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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 84 90 68
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Permanent jobs citing WCF 194 172 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.24% 2.83% 3.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.52% 6.66% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 176 168 182
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2580 2582 2200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.14% 42.44% 43.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2211 2200 1942
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Bristol -23 43 £38,500 -26.66% 5
Wiltshire +7 39 £43,000 +7.50% 14
Gloucestershire -23 33 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Devon +13 29 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Dorset -10 21 £35,000 -6.66% 10
Somerset +13 15 £36,500 +8.14% 3
Cornwall +5 14 £32,500 -35.00%
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 339 (91.62%) .NET
2 335 (90.54%) C#
3 268 (72.43%) ASP.NET
4 265 (71.62%) SQL Server
5 242 (65.41%) Agile Software Development
6 235 (63.51%) MVC
7 173 (46.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 141 (38.11%) TDD
9 135 (36.49%) JavaScript
10 129 (34.86%) HTML
11 127 (34.32%) Scrum
12 125 (33.78%) CSS
13 124 (33.51%) Microsoft
14 120 (32.43%) SQL
15 104 (28.11%) OO
15 104 (28.11%) .NET Framework
16 102 (27.57%) Web Application Development
17 90 (24.32%) Web Services
18 88 (23.78%) Entity Framework
19 81 (21.89%) jQuery
20 74 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
21 70 (18.92%) VB.NET
22 68 (18.38%) WPF
22 68 (18.38%) SDLC
23 67 (18.11%) XML
24 65 (17.57%) SOAP
25 63 (17.03%) NUnit
26 60 (16.22%) REST
27 58 (15.68%) Rhino Mocks
27 58 (15.68%) Windows

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 45 (12.16%) Node.js
2 16 (4.32%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.78%) WebSphere
4 13 (3.51%) IIS
5 12 (3.24%) Confluence
6 8 (2.16%) CMS
7 3 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.81%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.54%) Kentico
8 2 (0.54%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.27%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.27%) Apache
9 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 31 (8.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.16%) InfoPath
3 5 (1.35%) MS Office
4 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.81%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.35%) Internet
2 3 (0.81%) Extranet
2 3 (0.81%) DNS
2 3 (0.81%) Intranet
3 2 (0.54%) HTTP
3 2 (0.54%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (71.62%) SQL Server
2 51 (13.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (6.22%) NoSQL
4 15 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (3.24%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.62%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.35%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.08%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.81%) DB2
10 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.54%) MySQL
11 2 (0.54%) ActiveReports
11 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 63 (17.03%) NUnit
2 58 (15.68%) Rhino Mocks
3 52 (14.05%) Visual Studio
4 46 (12.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 35 (9.46%) Subversion
6 33 (8.92%) Git (software)
7 21 (5.68%) MSTest
8 20 (5.41%) Moq
9 14 (3.78%) JIRA
9 14 (3.78%) ReSharper
10 12 (3.24%) Maven
10 12 (3.24%) Eclipse
10 12 (3.24%) FindBugs
10 12 (3.24%) dotCover
11 5 (1.35%) Log4Net
11 5 (1.35%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.08%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 3 (0.81%) SpecFlow
14 2 (0.54%) NeoLoad
14 2 (0.54%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 56 (15.14%) Finance
2 28 (7.57%) Banking
3 12 (3.24%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.35%) Back Office
4 5 (1.35%) Games
5 3 (0.81%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.27%) Local Government
7 1 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 306 (82.70%) Developer
2 214 (57.84%) .NET Developer
3 77 (20.81%) C# Developer
4 52 (14.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 36 (9.73%) Software Developer
6 35 (9.46%) Senior Developer
7 28 (7.57%) Web Developer
8 27 (7.30%) Senior .NET Developer
9 26 (7.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 25 (6.76%) ASP.NET Developer
11 20 (5.41%) Software Engineer
12 17 (4.59%) Technical Specialist
13 15 (4.05%) Team Leader
14 12 (3.24%) Senior C# Developer
15 11 (2.97%) Analyst
16 9 (2.43%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 9 (2.43%) Senior Technical Specialist
17 8 (2.16%) Designer
17 8 (2.16%) Junior
17 8 (2.16%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (91.62%) .NET
2 268 (72.43%) ASP.NET
3 173 (46.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 129 (34.86%) HTML
5 125 (33.78%) CSS
6 104 (28.11%) .NET Framework
7 90 (24.32%) Web Services
8 88 (23.78%) Entity Framework
9 81 (21.89%) jQuery
10 74 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 68 (18.38%) WPF
12 67 (18.11%) XML
13 65 (17.57%) SOAP
14 60 (16.22%) REST
15 57 (15.41%) HTML5
15 57 (15.41%) LINQ
16 52 (14.05%) Castle Windsor
17 50 (13.51%) Ajax
18 49 (13.24%) CSS3
19 43 (11.62%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.57%) Social Network
2 26 (7.03%) Streaming Music
3 22 (5.95%) Inversion of Control
4 16 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.97%) DataPower
6 11 (2.97%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.43%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.16%) Mobile Banking
9 7 (1.89%) N-Tier
9 7 (1.89%) Tandem
10 6 (1.62%) User Experience
10 6 (1.62%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.35%) Social Media
12 2 (0.54%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.54%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.54%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.54%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.27%) Derivative
13 1 (0.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 58 (15.68%) Windows
2 9 (2.43%) Android
2 9 (2.43%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.16%) Windows Phone 8
3 8 (2.16%) Windows Phone
4 3 (0.81%) Linux
5 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.54%) UNIX
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (65.41%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (63.51%) MVC
3 141 (38.11%) TDD
4 127 (34.32%) Scrum
5 104 (28.11%) OO
6 102 (27.57%) Web Application Development
7 68 (18.38%) SDLC
8 48 (12.97%) SOA
9 47 (12.70%) Waterfall
10 43 (11.62%) Dependency Injection
11 40 (10.81%) Software Engineering
12 39 (10.54%) Mentoring
13 38 (10.27%) UML
14 35 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (8.65%) BDD
16 29 (7.84%) Domain-Driven Design
17 27 (7.30%) Unit Testing
18 25 (6.76%) MVVM
19 24 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
20 23 (6.22%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 335 (90.54%) C#
2 135 (36.49%) JavaScript
3 120 (32.43%) SQL
4 70 (18.92%) VB.NET
5 42 (11.35%) T-SQL
6 36 (9.73%) Java
7 23 (6.22%) C
8 21 (5.68%) Ruby
9 10 (2.70%) VB
10 6 (1.62%) C++
11 5 (1.35%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.81%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 3 (0.81%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.54%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.54%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (9.46%) Security Cleared
2 24 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (6.22%) Degree
4 15 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 15 (4.05%) DV Cleared
5 11 (2.97%) MCSD
6 5 (1.35%) MCP
7 1 (0.27%) MCSE
7 1 (0.27%) MCSA
System Software
1 7 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 124 (33.51%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.46%) Oracle
3 14 (3.78%) IBM
4 12 (3.24%) Perforce
5 11 (2.97%) Sencha
6 6 (1.62%) SAP
6 6 (1.62%) Unisys
7 4 (1.08%) Software AG
8 3 (0.81%) Google
9 2 (0.54%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.54%) Telerik
9 2 (0.54%) Sybase
10 1 (0.27%) ESRI
10 1 (0.27%) HP
10 1 (0.27%) VMware
10 1 (0.27%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.27%) Blue Prism
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swindon
Annapurna
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + flexible benefits & relocation assistance
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + excellent training, progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Devizes
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Trowbridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £3000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago