The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 37 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 6 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 3.35% 0.52% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.25% 0.96% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Average salary £40,000 £22,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -39.18%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 Colchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
96 104 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 53.63% 53.89% 22.37%
Number of salaries quoted 88 95 48
Average salary £40,000 £28,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% -28.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

WCF
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

WCF Salary Trend in Colchester

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (92.86%) MVC
3 12 (85.71%) Visual Studio
3 12 (85.71%) SQL
4 11 (78.57%) Risk Assessment
4 11 (78.57%) Web Development
4 11 (78.57%) Umbraco
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services
5 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (7.14%) ADO
6 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.14%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) NUnit
6 1 (7.14%) XAML
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) WinForms
6 1 (7.14%) Web Design
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 1 (7.14%) JSON
6 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
6 1 (7.14%) WPF
6 1 (7.14%) LINQ

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 11 (78.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Moq
2 1 (7.14%) MSTest
2 1 (7.14%) NUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) Web Developer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) ADO
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (7.14%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) LINQ
3 1 (7.14%) Ninject
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) Spring.NET
3 1 (7.14%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) MVC
2 11 (78.57%) Risk Assessment
2 11 (78.57%) Web Development
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (7.14%) Kanban
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) MVVM
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
4 1 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) XAML
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
Colchester, Essex
Chris Cobbold Ltd
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