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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 10 9 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Permanent jobs citing WCF 59 59 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 18.79% 20.14% 8.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.55% 62.11% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 58 59 17
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £48,000
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
142 95 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 45.22% 32.42% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 136 94 65
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
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 29 August 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bedford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 128 (100.00%) C#
1 128 (100.00%) .NET
2 126 (98.44%) SQL Server
3 120 (93.75%) ASP.NET
4 102 (79.69%) Scrum
5 89 (69.53%) Microsoft
6 83 (64.84%) MVC
7 82 (64.06%) TDD
8 77 (60.16%) .NET Framework
9 68 (53.13%) WPF
10 67 (52.34%) SQL
11 65 (50.78%) Windows
12 61 (47.66%) LINQ
13 57 (44.53%) T-SQL
14 56 (43.75%) Visual Studio
15 53 (41.41%) WinForms
16 52 (40.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 51 (39.84%) SQL Server 2008
18 50 (39.06%) Team Foundation Server
18 50 (39.06%) Multithreading
18 50 (39.06%) Subversion
19 49 (38.28%) Silverlight
20 47 (36.72%) ASP.NET MVC
21 46 (35.94%) SharePoint
22 36 (28.13%) MS Excel
23 35 (27.34%) OO
23 35 (27.34%) Software Engineering
24 31 (24.22%) N-Tier
24 31 (24.22%) Continuous Integration
25 30 (23.44%) jQuery

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 46 (35.94%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (98.44%) SQL Server
2 51 (39.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (20.31%) Relational Database
4 18 (14.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (10.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (4.69%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (4.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 56 (43.75%) Visual Studio
2 50 (39.06%) Subversion
2 50 (39.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (22.66%) Moq
4 14 (10.94%) Rhino Mocks
5 12 (9.38%) NUnit
6 10 (7.81%) MSTest
General
1 20 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 93 (72.66%) Developer
2 59 (46.09%) C# Developer
3 55 (42.97%) Senior Developer
4 49 (38.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 44 (34.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 38 (29.69%) Senior C# Developer
7 35 (27.34%) Architect
8 26 (20.31%) .NET Developer
9 22 (17.19%) Lead Developer
10 18 (14.06%) Team Leader
11 16 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
11 16 (12.50%) Technical Leader
12 14 (10.94%) .NET Team Leader
12 14 (10.94%) Technical Developer
13 10 (7.81%) Development Team Leader
13 10 (7.81%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (7.81%) Senior .NET Developer
14 9 (7.03%) Technical Architect
15 7 (5.47%) Lead C# Developer
15 7 (5.47%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (100.00%) .NET
2 120 (93.75%) ASP.NET
3 77 (60.16%) .NET Framework
4 68 (53.13%) WPF
5 61 (47.66%) LINQ
6 53 (41.41%) WinForms
7 52 (40.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 49 (38.28%) Silverlight
9 47 (36.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 30 (23.44%) jQuery
11 26 (20.31%) Web Services
12 21 (16.41%) Middleware
12 21 (16.41%) ADO.NET
13 17 (13.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 15 (11.72%) HTML
15 13 (10.16%) CSS
15 13 (10.16%) HTML5
16 11 (8.59%) Ajax
17 10 (7.81%) Spring.NET
17 10 (7.81%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 31 (24.22%) N-Tier
2 10 (7.81%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (5.47%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.56%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.56%) Physics
4 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 65 (50.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (79.69%) Scrum
2 83 (64.84%) MVC
3 82 (64.06%) TDD
4 50 (39.06%) Multithreading
5 35 (27.34%) Software Engineering
5 35 (27.34%) OO
6 31 (24.22%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (23.44%) OOD
8 26 (20.31%) Project Management
9 20 (15.63%) Business Analysis
9 20 (15.63%) Product Management
10 17 (13.28%) Technical Architecture
11 14 (10.94%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (7.81%) Kanban
12 10 (7.81%) Dependency Injection
12 10 (7.81%) MVVM
12 10 (7.81%) Web Application Development
13 8 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (5.47%) SOA
14 7 (5.47%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 128 (100.00%) C#
2 67 (52.34%) SQL
3 57 (44.53%) T-SQL
4 30 (23.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.56%) MCP
1 2 (1.56%) MCAD
1 2 (1.56%) MCSD
1 2 (1.56%) PhD
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (1.56%) Degree
Systems Management
1 12 (9.38%) MOM
Vendors
1 89 (69.53%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.69%) Oracle
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