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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 99 70 39
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -31
Permanent jobs citing WCF 51 88 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.94% 3.37% 5.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.46% 11.62% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 50 84 109
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,864 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +2.21%
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
445 757 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 16.95% 29.01% 37.34%
Number of salaries quoted 382 653 665
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £30,000
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
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 21 November 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Reading

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 114 (96.61%) C#
2 108 (91.53%) .NET
3 87 (73.73%) ASP.NET
4 83 (70.34%) SQL
5 73 (61.86%) SQL Server
6 66 (55.93%) MVC
7 61 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (43.22%) JavaScript
8 51 (43.22%) Web Services
9 50 (42.37%) jQuery
10 41 (34.75%) Microsoft
11 40 (33.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 38 (32.20%) Team Foundation Server
12 38 (32.20%) Scrum
12 38 (32.20%) HTML
13 36 (30.51%) CSS
14 34 (28.81%) Ajax
15 31 (26.27%) WPF
16 30 (25.42%) Web Development
16 30 (25.42%) MS Excel
17 29 (24.58%) XML
18 27 (22.88%) .NET Framework
19 26 (22.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 26 (22.03%) KnockoutJS
20 25 (21.19%) Jenkins
21 24 (20.34%) T-SQL
22 23 (19.49%) Finance
23 22 (18.64%) Visual Studio
23 22 (18.64%) ASP.NET Web API
24 21 (17.80%) RESTful

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (9.32%) IIS
1 11 (9.32%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (6.78%) CMS
2 8 (6.78%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (25.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) SaaS
2 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (61.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.93%) MySQL
4 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.85%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (32.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (21.19%) Jenkins
3 22 (18.64%) Visual Studio
4 12 (10.17%) Subversion
5 9 (7.63%) JIRA
5 9 (7.63%) NUnit
5 9 (7.63%) Git (software)
6 7 (5.93%) WebDriver
7 5 (4.24%) Selenium
8 4 (3.39%) Rhino Mocks
8 4 (3.39%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.69%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.69%) NSubstitute
9 2 (1.69%) Moq
9 2 (1.69%) Mercurial
General
1 23 (19.49%) Finance
2 2 (1.69%) Multimedia
2 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.85%) Marketing
3 1 (0.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (86.44%) Developer
2 44 (37.29%) .NET Developer
3 40 (33.90%) C# Developer
4 37 (31.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (25.42%) Web Developer
6 29 (24.58%) ASP.NET Developer
7 25 (21.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (11.02%) Programmer
8 13 (11.02%) .NET Web Developer
9 12 (10.17%) Senior Developer
9 12 (10.17%) Software Developer
10 9 (7.63%) SQL Developer
10 9 (7.63%) C# Web Developer
11 8 (6.78%) Database Engineer
11 8 (6.78%) SQL Programmer
12 6 (5.08%) Software Manager
12 6 (5.08%) BizTalk Developer
12 6 (5.08%) Software Project Manager
12 6 (5.08%) Technical Manager
12 6 (5.08%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (91.53%) .NET
2 87 (73.73%) ASP.NET
3 51 (43.22%) Web Services
4 50 (42.37%) jQuery
5 40 (33.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 38 (32.20%) HTML
7 36 (30.51%) CSS
8 34 (28.81%) Ajax
9 31 (26.27%) WPF
10 29 (24.58%) XML
11 27 (22.88%) .NET Framework
12 26 (22.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 26 (22.03%) KnockoutJS
13 22 (18.64%) ASP.NET Web API
14 21 (17.80%) RESTful
15 15 (12.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 13 (11.02%) WF
16 13 (11.02%) WinForms
17 11 (9.32%) SOAP
17 11 (9.32%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.41%) Client/Server
2 11 (9.32%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (4.24%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (2.54%) Social Media
4 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.69%) MPEG
5 2 (1.69%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.69%) Streaming Music
6 1 (0.85%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.95%) Windows
2 6 (5.08%) Linux
3 2 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (55.93%) MVC
2 61 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (32.20%) Scrum
4 30 (25.42%) Web Development
5 16 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (12.71%) Unit Testing
6 15 (12.71%) OO
7 13 (11.02%) UML
8 12 (10.17%) OOD
8 12 (10.17%) System Testing
9 11 (9.32%) Software Engineering
9 11 (9.32%) TDD
10 9 (7.63%) DSDM
10 9 (7.63%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (5.93%) User Stories
12 6 (5.08%) PRINCE2
12 6 (5.08%) Project Management
13 5 (4.24%) Workflow
13 5 (4.24%) SOA
14 4 (3.39%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 114 (96.61%) C#
2 83 (70.34%) SQL
3 51 (43.22%) JavaScript
4 24 (20.34%) T-SQL
5 17 (14.41%) C++
6 8 (6.78%) C
7 6 (5.08%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.24%) Python
9 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.69%) XPath
10 1 (0.85%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 12 (10.17%) SC Cleared
1 12 (10.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) MCP
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 41 (34.75%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.17%) Sitecore
3 9 (7.63%) Oracle
4 5 (4.24%) Open Text
4 5 (4.24%) Telerik
5 1 (0.85%) Sybase
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