The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 155 79 88
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +9
Permanent jobs citing WCF 81 211 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.51% 3.57% 2.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.84% 8.16% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 75 191 164
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
WCF
England

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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2112 2586 2663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 39.37% 43.74% 44.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1860 2232 2298
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WCF
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the South West region.

WCF Salary Trend in the South West

WCF
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in the South West

WCF
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +5 29 £42,500 +10.38% 8
Wiltshire -23 13 £40,000 - 2
Dorset -11 12 £43,750 +16.66% 3
Devon -14 12 £37,500 -
Somerset -16 10 £42,000 +20.00% 1
Gloucestershire -30 5 £45,000 -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for WCF.

1 205 (97.16%) .NET
2 191 (90.52%) C#
3 159 (75.36%) SQL Server
4 155 (73.46%) ASP.NET
5 151 (71.56%) Agile Software Development
6 136 (64.45%) MVC
7 128 (60.66%) JavaScript
8 111 (52.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 103 (48.82%) SQL
10 102 (48.34%) HTML
11 93 (44.08%) CSS
12 90 (42.65%) Scrum
13 76 (36.02%) TDD
14 73 (34.60%) .NET Framework
15 70 (33.18%) Microsoft
16 58 (27.49%) T-SQL
17 57 (27.01%) jQuery
18 56 (26.54%) Web Services
18 56 (26.54%) Visual Studio
19 55 (26.07%) WPF
20 52 (24.64%) OO
20 52 (24.64%) Entity Framework
21 48 (22.75%) Windows
22 46 (21.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
23 45 (21.33%) ASP.NET Web API
23 45 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
23 45 (21.33%) Degree
23 45 (21.33%) Software Engineering
24 43 (20.38%) NHibernate
25 40 (18.96%) WinForms

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (9.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.84%) CMS
2 6 (2.84%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (2.37%) Kentico
3 5 (2.37%) Sitefinity
3 5 (2.37%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.90%) Confluence
4 4 (1.90%) IIS
5 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (18.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (8.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (5.21%) Infor CRM
3 8 (3.79%) SAP Business One
4 3 (1.42%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.37%) Office 365
3 2 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.90%) Kerberos
2 3 (1.42%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (75.36%) SQL Server
2 40 (18.96%) SQL Server 2014
3 31 (14.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (11.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (10.90%) Relational Database
6 18 (8.53%) RDBMS
7 17 (8.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (6.64%) Oracle Database
9 13 (6.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (5.21%) NoSQL
11 8 (3.79%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (3.32%) MySQL
13 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (1.42%) MongoDB
14 3 (1.42%) MS Access
14 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (0.95%) QlikView
15 2 (0.95%) SQLite
15 2 (0.95%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 56 (26.54%) Visual Studio
2 38 (18.01%) NUnit
2 38 (18.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (15.64%) Moq
4 23 (10.90%) Rhino Mocks
5 19 (9.00%) Git (software)
6 17 (8.06%) JIRA
7 14 (6.64%) TeamCity
8 12 (5.69%) CruiseControl
8 12 (5.69%) MSBuild
9 10 (4.74%) MSTest
10 8 (3.79%) Subversion
11 5 (2.37%) ReSharper
12 4 (1.90%) dotCover
12 4 (1.90%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.90%) FindBugs
12 4 (1.90%) Maven
13 3 (1.42%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 3 (1.42%) Cucumber
13 3 (1.42%) SpecFlow
General
1 37 (17.54%) Finance
2 21 (9.95%) Telecoms
3 18 (8.53%) Electronics
4 17 (8.06%) Manufacturing
4 17 (8.06%) Marketing
5 10 (4.74%) Banking
6 4 (1.90%) Music Industry
7 2 (0.95%) Advertising
7 2 (0.95%) Back Office
7 2 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 196 (92.89%) Developer
2 136 (64.45%) .NET Developer
3 71 (33.65%) C# Developer
4 62 (29.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 50 (23.70%) ASP.NET Developer
5 50 (23.70%) Software Developer
6 39 (18.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 39 (18.48%) Senior Developer
7 35 (16.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 31 (14.69%) .NET Software Developer
9 27 (12.80%) Senior .NET Developer
10 25 (11.85%) C# Software Developer
11 22 (10.43%) SQL Developer
12 21 (9.95%) Agile Developer
13 19 (9.00%) Agile .NET Developer
13 19 (9.00%) Agile C# Developer
14 16 (7.58%) Senior Software Developer
15 15 (7.11%) Lead Developer
15 15 (7.11%) Senior C# Developer
15 15 (7.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (97.16%) .NET
2 155 (73.46%) ASP.NET
3 111 (52.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 102 (48.34%) HTML
5 93 (44.08%) CSS
6 73 (34.60%) .NET Framework
7 57 (27.01%) jQuery
8 56 (26.54%) Web Services
9 55 (26.07%) WPF
10 52 (24.64%) Entity Framework
11 46 (21.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 45 (21.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 43 (20.38%) NHibernate
14 40 (18.96%) WinForms
15 35 (16.59%) AngularJS
16 32 (15.17%) HTML5
17 29 (13.74%) KnockoutJS
18 23 (10.90%) SOAP
18 23 (10.90%) XML
19 22 (10.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.80%) Computer Science
2 25 (11.85%) User Experience
3 22 (10.43%) Streaming Music
4 10 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.27%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (2.84%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.37%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.37%) Physics
8 4 (1.90%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.90%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.42%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.42%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.42%) iPad
9 3 (1.42%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.95%) BBC
10 2 (0.95%) Social Media
11 1 (0.47%) iPhone
11 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.47%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 48 (22.75%) Windows
2 8 (3.79%) Android
3 7 (3.32%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.42%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.42%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (71.56%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (64.45%) MVC
3 90 (42.65%) Scrum
4 76 (36.02%) TDD
5 52 (24.64%) OO
6 45 (21.33%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (21.33%) Software Engineering
7 40 (18.96%) Web Application Development
8 38 (18.01%) OOD
9 33 (15.64%) Kanban
10 29 (13.74%) BDD
10 29 (13.74%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (10.90%) Unit Testing
12 21 (9.95%) Mentoring
12 21 (9.95%) SDLC
13 20 (9.48%) Dependency Injection
14 18 (8.53%) UML
15 17 (8.06%) MVVM
15 17 (8.06%) OOP
15 17 (8.06%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 191 (90.52%) C#
2 128 (60.66%) JavaScript
3 103 (48.82%) SQL
4 58 (27.49%) T-SQL
5 39 (18.48%) VB.NET
6 35 (16.59%) VB
7 11 (5.21%) C++
7 11 (5.21%) Java
7 11 (5.21%) VB6
8 9 (4.27%) Ruby
9 8 (3.79%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.79%) VC++
10 4 (1.90%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.90%) XPath
10 4 (1.90%) XQuery
11 3 (1.42%) VBScript
12 2 (0.95%) VBA
13 1 (0.47%) C
13 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.47%) XAML
Qualifications
1 45 (21.33%) Degree
2 14 (6.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.27%) MCTS
4 8 (3.79%) MCPD
5 7 (3.32%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.90%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.95%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (1.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.95%) Control-M
Vendors
1 70 (33.18%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.85%) SAP
3 22 (10.43%) Oracle
4 11 (5.21%) JD Edwards
5 7 (3.32%) Xamarin
6 6 (2.84%) Cegedim Rx
6 6 (2.84%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.90%) Perforce
8 3 (1.42%) Appcelerator
8 3 (1.42%) Google
9 2 (0.95%) Apple
9 2 (0.95%) Facebook
9 2 (0.95%) Informatica
9 2 (0.95%) Sencha
9 2 (0.95%) Sony
9 2 (0.95%) Splunk
9 2 (0.95%) Telerik
9 2 (0.95%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.47%) DevExpress
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