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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 56 64 52
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs citing WCF 44 47 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.35% 3.30% 4.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.96% 8.44% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 43 46 47
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £31,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £46,200 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
491 557 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 37.40% 39.14% 33.15%
Number of salaries quoted 444 485 370
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 £25,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +4 36 £40,000 +14.28% 10
West Wales -13 8 £35,000 -12.50% 4
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 65 (98.48%) .NET
2 63 (95.45%) MVC
3 62 (93.94%) C#
4 61 (92.42%) ASP.NET
5 51 (77.27%) SQL Server
5 51 (77.27%) JavaScript
6 47 (71.21%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (68.18%) HTML
8 44 (66.67%) CSS
8 44 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 39 (59.09%) Microsoft
10 37 (56.06%) Scrum
11 34 (51.52%) SQL
12 31 (46.97%) .NET Framework
13 29 (43.94%) MS Excel
14 28 (42.42%) SQL Server 2008
14 28 (42.42%) jQuery
15 26 (39.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 24 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
17 23 (34.85%) TDD
17 23 (34.85%) XML
18 20 (30.30%) SDLC
19 19 (28.79%) OO
19 19 (28.79%) Visual Studio
20 18 (27.27%) T-SQL
21 16 (24.24%) VB.NET
21 16 (24.24%) AngularJS
22 15 (22.73%) KnockoutJS
22 15 (22.73%) IIS
22 15 (22.73%) Git (software)

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 15 (22.73%) IIS
2 8 (12.12%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.52%) CMS
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 29 (43.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) IaaS
2 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
1 1 (1.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (77.27%) SQL Server
2 28 (42.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (13.64%) Hadoop
4 8 (12.12%) Big Data
5 7 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (4.55%) SSDT
8 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (28.79%) Visual Studio
3 15 (22.73%) Git (software)
4 12 (18.18%) TeamCity
5 11 (16.67%) NUnit
6 6 (9.09%) MSTest
6 6 (9.09%) NMock
7 5 (7.58%) Moq
7 5 (7.58%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (7.58%) Subversion
8 1 (1.52%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.52%) QUnit
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.55%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Electronics
4 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (83.33%) Developer
2 38 (57.58%) .NET Developer
3 15 (22.73%) C# Developer
4 13 (19.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 11 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 9 (13.64%) .NET Software Developer
6 9 (13.64%) Senior .NET Developer
6 9 (13.64%) Software Developer
7 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Scrum Master
9 4 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Junior
9 4 (6.06%) Junior .NET Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Junior Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (4.55%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (98.48%) .NET
2 61 (92.42%) ASP.NET
3 45 (68.18%) HTML
4 44 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 44 (66.67%) CSS
5 31 (46.97%) .NET Framework
6 28 (42.42%) jQuery
7 26 (39.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 23 (34.85%) XML
9 16 (24.24%) AngularJS
10 15 (22.73%) KnockoutJS
11 14 (21.21%) WinForms
12 12 (18.18%) Web Services
13 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (13.64%) Entity Framework
13 9 (13.64%) XSLT
14 8 (12.12%) Ajax
15 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 7 (10.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 6 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Management Information System
2 8 (12.12%) Informatics
2 8 (12.12%) NHS
3 6 (9.09%) User Experience
4 4 (6.06%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (4.55%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.55%) N-Tier
5 3 (4.55%) Reference Data
6 2 (3.03%) Social Media
7 1 (1.52%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Android
2 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (95.45%) MVC
2 47 (71.21%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (56.06%) Scrum
4 23 (34.85%) TDD
5 20 (30.30%) SDLC
6 19 (28.79%) OO
7 10 (15.15%) Open Source
8 8 (12.12%) Automated Testing
8 8 (12.12%) Coaching
8 8 (12.12%) Kanban
8 8 (12.12%) Web Development
9 7 (10.61%) Mentoring
9 7 (10.61%) OOD
9 7 (10.61%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.58%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (6.06%) OOP
11 4 (6.06%) UX Design
11 4 (6.06%) Web Application Development
12 3 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 62 (93.94%) C#
2 51 (77.27%) JavaScript
3 34 (51.52%) SQL
4 18 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 16 (24.24%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.58%) Java
6 5 (7.58%) VB
7 1 (1.52%) VB6
7 1 (1.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 39 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle
3 3 (4.55%) RedGate
4 2 (3.03%) SAP
4 2 (3.03%) Sitecore
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