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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 19 27 53
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +26
Permanent jobs citing WCF 112 71 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.65% 7.47% 5.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.06% 21.71% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 96 71 48
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 £48,500
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
447 327 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 38.50% 34.42% 34.34%
Number of salaries quoted 402 323 325
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £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 19 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 19 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 +1 67 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Luton +23 32 £50,000 +25.00% 2
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 217 (100.00%) .NET
2 211 (97.24%) C#
3 206 (94.93%) SQL Server
4 204 (94.01%) ASP.NET
5 137 (63.13%) Scrum
5 137 (63.13%) Agile Software Development
6 123 (56.68%) Microsoft
7 118 (54.38%) MVC
8 116 (53.46%) TDD
9 107 (49.31%) SQL
10 100 (46.08%) .NET Framework
11 92 (42.40%) SQL Server 2008
12 90 (41.47%) Visual Studio
13 85 (39.17%) Windows
14 82 (37.79%) Team Foundation Server
15 80 (36.87%) Web Services
16 73 (33.64%) JavaScript
17 72 (33.18%) jQuery
18 71 (32.72%) WPF
19 67 (30.88%) ASP.NET MVC
20 65 (29.95%) SharePoint
21 62 (28.57%) T-SQL
22 61 (28.11%) Subversion
23 60 (27.65%) SQL Server 2005
24 56 (25.81%) LINQ
25 54 (24.88%) HTML
26 53 (24.42%) OO
27 52 (23.96%) Silverlight
28 49 (22.58%) WinForms
29 46 (21.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 65 (29.95%) SharePoint
2 33 (15.21%) BizTalk Server
3 20 (9.22%) CMS
4 16 (7.37%) NServiceBus
5 11 (5.07%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (4.15%) IIS
7 8 (3.69%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (3.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (2.76%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.92%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 40 (18.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.69%) MS Office
3 6 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (6.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.69%) Internet
2 1 (0.46%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (94.93%) SQL Server
2 92 (42.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 60 (27.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 32 (14.75%) Relational Database
5 19 (8.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (7.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (4.61%) RDBMS
8 9 (4.15%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (4.15%) Oracle Database
8 9 (4.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (3.69%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (2.76%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.46%) MySQL
12 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 90 (41.47%) Visual Studio
2 82 (37.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 61 (28.11%) Subversion
4 31 (14.29%) Rhino Mocks
5 29 (13.36%) Moq
5 29 (13.36%) TeamCity
6 27 (12.44%) NUnit
7 15 (6.91%) FinalBuilder
7 15 (6.91%) SpecFlow
7 15 (6.91%) Jasmine
7 15 (6.91%) NSubstitute
7 15 (6.91%) Git (software)
7 15 (6.91%) JIRA
7 15 (6.91%) Log4Net
8 10 (4.61%) MSTest
General
1 24 (11.06%) Finance
2 4 (1.84%) Telecoms
2 4 (1.84%) Games
3 1 (0.46%) Automotive
3 1 (0.46%) Legal
3 1 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 176 (81.11%) Developer
2 76 (35.02%) C# Developer
3 70 (32.26%) .NET Developer
4 65 (29.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 59 (27.19%) Senior Developer
6 44 (20.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 41 (18.89%) Senior C# Developer
8 40 (18.43%) Architect
9 24 (11.06%) Web Developer
10 22 (10.14%) Lead Developer
11 17 (7.83%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (6.91%) Team Leader
12 15 (6.91%) .NET Team Leader
13 14 (6.45%) Technical Leader
14 13 (5.99%) Technical Developer
14 13 (5.99%) Senior .NET Developer
15 12 (5.53%) Analyst
15 12 (5.53%) Analyst Programmer
15 12 (5.53%) Programmer
16 11 (5.07%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (100.00%) .NET
2 204 (94.01%) ASP.NET
3 100 (46.08%) .NET Framework
4 80 (36.87%) Web Services
5 72 (33.18%) jQuery
6 71 (32.72%) WPF
7 67 (30.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 56 (25.81%) LINQ
9 54 (24.88%) HTML
10 52 (23.96%) Silverlight
11 49 (22.58%) WinForms
12 46 (21.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 34 (15.67%) CSS
14 30 (13.82%) XML
14 30 (13.82%) HTML5
15 25 (11.52%) Castle Windsor
16 23 (10.60%) XSLT
17 22 (10.14%) KnockoutJS
18 20 (9.22%) ADO.NET
19 15 (6.91%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.90%) N-Tier
2 10 (4.61%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (3.69%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.30%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.84%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.84%) Physics
6 2 (0.92%) AS400
7 1 (0.46%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 85 (39.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (63.13%) Scrum
1 137 (63.13%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (54.38%) MVC
3 116 (53.46%) TDD
4 53 (24.42%) OO
5 45 (20.74%) Multithreading
6 35 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (14.75%) Software Engineering
7 32 (14.75%) E-Commerce
8 28 (12.90%) OOD
9 18 (8.29%) Project Management
9 18 (8.29%) OOP
10 15 (6.91%) Technical Architecture
10 15 (6.91%) BDD
11 14 (6.45%) Dependency Injection
11 14 (6.45%) Waterfall
12 13 (5.99%) Product Management
12 13 (5.99%) Business Analysis
13 11 (5.07%) Kanban
14 10 (4.61%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 211 (97.24%) C#
2 107 (49.31%) SQL
3 73 (33.64%) JavaScript
4 62 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 42 (19.35%) VB.NET
6 19 (8.76%) PowerShell
7 15 (6.91%) Ruby
8 14 (6.45%) VB
9 13 (5.99%) C
10 8 (3.69%) Groovy
11 7 (3.23%) PHP
12 6 (2.76%) VB6
13 3 (1.38%) VBA
14 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (8.29%) Degree
2 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.84%) PhD
4 2 (0.92%) MCP
4 2 (0.92%) MCAD
4 2 (0.92%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (6.91%) logstash
2 14 (6.45%) MOM
Vendors
1 123 (56.68%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.53%) Oracle
3 7 (3.23%) Sitecore
4 2 (0.92%) IBM
5 1 (0.46%) Nintex
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
RSPB
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 22 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 22 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago