The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Plymouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 30 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 0.84% 10.87% 2.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.49% 17.24% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £36,000 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -21.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
WCF
Devon

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 Plymouth region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Plymouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
67 29 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 56.30% 63.04% 60.53%
Number of salaries quoted 62 23 23
Average salary £30,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

WCF
Salary Trend in Plymouth

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

WCF Salary Trend in Plymouth

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (60.00%) MS Access
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) LINQ
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) VB
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MS Access
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Ajax
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) LINQ
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) VB
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft