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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 159 89 110
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +21
Permanent jobs citing WCF 88 194 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.68% 3.26% 2.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.31% 7.70% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 83 176 146
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,750 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2042 2519 2732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 39.04% 42.34% 44.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1781 2196 2351
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +9 37 £42,500 +10.38% 9
Wiltshire -7 17 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Somerset -8 12 £40,750 +16.42% 3
Devon -16 8 £37,500 - 2
Dorset -13 7 £41,500 +10.66% 3
Gloucestershire -33 7 £45,000 - 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for WCF.

1 210 (97.22%) .NET
2 196 (90.74%) C#
3 160 (74.07%) ASP.NET
4 158 (73.15%) SQL Server
5 155 (71.76%) Agile Software Development
6 138 (63.89%) MVC
7 124 (57.41%) JavaScript
8 107 (49.54%) SQL
8 107 (49.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 102 (47.22%) HTML
10 92 (42.59%) CSS
11 90 (41.67%) Scrum
12 85 (39.35%) TDD
13 76 (35.19%) .NET Framework
14 73 (33.80%) Microsoft
15 62 (28.70%) T-SQL
16 60 (27.78%) Web Services
17 58 (26.85%) Visual Studio
18 55 (25.46%) jQuery
19 54 (25.00%) WPF
20 52 (24.07%) Degree
20 52 (24.07%) Entity Framework
21 50 (23.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 50 (23.15%) Windows
22 49 (22.69%) Software Engineering
23 48 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
24 47 (21.76%) Team Foundation Server
24 47 (21.76%) OO
24 47 (21.76%) WinForms
25 44 (20.37%) SQL Server 2014

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.78%) CMS
2 6 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (2.31%) IIS
3 5 (2.31%) Kentico
3 5 (2.31%) Sitefinity
3 5 (2.31%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.85%) Confluence
5 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
Applications
1 41 (18.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (7.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (5.56%) SAP Business One
3 11 (5.09%) Infor CRM
4 3 (1.39%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.31%) Office 365
3 2 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.85%) Kerberos
2 3 (1.39%) Internet
3 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.46%) FTP
4 1 (0.46%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (73.15%) SQL Server
2 44 (20.37%) SQL Server 2014
3 32 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (10.19%) Relational Database
6 18 (8.33%) RDBMS
7 17 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (6.48%) Oracle Database
8 14 (6.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
10 10 (4.63%) NoSQL
11 7 (3.24%) MySQL
11 7 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.31%) QlikView
12 5 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (2.31%) SQLite
12 5 (2.31%) SSDT
13 3 (1.39%) MS Access
14 2 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 58 (26.85%) Visual Studio
2 47 (21.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (19.44%) NUnit
4 37 (17.13%) Moq
5 24 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
6 18 (8.33%) JIRA
7 16 (7.41%) Git (software)
8 12 (5.56%) CruiseControl
8 12 (5.56%) MSBuild
9 11 (5.09%) Subversion
9 11 (5.09%) TeamCity
10 10 (4.63%) MSTest
11 5 (2.31%) Jenkins
11 5 (2.31%) ReSharper
12 4 (1.85%) dotCover
12 4 (1.85%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.85%) FindBugs
12 4 (1.85%) JUnit
12 4 (1.85%) Maven
13 3 (1.39%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 36 (16.67%) Finance
2 24 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 18 (8.33%) Electronics
4 17 (7.87%) Manufacturing
4 17 (7.87%) Marketing
5 11 (5.09%) Banking
6 4 (1.85%) Music Industry
7 2 (0.93%) Advertising
7 2 (0.93%) Back Office
7 2 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 201 (93.06%) Developer
2 135 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 71 (32.87%) C# Developer
4 63 (29.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 58 (26.85%) Software Developer
6 53 (24.54%) ASP.NET Developer
7 43 (19.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 40 (18.52%) Senior Developer
9 35 (16.20%) .NET Software Developer
10 29 (13.43%) C# Software Developer
10 29 (13.43%) Senior .NET Developer
11 27 (12.50%) SQL Developer
12 23 (10.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 18 (8.33%) Agile Developer
14 16 (7.41%) Agile .NET Developer
14 16 (7.41%) Agile C# Developer
15 14 (6.48%) Lead Developer
15 14 (6.48%) Senior C# Developer
15 14 (6.48%) Senior Software Developer
16 13 (6.02%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (97.22%) .NET
2 160 (74.07%) ASP.NET
3 107 (49.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 102 (47.22%) HTML
5 92 (42.59%) CSS
6 76 (35.19%) .NET Framework
7 60 (27.78%) Web Services
8 55 (25.46%) jQuery
9 54 (25.00%) WPF
10 52 (24.07%) Entity Framework
11 50 (23.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 47 (21.76%) WinForms
13 40 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
13 40 (18.52%) NHibernate
14 37 (17.13%) HTML5
15 33 (15.28%) AngularJS
16 30 (13.89%) KnockoutJS
17 26 (12.04%) SOAP
18 25 (11.57%) REST
19 24 (11.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.04%) Computer Science
1 26 (12.04%) Streaming Music
2 21 (9.72%) User Experience
3 10 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
4 9 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 9 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.17%) Physics
5 7 (3.24%) N-Tier
5 7 (3.24%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.85%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.85%) iPhone
7 3 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.39%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.39%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.39%) iPad
8 2 (0.93%) BBC
8 2 (0.93%) Cybercrime
8 2 (0.93%) Social Media
9 1 (0.46%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 50 (23.15%) Windows
2 11 (5.09%) Android
3 7 (3.24%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.39%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.39%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (71.76%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (63.89%) MVC
3 90 (41.67%) Scrum
4 85 (39.35%) TDD
5 49 (22.69%) Software Engineering
6 48 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (21.76%) OO
8 44 (20.37%) Web Application Development
9 34 (15.74%) Kanban
9 34 (15.74%) OOD
10 33 (15.28%) BDD
11 32 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (12.50%) Mentoring
13 24 (11.11%) Unit Testing
14 23 (10.65%) Dependency Injection
15 19 (8.80%) MVVM
16 18 (8.33%) SOA
17 17 (7.87%) Digital Marketing
17 17 (7.87%) Domain-Driven Design
17 17 (7.87%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 196 (90.74%) C#
2 124 (57.41%) JavaScript
3 107 (49.54%) SQL
4 62 (28.70%) T-SQL
5 42 (19.44%) VB.NET
6 40 (18.52%) VB
7 16 (7.41%) VB6
8 15 (6.94%) C++
9 13 (6.02%) Java
10 12 (5.56%) VC++
11 11 (5.09%) PL/SQL
12 9 (4.17%) Ruby
13 4 (1.85%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.85%) VBScript
13 4 (1.85%) XPath
13 4 (1.85%) XQuery
14 3 (1.39%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.93%) VBA
16 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (24.07%) Degree
2 18 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (6.02%) MCTS
4 12 (5.56%) MCPD
5 10 (4.63%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.85%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.85%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.31%) Control-M
Vendors
1 73 (33.80%) Microsoft
2 29 (13.43%) SAP
3 25 (11.57%) Oracle
4 11 (5.09%) JD Edwards
5 6 (2.78%) Cegedim Rx
5 6 (2.78%) Sitecore
5 6 (2.78%) Xamarin
6 5 (2.31%) Informatica
6 5 (2.31%) Splunk
7 4 (1.85%) Perforce
8 3 (1.39%) Appcelerator
8 3 (1.39%) Google
9 2 (0.93%) Apple
9 2 (0.93%) Facebook
9 2 (0.93%) Sencha
9 2 (0.93%) Sony
9 2 (0.93%) Telerik
9 2 (0.93%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.46%) DevExpress
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