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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 54 85 78
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 32 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.06% 0.22% 1.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.23% 0.65% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 21 0 12
Average salary £40,000 - £35,000
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
285 309 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 36.17% 34.03% 41.82%
Number of salaries quoted 239 281 326
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 22 May 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Southampton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 48 (97.96%) C#
1 48 (97.96%) .NET
2 47 (95.92%) SQL Server
3 46 (93.88%) Microsoft
4 42 (85.71%) Windows
5 34 (69.39%) Moq
6 32 (65.31%) XML
7 30 (61.22%) Visual Studio
8 29 (59.18%) SOAP
9 27 (55.10%) ASP.NET
10 26 (53.06%) C++
10 26 (53.06%) OOD
10 26 (53.06%) Multithreading
11 25 (51.02%) Network Security
11 25 (51.02%) REST
11 25 (51.02%) TCP/IP
12 24 (48.98%) WPF
13 20 (40.82%) MVC
13 20 (40.82%) LINQ
14 19 (38.78%) NHibernate
14 19 (38.78%) COM
14 19 (38.78%) STL
15 18 (36.73%) CTI
16 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (32.65%) WinForms
17 16 (32.65%) NUnit
17 16 (32.65%) Unity DI Container
17 16 (32.65%) ASP.NET MVC
18 15 (30.61%) Dependency Injection
18 15 (30.61%) Inversion of Control

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (51.02%) Network Security
1 25 (51.02%) TCP/IP
2 18 (36.73%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (95.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (69.39%) Moq
2 30 (61.22%) Visual Studio
3 16 (32.65%) NUnit
4 15 (30.61%) MSTest
4 15 (30.61%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (85.71%) Developer
2 28 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 22 (44.90%) C# Developer
4 13 (26.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (18.37%) Software Developer
6 7 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (12.24%) Software Architect
7 6 (12.24%) Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Consultant
9 2 (4.08%) .NET Consultant
10 1 (2.04%) Web Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Junior
10 1 (2.04%) Software Engineer
10 1 (2.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (2.04%) C++/C# Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Junior Consultant
10 1 (2.04%) Junior Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Junior C# Developer
10 1 (2.04%) C++ Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Delphi Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (97.96%) .NET
2 32 (65.31%) XML
3 29 (59.18%) SOAP
4 27 (55.10%) ASP.NET
5 25 (51.02%) REST
6 24 (48.98%) WPF
7 20 (40.82%) LINQ
8 19 (38.78%) NHibernate
8 19 (38.78%) COM
8 19 (38.78%) STL
9 16 (32.65%) WinForms
9 16 (32.65%) Unity DI Container
9 16 (32.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (30.61%) Spring.NET
10 15 (30.61%) Castle Windsor
10 15 (30.61%) Ninject
11 14 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
12 10 (20.41%) HTML
13 7 (14.29%) HTML5
14 4 (8.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (12.24%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.12%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Social Network
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 42 (85.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) OOD
1 26 (53.06%) Multithreading
2 20 (40.82%) MVC
3 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (30.61%) Dependency Injection
4 15 (30.61%) Kanban
4 15 (30.61%) Web Application Development
4 15 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (30.61%) Scrum
4 15 (30.61%) TDD
5 14 (28.57%) MVVM
6 6 (12.24%) Analytics
6 6 (12.24%) OO
7 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.12%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (4.08%) Project Management
9 1 (2.04%) Web Development
9 1 (2.04%) E-business
9 1 (2.04%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (97.96%) C#
2 26 (53.06%) C++
3 6 (12.24%) SQL
4 4 (8.16%) Java
4 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.04%) MCSD
2 1 (2.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) HL7
2 2 (4.08%) QA
Vendors
1 46 (93.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Borland
2 1 (2.04%) Facebook
2 1 (2.04%) Twitter
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