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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 88 103 76
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -27
Permanent jobs citing WCF 184 150 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.03% 2.59% 3.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.27% 5.88% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 173 140 177
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,226 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2532 2553 2489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.70% 44.05% 45.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2250 2237 2273
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 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
Bristol 0 49 £38,500 -7.22% 13
Wiltshire +28 45 £39,250 +12.14% 9
Dorset +19 40 £35,000 - 11
Gloucestershire -20 26 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Devon -16 17 £32,500 +35.41% 2
Somerset +4 5 £29,500 -15.71% 10
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 414 (95.17%) C#
2 405 (93.10%) .NET
3 333 (76.55%) ASP.NET
4 327 (75.17%) SQL Server
5 301 (69.20%) MVC
6 254 (58.39%) Agile Software Development
7 230 (52.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 170 (39.08%) SQL
9 152 (34.94%) JavaScript
10 147 (33.79%) Microsoft
11 143 (32.87%) HTML
11 143 (32.87%) TDD
12 131 (30.11%) CSS
13 123 (28.28%) OO
14 122 (28.05%) Web Services
15 120 (27.59%) .NET Framework
16 111 (25.52%) Web Application Development
17 109 (25.06%) jQuery
18 104 (23.91%) Entity Framework
19 98 (22.53%) Scrum
20 95 (21.84%) Visual Studio
21 94 (21.61%) Windows
22 93 (21.38%) SOAP
23 85 (19.54%) WPF
24 84 (19.31%) ASP.NET Web API
25 83 (19.08%) SQL Server 2008
25 83 (19.08%) LINQ
26 82 (18.85%) NUnit
27 78 (17.93%) Rhino Mocks
27 78 (17.93%) T-SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 54 (12.41%) Node.js
2 30 (6.90%) IIS
3 24 (5.52%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.68%) WebSphere
5 11 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (1.61%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.61%) CMS
7 6 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (1.15%) Confluence
8 5 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.46%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 40 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.07%) MS Office
2 9 (2.07%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.46%) MS Project
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.07%) Internet
2 7 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.92%) DNS
4 1 (0.23%) VoIP
4 1 (0.23%) Firewall
4 1 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.23%) Network Security
4 1 (0.23%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (75.17%) SQL Server
2 83 (19.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (8.05%) Relational Database
4 34 (7.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (6.67%) NoSQL
6 20 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (4.60%) RDBMS
7 17 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (2.99%) Oracle Database
9 12 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (2.53%) DB2
10 11 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (1.84%) Big Data
12 7 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.61%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.46%) ActiveReports
14 2 (0.46%) QlikView
14 2 (0.46%) MySQL
15 1 (0.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 95 (21.84%) Visual Studio
2 82 (18.85%) NUnit
3 78 (17.93%) Rhino Mocks
4 42 (9.66%) Subversion
5 40 (9.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (8.05%) Git (software)
7 34 (7.82%) Moq
8 28 (6.44%) MSTest
9 23 (5.29%) TeamCity
10 18 (4.14%) Log4Net
11 10 (2.30%) JIRA
12 8 (1.84%) SpecFlow
12 8 (1.84%) CruiseControl
13 7 (1.61%) JMeter
13 7 (1.61%) NeoLoad
13 7 (1.61%) Cucumber
14 5 (1.15%) Eclipse
14 5 (1.15%) Maven
14 5 (1.15%) ReSharper
14 5 (1.15%) dotCover
General
1 62 (14.25%) Finance
2 15 (3.45%) Games
3 13 (2.99%) Legal
4 12 (2.76%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.53%) Advertising
5 11 (2.53%) Banking
6 10 (2.30%) Retail
7 4 (0.92%) Marketing
7 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.46%) Back Office
8 2 (0.46%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 370 (85.06%) Developer
2 259 (59.54%) .NET Developer
3 115 (26.44%) C# Developer
4 79 (18.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 54 (12.41%) Senior Developer
5 54 (12.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 47 (10.80%) Software Developer
7 46 (10.57%) Senior .NET Developer
8 45 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (4.60%) Graduate
10 19 (4.37%) Analyst
11 18 (4.14%) Team Leader
11 18 (4.14%) Senior C# Developer
11 18 (4.14%) Software Engineer
12 16 (3.68%) Junior
12 16 (3.68%) Junior Developer
12 16 (3.68%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (3.45%) Technical Designer
13 15 (3.45%) Designer
14 13 (2.99%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 405 (93.10%) .NET
2 333 (76.55%) ASP.NET
3 230 (52.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 143 (32.87%) HTML
5 131 (30.11%) CSS
6 122 (28.05%) Web Services
7 120 (27.59%) .NET Framework
8 109 (25.06%) jQuery
9 104 (23.91%) Entity Framework
10 93 (21.38%) SOAP
11 85 (19.54%) WPF
12 84 (19.31%) ASP.NET Web API
13 83 (19.08%) LINQ
14 68 (15.63%) REST
15 67 (15.40%) HTML5
16 66 (15.17%) XML
17 55 (12.64%) Castle Windsor
18 52 (11.95%) Ninject
19 51 (11.72%) NHibernate
20 45 (10.34%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.90%) Inversion of Control
2 27 (6.21%) Social Network
3 20 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.37%) Streaming Music
5 18 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (4.14%) Social Media
6 17 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (2.99%) Mobile App
8 11 (2.53%) Client/Server
9 10 (2.30%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.84%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.84%) N-Tier
11 6 (1.38%) iPhone
11 6 (1.38%) Physics
11 6 (1.38%) Chemistry
11 6 (1.38%) BBC
12 5 (1.15%) Mainframe
12 5 (1.15%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.69%) Tandem
14 2 (0.46%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 94 (21.61%) Windows
2 11 (2.53%) Android
3 10 (2.30%) Linux
4 9 (2.07%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.38%) UNIX
6 5 (1.15%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (69.20%) MVC
2 254 (58.39%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (32.87%) TDD
4 123 (28.28%) OO
5 111 (25.52%) Web Application Development
6 98 (22.53%) Scrum
7 60 (13.79%) Mentoring
8 55 (12.64%) SOA
9 53 (12.18%) Dependency Injection
10 52 (11.95%) Software Engineering
11 50 (11.49%) BDD
12 47 (10.80%) Waterfall
13 40 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (8.51%) E-Commerce
15 30 (6.90%) UML
16 28 (6.44%) OOP
17 27 (6.21%) Kanban
17 27 (6.21%) Domain-Driven Design
17 27 (6.21%) MVVM
18 26 (5.98%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 414 (95.17%) C#
2 170 (39.08%) SQL
3 152 (34.94%) JavaScript
4 78 (17.93%) T-SQL
5 61 (14.02%) VB.NET
6 36 (8.28%) Ruby
7 29 (6.67%) Java
8 15 (3.45%) C++
8 15 (3.45%) VB
9 11 (2.53%) C
10 7 (1.61%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 2 (0.46%) XAML
12 2 (0.46%) Python
13 1 (0.23%) VBScript
13 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.23%) VBA
13 1 (0.23%) VB6
13 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 52 (11.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (8.74%) MCSD
3 26 (5.98%) Degree
4 25 (5.75%) Security Cleared
5 20 (4.60%) MCP
6 14 (3.22%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.07%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.38%) PhD
9 1 (0.23%) MCAD
9 1 (0.23%) CISM
9 1 (0.23%) ISEB
9 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.23%) MCPD
9 1 (0.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 147 (33.79%) Microsoft
2 52 (11.95%) Oracle
3 19 (4.37%) Facebook
4 16 (3.68%) IBM
5 12 (2.76%) Google
6 6 (1.38%) Yahoo!
6 6 (1.38%) Citrix
6 6 (1.38%) Apple
6 6 (1.38%) Sony
7 5 (1.15%) Perforce
8 4 (0.92%) Sybase
9 2 (0.46%) Twitter
10 1 (0.23%) Sourcefire
10 1 (0.23%) Telerik
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
GCS
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Reed Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd)
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
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