Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Suffolk > Ipswich
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 66 60
Rank change year-on-year +38 -6 -25
Permanent jobs citing WCF 32 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 8.42% 0.18% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.38% 0.40% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 30 1 4
Ipswich median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -21.05% +18.75%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £36,625
90th Percentile £57,625 £41,250 £74,125
Suffolk median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +5.56%

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 Ipswich with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Ipswich
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 143 253 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 37.63% 46.17% 47.04%
Number of salaries quoted 136 207 281
Ipswich median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,125 £27,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,000 £58,750
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Ipswich

WCF
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for WCF in Ipswich

WCF
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Ipswich over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 21 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for WCF.

1 32 (100.00%) C#
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (96.88%) ASP.NET Web API
3 28 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 28 (87.50%) ASP.NET
4 25 (78.13%) CSS
4 25 (78.13%) HTML
4 25 (78.13%) JavaScript
5 24 (75.00%) AngularJS
5 24 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 23 (71.88%) Web Services
7 22 (68.75%) Unit Testing
8 21 (65.63%) jQuery
8 21 (65.63%) HTML5
8 21 (65.63%) Waterfall
8 21 (65.63%) REST
8 21 (65.63%) CSS3
8 21 (65.63%) Software Engineering
8 21 (65.63%) Degree
9 20 (62.50%) Scrum
9 20 (62.50%) SQL
9 20 (62.50%) SOLID
10 19 (59.38%) OO
10 19 (59.38%) Subversion
10 19 (59.38%) JSON
10 19 (59.38%) Ajax
11 18 (56.25%) Sass
12 17 (53.13%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 16 (50.00%) LESS

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 3 (9.38%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Kentico
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) IaaS
2 2 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (9.38%) Couchbase
4 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.13%) MySQL
6 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (59.38%) Subversion
2 16 (50.00%) JIRA
3 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
4 3 (9.38%) Moq
4 3 (9.38%) MSBuild
4 3 (9.38%) NUnit
4 3 (9.38%) TeamCity
5 2 (6.25%) gulp
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
1 3 (9.38%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
2 25 (78.13%) .NET Developer
3 21 (65.63%) C# Developer
4 20 (62.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (59.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 19 (59.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (56.25%) Software Developer
6 18 (56.25%) Software Engineer
7 17 (53.13%) .NET Software Developer
7 17 (53.13%) C# Software Developer
8 16 (50.00%) .NET Software Engineer
8 16 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
8 16 (50.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 4 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (6.25%) Architect
10 2 (6.25%) Azure Architect
10 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
10 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
11 1 (3.13%) Senior Web Developer
11 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (96.88%) ASP.NET Web API
3 28 (87.50%) ASP.NET
4 25 (78.13%) CSS
4 25 (78.13%) HTML
5 24 (75.00%) AngularJS
5 24 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 23 (71.88%) Web Services
7 21 (65.63%) CSS3
7 21 (65.63%) HTML5
7 21 (65.63%) jQuery
7 21 (65.63%) REST
8 19 (59.38%) Ajax
8 19 (59.38%) JSON
9 18 (56.25%) Sass
10 16 (50.00%) LESS
11 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (31.25%) RESTful
13 8 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.13%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Android
2 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (68.75%) Unit Testing
3 21 (65.63%) Software Engineering
3 21 (65.63%) Waterfall
4 20 (62.50%) Scrum
4 20 (62.50%) SOLID
5 19 (59.38%) OO
6 17 (53.13%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 16 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
8 15 (46.88%) MVC
9 8 (25.00%) TDD
10 5 (15.63%) BDD
10 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (15.63%) Web Application Development
11 3 (9.38%) Data Visualisation
11 3 (9.38%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (9.38%) Kanban
11 3 (9.38%) Release Management
11 3 (9.38%) Software Architecture
11 3 (9.38%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (78.13%) JavaScript
3 20 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (15.63%) Ruby
5 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (65.63%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.25%) MCP
2 2 (6.25%) MCSD
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Sony
3 2 (6.25%) Rackspace
3 2 (6.25%) Twitter
4 1 (3.13%) Google
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle