The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 31 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 103 94 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.90% 8.16% 6.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.87% 26.78% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 101 92 58
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,650 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,750 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
471 351 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 36.15% 30.47% 41.36%
Number of salaries quoted 447 309 365
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
East of England

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -8 75 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Luton +15 19 £50,000 -9.09% 5
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 178 (100.00%) .NET
2 169 (94.94%) C#
3 168 (94.38%) ASP.NET
4 165 (92.70%) SQL Server
5 116 (65.17%) Microsoft
6 101 (56.74%) Windows
7 100 (56.18%) Scrum
8 97 (54.49%) SQL
9 92 (51.69%) TDD
10 91 (51.12%) MVC
11 85 (47.75%) Visual Studio
12 82 (46.07%) WinForms
13 79 (44.38%) .NET Framework
14 77 (43.26%) SQL Server 2008
15 76 (42.70%) Team Foundation Server
16 70 (39.33%) N-Tier
17 67 (37.64%) Web Services
17 67 (37.64%) WPF
18 65 (36.52%) Subversion
19 63 (35.39%) T-SQL
20 60 (33.71%) SharePoint
20 60 (33.71%) Multithreading
20 60 (33.71%) ASP.NET MVC
21 59 (33.15%) OO
22 55 (30.90%) Software Engineering
23 50 (28.09%) Continuous Integration
24 49 (27.53%) Project Management
25 47 (26.40%) Business Analysis
25 47 (26.40%) Product Management
25 47 (26.40%) LINQ

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 60 (33.71%) SharePoint
2 22 (12.36%) SharePoint 2010
3 17 (9.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 16 (8.99%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.81%) IIS
6 4 (2.25%) CMS
7 3 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.12%) Papyrus
9 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.56%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 37 (20.79%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.25%) MS Office
3 3 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Exstream
1 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (92.70%) SQL Server
2 77 (43.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (26.40%) Relational Database
4 27 (15.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (11.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (7.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (3.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (3.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.25%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 85 (47.75%) Visual Studio
2 76 (42.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 65 (36.52%) Subversion
4 32 (17.98%) Moq
5 21 (11.80%) Rhino Mocks
6 16 (8.99%) MSTest
6 16 (8.99%) NUnit
7 5 (2.81%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.69%) ReSharper
General
1 8 (4.49%) Finance
2 4 (2.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.69%) Legal
4 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 123 (69.10%) Developer
2 48 (26.97%) Architect
3 43 (24.16%) C# Developer
4 41 (23.03%) Senior Developer
5 38 (21.35%) Solutions Architect
6 36 (20.22%) .NET Developer
7 31 (17.42%) C# .NET Developer
8 28 (15.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 26 (14.61%) Lead Developer
10 23 (12.92%) Technical Leader
11 20 (11.24%) Senior C# Developer
12 16 (8.99%) Technical Developer
13 15 (8.43%) SharePoint Developer
14 9 (5.06%) Lead C# Developer
15 8 (4.49%) Senior .NET Developer
15 8 (4.49%) ASP.NET Developer
16 7 (3.93%) Team Leader
16 7 (3.93%) Development Team Leader
16 7 (3.93%) Technical Architect
17 6 (3.37%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (100.00%) .NET
2 168 (94.38%) ASP.NET
3 82 (46.07%) WinForms
4 79 (44.38%) .NET Framework
5 67 (37.64%) WPF
5 67 (37.64%) Web Services
6 60 (33.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 47 (26.40%) LINQ
8 42 (23.60%) Silverlight
8 42 (23.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 38 (21.35%) jQuery
10 35 (19.66%) HTML
11 29 (16.29%) CSS
11 29 (16.29%) XML
12 27 (15.17%) Middleware
13 25 (14.04%) ADO.NET
14 24 (13.48%) LINQ to SQL
15 22 (12.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 21 (11.80%) HTML5
17 20 (11.24%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 70 (39.33%) N-Tier
2 16 (8.99%) Inversion of Control
3 9 (5.06%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.25%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.25%) Physics
4 4 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.69%) Open Source
5 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 101 (56.74%) Windows
2 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (56.18%) Scrum
2 92 (51.69%) TDD
3 91 (51.12%) MVC
4 60 (33.71%) Multithreading
5 59 (33.15%) OO
6 55 (30.90%) Software Engineering
7 50 (28.09%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (27.53%) Project Management
9 47 (26.40%) Business Analysis
9 47 (26.40%) Product Management
10 44 (24.72%) OOD
11 36 (20.22%) SOA
12 33 (18.54%) Domain-Driven Design
13 28 (15.73%) Technical Architecture
14 26 (14.61%) Web Application Development
15 19 (10.67%) Dependency Injection
15 19 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (8.99%) MVVM
16 16 (8.99%) Web Development
16 16 (8.99%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 169 (94.94%) C#
2 97 (54.49%) SQL
3 63 (35.39%) T-SQL
4 44 (24.72%) JavaScript
5 13 (7.30%) VB.NET
6 7 (3.93%) XPath
7 5 (2.81%) Delphi
8 4 (2.25%) PHP
8 4 (2.25%) C
9 3 (1.69%) Groovy
9 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.69%) Java
10 2 (1.12%) VBA
11 1 (0.56%) VC++
11 1 (0.56%) VB6
11 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (5.62%) Degree
3 8 (4.49%) MCTS
3 8 (4.49%) MCP
3 8 (4.49%) MCAD
3 8 (4.49%) MCSD
4 1 (0.56%) PhD
Systems Management
1 6 (3.37%) MOM
Vendors
1 116 (65.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.93%) Oracle
3 2 (1.12%) HP
4 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.56%) IBM
Luton, Bedfordshire
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton
Palm Mason
Salary: £0 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bedford
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Salary: US$45000 - US$50000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Luton
easyJet
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bedfordshire
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Bupa, No travel!
Posted: 19 days ago
Bedford
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago