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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 71 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Permanent jobs citing WCF 36 55 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.55% 4.11% 3.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.09% 12.61% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 32 54 38
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,775 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
445 436 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 31.56% 32.61% 39.75%
Number of salaries quoted 361 389 463
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -15 26 £37,500 +7.14% 1
North Wales +6 10 £37,500 +7.14%
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 65 (97.01%) .NET
2 64 (95.52%) C#
3 55 (82.09%) MVC
4 54 (80.60%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (77.61%) ASP.NET
6 47 (70.15%) SQL Server
7 38 (56.72%) Microsoft
8 37 (55.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (49.25%) TDD
10 28 (41.79%) Scrum
11 24 (35.82%) .NET Framework
11 24 (35.82%) Web Application Development
12 23 (34.33%) JavaScript
13 22 (32.84%) CSS
14 21 (31.34%) HTML
14 21 (31.34%) Entity Framework
15 20 (29.85%) ASP.NET Web API
16 19 (28.36%) SQL
17 17 (25.37%) Team Foundation Server
18 16 (23.88%) Web Services
18 16 (23.88%) SDLC
19 15 (22.39%) Visual Studio
19 15 (22.39%) VB.NET
19 15 (22.39%) jQuery
20 13 (19.40%) NUnit
20 13 (19.40%) Rhino Mocks
20 13 (19.40%) Castle Windsor
20 13 (19.40%) Enterprise Software
21 12 (17.91%) Node.js
21 12 (17.91%) RESTful

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 12 (17.91%) Node.js
2 4 (5.97%) IIS
3 3 (4.48%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.49%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.49%) CMS
4 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.49%) MS Project
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) HTTP
1 2 (2.99%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (70.15%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.42%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (25.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (22.39%) Visual Studio
3 13 (19.40%) NUnit
3 13 (19.40%) Rhino Mocks
4 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
5 5 (7.46%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (5.97%) MSTest
7 3 (4.48%) Moq
7 3 (4.48%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 11 (16.42%) Advertising
2 6 (8.96%) Retail
3 2 (2.99%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Games
3 2 (2.99%) Military
Job Titles
1 64 (95.52%) Developer
2 46 (68.66%) .NET Developer
3 9 (13.43%) C# Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Senior Developer
5 7 (10.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (7.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Junior
7 4 (5.97%) Junior Developer
8 3 (4.48%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Sitecore Developer
8 3 (4.48%) AWS Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Junior .NET Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Release Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) C++ Team Leader
9 2 (2.99%) C++/C# Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.99%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (97.01%) .NET
2 52 (77.61%) ASP.NET
3 37 (55.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 24 (35.82%) .NET Framework
5 22 (32.84%) CSS
6 21 (31.34%) HTML
6 21 (31.34%) Entity Framework
7 20 (29.85%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (23.88%) Web Services
9 15 (22.39%) jQuery
10 13 (19.40%) Castle Windsor
11 12 (17.91%) RESTful
12 11 (16.42%) XML
13 10 (14.93%) NHibernate
13 10 (14.93%) MonoRail
14 8 (11.94%) JSON
15 7 (10.45%) Ajax
15 7 (10.45%) KnockoutJS
16 6 (8.96%) HTML5
16 6 (8.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (14.93%) Tandem
3 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.96%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.99%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (2.99%) GIS
5 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.49%) NHS
6 1 (1.49%) Replication
6 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (82.09%) MVC
2 54 (80.60%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (49.25%) TDD
4 28 (41.79%) Scrum
5 24 (35.82%) Web Application Development
6 16 (23.88%) SDLC
7 11 (16.42%) BDD
8 7 (10.45%) Web Development
9 6 (8.96%) SOA
9 6 (8.96%) Unit Testing
9 6 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.97%) Software Architecture
10 4 (5.97%) MVVM
10 4 (5.97%) OO
10 4 (5.97%) Release Management
10 4 (5.97%) Data Analysis
11 3 (4.48%) Automated Testing
11 3 (4.48%) UML
11 3 (4.48%) OOP
11 3 (4.48%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 64 (95.52%) C#
2 23 (34.33%) JavaScript
3 19 (28.36%) SQL
4 15 (22.39%) VB.NET
5 11 (16.42%) Ruby
6 5 (7.46%) Java
7 4 (5.97%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.97%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.99%) C++
10 1 (1.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
Vendors
1 38 (56.72%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.42%) Facebook
3 6 (8.96%) Oracle
4 3 (4.48%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.49%) LexisNexis
5 1 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) Citrix
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