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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
UK / Wales
Rank 57 73 66
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 37 32 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.46% 2.35% 2.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.81% 6.61% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 34 31 40
Median salary £38,750 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.16% -2.66%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%

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
474 484 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 44.38% 35.51% 36.63%
Number of salaries quoted 404 397 422
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +9 19 £40,000 +6.66% 3
West Wales - 10 £40,000 - 1
North Wales +3 4 £22,500 -28.00% 1
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 96 (100.00%) .NET
2 90 (93.75%) ASP.NET
3 89 (92.71%) C#
4 85 (88.54%) SQL Server
5 84 (87.50%) MVC
6 72 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
7 69 (71.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 63 (65.63%) HTML
9 62 (64.58%) Microsoft
10 54 (56.25%) SQL
10 54 (56.25%) Scrum
11 52 (54.17%) .NET Framework
12 50 (52.08%) JavaScript
13 48 (50.00%) CSS
14 39 (40.63%) TDD
15 37 (38.54%) MS Excel
16 36 (37.50%) OO
17 35 (36.46%) Windows
18 34 (35.42%) XML
19 32 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
19 32 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
20 30 (31.25%) Git (software)
20 30 (31.25%) jQuery
21 29 (30.21%) Continuous Integration
22 27 (28.13%) Web Services
23 26 (27.08%) Automated Testing
23 26 (27.08%) AngularJS
24 24 (25.00%) RESTful
25 23 (23.96%) Kanban
25 23 (23.96%) WPF

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 6 (6.25%) IIS
2 4 (4.17%) CMS
2 4 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (3.13%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.04%) Commerce Server
4 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 37 (38.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (88.54%) SQL Server
2 32 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.29%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.17%) Big Data
5 4 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.08%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.08%) MySQL
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 22 (22.92%) Visual Studio
3 17 (17.71%) Mercurial
4 16 (16.67%) Subversion
4 16 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (13.54%) NUnit
6 12 (12.50%) TeamCity
7 9 (9.38%) MSTest
8 7 (7.29%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (6.25%) Moq
10 5 (5.21%) NMock
11 3 (3.13%) Jenkins
12 2 (2.08%) GitLab
12 2 (2.08%) MbUnit
12 2 (2.08%) Selenium
12 2 (2.08%) SpecFlow
13 1 (1.04%) Jasmine
13 1 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
13 1 (1.04%) QUnit
General
1 12 (12.50%) Finance
1 12 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.21%) Banking
3 3 (3.13%) Electronics
3 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.13%) Marketing
4 2 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.04%) Advertising
5 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (84.38%) Developer
2 50 (52.08%) .NET Developer
3 37 (38.54%) C# Developer
4 17 (17.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (14.58%) .NET Software Developer
6 13 (13.54%) Software Developer
7 12 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
7 12 (12.50%) Junior
7 12 (12.50%) Junior .NET Developer
7 12 (12.50%) Junior Developer
8 11 (11.46%) Analyst
8 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 10 (10.42%) Analyst Programmer
9 10 (10.42%) Programmer
10 9 (9.38%) Senior Developer
11 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (7.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (6.25%) SQL Developer
14 5 (5.21%) Graduate Developer
14 5 (5.21%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (100.00%) .NET
2 90 (93.75%) ASP.NET
3 69 (71.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 63 (65.63%) HTML
5 52 (54.17%) .NET Framework
6 48 (50.00%) CSS
7 34 (35.42%) XML
8 32 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 30 (31.25%) jQuery
10 27 (28.13%) Web Services
11 26 (27.08%) AngularJS
12 24 (25.00%) RESTful
13 23 (23.96%) WPF
14 22 (22.92%) Entity Framework
15 21 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 21 (21.88%) KnockoutJS
16 20 (20.83%) WinForms
17 16 (16.67%) NHibernate
18 15 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 13 (13.54%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (17.71%) Mobile App
3 16 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 16 (16.67%) NHS
4 6 (6.25%) Reference Data
5 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.21%) User Experience
6 4 (4.17%) N-Tier
6 4 (4.17%) Social Media
7 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.08%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (1.04%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.04%) EPoS
8 1 (1.04%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 35 (36.46%) Windows
2 1 (1.04%) Android
2 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (87.50%) MVC
2 72 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (56.25%) Scrum
4 39 (40.63%) TDD
5 36 (37.50%) OO
6 29 (30.21%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (27.08%) Automated Testing
8 23 (23.96%) Kanban
9 22 (22.92%) OOP
9 22 (22.92%) Web Development
10 20 (20.83%) Unit Testing
11 19 (19.79%) MVVM
12 16 (16.67%) Coaching
12 16 (16.67%) Informatics
12 16 (16.67%) Mentoring
13 15 (15.63%) Use Case
14 12 (12.50%) SDLC
15 10 (10.42%) BDD
16 8 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
16 8 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 89 (92.71%) C#
2 54 (56.25%) SQL
3 50 (52.08%) JavaScript
4 23 (23.96%) T-SQL
5 16 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.17%) VB
7 2 (2.08%) Java
7 2 (2.08%) Ruby
7 2 (2.08%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.04%) C
8 1 (1.04%) VB6
8 1 (1.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (5.21%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (7.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 62 (64.58%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.50%) Oracle
3 6 (6.25%) RedGate
4 4 (4.17%) Sitecore
4 4 (4.17%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.13%) SAP
6 2 (2.08%) IFS
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