Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 61 73
Rank change year-on-year -32 +12 -1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 11 52 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.74% 3.77% 3.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.85% 10.08% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 8 48 56
South Wales median annual salary £44,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.71% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £33,375 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £49,250 £50,000 £50,500
Wales median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +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 596 516 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 40.03% 37.39% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 490 449 692
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +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 22 February 2019.

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 22 February 2019. 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 -27 6 £42,500 +21.43% 2
Caerphilly - 4 £44,000 -
Torfaen 0 1 £37,500 +6.38% 2
WCF
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Scrum
3 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
4 7 (63.64%) TDD
4 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
5 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (45.45%) Entity Framework
6 5 (45.45%) REST
6 5 (45.45%) MVC
7 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
7 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
7 4 (36.36%) SQL
7 4 (36.36%) Oracle
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 4 (36.36%) Finance
7 4 (36.36%) JIRA
7 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
7 4 (36.36%) Kanban
7 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
7 4 (36.36%) Code Optimisation
7 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
8 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008

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 1 (9.09%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Couchbase
3 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
3 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 3 (27.27%) SpecFlow
3 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 2 (18.18%) MbUnit
4 2 (18.18%) Mercurial
4 2 (18.18%) MSTest
4 2 (18.18%) NUnit
4 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# Software Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior C# Software Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (45.45%) Entity Framework
4 5 (45.45%) REST
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
6 3 (27.27%) HTML
7 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 2 (18.18%) CSS3
7 2 (18.18%) HTML5
7 2 (18.18%) jQuery
7 2 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (18.18%) RESTful
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (9.09%) Node.js
8 1 (9.09%) WinForms
8 1 (9.09%) WPF
8 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (9.09%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) TDD
4 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (45.45%) MVC
6 4 (36.36%) Code Optimisation
6 4 (36.36%) Kanban
6 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
7 3 (27.27%) BDD
7 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
8 2 (18.18%) ATDD
8 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (18.18%) DevOps
8 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
8 2 (18.18%) Test-First Development
8 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Web Development
9 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) TypeScript
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft