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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 73 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 7 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.91% 2.14% 1.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.11% 5.29% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 10
Average salary £32,500 £33,456 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,600 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
332 227 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 43.23% 40.46% 54.14%
Number of salaries quoted 298 209 306
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
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 20 August 2014. 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
Taunton -4 7 £32,500 +4.83% 1
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (86.96%) SQL Server
3 17 (73.91%) ASP.NET
4 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
5 14 (60.87%) Web Services
6 13 (56.52%) SQL
7 11 (47.83%) XML
8 10 (43.48%) WPF
8 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
8 10 (43.48%) VB.NET
9 9 (39.13%) Visual Studio
9 9 (39.13%) HTML
10 8 (34.78%) CSS
10 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
10 8 (34.78%) MVC
11 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (26.09%) Web Design
12 6 (26.09%) Windows
13 5 (21.74%) UML
13 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
13 5 (21.74%) Java
13 5 (21.74%) C++
13 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
13 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (21.74%) Project Planning
13 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
14 4 (17.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (86.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Visual Studio
2 4 (17.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 5 (21.74%) C# Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C++/C# Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
5 3 (13.04%) C++ Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (8.70%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (8.70%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Team Leader
7 1 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (73.91%) ASP.NET
3 14 (60.87%) Web Services
4 11 (47.83%) XML
5 10 (43.48%) WPF
6 9 (39.13%) HTML
7 8 (34.78%) CSS
8 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (17.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (17.39%) SOAP
9 4 (17.39%) STL
9 4 (17.39%) XML Schema
9 4 (17.39%) Silverlight
10 3 (13.04%) jQuery
10 3 (13.04%) RESTful
10 3 (13.04%) Ajax
10 3 (13.04%) JSON
10 3 (13.04%) HTML5
11 2 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Statistics
1 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Phone
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Phone 7
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) MVC
2 6 (26.09%) Web Design
3 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
3 5 (21.74%) UML
3 5 (21.74%) Project Planning
3 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Kanban
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Web Development
5 2 (8.70%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) OOD
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
3 13 (56.52%) SQL
4 10 (43.48%) VB.NET
5 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
5 5 (21.74%) C++
5 5 (21.74%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Trapeze
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
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