Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 40 90
Rank change year-on-year -34 +50 -21
Permanent jobs citing WCF 11 82 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.27% 6.32% 1.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.12% 12.89% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 12 68 22
Somerset median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -5.17% +19.18%
10th Percentile £21,250 £28,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £57,250 £51,625 £49,000
South West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +13.33%

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 353 636 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 40.81% 49.04% 47.86%
Number of salaries quoted 288 546 563
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,925 £26,250 £25,650
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -9 7 £47,500 +23.38% 3
Taunton +2 2 £22,500 -43.75%
Yeovil -11 1 £37,500 +20.97% 1
WCF
South West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
4 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
5 5 (45.45%) MVC
5 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (45.45%) SDLC
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 4 (36.36%) Web Services
6 4 (36.36%) TDD
6 4 (36.36%) jQuery
6 4 (36.36%) BDD
6 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
7 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (27.27%) NHibernate
7 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 3 (27.27%) WPF
7 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
8 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
8 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (18.18%) WinForms
8 2 (18.18%) XML
8 2 (18.18%) T-SQL

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 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Moq
2 1 (9.09%) NUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Junior
3 2 (18.18%) Junior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Games Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
4 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
5 4 (36.36%) jQuery
5 4 (36.36%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 3 (27.27%) NHibernate
6 3 (27.27%) WPF
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (18.18%) WinForms
7 2 (18.18%) XML
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (9.09%) Code First Entity Framework
8 1 (9.09%) Node.js
8 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) PlayStation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
1 5 (45.45%) SDLC
2 4 (36.36%) BDD
2 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) MCP
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle