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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 139 64 101
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +37
Permanent jobs citing WCF 123 240 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.15% 4.00% 2.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.21% 9.24% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 110 231 154
Average salary £38,750 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.64% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
2363 2596 2425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.21% 43.27% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2018 2357 2178
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 -19 49 £45,000 +20.00% 13
Somerset -3 22 £40,000 +24.38% 4
Dorset -21 21 £34,000 -2.85% 9
Devon +15 12 £33,500 -6.94% 2
Gloucestershire -42 12 £45,000 - 1
Wiltshire -40 1 - - 4
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 275 (96.15%) C#
2 265 (92.66%) .NET
3 217 (75.87%) ASP.NET
4 204 (71.33%) Agile Software Development
5 202 (70.63%) SQL Server
6 201 (70.28%) MVC
7 150 (52.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 137 (47.90%) JavaScript
9 136 (47.55%) TDD
10 114 (39.86%) Scrum
11 112 (39.16%) HTML
12 111 (38.81%) SQL
13 109 (38.11%) Microsoft
14 104 (36.36%) CSS
15 98 (34.27%) .NET Framework
16 94 (32.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 90 (31.47%) SQL Server 2014
18 84 (29.37%) OO
19 83 (29.02%) Software Engineering
20 79 (27.62%) Web Application Development
21 72 (25.17%) Entity Framework
22 71 (24.83%) Web Services
23 68 (23.78%) HTML5
24 66 (23.08%) Degree
25 59 (20.63%) NUnit
26 57 (19.93%) Windows
27 56 (19.58%) VB.NET
27 56 (19.58%) WPF
28 55 (19.23%) WinForms
28 55 (19.23%) VB

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 35 (12.24%) Node.js
2 9 (3.15%) IIS
3 5 (1.75%) Confluence
3 5 (1.75%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.40%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.70%) CMS
5 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.35%) Kentico
6 1 (0.35%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.35%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 38 (13.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (5.94%) SAP Business One
2 12 (4.20%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) GitHub
3 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.04%) Internet
2 5 (1.75%) Intranet
2 5 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.05%) DNS
3 3 (1.05%) Extranet
4 2 (0.70%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.35%) FTP
5 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (70.63%) SQL Server
2 90 (31.47%) SQL Server 2014
3 19 (6.64%) Relational Database
4 18 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (5.94%) Crystal Reports
6 16 (5.59%) RDBMS
7 14 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (3.85%) NoSQL
10 8 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (2.10%) MS Access
12 5 (1.75%) Big Data
12 5 (1.75%) MySQL
12 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.75%) QlikView
12 5 (1.75%) SQLite
12 5 (1.75%) SSDT
13 2 (0.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 59 (20.63%) NUnit
2 54 (18.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 46 (16.08%) Rhino Mocks
5 37 (12.94%) Moq
6 23 (8.04%) Subversion
7 18 (6.29%) Git (software)
8 17 (5.94%) JIRA
9 12 (4.20%) Cucumber
9 12 (4.20%) SpecFlow
10 7 (2.45%) Jenkins
10 7 (2.45%) MSTest
11 6 (2.10%) JUnit
12 5 (1.75%) dotCover
12 5 (1.75%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.75%) FindBugs
12 5 (1.75%) JMeter
12 5 (1.75%) Maven
12 5 (1.75%) NeoLoad
12 5 (1.75%) ReSharper
General
1 25 (8.74%) Finance
2 13 (4.55%) Games
3 11 (3.85%) Banking
4 10 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.05%) Back Office
6 3 (1.05%) Electronics
6 3 (1.05%) Marketing
7 2 (0.70%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 242 (84.62%) Developer
2 150 (52.45%) .NET Developer
3 106 (37.06%) C# Developer
4 69 (24.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 56 (19.58%) Software Developer
6 51 (17.83%) ASP.NET Developer
7 49 (17.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 47 (16.43%) SQL Developer
9 39 (13.64%) Senior Developer
10 32 (11.19%) HTML CSS Developer
10 32 (11.19%) HTML Developer
11 27 (9.44%) Software Engineer
12 25 (8.74%) JavaScript Developer
13 23 (8.04%) SQL Server Developer
14 22 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
14 22 (7.69%) Senior SQL Developer
15 21 (7.34%) Senior C# Developer
16 20 (6.99%) C# Software Developer
17 15 (5.24%) Senior .NET Developer
17 15 (5.24%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (92.66%) .NET
2 217 (75.87%) ASP.NET
3 150 (52.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 112 (39.16%) HTML
5 104 (36.36%) CSS
6 98 (34.27%) .NET Framework
7 94 (32.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 72 (25.17%) Entity Framework
9 71 (24.83%) Web Services
10 68 (23.78%) HTML5
11 56 (19.58%) WPF
12 55 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
12 55 (19.23%) WinForms
13 54 (18.88%) NHibernate
14 50 (17.48%) jQuery
15 43 (15.03%) LINQ
16 40 (13.99%) CSS3
17 39 (13.64%) AngularJS
18 36 (12.59%) KnockoutJS
19 34 (11.89%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.29%) Streaming Music
2 16 (5.59%) User Experience
3 13 (4.55%) Client/Server
3 13 (4.55%) Social Network
4 12 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.85%) Mathematics
6 10 (3.50%) Driving Licence
6 10 (3.50%) Visualisation
7 7 (2.45%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.45%) Physics
8 5 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.75%) iPhone
9 4 (1.40%) DataPower
9 4 (1.40%) Fintech
9 4 (1.40%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.05%) Tandem
11 2 (0.70%) Cybercrime
11 2 (0.70%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 57 (19.93%) Windows
2 7 (2.45%) Android
3 5 (1.75%) Linux
4 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (71.33%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (70.28%) MVC
3 136 (47.55%) TDD
4 114 (39.86%) Scrum
5 84 (29.37%) OO
6 83 (29.02%) Software Engineering
7 79 (27.62%) Web Application Development
8 51 (17.83%) BDD
9 43 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
10 37 (12.94%) Domain-Driven Design
11 35 (12.24%) Kanban
12 34 (11.89%) Mentoring
13 33 (11.54%) Dependency Injection
14 28 (9.79%) Unit Testing
15 27 (9.44%) SDLC
16 26 (9.09%) OOP
17 18 (6.29%) SOA
17 18 (6.29%) SOLID
18 17 (5.94%) Integration Testing
19 15 (5.24%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 275 (96.15%) C#
2 137 (47.90%) JavaScript
3 111 (38.81%) SQL
4 56 (19.58%) VB.NET
5 55 (19.23%) VB
6 51 (17.83%) T-SQL
7 35 (12.24%) VB6
8 25 (8.74%) Java
9 20 (6.99%) C++
9 20 (6.99%) Ruby
10 17 (5.94%) VC++
11 12 (4.20%) C
11 12 (4.20%) VBScript
12 9 (3.15%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.10%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.75%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.75%) Scala
15 3 (1.05%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.70%) VBA
16 2 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 66 (23.08%) Degree
2 21 (7.34%) Security Cleared
3 19 (6.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (5.94%) MCPD
4 17 (5.94%) MCTS
5 11 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.80%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.75%) Control-M
Vendors
1 109 (38.11%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.74%) Oracle
3 23 (8.04%) SAP
4 5 (1.75%) Informatica
4 5 (1.75%) Perforce
4 5 (1.75%) Splunk
4 5 (1.75%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.05%) IBM
5 3 (1.05%) Telerik
5 3 (1.05%) Unisys
6 2 (0.70%) Cegedim Rx
6 2 (0.70%) Google
6 2 (0.70%) Sencha
6 2 (0.70%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.70%) Wonderware
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 8% Bonus and more
Posted: 4 hours ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
ITR-UK
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 70,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + flexitime
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Stott & May
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth
Noir Consulting
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
Taunton, Somerset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tavistock, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive benefits package
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £550000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £48000 per annum + pension, pmi, 25 days leave
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 16 days ago
Wimborne
Spectrum IT
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol, South West, UK
INPS
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + pension, flexible working
Posted: 18 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Salary: From £28,013 to £36,842 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago