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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 64 72 56
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 64 56 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.33% 3.21% 4.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.10% 6.80% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 61 56 67
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
790 823 822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 41.06% 47.16% 48.21%
Number of salaries quoted 704 738 758
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 29 January 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bristol

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 118 (95.16%) C#
2 116 (93.55%) .NET
3 100 (80.65%) SQL Server
4 87 (70.16%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (69.35%) ASP.NET
6 66 (53.23%) MVC
7 62 (50.00%) OO
8 59 (47.58%) TDD
9 56 (45.16%) Web Services
9 56 (45.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 43 (34.68%) RESTful
10 43 (34.68%) BDD
10 43 (34.68%) Ruby
11 42 (33.87%) Scrum
12 37 (29.84%) OOP
13 34 (27.42%) OOD
13 34 (27.42%) NUnit
14 32 (25.81%) Moq
14 32 (25.81%) Web Application Development
15 30 (24.19%) Rhino Mocks
15 30 (24.19%) WPF
15 30 (24.19%) Microsoft
15 30 (24.19%) SOAP
16 28 (22.58%) Windows
16 28 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API
17 27 (21.77%) CSS
17 27 (21.77%) .NET Framework
17 27 (21.77%) jQuery
18 26 (20.97%) HTML
18 26 (20.97%) JavaScript

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (20.16%) Node.js
2 9 (7.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.81%) IIS
3 1 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.65%) MS Office
3 2 (1.61%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (18.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.45%) Internet
2 3 (2.42%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (2.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (80.65%) SQL Server
2 26 (20.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (16.13%) NoSQL
4 15 (12.10%) Big Data
4 15 (12.10%) Hadoop
5 8 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.03%) QlikView
7 4 (3.23%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (27.42%) NUnit
2 32 (25.81%) Moq
3 30 (24.19%) Rhino Mocks
4 23 (18.55%) TeamCity
4 23 (18.55%) CruiseControl
4 23 (18.55%) Cucumber
4 23 (18.55%) SpecFlow
5 22 (17.74%) Git (software)
6 10 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (8.06%) Visual Studio
7 9 (7.26%) MSTest
8 3 (2.42%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (13.71%) Games
2 14 (11.29%) Legal
3 5 (4.03%) Marketing
3 5 (4.03%) Finance
4 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.42%) Retail
5 2 (1.61%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 112 (90.32%) Developer
2 66 (53.23%) .NET Developer
3 29 (23.39%) C# Developer
4 17 (13.71%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.06%) .NET Team Leader
5 10 (8.06%) Team Leader
6 8 (6.45%) Technical Team Leader
6 8 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
7 7 (5.65%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (5.65%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.65%) Lead Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Graduate
8 6 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.03%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Lead Architect
9 5 (4.03%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) Architect
10 4 (3.23%) Applications Developer
11 3 (2.42%) .NET Software Developer
11 3 (2.42%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (93.55%) .NET
2 86 (69.35%) ASP.NET
3 56 (45.16%) Web Services
3 56 (45.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 43 (34.68%) RESTful
5 30 (24.19%) WPF
5 30 (24.19%) SOAP
6 28 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 27 (21.77%) CSS
7 27 (21.77%) .NET Framework
7 27 (21.77%) jQuery
8 26 (20.97%) HTML
9 23 (18.55%) MSMQ
9 23 (18.55%) Gherkin
10 21 (16.94%) REST
11 20 (16.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 18 (14.52%) XML
13 15 (12.10%) ActiveMQ
13 15 (12.10%) RabbitMQ
14 13 (10.48%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.13%) Social Media
1 20 (16.13%) BBC
2 8 (6.45%) N-Tier
3 7 (5.65%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (4.03%) Streaming Music
4 5 (4.03%) Copywriting
4 5 (4.03%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.42%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.58%) Windows
2 7 (5.65%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.42%) Linux
4 2 (1.61%) Android
4 2 (1.61%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.61%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (70.16%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (53.23%) MVC
3 62 (50.00%) OO
4 59 (47.58%) TDD
5 43 (34.68%) BDD
6 42 (33.87%) Scrum
7 37 (29.84%) OOP
8 34 (27.42%) OOD
9 32 (25.81%) Web Application Development
10 25 (20.16%) E-Commerce
11 24 (19.35%) OOA/OOD
12 23 (18.55%) Automated Testing
13 17 (13.71%) Software Engineering
14 15 (12.10%) Workflow
14 15 (12.10%) Kanban
14 15 (12.10%) MapReduce
15 12 (9.68%) Dependency Injection
16 11 (8.87%) Web Development
17 10 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
18 9 (7.26%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 118 (95.16%) C#
2 43 (34.68%) Ruby
3 26 (20.97%) JavaScript
3 26 (20.97%) SQL
4 23 (18.55%) VB.NET
5 7 (5.65%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.42%) VB
6 3 (2.42%) C++
7 2 (1.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (15.32%) Degree
2 5 (4.03%) MCP
3 3 (2.42%) MCAD
3 3 (2.42%) MCSD
3 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.42%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.42%) MCTS
4 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.13%) Facebook
2 20 (16.13%) Yahoo!
2 20 (16.13%) Google
2 20 (16.13%) Apple
2 20 (16.13%) Sony
3 10 (8.06%) Oracle
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