The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 54 18 30
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +12
Permanent jobs citing WCF 5 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.13% 6.64% 4.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.01% 26.98% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 3
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
WCF
Bedfordshire

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 Luton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
166 63 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 37.39% 24.61% 29.93%
Number of salaries quoted 157 56 67
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of job ads across the Luton region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

WCF
Salary Trend in Luton

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

WCF Salary Trend in Luton

WCF
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Luton region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Luton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Luton region with a requirement for WCF.

1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) WinForms
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Ajax
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
3 1 (14.29%) Axure RP
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (42.86%) CSS
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) WinForms
5 2 (28.57%) Ajax
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (28.57%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
6 1 (14.29%) JSON
6 1 (14.29%) Ninject
6 1 (14.29%) REST
6 1 (14.29%) RESTful
6 1 (14.29%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) B2B
5 1 (14.29%) B2C
5 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (14.29%) Information Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe