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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 34 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 10 67 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.53% 15.06% 18.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.24% 38.29% 52.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 62 52
Average salary £70,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.36% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £57,350 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
89 175 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 31.45% 39.33% 35.59%
Number of salaries quoted 75 162 97
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 26 March 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bedford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 63 (100.00%) C#
1 63 (100.00%) .NET
2 59 (93.65%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (92.06%) Microsoft
4 56 (88.89%) Scrum
5 48 (76.19%) ASP.NET
6 46 (73.02%) SQL Server
6 46 (73.02%) WPF
7 44 (69.84%) TDD
8 34 (53.97%) Visual Studio
9 32 (50.79%) MS Excel
9 32 (50.79%) Silverlight
10 30 (47.62%) MVC
11 29 (46.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (44.44%) Windows
13 26 (41.27%) WinForms
14 24 (38.10%) Oracle
15 23 (36.51%) Moq
16 22 (34.92%) OOD
16 22 (34.92%) Rhino Mocks
17 19 (30.16%) Web Services
17 19 (30.16%) N-Tier
17 19 (30.16%) .NET Framework
18 18 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
18 18 (28.57%) Matrix Management
18 18 (28.57%) Performance Management
18 18 (28.57%) Coaching
19 17 (26.98%) SQL
19 17 (26.98%) LINQ
19 17 (26.98%) SQL Server 2008

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 13 (20.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 32 (50.79%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (73.02%) SQL Server
2 17 (26.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (19.05%) Oracle Database
4 12 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
4 12 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (53.97%) Visual Studio
2 23 (36.51%) Moq
3 22 (34.92%) Rhino Mocks
4 16 (25.40%) NUnit
5 10 (15.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (15.87%) MSTest
6 3 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (47.62%) Developer
2 25 (39.68%) .NET Developer
3 18 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 18 (28.57%) Development Manager
3 18 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (23.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 15 (23.81%) Architect
5 12 (19.05%) Senior Developer
5 12 (19.05%) Senior C# Developer
5 12 (19.05%) Senior .NET Developer
6 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (15.87%) Technical Architect
7 10 (15.87%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (14.29%) Lead Architect
9 6 (9.52%) Agile .NET Developer
9 6 (9.52%) Agile C# Developer
9 6 (9.52%) Lead Technical Architect
10 3 (4.76%) .NET Team Leader
10 3 (4.76%) Team Leader
11 2 (3.17%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (100.00%) .NET
2 48 (76.19%) ASP.NET
3 46 (73.02%) WPF
4 32 (50.79%) Silverlight
5 29 (46.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (41.27%) WinForms
7 19 (30.16%) Web Services
7 19 (30.16%) .NET Framework
8 17 (26.98%) LINQ
8 17 (26.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 16 (25.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 12 (19.05%) ADO.NET
11 10 (15.87%) Unity DI Container
11 10 (15.87%) Castle Windsor
11 10 (15.87%) Ninject
11 10 (15.87%) Spring.NET
12 8 (12.70%) HTML
13 7 (11.11%) jQuery
14 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 5 (7.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (30.16%) N-Tier
2 10 (15.87%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.17%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.17%) Physics
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (93.65%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (88.89%) Scrum
3 44 (69.84%) TDD
4 30 (47.62%) MVC
5 22 (34.92%) OOD
6 18 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (28.57%) Matrix Management
6 18 (28.57%) Performance Management
6 18 (28.57%) Coaching
7 16 (25.40%) OO
8 13 (20.63%) Multithreading
9 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
9 12 (19.05%) People Management
10 11 (17.46%) Web Application Development
11 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (15.87%) Kanban
11 10 (15.87%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (15.87%) MVVM
12 6 (9.52%) Mentoring
13 2 (3.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (26.98%) SQL
3 16 (25.40%) T-SQL
4 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) PhD
1 2 (3.17%) Degree
Systems Management
1 12 (19.05%) MOM
Vendors
1 58 (92.06%) Microsoft
2 24 (38.10%) Oracle
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