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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 93 60 46
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -14
Permanent jobs citing WCF 55 90 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.11% 3.73% 5.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.04% 12.28% 13.17%
Number of salaries quoted 55 88 102
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
457 733 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 17.55% 30.36% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 391 636 670
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £58,000
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 23 October 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Reading

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (95.97%) C#
2 117 (94.35%) .NET
3 95 (76.61%) SQL
4 86 (69.35%) ASP.NET
5 73 (58.87%) SQL Server
6 68 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (52.42%) MVC
8 54 (43.55%) Web Services
9 52 (41.94%) jQuery
10 50 (40.32%) JavaScript
11 47 (37.90%) Team Foundation Server
12 44 (35.48%) Microsoft
12 44 (35.48%) Scrum
13 41 (33.06%) HTML
13 41 (33.06%) CSS
14 37 (29.84%) ASP.NET MVC
15 34 (27.42%) MS Excel
15 34 (27.42%) WPF
16 33 (26.61%) Web Development
17 32 (25.81%) Ajax
18 31 (25.00%) XML
18 31 (25.00%) RESTful
18 31 (25.00%) Jenkins
18 31 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
19 30 (24.19%) T-SQL
20 28 (22.58%) .NET Framework
21 27 (21.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 25 (20.16%) KnockoutJS
22 25 (20.16%) Visual Studio
22 25 (20.16%) Client/Server

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 10 (8.06%) CMS
1 10 (8.06%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (7.26%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.03%) IIS
4 2 (1.61%) Node.js
Applications
1 34 (27.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.23%) SaaS
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (58.87%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.84%) MySQL
4 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.61%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.81%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 47 (37.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 25 (20.16%) Visual Studio
4 14 (11.29%) Subversion
5 10 (8.06%) JIRA
5 10 (8.06%) Git (software)
6 6 (4.84%) NUnit
6 6 (4.84%) WebDriver
6 6 (4.84%) Selenium
7 2 (1.61%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.61%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (17.74%) Finance
2 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.61%) Marketing
2 2 (1.61%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.81%) Law
Job Titles
1 113 (91.13%) Developer
2 50 (40.32%) .NET Developer
3 42 (33.87%) C# Developer
4 39 (31.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (28.23%) Web Developer
6 31 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 24 (19.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (13.71%) Programmer
9 15 (12.10%) SQL Developer
10 14 (11.29%) .NET Web Developer
10 14 (11.29%) Senior Developer
11 13 (10.48%) SQL Programmer
11 13 (10.48%) Database Engineer
12 12 (9.68%) Software Developer
13 10 (8.06%) C# Web Developer
14 5 (4.03%) Technical Leader
15 4 (3.23%) Lead Developer
15 4 (3.23%) Technical Project Manager
15 4 (3.23%) Project Manager
15 4 (3.23%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (94.35%) .NET
2 86 (69.35%) ASP.NET
3 54 (43.55%) Web Services
4 52 (41.94%) jQuery
5 41 (33.06%) HTML
5 41 (33.06%) CSS
6 37 (29.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 34 (27.42%) WPF
8 32 (25.81%) Ajax
9 31 (25.00%) XML
9 31 (25.00%) RESTful
9 31 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 28 (22.58%) .NET Framework
11 27 (21.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 25 (20.16%) KnockoutJS
13 18 (14.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 14 (11.29%) WF
15 12 (9.68%) WinForms
16 9 (7.26%) HTML5
16 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.16%) Client/Server
2 12 (9.68%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (4.03%) Mobile Computing
3 5 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.61%) MPEG
4 2 (1.61%) Device Driver
4 2 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.71%) Windows
2 11 (8.87%) Linux
3 2 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (52.42%) MVC
3 44 (35.48%) Scrum
4 33 (26.61%) Web Development
5 24 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (15.32%) Unit Testing
7 17 (13.71%) OO
8 16 (12.90%) System Testing
9 14 (11.29%) OOD
10 10 (8.06%) UML
10 10 (8.06%) DSDM
10 10 (8.06%) TDD
10 10 (8.06%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (7.26%) Software Engineering
12 7 (5.65%) RAD
13 6 (4.84%) User Stories
14 5 (4.03%) Workflow
15 4 (3.23%) Project Management
15 4 (3.23%) PRINCE2
15 4 (3.23%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 119 (95.97%) C#
2 95 (76.61%) SQL
3 50 (40.32%) JavaScript
4 30 (24.19%) T-SQL
5 10 (8.06%) VB.NET
6 9 (7.26%) C++
7 5 (4.03%) C
8 2 (1.61%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.61%) Python
8 2 (1.61%) VB
8 2 (1.61%) Ruby
8 2 (1.61%) XPath
9 1 (0.81%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 9 (7.26%) SC Cleared
1 9 (7.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.81%) MCP
Vendors
1 44 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.29%) Sitecore
3 9 (7.26%) Oracle
4 8 (6.45%) Telerik
5 6 (4.84%) Open Text
6 1 (0.81%) Sybase
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