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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 106 77 55
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -22
Permanent jobs citing WCF 127 189 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.18% 3.20% 4.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.44% 9.77% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 125 168 240
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
1345 1935 2043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.11% 32.71% 37.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1566 1818
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 17 December 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 17 December 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
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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 -40 50 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Windsor - 21 £42,500 - 1
Wokingham +3 14 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Slough -11 10 £44,000 +3.52%
Hungerford - 9 £32,500 - 1
Maidenhead +2 5 £45,000 +20.00%
Newbury +6 3 £53,500 +52.85%
Bracknell -29 3 £40,000 +14.28%
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 233 (97.49%) C#
2 224 (93.72%) .NET
3 196 (82.01%) ASP.NET
4 174 (72.80%) SQL Server
5 168 (70.29%) MVC
6 138 (57.74%) Agile Software Development
7 126 (52.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 110 (46.03%) JavaScript
9 109 (45.61%) SQL
10 96 (40.17%) HTML
11 86 (35.98%) Microsoft
12 82 (34.31%) CSS
12 82 (34.31%) jQuery
13 72 (30.13%) TDD
14 69 (28.87%) Web Services
14 69 (28.87%) ASP.NET Web API
15 67 (28.03%) Scrum
16 64 (26.78%) XML
17 59 (24.69%) WPF
18 55 (23.01%) Windows
18 55 (23.01%) Ajax
19 54 (22.59%) OO
20 53 (22.18%) Web Application Development
21 50 (20.92%) BDD
22 48 (20.08%) .NET Framework
22 48 (20.08%) Team Foundation Server
23 45 (18.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 44 (18.41%) SOAP
25 41 (17.15%) MS Excel
25 41 (17.15%) Web Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 22 (9.21%) IIS
1 22 (9.21%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (7.11%) Node.js
3 12 (5.02%) Sitecore CMS
3 12 (5.02%) CMS
4 11 (4.60%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.51%) Umbraco
5 6 (2.51%) Orchard CMS
6 4 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 41 (17.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.51%) SaaS
3 3 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.69%) HTTP
1 16 (6.69%) Internet
2 5 (2.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (72.80%) SQL Server
2 39 (16.32%) NoSQL
3 22 (9.21%) MongoDB
4 17 (7.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (6.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (3.77%) MySQL
7 8 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.67%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.84%) Text Mining
11 2 (0.84%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.84%) Big Data
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.42%) Star Schema
12 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 48 (20.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (13.81%) NUnit
3 28 (11.72%) Git (software)
4 25 (10.46%) Visual Studio
5 24 (10.04%) Rhino Mocks
6 22 (9.21%) Moq
7 20 (8.37%) Jenkins
8 14 (5.86%) Subversion
9 11 (4.60%) MSTest
10 9 (3.77%) WebDriver
11 8 (3.35%) JIRA
12 4 (1.67%) Selenium
12 4 (1.67%) MSBuild
13 2 (0.84%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.84%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.84%) ReSharper
13 2 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.84%) NSubstitute
13 2 (0.84%) SpecFlow
General
1 33 (13.81%) Finance
2 11 (4.60%) Games
3 8 (3.35%) Retail
4 6 (2.51%) Music Industry
4 6 (2.51%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.09%) Legal
6 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.84%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.42%) Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 214 (89.54%) Developer
2 128 (53.56%) .NET Developer
3 63 (26.36%) C# Developer
4 55 (23.01%) C# .NET Developer
5 49 (20.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 41 (17.15%) Web Developer
7 35 (14.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 32 (13.39%) Software Developer
9 21 (8.79%) .NET Web Developer
10 20 (8.37%) Software Engineer
11 17 (7.11%) C# Web Developer
12 14 (5.86%) Graduate
13 13 (5.44%) Junior
13 13 (5.44%) Junior Developer
14 12 (5.02%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 12 (5.02%) Senior Developer
14 12 (5.02%) Programmer
15 11 (4.60%) Junior Software Developer
15 11 (4.60%) Junior Software Engineer
16 7 (2.93%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (93.72%) .NET
2 196 (82.01%) ASP.NET
3 126 (52.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 96 (40.17%) HTML
5 82 (34.31%) CSS
5 82 (34.31%) jQuery
6 69 (28.87%) Web Services
6 69 (28.87%) ASP.NET Web API
7 64 (26.78%) XML
8 59 (24.69%) WPF
9 55 (23.01%) Ajax
10 48 (20.08%) .NET Framework
11 45 (18.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 44 (18.41%) SOAP
13 41 (17.15%) RESTful
14 38 (15.90%) KnockoutJS
15 35 (14.64%) HTML5
16 30 (12.55%) WinForms
17 27 (11.30%) Ext JS
18 26 (10.88%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.95%) Inversion of Control
2 14 (5.86%) Client/Server
3 8 (3.35%) Kindle
3 8 (3.35%) Tandem
4 6 (2.51%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.09%) Mobile Computing
5 5 (2.09%) Streaming Music
5 5 (2.09%) Social Media
6 4 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.26%) Device Driver
8 2 (0.84%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.84%) Physics
8 2 (0.84%) Chemistry
8 2 (0.84%) MPEG
8 2 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.42%) W3C
9 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.42%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 55 (23.01%) Windows
2 8 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.09%) Linux
5 4 (1.67%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.67%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.26%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (70.29%) MVC
2 138 (57.74%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (30.13%) TDD
4 67 (28.03%) Scrum
5 54 (22.59%) OO
6 53 (22.18%) Web Application Development
7 50 (20.92%) BDD
8 41 (17.15%) Web Development
9 30 (12.55%) Software Engineering
10 28 (11.72%) Kanban
11 24 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (9.21%) OOD
12 22 (9.21%) B2B
13 20 (8.37%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (7.95%) Multithreading
15 16 (6.69%) MVVM
16 15 (6.28%) OOP
16 15 (6.28%) Domain-Driven Design
17 14 (5.86%) Unit Testing
18 13 (5.44%) UML
Programming Languages
1 233 (97.49%) C#
2 110 (46.03%) JavaScript
3 109 (45.61%) SQL
4 30 (12.55%) C++
5 24 (10.04%) T-SQL
6 17 (7.11%) Ruby
7 10 (4.18%) C
8 6 (2.51%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.09%) Python
10 2 (0.84%) XPath
10 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.42%) VBScript
11 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.42%) Java
11 1 (0.42%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 18 (7.53%) Degree
2 11 (4.60%) SC Cleared
2 11 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.26%) MCTS
5 2 (0.84%) PhD
5 2 (0.84%) MCP
6 1 (0.42%) MCAD
6 1 (0.42%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.35%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 86 (35.98%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.69%) Telerik
3 14 (5.86%) Sitecore
4 12 (5.02%) Oracle
5 6 (2.51%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.67%) Open Text
7 2 (0.84%) VMware
7 2 (0.84%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.42%) Sybase
8 1 (0.42%) Kofax
Wokingham, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hungerford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £22,000 per annum + benefits (including health insurance and pen
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car, Pension, Laptop, Phone, Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago