The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 69 35 80
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +45
Permanent jobs citing WCF 56 125 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.77% 6.90% 2.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.29% 12.28% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 56 123 40
Average salary £40,750 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
891 1018 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 44.07% 56.21% 37.70%
Number of salaries quoted 780 946 636
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
South West

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 18 April 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bristol

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 112 (100.00%) .NET
2 91 (81.25%) ASP.NET
3 90 (80.36%) C#
4 82 (73.21%) SQL Server
5 63 (56.25%) MVC
6 60 (53.57%) SQL
6 60 (53.57%) Microsoft
7 39 (34.82%) Windows
7 39 (34.82%) Scrum
7 39 (34.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 38 (33.93%) .NET Framework
8 38 (33.93%) WinForms
8 38 (33.93%) Web Services
9 36 (32.14%) T-SQL
10 35 (31.25%) TDD
11 33 (29.46%) WPF
12 32 (28.57%) NUnit
13 29 (25.89%) MSTest
14 28 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
14 28 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
14 28 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
14 28 (25.00%) OO
15 27 (24.11%) VB.NET
15 27 (24.11%) MVVM
15 27 (24.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 26 (23.21%) Web Application Development
16 26 (23.21%) Castle Windsor
16 26 (23.21%) Ninject
16 26 (23.21%) Razor View Engine
16 26 (23.21%) Moq

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (10.71%) IIS
2 9 (8.04%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (4.46%) CMS
4 5 (4.46%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.68%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.79%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.89%) SalesLogix
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) Internet
2 4 (3.57%) Intranet
3 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (73.21%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
4 13 (11.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (10.71%) MS Access
6 10 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (8.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (6.25%) Oracle Database
10 4 (3.57%) Informix
11 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
12 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (28.57%) NUnit
2 29 (25.89%) MSTest
3 28 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 26 (23.21%) Moq
5 18 (16.07%) Visual Studio
6 17 (15.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (10.71%) InstallShield
8 7 (6.25%) MagicDraw
9 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (1.79%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.79%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (14.29%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Legal
3 6 (5.36%) Advertising
4 5 (4.46%) Marketing
5 2 (1.79%) Retail
5 2 (1.79%) Automotive
5 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 105 (93.75%) Developer
2 82 (73.21%) .NET Developer
3 23 (20.54%) C# Developer
3 23 (20.54%) Senior Developer
4 16 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
5 12 (10.71%) Senior .NET Developer
6 11 (9.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Analyst
8 6 (5.36%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (5.36%) SQL Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.46%) .NET Software Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Senior SQL Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.57%) Senior SQL Server Developer
10 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (3.57%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (2.68%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (100.00%) .NET
2 91 (81.25%) ASP.NET
3 39 (34.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 38 (33.93%) .NET Framework
4 38 (33.93%) WinForms
4 38 (33.93%) Web Services
5 33 (29.46%) WPF
6 28 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
7 27 (24.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 26 (23.21%) Castle Windsor
8 26 (23.21%) Ninject
8 26 (23.21%) Razor View Engine
8 26 (23.21%) Spring.NET
9 21 (18.75%) XML
10 15 (13.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 14 (12.50%) Classic ASP
12 12 (10.71%) COM
13 11 (9.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 9 (8.04%) jQuery
15 7 (6.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.57%) Replication
4 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (34.82%) Windows
2 4 (3.57%) AIX
3 1 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.89%) Android
3 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (56.25%) MVC
2 39 (34.82%) Scrum
3 35 (31.25%) TDD
4 28 (25.00%) OO
5 27 (24.11%) MVVM
6 26 (23.21%) Web Application Development
6 26 (23.21%) Dependency Injection
6 26 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (23.21%) Kanban
7 16 (14.29%) UML
8 14 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 14 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (10.71%) SOA
9 12 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (9.82%) Project Management
11 7 (6.25%) ITIL
11 7 (6.25%) Integration Testing
11 7 (6.25%) Security Testing
12 6 (5.36%) E-Commerce
12 6 (5.36%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 90 (80.36%) C#
2 60 (53.57%) SQL
3 36 (32.14%) T-SQL
4 27 (24.11%) VB.NET
5 16 (14.29%) VB6
5 16 (14.29%) VB
6 8 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.57%) C
8 4 (3.57%) PHP
9 2 (1.79%) XPath
10 1 (0.89%) XAML
10 1 (0.89%) Java
10 1 (0.89%) C++
10 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (23.21%) MCP
1 26 (23.21%) MCAD
1 26 (23.21%) MCSD
1 26 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
1 26 (23.21%) MCTS
2 11 (9.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) QA
Vendors
1 60 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.93%) Oracle
3 4 (3.57%) Bloomberg
4 3 (2.68%) Sitecore
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Salary: £30,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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