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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 47 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +10
Permanent jobs citing WCF 53 97 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.04% 8.34% 6.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.36% 24.25% 21.49%
Number of salaries quoted 52 94 72
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,700 £56,350
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
369 400 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 35.08% 34.39% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 344 365 323
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -11 30 £47,500 - 2
Luton +1 11 £50,000 +11.11% 2
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 101 (100.00%) C#
1 101 (100.00%) .NET
2 97 (96.04%) ASP.NET
3 84 (83.17%) SQL Server
4 80 (79.21%) MVC
5 75 (74.26%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (66.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 63 (62.38%) jQuery
8 57 (56.44%) JavaScript
9 55 (54.46%) HTML
10 52 (51.49%) Microsoft
11 49 (48.51%) TDD
12 41 (40.59%) CSS
13 40 (39.60%) Scrum
13 40 (39.60%) ASP.NET Web API
14 39 (38.61%) Entity Framework
15 38 (37.62%) Web Services
16 36 (35.64%) SQL
16 36 (35.64%) .NET Framework
17 35 (34.65%) Windows
18 34 (33.66%) WPF
18 34 (33.66%) HTML5
19 33 (32.67%) AngularJS
19 33 (32.67%) Git (software)
20 32 (31.68%) Team Foundation Server
21 30 (29.70%) Software Engineering
21 30 (29.70%) Visual Studio
22 27 (26.73%) Ajax
23 26 (25.74%) Web Development
23 26 (25.74%) OO

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (12.87%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.89%) Node.js
2 11 (10.89%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (20.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (83.17%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (10.89%) SQL Server 2000
3 11 (10.89%) NoSQL
4 10 (9.90%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (32.67%) Git (software)
2 32 (31.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (29.70%) Visual Studio
4 20 (19.80%) TeamCity
5 19 (18.81%) Rhino Mocks
6 18 (17.82%) NUnit
7 17 (16.83%) Subversion
8 12 (11.88%) Moq
9 10 (9.90%) Selenium
10 8 (7.92%) Log4Net
10 8 (7.92%) JIRA
10 8 (7.92%) FinalBuilder
10 8 (7.92%) SpecFlow
10 8 (7.92%) Jasmine
10 8 (7.92%) NSubstitute
11 2 (1.98%) MSTest
12 1 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (10.89%) Advertising
2 6 (5.94%) Games
3 4 (3.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (77.23%) Developer
2 34 (33.66%) .NET Developer
3 25 (24.75%) C# Developer
4 24 (23.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (20.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (18.81%) Senior Developer
6 19 (18.81%) Web Developer
7 13 (12.87%) Architect
7 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (9.90%) Senior C# Developer
8 10 (9.90%) Technical Architect
9 9 (8.91%) Software Developer
9 9 (8.91%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (7.92%) Web Architect
11 7 (6.93%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (5.94%) C# Software Developer
13 5 (4.95%) Development Manager
14 3 (2.97%) AWS Developer
14 3 (2.97%) Software Manager
14 3 (2.97%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (100.00%) .NET
2 97 (96.04%) ASP.NET
3 67 (66.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 63 (62.38%) jQuery
5 55 (54.46%) HTML
6 41 (40.59%) CSS
7 40 (39.60%) ASP.NET Web API
8 39 (38.61%) Entity Framework
9 38 (37.62%) Web Services
10 36 (35.64%) .NET Framework
11 34 (33.66%) WPF
11 34 (33.66%) HTML5
12 33 (32.67%) AngularJS
13 27 (26.73%) Ajax
14 20 (19.80%) WinForms
15 18 (17.82%) KnockoutJS
16 16 (15.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 16 (15.84%) Silverlight
17 15 (14.85%) LINQ
17 15 (14.85%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.83%) N-Tier
2 11 (10.89%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.94%) Mathematics
3 6 (5.94%) Physics
3 6 (5.94%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.98%) Tandem
5 2 (1.98%) Wiki
5 2 (1.98%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 35 (34.65%) Windows
2 1 (0.99%) Android
2 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (79.21%) MVC
2 75 (74.26%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (48.51%) TDD
4 40 (39.60%) Scrum
5 30 (29.70%) Software Engineering
6 26 (25.74%) OO
6 26 (25.74%) Web Development
7 24 (23.76%) E-Commerce
8 19 (18.81%) BDD
9 18 (17.82%) Multithreading
10 17 (16.83%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (15.84%) OOD
12 15 (14.85%) Kanban
12 15 (14.85%) SDLC
13 13 (12.87%) Web Application Development
14 9 (8.91%) Mentoring
14 9 (8.91%) MVVM
15 7 (6.93%) Integration Testing
15 7 (6.93%) OOP
16 6 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 101 (100.00%) C#
2 57 (56.44%) JavaScript
3 36 (35.64%) SQL
4 19 (18.81%) Ruby
5 11 (10.89%) T-SQL
6 8 (7.92%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.97%) VB
7 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.97%) VC++
7 3 (2.97%) XAML
7 3 (2.97%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (13.86%) Degree
2 6 (5.94%) PhD
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 9 (8.91%) MOM
2 8 (7.92%) logstash
Vendors
1 52 (51.49%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.89%) Facebook
3 5 (4.95%) Oracle
4 1 (0.99%) Nintex
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago