The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 17 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 4 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 4.76% 12.68% 4.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.43% 20.00% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 2
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WCF
Wales

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 West Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
35 45 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 41.67% 63.38% 47.73%
Number of salaries quoted 31 43 14
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £24,000 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

WCF
Salary Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the West Wales region.

WCF Salary Trend in West Wales

WCF
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Swansea -3 4 £35,000 +40.00%
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (55.56%) Blackberry
3 5 (55.56%) WinForms
3 5 (55.56%) GIS
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (55.56%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) XSLT
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
3 5 (55.56%) WPF
3 5 (55.56%) Silverlight
3 5 (55.56%) LINQ
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (55.56%) Mercurial
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
3 5 (55.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (55.56%) Mercurial
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# Developer
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (55.56%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) XSLT
2 5 (55.56%) WinForms
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
2 5 (55.56%) WPF
2 5 (55.56%) Silverlight
2 5 (55.56%) LINQ
2 5 (55.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) NHibernate
4 1 (11.11%) Flash
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Blackberry
1 5 (55.56%) GIS
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
1 5 (55.56%) Android
1 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
1 5 (55.56%) Android Development
1 5 (55.56%) iOS Development
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
3 1 (11.11%) UX Design
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) ActionScript
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle