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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 20 26 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +33
Permanent jobs citing WCF 102 69 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.40% 7.60% 3.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.39% 21.30% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 86 67 38
Average salary £46,250 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
436 324 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 40.18% 35.68% 33.56%
Number of salaries quoted 396 318 323
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +4 68 £45,000 -14.28% 4
Luton +19 27 £50,000 +25.00% 2
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 198 (100.00%) .NET
2 196 (98.99%) C#
3 180 (90.91%) SQL Server
4 178 (89.90%) ASP.NET
5 138 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
6 126 (63.64%) Scrum
7 110 (55.56%) Microsoft
8 109 (55.05%) MVC
9 106 (53.54%) TDD
10 90 (45.45%) SQL
11 77 (38.89%) .NET Framework
12 75 (37.88%) WPF
13 74 (37.37%) Visual Studio
14 71 (35.86%) Windows
14 71 (35.86%) SQL Server 2008
15 65 (32.83%) ASP.NET MVC
16 64 (32.32%) Web Services
17 63 (31.82%) jQuery
18 59 (29.80%) Team Foundation Server
19 58 (29.29%) JavaScript
20 55 (27.78%) Silverlight
21 52 (26.26%) T-SQL
21 52 (26.26%) SQL Server 2005
22 50 (25.25%) HTML
23 49 (24.75%) OO
23 49 (24.75%) SharePoint
24 46 (23.23%) MS Excel
24 46 (23.23%) LINQ
25 41 (20.71%) WinForms
26 37 (18.69%) Rhino Mocks

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 49 (24.75%) SharePoint
2 24 (12.12%) BizTalk Server
3 17 (8.59%) NServiceBus
3 17 (8.59%) CMS
4 7 (3.54%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.02%) IIS
7 3 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.51%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 46 (23.23%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.54%) MS Office
3 6 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.53%) Internet
2 1 (0.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 71 (35.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (26.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (8.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (7.58%) Relational Database
6 13 (6.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 13 (6.57%) Oracle Database
6 13 (6.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (3.03%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.51%) MySQL
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 74 (37.37%) Visual Studio
2 59 (29.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (18.69%) Rhino Mocks
4 36 (18.18%) Subversion
5 31 (15.66%) Moq
6 29 (14.65%) NUnit
7 26 (13.13%) TeamCity
8 16 (8.08%) Log4Net
8 16 (8.08%) NSubstitute
8 16 (8.08%) SpecFlow
8 16 (8.08%) Jasmine
8 16 (8.08%) JIRA
8 16 (8.08%) Git (software)
8 16 (8.08%) FinalBuilder
9 11 (5.56%) MSTest
General
1 19 (9.60%) Finance
2 7 (3.54%) Games
3 1 (0.51%) Automotive
3 1 (0.51%) Legal
3 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 152 (76.77%) Developer
2 75 (37.88%) C# Developer
3 66 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 62 (31.31%) .NET Developer
5 48 (24.24%) Senior Developer
6 43 (21.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 40 (20.20%) Senior C# Developer
8 33 (16.67%) Architect
9 23 (11.62%) Web Developer
10 17 (8.59%) Team Leader
10 17 (8.59%) .NET Team Leader
11 15 (7.58%) Lead Developer
12 12 (6.06%) Lead Architect
12 12 (6.06%) Technical Architect
12 12 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
13 11 (5.56%) Software Developer
14 10 (5.05%) C# Software Developer
15 9 (4.55%) Analyst
15 9 (4.55%) Technical Leader
15 9 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (100.00%) .NET
2 178 (89.90%) ASP.NET
3 77 (38.89%) .NET Framework
4 75 (37.88%) WPF
5 65 (32.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 64 (32.32%) Web Services
7 63 (31.82%) jQuery
8 55 (27.78%) Silverlight
9 50 (25.25%) HTML
10 46 (23.23%) LINQ
11 41 (20.71%) WinForms
12 36 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 27 (13.64%) Castle Windsor
13 27 (13.64%) HTML5
14 23 (11.62%) KnockoutJS
15 22 (11.11%) CSS
16 21 (10.61%) XML
17 20 (10.10%) ADO.NET
18 16 (8.08%) COM
18 16 (8.08%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 11 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (4.04%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.54%) Mathematics
4 7 (3.54%) Physics
5 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.51%) AS400
6 1 (0.51%) User Experience
6 1 (0.51%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 71 (35.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (63.64%) Scrum
3 109 (55.05%) MVC
4 106 (53.54%) TDD
5 49 (24.75%) OO
6 32 (16.16%) Multithreading
7 29 (14.65%) E-Commerce
8 25 (12.63%) OOD
9 22 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 19 (9.60%) OOP
11 16 (8.08%) BDD
12 15 (7.58%) Dependency Injection
13 13 (6.57%) Matrix Management
14 12 (6.06%) Kanban
14 12 (6.06%) Web Application Development
15 11 (5.56%) MVVM
16 10 (5.05%) Waterfall
17 8 (4.04%) Web Development
18 7 (3.54%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 196 (98.99%) C#
2 90 (45.45%) SQL
3 58 (29.29%) JavaScript
4 52 (26.26%) T-SQL
5 34 (17.17%) VB.NET
6 19 (9.60%) PowerShell
7 16 (8.08%) Ruby
8 14 (7.07%) VB
9 9 (4.55%) C
10 6 (3.03%) VB6
11 5 (2.53%) Groovy
12 3 (1.52%) PHP
13 2 (1.01%) VBA
14 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (9.09%) Degree
2 7 (3.54%) PhD
3 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.01%) MCP
3 2 (1.01%) MCAD
3 2 (1.01%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.02%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (8.59%) MOM
2 16 (8.08%) logstash
Vendors
1 110 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.10%) Oracle
3 8 (4.04%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.51%) IBM
4 1 (0.51%) Nintex
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 18 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 18 days ago