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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 92 90 64
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -26
Permanent jobs citing WCF 47 55 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.24% 2.29% 4.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% 9.42% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 44 54 92
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
564 584 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.83% 24.29% 29.16%
Number of salaries quoted 507 503 554
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 11 February 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Reading

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 66 (92.96%) C#
1 66 (92.96%) .NET
2 42 (59.15%) Windows
3 41 (57.75%) ASP.NET
4 40 (56.34%) SQL
5 39 (54.93%) Web Services
6 37 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (46.48%) SQL Server
8 32 (45.07%) HTML
9 31 (43.66%) MVC
10 25 (35.21%) JavaScript
11 24 (33.80%) CSS
12 22 (30.99%) TDD
13 18 (25.35%) WPF
13 18 (25.35%) jQuery
14 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (22.54%) SaaS
15 16 (22.54%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (21.13%) Scrum
16 15 (21.13%) Visual Studio
17 14 (19.72%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (19.72%) Android
17 14 (19.72%) Degree
17 14 (19.72%) Node.js
18 13 (18.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 13 (18.31%) Mobile App
19 11 (15.49%) Unit Testing
19 11 (15.49%) Amazon AWS
19 11 (15.49%) Computer Science
19 11 (15.49%) SOAP

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 14 (19.72%) Node.js
2 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.54%) SaaS
2 11 (15.49%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) HTTP
1 1 (1.41%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (46.48%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 9 (12.68%) Big Data
3 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (5.63%) MySQL
6 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
8 2 (2.82%) DTS
Development Applications
1 16 (22.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (21.13%) Visual Studio
3 6 (8.45%) FitNesse
4 4 (5.63%) Android Studio
4 4 (5.63%) JIRA
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Games
3 5 (7.04%) Back Office
3 5 (7.04%) Legal
4 4 (5.63%) Banking
4 4 (5.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (71.83%) Developer
2 37 (52.11%) .NET Developer
3 31 (43.66%) C# Developer
4 22 (30.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (23.94%) Software Developer
6 16 (22.54%) Senior Developer
7 14 (19.72%) SQL Developer
8 13 (18.31%) C# WCF Developer
8 13 (18.31%) WCF Developer
9 12 (16.90%) C# Software Developer
9 12 (16.90%) Senior .NET Developer
9 12 (16.90%) Senior C# Developer
10 9 (12.68%) .NET Software Developer
10 9 (12.68%) Digital Developer
10 9 (12.68%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 6 (8.45%) C++ Software Engineer
11 6 (8.45%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 6 (8.45%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (8.45%) Software Engineer
12 5 (7.04%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (92.96%) .NET
2 41 (57.75%) ASP.NET
3 39 (54.93%) Web Services
4 32 (45.07%) HTML
5 24 (33.80%) CSS
6 18 (25.35%) jQuery
6 18 (25.35%) WPF
7 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (15.49%) REST
8 11 (15.49%) SOAP
8 11 (15.49%) XML
9 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (12.68%) Highcharts JS
10 9 (12.68%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (12.68%) LINQ
10 9 (12.68%) Ninject
11 7 (9.86%) DCOM
12 6 (8.45%) MAPI
12 6 (8.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Mobile App
2 11 (15.49%) Computer Science
3 9 (12.68%) iPhone
4 6 (8.45%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.63%) FMCG
5 4 (5.63%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.23%) Xbox
7 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.41%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 42 (59.15%) Windows
2 14 (19.72%) Android
3 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (43.66%) MVC
3 22 (30.99%) TDD
4 15 (21.13%) Scrum
5 14 (19.72%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (15.49%) Unit Testing
7 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (14.08%) Multithreading
8 9 (12.68%) Dependency Injection
8 9 (12.68%) Domain-Driven Design
8 9 (12.68%) Web Application Development
9 7 (9.86%) OOD
9 7 (9.86%) SDLC
9 7 (9.86%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.45%) ATDD
10 6 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (7.04%) API Development
11 5 (7.04%) API Integration
11 5 (7.04%) Software Delivery
12 4 (5.63%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 66 (92.96%) C#
2 40 (56.34%) SQL
3 25 (35.21%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.49%) Java
5 7 (9.86%) T-SQL
6 6 (8.45%) C++
6 6 (8.45%) VB.NET
7 5 (7.04%) PHP
8 3 (4.23%) VB
9 2 (2.82%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 14 (19.72%) Degree
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) Google
1 9 (12.68%) Telerik
2 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.04%) Oracle
3 5 (7.04%) Sencha
4 1 (1.41%) Nintex
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