The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 91 67 98
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +31
Permanent jobs citing WCF 154 194 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.65% 3.61% 2.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.13% 7.83% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 145 190 132
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,305 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2513 2478 2390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.32% 46.05% 42.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2216 2258 2159
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -34 56 £40,750 +1.87% 5
Gloucestershire +22 31 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Devon +12 29 £24,000 -30.43% 1
Somerset -7 17 £34,500 -8.00%
Wiltshire -8 11 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Dorset +1 10 £35,000 - 9
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 315 (98.44%) .NET
2 276 (86.25%) C#
3 244 (76.25%) ASP.NET
4 239 (74.69%) SQL Server
5 186 (58.13%) MVC
6 150 (46.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 144 (45.00%) SQL
8 142 (44.38%) Microsoft
9 112 (35.00%) TDD
10 100 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 98 (30.63%) Windows
12 97 (30.31%) WPF
13 95 (29.69%) Scrum
14 94 (29.38%) .NET Framework
15 93 (29.06%) VB.NET
16 88 (27.50%) Web Application Development
17 84 (26.25%) WinForms
18 76 (23.75%) Web Services
18 76 (23.75%) NUnit
19 75 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
19 75 (23.44%) HTML
20 71 (22.19%) Rhino Mocks
21 68 (21.25%) Castle Windsor
21 68 (21.25%) Razor View Engine
22 67 (20.94%) MSTest
23 66 (20.63%) Kanban
24 64 (20.00%) MVVM
25 63 (19.69%) Inversion of Control
25 63 (19.69%) Unity DI Container
26 62 (19.38%) XML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (10.63%) SharePoint
2 20 (6.25%) Node.js
3 17 (5.31%) SharePoint 2010
3 17 (5.31%) IIS
4 7 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.56%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.56%) CMS
6 3 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.63%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.63%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
7 2 (0.63%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 29 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.19%) SAP Business One
2 5 (1.56%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.31%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.94%) Internet
2 6 (1.88%) Intranet
3 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (74.69%) SQL Server
2 35 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (9.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (8.75%) MS Access
5 26 (8.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (7.19%) Crystal Reports
7 22 (6.88%) NoSQL
8 21 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (2.50%) Oracle Database
12 7 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.25%) Informix
13 4 (1.25%) MySQL
14 3 (0.94%) MongoDB
15 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
15 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 76 (23.75%) NUnit
2 71 (22.19%) Rhino Mocks
3 67 (20.94%) MSTest
4 61 (19.06%) Moq
5 48 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 46 (14.38%) Visual Studio
7 21 (6.56%) Git (software)
8 12 (3.75%) InstallShield
9 7 (2.19%) MagicDraw
9 7 (2.19%) Subversion
10 4 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.63%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.31%) MSBuild
General
1 59 (18.44%) Finance
2 14 (4.38%) Retail
3 12 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.75%) Marketing
4 9 (2.81%) Legal
4 9 (2.81%) Advertising
5 7 (2.19%) Banking
6 4 (1.25%) Local Government
7 3 (0.94%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.94%) Electronics
8 2 (0.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 299 (93.44%) Developer
2 215 (67.19%) .NET Developer
3 103 (32.19%) C# Developer
4 70 (21.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 44 (13.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 41 (12.81%) Senior Developer
7 39 (12.19%) ASP.NET Developer
8 34 (10.63%) Software Developer
9 24 (7.50%) Senior .NET Developer
10 16 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
11 15 (4.69%) Junior Developer
11 15 (4.69%) Junior
12 14 (4.38%) Senior C# Developer
13 13 (4.06%) Junior .NET Developer
13 13 (4.06%) Graduate Developer
13 13 (4.06%) Graduate .NET Developer
13 13 (4.06%) Graduate
14 12 (3.75%) Team Leader
14 12 (3.75%) .NET Software Developer
15 10 (3.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 315 (98.44%) .NET
2 244 (76.25%) ASP.NET
3 150 (46.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 100 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 97 (30.31%) WPF
6 94 (29.38%) .NET Framework
7 84 (26.25%) WinForms
8 76 (23.75%) Web Services
9 75 (23.44%) HTML
10 68 (21.25%) Castle Windsor
10 68 (21.25%) Razor View Engine
11 63 (19.69%) Unity DI Container
12 62 (19.38%) XML
13 61 (19.06%) Ninject
13 61 (19.06%) Spring.NET
14 60 (18.75%) CSS
15 53 (16.56%) jQuery
16 32 (10.00%) Ajax
17 29 (9.06%) ASP.NET Web API
17 29 (9.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 63 (19.69%) Inversion of Control
2 31 (9.69%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (6.25%) Social Network
4 13 (4.06%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.81%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.25%) Replication
8 2 (0.63%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.31%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.31%) Statistics
9 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.31%) DTV
9 1 (0.31%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 98 (30.63%) Windows
2 8 (2.50%) Android
3 4 (1.25%) AIX
3 4 (1.25%) Windows Phone
4 3 (0.94%) Windows Phone 8
4 3 (0.94%) Windows Phone 7
5 2 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (58.13%) MVC
2 112 (35.00%) TDD
3 95 (29.69%) Scrum
4 88 (27.50%) Web Application Development
5 75 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
6 66 (20.63%) Kanban
7 64 (20.00%) MVVM
8 61 (19.06%) Dependency Injection
9 55 (17.19%) OO
10 40 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (9.06%) Software Engineering
11 29 (9.06%) BDD
12 21 (6.56%) Unit Testing
13 20 (6.25%) UML
13 20 (6.25%) SOA
14 17 (5.31%) Project Management
15 15 (4.69%) OOD
16 13 (4.06%) OOP
17 12 (3.75%) User Acceptance Testing
18 11 (3.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 276 (86.25%) C#
2 144 (45.00%) SQL
3 93 (29.06%) VB.NET
4 59 (18.44%) T-SQL
4 59 (18.44%) JavaScript
5 44 (13.75%) VB
6 24 (7.50%) VB6
7 23 (7.19%) C++
8 22 (6.88%) Ruby
9 15 (4.69%) Java
10 11 (3.44%) PHP
11 10 (3.13%) C
12 7 (2.19%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.19%) VC++
13 5 (1.56%) XPath
13 5 (1.56%) XAML
14 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (18.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (18.13%) MCTS
3 51 (15.94%) MCP
4 49 (15.31%) MCAD
4 49 (15.31%) MCSD
5 19 (5.94%) Degree
6 9 (2.81%) MCPD
7 2 (0.63%) ISEB
7 2 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.25%) QA
2 3 (0.94%) SLA
Vendors
1 142 (44.38%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.25%) Facebook
2 20 (6.25%) Twitter
3 16 (5.00%) Oracle
4 8 (2.50%) SAP
5 4 (1.25%) Bloomberg
5 4 (1.25%) Trapeze
6 3 (0.94%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.94%) Kofax
7 2 (0.63%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.63%) JBoss
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Andrews and Partners Ltd
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Chippenham
Jam Recruitment
Salary: excellent package
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Salisbury
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Poole
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + a strong benefits package
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago