Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Wales > North Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 26 19
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7 -9
Permanent jobs citing WCF 18 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 14.52% 1.06% 6.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.30% 3.03% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 6
North Wales median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% +26.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £45,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £39,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% +4.17%

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 North Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 47 33 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 37.90% 35.11% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 41 32 30
North Wales median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £36,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £39,351 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +7.14% -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Flintshire +10 18 £40,000 -11.11% 1
WCF
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 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 North Wales region with a requirement for WCF.

1 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 16 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 16 (88.89%) MVC
2 16 (88.89%) ASP.NET
3 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
4 13 (72.22%) TDD
5 12 (66.67%) .NET Framework
5 12 (66.67%) NoSQL
5 12 (66.67%) Entity Framework
6 11 (61.11%) Node.js
6 11 (61.11%) BDD
6 11 (61.11%) Web Application Development
6 11 (61.11%) WPF
6 11 (61.11%) Git (software)
6 11 (61.11%) RESTful
6 11 (61.11%) SQL Server 2016
6 11 (61.11%) Code First Entity Framework
6 11 (61.11%) Marketing
6 11 (61.11%) Ruby
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (11.11%) jQuery
8 2 (11.11%) AngularJS

WCF
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 12 (66.67%) NoSQL
3 11 (61.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (5.56%) DB2
4 1 (5.56%) Redis
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (61.11%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 11 (61.11%) .NET Software Developer
4 6 (33.33%) C# Developer
5 5 (27.78%) Junior
5 5 (27.78%) Junior Developer
6 4 (22.22%) Junior C# Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Angular Developer
7 1 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 16 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 16 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 12 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 12 (66.67%) Entity Framework
5 11 (61.11%) Code First Entity Framework
5 11 (61.11%) Node.js
5 11 (61.11%) RESTful
5 11 (61.11%) WPF
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 2 (11.11%) CSS
7 2 (11.11%) HTML
7 2 (11.11%) jQuery
7 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) MVC
3 13 (72.22%) TDD
4 11 (61.11%) BDD
4 11 (61.11%) Web Application Development
5 2 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (5.56%) ETL
6 1 (5.56%) High Availability
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (61.11%) Ruby
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Teradata