Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 65 70
Rank change year-on-year +16 +5 +17
Permanent jobs citing WCF 30 46 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.67% 3.34% 2.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.84% 8.47% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 29 45 42
Cardiff median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £29,050
90th Percentile £52,500 £46,400 £51,250
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year - -2.10% +2.14%

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 305 543 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 37.33% 39.38% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 277 504 502
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,000 £23,825
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £51,125
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 30 (100.00%) C#
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (90.00%) MVC
2 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 20 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 20 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET
6 15 (50.00%) Scrum
7 14 (46.67%) SDLC
7 14 (46.67%) RESTful
8 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (36.67%) CMS
10 11 (36.67%) Games
11 10 (33.33%) Umbraco
11 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (30.00%) BDD
12 9 (30.00%) MongoDB
12 9 (30.00%) Entity Framework
12 9 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (30.00%) .NET Framework
12 9 (30.00%) TDD
12 9 (30.00%) CSS
12 9 (30.00%) SOAP
13 8 (26.67%) HTML
13 8 (26.67%) Google
14 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
14 7 (23.33%) Docker

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 11 (36.67%) CMS
2 10 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 9 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (10.00%) IIS
5 3 (10.00%) Sitefinity
6 1 (3.33%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (30.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (10.00%) Big Data
4 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (10.00%) Subversion
4 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.67%) Selenium
4 2 (6.67%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (36.67%) Games
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
2 22 (73.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Graduate
3 6 (20.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Junior
3 6 (20.00%) Junior .NET Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Junior Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum Master
5 3 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Software Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 20 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET
4 14 (46.67%) RESTful
5 9 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (30.00%) CSS
5 9 (30.00%) Entity Framework
5 9 (30.00%) SOAP
6 8 (26.67%) HTML
7 6 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (20.00%) MSMQ
7 6 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (20.00%) WPF
8 5 (16.67%) Ionic Framework
9 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (13.33%) PhoneGap
9 4 (13.33%) XML
10 3 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.67%) Fintech
3 3 (10.00%) User Experience
4 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Android
1 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.67%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (90.00%) MVC
2 15 (50.00%) Scrum
3 14 (46.67%) SDLC
4 9 (30.00%) BDD
4 9 (30.00%) TDD
5 7 (23.33%) DevOps
5 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
6 6 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (20.00%) Kanban
6 6 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 6 (20.00%) Web Application Development
6 6 (20.00%) Web Development
7 5 (16.67%) Mobile Development
8 3 (10.00%) API Integration
8 3 (10.00%) Coaching
8 3 (10.00%) Front End Development
8 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.00%) Software Architecture
8 3 (10.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (20.00%) F#
2 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.00%) Ruby
3 3 (10.00%) TypeScript
3 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) Groovy
5 1 (3.33%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Kibana
2 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Google
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Sitecore
3 4 (13.33%) Xamarin