Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
West Wales > Swansea
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 28 21
Rank change year-on-year -7 -7 +4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 30 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 8.26% 11.18% 4.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.32% 15.70% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 30 19 5
Swansea median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,250 £34,800
90th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 Swansea with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Swansea
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 114 121 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swansea 31.40% 71.18% 53.40%
Number of salaries quoted 111 119 46
Swansea median annual salary £39,351 £37,500 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +23.97% -10.37%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,750 £42,500
West Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -11.11%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Swansea

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swansea.

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
Salary Histogram in Swansea

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Swansea over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Swansea

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 30 (100.00%) C#
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
1 30 (100.00%) MVC
1 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 24 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 19 (63.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 19 (63.33%) Git (software)
5 16 (53.33%) TDD
6 15 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 15 (50.00%) RESTful
6 15 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 15 (50.00%) BDD
6 15 (50.00%) NoSQL
6 15 (50.00%) Entity Framework
6 15 (50.00%) Node.js
6 15 (50.00%) Web Application Development
6 15 (50.00%) Ruby
6 15 (50.00%) SQL
6 15 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
7 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
8 9 (30.00%) jQuery
9 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
9 8 (26.67%) HTML
9 8 (26.67%) CSS
9 8 (26.67%) Ajax
10 5 (16.67%) Mathematics

WCF
Co-occurring 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 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 15 (50.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (63.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.33%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (80.00%) C# Developer
3 23 (76.67%) .NET Developer
4 21 (70.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 17 (56.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 15 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
9 3 (10.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
10 2 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (6.67%) Senior C# Software Developer
10 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
11 1 (3.33%) Junior
11 1 (3.33%) Junior .NET Developer
11 1 (3.33%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (3.33%) Junior ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 1 (3.33%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 24 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 19 (63.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 15 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 15 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
4 15 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 15 (50.00%) Node.js
4 15 (50.00%) RESTful
5 9 (30.00%) jQuery
6 8 (26.67%) Ajax
6 8 (26.67%) CSS
6 8 (26.67%) HTML
7 4 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (13.33%) NHibernate
7 4 (13.33%) Sass
8 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (3.33%) WinForms
8 1 (3.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (100.00%) MVC
2 16 (53.33%) TDD
3 15 (50.00%) BDD
3 15 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 5 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 5 (16.67%) Scrum
5 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.33%) Web Development
7 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.33%) Mobile Development
8 1 (3.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (50.00%) Ruby
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft