Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 125 132
Rank change year-on-year +22 +7 -67
Permanent jobs citing WCF 24 33 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.58% 1.75% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.97% 4.07% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 19
Gloucestershire median annual salary £43,750 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,675 £32,500
90th Percentile £53,250 £43,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +3.90%

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 604 811 659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 39.71% 42.91% 32.72%
Number of salaries quoted 530 657 481
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -14 11 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Gloucester +19 6 £46,250 -7.50% 2
WCF
South West

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
3 18 (75.00%) T-SQL
4 17 (70.83%) MVC
5 16 (66.67%) HTML
5 16 (66.67%) CSS
5 16 (66.67%) Web Services
5 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
6 15 (62.50%) SQL
7 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
8 12 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (45.83%) .NET Framework
9 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (41.67%) RESTful
10 10 (41.67%) OO
11 9 (37.50%) VB.NET
11 9 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
12 8 (33.33%) XML
12 8 (33.33%) XSLT
12 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
12 8 (33.33%) JSON
13 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (29.17%) HTML5
14 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (25.00%) CSS3
14 6 (25.00%) Git (software)

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 (20.83%) WordPress
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.17%) MSTest
4 1 (4.17%) NUnit
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Games
2 4 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 20 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
5 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Graduate
6 2 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Graduate Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Trainee
6 2 (8.33%) Trainee Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Trainee Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (66.67%) CSS
2 16 (66.67%) HTML
2 16 (66.67%) Web Services
3 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
4 11 (45.83%) .NET Framework
4 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 10 (41.67%) RESTful
6 8 (33.33%) JSON
6 8 (33.33%) XML
6 8 (33.33%) XSLT
7 7 (29.17%) HTML5
8 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (25.00%) CSS3
9 5 (20.83%) Entity Framework
10 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 4 (16.67%) AutoMapper
10 4 (16.67%) StructureMap
11 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) MVC
2 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) OO
4 5 (20.83%) OOD
4 5 (20.83%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (20.83%) SOLID
4 5 (20.83%) TDD
5 4 (16.67%) BDD
5 4 (16.67%) CQRS
5 4 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (16.67%) Web Application Development
5 4 (16.67%) Web Development
6 2 (8.33%) Case Management
7 1 (4.17%) API Integration
7 1 (4.17%) Computer Vision
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.17%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 1 (4.17%) Deep Learning
7 1 (4.17%) Software Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 15 (62.50%) SQL
4 9 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 4 (16.67%) VB
6 1 (4.17%) Fortran
6 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft