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 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 62 37 17
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -20
Permanent jobs citing WCF 3 14 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.66% 4.55% 13.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.18% 8.24% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 35
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
254 170 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 55.82% 55.19% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 229 145 113
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,300 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) People Management
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Extreme Programming
2 3 (75.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (75.00%) OOD
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) DSDM
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Lead .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Lead Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Lead C# Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Kendo UI
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) DSDM
2 3 (75.00%) Extreme Programming
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) OOD
2 3 (75.00%) People Management
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft