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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 87 63 93
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +30
Permanent jobs citing WCF 179 190 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.90% 3.75% 2.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.89% 8.69% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 175 183 145
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 £52,500 £47,500 £42,950
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
2597 2187 2129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.10% 43.19% 37.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2218 1937 1943
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 £25,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -22 52 £52,500 +50.00% 12
Gloucestershire +10 42 £45,000 +5.26% 5
Dorset -17 34 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Wiltshire +2 32 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Devon -11 9 £40,000 +17.64% 3
Somerset -21 7 £35,000 -2.72% 5
Cornwall - 3 £50,000 -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 322 (95.55%) .NET
2 303 (89.91%) C#
3 260 (77.15%) ASP.NET
4 230 (68.25%) SQL Server
5 218 (64.69%) MVC
6 184 (54.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 139 (41.25%) SQL
8 128 (37.98%) Microsoft
9 115 (34.12%) TDD
10 96 (28.49%) OO
11 86 (25.52%) .NET Framework
11 86 (25.52%) WPF
12 85 (25.22%) HTML
13 82 (24.33%) Web Application Development
14 77 (22.85%) Web Services
15 74 (21.96%) JavaScript
16 70 (20.77%) Windows
17 68 (20.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 66 (19.58%) ASP.NET Web API
18 66 (19.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 66 (19.58%) Scrum
19 65 (19.29%) Visual Studio
20 63 (18.69%) CSS
21 58 (17.21%) SOAP
22 56 (16.62%) jQuery
23 55 (16.32%) OOD
23 55 (16.32%) Dependency Injection
24 53 (15.73%) T-SQL
25 52 (15.43%) WinForms
26 51 (15.13%) XML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 46 (13.65%) Node.js
2 25 (7.42%) SharePoint
3 19 (5.64%) IIS
4 14 (4.15%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (2.67%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.89%) CMS
8 3 (0.89%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.59%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
9 2 (0.59%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (5.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.19%) InfoPath
2 4 (1.19%) MS Office
3 2 (0.59%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Visualfiles
1 3 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.30%) SmartPlant
3 1 (0.30%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.19%) SaaS
2 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.86%) Internet
2 9 (2.67%) Intranet
3 8 (2.37%) Asterisk PBX
3 8 (2.37%) VoIP
4 1 (0.30%) FTP
4 1 (0.30%) HTTP
4 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.30%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (68.25%) SQL Server
2 37 (10.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (9.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (8.31%) NoSQL
5 14 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (2.97%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.37%) RDBMS
9 7 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.48%) Informix
11 5 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.48%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.48%) Big Data
12 4 (1.19%) MS Access
13 3 (0.89%) MySQL
13 3 (0.89%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
14 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 65 (19.29%) Visual Studio
2 40 (11.87%) NUnit
2 40 (11.87%) Moq
3 38 (11.28%) Rhino Mocks
4 33 (9.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 32 (9.50%) MSTest
6 29 (8.61%) Git (software)
7 7 (2.08%) Cucumber
7 7 (2.08%) SpecFlow
8 6 (1.78%) CruiseControl
8 6 (1.78%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.89%) Subversion
11 1 (0.30%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.30%) Selenium
11 1 (0.30%) MSI
11 1 (0.30%) Bugzilla
General
1 34 (10.09%) Games
2 25 (7.42%) Finance
3 15 (4.45%) Advertising
4 12 (3.56%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.78%) Back Office
6 4 (1.19%) Banking
6 4 (1.19%) Legal
6 4 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.89%) Retail
7 3 (0.89%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 281 (83.38%) Developer
2 178 (52.82%) .NET Developer
3 100 (29.67%) C# Developer
4 71 (21.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 56 (16.62%) Senior Developer
6 42 (12.46%) ASP.NET Developer
7 40 (11.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 33 (9.79%) Senior C# Developer
9 31 (9.20%) Senior .NET Developer
10 23 (6.82%) Software Developer
11 21 (6.23%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (5.93%) Web Developer
13 12 (3.56%) Architect
14 11 (3.26%) Software Engineer
14 11 (3.26%) Team Leader
15 9 (2.67%) Senior Web Developer
15 9 (2.67%) Lead Developer
16 8 (2.37%) .NET Team Leader
16 8 (2.37%) Agile C# Developer
17 7 (2.08%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (95.55%) .NET
2 260 (77.15%) ASP.NET
3 184 (54.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 86 (25.52%) WPF
4 86 (25.52%) .NET Framework
5 85 (25.22%) HTML
6 77 (22.85%) Web Services
7 68 (20.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 66 (19.58%) ASP.NET Web API
8 66 (19.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 63 (18.69%) CSS
10 58 (17.21%) SOAP
11 56 (16.62%) jQuery
12 52 (15.43%) WinForms
13 51 (15.13%) XML
13 51 (15.13%) Ninject
14 48 (14.24%) REST
15 39 (11.57%) RESTful
16 38 (11.28%) Unity DI Container
17 36 (10.68%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 33 (9.79%) Inversion of Control
2 22 (6.53%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (6.23%) Mobile App
4 19 (5.64%) N-Tier
5 17 (5.04%) Client/Server
6 16 (4.75%) iPhone
7 10 (2.97%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.67%) BBC
8 9 (2.67%) Social Media
9 5 (1.48%) Replication
10 4 (1.19%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.89%) Social Network
11 3 (0.89%) Mobile Computing
12 2 (0.59%) Statistics
12 2 (0.59%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.30%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 70 (20.77%) Windows
2 24 (7.12%) Android
3 8 (2.37%) Linux
4 6 (1.78%) Windows Phone
5 5 (1.48%) AIX
6 4 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.89%) Windows Phone 8
7 3 (0.89%) Windows Phone 7
8 2 (0.59%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.59%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (64.69%) MVC
2 115 (34.12%) TDD
3 96 (28.49%) OO
4 82 (24.33%) Web Application Development
5 66 (19.58%) Scrum
6 55 (16.32%) OOD
6 55 (16.32%) Dependency Injection
7 46 (13.65%) MVVM
8 44 (13.06%) BDD
9 38 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (11.28%) Kanban
10 31 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (9.20%) Software Engineering
11 23 (6.82%) SOA
11 23 (6.82%) Domain-Driven Design
12 15 (4.45%) OOP
13 13 (3.86%) UML
14 12 (3.56%) Waterfall
14 12 (3.56%) Unit Testing
15 11 (3.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 303 (89.91%) C#
2 139 (41.25%) SQL
3 74 (21.96%) JavaScript
4 53 (15.73%) T-SQL
5 48 (14.24%) VB.NET
6 34 (10.09%) Ruby
7 16 (4.75%) Java
8 12 (3.56%) XAML
9 9 (2.67%) C++
10 4 (1.19%) C
10 4 (1.19%) VBScript
11 2 (0.59%) VB
11 2 (0.59%) VB6
11 2 (0.59%) Python
11 2 (0.59%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 2 (0.59%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.59%) XPath
12 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.30%) R
12 1 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (11.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (10.09%) MCP
2 34 (10.09%) MCSD
3 30 (8.90%) MCAD
3 30 (8.90%) MCTS
4 18 (5.34%) Degree
5 3 (0.89%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.78%) SLA
2 2 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 128 (37.98%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.42%) Oracle
2 25 (7.42%) Google
3 22 (6.53%) Facebook
4 9 (2.67%) Sony
4 9 (2.67%) Yahoo!
4 9 (2.67%) Apple
5 7 (2.08%) SAP
6 6 (1.78%) Unisys
7 5 (1.48%) Bloomberg
8 4 (1.19%) Trapeze
9 3 (0.89%) Twitter
10 2 (0.59%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.59%) JBoss
11 1 (0.30%) IBM
11 1 (0.30%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.30%) Sencha
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