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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 50 83 72
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 32 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.23% 0.34% 2.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.81% 0.96% 5.14%
Number of salaries quoted 28 0 17
Average salary £40,000 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 - £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 - £37,500
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
271 313 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 35.80% 35.69% 42.29%
Number of salaries quoted 240 282 349
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 £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
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 2 July 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Southampton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 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 58 (98.31%) C#
1 58 (98.31%) .NET
2 52 (88.14%) SQL Server
3 50 (84.75%) Microsoft
4 46 (77.97%) Windows
5 38 (64.41%) Moq
6 35 (59.32%) Visual Studio
6 35 (59.32%) ASP.NET
7 33 (55.93%) XML
8 31 (52.54%) SOAP
9 29 (49.15%) MVC
10 28 (47.46%) C++
10 28 (47.46%) OOD
10 28 (47.46%) Multithreading
10 28 (47.46%) Network Security
11 27 (45.76%) WPF
11 27 (45.76%) REST
11 27 (45.76%) TCP/IP
12 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (40.68%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (38.98%) NUnit
14 21 (35.59%) LINQ
15 20 (33.90%) NHibernate
15 20 (33.90%) CTI
15 20 (33.90%) STL
16 19 (32.20%) TDD
17 18 (30.51%) COM
17 18 (30.51%) Web Application Development
17 18 (30.51%) Unity DI Container
18 17 (28.81%) Castle Windsor

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (11.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (47.46%) Network Security
2 27 (45.76%) TCP/IP
3 20 (33.90%) CTI
4 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (88.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 38 (64.41%) Moq
2 35 (59.32%) Visual Studio
3 23 (38.98%) NUnit
4 17 (28.81%) MSTest
4 17 (28.81%) Rhino Mocks
5 6 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
7 4 (6.78%) Selenium
8 2 (3.39%) Jasmine
8 2 (3.39%) Grunt
8 2 (3.39%) Bower
8 2 (3.39%) gulp
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Games
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (83.05%) Developer
2 30 (50.85%) .NET Developer
3 23 (38.98%) C# Developer
4 12 (20.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (16.95%) Software Developer
6 8 (13.56%) C# Software Developer
7 7 (11.86%) Architect
7 7 (11.86%) Software Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Systems Developer
9 2 (3.39%) .NET Consultant
10 1 (1.69%) C# Web Developer
10 1 (1.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (1.69%) C++/C# Developer
10 1 (1.69%) Junior Developer
10 1 (1.69%) Junior C# Developer
10 1 (1.69%) C# Software Engineer
10 1 (1.69%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (98.31%) .NET
2 35 (59.32%) ASP.NET
3 33 (55.93%) XML
4 31 (52.54%) SOAP
5 27 (45.76%) WPF
5 27 (45.76%) REST
6 24 (40.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (35.59%) LINQ
8 20 (33.90%) NHibernate
8 20 (33.90%) STL
9 18 (30.51%) COM
9 18 (30.51%) Unity DI Container
10 17 (28.81%) Castle Windsor
10 17 (28.81%) Ninject
10 17 (28.81%) WinForms
10 17 (28.81%) Spring.NET
11 16 (27.12%) Razor View Engine
12 12 (20.34%) HTML
13 9 (15.25%) HTML5
14 8 (13.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (11.86%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 46 (77.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (49.15%) MVC
2 28 (47.46%) Multithreading
2 28 (47.46%) OOD
3 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (32.20%) TDD
5 18 (30.51%) Web Application Development
6 17 (28.81%) Dependency Injection
6 17 (28.81%) Kanban
6 17 (28.81%) Scrum
6 17 (28.81%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (27.12%) MVVM
8 8 (13.56%) OO
9 7 (11.86%) Analytics
10 5 (8.47%) Automated Testing
11 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.08%) Web Development
11 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
11 3 (5.08%) Mobile Application Development
11 3 (5.08%) SDLC
12 2 (3.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (98.31%) C#
2 28 (47.46%) C++
3 7 (11.86%) SQL
4 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.78%) Java
6 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) MCSD
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) HL7
2 2 (3.39%) QA
Vendors
1 50 (84.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) Facebook
2 1 (1.69%) Twitter
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