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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 71 78 86
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 62 61 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.13% 3.13% 2.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.53% 6.34% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 57 51 35
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
823 962 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 41.54% 49.38% 41.80%
Number of salaries quoted 709 856 641
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 December 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bristol

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 114 (95.00%) C#
2 112 (93.33%) .NET
3 98 (81.67%) SQL Server
4 89 (74.17%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (67.50%) ASP.NET
6 64 (53.33%) TDD
6 64 (53.33%) MVC
7 61 (50.83%) OO
8 56 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 50 (41.67%) Web Services
10 47 (39.17%) Ruby
10 47 (39.17%) BDD
11 46 (38.33%) RESTful
12 45 (37.50%) Scrum
13 37 (30.83%) NUnit
14 36 (30.00%) Web Application Development
14 36 (30.00%) OOP
14 36 (30.00%) Moq
15 34 (28.33%) Rhino Mocks
16 33 (27.50%) OOD
17 32 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
18 29 (24.17%) SOAP
18 29 (24.17%) Microsoft
18 29 (24.17%) Windows
19 28 (23.33%) WPF
20 26 (21.67%) Git (software)
21 25 (20.83%) NoSQL
22 24 (20.00%) Apple
22 24 (20.00%) Sony
22 24 (20.00%) Yahoo!

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 24 (20.00%) Node.js
2 6 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.67%) IIS
4 1 (0.83%) CMS
4 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.33%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.67%) Internet
2 7 (5.83%) Asterisk PBX
2 7 (5.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (81.67%) SQL Server
2 25 (20.83%) NoSQL
3 23 (19.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 15 (12.50%) Big Data
5 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.17%) QlikView
7 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 37 (30.83%) NUnit
2 36 (30.00%) Moq
3 34 (28.33%) Rhino Mocks
4 26 (21.67%) Git (software)
5 23 (19.17%) Cucumber
5 23 (19.17%) SpecFlow
6 22 (18.33%) TeamCity
6 22 (18.33%) CruiseControl
7 14 (11.67%) MSTest
8 10 (8.33%) Visual Studio
9 8 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.83%) Selenium
11 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (13.33%) Games
2 9 (7.50%) Legal
3 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.17%) Finance
4 5 (4.17%) Marketing
5 3 (2.50%) Retail
6 2 (1.67%) Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 110 (91.67%) Developer
2 63 (52.50%) .NET Developer
3 31 (25.83%) C# Developer
4 18 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 11 (9.17%) Senior C# Developer
6 10 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (7.50%) Lead Developer
8 8 (6.67%) Team Leader
8 8 (6.67%) .NET Team Leader
8 8 (6.67%) Technical Team Leader
9 7 (5.83%) Agile C# Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (4.17%) Lead Architect
11 5 (4.17%) Architect
11 5 (4.17%) Graduate
11 5 (4.17%) Software Engineer
12 4 (3.33%) Applications Developer
12 4 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
13 3 (2.50%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (93.33%) .NET
2 81 (67.50%) ASP.NET
3 56 (46.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 50 (41.67%) Web Services
5 46 (38.33%) RESTful
6 32 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 29 (24.17%) SOAP
8 28 (23.33%) WPF
9 23 (19.17%) jQuery
9 23 (19.17%) .NET Framework
10 22 (18.33%) MSMQ
10 22 (18.33%) Gherkin
11 21 (17.50%) REST
12 20 (16.67%) CSS
13 19 (15.83%) HTML
14 17 (14.17%) XML
14 17 (14.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 16 (13.33%) WinForms
16 14 (11.67%) ActiveMQ
16 14 (11.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.00%) BBC
1 24 (20.00%) Social Media
2 13 (10.83%) Inversion of Control
3 9 (7.50%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.17%) Copywriting
5 4 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.50%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.17%) Windows
2 7 (5.83%) Linux
3 4 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.50%) Android
5 2 (1.67%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (74.17%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (53.33%) TDD
2 64 (53.33%) MVC
3 61 (50.83%) OO
4 47 (39.17%) BDD
5 45 (37.50%) Scrum
6 36 (30.00%) OOP
6 36 (30.00%) Web Application Development
7 33 (27.50%) OOD
8 24 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 23 (19.17%) OOA/OOD
10 22 (18.33%) Automated Testing
11 20 (16.67%) Kanban
12 18 (15.00%) Software Engineering
13 15 (12.50%) MapReduce
14 14 (11.67%) MVVM
14 14 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (11.67%) Workflow
15 12 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
16 11 (9.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 114 (95.00%) C#
2 47 (39.17%) Ruby
3 22 (18.33%) JavaScript
4 20 (16.67%) SQL
4 20 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 7 (5.83%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.50%) VB
6 3 (2.50%) C++
7 2 (1.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (14.17%) Degree
2 10 (8.33%) MCP
3 8 (6.67%) MCAD
3 8 (6.67%) MCSD
3 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.67%) MCTS
4 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (24.17%) Microsoft
2 24 (20.00%) Apple
2 24 (20.00%) Sony
2 24 (20.00%) Yahoo!
2 24 (20.00%) Google
2 24 (20.00%) Facebook
3 9 (7.50%) Oracle
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