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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 10 11 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Permanent jobs citing WCF 66 51 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 20.82% 18.41% 9.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.30% 55.43% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 66 51 18
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
149 92 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 47.00% 33.21% 33.18%
Number of salaries quoted 145 92 68
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 18 September 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bedford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 122 (100.00%) C#
1 122 (100.00%) .NET
2 117 (95.90%) SQL Server
3 112 (91.80%) ASP.NET
4 99 (81.15%) Scrum
5 93 (76.23%) Agile Software Development
6 84 (68.85%) Microsoft
7 83 (68.03%) TDD
8 80 (65.57%) MVC
9 67 (54.92%) .NET Framework
10 65 (53.28%) WPF
11 62 (50.82%) SQL
12 59 (48.36%) Windows
13 54 (44.26%) LINQ
14 52 (42.62%) T-SQL
15 50 (40.98%) Visual Studio
16 46 (37.70%) Silverlight
16 46 (37.70%) WinForms
17 45 (36.89%) ASP.NET MVC
17 45 (36.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 44 (36.07%) SQL Server 2008
19 43 (35.25%) Multithreading
20 41 (33.61%) Team Foundation Server
20 41 (33.61%) Subversion
21 38 (31.15%) SharePoint
22 33 (27.05%) MS Excel
23 32 (26.23%) OO
24 30 (24.59%) jQuery
25 29 (23.77%) Moq
26 28 (22.95%) JavaScript

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 38 (31.15%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.74%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (27.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (95.90%) SQL Server
2 44 (36.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (16.39%) Relational Database
4 18 (14.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (9.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (6.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (6.56%) Oracle Database
6 8 (6.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 50 (40.98%) Visual Studio
2 41 (33.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (33.61%) Subversion
3 29 (23.77%) Moq
4 16 (13.11%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (9.84%) NUnit
6 10 (8.20%) MSTest
General
1 20 (16.39%) Finance
2 4 (3.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 92 (75.41%) Developer
2 61 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 53 (43.44%) Senior Developer
4 50 (40.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 43 (35.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 38 (31.15%) Senior C# Developer
7 33 (27.05%) Architect
8 26 (21.31%) .NET Developer
9 19 (15.57%) Lead Developer
10 14 (11.48%) .NET Team Leader
10 14 (11.48%) Team Leader
11 13 (10.66%) Technical Leader
12 12 (9.84%) Technical Developer
12 12 (9.84%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (8.20%) Senior .NET Developer
14 9 (7.38%) Technical Architect
14 9 (7.38%) Lead Architect
15 8 (6.56%) ASP.NET Developer
16 7 (5.74%) Lead C# Developer
17 6 (4.92%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (100.00%) .NET
2 112 (91.80%) ASP.NET
3 67 (54.92%) .NET Framework
4 65 (53.28%) WPF
5 54 (44.26%) LINQ
6 46 (37.70%) Silverlight
6 46 (37.70%) WinForms
7 45 (36.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 45 (36.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 30 (24.59%) jQuery
9 25 (20.49%) Web Services
10 19 (15.57%) ADO.NET
11 16 (13.11%) HTML
12 14 (11.48%) HTML5
12 14 (11.48%) Middleware
13 13 (10.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 12 (9.84%) CSS
15 10 (8.20%) Spring.NET
15 10 (8.20%) Unity DI Container
15 10 (8.20%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.95%) N-Tier
2 10 (8.20%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (4.10%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.28%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.28%) Physics
4 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 59 (48.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (81.15%) Scrum
2 93 (76.23%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (68.03%) TDD
4 80 (65.57%) MVC
5 43 (35.25%) Multithreading
6 32 (26.23%) OO
7 28 (22.95%) OOD
8 27 (22.13%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (21.31%) Software Engineering
10 16 (13.11%) Project Management
11 13 (10.66%) Technical Architecture
12 11 (9.02%) Business Analysis
12 11 (9.02%) Product Management
13 10 (8.20%) Kanban
13 10 (8.20%) MVVM
13 10 (8.20%) Dependency Injection
13 10 (8.20%) Web Application Development
14 8 (6.56%) Matrix Management
14 8 (6.56%) Mentoring
14 8 (6.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 122 (100.00%) C#
2 62 (50.82%) SQL
3 52 (42.62%) T-SQL
4 28 (22.95%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.28%) Degree
1 4 (3.28%) PhD
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.64%) MCP
2 2 (1.64%) MCAD
2 2 (1.64%) MCSD
Systems Management
1 14 (11.48%) MOM
Vendors
1 84 (68.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.38%) Oracle
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago