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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 58 39 16
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -23
Permanent jobs citing WCF 20 52 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.98% 5.92% 10.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.49% 11.18% 22.51%
Number of salaries quoted 18 42 77
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
364 465 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 54.17% 52.90% 48.65%
Number of salaries quoted 326 407 321
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £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 29 August 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Guildford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 39 (97.50%) .NET
2 35 (87.50%) C#
3 28 (70.00%) ASP.NET
4 27 (67.50%) SQL Server
5 25 (62.50%) MVC
5 25 (62.50%) .NET Framework
6 22 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (55.00%) JavaScript
7 21 (52.50%) TDD
8 20 (50.00%) Software Engineering
8 20 (50.00%) CSS
9 18 (45.00%) jQuery
10 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
11 16 (40.00%) Web Development
12 15 (37.50%) Ajax
12 15 (37.50%) Windows
12 15 (37.50%) HTML
13 14 (35.00%) NUnit
13 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (35.00%) KnockoutJS
14 12 (30.00%) WPF
14 12 (30.00%) MVVM
15 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (27.50%) OO
15 11 (27.50%) OOD
16 10 (25.00%) Scrum
16 10 (25.00%) Configuration Management
16 10 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 9 (22.50%) CSS3
17 9 (22.50%) HTML5

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (12.50%) IIS
2 3 (7.50%) CMS
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (67.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (15.00%) MySQL
5 4 (10.00%) Big Data
6 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) NUnit
2 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Law
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (80.00%) Developer
2 17 (42.50%) .NET Developer
3 15 (37.50%) Software Engineer
4 14 (35.00%) C# Developer
5 11 (27.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 11 (27.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (25.00%) Senior Developer
6 10 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
6 10 (25.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 9 (22.50%) Programmer
8 8 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
8 8 (20.00%) Analyst
8 8 (20.00%) .NET Analyst Programmer
8 8 (20.00%) Senior Programmer
8 8 (20.00%) .NET Programmer
8 8 (20.00%) Senior .NET Analyst Programmer
8 8 (20.00%) Senior .NET Programmer
8 8 (20.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 8 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (97.50%) .NET
2 28 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 25 (62.50%) .NET Framework
4 22 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (50.00%) CSS
6 18 (45.00%) jQuery
7 15 (37.50%) HTML
7 15 (37.50%) Ajax
8 14 (35.00%) KnockoutJS
9 12 (30.00%) WPF
10 10 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (22.50%) HTML5
11 9 (22.50%) CSS3
12 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 8 (20.00%) SOAP
12 8 (20.00%) Web Services
12 8 (20.00%) XML
12 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (15.00%) Dapper ORM
14 5 (12.50%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) CCTV
2 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.50%) Chemistry
3 1 (2.50%) Biology
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) MVC
2 21 (52.50%) TDD
3 20 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 16 (40.00%) Web Development
5 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (30.00%) MVVM
7 11 (27.50%) OO
7 11 (27.50%) OOD
8 10 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 10 (25.00%) Scrum
9 8 (20.00%) E-Commerce
9 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 6 (15.00%) BDD
10 6 (15.00%) User Stories
10 6 (15.00%) UML
11 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
12 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
12 4 (10.00%) Data Management
12 4 (10.00%) Black-Box Testing
13 2 (5.00%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 35 (87.50%) C#
2 22 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.00%) SQL
4 4 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (10.00%) MATLAB
5 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) VC++
6 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) ISEB
1 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
1 4 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Telerik