Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 92 120
Rank change year-on-year -35 +28 -34
Permanent jobs citing WCF 79 92 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.05% 2.85% 2.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.30% 6.55% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 70 80 76
Bristol median annual salary £46,250 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.82% +10.39% -26.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,225 £61,875
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +10.39% -3.75%

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1839 1404 1698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 47.64% 43.51% 44.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 1248 1531
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £68,750 £63,750
South West median annual salary £41,377 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.90% +4.05%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Bristol

WCF
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for WCF in Bristol

WCF
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Bristol over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for WCF.

1 79 (100.00%) C#
2 77 (97.47%) .NET
3 68 (86.08%) SQL Server
4 66 (83.54%) ASP.NET
5 62 (78.48%) MVC
6 52 (65.82%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (59.49%) Microsoft
8 41 (51.90%) JavaScript
9 38 (48.10%) TDD
10 33 (41.77%) .NET Framework
10 33 (41.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 30 (37.97%) HTML
12 23 (29.11%) SQL Server 2016
12 23 (29.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 23 (29.11%) Node.js
12 23 (29.11%) Web Application Development
13 20 (25.32%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (25.32%) KnockoutJS
14 18 (22.78%) RESTful
15 17 (21.52%) Greenfield Project
16 16 (20.25%) OO
17 15 (18.99%) WPF
17 15 (18.99%) Mobile App
18 14 (17.72%) Google
18 14 (17.72%) Finance
19 13 (16.46%) Google Play
19 13 (16.46%) Games
19 13 (16.46%) Dependency Injection
19 13 (16.46%) Android
19 13 (16.46%) iPhone

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.46%) Google Play
2 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.27%) GitHub
4 1 (1.27%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (86.08%) SQL Server
2 23 (29.11%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (12.66%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.27%) Big Data
5 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.33%) NUnit
4 4 (5.06%) MSTest
5 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.27%) Moq
5 1 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.27%) Selenium
5 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Games
3 10 (12.66%) Advertising
4 5 (6.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Publishing
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 79 (100.00%) Developer
2 62 (78.48%) .NET Developer
3 36 (45.57%) C# Developer
4 28 (35.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (29.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 23 (29.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (17.72%) Digital Developer
7 13 (16.46%) Software Developer
8 11 (13.92%) Junior
8 11 (13.92%) Junior Developer
8 11 (13.92%) Senior Developer
9 10 (12.66%) Junior Software Developer
9 10 (12.66%) Senior C# Developer
10 9 (11.39%) Junior .NET Developer
10 9 (11.39%) Junior C# .NET Developer
10 9 (11.39%) Junior C# Developer
11 8 (10.13%) .NET Software Developer
11 8 (10.13%) C# Software Developer
11 8 (10.13%) Junior .NET Software Developer
11 8 (10.13%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (97.47%) .NET
2 66 (83.54%) ASP.NET
3 33 (41.77%) .NET Framework
3 33 (41.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (37.97%) HTML
5 23 (29.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 23 (29.11%) Node.js
6 20 (25.32%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (25.32%) KnockoutJS
7 18 (22.78%) RESTful
8 15 (18.99%) WPF
9 13 (16.46%) Ninject
10 12 (15.19%) AngularJS
11 9 (11.39%) CSS
11 9 (11.39%) React
11 9 (11.39%) WinForms
12 8 (10.13%) Entity Framework
13 7 (8.86%) Durandal
14 6 (7.59%) jQuery
15 5 (6.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (18.99%) Mobile App
3 13 (16.46%) iPhone
4 7 (8.86%) User Experience
5 5 (6.33%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.33%) Fintech
6 3 (3.80%) Robotics
7 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.46%) Android
2 5 (6.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (78.48%) MVC
2 52 (65.82%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (48.10%) TDD
4 23 (29.11%) Web Application Development
5 16 (20.25%) OO
6 13 (16.46%) Dependency Injection
6 13 (16.46%) Domain-Driven Design
7 11 (13.92%) BDD
8 9 (11.39%) SDLC
9 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
10 7 (8.86%) Software Engineering
11 5 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.80%) Artificial Intelligence
13 2 (2.53%) Coaching
13 2 (2.53%) DevOps
13 2 (2.53%) E-Commerce
13 2 (2.53%) ETL
13 2 (2.53%) Mobile Application Development
13 2 (2.53%) MVVM
13 2 (2.53%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) C#
2 41 (51.90%) JavaScript
3 11 (13.92%) Ruby
4 8 (10.13%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.33%) SQL
6 4 (5.06%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.80%) Java
8 2 (2.53%) C
8 2 (2.53%) C++
8 2 (2.53%) Delphi
9 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
Vendors
1 47 (59.49%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.72%) Google
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle