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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 58 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 5 41 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.08% 5.59% 6.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.98% 15.13% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 41 44
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.43%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
168 271 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 36.29% 36.97% 43.91%
Number of salaries quoted 149 264 272
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (96.15%) C#
3 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
4 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET
6 16 (61.54%) Scrum
7 15 (57.69%) MVC
7 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (50.00%) TDD
9 12 (46.15%) NUnit
9 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
9 12 (46.15%) Rhino Mocks
9 12 (46.15%) Castle Windsor
9 12 (46.15%) Web Application Development
10 9 (34.62%) SQL
11 8 (30.77%) WinForms
11 8 (30.77%) Ajax
11 8 (30.77%) LINQ
12 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (26.92%) Kanban
12 7 (26.92%) OO
12 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
12 7 (26.92%) Windows
12 7 (26.92%) MSTest
12 7 (26.92%) Unity DI Container
12 7 (26.92%) Ninject
12 7 (26.92%) Moq
12 7 (26.92%) Dependency Injection
12 7 (26.92%) Inversion of Control
12 7 (26.92%) Spring.NET

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (80.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) NUnit
1 12 (46.15%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
2 7 (26.92%) MSTest
2 7 (26.92%) Moq
3 6 (23.08%) Subversion
4 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 17 (65.38%) .NET Developer
3 5 (19.23%) C# Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.85%) WinForms Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (73.08%) ASP.NET
3 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (46.15%) Castle Windsor
5 8 (30.77%) WinForms
5 8 (30.77%) Ajax
5 8 (30.77%) LINQ
6 7 (26.92%) Unity DI Container
6 7 (26.92%) Ninject
6 7 (26.92%) Spring.NET
7 5 (19.23%) NHibernate
7 5 (19.23%) WPF
7 5 (19.23%) MonoRail
7 5 (19.23%) XML
7 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (11.54%) XSD
8 3 (11.54%) XSLT
8 3 (11.54%) SOAP
8 3 (11.54%) WSDL
9 2 (7.69%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (19.23%) Social Network
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) CentOS
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) Scrum
3 15 (57.69%) MVC
4 13 (50.00%) TDD
5 12 (46.15%) Web Application Development
6 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (26.92%) Kanban
6 7 (26.92%) OO
6 7 (26.92%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (19.23%) SDLC
8 3 (11.54%) Time Management
9 2 (7.69%) B2B
9 2 (7.69%) CRM
9 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
10 1 (3.85%) Coaching
10 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
10 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
10 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
10 1 (3.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) C#
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Telerik