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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 13 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 51 61 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 18.82% 21.94% 11.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.23% 53.98% 29.87%
Number of salaries quoted 50 61 21
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
130 113 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 47.97% 40.65% 39.69%
Number of salaries quoted 122 110 75
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £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 11 July 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bedford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 128 (100.00%) C#
1 128 (100.00%) .NET
2 127 (99.22%) SQL Server
3 125 (97.66%) ASP.NET
4 97 (75.78%) Microsoft
5 95 (74.22%) Scrum
6 85 (66.41%) .NET Framework
7 82 (64.06%) Windows
8 79 (61.72%) MVC
9 78 (60.94%) TDD
10 74 (57.81%) SQL
11 63 (49.22%) T-SQL
11 63 (49.22%) Subversion
11 63 (49.22%) WinForms
11 63 (49.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 62 (48.44%) WPF
12 62 (48.44%) SQL Server 2008
13 61 (47.66%) Multithreading
14 60 (46.88%) LINQ
15 56 (43.75%) Visual Studio
16 51 (39.84%) OO
17 50 (39.06%) SharePoint
17 50 (39.06%) ASP.NET MVC
17 50 (39.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 48 (37.50%) N-Tier
18 48 (37.50%) Software Engineering
19 42 (32.81%) OOD
20 40 (31.25%) Project Management
20 40 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
21 39 (30.47%) Silverlight

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 50 (39.06%) SharePoint
2 16 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 12 (9.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (24.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (99.22%) SQL Server
2 62 (48.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (28.91%) Relational Database
4 13 (10.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 63 (49.22%) Subversion
1 63 (49.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 56 (43.75%) Visual Studio
3 31 (24.22%) Moq
4 18 (14.06%) Rhino Mocks
5 15 (11.72%) NUnit
6 13 (10.16%) MSTest
General
1 17 (13.28%) Finance
2 1 (0.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 91 (71.09%) Developer
2 46 (35.94%) Senior Developer
2 46 (35.94%) C# Developer
3 37 (28.91%) Architect
4 34 (26.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 28 (21.88%) Senior C# Developer
7 26 (20.31%) Solutions Architect
7 26 (20.31%) Lead Developer
7 26 (20.31%) .NET Developer
8 21 (16.41%) Technical Leader
9 17 (13.28%) Technical Developer
10 14 (10.94%) Team Leader
11 10 (7.81%) Development Team Leader
11 10 (7.81%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (7.81%) .NET Team Leader
11 10 (7.81%) SharePoint Developer
12 8 (6.25%) Lead C# Developer
13 7 (5.47%) Senior .NET Developer
14 6 (4.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (100.00%) .NET
2 125 (97.66%) ASP.NET
3 85 (66.41%) .NET Framework
4 63 (49.22%) WinForms
5 62 (48.44%) WPF
6 60 (46.88%) LINQ
7 50 (39.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 50 (39.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 39 (30.47%) Silverlight
9 35 (27.34%) Web Services
10 31 (24.22%) jQuery
11 29 (22.66%) ADO.NET
12 24 (18.75%) Middleware
13 19 (14.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 19 (14.84%) LINQ to SQL
13 19 (14.84%) HTML
14 18 (14.06%) CSS
15 17 (13.28%) HTML5
16 16 (12.50%) Ajax
17 13 (10.16%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 48 (37.50%) N-Tier
2 13 (10.16%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (4.69%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.78%) Physics
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 82 (64.06%) Windows
2 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (74.22%) Scrum
2 79 (61.72%) MVC
3 78 (60.94%) TDD
4 61 (47.66%) Multithreading
5 51 (39.84%) OO
6 48 (37.50%) Software Engineering
7 42 (32.81%) OOD
8 40 (31.25%) Project Management
8 40 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (27.34%) Product Management
9 35 (27.34%) Business Analysis
10 26 (20.31%) Technical Architecture
11 25 (19.53%) Domain-Driven Design
12 22 (17.19%) SOA
13 13 (10.16%) Dependency Injection
13 13 (10.16%) MVVM
13 13 (10.16%) Kanban
13 13 (10.16%) Web Application Development
14 9 (7.03%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 128 (100.00%) C#
2 74 (57.81%) SQL
3 63 (49.22%) T-SQL
4 32 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.47%) XPath
6 5 (3.91%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (1.56%) MCP
1 2 (1.56%) MCAD
1 2 (1.56%) MCSD
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.78%) Degree
2 1 (0.78%) PhD
Systems Management
1 13 (10.16%) MOM
Vendors
1 97 (75.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle
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