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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 79 93
Rank change year-on-year -11 +14  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 44 37 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.42% 2.31% 2.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.18% 5.92% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 39 33 44
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +10.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,700 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £53,600 £45,000 £46,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 850 625 892
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 46.83% 38.99% 46.07%
Number of salaries quoted 732 586 795
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing WCF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 93 (100.00%) C#
2 92 (98.92%) .NET
3 79 (84.95%) ASP.NET
4 71 (76.34%) SQL Server
5 62 (66.67%) MVC
6 61 (65.59%) JavaScript
7 59 (63.44%) .NET Framework
8 54 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
9 49 (52.69%) HTML
10 35 (37.63%) Microsoft
11 34 (36.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 33 (35.48%) TDD
13 31 (33.33%) CSS
14 29 (31.18%) Entity Framework
15 26 (27.96%) Finance
16 23 (24.73%) Degree
17 22 (23.66%) Microsoft Azure
17 22 (23.66%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (23.66%) SQL
18 20 (21.51%) Web Services
18 20 (21.51%) jQuery
18 20 (21.51%) ASP.NET Web API
19 19 (20.43%) Amazon AWS
20 18 (19.35%) MSTest
21 17 (18.28%) Unit Testing
22 16 (17.20%) WPF
23 15 (16.13%) Inversion of Control
23 15 (16.13%) NoSQL
23 15 (16.13%) Castle Windsor
23 15 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server

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 13 (13.98%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.08%) CMS
2 1 (1.08%) IIS
2 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 22 (23.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (20.43%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (10.75%) Slack
4 3 (3.23%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (76.34%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.13%) NoSQL
3 9 (9.68%) MySQL
3 9 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (5.38%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.23%) Big Data
7 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (19.35%) MSTest
2 15 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (11.83%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.30%) MSBuild
4 4 (4.30%) NUnit
4 4 (4.30%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (27.96%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Banking
3 3 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 90 (96.77%) Developer
2 67 (72.04%) .NET Developer
3 53 (56.99%) C# Developer
4 38 (40.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (23.66%) ASP.NET Developer
5 22 (23.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 22 (23.66%) Senior Developer
6 18 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 18 (19.35%) Senior C# Developer
7 15 (16.13%) Senior .NET Developer
8 13 (13.98%) Software Developer
9 12 (12.90%) C# Software Developer
10 11 (11.83%) Full Stack Developer
10 11 (11.83%) Junior
10 11 (11.83%) Junior Developer
10 11 (11.83%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 10 (10.75%) Graduate
11 10 (10.75%) Graduate Developer
11 10 (10.75%) Lead .NET Developer
11 10 (10.75%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (98.92%) .NET
2 79 (84.95%) ASP.NET
3 59 (63.44%) .NET Framework
4 49 (52.69%) HTML
5 34 (36.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 31 (33.33%) CSS
7 29 (31.18%) Entity Framework
8 20 (21.51%) ASP.NET Web API
8 20 (21.51%) jQuery
8 20 (21.51%) Web Services
9 16 (17.20%) WPF
10 15 (16.13%) Castle Windsor
11 13 (13.98%) AngularJS
12 11 (11.83%) REST
13 10 (10.75%) Node.js
14 9 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 9 (9.68%) RESTful
15 6 (6.45%) Code First Entity Framework
15 6 (6.45%) HTML5
15 6 (6.45%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (10.75%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (8.60%) User Experience
4 7 (7.53%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.45%) Fintech
6 4 (4.30%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.23%) iPhone
8 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.60%) Windows
2 4 (4.30%) Android
3 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (66.67%) MVC
2 54 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (35.48%) TDD
4 22 (23.66%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (18.28%) Unit Testing
6 15 (16.13%) Inversion of Control
6 15 (16.13%) SDLC
7 14 (15.05%) Scrum
8 12 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (12.90%) Web Design
9 10 (10.75%) Web Development
10 9 (9.68%) OO
10 9 (9.68%) Software Engineering
10 9 (9.68%) Telematics
10 9 (9.68%) Web Application Development
11 8 (8.60%) BDD
12 7 (7.53%) Domain-Driven Design
13 6 (6.45%) Mentoring
13 6 (6.45%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 93 (100.00%) C#
2 61 (65.59%) JavaScript
3 22 (23.66%) SQL
4 10 (10.75%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.60%) Delphi
6 6 (6.45%) C
6 6 (6.45%) Ruby
6 6 (6.45%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.38%) Python
7 5 (5.38%) VBA
8 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.23%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.15%) C++
10 2 (2.15%) Java
11 1 (1.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (24.73%) Degree
2 7 (7.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (5.38%) MCP
3 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 35 (37.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.45%) Oracle
3 3 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (1.08%) Sencha
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