The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Poole region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 24 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 9 21 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 6.47% 20.19% 2.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 29.58% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 2
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WCF
Dorset

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 Poole region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Poole
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
54 71 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 38.85% 68.27% 36.90%
Number of salaries quoted 54 70 27
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,850 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £35,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

WCF
Salary Trend in Poole

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

WCF Salary Trend in Poole

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Poole 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 (100.00%) .NET
1 39 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 33 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 33 (84.62%) C#
2 33 (84.62%) MVC
3 31 (79.49%) ASP.NET MVC
4 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (48.72%) TDD
5 19 (48.72%) Games
5 19 (48.72%) Dependency Injection
5 19 (48.72%) Domain-Driven Design
5 19 (48.72%) Node.js
5 19 (48.72%) Ninject
5 19 (48.72%) KnockoutJS
5 19 (48.72%) Web Application Development
6 18 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 16 (41.03%) Mobile App
7 16 (41.03%) Android
7 16 (41.03%) iPhone
7 16 (41.03%) Google
8 15 (38.46%) SQL
9 12 (30.77%) OO
9 12 (30.77%) OOD
9 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
10 8 (20.51%) WPF
11 7 (17.95%) NHibernate
12 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
12 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
12 6 (15.38%) Windows

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Poole 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 19 (48.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 18 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 19 (48.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (84.62%) Developer
2 27 (69.23%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Senior .NET Developer
4 8 (20.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (20.51%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (20.51%) C# Developer
4 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Systems Architect
5 6 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Architect
5 6 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) .NET
1 39 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 31 (79.49%) ASP.NET MVC
3 19 (48.72%) Ninject
3 19 (48.72%) KnockoutJS
4 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 8 (20.51%) WPF
6 7 (17.95%) NHibernate
7 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
7 6 (15.38%) MSMQ
7 6 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
9 2 (5.13%) CSS
9 2 (5.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) iPhone
1 16 (41.03%) Mobile App
2 6 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 6 (15.38%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Android
2 6 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (84.62%) MVC
2 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (48.72%) TDD
3 19 (48.72%) Domain-Driven Design
3 19 (48.72%) Dependency Injection
3 19 (48.72%) Web Application Development
4 12 (30.77%) OO
4 12 (30.77%) OOD
5 6 (15.38%) SOA
5 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (84.62%) C#
2 15 (38.46%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Google
2 12 (30.77%) Microsoft