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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 39 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 46 46 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.97% 4.59% 7.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.91% 15.03% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 46 41 67
Average salary £50,000 £62,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
231 306 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.96% 30.51% 35.41%
Number of salaries quoted 205 259 327
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
(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
Luton +19 21 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Dunstable +6 12 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Bedford -4 11 £45,000 -28.00% 3
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 88 (100.00%) C#
1 88 (100.00%) .NET
1 88 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 87 (98.86%) ASP.NET
2 87 (98.86%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (97.73%) MVC
4 84 (95.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 76 (86.36%) TDD
6 70 (79.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 65 (73.86%) Web Application Development
8 53 (60.23%) BDD
8 53 (60.23%) Scrum
8 53 (60.23%) SQL Server 2014
9 47 (53.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 44 (50.00%) .NET Framework
11 42 (47.73%) Entity Framework
12 41 (46.59%) Rhino Mocks
12 41 (46.59%) Advertising
13 38 (43.18%) Microsoft
13 38 (43.18%) Kanban
14 35 (39.77%) NUnit
15 34 (38.64%) Git (software)
15 34 (38.64%) Castle Windsor
16 33 (37.50%) Node.js
16 33 (37.50%) RESTful
16 33 (37.50%) OO
17 31 (35.23%) JavaScript
18 30 (34.09%) Windows
18 30 (34.09%) Ruby
19 29 (32.95%) NoSQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 33 (37.50%) Node.js
2 7 (7.95%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.14%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (60.23%) SQL Server 2014
3 29 (32.95%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 41 (46.59%) Rhino Mocks
2 35 (39.77%) NUnit
3 34 (38.64%) Git (software)
4 23 (26.14%) Selenium
5 21 (23.86%) Cucumber
6 19 (21.59%) Moq
7 12 (13.64%) MSTest
8 11 (12.50%) Visual Studio
9 5 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (3.41%) Subversion
11 2 (2.27%) JIRA
11 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
12 1 (1.14%) FinalBuilder
12 1 (1.14%) Jasmine
12 1 (1.14%) Log4Net
12 1 (1.14%) NSubstitute
12 1 (1.14%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 41 (46.59%) Advertising
2 12 (13.64%) Games
2 12 (13.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 86 (97.73%) Developer
2 80 (90.91%) .NET Developer
3 39 (44.32%) C# Developer
4 36 (40.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (38.64%) ASP.NET Developer
5 34 (38.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 34 (38.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (21.59%) Senior Developer
7 17 (19.32%) Senior C# Developer
8 14 (15.91%) Senior .NET Developer
8 14 (15.91%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 13 (14.77%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (14.77%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (13.64%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 9 (10.23%) .NET Software Developer
11 9 (10.23%) .NET Team Leader
11 9 (10.23%) Lead Developer
11 9 (10.23%) Senior .NET Software Developer
11 9 (10.23%) Senior Software Developer
11 9 (10.23%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (100.00%) .NET
2 87 (98.86%) ASP.NET
3 84 (95.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 70 (79.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 47 (53.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 44 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 42 (47.73%) Entity Framework
8 34 (38.64%) Castle Windsor
9 33 (37.50%) RESTful
10 28 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 28 (31.82%) LINQ
11 23 (26.14%) AngularJS
12 22 (25.00%) HTML
13 21 (23.86%) CSS
13 21 (23.86%) Fluent NHibernate
13 21 (23.86%) Lucene
13 21 (23.86%) Lucene.Net
13 21 (23.86%) NHibernate
13 21 (23.86%) WPF
14 20 (22.73%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (13.64%) Inversion of Control
2 12 (13.64%) Tandem
3 7 (7.95%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.41%) iPad
5 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (98.86%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (97.73%) MVC
3 76 (86.36%) TDD
4 65 (73.86%) Web Application Development
5 53 (60.23%) BDD
5 53 (60.23%) Scrum
6 38 (43.18%) Kanban
7 33 (37.50%) OO
8 21 (23.86%) Scrum-ban
9 15 (17.05%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (13.64%) Dependency Injection
10 12 (13.64%) MVVM
11 10 (11.36%) Multithreading
12 8 (9.09%) OOD
13 7 (7.95%) SOLID
14 5 (5.68%) SDLC
14 5 (5.68%) Software Engineering
15 4 (4.55%) Web Development
16 3 (3.41%) CQRS
16 3 (3.41%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 88 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (35.23%) JavaScript
3 30 (34.09%) Ruby
4 3 (3.41%) SQL
5 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) MOM
2 1 (1.14%) logstash
Vendors
1 38 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 21 (23.86%) Facebook
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle
4 1 (1.14%) Twitter
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
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Salary: £70000.00 - £800000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago