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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 69 76
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 12 22 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.68% 1.95% 2.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.69% 6.08% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 23
Median salary £36,250 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.84% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,935 £28,100 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,100 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 256 362 380
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 35.90% 32.09% 30.40%
Number of salaries quoted 239 331 318
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,500 £27,039
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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
Cardiff +7 7 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Newport +12 4 £35,000 -9.67%
WCF
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (88.24%) MVC
3 29 (85.29%) C#
4 28 (82.35%) SQL Server
4 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
5 24 (70.59%) ASP.NET
6 22 (64.71%) JavaScript
6 22 (64.71%) Scrum
7 20 (58.82%) HTML
7 20 (58.82%) CSS
8 17 (50.00%) AngularJS
9 15 (44.12%) Visual Studio
10 13 (38.24%) HTML5
10 13 (38.24%) CSS3
10 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (35.29%) TDD
12 11 (32.35%) BDD
12 11 (32.35%) Test Automation
12 11 (32.35%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (26.47%) Unit Testing
14 9 (26.47%) MongoDB
14 9 (26.47%) Web Services
14 9 (26.47%) Finance
15 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (23.53%) jQuery
15 8 (23.53%) DevOps

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 6 (17.65%) CMS
1 6 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (14.71%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (14.71%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) Sitefinity
3 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (26.47%) MongoDB
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (14.71%) Big Data
4 5 (14.71%) NoSQL
5 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
6 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (5.88%) Couchbase
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.94%) MySQL
8 1 (2.94%) Power BI
8 1 (2.94%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Visual Studio
2 10 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 4 (11.76%) TeamCity
5 3 (8.82%) NUnit
6 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.88%) MbUnit
6 2 (5.88%) Mercurial
6 2 (5.88%) MSTest
6 2 (5.88%) Selenium
6 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.94%) NMock
7 1 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Developer
2 21 (61.76%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.65%) .NET Team Leader
3 6 (17.65%) Team Leader
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Developer
5 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 4 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (11.76%) CRM Officer
5 4 (11.76%) Development Officer
5 4 (11.76%) Scrum Master
5 4 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.82%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Junior
6 3 (8.82%) Junior .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Agile Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (70.59%) ASP.NET
3 20 (58.82%) CSS
3 20 (58.82%) HTML
4 17 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (38.24%) CSS3
5 13 (38.24%) HTML5
6 11 (32.35%) KnockoutJS
7 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (26.47%) Web Services
9 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (23.53%) jQuery
10 7 (20.59%) Node.js
11 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
11 6 (17.65%) XML
12 5 (14.71%) Vue.js
12 5 (14.71%) WinForms
12 5 (14.71%) WPF
13 3 (8.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.94%) EPoS
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.94%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) MVC
2 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (64.71%) Scrum
4 12 (35.29%) TDD
5 11 (32.35%) BDD
5 11 (32.35%) Test Automation
6 9 (26.47%) Unit Testing
7 8 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (23.53%) DevOps
8 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
9 6 (17.65%) Web Development
10 5 (14.71%) Open Source
11 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (11.76%) CRM
11 4 (11.76%) ITIL
12 3 (8.82%) OO
13 2 (5.88%) ATDD
13 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
13 2 (5.88%) Test-First Development
13 2 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) C#
2 22 (64.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
4 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby
5 2 (5.88%) TypeScript
5 2 (5.88%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.94%) C
6 1 (2.94%) Java
6 1 (2.94%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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