Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 61 65
Rank change year-on-year +12 +4 +18
Permanent jobs citing WCF 96 96 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.04% 4.07% 3.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.46% 9.61% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 91 94 96
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,025 £28,125
90th Percentile £45,000 £47,350 £50,000
UK median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 713 999 1,017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 37.45% 42.38% 37.85%
Number of salaries quoted 608 882 855
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £25,242 £24,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £47,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Wales

WCF
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for WCF in Wales

WCF
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Wales over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for WCF in Wales

WCF
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Wales region over the 6 months to 17 February 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
South Wales +17 51 £35,000 - 5
West Wales +9 28 £40,000 - 3
North Wales +3 17 £40,000 +77.78% 1
WCF
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 Wales region with a requirement for WCF.

1 94 (97.92%) C#
1 94 (97.92%) .NET
2 84 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (83.33%) MVC
4 73 (76.04%) ASP.NET
5 65 (67.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 62 (64.58%) SQL Server
7 60 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 52 (54.17%) TDD
9 51 (53.13%) .NET Framework
9 51 (53.13%) RESTful
10 46 (47.92%) Entity Framework
11 42 (43.75%) Node.js
11 42 (43.75%) BDD
11 42 (43.75%) Web Application Development
12 40 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 39 (40.63%) Ruby
14 38 (39.58%) NoSQL
15 37 (38.54%) Git (software)
16 36 (37.50%) Scrum
17 35 (36.46%) AngularJS
18 33 (34.38%) SQL Server 2016
18 33 (34.38%) Code First Entity Framework
18 33 (34.38%) HTML
19 26 (27.08%) CSS
20 23 (23.96%) Microsoft Azure
20 23 (23.96%) JavaScript
21 22 (22.92%) Enterprise Software
22 21 (21.88%) Microsoft
23 20 (20.83%) WPF

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 12 (12.50%) CMS
2 11 (11.46%) Umbraco
3 8 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (4.17%) IIS
5 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.08%) Mule
6 2 (2.08%) Sitefinity
Cloud Services
1 23 (23.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.21%) IaaS
3 5 (5.21%) PaaS
3 5 (5.21%) SaaS
4 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) HTTP
1 3 (3.13%) Hyperconnected
1 3 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (64.58%) SQL Server
2 38 (39.58%) NoSQL
3 33 (34.38%) SQL Server 2016
4 10 (10.42%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.08%) Big Data
7 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.04%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.04%) DB2
8 1 (1.04%) Redis
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 37 (38.54%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (10.42%) NUnit
4 9 (9.38%) MSTest
5 8 (8.33%) Moq
5 8 (8.33%) TeamCity
6 7 (7.29%) Visual Studio
7 5 (5.21%) Mercurial
8 4 (4.17%) Selenium
8 4 (4.17%) SpecFlow
9 3 (3.13%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (3.13%) Subversion
10 2 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (2.08%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
11 1 (1.04%) MbUnit
11 1 (1.04%) NMock
General
1 15 (15.63%) Games
1 15 (15.63%) Marketing
2 5 (5.21%) Finance
3 4 (4.17%) Electronics
3 4 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 85 (88.54%) Developer
2 72 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 36 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 30 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 25 (26.04%) ASP.NET Developer
6 25 (26.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (18.75%) .NET Software Developer
8 14 (14.58%) Junior
8 14 (14.58%) Junior Developer
9 10 (10.42%) Junior .NET Developer
10 9 (9.38%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (9.38%) Graduate
10 9 (9.38%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 9 (9.38%) Graduate Developer
10 9 (9.38%) Senior Developer
10 9 (9.38%) Software Developer
11 4 (4.17%) Agile .NET Developer
11 4 (4.17%) Agile C# Developer
11 4 (4.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (97.92%) .NET
2 73 (76.04%) ASP.NET
3 65 (67.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 60 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 51 (53.13%) .NET Framework
5 51 (53.13%) RESTful
6 46 (47.92%) Entity Framework
7 42 (43.75%) Node.js
8 40 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 35 (36.46%) AngularJS
10 33 (34.38%) Code First Entity Framework
10 33 (34.38%) HTML
11 26 (27.08%) CSS
12 20 (20.83%) WPF
13 19 (19.79%) SOAP
14 17 (17.71%) jQuery
15 11 (11.46%) XML
16 10 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 9 (9.38%) Ionic Framework
17 9 (9.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.38%) Fintech
2 9 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.38%) Android
1 9 (9.38%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.17%) Windows
3 2 (2.08%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (83.33%) MVC
3 52 (54.17%) TDD
4 42 (43.75%) BDD
4 42 (43.75%) Web Application Development
5 36 (37.50%) Scrum
6 17 (17.71%) SDLC
7 12 (12.50%) DevOps
8 11 (11.46%) Web Development
9 9 (9.38%) Dependency Injection
9 9 (9.38%) Kanban
10 8 (8.33%) OO
10 8 (8.33%) OOD
11 7 (7.29%) SOLID
12 6 (6.25%) Multithreading
13 5 (5.21%) E-Commerce
13 5 (5.21%) Mentoring
13 5 (5.21%) Test Automation
14 4 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (4.17%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (97.92%) C#
2 39 (40.63%) Ruby
3 23 (23.96%) JavaScript
4 19 (19.79%) SQL
5 9 (9.38%) TypeScript
6 6 (6.25%) F#
6 6 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.21%) VB
8 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.08%) Groovy
9 2 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) Kibana
2 2 (2.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.33%) Google
3 4 (4.17%) SAP
4 3 (3.13%) Oracle
4 3 (3.13%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.08%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.04%) Teradata