The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 54 68 50
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Permanent jobs citing WCF 21 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.87% 1.44% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.17% 3.42% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 7
Average salary £39,250 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £23,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £47,500 £35,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WCF
Wiltshire

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 Swindon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
229 263 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 31.33% 41.95% 35.74%
Number of salaries quoted 184 199 155
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

WCF
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

WCF Salary Trend in Swindon

WCF
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Swindon

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 33 (86.84%) C#
1 33 (86.84%) .NET
2 26 (68.42%) ASP.NET
3 24 (63.16%) SQL Server
4 23 (60.53%) MVC
4 23 (60.53%) .NET Framework
5 21 (55.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 18 (47.37%) SOAP
7 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
7 17 (44.74%) TDD
8 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (42.11%) REST
9 15 (39.47%) LINQ
9 15 (39.47%) Oracle
9 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
9 15 (39.47%) SQL
10 14 (36.84%) Web Services
11 13 (34.21%) MVVM
12 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (31.58%) HTML
13 11 (28.95%) WPF
14 10 (26.32%) HTML5
15 9 (23.68%) OO
15 9 (23.68%) Finance
16 8 (21.05%) Line Management
17 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
17 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
17 7 (18.42%) MSMQ
17 7 (18.42%) OOD
17 7 (18.42%) VB.NET

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 6 (15.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) RDBMS
2 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) Moq
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Advertising
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Developer
2 17 (44.74%) C# Developer
3 11 (28.95%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (23.68%) .NET Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Technical Leader
6 3 (7.89%) Junior
6 3 (7.89%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Graduate
7 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Junior C# Developer
7 2 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Graduate C# Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Programmer
8 1 (2.63%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Applications Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) C# Programmer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (86.84%) .NET
2 26 (68.42%) ASP.NET
3 23 (60.53%) .NET Framework
4 21 (55.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 18 (47.37%) SOAP
6 16 (42.11%) REST
7 15 (39.47%) LINQ
8 14 (36.84%) Web Services
9 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (31.58%) HTML
10 11 (28.95%) WPF
11 10 (26.32%) HTML5
12 7 (18.42%) XML
12 7 (18.42%) MSMQ
13 6 (15.79%) EDI
13 6 (15.79%) Middleware
13 6 (15.79%) jQuery
13 6 (15.79%) LINQ to SQL
13 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 5 (13.16%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) MVC
2 17 (44.74%) TDD
3 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (34.21%) MVVM
5 9 (23.68%) OO
6 8 (21.05%) Line Management
7 7 (18.42%) Waterfall
7 7 (18.42%) OOD
8 6 (15.79%) SOA
8 6 (15.79%) Workflow
8 6 (15.79%) BDD
9 5 (13.16%) Document Management
9 5 (13.16%) People Management
9 5 (13.16%) Scrum
10 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
11 3 (7.89%) Multithreading
11 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (7.89%) Project Management
11 3 (7.89%) Data Mapping
12 2 (5.26%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 33 (86.84%) C#
2 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
2 15 (39.47%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) VB.NET
4 4 (10.53%) XAML
5 2 (5.26%) Java
5 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 15 (39.47%) Oracle
3 6 (15.79%) SAP
3 6 (15.79%) Unisys
4 1 (2.63%) Sencha
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