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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 26 27 72
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +45
Permanent jobs citing WCF 74 80 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.69% 7.89% 2.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.96% 20.51% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 73 78 25
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £50,500
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
337 390 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 35.03% 38.46% 33.48%
Number of salaries quoted 321 364 359
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 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £59,000
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 December 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 December 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 +8 55 £45,000 -14.28%
Leighton Buzzard -1 4 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Luton -5 3 £70,000 +47.36% 3
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 186 (100.00%) C#
2 183 (98.39%) .NET
3 162 (87.10%) SQL Server
4 161 (86.56%) ASP.NET
5 145 (77.96%) Agile Software Development
6 132 (70.97%) Scrum
7 123 (66.13%) Microsoft
8 115 (61.83%) TDD
9 107 (57.53%) MVC
10 83 (44.62%) WPF
11 73 (39.25%) Visual Studio
12 68 (36.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 66 (35.48%) SQL
14 62 (33.33%) Silverlight
15 59 (31.72%) Windows
16 55 (29.57%) .NET Framework
16 55 (29.57%) SQL Server 2008
17 53 (28.49%) MS Excel
17 53 (28.49%) jQuery
17 53 (28.49%) Web Services
18 52 (27.96%) Team Foundation Server
19 50 (26.88%) WinForms
19 50 (26.88%) OO
20 48 (25.81%) HTML
21 47 (25.27%) Rhino Mocks
22 45 (24.19%) JavaScript
23 43 (23.12%) T-SQL
24 42 (22.58%) LINQ
25 41 (22.04%) SQL Server 2005
26 38 (20.43%) Moq

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 37 (19.89%) SharePoint
2 18 (9.68%) NServiceBus
3 14 (7.53%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (6.99%) CMS
5 7 (3.76%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.08%) IIS
8 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 53 (28.49%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.23%) MS Office
3 4 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (8.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (0.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (87.10%) SQL Server
2 55 (29.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (22.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (10.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 19 (10.22%) Oracle Database
4 19 (10.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (5.91%) Relational Database
6 10 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.76%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 73 (39.25%) Visual Studio
2 52 (27.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 47 (25.27%) Rhino Mocks
4 38 (20.43%) Moq
4 38 (20.43%) NUnit
5 25 (13.44%) Subversion
6 23 (12.37%) TeamCity
7 20 (10.75%) Git (software)
8 19 (10.22%) JIRA
9 16 (8.60%) Log4Net
9 16 (8.60%) FinalBuilder
9 16 (8.60%) SpecFlow
9 16 (8.60%) Jasmine
9 16 (8.60%) NSubstitute
10 14 (7.53%) MSTest
11 1 (0.54%) Selenium
General
1 12 (6.45%) Finance
2 7 (3.76%) Games
3 1 (0.54%) Banking
3 1 (0.54%) Automotive
3 1 (0.54%) Legal
3 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 121 (65.05%) Developer
2 64 (34.41%) C# Developer
3 60 (32.26%) C# .NET Developer
4 55 (29.57%) .NET Developer
5 41 (22.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 39 (20.97%) Senior Developer
7 38 (20.43%) Architect
8 35 (18.82%) Senior C# Developer
9 25 (13.44%) Web Developer
10 21 (11.29%) Development Manager
11 19 (10.22%) Technical Architect
11 19 (10.22%) Senior .NET Developer
12 17 (9.14%) Lead Architect
13 14 (7.53%) Team Leader
13 14 (7.53%) .NET Team Leader
14 12 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
15 10 (5.38%) Programmer
16 9 (4.84%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
17 8 (4.30%) Agile .NET Developer
17 8 (4.30%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (98.39%) .NET
2 161 (86.56%) ASP.NET
3 83 (44.62%) WPF
4 68 (36.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 62 (33.33%) Silverlight
6 55 (29.57%) .NET Framework
7 53 (28.49%) Web Services
7 53 (28.49%) jQuery
8 50 (26.88%) WinForms
9 48 (25.81%) HTML
10 42 (22.58%) LINQ
11 36 (19.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 30 (16.13%) Castle Windsor
13 27 (14.52%) HTML5
14 23 (12.37%) KnockoutJS
15 22 (11.83%) CSS
16 21 (11.29%) ADO.NET
17 18 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 16 (8.60%) ASP.NET Web API
18 16 (8.60%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.59%) N-Tier
2 14 (7.53%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (4.30%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.76%) Mathematics
4 7 (3.76%) Physics
5 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.54%) User Experience
6 1 (0.54%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 59 (31.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (77.96%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (70.97%) Scrum
3 115 (61.83%) TDD
4 107 (57.53%) MVC
5 50 (26.88%) OO
6 34 (18.28%) OOD
7 30 (16.13%) E-Commerce
7 30 (16.13%) Multithreading
8 24 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (12.90%) Software Engineering
8 24 (12.90%) Matrix Management
9 19 (10.22%) BDD
9 19 (10.22%) Coaching
10 18 (9.68%) Performance Management
10 18 (9.68%) Dependency Injection
10 18 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (8.60%) OOP
12 15 (8.06%) Kanban
12 15 (8.06%) Web Application Development
13 14 (7.53%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 186 (100.00%) C#
2 66 (35.48%) SQL
3 45 (24.19%) JavaScript
4 43 (23.12%) T-SQL
5 19 (10.22%) Ruby
6 18 (9.68%) PowerShell
7 15 (8.06%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.23%) VB
9 4 (2.15%) VC++
9 4 (2.15%) VB6
10 3 (1.61%) C
10 3 (1.61%) PHP
11 2 (1.08%) Groovy
12 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (4.84%) Degree
2 7 (3.76%) PhD
3 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 20 (10.75%) MOM
2 16 (8.60%) logstash
Vendors
1 123 (66.13%) Microsoft
2 33 (17.74%) Oracle
3 7 (3.76%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.54%) Nintex
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