The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 43 43 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.35% 1.95% 5.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 4.48% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 13
Median salary £37,500 £57,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.78% +35.29%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
127 134 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 44.72% 43.51% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 107 117 105
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of job ads across the Ipswich region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for WCF.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) PROIV
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Architect
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Architect
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Kindle
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle