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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 30 45 25
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Permanent jobs citing WCF 62 55 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.78% 5.06% 9.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.23% 14.47% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 62 46 107
Median salary £50,000 £48,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
292 380 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.95% 34.99% 37.08%
Number of salaries quoted 266 330 415
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 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 31 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 +16 31 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Luton -2 16 £62,500 +38.88% 3
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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
2 103 (96.26%) MVC
3 102 (95.33%) SQL Server
3 102 (95.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 79 (73.83%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (72.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 69 (64.49%) TDD
7 62 (57.94%) BDD
8 54 (50.47%) ASP.NET Web API
9 53 (49.53%) SQL Server 2014
9 53 (49.53%) Web Application Development
10 50 (46.73%) .NET Framework
11 47 (43.93%) JavaScript
12 41 (38.32%) Microsoft
13 37 (34.58%) OO
13 37 (34.58%) Games
14 36 (33.64%) jQuery
15 35 (32.71%) Git (software)
15 35 (32.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 33 (30.84%) Ruby
16 33 (30.84%) Entity Framework
17 32 (29.91%) Scrum
18 31 (28.97%) Web Services
18 31 (28.97%) RESTful
19 30 (28.04%) Microsoft Azure
20 29 (27.10%) Team Foundation Server
21 27 (25.23%) HTML
22 26 (24.30%) Node.js

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 26 (24.30%) Node.js
2 9 (8.41%) NServiceBus
3 7 (6.54%) CMS
3 7 (6.54%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.87%) DNN
5 2 (1.87%) Kentico
5 2 (1.87%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (6.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (28.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (21.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.76%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (95.33%) SQL Server
2 53 (49.53%) SQL Server 2014
3 24 (22.43%) NoSQL
4 19 (17.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (15.89%) Relational Database
6 14 (13.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (32.71%) Git (software)
2 29 (27.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (21.50%) Visual Studio
4 22 (20.56%) Rhino Mocks
5 19 (17.76%) NUnit
6 16 (14.95%) Subversion
7 12 (11.21%) Selenium
8 11 (10.28%) TeamCity
9 10 (9.35%) Cucumber
10 9 (8.41%) Jasmine
10 9 (8.41%) SpecFlow
11 3 (2.80%) Moq
General
1 37 (34.58%) Games
2 21 (19.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 107 (100.00%) Developer
2 100 (93.46%) .NET Developer
3 59 (55.14%) C# Developer
4 52 (48.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 46 (42.99%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 35 (32.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 35 (32.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 31 (28.97%) Senior Developer
8 29 (27.10%) Senior C# Developer
9 27 (25.23%) Senior .NET Developer
10 25 (23.36%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 21 (19.63%) Lead .NET Developer
11 21 (19.63%) Lead Developer
12 15 (14.02%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (14.02%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (13.08%) .NET Team Leader
13 14 (13.08%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 14 (13.08%) Team Leader
14 11 (10.28%) C# Software Developer
15 8 (7.48%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (100.00%) .NET
1 107 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 102 (95.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 78 (72.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 54 (50.47%) ASP.NET Web API
5 50 (46.73%) .NET Framework
6 36 (33.64%) jQuery
7 35 (32.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 33 (30.84%) Entity Framework
9 31 (28.97%) RESTful
9 31 (28.97%) Web Services
10 27 (25.23%) HTML
11 24 (22.43%) Code First Entity Framework
12 23 (21.50%) KnockoutJS
13 21 (19.63%) AngularJS
14 19 (17.76%) Castle Windsor
15 17 (15.89%) HTML5
16 16 (14.95%) CSS
17 14 (13.08%) Ajax
17 14 (13.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.08%) iPad
2 12 (11.21%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.74%) Mathematics
3 4 (3.74%) Physics
4 3 (2.80%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.87%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (96.26%) MVC
2 79 (73.83%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (64.49%) TDD
4 62 (57.94%) BDD
5 53 (49.53%) Web Application Development
6 37 (34.58%) OO
7 32 (29.91%) Scrum
8 19 (17.76%) CQRS
8 19 (17.76%) Domain-Driven Design
9 17 (15.89%) Software Engineering
10 15 (14.02%) SDLC
11 13 (12.15%) Kanban
12 12 (11.21%) SOLID
13 11 (10.28%) E-Commerce
13 11 (10.28%) Web Development
14 10 (9.35%) Scrum-ban
15 7 (6.54%) Content Management
15 7 (6.54%) OOD
16 5 (4.67%) Data Migration
16 5 (4.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 107 (100.00%) C#
2 47 (43.93%) JavaScript
3 33 (30.84%) Ruby
4 22 (20.56%) SQL
5 18 (16.82%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (3.74%) Degree
1 4 (3.74%) PhD
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) MOM
Vendors
1 41 (38.32%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.28%) Facebook
3 7 (6.54%) Oracle
3 7 (6.54%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.87%) Ektron
4 2 (1.87%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.93%) Twitter
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