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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 38 37 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Permanent jobs citing WCF 16 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.94% 5.07% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.13% 14.48% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 5
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £32,500 £44,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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
158 145 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 38.92% 35.02% 25.06%
Number of salaries quoted 116 134 74
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -14.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Luton region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Luton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 21 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 20 (95.24%) MVC
3 19 (90.48%) ASP.NET
4 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
5 16 (76.19%) E-Commerce
5 16 (76.19%) TeamCity
5 16 (76.19%) Git (software)
5 16 (76.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (71.43%) jQuery
6 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
7 14 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
7 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (61.90%) Scrum
8 13 (61.90%) OO
8 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
9 12 (57.14%) HTML
9 12 (57.14%) Web Services
10 11 (52.38%) TDD
10 11 (52.38%) NUnit
10 11 (52.38%) Ruby
10 11 (52.38%) JIRA
10 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (52.38%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (52.38%) BDD
11 10 (47.62%) FinalBuilder
11 10 (47.62%) Castle Windsor
11 10 (47.62%) NServiceBus

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 10 (47.62%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (52.38%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (76.19%) TeamCity
1 16 (76.19%) Git (software)
1 16 (76.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (52.38%) NUnit
2 11 (52.38%) JIRA
3 10 (47.62%) Log4Net
3 10 (47.62%) Rhino Mocks
3 10 (47.62%) FinalBuilder
3 10 (47.62%) SpecFlow
3 10 (47.62%) Jasmine
3 10 (47.62%) NSubstitute
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 15 (71.43%) Web Developer
3 4 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
4 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Head of Development
5 1 (4.76%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Head of Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Web Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 19 (90.48%) ASP.NET
3 15 (71.43%) jQuery
3 15 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
4 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (57.14%) HTML
5 12 (57.14%) Web Services
6 10 (47.62%) COM
6 10 (47.62%) HTML5
6 10 (47.62%) Castle Windsor
7 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
7 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
8 3 (14.29%) LINQ
8 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (9.52%) CSS
9 2 (9.52%) WSDL
10 1 (4.76%) Ajax
10 1 (4.76%) XML
10 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) MVC
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (76.19%) E-Commerce
4 13 (61.90%) Scrum
4 13 (61.90%) OO
5 11 (52.38%) TDD
5 11 (52.38%) BDD
6 10 (47.62%) OOP
7 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.52%) Web Development
7 2 (9.52%) Kanban
8 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
8 1 (4.76%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (4.76%) Line Management
8 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.76%) Coaching
8 1 (4.76%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (76.19%) JavaScript
3 11 (52.38%) Ruby
4 10 (47.62%) PowerShell
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) logstash
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, holidays, etc
Posted: 6 days ago