The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 37 30 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Permanent jobs citing WCF 5 1 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 2.37% 0.57% 24.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.49% 1.72% 38.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 45
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
77 58 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 36.49% 32.95% 63.30%
Number of salaries quoted 70 46 120
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
Essex

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 14 July 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) WSE
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) WinForms
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (25.00%) ERP
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (25.00%) IIS
6 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (25.00%) Ajax
6 2 (25.00%) Web Development
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 2 (25.00%) JSON
6 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Applications Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) WSE
4 3 (37.50%) WinForms
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
6 1 (12.50%) WPF
6 1 (12.50%) LINQ
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (25.00%) ERP
1 2 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft