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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 75 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 30 57 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.11% 4.20% 3.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.92% 12.56% 9.60%
Number of salaries quoted 28 55 47
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £42,100 £44,500
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
507 454 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 35.68% 33.46% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 424 406 481
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 5 August 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 5 August 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 -26 24 £35,000 - 2
North Wales 0 6 £35,000 -6.66% 1
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 61 (96.83%) .NET
2 57 (90.48%) C#
3 50 (79.37%) MVC
4 47 (74.60%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (73.02%) ASP.NET
6 45 (71.43%) SQL Server
7 33 (52.38%) Microsoft
8 31 (49.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (42.86%) HTML
9 27 (42.86%) JavaScript
9 27 (42.86%) CSS
10 24 (38.10%) TDD
11 23 (36.51%) .NET Framework
11 23 (36.51%) Scrum
12 20 (31.75%) SQL
12 20 (31.75%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (30.16%) jQuery
13 19 (30.16%) Web Services
14 18 (28.57%) Visual Studio
14 18 (28.57%) Entity Framework
15 17 (26.98%) SDLC
16 16 (25.40%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (25.40%) VB.NET
17 14 (22.22%) XML
17 14 (22.22%) Web Application Development
18 13 (20.63%) MS Excel
19 11 (17.46%) Windows
20 9 (14.29%) JSON
20 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
21 8 (12.70%) Castle Windsor

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (9.52%) Node.js
2 4 (6.35%) Apache Solr
2 4 (6.35%) IIS
3 3 (4.76%) CMS
3 3 (4.76%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.17%) Orchard CMS
5 1 (1.59%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (20.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.59%) MS Project
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) HTTP
1 2 (3.17%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
7 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.59%) MySQL
9 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 20 (31.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 8 (12.70%) NUnit
3 8 (12.70%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (12.70%) Git (software)
4 5 (7.94%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (4.76%) Subversion
5 3 (4.76%) MSBuild
6 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.17%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.59%) MSTest
General
1 7 (11.11%) Advertising
2 6 (9.52%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Finance
4 2 (3.17%) Games
4 2 (3.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 56 (88.89%) Developer
2 39 (61.90%) .NET Developer
3 11 (17.46%) C# Developer
4 9 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 9 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Junior
6 4 (6.35%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Junior Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Sitecore Developer
7 3 (4.76%) AWS Developer
8 2 (3.17%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Junior .NET Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.17%) Release Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) C++ Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (96.83%) .NET
2 46 (73.02%) ASP.NET
3 31 (49.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (42.86%) CSS
4 27 (42.86%) HTML
5 23 (36.51%) .NET Framework
6 19 (30.16%) Web Services
6 19 (30.16%) jQuery
7 18 (28.57%) Entity Framework
8 16 (25.40%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (22.22%) XML
10 9 (14.29%) JSON
11 8 (12.70%) NHibernate
11 8 (12.70%) Castle Windsor
11 8 (12.70%) MonoRail
11 8 (12.70%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (11.11%) HTML5
12 7 (11.11%) RESTful
12 7 (11.11%) Ajax
12 7 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Tandem
1 8 (12.70%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.35%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (3.17%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (3.17%) GIS
4 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.59%) NHS
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (79.37%) MVC
2 47 (74.60%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (38.10%) TDD
4 23 (36.51%) Scrum
5 17 (26.98%) SDLC
6 14 (22.22%) Web Application Development
7 8 (12.70%) Unit Testing
8 7 (11.11%) Web Development
8 7 (11.11%) OO
9 6 (9.52%) SOA
9 6 (9.52%) BDD
10 4 (6.35%) Software Architecture
10 4 (6.35%) MVVM
10 4 (6.35%) Release Management
10 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis
11 3 (4.76%) Automated Testing
11 3 (4.76%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.76%) UML
11 3 (4.76%) OOP
11 3 (4.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 57 (90.48%) C#
2 27 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 20 (31.75%) SQL
4 16 (25.40%) VB.NET
5 6 (9.52%) Ruby
6 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.17%) C++
8 2 (3.17%) Java
9 1 (1.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
Vendors
1 33 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle
2 6 (9.52%) Facebook
3 4 (6.35%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.59%) LexisNexis
4 1 (1.59%) SAP
4 1 (1.59%) Citrix
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