The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 75 40 85
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +45
Permanent jobs citing WCF 8 38 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.10% 5.62% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.74% 13.33% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8 37 0
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
292 285 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 40.22% 42.16% 37.68%
Number of salaries quoted 286 249 290
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Southampton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for WCF.

1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (90.00%) .NET
3 17 (85.00%) ASP.NET
4 14 (70.00%) SQL
5 11 (55.00%) HTML
5 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
5 11 (55.00%) VB.NET
5 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (55.00%) Mobile App
5 11 (55.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 10 (50.00%) WPF
6 10 (50.00%) T-SQL
7 8 (40.00%) CSS
7 8 (40.00%) Ajax
8 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (25.00%) XML
10 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (15.00%) TDD
11 3 (15.00%) Retail
11 3 (15.00%) QA
11 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
11 3 (15.00%) Web Services
11 3 (15.00%) C++
11 3 (15.00%) Oracle
11 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
11 3 (15.00%) SOA
11 3 (15.00%) MVC
11 3 (15.00%) Workflow

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Infor M3
2 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) Software Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Applications Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Senior Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Applications Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Web Applications Developer
5 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) CRM Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 17 (85.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (55.00%) HTML
4 10 (50.00%) WPF
5 8 (40.00%) Ajax
5 8 (40.00%) CSS
6 5 (25.00%) XML
7 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (15.00%) Web Services
8 2 (10.00%) SOAP
9 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
9 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (5.00%) CSS3
9 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
9 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (15.00%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (55.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) MVC
4 3 (15.00%) SOA
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) Validation
4 3 (15.00%) Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Kanban
6 1 (5.00%) Line Management
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 11 (55.00%) VB.NET
4 10 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle