The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 34 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 43 56 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 7.28% 8.66% 10.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.26% 16.62% 24.81%
Number of salaries quoted 39 31 63
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
382 337 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 64.64% 52.09% 42.53%
Number of salaries quoted 298 288 245
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
East of England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bury St Edmunds - 19 £40,000 -
Ipswich -25 12 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Stowmarket - 5 £40,000 -
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 94 (100.00%) C#
2 86 (91.49%) .NET
3 63 (67.02%) SQL Server
4 57 (60.64%) ASP.NET
5 55 (58.51%) TDD
6 46 (48.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 46 (48.94%) Microsoft
7 42 (44.68%) Web Services
8 38 (40.43%) CRM
9 37 (39.36%) WPF
10 36 (38.30%) Dynamics CRM
10 36 (38.30%) Windows
11 35 (37.23%) SOAP
11 35 (37.23%) NUnit
12 34 (36.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 32 (34.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 29 (30.85%) MVC
15 27 (28.72%) SQL Server 2008
15 27 (28.72%) ASP.NET MVC
15 27 (28.72%) SharePoint
16 25 (26.60%) XML
16 25 (26.60%) Scrum
17 24 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 21 (22.34%) MVVM
18 21 (22.34%) Silverlight
19 20 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
20 19 (20.21%) BizTalk Server
21 17 (18.09%) CSS
21 17 (18.09%) Visual Studio
21 17 (18.09%) NHibernate

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 27 (28.72%) SharePoint
2 19 (20.21%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.19%) IIS
4 1 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.06%) DNN
4 1 (1.06%) CMS
4 1 (1.06%) Sitefinity
4 1 (1.06%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (1.06%) Kentico
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 36 (38.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.06%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (67.02%) SQL Server
2 34 (36.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (34.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (28.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (13.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (10.64%) OLAP
7 9 (9.57%) Oracle OLAP
8 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 46 (48.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (37.23%) NUnit
3 17 (18.09%) Visual Studio
4 12 (12.77%) Rhino Mocks
4 12 (12.77%) Moq
5 9 (9.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (8.51%) MSTest
7 7 (7.45%) ReSharper
7 7 (7.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (4.26%) NuGet
9 2 (2.13%) NCover
9 2 (2.13%) FxCop
9 2 (2.13%) CruiseControl
10 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (7.45%) Retail
2 6 (6.38%) Finance
3 2 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 88 (93.62%) Developer
2 32 (34.04%) C# Developer
3 29 (30.85%) .NET Developer
4 27 (28.72%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (18.09%) Software Developer
6 12 (12.77%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 10 (10.64%) Agile C# Developer
8 9 (9.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (9.57%) CRM Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Applications Developer
10 5 (5.32%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.26%) .NET Software Developer
11 4 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 4 (4.26%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (4.26%) Senior C# Developer
12 3 (3.19%) Development Team Leader
12 3 (3.19%) Junior Developer
12 3 (3.19%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (91.49%) .NET
2 57 (60.64%) ASP.NET
3 42 (44.68%) Web Services
4 37 (39.36%) WPF
5 35 (37.23%) SOAP
6 27 (28.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (26.60%) XML
8 24 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 21 (22.34%) Silverlight
10 17 (18.09%) CSS
10 17 (18.09%) NHibernate
11 14 (14.89%) LINQ
11 14 (14.89%) jQuery
11 14 (14.89%) Reactive Extensions
11 14 (14.89%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 11 (11.70%) .NET Framework
13 10 (10.64%) JSON
14 9 (9.57%) WinForms
15 7 (7.45%) HTML
15 7 (7.45%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.45%) N-Tier
2 7 (7.45%) Tandem
2 7 (7.45%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.06%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 36 (38.30%) Windows
2 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.26%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.06%) Android
4 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (58.51%) TDD
2 38 (40.43%) CRM
3 29 (30.85%) MVC
4 25 (26.60%) Scrum
5 21 (22.34%) MVVM
6 20 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (15.96%) Workflow
8 12 (12.77%) Kanban
8 12 (12.77%) Web Application Development
9 11 (11.70%) Unit Testing
10 10 (10.64%) Configuration Management
10 10 (10.64%) Migration
11 9 (9.57%) Automated Testing
12 7 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (7.45%) Dependency Injection
12 7 (7.45%) Waterfall
13 6 (6.38%) UML
14 5 (5.32%) SOA
14 5 (5.32%) Project Planning
14 5 (5.32%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 94 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (10.64%) SQL
3 8 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.19%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.13%) XAML
6 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (18.09%) Degree
2 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (10.64%) MCITP
4 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) MCTS
5 1 (1.06%) MCP
5 1 (1.06%) MCSD
System Software
1 6 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 46 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.83%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (11.70%) Oracle
4 6 (6.38%) VMware
5 1 (1.06%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.06%) CheckPoint
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