The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 116 82 68
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -14
Permanent jobs citing WCF 116 171 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.96% 3.05% 3.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.92% 9.14% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 110 169 200
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WCF
South East

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 Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1464 1870 2163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.73% 33.30% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1201 1658 1909
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WCF
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Berkshire region.

WCF Salary Trend in Berkshire

WCF
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Berkshire

WCF
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Reading -21 65 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Maidenhead -9 13 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Windsor - 12 £40,000 - 3
Slough +7 10 £44,500 +11.25% 2
Newbury +4 9 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Bracknell -2 8 £53,750 +34.37% 1
Wokingham -8 3 £37,500 +11.11% 1
Hungerford - 2 £32,500 - 1
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 246 (96.09%) .NET
2 245 (95.70%) C#
3 198 (77.34%) ASP.NET
4 176 (68.75%) SQL Server
5 149 (58.20%) MVC
6 143 (55.86%) Agile Software Development
7 142 (55.47%) SQL
8 111 (43.36%) ASP.NET MVC
9 95 (37.11%) Scrum
10 94 (36.72%) Microsoft
11 93 (36.33%) JavaScript
12 88 (34.38%) Web Services
13 81 (31.64%) CSS
14 79 (30.86%) HTML
15 78 (30.47%) jQuery
16 70 (27.34%) Team Foundation Server
17 69 (26.95%) XML
18 66 (25.78%) TDD
19 62 (24.22%) WPF
20 61 (23.83%) Ajax
21 58 (22.66%) ASP.NET Web API
22 56 (21.88%) MS Excel
23 53 (20.70%) Windows
24 52 (20.31%) Web Application Development
25 49 (19.14%) LINQ
26 47 (18.36%) OO
27 46 (17.97%) Continuous Integration
28 45 (17.58%) .NET Framework
28 45 (17.58%) Visual Studio
29 44 (17.19%) T-SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 26 (10.16%) IIS
2 16 (6.25%) CMS
2 16 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
3 14 (5.47%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (4.69%) Node.js
5 11 (4.30%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.73%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (2.34%) Orchard CMS
7 6 (2.34%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.39%) Drupal
Applications
1 56 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.34%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.13%) SaaS
3 6 (2.34%) Office 365
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.20%) Internet
2 7 (2.73%) LDAP
3 4 (1.56%) SAN
4 3 (1.17%) Intranet
4 3 (1.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (68.75%) SQL Server
2 41 (16.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (12.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (8.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (5.08%) NoSQL
6 11 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.73%) MySQL
8 6 (2.34%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.56%) Big Data
10 4 (1.56%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.56%) Text Mining
11 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.39%) Star Schema
13 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 70 (27.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 45 (17.58%) Visual Studio
3 42 (16.41%) NUnit
4 34 (13.28%) Rhino Mocks
5 33 (12.89%) Subversion
6 31 (12.11%) Jenkins
7 20 (7.81%) Moq
8 19 (7.42%) Git (software)
9 18 (7.03%) MSTest
10 15 (5.86%) JIRA
11 6 (2.34%) Selenium
11 6 (2.34%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.56%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 1 (0.39%) Mercurial
14 1 (0.39%) Hudson
14 1 (0.39%) MSBuild
General
1 35 (13.67%) Finance
2 10 (3.91%) Games
3 9 (3.52%) Retail
3 9 (3.52%) Legal
4 6 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.17%) Marketing
6 2 (0.78%) Law
6 2 (0.78%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 244 (95.31%) Developer
2 148 (57.81%) .NET Developer
3 63 (24.61%) C# Developer
4 56 (21.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 48 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
6 40 (15.63%) Web Developer
7 31 (12.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (9.38%) Software Developer
9 22 (8.59%) Senior Developer
10 18 (7.03%) Programmer
11 17 (6.64%) SQL Developer
12 15 (5.86%) .NET Web Developer
13 14 (5.47%) Database Engineer
13 14 (5.47%) SQL Programmer
14 11 (4.30%) C# Web Developer
14 11 (4.30%) SharePoint Developer
14 11 (4.30%) Senior .NET Developer
15 8 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
16 7 (2.73%) .NET Software Developer
16 7 (2.73%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (96.09%) .NET
2 198 (77.34%) ASP.NET
3 111 (43.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 88 (34.38%) Web Services
5 81 (31.64%) CSS
6 79 (30.86%) HTML
7 78 (30.47%) jQuery
8 69 (26.95%) XML
9 62 (24.22%) WPF
10 61 (23.83%) Ajax
11 58 (22.66%) ASP.NET Web API
12 49 (19.14%) LINQ
13 45 (17.58%) .NET Framework
14 44 (17.19%) RESTful
14 44 (17.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 37 (14.45%) KnockoutJS
15 37 (14.45%) WinForms
16 34 (13.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 32 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
18 25 (9.77%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.72%) Inversion of Control
2 28 (10.94%) Client/Server
3 8 (3.13%) Tandem
4 7 (2.73%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.73%) Social Network
4 7 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.34%) Kindle
6 5 (1.95%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (1.56%) Social Media
7 4 (1.56%) W3C
8 3 (1.17%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.17%) Replication
8 3 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.39%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.39%) Clustering
10 1 (0.39%) MPEG
10 1 (0.39%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 53 (20.70%) Windows
2 11 (4.30%) Linux
3 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.78%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (58.20%) MVC
2 143 (55.86%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (37.11%) Scrum
4 66 (25.78%) TDD
5 52 (20.31%) Web Application Development
6 47 (18.36%) OO
7 46 (17.97%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (16.41%) Web Development
9 30 (11.72%) Unit Testing
10 23 (8.98%) OOD
10 23 (8.98%) BDD
11 22 (8.59%) MVVM
12 21 (8.20%) Kanban
12 21 (8.20%) OOP
13 18 (7.03%) Dependency Injection
14 17 (6.64%) System Testing
15 16 (6.25%) CRM
15 16 (6.25%) Software Engineering
16 15 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (4.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 245 (95.70%) C#
2 142 (55.47%) SQL
3 93 (36.33%) JavaScript
4 44 (17.19%) T-SQL
5 21 (8.20%) VB.NET
6 12 (4.69%) Ruby
7 10 (3.91%) VB
8 7 (2.73%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.95%) C++
10 2 (0.78%) C
11 1 (0.39%) Java
11 1 (0.39%) Python
11 1 (0.39%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.39%) XPath
11 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (7.03%) MCTS
3 15 (5.86%) MCP
4 14 (5.47%) MCSD
5 8 (3.13%) MCAD
5 8 (3.13%) Degree
6 6 (2.34%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.34%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.34%) MCITP
6 6 (2.34%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (3.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 94 (36.72%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.59%) Sitecore
3 16 (6.25%) Telerik
4 10 (3.91%) Oracle
5 8 (3.13%) Open Text
6 6 (2.34%) EPiServer
7 4 (1.56%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.39%) VMware
8 1 (0.39%) Sybase
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Hudson - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Windsor
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Elliott James consulting
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago