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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 38 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing WCF 22 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.62% 0.59% 4.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.18% 2.25% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 14
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 89 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 22.90% 26.25% 47.30%
Number of salaries quoted 89 86 149
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 25 July 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Luton

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 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 43 (100.00%) .NET
1 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (97.67%) ASP.NET
3 40 (93.02%) C#
4 33 (76.74%) Visual Studio
5 32 (74.42%) Web Services
6 29 (67.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 27 (62.79%) JavaScript
8 26 (60.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 25 (58.14%) VB.NET
10 22 (51.16%) Windows
11 21 (48.84%) XML
11 21 (48.84%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (46.51%) XSLT
12 20 (46.51%) SQL
13 19 (44.19%) jQuery
14 18 (41.86%) HTML
14 18 (41.86%) CSS
14 18 (41.86%) MVC
14 18 (41.86%) Scrum
15 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
15 15 (34.88%) TDD
15 15 (34.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 14 (32.56%) Waterfall
17 13 (30.23%) TeamCity
17 13 (30.23%) Subversion
17 13 (30.23%) .NET Framework
17 13 (30.23%) BizTalk Server
17 13 (30.23%) CMS
17 13 (30.23%) WSDL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (30.23%) BizTalk Server
1 13 (30.23%) CMS
2 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
3 7 (16.28%) IIS
4 5 (11.63%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.65%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (67.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (60.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (34.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (23.26%) RDBMS
5 10 (23.26%) Relational Database
6 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (13.95%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (76.74%) Visual Studio
2 21 (48.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (30.23%) Subversion
3 13 (30.23%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Automotive
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (93.02%) Developer
2 26 (60.47%) .NET Developer
3 11 (25.58%) Analyst
3 11 (25.58%) Analyst Programmer
3 11 (25.58%) Programmer
4 8 (18.60%) Developer Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) .NET Analyst Programmer
4 8 (18.60%) .NET Programmer
5 7 (16.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (16.28%) Web Developer
5 7 (16.28%) C# Developer
6 6 (13.95%) VB.NET Developer
6 6 (13.95%) Senior Developer
7 5 (11.63%) BizTalk Developer
8 4 (9.30%) Software Developer
8 4 (9.30%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (6.98%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (97.67%) ASP.NET
3 32 (74.42%) Web Services
4 21 (48.84%) XML
5 20 (46.51%) XSLT
6 19 (44.19%) jQuery
7 18 (41.86%) CSS
7 18 (41.86%) HTML
8 13 (30.23%) .NET Framework
8 13 (30.23%) WSDL
9 10 (23.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (16.28%) XSD
11 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 3 (6.98%) Razor View Engine
12 3 (6.98%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (6.98%) NHibernate
12 3 (6.98%) WPF
13 2 (4.65%) Silverlight
14 1 (2.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.65%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Scrum
1 18 (41.86%) MVC
2 15 (34.88%) TDD
3 14 (32.56%) Waterfall
4 8 (18.60%) Data Transformation
4 8 (18.60%) ETL
5 7 (16.28%) E-Commerce
5 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.95%) BCP
7 5 (11.63%) Workflow
8 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.98%) OOP
9 3 (6.98%) OO
10 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (4.65%) High Availability
11 1 (2.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 40 (93.02%) C#
2 27 (62.79%) JavaScript
3 25 (58.14%) VB.NET
4 20 (46.51%) SQL
5 13 (30.23%) C
6 9 (20.93%) VB
7 8 (18.60%) Groovy
8 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
8 7 (16.28%) PHP
9 6 (13.95%) VB6
10 3 (6.98%) VBA
11 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
12 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
12 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) IBM
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
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