The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 11 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1 19 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 2.33% 16.10% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.69% 38.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 19 0
Average salary £32,500 £38,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
WCF
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13 50 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 30.23% 42.37% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 12 50 2
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £36,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

WCF
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

WCF Salary Trend in Bridgend

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 5 (55.56%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) Silverlight
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) IIS
6 1 (11.11%) MySQL
6 1 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) WinForms
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) NUnit
6 1 (11.11%) MSTest
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) Moq

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
1 1 (11.11%) MSTest
1 1 (11.11%) Moq
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) Silverlight
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) REST
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) WinForms
6 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft