The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 57 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 56 53 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.35% 4.24% 2.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.05% 11.02% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 55 53 34
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £31,300 £29,825
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £46,600 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
WCF
UK

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
557 481 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 43.31% 38.51% 32.81%
Number of salaries quoted 504 418 373
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the 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 Wales

WCF
Salary Trend in Wales

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

WCF Salary Trend in Wales

WCF
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Wales

WCF
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 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
South Wales -8 37 £33,173 -11.53% 3
West Wales -1 16 £40,000 - 1
North Wales -6 1 £45,000 +5.88% 1
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 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 Wales region with a requirement for WCF.

1 87 (98.86%) .NET
2 86 (97.73%) ASP.NET
3 84 (95.45%) MVC
4 79 (89.77%) SQL Server
4 79 (89.77%) C#
5 70 (79.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 64 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (69.32%) HTML
8 56 (63.64%) Microsoft
9 55 (62.50%) SQL
10 54 (61.36%) JavaScript
11 53 (60.23%) .NET Framework
12 51 (57.95%) CSS
13 49 (55.68%) Scrum
14 41 (46.59%) SQL Server 2008
15 37 (42.05%) XML
16 34 (38.64%) OO
16 34 (38.64%) MS Excel
16 34 (38.64%) TDD
17 31 (35.23%) jQuery
18 28 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 27 (30.68%) T-SQL
20 26 (29.55%) Git (software)
21 25 (28.41%) Team Foundation Server
22 24 (27.27%) Windows
22 24 (27.27%) Web Services
23 23 (26.14%) Visual Studio
24 21 (23.86%) WinForms
24 21 (23.86%) Automated Testing
25 20 (22.73%) Management Information System

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (14.77%) IIS
2 6 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.27%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.14%) CMS
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 34 (38.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) HTTP
1 1 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (89.77%) SQL Server
2 41 (46.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (6.82%) Big Data
6 5 (5.68%) Hadoop
7 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (3.41%) SSDT
9 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (29.55%) Git (software)
2 25 (28.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (26.14%) Visual Studio
4 15 (17.05%) Subversion
4 15 (17.05%) TeamCity
5 11 (12.50%) NUnit
6 10 (11.36%) Mercurial
7 7 (7.95%) NMock
8 5 (5.68%) MSTest
8 5 (5.68%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (4.55%) Moq
10 1 (1.14%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.14%) QUnit
General
1 13 (14.77%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.23%) Finance
3 4 (4.55%) Banking
3 4 (4.55%) Electronics
3 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 73 (82.95%) Developer
2 45 (51.14%) .NET Developer
3 33 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 20 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (17.05%) .NET Software Developer
6 14 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (12.50%) Software Developer
8 10 (11.36%) Senior Developer
9 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (9.09%) Analyst
10 8 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
11 7 (7.95%) Analyst Programmer
11 7 (7.95%) Junior
11 7 (7.95%) Junior .NET Developer
11 7 (7.95%) Junior Developer
11 7 (7.95%) Programmer
11 7 (7.95%) SQL Developer
12 6 (6.82%) Senior .NET Developer
13 5 (5.68%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (98.86%) .NET
2 86 (97.73%) ASP.NET
3 70 (79.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 61 (69.32%) HTML
5 53 (60.23%) .NET Framework
6 51 (57.95%) CSS
7 37 (42.05%) XML
8 31 (35.23%) jQuery
9 28 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 24 (27.27%) Web Services
11 21 (23.86%) WinForms
12 20 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (22.73%) Entity Framework
12 20 (22.73%) KnockoutJS
13 17 (19.32%) AngularJS
13 17 (19.32%) RESTful
14 13 (14.77%) NHibernate
14 13 (14.77%) XSLT
15 12 (13.64%) WPF
16 10 (11.36%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 18 (20.45%) Informatics
2 18 (20.45%) NHS
3 13 (14.77%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (13.64%) Mobile App
5 7 (7.95%) Reference Data
6 6 (6.82%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (6.82%) User Experience
7 4 (4.55%) Social Media
8 3 (3.41%) Client/Server
8 3 (3.41%) N-Tier
9 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (1.14%) Android
2 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (95.45%) MVC
2 64 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (55.68%) Scrum
4 34 (38.64%) OO
4 34 (38.64%) TDD
5 21 (23.86%) Automated Testing
6 19 (21.59%) SDLC
7 18 (20.45%) Coaching
7 18 (20.45%) OOP
7 18 (20.45%) Web Development
8 17 (19.32%) Unit Testing
9 16 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (18.18%) Kanban
10 12 (13.64%) Mentoring
11 10 (11.36%) MVVM
11 10 (11.36%) Use Case
12 8 (9.09%) Open Source
13 7 (7.95%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (5.68%) Dependency Injection
15 4 (4.55%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 79 (89.77%) C#
2 55 (62.50%) SQL
3 54 (61.36%) JavaScript
4 27 (30.68%) T-SQL
5 19 (21.59%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.41%) Java
6 3 (3.41%) VB
7 1 (1.14%) VB6
7 1 (1.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) Degree
2 3 (3.41%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 56 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.50%) Oracle
3 7 (7.95%) RedGate
4 4 (4.55%) SAP
5 2 (2.27%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.27%) Xamarin
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