Period
to 17 November 2017

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

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 30 23
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7 +5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 30 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 7.89% 9.73% 4.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.90% 14.17% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 30 18 5
West Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.91% -1.88% +14.29%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,250 £34,800
90th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Wales median annual salary £39,000 £36,750 £36,250
% change year-on-year +6.12% +1.38% +0.69%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 131 127 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 34.47% 68.65% 57.39%
Number of salaries quoted 125 119 56
West Wales median annual salary £39,351 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £23,900 £27,500 £22,375
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,750 £42,500
Wales median annual salary £39,351 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +7.14% -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in West Wales

WCF
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

Salary trend for WCF in West Wales

WCF
Salary Histogram in West Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in West Wales over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in West Wales

WCF
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the West Wales region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Swansea -7 30 £40,000 +1.91% 1
WCF
Wales

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

1 30 (100.00%) C#
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (96.67%) MVC
2 29 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 23 (76.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
6 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (60.00%) Git (software)
7 16 (53.33%) SQL
8 15 (50.00%) TDD
9 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
9 14 (46.67%) Ruby
9 14 (46.67%) .NET Framework
9 14 (46.67%) RESTful
9 14 (46.67%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (46.67%) Web Application Development
9 14 (46.67%) BDD
9 14 (46.67%) NoSQL
9 14 (46.67%) Entity Framework
9 14 (46.67%) Node.js
9 14 (46.67%) SQL Server 2016
9 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 14 (46.67%) Code First Entity Framework
10 9 (30.00%) jQuery
11 8 (26.67%) Test Automation
11 8 (26.67%) Ajax
11 8 (26.67%) HTML
11 8 (26.67%) CSS
12 5 (16.67%) Degree

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (46.67%) NoSQL
2 14 (46.67%) 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 18 (60.00%) 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 16 (53.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 16 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 14 (46.67%) 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
3 23 (76.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (46.67%) .NET Framework
5 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 14 (46.67%) Code First Entity Framework
5 14 (46.67%) Entity Framework
5 14 (46.67%) Node.js
5 14 (46.67%) RESTful
6 9 (30.00%) jQuery
7 8 (26.67%) Ajax
7 8 (26.67%) CSS
7 8 (26.67%) HTML
8 4 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (13.33%) NHibernate
8 4 (13.33%) Sass
9 2 (6.67%) WPF
10 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (3.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) 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 29 (96.67%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (96.67%) MVC
2 15 (50.00%) TDD
3 14 (46.67%) BDD
3 14 (46.67%) 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%) MVVM
8 1 (3.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (53.33%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 14 (46.67%) Ruby
4 5 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (10.00%) C
6 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft