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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 58 39 61
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +22
Permanent jobs citing WCF 15 25 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.01% 4.46% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.60% 10.73% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 7
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 £39,864 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +6.30%
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
326 233 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 43.58% 41.61% 54.43%
Number of salaries quoted 278 214 323
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,900
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -17 8 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Taunton -9 5 £31,500 -6.30% 1
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 27 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (74.07%) .NET
3 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (48.15%) MVC
6 12 (44.44%) VB.NET
6 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
7 11 (40.74%) SQL
7 11 (40.74%) WPF
8 10 (37.04%) Web Services
9 8 (29.63%) HTML
9 8 (29.63%) CSS
9 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (25.93%) Degree
10 7 (25.93%) Mathematics
10 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
10 7 (25.93%) C
10 7 (25.93%) C++
10 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
10 7 (25.93%) Client/Server
10 7 (25.93%) Manufacturing
10 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
10 7 (25.93%) Logistics
10 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
11 6 (22.22%) XML
12 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
12 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (18.52%) Java

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (25.93%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (7.41%) NUnit
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (25.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) C# Software Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Software Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior C# Software Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Graduate
6 1 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) .NET
2 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 11 (40.74%) WPF
4 10 (37.04%) Web Services
5 8 (29.63%) HTML
5 8 (29.63%) CSS
5 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (22.22%) XML
7 2 (7.41%) MonoRail
7 2 (7.41%) Castle Windsor
7 2 (7.41%) NHibernate
7 2 (7.41%) XSD
7 2 (7.41%) XSLT
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.70%) REST
8 1 (3.70%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (3.70%) HTML5
8 1 (3.70%) LINQ
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Mathematics
1 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
1 7 (25.93%) Client/Server
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.41%) Tandem
3 2 (7.41%) Statistics
4 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) MVC
3 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
3 7 (25.93%) Logistics
3 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
4 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
4 5 (18.52%) Project Planning
4 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
5 4 (14.81%) UML
6 3 (11.11%) TDD
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) Line Management
7 2 (7.41%) Web Application Development
7 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.41%) Web Design
7 2 (7.41%) Web Development
7 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) OOD
7 2 (7.41%) OO
8 1 (3.70%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (44.44%) VB.NET
3 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 11 (40.74%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) C
4 7 (25.93%) C++
5 5 (18.52%) Java
5 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
6 3 (11.11%) VBScript
6 3 (11.11%) VB
6 3 (11.11%) VB6
7 1 (3.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
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