The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 60 59
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 7 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.43% 1.75% 1.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.89% 5.63% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 13
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £23,050 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £44,950 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 180 213 216
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 36.89% 31.14% 28.53%
Number of salaries quoted 168 201 167
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,850
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing WCF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Cardiff

WCF
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for WCF in Cardiff

WCF
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Cardiff over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for WCF.

1 23 (100.00%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (91.30%) MVC
4 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
4 18 (78.26%) Scrum
5 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
5 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
6 16 (69.57%) CSS
6 16 (69.57%) HTML
6 16 (69.57%) AngularJS
7 15 (65.22%) Visual Studio
8 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
9 13 (56.52%) CSS3
9 13 (56.52%) HTML5
10 10 (43.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (39.13%) MongoDB
11 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (39.13%) TDD
11 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
12 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (34.78%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (34.78%) BDD
12 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
12 8 (34.78%) DevOps
13 7 (30.43%) Finance
14 6 (26.09%) CMS
14 6 (26.09%) XML
14 6 (26.09%) Sitecore CMS

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (26.09%) CMS
1 6 (26.09%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (17.39%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) Sitefinity
4 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) MongoDB
3 5 (21.74%) Big Data
4 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
6 2 (8.70%) Couchbase
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.35%) MySQL
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Visual Studio
2 10 (43.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.70%) MbUnit
3 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
3 2 (8.70%) MSTest
3 2 (8.70%) NUnit
3 2 (8.70%) Selenium
3 2 (8.70%) SpecFlow
3 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
2 17 (73.91%) .NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) .NET Team Leader
3 6 (26.09%) Team Leader
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum Master
5 4 (17.39%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Junior
6 3 (13.04%) Junior .NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Junior Developer
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Agile Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (69.57%) AngularJS
2 16 (69.57%) CSS
2 16 (69.57%) HTML
3 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
4 13 (56.52%) CSS3
4 13 (56.52%) HTML5
5 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (34.78%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (26.09%) XML
8 5 (21.74%) Node.js
8 5 (21.74%) Vue.js
8 5 (21.74%) Web Services
9 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
9 4 (17.39%) jQuery
10 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
11 2 (8.70%) Gherkin
12 1 (4.35%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (91.30%) MVC
3 18 (78.26%) Scrum
4 9 (39.13%) TDD
4 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
5 8 (34.78%) BDD
5 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (34.78%) DevOps
5 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
6 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
6 5 (21.74%) Open Source
7 3 (13.04%) Web Development
8 2 (8.70%) ATDD
8 2 (8.70%) Mobile Development
8 2 (8.70%) OO
8 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
8 2 (8.70%) SDLC
8 2 (8.70%) Test-First Development
9 1 (4.35%) Coaching
9 1 (4.35%) Health Informatics
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) TypeScript
3 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) VB
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Sitecore
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Xamarin
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff DT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago