The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 63 63 68
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 19 30 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.36% 2.46% 2.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.64% 7.26% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 26
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £32,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,600 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%

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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
337 413 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 41.86% 33.91% 35.52%
Number of salaries quoted 299 336 377
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales 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 South Wales

WCF
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

WCF Salary Trend in South Wales

WCF
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

WCF Salary Histogram in South Wales

WCF
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +15 14 £40,000 +14.28%
Newport - 3 £37,500 - 1
Bridgend - 2 £50,000 - 1
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 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 South Wales region with a requirement for WCF.

1 58 (100.00%) .NET
2 54 (93.10%) ASP.NET
2 54 (93.10%) MVC
3 53 (91.38%) C#
4 51 (87.93%) SQL Server
5 43 (74.14%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (70.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 40 (68.97%) Microsoft
8 39 (67.24%) JavaScript
9 36 (62.07%) HTML
9 36 (62.07%) CSS
10 31 (53.45%) SQL
11 30 (51.72%) MS Excel
11 30 (51.72%) TDD
12 28 (48.28%) .NET Framework
12 28 (48.28%) SQL Server 2008
13 26 (44.83%) Scrum
14 23 (39.66%) T-SQL
15 20 (34.48%) Visual Studio
15 20 (34.48%) Unit Testing
15 20 (34.48%) jQuery
15 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 18 (31.03%) OO
16 18 (31.03%) XML
17 16 (27.59%) WinForms
17 16 (27.59%) Management Information System
17 16 (27.59%) NHS
17 16 (27.59%) Informatics
17 16 (27.59%) Coaching
17 16 (27.59%) AngularJS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 (6.90%) CMS
1 4 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (6.90%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (5.17%) Apache Solr
2 3 (5.17%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) Commerce Server
3 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 30 (51.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (87.93%) SQL Server
2 28 (48.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.07%) MongoDB
4 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.90%) Big Data
5 4 (6.90%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.45%) Couchbase
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (34.48%) Visual Studio
2 16 (27.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.34%) TeamCity
5 4 (6.90%) NUnit
6 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
6 3 (5.17%) MSTest
7 2 (3.45%) MbUnit
7 2 (3.45%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.45%) NMock
7 2 (3.45%) Selenium
7 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.72%) QUnit
8 1 (1.72%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 12 (20.69%) Finance
1 12 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Electronics
3 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.17%) Marketing
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
5 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (84.48%) Developer
2 38 (65.52%) .NET Developer
3 16 (27.59%) C# Developer
4 13 (22.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (15.52%) .NET Software Developer
6 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 8 (13.79%) Junior
6 8 (13.79%) Junior .NET Developer
6 8 (13.79%) Junior Developer
6 8 (13.79%) Software Developer
7 7 (12.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (12.07%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (10.34%) Analyst
8 6 (10.34%) SQL Developer
9 5 (8.62%) Analyst Programmer
9 5 (8.62%) Programmer
9 5 (8.62%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (8.62%) Senior Developer
10 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (100.00%) .NET
2 54 (93.10%) ASP.NET
3 41 (70.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 36 (62.07%) CSS
4 36 (62.07%) HTML
5 28 (48.28%) .NET Framework
6 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 20 (34.48%) jQuery
7 18 (31.03%) XML
8 16 (27.59%) AngularJS
8 16 (27.59%) WinForms
9 14 (24.14%) KnockoutJS
10 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (17.24%) XSLT
12 8 (13.79%) CSS3
12 8 (13.79%) HTML5
12 8 (13.79%) RESTful
12 8 (13.79%) Web Services
13 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 6 (10.34%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Management Information System
1 16 (27.59%) NHS
2 6 (10.34%) Reference Data
3 5 (8.62%) User Experience
4 4 (6.90%) Social Media
5 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.45%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.45%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.72%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.72%) EPoS
6 1 (1.72%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Android
2 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (93.10%) MVC
2 43 (74.14%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (51.72%) TDD
4 26 (44.83%) Scrum
5 20 (34.48%) Unit Testing
6 18 (31.03%) OO
7 16 (27.59%) Coaching
7 16 (27.59%) Informatics
8 12 (20.69%) Mentoring
9 8 (13.79%) BDD
9 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (13.79%) SDLC
10 7 (12.07%) OOP
11 6 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (8.62%) Automated Testing
12 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (8.62%) DevOps
13 4 (6.90%) Feasibility Study
13 4 (6.90%) High Availability
13 4 (6.90%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 53 (91.38%) C#
2 39 (67.24%) JavaScript
3 31 (53.45%) SQL
4 23 (39.66%) T-SQL
5 14 (24.14%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.45%) Java
6 2 (3.45%) Ruby
6 2 (3.45%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.45%) VB
7 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.72%) C
7 1 (1.72%) VB6
7 1 (1.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 40 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.97%) Oracle
3 6 (10.34%) RedGate
4 4 (6.90%) Sitecore
4 4 (6.90%) Xamarin
5 3 (5.17%) SAP
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