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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 20 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 1.37% 16.33% 12.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.70% 36.36% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 17
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
27 22 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 36.99% 44.90% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 70
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.49%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 26 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft