The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 19 25 53
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +28
Permanent jobs citing WCF 100 73 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.15% 7.82% 4.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.31% 21.47% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 84 71 39
Average salary £45,000 £48,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +37.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £59,700 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
WCF
East of England

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 Bedfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
429 340 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 39.25% 36.40% 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 390 333 324
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

WCF
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Bedfordshire region.

WCF Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

WCF
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

WCF
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +2 68 £45,000 -14.28% 6
Luton +17 25 £50,000 +25.00% 3
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

1 195 (99.49%) C#
1 195 (99.49%) .NET
2 177 (90.31%) SQL Server
3 175 (89.29%) ASP.NET
4 142 (72.45%) Agile Software Development
5 129 (65.82%) Scrum
6 111 (56.63%) Microsoft
7 110 (56.12%) MVC
8 109 (55.61%) TDD
9 88 (44.90%) SQL
10 77 (39.29%) WPF
11 75 (38.27%) .NET Framework
12 71 (36.22%) Visual Studio
13 69 (35.20%) Windows
14 68 (34.69%) SQL Server 2008
15 67 (34.18%) ASP.NET MVC
16 61 (31.12%) jQuery
17 60 (30.61%) Web Services
18 57 (29.08%) JavaScript
19 56 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
20 53 (27.04%) Silverlight
21 52 (26.53%) T-SQL
22 50 (25.51%) HTML
22 50 (25.51%) OO
22 50 (25.51%) SQL Server 2005
23 47 (23.98%) MS Excel
23 47 (23.98%) LINQ
24 46 (23.47%) SharePoint
25 43 (21.94%) WinForms
26 39 (19.90%) Rhino Mocks

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (23.47%) SharePoint
2 20 (10.20%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (9.18%) CMS
4 17 (8.67%) NServiceBus
5 7 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.02%) IIS
9 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 47 (23.98%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (3.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (0.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (90.31%) SQL Server
2 68 (34.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (25.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (6.63%) Oracle Database
5 13 (6.63%) Relational Database
5 13 (6.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (6.63%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (3.06%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (2.04%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.51%) MySQL
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 71 (36.22%) Visual Studio
2 56 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (19.90%) Rhino Mocks
4 35 (17.86%) Subversion
5 33 (16.84%) Moq
6 30 (15.31%) NUnit
7 26 (13.27%) TeamCity
8 17 (8.67%) Git (software)
8 17 (8.67%) JIRA
9 16 (8.16%) Log4Net
9 16 (8.16%) FinalBuilder
9 16 (8.16%) SpecFlow
9 16 (8.16%) Jasmine
9 16 (8.16%) NSubstitute
10 12 (6.12%) MSTest
General
1 18 (9.18%) Finance
2 7 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (0.51%) Automotive
3 1 (0.51%) Legal
3 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 147 (75.00%) Developer
2 76 (38.78%) C# Developer
3 67 (34.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 61 (31.12%) .NET Developer
5 47 (23.98%) Senior Developer
6 44 (22.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 40 (20.41%) Senior C# Developer
8 34 (17.35%) Architect
9 22 (11.22%) Web Developer
10 17 (8.67%) Team Leader
10 17 (8.67%) .NET Team Leader
11 15 (7.65%) Lead Developer
12 13 (6.63%) Technical Architect
13 12 (6.12%) Senior .NET Developer
13 12 (6.12%) Lead Architect
14 11 (5.61%) Software Developer
15 10 (5.10%) C# Software Developer
16 9 (4.59%) Technical Leader
16 9 (4.59%) Technical Developer
16 9 (4.59%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (99.49%) .NET
2 175 (89.29%) ASP.NET
3 77 (39.29%) WPF
4 75 (38.27%) .NET Framework
5 67 (34.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 61 (31.12%) jQuery
7 60 (30.61%) Web Services
8 53 (27.04%) Silverlight
9 50 (25.51%) HTML
10 47 (23.98%) LINQ
11 43 (21.94%) WinForms
12 37 (18.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 28 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
14 27 (13.78%) HTML5
15 23 (11.73%) KnockoutJS
16 22 (11.22%) CSS
17 20 (10.20%) ADO.NET
18 18 (9.18%) XML
19 16 (8.16%) COM
19 16 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.73%) N-Tier
2 12 (6.12%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (4.08%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 7 (3.57%) Physics
5 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.51%) User Experience
6 1 (0.51%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 69 (35.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (72.45%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (65.82%) Scrum
3 110 (56.12%) MVC
4 109 (55.61%) TDD
5 50 (25.51%) OO
6 32 (16.33%) Multithreading
7 29 (14.80%) E-Commerce
8 26 (13.27%) OOD
9 23 (11.73%) Software Engineering
10 22 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (9.69%) OOP
12 17 (8.67%) BDD
13 16 (8.16%) Dependency Injection
14 13 (6.63%) Kanban
14 13 (6.63%) Matrix Management
14 13 (6.63%) Web Application Development
15 12 (6.12%) MVVM
16 10 (5.10%) Waterfall
17 8 (4.08%) Web Development
18 7 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 195 (99.49%) C#
2 88 (44.90%) SQL
3 57 (29.08%) JavaScript
4 52 (26.53%) T-SQL
5 31 (15.82%) VB.NET
6 18 (9.18%) PowerShell
7 17 (8.67%) Ruby
8 13 (6.63%) VB
9 9 (4.59%) C
10 6 (3.06%) VB6
11 4 (2.04%) Groovy
12 3 (1.53%) PHP
13 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.51%) VBScript
13 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (9.18%) Degree
2 7 (3.57%) PhD
3 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.02%) MCP
3 2 (1.02%) MCAD
3 2 (1.02%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (8.67%) MOM
2 16 (8.16%) logstash
Vendors
1 111 (56.63%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.71%) Oracle
3 7 (3.57%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.51%) Nintex
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