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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 75 80 65
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Permanent jobs citing WCF 62 64 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.80% 2.70% 3.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.79% 10.31% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 58 61 77
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
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
633 621 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.56% 26.17% 30.97%
Number of salaries quoted 506 536 621
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Reading

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (96.00%) C#
2 90 (90.00%) .NET
3 78 (78.00%) SQL Server
4 70 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (58.00%) ASP.NET
6 52 (52.00%) SQL
7 50 (50.00%) MVC
8 40 (40.00%) Web Services
9 38 (38.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 36 (36.00%) Scrum
10 36 (36.00%) TDD
11 35 (35.00%) Windows
12 32 (32.00%) T-SQL
12 32 (32.00%) Microsoft
13 31 (31.00%) WPF
14 30 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 29 (29.00%) HTML
15 29 (29.00%) JavaScript
16 24 (24.00%) MS Excel
16 24 (24.00%) Software Engineering
16 24 (24.00%) jQuery
17 23 (23.00%) CSS
18 21 (21.00%) Degree
18 21 (21.00%) AngularJS
19 19 (19.00%) Unit Testing
19 19 (19.00%) Finance
20 18 (18.00%) XML
20 18 (18.00%) SQL Server 2008
20 18 (18.00%) RESTful
21 16 (16.00%) SaaS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (10.00%) Node.js
2 3 (3.00%) IIS
3 2 (2.00%) CMS
3 2 (2.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.00%) Kentico
4 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (24.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.00%) SaaS
2 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.00%) GitHub
4 1 (1.00%) IaaS
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) HTTP
2 4 (4.00%) Internet
3 2 (2.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.00%) SSL
4 1 (1.00%) Intranet
4 1 (1.00%) DNS
4 1 (1.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (78.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (18.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (12.00%) RavenDB
4 9 (9.00%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.00%) MySQL
6 5 (5.00%) DTS
7 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.00%) Big Data
8 3 (3.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (16.00%) Visual Studio
1 16 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.00%) NUnit
4 5 (5.00%) FitNesse
4 5 (5.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (5.00%) Moq
5 4 (4.00%) SpecFlow
5 4 (4.00%) Bitbucket
5 4 (4.00%) Selenium
5 4 (4.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.00%) JIRA
7 1 (1.00%) Fiddler
General
1 19 (19.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 85 (85.00%) Developer
2 50 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 29 (29.00%) C# Developer
4 28 (28.00%) Software Developer
5 23 (23.00%) Senior Developer
6 18 (18.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (15.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 14 (14.00%) Software Engineer
9 12 (12.00%) Programmer
9 12 (12.00%) C# Programmer
10 11 (11.00%) Lead Developer
11 10 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
12 9 (9.00%) Lead .NET Developer
12 9 (9.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (9.00%) C# Software Developer
12 9 (9.00%) ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
13 5 (5.00%) Senior Software Developer
13 5 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
13 5 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (90.00%) .NET
2 58 (58.00%) ASP.NET
3 40 (40.00%) Web Services
4 38 (38.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 31 (31.00%) WPF
6 30 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 29 (29.00%) HTML
8 24 (24.00%) jQuery
9 23 (23.00%) CSS
10 21 (21.00%) AngularJS
11 18 (18.00%) XML
11 18 (18.00%) RESTful
12 16 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 14 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 14 (14.00%) REST
14 11 (11.00%) LESS
15 10 (10.00%) WF
16 9 (9.00%) Ajax
17 8 (8.00%) NHibernate
17 8 (8.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 9 (9.00%) Inversion of Control
3 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.00%) Mobile Computing
5 5 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.00%) Streaming Music
6 1 (1.00%) User Experience
6 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.00%) Social Media
6 1 (1.00%) GIS
6 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.00%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 35 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (50.00%) MVC
3 36 (36.00%) Scrum
3 36 (36.00%) TDD
4 24 (24.00%) Software Engineering
5 19 (19.00%) Unit Testing
6 15 (15.00%) BDD
6 15 (15.00%) Web Application Development
7 14 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (14.00%) System Testing
8 12 (12.00%) OO
8 12 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (10.00%) Workflow
10 9 (9.00%) OOD
11 8 (8.00%) RAD
11 8 (8.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 8 (8.00%) CQRS
12 7 (7.00%) Web Development
12 7 (7.00%) Project Management
13 6 (6.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 96 (96.00%) C#
2 52 (52.00%) SQL
3 32 (32.00%) T-SQL
4 29 (29.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.00%) VB
6 9 (9.00%) VB.NET
6 9 (9.00%) C++
6 9 (9.00%) Ruby
7 8 (8.00%) TypeScript
8 6 (6.00%) Java
8 6 (6.00%) PHP
9 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (21.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) MCSE
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.00%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) Puppet
1 4 (4.00%) Vagrant
1 4 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.00%) Telerik
2 8 (8.00%) Twitter
3 5 (5.00%) Splunk
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle
4 1 (1.00%) Sitecore
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