The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 47 51 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -37
Permanent jobs citing WCF 20 17 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.53% 2.96% 15.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.26% 5.92% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 61
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
216 287 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 38.10% 49.91% 56.81%
Number of salaries quoted 203 251 204
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of job ads across the Suffolk region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Suffolk

WCF
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury St Edmunds +10 16 £50,000 -
Ipswich -3 1 £70,000 +86.66%
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for WCF.

1 45 (100.00%) C#
2 44 (97.78%) .NET
3 38 (84.44%) Microsoft
4 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (55.56%) TDD
5 25 (55.56%) SQL
6 21 (46.67%) SQL Server
6 21 (46.67%) MVC
6 21 (46.67%) BDD
7 20 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
7 20 (44.44%) Silverlight
7 20 (44.44%) CRM
8 19 (42.22%) XAML
8 19 (42.22%) Pair Programming
9 18 (40.00%) MS Excel
9 18 (40.00%) Web Services
9 18 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (37.78%) MVVM
11 15 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (31.11%) XML
12 14 (31.11%) SOAP
13 12 (26.67%) AngularJS
14 11 (24.44%) Web Application Development
14 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
14 11 (24.44%) Workflow
15 10 (22.22%) Windows
15 10 (22.22%) LINQ
15 10 (22.22%) WPF
16 9 (20.00%) JSON
16 9 (20.00%) Waterfall

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.11%) IaaS
2 5 (11.11%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Developer
2 21 (46.67%) C# Developer
3 16 (35.56%) .NET Developer
4 13 (28.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (22.22%) Senior C# Developer
5 10 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 10 (22.22%) Software Developer
6 6 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Architect
6 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Technical Architect
7 5 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Agile Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Applications Developer
7 5 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Graduate C# Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (97.78%) .NET
2 20 (44.44%) Silverlight
3 18 (40.00%) Web Services
4 15 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (31.11%) SOAP
5 14 (31.11%) XML
6 12 (26.67%) AngularJS
7 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
8 10 (22.22%) LINQ
8 10 (22.22%) WPF
9 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (20.00%) JSON
10 8 (17.78%) REST
11 3 (6.67%) CSS
11 3 (6.67%) jQuery
12 2 (4.44%) Ajax
12 2 (4.44%) HTML
12 2 (4.44%) WF
12 2 (4.44%) XHTML
12 2 (4.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 5 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (55.56%) TDD
3 21 (46.67%) BDD
3 21 (46.67%) MVC
4 20 (44.44%) CRM
5 19 (42.22%) Pair Programming
6 17 (37.78%) MVVM
7 11 (24.44%) Web Application Development
7 11 (24.44%) Workflow
8 9 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 8 (17.78%) Line Management
10 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (11.11%) Scrum
10 5 (11.11%) SOA
10 5 (11.11%) UML
11 4 (8.89%) OO
12 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
12 3 (6.67%) Migration
13 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
13 2 (4.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (55.56%) SQL
3 19 (42.22%) XAML
4 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
4 7 (15.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Degree
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 38 (84.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint