The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 93 70 50
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -20
Permanent jobs citing WCF 43 47 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.28% 2.64% 4.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.83% 7.31% 10.56%
Number of salaries quoted 37 46 70
Average salary £38,500 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £39,500 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WCF
South West

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 Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
891 643 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 47.14% 36.18% 46.34%
Number of salaries quoted 777 540 676
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

WCF
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

WCF Salary Trend in Bristol

WCF
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bristol

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 85 (97.70%) .NET
2 82 (94.25%) C#
3 69 (79.31%) MVC
4 64 (73.56%) ASP.NET
4 64 (73.56%) CSS
5 62 (71.26%) SQL Server
6 60 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (64.37%) HTML
8 53 (60.92%) JavaScript
9 37 (42.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 36 (41.38%) HTML5
11 35 (40.23%) CSS3
12 33 (37.93%) TDD
13 30 (34.48%) jQuery
14 27 (31.03%) KnockoutJS
15 26 (29.89%) SDLC
16 25 (28.74%) Ninject
16 25 (28.74%) Web Application Development
16 25 (28.74%) Streaming Music
16 25 (28.74%) Node.js
16 25 (28.74%) Dependency Injection
16 25 (28.74%) Domain-Driven Design
17 24 (27.59%) Microsoft
17 24 (27.59%) SQL
18 21 (24.14%) OO
19 20 (22.99%) Finance
20 19 (21.84%) XML
20 19 (21.84%) WPF
21 17 (19.54%) .NET Framework
21 17 (19.54%) MS Excel

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 25 (28.74%) Node.js
2 11 (12.64%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.45%) CMS
4 2 (2.30%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.30%) Kentico
4 2 (2.30%) Sitefinity
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (19.54%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.20%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (71.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.30%) MySQL
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) Big Data
5 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (14.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.75%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.45%) Subversion
4 2 (2.30%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.30%) MSTest
4 2 (2.30%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.15%) Moq
5 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.15%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.15%) NUnit
5 1 (1.15%) CruiseControl
General
1 20 (22.99%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Legal
3 1 (1.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 81 (93.10%) Developer
2 62 (71.26%) .NET Developer
3 16 (18.39%) C# Developer
4 13 (14.94%) Senior Developer
5 11 (12.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (9.20%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.75%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.60%) WPF Developer
11 3 (3.45%) Lead .NET Developer
11 3 (3.45%) FoxPro Developer
11 3 (3.45%) .NET Team Leader
11 3 (3.45%) Lead C# Developer
11 3 (3.45%) Web Architect
11 3 (3.45%) Architect
11 3 (3.45%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.45%) Team Leader
11 3 (3.45%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (97.70%) .NET
2 64 (73.56%) ASP.NET
2 64 (73.56%) CSS
3 56 (64.37%) HTML
4 37 (42.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 36 (41.38%) HTML5
6 35 (40.23%) CSS3
7 30 (34.48%) jQuery
8 27 (31.03%) KnockoutJS
9 25 (28.74%) Ninject
10 19 (21.84%) WPF
10 19 (21.84%) XML
11 17 (19.54%) .NET Framework
12 15 (17.24%) Web Services
12 15 (17.24%) Entity Framework
13 12 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (13.79%) Ajax
14 10 (11.49%) REST
15 9 (10.34%) WinForms
16 8 (9.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.74%) Streaming Music
2 7 (8.05%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.60%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.15%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.15%) Android
1 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (79.31%) MVC
2 60 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (37.93%) TDD
4 26 (29.89%) SDLC
5 25 (28.74%) Domain-Driven Design
5 25 (28.74%) Dependency Injection
5 25 (28.74%) Web Application Development
6 21 (24.14%) OO
7 17 (19.54%) Scrum
8 15 (17.24%) Mentoring
9 13 (14.94%) Unit Testing
10 10 (11.49%) Waterfall
11 9 (10.34%) OOP
12 8 (9.20%) Web Development
13 6 (6.90%) UML
14 5 (5.75%) Project Management
14 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (5.75%) Requirements Analysis
15 4 (4.60%) Project Planning
15 4 (4.60%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 82 (94.25%) C#
2 53 (60.92%) JavaScript
3 24 (27.59%) SQL
4 16 (18.39%) VB.NET
5 15 (17.24%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.45%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 3 (3.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.15%) Java
7 1 (1.15%) Ruby
7 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (6.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle
3 2 (2.30%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.15%) Xamarin
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago