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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 23 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 10 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 6.58% 10.53% 10.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.52% 29.63% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 10
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
54 27 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 35.53% 35.53% 61.29%
Number of salaries quoted 50 22 57
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
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 12 September 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Abingdon

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) WPF
4 8 (50.00%) MVC
4 8 (50.00%) Web Services
5 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (37.50%) Silverlight
6 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
6 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (37.50%) Windows
6 6 (37.50%) TDD
7 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
8 4 (25.00%) System Testing
8 4 (25.00%) RESTful
8 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (18.75%) REST
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (18.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (18.75%) Open Source
9 3 (18.75%) Social Media
9 3 (18.75%) PowerShell

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Couchbase
3 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
4 2 (12.50%) NUnit
4 2 (12.50%) MSTest
4 2 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (12.50%) Moq
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Programmer
3 4 (25.00%) Database Developer
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Database Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Programmer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Lead C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Development Team Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) WPF
3 8 (50.00%) Web Services
4 6 (37.50%) Silverlight
4 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
6 4 (25.00%) RESTful
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (18.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (18.75%) REST
8 2 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
8 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (12.50%) Ninject
8 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (12.50%) Spring.NET
8 2 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (18.75%) Social Media
2 3 (18.75%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (12.50%) Tandem
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 8 (50.00%) MVC
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (25.00%) System Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (12.50%) Kanban
7 2 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (12.50%) MVVM
7 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
7 2 (12.50%) Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Coaching
8 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 3 (18.75%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
1 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft