The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 25 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 26 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.45% 5.03% 2.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.47% 10.99% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 8
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WCF
Gloucestershire

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 Cheltenham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
127 91 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 46.18% 45.73% 35.76%
Number of salaries quoted 116 83 117
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,700 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

WCF
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Cheltenham region.

WCF Salary Trend in Cheltenham

WCF
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 51 (100.00%) C#
1 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (78.43%) ASP.NET
3 39 (76.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 31 (60.78%) MVC
5 28 (54.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 27 (52.94%) CSS
6 27 (52.94%) HTML
7 26 (50.98%) SQL Server
8 22 (43.14%) SQL
9 20 (39.22%) Visual Studio
10 18 (35.29%) SOAP
10 18 (35.29%) jQuery
10 18 (35.29%) REST
11 16 (31.37%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (31.37%) T-SQL
11 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
12 15 (29.41%) OO
12 15 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (25.49%) TDD
13 13 (25.49%) Ruby
13 13 (25.49%) RESTful
13 13 (25.49%) Git (software)
13 13 (25.49%) BDD
13 13 (25.49%) NoSQL
13 13 (25.49%) XML
13 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 13 (25.49%) Web Application Development
13 13 (25.49%) Node.js
13 13 (25.49%) Facebook

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 13 (25.49%) Node.js
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (50.98%) SQL Server
2 13 (25.49%) NoSQL
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (39.22%) Visual Studio
2 16 (31.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (25.49%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 9 (17.65%) Advertising
2 7 (13.73%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (90.20%) Developer
1 46 (90.20%) .NET Developer
2 31 (60.78%) C# .NET Developer
2 31 (60.78%) C# Developer
3 25 (49.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 25 (49.02%) ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (27.45%) Senior Developer
4 14 (27.45%) Senior C# Developer
4 14 (27.45%) Senior .NET Developer
4 14 (27.45%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Test Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Automated Test Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Software Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (78.43%) ASP.NET
3 39 (76.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (54.90%) ASP.NET Web API
5 27 (52.94%) CSS
5 27 (52.94%) HTML
6 18 (35.29%) SOAP
6 18 (35.29%) jQuery
6 18 (35.29%) REST
7 13 (25.49%) RESTful
7 13 (25.49%) XML
7 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 10 (19.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 10 (19.61%) .NET Framework
9 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 7 (13.73%) WPF
10 7 (13.73%) Web Services
11 6 (11.76%) WinForms
12 4 (7.84%) JSON
13 3 (5.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.84%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) MVC
2 15 (29.41%) OO
3 13 (25.49%) TDD
3 13 (25.49%) BDD
3 13 (25.49%) Web Application Development
4 8 (15.69%) OOP
5 4 (7.84%) Regression Testing
5 4 (7.84%) System Testing
6 1 (1.96%) SOA
6 1 (1.96%) Unit Testing
6 1 (1.96%) MVVM
6 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.96%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.96%) Wealth Management
6 1 (1.96%) Web Development
6 1 (1.96%) Static Code Analysis
6 1 (1.96%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (43.14%) SQL
3 16 (31.37%) T-SQL
3 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
4 13 (25.49%) Ruby
5 4 (7.84%) VBScript
5 4 (7.84%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.96%) XAML
6 1 (1.96%) XPath
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Facebook
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) Twitter
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