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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 41 61 44
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Permanent jobs citing WCF 23 9 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.58% 1.48% 5.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.70% 2.80% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 35
Average salary £34,384 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.30% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,490 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,864 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
237 321 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 47.21% 52.80% 45.02%
Number of salaries quoted 226 286 301
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +7 11 £37,500 - 1
Taunton +4 9 £30,000 -24.74% 3
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 45 (93.75%) C#
2 38 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (64.58%) .NET
4 30 (62.50%) ASP.NET
5 27 (56.25%) SQL Server
6 22 (45.83%) MVC
6 22 (45.83%) Software Engineering
7 20 (41.67%) WPF
8 19 (39.58%) HTML
9 18 (37.50%) C++
9 18 (37.50%) Degree
9 18 (37.50%) Computer Science
10 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (29.17%) Mathematics
12 14 (29.17%) VB.NET
12 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
12 14 (29.17%) Client/Server
12 14 (29.17%) Manufacturing
12 14 (29.17%) Logistics
12 14 (29.17%) Software Testing
13 13 (27.08%) TDD
14 12 (25.00%) OO
14 12 (25.00%) C
14 12 (25.00%) Visual Studio
14 12 (25.00%) Web Application Development
15 11 (22.92%) RESTful
16 10 (20.83%) SQL
16 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
16 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (18.75%) Node.js
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) NoSQL
3 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (20.83%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.25%) NUnit
3 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.25%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (29.17%) Manufacturing
2 9 (18.75%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Developer
2 20 (41.67%) Software Engineer
3 18 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 18 (37.50%) C# Software Engineer
4 12 (25.00%) Software Developer
5 11 (22.92%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (20.83%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Graduate
9 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.25%) C# Developer
9 3 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
11 1 (2.08%) Senior Developer
11 1 (2.08%) Lead Developer
11 1 (2.08%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (64.58%) .NET
2 30 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 20 (41.67%) WPF
4 19 (39.58%) HTML
5 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (22.92%) RESTful
7 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (16.67%) CSS
8 8 (16.67%) XML
9 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 6 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (8.33%) LINQ
11 3 (6.25%) Web Services
11 3 (6.25%) NHibernate
11 3 (6.25%) Ajax
11 3 (6.25%) MonoRail
11 3 (6.25%) HTML5
11 3 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
11 3 (6.25%) Castle Windsor
12 2 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 14 (29.17%) Mathematics
2 14 (29.17%) Client/Server
3 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.33%) N-Tier
5 3 (6.25%) Tandem
6 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) UNIX
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (45.83%) MVC
2 22 (45.83%) Software Engineering
3 14 (29.17%) Logistics
3 14 (29.17%) Software Testing
4 13 (27.08%) TDD
5 12 (25.00%) OO
5 12 (25.00%) Web Application Development
6 9 (18.75%) BDD
6 9 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (6.25%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.17%) MVVM
8 2 (4.17%) UML
8 2 (4.17%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (2.08%) Web Development
9 1 (2.08%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (93.75%) C#
2 18 (37.50%) C++
3 16 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 14 (29.17%) VB.NET
5 12 (25.00%) C
6 10 (20.83%) SQL
7 9 (18.75%) Ruby
8 4 (8.33%) VB6
8 4 (8.33%) VBScript
8 4 (8.33%) VB
9 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.08%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle
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