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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 53 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 29 44 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.45% 4.78% 4.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.09% 8.48% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 26 44 38
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £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
319 519 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 48.93% 56.41% 46.74%
Number of salaries quoted 241 431 315
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
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 27 July 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 +19 25 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Poole -6 4 £40,000 +6.66%
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 74 (100.00%) .NET
1 74 (100.00%) C#
2 70 (94.59%) SQL Server
3 69 (93.24%) ASP.NET
4 66 (89.19%) MVC
5 62 (83.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 45 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (58.11%) NUnit
8 42 (56.76%) Rhino Mocks
9 40 (54.05%) LINQ
10 37 (50.00%) Scrum
11 36 (48.65%) TDD
12 32 (43.24%) NHibernate
12 32 (43.24%) Castle Windsor
12 32 (43.24%) Web Application Development
13 31 (41.89%) Subversion
14 29 (39.19%) Microsoft
15 28 (37.84%) .NET Framework
16 27 (36.49%) Entity Framework
16 27 (36.49%) Windows
17 26 (35.14%) OO
18 25 (33.78%) SQL
18 25 (33.78%) SQL Server 2008
19 24 (32.43%) jQuery
19 24 (32.43%) SDLC
20 23 (31.08%) CSS
21 22 (29.73%) T-SQL
21 22 (29.73%) Ajax
22 21 (28.38%) Social Network
22 21 (28.38%) MonoRail

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 11 (14.86%) IIS
2 5 (6.76%) CMS
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.35%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Office
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (1.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (94.59%) SQL Server
2 25 (33.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (58.11%) NUnit
2 42 (56.76%) Rhino Mocks
3 31 (41.89%) Subversion
4 16 (21.62%) Visual Studio
5 12 (16.22%) MSTest
6 11 (14.86%) Moq
7 10 (13.51%) Log4Net
7 10 (13.51%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.35%) Finance
1 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (97.30%) Developer
2 57 (77.03%) .NET Developer
3 23 (31.08%) C# Developer
4 19 (25.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (16.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (10.81%) Software Developer
6 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (9.46%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) C# Web Developer
10 1 (1.35%) .NET Programmer
10 1 (1.35%) C# Application Developer
10 1 (1.35%) .NET Applications Developer
10 1 (1.35%) VB.NET Developer
10 1 (1.35%) Technical Analyst
10 1 (1.35%) Senior Web Developer
10 1 (1.35%) Analyst Developer
10 1 (1.35%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (100.00%) .NET
2 69 (93.24%) ASP.NET
3 62 (83.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (54.05%) LINQ
5 32 (43.24%) NHibernate
5 32 (43.24%) Castle Windsor
6 28 (37.84%) .NET Framework
7 27 (36.49%) Entity Framework
8 24 (32.43%) jQuery
9 23 (31.08%) CSS
10 22 (29.73%) Ajax
11 21 (28.38%) MonoRail
12 19 (25.68%) HTML
13 18 (24.32%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (22.97%) WinForms
15 16 (21.62%) WPF
16 14 (18.92%) Razor View Engine
17 13 (17.57%) Unity DI Container
18 11 (14.86%) Ninject
18 11 (14.86%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) Social Network
2 12 (16.22%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.35%) Replication
3 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (89.19%) MVC
2 45 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (50.00%) Scrum
4 36 (48.65%) TDD
5 32 (43.24%) Web Application Development
6 26 (35.14%) OO
7 24 (32.43%) SDLC
8 19 (25.68%) SOA
9 12 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (16.22%) Dependency Injection
10 11 (14.86%) MVVM
10 11 (14.86%) Kanban
11 10 (13.51%) Active Record
11 10 (13.51%) Time Management
12 6 (8.11%) Service Delivery
13 5 (6.76%) Unit Testing
14 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
14 4 (5.41%) OOP
15 3 (4.05%) Responsive Web Design
15 3 (4.05%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (33.78%) SQL
3 22 (29.73%) T-SQL
4 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.81%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) MCSD
1 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (13.51%) MCP
Vendors
1 29 (39.19%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.35%) Telerik
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