The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 55 71 52
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Permanent jobs citing WCF 15 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.46% 1.37% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.77% 2.89% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 10
Average salary £36,500 £38,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.19% +11.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £41,000 £52,500
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 Somerset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
260 380 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 42.62% 47.20% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 233 348 212
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

WCF
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

WCF Salary Trend in Somerset

WCF
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Somerset

WCF
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 5 August 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
Bath +18 4 £36,500 - 1
Taunton 0 3 £37,500 -2.59%
Street - 2 £45,000 -
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 (90.91%) C#
2 19 (86.36%) .NET
3 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (63.64%) SQL
5 11 (50.00%) Web Services
6 10 (45.45%) Scrum
6 10 (45.45%) HTML
7 9 (40.91%) CSS
7 9 (40.91%) .NET Framework
7 9 (40.91%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (36.36%) Windows
9 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
9 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
10 6 (27.27%) Degree
11 5 (22.73%) WPF
12 4 (18.18%) MVVM
12 4 (18.18%) MVC
13 3 (13.64%) Finance
13 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
13 3 (13.64%) Oracle
13 3 (13.64%) C++
13 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
13 3 (13.64%) OO
13 3 (13.64%) Project Management
13 3 (13.64%) OOD
13 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
13 3 (13.64%) BDD
13 3 (13.64%) Web Development
13 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (13.64%) SDLC

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.55%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (31.82%) C# Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) AWS Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) .NET
2 11 (50.00%) Web Services
3 10 (45.45%) HTML
4 9 (40.91%) CSS
4 9 (40.91%) .NET Framework
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
6 5 (22.73%) WPF
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (9.09%) XML
8 2 (9.09%) WinForms
9 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Scrum
3 4 (18.18%) MVC
3 4 (18.18%) MVVM
4 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
4 3 (13.64%) BDD
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) OOD
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Web Development
4 3 (13.64%) SDLC
5 2 (9.09%) Web Design
5 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.55%) UML
6 1 (4.55%) Process Management
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) C#
2 14 (63.64%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) C
4 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) VMware