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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 66 40 61
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +21
Permanent jobs citing WCF 13 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.69% 3.96% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.02% 9.78% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 5
Average salary £35,000 £33,621 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% -15.94%
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
323 225 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 41.95% 40.47% 54.29%
Number of salaries quoted 274 206 328
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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
Bath -12 7 £35,000 -9.67% 3
Taunton -7 5 £31,500 -6.30% 1
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 26 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (73.08%) .NET
3 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
4 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET
5 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
7 11 (42.31%) SQL
7 11 (42.31%) VB.NET
7 11 (42.31%) Web Services
7 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
7 11 (42.31%) MVC
7 11 (42.31%) WPF
8 9 (34.62%) CSS
9 8 (30.77%) C++
9 8 (30.77%) HTML
9 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
10 7 (26.92%) Software Testing
10 7 (26.92%) Logistics
10 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
10 7 (26.92%) C
10 7 (26.92%) XML
10 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
10 7 (26.92%) Client/Server
10 7 (26.92%) Degree
10 7 (26.92%) Mathematics
10 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
10 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
11 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) NUnit
2 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 7 (26.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) C# Software Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C++/C# Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 11 (42.31%) WPF
3 11 (42.31%) Web Services
4 9 (34.62%) CSS
5 8 (30.77%) HTML
6 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (26.92%) XML
7 2 (7.69%) XSD
7 2 (7.69%) XSLT
8 1 (3.85%) XML Schema
8 1 (3.85%) Ajax
8 1 (3.85%) NHibernate
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.85%) JSON
8 1 (3.85%) SOAP
8 1 (3.85%) STL
8 1 (3.85%) Silverlight
8 1 (3.85%) MonoRail
8 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Client/Server
1 7 (26.92%) Mathematics
1 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Statistics
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone 7
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) MVC
3 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 7 (26.92%) Software Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Logistics
5 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
5 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
5 5 (19.23%) Project Planning
6 4 (15.38%) UML
7 3 (11.54%) Web Design
8 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) OO
8 2 (7.69%) OOD
8 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.69%) Web Development
8 2 (7.69%) Line Management
9 1 (3.85%) Scrum
9 1 (3.85%) TDD
9 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.85%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) VB.NET
4 8 (30.77%) C++
5 7 (26.92%) C
6 5 (19.23%) Java
6 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
7 3 (11.54%) VBScript
7 3 (11.54%) VB
7 3 (11.54%) VB6
8 1 (3.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Trapeze
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