The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 22 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 9 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 5.63% 15.07% 12.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.37% 36.67% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 10
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
WCF
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Abingdon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
49 30 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 30.63% 41.10% 71.59%
Number of salaries quoted 46 25 61
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Abingdon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

WCF
Salary Trend in Abingdon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Abingdon region.

WCF Salary Trend in Abingdon

WCF
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Abingdon region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Abingdon

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) WPF
3 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (41.67%) MVC
5 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
6 4 (33.33%) RESTful
6 4 (33.33%) System Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 4 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (25.00%) REST
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
7 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) Social Media
7 3 (25.00%) Puppet
7 3 (25.00%) Open Source
7 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Couchbase
3 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Database Developer
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Programmer
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Database Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Database Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Programmer
4 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Software Development Team Leader
6 1 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 1 (8.33%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) WPF
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (33.33%) RESTful
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (25.00%) REST
5 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (16.67%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 3 (25.00%) Social Media
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (33.33%) System Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Coaching
6 2 (16.67%) OO
6 2 (16.67%) OOD
7 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft