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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 27 35 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Permanent jobs citing WCF 4 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 2.72% 0.58% 9.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.51% 1.11% 21.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 17
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
47 90 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 31.97% 52.33% 44.83%
Number of salaries quoted 40 76 64
Average salary £40,000 £34,181 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.02% -14.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Colchester

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) Web Services
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (66.67%) SQL
5 7 (58.33%) C#
5 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
5 7 (58.33%) WinForms
6 6 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (50.00%) DevExpress
6 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (41.67%) WPF
7 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
8 4 (33.33%) N-Tier
8 4 (33.33%) WSE
9 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 1 (8.33%) MVC
10 1 (8.33%) Games
10 1 (8.33%) Scrum
10 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
10 1 (8.33%) CSS
10 1 (8.33%) HTML
10 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
10 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
10 1 (8.33%) jQuery
10 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
10 1 (8.33%) Degree
10 1 (8.33%) Computer Science

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (8.33%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) WinForms
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (41.67%) WPF
5 4 (33.33%) WSE
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Coaching
2 1 (8.33%) MVC
2 1 (8.33%) Scrum
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) DevExpress