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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 104 66 71
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 40 68 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.67% 2.85% 3.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.58% 11.41% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 36 66 65
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £37,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
608 596 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 25.38% 25.02% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 534 535 563
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £57,500
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 6 May 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Reading

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 90 (97.83%) C#
2 86 (93.48%) .NET
3 76 (82.61%) SQL Server
4 71 (77.17%) ASP.NET
5 68 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (61.96%) MVC
7 49 (53.26%) SQL
7 49 (53.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 41 (44.57%) Scrum
9 37 (40.22%) TDD
10 34 (36.96%) jQuery
10 34 (36.96%) T-SQL
10 34 (36.96%) Web Services
11 33 (35.87%) Microsoft
12 32 (34.78%) Windows
12 32 (34.78%) HTML
13 29 (31.52%) JavaScript
13 29 (31.52%) AngularJS
14 28 (30.43%) CSS
15 27 (29.35%) WPF
15 27 (29.35%) BDD
16 24 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
17 23 (25.00%) Entity Framework
18 22 (23.91%) OO
19 21 (22.83%) Visual Studio
19 21 (22.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 20 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
20 20 (21.74%) MS Excel
21 19 (20.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 18 (19.57%) Web Application Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 4 (4.35%) IIS
2 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.17%) Node.js
3 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.09%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) GitHub
2 4 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.17%) SaaS
4 1 (1.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) HTTP
2 2 (2.17%) Intranet
3 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (82.61%) SQL Server
2 24 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (11.96%) RavenDB
4 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (5.43%) MySQL
6 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.26%) Big Data
7 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (22.83%) Visual Studio
2 18 (19.57%) Rhino Mocks
3 17 (18.48%) NUnit
3 17 (18.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (17.39%) Moq
5 5 (5.43%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.35%) WebDriver
6 4 (4.35%) Selenium
7 3 (3.26%) ReSharper
7 3 (3.26%) Subversion
7 3 (3.26%) SpecFlow
7 3 (3.26%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.17%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.17%) NSubstitute
9 1 (1.09%) JIRA
General
1 17 (18.48%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 82 (89.13%) Developer
2 51 (55.43%) .NET Developer
3 24 (26.09%) Software Developer
4 23 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 19 (20.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (15.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (15.22%) Senior Developer
6 14 (15.22%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (13.04%) .NET Software Developer
8 10 (10.87%) Senior .NET Developer
9 9 (9.78%) C# Software Developer
10 8 (8.70%) Software Engineer
11 5 (5.43%) Programmer
11 5 (5.43%) Lead Developer
11 5 (5.43%) C# Programmer
12 4 (4.35%) Graduate Support Analyst
12 4 (4.35%) Agile .NET Developer
12 4 (4.35%) Lead .NET Developer
12 4 (4.35%) Junior Developer
12 4 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (93.48%) .NET
2 71 (77.17%) ASP.NET
3 49 (53.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 34 (36.96%) jQuery
4 34 (36.96%) Web Services
5 32 (34.78%) HTML
6 29 (31.52%) AngularJS
7 28 (30.43%) CSS
8 27 (29.35%) WPF
9 23 (25.00%) Entity Framework
10 21 (22.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 20 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
12 19 (20.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 17 (18.48%) NHibernate
14 16 (17.39%) WinForms
14 16 (17.39%) WF
14 16 (17.39%) LESS
15 14 (15.22%) RESTful
15 14 (15.22%) .NET Framework
16 11 (11.96%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.39%) Streaming Music
2 15 (16.30%) Inversion of Control
3 9 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.43%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.43%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.26%) Open Source
6 2 (2.17%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.17%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.09%) User Experience
7 1 (1.09%) Social Media
7 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.09%) GIS
7 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.09%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.78%) Windows
2 6 (6.52%) Linux
3 2 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (61.96%) MVC
3 41 (44.57%) Scrum
4 37 (40.22%) TDD
5 27 (29.35%) BDD
6 22 (23.91%) OO
7 18 (19.57%) Kanban
7 18 (19.57%) Web Application Development
8 17 (18.48%) Workflow
9 16 (17.39%) Software Engineering
9 16 (17.39%) MVVM
10 12 (13.04%) Unit Testing
11 11 (11.96%) CQRS
11 11 (11.96%) Domain-Driven Design
12 10 (10.87%) System Testing
13 9 (9.78%) Web Development
14 7 (7.61%) Automated Testing
14 7 (7.61%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (7.61%) OOD
15 5 (5.43%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 90 (97.83%) C#
2 49 (53.26%) SQL
3 34 (36.96%) T-SQL
4 29 (31.52%) JavaScript
5 11 (11.96%) TypeScript
6 8 (8.70%) C++
7 5 (5.43%) C
8 4 (4.35%) Java
8 4 (4.35%) PHP
9 3 (3.26%) Python
10 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (16.30%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Puppet
1 3 (3.26%) Vagrant
1 3 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (35.87%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.96%) Twitter
3 5 (5.43%) Telerik
4 2 (2.17%) Splunk
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago