Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 70 82
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12 -2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 21 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.24% 2.19% 1.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.51% 5.57% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 27
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.84% +16.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,500 £26,400
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,225 £44,500
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 381 413 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 40.66% 39.33% 33.41%
Number of salaries quoted 321 382 395
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,000 £22,700
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £49,600
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 June 2018.

Salary histogram for WCF in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 21 (100.00%) C#
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (76.19%) MVC
4 15 (71.43%) AngularJS
5 13 (61.90%) Scrum
5 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
6 12 (57.14%) HTML
6 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
6 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
7 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
8 10 (47.62%) CSS
9 8 (38.10%) SOAP
9 8 (38.10%) jQuery
10 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio
10 7 (33.33%) SQL
11 6 (28.57%) SharePoint
11 6 (28.57%) Finance
11 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (28.57%) REST
12 4 (19.05%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (19.05%) SDLC
12 4 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
12 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
12 4 (19.05%) CMS
12 4 (19.05%) OOD
12 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence

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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (19.05%) CMS
2 4 (19.05%) Umbraco
3 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (9.52%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (4.76%) IIS
5 1 (4.76%) Mule
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (9.52%) Office 365
3 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) Couchbase
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (14.29%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) MbUnit
4 1 (4.76%) MSTest
4 1 (4.76%) NUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Electronics
2 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
2 4 (19.05%) Marketing
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) .NET Developer
3 7 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 6 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (23.81%) Agile Developer
6 4 (19.05%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (19.05%) Agile .NET Developer
6 4 (19.05%) Agile C# Developer
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (19.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (19.05%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (19.05%) Software Developer
7 2 (9.52%) CRM Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Software Support Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Lead C# Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) AngularJS
3 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 12 (57.14%) HTML
4 10 (47.62%) CSS
5 8 (38.10%) jQuery
5 8 (38.10%) SOAP
6 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (28.57%) REST
7 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
7 4 (19.05%) JSON
7 4 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (14.29%) Web Services
8 3 (14.29%) XML
9 2 (9.52%) CSS3
9 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
9 2 (9.52%) HTML5
9 2 (9.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (9.52%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Android
1 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (76.19%) MVC
3 13 (61.90%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (19.05%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (19.05%) OO
4 4 (19.05%) OOD
4 4 (19.05%) Programme Management
4 4 (19.05%) SDLC
5 3 (14.29%) DevOps
5 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (14.29%) Task Automation
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) SOLID
7 1 (4.76%) ATDD
7 1 (4.76%) BDD
7 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) TypeScript
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.52%) VB
5 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) Groovy
6 1 (4.76%) Java
6 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) SAP
3 2 (9.52%) Sitecore