The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England / South West
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 124 95
Rank change year-on-year +37 -29  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 168 131 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.23% 2.28% 2.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.49% 5.85% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 144 113 170
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +7.79%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,047 £54,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 the South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2243 2241 2539
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 43.09% 38.95% 41.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1900 1919 2261
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

WCF
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for WCF in the South West

WCF
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in the South West over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in the South West

WCF
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
Bristol -12 50 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Somerset +13 37 £42,000 -0.59% 2
Dorset +9 27 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Gloucestershire +29 21 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Wiltshire +26 19 £49,995 +24.98% 5
Devon +4 10 £45,000 +68.22% 4
Cornwall - 1 £33,000 -
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 South West region with a requirement for WCF.

1 281 (95.90%) C#
2 271 (92.49%) .NET
3 208 (70.99%) MVC
4 206 (70.31%) ASP.NET
5 199 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
6 192 (65.53%) SQL Server
7 165 (56.31%) JavaScript
8 152 (51.88%) .NET Framework
9 133 (45.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 128 (43.69%) HTML
11 122 (41.64%) ASP.NET Web API
12 115 (39.25%) TDD
13 109 (37.20%) SQL
14 98 (33.45%) CSS
14 98 (33.45%) Entity Framework
15 90 (30.72%) Microsoft
16 86 (29.35%) T-SQL
17 80 (27.30%) Web Services
18 78 (26.62%) Scrum
19 74 (25.26%) AngularJS
20 63 (21.50%) WPF
21 61 (20.82%) RESTful
22 60 (20.48%) Software Engineering
22 60 (20.48%) WinForms
22 60 (20.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
23 58 (19.80%) Continuous Integration
24 57 (19.45%) jQuery
24 57 (19.45%) Git (software)
25 54 (18.43%) Web Application Development
26 52 (17.75%) Finance

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 25 (8.53%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (2.39%) CMS
2 7 (2.39%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.05%) IIS
4 5 (1.71%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.02%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (8.19%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.41%) Slack
4 3 (1.02%) SaaS
5 2 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.12%) Kerberos
2 13 (4.44%) Internet
3 9 (3.07%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (65.53%) SQL Server
2 46 (15.70%) NoSQL
3 37 (12.63%) Relational Database
4 29 (9.90%) SQL Server 2014
5 19 (6.48%) SQL Server 2016
6 15 (5.12%) MySQL
7 13 (4.44%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.73%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.37%) Big Data
13 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
14 1 (0.34%) Redis
Development Applications
1 57 (19.45%) Git (software)
2 40 (13.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (10.58%) MSTest
3 31 (10.58%) NUnit
4 24 (8.19%) Moq
5 19 (6.48%) Rhino Mocks
6 14 (4.78%) Visual Studio
7 10 (3.41%) JIRA
8 7 (2.39%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.02%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.68%) Grunt
10 2 (0.68%) gulp
10 2 (0.68%) NuGet
10 2 (0.68%) Subversion
10 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.34%) JUnit
11 1 (0.34%) Mockito
11 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (17.75%) Finance
2 20 (6.83%) Banking
3 13 (4.44%) Games
4 6 (2.05%) Retail
5 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.34%) Advertising
6 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 241 (82.25%) Developer
2 199 (67.92%) .NET Developer
3 114 (38.91%) C# Developer
4 91 (31.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 50 (17.06%) Software Developer
6 43 (14.68%) Senior Developer
7 37 (12.63%) C# Software Developer
7 37 (12.63%) Senior .NET Developer
8 35 (11.95%) Software Engineer
9 34 (11.60%) .NET Software Developer
10 30 (10.24%) Junior
10 30 (10.24%) Junior Developer
11 29 (9.90%) ASP.NET Developer
11 29 (9.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 28 (9.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 26 (8.87%) Senior C# Developer
14 23 (7.85%) Junior .NET Developer
15 22 (7.51%) Lead .NET Developer
15 22 (7.51%) Lead Developer
15 22 (7.51%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (92.49%) .NET
2 206 (70.31%) ASP.NET
3 152 (51.88%) .NET Framework
4 133 (45.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 128 (43.69%) HTML
6 122 (41.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 98 (33.45%) CSS
7 98 (33.45%) Entity Framework
8 80 (27.30%) Web Services
9 74 (25.26%) AngularJS
10 63 (21.50%) WPF
11 61 (20.82%) RESTful
12 60 (20.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 60 (20.48%) WinForms
13 57 (19.45%) jQuery
14 47 (16.04%) XML
15 46 (15.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 42 (14.33%) Node.js
17 37 (12.63%) HTML5
18 36 (12.29%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.60%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (5.80%) User Experience
3 16 (5.46%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.41%) BBC
4 10 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 10 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.41%) Social Media
5 9 (3.07%) Streaming Music
6 7 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.39%) DataPower
7 4 (1.37%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.02%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.68%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.34%) Fintech
10 1 (0.34%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 41 (13.99%) Windows
2 10 (3.41%) Android
2 10 (3.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.68%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (70.99%) MVC
2 199 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (39.25%) TDD
4 78 (26.62%) Scrum
5 60 (20.48%) Software Engineering
6 58 (19.80%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (18.43%) Web Application Development
8 52 (17.75%) OO
9 51 (17.41%) Unit Testing
10 47 (16.04%) BDD
11 41 (13.99%) SOA
12 33 (11.26%) SDLC
13 30 (10.24%) Mentoring
14 26 (8.87%) Inversion of Control
15 25 (8.53%) Web Development
16 22 (7.51%) Responsive Web Design
16 22 (7.51%) UML
16 22 (7.51%) Web Design
16 22 (7.51%) Workflow
17 21 (7.17%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 281 (95.90%) C#
2 165 (56.31%) JavaScript
3 109 (37.20%) SQL
4 86 (29.35%) T-SQL
5 42 (14.33%) VB.NET
6 36 (12.29%) Ruby
7 16 (5.46%) XPath
8 15 (5.12%) VB
8 15 (5.12%) XQuery
9 14 (4.78%) C++
9 14 (4.78%) Java
10 10 (3.41%) C
10 10 (3.41%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.73%) VB6
12 7 (2.39%) Delphi
13 6 (2.05%) Python
14 5 (1.71%) VBA
15 4 (1.37%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.34%) RPG
16 1 (0.34%) VC++
Qualifications
1 33 (11.26%) Degree
2 10 (3.41%) SC Cleared
2 10 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.71%) MCP
4 3 (1.02%) HNC
4 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.02%) NVQ Level 4
5 2 (0.68%) MCSD
6 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.12%) QA
2 7 (2.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (5.12%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 90 (30.72%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.41%) Apple
2 10 (3.41%) Facebook
2 10 (3.41%) Google
2 10 (3.41%) Sony
2 10 (3.41%) Yahoo!
3 8 (2.73%) Oracle
3 8 (2.73%) SAP
4 7 (2.39%) IBM
4 7 (2.39%) Software AG
4 7 (2.39%) Unisys
5 5 (1.71%) Sencha
6 1 (0.34%) Infor
6 1 (0.34%) Xamarin
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