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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 81 60 93
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +33
Permanent jobs citing WCF 201 211 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.30% 4.12% 2.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.88% 9.33% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 197 198 150
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2550 2262 2139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.87% 44.21% 37.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2214 2023 1918
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 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Bristol -26 58 £52,500 +50.00% 4
Gloucestershire +15 41 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Wiltshire +14 40 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Dorset -15 24 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Devon -15 19 £36,000 - 1
Somerset -24 15 £35,000 +4.10% 5
Cornwall - 3 £50,000 - 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 334 (92.78%) .NET
2 331 (91.94%) C#
3 270 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 243 (67.50%) SQL Server
5 241 (66.94%) MVC
6 193 (53.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 192 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
8 143 (39.72%) TDD
9 137 (38.06%) SQL
10 116 (32.22%) Microsoft
11 110 (30.56%) OO
12 100 (27.78%) Web Application Development
13 96 (26.67%) .NET Framework
14 83 (23.06%) WPF
14 83 (23.06%) Scrum
14 83 (23.06%) HTML
14 83 (23.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 82 (22.78%) Web Services
16 75 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
17 71 (19.72%) JavaScript
18 67 (18.61%) BDD
19 65 (18.06%) Visual Studio
20 63 (17.50%) Windows
21 62 (17.22%) CSS
21 62 (17.22%) SOAP
22 61 (16.94%) OOD
23 60 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
24 56 (15.56%) Node.js
24 56 (15.56%) jQuery
25 55 (15.28%) REST

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 56 (15.56%) Node.js
2 26 (7.22%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.44%) IIS
3 16 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.56%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.56%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.28%) CMS
8 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.39%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.11%) MS Office
4 3 (0.83%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.56%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.28%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.39%) SaaS
3 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.39%) Internet
2 8 (2.22%) VoIP
2 8 (2.22%) Intranet
2 8 (2.22%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (0.28%) FTP
3 1 (0.28%) HTTP
3 1 (0.28%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (67.50%) SQL Server
2 39 (10.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (10.28%) NoSQL
4 32 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (2.78%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.50%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.50%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.50%) Big Data
10 7 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.11%) Informix
11 4 (1.11%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.83%) MS Access
12 3 (0.83%) MySQL
13 1 (0.28%) Star Schema
13 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 65 (18.06%) Visual Studio
2 54 (15.00%) NUnit
3 52 (14.44%) Rhino Mocks
4 49 (13.61%) Moq
5 38 (10.56%) Git (software)
6 32 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (8.33%) MSTest
8 15 (4.17%) Cucumber
8 15 (4.17%) SpecFlow
9 14 (3.89%) TeamCity
9 14 (3.89%) CruiseControl
10 6 (1.67%) Subversion
11 1 (0.28%) Selenium
11 1 (0.28%) MSI
11 1 (0.28%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
General
1 45 (12.50%) Games
2 22 (6.11%) Finance
3 18 (5.00%) Advertising
4 11 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.50%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.67%) Back Office
6 6 (1.67%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.83%) Retail
7 3 (0.83%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.56%) Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 298 (82.78%) Developer
2 182 (50.56%) .NET Developer
3 98 (27.22%) C# Developer
4 61 (16.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 55 (15.28%) Senior Developer
6 41 (11.39%) ASP.NET Developer
7 35 (9.72%) Senior C# Developer
8 34 (9.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 29 (8.06%) Senior .NET Developer
10 26 (7.22%) Software Developer
11 22 (6.11%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (5.56%) Web Developer
13 14 (3.89%) Software Engineer
14 12 (3.33%) Architect
14 12 (3.33%) Team Leader
15 10 (2.78%) Lead Developer
15 10 (2.78%) .NET Team Leader
16 9 (2.50%) Senior Software Engineer
16 9 (2.50%) C# Software Engineer
16 9 (2.50%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (92.78%) .NET
2 270 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 193 (53.61%) ASP.NET MVC
4 96 (26.67%) .NET Framework
5 83 (23.06%) WPF
5 83 (23.06%) HTML
5 83 (23.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 82 (22.78%) Web Services
7 75 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
8 62 (17.22%) CSS
8 62 (17.22%) SOAP
9 60 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 56 (15.56%) jQuery
11 55 (15.28%) REST
12 53 (14.72%) RESTful
13 49 (13.61%) Ninject
14 48 (13.33%) XML
14 48 (13.33%) WinForms
15 44 (12.22%) LINQ
16 36 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.61%) Inversion of Control
2 25 (6.94%) N-Tier
3 24 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 24 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 16 (4.44%) iPhone
6 15 (4.17%) Computer Science
7 13 (3.61%) Social Media
7 13 (3.61%) BBC
8 9 (2.50%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.67%) Social Network
11 4 (1.11%) Replication
11 4 (1.11%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.83%) Mobile Computing
13 2 (0.56%) Tandem
13 2 (0.56%) Statistics
13 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 63 (17.50%) Windows
2 22 (6.11%) Android
3 8 (2.22%) Linux
4 4 (1.11%) AIX
4 4 (1.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.56%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.56%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (66.94%) MVC
2 192 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (39.72%) TDD
4 110 (30.56%) OO
5 100 (27.78%) Web Application Development
6 83 (23.06%) Scrum
7 67 (18.61%) BDD
8 61 (16.94%) OOD
9 54 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
10 45 (12.50%) MVVM
11 39 (10.83%) Kanban
12 37 (10.28%) Software Engineering
13 30 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (7.22%) Domain-Driven Design
15 21 (5.83%) SOA
15 21 (5.83%) OOP
16 20 (5.56%) Line Management
17 17 (4.72%) E-Commerce
18 16 (4.44%) Workflow
19 15 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 331 (91.94%) C#
2 137 (38.06%) SQL
3 71 (19.72%) JavaScript
4 52 (14.44%) VB.NET
5 51 (14.17%) T-SQL
5 51 (14.17%) Ruby
6 18 (5.00%) Java
7 11 (3.06%) C++
8 10 (2.78%) C
9 9 (2.50%) XAML
10 7 (1.94%) VBScript
11 6 (1.67%) VB
12 4 (1.11%) VB6
13 2 (0.56%) Python
13 2 (0.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 2 (0.56%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.28%) XPath
14 1 (0.28%) R
14 1 (0.28%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (7.78%) MCP
3 27 (7.50%) MCSD
4 23 (6.39%) MCAD
4 23 (6.39%) MCTS
5 21 (5.83%) Degree
6 8 (2.22%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.67%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.67%) SLA
2 2 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (1.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 116 (32.22%) Microsoft
2 30 (8.33%) Facebook
3 29 (8.06%) Google
4 27 (7.50%) Oracle
5 13 (3.61%) Apple
5 13 (3.61%) Sony
5 13 (3.61%) Yahoo!
6 7 (1.94%) SAP
7 6 (1.67%) Unisys
8 4 (1.11%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.83%) Twitter
10 2 (0.56%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.56%) JBoss
11 1 (0.28%) Sybase
11 1 (0.28%) IBM
11 1 (0.28%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.28%) Sencha
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £20-30,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-40,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Wiltshire
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Gloucestershire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, bonus, benefits
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