The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 66 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing WCF 69 74 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.95% 3.28% 3.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.17% 10.56% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 66 72 72
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,750 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
618 701 950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.40% 31.03% 42.54%
Number of salaries quoted 541 613 855
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
Berkshire

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 23 July 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Reading

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 138 (97.18%) .NET
2 132 (92.96%) C#
3 99 (69.72%) ASP.NET
4 90 (63.38%) SQL
5 82 (57.75%) SQL Server
6 64 (45.07%) MVC
7 55 (38.73%) Web Services
8 51 (35.92%) JavaScript
9 50 (35.21%) WPF
10 48 (33.80%) jQuery
10 48 (33.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 47 (33.10%) HTML
11 47 (33.10%) Microsoft
12 46 (32.39%) ASP.NET Web API
13 44 (30.99%) RESTful
14 38 (26.76%) Team Foundation Server
15 36 (25.35%) Scrum
16 35 (24.65%) MS Excel
16 35 (24.65%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (22.54%) CSS
18 30 (21.13%) T-SQL
19 29 (20.42%) Web Development
20 28 (19.72%) VB.NET
20 28 (19.72%) Windows
20 28 (19.72%) Client/Server
21 27 (19.01%) Ajax
22 25 (17.61%) XML
23 24 (16.90%) OOD
24 23 (16.20%) TDD
25 22 (15.49%) OO

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 15 (10.56%) Node.js
2 7 (4.93%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.23%) CMS
3 6 (4.23%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (4.23%) IIS
4 3 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 35 (24.65%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (57.75%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (11.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (10.56%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.41%) MySQL
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (26.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (15.49%) Jenkins
3 17 (11.97%) Git (software)
3 17 (11.97%) Visual Studio
4 10 (7.04%) Subversion
5 7 (4.93%) JIRA
6 3 (2.11%) Selenium
7 2 (1.41%) NUnit
7 2 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (9.86%) Finance
2 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.70%) Banking
3 1 (0.70%) Retail
3 1 (0.70%) Marketing
3 1 (0.70%) Law
3 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 135 (95.07%) Developer
2 66 (46.48%) .NET Developer
3 36 (25.35%) C# Developer
4 33 (23.24%) Software Developer
5 27 (19.01%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (17.61%) ASP.NET Developer
7 22 (15.49%) Web Developer
7 22 (15.49%) Senior Developer
8 19 (13.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (9.86%) Programmer
10 12 (8.45%) SQL Developer
10 12 (8.45%) Senior .NET Developer
11 11 (7.75%) Software Engineer
12 10 (7.04%) Database Engineer
12 10 (7.04%) SQL Programmer
13 7 (4.93%) Lead Developer
14 6 (4.23%) Junior
14 6 (4.23%) Junior Developer
14 6 (4.23%) Junior Software Developer
14 6 (4.23%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (97.18%) .NET
2 99 (69.72%) ASP.NET
3 55 (38.73%) Web Services
4 50 (35.21%) WPF
5 48 (33.80%) jQuery
5 48 (33.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 47 (33.10%) HTML
7 46 (32.39%) ASP.NET Web API
8 44 (30.99%) RESTful
9 32 (22.54%) CSS
10 27 (19.01%) Ajax
11 25 (17.61%) XML
12 17 (11.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 16 (11.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 15 (10.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 14 (9.86%) .NET Framework
16 13 (9.15%) KnockoutJS
17 12 (8.45%) LINQ
18 10 (7.04%) HTML5
19 9 (6.34%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.72%) Client/Server
2 10 (7.04%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (5.63%) Physics
4 7 (4.93%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.52%) Mobile Computing
5 5 (3.52%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.11%) Social Media
8 1 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.72%) Windows
2 10 (7.04%) Linux
3 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (45.07%) MVC
2 36 (25.35%) Scrum
3 35 (24.65%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (20.42%) Web Development
5 24 (16.90%) OOD
6 23 (16.20%) TDD
7 22 (15.49%) OO
8 19 (13.38%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (11.97%) Software Engineering
9 17 (11.97%) BDD
9 17 (11.97%) Web Application Development
10 15 (10.56%) Unit Testing
11 13 (9.15%) System Testing
12 7 (4.93%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (4.93%) RAD
12 7 (4.93%) DSDM
12 7 (4.93%) OOP
13 6 (4.23%) Workflow
14 4 (2.82%) Logistics
14 4 (2.82%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 132 (92.96%) C#
2 90 (63.38%) SQL
3 51 (35.92%) JavaScript
4 30 (21.13%) T-SQL
5 28 (19.72%) VB.NET
6 16 (11.27%) VB
7 15 (10.56%) C++
7 15 (10.56%) Ruby
8 3 (2.11%) Python
9 1 (0.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (9.15%) Degree
2 4 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (2.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 47 (33.10%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.04%) Sitecore
3 7 (4.93%) Oracle
3 7 (4.93%) Telerik
4 3 (2.11%) Open Text
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