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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 61 78 72
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Permanent jobs citing WCF 32 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.52% 0.54% 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.16% 1.74% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 11
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
315 288 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 34.62% 31.30% 41.10%
Number of salaries quoted 269 265 313
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £49,250
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 27 April 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Southampton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 42 (97.67%) C#
1 42 (97.67%) .NET
2 40 (93.02%) SQL Server
3 38 (88.37%) Microsoft
4 35 (81.40%) Windows
5 28 (65.12%) Moq
6 27 (62.79%) XML
7 26 (60.47%) Visual Studio
8 25 (58.14%) SOAP
9 23 (53.49%) ASP.NET
10 22 (51.16%) C++
10 22 (51.16%) OOD
10 22 (51.16%) Multithreading
11 21 (48.84%) Network Security
11 21 (48.84%) REST
11 21 (48.84%) TCP/IP
12 20 (46.51%) WPF
13 17 (39.53%) MVC
13 17 (39.53%) LINQ
14 16 (37.21%) NHibernate
14 16 (37.21%) CTI
14 16 (37.21%) COM
14 16 (37.21%) STL
15 14 (32.56%) WinForms
15 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (30.23%) TDD
16 13 (30.23%) NUnit
16 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (30.23%) Unity DI Container
17 12 (27.91%) Dependency Injection

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (48.84%) TCP/IP
1 21 (48.84%) Network Security
2 16 (37.21%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (93.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (65.12%) Moq
2 26 (60.47%) Visual Studio
3 13 (30.23%) NUnit
4 12 (27.91%) MSTest
4 12 (27.91%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (86.05%) Developer
2 24 (55.81%) .NET Developer
3 19 (44.19%) C# Developer
4 12 (27.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (18.60%) Software Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Architect
6 5 (11.63%) Software Architect
6 5 (11.63%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.65%) .NET Consultant
9 1 (2.33%) C++/C# Developer
9 1 (2.33%) C++ Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Junior C# Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Junior Consultant
9 1 (2.33%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (97.67%) .NET
2 27 (62.79%) XML
3 25 (58.14%) SOAP
4 23 (53.49%) ASP.NET
5 21 (48.84%) REST
6 20 (46.51%) WPF
7 17 (39.53%) LINQ
8 16 (37.21%) NHibernate
8 16 (37.21%) COM
8 16 (37.21%) STL
9 14 (32.56%) WinForms
10 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (30.23%) Unity DI Container
11 12 (27.91%) Castle Windsor
11 12 (27.91%) Ninject
11 12 (27.91%) Spring.NET
12 11 (25.58%) Razor View Engine
13 10 (23.26%) HTML
14 6 (13.95%) HTML5
15 5 (11.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (11.63%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Wiki
5 1 (2.33%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 35 (81.40%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) OOD
1 22 (51.16%) Multithreading
2 17 (39.53%) MVC
3 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (30.23%) TDD
5 12 (27.91%) Scrum
5 12 (27.91%) Kanban
5 12 (27.91%) Dependency Injection
5 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (27.91%) Web Application Development
6 11 (25.58%) MVVM
7 5 (11.63%) OO
7 5 (11.63%) Analytics
8 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.65%) Web Development
9 2 (4.65%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (2.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 1 (2.33%) Refactoring
10 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.33%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 42 (97.67%) C#
2 22 (51.16%) C++
3 6 (13.95%) SQL
4 4 (9.30%) Java
4 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.33%) C
6 1 (2.33%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) MCSD
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) HL7
2 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 38 (88.37%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Borland
2 1 (2.33%) Facebook
2 1 (2.33%) Twitter
2 1 (2.33%) Xamarin
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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SSE
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Posted: 12 days ago