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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 66 73 57
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 25 24 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.22% 1.98% 3.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% 6.56% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 39
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £29,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
375 366 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 33.30% 30.12% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 340 317 355
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +2 12 £35,750 -2.05% 1
Neath Port Talbot - 9 £39,000 - 1
Torfaen +13 2 £39,250 +38.93% 1
Newport - 1 £37,500 -
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 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 South Wales region with a requirement for WCF.

1 54 (100.00%) C#
1 54 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (87.04%) HTML
2 47 (87.04%) MVC
3 45 (83.33%) JavaScript
4 42 (77.78%) CSS
5 35 (64.81%) ASP.NET
6 34 (62.96%) SQL Server
7 31 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (51.85%) SQL
9 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
9 26 (48.15%) jQuery
10 25 (46.30%) Scrum
11 22 (40.74%) MS Excel
12 21 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (33.33%) AngularJS
14 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 16 (29.63%) SDLC
16 15 (27.78%) OO
16 15 (27.78%) VB.NET
17 13 (24.07%) XML
17 13 (24.07%) TDD
18 12 (22.22%) Node.js
18 12 (22.22%) .NET Framework
19 11 (20.37%) Team Foundation Server
20 10 (18.52%) KnockoutJS
20 10 (18.52%) Finance
21 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
21 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
22 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure

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 12 (22.22%) Node.js
2 7 (12.96%) IIS
3 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 22 (40.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.41%) IaaS
2 4 (7.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.70%) Big Data
5 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (11.11%) NUnit
3 5 (9.26%) Moq
3 5 (9.26%) MSTest
3 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.41%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.85%) NMock
5 1 (1.85%) Selenium
5 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Games
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Advertising
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (85.19%) Developer
2 37 (68.52%) .NET Developer
3 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 8 (14.81%) C# Developer
5 7 (12.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Software Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Scrum Master
8 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (7.41%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 4 (7.41%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Programmer
10 2 (3.70%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 1 (1.85%) Agile Developer
11 1 (1.85%) Lead Programmer
11 1 (1.85%) Senior Agile Developer
11 1 (1.85%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (87.04%) HTML
3 42 (77.78%) CSS
4 35 (64.81%) ASP.NET
5 26 (48.15%) jQuery
6 21 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 13 (24.07%) XML
10 12 (22.22%) .NET Framework
11 10 (18.52%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (14.81%) WinForms
14 6 (11.11%) Web Services
15 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 4 (7.41%) HTML5
16 4 (7.41%) JSON
16 4 (7.41%) NHibernate
17 3 (5.56%) Ajax
17 3 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.56%) User Experience
3 2 (3.70%) Fintech
4 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Linux
1 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (87.04%) MVC
2 31 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (46.30%) Scrum
4 16 (29.63%) SDLC
5 15 (27.78%) OO
6 13 (24.07%) TDD
7 8 (14.81%) OOD
8 4 (7.41%) Automation Testing
8 4 (7.41%) BDD
8 4 (7.41%) Kanban
8 4 (7.41%) Performance Management
8 4 (7.41%) SOLID
9 3 (5.56%) CQRS
9 3 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (5.56%) Open Source
9 3 (5.56%) UX Design
9 3 (5.56%) Web Application Development
9 3 (5.56%) Web Development
10 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
11 1 (1.85%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) C#
2 45 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 28 (51.85%) SQL
4 15 (27.78%) VB.NET
5 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.56%) Java
7 2 (3.70%) VB
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) SAP
Cwmbran, Gwent
IntaPeople
Salary: £32000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Port Talbot
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago