The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 73 47 22
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -25
Permanent jobs citing WCF 15 44 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.74% 4.46% 9.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.87% 15.22% 25.47%
Number of salaries quoted 14 43 83
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
308 289 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 35.65% 29.31% 36.04%
Number of salaries quoted 289 262 340
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

WCF
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -2 5 £50,000 +5.26%
Luton -28 5 £35,000 -30.00%
Dunstable +9 1 £47,500 -
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £50,000 -
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 50 (100.00%) .NET
2 49 (98.00%) C#
3 48 (96.00%) ASP.NET
4 46 (92.00%) SQL Server
5 43 (86.00%) MVC
6 40 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 34 (68.00%) Microsoft
8 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (52.00%) JavaScript
10 25 (50.00%) .NET Framework
11 24 (48.00%) jQuery
12 23 (46.00%) HTML
12 23 (46.00%) Visual Studio
13 20 (40.00%) Web Services
14 19 (38.00%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (36.00%) SQL Server 2012
15 18 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 18 (36.00%) Subversion
15 18 (36.00%) Scrum
16 17 (34.00%) AngularJS
16 17 (34.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
17 15 (30.00%) CSS
18 14 (28.00%) SQL
18 14 (28.00%) TDD
18 14 (28.00%) Ajax
18 14 (28.00%) Entity Framework
19 13 (26.00%) BDD
20 12 (24.00%) Web Development
21 11 (22.00%) SQL Server 2008

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.00%) IIS
1 1 (2.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (92.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (36.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (22.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 9 (18.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (46.00%) Visual Studio
2 19 (38.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (36.00%) Subversion
4 11 (22.00%) TeamCity
5 10 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.00%) NUnit
7 1 (2.00%) Axure RP
7 1 (2.00%) FinalBuilder
7 1 (2.00%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.00%) JIRA
7 1 (2.00%) Log4Net
7 1 (2.00%) NSubstitute
7 1 (2.00%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (22.00%) Games
2 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (96.00%) Developer
2 42 (84.00%) .NET Developer
3 26 (52.00%) C# Developer
4 21 (42.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (34.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 11 (22.00%) Senior Developer
7 10 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 9 (18.00%) Senior C# Developer
8 9 (18.00%) Web Developer
9 8 (16.00%) .NET Web Developer
9 8 (16.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (12.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (8.00%) C# Programmer
11 4 (8.00%) Programmer
12 3 (6.00%) .NET Software Developer
12 3 (6.00%) C# Software Developer
13 2 (4.00%) Lead C# Developer
13 2 (4.00%) Lead Developer
13 2 (4.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (100.00%) .NET
2 48 (96.00%) ASP.NET
3 40 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 24 (48.00%) jQuery
6 23 (46.00%) HTML
7 20 (40.00%) Web Services
8 18 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 17 (34.00%) AngularJS
9 17 (34.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (30.00%) CSS
11 14 (28.00%) Ajax
11 14 (28.00%) Entity Framework
12 10 (20.00%) HTML5
12 10 (20.00%) XML
13 9 (18.00%) Ninject
13 9 (18.00%) REST
13 9 (18.00%) XSLT
14 8 (16.00%) NLog
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) iPad
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.00%) Physics
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (86.00%) MVC
2 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.00%) Scrum
4 14 (28.00%) TDD
5 13 (26.00%) BDD
6 12 (24.00%) Web Development
7 11 (22.00%) E-Commerce
7 11 (22.00%) OO
7 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
8 10 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
9 9 (18.00%) CQRS
9 9 (18.00%) Dependency Injection
9 9 (18.00%) Unit Testing
9 9 (18.00%) Web Application Development
10 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
11 5 (10.00%) SDLC
12 3 (6.00%) SOA
13 2 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (4.00%) MVVM
13 2 (4.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 49 (98.00%) C#
2 26 (52.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (28.00%) SQL
4 11 (22.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.00%) C++
6 1 (2.00%) Java
6 1 (2.00%) Ruby
6 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) PhD
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) logstash
Vendors
1 34 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) Adobe