Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 73 72
Rank change year-on-year +17 -1 +5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 55 66 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.83% 3.02% 3.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.52% 8.14% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 53 65 74
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.10% +2.14%
10th Percentile £21,500 £24,250 £26,363
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
Wales median annual salary £39,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.86% -5.33% +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 South Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 523 811 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 36.45% 37.12% 37.65%
Number of salaries quoted 478 742 781
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £23,925 £23,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £55,349 £55,000 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £39,351 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +7.14% -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in South Wales

WCF
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for WCF in South Wales

WCF
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in South Wales over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in South Wales

WCF
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 23 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
Cardiff +16 30 £35,000 +6.06%
Newport +11 11 £35,000 -
Torfaen +12 9 £33,000 -13.16%
WCF
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 South Wales region with a requirement for WCF.

1 53 (96.36%) .NET
2 46 (83.64%) C#
3 41 (74.55%) MVC
4 36 (65.45%) SQL Server
5 35 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (61.82%) ASP.NET
7 26 (47.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 25 (45.45%) AngularJS
9 23 (41.82%) Scrum
10 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
11 21 (38.18%) HTML
12 20 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (32.73%) TDD
14 17 (30.91%) WPF
14 17 (30.91%) CSS
15 16 (29.09%) SDLC
16 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
17 14 (25.45%) Web Services
17 14 (25.45%) RESTful
18 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC
18 13 (23.64%) .NET Framework
19 12 (21.82%) Team Foundation Server
19 12 (21.82%) CMS
20 11 (20.00%) Games
20 11 (20.00%) WinForms
21 10 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
21 10 (18.18%) Web Development
21 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
21 10 (18.18%) Umbraco
21 10 (18.18%) Node.js

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 12 (21.82%) CMS
2 10 (18.18%) Umbraco
3 9 (16.36%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (12.73%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (7.27%) IIS
6 3 (5.45%) Sitefinity
7 1 (1.82%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (9.09%) IaaS
3 5 (9.09%) PaaS
4 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) HTTP
2 3 (5.45%) Hyperconnected
2 3 (5.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (65.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.36%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (5.45%) Big Data
4 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (16.36%) NUnit
3 8 (14.55%) Moq
3 8 (14.55%) MSTest
4 6 (10.91%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.45%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (5.45%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (5.45%) Subversion
6 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.64%) Selenium
6 2 (3.64%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.82%) NMock
7 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (20.00%) Games
2 3 (5.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (76.36%) Developer
2 31 (56.36%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Graduate
3 9 (16.36%) Graduate .NET Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Graduate Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Junior
3 9 (16.36%) Junior .NET Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Junior Developer
4 6 (10.91%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (10.91%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
5 5 (9.09%) CRM Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.45%) .NET Team Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Scrum Master
7 3 (5.45%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (96.36%) .NET
2 34 (61.82%) ASP.NET
3 26 (47.27%) ASP.NET Web API
4 25 (45.45%) AngularJS
5 21 (38.18%) HTML
6 17 (30.91%) CSS
6 17 (30.91%) WPF
7 14 (25.45%) RESTful
7 14 (25.45%) Web Services
8 13 (23.64%) .NET Framework
8 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (20.00%) WinForms
10 10 (18.18%) Node.js
11 9 (16.36%) Entity Framework
11 9 (16.36%) SOAP
11 9 (16.36%) XML
12 8 (14.55%) HTML5
12 8 (14.55%) jQuery
13 6 (10.91%) MSMQ
13 6 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.09%) Fintech
2 5 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Android
1 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (74.55%) MVC
2 35 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (41.82%) Scrum
4 18 (32.73%) TDD
5 16 (29.09%) SDLC
6 10 (18.18%) Web Development
7 9 (16.36%) BDD
7 9 (16.36%) Dependency Injection
7 9 (16.36%) Kanban
7 9 (16.36%) Web Application Development
8 8 (14.55%) CRM
8 8 (14.55%) ITIL
8 8 (14.55%) SOLID
9 7 (12.73%) DevOps
9 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
10 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
11 5 (9.09%) Coaching
11 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 5 (9.09%) OO
11 5 (9.09%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 46 (83.64%) C#
2 15 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.36%) SQL
4 6 (10.91%) F#
4 6 (10.91%) Ruby
5 5 (9.09%) TypeScript
6 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.64%) VB
8 1 (1.82%) Groovy
8 1 (1.82%) Java
8 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Kibana
2 2 (3.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Google
3 7 (12.73%) Sitecore
4 4 (7.27%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.82%) SAP