The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 63 67 59
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 39 26 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.80% 2.71% 3.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.29% 5.88% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 32 24 31
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
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 Gloucestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
379 442 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 36.94% 46.09% 46.23%
Number of salaries quoted 320 404 370
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

WCF
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

WCF Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

WCF
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

WCF
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 1 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
Cheltenham +2 16 £45,000 - 1
Gloucester -3 7 £45,000 +12.50%
Lechlade - 3 £40,000 -
Cirencester -2 1 £38,000 - 1
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (93.06%) C#
1 67 (93.06%) .NET
2 56 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 50 (69.44%) SQL Server
4 47 (65.28%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (59.72%) SQL
6 39 (54.17%) MVC
7 37 (51.39%) Microsoft
8 36 (50.00%) OO
9 35 (48.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 31 (43.06%) JavaScript
11 29 (40.28%) Web Services
12 27 (37.50%) Java
13 25 (34.72%) HTML
14 24 (33.33%) SDLC
15 23 (31.94%) CSS
15 23 (31.94%) Security Cleared
16 22 (30.56%) TDD
17 21 (29.17%) Scrum
18 20 (27.78%) XML
19 19 (26.39%) jQuery
20 18 (25.00%) WPF
20 18 (25.00%) Oracle
20 18 (25.00%) Visual Studio
21 17 (23.61%) T-SQL
21 17 (23.61%) Microsoft Certification
21 17 (23.61%) Finance
22 16 (22.22%) .NET Framework
22 16 (22.22%) Entity Framework
23 15 (20.83%) Relational Database

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 8 (11.11%) Confluence
2 6 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.33%) IIS
3 5 (6.94%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (69.44%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.83%) Relational Database
3 11 (15.28%) RDBMS
3 11 (15.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 12 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.67%) JIRA
3 11 (15.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
4 9 (12.50%) NUnit
4 9 (12.50%) Subversion
5 8 (11.11%) Maven
5 8 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 8 (11.11%) FindBugs
5 8 (11.11%) ReSharper
5 8 (11.11%) dotCover
6 6 (8.33%) NeoLoad
6 6 (8.33%) JMeter
General
1 17 (23.61%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (1.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (68.06%) Developer
2 35 (48.61%) .NET Developer
3 15 (20.83%) Senior Developer
4 14 (19.44%) C# Developer
5 12 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 12 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (15.28%) Team Leader
7 9 (12.50%) Software Engineer
7 9 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
8 8 (11.11%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (8.33%) Analyst
10 5 (6.94%) Test Analyst
10 5 (6.94%) Software Developer
10 5 (6.94%) Software Team Leader
11 3 (4.17%) Web Engineer
11 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET Programmer
11 3 (4.17%) .NET Team Leader
11 3 (4.17%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (93.06%) .NET
2 56 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 35 (48.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (40.28%) Web Services
5 25 (34.72%) HTML
6 23 (31.94%) CSS
7 20 (27.78%) XML
8 19 (26.39%) jQuery
9 18 (25.00%) WPF
10 16 (22.22%) .NET Framework
10 16 (22.22%) Entity Framework
11 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (18.06%) NHibernate
13 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 9 (12.50%) LINQ
14 9 (12.50%) MonoRail
14 9 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
14 9 (12.50%) AngularJS
14 9 (12.50%) Ajax
15 8 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.50%) Social Network
3 4 (5.56%) Visualisation
3 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.39%) iPhone
5 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.39%) Physics
5 1 (1.39%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Windows
2 6 (8.33%) Linux
3 4 (5.56%) UNIX
4 1 (1.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (65.28%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (54.17%) MVC
3 36 (50.00%) OO
4 24 (33.33%) SDLC
5 22 (30.56%) TDD
6 21 (29.17%) Scrum
7 15 (20.83%) Software Engineering
8 14 (19.44%) Mentoring
8 14 (19.44%) Web Application Development
9 12 (16.67%) UML
10 11 (15.28%) Coaching
10 11 (15.28%) Release Management
10 11 (15.28%) Wealth Management
10 11 (15.28%) SOA
11 8 (11.11%) RUP
11 8 (11.11%) Code Coverage
11 8 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (11.11%) Software Architecture
11 8 (11.11%) Waterfall
12 6 (8.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (93.06%) C#
2 43 (59.72%) SQL
3 31 (43.06%) JavaScript
4 27 (37.50%) Java
5 17 (23.61%) T-SQL
6 14 (19.44%) VB.NET
7 12 (16.67%) C
8 6 (8.33%) Bash Shell
9 4 (5.56%) Ruby
10 3 (4.17%) C++
11 2 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (31.94%) Security Cleared
2 17 (23.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (15.28%) MCSD
3 11 (15.28%) DV Cleared
4 7 (9.72%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.33%) Degree
6 4 (5.56%) MCP
7 1 (1.39%) PhD
Vendors
1 37 (51.39%) Microsoft
2 18 (25.00%) Oracle
3 8 (11.11%) Perforce
4 4 (5.56%) Google
4 4 (5.56%) Facebook
4 4 (5.56%) Sybase
Cheltenham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BAE Systems
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago