The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 88 91 81
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs citing WCF 29 46 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.79% 2.43% 2.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.28% 5.01% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 26 41 39
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -23.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
677 918 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 41.79% 48.42% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 633 813 581
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bristol

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for WCF.

1 92 (97.87%) .NET
2 84 (89.36%) JavaScript
3 81 (86.17%) ASP.NET
4 78 (82.98%) C#
5 72 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (75.53%) SQL Server
7 68 (72.34%) CSS
8 67 (71.28%) MVC
9 60 (63.83%) HTML
10 50 (53.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 49 (52.13%) SQL
12 48 (51.06%) Scrum
13 40 (42.55%) jQuery
14 30 (31.91%) Microsoft
14 30 (31.91%) OO
15 28 (29.79%) Finance
15 28 (29.79%) Degree
16 25 (26.60%) T-SQL
17 24 (25.53%) MS Excel
17 24 (25.53%) OOD
17 24 (25.53%) Web Services
17 24 (25.53%) .NET Framework
18 23 (24.47%) Business Intelligence
19 22 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web API
19 22 (23.40%) User Experience
19 22 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (23.40%) TDD
20 21 (22.34%) SQL Server 2008
20 21 (22.34%) Visual Studio
20 21 (22.34%) AngularJS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (20.21%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.32%) CMS
2 5 (5.32%) Kentico
2 5 (5.32%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (5.32%) Sitefinity
2 5 (5.32%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (25.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (13.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (11.70%) Infor CRM
3 3 (3.19%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (5.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (75.53%) SQL Server
2 21 (22.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (14.89%) Oracle Database
3 14 (14.89%) RDBMS
3 14 (14.89%) Relational Database
4 13 (13.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (12.77%) SQL Server 2014
5 12 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (10.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.13%) MS Access
7 2 (2.13%) MySQL
7 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (22.34%) Visual Studio
2 14 (14.89%) TeamCity
3 12 (12.77%) CruiseControl
3 12 (12.77%) MSBuild
4 10 (10.64%) Moq
5 8 (8.51%) Git (software)
5 8 (8.51%) NUnit
6 6 (6.38%) Subversion
7 3 (3.19%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.19%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (3.19%) SpecFlow
7 3 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (29.79%) Finance
2 16 (17.02%) Telecoms
3 13 (13.83%) Electronics
3 13 (13.83%) Manufacturing
3 13 (13.83%) Marketing
4 6 (6.38%) Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Advertising
5 1 (1.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 90 (95.74%) Developer
2 65 (69.15%) .NET Developer
3 33 (35.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 32 (34.04%) C# .NET Developer
4 32 (34.04%) C# Developer
5 24 (25.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 23 (24.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 20 (21.28%) Senior Developer
8 19 (20.21%) Software Developer
9 18 (19.15%) .NET Software Developer
10 16 (17.02%) Senior .NET Developer
11 14 (14.89%) C# Software Developer
12 13 (13.83%) SQL Developer
13 12 (12.77%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 11 (11.70%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 10 (10.64%) Agile .NET Developer
15 10 (10.64%) Agile Developer
15 10 (10.64%) Senior Agile Developer
15 10 (10.64%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 10 (10.64%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (97.87%) .NET
2 81 (86.17%) ASP.NET
3 68 (72.34%) CSS
4 60 (63.83%) HTML
5 50 (53.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 40 (42.55%) jQuery
7 24 (25.53%) .NET Framework
7 24 (25.53%) Web Services
8 22 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (22.34%) AngularJS
10 19 (20.21%) HTML5
11 16 (17.02%) Entity Framework
11 16 (17.02%) REST
12 15 (15.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 15 (15.96%) CSS3
12 15 (15.96%) KnockoutJS
12 15 (15.96%) XML
13 14 (14.89%) NHibernate
13 14 (14.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (13.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.40%) User Experience
2 20 (21.28%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.45%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.38%) Streaming Music
5 5 (5.32%) Mathematics
5 5 (5.32%) Physics
6 3 (3.19%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.19%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.38%) Windows
2 1 (1.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (71.28%) MVC
3 48 (51.06%) Scrum
4 30 (31.91%) OO
5 24 (25.53%) OOD
6 23 (24.47%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (23.40%) TDD
8 14 (14.89%) Integration Testing
9 13 (13.83%) Digital Marketing
9 13 (13.83%) Programme Management
9 13 (13.83%) Software Engineering
10 12 (12.77%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 11 (11.70%) Kanban
12 10 (10.64%) Web Development
13 9 (9.57%) Dependency Injection
13 9 (9.57%) Domain-Driven Design
13 9 (9.57%) Mentoring
13 9 (9.57%) OOP
13 9 (9.57%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 84 (89.36%) JavaScript
2 78 (82.98%) C#
3 49 (52.13%) SQL
4 25 (26.60%) T-SQL
5 7 (7.45%) VB.NET
6 6 (6.38%) PL/SQL
7 5 (5.32%) VB
8 3 (3.19%) Ruby
8 3 (3.19%) VB6
8 3 (3.19%) VBScript
9 2 (2.13%) VBA
10 1 (1.06%) Java
10 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (29.79%) Degree
2 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) MCTS
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 30 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.28%) Oracle
3 13 (13.83%) SAP
4 11 (11.70%) JD Edwards
5 6 (6.38%) Cegedim Rx
6 5 (5.32%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.13%) Telerik
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