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 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 58 46 52
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Permanent jobs citing WCF 37 40 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.62% 4.84% 3.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.64% 10.23% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 29 38 26
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
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
428 391 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 41.92% 47.34% 39.77%
Number of salaries quoted 367 346 285
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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 4 September 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 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
Cheltenham -21 11 £45,000 - 3
Gloucester -5 10 £46,250 +15.62% 1
Cirencester -5 4 £40,000 +5.26% 1
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 64 (87.67%) C#
1 64 (87.67%) .NET
2 57 (78.08%) ASP.NET
3 48 (65.75%) SQL Server
4 45 (61.64%) OO
5 42 (57.53%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (45.21%) SQL
7 30 (41.10%) MVC
7 30 (41.10%) Scrum
8 29 (39.73%) Java
8 29 (39.73%) TDD
8 29 (39.73%) Software Engineering
9 28 (38.36%) Microsoft
10 27 (36.99%) Security Cleared
10 27 (36.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (32.88%) JavaScript
12 22 (30.14%) VB.NET
13 21 (28.77%) C
13 21 (28.77%) Entity Framework
13 21 (28.77%) .NET Framework
14 20 (27.40%) WPF
14 20 (27.40%) HTML
14 20 (27.40%) Oracle
15 19 (26.03%) SDLC
16 18 (24.66%) CSS
17 17 (23.29%) Finance
17 17 (23.29%) jQuery
17 17 (23.29%) ASP.NET Web API
18 16 (21.92%) Web Services
19 15 (20.55%) Team Foundation Server

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 12 (16.44%) Confluence
2 4 (5.48%) IIS
3 3 (4.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (17.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) Intranet
1 4 (5.48%) Extranet
2 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (65.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.85%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (20.55%) JIRA
1 15 (20.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (19.18%) Visual Studio
3 12 (16.44%) Eclipse
3 12 (16.44%) NUnit
3 12 (16.44%) Subversion
3 12 (16.44%) Maven
3 12 (16.44%) Rhino Mocks
3 12 (16.44%) ReSharper
3 12 (16.44%) Git (software)
3 12 (16.44%) FindBugs
3 12 (16.44%) dotCover
4 3 (4.11%) NeoLoad
4 3 (4.11%) JMeter
5 1 (1.37%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 17 (23.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Back Office
3 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.11%) Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Advertising
5 1 (1.37%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 46 (63.01%) Developer
2 33 (45.21%) .NET Developer
3 15 (20.55%) Software Engineer
4 12 (16.44%) Team Leader
5 11 (15.07%) Senior Developer
6 9 (12.33%) C# Developer
7 8 (10.96%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (9.59%) Technical Team Leader
8 7 (9.59%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (8.22%) Senior C# Developer
9 6 (8.22%) Software Team Leader
9 6 (8.22%) Software Developer
10 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (6.85%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (6.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (5.48%) Web Developer
11 4 (5.48%) .NET Web Developer
12 3 (4.11%) .NET Software Engineer
12 3 (4.11%) .NET Programmer
12 3 (4.11%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (87.67%) .NET
2 57 (78.08%) ASP.NET
3 27 (36.99%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (28.77%) Entity Framework
4 21 (28.77%) .NET Framework
5 20 (27.40%) HTML
5 20 (27.40%) WPF
6 18 (24.66%) CSS
7 17 (23.29%) jQuery
7 17 (23.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (21.92%) Web Services
9 13 (17.81%) NHibernate
10 12 (16.44%) Hibernate
10 12 (16.44%) Spring
10 12 (16.44%) Ajax
10 12 (16.44%) XML
10 12 (16.44%) LINQ
10 12 (16.44%) MonoRail
10 12 (16.44%) Castle Windsor
11 9 (12.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Social Network
2 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Visualisation
3 3 (4.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) Linux
3 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (61.64%) OO
2 42 (57.53%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (41.10%) MVC
3 30 (41.10%) Scrum
4 29 (39.73%) TDD
4 29 (39.73%) Software Engineering
5 19 (26.03%) SDLC
6 12 (16.44%) UML
6 12 (16.44%) Waterfall
6 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (16.44%) Web Application Development
6 12 (16.44%) Code Coverage
6 12 (16.44%) RUP
7 11 (15.07%) Mentoring
8 8 (10.96%) Software Architecture
8 8 (10.96%) Risk Management
9 5 (6.85%) SOA
9 5 (6.85%) Wealth Management
9 5 (6.85%) Use Case
9 5 (6.85%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (87.67%) C#
2 33 (45.21%) SQL
3 29 (39.73%) Java
4 24 (32.88%) JavaScript
5 22 (30.14%) VB.NET
6 21 (28.77%) C
7 14 (19.18%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.11%) C++
9 2 (2.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (36.99%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.44%) Degree
3 11 (15.07%) DV Cleared
4 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
5 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (6.85%) MCSD
7 1 (1.37%) MCP
Vendors
1 28 (38.36%) Microsoft
2 20 (27.40%) Oracle
3 12 (16.44%) Perforce
4 3 (4.11%) Google
5 1 (1.37%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.37%) Telerik
5 1 (1.37%) Sybase
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
BAE Systems
Posted: 22 days ago