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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 43 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 11 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.78% 8.33% 6.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.87% 17.01% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 14
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
124 147 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 42.61% 49.00% 51.96%
Number of salaries quoted 122 132 98
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 5 August 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 23 (100.00%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (91.30%) ASP.NET
3 19 (82.61%) MVC
4 18 (78.26%) SDLC
5 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
6 16 (69.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (65.22%) OO
8 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (56.52%) SQL
9 11 (47.83%) HTML
10 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
11 9 (39.13%) TDD
11 9 (39.13%) NUnit
11 9 (39.13%) Subversion
11 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
11 9 (39.13%) Finance
11 9 (39.13%) CSS
11 9 (39.13%) Web Services
11 9 (39.13%) T-SQL
11 9 (39.13%) MonoRail
11 9 (39.13%) jQuery
11 9 (39.13%) Rhino Mocks
11 9 (39.13%) Castle Windsor
11 9 (39.13%) Ajax
11 9 (39.13%) NHibernate
11 9 (39.13%) Social Network
11 9 (39.13%) Scrum
11 9 (39.13%) LINQ
11 9 (39.13%) Web Application Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (73.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) NUnit
1 9 (39.13%) Subversion
1 9 (39.13%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (65.22%) .NET Developer
3 10 (43.48%) C# Developer
4 8 (34.78%) Senior Developer
4 8 (34.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (26.09%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (26.09%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (26.09%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (26.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (91.30%) ASP.NET
3 16 (69.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (47.83%) HTML
5 9 (39.13%) LINQ
5 9 (39.13%) MonoRail
5 9 (39.13%) jQuery
5 9 (39.13%) Castle Windsor
5 9 (39.13%) CSS
5 9 (39.13%) Web Services
5 9 (39.13%) Ajax
5 9 (39.13%) NHibernate
6 8 (34.78%) XML
7 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
8 6 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (8.70%) XSD
9 2 (8.70%) XSLT
9 2 (8.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) MVC
2 18 (78.26%) SDLC
3 15 (65.22%) OO
4 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (39.13%) TDD
5 9 (39.13%) Scrum
5 9 (39.13%) Web Application Development
6 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
6 6 (26.09%) Coaching
6 6 (26.09%) SOA
6 6 (26.09%) Wealth Management
6 6 (26.09%) Release Management
7 2 (8.70%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (56.52%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 9 (39.13%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.04%) Java
6 2 (8.70%) VB
6 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (26.09%) MCSD
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft