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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South West / Dorset
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 49 43
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 19 34 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 5.07% 4.80% 6.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.33% 9.88% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 55
Median salary £45,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% +8.57%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 184 344 458
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 49.07% 48.59% 58.20%
Number of salaries quoted 163 257 423
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in 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 29 March 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
Bournemouth +11 8 £44,500 +30.88% 1
Wimborne -1 6 £45,000 +2.27%
Poole - 3 £37,500 - 2
WCF
South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Dorset region with a requirement for WCF.

1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (88.89%) .NET
3 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (70.37%) .NET Framework
4 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
5 15 (55.56%) SQL
5 15 (55.56%) Entity Framework
6 14 (51.85%) Windows
6 14 (51.85%) TDD
6 14 (51.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (48.15%) WPF
7 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
7 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET
7 13 (48.15%) MVC
7 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (37.04%) OOD
8 10 (37.04%) UML
8 10 (37.04%) OO
8 10 (37.04%) NHibernate
8 10 (37.04%) JIRA
9 9 (33.33%) Multithreading
10 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
11 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 7 (25.93%) Web Application Development
11 7 (25.93%) WinForms
12 6 (22.22%) NUnit
12 6 (22.22%) Web Development
12 6 (22.22%) HTML
12 6 (22.22%) JavaScript

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 (3.70%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (70.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.81%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (37.04%) JIRA
3 6 (22.22%) NUnit
4 5 (18.52%) MSTest
5 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
6 3 (11.11%) Moq
6 3 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) .NET Developer
2 13 (48.15%) Software Engineer
3 9 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (22.22%) C# Developer
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (14.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Agile Developer
7 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Junior .NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (88.89%) .NET
2 19 (70.37%) .NET Framework
3 15 (55.56%) Entity Framework
4 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET
4 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (48.15%) WPF
5 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (37.04%) NHibernate
6 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 7 (25.93%) WinForms
7 6 (22.22%) CSS
7 6 (22.22%) HTML
7 6 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
9 4 (14.81%) Code First Entity Framework
9 4 (14.81%) Node.js
9 4 (14.81%) RESTful
9 4 (14.81%) Unity DI Container
10 3 (11.11%) Castle Windsor
10 3 (11.11%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) TDD
3 13 (48.15%) MVC
3 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
4 10 (37.04%) OO
4 10 (37.04%) OOD
4 10 (37.04%) UML
5 9 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 7 (25.93%) Web Application Development
7 6 (22.22%) Web Development
8 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (18.52%) SOA
9 4 (14.81%) BDD
9 4 (14.81%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (14.81%) Scrum
10 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (11.11%) Kanban
10 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 3 (11.11%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (55.56%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) C++
4 4 (14.81%) Ruby
4 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) VB
5 1 (3.70%) VB6
5 1 (3.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.70%) SAP
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