Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 71 74
Rank change year-on-year +20 +3 +19
Permanent jobs citing WCF 55 61 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.04% 3.11% 3.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.29% 7.81% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 51 60 77
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £33,173 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.51% -9.12% +5.04%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -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 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 487 781 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 35.78% 39.81% 37.02%
Number of salaries quoted 431 718 732
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £47,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 33 £35,000 +6.06% 2
Torfaen +15 9 £33,000 -34.00%
Newport +6 6 £32,000 -14.67%
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £35,000 - 2
WCF
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 50 (90.91%) C#
3 40 (72.73%) MVC
3 40 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (58.18%) AngularJS
5 31 (56.36%) ASP.NET
6 30 (54.55%) SQL Server
7 29 (52.73%) Scrum
8 26 (47.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 24 (43.64%) HTML
10 21 (38.18%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (34.55%) TDD
12 18 (32.73%) RESTful
12 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
12 18 (32.73%) SDLC
13 17 (30.91%) CSS
13 17 (30.91%) SOAP
13 17 (30.91%) .NET Framework
14 15 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (27.27%) Games
15 14 (25.45%) CMS
15 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
15 14 (25.45%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (23.64%) Umbraco
17 12 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
17 12 (21.82%) WPF
17 12 (21.82%) SQL
17 12 (21.82%) DevOps
17 12 (21.82%) Entity Framework
18 11 (20.00%) XML

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 14 (25.45%) CMS
2 13 (23.64%) Umbraco
3 8 (14.55%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (5.45%) IIS
6 2 (3.64%) Mule
6 2 (3.64%) Sitefinity
7 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (38.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (9.09%) IaaS
3 5 (9.09%) PaaS
4 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) HTTP
1 3 (5.45%) Hyperconnected
1 3 (5.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.64%) Big Data
5 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (18.18%) NUnit
3 9 (16.36%) MSTest
4 8 (14.55%) Moq
5 7 (12.73%) TeamCity
6 5 (9.09%) Mercurial
7 4 (7.27%) Selenium
7 4 (7.27%) SpecFlow
8 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
8 3 (5.45%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (5.45%) Subversion
8 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.64%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.82%) MbUnit
10 1 (1.82%) NMock
General
1 15 (27.27%) Games
2 2 (3.64%) Electronics
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.64%) Marketing
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (78.18%) Developer
2 34 (61.82%) .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 7 (12.73%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (10.91%) C# Developer
6 5 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (5.45%) CRM Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (96.36%) .NET
2 32 (58.18%) AngularJS
3 31 (56.36%) ASP.NET
4 26 (47.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 24 (43.64%) HTML
6 18 (32.73%) RESTful
7 17 (30.91%) .NET Framework
7 17 (30.91%) CSS
7 17 (30.91%) SOAP
8 15 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (21.82%) Entity Framework
9 12 (21.82%) WPF
10 11 (20.00%) XML
11 10 (18.18%) Web Services
12 9 (16.36%) Ionic Framework
12 9 (16.36%) Node.js
13 8 (14.55%) HTML5
13 8 (14.55%) jQuery
14 7 (12.73%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (12.73%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Computer Science
1 9 (16.36%) Fintech
2 7 (12.73%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.64%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Android
1 9 (16.36%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (72.73%) MVC
2 29 (52.73%) Scrum
3 19 (34.55%) TDD
4 18 (32.73%) SDLC
5 12 (21.82%) DevOps
6 10 (18.18%) BDD
7 9 (16.36%) Dependency Injection
7 9 (16.36%) Kanban
7 9 (16.36%) Web Application Development
7 9 (16.36%) Web Development
8 7 (12.73%) SOLID
9 6 (10.91%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
9 6 (10.91%) OO
9 6 (10.91%) OOD
10 4 (7.27%) Coaching
10 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
10 4 (7.27%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (90.91%) C#
2 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.82%) SQL
4 9 (16.36%) TypeScript
5 6 (10.91%) F#
5 6 (10.91%) Ruby
6 5 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 5 (9.09%) VB
7 4 (7.27%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.64%) Groovy
8 2 (3.64%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Kibana
2 2 (3.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.55%) Google
3 5 (9.09%) Sitecore
4 3 (5.45%) Xamarin
5 2 (3.64%) SAP
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle