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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 90 84 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -26
Permanent jobs citing WCF 44 48 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.26% 2.45% 3.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.81% 6.23% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 43 45 56
Average salary £38,500 £41,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.22% +1.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £33,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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
914 771 815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 46.97% 39.34% 48.77%
Number of salaries quoted 809 654 753
Average salary £38,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £24,000
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 1 July 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bristol

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 97 (100.00%) .NET
2 94 (96.91%) C#
3 74 (76.29%) MVC
4 68 (70.10%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (65.98%) SQL Server
5 64 (65.98%) ASP.NET
6 61 (62.89%) CSS
7 53 (54.64%) HTML
8 49 (50.52%) JavaScript
9 44 (45.36%) HTML5
10 41 (42.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 37 (38.14%) CSS3
12 34 (35.05%) TDD
13 31 (31.96%) SQL
14 28 (28.87%) OO
15 27 (27.84%) KnockoutJS
16 26 (26.80%) Web Application Development
16 26 (26.80%) Node.js
16 26 (26.80%) Ninject
16 26 (26.80%) Dependency Injection
16 26 (26.80%) Microsoft
16 26 (26.80%) Streaming Music
16 26 (26.80%) jQuery
16 26 (26.80%) Domain-Driven Design
17 25 (25.77%) Web Services
18 23 (23.71%) Mentoring
19 22 (22.68%) WPF
20 21 (21.65%) .NET Framework
20 21 (21.65%) SDLC
21 18 (18.56%) Scrum

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 26 (26.80%) Node.js
2 14 (14.43%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.03%) IIS
4 1 (1.03%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.03%) CMS
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (17.53%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.25%) InfoPath
3 3 (3.09%) MS Office
4 1 (1.03%) MS Project
4 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (65.98%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.12%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.12%) Big Data
5 2 (2.06%) MySQL
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (13.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.19%) NUnit
3 5 (5.15%) CruiseControl
4 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.12%) TeamCity
4 4 (4.12%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (4.12%) Moq
4 4 (4.12%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.12%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.09%) Subversion
6 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.03%) MSBuild
General
1 13 (13.40%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Banking
3 6 (6.19%) Legal
4 4 (4.12%) Games
Job Titles
1 87 (89.69%) Developer
2 65 (67.01%) .NET Developer
3 21 (21.65%) C# Developer
4 14 (14.43%) Senior Developer
5 11 (11.34%) Senior .NET Developer
6 10 (10.31%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Lead Developer
8 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.19%) Team Leader
8 6 (6.19%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.19%) Development Team Leader
8 6 (6.19%) .NET Team Leader
9 5 (5.15%) Lead C# Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Lead .NET Developer
10 4 (4.12%) WPF Developer
10 4 (4.12%) Architect
10 4 (4.12%) Web Developer
11 3 (3.09%) FoxPro Developer
11 3 (3.09%) Web Architect
12 2 (2.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (100.00%) .NET
2 64 (65.98%) ASP.NET
3 61 (62.89%) CSS
4 53 (54.64%) HTML
5 44 (45.36%) HTML5
6 41 (42.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 37 (38.14%) CSS3
8 27 (27.84%) KnockoutJS
9 26 (26.80%) Ninject
9 26 (26.80%) jQuery
10 25 (25.77%) Web Services
11 22 (22.68%) WPF
12 21 (21.65%) .NET Framework
13 16 (16.49%) Entity Framework
14 15 (15.46%) REST
15 10 (10.31%) XML
16 9 (9.28%) SOAP
17 7 (7.22%) Ajax
18 6 (6.19%) RESTful
18 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.80%) Streaming Music
2 7 (7.22%) N-Tier
3 5 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.12%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.25%) Windows
2 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (76.29%) MVC
2 68 (70.10%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (35.05%) TDD
4 28 (28.87%) OO
5 26 (26.80%) Domain-Driven Design
5 26 (26.80%) Dependency Injection
5 26 (26.80%) Web Application Development
6 23 (23.71%) Mentoring
7 21 (21.65%) SDLC
8 18 (18.56%) Scrum
9 15 (15.46%) Unit Testing
10 13 (13.40%) OOP
11 12 (12.37%) Waterfall
12 9 (9.28%) UML
13 6 (6.19%) E-Commerce
13 6 (6.19%) SOA
13 6 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (5.15%) Web Development
14 5 (5.15%) OOA/OOD
15 4 (4.12%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (96.91%) C#
2 49 (50.52%) JavaScript
3 31 (31.96%) SQL
4 17 (17.53%) VB.NET
5 16 (16.49%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.12%) Ruby
7 3 (3.09%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 3 (3.09%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.09%) C++
8 2 (2.06%) Python
9 1 (1.03%) Java
9 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) Degree
2 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared
2 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.03%) MCAD
3 1 (1.03%) MCSD
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.03%) MCTS
3 1 (1.03%) MCPD
System Software
1 9 (9.28%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (26.80%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle
3 1 (1.03%) Citrix
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ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £1000000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Greywood Associates Limited
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
iKonnect
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago