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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 48 19 40
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +21
Permanent jobs citing WCF 11 47 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.27% 11.27% 4.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.29% 19.26% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 46 25
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £55,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
208 244 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 42.89% 58.51% 53.19%
Number of salaries quoted 170 217 283
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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 -22 8 £57,500 +39.39%
Bury St Edmunds 0 1 - - 1
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 26 (86.67%) .NET
2 24 (80.00%) XML
3 20 (66.67%) C#
4 19 (63.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (63.33%) CRM
5 16 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (46.67%) Migration
7 14 (46.67%) Silverlight
8 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
8 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
9 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
9 12 (40.00%) Web Services
10 10 (33.33%) SOAP
10 10 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (33.33%) Project Management
11 9 (30.00%) Data Modelling
11 9 (30.00%) TDD
12 8 (26.67%) Project Planning
12 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
12 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (23.33%) CSS
13 7 (23.33%) IIS
13 7 (23.33%) HTML
13 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
13 7 (23.33%) MVC
13 7 (23.33%) Workflow
14 6 (20.00%) Business Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 10 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (23.33%) IIS
3 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (63.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.67%) PROIV
2 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.00%) CRM Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (13.33%) BizTalk Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) .NET Web Developer
4 4 (13.33%) CRM Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Web Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) CRM Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (86.67%) .NET
2 24 (80.00%) XML
3 14 (46.67%) Silverlight
4 12 (40.00%) Web Services
4 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (33.33%) SOAP
6 7 (23.33%) HTML
6 7 (23.33%) CSS
7 6 (20.00%) jQuery
8 4 (13.33%) WPF
8 4 (13.33%) Reactive Extensions
8 4 (13.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (6.67%) WinForms
9 2 (6.67%) Ajax
9 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
10 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.67%) Kindle
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) CRM
2 14 (46.67%) Migration
3 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (33.33%) Project Management
5 9 (30.00%) Data Modelling
5 9 (30.00%) TDD
6 8 (26.67%) Project Planning
7 7 (23.33%) MVC
7 7 (23.33%) Workflow
8 6 (20.00%) Business Development
9 5 (16.67%) Kanban
9 5 (16.67%) Scrum
9 5 (16.67%) OOD
9 5 (16.67%) OO
10 4 (13.33%) DSDM
10 4 (13.33%) Extreme Programming
10 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
10 4 (13.33%) MVVM
11 2 (6.67%) UML
11 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) C#
2 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (13.33%) MCITP
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle