The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 78 47 60
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +13
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.48% 3.89% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 9.44% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 1
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WCF
Hampshire

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 Portsmouth region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
217 180 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 52.16% 41.19% 36.31%
Number of salaries quoted 144 156 105
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

WCF
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

WCF Salary Trend in Portsmouth

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (58.82%) HTML
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (52.94%) VB
3 9 (52.94%) CSS
4 8 (47.06%) MVC
5 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
5 7 (41.18%) TDD
5 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
5 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (41.18%) BDD
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (35.29%) jQuery
7 5 (29.41%) Ruby
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
7 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (29.41%) Node.js
7 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
7 5 (29.41%) RESTful
7 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
7 5 (29.41%) SOAP
7 5 (29.41%) Web Services
7 5 (29.41%) XML
7 5 (29.41%) XSD
7 5 (29.41%) Internet
7 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 5 (29.41%) Node.js
2 3 (17.65%) IIS
3 2 (11.76%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (29.41%) NoSQL
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (17.65%) Publishing
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) .NET Developer
3 10 (58.82%) C# Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
4 4 (23.53%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate
6 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) HTML
3 9 (52.94%) CSS
4 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
4 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (35.29%) jQuery
6 5 (29.41%) RESTful
6 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
6 5 (29.41%) SOAP
6 5 (29.41%) Web Services
6 5 (29.41%) XML
6 5 (29.41%) XSD
6 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (23.53%) LINQ
7 4 (23.53%) XSLT
8 3 (17.65%) REST
9 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
9 2 (11.76%) MSMQ
9 2 (11.76%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) MVC
2 7 (41.18%) TDD
2 7 (41.18%) BDD
3 5 (29.41%) Web Application Development
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Workflow
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (52.94%) VB
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
5 5 (29.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft