Period
to 23 April 2018

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 6 months to 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 118 151
Rank change year-on-year -12 +33 -67
Permanent jobs citing WCF 265 292 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.49% 2.86% 2.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.02% 6.64% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 251 252 231
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £35,000 £24,075 £31,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,402 4,398 4,545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.33% 43.12% 40.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3,807 3,684 3,923
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 23 April 2018.

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 6 months to 23 April 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
Bristol -28 78 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Dorset -12 66 £42,500 - 9
Somerset -2 45 £45,000 +6.51% 2
Devon +15 29 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Gloucestershire +23 23 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Wiltshire -16 20 £40,000 - 4
Cornwall -19 4 £45,000 +42.86% 2
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 South West region with a requirement for WCF.

1 265 (100.00%) C#
2 252 (95.09%) .NET
3 231 (87.17%) MVC
4 221 (83.40%) SQL Server
5 206 (77.74%) ASP.NET
6 181 (68.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 180 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
8 140 (52.83%) ASP.NET Web API
9 137 (51.70%) TDD
10 129 (48.68%) .NET Framework
11 123 (46.42%) RESTful
12 122 (46.04%) Web Application Development
12 122 (46.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 119 (44.91%) BDD
14 118 (44.53%) JavaScript
15 116 (43.77%) Git (software)
16 111 (41.89%) Node.js
17 109 (41.13%) Entity Framework
18 100 (37.74%) NoSQL
18 100 (37.74%) Ruby
19 97 (36.60%) SQL Server 2016
20 82 (30.94%) Microsoft
21 81 (30.57%) Code First Entity Framework
22 69 (26.04%) AngularJS
23 65 (24.53%) SQL
24 62 (23.40%) HTML
25 52 (19.62%) KnockoutJS
26 49 (18.49%) CSS
27 44 (16.60%) OO
28 43 (16.23%) Microsoft Azure

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 9 (3.40%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.89%) WordPress
3 4 (1.51%) IIS
3 4 (1.51%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.38%) CMS
4 1 (0.38%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) GNU Octave
1 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 43 (16.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.53%) Google Play
3 6 (2.26%) SaaS
4 4 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.32%) Internet
2 2 (0.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (83.40%) SQL Server
2 100 (37.74%) NoSQL
3 97 (36.60%) SQL Server 2016
4 37 (13.96%) SQL Server 2014
5 19 (7.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (6.42%) Relational Database
7 15 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (4.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.38%) Big Data
10 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 116 (43.77%) Git (software)
2 37 (13.96%) Visual Studio
3 32 (12.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.64%) MSTest
4 7 (2.64%) NUnit
5 6 (2.26%) Moq
6 5 (1.89%) Selenium
6 5 (1.89%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.51%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.38%) Grunt
8 1 (0.38%) gulp
8 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 30 (11.32%) Advertising
2 26 (9.81%) Finance
3 23 (8.68%) Marketing
4 22 (8.30%) Music Industry
5 19 (7.17%) Games
6 5 (1.89%) Electronics
6 5 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.51%) Retail
8 2 (0.75%) French Language
Job Titles
1 254 (95.85%) Developer
2 211 (79.62%) .NET Developer
3 62 (23.40%) C# Developer
4 43 (16.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 33 (12.45%) Software Developer
6 25 (9.43%) Senior Developer
7 23 (8.68%) Senior .NET Developer
8 22 (8.30%) ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (7.55%) C# Software Developer
10 19 (7.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 19 (7.17%) SQL Developer
11 18 (6.79%) .NET Software Developer
11 18 (6.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (6.42%) Senior C# Developer
13 15 (5.66%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 14 (5.28%) Lead Developer
14 14 (5.28%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 13 (4.91%) Agile .NET Developer
15 13 (4.91%) Agile C# Developer
15 13 (4.91%) Internet Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (95.09%) .NET
2 206 (77.74%) ASP.NET
3 181 (68.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 140 (52.83%) ASP.NET Web API
5 129 (48.68%) .NET Framework
6 123 (46.42%) RESTful
7 122 (46.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 111 (41.89%) Node.js
9 109 (41.13%) Entity Framework
10 81 (30.57%) Code First Entity Framework
11 69 (26.04%) AngularJS
12 62 (23.40%) HTML
13 52 (19.62%) KnockoutJS
14 49 (18.49%) CSS
15 41 (15.47%) Web Services
16 37 (13.96%) jQuery
17 29 (10.94%) WinForms
18 28 (10.57%) WPF
19 27 (10.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 18 (6.79%) React
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.47%) Greenfield Project
2 29 (10.94%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (6.42%) Mobile App
4 13 (4.91%) User Experience
5 12 (4.53%) iPhone
6 6 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.51%) Clustering
7 4 (1.51%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.51%) Music Streaming
8 3 (1.13%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.13%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.57%) Windows
2 12 (4.53%) Android
3 3 (1.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (87.17%) MVC
2 180 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (51.70%) TDD
4 122 (46.04%) Web Application Development
5 119 (44.91%) BDD
6 44 (16.60%) OO
7 35 (13.21%) Scrum
8 27 (10.19%) Web Development
9 25 (9.43%) Unit Testing
10 22 (8.30%) High Availability
11 21 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (7.17%) Domain-Driven Design
13 18 (6.79%) SOA
13 18 (6.79%) SOLID
14 13 (4.91%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (4.91%) Software Engineering
15 12 (4.53%) Dependency Injection
16 10 (3.77%) CRM
16 10 (3.77%) Front End Development
16 10 (3.77%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 265 (100.00%) C#
2 118 (44.53%) JavaScript
3 100 (37.74%) Ruby
4 65 (24.53%) SQL
5 40 (15.09%) T-SQL
6 29 (10.94%) VB.NET
7 10 (3.77%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.02%) C++
9 5 (1.89%) VB
10 4 (1.51%) C
11 3 (1.13%) Java
12 2 (0.75%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.38%) Delphi
13 1 (0.38%) Fortran
13 1 (0.38%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (2.64%) Degree
2 6 (2.26%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.51%) DV Cleared
3 4 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.51%) Endace
1 4 (1.51%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 82 (30.94%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.28%) DevExpress
3 12 (4.53%) Facebook
3 12 (4.53%) Google
4 5 (1.89%) SAP
5 4 (1.51%) HP
5 4 (1.51%) VMware
6 2 (0.75%) Capita
7 1 (0.38%) Embarcadero
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle
7 1 (0.38%) Sitecore