Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 111 144
Rank change year-on-year +1 +33 -74
Permanent jobs citing WCF 19 32 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.15% 2.02% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.11% 4.76% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 15
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £35,375 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £49,000
South West median annual salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +14.46% -2.35% +13.33%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 610 672 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 36.88% 42.32% 34.19%
Number of salaries quoted 495 565 583
Gloucestershire median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Gloucestershire

WCF
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for WCF in Gloucestershire

WCF
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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
Cheltenham -5 10 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Cirencester +8 3 £41,058 +2.65% 1
Fairford - 1 £37,500 - 1
WCF
South West

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
3 15 (78.95%) HTML
3 15 (78.95%) T-SQL
3 15 (78.95%) CSS
3 15 (78.95%) Web Services
4 14 (73.68%) MVC
4 14 (73.68%) RESTful
5 13 (68.42%) XML
5 13 (68.42%) XSLT
6 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
6 12 (63.16%) OO
6 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (52.63%) LINQ
7 10 (52.63%) jQuery
7 10 (52.63%) UML
7 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
8 9 (47.37%) MVVM
8 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
8 9 (47.37%) WPF
9 8 (42.11%) WF
9 8 (42.11%) Silverlight
9 8 (42.11%) NUnit
9 8 (42.11%) MSTest
9 8 (42.11%) Use Case
9 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (42.11%) PL/SQL
9 8 (42.11%) SOAP

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MSTest
1 8 (42.11%) NUnit
2 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.53%) Selenium
4 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Software Engineer
3 8 (42.11%) .NET Software Engineer
3 8 (42.11%) C# Software Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Graduate
4 5 (26.32%) Graduate Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Graduate Software Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Trainee
4 5 (26.32%) Trainee Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Trainee Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (78.95%) CSS
2 15 (78.95%) HTML
2 15 (78.95%) Web Services
3 14 (73.68%) RESTful
4 13 (68.42%) XML
4 13 (68.42%) XSLT
5 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
5 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (52.63%) jQuery
6 10 (52.63%) LINQ
7 9 (47.37%) WPF
8 8 (42.11%) Silverlight
8 8 (42.11%) SOAP
8 8 (42.11%) WF
9 7 (36.84%) JSON
10 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 2 (10.53%) Dapper ORM
11 2 (10.53%) HTML5
11 2 (10.53%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) MVC
2 12 (63.16%) OO
3 10 (52.63%) UML
4 9 (47.37%) MVVM
4 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
5 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (42.11%) Software Delivery
5 8 (42.11%) Use Case
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) Case Management
6 5 (26.32%) TDD
7 3 (15.79%) BDD
7 3 (15.79%) Web Application Development
8 2 (10.53%) CQRS
8 2 (10.53%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (10.53%) OOP
8 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
9 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.26%) Project Management
9 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
2 16 (84.21%) SQL
3 15 (78.95%) T-SQL
4 8 (42.11%) PL/SQL
5 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
6 2 (10.53%) VB
7 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) RedGate
2 2 (10.53%) Twitter