Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 71 62
Rank change year-on-year +22 -9 +1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 63 46 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.10% 3.66% 3.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.89% 7.17% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 59 38 46
Somerset median annual salary £44,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,625 £33,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £49,017 £51,250
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 Somerset with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 637 642 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 51.54% 51.07% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 544 548 478
Somerset median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,575 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,375 £57,650 £51,625
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +6.41% +6.85%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Somerset

WCF
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in Somerset.

Salary trend for WCF in Somerset

WCF
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Somerset over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Salary histogram for WCF in Somerset

WCF
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 22 February 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
Bath +12 41 £45,000 +16.88% 3
Clevedon - 6 £57,500 -
Portishead -1 4 £47,500 +5.56%
Yeovil +5 3 £31,000 -27.06%
Taunton +16 2 £40,000 -5.88% 1
WCF
South West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Somerset region with a requirement for WCF.

1 60 (95.24%) C#
2 58 (92.06%) MVC
3 54 (85.71%) SQL Server
4 51 (80.95%) .NET
5 47 (74.60%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (69.84%) ASP.NET
7 38 (60.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (52.38%) Entity Framework
9 32 (50.79%) TDD
10 30 (47.62%) Microsoft
11 29 (46.03%) Web Application Development
11 29 (46.03%) SQL Server 2016
11 29 (46.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 28 (44.44%) BDD
13 26 (41.27%) JavaScript
14 25 (39.68%) SQL
15 23 (36.51%) .NET Framework
15 23 (36.51%) ASP.NET Web API
16 22 (34.92%) Scrum
17 21 (33.33%) RESTful
17 21 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
18 20 (31.75%) Node.js
18 20 (31.75%) AngularJS
18 20 (31.75%) WPF
19 19 (30.16%) Ruby
19 19 (30.16%) NoSQL
19 19 (30.16%) Git (software)
20 18 (28.57%) T-SQL
20 18 (28.57%) Windows
21 15 (23.81%) Moq

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 9 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.59%) CMS
2 1 (1.59%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 29 (46.03%) SQL Server 2016
3 19 (30.16%) NoSQL
4 10 (15.87%) Relational Database
5 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.76%) Power BI
6 3 (4.76%) QlikView
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (30.16%) Git (software)
2 15 (23.81%) Moq
3 14 (22.22%) NUnit
4 12 (19.05%) Visual Studio
5 9 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (6.35%) JUnit
7 3 (4.76%) Mockito
General
1 9 (14.29%) Music Industry
2 6 (9.52%) Marketing
3 5 (7.94%) Games
4 4 (6.35%) Advertising
4 4 (6.35%) Electronics
4 4 (6.35%) Finance
4 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) French Language
Job Titles
1 58 (92.06%) Developer
2 38 (60.32%) .NET Developer
3 17 (26.98%) C# Developer
4 14 (22.22%) Software Developer
5 13 (20.63%) C# Software Developer
6 9 (14.29%) SQL Developer
6 9 (14.29%) Web Developer
7 8 (12.70%) C# Web Developer
8 7 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (7.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (7.94%) Software Engineer
10 4 (6.35%) Agile .NET Developer
10 4 (6.35%) Agile C# Developer
10 4 (6.35%) Agile Developer
10 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (6.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (6.35%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (80.95%) .NET
2 44 (69.84%) ASP.NET
3 38 (60.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (52.38%) Entity Framework
5 29 (46.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 23 (36.51%) .NET Framework
6 23 (36.51%) ASP.NET Web API
7 21 (33.33%) RESTful
8 20 (31.75%) AngularJS
8 20 (31.75%) Node.js
8 20 (31.75%) WPF
9 15 (23.81%) Code First Entity Framework
10 14 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
10 14 (22.22%) NHibernate
10 14 (22.22%) WinForms
11 13 (20.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (17.46%) HTML
13 10 (15.87%) Web Services
14 6 (9.52%) CSS
15 5 (7.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (14.29%) Music Streaming
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.59%) iPhone
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (92.06%) MVC
2 47 (74.60%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (50.79%) TDD
4 29 (46.03%) Web Application Development
5 28 (44.44%) BDD
6 22 (34.92%) Scrum
7 15 (23.81%) Unit Testing
8 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (14.29%) High Availability
9 9 (14.29%) Kanban
9 9 (14.29%) MVVM
9 9 (14.29%) Web Development
10 8 (12.70%) CRM
10 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
11 7 (11.11%) Front End Development
11 7 (11.11%) SOA
12 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
12 4 (6.35%) OO
12 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
12 4 (6.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 60 (95.24%) C#
2 26 (41.27%) JavaScript
3 25 (39.68%) SQL
4 19 (30.16%) Ruby
5 18 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.35%) Java
7 2 (3.17%) XPath
7 2 (3.17%) XQuery
8 1 (1.59%) C++
8 1 (1.59%) Python
8 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Degree
1 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) SAP
3 2 (3.17%) Google
4 1 (1.59%) Sitecore