The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 - 42
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 24 0 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 10.67% - 4.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.05% - 10.18%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 17
Median salary £37,500 - £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 - £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 126 147 167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 56.00% 29.28% 42.17%
Number of salaries quoted 89 102 155
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

WCF
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for WCF in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for WCF.

1 27 (100.00%) C#
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (96.30%) MVC
3 24 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 24 (88.89%) CSS
4 23 (85.19%) HTML
4 23 (85.19%) T-SQL
5 22 (81.48%) AngularJS
5 22 (81.48%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (74.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 20 (74.07%) Web Services
7 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET
8 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (51.85%) SQL
11 13 (48.15%) XML
11 13 (48.15%) .NET Framework
11 13 (48.15%) jQuery
12 11 (40.74%) SDLC
13 10 (37.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (37.04%) HTML5
13 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
13 10 (37.04%) CSS3
13 10 (37.04%) Sass
13 10 (37.04%) LESS
14 8 (29.63%) Wealth Management
15 7 (25.93%) Finance
16 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
16 5 (18.52%) OO

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 4 (14.81%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) RDBMS
2 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (96.30%) Developer
2 24 (88.89%) C# Developer
3 18 (66.67%) .NET Developer
4 16 (59.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 9 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
5 9 (33.33%) Software Developer
6 7 (25.93%) Angular Developer
6 7 (25.93%) C# WCF Developer
6 7 (25.93%) HTML CSS Developer
6 7 (25.93%) HTML Developer
6 7 (25.93%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (25.93%) WCF Developer
7 4 (14.81%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
8 3 (11.11%) Junior
8 3 (11.11%) Junior C# Developer
8 3 (11.11%) Junior Developer
8 3 (11.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Junior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (88.89%) CSS
3 23 (85.19%) HTML
4 22 (81.48%) AngularJS
4 22 (81.48%) ASP.NET Web API
5 20 (74.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 20 (74.07%) Web Services
6 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET
7 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (48.15%) .NET Framework
8 13 (48.15%) jQuery
8 13 (48.15%) XML
9 10 (37.04%) CSS3
9 10 (37.04%) HTML5
9 10 (37.04%) LESS
9 10 (37.04%) Sass
9 10 (37.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 2 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (7.41%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.41%) Streaming Music
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) MVC
2 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (40.74%) SDLC
4 8 (29.63%) Wealth Management
5 5 (18.52%) OO
5 5 (18.52%) Release Management
5 5 (18.52%) SOA
6 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (7.41%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (7.41%) TDD
7 2 (7.41%) Web Application Development
8 1 (3.70%) Coaching
8 1 (3.70%) Line Management
8 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 23 (85.19%) T-SQL
4 14 (51.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) MCSD
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft