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 23 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 24 22 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Permanent jobs citing WCF 20 33 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.93% 11.54% 19.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.28% 27.05% 42.96%
Number of salaries quoted 20 32 60
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 £40,250 £44,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,125 £54,750 £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
94 122 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 51.37% 42.66% 45.37%
Number of salaries quoted 88 115 136
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
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 £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 23 August 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bedford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 52 (100.00%) C#
1 52 (100.00%) .NET
1 52 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 46 (88.46%) MVC
3 45 (86.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 44 (84.62%) SQL Server
5 27 (51.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 27 (51.92%) Games
6 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (44.23%) .NET Framework
7 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
7 23 (44.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 22 (42.31%) OO
9 21 (40.38%) Internet
9 21 (40.38%) TDD
9 21 (40.38%) Domain-Driven Design
9 21 (40.38%) BDD
9 21 (40.38%) CQRS
9 21 (40.38%) Web Application Development
9 21 (40.38%) SQL Server 2014
10 20 (38.46%) Web Services
10 20 (38.46%) SQL
11 18 (34.62%) T-SQL
11 18 (34.62%) Visual Studio
11 18 (34.62%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (32.69%) SQL Server 2012
12 17 (32.69%) Subversion
12 17 (32.69%) Software Engineering
12 17 (32.69%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (32.69%) 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 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (40.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 21 (40.38%) SQL Server 2014
3 17 (32.69%) Relational Database
3 17 (32.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (32.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (34.62%) Team Foundation Server
1 18 (34.62%) Visual Studio
2 17 (32.69%) Subversion
General
1 27 (51.92%) Games
2 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (100.00%) Developer
2 51 (98.08%) .NET Developer
3 29 (55.77%) C# Developer
4 28 (53.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (42.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 10 (19.23%) C# Software Developer
7 9 (17.31%) .NET Software Developer
7 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (17.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (13.46%) C# WCF Developer
8 7 (13.46%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (13.46%) Senior Developer
8 7 (13.46%) Software Developer
8 7 (13.46%) WCF Developer
9 6 (11.54%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 6 (11.54%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Lead .NET Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Lead C# Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Lead Developer
11 1 (1.92%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) .NET
1 52 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 45 (86.54%) ASP.NET MVC
3 27 (51.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 23 (44.23%) .NET Framework
4 23 (44.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 20 (38.46%) Web Services
6 12 (23.08%) HTML
6 12 (23.08%) HTML5
6 12 (23.08%) jQuery
7 7 (13.46%) WPF
8 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (11.54%) CSS
8 6 (11.54%) Entity Framework
8 6 (11.54%) Silverlight
9 5 (9.62%) Ajax
9 5 (9.62%) JSON
10 4 (7.69%) ADO.NET
10 4 (7.69%) AngularJS
10 4 (7.69%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
1 6 (11.54%) Mathematics
1 6 (11.54%) Physics
2 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (88.46%) MVC
2 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (42.31%) OO
4 21 (40.38%) BDD
4 21 (40.38%) CQRS
4 21 (40.38%) Domain-Driven Design
4 21 (40.38%) TDD
4 21 (40.38%) Web Application Development
5 17 (32.69%) Software Engineering
6 6 (11.54%) Prototyping
6 6 (11.54%) Web Development
7 5 (9.62%) Data Migration
7 5 (9.62%) Migration
8 4 (7.69%) Scrum
9 1 (1.92%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (38.46%) SQL
3 18 (34.62%) T-SQL
4 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
1 6 (11.54%) PhD
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle
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