Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 77 98
Rank change year-on-year -38 +21 +3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 167 258 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.60% 3.75% 3.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.96% 8.92% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 153 250 215
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,900 £29,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £57,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2801 2891 2903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 43.66% 42.04% 40.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2543 2640 2539
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £27,100 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £59,600
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Hampshire

WCF
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for WCF in Hampshire

WCF
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Hampshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Hampshire

WCF
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -29 30 £67,500 +92.86% 2
Portsmouth -8 29 £40,000 +3.23% 1
Southampton +4 22 £30,500 +1.67% 5
Andover +20 16 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Petersfield -2 16 £50,000 +33.33%
Farnborough +5 11 £40,000 -20.00%
Fareham -7 11 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Winchester -11 9 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Eastleigh - 1 £47,500 -
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 166 (99.40%) C#
1 166 (99.40%) .NET
2 135 (80.84%) MVC
3 124 (74.25%) ASP.NET
4 103 (61.68%) SQL Server
5 102 (61.08%) Agile Software Development
6 101 (60.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 80 (47.90%) Microsoft
8 74 (44.31%) ASP.NET Web API
9 69 (41.32%) Web Services
10 62 (37.13%) JavaScript
10 62 (37.13%) SQL
11 61 (36.53%) TDD
12 57 (34.13%) .NET Framework
13 55 (32.93%) Web Application Development
14 53 (31.74%) Microsoft Azure
15 49 (29.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 48 (28.74%) RESTful
17 45 (26.95%) BDD
17 45 (26.95%) Node.js
18 44 (26.35%) CSS
19 42 (25.15%) KnockoutJS
19 42 (25.15%) Git (software)
20 41 (24.55%) NoSQL
20 41 (24.55%) Ruby
21 38 (22.75%) HTML
22 35 (20.96%) OO
22 35 (20.96%) Entity Framework
22 35 (20.96%) AngularJS
23 30 (17.96%) OOD

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 10 (5.99%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (5.39%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (4.79%) IIS
4 4 (2.40%) Apache Solr
4 4 (2.40%) CMS
4 4 (2.40%) Commerce Server
4 4 (2.40%) Commerce Server 2007
4 4 (2.40%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (3.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.40%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 53 (31.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.19%) PaaS
3 4 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.99%) Network Security
2 4 (2.40%) CTI
2 4 (2.40%) Internet
2 4 (2.40%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.20%) DNS
3 2 (1.20%) IMAP
3 2 (1.20%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (61.68%) SQL Server
2 41 (24.55%) NoSQL
3 23 (13.77%) SQL Server 2016
4 22 (13.17%) SQL Server 2014
5 16 (9.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (5.39%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.40%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.80%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 42 (25.15%) Git (software)
2 26 (15.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (13.17%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (2.40%) TeamCity
4 4 (2.40%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (2.40%) WiX
5 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.60%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.60%) JIRA
5 1 (0.60%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.60%) TestDirector
General
1 16 (9.58%) Advertising
2 13 (7.78%) Finance
3 9 (5.39%) Games
3 9 (5.39%) Music Industry
4 6 (3.59%) Retail
5 4 (2.40%) Back Office
6 1 (0.60%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 146 (87.43%) Developer
2 123 (73.65%) .NET Developer
3 38 (22.75%) C# Developer
4 33 (19.76%) Senior Developer
5 24 (14.37%) Senior .NET Developer
6 22 (13.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 20 (11.98%) ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (11.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 19 (11.38%) Azure Developer
9 18 (10.78%) Senior C# Developer
10 15 (8.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 13 (7.78%) .NET Software Developer
12 12 (7.19%) Software Developer
13 10 (5.99%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (5.99%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 10 (5.99%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
14 9 (5.39%) Azure Consultant
14 9 (5.39%) Consultant
14 9 (5.39%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 8 (4.79%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (99.40%) .NET
2 124 (74.25%) ASP.NET
3 101 (60.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 74 (44.31%) ASP.NET Web API
5 69 (41.32%) Web Services
6 57 (34.13%) .NET Framework
7 49 (29.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 48 (28.74%) RESTful
9 45 (26.95%) Node.js
10 44 (26.35%) CSS
11 42 (25.15%) KnockoutJS
12 38 (22.75%) HTML
13 35 (20.96%) AngularJS
13 35 (20.96%) Entity Framework
14 26 (15.57%) Ajax
15 24 (14.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 24 (14.37%) jQuery
15 24 (14.37%) WPF
15 24 (14.37%) XML
16 21 (12.57%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.77%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (5.99%) Fintech
3 4 (2.40%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.40%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.20%) W3C
5 1 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.60%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.77%) Windows
2 2 (1.20%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.60%) Linux
3 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (80.84%) MVC
2 102 (61.08%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (36.53%) TDD
4 55 (32.93%) Web Application Development
5 45 (26.95%) BDD
6 35 (20.96%) OO
7 30 (17.96%) OOD
8 14 (8.38%) Web Development
9 12 (7.19%) Dependency Injection
9 12 (7.19%) Domain-Driven Design
10 10 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (5.99%) Contract Management
10 10 (5.99%) Multithreading
11 9 (5.39%) High Availability
11 9 (5.39%) Mentoring
11 9 (5.39%) SDLC
12 8 (4.79%) Kanban
12 8 (4.79%) Software Engineering
13 7 (4.19%) Document Management
13 7 (4.19%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 166 (99.40%) C#
2 62 (37.13%) JavaScript
2 62 (37.13%) SQL
3 41 (24.55%) Ruby
4 15 (8.98%) T-SQL
5 8 (4.79%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.99%) C++
7 4 (2.40%) F#
8 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.60%) Groovy
8 1 (0.60%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.60%) Python
8 1 (0.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (17.37%) Degree
2 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.60%) ISEB
3 1 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.19%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Docker
1 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.40%) Kibana
2 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 80 (47.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.40%) Google
3 3 (1.80%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.60%) HP
4 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.60%) VMware