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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 61 83 79
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 257 185 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.09% 3.18% 3.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.76% 7.12% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 245 168 194
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
2633 2598 2446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.93% 44.60% 42.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2335 2311 2211
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,902 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
Gloucestershire +14 73 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Bristol +1 63 £37,500 - 6
Wiltshire +1 42 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Somerset +17 35 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Dorset 0 29 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Devon -13 11 £30,000 -4.76% 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (96.70%) C#
2 416 (91.63%) .NET
3 340 (74.89%) SQL Server
4 335 (73.79%) ASP.NET
5 300 (66.08%) MVC
6 285 (62.78%) Agile Software Development
7 251 (55.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 187 (41.19%) TDD
9 153 (33.70%) SQL
10 149 (32.82%) OO
11 148 (32.60%) JavaScript
12 135 (29.74%) Web Application Development
13 130 (28.63%) HTML
14 125 (27.53%) .NET Framework
15 124 (27.31%) BDD
16 121 (26.65%) Microsoft
17 116 (25.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 113 (24.89%) ASP.NET Web API
19 111 (24.45%) Scrum
20 108 (23.79%) CSS
21 104 (22.91%) jQuery
22 103 (22.69%) Web Services
23 101 (22.25%) RESTful
24 97 (21.37%) Visual Studio
25 91 (20.04%) Ruby
26 85 (18.72%) Node.js
27 82 (18.06%) XML
28 79 (17.40%) SOAP
29 78 (17.18%) WPF
30 72 (15.86%) Git (software)

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 85 (18.72%) Node.js
2 26 (5.73%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (1.98%) CMS
5 5 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.10%) IIS
6 2 (0.44%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 32 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.54%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.88%) MS Office
4 3 (0.66%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.83%) Internet
2 8 (1.76%) VoIP
2 8 (1.76%) Asterisk PBX
3 3 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.22%) DNS
4 1 (0.22%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 340 (74.89%) SQL Server
2 69 (15.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 69 (15.20%) NoSQL
3 34 (7.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 32 (7.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (4.63%) Relational Database
6 16 (3.52%) Big Data
7 15 (3.30%) Hadoop
7 15 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (2.64%) RDBMS
9 11 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.54%) MySQL
11 5 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (1.10%) QlikView
12 3 (0.66%) MS Access
13 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.22%) Star Schema
14 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 97 (21.37%) Visual Studio
2 72 (15.86%) Git (software)
3 69 (15.20%) NUnit
4 64 (14.10%) Rhino Mocks
5 54 (11.89%) Moq
6 37 (8.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (5.73%) MSTest
8 23 (5.07%) Cucumber
8 23 (5.07%) SpecFlow
9 22 (4.85%) TeamCity
9 22 (4.85%) CruiseControl
10 10 (2.20%) Subversion
11 3 (0.66%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
13 1 (0.22%) NeoLoad
13 1 (0.22%) JIRA
13 1 (0.22%) Selenium
13 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
13 1 (0.22%) JMeter
General
1 49 (10.79%) Games
2 43 (9.47%) Finance
3 30 (6.61%) Advertising
4 19 (4.19%) Retail
5 15 (3.30%) Manufacturing
6 14 (3.08%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.42%) Marketing
8 9 (1.98%) Legal
9 8 (1.76%) Aerospace
10 7 (1.54%) Banking
11 6 (1.32%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.22%) Automotive
12 1 (0.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 411 (90.53%) Developer
2 252 (55.51%) .NET Developer
3 115 (25.33%) C# Developer
4 65 (14.32%) Senior Developer
5 64 (14.10%) C# .NET Developer
6 52 (11.45%) Software Developer
7 42 (9.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 40 (8.81%) Senior .NET Developer
9 39 (8.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 34 (7.49%) Senior C# Developer
11 31 (6.83%) Software Engineer
12 23 (5.07%) Web Developer
13 22 (4.85%) C# Software Engineer
14 20 (4.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 15 (3.30%) Graduate
16 13 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
16 13 (2.86%) Team Leader
16 13 (2.86%) .NET Team Leader
17 12 (2.64%) Applications Developer
18 11 (2.42%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 416 (91.63%) .NET
2 335 (73.79%) ASP.NET
3 251 (55.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 130 (28.63%) HTML
5 125 (27.53%) .NET Framework
6 116 (25.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 113 (24.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 108 (23.79%) CSS
9 104 (22.91%) jQuery
10 103 (22.69%) Web Services
11 101 (22.25%) RESTful
12 82 (18.06%) XML
13 79 (17.40%) SOAP
14 78 (17.18%) WPF
15 63 (13.88%) LINQ
16 46 (10.13%) REST
17 45 (9.91%) JSON
18 43 (9.47%) WinForms
18 43 (9.47%) Ajax
19 41 (9.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.47%) Enterprise Software
2 29 (6.39%) Client/Server
3 27 (5.95%) Computer Science
3 27 (5.95%) Social Media
4 25 (5.51%) Inversion of Control
5 24 (5.29%) BBC
6 21 (4.63%) Mathematics
7 19 (4.19%) Social Network
8 16 (3.52%) Mobile App
8 16 (3.52%) N-Tier
9 13 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (2.64%) iPhone
11 5 (1.10%) User Experience
11 5 (1.10%) Physics
11 5 (1.10%) Chemistry
11 5 (1.10%) Copywriting
11 5 (1.10%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.66%) Tandem
13 2 (0.44%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.44%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 56 (12.33%) Windows
2 16 (3.52%) Android
3 11 (2.42%) Linux
4 6 (1.32%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.66%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.44%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.44%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.44%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (66.08%) MVC
2 285 (62.78%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (41.19%) TDD
4 149 (32.82%) OO
5 135 (29.74%) Web Application Development
6 124 (27.31%) BDD
7 111 (24.45%) Scrum
8 68 (14.98%) Software Engineering
9 61 (13.44%) OOD
10 42 (9.25%) OOP
10 42 (9.25%) Dependency Injection
11 40 (8.81%) E-Commerce
12 38 (8.37%) Kanban
13 27 (5.95%) MVVM
13 27 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (5.51%) Waterfall
14 25 (5.51%) OOA/OOD
15 24 (5.29%) SOA
15 24 (5.29%) Domain-Driven Design
15 24 (5.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 439 (96.70%) C#
2 153 (33.70%) SQL
3 148 (32.60%) JavaScript
4 91 (20.04%) Ruby
5 70 (15.42%) VB.NET
6 63 (13.88%) T-SQL
7 27 (5.95%) C++
8 24 (5.29%) Java
9 17 (3.74%) C
10 14 (3.08%) VB
11 4 (0.88%) XAML
11 4 (0.88%) VB6
11 4 (0.88%) VBScript
12 2 (0.44%) Python
12 2 (0.44%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.22%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 37 (8.15%) Degree
2 26 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (4.19%) MCSD
4 11 (2.42%) MCP
4 11 (2.42%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.98%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.76%) MCAD
6 8 (1.76%) MCTS
7 5 (1.10%) PhD
8 2 (0.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 121 (26.65%) Microsoft
2 60 (13.22%) Facebook
3 43 (9.47%) Oracle
4 36 (7.93%) Google
5 24 (5.29%) Apple
5 24 (5.29%) Sony
5 24 (5.29%) Yahoo!
6 10 (2.20%) Twitter
7 1 (0.22%) Sybase
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40K pa + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
UCAS
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum dependent upon experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ARM Technology
Salary: £28 - £40 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Tewkesbury
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Taunton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £29712 - £33924 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cirencester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago