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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 74 87 73
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs citing WCF 211 178 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.60% 2.90% 3.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.23% 6.58% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 192 170 164
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,050 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £48,550
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
2564 2706 2322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.76% 44.16% 44.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2211 2334 2086
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 July 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 July 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
Wiltshire +6 46 £40,000 - 9
Bristol -19 46 £38,500 -26.66% 10
Gloucestershire -4 41 £45,000 +2.85% 7
Dorset -10 29 £37,500 - 5
Devon +13 28 £37,500 +4.16% 4
Somerset +15 13 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Cornwall - 8 £32,500 -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 364 (91.92%) .NET
2 362 (91.41%) C#
3 288 (72.73%) ASP.NET
4 275 (69.44%) SQL Server
5 258 (65.15%) MVC
6 250 (63.13%) Agile Software Development
7 188 (47.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 144 (36.36%) SQL
9 141 (35.61%) TDD
10 138 (34.85%) JavaScript
11 133 (33.59%) HTML
12 129 (32.58%) CSS
12 129 (32.58%) Microsoft
13 123 (31.06%) Scrum
14 112 (28.28%) .NET Framework
15 108 (27.27%) Web Services
16 106 (26.77%) OO
17 102 (25.76%) Web Application Development
18 96 (24.24%) Entity Framework
19 88 (22.22%) jQuery
20 85 (21.46%) SOAP
21 81 (20.45%) REST
22 79 (19.95%) ASP.NET Web API
23 76 (19.19%) WPF
24 73 (18.43%) NUnit
24 73 (18.43%) Windows
25 72 (18.18%) SDLC
26 71 (17.93%) LINQ
27 70 (17.68%) XML
28 67 (16.92%) Visual Studio

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 45 (11.36%) Node.js
2 22 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 22 (5.56%) IIS
3 17 (4.29%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.53%) Confluence
5 9 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (1.77%) CMS
7 5 (1.26%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.51%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.25%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.25%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.25%) Kentico
11 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 29 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.02%) InfoPath
3 6 (1.52%) MS Office
4 1 (0.25%) MS Project
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.26%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.01%) Internet
3 2 (0.51%) HTTP
3 2 (0.51%) DNS
4 1 (0.25%) Extranet
4 1 (0.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (69.44%) SQL Server
2 62 (15.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 18 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 18 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.53%) Oracle Database
8 9 (2.27%) RDBMS
8 9 (2.27%) DB2
8 9 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.01%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.51%) MySQL
12 2 (0.51%) ActiveReports
13 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.25%) Big Data
13 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 73 (18.43%) NUnit
2 67 (16.92%) Visual Studio
2 67 (16.92%) Rhino Mocks
3 45 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 44 (11.11%) Subversion
5 30 (7.58%) Git (software)
6 24 (6.06%) MSTest
7 22 (5.56%) Moq
8 13 (3.28%) JIRA
9 12 (3.03%) ReSharper
9 12 (3.03%) Log4Net
10 11 (2.78%) TeamCity
11 10 (2.53%) Maven
11 10 (2.53%) Eclipse
11 10 (2.53%) FindBugs
11 10 (2.53%) dotCover
12 5 (1.26%) NeoLoad
12 5 (1.26%) JMeter
13 3 (0.76%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.76%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 59 (14.90%) Finance
2 26 (6.57%) Banking
3 14 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.76%) Games
4 3 (0.76%) Back Office
5 2 (0.51%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.51%) Legal
5 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.51%) Advertising
6 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 323 (81.57%) Developer
2 230 (58.08%) .NET Developer
3 95 (23.99%) C# Developer
4 66 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 45 (11.36%) Senior Developer
6 39 (9.85%) Software Developer
7 37 (9.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 36 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
9 34 (8.59%) ASP.NET Developer
10 21 (5.30%) Web Developer
11 20 (5.05%) Technical Specialist
12 19 (4.80%) Analyst
13 17 (4.29%) Software Engineer
14 16 (4.04%) Designer
14 16 (4.04%) Technical Designer
15 15 (3.79%) Team Leader
15 15 (3.79%) Senior C# Developer
16 13 (3.28%) Technical Analyst
17 12 (3.03%) SQL Developer
17 12 (3.03%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 364 (91.92%) .NET
2 288 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 188 (47.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 133 (33.59%) HTML
5 129 (32.58%) CSS
6 112 (28.28%) .NET Framework
7 108 (27.27%) Web Services
8 96 (24.24%) Entity Framework
9 88 (22.22%) jQuery
10 85 (21.46%) SOAP
11 81 (20.45%) REST
12 79 (19.95%) ASP.NET Web API
13 76 (19.19%) WPF
14 71 (17.93%) LINQ
15 70 (17.68%) XML
16 67 (16.92%) HTML5
17 55 (13.89%) Castle Windsor
18 52 (13.13%) NHibernate
19 47 (11.87%) Ajax
20 46 (11.62%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.58%) Social Network
2 26 (6.57%) Streaming Music
3 25 (6.31%) Inversion of Control
4 17 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (3.28%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.78%) Client/Server
7 10 (2.53%) DataPower
8 9 (2.27%) N-Tier
9 8 (2.02%) Mobile Banking
10 7 (1.77%) Social Media
11 6 (1.52%) User Experience
12 5 (1.26%) Tandem
13 4 (1.01%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.76%) Visualisation
14 3 (0.76%) Computer Science
14 3 (0.76%) Mainframe
15 2 (0.51%) Replication
15 2 (0.51%) Mathematics
15 2 (0.51%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 73 (18.43%) Windows
2 12 (3.03%) Android
2 12 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.02%) Windows Phone 8
3 8 (2.02%) Windows Phone
4 5 (1.26%) Linux
5 4 (1.01%) UNIX
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (65.15%) MVC
2 250 (63.13%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (35.61%) TDD
4 123 (31.06%) Scrum
5 106 (26.77%) OO
6 102 (25.76%) Web Application Development
7 72 (18.18%) SDLC
8 61 (15.40%) SOA
9 52 (13.13%) Mentoring
10 50 (12.63%) Waterfall
11 47 (11.87%) Dependency Injection
12 43 (10.86%) UML
13 39 (9.85%) Software Engineering
13 39 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
15 30 (7.58%) BDD
15 30 (7.58%) MVVM
16 28 (7.07%) Unit Testing
16 28 (7.07%) Domain-Driven Design
17 24 (6.06%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 362 (91.41%) C#
2 144 (36.36%) SQL
3 138 (34.85%) JavaScript
4 65 (16.41%) VB.NET
5 57 (14.39%) T-SQL
6 39 (9.85%) Java
7 20 (5.05%) C
7 20 (5.05%) Ruby
8 13 (3.28%) VB
9 8 (2.02%) C++
10 5 (1.26%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.01%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.76%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.76%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 2 (0.51%) Python
13 2 (0.51%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.25%) XAML
14 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (9.60%) Security Cleared
2 32 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (5.56%) MCSD
4 18 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 17 (4.29%) SC Cleared
6 16 (4.04%) Degree
7 14 (3.54%) MCP
8 1 (0.25%) MCTS
8 1 (0.25%) MCPD
8 1 (0.25%) MCAD
System Software
1 8 (2.02%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 129 (32.58%) Microsoft
2 40 (10.10%) Oracle
3 22 (5.56%) IBM
4 11 (2.78%) Sencha
5 10 (2.53%) Perforce
6 5 (1.26%) SAP
6 5 (1.26%) Unisys
7 4 (1.01%) Sybase
7 4 (1.01%) Software AG
7 4 (1.01%) Citrix
8 3 (0.76%) Google
9 1 (0.25%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.25%) Telerik
9 1 (0.25%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.25%) ESRI
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