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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 60 56 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Permanent jobs citing WCF 20 32 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.77% 3.86% 6.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.68% 6.91% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 20 32 47
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
352 463 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 48.75% 55.78% 47.82%
Number of salaries quoted 293 377 307
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 4 September 2015. 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 +11 16 £35,000 +3.70% 5
Poole +1 4 £40,000 +6.66%
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 54 (100.00%) C#
1 54 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (94.44%) SQL Server
3 50 (92.59%) ASP.NET
4 46 (85.19%) MVC
4 46 (85.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 36 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (57.41%) LINQ
7 29 (53.70%) Scrum
8 27 (50.00%) NUnit
9 26 (48.15%) TDD
9 26 (48.15%) Rhino Mocks
10 23 (42.59%) Castle Windsor
10 23 (42.59%) Web Application Development
10 23 (42.59%) OO
11 21 (38.89%) Subversion
11 21 (38.89%) NHibernate
11 21 (38.89%) SDLC
12 19 (35.19%) Entity Framework
12 19 (35.19%) .NET Framework
13 18 (33.33%) MonoRail
13 18 (33.33%) Ajax
13 18 (33.33%) Social Network
13 18 (33.33%) HTML
14 16 (29.63%) jQuery
14 16 (29.63%) CSS
15 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
15 15 (27.78%) SQL
15 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
15 15 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.26%) CMS
2 4 (7.41%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (50.00%) NUnit
2 26 (48.15%) Rhino Mocks
3 21 (38.89%) Subversion
4 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
5 6 (11.11%) MSTest
6 5 (9.26%) Moq
7 3 (5.56%) Log4Net
7 3 (5.56%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.85%) Finance
1 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (98.15%) Developer
2 41 (75.93%) .NET Developer
3 17 (31.48%) C# Developer
4 12 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 5 (9.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Technical Designer
9 1 (1.85%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (1.85%) .NET Designer
9 1 (1.85%) .NET Programmer
9 1 (1.85%) C# Application Developer
9 1 (1.85%) .NET Applications Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Programmer
9 1 (1.85%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (100.00%) .NET
2 50 (92.59%) ASP.NET
3 46 (85.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 31 (57.41%) LINQ
5 23 (42.59%) Castle Windsor
6 21 (38.89%) NHibernate
7 19 (35.19%) .NET Framework
7 19 (35.19%) Entity Framework
8 18 (33.33%) Ajax
8 18 (33.33%) HTML
8 18 (33.33%) MonoRail
9 16 (29.63%) jQuery
9 16 (29.63%) CSS
10 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (18.52%) Razor View Engine
11 10 (18.52%) WinForms
12 9 (16.67%) WPF
13 7 (12.96%) Unity DI Container
14 6 (11.11%) SOAP
14 6 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Social Network
2 6 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (85.19%) MVC
2 36 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (53.70%) Scrum
4 26 (48.15%) TDD
5 23 (42.59%) OO
5 23 (42.59%) Web Application Development
6 21 (38.89%) SDLC
7 13 (24.07%) SOA
8 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (9.26%) MVVM
9 5 (9.26%) Kanban
9 5 (9.26%) Unit Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
9 5 (9.26%) OOP
10 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (5.56%) BDD
11 3 (5.56%) Active Record
11 3 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 15 (27.78%) SQL
3 13 (24.07%) T-SQL
4 7 (12.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) MCSD
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.56%) MCP
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
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