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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 127 128 71
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -57
Permanent jobs citing WCF 99 103 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.91% 1.89% 3.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.50% 6.87% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 95 102 190
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1523 1500 1842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.38% 27.54% 34.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1357 1247 1482
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 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
Reading 0 45 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Windsor +6 12 £50,000 -
Slough +3 11 £55,000 +15.78%
Wokingham -9 11 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Newbury +23 4 £50,000 -7.83% 1
Maidenhead -2 3 £60,000 -17.24%
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 156 (96.30%) .NET
2 153 (94.44%) C#
3 110 (67.90%) ASP.NET
4 107 (66.05%) SQL Server
5 97 (59.88%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (56.79%) MVC
7 83 (51.23%) SQL
8 75 (46.30%) Windows
9 74 (45.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 70 (43.21%) HTML
11 63 (38.89%) JavaScript
12 62 (38.27%) Web Services
13 58 (35.80%) CSS
13 58 (35.80%) WPF
14 51 (31.48%) TDD
15 48 (29.63%) ASP.NET Web API
16 46 (28.40%) Entity Framework
17 43 (26.54%) .NET Framework
18 41 (25.31%) jQuery
19 39 (24.07%) MVVM
20 38 (23.46%) Scrum
21 37 (22.84%) XML
22 35 (21.60%) Finance
22 35 (21.60%) LINQ
23 34 (20.99%) Microsoft
24 33 (20.37%) SQL Server 2014
25 32 (19.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
25 32 (19.75%) Degree
26 31 (19.14%) Team Foundation Server
26 31 (19.14%) SOAP

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (9.26%) Node.js
2 10 (6.17%) IIS
3 5 (3.09%) CMS
4 4 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.47%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.23%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.20%) SaaS
2 10 (6.17%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.09%) HTTP
1 5 (3.09%) Internet
2 4 (2.47%) Intranet
3 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (66.05%) SQL Server
2 33 (20.37%) SQL Server 2014
3 19 (11.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (11.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (10.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (7.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 12 (7.41%) Big Data
6 9 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.32%) MongoDB
7 7 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (3.70%) MySQL
9 5 (3.09%) Data Mining
9 5 (3.09%) DTS
9 5 (3.09%) NoSQL
9 5 (3.09%) Text Mining
10 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.62%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (19.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (17.28%) Visual Studio
3 22 (13.58%) Moq
4 20 (12.35%) NUnit
4 20 (12.35%) Rhino Mocks
5 16 (9.88%) Subversion
6 12 (7.41%) Git (software)
7 10 (6.17%) JIRA
8 7 (4.32%) FitNesse
9 5 (3.09%) TeamCity
10 4 (2.47%) Android Studio
10 4 (2.47%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.62%) Grunt
11 1 (0.62%) gulp
General
1 35 (21.60%) Finance
2 10 (6.17%) Financial Institution
3 9 (5.56%) Games
3 9 (5.56%) Legal
4 7 (4.32%) Banking
5 5 (3.09%) Back Office
5 5 (3.09%) Retail
6 4 (2.47%) Electronics
7 3 (1.85%) Marketing
8 2 (1.23%) Automotive
8 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 127 (78.40%) Developer
2 100 (61.73%) .NET Developer
3 65 (40.12%) C# Developer
4 48 (29.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 41 (25.31%) Senior Developer
6 31 (19.14%) SQL Developer
7 29 (17.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 29 (17.90%) Senior .NET Developer
8 27 (16.67%) Software Developer
9 26 (16.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 26 (16.05%) WCF Developer
10 25 (15.43%) C# WCF Developer
11 21 (12.96%) Senior C# Developer
12 20 (12.35%) C# Software Developer
13 18 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
14 17 (10.49%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 16 (9.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 16 (9.88%) Software Engineer
16 15 (9.26%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 14 (8.64%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (96.30%) .NET
2 110 (67.90%) ASP.NET
3 74 (45.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 70 (43.21%) HTML
5 62 (38.27%) Web Services
6 58 (35.80%) CSS
6 58 (35.80%) WPF
7 48 (29.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 46 (28.40%) Entity Framework
9 43 (26.54%) .NET Framework
10 41 (25.31%) jQuery
11 37 (22.84%) XML
12 35 (21.60%) LINQ
13 32 (19.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 31 (19.14%) SOAP
15 27 (16.67%) REST
16 26 (16.05%) WinForms
17 25 (15.43%) Ajax
18 20 (12.35%) NHibernate
19 19 (11.73%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.35%) Streaming Music
2 18 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 15 (9.26%) User Experience
4 13 (8.02%) Mobile App
5 10 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.56%) iPhone
7 7 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (3.09%) Driving Licence
8 5 (3.09%) FMCG
8 5 (3.09%) Social Media
9 4 (2.47%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.85%) Xbox
11 2 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (1.23%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.62%) Blog
12 1 (0.62%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 75 (46.30%) Windows
2 19 (11.73%) Android
3 11 (6.79%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.47%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.47%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.85%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.85%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (59.88%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (56.79%) MVC
3 51 (31.48%) TDD
4 39 (24.07%) MVVM
5 38 (23.46%) Scrum
6 30 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (18.52%) Web Application Development
7 23 (14.20%) Software Engineering
8 21 (12.96%) BDD
8 21 (12.96%) Kanban
9 18 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
10 16 (9.88%) Unit Testing
11 15 (9.26%) Multithreading
11 15 (9.26%) OO
11 15 (9.26%) SDLC
12 13 (8.02%) OOD
13 11 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (6.79%) Web Development
14 9 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
14 9 (5.56%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 153 (94.44%) C#
2 83 (51.23%) SQL
3 63 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 25 (15.43%) VB.NET
5 20 (12.35%) T-SQL
6 15 (9.26%) Java
7 11 (6.79%) PHP
8 10 (6.17%) VB
9 7 (4.32%) C++
10 5 (3.09%) XAML
11 2 (1.23%) Delphi
12 1 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (19.75%) Degree
2 8 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.09%) MCTS
System Software
1 8 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.62%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 34 (20.99%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.79%) Xamarin
3 9 (5.56%) Google
4 8 (4.94%) VMware
5 7 (4.32%) Telerik
6 5 (3.09%) Oracle
6 5 (3.09%) Sencha
7 3 (1.85%) Kofax
8 2 (1.23%) SAP
9 1 (0.62%) Citrix
9 1 (0.62%) Nintex
9 1 (0.62%) Sitecore
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell
Capita plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car allowance, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car, Daily Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Car allowance, Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Car allowance, Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago