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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
UK / Wales
Rank 50 63 74
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 43 40 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.87% 3.20% 2.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.63% 8.32% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 43 40 35
Median salary £33,173 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.48% -3.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
498 481 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 44.86% 38.51% 36.98%
Number of salaries quoted 438 404 445
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -4 19 £33,000 -12.00% 2
West Wales - 14 £40,000 - 1
North Wales -4 5 £22,500 -30.76% 1
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 95 (100.00%) .NET
1 95 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 87 (91.58%) C#
3 85 (89.47%) SQL Server
3 85 (89.47%) MVC
4 74 (77.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 68 (71.58%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (67.37%) HTML
6 64 (67.37%) Microsoft
7 60 (63.16%) SQL
8 56 (58.95%) .NET Framework
9 52 (54.74%) JavaScript
10 50 (52.63%) CSS
10 50 (52.63%) Scrum
11 39 (41.05%) XML
12 38 (40.00%) OO
12 38 (40.00%) MS Excel
13 37 (38.95%) Windows
14 36 (37.89%) SQL Server 2008
14 36 (37.89%) TDD
15 28 (29.47%) jQuery
15 28 (29.47%) T-SQL
16 27 (28.42%) Web Services
16 27 (28.42%) Git (software)
17 26 (27.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 26 (27.37%) ASP.NET Web API
18 25 (26.32%) WinForms
18 25 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
18 25 (26.32%) Automated Testing
19 23 (24.21%) Kanban

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 10 (10.53%) IIS
2 6 (6.32%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.16%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.11%) CMS
4 2 (2.11%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.05%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.05%) Umbraco
Applications
1 38 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (14.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (89.47%) SQL Server
2 36 (37.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (6.32%) Big Data
6 3 (3.16%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.11%) MySQL
7 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (28.42%) Git (software)
2 19 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (18.95%) Visual Studio
4 15 (15.79%) NUnit
4 15 (15.79%) Subversion
5 14 (14.74%) Mercurial
6 13 (13.68%) TeamCity
7 9 (9.47%) MSTest
7 9 (9.47%) Rhino Mocks
8 8 (8.42%) Moq
9 7 (7.37%) NMock
10 1 (1.05%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.05%) QUnit
General
1 13 (13.68%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.47%) Finance
3 4 (4.21%) Banking
3 4 (4.21%) Electronics
3 4 (4.21%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.21%) Marketing
4 1 (1.05%) Advertising
4 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 79 (83.16%) Developer
2 50 (52.63%) .NET Developer
3 37 (38.95%) C# Developer
4 20 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (17.89%) .NET Software Developer
6 13 (13.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 13 (13.68%) Software Developer
7 12 (12.63%) Junior
7 12 (12.63%) Junior .NET Developer
7 12 (12.63%) Junior Developer
8 11 (11.58%) Analyst
8 11 (11.58%) C# Software Developer
9 10 (10.53%) Analyst Programmer
9 10 (10.53%) Programmer
10 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (8.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (8.42%) Senior Developer
12 7 (7.37%) SQL Developer
13 5 (5.26%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 5 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (100.00%) .NET
1 95 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 74 (77.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 64 (67.37%) HTML
4 56 (58.95%) .NET Framework
5 50 (52.63%) CSS
6 39 (41.05%) XML
7 28 (29.47%) jQuery
8 27 (28.42%) Web Services
9 26 (27.37%) ASP.NET Web API
9 26 (27.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 25 (26.32%) WinForms
11 22 (23.16%) AngularJS
12 21 (22.11%) RESTful
12 21 (22.11%) WPF
13 20 (21.05%) Entity Framework
14 17 (17.89%) KnockoutJS
15 16 (16.84%) NHibernate
16 14 (14.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 13 (13.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.11%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 19 (20.00%) Informatics
3 19 (20.00%) NHS
4 16 (16.84%) Mobile App
5 10 (10.53%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (7.37%) Reference Data
7 6 (6.32%) User Experience
8 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
9 4 (4.21%) Social Media
10 3 (3.16%) Client/Server
10 3 (3.16%) N-Tier
11 2 (2.11%) Raspberry Pi
12 1 (1.05%) Device Driver
12 1 (1.05%) EPoS
12 1 (1.05%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 37 (38.95%) Windows
2 1 (1.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (89.47%) MVC
2 68 (71.58%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (52.63%) Scrum
4 38 (40.00%) OO
5 36 (37.89%) TDD
6 25 (26.32%) Automated Testing
6 25 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (24.21%) Kanban
8 22 (23.16%) OOP
9 19 (20.00%) Coaching
9 19 (20.00%) Web Development
10 18 (18.95%) MVVM
11 16 (16.84%) SDLC
11 16 (16.84%) Unit Testing
12 14 (14.74%) Use Case
13 12 (12.63%) Mentoring
14 9 (9.47%) Dependency Injection
15 8 (8.42%) Web Application Development
16 7 (7.37%) Open Source
16 7 (7.37%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 87 (91.58%) C#
2 60 (63.16%) SQL
3 52 (54.74%) JavaScript
4 28 (29.47%) T-SQL
5 19 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.16%) Java
7 2 (2.11%) VB
8 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.05%) C
8 1 (1.05%) VB6
8 1 (1.05%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 64 (67.37%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.74%) Oracle
3 7 (7.37%) RedGate
4 4 (4.21%) SAP
5 3 (3.16%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.11%) Sitecore
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