The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 42 33 40
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 17 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 3.67% 4.83% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.62% 11.03% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 4
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
WCF
Somerset

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 Bath region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
223 145 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 48.16% 43.81% 62.41%
Number of salaries quoted 188 141 166
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

WCF
Salary Trend in Bath

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

WCF Salary Trend in Bath

WCF
Salary Histogram in Bath

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Bath region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bath

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bath 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 20 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (85.00%) WPF
3 13 (65.00%) Degree
3 13 (65.00%) Software Engineering
3 13 (65.00%) C++
3 13 (65.00%) Computer Science
4 12 (60.00%) C
4 12 (60.00%) Client/Server
4 12 (60.00%) Logistics
4 12 (60.00%) Manufacturing
4 12 (60.00%) Mathematics
4 12 (60.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (35.00%) .NET
5 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (25.00%) MVC
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (20.00%) XML
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (15.00%) HTML
9 3 (15.00%) N-Tier
9 3 (15.00%) LINQ
10 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
10 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
10 2 (10.00%) Ajax
10 2 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
10 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
10 2 (10.00%) MVVM
10 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bath 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 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Software Engineer
2 12 (60.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Developer
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Architect
6 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Graduate
7 1 (5.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) WPF
2 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (20.00%) XML
3 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) LINQ
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) XSD
5 2 (10.00%) XSLT
5 2 (10.00%) Ajax
5 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (5.00%) REST
6 1 (5.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (5.00%) HTML5
6 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 12 (60.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (15.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (60.00%) Logistics
3 12 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.00%) MVVM
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) Document Management
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) C++
3 12 (60.00%) C
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) XAML
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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