The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 31 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 17 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 5.50% 6.61% 2.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.77% 15.63% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 5
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £40,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WCF
Buckinghamshire

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 High Wycombe region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
86 96 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 27.83% 42.29% 32.99%
Number of salaries quoted 57 81 62
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

WCF
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

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

WCF Salary Trend in High Wycombe

WCF
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 36 (97.30%) .NET
1 36 (97.30%) Visual Studio
2 32 (86.49%) ASP.NET
2 32 (86.49%) SQL Server
3 31 (83.78%) C#
3 31 (83.78%) CSS
3 31 (83.78%) .NET Framework
3 31 (83.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (83.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (81.08%) MVC
5 28 (75.68%) jQuery
6 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (72.97%) OOD
6 27 (72.97%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (70.27%) Unit Testing
7 26 (70.27%) LINQ
7 26 (70.27%) Moq
7 26 (70.27%) Entity Framework
7 26 (70.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 26 (70.27%) Unity DI Container
7 26 (70.27%) XML
7 26 (70.27%) TDD
7 26 (70.27%) Scrum
7 26 (70.27%) Extreme Programming
7 26 (70.27%) ReSharper
7 26 (70.27%) Ruby
7 26 (70.27%) Ajax
7 26 (70.27%) Ruby on Rails
7 26 (70.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 18 (48.65%) Microsoft

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
1 5 (13.51%) SharePoint Server
1 5 (13.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (43.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Intranet
2 1 (2.70%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (86.49%) SQL Server
2 31 (83.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (70.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (97.30%) Visual Studio
2 31 (83.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (70.27%) Moq
3 26 (70.27%) ReSharper
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (94.59%) Developer
2 19 (51.35%) .NET Developer
3 18 (48.65%) Senior Developer
4 14 (37.84%) Senior Web Developer
4 14 (37.84%) Web Developer
5 11 (29.73%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 10 (27.03%) Ruby Developer
7 5 (13.51%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (10.81%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Software Test Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (97.30%) .NET
2 32 (86.49%) ASP.NET
3 31 (83.78%) CSS
3 31 (83.78%) .NET Framework
4 28 (75.68%) jQuery
5 27 (72.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (70.27%) LINQ
6 26 (70.27%) Entity Framework
6 26 (70.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 26 (70.27%) Unity DI Container
6 26 (70.27%) XML
6 26 (70.27%) Ajax
6 26 (70.27%) Ruby on Rails
7 15 (40.54%) JSON
8 5 (13.51%) HTML
8 5 (13.51%) Web Services
8 5 (13.51%) HTML5
9 4 (10.81%) WPF
10 2 (5.41%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
1 2 (5.41%) Physics
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) MVC
2 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (72.97%) OOD
3 26 (70.27%) Unit Testing
3 26 (70.27%) TDD
3 26 (70.27%) Scrum
3 26 (70.27%) Extreme Programming
4 16 (43.24%) ITIL
5 8 (21.62%) OO
6 4 (10.81%) Workflow
7 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.41%) Line Management
8 2 (5.41%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.41%) Project Management
8 2 (5.41%) Migration
8 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (2.70%) UML
9 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 31 (83.78%) C#
2 26 (70.27%) Ruby
3 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
4 14 (37.84%) VBScript
4 14 (37.84%) VB.NET
5 9 (24.32%) VB
6 6 (16.22%) SQL
7 1 (2.70%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) PhD
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Nintex
3 2 (5.41%) Remedy
3 2 (5.41%) Infragistics