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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 27 24 43
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Permanent jobs citing WCF 25 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.65% 8.52% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.53% 19.79% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 3
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 £38,500 £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
128 96 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 39.14% 43.05% 34.73%
Number of salaries quoted 112 91 106
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
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 21 October 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 21 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 48 (100.00%) C#
2 47 (97.92%) .NET
3 35 (72.92%) ASP.NET
4 34 (70.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (66.67%) MVC
6 30 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 25 (52.08%) SQL Server
8 21 (43.75%) SQL
9 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (37.50%) .NET Framework
10 18 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 18 (37.50%) Git (software)
10 18 (37.50%) Visual Studio
10 18 (37.50%) CSS
11 17 (35.42%) SOAP
11 17 (35.42%) HTML
11 17 (35.42%) Advertising
11 17 (35.42%) RESTful
11 17 (35.42%) Node.js
11 17 (35.42%) REST
11 17 (35.42%) BDD
11 17 (35.42%) NoSQL
11 17 (35.42%) Ruby
11 17 (35.42%) TDD
11 17 (35.42%) Facebook
11 17 (35.42%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (35.42%) Web Application Development
12 15 (31.25%) jQuery
13 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
13 14 (29.17%) T-SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 17 (35.42%) Node.js
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (52.08%) SQL Server
2 17 (35.42%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 18 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 10 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 17 (35.42%) Advertising
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (89.58%) Developer
2 42 (87.50%) .NET Developer
3 22 (45.83%) C# Developer
3 22 (45.83%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 16 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (31.25%) Senior Developer
6 14 (29.17%) Senior .NET Developer
7 13 (27.08%) Senior C# Developer
7 13 (27.08%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Automated Test Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (97.92%) .NET
2 35 (72.92%) ASP.NET
3 34 (70.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 18 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 18 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 18 (37.50%) CSS
6 17 (35.42%) SOAP
6 17 (35.42%) HTML
6 17 (35.42%) RESTful
6 17 (35.42%) REST
7 15 (31.25%) jQuery
8 8 (16.67%) WPF
9 7 (14.58%) XML
10 6 (12.50%) Web Services
10 6 (12.50%) WinForms
11 4 (8.33%) JSON
12 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) MVC
2 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (35.42%) BDD
3 17 (35.42%) TDD
3 17 (35.42%) Web Application Development
4 13 (27.08%) OO
5 4 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 4 (8.33%) System Testing
6 2 (4.17%) OOP
6 2 (4.17%) MVVM
7 1 (2.08%) Static Code Analysis
7 1 (2.08%) Build Automation
7 1 (2.08%) Scrum
7 1 (2.08%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (43.75%) SQL
3 17 (35.42%) Ruby
4 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 14 (29.17%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.33%) VBScript
5 4 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.08%) XAML
6 1 (2.08%) C++
6 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Facebook
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
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