Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 89 69
Rank change year-on-year +44 -20 +11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 76 26 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.67% 1.95% 3.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.45% 4.00% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 64 20 39
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £44,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.11% +18.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,500 £38,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £51,975 £56,250 £48,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +10.39% -3.75%

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 664 650 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 49.55% 48.76% 43.01%
Number of salaries quoted 565 565 485
Somerset median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £51,250
South West median annual salary £41,438 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +3.60% +3.90% +4.05%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +22 41 £38,000 -17.39%
Portishead +5 8 £47,500 +5.56%
Yeovil +9 6 £31,000 -27.06%
Clevedon - 6 £57,500 - 1
Taunton +15 4 £40,000 -5.88%
Glastonbury +1 1 £44,000 +2.33%
WCF
South West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 70 (92.11%) C#
2 68 (89.47%) .NET
3 64 (84.21%) MVC
4 55 (72.37%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (64.47%) SQL Server
6 43 (56.58%) WPF
7 42 (55.26%) ASP.NET
7 42 (55.26%) TDD
8 37 (48.68%) JavaScript
9 36 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 35 (46.05%) Moq
11 33 (43.42%) Greenfield Project
12 32 (42.11%) Entity Framework
12 32 (42.11%) Scrum
12 32 (42.11%) NUnit
13 30 (39.47%) BDD
13 30 (39.47%) Web Application Development
14 29 (38.16%) SQL Server 2016
14 29 (38.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 29 (38.16%) NHibernate
15 28 (36.84%) .NET Framework
16 26 (34.21%) Microsoft
17 25 (32.89%) HTML
18 24 (31.58%) SQL
18 24 (31.58%) WinForms
18 24 (31.58%) Unit Testing
18 24 (31.58%) AngularJS
19 22 (28.95%) Software Engineering
20 18 (23.68%) RESTful
21 16 (21.05%) MVVM

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 2 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.63%) IIS
2 1 (1.32%) CMS
2 1 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (64.47%) SQL Server
2 29 (38.16%) SQL Server 2016
3 13 (17.11%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.89%) Power BI
4 6 (7.89%) QlikView
4 6 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 35 (46.05%) Moq
2 32 (42.11%) NUnit
3 16 (21.05%) Rhino Mocks
4 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
5 10 (13.16%) Visual Studio
6 8 (10.53%) JUnit
7 6 (7.89%) Mockito
8 4 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.32%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (11.84%) Games
2 4 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (1.32%) French Language
Job Titles
1 60 (78.95%) Developer
2 41 (53.95%) .NET Developer
3 16 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 12 (15.79%) Senior Software Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Lead .NET Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Lead Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (6.58%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (5.26%) .NET Software Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Junior
8 4 (5.26%) Junior Developer
8 4 (5.26%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Desktop Support
9 3 (3.95%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (89.47%) .NET
2 43 (56.58%) WPF
3 42 (55.26%) ASP.NET
4 36 (47.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (42.11%) Entity Framework
6 29 (38.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 29 (38.16%) NHibernate
7 28 (36.84%) .NET Framework
8 25 (32.89%) HTML
9 24 (31.58%) AngularJS
9 24 (31.58%) WinForms
10 18 (23.68%) RESTful
11 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (19.74%) CSS
11 15 (19.74%) Web Services
12 13 (17.11%) Node.js
13 12 (15.79%) XML
14 11 (14.47%) jQuery
15 9 (11.84%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (11.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (43.42%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (21.05%) Music Streaming
3 1 (1.32%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.32%) iPhone
3 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.05%) Windows
2 1 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (84.21%) MVC
2 55 (72.37%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (55.26%) TDD
4 32 (42.11%) Scrum
5 30 (39.47%) BDD
5 30 (39.47%) Web Application Development
6 24 (31.58%) Unit Testing
7 22 (28.95%) Software Engineering
8 16 (21.05%) Kanban
8 16 (21.05%) MVVM
9 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
12 7 (9.21%) Line Management
12 7 (9.21%) SDLC
12 7 (9.21%) Test Automation
13 6 (7.89%) Dashboard Development
13 6 (7.89%) Process Management
13 6 (7.89%) Workflow
14 4 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 70 (92.11%) C#
2 37 (48.68%) JavaScript
3 24 (31.58%) SQL
4 12 (15.79%) Ruby
5 11 (14.47%) Java
6 9 (11.84%) T-SQL
7 6 (7.89%) XPath
7 6 (7.89%) XQuery
8 3 (3.95%) C++
8 3 (3.95%) VB
9 2 (2.63%) Python
10 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.58%) Google
3 1 (1.32%) Cadence
3 1 (1.32%) Sitecore