.62%) XHTML
16 5 (5.62%) REST
17 4 (4.49%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.97%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.74%) Open Source
3 4 (4.49%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.37%) Replication
5 2 (2.25%) Statistics
6 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.74%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Android
2 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (73.03%) MVC
2 58 (65.17%) TDD
3 52 (58.43%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (33.71%) BDD
5 28 (31.46%) Web Application Development
6 27 (30.34%) OO
7 16 (17.98%) Scrum
8 15 (16.85%) OOD
9 14 (15.73%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.87%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.74%) Product Management
12 4 (4.49%) Web Development
12 4 (4.49%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (4.49%) MVVM
13 3 (3.37%) High Availability
13 3 (3.37%) Time Management
13 3 (3.37%) Kanban
13 3 (3.37%) Software Testing
13 3 (3.37%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 88 (98.88%) C#
2 35 (39.33%) SQL
3 33 (37.08%) JavaScript
4 24 (26.97%) Ruby
5 15 (16.85%) Java
6 11 (12.36%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.74%) PHP
8 5 (5.62%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.37%) VB
9 3 (3.37%) XAML
10 1 (1.12%) VB6
10 1 (1.12%) XPath
10 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.12%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (4.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) QA
2 3 (3.37%) SLA
Vendors
1 42 (47.19%) Microsoft
2 24 (26.97%) Facebook
3 3 (3.37%) LexisNexis
4 2 (2.25%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.25%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle
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