The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 56 52 59
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 12 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.88% 2.65% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.38% 8.87% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 13
Median salary £37,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £29,300 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
WCF
South 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 Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
223 203 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 34.84% 29.85% 34.85%
Number of salaries quoted 202 161 184
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,783
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

WCF
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

WCF Salary Trend in Cardiff

WCF
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cardiff

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for WCF.

1 32 (100.00%) C#
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (93.75%) MVC
3 27 (84.38%) HTML
3 27 (84.38%) JavaScript
4 26 (81.25%) CSS
5 22 (68.75%) SQL Server
6 18 (56.25%) ASP.NET
6 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (46.88%) jQuery
7 15 (46.88%) VB.NET
8 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
9 13 (40.63%) SQL
10 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
11 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
12 10 (31.25%) TDD
12 10 (31.25%) Scrum
13 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (25.00%) SDLC
15 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (21.88%) KnockoutJS
15 7 (21.88%) OO
15 7 (21.88%) XML
16 6 (18.75%) Finance
16 6 (18.75%) BDD
17 5 (15.63%) Domain-Driven Design
17 5 (15.63%) Games
17 5 (15.63%) WinForms
17 5 (15.63%) Internet

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) Big Data
4 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) Moq
3 1 (3.13%) MSTest
3 1 (3.13%) NUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
2 26 (81.25%) .NET Developer
3 9 (28.13%) C# Developer
4 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 8 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum Master
5 4 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (84.38%) HTML
3 26 (81.25%) CSS
4 18 (56.25%) ASP.NET
5 15 (46.88%) jQuery
6 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
6 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (21.88%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (21.88%) XML
9 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (15.63%) WinForms
10 4 (12.50%) Web Services
11 3 (9.38%) JSON
11 3 (9.38%) RequireJS
12 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
12 2 (6.25%) XSLT
13 1 (3.13%) Ajax
13 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Fintech
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) MVC
2 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (31.25%) Scrum
3 10 (31.25%) TDD
4 8 (25.00%) SDLC
5 7 (21.88%) OO
6 6 (18.75%) BDD
7 5 (15.63%) CQRS
7 5 (15.63%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (15.63%) Web Application Development
8 4 (12.50%) Performance Management
9 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.13%) B2B
10 1 (3.13%) Change Management
10 1 (3.13%) Open Source
10 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
10 1 (3.13%) SOA
10 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (84.38%) JavaScript
3 15 (46.88%) VB.NET
4 13 (40.63%) SQL
5 4 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft