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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 17 25 12
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs citing WCF 31 28 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 15.66% 9.93% 19.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.44% 24.14% 42.28%
Number of salaries quoted 31 27 51
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £56,000
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
109 116 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 55.05% 41.13% 46.59%
Number of salaries quoted 100 107 116
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bedford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 61 (100.00%) C#
1 61 (100.00%) .NET
1 61 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 55 (90.16%) MVC
3 54 (88.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 53 (86.89%) SQL Server
5 36 (59.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 35 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (50.82%) Games
8 28 (45.90%) OO
9 27 (44.26%) TDD
9 27 (44.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 26 (42.62%) .NET Framework
10 26 (42.62%) Microsoft
11 25 (40.98%) Internet
11 25 (40.98%) Domain-Driven Design
11 25 (40.98%) SQL Server 2014
11 25 (40.98%) BDD
11 25 (40.98%) CQRS
11 25 (40.98%) Web Application Development
12 24 (39.34%) Web Services
13 21 (34.43%) SQL
14 20 (32.79%) Visual Studio
15 19 (31.15%) T-SQL
15 19 (31.15%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (29.51%) SQL Server 2012
16 18 (29.51%) Relational Database
16 18 (29.51%) Software Engineering
17 17 (27.87%) SQL Server 2008
17 17 (27.87%) Subversion

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (40.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (86.89%) SQL Server
2 25 (40.98%) SQL Server 2014
3 18 (29.51%) Relational Database
3 18 (29.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (27.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (32.79%) Visual Studio
2 19 (31.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (27.87%) Subversion
4 1 (1.64%) Moq
4 1 (1.64%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 31 (50.82%) Games
2 1 (1.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (100.00%) Developer
2 59 (96.72%) .NET Developer
3 34 (55.74%) C# Developer
4 32 (52.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (40.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (19.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (18.03%) C# Software Developer
7 11 (18.03%) Senior Developer
8 10 (16.39%) .NET Software Developer
8 10 (16.39%) Senior .NET Developer
8 10 (16.39%) Senior C# Developer
9 9 (14.75%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 7 (11.48%) C# WCF Developer
10 7 (11.48%) Software Developer
10 7 (11.48%) WCF Developer
11 4 (6.56%) Lead .NET Developer
11 4 (6.56%) Lead C# Developer
11 4 (6.56%) Lead Developer
12 2 (3.28%) Senior .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (100.00%) .NET
1 61 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 54 (88.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 36 (59.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 27 (44.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 26 (42.62%) .NET Framework
6 24 (39.34%) Web Services
7 17 (27.87%) HTML
8 16 (26.23%) HTML5
8 16 (26.23%) jQuery
9 11 (18.03%) CSS
10 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (14.75%) Ajax
12 8 (13.11%) Entity Framework
12 8 (13.11%) WPF
13 7 (11.48%) Silverlight
14 6 (9.84%) ADO.NET
14 6 (9.84%) AngularJS
14 6 (9.84%) JSON
15 5 (8.20%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
1 6 (9.84%) Mathematics
1 6 (9.84%) Physics
2 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.92%) iPad
3 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (90.16%) MVC
2 35 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (45.90%) OO
4 27 (44.26%) TDD
5 25 (40.98%) BDD
5 25 (40.98%) CQRS
5 25 (40.98%) Domain-Driven Design
5 25 (40.98%) Web Application Development
6 18 (29.51%) Software Engineering
7 8 (13.11%) Scrum
8 7 (11.48%) Web Development
9 6 (9.84%) Prototyping
10 5 (8.20%) Data Migration
10 5 (8.20%) Migration
11 3 (4.92%) SDLC
12 2 (3.28%) Multithreading
12 2 (3.28%) OOD
13 1 (1.64%) Planning Poker
13 1 (1.64%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (34.43%) SQL
3 19 (31.15%) T-SQL
4 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Degree
1 6 (9.84%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) MOM
Vendors
1 26 (42.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle
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