Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 146 83
Rank change year-on-year +46 -63 -33
Permanent jobs citing WCF 37 18 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.48% 0.79% 3.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.92% 2.28% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 36 15 56
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -7.41% -10.00%
10th Percentile £33,125 £33,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £49,250 £48,900 £56,875
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 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 625 788 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 41.83% 34.70% 38.00%
Number of salaries quoted 536 657 669
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% +12.00%
10th Percentile £25,750 £29,150 £28,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 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
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 18 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
Cheltenham +25 24 £45,000 +20.00%
Cirencester - 4 £40,000 -
Gloucester +25 2 £50,000 +11.11%
WCF
South West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 37 (100.00%) C#
2 36 (97.30%) SQL Server
3 35 (94.59%) .NET
4 34 (91.89%) MVC
5 33 (89.19%) ASP.NET Web API
6 30 (81.08%) T-SQL
7 27 (72.97%) ASP.NET
8 26 (70.27%) CSS
8 26 (70.27%) HTML
9 25 (67.57%) JavaScript
9 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (64.86%) Git (software)
10 24 (64.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 23 (62.16%) .NET Framework
12 21 (56.76%) Web Services
13 20 (54.05%) Microsoft Azure
13 20 (54.05%) AngularJS
13 20 (54.05%) HTML5
14 19 (51.35%) CSS3
15 15 (40.54%) Sass
15 15 (40.54%) LESS
16 14 (37.84%) SMS
16 14 (37.84%) SQL
17 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
18 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
19 7 (18.92%) RESTful
19 7 (18.92%) Retail
19 7 (18.92%) Finance
19 7 (18.92%) XML
20 6 (16.22%) OO

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.81%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) SaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (97.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (13.51%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (10.81%) RDBMS
4 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.70%) Big Data
6 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (64.86%) Git (software)
2 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
1 7 (18.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (91.89%) Developer
2 26 (70.27%) .NET Developer
3 19 (51.35%) C# Developer
4 17 (45.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (32.43%) Senior Developer
6 10 (27.03%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (16.22%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (13.51%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (13.51%) Software Developer
9 4 (10.81%) SQL Developer
10 3 (8.11%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (8.11%) Senior C# Developer
11 2 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
11 2 (5.41%) Senior C# Software Developer
11 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Developer
12 1 (2.70%) C# Software Engineer
12 1 (2.70%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
12 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
12 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (94.59%) .NET
2 33 (89.19%) ASP.NET Web API
3 27 (72.97%) ASP.NET
4 26 (70.27%) CSS
4 26 (70.27%) HTML
5 24 (64.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 23 (62.16%) .NET Framework
7 21 (56.76%) Web Services
8 20 (54.05%) AngularJS
8 20 (54.05%) HTML5
9 19 (51.35%) CSS3
10 15 (40.54%) LESS
10 15 (40.54%) Sass
11 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (18.92%) RESTful
12 7 (18.92%) XML
13 5 (13.51%) AutoMapper
13 5 (13.51%) Entity Framework
13 5 (13.51%) jQuery
13 5 (13.51%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.51%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (13.51%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.70%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) MVC
2 25 (67.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.22%) OO
3 6 (16.22%) OOD
4 5 (13.51%) BDD
4 5 (13.51%) SOLID
4 5 (13.51%) Web Development
5 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.81%) SDLC
5 4 (10.81%) TDD
5 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Web Application Development
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.70%) API Integration
7 1 (2.70%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (2.70%) Channel Management
7 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Revenue Management
7 1 (2.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (81.08%) T-SQL
3 25 (67.57%) JavaScript
4 14 (37.84%) SQL
5 4 (10.81%) Ruby
6 1 (2.70%) Fortran
6 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.70%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft