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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 64 59
Rank change year-on-year +24 -5  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 43 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 6.21% 1.85% 2.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.65% 4.27% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 10
Median salary £37,500 £40,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.97% +16.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,450 £37,500 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,050 £47,000 £37,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 315 281 262
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 45.52% 43.36% 41.92%
Number of salaries quoted 262 253 237
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 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
Bath - 31 £37,500 - 2
Taunton -6 3 £41,250 +10.00%
Yeovil - 3 £31,000 -
Glastonbury - 1 £44,000 -
WCF
South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Somerset region with a requirement for WCF.

1 72 (96.00%) C#
2 68 (90.67%) .NET
3 66 (88.00%) MVC
4 55 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (70.67%) WPF
6 47 (62.67%) ASP.NET
7 42 (56.00%) WinForms
8 41 (54.67%) Scrum
9 39 (52.00%) TDD
9 39 (52.00%) Unit Testing
10 36 (48.00%) SQL Server
11 34 (45.33%) SQL
11 34 (45.33%) Entity Framework
12 33 (44.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 33 (44.00%) NHibernate
12 33 (44.00%) Greenfield Project
13 31 (41.33%) .NET Framework
13 31 (41.33%) Moq
13 31 (41.33%) Microsoft
13 31 (41.33%) NUnit
14 30 (40.00%) HTML
14 30 (40.00%) JavaScript
15 26 (34.67%) Software Engineering
16 25 (33.33%) T-SQL
16 25 (33.33%) Web Services
17 21 (28.00%) XML
17 21 (28.00%) RESTful
18 20 (26.67%) BDD
19 19 (25.33%) Web Application Development
19 19 (25.33%) Test Automation

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 3 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (21.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.33%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.00%) Power BI
5 3 (4.00%) QlikView
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (41.33%) Moq
1 31 (41.33%) NUnit
2 16 (21.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 10 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (10.67%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.33%) JUnit
6 1 (1.33%) Mockito
General
1 1 (1.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 55 (73.33%) Developer
2 40 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 23 (30.67%) Software Engineer
4 16 (21.33%) Lead .NET Developer
4 16 (21.33%) Lead Developer
5 12 (16.00%) C# Developer
6 11 (14.67%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (13.33%) .NET Software Engineer
8 8 (10.67%) Software Developer
8 8 (10.67%) SQL Developer
9 7 (9.33%) Lead Software Engineer
10 5 (6.67%) Applications Developer
10 5 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (5.33%) .NET Software Developer
11 4 (5.33%) C# Application Developer
11 4 (5.33%) Desktop Support
11 4 (5.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 4 (5.33%) Lead Software Developer
12 3 (4.00%) Principal Engineer
12 3 (4.00%) Social Media Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (90.67%) .NET
2 53 (70.67%) WPF
3 47 (62.67%) ASP.NET
4 42 (56.00%) WinForms
5 34 (45.33%) Entity Framework
6 33 (44.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 33 (44.00%) NHibernate
7 31 (41.33%) .NET Framework
8 30 (40.00%) HTML
9 25 (33.33%) Web Services
10 21 (28.00%) RESTful
10 21 (28.00%) XML
11 19 (25.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 18 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 18 (24.00%) XSLT
13 11 (14.67%) AngularJS
13 11 (14.67%) CSS
14 6 (8.00%) jQuery
15 3 (4.00%) JSON
15 3 (4.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (44.00%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (21.33%) Streaming Music
3 3 (4.00%) BBC
3 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.00%) Social Media
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Android
2 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (88.00%) MVC
2 55 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (54.67%) Scrum
4 39 (52.00%) TDD
4 39 (52.00%) Unit Testing
5 26 (34.67%) Software Engineering
6 20 (26.67%) BDD
7 19 (25.33%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (25.33%) Test Automation
7 19 (25.33%) Web Application Development
8 18 (24.00%) Line Management
8 18 (24.00%) Process Management
8 18 (24.00%) Workflow
9 16 (21.33%) Kanban
9 16 (21.33%) MVVM
10 6 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (8.00%) Release Management
10 6 (8.00%) Service Management
11 5 (6.67%) SOA
12 4 (5.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 72 (96.00%) C#
2 34 (45.33%) SQL
3 30 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 25 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 18 (24.00%) XPath
5 18 (24.00%) XQuery
6 10 (13.33%) Java
7 6 (8.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (6.67%) C
8 5 (6.67%) VB
9 4 (5.33%) VB.NET
10 3 (4.00%) Ruby
11 2 (2.67%) PHP
12 1 (1.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 18 (24.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (41.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.00%) Apple
2 3 (4.00%) Facebook
2 3 (4.00%) Google
2 3 (4.00%) Sony
2 3 (4.00%) Yahoo!
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