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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 41 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 45 106 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.97% 8.24% 8.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.10% 22.22% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 33 104 92
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £37,650
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
372 477 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.80% 37.09% 30.34%
Number of salaries quoted 296 454 305
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 27 April 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 27 April 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
Luton -2 16 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Bedford -15 11 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Dunstable - 3 £37,500 - 1
Leighton Buzzard - 3 £50,000 -
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 97 (100.00%) C#
2 94 (96.91%) .NET
3 82 (84.54%) ASP.NET
4 79 (81.44%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (73.20%) SQL Server
6 69 (71.13%) Microsoft
7 67 (69.07%) MVC
8 54 (55.67%) Scrum
9 49 (50.52%) TDD
9 49 (50.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (35.05%) WPF
11 32 (32.99%) jQuery
12 31 (31.96%) Web Services
12 31 (31.96%) JavaScript
13 29 (29.90%) MS Excel
14 28 (28.87%) SQL
14 28 (28.87%) HTML
15 27 (27.84%) Visual Studio
15 27 (27.84%) Software Engineering
16 26 (26.80%) .NET Framework
17 25 (25.77%) Silverlight
17 25 (25.77%) Team Foundation Server
17 25 (25.77%) WinForms
17 25 (25.77%) Windows
18 24 (24.74%) OO
18 24 (24.74%) Git (software)
18 24 (24.74%) NUnit
18 24 (24.74%) Rhino Mocks
18 24 (24.74%) Entity Framework
19 22 (22.68%) KnockoutJS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 14 (14.43%) NServiceBus
2 10 (10.31%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.19%) Node.js
4 1 (1.03%) CMS
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (29.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.40%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (13.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (73.20%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (8.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (8.25%) Oracle Database
4 8 (8.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (6.19%) NoSQL
6 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (27.84%) Visual Studio
2 25 (25.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (24.74%) Rhino Mocks
3 24 (24.74%) NUnit
3 24 (24.74%) Git (software)
4 18 (18.56%) TeamCity
5 14 (14.43%) Moq
6 12 (12.37%) JIRA
7 10 (10.31%) Log4Net
7 10 (10.31%) FinalBuilder
7 10 (10.31%) SpecFlow
7 10 (10.31%) Jasmine
7 10 (10.31%) NSubstitute
8 6 (6.19%) Subversion
9 5 (5.15%) MSTest
10 1 (1.03%) Selenium
General
1 6 (6.19%) Advertising
2 3 (3.09%) Finance
2 3 (3.09%) Retail
3 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.03%) Games
3 1 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (62.89%) Developer
2 27 (27.84%) .NET Developer
3 21 (21.65%) Development Manager
4 20 (20.62%) Web Developer
5 15 (15.46%) C# Developer
5 15 (15.46%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (14.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (14.43%) Senior Developer
7 13 (13.40%) Architect
8 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (11.34%) Senior .NET Developer
9 9 (9.28%) Senior C# Developer
10 8 (8.25%) Programmer
11 7 (7.22%) Technical Architect
11 7 (7.22%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (7.22%) AWS Developer
12 6 (6.19%) Lead Architect
12 6 (6.19%) Lead Technical Architect
13 5 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (5.15%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (96.91%) .NET
2 82 (84.54%) ASP.NET
3 49 (50.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 34 (35.05%) WPF
5 32 (32.99%) jQuery
6 31 (31.96%) Web Services
7 28 (28.87%) HTML
8 26 (26.80%) .NET Framework
9 25 (25.77%) WinForms
9 25 (25.77%) Silverlight
10 24 (24.74%) Entity Framework
11 22 (22.68%) KnockoutJS
11 22 (22.68%) ASP.NET Web API
12 19 (19.59%) CSS
13 18 (18.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 18 (18.56%) HTML5
14 17 (17.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 17 (17.53%) LINQ
15 15 (15.46%) Castle Windsor
16 11 (11.34%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.65%) N-Tier
2 6 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.15%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.03%) Physics
5 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.03%) Android
2 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (81.44%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (69.07%) MVC
3 54 (55.67%) Scrum
4 49 (50.52%) TDD
5 27 (27.84%) Software Engineering
6 24 (24.74%) OO
7 22 (22.68%) E-Commerce
8 19 (19.59%) BDD
8 19 (19.59%) Coaching
9 18 (18.56%) Performance Management
9 18 (18.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (17.53%) OOD
11 14 (14.43%) Matrix Management
12 13 (13.40%) People Management
13 12 (12.37%) Multithreading
14 11 (11.34%) Web Application Development
15 10 (10.31%) OOP
16 9 (9.28%) Project Management
17 8 (8.25%) Dependency Injection
17 8 (8.25%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 97 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (31.96%) JavaScript
3 28 (28.87%) SQL
4 19 (19.59%) Ruby
5 12 (12.37%) T-SQL
6 10 (10.31%) PowerShell
7 8 (8.25%) VB6
7 8 (8.25%) VB
7 8 (8.25%) VC++
8 3 (3.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.06%) Degree
3 1 (1.03%) PhD
Systems Management
1 10 (10.31%) logstash
2 9 (9.28%) MOM
Vendors
1 69 (71.13%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.62%) Oracle
3 6 (6.19%) Facebook
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Dunstable
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, holidays, etc
Posted: 5 days ago