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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 158 88 92
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 94 190 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.66% 3.26% 2.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.22% 7.52% 6.66%
Number of salaries quoted 77 172 168
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 £35,600 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £47,250 £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
2230 2528 2581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 39.39% 43.32% 42.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1952 2164 2200
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +4 37 £42,500 +10.38% 9
Dorset +3 17 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Devon -11 13 £37,500 - 1
Somerset -7 10 £44,500 +21.91% 3
Wiltshire -18 9 £40,000 -6.97% 2
Gloucestershire -30 8 £40,000 -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 193 (99.48%) .NET
2 178 (91.75%) C#
3 147 (75.77%) ASP.NET
4 143 (73.71%) SQL Server
5 139 (71.65%) MVC
6 127 (65.46%) Agile Software Development
7 118 (60.82%) JavaScript
8 112 (57.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 98 (50.52%) HTML
10 87 (44.85%) SQL
11 85 (43.81%) CSS
12 83 (42.78%) Scrum
13 63 (32.47%) .NET Framework
14 62 (31.96%) jQuery
15 60 (30.93%) Microsoft
16 56 (28.87%) WPF
17 54 (27.84%) TDD
18 51 (26.29%) ASP.NET Web API
19 48 (24.74%) OO
20 44 (22.68%) T-SQL
20 44 (22.68%) NHibernate
20 44 (22.68%) Entity Framework
21 43 (22.16%) Windows
22 42 (21.65%) Web Services
23 41 (21.13%) Visual Studio
24 40 (20.62%) AngularJS
25 38 (19.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
26 35 (18.04%) Web Application Development
26 35 (18.04%) VB.NET
27 33 (17.01%) Finance

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 19 (9.79%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.61%) CMS
3 6 (3.09%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (2.58%) IIS
4 5 (2.58%) Kentico
4 5 (2.58%) Sitefinity
4 5 (2.58%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.03%) DNN
6 1 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 29 (14.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (7.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (5.67%) Infor CRM
3 4 (2.06%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.06%) Office 365
3 2 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.06%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.52%) HTTP
2 1 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (73.71%) SQL Server
2 31 (15.98%) SQL Server 2014
3 29 (14.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (12.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (12.37%) Relational Database
6 17 (8.76%) RDBMS
7 16 (8.25%) Oracle Database
8 13 (6.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (3.61%) NoSQL
10 6 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (2.06%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (1.03%) MongoDB
12 2 (1.03%) MySQL
13 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.52%) MS Access
13 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 41 (21.13%) Visual Studio
2 32 (16.49%) NUnit
3 29 (14.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (13.40%) Moq
5 20 (10.31%) Git (software)
5 20 (10.31%) Rhino Mocks
6 13 (6.70%) TeamCity
7 12 (6.19%) CruiseControl
7 12 (6.19%) MSBuild
8 10 (5.15%) JIRA
9 8 (4.12%) MSTest
10 3 (1.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (1.03%) JUnit
11 2 (1.03%) Mockito
11 2 (1.03%) ReSharper
12 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.52%) Maven
12 1 (0.52%) MSI
12 1 (0.52%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 33 (17.01%) Finance
2 19 (9.79%) Telecoms
3 15 (7.73%) Electronics
4 14 (7.22%) Manufacturing
4 14 (7.22%) Marketing
5 9 (4.64%) Banking
6 3 (1.55%) Music Industry
7 2 (1.03%) Advertising
7 2 (1.03%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Automotive
8 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 175 (90.21%) Developer
2 128 (65.98%) .NET Developer
3 61 (31.44%) C# Developer
4 54 (27.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 45 (23.20%) ASP.NET Developer
6 40 (20.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 39 (20.10%) Senior Developer
8 34 (17.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 31 (15.98%) Software Developer
10 26 (13.40%) Senior .NET Developer
11 19 (9.79%) .NET Software Developer
12 18 (9.28%) Agile Developer
12 18 (9.28%) Senior Software Developer
13 17 (8.76%) Agile .NET Developer
13 17 (8.76%) Agile C# Developer
14 16 (8.25%) C# Software Developer
15 15 (7.73%) Senior C# Developer
15 15 (7.73%) Software Engineer
16 14 (7.22%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
17 13 (6.70%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (99.48%) .NET
2 147 (75.77%) ASP.NET
3 112 (57.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 98 (50.52%) HTML
5 85 (43.81%) CSS
6 63 (32.47%) .NET Framework
7 62 (31.96%) jQuery
8 56 (28.87%) WPF
9 51 (26.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 44 (22.68%) Entity Framework
10 44 (22.68%) NHibernate
11 42 (21.65%) Web Services
12 40 (20.62%) AngularJS
13 38 (19.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 32 (16.49%) WinForms
15 31 (15.98%) KnockoutJS
16 21 (10.82%) SOAP
17 20 (10.31%) JSON
17 20 (10.31%) REST
17 20 (10.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.40%) Computer Science
2 25 (12.89%) User Experience
3 19 (9.79%) Streaming Music
4 9 (4.64%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (2.58%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.55%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.55%) iPad
7 3 (1.55%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.03%) BBC
8 2 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.03%) Social Media
9 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.52%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 43 (22.16%) Windows
2 5 (2.58%) Android
2 5 (2.58%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.55%) Linux
3 3 (1.55%) Mac OS X
3 3 (1.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (71.65%) MVC
2 127 (65.46%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (42.78%) Scrum
4 54 (27.84%) TDD
5 48 (24.74%) OO
6 35 (18.04%) Web Application Development
7 32 (16.49%) OOD
8 31 (15.98%) Software Engineering
9 29 (14.95%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (14.95%) Kanban
10 27 (13.92%) SDLC
11 25 (12.89%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (11.86%) BDD
13 22 (11.34%) Unit Testing
14 21 (10.82%) Web Development
15 16 (8.25%) MVVM
16 15 (7.73%) Dependency Injection
17 14 (7.22%) Digital Marketing
17 14 (7.22%) Integration Testing
17 14 (7.22%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 178 (91.75%) C#
2 118 (60.82%) JavaScript
3 87 (44.85%) SQL
4 44 (22.68%) T-SQL
5 35 (18.04%) VB.NET
6 28 (14.43%) VB
7 7 (3.61%) Java
7 7 (3.61%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.09%) C++
9 5 (2.58%) Ruby
9 5 (2.58%) VC++
10 4 (2.06%) VB6
10 4 (2.06%) XPath
10 4 (2.06%) XQuery
11 1 (0.52%) C
11 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 32 (16.49%) Degree
2 11 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.12%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.58%) MCTS
4 5 (2.58%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.06%) MCPD
6 3 (1.55%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) MCSD
7 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 4 (2.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 60 (30.93%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.28%) SAP
3 17 (8.76%) Oracle
4 11 (5.67%) JD Edwards
5 7 (3.61%) Xamarin
6 6 (3.09%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.55%) Appcelerator
8 2 (1.03%) Apple
8 2 (1.03%) Facebook
8 2 (1.03%) Google
8 2 (1.03%) Sony
8 2 (1.03%) Yahoo!
9 1 (0.52%) Cegedim Rx
9 1 (0.52%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.52%) Perforce
9 1 (0.52%) Sencha
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