The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 57 33 49
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 40 51 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 3.94% 6.75% 4.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% 11.51% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 38 49 34
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £33,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
WCF
East Sussex

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 Brighton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
600 443 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 59.06% 58.68% 60.56%
Number of salaries quoted 544 394 473
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 Brighton

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

WCF
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

WCF Salary Trend in Brighton

WCF
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Brighton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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.

1 175 (97.77%) .NET
2 166 (92.74%) C#
3 146 (81.56%) ASP.NET
4 100 (55.87%) MVC
5 95 (53.07%) SQL
6 89 (49.72%) OO
7 82 (45.81%) SQL Server
8 77 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
9 76 (42.46%) WPF
10 75 (41.90%) WinForms
11 65 (36.31%) HTML
12 62 (34.64%) TDD
13 51 (28.49%) JavaScript
14 46 (25.70%) CSS
14 46 (25.70%) Visual Studio
15 44 (24.58%) .NET Framework
16 43 (24.02%) ASP.NET MVC
17 40 (22.35%) VB
18 39 (21.79%) Team Foundation Server
18 39 (21.79%) VB6
19 37 (20.67%) Finance
20 36 (20.11%) jQuery
21 29 (16.20%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
22 27 (15.08%) VB.NET
23 25 (13.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 25 (13.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 25 (13.97%) Web Application Development
24 24 (13.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 24 (13.41%) BDD
24 24 (13.41%) OOP

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 (0.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.56%) CMS
1 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (0.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 23 (12.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (45.81%) SQL Server
2 29 (16.20%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 25 (13.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (13.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (13.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (7.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.23%) MySQL
7 1 (0.56%) OLAP
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (25.70%) Visual Studio
2 39 (21.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (7.26%) MSTest
3 13 (7.26%) Rhino Mocks
3 13 (7.26%) Moq
3 13 (7.26%) NUnit
4 1 (0.56%) Subversion
4 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
General
1 37 (20.67%) Finance
2 19 (10.61%) Games
3 2 (1.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 170 (94.97%) Developer
2 113 (63.13%) .NET Developer
3 83 (46.37%) Software Developer
4 61 (34.08%) .NET Software Developer
5 56 (31.28%) C# Developer
6 43 (24.02%) Senior Developer
7 30 (16.76%) Senior .NET Developer
8 28 (15.64%) C# .NET Developer
9 26 (14.53%) Senior Software Developer
10 22 (12.29%) C# Software Developer
11 18 (10.06%) Junior Developer
11 18 (10.06%) Junior
12 15 (8.38%) Senior C# Developer
13 13 (7.26%) Junior Software Developer
13 13 (7.26%) Junior .NET Developer
14 11 (6.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 10 (5.59%) Software Engineer
16 8 (4.47%) C# Software Engineer
16 8 (4.47%) Agile C# Developer
17 6 (3.35%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (97.77%) .NET
2 146 (81.56%) ASP.NET
3 76 (42.46%) WPF
4 75 (41.90%) WinForms
5 65 (36.31%) HTML
6 46 (25.70%) CSS
7 44 (24.58%) .NET Framework
8 43 (24.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 36 (20.11%) jQuery
10 23 (12.85%) Razor View Engine
11 16 (8.94%) HTML5
12 14 (7.82%) XML
12 14 (7.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 13 (7.26%) Unity DI Container
13 13 (7.26%) Castle Windsor
13 13 (7.26%) Ninject
13 13 (7.26%) Spring.NET
14 12 (6.70%) ASP.NET MVC 2
14 12 (6.70%) XHTML
14 12 (6.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.26%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.79%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.68%) Open Source
5 1 (0.56%) Social Media
5 1 (0.56%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (55.87%) MVC
2 89 (49.72%) OO
3 77 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (34.64%) TDD
5 25 (13.97%) Web Application Development
6 24 (13.41%) BDD
6 24 (13.41%) OOP
7 21 (11.73%) Web Development
8 20 (11.17%) Software Engineering
9 15 (8.38%) Scrum
10 14 (7.82%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (7.26%) Kanban
11 13 (7.26%) Dependency Injection
12 12 (6.70%) Unit Testing
13 11 (6.15%) Domain-Driven Design
13 11 (6.15%) CQRS
13 11 (6.15%) OOD
14 9 (5.03%) Requirements Analysis
15 8 (4.47%) Performance Management
16 7 (3.91%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 166 (92.74%) C#
2 95 (53.07%) SQL
3 51 (28.49%) JavaScript
4 40 (22.35%) VB
5 39 (21.79%) VB6
6 27 (15.08%) VB.NET
7 15 (8.38%) T-SQL
8 8 (4.47%) C
9 6 (3.35%) Java
10 1 (0.56%) Ruby
10 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (6.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (12.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.23%) Oracle
3 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.56%) Sony
4 1 (0.56%) Yahoo!
4 1 (0.56%) Google
4 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.56%) Facebook
4 1 (0.56%) Apple
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