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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 135 93 109
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 119 184 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.13% 3.03% 2.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.49% 7.31% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 104 173 140
Median salary £40,750 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £28,226
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
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
2169 2517 2558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 38.89% 41.43% 44.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1861 2238 2241
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +10 57 £42,500 +10.38% 10
Dorset -6 26 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Somerset +8 16 £41,500 +40.67% 6
Wiltshire -32 9 £40,000 +1.91% 1
Gloucestershire -19 8 £45,000 - 1
Devon -10 1 £27,500 -15.38%
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 232 (97.89%) .NET
2 223 (94.09%) C#
3 187 (78.90%) ASP.NET
4 173 (73.00%) MVC
5 172 (72.57%) SQL Server
6 168 (70.89%) Agile Software Development
7 145 (61.18%) JavaScript
8 130 (54.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 121 (51.05%) SQL
10 117 (49.37%) HTML
11 112 (47.26%) CSS
12 100 (42.19%) TDD
13 97 (40.93%) Scrum
14 86 (36.29%) Microsoft
15 83 (35.02%) .NET Framework
16 71 (29.96%) T-SQL
17 67 (28.27%) Degree
18 64 (27.00%) Software Engineering
18 64 (27.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 63 (26.58%) Visual Studio
20 61 (25.74%) HTML5
21 57 (24.05%) VB
21 57 (24.05%) Entity Framework
21 57 (24.05%) SQL Server 2014
22 53 (22.36%) Web Application Development
22 53 (22.36%) Web Services
23 52 (21.94%) Windows
24 51 (21.52%) Team Foundation Server
25 50 (21.10%) jQuery
26 49 (20.68%) OO

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 31 (13.08%) Node.js
2 14 (5.91%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.69%) CMS
3 4 (1.69%) IIS
3 4 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.27%) Confluence
4 3 (1.27%) Kentico
4 3 (1.27%) Sitefinity
4 3 (1.27%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
Applications
1 41 (17.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (7.59%) SAP Business One
2 16 (6.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (2.53%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (2.11%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.95%) Internet
2 3 (1.27%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.42%) FTP
4 1 (0.42%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.42%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (72.57%) SQL Server
2 57 (24.05%) SQL Server 2014
3 29 (12.24%) Relational Database
4 26 (10.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (10.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (9.70%) RDBMS
6 18 (7.59%) Crystal Reports
7 16 (6.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (4.22%) Oracle Database
10 9 (3.80%) NoSQL
11 7 (2.95%) MySQL
11 7 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.11%) QlikView
12 5 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (2.11%) SQLite
12 5 (2.11%) SSDT
13 4 (1.69%) MS Access
14 3 (1.27%) Big Data
15 2 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 63 (26.58%) Visual Studio
2 51 (21.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (17.72%) NUnit
4 32 (13.50%) Moq
5 27 (11.39%) Rhino Mocks
6 16 (6.75%) JIRA
6 16 (6.75%) Subversion
7 13 (5.49%) Git (software)
8 10 (4.22%) TeamCity
9 6 (2.53%) CruiseControl
9 6 (2.53%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.53%) MSBuild
9 6 (2.53%) MSTest
9 6 (2.53%) SpecFlow
10 5 (2.11%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.11%) JUnit
11 4 (1.69%) ReSharper
12 3 (1.27%) dotCover
12 3 (1.27%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.27%) Maven
General
1 35 (14.77%) Finance
2 23 (9.70%) Telecoms
3 17 (7.17%) Electronics
4 16 (6.75%) Manufacturing
4 16 (6.75%) Marketing
5 10 (4.22%) Banking
6 4 (1.69%) Music Industry
7 2 (0.84%) Games
7 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 221 (93.25%) Developer
2 144 (60.76%) .NET Developer
3 91 (38.40%) C# Developer
4 72 (30.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 59 (24.89%) ASP.NET Developer
6 58 (24.47%) Software Developer
7 49 (20.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 44 (18.57%) Senior Developer
9 43 (18.14%) SQL Developer
10 30 (12.66%) .NET Software Developer
11 27 (11.39%) C# Software Developer
12 24 (10.13%) Senior .NET Developer
13 21 (8.86%) Senior SQL Developer
14 20 (8.44%) JavaScript Developer
15 19 (8.02%) HTML CSS Developer
15 19 (8.02%) HTML Developer
15 19 (8.02%) Senior C# Developer
16 18 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 15 (6.33%) SQL Server Developer
18 14 (5.91%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (97.89%) .NET
2 187 (78.90%) ASP.NET
3 130 (54.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 117 (49.37%) HTML
5 112 (47.26%) CSS
6 83 (35.02%) .NET Framework
7 64 (27.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 61 (25.74%) HTML5
9 57 (24.05%) Entity Framework
10 53 (22.36%) Web Services
11 50 (21.10%) jQuery
12 48 (20.25%) WinForms
12 48 (20.25%) WPF
13 46 (19.41%) NHibernate
14 44 (18.57%) ASP.NET Web API
15 41 (17.30%) AngularJS
16 36 (15.19%) KnockoutJS
17 34 (14.35%) CSS3
18 33 (13.92%) REST
19 31 (13.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.50%) Streaming Music
2 25 (10.55%) User Experience
3 22 (9.28%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.64%) Mobile App
5 10 (4.22%) Driving Licence
6 9 (3.80%) Mathematics
6 9 (3.80%) Physics
7 8 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.95%) N-Tier
8 7 (2.95%) Visualisation
9 6 (2.53%) Client/Server
10 5 (2.11%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (2.11%) iPhone
10 5 (2.11%) Social Network
11 3 (1.27%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (0.84%) Cybercrime
12 2 (0.84%) Fintech
13 1 (0.42%) iPad
13 1 (0.42%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 52 (21.94%) Windows
2 13 (5.49%) Android
3 8 (3.38%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.27%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.27%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (73.00%) MVC
2 168 (70.89%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (42.19%) TDD
4 97 (40.93%) Scrum
5 64 (27.00%) Software Engineering
6 53 (22.36%) Web Application Development
7 49 (20.68%) OO
8 48 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (13.50%) BDD
9 32 (13.50%) Mentoring
10 31 (13.08%) Kanban
11 29 (12.24%) Dependency Injection
12 28 (11.81%) OOD
13 27 (11.39%) Domain-Driven Design
14 26 (10.97%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (10.13%) Unit Testing
16 20 (8.44%) Integration Testing
16 20 (8.44%) SDLC
17 19 (8.02%) SOA
18 18 (7.59%) UML
Programming Languages
1 223 (94.09%) C#
2 145 (61.18%) JavaScript
3 121 (51.05%) SQL
4 71 (29.96%) T-SQL
5 57 (24.05%) VB
6 45 (18.99%) VB.NET
7 34 (14.35%) VB6
8 21 (8.86%) C++
9 18 (7.59%) VC++
10 12 (5.06%) VBScript
11 11 (4.64%) PL/SQL
11 11 (4.64%) Ruby
12 10 (4.22%) Java
13 6 (2.53%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.27%) Scala
14 3 (1.27%) XPath
14 3 (1.27%) XQuery
15 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 67 (28.27%) Degree
2 24 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (8.02%) MCTS
4 18 (7.59%) MCPD
5 7 (2.95%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.27%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (2.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 86 (36.29%) Microsoft
2 34 (14.35%) SAP
3 21 (8.86%) Oracle
4 6 (2.53%) Cegedim Rx
5 5 (2.11%) Informatica
5 5 (2.11%) JD Edwards
5 5 (2.11%) Splunk
6 4 (1.69%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.27%) Appcelerator
7 3 (1.27%) Perforce
7 3 (1.27%) Sencha
7 3 (1.27%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.84%) Google
8 2 (0.84%) Telerik
9 1 (0.42%) DevExpress
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