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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 56 56
Rank change year-on-year +5 0  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 16 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.88% 2.15% 2.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.90% 5.98% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 13
Median salary £41,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 232 251 214
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 41.73% 35.91% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 212 202 185
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Cardiff

WCF
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (97.22%) MVC
3 32 (88.89%) C#
4 31 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (80.56%) Microsoft
5 29 (80.56%) SQL Server
5 29 (80.56%) ASP.NET
6 25 (69.44%) MS Excel
7 24 (66.67%) JavaScript
7 24 (66.67%) TDD
8 23 (63.89%) HTML
8 23 (63.89%) CSS
9 21 (58.33%) Scrum
9 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (52.78%) Unit Testing
11 18 (50.00%) .NET Framework
11 18 (50.00%) Visual Studio
12 17 (47.22%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (41.67%) AngularJS
13 15 (41.67%) SQL
13 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 14 (38.89%) XML
15 13 (36.11%) T-SQL
15 13 (36.11%) CSS3
15 13 (36.11%) HTML5
15 13 (36.11%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (33.33%) OO
17 11 (30.56%) NHS
17 11 (30.56%) Management Information System
17 11 (30.56%) WinForms

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 5 (13.89%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (8.33%) CMS
2 3 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.56%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) Commerce Server
4 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 25 (69.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (80.56%) SQL Server
2 17 (47.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (13.89%) Big Data
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
7 2 (5.56%) Couchbase
7 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 13 (36.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.11%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.56%) MbUnit
4 2 (5.56%) Mercurial
4 2 (5.56%) MSTest
4 2 (5.56%) NUnit
4 2 (5.56%) Selenium
4 2 (5.56%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
2 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (83.33%) Developer
2 24 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Junior
3 8 (22.22%) Junior .NET Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Junior Developer
4 5 (13.89%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (11.11%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 4 (11.11%) .NET Programmer
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
5 4 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Programmer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior .NET Analyst Programmer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior .NET Programmer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Programme Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
5 4 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (80.56%) ASP.NET
3 23 (63.89%) CSS
3 23 (63.89%) HTML
4 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 15 (41.67%) AngularJS
6 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 14 (38.89%) XML
8 13 (36.11%) CSS3
8 13 (36.11%) HTML5
9 11 (30.56%) WinForms
10 10 (27.78%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (19.44%) XSLT
13 5 (13.89%) jQuery
13 5 (13.89%) Node.js
13 5 (13.89%) Vue.js
13 5 (13.89%) Web Services
14 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Management Information System
1 11 (30.56%) NHS
2 4 (11.11%) Reference Data
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) Oculus Rift
5 1 (2.78%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (97.22%) MVC
2 31 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (66.67%) TDD
4 21 (58.33%) Scrum
5 19 (52.78%) Unit Testing
6 12 (33.33%) OO
7 11 (30.56%) Coaching
7 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (30.56%) Informatics
8 8 (22.22%) BDD
8 8 (22.22%) DevOps
9 6 (16.67%) Automation Testing
10 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
10 5 (13.89%) Open Source
11 4 (11.11%) Feasibility Study
11 4 (11.11%) OOP
11 4 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (11.11%) SDLC
11 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
12 3 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) C#
2 24 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 15 (41.67%) SQL
4 13 (36.11%) T-SQL
5 8 (22.22%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.56%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 29 (80.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle
3 4 (11.11%) RedGate
4 3 (8.33%) Sitecore
4 3 (8.33%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff DT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff DT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago