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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 35 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.23% 1.60% 4.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.60% 6.98% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 6
Average salary £33,750 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.78% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £37,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £39,400 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
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
77 43 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 47.24% 22.99% 43.31%
Number of salaries quoted 72 39 52
Average salary £28,500 £37,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.97% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,650 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 March 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Colchester

WCF
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET