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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 73 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 68 86 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.70% 3.82% 3.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.56% 12.37% 8.69%
Number of salaries quoted 65 84 75
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
588 695 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 23.37% 30.88% 42.96%
Number of salaries quoted 513 609 766
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 29 August 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Reading

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 119 (96.75%) .NET
2 114 (92.68%) C#
3 91 (73.98%) SQL
4 80 (65.04%) ASP.NET
5 74 (60.16%) SQL Server
6 68 (55.28%) MVC
7 51 (41.46%) Web Services
8 50 (40.65%) JavaScript
9 48 (39.02%) jQuery
10 44 (35.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 43 (34.96%) Team Foundation Server
12 42 (34.15%) Microsoft
13 39 (31.71%) CSS
13 39 (31.71%) ASP.NET Web API
14 38 (30.89%) Scrum
14 38 (30.89%) RESTful
15 34 (27.64%) MS Excel
15 34 (27.64%) HTML
16 31 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
16 31 (25.20%) WPF
17 29 (23.58%) Web Development
17 29 (23.58%) Ajax
18 27 (21.95%) Jenkins
19 26 (21.14%) Client/Server
19 26 (21.14%) T-SQL
20 24 (19.51%) XML
21 22 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
21 22 (17.89%) KnockoutJS
22 21 (17.07%) .NET Framework
22 21 (17.07%) VB.NET

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (7.32%) Node.js
2 8 (6.50%) CMS
2 8 (6.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (3.25%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.63%) IIS
Applications
1 34 (27.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (60.16%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (8.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (7.32%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.88%) MySQL
6 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 43 (34.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (21.95%) Jenkins
3 16 (13.01%) Git (software)
4 15 (12.20%) Visual Studio
5 12 (9.76%) Subversion
6 8 (6.50%) JIRA
7 6 (4.88%) NUnit
7 6 (4.88%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.25%) Selenium
9 1 (0.81%) MSBuild
General
1 20 (16.26%) Finance
2 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.81%) Law
3 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.81%) Banking
3 1 (0.81%) Retail
3 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 115 (93.50%) Developer
2 57 (46.34%) .NET Developer
3 37 (30.08%) C# Developer
4 34 (27.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (22.76%) Web Developer
6 24 (19.51%) ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (15.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (12.20%) Senior Developer
8 15 (12.20%) Programmer
9 14 (11.38%) Software Developer
9 14 (11.38%) SQL Developer
10 12 (9.76%) Database Engineer
10 12 (9.76%) SQL Programmer
11 8 (6.50%) .NET Web Developer
11 8 (6.50%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (4.88%) C# Web Developer
13 5 (4.07%) Technical Leader
13 5 (4.07%) C# Software Developer
13 5 (4.07%) Lead Developer
14 4 (3.25%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (96.75%) .NET
2 80 (65.04%) ASP.NET
3 51 (41.46%) Web Services
4 48 (39.02%) jQuery
5 44 (35.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 39 (31.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 39 (31.71%) CSS
7 38 (30.89%) RESTful
8 34 (27.64%) HTML
9 31 (25.20%) WPF
10 29 (23.58%) Ajax
11 24 (19.51%) XML
12 22 (17.89%) KnockoutJS
13 21 (17.07%) .NET Framework
14 20 (16.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 15 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 11 (8.94%) WF
16 11 (8.94%) LINQ
17 9 (7.32%) WinForms
17 9 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.14%) Client/Server
2 9 (7.32%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (4.07%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.81%) Social Media
5 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.81%) MPEG
5 1 (0.81%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.45%) Windows
2 11 (8.94%) Linux
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (55.28%) MVC
2 38 (30.89%) Scrum
3 31 (25.20%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (23.58%) Web Development
5 22 (17.89%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (13.82%) Unit Testing
6 17 (13.82%) TDD
7 16 (13.01%) OO
8 15 (12.20%) System Testing
9 14 (11.38%) OOD
10 11 (8.94%) BDD
10 11 (8.94%) Web Application Development
11 8 (6.50%) DSDM
12 7 (5.69%) Software Engineering
12 7 (5.69%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (5.69%) RAD
13 6 (4.88%) User Stories
14 5 (4.07%) UML
14 5 (4.07%) Workflow
15 4 (3.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 114 (92.68%) C#
2 91 (73.98%) SQL
3 50 (40.65%) JavaScript
4 26 (21.14%) T-SQL
5 21 (17.07%) VB.NET
6 10 (8.13%) VB
7 9 (7.32%) Ruby
8 4 (3.25%) C++
9 2 (1.63%) Python
10 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.81%) C
10 1 (0.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (4.07%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 42 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.76%) Sitecore
3 10 (8.13%) Oracle
4 8 (6.50%) Telerik
5 4 (3.25%) Open Text
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