The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 42 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 12 40 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.60% 5.69% 4.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.50% 14.81% 9.42%
Number of salaries quoted 12 40 34
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.65%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
WCF
Hampshire

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 Basingstoke region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
160 270 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 34.71% 38.41% 43.60%
Number of salaries quoted 141 253 300
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

WCF
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

WCF Salary Trend in Basingstoke

WCF
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (97.06%) C#
3 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (79.41%) SQL Server
5 25 (73.53%) ASP.NET
6 24 (70.59%) Scrum
7 21 (61.76%) MVC
8 19 (55.88%) TDD
8 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (52.94%) Rhino Mocks
9 18 (52.94%) NUnit
10 16 (47.06%) LINQ
11 15 (44.12%) Castle Windsor
11 15 (44.12%) Web Application Development
12 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
12 12 (35.29%) SQL
13 10 (29.41%) Ajax
13 10 (29.41%) WinForms
13 10 (29.41%) MSTest
14 9 (26.47%) Subversion
14 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
14 9 (26.47%) OO
15 8 (23.53%) Windows
15 8 (23.53%) Social Network
15 8 (23.53%) NHibernate
15 8 (23.53%) MonoRail
16 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (20.59%) WPF
16 7 (20.59%) Ninject
16 7 (20.59%) Unity DI Container

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 6 (17.65%) IIS
2 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) SSL
2 1 (2.94%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (79.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) NUnit
1 18 (52.94%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (29.41%) MSTest
3 9 (26.47%) Subversion
3 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
4 7 (20.59%) Moq
5 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (8.82%) NSubstitute
7 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 31 (91.18%) Developer
2 21 (61.76%) .NET Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Software Developer
4 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) WinForms Developer
7 1 (2.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) QA Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (73.53%) ASP.NET
3 19 (55.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (47.06%) LINQ
5 15 (44.12%) Castle Windsor
6 10 (29.41%) WinForms
6 10 (29.41%) Ajax
7 8 (23.53%) NHibernate
7 8 (23.53%) MonoRail
8 7 (20.59%) Ninject
8 7 (20.59%) Unity DI Container
8 7 (20.59%) Spring.NET
8 7 (20.59%) WPF
9 6 (17.65%) XML
10 5 (14.71%) XSD
10 5 (14.71%) XSLT
10 5 (14.71%) WSDL
10 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (11.76%) jQuery
11 4 (11.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Social Network
2 7 (20.59%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (70.59%) Scrum
3 21 (61.76%) MVC
4 19 (55.88%) TDD
5 15 (44.12%) Web Application Development
6 9 (26.47%) OO
7 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (20.59%) Kanban
7 7 (20.59%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (11.76%) Time Management
8 4 (11.76%) SOA
9 3 (8.82%) Workflow
9 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
9 3 (8.82%) BDD
9 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.88%) CRM
11 1 (2.94%) B2B
11 1 (2.94%) Automated Testing
11 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) C#
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Telerik