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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 45 38 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs citing WCF 19 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.85% 2.82% 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.00% 8.16% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 4
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
190 98 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 48.47% 34.51% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 174 94 140
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 27 January 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) C#
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (82.76%) ASP.NET
3 22 (75.86%) SQL Server
3 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (75.86%) TDD
4 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
5 19 (65.52%) Scrum
6 17 (58.62%) MVC
7 16 (55.17%) Finance
7 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (48.28%) WPF
9 12 (41.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (41.38%) Visual Studio
9 12 (41.38%) SOAP
10 10 (34.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 10 (34.48%) .NET Framework
10 10 (34.48%) Web Services
11 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
11 8 (27.59%) LINQ
11 8 (27.59%) REST
11 8 (27.59%) SQL
11 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
12 6 (20.69%) SOA
12 6 (20.69%) WinForms
12 6 (20.69%) OOA/OOD
12 6 (20.69%) ATDD
12 6 (20.69%) Web Application Development
12 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (20.69%) BDD

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (75.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Visual Studio
1 12 (41.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) .NET Developer
3 11 (37.93%) C# Developer
3 11 (37.93%) Senior Developer
3 11 (37.93%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (31.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (27.59%) Software Developer
5 8 (27.59%) Architect
5 8 (27.59%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (24.14%) Web Developer
7 6 (20.69%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (20.69%) C# Web Developer
8 5 (17.24%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (13.79%) Web Engineer
9 4 (13.79%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (13.79%) Software Engineer
9 4 (13.79%) C# Software Engineer
10 3 (10.34%) Programmer
10 3 (10.34%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (82.76%) ASP.NET
3 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (48.28%) WPF
5 12 (41.38%) SOAP
6 10 (34.48%) Web Services
6 10 (34.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 10 (34.48%) .NET Framework
7 8 (27.59%) REST
7 8 (27.59%) LINQ
8 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 6 (20.69%) WinForms
9 4 (13.79%) jQuery
10 3 (10.34%) HTML
11 2 (6.90%) CSS
11 2 (6.90%) RESTful
11 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (6.90%) JSON
12 1 (3.45%) XML
12 1 (3.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (75.86%) TDD
2 19 (65.52%) Scrum
3 17 (58.62%) MVC
4 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
5 6 (20.69%) BDD
5 6 (20.69%) ATDD
5 6 (20.69%) Web Application Development
5 6 (20.69%) Microservices
5 6 (20.69%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (20.69%) SOA
6 4 (13.79%) OO
6 4 (13.79%) UML
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
3 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft