The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 67 46 67
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +21
Permanent jobs citing WCF 22 52 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.66% 6.68% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.33% 11.21% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 17 52 6
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
WCF
South West

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 Dorset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
413 464 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 49.88% 59.64% 39.21%
Number of salaries quoted 304 436 199
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

WCF
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Dorset region.

WCF Salary Trend in Dorset

WCF
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -6 20 £34,000 -13.92% 4
Wimborne - 2 £41,500 - 2
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 39 (100.00%) C#
2 37 (94.87%) SQL Server
3 32 (82.05%) Microsoft
3 32 (82.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 31 (79.49%) .NET
5 29 (74.36%) .NET Framework
6 28 (71.79%) SQL
7 22 (56.41%) T-SQL
7 22 (56.41%) Visual Studio
7 22 (56.41%) Degree
8 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (48.72%) Software Engineering
9 19 (48.72%) Windows
10 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (43.59%) Mentoring
11 17 (43.59%) MCPD
11 17 (43.59%) VC++
11 17 (43.59%) MS Excel
11 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (43.59%) SAP
11 17 (43.59%) COM
11 17 (43.59%) Crystal Reports
11 17 (43.59%) VB
11 17 (43.59%) C++
11 17 (43.59%) VB6
11 17 (43.59%) SAP Business One
11 17 (43.59%) MCTS
11 17 (43.59%) WinForms
12 15 (38.46%) Scrum
12 15 (38.46%) Entity Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Applications
1 17 (43.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (43.59%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (94.87%) SQL Server
2 17 (43.59%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (12.82%) QlikView
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (12.82%) SQLite
3 5 (12.82%) SSDT
4 2 (5.13%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (82.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (56.41%) Visual Studio
3 7 (17.95%) JIRA
4 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
4 5 (12.82%) Subversion
5 3 (7.69%) MSTest
5 3 (7.69%) NUnit
General
1 5 (12.82%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (97.44%) Developer
2 20 (51.28%) Software Developer
3 17 (43.59%) C# Developer
4 10 (25.64%) SQL Developer
5 7 (17.95%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (15.38%) .NET Developer
6 6 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (12.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Applications Developer
9 3 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (5.13%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 2 (5.13%) C# Web Developer
10 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
11 1 (2.56%) C# WCF Developer
11 1 (2.56%) C# WPF Developer
11 1 (2.56%) Release Manager
11 1 (2.56%) WCF Developer
11 1 (2.56%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (79.49%) .NET
2 29 (74.36%) .NET Framework
3 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (43.59%) COM
4 17 (43.59%) WinForms
5 15 (38.46%) Entity Framework
6 13 (33.33%) SOAP
6 13 (33.33%) Web Services
7 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET
7 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (30.77%) LINQ
8 9 (23.08%) WPF
9 8 (20.51%) AutoMapper
9 8 (20.51%) StructureMap
10 7 (17.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (12.82%) CSS
11 5 (12.82%) HTML
11 5 (12.82%) jQuery
11 5 (12.82%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (12.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) Software Engineering
3 17 (43.59%) Mentoring
4 15 (38.46%) Scrum
4 15 (38.46%) SOLID
5 12 (30.77%) MVC
5 12 (30.77%) OO
6 11 (28.21%) TDD
6 11 (28.21%) Unit Testing
7 10 (25.64%) OOP
8 8 (20.51%) SOA
9 7 (17.95%) BDD
9 7 (17.95%) Multithreading
10 5 (12.82%) AOP
10 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (12.82%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (12.82%) Incident Management
10 5 (12.82%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (71.79%) SQL
3 22 (56.41%) T-SQL
4 17 (43.59%) C++
4 17 (43.59%) VB
4 17 (43.59%) VB6
4 17 (43.59%) VC++
5 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (56.41%) Degree
2 17 (43.59%) MCPD
2 17 (43.59%) MCTS
2 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Control-M
Vendors
1 32 (82.05%) Microsoft
2 17 (43.59%) SAP
3 5 (12.82%) Informatica
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 5 (12.82%) Splunk
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £550000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £48000 per annum + pension, pmi, 25 days leave
Posted: 9 days ago
Wimborne
Spectrum IT
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago