The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 63 80 79
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 41 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.29% 1.65% 1.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.95% 4.20% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 40 18 22
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -13.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,864 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +6.30%
WCF
South West

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 Wiltshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
458 429 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 36.76% 39.32% 30.14%
Number of salaries quoted 390 338 306
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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 Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

WCF
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Wiltshire region.

WCF Salary Trend in Wiltshire

WCF
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

WCF
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Swindon +15 19 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Chippenham -21 7 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Salisbury - 6 £43,750 - 1
WCF
South West

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 58 (90.63%) C#
2 51 (79.69%) .NET
3 47 (73.44%) SQL Server
4 42 (65.63%) ASP.NET
5 39 (60.94%) MVC
6 30 (46.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 28 (43.75%) TDD
8 27 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (42.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (39.06%) .NET Framework
9 25 (39.06%) LINQ
10 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
11 22 (34.38%) OO
11 22 (34.38%) SQL
12 21 (32.81%) SOAP
13 20 (31.25%) REST
14 16 (25.00%) Web Services
14 16 (25.00%) Oracle
14 16 (25.00%) BDD
15 15 (23.44%) Visual Studio
15 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
16 14 (21.88%) MVVM
16 14 (21.88%) WPF
17 13 (20.31%) HTML
18 12 (18.75%) OOD
19 11 (17.19%) HTML5
19 11 (17.19%) Unit Testing
20 10 (15.63%) Web Application Development
21 9 (14.06%) Java
21 9 (14.06%) XML

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 7 (10.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (73.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 8 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.81%) Moq
3 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.69%) NUnit
4 3 (4.69%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Games
2 7 (10.94%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.69%) Music Industry
3 3 (4.69%) Advertising
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.13%) Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 53 (82.81%) Developer
2 21 (32.81%) .NET Developer
3 19 (29.69%) C# Developer
4 13 (20.31%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (20.31%) Software Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Technical Leader
6 3 (4.69%) Lead Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Junior
7 2 (3.13%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (3.13%) Junior Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Graduate
7 2 (3.13%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Graduate C# Developer
7 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Junior C# Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (1.56%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (1.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (79.69%) .NET
2 42 (65.63%) ASP.NET
3 30 (46.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 27 (42.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (39.06%) .NET Framework
5 25 (39.06%) LINQ
6 21 (32.81%) SOAP
7 20 (31.25%) REST
8 16 (25.00%) Web Services
9 14 (21.88%) WPF
10 13 (20.31%) HTML
11 11 (17.19%) HTML5
12 9 (14.06%) XML
13 8 (12.50%) EDI
13 8 (12.50%) MSMQ
13 8 (12.50%) NHibernate
14 7 (10.94%) Silverlight
14 7 (10.94%) Middleware
15 6 (9.38%) LINQ to SQL
15 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.13%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Android
2 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.94%) MVC
2 28 (43.75%) TDD
3 27 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (34.38%) OO
5 16 (25.00%) BDD
6 14 (21.88%) MVVM
7 12 (18.75%) OOD
8 11 (17.19%) Unit Testing
9 10 (15.63%) Web Application Development
10 9 (14.06%) Scrum
11 8 (12.50%) Line Management
12 7 (10.94%) Waterfall
12 7 (10.94%) CQRS
12 7 (10.94%) Domain-Driven Design
12 7 (10.94%) SOA
13 6 (9.38%) Workflow
13 6 (9.38%) Document Management
14 5 (7.81%) Data Mapping
14 5 (7.81%) People Management
15 4 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (90.63%) C#
2 22 (34.38%) SQL
3 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.06%) Java
5 8 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.81%) XAML
7 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) DV Cleared
1 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.00%) Oracle
3 7 (10.94%) SAP
4 6 (9.38%) Unisys
5 1 (1.56%) Sencha
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