The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 52 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 20 33 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 3.05% 4.86% 9.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 10.22% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 18 27 74
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,050 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
WCF
Surrey

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 Guildford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
340 323 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 51.91% 47.57% 45.84%
Number of salaries quoted 317 296 362
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

WCF
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

WCF Salary Trend in Guildford

WCF
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Guildford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 41 (97.62%) C#
1 41 (97.62%) .NET
2 35 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (69.05%) SQL Server
5 28 (66.67%) .NET Framework
6 26 (61.90%) MVC
6 26 (61.90%) CSS
7 24 (57.14%) JavaScript
7 24 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (52.38%) TDD
9 20 (47.62%) HTML
10 18 (42.86%) Web Development
10 18 (42.86%) jQuery
11 17 (40.48%) Ajax
12 16 (38.10%) NUnit
13 15 (35.71%) Software Engineering
14 14 (33.33%) Oracle
14 14 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 13 (30.95%) KnockoutJS
15 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
15 13 (30.95%) WPF
16 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (28.57%) Finance
17 11 (26.19%) Windows
17 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 10 (23.81%) MySQL
18 10 (23.81%) Scrum
18 10 (23.81%) WebDriver
18 10 (23.81%) Git (software)

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (69.05%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.81%) MySQL
3 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 4 (9.52%) Big Data
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.76%) Star Schema
7 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) NUnit
2 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 10 (23.81%) WebDriver
3 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (7.14%) Selenium
5 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (90.48%) Developer
2 28 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 21 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 21 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (38.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (35.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (23.81%) Senior Developer
7 9 (21.43%) Software Engineer
8 8 (19.05%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (19.05%) Programmer
8 8 (19.05%) .NET Software Engineer
8 8 (19.05%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 7 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (16.67%) .NET Programmer
10 6 (14.29%) Senior .NET Analyst Programmer
10 6 (14.29%) Senior .NET Programmer
10 6 (14.29%) Senior Programmer
10 6 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
10 6 (14.29%) .NET Analyst Programmer
10 6 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (97.62%) .NET
2 35 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 28 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 26 (61.90%) CSS
5 24 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (47.62%) HTML
7 18 (42.86%) jQuery
8 17 (40.48%) Ajax
9 14 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 13 (30.95%) KnockoutJS
10 13 (30.95%) WPF
11 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 10 (23.81%) WF
13 9 (21.43%) Web Services
14 8 (19.05%) XML
15 7 (16.67%) Dapper ORM
16 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 6 (14.29%) CSS3
16 6 (14.29%) HTML5
16 6 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Data Structures
1 4 (9.52%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.14%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) CCTV
4 1 (2.38%) Chemistry
4 1 (2.38%) Biology
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (61.90%) MVC
3 22 (52.38%) TDD
4 18 (42.86%) Web Development
5 15 (35.71%) Software Engineering
6 10 (23.81%) Scrum
6 10 (23.81%) MVVM
7 9 (21.43%) Configuration Management
8 8 (19.05%) Waterfall
9 7 (16.67%) User Stories
9 7 (16.67%) OOD
9 7 (16.67%) OO
10 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 6 (14.29%) BDD
11 4 (9.52%) Data Management
11 4 (9.52%) Data Analysis
11 4 (9.52%) Automated Testing
12 3 (7.14%) UML
13 2 (4.76%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 41 (97.62%) C#
2 24 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.90%) VB.NET
4 4 (9.52%) MATLAB
5 3 (7.14%) SQL
6 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.38%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.38%) VC++
7 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) MCP
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.38%) ISEB
3 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Oracle
2 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Sybase
4 1 (2.38%) Telerik