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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 48 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 8 30 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.99% 7.04% 6.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 17.14% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 30 18
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
136 175 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 33.83% 41.08% 39.25%
Number of salaries quoted 107 160 97
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) C#
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 21 (95.45%) MVC
2 21 (95.45%) SQL Server
3 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (77.27%) SDLC
5 16 (72.73%) Scrum
5 16 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (72.73%) SQL Server 2014
5 16 (72.73%) TDD
6 14 (63.64%) OO
7 13 (59.09%) NUnit
7 13 (59.09%) Subversion
7 13 (59.09%) Ajax
7 13 (59.09%) NHibernate
7 13 (59.09%) LINQ
7 13 (59.09%) MonoRail
7 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 13 (59.09%) Social Network
7 13 (59.09%) Rhino Mocks
7 13 (59.09%) Castle Windsor
7 13 (59.09%) Web Application Development
8 8 (36.36%) jQuery
9 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
10 5 (22.73%) HTML
11 4 (18.18%) WPF
11 4 (18.18%) HTML5
12 3 (13.64%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (13.64%) SOLID

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (95.45%) SQL Server
2 16 (72.73%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) NUnit
1 13 (59.09%) Rhino Mocks
1 13 (59.09%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.55%) Advertising
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 16 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (59.09%) Ajax
3 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 13 (59.09%) Castle Windsor
3 13 (59.09%) LINQ
3 13 (59.09%) MonoRail
3 13 (59.09%) NHibernate
4 8 (36.36%) jQuery
5 5 (22.73%) HTML
6 4 (18.18%) HTML5
6 4 (18.18%) WPF
7 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (13.64%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Social Network
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) MVC
2 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (77.27%) SDLC
4 16 (72.73%) Scrum
4 16 (72.73%) TDD
5 14 (63.64%) OO
6 13 (59.09%) Web Application Development
7 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
7 3 (13.64%) SOLID
8 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.55%) OOD
8 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree