The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 37 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Permanent jobs citing WCF 18 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 5.88% 5.78% 11.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.85% 15.63% 25.61%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 19
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
WCF
Hampshire

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 Farnborough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
130 64 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 42.48% 36.99% 45.05%
Number of salaries quoted 112 57 70
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

WCF
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

WCF Salary Trend in Farnborough

WCF
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Farnborough

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (92.11%) C#
3 34 (89.47%) SQL Server
4 27 (71.05%) HTML
5 24 (63.16%) Windows
5 24 (63.16%) Finance
6 23 (60.53%) WPF
6 23 (60.53%) XML
6 23 (60.53%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
8 13 (34.21%) MVC
8 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (31.58%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (26.32%) TDD
11 8 (21.05%) Web Services
12 7 (18.42%) Dependency Injection
12 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (18.42%) RESTful
13 6 (15.79%) MVVM
13 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
13 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
14 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
14 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
14 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
14 5 (13.16%) Razor View Engine
15 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4 (10.53%) Web Application Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 4 (10.53%) Node.js
2 3 (7.89%) CMS
2 3 (7.89%) IIS
2 3 (7.89%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (89.47%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.53%) Moq
General
1 24 (63.16%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (63.16%) C# Developer
3 23 (60.53%) C# WPF Developer
3 23 (60.53%) WPF Developer
4 20 (52.63%) .NET Developer
5 13 (34.21%) Senior C# Developer
5 13 (34.21%) Senior Developer
6 12 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (31.58%) Senior WPF Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Graduate
8 1 (2.63%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Junior
8 1 (2.63%) Junior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (2.63%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (71.05%) HTML
3 23 (60.53%) WPF
3 23 (60.53%) XML
4 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET
4 13 (34.21%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (21.05%) Web Services
6 7 (18.42%) RESTful
7 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
7 5 (13.16%) Razor View Engine
8 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (10.53%) Ninject
9 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
9 3 (7.89%) CSS3
9 3 (7.89%) HTML5
9 3 (7.89%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (7.89%) LESS
9 3 (7.89%) Sass
9 3 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (60.53%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.89%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (7.89%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) MVC
3 12 (31.58%) Technical Architecture
4 10 (26.32%) TDD
5 7 (18.42%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (15.79%) MVVM
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.53%) BDD
8 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.53%) OO
8 4 (10.53%) Pair Programming
8 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 4 (10.53%) Web Application Development
9 3 (7.89%) Mobile Development
9 3 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (7.89%) Scrum
9 3 (7.89%) SEO
9 3 (7.89%) SOA
9 3 (7.89%) SOLID
9 3 (7.89%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 35 (92.11%) C#
2 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
3 4 (10.53%) Ruby
4 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.26%) SQL
5 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Sitecore