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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 34 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Permanent jobs citing WCF 11 75 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.91% 15.66% 22.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.10% 36.06% 49.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11 73 60
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
84 208 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 29.89% 43.42% 44.81%
Number of salaries quoted 76 201 119
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 £31,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £56,000
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 28 April 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bedford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 44 (100.00%) C#
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 40 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (84.09%) Scrum
4 36 (81.82%) ASP.NET
5 33 (75.00%) TDD
6 32 (72.73%) SQL Server
7 29 (65.91%) WPF
8 25 (56.82%) Visual Studio
9 24 (54.55%) MS Excel
9 24 (54.55%) MVC
9 24 (54.55%) Silverlight
10 23 (52.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (40.91%) Web Services
11 18 (40.91%) Windows
11 18 (40.91%) .NET Framework
12 17 (38.64%) N-Tier
12 17 (38.64%) OOD
13 16 (36.36%) Oracle
13 16 (36.36%) WinForms
13 16 (36.36%) Entity Framework
14 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 14 (31.82%) Coaching
15 14 (31.82%) Performance Management
15 14 (31.82%) Matrix Management
15 14 (31.82%) Rhino Mocks
15 14 (31.82%) Moq
15 14 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 9 (20.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 24 (54.55%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 15 (34.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (56.82%) Visual Studio
2 14 (31.82%) Rhino Mocks
2 14 (31.82%) Moq
3 11 (25.00%) NUnit
4 8 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (11.36%) MSTest
6 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.82%) Advertising
2 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Developer
2 18 (40.91%) .NET Developer
3 14 (31.82%) Development Manager
4 11 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 11 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 11 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (20.45%) Senior C# Developer
5 9 (20.45%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (18.18%) Architect
7 7 (15.91%) Technical Architect
7 7 (15.91%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (13.64%) Lead Technical Architect
8 6 (13.64%) Lead Architect
9 3 (6.82%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Agile C# Developer
10 2 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (4.55%) C# Web Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Senior .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 29 (65.91%) WPF
4 24 (54.55%) Silverlight
5 23 (52.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (40.91%) .NET Framework
6 18 (40.91%) Web Services
7 16 (36.36%) WinForms
7 16 (36.36%) Entity Framework
8 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 13 (29.55%) LINQ
10 9 (20.45%) HTML
10 9 (20.45%) ADO.NET
11 8 (18.18%) CSS
11 8 (18.18%) jQuery
12 6 (13.64%) Ajax
12 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (11.36%) Unity DI Container
13 5 (11.36%) Spring.NET
13 5 (11.36%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) N-Tier
2 5 (11.36%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.27%) Physics
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (84.09%) Scrum
3 33 (75.00%) TDD
4 24 (54.55%) MVC
5 17 (38.64%) OOD
6 14 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (31.82%) Matrix Management
6 14 (31.82%) Performance Management
6 14 (31.82%) Coaching
7 11 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 11 (25.00%) OO
7 11 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (18.18%) Web Application Development
8 8 (18.18%) People Management
9 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (13.64%) Mentoring
11 5 (11.36%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (11.36%) MVVM
11 5 (11.36%) Kanban
12 3 (6.82%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (27.27%) SQL
3 11 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) PhD
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) MOM
Vendors
1 40 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 16 (36.36%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Facebook
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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