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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 75 49 57
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 3 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.77% 3.00% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.36% 7.55% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 2
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £23,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,250 £52,250
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
220 159 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 56.27% 39.75% 36.05%
Number of salaries quoted 143 141 106
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 £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
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
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) CSS
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) VB
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (40.00%) MVC
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) TDD
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 5 (33.33%) jQuery
6 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (33.33%) BDD
6 5 (33.33%) XML
6 5 (33.33%) XSD
7 4 (26.67%) XSLT
7 4 (26.67%) SOAP
7 4 (26.67%) Web Services
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) LINQ
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (20.00%) Web Application Development
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (20.00%) Ruby

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (20.00%) Node.js
2 2 (13.33%) NServiceBus
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Publishing
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (53.33%) .NET Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Graduate C# Developer
7 1 (6.67%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Architect
7 1 (6.67%) Graduate
7 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) XSD
5 5 (33.33%) jQuery
5 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (26.67%) LINQ
6 4 (26.67%) SOAP
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
6 4 (26.67%) XSLT
7 3 (20.00%) RESTful
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (20.00%) REST
8 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (13.33%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) MVC
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) TDD
2 5 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) VB
4 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft