Period
to 30 July 2021

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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
UK > Wales
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 109 81 112
Rank change year-on-year -28 +31 -13
Permanent jobs citing WCF 13 12 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 0.92% 1.08% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.46% 2.74% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 11
10th Percentile £22,500 " £28,750
25th Percentile £29,625 £21,250 £35,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £36,250 £37,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% -6.25% -
75th Percentile £48,125 £48,750 £46,875
90th Percentile £52,250 £49,200 £110,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 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 529 438 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 37.28% 39.42% 37.79%
Number of salaries quoted 397 360 622
10th Percentile £29,500 £29,000 £26,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £34,813 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,250 £43,678 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.31% +9.19% -
75th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Wales

WCF
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WCF in Wales.

Salary trend for WCF in Wales

WCF
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing WCF in Wales over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

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 30 July 2021. 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 -6 13 £36,250 -3.33% 2
WCF
UK

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, 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 13 (100.00%) Azure
2 12 (92.31%) DevOps
3 11 (84.62%) AngularJS
3 11 (84.62%) C#
3 11 (84.62%) .NET
3 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (76.92%) Scrum
4 10 (76.92%) SQL
4 10 (76.92%) Fintech
5 9 (69.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (61.54%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (61.54%) MVC
7 7 (53.85%) CMS
7 7 (53.85%) Games
7 7 (53.85%) SOAP
7 7 (53.85%) Apple iOS
7 7 (53.85%) RESTful
7 7 (53.85%) Android
7 7 (53.85%) Umbraco
7 7 (53.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (53.85%) Ionic Framework
8 4 (30.77%) HTML
8 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
8 4 (30.77%) CSS
9 3 (23.08%) JSON
9 3 (23.08%) Finance
9 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
9 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 3 (23.08%) Microservices

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 7 (53.85%) CMS
1 7 (53.85%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 13 (100.00%) Azure
2 2 (15.38%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (53.85%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (23.08%) Jasmine
4 2 (15.38%) Postman
4 2 (15.38%) Selenium
4 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
4 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (53.85%) Games
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Junior
3 4 (30.77%) Junior .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Junior Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer - Fintech
4 3 (23.08%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) QA Leader
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Azure Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
1 11 (84.62%) AngularJS
2 7 (53.85%) Ionic Framework
2 7 (53.85%) RESTful
2 7 (53.85%) SOAP
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (23.08%) JSON
4 3 (23.08%) Sass
4 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (15.38%) REST
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Core
6 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.69%) CSS3
6 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
6 1 (7.69%) HTML5
6 1 (7.69%) jQuery
6 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (7.69%) React
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Android
1 7 (53.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) DevOps
2 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (76.92%) Fintech
3 10 (76.92%) Scrum
4 8 (61.54%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) Full Stack Development
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 3 (23.08%) Microservices
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
6 2 (15.38%) SOA
7 1 (7.69%) HOOD
7 1 (7.69%) OO
7 1 (7.69%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft