The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 27 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 19 68 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.36% 18.04% 19.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.39% 39.31% 44.25%
Number of salaries quoted 19 68 50
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
72 173 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 27.91% 45.89% 45.02%
Number of salaries quoted 69 171 110
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bedford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 40 (100.00%) C#
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 32 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
5 26 (65.00%) SQL Server
5 26 (65.00%) TDD
6 24 (60.00%) Scrum
7 22 (55.00%) WPF
8 20 (50.00%) Silverlight
8 20 (50.00%) MVC
9 19 (47.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (42.50%) Visual Studio
10 17 (42.50%) Windows
10 17 (42.50%) MS Excel
10 17 (42.50%) .NET Framework
11 15 (37.50%) Entity Framework
12 13 (32.50%) Web Services
12 13 (32.50%) HTML
13 12 (30.00%) N-Tier
13 12 (30.00%) OOD
13 12 (30.00%) jQuery
14 11 (27.50%) Oracle
15 10 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (25.00%) WinForms
15 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 10 (25.00%) Coaching
15 10 (25.00%) Performance Management
16 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (22.50%) Matrix Management

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.50%) Node.js
2 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (42.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (17.50%) NoSQL
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Visual Studio
2 8 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 8 (20.00%) Moq
3 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
4 6 (15.00%) NUnit
4 6 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.00%) Subversion
5 2 (5.00%) MSTest
General
1 7 (17.50%) Advertising
2 5 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Developer
2 16 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 13 (32.50%) C# Developer
4 12 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (25.00%) Development Manager
6 9 (22.50%) Senior Developer
7 7 (17.50%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (15.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (12.50%) Software Developer
9 5 (12.50%) Architect
9 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (10.00%) Technical Architect
11 3 (7.50%) Lead Architect
11 3 (7.50%) Lead Technical Architect
12 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
12 1 (2.50%) Web Developer
12 1 (2.50%) Chief Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 22 (55.00%) WPF
4 20 (50.00%) Silverlight
5 19 (47.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (42.50%) .NET Framework
7 15 (37.50%) Entity Framework
8 13 (32.50%) Web Services
8 13 (32.50%) HTML
9 12 (30.00%) jQuery
10 10 (25.00%) WinForms
10 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 9 (22.50%) HTML5
11 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (20.00%) CSS
12 8 (20.00%) LINQ
13 7 (17.50%) RESTful
14 6 (15.00%) Ajax
14 6 (15.00%) ADO.NET
15 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) N-Tier
2 7 (17.50%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 5 (12.50%) Physics
3 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 17 (42.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (65.00%) TDD
3 24 (60.00%) Scrum
4 20 (50.00%) MVC
5 12 (30.00%) OOD
6 10 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (25.00%) Coaching
6 10 (25.00%) Performance Management
7 9 (22.50%) Matrix Management
7 9 (22.50%) Web Application Development
7 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
8 8 (20.00%) OO
8 8 (20.00%) Multithreading
9 7 (17.50%) BDD
9 7 (17.50%) Web Development
10 6 (15.00%) People Management
11 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
12 2 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (20.00%) SQL
3 7 (17.50%) T-SQL
3 7 (17.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) PhD
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) Oracle
3 7 (17.50%) Facebook
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago