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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 41 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 30 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 5.42% 3.39% 4.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.15% 7.53% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 30 21 23
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
212 279 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 38.34% 45.07% 51.33%
Number of salaries quoted 187 253 275
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,898 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Guildford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 53 (100.00%) C#
1 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (96.23%) MVC
3 48 (90.57%) SQL Server
4 47 (88.68%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (79.25%) ASP.NET
6 39 (73.58%) Ajax
7 38 (71.70%) TDD
8 36 (67.92%) LINQ
9 35 (66.04%) Subversion
9 35 (66.04%) OO
9 35 (66.04%) Scrum
10 26 (49.06%) NUnit
10 26 (49.06%) NHibernate
10 26 (49.06%) Social Network
10 26 (49.06%) MonoRail
10 26 (49.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (49.06%) Rhino Mocks
10 26 (49.06%) Castle Windsor
10 26 (49.06%) Web Application Development
10 26 (49.06%) SDLC
10 26 (49.06%) SQL Server 2014
10 26 (49.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 19 (35.85%) .NET Framework
12 18 (33.96%) WPF
12 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
12 18 (33.96%) MVVM
13 17 (32.08%) HTML
13 17 (32.08%) CSS
14 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET Web API

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (3.77%) CMS
1 2 (3.77%) IIS
1 2 (3.77%) Kentico
1 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.77%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (90.57%) SQL Server
2 26 (49.06%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (66.04%) Subversion
2 26 (49.06%) NUnit
2 26 (49.06%) Rhino Mocks
3 9 (16.98%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (100.00%) Developer
2 43 (81.13%) .NET Developer
3 17 (32.08%) C# Developer
4 10 (18.87%) C# Software Developer
4 10 (18.87%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (18.87%) SQL Developer
5 9 (16.98%) C# WPF Developer
5 9 (16.98%) HTML Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Senior .NET Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Senior Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Senior SQL Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Developer
5 9 (16.98%) WPF Developer
6 7 (13.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (13.21%) C# WCF Developer
6 7 (13.21%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) Software Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (79.25%) ASP.NET
3 39 (73.58%) Ajax
4 36 (67.92%) LINQ
5 26 (49.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (49.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 26 (49.06%) Castle Windsor
5 26 (49.06%) MonoRail
5 26 (49.06%) NHibernate
6 19 (35.85%) .NET Framework
7 18 (33.96%) WPF
8 17 (32.08%) CSS
8 17 (32.08%) HTML
9 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (28.30%) Entity Framework
11 14 (26.42%) AngularJS
12 12 (22.64%) RESTful
13 10 (18.87%) HTML5
13 10 (18.87%) Web Services
14 9 (16.98%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 26 (49.06%) Social Network
2 10 (18.87%) User Experience
3 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (96.23%) MVC
2 47 (88.68%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (71.70%) TDD
4 35 (66.04%) OO
4 35 (66.04%) Scrum
5 26 (49.06%) SDLC
5 26 (49.06%) Web Application Development
6 18 (33.96%) MVVM
7 10 (18.87%) Unit Testing
8 9 (16.98%) Software Engineering
8 9 (16.98%) SOLID
9 7 (13.21%) Parallel Computing
9 7 (13.21%) Software Architecture
10 2 (3.77%) Mobile Development
10 2 (3.77%) Multithreading
10 2 (3.77%) OOA/OOD
11 1 (1.89%) CRM
11 1 (1.89%) Front End Development
11 1 (1.89%) Open Source
11 1 (1.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
3 12 (22.64%) SQL
4 10 (18.87%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) Telerik