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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 48 86 71
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -15
Permanent jobs citing WCF 34 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.76% 0.35% 2.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.10% 0.92% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 32 0 17
Average salary £42,500 - £32,500
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
281 326 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 39.36% 37.82% 38.17%
Number of salaries quoted 248 292 326
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
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 31 July 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Southampton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 65 (98.48%) C#
1 65 (98.48%) .NET
2 52 (78.79%) SQL Server
3 49 (74.24%) Microsoft
4 46 (69.70%) ASP.NET
5 42 (63.64%) Windows
6 40 (60.61%) MVC
6 40 (60.61%) Moq
7 38 (57.58%) Visual Studio
7 38 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (53.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (46.97%) Network Security
10 30 (45.45%) NUnit
11 29 (43.94%) XML
12 27 (40.91%) OOD
12 27 (40.91%) C++
12 27 (40.91%) SOAP
12 27 (40.91%) WPF
12 27 (40.91%) Multithreading
13 26 (39.39%) REST
13 26 (39.39%) TCP/IP
14 23 (34.85%) TDD
15 22 (33.33%) Web Application Development
16 20 (30.30%) LINQ
16 20 (30.30%) CTI
17 19 (28.79%) STL
17 19 (28.79%) NHibernate
18 18 (27.27%) Unity DI Container
19 17 (25.76%) Castle Windsor
19 17 (25.76%) Ninject

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (10.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (46.97%) Network Security
2 26 (39.39%) TCP/IP
3 20 (30.30%) CTI
4 5 (7.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (78.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (60.61%) Moq
2 38 (57.58%) Visual Studio
3 30 (45.45%) NUnit
4 17 (25.76%) MSTest
4 17 (25.76%) Rhino Mocks
5 13 (19.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 8 (12.12%) Selenium
8 6 (9.09%) Jasmine
8 6 (9.09%) Grunt
8 6 (9.09%) Bower
8 6 (9.09%) gulp
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Games
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (80.30%) Developer
2 32 (48.48%) .NET Developer
3 24 (36.36%) C# Developer
4 11 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 10 (15.15%) C# Software Developer
6 8 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Architect
7 7 (10.61%) Web Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Software Architect
8 6 (9.09%) Software Engineer
9 5 (7.58%) C# Web Developer
10 4 (6.06%) C# Software Engineer
11 2 (3.03%) Systems Developer
12 1 (1.52%) C++ Developer
12 1 (1.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 1 (1.52%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (98.48%) .NET
2 46 (69.70%) ASP.NET
3 35 (53.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 29 (43.94%) XML
5 27 (40.91%) SOAP
5 27 (40.91%) WPF
6 26 (39.39%) REST
7 20 (30.30%) LINQ
8 19 (28.79%) NHibernate
8 19 (28.79%) STL
9 18 (27.27%) Unity DI Container
10 17 (25.76%) Castle Windsor
10 17 (25.76%) Ninject
10 17 (25.76%) WinForms
10 17 (25.76%) COM
10 17 (25.76%) Spring.NET
11 16 (24.24%) Razor View Engine
11 16 (24.24%) HTML
12 15 (22.73%) .NET Framework
13 13 (19.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.76%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (10.61%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 42 (63.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (60.61%) MVC
2 38 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (40.91%) OOD
3 27 (40.91%) Multithreading
4 23 (34.85%) TDD
5 22 (33.33%) Web Application Development
6 17 (25.76%) Dependency Injection
6 17 (25.76%) Scrum
6 17 (25.76%) Kanban
6 17 (25.76%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (24.24%) MVVM
8 12 (18.18%) OO
8 12 (18.18%) Automated Testing
9 10 (15.15%) Web Development
10 9 (13.64%) Manual Testing
11 7 (10.61%) Analytics
12 6 (9.09%) Software Engineering
13 5 (7.58%) Domain-Driven Design
13 5 (7.58%) BDD
13 5 (7.58%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 65 (98.48%) C#
2 27 (40.91%) C++
3 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.09%) SQL
5 4 (6.06%) Java
6 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) MCSD
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.52%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
1 2 (3.03%) HL7
Vendors
1 49 (74.24%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.52%) Facebook
2 1 (1.52%) Twitter
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