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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 86 73 78
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 3 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.36% 1.86% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 5.33% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 11
Average salary - £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
313 300 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 37.17% 34.92% 39.03%
Number of salaries quoted 284 287 321
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

WCF
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

WCF Salary Trend in Southampton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) COM
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) NHibernate
2 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) CTI
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) STL
2 3 (75.00%) OOD
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Validation

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) CTI
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) COM
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) NHibernate
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) STL
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) OOD
1 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft