The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 26 29 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +20
Permanent jobs citing WCF 13 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.24% 6.13% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.00% 11.24% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 9
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WCF
Suffolk

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 Ipswich region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
130 169 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 52.42% 54.52% 49.65%
Number of salaries quoted 107 163 191
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

WCF
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

WCF Salary Trend in Ipswich

WCF
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Ipswich

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 40 (97.56%) C#
2 36 (87.80%) SQL Server
3 34 (82.93%) .NET
4 33 (80.49%) ASP.NET
5 31 (75.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (56.10%) MVC
7 22 (53.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (46.34%) TDD
8 19 (46.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (46.34%) WPF
8 19 (46.34%) Visual Studio
9 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
9 16 (39.02%) N-Tier
9 16 (39.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (34.15%) WF
11 13 (31.71%) NHibernate
11 13 (31.71%) NUnit
12 12 (29.27%) .NET Framework
12 12 (29.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (29.27%) SharePoint
13 11 (26.83%) CRM
13 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
14 10 (24.39%) HTML
14 10 (24.39%) IIS
14 10 (24.39%) CSS
14 10 (24.39%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (21.95%) Web Services
15 9 (21.95%) UML
16 8 (19.51%) SQL
16 8 (19.51%) Oracle

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 12 (29.27%) SharePoint
2 10 (24.39%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (24.39%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Force.com
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) SSL
2 2 (4.88%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (87.80%) SQL Server
2 19 (46.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (39.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (29.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (17.07%) OLAP
6 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
7 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (4.88%) SQLPlus
9 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (75.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (46.34%) Visual Studio
3 13 (31.71%) NUnit
4 7 (17.07%) NuGet
5 6 (14.63%) SpecFlow
5 6 (14.63%) MSTest
6 3 (7.32%) CruiseControl
6 3 (7.32%) NCover
6 3 (7.32%) FxCop
7 2 (4.88%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.44%) WatiN
8 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 4 (9.76%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (85.37%) Developer
2 19 (46.34%) C# Developer
3 17 (41.46%) .NET Developer
4 16 (39.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Programmer
5 7 (17.07%) SQL Developer
5 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (14.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Administrator
9 3 (7.32%) Architect
9 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
9 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
9 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (7.32%) Lead Technical Architect
9 3 (7.32%) Lead Architect
10 2 (4.88%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (82.93%) .NET
2 33 (80.49%) ASP.NET
3 22 (53.66%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (46.34%) WPF
5 14 (34.15%) WF
6 13 (31.71%) NHibernate
7 12 (29.27%) .NET Framework
8 10 (24.39%) HTML
8 10 (24.39%) CSS
9 9 (21.95%) Web Services
10 7 (17.07%) XML
11 6 (14.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (12.20%) jQuery
13 4 (9.76%) WinForms
14 2 (4.88%) SOAP
15 1 (2.44%) ADO.NET
15 1 (2.44%) Ajax
15 1 (2.44%) XSLT
15 1 (2.44%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
1 6 (14.63%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (7.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) MVC
2 19 (46.34%) TDD
3 11 (26.83%) CRM
4 9 (21.95%) UML
5 8 (19.51%) Scrum
6 7 (17.07%) OOP
6 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (14.63%) SOA
8 3 (7.32%) ETL
8 3 (7.32%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (7.32%) TOGAF
8 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.88%) Workflow
10 1 (2.44%) Extreme Programming
10 1 (2.44%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (2.44%) Web Development
10 1 (2.44%) Performance Testing
10 1 (2.44%) Time Management
10 1 (2.44%) ERP
10 1 (2.44%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 40 (97.56%) C#
2 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.51%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.88%) MCTS
3 2 (4.88%) MCP
3 2 (4.88%) MCSD
3 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (19.51%) Oracle
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