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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 92 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 49 87 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.13% 3.96% 4.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.24% 13.53% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 49 86 80
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £22,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £49,250 £55,000
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
595 643 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 25.86% 29.24% 36.37%
Number of salaries quoted 516 564 627
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

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 5 March 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Reading

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 96 (97.96%) C#
2 90 (91.84%) .NET
3 78 (79.59%) ASP.NET
4 73 (74.49%) SQL Server
5 66 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (59.18%) MVC
7 50 (51.02%) SQL
8 48 (48.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 42 (42.86%) Scrum
10 41 (41.84%) Web Services
11 37 (37.76%) Windows
11 37 (37.76%) jQuery
12 35 (35.71%) HTML
13 33 (33.67%) JavaScript
14 31 (31.63%) TDD
15 30 (30.61%) WPF
16 27 (27.55%) CSS
16 27 (27.55%) Microsoft
17 26 (26.53%) Visual Studio
17 26 (26.53%) BDD
17 26 (26.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 22 (22.45%) .NET Framework
18 22 (22.45%) T-SQL
19 20 (20.41%) WinForms
19 20 (20.41%) C++
19 20 (20.41%) MS Excel
20 19 (19.39%) SQL Server 2008
20 19 (19.39%) ASP.NET Web API
21 18 (18.37%) Web Application Development
21 18 (18.37%) Rhino Mocks

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 12 (12.24%) IIS
2 8 (8.16%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.04%) Node.js
4 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.02%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.02%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.06%) GitHub
3 2 (2.04%) SaaS
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) Intranet
1 2 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (74.49%) SQL Server
2 19 (19.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.12%) RavenDB
5 2 (2.04%) MySQL
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.02%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 26 (26.53%) Visual Studio
2 18 (18.37%) Rhino Mocks
2 18 (18.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (17.35%) NUnit
4 16 (16.33%) Moq
5 7 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.08%) Subversion
7 3 (3.06%) MSBuild
7 3 (3.06%) ReSharper
8 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.04%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.04%) NSubstitute
8 2 (2.04%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.02%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.02%) Selenium
9 1 (1.02%) JIRA
General
1 15 (15.31%) Finance
2 3 (3.06%) Banking
2 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (1.02%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 81 (82.65%) Developer
2 50 (51.02%) .NET Developer
3 22 (22.45%) C# Developer
4 20 (20.41%) ASP.NET Developer
5 19 (19.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (17.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (14.29%) Software Developer
8 12 (12.24%) Senior Developer
9 8 (8.16%) Software Engineer
10 7 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
10 7 (7.14%) Web Developer
11 6 (6.12%) Technical Project Manager
11 6 (6.12%) Project Manager
11 6 (6.12%) Technical Manager
11 6 (6.12%) Software Project Manager
11 6 (6.12%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (6.12%) Software Manager
11 6 (6.12%) C# Software Developer
11 6 (6.12%) .NET Software Developer
12 5 (5.10%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (91.84%) .NET
2 78 (79.59%) ASP.NET
3 48 (48.98%) ASP.NET MVC
4 41 (41.84%) Web Services
5 37 (37.76%) jQuery
6 35 (35.71%) HTML
7 30 (30.61%) WPF
8 27 (27.55%) CSS
9 26 (26.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 22 (22.45%) .NET Framework
11 20 (20.41%) WinForms
12 19 (19.39%) ASP.NET Web API
13 17 (17.35%) NHibernate
14 16 (16.33%) AngularJS
14 16 (16.33%) Ajax
15 14 (14.29%) WF
16 13 (13.27%) RESTful
16 13 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 13 (13.27%) XML
17 10 (10.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.33%) Streaming Music
2 13 (13.27%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (5.10%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.06%) Social Media
4 3 (3.06%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.04%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.02%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.02%) Physics
6 1 (1.02%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.02%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 37 (37.76%) Windows
2 3 (3.06%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (3.06%) Linux
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (59.18%) MVC
3 42 (42.86%) Scrum
4 31 (31.63%) TDD
5 26 (26.53%) BDD
6 18 (18.37%) Web Application Development
6 18 (18.37%) Kanban
6 18 (18.37%) OO
7 16 (16.33%) MVVM
8 13 (13.27%) Workflow
9 12 (12.24%) Web Development
9 12 (12.24%) Unit Testing
10 11 (11.22%) Software Engineering
11 8 (8.16%) UML
11 8 (8.16%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (7.14%) OOD
13 6 (6.12%) Project Management
13 6 (6.12%) PRINCE2
13 6 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (6.12%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 96 (97.96%) C#
2 50 (51.02%) SQL
3 33 (33.67%) JavaScript
4 22 (22.45%) T-SQL
5 20 (20.41%) C++
6 10 (10.20%) C
7 6 (6.12%) Python
7 6 (6.12%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.02%) XPath
8 1 (1.02%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (8.16%) SC Cleared
1 8 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.14%) Degree
3 2 (2.04%) VCP4
4 1 (1.02%) MCP
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (27.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.12%) Twitter
3 4 (4.08%) Telerik
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle
5 1 (1.02%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.02%) Open Text
5 1 (1.02%) Sybase
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago