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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 83 74 47
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -27
Permanent jobs citing WCF 47 54 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.41% 2.70% 5.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.58% 6.56% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 46 53 85
Average salary £38,500 £39,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.28% -4.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
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
842 823 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 43.22% 41.19% 55.03%
Number of salaries quoted 772 725 889
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
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 22 May 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bristol

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 102 (100.00%) C#
2 101 (99.02%) .NET
3 72 (70.59%) MVC
4 70 (68.63%) ASP.NET
5 66 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (64.71%) SQL Server
6 54 (52.94%) CSS
7 48 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (45.10%) HTML
9 44 (43.14%) JavaScript
10 37 (36.27%) HTML5
11 34 (33.33%) TDD
12 33 (32.35%) SQL
13 32 (31.37%) Microsoft
14 30 (29.41%) CSS3
15 28 (27.45%) OO
16 25 (24.51%) MS Excel
16 25 (24.51%) WPF
16 25 (24.51%) Node.js
16 25 (24.51%) Web Application Development
17 24 (23.53%) Web Services
18 23 (22.55%) jQuery
19 22 (21.57%) Streaming Music
19 22 (21.57%) Domain-Driven Design
19 22 (21.57%) Ninject
19 22 (21.57%) KnockoutJS
19 22 (21.57%) Dependency Injection
20 21 (20.59%) .NET Framework
21 19 (18.63%) Windows
22 17 (16.67%) Mentoring

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (24.51%) Node.js
2 16 (15.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.98%) IIS
3 1 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.98%) CMS
3 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.98%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 25 (24.51%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.84%) InfoPath
2 8 (7.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) MS Project
3 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) VoIP
1 1 (0.98%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.88%) Big Data
3 6 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (7.84%) NUnit
3 7 (6.86%) CruiseControl
4 6 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
4 6 (5.88%) Moq
4 6 (5.88%) SpecFlow
4 6 (5.88%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.94%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.98%) Subversion
8 1 (0.98%) MSBuild
General
1 11 (10.78%) Finance
1 11 (10.78%) Legal
2 8 (7.84%) Banking
3 6 (5.88%) Games
4 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 92 (90.20%) Developer
2 68 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 24 (23.53%) C# Developer
4 11 (10.78%) Senior Developer
5 10 (9.80%) Senior .NET Developer
5 10 (9.80%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (6.86%) Lead Developer
7 6 (5.88%) .NET Team Leader
7 6 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 6 (5.88%) Development Team Leader
7 6 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Lead C# Developer
8 5 (4.90%) Lead .NET Developer
9 4 (3.92%) WPF Developer
10 3 (2.94%) Graduate
10 3 (2.94%) Applications Developer
10 3 (2.94%) FoxPro Developer
11 2 (1.96%) AWS Developer
11 2 (1.96%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (99.02%) .NET
2 70 (68.63%) ASP.NET
3 54 (52.94%) CSS
4 48 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 46 (45.10%) HTML
6 37 (36.27%) HTML5
7 30 (29.41%) CSS3
8 25 (24.51%) WPF
9 24 (23.53%) Web Services
10 23 (22.55%) jQuery
11 22 (21.57%) Ninject
11 22 (21.57%) KnockoutJS
12 21 (20.59%) .NET Framework
13 16 (15.69%) Entity Framework
14 12 (11.76%) SOAP
14 12 (11.76%) REST
15 9 (8.82%) RESTful
16 7 (6.86%) XML
16 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET Web API
17 6 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.57%) Streaming Music
2 5 (4.90%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.92%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.94%) BBC
4 3 (2.94%) Social Media
5 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.63%) Windows
2 7 (6.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.98%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (70.59%) MVC
2 66 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (33.33%) TDD
4 28 (27.45%) OO
5 25 (24.51%) Web Application Development
6 22 (21.57%) Domain-Driven Design
6 22 (21.57%) Dependency Injection
7 17 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 14 (13.73%) OOP
8 14 (13.73%) Scrum
9 12 (11.76%) Waterfall
10 11 (10.78%) OOD
10 11 (10.78%) Unit Testing
11 9 (8.82%) BDD
12 8 (7.84%) E-Commerce
13 7 (6.86%) OOA/OOD
13 7 (6.86%) CRM
14 6 (5.88%) MapReduce
14 6 (5.88%) Automated Testing
14 6 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 102 (100.00%) C#
2 44 (43.14%) JavaScript
3 33 (32.35%) SQL
4 14 (13.73%) T-SQL
4 14 (13.73%) VB.NET
5 9 (8.82%) Ruby
6 4 (3.92%) C++
7 3 (2.94%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 2 (1.96%) Python
9 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (12.75%) Degree
2 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) MCAD
3 1 (0.98%) MCSD
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.98%) MCPD
3 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) MCTS
System Software
1 12 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (31.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle
3 3 (2.94%) Apple
3 3 (2.94%) Sony
3 3 (2.94%) Yahoo!
3 3 (2.94%) Google
3 3 (2.94%) Facebook
4 1 (0.98%) Citrix
Bristol
iKonnect
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Beneftis
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Range of Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago