Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 86 91
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 +12
Permanent jobs citing WCF 25 34 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.83% 2.14% 2.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.55% 5.63% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 48
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,100 £27,175
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,600 £45,025
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 550 604 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 40.20% 38.01% 33.53%
Number of salaries quoted 471 549 679
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,200 £23,475
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,264 £51,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +3 21 £40,000 -1.84% 3
Vale of Glamorgan - 3 £40,000 -
Torfaen - 1 £37,500 - 1
WCF
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for WCF.

1 25 (100.00%) C#
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (80.00%) MVC
4 18 (72.00%) AngularJS
5 17 (68.00%) Scrum
6 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
7 13 (52.00%) HTML
7 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
7 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET
8 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
9 11 (44.00%) CSS
9 11 (44.00%) SOAP
10 9 (36.00%) jQuery
10 9 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (28.00%) SDLC
11 7 (28.00%) Umbraco
11 7 (28.00%) CMS
11 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
11 7 (28.00%) SQL
12 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
12 6 (24.00%) Finance
12 6 (24.00%) DevOps
12 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (24.00%) REST
12 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
13 5 (20.00%) RESTful
13 5 (20.00%) Android

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 7 (28.00%) CMS
1 7 (28.00%) Umbraco
2 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (4.00%) IIS
5 1 (4.00%) Mule
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (8.00%) Office 365
3 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
3 1 (4.00%) Couchbase
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (12.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) MbUnit
4 1 (4.00%) MSTest
4 1 (4.00%) NUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
4 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Electronics
2 4 (16.00%) Games
2 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (16.00%) Marketing
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 15 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (28.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Developer
5 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (16.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Agile .NET Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Agile C# Developer
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (16.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (16.00%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (8.00%) CRM Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Software Support Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
9 1 (4.00%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (72.00%) AngularJS
3 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (52.00%) HTML
4 11 (44.00%) CSS
4 11 (44.00%) SOAP
5 9 (36.00%) jQuery
6 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (24.00%) REST
7 5 (20.00%) Ionic Framework
7 5 (20.00%) RESTful
8 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (16.00%) JSON
8 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (12.00%) Web Services
9 3 (12.00%) XML
10 2 (8.00%) CSS3
10 2 (8.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Fintech
2 4 (16.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Android
1 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (80.00%) MVC
3 17 (68.00%) Scrum
4 7 (28.00%) SDLC
5 6 (24.00%) DevOps
6 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (16.00%) OO
6 4 (16.00%) OOD
6 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (12.00%) Task Automation
7 3 (12.00%) TDD
7 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.00%) CRM
8 2 (8.00%) SOLID
9 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (4.00%) Test-First Development
9 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) TypeScript
5 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.00%) VB
5 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) Groovy
6 1 (4.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) Sitecore