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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Wales / West Wales
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 25 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 12 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 6.63% 1.72% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.90% 2.08% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 0
Median salary £38,750 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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

Software Library & Framework Skills
West Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 71 48 11
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Wales 39.23% 82.76% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 67 45 10
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,300 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Wales 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea -1 12 £38,750 +3.33%
WCF
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 19 (95.00%) C#
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (80.00%) SQL
4 14 (70.00%) MVC
5 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
6 11 (55.00%) HTML
7 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
8 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (40.00%) WPF
9 8 (40.00%) Scrum
9 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
10 7 (35.00%) OO
10 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
10 7 (35.00%) Ajax
10 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (30.00%) MVVM
11 6 (30.00%) NHibernate
11 6 (30.00%) Web Development
11 6 (30.00%) jQuery
11 6 (30.00%) Kanban
11 6 (30.00%) CSS
12 5 (25.00%) Java
12 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
12 5 (25.00%) Degree
13 4 (20.00%) Use Case
13 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) Mercurial
2 4 (20.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) GitLab
3 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (65.00%) C# Developer
3 10 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (35.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (15.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (5.00%) Junior
9 1 (5.00%) Junior .NET Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Junior ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (55.00%) HTML
4 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (40.00%) WPF
6 7 (35.00%) Ajax
6 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (30.00%) CSS
7 6 (30.00%) jQuery
7 6 (30.00%) NHibernate
8 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (20.00%) Entity Framework
8 4 (20.00%) RESTful
8 4 (20.00%) Web Services
8 4 (20.00%) XML
9 3 (15.00%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (10.00%) Sass
11 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
11 1 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) MVC
3 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (40.00%) Scrum
5 7 (35.00%) OO
5 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (30.00%) Kanban
6 6 (30.00%) MVVM
6 6 (30.00%) Web Development
7 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
8 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (20.00%) OOP
8 4 (20.00%) Use Case
9 2 (10.00%) BDD
9 2 (10.00%) OOD
9 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
9 2 (10.00%) TDD
10 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
10 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) C#
2 16 (80.00%) SQL
3 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (10.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) IFS
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle