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 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 42 55 20
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -35
Permanent jobs citing WCF 24 22 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.26% 3.34% 13.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.71% 6.53% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 59
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
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
205 337 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 36.35% 51.22% 61.48%
Number of salaries quoted 197 313 241
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 June 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 June 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 - 22 £45,000 -
Ipswich +10 2 £55,000 +46.66%
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 41 (100.00%) C#
2 40 (97.56%) .NET
3 35 (85.37%) Microsoft
4 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (51.22%) TDD
5 21 (51.22%) SQL Server
5 21 (51.22%) SQL
6 20 (48.78%) BDD
7 19 (46.34%) Silverlight
8 18 (43.90%) MS Excel
8 18 (43.90%) Pair Programming
8 18 (43.90%) XAML
9 17 (41.46%) MVC
9 17 (41.46%) Dynamics CRM
9 17 (41.46%) CRM
9 17 (41.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (36.59%) Web Services
11 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (31.71%) MVVM
13 12 (29.27%) AngularJS
14 11 (26.83%) XML
14 11 (26.83%) SOAP
15 10 (24.39%) Workflow
15 10 (24.39%) Web Application Development
16 9 (21.95%) LINQ
16 9 (21.95%) WPF
16 9 (21.95%) JSON
16 9 (21.95%) Windows
17 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
17 8 (19.51%) 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 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (43.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (41.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) IaaS
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (12.20%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (51.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (41.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Developer
2 18 (43.90%) C# Developer
3 13 (31.71%) .NET Developer
4 10 (24.39%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (24.39%) Senior C# Developer
4 10 (24.39%) Senior Developer
5 9 (21.95%) Software Developer
6 6 (14.63%) Architect
6 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (14.63%) Technical Architect
7 5 (12.20%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Agile .NET Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Agile C# Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Agile Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Applications Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Graduate C# Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Graduate Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Senior Agile Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (97.56%) .NET
2 19 (46.34%) Silverlight
3 15 (36.59%) Web Services
4 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (29.27%) AngularJS
6 11 (26.83%) SOAP
6 11 (26.83%) XML
7 9 (21.95%) JSON
7 9 (21.95%) LINQ
7 9 (21.95%) WPF
8 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
8 8 (19.51%) REST
9 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (7.32%) CSS
10 3 (7.32%) jQuery
11 2 (4.88%) Ajax
11 2 (4.88%) HTML
11 2 (4.88%) WF
11 2 (4.88%) XHTML
11 2 (4.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
1 5 (12.20%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (51.22%) TDD
3 20 (48.78%) BDD
4 18 (43.90%) Pair Programming
5 17 (41.46%) CRM
5 17 (41.46%) MVC
6 13 (31.71%) MVVM
7 10 (24.39%) Web Application Development
7 10 (24.39%) Workflow
8 8 (19.51%) Waterfall
9 7 (17.07%) Line Management
10 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (12.20%) Scrum
10 5 (12.20%) SOA
10 5 (12.20%) UML
11 4 (9.76%) OO
12 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
12 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
12 2 (4.88%) OOD
12 2 (4.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (51.22%) SQL
3 18 (43.90%) XAML
4 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
4 7 (17.07%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 35 (85.37%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint