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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 31 11 22
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 0.78% 16.39% 5.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.72% 31.25% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 5
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
58 32 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 45.31% 52.46% 52.34%
Number of salaries quoted 54 29 55
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) MVC
4 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (40.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) RESTful
4 4 (40.00%) WPF
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) System Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (40.00%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (30.00%) NHibernate
5 3 (30.00%) OO
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (30.00%) OOD
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) SaaS
6 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (20.00%) Coaching

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (20.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Database Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Programmer
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Developer
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Database Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Database Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Programmer
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) WPF
3 4 (40.00%) RESTful
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (30.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Scrum
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) System Testing
4 3 (30.00%) OO
4 3 (30.00%) OOD
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Coaching
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft