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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 142 82 87
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 112 198 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.98% 3.33% 3.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.02% 8.03% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 89 175 197
Median salary £43,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
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
2231 2465 2605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 39.53% 41.45% 42.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1940 2164 2255
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +17 48 £41,500 +7.79% 5
Dorset +18 20 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Somerset -8 16 £46,000 +22.66% 7
Wiltshire -10 12 £45,000 +4.65% 4
Gloucestershire -41 11 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Devon -23 5 £36,000 -4.00%
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 200 (99.50%) .NET
2 188 (93.53%) C#
3 150 (74.63%) ASP.NET
4 145 (72.14%) MVC
5 134 (66.67%) SQL Server
6 121 (60.20%) JavaScript
7 118 (58.71%) Agile Software Development
8 109 (54.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 106 (52.74%) HTML
10 89 (44.28%) CSS
11 84 (41.79%) SQL
12 76 (37.81%) Scrum
12 76 (37.81%) .NET Framework
13 74 (36.82%) jQuery
14 64 (31.84%) ASP.NET Web API
15 63 (31.34%) WPF
16 57 (28.36%) TDD
17 56 (27.86%) Microsoft
18 49 (24.38%) Entity Framework
19 47 (23.38%) OO
20 46 (22.89%) Web Services
20 46 (22.89%) NHibernate
21 44 (21.89%) AngularJS
22 41 (20.40%) KnockoutJS
22 41 (20.40%) Windows
23 37 (18.41%) Software Engineering
24 34 (16.92%) T-SQL
25 33 (16.42%) NUnit
25 33 (16.42%) Finance
25 33 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 21 (10.45%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.48%) CMS
3 7 (3.48%) Kentico
3 7 (3.48%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (3.48%) Sitefinity
3 7 (3.48%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.99%) IIS
5 2 (1.00%) DNN
6 1 (0.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 29 (14.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.98%) Infor CRM
2 9 (4.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.00%) SaaS
3 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.48%) WEP
2 5 (2.49%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.50%) HTTP
3 1 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.43%) SQL Server 2014
3 25 (12.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (11.44%) Relational Database
5 22 (10.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (7.96%) RDBMS
7 12 (5.97%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.99%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.00%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.00%) MySQL
12 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.50%) MS Access
12 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (16.42%) NUnit
2 32 (15.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (15.42%) Visual Studio
4 25 (12.44%) Moq
5 18 (8.96%) Git (software)
5 18 (8.96%) Rhino Mocks
6 13 (6.47%) TeamCity
7 11 (5.47%) CruiseControl
7 11 (5.47%) JIRA
7 11 (5.47%) MSBuild
8 7 (3.48%) MSTest
8 7 (3.48%) StyleCop
9 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.00%) JUnit
9 2 (1.00%) Mockito
9 2 (1.00%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.00%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.50%) dotCover
10 1 (0.50%) NSubstitute
10 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (16.42%) Finance
2 18 (8.96%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.98%) Banking
3 10 (4.98%) Electronics
4 9 (4.48%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.48%) Marketing
5 2 (1.00%) Automotive
5 2 (1.00%) Back Office
6 1 (0.50%) Advertising
6 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 167 (83.08%) Developer
2 122 (60.70%) .NET Developer
3 60 (29.85%) C# Developer
4 52 (25.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (18.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 36 (17.91%) Senior Developer
7 35 (17.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 31 (15.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 29 (14.43%) Software Developer
10 24 (11.94%) Software Engineer
11 20 (9.95%) Senior .NET Developer
12 17 (8.46%) .NET Software Developer
12 17 (8.46%) Senior Software Developer
13 16 (7.96%) Senior C# Developer
14 15 (7.46%) C# Software Engineer
15 14 (6.97%) Agile .NET Developer
15 14 (6.97%) Agile Developer
15 14 (6.97%) C# Software Developer
16 13 (6.47%) Agile C# Developer
17 11 (5.47%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (99.50%) .NET
2 150 (74.63%) ASP.NET
3 109 (54.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 106 (52.74%) HTML
5 89 (44.28%) CSS
6 76 (37.81%) .NET Framework
7 74 (36.82%) jQuery
8 64 (31.84%) ASP.NET Web API
9 63 (31.34%) WPF
10 49 (24.38%) Entity Framework
11 46 (22.89%) NHibernate
11 46 (22.89%) Web Services
12 44 (21.89%) AngularJS
13 41 (20.40%) KnockoutJS
14 33 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 27 (13.43%) WinForms
16 26 (12.94%) REST
17 23 (11.44%) XML
18 19 (9.45%) HTML5
18 19 (9.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.94%) Computer Science
2 22 (10.95%) User Experience
3 20 (9.95%) Streaming Music
4 8 (3.98%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.49%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.00%) BBC
6 2 (1.00%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.00%) iPad
6 2 (1.00%) Social Media
7 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.50%) NHS
7 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.50%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 41 (20.40%) Windows
2 3 (1.49%) Linux
3 2 (1.00%) Android
3 2 (1.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (72.14%) MVC
2 118 (58.71%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (37.81%) Scrum
4 57 (28.36%) TDD
5 47 (23.38%) OO
6 37 (18.41%) Software Engineering
7 31 (15.42%) Web Application Development
8 30 (14.93%) SDLC
9 29 (14.43%) OOD
10 28 (13.93%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (12.94%) Kanban
12 24 (11.94%) Unit Testing
13 22 (10.95%) Web Development
14 20 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (8.96%) BDD
16 16 (7.96%) Dependency Injection
17 14 (6.97%) MVVM
18 13 (6.47%) Integration Testing
19 12 (5.97%) Automated Testing
20 11 (5.47%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 188 (93.53%) C#
2 121 (60.20%) JavaScript
3 84 (41.79%) SQL
4 34 (16.92%) T-SQL
5 30 (14.93%) VB.NET
6 22 (10.95%) VB
7 9 (4.48%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.98%) Java
9 6 (2.99%) C++
10 5 (2.49%) XPath
10 5 (2.49%) XQuery
11 2 (1.00%) C
11 2 (1.00%) Python
11 2 (1.00%) Ruby
11 2 (1.00%) VC++
12 1 (0.50%) VB6
12 1 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 30 (14.93%) Degree
2 9 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.49%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.00%) MCTS
6 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.50%) MCPD
6 1 (0.50%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.98%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.49%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 56 (27.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.97%) Oracle
3 10 (4.98%) JD Edwards
3 10 (4.98%) SAP
4 8 (3.98%) Sencha
5 7 (3.48%) Sitecore
5 7 (3.48%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.00%) Apple
6 2 (1.00%) Facebook
6 2 (1.00%) Google
6 2 (1.00%) Sony
6 2 (1.00%) Yahoo!
7 1 (0.50%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.50%) Perforce
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