The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 35 51 26
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -25
Permanent jobs citing WCF 60 47 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.32% 4.13% 8.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.35% 12.18% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 60 36 103
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £66,250 £57,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
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
310 386 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.67% 33.92% 37.04%
Number of salaries quoted 269 313 439
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire 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 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 6 May 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

WCF
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +24 30 £45,000 -7.69% 2
Luton +3 18 £62,500 +38.88% 3
Dunstable -10 1 £47,500 +26.66%
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 107 (100.00%) C#
1 107 (100.00%) .NET
1 107 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 105 (98.13%) MVC
2 105 (98.13%) SQL Server
2 105 (98.13%) ASP.NET MVC
3 87 (81.31%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (80.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 76 (71.03%) TDD
6 68 (63.55%) BDD
7 62 (57.94%) Web Application Development
8 61 (57.01%) SQL Server 2014
9 60 (56.07%) ASP.NET Web API
10 56 (52.34%) .NET Framework
11 47 (43.93%) JavaScript
12 41 (38.32%) Microsoft
12 41 (38.32%) Entity Framework
13 39 (36.45%) Git (software)
13 39 (36.45%) RESTful
13 39 (36.45%) Ruby
14 38 (35.51%) Node.js
15 37 (34.58%) Scrum
16 36 (33.64%) OO
17 35 (32.71%) Games
18 34 (31.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 32 (29.91%) NoSQL
19 32 (29.91%) Code First Entity Framework
20 30 (28.04%) jQuery
21 29 (27.10%) Microsoft Azure
22 28 (26.17%) Advertising

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 38 (35.51%) Node.js
2 7 (6.54%) NServiceBus
3 5 (4.67%) CMS
3 5 (4.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.87%) DNN
5 2 (1.87%) Kentico
5 2 (1.87%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (10.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (27.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (16.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.02%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (98.13%) SQL Server
2 61 (57.01%) SQL Server 2014
3 32 (29.91%) NoSQL
4 15 (14.02%) Relational Database
4 15 (14.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (11.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (36.45%) Git (software)
2 25 (23.36%) Rhino Mocks
3 22 (20.56%) NUnit
3 22 (20.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (16.82%) Visual Studio
5 16 (14.95%) Selenium
6 14 (13.08%) Cucumber
7 12 (11.21%) Subversion
8 7 (6.54%) Jasmine
8 7 (6.54%) SpecFlow
8 7 (6.54%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.74%) Moq
10 1 (0.93%) MSTest
General
1 35 (32.71%) Games
2 28 (26.17%) Advertising
3 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 107 (100.00%) Developer
2 100 (93.46%) .NET Developer
3 57 (53.27%) C# Developer
4 50 (46.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 46 (42.99%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 36 (33.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 36 (33.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 29 (27.10%) Senior Developer
8 28 (26.17%) Senior C# Developer
9 25 (23.36%) Senior .NET Developer
10 24 (22.43%) Lead .NET Developer
10 24 (22.43%) Lead Developer
10 24 (22.43%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 18 (16.82%) .NET Team Leader
11 18 (16.82%) Team Leader
12 15 (14.02%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (14.02%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (13.08%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 12 (11.21%) C# Software Developer
15 9 (8.41%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (100.00%) .NET
1 107 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 105 (98.13%) ASP.NET MVC
3 86 (80.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 60 (56.07%) ASP.NET Web API
5 56 (52.34%) .NET Framework
6 41 (38.32%) Entity Framework
7 39 (36.45%) RESTful
8 34 (31.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 32 (29.91%) Code First Entity Framework
10 30 (28.04%) jQuery
11 27 (25.23%) AngularJS
12 25 (23.36%) KnockoutJS
12 25 (23.36%) Web Services
13 24 (22.43%) HTML
14 22 (20.56%) Castle Windsor
15 18 (16.82%) HTML5
15 18 (16.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (15.89%) CSS
16 17 (15.89%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.69%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (10.28%) iPad
3 3 (2.80%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.87%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.87%) Physics
4 2 (1.87%) Wiki
5 1 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.93%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (98.13%) MVC
2 87 (81.31%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (71.03%) TDD
4 68 (63.55%) BDD
5 62 (57.94%) Web Application Development
6 37 (34.58%) Scrum
7 36 (33.64%) OO
8 18 (16.82%) Kanban
9 15 (14.02%) CQRS
9 15 (14.02%) Domain-Driven Design
9 15 (14.02%) Software Engineering
10 14 (13.08%) Scrum-ban
11 12 (11.21%) SDLC
12 10 (9.35%) SOLID
13 7 (6.54%) E-Commerce
13 7 (6.54%) OOD
13 7 (6.54%) Web Development
14 5 (4.67%) Content Management
14 5 (4.67%) Migration
14 5 (4.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 107 (100.00%) C#
2 47 (43.93%) JavaScript
3 39 (36.45%) Ruby
4 19 (17.76%) SQL
5 15 (14.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.87%) Degree
1 2 (1.87%) PhD
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) MOM
Vendors
1 41 (38.32%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.02%) Facebook
3 7 (6.54%) Oracle
4 5 (4.67%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.87%) Ektron
5 2 (1.87%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.93%) Twitter
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