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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 26 29 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +20
Permanent jobs citing WCF 34 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.59% 6.25% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.80% 15.18% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34 17 1
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +92.30%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
191 112 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 42.63% 41.18% 55.65%
Number of salaries quoted 173 103 126
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 29 January 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 58 (100.00%) C#
2 57 (98.28%) .NET
3 50 (86.21%) SQL Server
3 50 (86.21%) ASP.NET
4 48 (82.76%) MVC
5 44 (75.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 37 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (56.90%) ASP.NET Web API
8 27 (46.55%) Enterprise Software
8 27 (46.55%) RESTful
8 27 (46.55%) SQL
9 26 (44.83%) CSS
9 26 (44.83%) Git (software)
10 25 (43.10%) TDD
10 25 (43.10%) Ruby
10 25 (43.10%) .NET Framework
10 25 (43.10%) JavaScript
10 25 (43.10%) HTML
10 25 (43.10%) Advertising
10 25 (43.10%) Facebook
10 25 (43.10%) Web Application Development
10 25 (43.10%) BDD
10 25 (43.10%) NoSQL
10 25 (43.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 25 (43.10%) Node.js
11 23 (39.66%) jQuery
12 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
13 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (22.41%) Finance
14 13 (22.41%) T-SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 25 (43.10%) Node.js
2 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (86.21%) SQL Server
2 25 (43.10%) NoSQL
3 9 (15.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (13.79%) RDBMS
4 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
5 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (44.83%) Git (software)
2 11 (18.97%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.72%) Rational DOORS
General
1 25 (43.10%) Advertising
2 13 (22.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 54 (93.10%) Developer
2 41 (70.69%) .NET Developer
3 17 (29.31%) C# Developer
3 17 (29.31%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (25.86%) Senior Developer
5 13 (22.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (17.24%) Senior C# Developer
7 9 (15.52%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (13.79%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.17%) .NET Team Leader
9 3 (5.17%) Team Leader
9 3 (5.17%) Development Team Leader
9 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) C# Software Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (98.28%) .NET
2 50 (86.21%) ASP.NET
3 44 (75.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (56.90%) ASP.NET Web API
5 27 (46.55%) RESTful
6 26 (44.83%) CSS
7 25 (43.10%) .NET Framework
7 25 (43.10%) HTML
7 25 (43.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 23 (39.66%) jQuery
9 11 (18.97%) XML
10 10 (17.24%) Web Services
11 8 (13.79%) HTML5
11 8 (13.79%) AngularJS
11 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (13.79%) CSS3
12 6 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (8.62%) WPF
14 3 (5.17%) SOAP
14 3 (5.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (46.55%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.34%) Mathematics
3 6 (10.34%) Physics
3 6 (10.34%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (82.76%) MVC
2 37 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (43.10%) TDD
3 25 (43.10%) Web Application Development
3 25 (43.10%) BDD
4 11 (18.97%) OO
5 8 (13.79%) Release Management
5 8 (13.79%) Wealth Management
5 8 (13.79%) SOA
5 8 (13.79%) Mentoring
5 8 (13.79%) Coaching
6 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.17%) Scrum
7 3 (5.17%) Line Management
8 1 (1.72%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (46.55%) SQL
3 25 (43.10%) Ruby
3 25 (43.10%) JavaScript
4 13 (22.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.72%) C
5 1 (1.72%) Java
5 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (13.79%) MCSD
3 6 (10.34%) PhD
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) Facebook
2 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
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