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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 20 21 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Permanent jobs citing WCF 27 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.09% 8.47% 1.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.13% 20.00% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 5
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +105.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,864 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +6.30%
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
122 80 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 41.08% 42.33% 34.97%
Number of salaries quoted 109 75 113
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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 1 October 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 45 (100.00%) C#
1 45 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (73.33%) ASP.NET
2 33 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 29 (64.44%) MVC
3 29 (64.44%) ASP.NET Web API
4 22 (48.89%) SQL
5 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 20 (44.44%) Visual Studio
6 19 (42.22%) HTML
6 19 (42.22%) CSS
7 18 (40.00%) SOAP
7 18 (40.00%) REST
8 16 (35.56%) jQuery
9 15 (33.33%) .NET Framework
9 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 15 (33.33%) T-SQL
10 14 (31.11%) OO
10 14 (31.11%) Advertising
10 14 (31.11%) Node.js
10 14 (31.11%) BDD
10 14 (31.11%) NoSQL
10 14 (31.11%) Git (software)
10 14 (31.11%) RESTful
10 14 (31.11%) TDD
10 14 (31.11%) Ruby
10 14 (31.11%) Facebook
10 14 (31.11%) Web Application Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 14 (31.11%) Node.js
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 14 (31.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 14 (31.11%) Git (software)
3 10 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 14 (31.11%) Advertising
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (88.89%) Developer
1 40 (88.89%) .NET Developer
2 23 (51.11%) C# Developer
2 23 (51.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 17 (37.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 17 (37.78%) ASP.NET Developer
4 15 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 15 (33.33%) Senior Developer
5 14 (31.11%) Senior C# Developer
5 14 (31.11%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior Test Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Test Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Automated Test Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (73.33%) ASP.NET
2 33 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 29 (64.44%) ASP.NET Web API
4 19 (42.22%) HTML
4 19 (42.22%) CSS
5 18 (40.00%) SOAP
5 18 (40.00%) REST
6 16 (35.56%) jQuery
7 15 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 15 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 14 (31.11%) RESTful
9 8 (17.78%) XML
10 7 (15.56%) WPF
11 6 (13.33%) Web Services
11 6 (13.33%) WinForms
12 4 (8.89%) JSON
12 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 1 (2.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) MVC
2 15 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.11%) OO
3 14 (31.11%) BDD
3 14 (31.11%) TDD
3 14 (31.11%) Web Application Development
4 4 (8.89%) System Testing
4 4 (8.89%) Regression Testing
5 3 (6.67%) OOP
6 1 (2.22%) Static Code Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) MVVM
6 1 (2.22%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.22%) Web Development
6 1 (2.22%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.22%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (48.89%) SQL
3 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 15 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 14 (31.11%) Ruby
5 4 (8.89%) VBScript
5 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.22%) XAML
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Facebook
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
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