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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 60 94 82
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -12
Permanent jobs citing WCF 249 160 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.15% 2.90% 3.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.68% 6.60% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 238 153 192
Average salary £38,500 £35,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.45% -6.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £27,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £49,500
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
2571 2426 2542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.86% 44.04% 44.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2325 2172 2296
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
Gloucestershire +20 71 £45,000 +21.62% 14
Bristol +3 64 £37,500 +1.35% 11
Dorset +20 45 £35,000 +7.69% 12
Wiltshire +16 40 £38,500 -0.64% 5
Somerset +23 23 £34,384 -8.30% 5
Devon -20 4 £24,500 -18.33%
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 459 (96.23%) C#
2 434 (90.99%) .NET
3 369 (77.36%) SQL Server
4 355 (74.42%) ASP.NET
5 315 (66.04%) MVC
6 302 (63.31%) Agile Software Development
7 257 (53.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 187 (39.20%) TDD
9 158 (33.12%) SQL
10 156 (32.70%) JavaScript
11 147 (30.82%) OO
12 143 (29.98%) HTML
13 138 (28.93%) Web Application Development
14 134 (28.09%) .NET Framework
15 131 (27.46%) Microsoft
16 125 (26.21%) Scrum
17 123 (25.79%) Web Services
18 121 (25.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 119 (24.95%) CSS
20 116 (24.32%) BDD
21 113 (23.69%) jQuery
22 110 (23.06%) ASP.NET Web API
23 104 (21.80%) Visual Studio
24 94 (19.71%) RESTful
25 91 (19.08%) WPF
26 88 (18.45%) SQL Server 2008
27 86 (18.03%) SOAP
28 85 (17.82%) XML
28 85 (17.82%) NUnit
29 84 (17.61%) Ruby

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 80 (16.77%) Node.js
2 29 (6.08%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.14%) IIS
3 15 (3.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (2.10%) CMS
5 5 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.84%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.84%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 37 (7.76%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.68%) MS Office
3 7 (1.47%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.63%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.92%) Internet
2 6 (1.26%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.84%) DNS
4 3 (0.63%) VoIP
4 3 (0.63%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.21%) Firewall
5 1 (0.21%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 369 (77.36%) SQL Server
2 88 (18.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 61 (12.79%) NoSQL
4 37 (7.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (6.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 26 (5.45%) Relational Database
7 21 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (3.56%) RDBMS
9 16 (3.35%) Big Data
10 15 (3.14%) Hadoop
11 13 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.26%) MySQL
14 6 (1.26%) Oracle Database
15 5 (1.05%) QlikView
15 5 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
16 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
17 3 (0.63%) MS Access
18 2 (0.42%) DB2
Development Applications
1 104 (21.80%) Visual Studio
2 85 (17.82%) NUnit
3 79 (16.56%) Rhino Mocks
4 65 (13.63%) Git (software)
5 58 (12.16%) Moq
6 38 (7.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (6.08%) MSTest
7 29 (6.08%) TeamCity
8 23 (4.82%) CruiseControl
8 23 (4.82%) SpecFlow
8 23 (4.82%) Cucumber
9 21 (4.40%) Subversion
10 6 (1.26%) Log4Net
11 4 (0.84%) JMeter
11 4 (0.84%) JIRA
11 4 (0.84%) NeoLoad
12 3 (0.63%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.42%) Rational DOORS
14 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 52 (10.90%) Finance
2 45 (9.43%) Games
3 27 (5.66%) Advertising
4 18 (3.77%) Retail
5 15 (3.14%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.94%) Legal
7 11 (2.31%) Marketing
8 9 (1.89%) Aerospace
9 8 (1.68%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.47%) Banking
11 6 (1.26%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.21%) Back Office
12 1 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 421 (88.26%) Developer
2 263 (55.14%) .NET Developer
3 110 (23.06%) C# Developer
4 59 (12.37%) Senior Developer
5 57 (11.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 56 (11.74%) Software Developer
7 43 (9.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 40 (8.39%) ASP.NET Developer
9 38 (7.97%) Senior .NET Developer
10 31 (6.50%) Software Engineer
11 24 (5.03%) Senior C# Developer
12 23 (4.82%) C# Software Engineer
13 21 (4.40%) Web Developer
14 19 (3.98%) Graduate
15 16 (3.35%) Team Leader
15 16 (3.35%) .NET Team Leader
16 14 (2.94%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 14 (2.94%) Applications Developer
17 13 (2.73%) Senior Software Engineer
18 12 (2.52%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 434 (90.99%) .NET
2 355 (74.42%) ASP.NET
3 257 (53.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 143 (29.98%) HTML
5 134 (28.09%) .NET Framework
6 123 (25.79%) Web Services
7 121 (25.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 119 (24.95%) CSS
9 113 (23.69%) jQuery
10 110 (23.06%) ASP.NET Web API
11 94 (19.71%) RESTful
12 91 (19.08%) WPF
13 86 (18.03%) SOAP
14 85 (17.82%) XML
15 75 (15.72%) LINQ
16 49 (10.27%) WinForms
16 49 (10.27%) REST
17 48 (10.06%) JSON
18 47 (9.85%) Ajax
19 44 (9.22%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.01%) Enterprise Software
2 32 (6.71%) Computer Science
3 27 (5.66%) Inversion of Control
4 26 (5.45%) Social Media
4 26 (5.45%) Client/Server
5 24 (5.03%) Social Network
6 22 (4.61%) Mathematics
7 20 (4.19%) BBC
8 15 (3.14%) Mobile App
8 15 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (2.73%) N-Tier
10 9 (1.89%) iPhone
11 6 (1.26%) Physics
11 6 (1.26%) Chemistry
12 5 (1.05%) Copywriting
12 5 (1.05%) User Experience
12 5 (1.05%) Streaming Music
12 5 (1.05%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.84%) Visualisation
13 4 (0.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 75 (15.72%) Windows
2 13 (2.73%) Android
3 9 (1.89%) Windows 7
3 9 (1.89%) Linux
4 4 (0.84%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.42%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.42%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (66.04%) MVC
2 302 (63.31%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (39.20%) TDD
4 147 (30.82%) OO
5 138 (28.93%) Web Application Development
6 125 (26.21%) Scrum
7 116 (24.32%) BDD
8 73 (15.30%) Software Engineering
9 53 (11.11%) OOD
10 47 (9.85%) E-Commerce
10 47 (9.85%) Dependency Injection
11 45 (9.43%) OOP
12 41 (8.60%) Kanban
12 41 (8.60%) Mentoring
13 38 (7.97%) SOA
14 31 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (6.08%) MVVM
16 27 (5.66%) Waterfall
17 26 (5.45%) Domain-Driven Design
17 26 (5.45%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 459 (96.23%) C#
2 158 (33.12%) SQL
3 156 (32.70%) JavaScript
4 84 (17.61%) Ruby
5 79 (16.56%) VB.NET
6 65 (13.63%) T-SQL
7 28 (5.87%) C++
8 26 (5.45%) Java
9 19 (3.98%) C
10 14 (2.94%) VB
11 5 (1.05%) XAML
12 4 (0.84%) VB6
12 4 (0.84%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.84%) VBScript
13 2 (0.42%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.42%) Python
14 1 (0.21%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (8.39%) Degree
2 31 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (5.03%) MCSD
4 14 (2.94%) Security Cleared
5 12 (2.52%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.52%) MCP
6 6 (1.26%) PhD
7 3 (0.63%) MCAD
7 3 (0.63%) MCTS
8 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.21%) CISM
9 1 (0.21%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.42%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (2.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.21%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 131 (27.46%) Microsoft
2 55 (11.53%) Facebook
3 49 (10.27%) Oracle
4 29 (6.08%) Google
5 20 (4.19%) Yahoo!
5 20 (4.19%) Apple
5 20 (4.19%) Sony
6 10 (2.10%) Twitter
7 4 (0.84%) IBM
8 2 (0.42%) Citrix
9 1 (0.21%) Sybase
9 1 (0.21%) Telerik
9 1 (0.21%) Sourcefire
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Excellent plus Discretionary Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 58,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £37000 - £43000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-40,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tewkesbury
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago