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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 86 92 83
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing WCF 180 168 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.08% 2.76% 3.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.45% 6.17% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 166 158 159
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
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
2416 2723 2496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.40% 44.70% 46.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2160 2369 2272
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £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 28 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 28 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 -10 45 £38,500 -1.28% 12
Wiltshire +17 36 £37,500 -11.76% 7
Dorset +13 34 £37,500 - 10
Gloucestershire +4 34 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Devon -6 19 £36,000 +37.14% 1
Somerset +11 10 £32,500 -15.58% 8
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 391 (95.13%) C#
2 384 (93.43%) .NET
3 317 (77.13%) ASP.NET
4 294 (71.53%) SQL Server
5 285 (69.34%) MVC
6 248 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
7 219 (53.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 164 (39.90%) SQL
9 141 (34.31%) TDD
10 134 (32.60%) HTML
11 133 (32.36%) Microsoft
12 129 (31.39%) JavaScript
13 123 (29.93%) CSS
14 119 (28.95%) Web Services
15 115 (27.98%) .NET Framework
16 113 (27.49%) OO
17 109 (26.52%) Web Application Development
18 103 (25.06%) Scrum
19 98 (23.84%) jQuery
19 98 (23.84%) Entity Framework
20 91 (22.14%) Windows
21 90 (21.90%) WPF
22 88 (21.41%) SOAP
23 83 (20.19%) NUnit
24 80 (19.46%) Rhino Mocks
24 80 (19.46%) ASP.NET Web API
25 78 (18.98%) LINQ
25 78 (18.98%) Visual Studio
26 76 (18.49%) SQL Server 2008
27 72 (17.52%) SDLC

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 51 (12.41%) Node.js
2 29 (7.06%) IIS
3 22 (5.35%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.89%) WebSphere
5 11 (2.68%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (1.95%) Confluence
6 8 (1.95%) CMS
7 7 (1.70%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.24%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 37 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.19%) MS Office
3 8 (1.95%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.49%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.73%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.95%) Internet
2 7 (1.70%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.97%) DNS
4 2 (0.49%) HTTP
5 1 (0.24%) Firewall
5 1 (0.24%) VoIP
5 1 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.24%) Network Security
5 1 (0.24%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (71.53%) SQL Server
2 76 (18.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (7.54%) Relational Database
4 27 (6.57%) NoSQL
4 27 (6.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (5.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (4.14%) RDBMS
7 16 (3.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (3.16%) Oracle Database
9 12 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
10 11 (2.68%) DB2
11 10 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (1.46%) Hadoop
13 6 (1.46%) Big Data
14 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (0.49%) ActiveReports
15 2 (0.49%) MySQL
16 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 1 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 83 (20.19%) NUnit
2 80 (19.46%) Rhino Mocks
3 78 (18.98%) Visual Studio
4 46 (11.19%) Subversion
5 38 (9.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (8.52%) Git (software)
7 33 (8.03%) Moq
8 28 (6.81%) MSTest
9 22 (5.35%) TeamCity
10 18 (4.38%) Log4Net
11 13 (3.16%) JIRA
12 8 (1.95%) SpecFlow
12 8 (1.95%) FindBugs
12 8 (1.95%) dotCover
12 8 (1.95%) ReSharper
12 8 (1.95%) Maven
12 8 (1.95%) Eclipse
13 7 (1.70%) JMeter
13 7 (1.70%) CruiseControl
13 7 (1.70%) NeoLoad
General
1 56 (13.63%) Finance
2 12 (2.92%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.68%) Legal
4 9 (2.19%) Games
4 9 (2.19%) Banking
5 8 (1.95%) Advertising
6 4 (0.97%) Retail
6 4 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.49%) Back Office
8 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 346 (84.18%) Developer
2 247 (60.10%) .NET Developer
3 112 (27.25%) C# Developer
4 75 (18.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 51 (12.41%) Senior Developer
6 47 (11.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 41 (9.98%) Senior .NET Developer
8 39 (9.49%) ASP.NET Developer
9 34 (8.27%) Software Developer
10 19 (4.62%) Team Leader
10 19 (4.62%) Analyst
11 18 (4.38%) Graduate
11 18 (4.38%) Senior C# Developer
12 17 (4.14%) Software Engineer
13 16 (3.89%) Junior
13 16 (3.89%) Junior Developer
14 15 (3.65%) Technical Designer
14 15 (3.65%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 15 (3.65%) Designer
15 13 (3.16%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (93.43%) .NET
2 317 (77.13%) ASP.NET
3 219 (53.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 134 (32.60%) HTML
5 123 (29.93%) CSS
6 119 (28.95%) Web Services
7 115 (27.98%) .NET Framework
8 98 (23.84%) jQuery
8 98 (23.84%) Entity Framework
9 90 (21.90%) WPF
10 88 (21.41%) SOAP
11 80 (19.46%) ASP.NET Web API
12 78 (18.98%) LINQ
13 70 (17.03%) REST
14 67 (16.30%) HTML5
15 62 (15.09%) XML
16 58 (14.11%) Castle Windsor
17 54 (13.14%) NHibernate
18 52 (12.65%) Ninject
19 47 (11.44%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.79%) Inversion of Control
2 28 (6.81%) Social Network
3 22 (5.35%) Streaming Music
4 17 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.65%) Computer Science
6 14 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (3.16%) Social Media
8 10 (2.43%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.95%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.70%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.70%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.70%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.22%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.22%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.97%) Physics
12 4 (0.97%) Chemistry
13 3 (0.73%) BBC
13 3 (0.73%) Tandem
13 3 (0.73%) User Experience
13 3 (0.73%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 91 (22.14%) Windows
2 9 (2.19%) Linux
2 9 (2.19%) Windows 7
3 8 (1.95%) Android
4 5 (1.22%) UNIX
4 5 (1.22%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (69.34%) MVC
2 248 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (34.31%) TDD
4 113 (27.49%) OO
5 109 (26.52%) Web Application Development
6 103 (25.06%) Scrum
7 72 (17.52%) SDLC
8 56 (13.63%) Mentoring
9 53 (12.90%) SOA
9 53 (12.90%) Dependency Injection
10 49 (11.92%) Software Engineering
11 43 (10.46%) Waterfall
12 42 (10.22%) BDD
12 42 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (8.52%) E-Commerce
14 31 (7.54%) MVVM
15 30 (7.30%) UML
16 27 (6.57%) Kanban
17 25 (6.08%) Domain-Driven Design
18 23 (5.60%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 391 (95.13%) C#
2 164 (39.90%) SQL
3 129 (31.39%) JavaScript
4 68 (16.55%) T-SQL
5 51 (12.41%) VB.NET
6 32 (7.79%) Java
6 32 (7.79%) Ruby
7 15 (3.65%) C
8 13 (3.16%) VB
8 13 (3.16%) C++
9 7 (1.70%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.73%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 2 (0.49%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.49%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.49%) Python
11 2 (0.49%) XAML
12 1 (0.24%) VBA
12 1 (0.24%) VBScript
12 1 (0.24%) VB6
Qualifications
1 49 (11.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (8.52%) MCSD
3 30 (7.30%) Security Cleared
4 20 (4.87%) MCP
4 20 (4.87%) Degree
5 15 (3.65%) DV Cleared
6 12 (2.92%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.97%) PhD
8 1 (0.24%) ISEB
8 1 (0.24%) CISM
8 1 (0.24%) MCAD
8 1 (0.24%) MCTS
8 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.24%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.24%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 133 (32.36%) Microsoft
2 45 (10.95%) Oracle
3 16 (3.89%) IBM
4 11 (2.68%) Facebook
5 9 (2.19%) Google
6 8 (1.95%) Perforce
7 6 (1.46%) Citrix
8 4 (0.97%) Sybase
9 3 (0.73%) Apple
9 3 (0.73%) Sony
9 3 (0.73%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.24%) Sourcefire
10 1 (0.24%) Telerik
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