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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 69 71 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Permanent jobs citing WCF 33 36 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.57% 2.69% 4.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.32% 7.35% 10.74%
Number of salaries quoted 32 36 47
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £29,875 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
451 490 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 35.10% 36.57% 42.78%
Number of salaries quoted 369 423 409
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +10 30 £35,000 - 4
North Wales -3 3 £32,500 -13.33%
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 92 (100.00%) .NET
2 90 (97.83%) C#
3 72 (78.26%) HTML
4 69 (75.00%) MVC
5 65 (70.65%) CSS
6 63 (68.48%) ASP.NET
7 59 (64.13%) JavaScript
8 53 (57.61%) SQL Server
9 51 (55.43%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (50.00%) SQL
11 35 (38.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 34 (36.96%) Microsoft
13 30 (32.61%) Scrum
14 26 (28.26%) jQuery
14 26 (28.26%) OO
15 25 (27.17%) AngularJS
16 23 (25.00%) VB.NET
16 23 (25.00%) TDD
17 22 (23.91%) ASP.NET Web API
18 21 (22.83%) MS Excel
19 20 (21.74%) Web Services
20 19 (20.65%) SDLC
21 17 (18.48%) HTML5
21 17 (18.48%) XML
22 15 (16.30%) Git (software)
22 15 (16.30%) Node.js
23 13 (14.13%) Microsoft Azure
23 13 (14.13%) Finance
23 13 (14.13%) OOD
24 12 (13.04%) WinForms

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (16.30%) Node.js
2 6 (6.52%) IIS
3 3 (3.26%) Apache Solr
3 3 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (22.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.70%) SaaS
3 2 (2.17%) IaaS
3 2 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (57.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (7.61%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.61%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.26%) SSDT
8 1 (1.09%) DTS
8 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (16.30%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (11.96%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.26%) Subversion
4 3 (3.26%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.17%) Moq
5 2 (2.17%) MSTest
5 2 (2.17%) NUnit
6 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (14.13%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Games
3 4 (4.35%) Advertising
4 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 79 (85.87%) Developer
2 75 (81.52%) .NET Developer
3 30 (32.61%) C# .NET Developer
3 30 (32.61%) C# Developer
4 20 (21.74%) Senior .NET Developer
4 20 (21.74%) Senior Developer
5 15 (16.30%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (11.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 8 (8.70%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (8.70%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 8 (8.70%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (7.61%) Social Media Developer
10 6 (6.52%) Software Engineer
10 6 (6.52%) VB.NET Developer
11 5 (5.43%) .NET Web Developer
11 5 (5.43%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 5 (5.43%) Scrum Master
11 5 (5.43%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (5.43%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (100.00%) .NET
2 72 (78.26%) HTML
3 65 (70.65%) CSS
4 63 (68.48%) ASP.NET
5 35 (38.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (28.26%) jQuery
7 25 (27.17%) AngularJS
8 22 (23.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 20 (21.74%) Web Services
10 17 (18.48%) HTML5
10 17 (18.48%) XML
11 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 12 (13.04%) KnockoutJS
11 12 (13.04%) WinForms
12 10 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (9.78%) .NET Framework
14 7 (7.61%) CSS3
14 7 (7.61%) RESTful
15 5 (5.43%) NHibernate
16 3 (3.26%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) BBC
1 7 (7.61%) Social Media
2 6 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.26%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.26%) User Experience
4 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (75.00%) MVC
2 51 (55.43%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (32.61%) Scrum
4 26 (28.26%) OO
5 23 (25.00%) TDD
6 19 (20.65%) SDLC
7 13 (14.13%) OOD
8 12 (13.04%) BDD
8 12 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 12 (13.04%) Web Application Development
9 5 (5.43%) CQRS
9 5 (5.43%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (5.43%) Kanban
9 5 (5.43%) Performance Management
10 3 (3.26%) Data Analysis
10 3 (3.26%) SOA
10 3 (3.26%) SOLID
11 2 (2.17%) UX Design
11 2 (2.17%) Waterfall
11 2 (2.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 90 (97.83%) C#
2 59 (64.13%) JavaScript
3 46 (50.00%) SQL
4 23 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 9 (9.78%) Java
6 7 (7.61%) Ruby
7 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.61%) Apple
2 7 (7.61%) Facebook
2 7 (7.61%) Google
2 7 (7.61%) Sony
2 7 (7.61%) Yahoo!
3 3 (3.26%) Sitecore
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