Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 94 55
Rank change year-on-year -1 -39 +52
Permanent jobs citing WCF 22 21 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.57% 1.57% 4.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.11% 3.79% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 13 21 66
Southampton median annual salary £30,500 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.67% -29.41% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £30,750
90th Percentile £45,750 £51,250 £55,000
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 708 554 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 50.39% 41.31% 45.05%
Number of salaries quoted 655 526 551
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 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 Southampton region with a requirement for WCF.

1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (95.45%) .NET
3 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
3 15 (68.18%) XML
4 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (45.45%) SOAP
5 10 (45.45%) Web Services
5 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
7 8 (36.36%) MVC
7 8 (36.36%) Windows
7 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
8 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
8 7 (31.82%) HTML
8 7 (31.82%) CSS
8 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (31.82%) RESTful
8 7 (31.82%) Entity Framework
9 6 (27.27%) CRM
9 6 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (22.73%) Umbraco
10 5 (22.73%) JSON
10 5 (22.73%) WPF
10 5 (22.73%) SDLC
11 4 (18.18%) WiX
11 4 (18.18%) Apache Solr
11 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (18.18%) HTML5

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 5 (22.73%) Umbraco
2 4 (18.18%) Apache Solr
2 4 (18.18%) CMS
2 4 (18.18%) Commerce Server
2 4 (18.18%) Commerce Server 2007
2 4 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (18.18%) IIS
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (18.18%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) CTI
1 4 (18.18%) Network Security
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (18.18%) WiX
General
1 4 (18.18%) Back Office
1 4 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 10 (45.45%) .NET Developer
4 7 (31.82%) C# WCF Developer
4 7 (31.82%) WCF Developer
5 6 (27.27%) Systems Developer
5 6 (27.27%) XML Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
7 3 (13.64%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (13.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (13.64%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
8 1 (4.55%) C# WPF Developer
8 1 (4.55%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 15 (68.18%) XML
3 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 10 (45.45%) SOAP
3 10 (45.45%) Web Services
4 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (31.82%) CSS
5 7 (31.82%) Entity Framework
5 7 (31.82%) HTML
5 7 (31.82%) RESTful
6 5 (22.73%) JSON
6 5 (22.73%) WPF
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (18.18%) HTML5
7 4 (18.18%) Lucene
7 4 (18.18%) Lucene.Net
7 4 (18.18%) WinForms
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) MVC
3 6 (27.27%) CRM
4 5 (22.73%) SDLC
5 4 (18.18%) Content Management
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 4 (18.18%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (18.18%) Kanban
5 4 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 4 (18.18%) OOD
5 4 (18.18%) OWASP
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 4 (18.18%) SOLID
6 3 (13.64%) BDD
6 3 (13.64%) Logistics
6 3 (13.64%) Mobile Development
6 3 (13.64%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (18.18%) C++
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 3 (13.64%) Ruby
4 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle