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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 32 29 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Permanent jobs citing WCF 5 16 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.92% 6.25% 19.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.46% 16.33% 44.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 65
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
67 98 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 39.18% 38.28% 43.49%
Number of salaries quoted 67 89 145
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 December 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 25 (100.00%) C#
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
1 25 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 23 (92.00%) MVC
2 23 (92.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (88.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (52.00%) .NET Framework
5 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 11 (44.00%) Games
7 11 (44.00%) SQL
8 10 (40.00%) T-SQL
8 10 (40.00%) Visual Studio
8 10 (40.00%) Web Services
8 10 (40.00%) Subversion
8 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
8 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (40.00%) Relational Database
8 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (36.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 9 (36.00%) BDD
9 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (36.00%) CQRS
9 9 (36.00%) Web Application Development
9 9 (36.00%) TDD
9 9 (36.00%) Internet
9 9 (36.00%) OO

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:

Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (88.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Subversion
1 10 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (44.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 15 (60.00%) C# Developer
3 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (12.00%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# WCF Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) WCF Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Lead C# Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
1 25 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 23 (92.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (52.00%) .NET Framework
3 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 10 (40.00%) Web Services
6 5 (20.00%) HTML
6 5 (20.00%) HTML5
6 5 (20.00%) jQuery
7 3 (12.00%) ADO.NET
7 3 (12.00%) Ajax
7 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (12.00%) CSS
7 3 (12.00%) Entity Framework
7 3 (12.00%) JSON
7 3 (12.00%) Node.js
7 3 (12.00%) WPF
8 2 (8.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (8.00%) Physics
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) MVC
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (36.00%) BDD
4 9 (36.00%) CQRS
4 9 (36.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 9 (36.00%) OO
4 9 (36.00%) TDD
4 9 (36.00%) Web Application Development
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Prototyping
6 2 (8.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft