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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 39 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 20 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.64% 1.35% 2.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.89% 5.22% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 10
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £44,200 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
144 115 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 33.41% 25.90% 41.15%
Number of salaries quoted 132 79 134
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £57,500 £65,000
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 18 April 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Luton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (94.44%) ASP.NET
3 32 (88.89%) SQL Server
4 30 (83.33%) C#
5 28 (77.78%) Web Services
6 19 (52.78%) Visual Studio
7 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 16 (44.44%) MVC
8 13 (36.11%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (36.11%) Windows
9 12 (33.33%) XML
9 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (30.56%) SQL
10 11 (30.56%) N-Tier
11 10 (27.78%) VB.NET
11 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
11 10 (27.78%) Scrum
11 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (25.00%) jQuery
12 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (25.00%) CSS
12 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 9 (25.00%) XSLT
13 8 (22.22%) HTML
14 7 (19.44%) Finance
14 7 (19.44%) SOA
14 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 5 (13.89%) Workflow

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (36.11%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (13.89%) IIS
3 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.11%) CMS
4 3 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (5.56%) Papyrus
6 1 (2.78%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.78%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
3 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Visual Studio
2 12 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (11.11%) TeamCity
3 4 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 8 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
4 6 (16.67%) Programmer
4 6 (16.67%) Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (11.11%) BizTalk Developer
6 4 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Web Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Development Manager
7 3 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (94.44%) ASP.NET
3 28 (77.78%) Web Services
4 12 (33.33%) XML
5 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (25.00%) jQuery
6 9 (25.00%) CSS
6 9 (25.00%) XSLT
7 8 (22.22%) HTML
8 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (13.89%) XSD
9 5 (13.89%) Silverlight
10 4 (11.11%) WSDL
10 4 (11.11%) WinForms
11 3 (8.33%) Middleware
11 3 (8.33%) J2EE
11 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 3 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
11 3 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (8.33%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) N-Tier
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (2.78%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) MVC
2 10 (27.78%) Scrum
3 7 (19.44%) SOA
4 5 (13.89%) Workflow
5 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.11%) Web Development
5 4 (11.11%) TDD
5 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (8.33%) ETL
6 3 (8.33%) UML
6 3 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.33%) Data Transformation
6 3 (8.33%) Web Application Development
6 3 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) C#
2 11 (30.56%) SQL
3 10 (27.78%) VB.NET
3 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.11%) C
4 4 (11.11%) PHP
5 3 (8.33%) Java
5 3 (8.33%) Groovy
6 2 (5.56%) VBA
7 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
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