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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 60 64 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Permanent jobs citing WCF 5 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.90% 2.34% 2.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.16% 4.38% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 16
Average salary £29,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £39,318 £40,000
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 Somerset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
231 365 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 41.70% 53.36% 38.38%
Number of salaries quoted 208 325 235
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 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
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 May 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 +11 3 £27,500 -28.10% 2
Taunton +3 2 £33,250 -1.04% 8
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 24 (88.89%) C#
2 21 (77.78%) .NET
3 19 (70.37%) ASP.NET
4 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
6 13 (48.15%) HTML
7 12 (44.44%) MVC
8 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
8 11 (40.74%) SQL
8 11 (40.74%) OO
9 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
10 9 (33.33%) Visual Studio
10 9 (33.33%) VB.NET
10 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 9 (33.33%) RESTful
11 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (29.63%) BDD
11 8 (29.63%) WPF
12 7 (25.93%) TDD
12 7 (25.93%) Retail
12 7 (25.93%) Ruby
12 7 (25.93%) Degree
12 7 (25.93%) C++
12 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
12 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
12 7 (25.93%) NoSQL
12 7 (25.93%) Node.js
12 7 (25.93%) Web Application Development
12 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (22.22%) CSS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 7 (25.93%) Node.js
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) NoSQL
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (25.93%) Retail
2 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 8 (29.63%) Software Developer
4 8 (29.63%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Graduate
6 2 (7.41%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) .NET
2 19 (70.37%) ASP.NET
3 13 (48.15%) HTML
4 9 (33.33%) RESTful
5 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (29.63%) WPF
6 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (22.22%) CSS
8 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
8 5 (18.52%) XML
9 4 (14.81%) Web Services
9 4 (14.81%) Entity Framework
10 2 (7.41%) JSON
10 2 (7.41%) HTML5
11 1 (3.70%) LINQ
11 1 (3.70%) REST
11 1 (3.70%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (3.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Client/Server
2 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) MVC
3 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
3 11 (40.74%) OO
4 8 (29.63%) BDD
5 7 (25.93%) TDD
5 7 (25.93%) Web Application Development
6 6 (22.22%) Scrum
7 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
8 2 (7.41%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (7.41%) Logistics
8 2 (7.41%) Web Development
9 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
9 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.70%) Web Design
9 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (3.70%) Strategic Planning
9 1 (3.70%) OOD
9 1 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) C#
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 9 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 7 (25.93%) Ruby
5 7 (25.93%) C++
6 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 2 (7.41%) C
8 1 (3.70%) VB6
8 1 (3.70%) VBScript
8 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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