Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 111 145
Rank change year-on-year +9 +34 -54
Permanent jobs citing WCF 27 35 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.61% 2.04% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.04% 4.41% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 13
Gloucestershire median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £34,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £44,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +11.84%

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 669 793 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 39.96% 46.29% 32.54%
Number of salaries quoted 572 648 490
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,575 £63,875
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
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 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 -8 15 £47,500 +26.67%
Gloucester +15 5 £47,500 -13.64%
Cirencester +14 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
WCF
South West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 27 (100.00%) C#
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 21 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 20 (74.07%) HTML
3 20 (74.07%) CSS
3 20 (74.07%) Web Services
3 20 (74.07%) RESTful
4 19 (70.37%) XML
4 19 (70.37%) XSLT
4 19 (70.37%) T-SQL
5 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET
5 17 (62.96%) MVC
5 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (59.26%) OO
6 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
7 12 (44.44%) VB.NET
8 11 (40.74%) Visual Studio
8 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
9 10 (37.04%) JSON
9 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (37.04%) SOAP
10 9 (33.33%) UML
10 9 (33.33%) PL/SQL
10 9 (33.33%) MSTest
10 9 (33.33%) MVVM
10 9 (33.33%) NUnit
10 9 (33.33%) WPF

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 5 (18.52%) WordPress
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Visual Studio
2 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (33.33%) MSTest
3 9 (33.33%) NUnit
General
1 6 (22.22%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Software Engineer
4 9 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
4 9 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Graduate
5 5 (18.52%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Graduate Software Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Trainee
5 5 (18.52%) Trainee Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Trainee Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (74.07%) CSS
2 20 (74.07%) HTML
2 20 (74.07%) RESTful
2 20 (74.07%) Web Services
3 19 (70.37%) XML
3 19 (70.37%) XSLT
4 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET
4 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (37.04%) JSON
5 10 (37.04%) SOAP
6 9 (33.33%) jQuery
6 9 (33.33%) LINQ
6 9 (33.33%) Silverlight
6 9 (33.33%) WF
6 9 (33.33%) WPF
7 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) MVC
2 16 (59.26%) OO
3 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
5 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (33.33%) MVVM
5 9 (33.33%) Software Delivery
5 9 (33.33%) UML
5 9 (33.33%) Use Case
6 7 (25.93%) TDD
7 6 (22.22%) BDD
7 6 (22.22%) CQRS
7 6 (22.22%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (22.22%) Web Application Development
8 5 (18.52%) Case Management
9 1 (3.70%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 1 (3.70%) OOD
9 1 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (3.70%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 21 (77.78%) SQL
3 19 (70.37%) T-SQL
4 12 (44.44%) VB.NET
5 9 (33.33%) PL/SQL
6 6 (22.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft