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

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 107 170
Rank change year-on-year -41 +63 -77
Permanent jobs citing WCF 223 314 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.06% 3.00% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.99% 6.80% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 213 271 193
South West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,625 £32,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 4,468 4,618 4,336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.33% 44.18% 38.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3,841 3,936 3,748
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 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £58,750
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 20 July 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 July 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 80 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Bristol -32 60 £50,000 +25.00% 9
Gloucestershire +8 27 £47,500 +26.67% 2
Somerset -26 21 £42,500 +10.39% 1
Wiltshire -17 19 £40,000 -1.84% 3
Devon +10 12 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Cornwall -1 3 £45,000 +36.36% 2
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 219 (98.21%) C#
2 212 (95.07%) .NET
3 166 (74.44%) MVC
4 161 (72.20%) ASP.NET
5 154 (69.06%) SQL Server
6 141 (63.23%) Agile Software Development
7 140 (62.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 116 (52.02%) ASP.NET Web API
9 110 (49.33%) TDD
10 103 (46.19%) JavaScript
11 87 (39.01%) Git (software)
12 86 (38.57%) RESTful
13 77 (34.53%) BDD
14 71 (31.84%) SQL
15 65 (29.15%) Microsoft
16 62 (27.80%) .NET Framework
17 58 (26.01%) Entity Framework
18 57 (25.56%) Node.js
19 56 (25.11%) Web Application Development
19 56 (25.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 56 (25.11%) Scrum
19 56 (25.11%) Web Services
20 54 (24.22%) AngularJS
20 54 (24.22%) Microsoft Azure
21 49 (21.97%) VB.NET
22 46 (20.63%) OO
22 46 (20.63%) SOA
22 46 (20.63%) SQL Server 2016
23 45 (20.18%) NoSQL
23 45 (20.18%) HTML

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 5 (2.24%) WordPress
2 4 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.90%) IIS
4 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (24.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.24%) Google Play
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (14.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (69.06%) SQL Server
2 46 (20.63%) SQL Server 2016
3 45 (20.18%) NoSQL
4 29 (13.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 12 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.69%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 87 (39.01%) Git (software)
2 43 (19.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (10.76%) Visual Studio
4 12 (5.38%) MSTest
5 10 (4.48%) NUnit
6 3 (1.35%) Selenium
6 3 (1.35%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.45%) JIRA
7 1 (0.45%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (19.28%) Finance
2 23 (10.31%) Marketing
3 14 (6.28%) Electronics
3 14 (6.28%) Manufacturing
3 14 (6.28%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.38%) Games
5 11 (4.93%) Advertising
6 9 (4.04%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.45%) French Language
Job Titles
1 179 (80.27%) Developer
2 155 (69.51%) .NET Developer
3 60 (26.91%) C# Developer
4 52 (23.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (17.04%) Software Developer
6 33 (14.80%) Software Engineer
7 32 (14.35%) C# Software Developer
8 31 (13.90%) .NET Software Developer
9 23 (10.31%) Senior Developer
10 22 (9.87%) Senior .NET Developer
11 20 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 17 (7.62%) Agile .NET Developer
12 17 (7.62%) Agile C# Developer
12 17 (7.62%) Agile Developer
12 17 (7.62%) ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (7.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 16 (7.17%) Azure Developer
14 11 (4.93%) Senior Software Engineer
15 10 (4.48%) Senior VB.NET Developer
15 10 (4.48%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (95.07%) .NET
2 161 (72.20%) ASP.NET
3 140 (62.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 116 (52.02%) ASP.NET Web API
5 86 (38.57%) RESTful
6 62 (27.80%) .NET Framework
7 58 (26.01%) Entity Framework
8 57 (25.56%) Node.js
9 56 (25.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 56 (25.11%) Web Services
10 54 (24.22%) AngularJS
11 45 (20.18%) HTML
12 43 (19.28%) Code First Entity Framework
13 39 (17.49%) WinForms
14 38 (17.04%) CSS
14 38 (17.04%) KnockoutJS
15 37 (16.59%) jQuery
16 35 (15.70%) WPF
17 28 (12.56%) React
18 25 (11.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.42%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (8.97%) User Experience
3 17 (7.62%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.59%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.24%) iPhone
5 5 (2.24%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.35%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.90%) Clustering
7 2 (0.90%) Tandem
8 1 (0.45%) Fintech
8 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.45%) PlayStation
8 1 (0.45%) Robotics
8 1 (0.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.35%) Windows
2 5 (2.24%) Android
2 5 (2.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (74.44%) MVC
2 141 (63.23%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (49.33%) TDD
4 77 (34.53%) BDD
5 56 (25.11%) Scrum
5 56 (25.11%) Web Application Development
6 46 (20.63%) OO
6 46 (20.63%) SOA
7 34 (15.25%) SOLID
8 33 (14.80%) Software Engineering
9 32 (14.35%) Web Development
10 29 (13.00%) Unit Testing
11 26 (11.66%) Continuous Improvement
11 26 (11.66%) Creative Thinking
12 22 (9.87%) OOP
13 21 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (8.97%) Prototyping
14 20 (8.97%) Robotic Process Automation
15 18 (8.07%) Test Automation
16 17 (7.62%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 219 (98.21%) C#
2 103 (46.19%) JavaScript
3 71 (31.84%) SQL
4 49 (21.97%) VB.NET
5 45 (20.18%) Ruby
6 30 (13.45%) T-SQL
7 20 (8.97%) C++
8 10 (4.48%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.69%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.69%) VB
10 4 (1.79%) Java
11 2 (0.90%) C
12 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (4.93%) Degree
2 5 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.45%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.90%) Endace
1 2 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 65 (29.15%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.28%) SAP
3 13 (5.83%) Oracle
4 9 (4.04%) Facebook
5 6 (2.69%) Google
6 5 (2.24%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.90%) HP
7 2 (0.90%) VMware