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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 21 25 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Permanent jobs citing WCF 101 79 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.76% 7.85% 5.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.57% 23.10% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 94 79 51
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
411 342 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 35.65% 34.00% 33.53%
Number of salaries quoted 378 333 303
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -2 58 £47,500 -2.56% 2
Luton +19 26 £45,000 +12.50% 5
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 209 (100.00%) .NET
2 203 (97.13%) SQL Server
2 203 (97.13%) C#
3 199 (95.22%) ASP.NET
4 130 (62.20%) Scrum
5 118 (56.46%) Microsoft
6 113 (54.07%) SQL
7 112 (53.59%) .NET Framework
8 111 (53.11%) MVC
9 108 (51.67%) TDD
10 101 (48.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 94 (44.98%) Visual Studio
12 93 (44.50%) Windows
13 80 (38.28%) Team Foundation Server
14 74 (35.41%) WPF
15 72 (34.45%) Subversion
16 71 (33.97%) SharePoint
17 68 (32.54%) T-SQL
18 67 (32.06%) JavaScript
18 67 (32.06%) Web Services
19 63 (30.14%) LINQ
20 61 (29.19%) WinForms
21 60 (28.71%) ASP.NET MVC
22 58 (27.75%) SQL Server 2005
23 56 (26.79%) jQuery
24 54 (25.84%) Multithreading
25 53 (25.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
26 51 (24.40%) Silverlight
26 51 (24.40%) OO
27 43 (20.57%) MS Excel

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 71 (33.97%) SharePoint
2 31 (14.83%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (6.70%) CMS
4 10 (4.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (3.35%) IIS
5 7 (3.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (2.87%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (2.87%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.96%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 43 (20.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.83%) Internet
2 1 (0.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (97.13%) SQL Server
2 101 (48.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 58 (27.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 40 (19.14%) Relational Database
5 21 (10.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (8.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (4.78%) RDBMS
8 8 (3.83%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (2.87%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.87%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.87%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (2.87%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 94 (44.98%) Visual Studio
2 80 (38.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 72 (34.45%) Subversion
4 29 (13.88%) Moq
5 19 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 19 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
6 17 (8.13%) NUnit
7 10 (4.78%) MSTest
8 5 (2.39%) Log4Net
8 5 (2.39%) SpecFlow
8 5 (2.39%) Jasmine
8 5 (2.39%) NSubstitute
8 5 (2.39%) JIRA
8 5 (2.39%) FinalBuilder
8 5 (2.39%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (11.48%) Finance
2 4 (1.91%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.48%) Automotive
3 1 (0.48%) Legal
3 1 (0.48%) Advertising
3 1 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 167 (79.90%) Developer
2 72 (34.45%) C# Developer
3 69 (33.01%) .NET Developer
4 63 (30.14%) Senior Developer
5 62 (29.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 44 (21.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 42 (20.10%) Architect
8 41 (19.62%) Senior C# Developer
9 24 (11.48%) Lead Developer
10 23 (11.00%) Solutions Architect
11 18 (8.61%) Team Leader
12 17 (8.13%) Technical Leader
13 14 (6.70%) Technical Developer
13 14 (6.70%) .NET Team Leader
14 13 (6.22%) Web Developer
14 13 (6.22%) ASP.NET Developer
14 13 (6.22%) Senior .NET Developer
15 10 (4.78%) Analyst
15 10 (4.78%) Technical Architect
15 10 (4.78%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (100.00%) .NET
2 199 (95.22%) ASP.NET
3 112 (53.59%) .NET Framework
4 74 (35.41%) WPF
5 67 (32.06%) Web Services
6 63 (30.14%) LINQ
7 61 (29.19%) WinForms
8 60 (28.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 56 (26.79%) jQuery
10 53 (25.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 51 (24.40%) Silverlight
12 42 (20.10%) HTML
13 33 (15.79%) CSS
14 31 (14.83%) XML
15 22 (10.53%) Middleware
15 22 (10.53%) ADO.NET
16 21 (10.05%) XSLT
17 18 (8.61%) HTML5
18 17 (8.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 15 (7.18%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.79%) N-Tier
2 10 (4.78%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (3.35%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.39%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.91%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.91%) Physics
6 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.96%) AS400
8 1 (0.48%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 93 (44.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (62.20%) Scrum
2 111 (53.11%) MVC
3 108 (51.67%) TDD
4 54 (25.84%) Multithreading
5 51 (24.40%) OO
6 42 (20.10%) Software Engineering
7 41 (19.62%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (15.31%) OOD
9 30 (14.35%) Project Management
10 24 (11.48%) Product Management
10 24 (11.48%) Business Analysis
11 22 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (10.05%) Technical Architecture
13 20 (9.57%) E-Commerce
14 14 (6.70%) Waterfall
15 12 (5.74%) Dependency Injection
16 11 (5.26%) Kanban
16 11 (5.26%) OOP
17 10 (4.78%) SOA
17 10 (4.78%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 203 (97.13%) C#
2 113 (54.07%) SQL
3 68 (32.54%) T-SQL
4 67 (32.06%) JavaScript
5 42 (20.10%) VB.NET
6 14 (6.70%) VB
7 13 (6.22%) C
8 8 (3.83%) Groovy
9 7 (3.35%) PHP
9 7 (3.35%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.87%) VB6
11 5 (2.39%) Ruby
12 3 (1.44%) VBA
13 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (8.61%) Degree
2 5 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.96%) MCP
3 2 (0.96%) MCAD
3 2 (0.96%) MCSD
4 1 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (5.74%) MOM
2 5 (2.39%) logstash
Vendors
1 118 (56.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.35%) Oracle
3 2 (0.96%) IBM
4 1 (0.48%) Nintex
4 1 (0.48%) Sitecore
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 15 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 15 days ago
Luton
easyJet
Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bens / Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago