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

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 55 85
Rank change year-on-year -8 +30 +2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 32 76 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.17% 5.69% 1.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.42% 11.82% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 31 61 24
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.19% +23.64%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,000 £33,575
90th Percentile £63,750 £47,500 £48,750
South West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +10.39%

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 431 643 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 42.67% 48.13% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 371 546 486
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £56,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 June 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 June 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 -8 28 £45,000 +20.00%
Taunton +9 4 £40,000 -5.88%
WCF
South West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 32 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (96.88%) MVC
3 30 (93.75%) SQL Server
4 25 (78.13%) .NET
4 25 (78.13%) ASP.NET
5 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (68.75%) Entity Framework
7 20 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (59.38%) SQL
9 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
10 15 (46.88%) T-SQL
10 15 (46.88%) .NET Framework
10 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
11 12 (37.50%) TDD
11 12 (37.50%) Ruby
11 12 (37.50%) RESTful
11 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
11 12 (37.50%) Web Application Development
11 12 (37.50%) Node.js
11 12 (37.50%) BDD
11 12 (37.50%) NoSQL
11 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2016
11 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 12 (37.50%) Code First Entity Framework
12 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
13 10 (31.25%) Windows
14 9 (28.13%) CRM
14 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio

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 (28.13%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 12 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 9 (28.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.25%) Moq
3 2 (6.25%) NUnit
General
1 9 (28.13%) Marketing
2 8 (25.00%) Music Industry
3 5 (15.63%) Electronics
3 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
3 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
2 18 (56.25%) .NET Developer
3 14 (43.75%) C# Developer
4 13 (40.63%) Software Developer
5 12 (37.50%) C# Software Developer
6 9 (28.13%) .NET Software Developer
7 6 (18.75%) C# Web Developer
7 6 (18.75%) SQL Developer
7 6 (18.75%) Web Developer
8 5 (15.63%) Agile .NET Developer
8 5 (15.63%) Agile C# Developer
8 5 (15.63%) Agile Developer
8 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (15.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
10 1 (3.13%) Full Stack Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (78.13%) .NET
1 25 (78.13%) ASP.NET
2 22 (68.75%) Entity Framework
3 20 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (46.88%) .NET Framework
4 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 12 (37.50%) Code First Entity Framework
5 12 (37.50%) Node.js
5 12 (37.50%) RESTful
6 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
7 8 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (18.75%) WPF
9 5 (15.63%) Web Services
10 4 (12.50%) Web Services Management
10 4 (12.50%) WinForms
11 3 (9.38%) HTML
11 3 (9.38%) jQuery
12 2 (6.25%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) MVC
2 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (37.50%) BDD
3 12 (37.50%) TDD
3 12 (37.50%) Web Application Development
4 9 (28.13%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (28.13%) CRM
5 8 (25.00%) High Availability
6 7 (21.88%) Scrum
6 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Front End Development
7 6 (18.75%) SOA
7 6 (18.75%) Web Development
8 5 (15.63%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (15.63%) Programme Management
9 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
10 3 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
10 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 15 (46.88%) T-SQL
4 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 12 (37.50%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) MCP
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle