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

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 147 90
Rank change year-on-year +47 -57 -46
Permanent jobs citing WCF 32 24 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.26% 1.08% 2.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.78% 2.84% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 43
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £32,100
90th Percentile £48,750 £44,850 £58,750
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +9.09% -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 554 846 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 39.18% 38.06% 34.76%
Number of salaries quoted 484 699 581
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +9.09%
10th Percentile £28,150 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,250 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% +7.79% +6.94%

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 January 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 January 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 +22 24 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Cirencester - 2 £40,000 -
Gloucester +33 1 £45,000 -10.00% 2
WCF
South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 32 (100.00%) C#
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 32 (100.00%) MVC
2 31 (96.88%) ASP.NET Web API
3 30 (93.75%) .NET
4 29 (90.63%) T-SQL
5 25 (78.13%) HTML
5 25 (78.13%) CSS
5 25 (78.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 24 (75.00%) JavaScript
6 24 (75.00%) ASP.NET
7 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (71.88%) .NET Framework
8 22 (68.75%) Git (software)
9 21 (65.63%) HTML5
9 21 (65.63%) Web Services
10 20 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 20 (62.50%) AngularJS
10 20 (62.50%) CSS3
11 15 (46.88%) Sass
11 15 (46.88%) LESS
12 14 (43.75%) SMS
13 12 (37.50%) SQL
14 8 (25.00%) Retail
15 7 (21.88%) Finance
16 6 (18.75%) Web Development
16 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
17 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
17 5 (15.63%) StructureMap

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 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 20 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (3.13%) Big Data
6 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (68.75%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (25.00%) Retail
2 7 (21.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 26 (81.25%) .NET Developer
3 19 (59.38%) C# Developer
4 17 (53.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (34.38%) Senior Developer
6 9 (28.13%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (15.63%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (15.63%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (15.63%) Software Developer
8 3 (9.38%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Senior C# Software Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (96.88%) ASP.NET Web API
2 30 (93.75%) .NET
3 25 (78.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 25 (78.13%) CSS
3 25 (78.13%) HTML
4 24 (75.00%) ASP.NET
5 23 (71.88%) .NET Framework
6 21 (65.63%) HTML5
6 21 (65.63%) Web Services
7 20 (62.50%) AngularJS
7 20 (62.50%) CSS3
8 15 (46.88%) LESS
8 15 (46.88%) Sass
9 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (15.63%) AutoMapper
10 5 (15.63%) Entity Framework
10 5 (15.63%) jQuery
10 5 (15.63%) StructureMap
10 5 (15.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (15.63%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (15.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) MVC
2 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Web Development
4 5 (15.63%) OO
4 5 (15.63%) OOD
4 5 (15.63%) SOLID
5 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 4 (12.50%) SDLC
5 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.25%) BDD
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.25%) TDD
6 2 (6.25%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.13%) API Integration
7 1 (3.13%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (3.13%) Computer Vision
7 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Deep Learning
7 1 (3.13%) Scrum
7 1 (3.13%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (90.63%) T-SQL
3 24 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (37.50%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) Fortran
6 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.13%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft