The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cheltenham region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 25 21 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs citing WCF 24 15 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.05% 7.18% 4.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.33% 13.76% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 19
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%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
147 109 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 49.33% 52.15% 39.95%
Number of salaries quoted 132 101 144
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
Gloucestershire

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 25 July 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 50 (100.00%) C#
1 50 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (86.00%) ASP.NET
3 41 (82.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (66.00%) MVC
5 31 (62.00%) SQL Server
6 30 (60.00%) HTML
6 30 (60.00%) CSS
7 25 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (38.00%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (38.00%) jQuery
9 18 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 17 (34.00%) SQL
11 16 (32.00%) Visual Studio
12 15 (30.00%) XML
12 15 (30.00%) SOAP
12 15 (30.00%) Finance
12 15 (30.00%) REST
12 15 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (28.00%) T-SQL
13 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
14 13 (26.00%) OO
14 13 (26.00%) RESTful
14 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
14 13 (26.00%) BDD
14 13 (26.00%) NoSQL
14 13 (26.00%) TDD
14 13 (26.00%) Ruby
14 13 (26.00%) Web Application Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (26.00%) Node.js
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (62.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (26.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (32.00%) Visual Studio
2 14 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (90.00%) .NET Developer
1 45 (90.00%) Developer
2 31 (62.00%) C# Developer
2 31 (62.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 28 (56.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 28 (56.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (22.00%) Senior Developer
4 11 (22.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 11 (22.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 11 (22.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Automated Test Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (86.00%) ASP.NET
3 41 (82.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (60.00%) CSS
4 30 (60.00%) HTML
5 25 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (38.00%) jQuery
7 18 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 15 (30.00%) REST
8 15 (30.00%) SOAP
8 15 (30.00%) XML
9 13 (26.00%) RESTful
10 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 7 (14.00%) CSS3
11 7 (14.00%) HTML5
11 7 (14.00%) Web Services
12 6 (12.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (12.00%) .NET Framework
13 4 (8.00%) JSON
14 3 (6.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.00%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (16.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (66.00%) MVC
2 13 (26.00%) OO
2 13 (26.00%) TDD
2 13 (26.00%) BDD
2 13 (26.00%) Web Application Development
3 9 (18.00%) OOP
4 4 (8.00%) System Testing
5 2 (4.00%) Wealth Management
5 2 (4.00%) SOA
6 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.00%) Web Development
6 1 (2.00%) Static Code Analysis
6 1 (2.00%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (34.00%) SQL
3 14 (28.00%) T-SQL
3 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (26.00%) Ruby
5 4 (8.00%) VBScript
5 4 (8.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Facebook
2 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.00%) Twitter
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