The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 22 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 1.56% 15.38% 1.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.94% 34.48% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 1
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +7.46%
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 Torfaen region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
34 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 53.13% 44.62% 57.69%
Number of salaries quoted 34 24 30
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

WCF
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

WCF Salary Trend in Torfaen

WCF
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft