The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 46 72 75
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 52 25 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.23% 2.01% 1.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.50% 4.33% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 51 24 21
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
452 577 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 36.81% 46.38% 37.00%
Number of salaries quoted 404 530 372
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +16 30 £35,000 -20.45% 6
West Wales +4 16 £26,250 +5.00%
North Wales +8 4 £38,750 +19.23% 1
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 107 (100.00%) .NET
2 99 (92.52%) C#
3 79 (73.83%) ASP.NET
4 62 (57.94%) JavaScript
5 60 (56.07%) HTML
5 60 (56.07%) SQL Server
6 56 (52.34%) Microsoft
7 51 (47.66%) MVC
8 47 (43.93%) CSS
9 42 (39.25%) SQL
9 42 (39.25%) WinForms
10 40 (37.38%) Scrum
11 35 (32.71%) XML
12 34 (31.78%) .NET Framework
13 32 (29.91%) Windows
13 32 (29.91%) Visual Studio
14 27 (25.23%) Silverlight
14 27 (25.23%) Team Foundation Server
15 25 (23.36%) WPF
16 24 (22.43%) VB.NET
17 23 (21.50%) jQuery
18 22 (20.56%) TDD
19 20 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
20 19 (17.76%) Web Development
21 18 (16.82%) LINQ
21 18 (16.82%) MS Excel
22 17 (15.89%) Web Services
22 17 (15.89%) T-SQL
22 17 (15.89%) Continuous Integration
22 17 (15.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (13.08%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.74%) CMS
2 4 (3.74%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (16.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.80%) IaaS
2 3 (2.80%) PaaS
3 2 (1.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (56.07%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.21%) Relational Database
2 12 (11.21%) RDBMS
3 11 (10.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (8.41%) Oracle Database
4 9 (8.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (8.41%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (6.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (29.91%) Visual Studio
2 27 (25.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (12.15%) NUnit
3 13 (12.15%) MSTest
3 13 (12.15%) Moq
4 10 (9.35%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (8.41%) Mercurial
5 9 (8.41%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (2.80%) Legal
2 2 (1.87%) Advertising
3 1 (0.93%) Retail
3 1 (0.93%) Marketing
3 1 (0.93%) Finance
Job Titles
1 93 (86.92%) Developer
2 71 (66.36%) .NET Developer
3 31 (28.97%) C# Developer
4 29 (27.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (14.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (14.02%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (14.02%) Senior Developer
6 11 (10.28%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (8.41%) .NET Applications Developer
7 9 (8.41%) Team Leader
7 9 (8.41%) Lead Developer
7 9 (8.41%) Applications Developer
8 7 (6.54%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.61%) Junior
9 6 (5.61%) Development Team Leader
9 6 (5.61%) Junior Developer
10 5 (4.67%) VB.NET Developer
10 5 (4.67%) VB Developer
11 4 (3.74%) VB6 Developer
11 4 (3.74%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (100.00%) .NET
2 79 (73.83%) ASP.NET
3 60 (56.07%) HTML
4 47 (43.93%) CSS
5 42 (39.25%) WinForms
6 35 (32.71%) XML
7 34 (31.78%) .NET Framework
8 27 (25.23%) Silverlight
9 25 (23.36%) WPF
10 23 (21.50%) jQuery
11 18 (16.82%) LINQ
12 17 (15.89%) Web Services
12 17 (15.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 16 (14.95%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (14.02%) Ajax
14 15 (14.02%) XSLT
15 13 (12.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 10 (9.35%) Spring.NET
16 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 10 (9.35%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.08%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (8.41%) N-Tier
2 9 (8.41%) GIS
2 9 (8.41%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.61%) Blog
4 5 (4.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.93%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 32 (29.91%) Windows
2 9 (8.41%) Apple iOS
2 9 (8.41%) Android
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (47.66%) MVC
2 40 (37.38%) Scrum
3 22 (20.56%) TDD
4 20 (18.69%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (17.76%) Web Development
6 17 (15.89%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (13.08%) Dependency Injection
8 12 (11.21%) Web Application Development
8 12 (11.21%) Kanban
9 11 (10.28%) OOD
10 10 (9.35%) MVVM
11 9 (8.41%) Android Development
11 9 (8.41%) iOS Development
11 9 (8.41%) OO
12 8 (7.48%) Unit Testing
13 7 (6.54%) Software Testing
14 6 (5.61%) Data Analysis
15 4 (3.74%) UML
16 3 (2.80%) Product Management
16 3 (2.80%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (92.52%) C#
2 62 (57.94%) JavaScript
3 42 (39.25%) SQL
4 24 (22.43%) VB.NET
5 17 (15.89%) T-SQL
6 14 (13.08%) VB
7 9 (8.41%) VB6
7 9 (8.41%) XAML
8 4 (3.74%) VBA
8 4 (3.74%) XPath
9 2 (1.87%) ActionScript
9 2 (1.87%) Java
10 1 (0.93%) C
10 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.67%) MCTS
3 2 (1.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) QA
Vendors
1 56 (52.34%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.15%) Oracle
3 4 (3.74%) Sitecore
Newport, Gwent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Technology Recruitment Network Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Acorn
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Caernarfon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 25 days ago
Bridgend
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago