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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 51 45 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 25 26 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.56% 4.24% 5.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.46% 10.08% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 25
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
335 258 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 47.65% 42.09% 42.42%
Number of salaries quoted 279 235 215
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram 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 30 October 2014. 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 -7 17 £33,750 +3.84% 9
Poole -11 4 £37,500 +7.14%
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 67 (100.00%) .NET
2 66 (98.51%) ASP.NET
3 61 (91.04%) C#
4 60 (89.55%) MVC
5 57 (85.07%) SQL Server
6 54 (80.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 36 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (41.79%) SQL
9 27 (40.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 25 (37.31%) OO
12 24 (35.82%) Dependency Injection
13 23 (34.33%) Web Application Development
13 23 (34.33%) TDD
14 21 (31.34%) Microsoft
15 20 (29.85%) OOD
16 19 (28.36%) .NET Framework
17 18 (26.87%) Games
17 18 (26.87%) Ninject
17 18 (26.87%) KnockoutJS
17 18 (26.87%) Domain-Driven Design
17 18 (26.87%) Node.js
18 17 (25.37%) Android
19 16 (23.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 15 (22.39%) Mobile App
20 15 (22.39%) iPhone
20 15 (22.39%) Scrum
20 15 (22.39%) Google
21 14 (20.90%) Software Engineering
21 14 (20.90%) NHibernate

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 18 (26.87%) Node.js
2 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.48%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.49%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (85.07%) SQL Server
2 27 (40.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (16.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.46%) NUnit
2 5 (7.46%) Subversion
2 5 (7.46%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (26.87%) Games
2 1 (1.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 57 (85.07%) Developer
2 39 (58.21%) .NET Developer
3 17 (25.37%) C# Developer
4 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (14.93%) Senior .NET Developer
4 10 (14.93%) Senior Developer
4 10 (14.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (14.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Senior C# Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Systems Architect
6 6 (8.96%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Architect
7 5 (7.46%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Junior
9 2 (2.99%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Junior Software Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.99%) Junior Developer
9 2 (2.99%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (100.00%) .NET
2 66 (98.51%) ASP.NET
3 54 (80.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 19 (28.36%) .NET Framework
6 18 (26.87%) KnockoutJS
6 18 (26.87%) Ninject
7 16 (23.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 14 (20.90%) NHibernate
9 13 (19.40%) HTML
10 12 (17.91%) WPF
10 12 (17.91%) XML
11 11 (16.42%) XSLT
11 11 (16.42%) WinForms
12 10 (14.93%) LINQ
12 10 (14.93%) Razor View Engine
13 7 (10.45%) WSDL
13 7 (10.45%) CSS
13 7 (10.45%) SOAP
14 6 (8.96%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.39%) iPhone
1 15 (22.39%) Mobile App
2 9 (13.43%) Client/Server
2 9 (13.43%) N-Tier
3 5 (7.46%) Social Network
4 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Android
2 7 (10.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (89.55%) MVC
2 36 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (37.31%) OO
4 24 (35.82%) Dependency Injection
5 23 (34.33%) Web Application Development
5 23 (34.33%) TDD
6 20 (29.85%) OOD
7 18 (26.87%) Domain-Driven Design
8 15 (22.39%) Scrum
9 14 (20.90%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.96%) SOA
11 3 (4.48%) CRM
11 3 (4.48%) UML
12 1 (1.49%) Business Analysis
12 1 (1.49%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (91.04%) C#
2 28 (41.79%) SQL
3 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.45%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.97%) VB
6 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.99%) Java
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.39%) Google
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