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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 70 59 68
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs citing WCF 62 72 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.27% 4.18% 2.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.52% 8.25% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 59 58 43
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,750 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
728 873 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 38.40% 50.70% 36.33%
Number of salaries quoted 632 797 516
Average salary £38,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.45% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 October 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bristol

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

1 100 (93.46%) C#
1 100 (93.46%) .NET
2 87 (81.31%) SQL Server
3 84 (78.50%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (62.62%) ASP.NET
5 64 (59.81%) TDD
6 58 (54.21%) MVC
7 52 (48.60%) OO
8 51 (47.66%) Scrum
9 45 (42.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 43 (40.19%) Web Services
11 40 (37.38%) NUnit
11 40 (37.38%) Moq
12 38 (35.51%) BDD
12 38 (35.51%) Rhino Mocks
12 38 (35.51%) Ruby
13 37 (34.58%) Web Application Development
13 37 (34.58%) RESTful
14 32 (29.91%) OOD
14 32 (29.91%) Microsoft
15 27 (25.23%) WPF
15 27 (25.23%) Kanban
16 26 (24.30%) ASP.NET Web API
16 26 (24.30%) OOP
17 23 (21.50%) Windows
17 23 (21.50%) WinForms
17 23 (21.50%) SQL Server 2008
18 21 (19.63%) MSTest
18 21 (19.63%) MVVM
18 21 (19.63%) MCP

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 18 (16.82%) Node.js
2 7 (6.54%) IIS
3 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.74%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (3.74%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MS Office
1 4 (3.74%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.87%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.48%) VoIP
1 8 (7.48%) Internet
1 8 (7.48%) Asterisk PBX
2 4 (3.74%) Intranet
3 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (81.31%) SQL Server
2 23 (21.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (17.76%) NoSQL
4 12 (11.21%) Big Data
4 12 (11.21%) Hadoop
5 8 (7.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.80%) QlikView
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 40 (37.38%) NUnit
1 40 (37.38%) Moq
2 38 (35.51%) Rhino Mocks
3 21 (19.63%) MSTest
4 20 (18.69%) Cucumber
4 20 (18.69%) SpecFlow
4 20 (18.69%) Git (software)
5 19 (17.76%) CruiseControl
5 19 (17.76%) TeamCity
6 8 (7.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (4.67%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.93%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.93%) Subversion
9 1 (0.93%) Selenium
General
1 13 (12.15%) Games
2 8 (7.48%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.74%) Back Office
4 3 (2.80%) Legal
4 3 (2.80%) Marketing
5 2 (1.87%) Retail
5 2 (1.87%) Finance
Job Titles
1 94 (87.85%) Developer
2 53 (49.53%) .NET Developer
3 31 (28.97%) C# Developer
4 16 (14.95%) Senior Developer
5 13 (12.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (10.28%) Senior C# Developer
7 9 (8.41%) .NET Team Leader
7 9 (8.41%) Lead Developer
7 9 (8.41%) Team Leader
8 8 (7.48%) Technical Team Leader
8 8 (7.48%) Agile C# Developer
9 4 (3.74%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Web Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.74%) Architect
10 3 (2.80%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (2.80%) Graduate
10 3 (2.80%) Graduate Developer
10 3 (2.80%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (93.46%) .NET
2 67 (62.62%) ASP.NET
3 45 (42.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 43 (40.19%) Web Services
5 37 (34.58%) RESTful
6 27 (25.23%) WPF
7 26 (24.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 23 (21.50%) WinForms
9 20 (18.69%) SOAP
9 20 (18.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 19 (17.76%) Gherkin
10 19 (17.76%) Unity DI Container
10 19 (17.76%) MSMQ
10 19 (17.76%) .NET Framework
10 19 (17.76%) Spring.NET
10 19 (17.76%) Castle Windsor
10 19 (17.76%) Ninject
11 18 (16.82%) REST
12 17 (15.89%) Razor View Engine
13 16 (14.95%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.69%) Inversion of Control
2 18 (16.82%) Social Media
2 18 (16.82%) BBC
3 10 (9.35%) N-Tier
4 6 (5.61%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.67%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.80%) Copywriting
6 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.87%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.87%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.50%) Windows
2 8 (7.48%) Linux
3 3 (2.80%) Android
3 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.87%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.87%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.87%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (78.50%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (59.81%) TDD
3 58 (54.21%) MVC
4 52 (48.60%) OO
5 51 (47.66%) Scrum
6 38 (35.51%) BDD
7 37 (34.58%) Web Application Development
8 32 (29.91%) OOD
9 27 (25.23%) Kanban
10 26 (24.30%) OOP
11 21 (19.63%) MVVM
12 20 (18.69%) E-Commerce
13 19 (17.76%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (17.76%) Dependency Injection
13 19 (17.76%) Automated Testing
13 19 (17.76%) OOA/OOD
14 15 (14.02%) Software Engineering
15 12 (11.21%) MapReduce
16 11 (10.28%) Workflow
17 10 (9.35%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (93.46%) C#
2 38 (35.51%) Ruby
3 16 (14.95%) SQL
4 13 (12.15%) VB.NET
5 12 (11.21%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.80%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.87%) VB
7 2 (1.87%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 2 (1.87%) XAML
8 1 (0.93%) R
8 1 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (19.63%) MCP
2 19 (17.76%) MCSD
2 19 (17.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (14.02%) MCTS
3 15 (14.02%) MCAD
4 13 (12.15%) Degree
5 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) SLA
2 2 (1.87%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (29.91%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.82%) Apple
2 18 (16.82%) Sony
2 18 (16.82%) Yahoo!
2 18 (16.82%) Google
2 18 (16.82%) Facebook
3 6 (5.61%) Oracle
4 1 (0.93%) IBM
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