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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 126 82 51
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -31
Permanent jobs citing WCF 108 173 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.81% 2.91% 4.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.09% 8.78% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 105 167 243
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
1335 1971 2004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.37% 33.19% 37.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1114 1699 1748
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £60,000
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -36 54 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Windsor - 18 £40,000 - 1
Maidenhead -8 9 £45,000 +12.50%
Wokingham +4 8 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Slough -3 8 £41,750 -1.76% 1
Hungerford - 7 £32,500 - 1
Bracknell -6 4 £55,000 +57.14%
Newbury +14 3 £45,000 +20.00% 1
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 230 (95.44%) C#
2 229 (95.02%) .NET
3 190 (78.84%) ASP.NET
4 162 (67.22%) SQL Server
5 148 (61.41%) MVC
6 142 (58.92%) Agile Software Development
7 130 (53.94%) SQL
8 111 (46.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 96 (39.83%) JavaScript
10 87 (36.10%) Microsoft
11 86 (35.68%) Scrum
12 83 (34.44%) HTML
13 78 (32.37%) CSS
14 76 (31.54%) jQuery
15 74 (30.71%) Web Services
16 65 (26.97%) WPF
16 65 (26.97%) Team Foundation Server
17 61 (25.31%) ASP.NET Web API
18 60 (24.90%) TDD
19 57 (23.65%) XML
20 50 (20.75%) Windows
21 49 (20.33%) Web Application Development
22 47 (19.50%) .NET Framework
23 46 (19.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 46 (19.09%) OO
23 46 (19.09%) MS Excel
24 45 (18.67%) Ajax
25 44 (18.26%) Web Development
26 43 (17.84%) Continuous Integration
27 42 (17.43%) RESTful

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 23 (9.54%) IIS
2 16 (6.64%) CMS
2 16 (6.64%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (4.56%) Node.js
4 9 (3.73%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.49%) Umbraco
5 6 (2.49%) Orchard CMS
5 6 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.66%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 46 (19.09%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.07%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.32%) SaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.64%) Internet
2 6 (2.49%) HTTP
3 5 (2.07%) Intranet
4 1 (0.41%) LDAP
4 1 (0.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (67.22%) SQL Server
2 26 (10.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (7.05%) NoSQL
4 13 (5.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.90%) MySQL
7 6 (2.49%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (2.49%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.66%) Big Data
9 4 (1.66%) Text Mining
9 4 (1.66%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.41%) Star Schema
12 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 65 (26.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (16.60%) Visual Studio
3 35 (14.52%) NUnit
4 31 (12.86%) Jenkins
5 27 (11.20%) Rhino Mocks
6 24 (9.96%) Moq
7 23 (9.54%) Subversion
8 19 (7.88%) Git (software)
9 18 (7.47%) MSTest
10 15 (6.22%) JIRA
11 6 (2.49%) Selenium
11 6 (2.49%) WebDriver
12 4 (1.66%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.83%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.83%) MSBuild
14 1 (0.41%) Hudson
General
1 35 (14.52%) Finance
2 9 (3.73%) Legal
2 9 (3.73%) Games
3 8 (3.32%) Retail
4 6 (2.49%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (2.49%) Music Industry
5 3 (1.24%) Marketing
6 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.83%) Law
6 2 (0.83%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 223 (92.53%) Developer
2 136 (56.43%) .NET Developer
3 67 (27.80%) C# Developer
4 57 (23.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 53 (21.99%) ASP.NET Developer
6 40 (16.60%) Web Developer
7 34 (14.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (9.54%) Software Developer
9 20 (8.30%) Senior Developer
10 17 (7.05%) Programmer
10 17 (7.05%) .NET Web Developer
11 16 (6.64%) SQL Developer
12 13 (5.39%) Database Engineer
12 13 (5.39%) C# Web Developer
12 13 (5.39%) SQL Programmer
13 10 (4.15%) C# Software Developer
14 7 (2.90%) Technical Leader
14 7 (2.90%) Senior .NET Developer
14 7 (2.90%) Junior Developer
14 7 (2.90%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (95.02%) .NET
2 190 (78.84%) ASP.NET
3 111 (46.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 83 (34.44%) HTML
5 78 (32.37%) CSS
6 76 (31.54%) jQuery
7 74 (30.71%) Web Services
8 65 (26.97%) WPF
9 61 (25.31%) ASP.NET Web API
10 57 (23.65%) XML
11 47 (19.50%) .NET Framework
12 46 (19.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 45 (18.67%) Ajax
14 42 (17.43%) RESTful
15 37 (15.35%) KnockoutJS
16 34 (14.11%) WinForms
17 30 (12.45%) LINQ
18 27 (11.20%) SOAP
19 24 (9.96%) HTML5
20 23 (9.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.45%) Inversion of Control
2 26 (10.79%) Client/Server
3 8 (3.32%) Tandem
3 8 (3.32%) Kindle
4 6 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.07%) Mobile Computing
5 5 (2.07%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.07%) Social Media
6 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.83%) Social Network
7 2 (0.83%) MPEG
7 2 (0.83%) W3C
7 2 (0.83%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 50 (20.75%) Windows
2 11 (4.56%) Linux
3 8 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.66%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.66%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.66%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (61.41%) MVC
2 142 (58.92%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (35.68%) Scrum
4 60 (24.90%) TDD
5 49 (20.33%) Web Application Development
6 46 (19.09%) OO
7 44 (18.26%) Web Development
8 43 (17.84%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (12.45%) BDD
10 26 (10.79%) Kanban
10 26 (10.79%) OOD
11 23 (9.54%) Unit Testing
12 20 (8.30%) MVVM
13 19 (7.88%) OOP
13 19 (7.88%) Software Engineering
14 18 (7.47%) Dependency Injection
15 17 (7.05%) System Testing
16 16 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (6.22%) CRM
18 13 (5.39%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 230 (95.44%) C#
2 130 (53.94%) SQL
3 96 (39.83%) JavaScript
4 37 (15.35%) T-SQL
5 14 (5.81%) C++
6 12 (4.98%) VB.NET
7 11 (4.56%) Ruby
8 5 (2.07%) C
9 2 (0.83%) Python
9 2 (0.83%) XPath
9 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.41%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.41%) VB
10 1 (0.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (4.56%) Degree
2 9 (3.73%) SC Cleared
2 9 (3.73%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.49%) MCTS
4 3 (1.24%) MCP
5 2 (0.83%) MCAD
5 2 (0.83%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 87 (36.10%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.13%) Sitecore
3 19 (7.88%) Telerik
4 9 (3.73%) Oracle
5 8 (3.32%) Open Text
6 6 (2.49%) EPiServer
7 4 (1.66%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.83%) VMware
9 1 (0.41%) Sybase
9 1 (0.41%) Kofax
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