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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 66 41 52
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 58 86 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.13% 5.44% 3.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.36% 11.27% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 58 78 60
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £46,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
694 763 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 37.41% 48.26% 34.39%
Number of salaries quoted 609 707 485
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
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 September 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bristol

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 107 (93.86%) .NET
2 104 (91.23%) C#
3 87 (76.32%) SQL Server
4 83 (72.81%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (71.05%) ASP.NET
6 68 (59.65%) MVC
7 57 (50.00%) TDD
8 54 (47.37%) Scrum
9 48 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 44 (38.60%) OO
11 42 (36.84%) Web Services
12 41 (35.96%) Microsoft
13 37 (32.46%) NUnit
13 37 (32.46%) Rhino Mocks
13 37 (32.46%) Moq
13 37 (32.46%) Web Application Development
14 36 (31.58%) WPF
15 32 (28.07%) Windows
16 30 (26.32%) WinForms
16 30 (26.32%) Kanban
17 29 (25.44%) SQL
18 28 (24.56%) .NET Framework
19 27 (23.68%) MVVM
19 27 (23.68%) Unity DI Container
20 26 (22.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 26 (22.81%) Inversion of Control
21 25 (21.93%) MSTest
21 25 (21.93%) Dependency Injection
21 25 (21.93%) BDD
21 25 (21.93%) Castle Windsor

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (12.28%) IIS
2 12 (10.53%) Node.js
3 9 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.51%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.75%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.88%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MS Office
1 4 (3.51%) InfoPath
2 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.88%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.40%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.89%) Intranet
2 8 (7.02%) VoIP
2 8 (7.02%) Asterisk PBX
3 7 (6.14%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (76.32%) SQL Server
2 24 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (11.40%) NoSQL
4 8 (7.02%) Big Data
4 8 (7.02%) Hadoop
5 6 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (4.39%) Informix
6 5 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (32.46%) NUnit
1 37 (32.46%) Rhino Mocks
1 37 (32.46%) Moq
2 25 (21.93%) MSTest
3 14 (12.28%) Git (software)
4 13 (11.40%) Cucumber
4 13 (11.40%) SpecFlow
5 12 (10.53%) TeamCity
5 12 (10.53%) CruiseControl
6 10 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (7.02%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.88%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.88%) Subversion
8 1 (0.88%) Selenium
General
1 9 (7.89%) Games
2 8 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.14%) Finance
4 4 (3.51%) Back Office
5 3 (2.63%) Legal
6 2 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 101 (88.60%) Developer
2 60 (52.63%) .NET Developer
3 30 (26.32%) C# Developer
4 21 (18.42%) Senior Developer
5 15 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (9.65%) Senior C# Developer
7 9 (7.89%) Team Leader
8 8 (7.02%) .NET Team Leader
8 8 (7.02%) Agile C# Developer
9 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Lead Developer
10 5 (4.39%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Developer
10 5 (4.39%) Technical Team Leader
10 5 (4.39%) Senior SQL Server Developer
10 5 (4.39%) SharePoint Developer
10 5 (4.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.39%) Senior SQL Developer
11 4 (3.51%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (3.51%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (93.86%) .NET
2 81 (71.05%) ASP.NET
3 48 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 42 (36.84%) Web Services
5 36 (31.58%) WPF
6 30 (26.32%) WinForms
7 28 (24.56%) .NET Framework
8 27 (23.68%) Unity DI Container
9 26 (22.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 25 (21.93%) Spring.NET
10 25 (21.93%) Castle Windsor
10 25 (21.93%) Ninject
11 24 (21.05%) RESTful
12 23 (20.18%) Razor View Engine
13 18 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 16 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (14.04%) HTML
15 14 (12.28%) Silverlight
16 13 (11.40%) CSS
16 13 (11.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.81%) Inversion of Control
2 12 (10.53%) Social Media
2 12 (10.53%) BBC
3 10 (8.77%) N-Tier
4 6 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.39%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.39%) Replication
6 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (28.07%) Windows
2 8 (7.02%) Linux
3 5 (4.39%) AIX
4 3 (2.63%) Android
4 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.75%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (72.81%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (59.65%) MVC
3 57 (50.00%) TDD
4 54 (47.37%) Scrum
5 44 (38.60%) OO
6 37 (32.46%) Web Application Development
7 30 (26.32%) Kanban
8 27 (23.68%) MVVM
9 25 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (21.93%) BDD
9 25 (21.93%) Dependency Injection
10 23 (20.18%) OOD
11 15 (13.16%) OOP
12 13 (11.40%) E-Commerce
12 13 (11.40%) Software Engineering
12 13 (11.40%) Mentoring
13 12 (10.53%) Automated Testing
13 12 (10.53%) OOA/OOD
14 10 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (8.77%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (91.23%) C#
2 29 (25.44%) SQL
3 25 (21.93%) Ruby
4 14 (12.28%) VB.NET
5 10 (8.77%) T-SQL
6 9 (7.89%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.75%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 2 (1.75%) XAML
7 2 (1.75%) VB6
7 2 (1.75%) VB
7 2 (1.75%) XPath
8 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.88%) R
8 1 (0.88%) PHP
8 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (21.93%) MCSD
1 25 (21.93%) Microsoft Certification
1 25 (21.93%) MCP
2 21 (18.42%) MCAD
2 21 (18.42%) MCTS
3 12 (10.53%) Degree
4 2 (1.75%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) SLA
2 2 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 41 (35.96%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.53%) Apple
2 12 (10.53%) Sony
2 12 (10.53%) Yahoo!
2 12 (10.53%) Google
2 12 (10.53%) Facebook
3 5 (4.39%) Bloomberg
4 4 (3.51%) Oracle
5 1 (0.88%) IBM
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