The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 108 95 88
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 24 53 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.33% 2.35% 2.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.68% 8.28% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 20 45 55
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
653 640 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.06% 28.34% 24.13%
Number of salaries quoted 566 513 525
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Reading

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for WCF.

1 77 (100.00%) C#
1 77 (100.00%) .NET
2 63 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 52 (67.53%) HTML
4 48 (62.34%) SQL
5 46 (59.74%) JavaScript
6 45 (58.44%) CSS
6 45 (58.44%) MVC
7 43 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (49.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (48.05%) SQL Server
10 34 (44.16%) jQuery
11 33 (42.86%) Web Services
12 31 (40.26%) TDD
13 28 (36.36%) Windows
14 23 (29.87%) Node.js
14 23 (29.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 22 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
15 22 (28.57%) Games
16 20 (25.97%) Big Data
17 18 (23.38%) Web Application Development
17 18 (23.38%) Mobile App
17 18 (23.38%) SQL Server 2014
17 18 (23.38%) Google Play
17 18 (23.38%) Ninject
17 18 (23.38%) Dependency Injection
17 18 (23.38%) Domain-Driven Design
17 18 (23.38%) Android
17 18 (23.38%) iPhone
17 18 (23.38%) Google

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.69%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.49%) IIS
3 4 (5.19%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (5.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.30%) CMS
4 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) InfoPath
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (23.38%) Google Play
2 16 (20.78%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (48.05%) SQL Server
2 20 (25.97%) Big Data
3 18 (23.38%) SQL Server 2014
4 16 (20.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 9 (11.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.60%) DTS
9 1 (1.30%) MySQL
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (16.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (10.39%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.19%) Subversion
3 4 (5.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.30%) Selenium
General
1 22 (28.57%) Games
2 9 (11.69%) Finance
3 4 (5.19%) Legal
4 3 (3.90%) Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 77 (100.00%) Developer
2 63 (81.82%) .NET Developer
3 39 (50.65%) C# Developer
4 35 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (27.27%) Software Developer
6 18 (23.38%) Digital Developer
7 16 (20.78%) C# Software Developer
7 16 (20.78%) Senior .NET Developer
7 16 (20.78%) Senior Developer
8 14 (18.18%) SQL Developer
9 13 (16.88%) .NET Software Developer
9 13 (16.88%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (16.88%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 13 (16.88%) Senior C# Developer
10 12 (15.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (12.99%) C# WCF Developer
11 10 (12.99%) WCF Developer
12 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 5 (6.49%) Senior .NET Software Developer
13 5 (6.49%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (100.00%) .NET
2 63 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 52 (67.53%) HTML
4 45 (58.44%) CSS
5 38 (49.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 34 (44.16%) jQuery
7 33 (42.86%) Web Services
8 23 (29.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 23 (29.87%) Node.js
9 22 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
10 18 (23.38%) Ninject
11 15 (19.48%) LINQ
11 15 (19.48%) XML
12 14 (18.18%) .NET Framework
13 13 (16.88%) HTML5
14 11 (14.29%) Highcharts JS
14 11 (14.29%) WPF
15 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 7 (9.09%) CSS3
17 6 (7.79%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.38%) iPhone
1 18 (23.38%) Mobile App
2 10 (12.99%) FMCG
2 10 (12.99%) Xbox
3 9 (11.69%) N-Tier
4 4 (5.19%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.19%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.36%) Windows
2 18 (23.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (58.44%) MVC
2 43 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (40.26%) TDD
4 18 (23.38%) Dependency Injection
4 18 (23.38%) Domain-Driven Design
4 18 (23.38%) Web Application Development
5 11 (14.29%) SOA
6 10 (12.99%) E-Commerce
6 10 (12.99%) Market Research
7 9 (11.69%) Automated Testing
7 9 (11.69%) MVVM
8 8 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (9.09%) SDLC
10 6 (7.79%) SOLID
10 6 (7.79%) UML
11 5 (6.49%) Kanban
11 5 (6.49%) OOD
11 5 (6.49%) OOP
11 5 (6.49%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 77 (100.00%) C#
2 48 (62.34%) SQL
3 46 (59.74%) JavaScript
4 11 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 10 (12.99%) VB.NET
6 8 (10.39%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.49%) PHP
8 4 (5.19%) Java
9 2 (2.60%) VB
10 1 (1.30%) Python
10 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Degree
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (23.38%) Google
2 15 (19.48%) Telerik
3 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.79%) Oracle
5 4 (5.19%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.30%) IBM
6 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.30%) TOWER Software
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