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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 54 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 38 70 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.53% 6.80% 6.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.52% 19.55% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 31 64 75
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
330 358 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.64% 34.76% 32.16%
Number of salaries quoted 258 328 324
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 -15 15 £67,500 +35.00%
Luton -1 7 £55,000 +46.66% 2
Leighton Buzzard -5 5 £50,000 +33.33%
Dunstable - 3 £37,500 - 1
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 127 (100.00%) C#
2 123 (96.85%) .NET
3 108 (85.04%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (81.10%) ASP.NET
5 99 (77.95%) Microsoft
6 98 (77.17%) SQL Server
7 88 (69.29%) Scrum
8 77 (60.63%) TDD
9 74 (58.27%) MVC
10 62 (48.82%) WPF
11 55 (43.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 45 (35.43%) Visual Studio
13 44 (34.65%) Silverlight
14 43 (33.86%) MS Excel
15 41 (32.28%) Windows
16 40 (31.50%) Rhino Mocks
17 38 (29.92%) Web Services
17 38 (29.92%) WinForms
18 35 (27.56%) HTML
19 34 (26.77%) NUnit
20 33 (25.98%) Oracle
21 32 (25.20%) OO
21 32 (25.20%) jQuery
22 31 (24.41%) SQL
22 31 (24.41%) Team Foundation Server
23 29 (22.83%) JavaScript
24 28 (22.05%) Software Engineering
24 28 (22.05%) Moq
25 26 (20.47%) Coaching
26 25 (19.69%) Castle Windsor

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 17 (13.39%) SharePoint
2 14 (11.02%) NServiceBus
3 7 (5.51%) CMS
4 5 (3.94%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.36%) Node.js
6 2 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 43 (33.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (10.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (77.17%) SQL Server
2 24 (18.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (13.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (11.81%) Oracle Database
4 15 (11.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (11.81%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.94%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.36%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (35.43%) Visual Studio
2 40 (31.50%) Rhino Mocks
3 34 (26.77%) NUnit
4 31 (24.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (22.05%) Moq
6 21 (16.54%) Git (software)
7 18 (14.17%) TeamCity
8 16 (12.60%) JIRA
9 13 (10.24%) Jasmine
9 13 (10.24%) NSubstitute
9 13 (10.24%) SpecFlow
9 13 (10.24%) FinalBuilder
9 13 (10.24%) Log4Net
10 12 (9.45%) MSTest
11 9 (7.09%) Subversion
12 1 (0.79%) Selenium
General
1 5 (3.94%) Games
2 3 (2.36%) Finance
2 3 (2.36%) Advertising
3 1 (0.79%) Banking
3 1 (0.79%) Retail
3 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (59.06%) Developer
2 37 (29.13%) .NET Developer
3 29 (22.83%) Development Manager
4 28 (22.05%) C# Developer
5 26 (20.47%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (18.11%) Architect
7 21 (16.54%) Web Developer
8 19 (14.96%) Senior Developer
9 18 (14.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (13.39%) Senior C# Developer
10 17 (13.39%) Senior .NET Developer
11 13 (10.24%) Technical Architect
12 12 (9.45%) Lead Architect
13 11 (8.66%) ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (7.87%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 8 (6.30%) Agile .NET Developer
16 7 (5.51%) Programmer
17 6 (4.72%) Lead Technical Architect
17 6 (4.72%) Agile C# Developer
18 5 (3.94%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (96.85%) .NET
2 103 (81.10%) ASP.NET
3 62 (48.82%) WPF
4 55 (43.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 44 (34.65%) Silverlight
6 38 (29.92%) Web Services
6 38 (29.92%) WinForms
7 35 (27.56%) HTML
8 32 (25.20%) jQuery
9 25 (19.69%) Castle Windsor
9 25 (19.69%) .NET Framework
10 24 (18.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 20 (15.75%) LINQ
11 20 (15.75%) HTML5
12 18 (14.17%) KnockoutJS
12 18 (14.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 16 (12.60%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (11.81%) CSS
14 15 (11.81%) ADO.NET
15 14 (11.02%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.11%) N-Tier
2 12 (9.45%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (3.94%) Mathematics
3 5 (3.94%) Physics
3 5 (3.94%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 41 (32.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (85.04%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (69.29%) Scrum
3 77 (60.63%) TDD
4 74 (58.27%) MVC
5 32 (25.20%) OO
6 28 (22.05%) Software Engineering
7 26 (20.47%) Coaching
8 25 (19.69%) Performance Management
8 25 (19.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (19.69%) OOD
9 21 (16.54%) Matrix Management
10 20 (15.75%) People Management
10 20 (15.75%) BDD
11 19 (14.96%) E-Commerce
12 16 (12.60%) Multithreading
12 16 (12.60%) Web Application Development
13 15 (11.81%) Dependency Injection
14 14 (11.02%) MVVM
15 13 (10.24%) Kanban
15 13 (10.24%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 127 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (24.41%) SQL
3 29 (22.83%) JavaScript
4 22 (17.32%) T-SQL
5 20 (15.75%) Ruby
6 14 (11.02%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.51%) VB6
7 7 (5.51%) VC++
7 7 (5.51%) VB
8 2 (1.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (4.72%) Degree
2 5 (3.94%) PhD
3 1 (0.79%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (11.81%) MOM
2 13 (10.24%) logstash
Vendors
1 99 (77.95%) Microsoft
2 33 (25.98%) Oracle
3 5 (3.94%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.36%) Facebook
Dunstable
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
easyJet Airline
Posted: 10 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 10 days ago