Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > South West
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 162 93
Rank change year-on-year +57 -69 +14
Permanent jobs citing WCF 313 211 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.99% 1.89% 3.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.77% 4.85% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 271 191 363
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £52,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 4625 4347 5130
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 44.20% 38.97% 42.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3977 3771 4498
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 26 July 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 6 months to 26 July 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
Bristol -18 90 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Somerset +41 83 £42,000 -0.59% 8
Dorset +33 54 £40,000 -1.84% 4
Gloucestershire +31 33 £37,500 -16.67% 1
Wiltshire +26 30 £41,500 +3.75% 3
Devon +5 18 £38,750 +3.33%
Cornwall - 2 £33,000 -
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 302 (96.49%) C#
2 286 (91.37%) .NET
3 219 (69.97%) MVC
4 206 (65.81%) SQL Server
5 196 (62.62%) ASP.NET
6 187 (59.74%) Agile Software Development
7 160 (51.12%) JavaScript
8 146 (46.65%) .NET Framework
9 132 (42.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 128 (40.89%) HTML
11 118 (37.70%) TDD
12 111 (35.46%) SQL
13 101 (32.27%) Entity Framework
14 98 (31.31%) WPF
15 91 (29.07%) CSS
16 89 (28.43%) ASP.NET Web API
17 86 (27.48%) Microsoft
18 80 (25.56%) Software Engineering
19 78 (24.92%) T-SQL
19 78 (24.92%) AngularJS
20 75 (23.96%) Web Services
21 71 (22.68%) WinForms
22 67 (21.41%) Scrum
22 67 (21.41%) Unit Testing
23 66 (21.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
24 63 (20.13%) Web Application Development
24 63 (20.13%) Team Foundation Server
25 62 (19.81%) BDD
26 61 (19.49%) NHibernate
27 59 (18.85%) Greenfield Project

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 16 (5.11%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (2.24%) IIS
2 7 (2.24%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.64%) CMS
4 2 (0.64%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.32%) Drupal
5 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Foundation
5 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.32%) Magento
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.56%) Slack
4 5 (1.60%) Google Play
5 2 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.75%) Kerberos
2 14 (4.47%) Internet
3 6 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (65.81%) SQL Server
2 55 (17.57%) SQL Server 2016
3 37 (11.82%) NoSQL
4 29 (9.27%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.83%) Crystal Reports
6 10 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.88%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.24%) MySQL
10 6 (1.92%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.96%) Big Data
13 3 (0.96%) Power BI
13 3 (0.96%) QlikView
14 2 (0.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 63 (20.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 47 (15.02%) NUnit
3 45 (14.38%) Git (software)
4 41 (13.10%) Moq
5 21 (6.71%) Rhino Mocks
5 21 (6.71%) Visual Studio
6 19 (6.07%) MSTest
7 12 (3.83%) JIRA
8 7 (2.24%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.28%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.96%) JUnit
10 3 (0.96%) Mockito
10 3 (0.96%) Subversion
11 2 (0.64%) MSI
11 2 (0.64%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.32%) Grunt
12 1 (0.32%) ReSharper
12 1 (0.32%) Selenium
12 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 55 (17.57%) Finance
2 20 (6.39%) Games
3 19 (6.07%) Banking
4 7 (2.24%) Retail
5 4 (1.28%) Music Industry
6 3 (0.96%) Advertising
7 1 (0.32%) Legal
7 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 234 (74.76%) Developer
2 172 (54.95%) .NET Developer
3 94 (30.03%) C# Developer
4 61 (19.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 54 (17.25%) Software Engineer
6 42 (13.42%) Software Developer
7 40 (12.78%) Senior Developer
8 30 (9.58%) C# Software Developer
8 30 (9.58%) Lead .NET Developer
8 30 (9.58%) Lead Developer
9 29 (9.27%) Senior C# Developer
10 22 (7.03%) Senior .NET Developer
10 22 (7.03%) Senior Software Engineer
11 21 (6.71%) .NET Software Developer
12 20 (6.39%) ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (6.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 17 (5.43%) Junior
13 17 (5.43%) Junior Developer
14 16 (5.11%) C# Software Engineer
14 16 (5.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (91.37%) .NET
2 196 (62.62%) ASP.NET
3 146 (46.65%) .NET Framework
4 132 (42.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 128 (40.89%) HTML
6 101 (32.27%) Entity Framework
7 98 (31.31%) WPF
8 91 (29.07%) CSS
9 89 (28.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 78 (24.92%) AngularJS
11 75 (23.96%) Web Services
12 71 (22.68%) WinForms
13 66 (21.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 61 (19.49%) NHibernate
15 58 (18.53%) RESTful
16 47 (15.02%) jQuery
17 43 (13.74%) XML
18 41 (13.10%) Node.js
19 38 (12.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 28 (8.95%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 59 (18.85%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (5.43%) Streaming Music
3 14 (4.47%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.83%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.88%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.56%) Fintech
7 8 (2.56%) User Experience
8 7 (2.24%) DataPower
9 5 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.60%) iPhone
10 3 (0.96%) BBC
10 3 (0.96%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.96%) Renewable Energy
10 3 (0.96%) Social Media
11 2 (0.64%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.32%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.32%) PMI
12 1 (0.32%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.97%) Windows
2 12 (3.83%) Android
3 8 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.64%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.32%) Unix
5 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (69.97%) MVC
2 187 (59.74%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (37.70%) TDD
4 80 (25.56%) Software Engineering
5 67 (21.41%) Scrum
5 67 (21.41%) Unit Testing
6 63 (20.13%) Web Application Development
7 62 (19.81%) BDD
8 47 (15.02%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (15.02%) OO
9 37 (11.82%) Mentoring
10 34 (10.86%) SOA
11 31 (9.90%) SDLC
12 25 (7.99%) UML
12 25 (7.99%) Workflow
13 24 (7.67%) MVVM
13 24 (7.67%) Web Development
14 23 (7.35%) Test Automation
15 19 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (6.07%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 302 (96.49%) C#
2 160 (51.12%) JavaScript
3 111 (35.46%) SQL
4 78 (24.92%) T-SQL
5 30 (9.58%) Ruby
6 29 (9.27%) VB.NET
7 20 (6.39%) C++
7 20 (6.39%) XPath
8 19 (6.07%) VB
9 18 (5.75%) XQuery
10 14 (4.47%) Java
11 11 (3.51%) C
12 10 (3.19%) Delphi
13 9 (2.88%) PowerShell
14 7 (2.24%) VB6
15 6 (1.92%) PL/SQL
16 5 (1.60%) Python
16 5 (1.60%) VBA
17 4 (1.28%) PHP
18 1 (0.32%) VC++
Qualifications
1 24 (7.67%) Degree
2 11 (3.51%) SC Cleared
2 11 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.60%) MCP
4 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.32%) HND
5 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.24%) Data Quality
1 7 (2.24%) QA
System Software
1 19 (6.07%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 86 (27.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.56%) Google
2 8 (2.56%) Oracle
2 8 (2.56%) SAP
3 7 (2.24%) IBM
3 7 (2.24%) Software AG
3 7 (2.24%) Unisys
4 6 (1.92%) Facebook
4 6 (1.92%) Sencha
5 3 (0.96%) Apple
5 3 (0.96%) Sony
5 3 (0.96%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe
6 1 (0.32%) Cadence
6 1 (0.32%) DevExpress
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