The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 33 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 9 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 4.43% 3.50% 2.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.98% 10.64% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 5
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
WCF
Gloucestershire

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 Gloucester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
82 94 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 40.39% 32.87% 42.80%
Number of salaries quoted 81 78 91
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,100 £47,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

WCF
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

WCF Salary Trend in Gloucester

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 20 (100.00%) MVC
1 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (50.00%) TDD
4 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (50.00%) Kanban
4 10 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
4 10 (50.00%) Web Application Development
4 10 (50.00%) Scrum
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (50.00%) Facebook
4 10 (50.00%) Twitter
4 10 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
4 10 (50.00%) Ninject
4 10 (50.00%) Spring.NET
4 10 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
4 10 (50.00%) MSTest
4 10 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 10 (50.00%) Moq
4 10 (50.00%) NUnit
4 10 (50.00%) Social Network
4 10 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
4 10 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (50.00%) Finance
5 9 (45.00%) Visual Studio
5 9 (45.00%) HTML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) NUnit
1 10 (50.00%) MSTest
1 10 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 10 (50.00%) Moq
2 9 (45.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (35.00%) Web Developer
4 7 (35.00%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C++ Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C++/C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (50.00%) Spring.NET
2 10 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
2 10 (50.00%) Ninject
2 10 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
3 9 (45.00%) HTML
4 8 (40.00%) CSS
4 8 (40.00%) ADO.NET
4 8 (40.00%) XML
4 8 (40.00%) jQuery
4 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (35.00%) JSON
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
7 1 (5.00%) XHTML
7 1 (5.00%) WinForms
7 1 (5.00%) DAO
7 1 (5.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Social Network
1 10 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
1 10 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) MVC
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) TDD
3 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (50.00%) Kanban
3 10 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 10 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 10 (50.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Information Management
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
4 1 (5.00%) UML
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) SOA
4 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCP
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (50.00%) Facebook
1 10 (50.00%) Twitter
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Sybase