Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > South West
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 182 120 142
Rank change year-on-year -62 +22 -19
Permanent jobs citing WCF 131 296 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.34% 2.93% 2.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.23% 6.72% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 124 277 207
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +9.09%
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,875 £61,250 £54,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,344
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.75% +0.76%

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 4,062 4,406 4,453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.52% 43.65% 42.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3,260 3,780 3,803
South West median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.41% +7.79%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 -41 41 £42,000 -6.67% 8
Wiltshire -4 34 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Dorset -5 32 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Somerset -30 13 £45,000 - 4
Gloucestershire +2 7 £37,500 -16.67% 10
Cornwall +19 1 £31,500 -30.00% 1
Devon -34 1 £47,500 -5.00% 1
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 130 (99.24%) .NET
2 123 (93.89%) C#
3 92 (70.23%) JavaScript
4 90 (68.70%) ASP.NET
5 85 (64.89%) MVC
6 82 (62.60%) SQL Server
7 73 (55.73%) Microsoft
8 69 (52.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 67 (51.15%) Agile Software Development
10 57 (43.51%) HTML
11 56 (42.75%) Web Services
11 56 (42.75%) Finance
12 54 (41.22%) ASP.NET Web API
13 51 (38.93%) jQuery
14 50 (38.17%) TDD
15 49 (37.40%) .NET Framework
16 47 (35.88%) CSS
17 45 (34.35%) ASP.NET MVC
18 41 (31.30%) Scrum
19 34 (25.95%) SQL
20 29 (22.14%) Visual Studio
20 29 (22.14%) React
21 27 (20.61%) Business Intelligence
22 26 (19.85%) SOAP
22 26 (19.85%) Unit Testing
22 26 (19.85%) BDD
22 26 (19.85%) REST
23 25 (19.08%) Marketing
24 24 (18.32%) Web Development
24 24 (18.32%) AngularJS

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 (6.87%) IIS
2 3 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 14 (10.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (52.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.82%) SaaS
4 3 (2.29%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (2.29%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.11%) Reverse Proxy
2 7 (5.34%) Internet
3 2 (1.53%) HTTP
3 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (62.60%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.58%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (4.58%) NoSQL
2 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (3.82%) MySQL
3 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.76%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (22.14%) Visual Studio
2 23 (17.56%) Git (software)
3 22 (16.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (11.45%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (3.05%) NUnit
6 3 (2.29%) JIRA
6 3 (2.29%) Moq
7 2 (1.53%) MSTest
7 2 (1.53%) Selenium
8 1 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.76%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 56 (42.75%) Finance
2 25 (19.08%) Marketing
3 13 (9.92%) Electronics
3 13 (9.92%) Manufacturing
3 13 (9.92%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.05%) Advertising
5 3 (2.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 122 (93.13%) Developer
2 88 (67.18%) .NET Developer
3 42 (32.06%) C# Developer
4 37 (28.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (24.43%) Senior Developer
5 32 (24.43%) Software Developer
6 23 (17.56%) .NET Software Developer
7 21 (16.03%) Senior .NET Developer
8 16 (12.21%) Azure Developer
9 15 (11.45%) Agile .NET Developer
9 15 (11.45%) Agile C# Developer
9 15 (11.45%) Agile Developer
9 15 (11.45%) C# Software Developer
10 14 (10.69%) ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (10.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 13 (9.92%) Senior Software Developer
12 12 (9.16%) Cloud Developer
12 12 (9.16%) Cloud Specialist
12 12 (9.16%) Marketing Specialist
12 12 (9.16%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (99.24%) .NET
2 90 (68.70%) ASP.NET
3 57 (43.51%) HTML
4 56 (42.75%) Web Services
5 54 (41.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 51 (38.93%) jQuery
7 49 (37.40%) .NET Framework
8 47 (35.88%) CSS
9 45 (34.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (22.14%) React
11 26 (19.85%) REST
11 26 (19.85%) SOAP
12 24 (18.32%) AngularJS
13 23 (17.56%) Entity Framework
14 18 (13.74%) JSON
14 18 (13.74%) Node.js
15 15 (11.45%) .NET Core
15 15 (11.45%) WPF
16 14 (10.69%) NHibernate
16 14 (10.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.32%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (4.58%) User Experience
3 2 (1.53%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.53%) Fintech
3 2 (1.53%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.76%) BBC
4 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.87%) Windows
2 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (64.89%) MVC
2 67 (51.15%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (38.17%) TDD
4 41 (31.30%) Scrum
5 27 (20.61%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (19.85%) BDD
6 26 (19.85%) Unit Testing
7 24 (18.32%) Web Development
8 21 (16.03%) CRM
9 18 (13.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (12.98%) SOLID
11 16 (12.21%) Creative Thinking
11 16 (12.21%) E-Commerce
11 16 (12.21%) SOA
12 13 (9.92%) Digital Marketing
12 13 (9.92%) Programme Management
13 12 (9.16%) Pair Programming
14 11 (8.40%) DevOps
14 11 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
15 9 (6.87%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 123 (93.89%) C#
2 92 (70.23%) JavaScript
3 34 (25.95%) SQL
4 19 (14.50%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.34%) VB.NET
6 6 (4.58%) Ruby
7 1 (0.76%) Delphi
7 1 (0.76%) F#
Qualifications
1 5 (3.82%) Degree
1 5 (3.82%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Kibana
Vendors
1 73 (55.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.92%) SAP
3 12 (9.16%) DevExpress
3 12 (9.16%) Oracle
4 2 (1.53%) Facebook
4 2 (1.53%) Google
4 2 (1.53%) RedGate
4 2 (1.53%) Twitter
5 1 (0.76%) Apple
5 1 (0.76%) Embarcadero
5 1 (0.76%) Sony
5 1 (0.76%) Yahoo!