Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 79 80
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1 -11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 33 26 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.95% 2.45% 2.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 4.71% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 35
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +28.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £43,650
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 Dorset with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 561 552 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 50.09% 52.08% 49.76%
Number of salaries quoted 505 508 566
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,125
90th Percentile £48,750 £60,000 £50,000
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 Dorset

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

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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Dorset over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +9 18 £37,500 -6.25%
Poole - 14 £40,000 - 1
Wimborne -22 1 £45,000 -
WCF
South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Dorset region with a requirement for WCF.

1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (90.91%) .NET
3 26 (78.79%) MVC
3 26 (78.79%) SQL Server
3 26 (78.79%) ASP.NET
4 25 (75.76%) TDD
4 25 (75.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (66.67%) BDD
5 22 (66.67%) Web Application Development
5 22 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
5 22 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (45.45%) OO
8 14 (42.42%) Internet
8 14 (42.42%) Games
8 14 (42.42%) Domain-Driven Design
8 14 (42.42%) CQRS
8 14 (42.42%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
10 11 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
10 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
11 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (30.30%) Entity Framework
11 10 (30.30%) .NET Framework
12 9 (27.27%) RESTful
13 8 (24.24%) Node.js
13 8 (24.24%) High Availability
13 8 (24.24%) Music Industry
13 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
13 8 (24.24%) Ruby

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 (3.03%) CMS
1 1 (3.03%) EPiServer
1 1 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 14 (42.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (78.79%) SQL Server
2 22 (66.67%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (24.24%) NoSQL
4 3 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 14 (42.42%) Games
2 8 (24.24%) Music Industry
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (90.91%) Developer
2 26 (78.79%) .NET Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (90.91%) .NET
2 26 (78.79%) ASP.NET
3 25 (75.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 11 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
6 10 (30.30%) .NET Framework
6 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (30.30%) Entity Framework
7 9 (27.27%) RESTful
8 8 (24.24%) Code First Entity Framework
8 8 (24.24%) Node.js
8 8 (24.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (15.15%) WinForms
10 2 (6.06%) CSS
10 2 (6.06%) HTML
11 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET
11 1 (3.03%) JSON
11 1 (3.03%) SOAP
11 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) MVC
2 25 (75.76%) TDD
3 22 (66.67%) BDD
3 22 (66.67%) Web Application Development
4 18 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (45.45%) OO
6 14 (42.42%) CQRS
6 14 (42.42%) Domain-Driven Design
7 8 (24.24%) High Availability
8 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 4 (12.12%) Web Development
10 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (6.06%) Creative Thinking
10 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.06%) MVVM
10 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (6.06%) SDLC
10 2 (6.06%) SOA
11 1 (3.03%) CRM
11 1 (3.03%) UML
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 8 (24.24%) Ruby
3 8 (24.24%) SQL
4 5 (15.15%) C++
4 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Sitecore