The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 42 64 35
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -29
Permanent jobs citing WCF 25 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 5.61% 1.44% 5.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.78% 2.29% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 24
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,600 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WCF
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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 Bournemouth region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
232 306 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 52.02% 63.09% 55.83%
Number of salaries quoted 163 228 194
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

WCF
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

WCF Salary Trend in Bournemouth

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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 54 (100.00%) C#
1 54 (100.00%) .NET
2 52 (96.30%) SQL Server
2 52 (96.30%) ASP.NET
3 48 (88.89%) MVC
4 47 (87.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 37 (68.52%) LINQ
6 32 (59.26%) NUnit
7 31 (57.41%) Subversion
7 31 (57.41%) NHibernate
7 31 (57.41%) Rhino Mocks
8 30 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (44.44%) TDD
9 24 (44.44%) SDLC
10 23 (42.59%) SQL Server 2008
10 23 (42.59%) Scrum
11 21 (38.89%) Ajax
11 21 (38.89%) .NET Framework
11 21 (38.89%) Social Network
11 21 (38.89%) MonoRail
11 21 (38.89%) SQL
11 21 (38.89%) OO
11 21 (38.89%) Entity Framework
11 21 (38.89%) Castle Windsor
11 21 (38.89%) Web Application Development
12 20 (37.04%) jQuery
13 19 (35.19%) T-SQL
13 19 (35.19%) CSS
14 16 (29.63%) SOA
15 15 (27.78%) Windows

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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 11 (20.37%) IIS
2 5 (9.26%) CMS
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (96.30%) SQL Server
2 23 (42.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (59.26%) NUnit
2 31 (57.41%) Subversion
2 31 (57.41%) Rhino Mocks
3 15 (27.78%) Visual Studio
4 10 (18.52%) Log4Net
4 10 (18.52%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.85%) MSTest
General
1 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 53 (98.15%) Developer
2 44 (81.48%) .NET Developer
3 18 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 17 (31.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (12.96%) SQL Developer
7 7 (12.96%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Designer
8 1 (1.85%) Technical Designer
8 1 (1.85%) .NET Designer
8 1 (1.85%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (1.85%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Programmer
8 1 (1.85%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (100.00%) .NET
2 52 (96.30%) ASP.NET
3 47 (87.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 37 (68.52%) LINQ
5 31 (57.41%) NHibernate
6 21 (38.89%) .NET Framework
6 21 (38.89%) Ajax
6 21 (38.89%) MonoRail
6 21 (38.89%) Entity Framework
6 21 (38.89%) Castle Windsor
7 20 (37.04%) jQuery
8 19 (35.19%) CSS
9 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (25.93%) HTML
11 10 (18.52%) JSON
11 10 (18.52%) ELMAH
11 10 (18.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (11.11%) SOAP
12 6 (11.11%) Web Services
12 6 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.89%) Social Network
2 1 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (88.89%) MVC
2 30 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (44.44%) TDD
3 24 (44.44%) SDLC
4 23 (42.59%) Scrum
5 21 (38.89%) Web Application Development
5 21 (38.89%) OO
6 16 (29.63%) SOA
7 10 (18.52%) Time Management
7 10 (18.52%) Active Record
8 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.56%) QMS
10 3 (5.56%) BDD
11 2 (3.70%) CRM
12 1 (1.85%) UML
12 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (1.85%) Dependency Injection
12 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (38.89%) SQL
3 19 (35.19%) T-SQL
4 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 7 (12.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) MCSD
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (18.52%) MCP
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
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