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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 61 50 73
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +23
Permanent jobs citing WCF 37 46 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.44% 4.12% 1.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.35% 11.00% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 36 46 20
Median salary £33,173 £37,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £28,750 £29,525
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,250 £38,050
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
443 418 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 41.17% 37.42% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 406 362 322
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 27 £33,000 -12.00% 1
Neath Port Talbot -1 7 £41,500 -
Newport - 1 £30,000 - 1
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 South Wales region with a requirement for WCF.

1 63 (98.44%) .NET
2 62 (96.88%) ASP.NET
2 62 (96.88%) MVC
3 57 (89.06%) C#
4 55 (85.94%) SQL Server
5 49 (76.56%) JavaScript
6 48 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 47 (73.44%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (70.31%) HTML
8 45 (70.31%) CSS
9 44 (68.75%) Microsoft
10 40 (62.50%) SQL
11 38 (59.38%) .NET Framework
12 37 (57.81%) SQL Server 2008
13 32 (50.00%) Scrum
13 32 (50.00%) MS Excel
14 29 (45.31%) TDD
15 28 (43.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 27 (42.19%) T-SQL
17 26 (40.63%) XML
17 26 (40.63%) jQuery
18 25 (39.06%) Team Foundation Server
19 24 (37.50%) OO
20 22 (34.38%) Visual Studio
21 21 (32.81%) WinForms
22 20 (31.25%) Management Information System
23 19 (29.69%) VB.NET
24 18 (28.13%) NHS
24 18 (28.13%) Informatics
24 18 (28.13%) Coaching

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 9 (14.06%) IIS
2 6 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.13%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.56%) CMS
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 32 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (85.94%) SQL Server
2 37 (57.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (9.38%) Big Data
6 5 (7.81%) Hadoop
7 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (4.69%) SSDT
9 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (39.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (34.38%) Visual Studio
3 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
4 8 (12.50%) TeamCity
5 5 (7.81%) Subversion
6 3 (4.69%) NMock
6 3 (4.69%) NUnit
7 1 (1.56%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.56%) MSTest
7 1 (1.56%) QUnit
7 1 (1.56%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 13 (20.31%) Telecoms
2 9 (14.06%) Finance
3 4 (6.25%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Electronics
3 4 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (79.69%) Developer
2 37 (57.81%) .NET Developer
3 19 (29.69%) C# Developer
4 16 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
7 8 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (10.94%) Junior
8 7 (10.94%) Junior .NET Developer
8 7 (10.94%) Junior Developer
8 7 (10.94%) Senior Developer
8 7 (10.94%) Software Developer
8 7 (10.94%) SQL Developer
9 6 (9.38%) Analyst
9 6 (9.38%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (7.81%) Analyst Programmer
10 5 (7.81%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (7.81%) Programmer
10 5 (7.81%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (98.44%) .NET
2 62 (96.88%) ASP.NET
3 48 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 45 (70.31%) CSS
4 45 (70.31%) HTML
5 38 (59.38%) .NET Framework
6 28 (43.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 26 (40.63%) jQuery
7 26 (40.63%) XML
8 21 (32.81%) WinForms
9 13 (20.31%) KnockoutJS
9 13 (20.31%) XSLT
10 11 (17.19%) AngularJS
11 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (14.06%) Entity Framework
11 9 (14.06%) Web Services
12 7 (10.94%) RESTful
13 6 (9.38%) Ajax
13 6 (9.38%) SOAP
14 5 (7.81%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 18 (28.13%) Informatics
2 18 (28.13%) NHS
3 7 (10.94%) Reference Data
4 6 (9.38%) User Experience
5 4 (6.25%) Social Media
6 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.69%) N-Tier
7 2 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Android
2 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (96.88%) MVC
2 47 (73.44%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (50.00%) Scrum
4 29 (45.31%) TDD
5 24 (37.50%) OO
6 18 (28.13%) Coaching
7 17 (26.56%) Unit Testing
8 15 (23.44%) SDLC
9 9 (14.06%) Mentoring
10 8 (12.50%) OOP
10 8 (12.50%) Open Source
11 7 (10.94%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (7.81%) Web Development
13 4 (6.25%) Automated Testing
13 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
13 4 (6.25%) High Availability
13 4 (6.25%) OOD
13 4 (6.25%) Programme Management
13 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 57 (89.06%) C#
2 49 (76.56%) JavaScript
3 40 (62.50%) SQL
4 27 (42.19%) T-SQL
5 19 (29.69%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.69%) Java
6 3 (4.69%) VB
7 1 (1.56%) VB6
7 1 (1.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 44 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.19%) Oracle
3 7 (10.94%) RedGate
4 4 (6.25%) SAP
5 2 (3.13%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.13%) Xamarin
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