The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Luton region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 40 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing WCF 21 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.49% 0.59% 4.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.27% 2.20% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 13
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
109 91 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 23.29% 26.69% 46.79%
Number of salaries quoted 89 88 151
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
Bedfordshire

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Luton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 42 (100.00%) .NET
1 42 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 41 (97.62%) ASP.NET
3 39 (92.86%) C#
4 32 (76.19%) Visual Studio
5 31 (73.81%) Web Services
6 28 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 27 (64.29%) JavaScript
8 25 (59.52%) VB.NET
8 25 (59.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 22 (52.38%) Windows
10 21 (50.00%) XML
11 20 (47.62%) XSLT
11 20 (47.62%) SQL
11 20 (47.62%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (42.86%) jQuery
12 18 (42.86%) Scrum
13 17 (40.48%) MVC
13 17 (40.48%) HTML
13 17 (40.48%) CSS
14 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
14 15 (35.71%) TDD
15 14 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (33.33%) Waterfall
16 13 (30.95%) TeamCity
16 13 (30.95%) Subversion
16 13 (30.95%) .NET Framework
16 13 (30.95%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (30.95%) CMS
16 13 (30.95%) WSDL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 13 (30.95%) BizTalk Server
1 13 (30.95%) CMS
2 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
3 7 (16.67%) IIS
4 5 (11.90%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.76%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (59.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (23.81%) RDBMS
5 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
6 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (76.19%) Visual Studio
2 20 (47.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (30.95%) Subversion
3 13 (30.95%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Automotive
2 1 (2.38%) Legal
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (95.24%) Developer
2 26 (61.90%) .NET Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Analyst Programmer
3 10 (23.81%) Programmer
4 8 (19.05%) Developer Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) .NET Programmer
4 8 (19.05%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 7 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 7 (16.67%) C# Developer
6 6 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
6 6 (14.29%) Senior Developer
7 5 (11.90%) BizTalk Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
8 4 (9.52%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Senior .NET Web Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (97.62%) ASP.NET
3 31 (73.81%) Web Services
4 21 (50.00%) XML
5 20 (47.62%) XSLT
6 18 (42.86%) jQuery
7 17 (40.48%) CSS
7 17 (40.48%) HTML
8 13 (30.95%) .NET Framework
8 13 (30.95%) WSDL
9 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (16.67%) XSD
11 3 (7.14%) WPF
11 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 2 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
12 2 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (4.76%) Silverlight
12 2 (4.76%) NHibernate
13 1 (2.38%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Scrum
2 17 (40.48%) MVC
3 15 (35.71%) TDD
4 14 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 8 (19.05%) Data Transformation
5 8 (19.05%) ETL
6 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (14.29%) BCP
8 5 (11.90%) Workflow
9 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.14%) OOP
9 3 (7.14%) OO
9 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (4.76%) High Availability
10 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (2.38%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 39 (92.86%) C#
2 27 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 25 (59.52%) VB.NET
4 20 (47.62%) SQL
5 13 (30.95%) C
6 9 (21.43%) VB
7 8 (19.05%) Groovy
8 7 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 7 (16.67%) PHP
9 6 (14.29%) VB6
10 3 (7.14%) VBA
11 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
12 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
12 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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