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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 80 92 63
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -29
Permanent jobs citing WCF 207 152 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.41% 2.84% 3.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.87% 6.63% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 199 142 200
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,714 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
2630 2293 2472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.36% 42.82% 46.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2390 2053 2244
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,050 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 26 March 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 26 March 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
Dorset +21 58 £35,000 - 10
Bristol -4 51 £38,500 +1.31% 11
Wiltshire +38 50 £39,250 +12.14% 9
Gloucestershire -8 34 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Devon -22 7 £36,000 +24.13% 3
Somerset -12 3 £27,500 -19.11% 5
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 439 (94.61%) C#
2 430 (92.67%) .NET
3 354 (76.29%) SQL Server
4 350 (75.43%) ASP.NET
5 309 (66.59%) MVC
6 273 (58.84%) Agile Software Development
7 246 (53.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 175 (37.72%) SQL
9 168 (36.21%) JavaScript
10 155 (33.41%) TDD
11 153 (32.97%) HTML
12 152 (32.76%) Microsoft
13 135 (29.09%) Web Services
14 133 (28.66%) CSS
15 130 (28.02%) .NET Framework
16 129 (27.80%) OO
17 120 (25.86%) jQuery
18 119 (25.65%) Web Application Development
19 111 (23.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 110 (23.71%) Scrum
21 107 (23.06%) Visual Studio
22 99 (21.34%) ASP.NET Web API
23 96 (20.69%) Windows
24 94 (20.26%) SOAP
25 90 (19.40%) SQL Server 2008
26 87 (18.75%) NUnit
27 86 (18.53%) WPF
28 83 (17.89%) XML
29 82 (17.67%) Rhino Mocks
30 81 (17.46%) LINQ

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 62 (13.36%) Node.js
2 28 (6.03%) IIS
3 22 (4.74%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.23%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.16%) CMS
5 10 (2.16%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (1.51%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.22%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 39 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.94%) MS Office
3 4 (0.86%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.43%) MS Project
4 2 (0.43%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.66%) Internet
2 9 (1.94%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.86%) DNS
4 1 (0.22%) VoIP
4 1 (0.22%) Firewall
4 1 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.22%) Network Security
4 1 (0.22%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (76.29%) SQL Server
2 90 (19.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (8.41%) NoSQL
4 37 (7.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (7.33%) Relational Database
6 21 (4.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (4.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (4.53%) RDBMS
7 13 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (2.59%) Oracle Database
9 11 (2.37%) Big Data
10 10 (2.16%) DB2
10 10 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (2.16%) Hadoop
11 7 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.29%) MySQL
13 5 (1.08%) QlikView
13 5 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.43%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 107 (23.06%) Visual Studio
2 87 (18.75%) NUnit
3 82 (17.67%) Rhino Mocks
4 46 (9.91%) Moq
5 42 (9.05%) Git (software)
6 36 (7.76%) Subversion
7 35 (7.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 29 (6.25%) MSTest
9 28 (6.03%) TeamCity
10 17 (3.66%) Log4Net
11 14 (3.02%) CruiseControl
12 13 (2.80%) SpecFlow
12 13 (2.80%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.51%) JMeter
13 7 (1.51%) NeoLoad
14 5 (1.08%) JIRA
14 5 (1.08%) Jenkins
15 2 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
16 1 (0.22%) MSBuild
16 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 64 (13.79%) Finance
2 23 (4.96%) Games
3 17 (3.66%) Advertising
4 16 (3.45%) Retail
4 16 (3.45%) Legal
5 11 (2.37%) Marketing
6 10 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.94%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.29%) Banking
9 4 (0.86%) Music Industry
10 3 (0.65%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.43%) Back Office
12 1 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 396 (85.34%) Developer
2 265 (57.11%) .NET Developer
3 113 (24.35%) C# Developer
4 74 (15.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 56 (12.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 56 (12.07%) Senior Developer
6 49 (10.56%) Software Developer
7 45 (9.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 45 (9.70%) Senior .NET Developer
8 25 (5.39%) Software Engineer
9 22 (4.74%) Graduate
10 19 (4.09%) Analyst
11 18 (3.88%) Web Developer
12 17 (3.66%) Junior
12 17 (3.66%) C# Software Engineer
12 17 (3.66%) Senior C# Developer
13 16 (3.45%) Junior Developer
13 16 (3.45%) Applications Developer
14 15 (3.23%) Team Leader
14 15 (3.23%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 430 (92.67%) .NET
2 350 (75.43%) ASP.NET
3 246 (53.02%) ASP.NET MVC
4 153 (32.97%) HTML
5 135 (29.09%) Web Services
6 133 (28.66%) CSS
7 130 (28.02%) .NET Framework
8 120 (25.86%) jQuery
9 111 (23.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 99 (21.34%) ASP.NET Web API
11 94 (20.26%) SOAP
12 86 (18.53%) WPF
13 83 (17.89%) XML
14 81 (17.46%) LINQ
15 64 (13.79%) REST
16 62 (13.36%) RESTful
17 57 (12.28%) HTML5
18 52 (11.21%) NHibernate
19 51 (10.99%) JSON
20 50 (10.78%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
2 28 (6.03%) Inversion of Control
2 28 (6.03%) Social Network
3 27 (5.82%) Computer Science
4 21 (4.53%) Social Media
5 16 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 15 (3.23%) Mathematics
6 15 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (2.80%) Streaming Music
7 13 (2.80%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.59%) BBC
9 8 (1.72%) N-Tier
9 8 (1.72%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.29%) Physics
10 6 (1.29%) Chemistry
10 6 (1.29%) iPhone
11 5 (1.08%) Visualisation
11 5 (1.08%) Copywriting
11 5 (1.08%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 96 (20.69%) Windows
2 11 (2.37%) Android
3 10 (2.16%) Linux
4 9 (1.94%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.29%) UNIX
6 5 (1.08%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (66.59%) MVC
2 273 (58.84%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (33.41%) TDD
4 129 (27.80%) OO
5 119 (25.65%) Web Application Development
6 110 (23.71%) Scrum
7 76 (16.38%) BDD
8 63 (13.58%) Software Engineering
9 57 (12.28%) Mentoring
10 54 (11.64%) SOA
11 48 (10.34%) Dependency Injection
12 43 (9.27%) E-Commerce
13 36 (7.76%) OOD
14 35 (7.54%) Waterfall
15 34 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
15 34 (7.33%) Kanban
15 34 (7.33%) OOP
16 26 (5.60%) MVVM
17 25 (5.39%) Domain-Driven Design
17 25 (5.39%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 439 (94.61%) C#
2 175 (37.72%) SQL
3 168 (36.21%) JavaScript
4 77 (16.59%) T-SQL
5 73 (15.73%) VB.NET
6 52 (11.21%) Ruby
7 29 (6.25%) Java
8 24 (5.17%) C++
9 17 (3.66%) VB
10 12 (2.59%) C
11 7 (1.51%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.65%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 3 (0.65%) XAML
13 2 (0.43%) Python
14 1 (0.22%) VBA
14 1 (0.22%) VB6
14 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.22%) VBScript
14 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (7.97%) Degree
3 35 (7.54%) MCSD
4 21 (4.53%) MCP
5 16 (3.45%) Security Cleared
6 13 (2.80%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.29%) PhD
8 5 (1.08%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) ISEB
9 1 (0.22%) MCAD
9 1 (0.22%) CISM
9 1 (0.22%) MCTS
9 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.22%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (2.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 152 (32.76%) Microsoft
2 60 (12.93%) Oracle
3 37 (7.97%) Facebook
4 18 (3.88%) Google
5 15 (3.23%) IBM
6 12 (2.59%) Yahoo!
6 12 (2.59%) Apple
6 12 (2.59%) Sony
7 8 (1.72%) Twitter
8 6 (1.29%) Citrix
9 4 (0.86%) Sybase
10 1 (0.22%) Telerik
10 1 (0.22%) Sourcefire
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton
CPS Group
Salary: £29000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Maximise IT Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000 - 43,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 48,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tavistock
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago