Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 59 71
Rank change year-on-year +12 +12 +19
Permanent jobs citing WCF 34 42 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 4.15% 3.57% 2.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.49% 8.05% 7.86%
Number of salaries quoted 31 38 43
Cardiff median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £51,250
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.14%

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 324 522 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 39.56% 44.35% 37.41%
Number of salaries quoted 279 485 443
Cardiff median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.43% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £22,600
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -1.41% +1.43%

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 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for WCF in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for WCF.

1 34 (100.00%) C#
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (82.35%) MVC
3 28 (82.35%) AngularJS
4 22 (64.71%) SQL Server
4 22 (64.71%) ASP.NET
5 21 (61.76%) Scrum
6 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (52.94%) SOAP
8 16 (47.06%) RESTful
9 14 (41.18%) HTML
10 13 (38.24%) Games
10 13 (38.24%) .NET Framework
10 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (38.24%) SDLC
11 12 (35.29%) Entity Framework
11 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (35.29%) CSS
12 11 (32.35%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (29.41%) Umbraco
13 10 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
13 10 (29.41%) CMS
14 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
14 9 (26.47%) DevOps
14 9 (26.47%) MongoDB
15 8 (23.53%) BDD
15 8 (23.53%) Elasticsearch

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 10 (29.41%) CMS
1 10 (29.41%) Umbraco
2 8 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (5.88%) IIS
5 2 (5.88%) Mule
5 2 (5.88%) Sitefinity
Cloud Services
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (32.35%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (26.47%) MongoDB
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
5 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.88%) Big Data
6 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (17.65%) TeamCity
3 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
4 4 (11.76%) Mercurial
5 3 (8.82%) Selenium
5 3 (8.82%) SpecFlow
5 3 (8.82%) Subversion
6 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (38.24%) Games
2 4 (11.76%) Electronics
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 4 (11.76%) Marketing
2 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Developer
2 25 (73.53%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (17.65%) C# Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Graduate
3 6 (17.65%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Graduate Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Junior
3 6 (17.65%) Junior .NET Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Junior Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Agile .NET Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Agile C# Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Developer
4 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (82.35%) AngularJS
3 22 (64.71%) ASP.NET
4 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 18 (52.94%) SOAP
6 16 (47.06%) RESTful
7 14 (41.18%) HTML
8 13 (38.24%) .NET Framework
9 12 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (35.29%) CSS
9 12 (35.29%) Entity Framework
10 10 (29.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (23.53%) REST
12 7 (20.59%) Ionic Framework
13 6 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (17.65%) MSMQ
13 6 (17.65%) WPF
13 6 (17.65%) XML
14 5 (14.71%) jQuery
15 4 (11.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Fintech
2 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Android
1 7 (20.59%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.88%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (82.35%) MVC
3 21 (61.76%) Scrum
4 13 (38.24%) SDLC
5 9 (26.47%) DevOps
6 8 (23.53%) BDD
6 8 (23.53%) TDD
7 6 (17.65%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (17.65%) Kanban
7 6 (17.65%) Multithreading
7 6 (17.65%) Web Application Development
7 6 (17.65%) Web Development
8 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
9 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (11.76%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (11.76%) OO
9 4 (11.76%) OOD
9 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
10 3 (8.82%) Software Architecture
10 3 (8.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.65%) F#
3 6 (17.65%) Ruby
3 6 (17.65%) TypeScript
4 5 (14.71%) SQL
4 5 (14.71%) VB
5 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 4 (11.76%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.88%) Groovy
6 2 (5.88%) Java
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Kibana
2 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Google
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle
3 4 (11.76%) SAP
4 3 (8.82%) Sitecore
5 2 (5.88%) Xamarin