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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 70 76 56
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Permanent jobs citing WCF 28 24 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.36% 2.02% 3.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.93% 6.38% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 33
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 £29,600 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £50,000 £45,000
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
404 376 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 34.06% 31.57% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 359 326 300
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £28,614
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 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 4 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 £37,000 -1.33%
Neath Port Talbot -9 10 £39,000 -1.26%
Torfaen +9 4 £38,000 +8.57%
Newport - 1 £37,500 -
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 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 59 (100.00%) C#
1 59 (100.00%) .NET
2 50 (84.75%) MVC
2 50 (84.75%) HTML
3 46 (77.97%) JavaScript
4 43 (72.88%) CSS
5 38 (64.41%) ASP.NET
5 38 (64.41%) SQL Server
6 32 (54.24%) SQL
6 32 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (47.46%) Microsoft
8 25 (42.37%) Scrum
8 25 (42.37%) jQuery
8 25 (42.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (37.29%) MS Excel
10 19 (32.20%) OO
10 19 (32.20%) AngularJS
11 16 (27.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 16 (27.12%) TDD
12 15 (25.42%) VB.NET
12 15 (25.42%) SDLC
13 14 (23.73%) .NET Framework
14 13 (22.03%) Node.js
14 13 (22.03%) XML
15 11 (18.64%) OOD
16 10 (16.95%) Web Services
16 10 (16.95%) WinForms
16 10 (16.95%) Finance
16 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (16.95%) KnockoutJS

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 13 (22.03%) Node.js
2 6 (10.17%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 22 (37.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.47%) IaaS
2 5 (8.47%) PaaS
3 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (64.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.69%) Big Data
5 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (11.86%) NUnit
3 6 (10.17%) Moq
3 6 (10.17%) MSTest
4 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.47%) TeamCity
4 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.69%) NMock
5 1 (1.69%) Selenium
5 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Games
3 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.39%) Advertising
4 2 (3.39%) Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Electronics
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (88.14%) Developer
2 42 (71.19%) .NET Developer
3 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 10 (16.95%) C# Developer
5 9 (15.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (13.56%) Senior Developer
6 8 (13.56%) Software Developer
7 7 (11.86%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.78%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Scrum Master
9 4 (6.78%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.78%) VB.NET Developer
10 2 (3.39%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Programmer
10 2 (3.39%) Senior .NET Web Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (100.00%) .NET
2 50 (84.75%) HTML
3 43 (72.88%) CSS
4 38 (64.41%) ASP.NET
5 25 (42.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (42.37%) jQuery
6 19 (32.20%) AngularJS
7 16 (27.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 14 (23.73%) .NET Framework
9 13 (22.03%) XML
10 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (16.95%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (16.95%) Web Services
10 10 (16.95%) WinForms
11 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 7 (11.86%) HTML5
12 6 (10.17%) NHibernate
13 3 (5.08%) Ajax
13 3 (5.08%) JSON
13 3 (5.08%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.78%) User Experience
3 2 (3.39%) Fintech
4 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (84.75%) MVC
2 32 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (42.37%) Scrum
4 19 (32.20%) OO
5 16 (27.12%) TDD
6 15 (25.42%) SDLC
7 11 (18.64%) OOD
8 6 (10.17%) BDD
8 6 (10.17%) Kanban
9 5 (8.47%) CQRS
9 5 (8.47%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (8.47%) SOLID
9 5 (8.47%) Web Application Development
10 4 (6.78%) Performance Management
10 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.78%) UX Design
10 4 (6.78%) Web Development
11 3 (5.08%) Automation Testing
12 2 (3.39%) Open Source
13 1 (1.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) C#
2 46 (77.97%) JavaScript
3 32 (54.24%) SQL
4 15 (25.42%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.78%) Java
5 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.39%) VB
7 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (47.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) SAP