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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 82 63 45
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -18
Permanent jobs citing WCF 56 86 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.36% 3.63% 4.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.63% 13.07% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 55 83 92
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £22,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
527 658 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 22.26% 27.78% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 456 546 629
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 January 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Reading

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 109 (98.20%) C#
2 104 (93.69%) .NET
3 85 (76.58%) ASP.NET
4 77 (69.37%) SQL Server
5 72 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (59.46%) MVC
7 61 (54.95%) SQL
8 49 (44.14%) Web Services
9 44 (39.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 43 (38.74%) jQuery
10 43 (38.74%) JavaScript
11 41 (36.94%) Scrum
12 37 (33.33%) Microsoft
13 35 (31.53%) HTML
14 32 (28.83%) .NET Framework
15 31 (27.93%) WPF
16 30 (27.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 30 (27.03%) CSS
16 30 (27.03%) Windows
17 28 (25.23%) TDD
18 26 (23.42%) Visual Studio
19 25 (22.52%) Ajax
19 25 (22.52%) Team Foundation Server
20 24 (21.62%) MS Excel
21 21 (18.92%) C++
21 21 (18.92%) T-SQL
21 21 (18.92%) WinForms
21 21 (18.92%) Web Development
21 21 (18.92%) KnockoutJS
21 21 (18.92%) BDD

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 12 (10.81%) IIS
2 10 (9.01%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (4.50%) CMS
3 5 (4.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.80%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) SaaS
1 4 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.70%) GitHub
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (69.37%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.50%) MySQL
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.80%) RavenDB
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.90%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 26 (23.42%) Visual Studio
2 25 (22.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (14.41%) NUnit
4 14 (12.61%) Jenkins
5 13 (11.71%) Rhino Mocks
6 11 (9.91%) Moq
7 8 (7.21%) Subversion
8 7 (6.31%) Git (software)
9 5 (4.50%) WebDriver
10 4 (3.60%) MSBuild
11 3 (2.70%) JIRA
11 3 (2.70%) ReSharper
11 3 (2.70%) Selenium
12 2 (1.80%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.80%) NSubstitute
12 2 (1.80%) Mercurial
General
1 20 (18.02%) Finance
2 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.80%) Banking
3 2 (1.80%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 94 (84.68%) Developer
2 51 (45.95%) .NET Developer
3 33 (29.73%) C# Developer
4 30 (27.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (22.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (18.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (14.41%) Web Developer
8 13 (11.71%) Software Developer
9 10 (9.01%) Senior Developer
9 10 (9.01%) .NET Web Developer
10 8 (7.21%) Software Engineer
11 7 (6.31%) C# Web Developer
11 7 (6.31%) Programmer
11 7 (6.31%) BizTalk Developer
12 6 (5.41%) Software Manager
12 6 (5.41%) Technical Project Manager
12 6 (5.41%) Project Manager
12 6 (5.41%) Software Project Manager
12 6 (5.41%) Technical Manager
12 6 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (93.69%) .NET
2 85 (76.58%) ASP.NET
3 49 (44.14%) Web Services
4 44 (39.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 43 (38.74%) jQuery
6 35 (31.53%) HTML
7 32 (28.83%) .NET Framework
8 31 (27.93%) WPF
9 30 (27.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 30 (27.03%) CSS
10 25 (22.52%) Ajax
11 21 (18.92%) WinForms
11 21 (18.92%) KnockoutJS
11 21 (18.92%) ASP.NET Web API
12 19 (17.12%) XML
12 19 (17.12%) RESTful
13 15 (13.51%) WF
14 13 (11.71%) HTML5
15 12 (10.81%) AngularJS
15 12 (10.81%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.91%) Streaming Music
1 11 (9.91%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (8.11%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.60%) Mobile Computing
3 4 (3.60%) Device Driver
4 3 (2.70%) Social Media
5 2 (1.80%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.80%) MPEG
6 1 (0.90%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.90%) Physics
6 1 (0.90%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.03%) Windows
2 4 (3.60%) Linux
2 4 (3.60%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (59.46%) MVC
3 41 (36.94%) Scrum
4 28 (25.23%) TDD
5 21 (18.92%) Web Development
5 21 (18.92%) BDD
6 16 (14.41%) OO
7 14 (12.61%) Software Engineering
8 13 (11.71%) UML
8 13 (11.71%) Unit Testing
8 13 (11.71%) Kanban
9 11 (9.91%) Web Application Development
9 11 (9.91%) MVVM
10 9 (8.11%) OOD
10 9 (8.11%) Workflow
10 9 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (7.21%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (6.31%) System Testing
13 6 (5.41%) PRINCE2
13 6 (5.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (98.20%) C#
2 61 (54.95%) SQL
3 43 (38.74%) JavaScript
4 21 (18.92%) C++
4 21 (18.92%) T-SQL
5 11 (9.91%) C
6 6 (5.41%) Python
7 2 (1.80%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.80%) XPath
7 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.90%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (9.01%) SC Cleared
1 10 (9.01%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.90%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 37 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.31%) Oracle
3 5 (4.50%) Sitecore
4 4 (3.60%) Telerik
5 3 (2.70%) Open Text
6 2 (1.80%) Twitter
7 1 (0.90%) Sybase
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