The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 11 9 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Permanent jobs citing WCF 56 59 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 20.74% 20.77% 9.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.41% 56.19% 24.36%
Number of salaries quoted 55 59 18
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
129 105 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 47.78% 36.97% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 122 103 77
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £29,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
Bedfordshire

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 29 July 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bedford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 127 (100.00%) C#
1 127 (100.00%) .NET
1 127 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 122 (96.06%) ASP.NET
3 99 (77.95%) Scrum
4 94 (74.02%) Microsoft
5 82 (64.57%) .NET Framework
6 80 (62.99%) MVC
6 80 (62.99%) TDD
7 74 (58.27%) Windows
8 71 (55.91%) SQL
9 64 (50.39%) WPF
10 62 (48.82%) WinForms
11 60 (47.24%) T-SQL
12 59 (46.46%) LINQ
13 57 (44.88%) SQL Server 2008
13 57 (44.88%) Team Foundation Server
13 57 (44.88%) Visual Studio
13 57 (44.88%) Subversion
14 56 (44.09%) Multithreading
15 52 (40.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 49 (38.58%) SharePoint
16 49 (38.58%) ASP.NET MVC
17 43 (33.86%) OO
18 42 (33.07%) Software Engineering
19 41 (32.28%) Silverlight
20 39 (30.71%) N-Tier
21 38 (29.92%) Continuous Integration
22 36 (28.35%) OOD
23 33 (25.98%) JavaScript

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 49 (38.58%) SharePoint
2 13 (10.24%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (7.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (25.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 57 (44.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (25.98%) Relational Database
4 14 (11.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (10.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 57 (44.88%) Visual Studio
1 57 (44.88%) Subversion
1 57 (44.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (24.41%) Moq
3 17 (13.39%) Rhino Mocks
4 15 (11.81%) NUnit
5 13 (10.24%) MSTest
General
1 19 (14.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 93 (73.23%) Developer
2 50 (39.37%) Senior Developer
2 50 (39.37%) C# Developer
3 40 (31.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 38 (29.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 36 (28.35%) Architect
6 31 (24.41%) Senior C# Developer
7 26 (20.47%) .NET Developer
8 25 (19.69%) Lead Developer
9 21 (16.54%) Solutions Architect
10 18 (14.17%) Technical Leader
11 16 (12.60%) Technical Developer
11 16 (12.60%) Team Leader
12 12 (9.45%) .NET Team Leader
13 10 (7.87%) Development Team Leader
13 10 (7.87%) ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (6.30%) Lead C# Developer
14 8 (6.30%) SharePoint Developer
15 7 (5.51%) Technical Architect
15 7 (5.51%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (100.00%) .NET
2 122 (96.06%) ASP.NET
3 82 (64.57%) .NET Framework
4 64 (50.39%) WPF
5 62 (48.82%) WinForms
6 59 (46.46%) LINQ
7 52 (40.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 49 (38.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 41 (32.28%) Silverlight
10 31 (24.41%) jQuery
11 28 (22.05%) Web Services
12 24 (18.90%) Middleware
13 23 (18.11%) ADO.NET
14 20 (15.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 17 (13.39%) CSS
15 17 (13.39%) HTML
16 15 (11.81%) Ajax
16 15 (11.81%) HTML5
17 13 (10.24%) Unity DI Container
17 13 (10.24%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (30.71%) N-Tier
2 13 (10.24%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (5.51%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 74 (58.27%) Windows
2 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (77.95%) Scrum
2 80 (62.99%) TDD
2 80 (62.99%) MVC
3 56 (44.09%) Multithreading
4 43 (33.86%) OO
5 42 (33.07%) Software Engineering
6 38 (29.92%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (28.35%) OOD
8 33 (25.98%) Project Management
9 27 (21.26%) Business Analysis
9 27 (21.26%) Product Management
10 22 (17.32%) Technical Architecture
11 16 (12.60%) SOA
11 16 (12.60%) Domain-Driven Design
12 13 (10.24%) Dependency Injection
12 13 (10.24%) MVVM
12 13 (10.24%) Kanban
12 13 (10.24%) Web Application Development
13 8 (6.30%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (6.30%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 127 (100.00%) C#
2 71 (55.91%) SQL
3 60 (47.24%) T-SQL
4 33 (25.98%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (1.57%) MCP
1 2 (1.57%) MCAD
1 2 (1.57%) MCSD
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 12 (9.45%) MOM
Vendors
1 94 (74.02%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.36%) Oracle
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