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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 42 33 39
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs citing WCF 17 26 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.21% 8.05% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.06% 15.20% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 1
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
169 171 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 41.83% 52.94% 59.46%
Number of salaries quoted 154 157 127
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £49,170
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 March 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 48 (100.00%) C#
2 47 (97.92%) .NET
3 42 (87.50%) ASP.NET
4 41 (85.42%) SQL Server
5 38 (79.17%) MVC
6 33 (68.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (54.17%) SQL
9 25 (52.08%) HTML
9 25 (52.08%) JavaScript
10 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
10 24 (50.00%) CSS
11 22 (45.83%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (43.75%) jQuery
13 18 (37.50%) RESTful
13 18 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (35.42%) Git (software)
15 16 (33.33%) Ruby
15 16 (33.33%) .NET Framework
15 16 (33.33%) Advertising
15 16 (33.33%) TDD
15 16 (33.33%) Entity Framework
15 16 (33.33%) Node.js
15 16 (33.33%) Facebook
15 16 (33.33%) Web Application Development
15 16 (33.33%) BDD
15 16 (33.33%) NoSQL
16 15 (31.25%) Finance
16 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
17 14 (29.17%) Web Services

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 16 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (85.42%) SQL Server
2 16 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 9 (18.75%) RDBMS
3 9 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (18.75%) Relational Database
4 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Git (software)
2 10 (20.83%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (33.33%) Advertising
2 15 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (91.67%) Developer
2 27 (56.25%) .NET Developer
3 15 (31.25%) C# Developer
4 14 (29.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (27.08%) Senior Developer
6 11 (22.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
8 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
11 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
11 3 (6.25%) .NET Team Leader
11 3 (6.25%) Team Leader
11 3 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
12 2 (4.17%) Senior C# Software Engineer
12 2 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
12 2 (4.17%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (97.92%) .NET
2 42 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 33 (68.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (52.08%) HTML
5 24 (50.00%) CSS
6 22 (45.83%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (43.75%) jQuery
8 18 (37.50%) RESTful
9 16 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 16 (33.33%) Entity Framework
10 14 (29.17%) Web Services
11 13 (27.08%) XML
12 9 (18.75%) AngularJS
12 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (16.67%) CSS3
13 8 (16.67%) HTML5
14 7 (14.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (8.33%) WPF
16 2 (4.17%) Silverlight
16 2 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
3 6 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 6 (12.50%) Physics
3 6 (12.50%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (79.17%) MVC
2 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (33.33%) TDD
3 16 (33.33%) BDD
3 16 (33.33%) Web Application Development
4 9 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 9 (18.75%) Coaching
4 9 (18.75%) Wealth Management
4 9 (18.75%) Release Management
4 9 (18.75%) OO
4 9 (18.75%) SOA
5 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.25%) Scrum
6 3 (6.25%) Line Management
7 2 (4.17%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) C#
2 26 (54.17%) SQL
3 25 (52.08%) JavaScript
4 16 (33.33%) Ruby
5 13 (27.08%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.33%) Java
7 2 (4.17%) VB
7 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.08%) C
8 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (18.75%) MCSD
3 6 (12.50%) PhD
4 1 (2.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (33.33%) Facebook
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