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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 20 30 55
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +25
Permanent jobs citing WCF 111 65 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.66% 7.04% 4.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.56% 21.17% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 95 64 47
Average salary £48,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
452 307 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 39.34% 33.26% 34.79%
Number of salaries quoted 408 303 331
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 69 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Luton +19 31 £50,000 +25.00%
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 211 (100.00%) .NET
2 205 (97.16%) C#
3 198 (93.84%) SQL Server
4 195 (92.42%) ASP.NET
5 137 (64.93%) Agile Software Development
6 136 (64.45%) Scrum
7 119 (56.40%) Microsoft
8 113 (53.55%) MVC
9 111 (52.61%) TDD
10 105 (49.76%) SQL
11 96 (45.50%) .NET Framework
12 87 (41.23%) SQL Server 2008
13 84 (39.81%) Visual Studio
14 80 (37.91%) Windows
15 76 (36.02%) Team Foundation Server
16 73 (34.60%) Web Services
17 69 (32.70%) JavaScript
17 69 (32.70%) jQuery
18 68 (32.23%) WPF
19 63 (29.86%) ASP.NET MVC
20 61 (28.91%) T-SQL
21 60 (28.44%) SharePoint
22 59 (27.96%) SQL Server 2005
23 55 (26.07%) Subversion
24 54 (25.59%) LINQ
25 53 (25.12%) HTML
26 52 (24.64%) OO
27 51 (24.17%) Silverlight
28 49 (23.22%) WinForms
29 44 (20.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 60 (28.44%) SharePoint
2 30 (14.22%) BizTalk Server
3 20 (9.48%) CMS
4 17 (8.06%) NServiceBus
5 8 (3.79%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (3.32%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (3.32%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (2.84%) IIS
8 5 (2.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.47%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 42 (19.91%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.32%) MS Office
3 6 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.32%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (93.84%) SQL Server
2 87 (41.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 59 (27.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 28 (13.27%) Relational Database
5 16 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (7.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (4.74%) Oracle Database
7 10 (4.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (4.74%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (3.79%) RDBMS
9 7 (3.32%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (2.84%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.47%) MySQL
12 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 84 (39.81%) Visual Studio
2 76 (36.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 55 (26.07%) Subversion
4 32 (15.17%) Rhino Mocks
5 29 (13.74%) TeamCity
6 28 (13.27%) Moq
7 27 (12.80%) NUnit
8 16 (7.58%) FinalBuilder
8 16 (7.58%) SpecFlow
8 16 (7.58%) Jasmine
8 16 (7.58%) NSubstitute
8 16 (7.58%) Git (software)
8 16 (7.58%) JIRA
8 16 (7.58%) Log4Net
9 9 (4.27%) MSTest
General
1 23 (10.90%) Finance
2 5 (2.37%) Games
3 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.47%) Automotive
4 1 (0.47%) Legal
4 1 (0.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 169 (80.09%) Developer
2 78 (36.97%) C# Developer
3 69 (32.70%) .NET Developer
4 67 (31.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 54 (25.59%) Senior Developer
6 43 (20.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 41 (19.43%) Senior C# Developer
8 39 (18.48%) Architect
9 24 (11.37%) Web Developer
10 19 (9.00%) Lead Developer
11 17 (8.06%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (7.58%) Team Leader
12 16 (7.58%) .NET Team Leader
13 13 (6.16%) Senior .NET Developer
14 12 (5.69%) Technical Leader
15 11 (5.21%) Lead Architect
15 11 (5.21%) Technical Developer
15 11 (5.21%) Analyst
15 11 (5.21%) Technical Architect
15 11 (5.21%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (100.00%) .NET
2 195 (92.42%) ASP.NET
3 96 (45.50%) .NET Framework
4 73 (34.60%) Web Services
5 69 (32.70%) jQuery
6 68 (32.23%) WPF
7 63 (29.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 54 (25.59%) LINQ
9 53 (25.12%) HTML
10 51 (24.17%) Silverlight
11 49 (23.22%) WinForms
12 44 (20.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 31 (14.69%) CSS
14 30 (14.22%) HTML5
15 26 (12.32%) XML
16 25 (11.85%) Castle Windsor
17 23 (10.90%) KnockoutJS
18 21 (9.95%) ADO.NET
19 19 (9.00%) XSLT
20 16 (7.58%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.32%) N-Tier
2 9 (4.27%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (3.79%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.37%) Mathematics
4 5 (2.37%) Physics
5 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.47%) User Experience
6 1 (0.47%) AS400
6 1 (0.47%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 80 (37.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (64.93%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (64.45%) Scrum
3 113 (53.55%) MVC
4 111 (52.61%) TDD
5 52 (24.64%) OO
6 42 (19.91%) Multithreading
7 33 (15.64%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (15.17%) E-Commerce
9 30 (14.22%) Software Engineering
10 27 (12.80%) OOD
11 19 (9.00%) OOP
12 17 (8.06%) Project Management
13 16 (7.58%) BDD
14 15 (7.11%) Technical Architecture
15 13 (6.16%) Dependency Injection
15 13 (6.16%) Waterfall
16 12 (5.69%) Product Management
16 12 (5.69%) Business Analysis
17 10 (4.74%) Matrix Management
17 10 (4.74%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 205 (97.16%) C#
2 105 (49.76%) SQL
3 69 (32.70%) JavaScript
4 61 (28.91%) T-SQL
5 41 (19.43%) VB.NET
6 19 (9.00%) PowerShell
7 16 (7.58%) Ruby
8 14 (6.64%) VB
9 12 (5.69%) C
10 7 (3.32%) Groovy
11 6 (2.84%) VB6
11 6 (2.84%) PHP
12 3 (1.42%) VBA
13 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (8.53%) Degree
2 5 (2.37%) PhD
3 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.95%) MCP
4 2 (0.95%) MCAD
4 2 (0.95%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (7.58%) logstash
2 15 (7.11%) MOM
Vendors
1 119 (56.40%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.64%) Oracle
3 8 (3.79%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.47%) Nintex
4 1 (0.47%) IBM
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