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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 54 33 39
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Permanent jobs citing WCF 8 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.26% 3.79% 2.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.13% 9.57% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 6
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
156 115 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 44.07% 39.66% 43.80%
Number of salaries quoted 147 104 111
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 February 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 28 (100.00%) C#
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 22 (78.57%) SQL Server
3 22 (78.57%) TDD
4 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 19 (67.86%) Scrum
6 16 (57.14%) MVC
6 16 (57.14%) Finance
6 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (50.00%) WPF
8 12 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (42.86%) SOAP
8 12 (42.86%) Visual Studio
9 10 (35.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
9 10 (35.71%) Web Services
10 8 (28.57%) LINQ
10 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
10 8 (28.57%) REST
10 8 (28.57%) SQL
10 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
11 6 (21.43%) WinForms
11 6 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (21.43%) SOA
11 6 (21.43%) BDD
11 6 (21.43%) ATDD
11 6 (21.43%) Web Application Development
11 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (78.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Visual Studio
1 12 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Senior Developer
2 11 (39.29%) .NET Developer
2 11 (39.29%) C# Developer
2 11 (39.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (32.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 8 (28.57%) Architect
4 8 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (21.43%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Web Developer
5 6 (21.43%) C# Web Developer
6 5 (17.86%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (14.29%) Web Engineer
7 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
7 4 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (10.71%) Programmer
8 3 (10.71%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (10.71%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (50.00%) WPF
5 12 (42.86%) SOAP
6 10 (35.71%) Web Services
6 10 (35.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
7 8 (28.57%) REST
7 8 (28.57%) LINQ
8 6 (21.43%) WinForms
8 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (10.71%) jQuery
10 2 (7.14%) RESTful
10 2 (7.14%) CSS
10 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (7.14%) JSON
10 2 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) TDD
2 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (67.86%) Scrum
4 16 (57.14%) MVC
5 8 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 6 (21.43%) BDD
6 6 (21.43%) ATDD
6 6 (21.43%) Web Application Development
6 6 (21.43%) Microservices
6 6 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (21.43%) SOA
7 4 (14.29%) OO
7 4 (14.29%) UML
8 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Microsoft
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