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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 105 78 78
Rank change year-on-year
-27 0
Permanent jobs citing WCF 42 60 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.85% 2.59% 2.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.24% 10.47% 9.53%
Number of salaries quoted 37 58 61
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £40,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
580 573 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 25.51% 24.76% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 505 502 567
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 22 May 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Reading

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 92 (97.87%) C#
2 86 (91.49%) .NET
3 79 (84.04%) SQL Server
4 72 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (71.28%) ASP.NET
6 55 (58.51%) MVC
7 54 (57.45%) SQL
8 46 (48.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 44 (46.81%) Scrum
10 39 (41.49%) TDD
10 39 (41.49%) T-SQL
11 37 (39.36%) Web Services
12 36 (38.30%) HTML
12 36 (38.30%) Microsoft
13 34 (36.17%) jQuery
14 31 (32.98%) WPF
14 31 (32.98%) CSS
15 29 (30.85%) Windows
15 29 (30.85%) AngularJS
16 28 (29.79%) JavaScript
17 26 (27.66%) BDD
18 25 (26.60%) SQL Server 2008
19 23 (24.47%) OO
19 23 (24.47%) MS Excel
20 22 (23.40%) Visual Studio
20 22 (23.40%) Entity Framework
20 22 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web API
21 21 (22.34%) Team Foundation Server
22 20 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
22 20 (21.28%) Software Engineering

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (2.13%) Node.js
2 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (24.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
2 1 (1.06%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Scribe Insight
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) GitHub
2 5 (5.32%) SaaS
3 4 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) HTTP
2 2 (2.13%) Intranet
3 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (84.04%) SQL Server
2 25 (26.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (12.77%) RavenDB
4 6 (6.38%) MySQL
5 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (4.26%) Big Data
7 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (23.40%) Visual Studio
2 21 (22.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (17.02%) NUnit
4 14 (14.89%) Rhino Mocks
4 14 (14.89%) Moq
5 8 (8.51%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.26%) Selenium
6 4 (4.26%) Bitbucket
6 4 (4.26%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.19%) Subversion
7 3 (3.19%) ReSharper
8 2 (2.13%) JIRA
8 2 (2.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (19.15%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 86 (91.49%) Developer
2 54 (57.45%) .NET Developer
3 29 (30.85%) C# Developer
4 25 (26.60%) Software Developer
5 20 (21.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (18.09%) Senior Developer
7 14 (14.89%) .NET Software Developer
7 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (14.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (13.83%) Senior .NET Developer
9 11 (11.70%) Software Engineer
10 10 (10.64%) Programmer
10 10 (10.64%) C# Software Developer
10 10 (10.64%) C# Programmer
11 8 (8.51%) Lead Developer
12 6 (6.38%) Lead .NET Developer
13 4 (4.26%) Software Programmer
13 4 (4.26%) .NET Software Engineer
13 4 (4.26%) .NET Programmer
13 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (91.49%) .NET
2 67 (71.28%) ASP.NET
3 46 (48.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 37 (39.36%) Web Services
5 36 (38.30%) HTML
6 34 (36.17%) jQuery
7 31 (32.98%) WPF
7 31 (32.98%) CSS
8 29 (30.85%) AngularJS
9 22 (23.40%) Entity Framework
9 22 (23.40%) ASP.NET Web API
10 20 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 18 (19.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 17 (18.09%) LESS
12 17 (18.09%) RESTful
12 17 (18.09%) WF
13 16 (17.02%) NHibernate
14 14 (14.89%) WinForms
15 12 (12.77%) LINQ
15 12 (12.77%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.02%) Inversion of Control
2 14 (14.89%) Streaming Music
3 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.51%) Client/Server
5 6 (6.38%) Mobile Computing
6 5 (5.32%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.26%) Open Source
8 2 (2.13%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.06%) User Experience
9 1 (1.06%) GIS
9 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.06%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.85%) Windows
2 6 (6.38%) Linux
3 2 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (58.51%) MVC
3 44 (46.81%) Scrum
4 39 (41.49%) TDD
5 26 (27.66%) BDD
6 23 (24.47%) OO
7 20 (21.28%) Software Engineering
8 18 (19.15%) Workflow
9 17 (18.09%) Unit Testing
10 16 (17.02%) Kanban
10 16 (17.02%) Web Application Development
11 14 (14.89%) MVVM
11 14 (14.89%) System Testing
12 12 (12.77%) Domain-Driven Design
12 12 (12.77%) CQRS
13 10 (10.64%) Web Development
14 8 (8.51%) Technical Architecture
14 8 (8.51%) RAD
14 8 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (7.45%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 92 (97.87%) C#
2 54 (57.45%) SQL
3 39 (41.49%) T-SQL
4 28 (29.79%) JavaScript
5 12 (12.77%) TypeScript
6 6 (6.38%) C++
7 5 (5.32%) PHP
8 4 (4.26%) Java
9 3 (3.19%) C
10 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.06%) Python
10 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (17.02%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) Vagrant
1 4 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.77%) Twitter
3 8 (8.51%) Telerik
4 3 (3.19%) Splunk
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Salary: Competitive
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