The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in North Wales 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Wales / North Wales
Rank 9 11 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 5 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 13.89% 2.70% 9.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.71% 10.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 8
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -13.33%  
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 North Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
North Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14 10 48
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in North Wales 38.89% 27.03% 58.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 36
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Wales 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 North Wales

WCF
Salary Trend in North Wales

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

Salary trend for WCF in North Wales

WCF
Salary Histogram in North Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in North Wales over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in North Wales

WCF
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the North Wales region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Flintshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Denbighshire - 2 £22,500 -
WCF
Wales

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Wales

For the 6 months to 27 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 North Wales region with a requirement for WCF.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (87.50%) Web Application Development
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 7 (87.50%) WPF
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) NUnit
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Kanban
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) WinForms
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (50.00%) MSTest
3 4 (50.00%) MVVM
3 4 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (50.00%) Moq
3 4 (50.00%) Spring.NET
3 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (50.00%) Castle Windsor

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in North Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Moq
1 4 (50.00%) MSTest
1 4 (50.00%) NUnit
1 4 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Graduate
2 4 (50.00%) Graduate .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Junior
2 4 (50.00%) Junior .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Junior Developer
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 7 (87.50%) WPF
3 4 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
3 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (50.00%) Ninject
3 4 (50.00%) Spring.NET
3 4 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (50.00%) WinForms
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (37.50%) Code First Entity Framework
4 3 (37.50%) Node.js
4 3 (37.50%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) Web Application Development
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (50.00%) Kanban
3 4 (50.00%) MVVM
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Ruby
Flintshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago