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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Hampshire > Portsmouth
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 35 38
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 23 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 6.57% 4.03% 4.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.50% 8.47% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 13
Portsmouth median annual salary £45,000 £37,900 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.73% -24.20%  
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,725 £45,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,750 £55,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 200 118 132
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 57.14% 47.58% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1146 465 474
Portsmouth median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.97%  
10th Percentile £35,000 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,625 £55,000 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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

WCF
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for WCF.

1 39 (100.00%) C#
1 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (97.44%) ASP.NET
3 35 (89.74%) SQL Server
4 32 (82.05%) MVC
4 32 (82.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (71.79%) .NET Framework
6 28 (71.79%) ASP.NET Web API
7 25 (64.10%) TDD
8 24 (61.54%) Web Application Development
9 22 (56.41%) Git (software)
9 22 (56.41%) RESTful
10 21 (53.85%) BDD
10 21 (53.85%) NoSQL
10 21 (53.85%) Entity Framework
10 21 (53.85%) Node.js
10 21 (53.85%) SQL Server 2016
10 21 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 21 (53.85%) Ruby
11 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
12 16 (41.03%) Marketing
12 16 (41.03%) Code First Entity Framework
13 15 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (38.46%) Ajax
13 15 (38.46%) jQuery
13 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
14 14 (35.90%) Web Services
15 13 (33.33%) SQL
16 10 (25.64%) CSS

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 4 (10.26%) IIS
2 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) DNS
1 3 (7.69%) IMAP
1 3 (7.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (89.74%) SQL Server
2 21 (53.85%) NoSQL
2 21 (53.85%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (56.41%) Git (software)
2 15 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (15.38%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 16 (41.03%) Marketing
2 9 (23.08%) Finance
3 5 (12.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (97.44%) Developer
2 32 (82.05%) .NET Developer
3 19 (48.72%) .NET Software Developer
4 14 (35.90%) C# Developer
5 11 (28.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
7 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
7 6 (15.38%) Web Developer
8 4 (10.26%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (10.26%) C# Web Developer
8 4 (10.26%) SQL Developer
9 3 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (97.44%) ASP.NET
3 32 (82.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (71.79%) .NET Framework
4 28 (71.79%) ASP.NET Web API
5 22 (56.41%) RESTful
6 21 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 21 (53.85%) Entity Framework
6 21 (53.85%) Node.js
7 16 (41.03%) Code First Entity Framework
8 15 (38.46%) Ajax
8 15 (38.46%) jQuery
9 14 (35.90%) Web Services
10 10 (25.64%) CSS
11 6 (15.38%) HTML
11 6 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (15.38%) LINQ
12 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
12 5 (12.82%) LINQ to SQL
12 5 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) Social Media
2 1 (2.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (82.05%) MVC
2 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (64.10%) TDD
4 24 (61.54%) Web Application Development
5 21 (53.85%) BDD
6 8 (20.51%) OO
7 6 (15.38%) Web Development
8 4 (10.26%) API Development
9 3 (7.69%) OOD
9 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
10 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
10 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.13%) Microservices
10 2 (5.13%) Mobile Development
10 2 (5.13%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.56%) Cross-Browser Development
11 1 (2.56%) SDLC
11 1 (2.56%) SOLID
11 1 (2.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (53.85%) Ruby
3 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 13 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
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