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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 68 71 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 23 26 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.02% 2.12% 3.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% 6.68% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 43
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 £28,200 £29,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
345 389 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.24% 31.65% 34.04%
Number of salaries quoted 316 327 349
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 13 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Neath Port Talbot - 5 £42,500 -
Torfaen - 3 £38,000 -
Newport - 2 £38,750 -
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 51 (100.00%) C#
2 50 (98.04%) .NET
3 45 (88.24%) MVC
4 44 (86.27%) HTML
5 43 (84.31%) JavaScript
6 39 (76.47%) CSS
7 36 (70.59%) ASP.NET
8 33 (64.71%) SQL Server
9 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (52.94%) Scrum
11 26 (50.98%) jQuery
12 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
13 23 (45.10%) SQL
14 22 (43.14%) ASP.NET MVC
15 21 (41.18%) MS Excel
16 16 (31.37%) .NET Framework
16 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 15 (29.41%) SDLC
17 15 (29.41%) AngularJS
18 14 (27.45%) Team Foundation Server
18 14 (27.45%) VB.NET
19 13 (25.49%) OO
19 13 (25.49%) XML
20 12 (23.53%) TDD
20 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
21 11 (21.57%) Node.js
22 10 (19.61%) KnockoutJS
22 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET Web API
23 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
23 8 (15.69%) Finance

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 7 (13.73%) IIS
2 3 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 21 (41.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.84%) IaaS
2 4 (7.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
1 1 (1.96%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.84%) Hadoop
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.88%) Big Data
4 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.88%) SSDT
5 1 (1.96%) MySQL
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (15.69%) Visual Studio
3 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.76%) NUnit
4 5 (9.80%) Moq
4 5 (9.80%) MSTest
5 4 (7.84%) TeamCity
6 3 (5.88%) Subversion
7 1 (1.96%) NMock
7 1 (1.96%) Selenium
7 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Banking
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (86.27%) Developer
2 30 (58.82%) .NET Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Senior Developer
4 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Software Developer
5 6 (11.76%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Scrum Master
6 4 (7.84%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Programmer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (3.92%) VB.NET Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Agile Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Senior Agile Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (98.04%) .NET
2 44 (86.27%) HTML
3 39 (76.47%) CSS
4 36 (70.59%) ASP.NET
5 26 (50.98%) jQuery
6 22 (43.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (31.37%) .NET Framework
7 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 15 (29.41%) AngularJS
9 13 (25.49%) XML
10 11 (21.57%) Node.js
11 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (19.61%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (13.73%) HTML5
12 7 (13.73%) WinForms
13 6 (11.76%) RequireJS
14 5 (9.80%) JSON
14 5 (9.80%) Web Services
15 4 (7.84%) Entity Framework
15 4 (7.84%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.88%) User Experience
2 2 (3.92%) Fintech
3 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (88.24%) MVC
2 32 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (52.94%) Scrum
4 15 (29.41%) SDLC
5 13 (25.49%) OO
6 12 (23.53%) TDD
7 8 (15.69%) OOD
8 6 (11.76%) Web Development
9 4 (7.84%) Kanban
9 4 (7.84%) Open Source
9 4 (7.84%) SOA
9 4 (7.84%) SOLID
10 3 (5.88%) Automation Testing
10 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
10 3 (5.88%) UX Design
11 2 (3.92%) BDD
11 2 (3.92%) Performance Management
12 1 (1.96%) CQRS
12 1 (1.96%) Domain-Driven Design
12 1 (1.96%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) C#
2 43 (84.31%) JavaScript
3 23 (45.10%) SQL
4 14 (27.45%) VB.NET
5 6 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.88%) VB
7 2 (3.92%) Java
8 1 (1.96%) PHP
8 1 (1.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) SAP
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