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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 94 64
Rank change year-on-year +17 -30  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 26 8 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 3.11% 0.75% 3.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.65% 2.29% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 32
Median salary £37,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £41,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £51,950
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 391 350 444
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 46.83% 32.86% 43.27%
Number of salaries quoted 310 231 399
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire citing WCF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 24 £37,500 -
Cirencester - 2 £35,000 -
WCF
South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 31 (100.00%) C#
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (96.77%) MVC
3 26 (83.87%) CSS
4 25 (80.65%) HTML
4 25 (80.65%) JavaScript
4 25 (80.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 23 (74.19%) AngularJS
5 23 (74.19%) T-SQL
6 21 (67.74%) ASP.NET
6 21 (67.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 20 (64.52%) Web Services
8 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (61.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (45.16%) .NET Framework
9 14 (45.16%) SQL
10 13 (41.94%) XML
10 13 (41.94%) jQuery
11 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
12 11 (35.48%) SDLC
12 11 (35.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (35.48%) HTML5
13 10 (32.26%) CSS3
13 10 (32.26%) Sass
13 10 (32.26%) LESS
14 8 (25.81%) OO
14 8 (25.81%) Wealth Management
15 7 (22.58%) Finance
16 5 (16.13%) Relational Database

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 (12.90%) IIS
2 1 (3.23%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) RDBMS
2 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (96.77%) Developer
2 25 (80.65%) C# Developer
3 22 (70.97%) .NET Developer
4 17 (54.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (32.26%) .NET Software Developer
5 10 (32.26%) C# Software Developer
5 10 (32.26%) Software Developer
6 7 (22.58%) Angular Developer
6 7 (22.58%) C# WCF Developer
6 7 (22.58%) HTML CSS Developer
6 7 (22.58%) HTML Developer
6 7 (22.58%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (22.58%) WCF Developer
7 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
8 4 (12.90%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (9.68%) Junior
9 3 (9.68%) Junior C# Developer
9 3 (9.68%) Junior Developer
9 3 (9.68%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 2 (6.45%) Social Media Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (83.87%) CSS
3 25 (80.65%) ASP.NET Web API
3 25 (80.65%) HTML
4 23 (74.19%) AngularJS
5 21 (67.74%) ASP.NET
5 21 (67.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 20 (64.52%) Web Services
7 19 (61.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (45.16%) .NET Framework
9 13 (41.94%) jQuery
9 13 (41.94%) XML
10 11 (35.48%) HTML5
10 11 (35.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (32.26%) CSS3
11 10 (32.26%) LESS
11 10 (32.26%) Sass
12 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 4 (12.90%) Node.js
13 3 (9.68%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.45%) BBC
1 2 (6.45%) Social Media
1 2 (6.45%) Streaming Music
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (96.77%) MVC
2 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) SDLC
4 8 (25.81%) OO
4 8 (25.81%) Wealth Management
5 5 (16.13%) Release Management
5 5 (16.13%) SOA
5 5 (16.13%) TDD
6 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.90%) Web Application Development
7 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
7 3 (9.68%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.45%) BDD
8 2 (6.45%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (3.23%) Coaching
9 1 (3.23%) Line Management
9 1 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (3.23%) Web Design
9 1 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (80.65%) JavaScript
3 23 (74.19%) T-SQL
4 14 (45.16%) SQL
5 2 (6.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) MCSD
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Apple
2 2 (6.45%) Facebook
2 2 (6.45%) Google
2 2 (6.45%) Sony
2 2 (6.45%) Yahoo!