The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swansea 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
West Wales / Swansea
Rank 26 28 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 -15  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 8 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 6.84% 1.39% 5.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.33% 1.75% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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

Software Library & Framework Skills
Swansea
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 60 57 13
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swansea 51.28% 79.17% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 57 51 11
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -18.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swansea 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 Swansea

WCF
Salary Trend in Swansea

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

Salary trend for WCF in Swansea

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swansea

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Swansea region with a requirement for WCF.

1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (95.45%) .NET
3 20 (90.91%) C#
3 20 (90.91%) Git (software)
4 19 (86.36%) HTML
4 19 (86.36%) ASP.NET
4 19 (86.36%) Scrum
5 18 (81.82%) Automated Testing
5 18 (81.82%) MVC
5 18 (81.82%) OO
5 18 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (77.27%) Kanban
6 17 (77.27%) Web Development
6 17 (77.27%) WPF
6 17 (77.27%) SQL
7 16 (72.73%) Web Services
7 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
7 16 (72.73%) .NET Framework
7 16 (72.73%) NHibernate
8 15 (68.18%) Use Case
8 15 (68.18%) RESTful
8 15 (68.18%) Mercurial
8 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (68.18%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (68.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 15 (68.18%) MVVM
8 15 (68.18%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (68.18%) Entity Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Swansea 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 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (68.18%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (90.91%) Git (software)
2 15 (68.18%) Mercurial
2 15 (68.18%) Subversion
3 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
4 2 (9.09%) GitLab
5 1 (4.55%) NMock
5 1 (4.55%) NUnit
General
1 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (81.82%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C# Software Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 19 (86.36%) ASP.NET
2 19 (86.36%) HTML
3 18 (81.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (77.27%) WPF
5 16 (72.73%) .NET Framework
5 16 (72.73%) NHibernate
5 16 (72.73%) Web Services
6 15 (68.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 15 (68.18%) Entity Framework
6 15 (68.18%) RESTful
6 15 (68.18%) XML
7 4 (18.18%) Ajax
7 4 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (13.64%) CSS
8 3 (13.64%) jQuery
9 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
9 2 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (9.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Enterprise Software
1 15 (68.18%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (86.36%) Scrum
3 18 (81.82%) Automated Testing
3 18 (81.82%) MVC
3 18 (81.82%) OO
4 17 (77.27%) Kanban
4 17 (77.27%) Web Development
5 15 (68.18%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (68.18%) MVVM
5 15 (68.18%) OOP
5 15 (68.18%) Use Case
6 2 (9.09%) BDD
6 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) OOD
6 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Mobile Development
7 1 (4.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) C#
2 17 (77.27%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) IFS
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle