The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 19 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2 16 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 2.60% 16.49% 21.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.76% 43.24% 39.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 28
Average salary £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £38,500 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £50,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
WCF
Essex

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 Basildon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
17 37 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 22.08% 38.14% 54.41%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 65
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

WCF
Salary Trend in Basildon

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

WCF Salary Trend in Basildon

WCF
Salary Histogram in Basildon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Basildon region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Basildon

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) WPF
4 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
4 5 (62.50%) MVVM
4 5 (62.50%) Sage
4 5 (62.50%) MVC
5 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (50.00%) ADO.NET
5 4 (50.00%) VoIP
5 4 (50.00%) XHTML
5 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (50.00%) Finance
6 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (25.00%) Scrum
7 2 (25.00%) TDD
7 2 (25.00%) CSS
7 2 (25.00%) Web Services
7 2 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (25.00%) MSTest
7 2 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Sage 200
1 1 (12.50%) Sage 50
1 1 (12.50%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) MSTest
2 2 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (12.50%) Moq
3 1 (12.50%) NUnit
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) WPF
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) XHTML
3 4 (50.00%) ADO.NET
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (12.50%) JSON
6 1 (12.50%) WinForms
6 1 (12.50%) Ajax
6 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) Spring.NET
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) MVVM
3 2 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (12.50%) XAML
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCAD
1 1 (12.50%) MCSD
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCTS
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Sage
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft