Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 121 169
Rank change year-on-year -50 +48 -75
Permanent jobs citing WCF 163 275 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.59% 2.73% 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.89% 6.09% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 156 246 171
South West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £34,500 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £50,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 4,187 4,513 4,336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.92% 44.79% 39.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3,517 3,878 3,775
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,738 £62,500 £60,000
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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Dorset -9 59 £47,500 +26.67% 9
Bristol -5 58 £45,000 -2.70% 9
Gloucestershire 0 18 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Wiltshire -15 16 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Somerset -32 11 £45,000 +9.09% 5
Devon -6 1 £50,000 -
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 159 (97.55%) C#
2 157 (96.32%) .NET
3 116 (71.17%) ASP.NET
4 108 (66.26%) MVC
5 98 (60.12%) SQL Server
6 87 (53.37%) Agile Software Development
7 83 (50.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 79 (48.47%) JavaScript
9 77 (47.24%) ASP.NET Web API
10 76 (46.63%) TDD
11 64 (39.26%) Web Services
12 60 (36.81%) SQL
13 59 (36.20%) Microsoft
14 51 (31.29%) Scrum
15 50 (30.67%) Finance
16 48 (29.45%) HTML
16 48 (29.45%) Git (software)
17 46 (28.22%) Microsoft Azure
18 45 (27.61%) jQuery
19 44 (26.99%) CSS
20 41 (25.15%) RESTful
21 40 (24.54%) AngularJS
22 38 (23.31%) BDD
22 38 (23.31%) Team Foundation Server
23 36 (22.09%) .NET Framework
24 34 (20.86%) SOA
25 32 (19.63%) VB.NET
25 32 (19.63%) React
26 31 (19.02%) WinForms
27 29 (17.79%) OO

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 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (28.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.23%) Google Play
3 2 (1.23%) SaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (11.04%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (60.12%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.43%) SQL Server 2016
3 15 (9.20%) SQL Server 2014
4 13 (7.98%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.61%) DB2
8 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 48 (29.45%) Git (software)
2 38 (23.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (7.36%) Visual Studio
4 11 (6.75%) NUnit
5 10 (6.13%) MSTest
6 2 (1.23%) JIRA
6 2 (1.23%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (1.23%) Selenium
6 2 (1.23%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.61%) Moq
General
1 50 (30.67%) Finance
2 22 (13.50%) Marketing
3 19 (11.66%) Electronics
3 19 (11.66%) Manufacturing
3 19 (11.66%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.68%) Games
5 5 (3.07%) Advertising
6 3 (1.84%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 124 (76.07%) Developer
2 102 (62.58%) .NET Developer
3 42 (25.77%) C# Developer
4 40 (24.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 37 (22.70%) Software Developer
6 29 (17.79%) .NET Software Developer
6 29 (17.79%) C# Software Developer
7 26 (15.95%) Software Engineer
8 24 (14.72%) Senior Developer
9 19 (11.66%) Senior .NET Developer
10 15 (9.20%) ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (9.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (6.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 10 (6.13%) .NET Software Engineer
12 10 (6.13%) Azure Developer
12 10 (6.13%) C# Software Engineer
13 9 (5.52%) Senior Software Engineer
13 9 (5.52%) Senior VB.NET Developer
13 9 (5.52%) VB.NET Developer
14 7 (4.29%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (96.32%) .NET
2 116 (71.17%) ASP.NET
3 83 (50.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 77 (47.24%) ASP.NET Web API
5 64 (39.26%) Web Services
6 48 (29.45%) HTML
7 45 (27.61%) jQuery
8 44 (26.99%) CSS
9 41 (25.15%) RESTful
10 40 (24.54%) AngularJS
11 36 (22.09%) .NET Framework
12 32 (19.63%) React
13 31 (19.02%) WinForms
14 28 (17.18%) Entity Framework
14 28 (17.18%) Node.js
14 28 (17.18%) WPF
15 25 (15.34%) SOAP
16 22 (13.50%) KnockoutJS
17 20 (12.27%) XML
18 17 (10.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.11%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (9.20%) User Experience
3 8 (4.91%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.45%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.84%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.84%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.23%) iPhone
7 2 (1.23%) Tandem
8 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.61%) Fintech
8 1 (0.61%) PlayStation
8 1 (0.61%) Robotics
8 1 (0.61%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.11%) Windows
2 2 (1.23%) Android
2 2 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (66.26%) MVC
2 87 (53.37%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (46.63%) TDD
4 51 (31.29%) Scrum
5 38 (23.31%) BDD
6 34 (20.86%) SOA
7 29 (17.79%) OO
8 27 (16.56%) Software Engineering
9 23 (14.11%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (13.50%) SOLID
10 22 (13.50%) Unit Testing
10 22 (13.50%) Web Development
11 21 (12.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (11.66%) Creative Thinking
12 19 (11.66%) Digital Marketing
12 19 (11.66%) Programme Management
12 19 (11.66%) Test Automation
13 18 (11.04%) Web Application Development
14 17 (10.43%) Microservices
15 16 (9.82%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 159 (97.55%) C#
2 79 (48.47%) JavaScript
3 60 (36.81%) SQL
4 32 (19.63%) VB.NET
5 21 (12.88%) T-SQL
6 14 (8.59%) Ruby
7 12 (7.36%) C++
8 9 (5.52%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.45%) Java
10 2 (1.23%) VB
11 1 (0.61%) Delphi
11 1 (0.61%) F#
Qualifications
1 10 (6.13%) Degree
2 6 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.84%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) MCP
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Kibana
Vendors
1 59 (36.20%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.66%) Oracle
2 19 (11.66%) SAP
3 5 (3.07%) Facebook
4 4 (2.45%) Google
5 3 (1.84%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.23%) RedGate
6 2 (1.23%) Twitter
7 1 (0.61%) Embarcadero