The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cheltenham region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 24 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 25 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.42% 6.93% 4.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.12% 13.08% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 17
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
146 107 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 49.16% 52.97% 39.52%
Number of salaries quoted 132 99 140
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
Gloucestershire

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 30 July 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 52 (100.00%) C#
1 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (82.69%) ASP.NET
3 41 (78.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (63.46%) MVC
5 32 (61.54%) SQL Server
6 30 (57.69%) HTML
6 30 (57.69%) CSS
7 25 (48.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (36.54%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (36.54%) jQuery
9 18 (34.62%) SQL
9 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 17 (32.69%) Visual Studio
11 16 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (28.85%) XML
12 15 (28.85%) SOAP
12 15 (28.85%) Finance
12 15 (28.85%) SQL Server 2012
12 15 (28.85%) REST
13 14 (26.92%) T-SQL
13 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
14 13 (25.00%) OO
14 13 (25.00%) RESTful
14 13 (25.00%) Git (software)
14 13 (25.00%) BDD
14 13 (25.00%) NoSQL
14 13 (25.00%) TDD
14 13 (25.00%) Ruby
14 13 (25.00%) Node.js

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 13 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 15 (28.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (32.69%) Visual Studio
2 16 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 15 (28.85%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (90.38%) Developer
1 47 (90.38%) .NET Developer
2 32 (61.54%) C# Developer
2 32 (61.54%) C# .NET Developer
3 28 (53.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 28 (53.85%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (21.15%) Senior Developer
4 11 (21.15%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (21.15%) Senior C# Developer
4 11 (21.15%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Automated Test Engineer
6 1 (1.92%) Software Engineer
6 1 (1.92%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (82.69%) ASP.NET
3 41 (78.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (57.69%) HTML
4 30 (57.69%) CSS
5 25 (48.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (36.54%) jQuery
7 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 15 (28.85%) XML
8 15 (28.85%) SOAP
8 15 (28.85%) REST
9 13 (25.00%) RESTful
10 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 8 (15.38%) Web Services
12 7 (13.46%) HTML5
12 7 (13.46%) CSS3
13 6 (11.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 6 (11.54%) .NET Framework
14 5 (9.62%) WPF
15 4 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (15.38%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (63.46%) MVC
2 13 (25.00%) OO
2 13 (25.00%) BDD
2 13 (25.00%) TDD
2 13 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 9 (17.31%) OOP
4 4 (7.69%) System Testing
5 2 (3.85%) SOA
5 2 (3.85%) Wealth Management
6 1 (1.92%) Web Development
6 1 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.92%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.92%) Unit Testing
6 1 (1.92%) MVVM
6 1 (1.92%) Build Automation
6 1 (1.92%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (34.62%) SQL
3 14 (26.92%) T-SQL
3 14 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 13 (25.00%) Ruby
5 4 (7.69%) VBScript
5 4 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.85%) XPath
7 1 (1.92%) XAML
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Facebook
2 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.38%) Twitter
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