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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 42 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 17 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.10% 2.65% 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.56% 7.51% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 12
Median salary £31,750 £35,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.28% +8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £32,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%

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
259 253 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 47.18% 35.34% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 241 196 204
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 20 February 2017.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cardiff

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (97.67%) MVC
3 39 (90.70%) C#
3 39 (90.70%) ASP.NET
4 37 (86.05%) SQL Server
5 36 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (76.74%) Microsoft
7 29 (67.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (62.79%) TDD
8 27 (62.79%) JavaScript
9 26 (60.47%) MS Excel
10 25 (58.14%) HTML
10 25 (58.14%) CSS
10 25 (58.14%) .NET Framework
11 23 (53.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (53.49%) Scrum
12 22 (51.16%) SQL
13 21 (48.84%) Visual Studio
13 21 (48.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 19 (44.19%) T-SQL
14 19 (44.19%) Unit Testing
15 18 (41.86%) XML
16 17 (39.53%) OO
17 16 (37.21%) NHS
17 16 (37.21%) WinForms
17 16 (37.21%) Management Information System
17 16 (37.21%) Informatics
17 16 (37.21%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (37.21%) Coaching
18 14 (32.56%) VB.NET

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 4 (9.30%) CMS
1 4 (9.30%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (9.30%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (6.98%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.33%) Commerce Server
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (60.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (86.05%) SQL Server
2 23 (53.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (16.28%) MongoDB
4 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (9.30%) Big Data
6 2 (4.65%) Couchbase
6 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (48.84%) Visual Studio
2 16 (37.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.63%) TeamCity
4 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.65%) MbUnit
5 2 (4.65%) Mercurial
5 2 (4.65%) MSTest
5 2 (4.65%) NUnit
5 2 (4.65%) Selenium
5 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
1 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Electronics
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (88.37%) Developer
2 31 (72.09%) .NET Developer
3 8 (18.60%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (18.60%) C# Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Junior
3 8 (18.60%) Junior .NET Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Junior Developer
4 7 (16.28%) .NET Software Developer
5 6 (13.95%) SQL Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Software Developer
7 4 (9.30%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 4 (9.30%) .NET Programmer
7 4 (9.30%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (9.30%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Programmer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior .NET Analyst Programmer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior .NET Programmer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (90.70%) ASP.NET
3 29 (67.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (58.14%) .NET Framework
4 25 (58.14%) CSS
4 25 (58.14%) HTML
5 21 (48.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 18 (41.86%) XML
7 16 (37.21%) WinForms
8 13 (30.23%) AngularJS
9 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (23.26%) XSLT
10 8 (18.60%) CSS3
10 8 (18.60%) HTML5
10 8 (18.60%) jQuery
10 8 (18.60%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (16.28%) Web Services
12 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 4 (9.30%) Entity Framework
14 3 (6.98%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) Management Information System
1 16 (37.21%) NHS
2 6 (13.95%) Reference Data
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Oculus Rift
4 1 (2.33%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (97.67%) MVC
2 36 (83.72%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (62.79%) TDD
4 23 (53.49%) Scrum
5 19 (44.19%) Unit Testing
6 17 (39.53%) OO
7 16 (37.21%) Coaching
7 16 (37.21%) Informatics
8 9 (20.93%) SDLC
9 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (13.95%) OOP
10 6 (13.95%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (11.63%) BDD
11 5 (11.63%) DevOps
11 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
12 4 (9.30%) Feasibility Study
12 4 (9.30%) Open Source
12 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
13 3 (6.98%) Software Delivery
13 3 (6.98%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (90.70%) C#
2 27 (62.79%) JavaScript
3 22 (51.16%) SQL
4 19 (44.19%) T-SQL
5 14 (32.56%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.33%) Java
7 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
Vendors
1 33 (76.74%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.58%) Oracle
3 6 (13.95%) RedGate
4 4 (9.30%) Sitecore
5 3 (6.98%) Xamarin
6 2 (4.65%) SAP