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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 34 29 75
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +46
Permanent jobs citing WCF 52 73 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.60% 7.49% 2.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.11% 21.04% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 49 69 28
Average salary £62,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £63,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
304 347 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.72% 35.59% 30.87%
Number of salaries quoted 268 316 346
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,815 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 January 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 January 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
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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 33 £62,500 +19.04%
Leighton Buzzard -1 5 £50,000 +33.33%
Luton -6 5 £70,000 +47.36% 1
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 152 (100.00%) C#
2 148 (97.37%) .NET
3 128 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (83.55%) ASP.NET
5 124 (81.58%) SQL Server
6 113 (74.34%) Microsoft
7 111 (73.03%) Scrum
8 98 (64.47%) TDD
9 91 (59.87%) MVC
10 72 (47.37%) WPF
11 64 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 58 (38.16%) Visual Studio
13 57 (37.50%) Silverlight
14 51 (33.55%) Web Services
15 50 (32.89%) MS Excel
16 49 (32.24%) Rhino Mocks
17 46 (30.26%) jQuery
18 44 (28.95%) OO
18 44 (28.95%) Windows
18 44 (28.95%) HTML
18 44 (28.95%) Team Foundation Server
19 40 (26.32%) NUnit
19 40 (26.32%) WinForms
20 38 (25.00%) SQL
21 36 (23.68%) JavaScript
22 35 (23.03%) Oracle
22 35 (23.03%) SQL Server 2008
23 33 (21.71%) .NET Framework
24 32 (21.05%) Moq
25 31 (20.39%) Castle Windsor

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 25 (16.45%) SharePoint
2 21 (13.82%) NServiceBus
3 9 (5.92%) CMS
4 7 (4.61%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 50 (32.89%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.95%) MS Office
3 4 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (81.58%) SQL Server
2 35 (23.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (17.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (11.84%) Oracle Database 10g
4 18 (11.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 18 (11.84%) Oracle Database
5 8 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 58 (38.16%) Visual Studio
2 49 (32.24%) Rhino Mocks
3 44 (28.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 40 (26.32%) NUnit
5 32 (21.05%) Moq
6 24 (15.79%) TeamCity
6 24 (15.79%) Git (software)
7 22 (14.47%) JIRA
8 19 (12.50%) Log4Net
8 19 (12.50%) FinalBuilder
8 19 (12.50%) SpecFlow
8 19 (12.50%) Jasmine
8 19 (12.50%) NSubstitute
9 13 (8.55%) Subversion
10 12 (7.89%) MSTest
11 1 (0.66%) Selenium
General
1 7 (4.61%) Games
2 5 (3.29%) Finance
3 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.66%) Banking
3 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 92 (60.53%) Developer
2 46 (30.26%) C# Developer
3 42 (27.63%) C# .NET Developer
4 41 (26.97%) .NET Developer
5 30 (19.74%) Senior Developer
5 30 (19.74%) Architect
6 27 (17.76%) Development Manager
6 27 (17.76%) Senior C# Developer
6 27 (17.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 25 (16.45%) Web Developer
8 20 (13.16%) Senior .NET Developer
9 16 (10.53%) Technical Architect
10 15 (9.87%) Lead Architect
11 11 (7.24%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (6.58%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (5.92%) Programmer
14 8 (5.26%) .NET Team Leader
14 8 (5.26%) Team Leader
14 8 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
15 7 (4.61%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (97.37%) .NET
2 127 (83.55%) ASP.NET
3 72 (47.37%) WPF
4 64 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 57 (37.50%) Silverlight
6 51 (33.55%) Web Services
7 46 (30.26%) jQuery
8 44 (28.95%) HTML
9 40 (26.32%) WinForms
10 33 (21.71%) .NET Framework
11 31 (20.39%) Castle Windsor
12 29 (19.08%) LINQ
13 27 (17.76%) HTML5
13 27 (17.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 26 (17.11%) KnockoutJS
15 19 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
15 19 (12.50%) COM
16 18 (11.84%) ADO.NET
17 17 (11.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 16 (10.53%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.11%) N-Tier
2 12 (7.89%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (4.61%) Mathematics
3 7 (4.61%) Physics
3 7 (4.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 44 (28.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (73.03%) Scrum
3 98 (64.47%) TDD
4 91 (59.87%) MVC
5 44 (28.95%) OO
6 30 (19.74%) OOD
7 29 (19.08%) E-Commerce
8 24 (15.79%) Matrix Management
8 24 (15.79%) Coaching
9 23 (15.13%) Performance Management
9 23 (15.13%) BDD
9 23 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (15.13%) Software Engineering
10 20 (13.16%) Multithreading
11 19 (12.50%) OOP
12 18 (11.84%) People Management
13 16 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
14 13 (8.55%) Kanban
14 13 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (8.55%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 152 (100.00%) C#
2 38 (25.00%) SQL
3 36 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 30 (19.74%) T-SQL
5 23 (15.13%) Ruby
6 21 (13.82%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.29%) VB
7 5 (3.29%) VC++
7 5 (3.29%) VB6
8 4 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (5.26%) Degree
2 7 (4.61%) PhD
3 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.66%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (12.50%) logstash
2 18 (11.84%) MOM
Vendors
1 113 (74.34%) Microsoft
2 35 (23.03%) Oracle
3 7 (4.61%) Sitecore
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum dependent on skills and experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum depending on skills and experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
EasyJet
Posted: 20 days ago