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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 39 15 32
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +17
Permanent jobs citing WCF 6 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.10% 10.10% 1.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.31% 37.50% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 2
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £58,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £82,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
113 56 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 39.51% 26.92% 26.41%
Number of salaries quoted 106 53 50
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017.

WCF Salary Histogram in Luton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (81.82%) HTML
3 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (72.73%) Scrum
5 6 (54.55%) HTML5
5 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
5 6 (54.55%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (45.45%) WinForms
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
6 5 (45.45%) SOA
6 5 (45.45%) Windows
7 4 (36.36%) XML
7 4 (36.36%) SQL
7 4 (36.36%) MVC
7 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
8 3 (27.27%) RESTful
8 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
8 3 (27.27%) BDD
8 3 (27.27%) SaaS
8 3 (27.27%) TDD
8 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 3 (27.27%) JSON
8 3 (27.27%) jQuery

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 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Fiddler
2 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
3 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) C# Developer
3 5 (45.45%) C# Programmer
3 5 (45.45%) Programmer
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Developer
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
6 1 (9.09%) User Experience Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (81.82%) HTML
4 6 (54.55%) AngularJS
4 6 (54.55%) HTML5
4 6 (54.55%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (45.45%) WinForms
6 4 (36.36%) XML
7 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
7 3 (27.27%) CSS
7 3 (27.27%) jQuery
7 3 (27.27%) JSON
7 3 (27.27%) Middleware
7 3 (27.27%) RESTful
8 2 (18.18%) Ajax
8 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (9.09%) SOAP
9 1 (9.09%) Web Services
9 1 (9.09%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) SOA
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) API Design
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 1 (9.09%) B2B
7 1 (9.09%) B2C
7 1 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (9.09%) MVVM
7 1 (9.09%) OO
7 1 (9.09%) OOP
7 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
7 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe