The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 46 24 48
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +24
Permanent jobs citing WCF 5 30 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.51% 7.26% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.95% 25.00% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 4
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
101 120 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 30.51% 29.06% 32.30%
Number of salaries quoted 96 98 113
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (95.83%) ASP.NET
2 23 (95.83%) MVC
3 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (70.83%) jQuery
5 16 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
6 12 (50.00%) SQL
7 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
8 10 (41.67%) HTML
9 9 (37.50%) E-Commerce
9 9 (37.50%) WPF
9 9 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 8 (33.33%) TeamCity
10 8 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (33.33%) Web Services
10 8 (33.33%) Scrum
11 7 (29.17%) TDD
11 7 (29.17%) OO
11 7 (29.17%) SDLC
12 6 (25.00%) CSS
13 4 (16.67%) OOP
13 4 (16.67%) WSDL
13 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (16.67%) COM
13 4 (16.67%) NUnit

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 4 (16.67%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (16.67%) Log4Net
3 4 (16.67%) NUnit
3 4 (16.67%) JIRA
3 4 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (16.67%) FinalBuilder
3 4 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 4 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 4 (16.67%) NSubstitute
4 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 11 (45.83%) Web Developer
3 7 (29.17%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 4 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Development Manager
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Software Development Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Software Manager
5 3 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Head of Development
6 1 (4.17%) Head of Web Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (95.83%) ASP.NET
3 17 (70.83%) jQuery
4 16 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (41.67%) HTML
6 9 (37.50%) WPF
6 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (33.33%) Web Services
8 6 (25.00%) CSS
9 4 (16.67%) COM
9 4 (16.67%) WSDL
9 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 4 (16.67%) HTML5
9 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 4 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
9 4 (16.67%) REST
10 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (12.50%) Entity Framework
10 3 (12.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) MVC
2 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 8 (33.33%) Scrum
5 7 (29.17%) SDLC
5 7 (29.17%) OO
5 7 (29.17%) TDD
6 4 (16.67%) Web Development
6 4 (16.67%) Kanban
6 4 (16.67%) MVVM
6 4 (16.67%) BDD
6 4 (16.67%) OOP
6 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) Ruby
4 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft