The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 26 21 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing WCF 10 29 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.85% 11.07% 21.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.16% 25.66% 44.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 69
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £41,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
WCF
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
76 113 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 52.05% 43.13% 47.85%
Number of salaries quoted 73 106 154
Median salary £38,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

WCF
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

WCF Salary Trend in Bedford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for WCF.

1 46 (100.00%) C#
1 46 (100.00%) .NET
1 46 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 40 (86.96%) MVC
3 39 (84.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 38 (82.61%) SQL Server
5 24 (52.17%) Games
6 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 21 (45.65%) .NET Framework
7 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
8 20 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 19 (41.30%) OO
10 18 (39.13%) Web Services
10 18 (39.13%) SQL
10 18 (39.13%) Internet
10 18 (39.13%) CQRS
10 18 (39.13%) Web Application Development
10 18 (39.13%) Domain-Driven Design
10 18 (39.13%) BDD
10 18 (39.13%) TDD
10 18 (39.13%) SQL Server 2014
11 17 (36.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (36.96%) T-SQL
11 17 (36.96%) Visual Studio
12 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (34.78%) Subversion
12 16 (34.78%) Software Engineering
12 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (34.78%) Relational Database

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (39.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (82.61%) SQL Server
2 18 (39.13%) SQL Server 2014
3 16 (34.78%) Relational Database
3 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (36.96%) Team Foundation Server
1 17 (36.96%) Visual Studio
2 16 (34.78%) Subversion
General
1 24 (52.17%) Games
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 46 (100.00%) Developer
2 26 (56.52%) C# .NET Developer
2 26 (56.52%) C# Developer
3 20 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 8 (17.39%) .NET Software Developer
4 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (17.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (17.39%) C# Software Developer
5 7 (15.22%) C# WCF Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Software Developer
5 7 (15.22%) WCF Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Senior Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Lead .NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Lead C# Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.17%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) .NET
1 46 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 39 (84.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (47.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 21 (45.65%) .NET Framework
5 20 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 18 (39.13%) Web Services
7 10 (21.74%) HTML
7 10 (21.74%) HTML5
7 10 (21.74%) jQuery
8 7 (15.22%) WPF
9 6 (13.04%) Silverlight
10 5 (10.87%) Entity Framework
11 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (8.70%) CSS
11 4 (8.70%) JSON
12 3 (6.52%) ADO.NET
12 3 (6.52%) Ajax
12 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
12 3 (6.52%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
1 6 (13.04%) Mathematics
1 6 (13.04%) Physics
2 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (86.96%) MVC
2 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (41.30%) OO
4 18 (39.13%) BDD
4 18 (39.13%) CQRS
4 18 (39.13%) Domain-Driven Design
4 18 (39.13%) TDD
4 18 (39.13%) Web Application Development
5 16 (34.78%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.04%) Prototyping
6 6 (13.04%) Web Development
7 3 (6.52%) Scrum
8 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (39.13%) SQL
3 17 (36.96%) T-SQL
4 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
1 6 (13.04%) PhD
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
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