The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 22 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 Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 64 47 36
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 29 49 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.53% 4.24% 5.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.39% 11.48% 16.19%
Number of salaries quoted 29 44 56
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,350 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
454 427 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 39.58% 36.91% 36.51%
Number of salaries quoted 415 374 317
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
Buckinghamshire

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

WCF
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Milton Keynes region.

WCF Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

WCF
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 83 (100.00%) C#
2 82 (98.80%) .NET
3 75 (90.36%) SQL Server
4 48 (57.83%) WPF
5 47 (56.63%) Microsoft
6 46 (55.42%) SQL
7 44 (53.01%) ASP.NET
8 40 (48.19%) Windows
9 29 (34.94%) jQuery
10 28 (33.73%) JavaScript
11 27 (32.53%) MVC
12 25 (30.12%) XML
13 24 (28.92%) Visual Studio
14 23 (27.71%) NUnit
14 23 (27.71%) Unit Testing
15 22 (26.51%) T-SQL
16 21 (25.30%) HTML
16 21 (25.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 20 (24.10%) MCP
17 20 (24.10%) MCAD
17 20 (24.10%) MCSD
17 20 (24.10%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (24.10%) .NET Framework
17 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (22.89%) MS Excel
19 17 (20.48%) PRINCE2
19 17 (20.48%) RUP
19 17 (20.48%) CSS
19 17 (20.48%) PRINCE
19 17 (20.48%) Degree

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (3.61%) CMS
2 1 (1.20%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 19 (22.89%) MS Excel
2 13 (15.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (2.41%) TIBCO iProcess
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (90.36%) SQL Server
2 16 (19.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (13.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (8.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (28.92%) Visual Studio
2 23 (27.71%) NUnit
3 8 (9.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (8.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (8.43%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.61%) Subversion
5 3 (3.61%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.20%) Selenium
General
1 9 (10.84%) Marketing
2 4 (4.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (69.88%) Developer
2 30 (36.14%) .NET Developer
3 26 (31.33%) C# Developer
4 25 (30.12%) Team Leader
5 24 (28.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (19.28%) .NET Team Leader
7 14 (16.87%) Software Developer
7 14 (16.87%) Senior Developer
8 13 (15.66%) Applications Developer
9 12 (14.46%) Development Team Leader
10 10 (12.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (12.05%) Applications Support
11 9 (10.84%) Software Team Leader
11 9 (10.84%) Software Development Team Leader
12 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (9.64%) Senior Software Developer
13 7 (8.43%) Support Analyst
13 7 (8.43%) Analyst
14 6 (7.23%) Applications Support Analyst
14 6 (7.23%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (98.80%) .NET
2 48 (57.83%) WPF
3 44 (53.01%) ASP.NET
4 29 (34.94%) jQuery
5 25 (30.12%) XML
6 21 (25.30%) HTML
6 21 (25.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 20 (24.10%) .NET Framework
8 17 (20.48%) CSS
9 15 (18.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (16.87%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (14.46%) Web Services
12 9 (10.84%) LINQ
13 8 (9.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 6 (7.23%) WinForms
15 4 (4.82%) Ajax
15 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 3 (3.61%) WSDL
16 3 (3.61%) XSLT
17 1 (1.20%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.48%) Blog
2 4 (4.82%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.20%) Physics
3 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (48.19%) Windows
2 5 (6.02%) Apple iOS
2 5 (6.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.53%) MVC
2 23 (27.71%) Unit Testing
3 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (20.48%) PRINCE2
4 17 (20.48%) RUP
4 17 (20.48%) PRINCE
5 8 (9.64%) Software Engineering
6 7 (8.43%) ITIL
7 6 (7.23%) User Stories
8 5 (6.02%) OO
9 4 (4.82%) Product Management
10 3 (3.61%) Waterfall
10 3 (3.61%) TDD
10 3 (3.61%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.61%) Scrum
10 3 (3.61%) E-Commerce
11 2 (2.41%) Workflow
11 2 (2.41%) Code Coverage
11 2 (2.41%) Web Development
12 1 (1.20%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) C#
2 46 (55.42%) SQL
3 28 (33.73%) JavaScript
4 22 (26.51%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.02%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.61%) PHP
6 3 (3.61%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (24.10%) MCP
1 20 (24.10%) MCAD
1 20 (24.10%) MCSD
1 20 (24.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (20.48%) Degree
3 1 (1.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
Vendors
1 47 (56.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.61%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.41%) Progress
3 2 (2.41%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.20%) Reuters
4 1 (1.20%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle