The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 > Southampton
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 72 53
Rank change year-on-year +11 -19  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 9 12 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.62% 1.67% 4.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.42% 3.87% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 28
Southampton median annual salary £43,750 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -6.25%  
10th Percentile £31,750 £27,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £49,750 £43,750
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 Southampton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 263 310 277
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 47.30% 43.24% 35.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1197 1361
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Southampton

WCF
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for WCF in Southampton

WCF
Salary Histogram in Southampton

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

Salary histogram for WCF in Southampton

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 Southampton region with a requirement for WCF.

1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (90.91%) Software Engineering
3 30 (90.91%) C++
4 29 (87.88%) Windows
5 26 (78.79%) .NET
5 26 (78.79%) SQL Server
6 24 (72.73%) SQL
7 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
7 17 (51.52%) XML
8 16 (48.48%) Visual Studio
8 16 (48.48%) WPF
8 16 (48.48%) Multithreading
8 16 (48.48%) Network Security
8 16 (48.48%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (45.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (45.45%) jQuery
10 14 (42.42%) Docker
11 12 (36.36%) Degree
11 12 (36.36%) OOP
12 11 (33.33%) OOD
12 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
13 10 (30.30%) MVC
14 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
14 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
14 9 (27.27%) RESTful
14 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (24.24%) JSON
15 8 (24.24%) OO
16 7 (21.21%) Web Services

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 16 (48.48%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) Network Security
2 11 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (78.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (21.21%) Relational Database
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Visual Studio
2 9 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 7 (21.21%) Bugzilla
3 7 (21.21%) Subversion
3 7 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (21.21%) Trac
General
1 1 (3.03%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Software Engineer
2 12 (36.36%) C# Software Engineer
2 12 (36.36%) C++ Software Engineer
2 12 (36.36%) Developer
3 10 (30.30%) C# Developer
4 7 (21.21%) C# Software Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Software Developer
4 7 (21.21%) SQL Developer
4 7 (21.21%) SQL Server Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) .NET Developer
6 5 (15.15%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (15.15%) Senior Developer
7 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (12.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (78.79%) .NET
2 17 (51.52%) XML
3 16 (48.48%) WPF
4 15 (45.45%) jQuery
4 15 (45.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (27.27%) RESTful
6 8 (24.24%) JSON
7 7 (21.21%) .NET Core
7 7 (21.21%) ADO.NET
7 7 (21.21%) Web Services
8 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 3 (9.09%) WinForms
9 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
9 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (6.06%) Code First Entity Framework
9 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
9 2 (6.06%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Algorithms
2 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (93.94%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (90.91%) Software Engineering
3 16 (48.48%) Multithreading
4 12 (36.36%) OOP
5 11 (33.33%) OOD
6 10 (30.30%) MVC
7 8 (24.24%) OO
8 7 (21.21%) Scrum
9 5 (15.15%) Mathematics
10 2 (6.06%) BDD
10 2 (6.06%) TDD
10 2 (6.06%) Web Application Development
11 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (3.03%) High Availability
11 1 (3.03%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (90.91%) C++
3 24 (72.73%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) Ruby
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago