The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South West / Dorset
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 57 48
Rank change year-on-year +22 -9  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 33 8 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 6.92% 1.52% 5.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.35% 2.97% 10.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33 7 28
Median salary £39,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.05% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,750
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 Dorset with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 230 269 316
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 48.22% 51.24% 50.56%
Number of salaries quoted 212 242 250
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,500 £49,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

WCF
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for WCF in Dorset

WCF
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 15 £37,500 - 3
Bournemouth +10 11 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Wimborne +2 7 £42,500 -
WCF
South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Dorset region with a requirement for WCF.

1 51 (100.00%) C#
2 40 (78.43%) .NET
3 36 (70.59%) SQL Server
4 33 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (58.82%) SQL
6 27 (52.94%) Software Engineering
7 26 (50.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (45.10%) .NET Framework
9 22 (43.14%) TDD
9 22 (43.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (43.14%) MVC
9 22 (43.14%) ASP.NET
9 22 (43.14%) Entity Framework
10 20 (39.22%) OO
11 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (29.41%) Windows
12 15 (29.41%) T-SQL
12 15 (29.41%) C++
12 15 (29.41%) WinForms
13 14 (27.45%) OOD
13 14 (27.45%) UML
13 14 (27.45%) JIRA
13 14 (27.45%) WPF
13 14 (27.45%) NHibernate
14 13 (25.49%) Multithreading
14 13 (25.49%) BDD
14 13 (25.49%) Web Application Development
14 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2016
14 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 13 (25.49%) Relational Database

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 1 (1.96%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 13 (25.49%) Relational Database
2 13 (25.49%) SQL Server 2016
3 12 (23.53%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (13.73%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (50.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (27.45%) JIRA
3 7 (13.73%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.92%) NUnit
5 1 (1.96%) MSTest
General
1 9 (17.65%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Games
3 3 (5.88%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Developer
2 24 (47.06%) Software Engineer
3 22 (43.14%) .NET Developer
4 12 (23.53%) C# Software Engineer
4 12 (23.53%) Senior Developer
4 12 (23.53%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) C# Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Software Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Senior C# Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Senior SQL Developer
9 3 (5.88%) SQL Developer
10 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (1.96%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (78.43%) .NET
2 23 (45.10%) .NET Framework
3 22 (43.14%) ASP.NET
3 22 (43.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (43.14%) Entity Framework
4 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (29.41%) WinForms
6 14 (27.45%) NHibernate
6 14 (27.45%) WPF
7 13 (25.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 12 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
9 11 (21.57%) AngularJS
10 9 (17.65%) CSS
10 9 (17.65%) HTML
11 7 (13.73%) Code First Entity Framework
11 7 (13.73%) Node.js
11 7 (13.73%) RESTful
12 3 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (1.96%) jQuery
13 1 (1.96%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (52.94%) Software Engineering
3 22 (43.14%) MVC
3 22 (43.14%) TDD
4 20 (39.22%) OO
5 14 (27.45%) OOD
5 14 (27.45%) UML
6 13 (25.49%) BDD
6 13 (25.49%) Multithreading
6 13 (25.49%) Web Application Development
7 11 (21.57%) Mentoring
8 9 (17.65%) Web Development
9 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (15.69%) SOA
10 6 (11.76%) CQRS
10 6 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (5.88%) High Availability
11 3 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (5.88%) SDLC
12 1 (1.96%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (58.82%) SQL
3 15 (29.41%) C++
3 15 (29.41%) T-SQL
4 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 7 (13.73%) Ruby
6 4 (7.84%) VB
7 1 (1.96%) VB6
7 1 (1.96%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) SAP
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Poole
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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