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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 55 63 50
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs citing WCF 10 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.81% 2.16% 2.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.31% 3.86% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 15
Average salary £32,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £33,720 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,700 £41,500
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
232 414 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 42.11% 55.87% 39.94%
Number of salaries quoted 203 374 236
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 22 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 +13 4 £27,500 -28.57% 3
Taunton +7 4 £35,000 -9.09% 2
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 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 (92.31%) C#
2 20 (76.92%) .NET
3 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET
4 15 (57.69%) HTML
5 14 (53.85%) SQL
6 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
8 10 (38.46%) Scrum
9 9 (34.62%) CSS
10 8 (30.77%) Web Services
10 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
10 8 (30.77%) OO
11 7 (26.92%) MVC
11 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
11 7 (26.92%) C++
11 7 (26.92%) VB.NET
11 7 (26.92%) WPF
12 6 (23.08%) RESTful
12 6 (23.08%) BDD
12 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
12 6 (23.08%) Degree
13 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
13 5 (19.23%) XML
13 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
14 4 (15.38%) Client/Server
14 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
14 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
14 4 (15.38%) Ruby

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 4 (15.38%) Node.js
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
2 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
3 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (15.38%) Manufacturing
1 4 (15.38%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 13 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (34.62%) Software Engineer
4 8 (30.77%) C# Software Engineer
5 6 (23.08%) Software Developer
6 3 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Graduate
7 2 (7.69%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior C# Software Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
8 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) .NET
2 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET
2 15 (57.69%) HTML
3 9 (34.62%) CSS
4 8 (30.77%) Web Services
5 7 (26.92%) WPF
6 6 (23.08%) RESTful
7 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
7 5 (19.23%) XML
8 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (7.69%) JSON
9 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
9 2 (7.69%) HTML5
10 1 (3.85%) REST
10 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 4 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 4 (15.38%) Mathematics
2 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) UNIX
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
3 10 (38.46%) Scrum
4 8 (30.77%) OO
5 7 (26.92%) MVC
6 6 (23.08%) BDD
7 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 4 (15.38%) TDD
7 4 (15.38%) Web Application Development
8 3 (11.54%) Web Development
9 2 (7.69%) OOD
9 2 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (7.69%) Logistics
9 2 (7.69%) Web Design
10 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) C#
2 14 (53.85%) SQL
3 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 7 (26.92%) C++
4 7 (26.92%) VB.NET
5 4 (15.38%) Ruby
6 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
7 2 (7.69%) C
8 1 (3.85%) VB6
8 1 (3.85%) VBScript
8 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 10 days ago
Bath
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 22 days ago