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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 85 69
Rank change year-on-year +39 -16  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 24 5 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.88% 0.62% 2.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.28% 1.33% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 14
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 290 377 321
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 46.93% 46.95% 33.47%
Number of salaries quoted 270 369 274
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing WCF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 34 (100.00%) C#
2 33 (97.06%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (88.24%) .NET
4 29 (85.29%) SQL Server
5 27 (79.41%) SQL
6 25 (73.53%) C++
6 25 (73.53%) Software Engineering
7 24 (70.59%) Windows
8 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
9 17 (50.00%) XML
9 17 (50.00%) Visual Studio
9 17 (50.00%) Multithreading
9 17 (50.00%) Network Security
9 17 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET
11 12 (35.29%) OOD
11 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
12 11 (32.35%) WPF
13 9 (26.47%) Degree
13 9 (26.47%) OOP
13 9 (26.47%) T-SQL
14 8 (23.53%) VB.NET
14 8 (23.53%) HTML
14 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
14 8 (23.53%) CSS
14 8 (23.53%) jQuery
14 8 (23.53%) Docker
14 8 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (23.53%) Mobile App
14 8 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development

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 17 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (50.00%) Network Security
2 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (85.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.76%) Bugzilla
2 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) Subversion
2 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.76%) Trac
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Software Engineer
2 15 (44.12%) Developer
3 12 (35.29%) C# Software Engineer
3 12 (35.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 12 (35.29%) Software Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) C# Developer
6 5 (14.71%) .NET Developer
7 4 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Graduate
7 4 (11.76%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Graduate Software Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (88.24%) .NET
2 17 (50.00%) XML
3 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET
4 11 (32.35%) WPF
5 8 (23.53%) Ajax
5 8 (23.53%) CSS
5 8 (23.53%) HTML
5 8 (23.53%) jQuery
5 8 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (11.76%) .NET Core
7 4 (11.76%) ADO.NET
7 4 (11.76%) JSON
7 4 (11.76%) RESTful
7 4 (11.76%) Web Services
8 2 (5.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 5 (14.71%) Algorithms
2 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (97.06%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (73.53%) Software Engineering
3 17 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 12 (35.29%) OOD
5 9 (26.47%) OOP
6 8 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (14.71%) Mathematics
7 5 (14.71%) MVC
8 4 (11.76%) OO
8 4 (11.76%) Scrum
9 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (79.41%) SQL
3 25 (73.53%) C++
4 9 (26.47%) T-SQL
5 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 8 (23.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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