The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 90 81 74
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 52 60 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.31% 2.51% 2.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.14% 10.24% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 46 57 66
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
WCF
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
639 586 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.41% 24.53% 30.90%
Number of salaries quoted 502 528 618
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

WCF
Salary Trend in Reading

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

WCF Salary Trend in Reading

WCF
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Reading region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Reading

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 98 (96.08%) C#
2 94 (92.16%) .NET
3 83 (81.37%) SQL Server
4 70 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (64.71%) ASP.NET
6 59 (57.84%) SQL
7 52 (50.98%) MVC
8 44 (43.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 41 (40.20%) Scrum
10 40 (39.22%) T-SQL
11 39 (38.24%) Web Services
12 38 (37.25%) HTML
12 38 (37.25%) TDD
13 36 (35.29%) Microsoft
14 33 (32.35%) Windows
15 32 (31.37%) CSS
15 32 (31.37%) jQuery
16 31 (30.39%) WPF
17 30 (29.41%) JavaScript
18 28 (27.45%) AngularJS
19 26 (25.49%) MS Excel
19 26 (25.49%) Visual Studio
20 25 (24.51%) SQL Server 2008
21 24 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
22 23 (22.55%) Software Engineering
23 22 (21.57%) Finance
23 22 (21.57%) OO
23 22 (21.57%) Degree
24 21 (20.59%) Unit Testing
25 20 (19.61%) BDD

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 8 (7.84%) Node.js
2 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.96%) IIS
2 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (25.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.98%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.80%) SaaS
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.88%) GitHub
3 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) HTTP
2 3 (2.94%) Internet
3 2 (1.96%) Intranet
3 2 (1.96%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.98%) SSL
4 1 (0.98%) DNS
4 1 (0.98%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (81.37%) SQL Server
2 25 (24.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (11.76%) RavenDB
4 7 (6.86%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.88%) MySQL
6 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.92%) DTS
6 4 (3.92%) Big Data
7 2 (1.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (25.49%) Visual Studio
2 20 (19.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (9.80%) NUnit
4 8 (7.84%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (7.84%) Moq
5 7 (6.86%) Jenkins
6 6 (5.88%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.92%) SpecFlow
7 4 (3.92%) Bitbucket
7 4 (3.92%) WebDriver
7 4 (3.92%) Selenium
8 3 (2.94%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.96%) Subversion
9 2 (1.96%) JIRA
9 2 (1.96%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.98%) Fiddler
General
1 22 (21.57%) Finance
2 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (0.98%) Retail
4 1 (0.98%) Marketing
4 1 (0.98%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 90 (88.24%) Developer
2 57 (55.88%) .NET Developer
3 30 (29.41%) C# Developer
4 27 (26.47%) Software Developer
5 21 (20.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (19.61%) Senior Developer
7 16 (15.69%) Senior .NET Developer
8 15 (14.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (14.71%) ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (13.73%) .NET Software Developer
10 13 (12.75%) Software Engineer
11 11 (10.78%) Programmer
11 11 (10.78%) C# Programmer
12 10 (9.80%) C# Software Developer
13 9 (8.82%) Lead Developer
14 8 (7.84%) Lead .NET Developer
15 5 (4.90%) Mid-Level C# Developer
15 5 (4.90%) Desktop Engineer
15 5 (4.90%) C# Software Engineer
16 4 (3.92%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (92.16%) .NET
2 66 (64.71%) ASP.NET
3 44 (43.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (38.24%) Web Services
5 38 (37.25%) HTML
6 32 (31.37%) CSS
6 32 (31.37%) jQuery
7 31 (30.39%) WPF
8 28 (27.45%) AngularJS
9 24 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (18.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 18 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 17 (16.67%) LESS
12 17 (16.67%) Entity Framework
12 17 (16.67%) WF
12 17 (16.67%) RESTful
13 14 (13.73%) XML
13 14 (13.73%) REST
14 11 (10.78%) NHibernate
15 9 (8.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.69%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 8 (7.84%) Streaming Music
4 8 (7.84%) Client/Server
5 7 (6.86%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.96%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.98%) FMCG
8 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.98%) Physics
8 1 (0.98%) GIS
8 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.98%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.98%) User Experience
8 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.98%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 33 (32.35%) Windows
2 5 (4.90%) Linux
3 1 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (50.98%) MVC
3 41 (40.20%) Scrum
4 38 (37.25%) TDD
5 23 (22.55%) Software Engineering
6 22 (21.57%) OO
7 21 (20.59%) Unit Testing
8 20 (19.61%) BDD
9 18 (17.65%) Workflow
10 16 (15.69%) Web Application Development
11 13 (12.75%) System Testing
12 12 (11.76%) Domain-Driven Design
12 12 (11.76%) CQRS
13 11 (10.78%) Web Development
14 10 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (9.80%) OOD
15 9 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (7.84%) Technical Architecture
16 8 (7.84%) Kanban
16 8 (7.84%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 98 (96.08%) C#
2 59 (57.84%) SQL
3 40 (39.22%) T-SQL
4 30 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 12 (11.76%) TypeScript
6 10 (9.80%) VB
7 8 (7.84%) C++
8 7 (6.86%) VB.NET
8 7 (6.86%) Ruby
9 6 (5.88%) Java
9 6 (5.88%) PHP
10 1 (0.98%) Python
10 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (21.57%) Degree
2 1 (0.98%) MCSE
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.98%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Puppet
1 4 (3.92%) Vagrant
1 4 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.76%) Twitter
3 7 (6.86%) Telerik
4 5 (4.90%) Splunk
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