The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 19 44 52
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 45 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 11.14% 4.52% 3.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.23% 8.42% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 44 25 20
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WCF
East of England

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 Suffolk region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
234 297 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 57.92% 53.71% 45.92%
Number of salaries quoted 207 287 273
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

WCF
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Suffolk region.

WCF Salary Trend in Suffolk

WCF
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Suffolk

WCF
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +4 21 £41,250 -2.94% 2
Bury St Edmunds - 10 £42,500 - 1
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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.

1 111 (99.11%) C#
2 95 (84.82%) .NET
3 69 (61.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 68 (60.71%) Web Services
5 65 (58.04%) TDD
6 61 (54.46%) SQL Server
7 58 (51.79%) Microsoft
8 57 (50.89%) XML
9 56 (50.00%) SOAP
10 52 (46.43%) CRM
11 49 (43.75%) Dynamics CRM
12 48 (42.86%) ASP.NET
13 45 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
14 42 (37.50%) WPF
15 41 (36.61%) SharePoint
16 40 (35.71%) BizTalk Server
16 40 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 37 (33.04%) MVC
18 30 (26.79%) ASP.NET MVC
18 30 (26.79%) Visual Studio
19 25 (22.32%) Degree
20 24 (21.43%) Silverlight
20 24 (21.43%) NUnit
21 23 (20.54%) Windows
22 22 (19.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 18 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
23 18 (16.07%) MVVM
24 17 (15.18%) N-Tier
24 17 (15.18%) Workflow
24 17 (15.18%) NHibernate

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 41 (36.61%) SharePoint
2 40 (35.71%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (8.93%) IIS
4 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 49 (43.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) Force.com
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) SSL
2 2 (1.79%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (54.46%) SQL Server
2 40 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (19.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (11.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (6.25%) OLAP
6 6 (5.36%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.79%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.89%) DTS
Development Applications
1 69 (61.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (26.79%) Visual Studio
3 24 (21.43%) NUnit
4 7 (6.25%) ReSharper
4 7 (6.25%) NuGet
4 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (5.36%) SpecFlow
5 6 (5.36%) MSTest
6 4 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (3.57%) Moq
7 3 (2.68%) CruiseControl
7 3 (2.68%) NCover
7 3 (2.68%) FxCop
8 2 (1.79%) WatiN
8 2 (1.79%) Selenium
8 2 (1.79%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (5.36%) Advertising
2 5 (4.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 105 (93.75%) Developer
2 41 (36.61%) C# Developer
3 33 (29.46%) C# .NET Developer
4 30 (26.79%) .NET Developer
5 26 (23.21%) BizTalk Developer
6 11 (9.82%) CRM Developer
7 9 (8.04%) Agile C# Developer
8 8 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
9 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (6.25%) SQL Developer
9 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
9 7 (6.25%) Programmer
9 7 (6.25%) Applications Developer
9 7 (6.25%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Senior C# Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (84.82%) .NET
2 68 (60.71%) Web Services
3 57 (50.89%) XML
4 56 (50.00%) SOAP
5 48 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 42 (37.50%) WPF
7 30 (26.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (21.43%) Silverlight
9 17 (15.18%) NHibernate
10 14 (12.50%) WF
10 14 (12.50%) Reactive Extensions
10 14 (12.50%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 13 (11.61%) .NET Framework
12 11 (9.82%) JSON
13 10 (8.93%) HTML
13 10 (8.93%) CSS
14 7 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 6 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 5 (4.46%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.18%) N-Tier
2 6 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.54%) Windows
2 6 (5.36%) Linux
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (2.68%) Windows 8
3 3 (2.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (58.04%) TDD
2 52 (46.43%) CRM
3 45 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (33.04%) MVC
5 18 (16.07%) MVVM
6 17 (15.18%) Workflow
7 12 (10.71%) Scrum
8 11 (9.82%) Configuration Management
8 11 (9.82%) Unit Testing
9 10 (8.93%) UML
10 8 (7.14%) Migration
10 8 (7.14%) Waterfall
10 8 (7.14%) Data Migration
11 7 (6.25%) Software Engineering
11 7 (6.25%) Project Planning
11 7 (6.25%) OOP
11 7 (6.25%) Data Modelling
11 7 (6.25%) SOA
12 4 (3.57%) BDD
12 4 (3.57%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 111 (99.11%) C#
2 15 (13.39%) SQL
3 11 (9.82%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.57%) XAML
5 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.89%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 25 (22.32%) Degree
2 18 (16.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 14 (12.50%) MCITP
5 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.79%) MCTS
6 2 (1.79%) MCP
6 2 (1.79%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) QA
Vendors
1 58 (51.79%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.93%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (7.14%) Oracle
4 3 (2.68%) CheckPoint
Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Ipswich
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stowmarket
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago