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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 39 83 76
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 39 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.63% 0.35% 2.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.96% 0.94% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 39 0 17
Average salary £42,500 - £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 - £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
301 319 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 43.43% 37.14% 35.55%
Number of salaries quoted 266 288 301
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Southampton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 70 (100.00%) C#
2 69 (98.57%) .NET
3 50 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 48 (68.57%) SQL Server
4 48 (68.57%) ASP.NET
5 46 (65.71%) Visual Studio
5 46 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (62.86%) MVC
7 40 (57.14%) Moq
8 39 (55.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (54.29%) Windows
10 35 (50.00%) Network Security
11 32 (45.71%) NUnit
12 29 (41.43%) XML
13 27 (38.57%) SOAP
13 27 (38.57%) C++
13 27 (38.57%) OOD
13 27 (38.57%) Multithreading
14 26 (37.14%) REST
14 26 (37.14%) TCP/IP
15 23 (32.86%) .NET Framework
16 22 (31.43%) WPF
17 21 (30.00%) LINQ
17 21 (30.00%) CTI
17 21 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
17 21 (30.00%) Entity Framework
18 20 (28.57%) RESTful
18 20 (28.57%) Git (software)
18 20 (28.57%) STL
18 20 (28.57%) NHibernate

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (27.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (50.00%) Network Security
2 26 (37.14%) TCP/IP
3 21 (30.00%) CTI
4 6 (8.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (68.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 46 (65.71%) Visual Studio
2 40 (57.14%) Moq
3 32 (45.71%) NUnit
4 21 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (28.57%) Git (software)
6 12 (17.14%) MSTest
6 12 (17.14%) Rhino Mocks
6 12 (17.14%) Selenium
7 10 (14.29%) Jasmine
7 10 (14.29%) Grunt
7 10 (14.29%) Bower
7 10 (14.29%) gulp
General
1 8 (11.43%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Games
3 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (77.14%) Developer
2 28 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 28 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 13 (18.57%) C# Software Developer
3 13 (18.57%) Software Developer
4 10 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 10 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
5 7 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Software Architect
6 6 (8.57%) Architect
7 2 (2.86%) Systems Developer
8 1 (1.43%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (1.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (1.43%) C++/C# Developer
8 1 (1.43%) C++ Developer
8 1 (1.43%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (98.57%) .NET
2 48 (68.57%) ASP.NET
3 39 (55.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (41.43%) XML
5 27 (38.57%) SOAP
6 26 (37.14%) REST
7 23 (32.86%) .NET Framework
8 22 (31.43%) WPF
9 21 (30.00%) LINQ
9 21 (30.00%) Entity Framework
10 20 (28.57%) NHibernate
10 20 (28.57%) RESTful
10 20 (28.57%) STL
11 18 (25.71%) COM
11 18 (25.71%) HTML
12 15 (21.43%) HTML5
13 12 (17.14%) Castle Windsor
13 12 (17.14%) Ninject
13 12 (17.14%) Razor View Engine
13 12 (17.14%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (8.57%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (54.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (62.86%) MVC
3 27 (38.57%) OOD
3 27 (38.57%) Multithreading
4 20 (28.57%) TDD
4 20 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 18 (25.71%) Web Application Development
6 17 (24.29%) Manual Testing
6 17 (24.29%) Web Development
7 13 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (17.14%) OO
8 12 (17.14%) Kanban
8 12 (17.14%) Scrum
8 12 (17.14%) Dependency Injection
8 12 (17.14%) MVVM
9 10 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.57%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (8.57%) BDD
10 6 (8.57%) CQRS
10 6 (8.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (38.57%) C++
3 13 (18.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.57%) SQL
5 4 (5.71%) Java
6 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) MCSD
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
1 2 (2.86%) HL7
Vendors
1 50 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle
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