Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 51 57
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 -8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 20 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 3.41% 4.76% 2.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.13% 9.04% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 31 17
Portsmouth median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +28.57% -30.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £27,900
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Hampshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -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 Portsmouth with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 326 365 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 55.54% 52.67% 45.86%
Number of salaries quoted 305 345 270
Portsmouth median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,498 £57,500 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Portsmouth

WCF
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for WCF in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for WCF.

1 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (95.00%) .NET Framework
3 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (80.00%) MVC
4 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
4 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (80.00%) Web Services
5 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (60.00%) Entity Framework
6 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (60.00%) Ajax
7 11 (55.00%) jQuery
7 11 (55.00%) CSS
7 11 (55.00%) Finance
8 9 (45.00%) SQL
8 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (40.00%) RequireJS
9 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
9 8 (40.00%) Web Development
9 8 (40.00%) LINQ
9 8 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
9 8 (40.00%) HTML
9 8 (40.00%) XML
10 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
10 7 (35.00%) AngularJS

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 5 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
1 6 (30.00%) IMAP
1 6 (30.00%) SMTP
2 5 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (35.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (25.00%) InstallShield
4 4 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 9 (45.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (45.00%) Software Developer
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (15.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (15.00%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer - Fintech
8 1 (5.00%) C# Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (95.00%) .NET Framework
3 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 16 (80.00%) Web Services
4 12 (60.00%) Ajax
4 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (60.00%) Entity Framework
5 11 (55.00%) CSS
5 11 (55.00%) jQuery
6 8 (40.00%) HTML
6 8 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (40.00%) LINQ
6 8 (40.00%) RequireJS
6 8 (40.00%) XML
7 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
8 5 (25.00%) LINQ to SQL
9 4 (20.00%) .NET Core
9 4 (20.00%) RESTful
9 4 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (15.00%) W3C
3 1 (5.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) MVC
3 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Web Development
5 6 (30.00%) API Development
5 6 (30.00%) TDD
6 5 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
7 4 (20.00%) API Design
7 4 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (20.00%) Kanban
7 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (20.00%) OO
7 4 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (20.00%) Scrum
8 3 (15.00%) SDLC
9 2 (10.00%) Server Management
10 1 (5.00%) Microservices
10 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (45.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft