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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 12 26 14
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Permanent jobs citing WCF 31 19 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 16.15% 7.20% 18.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.80% 25.00% 41.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31 19 72
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £50,000 £52,500
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
82 76 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 42.71% 28.79% 45.93%
Number of salaries quoted 75 73 173
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 46 (100.00%) C#
1 46 (100.00%) .NET
1 46 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 42 (91.30%) MVC
3 41 (89.13%) SQL Server
3 41 (89.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (65.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (52.17%) OO
7 23 (50.00%) Games
7 23 (50.00%) TDD
8 21 (45.65%) Web Services
8 21 (45.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 19 (41.30%) CQRS
9 19 (41.30%) Web Application Development
9 19 (41.30%) SQL Server 2014
9 19 (41.30%) BDD
9 19 (41.30%) Internet
9 19 (41.30%) .NET Framework
9 19 (41.30%) Domain-Driven Design
10 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
11 16 (34.78%) Visual Studio
12 15 (32.61%) HTML
13 14 (30.43%) SQL
13 14 (30.43%) jQuery
13 14 (30.43%) HTML5
14 13 (28.26%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (28.26%) T-SQL
14 13 (28.26%) Windows
15 12 (26.09%) Software Engineering

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (41.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (89.13%) SQL Server
2 19 (41.30%) SQL Server 2014
3 12 (26.09%) Relational Database
3 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (23.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (34.78%) Visual Studio
2 13 (28.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (23.91%) Subversion
4 3 (6.52%) Moq
4 3 (6.52%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 23 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (100.00%) Developer
2 44 (95.65%) .NET Developer
3 26 (56.52%) C# Developer
4 24 (52.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 14 (30.43%) Senior Developer
7 13 (28.26%) Senior .NET Developer
7 13 (28.26%) Senior C# Developer
8 12 (26.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (23.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (19.57%) C# Software Developer
11 8 (17.39%) .NET Software Developer
12 5 (10.87%) C# WCF Developer
12 5 (10.87%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (10.87%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (10.87%) Software Developer
12 5 (10.87%) WCF Developer
13 4 (8.70%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 3 (6.52%) Senior .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) .NET
1 46 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 41 (89.13%) ASP.NET MVC
3 30 (65.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 21 (45.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 21 (45.65%) Web Services
5 19 (41.30%) .NET Framework
6 15 (32.61%) HTML
7 14 (30.43%) HTML5
7 14 (30.43%) jQuery
8 11 (23.91%) CSS
9 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (19.57%) Ajax
11 7 (15.22%) Entity Framework
11 7 (15.22%) Silverlight
11 7 (15.22%) WPF
12 5 (10.87%) ADO.NET
12 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
13 4 (8.70%) LINQ
13 4 (8.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 4 (8.70%) Mathematics
1 4 (8.70%) Physics
2 3 (6.52%) iPad
2 3 (6.52%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (91.30%) MVC
2 29 (63.04%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (52.17%) OO
4 23 (50.00%) TDD
5 19 (41.30%) BDD
5 19 (41.30%) CQRS
5 19 (41.30%) Domain-Driven Design
5 19 (41.30%) Web Application Development
6 12 (26.09%) Software Engineering
7 8 (17.39%) Scrum
8 5 (10.87%) Data Migration
8 5 (10.87%) Migration
8 5 (10.87%) Web Development
9 4 (8.70%) Multithreading
9 4 (8.70%) OOD
9 4 (8.70%) SDLC
10 3 (6.52%) SOLID
11 1 (2.17%) Kanban
11 1 (2.17%) Planning Poker
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (30.43%) SQL
3 13 (28.26%) T-SQL
4 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
1 4 (8.70%) PhD
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) MOM
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle
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