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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 85 72 77
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 178 170 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.91% 3.25% 3.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.61% 7.33% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 170 164 160
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,550 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2691 2319 2303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.92% 44.27% 41.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2321 2086 2081
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 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Dorset -1 44 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Bristol -24 44 £52,500 +40.00% 8
Gloucestershire +1 36 £43,750 +9.37% 5
Wiltshire +11 33 £40,000 -15.78% 6
Somerset -21 13 £40,000 +15.94% 3
Devon -5 8 £36,000 - 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 320 (97.86%) .NET
2 285 (87.16%) C#
3 258 (78.90%) ASP.NET
4 230 (70.34%) SQL Server
5 210 (64.22%) MVC
6 174 (53.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 147 (44.95%) Microsoft
8 145 (44.34%) SQL
9 100 (30.58%) TDD
10 96 (29.36%) HTML
11 84 (25.69%) .NET Framework
12 83 (25.38%) WPF
12 83 (25.38%) OO
13 81 (24.77%) Windows
14 79 (24.16%) Web Services
15 76 (23.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 75 (22.94%) Web Application Development
16 75 (22.94%) JavaScript
17 73 (22.32%) CSS
18 69 (21.10%) VB.NET
19 67 (20.49%) Scrum
20 57 (17.43%) ASP.NET Web API
21 56 (17.13%) Dependency Injection
21 56 (17.13%) Ninject
22 55 (16.82%) jQuery
23 53 (16.21%) WinForms
24 51 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
25 50 (15.29%) T-SQL
26 49 (14.98%) MVVM
27 48 (14.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 35 (10.70%) Node.js
2 31 (9.48%) SharePoint
3 21 (6.42%) IIS
4 16 (4.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (2.75%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.92%) CMS
8 3 (0.92%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.61%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (0.61%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
10 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.22%) InfoPath
2 4 (1.22%) MS Office
3 2 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.53%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.31%) SmartPlant
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.31%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.83%) SaaS
2 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.75%) Intranet
2 8 (2.45%) Internet
3 5 (1.53%) Asterisk PBX
3 5 (1.53%) VoIP
4 1 (0.31%) FTP
4 1 (0.31%) HTTP
4 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.31%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (70.34%) SQL Server
2 36 (11.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (10.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (6.12%) NoSQL
5 17 (5.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (4.28%) MS Access
7 10 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (3.06%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.45%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.53%) Informix
9 5 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.53%) MySQL
9 5 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.92%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.92%) Big Data
11 3 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (14.07%) Visual Studio
2 44 (13.46%) Moq
3 42 (12.84%) Rhino Mocks
3 42 (12.84%) NUnit
4 40 (12.23%) MSTest
5 35 (10.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (5.81%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.92%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.92%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.61%) ReSharper
9 2 (0.61%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.61%) Subversion
9 2 (0.61%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.61%) InstallShield
10 1 (0.31%) PhoneGap
10 1 (0.31%) MSI
10 1 (0.31%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.31%) Selenium
General
1 37 (11.31%) Finance
2 20 (6.12%) Games
3 14 (4.28%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.67%) Advertising
5 8 (2.45%) Banking
6 7 (2.14%) Marketing
7 5 (1.53%) Back Office
8 4 (1.22%) Legal
9 2 (0.61%) Retail
9 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 273 (83.49%) Developer
2 182 (55.66%) .NET Developer
3 98 (29.97%) C# Developer
4 74 (22.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 50 (15.29%) Senior Developer
6 48 (14.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 46 (14.07%) ASP.NET Developer
8 31 (9.48%) Senior .NET Developer
9 27 (8.26%) Senior C# Developer
10 25 (7.65%) Software Developer
11 18 (5.50%) Web Developer
12 17 (5.20%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (3.67%) Architect
14 11 (3.36%) Team Leader
15 10 (3.06%) Software Engineer
15 10 (3.06%) Lead Developer
16 8 (2.45%) .NET Team Leader
17 7 (2.14%) Technical Leader
18 6 (1.83%) Graduate Developer
18 6 (1.83%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (97.86%) .NET
2 258 (78.90%) ASP.NET
3 174 (53.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 96 (29.36%) HTML
5 84 (25.69%) .NET Framework
6 83 (25.38%) WPF
7 79 (24.16%) Web Services
8 76 (23.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 73 (22.32%) CSS
10 57 (17.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 56 (17.13%) Ninject
12 55 (16.82%) jQuery
13 53 (16.21%) WinForms
14 48 (14.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 48 (14.68%) XML
15 45 (13.76%) SOAP
16 43 (13.15%) REST
17 42 (12.84%) Razor View Engine
17 42 (12.84%) Unity DI Container
18 40 (12.23%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.54%) Inversion of Control
2 26 (7.95%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (4.89%) N-Tier
3 16 (4.89%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.98%) Client/Server
4 13 (3.98%) iPhone
5 11 (3.36%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.45%) Social Network
7 5 (1.53%) Replication
8 4 (1.22%) BBC
8 4 (1.22%) Social Media
9 3 (0.92%) Mobile Computing
9 3 (0.92%) Statistics
10 2 (0.61%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.61%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.31%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.31%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 81 (24.77%) Windows
2 24 (7.34%) Android
3 5 (1.53%) AIX
3 5 (1.53%) Linux
4 4 (1.22%) Windows Phone
5 3 (0.92%) Windows Phone 7
5 3 (0.92%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (0.61%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (64.22%) MVC
2 100 (30.58%) TDD
3 83 (25.38%) OO
4 75 (22.94%) Web Application Development
5 67 (20.49%) Scrum
6 56 (17.13%) Dependency Injection
7 51 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (14.98%) MVVM
9 48 (14.68%) OOD
10 44 (13.46%) Kanban
11 27 (8.26%) SOA
11 27 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (7.95%) BDD
13 24 (7.34%) Software Engineering
14 16 (4.89%) Domain-Driven Design
15 15 (4.59%) Unit Testing
15 15 (4.59%) UML
16 14 (4.28%) OOP
16 14 (4.28%) Project Management
17 12 (3.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 285 (87.16%) C#
2 145 (44.34%) SQL
3 75 (22.94%) JavaScript
4 69 (21.10%) VB.NET
5 50 (15.29%) T-SQL
6 22 (6.73%) Ruby
7 19 (5.81%) Java
8 10 (3.06%) C++
9 9 (2.75%) VB
9 9 (2.75%) XAML
10 6 (1.83%) VB6
11 4 (1.22%) XPath
11 4 (1.22%) VBScript
12 2 (0.61%) PHP
12 2 (0.61%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.31%) R
13 1 (0.31%) C
13 1 (0.31%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (14.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (12.54%) MCP
2 41 (12.54%) MCSD
3 37 (11.31%) MCTS
3 37 (11.31%) MCAD
4 17 (5.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 147 (44.95%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.34%) Oracle
3 17 (5.20%) Facebook
3 17 (5.20%) Google
4 8 (2.45%) SAP
4 8 (2.45%) Twitter
5 6 (1.83%) Unisys
6 5 (1.53%) Bloomberg
7 4 (1.22%) Yahoo!
7 4 (1.22%) Apple
7 4 (1.22%) Sony
7 4 (1.22%) Trapeze
8 2 (0.61%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.61%) JBoss
9 1 (0.31%) Sencha
9 1 (0.31%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.31%) IBM
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