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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 40 24 40
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 56 108 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.24% 9.08% 5.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.97% 24.32% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 48 107 57
Average salary £48,750 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
374 444 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 34.99% 37.34% 26.86%
Number of salaries quoted 328 414 266
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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
(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 -7 21 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Luton +7 19 £45,000 - 5
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £50,000 -
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 97 (100.00%) C#
2 96 (98.97%) .NET
3 88 (90.72%) ASP.NET
4 73 (75.26%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (74.23%) SQL Server
6 69 (71.13%) MVC
7 56 (57.73%) Microsoft
7 56 (57.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (47.42%) TDD
8 46 (47.42%) jQuery
9 43 (44.33%) Scrum
10 41 (42.27%) JavaScript
11 40 (41.24%) HTML
12 33 (34.02%) Web Services
12 33 (34.02%) Git (software)
13 32 (32.99%) WPF
14 31 (31.96%) ASP.NET Web API
15 30 (30.93%) SQL
16 29 (29.90%) Entity Framework
17 28 (28.87%) Team Foundation Server
18 27 (27.84%) Software Engineering
19 26 (26.80%) .NET Framework
19 26 (26.80%) HTML5
20 24 (24.74%) E-Commerce
20 24 (24.74%) Windows
20 24 (24.74%) CSS
21 23 (23.71%) Visual Studio
21 23 (23.71%) Ruby
21 23 (23.71%) BDD
22 22 (22.68%) KnockoutJS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 14 (14.43%) NServiceBus
2 11 (11.34%) Node.js
3 9 (9.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (22.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (12.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (74.23%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.34%) NoSQL
3 10 (10.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (7.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database
8 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (4.12%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (34.02%) Git (software)
2 28 (28.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (23.71%) Visual Studio
4 22 (22.68%) TeamCity
5 21 (21.65%) NUnit
6 19 (19.59%) Rhino Mocks
7 11 (11.34%) Log4Net
7 11 (11.34%) JIRA
7 11 (11.34%) FinalBuilder
7 11 (11.34%) SpecFlow
7 11 (11.34%) Jasmine
7 11 (11.34%) NSubstitute
8 9 (9.28%) Subversion
9 8 (8.25%) Moq
10 6 (6.19%) Selenium
11 1 (1.03%) MSTest
General
1 11 (11.34%) Advertising
2 5 (5.15%) Games
3 3 (3.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (69.07%) Developer
2 29 (29.90%) .NET Developer
3 20 (20.62%) Web Developer
4 19 (19.59%) C# Developer
5 18 (18.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (16.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (14.43%) Development Manager
8 12 (12.37%) Architect
9 11 (11.34%) Senior Developer
10 9 (9.28%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (8.25%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (8.25%) Technical Architect
12 7 (7.22%) Senior .NET Developer
13 6 (6.19%) Software Developer
13 6 (6.19%) Programmer
14 5 (5.15%) C# Software Developer
14 5 (5.15%) Web Architect
14 5 (5.15%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 5 (5.15%) AWS Developer
15 3 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (98.97%) .NET
2 88 (90.72%) ASP.NET
3 56 (57.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 46 (47.42%) jQuery
5 40 (41.24%) HTML
6 33 (34.02%) Web Services
7 32 (32.99%) WPF
8 31 (31.96%) ASP.NET Web API
9 29 (29.90%) Entity Framework
10 26 (26.80%) .NET Framework
10 26 (26.80%) HTML5
11 24 (24.74%) CSS
12 22 (22.68%) KnockoutJS
13 20 (20.62%) Silverlight
14 18 (18.56%) WinForms
15 14 (14.43%) AngularJS
16 13 (13.40%) Ajax
16 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 12 (12.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 12 (12.37%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) N-Tier
2 11 (11.34%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.15%) Mathematics
3 5 (5.15%) Physics
3 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.74%) Windows
2 1 (1.03%) Android
2 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (75.26%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (71.13%) MVC
3 46 (47.42%) TDD
4 43 (44.33%) Scrum
5 27 (27.84%) Software Engineering
6 24 (24.74%) E-Commerce
7 23 (23.71%) BDD
8 22 (22.68%) OO
9 15 (15.46%) Web Development
10 13 (13.40%) Coaching
11 12 (12.37%) Web Application Development
11 12 (12.37%) Performance Management
11 12 (12.37%) OOD
11 12 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (10.31%) People Management
12 10 (10.31%) Multithreading
12 10 (10.31%) OOP
13 9 (9.28%) Mentoring
14 8 (8.25%) SDLC
14 8 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 97 (100.00%) C#
2 41 (42.27%) JavaScript
3 30 (30.93%) SQL
4 23 (23.71%) Ruby
5 11 (11.34%) PowerShell
6 9 (9.28%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.19%) VB6
7 6 (6.19%) VC++
7 6 (6.19%) VB
8 3 (3.09%) XAML
9 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (11.34%) Degree
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.15%) PhD
Systems Management
1 11 (11.34%) logstash
2 7 (7.22%) MOM
Vendors
1 56 (57.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.40%) Oracle
3 11 (11.34%) Facebook
4 1 (1.03%) Nintex
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Hols
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Luton
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago