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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 21 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs citing WCF 6 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 4.84% 27.62% 12.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 51.79% 25.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6 29 11
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
30 56 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 24.19% 53.33% 49.04%
Number of salaries quoted 29 53 40
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 £23,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) WPF
2 13 (86.67%) MVC
2 13 (86.67%) MVVM
3 10 (66.67%) HTML
3 10 (66.67%) XML
4 8 (53.33%) XHTML
4 8 (53.33%) VoIP
4 8 (53.33%) SQL
4 8 (53.33%) T-SQL
4 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
4 8 (53.33%) ADO.NET
4 8 (53.33%) Finance
4 8 (53.33%) Sage
4 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
4 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (46.67%) Scrum
5 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (33.33%) MCP
6 5 (33.33%) MCAD
6 5 (33.33%) MCSD
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) WinForms
6 5 (33.33%) MCTS
6 5 (33.33%) TDD

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (53.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (33.33%) NUnit
2 5 (33.33%) MSTest
2 5 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (33.33%) Moq
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Senior Developer
3 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Technical Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) WPF
3 10 (66.67%) HTML
3 10 (66.67%) XML
4 8 (53.33%) XHTML
4 8 (53.33%) ADO.NET
5 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
6 5 (33.33%) WinForms
6 5 (33.33%) Spring.NET
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
6 5 (33.33%) Ninject
6 5 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 5 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
7 2 (13.33%) jQuery
7 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (13.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) MVC
2 13 (86.67%) MVVM
3 7 (46.67%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) Web Application Development
4 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (33.33%) Kanban
4 5 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) T-SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) MCP
1 5 (33.33%) MCAD
1 5 (33.33%) MCSD
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (33.33%) MCTS
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Sage
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft