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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 92 56 42
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -14
Permanent jobs citing WCF 55 89 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.13% 3.54% 5.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.22% 11.87% 13.77%
Number of salaries quoted 55 87 109
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 £40,000 £31,900 £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
450 750 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 17.39% 29.86% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 387 654 688
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 31 October 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Reading

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 115 (96.64%) C#
2 111 (93.28%) .NET
3 91 (76.47%) SQL
4 84 (70.59%) ASP.NET
5 69 (57.98%) SQL Server
6 64 (53.78%) MVC
7 63 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (43.70%) Web Services
9 51 (42.86%) jQuery
10 49 (41.18%) JavaScript
11 43 (36.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 41 (34.45%) Microsoft
13 40 (33.61%) Scrum
14 39 (32.77%) HTML
15 38 (31.93%) CSS
16 36 (30.25%) ASP.NET MVC
17 34 (28.57%) Ajax
18 33 (27.73%) Web Development
19 32 (26.89%) WPF
19 32 (26.89%) MS Excel
19 32 (26.89%) XML
20 29 (24.37%) Jenkins
21 27 (22.69%) T-SQL
22 26 (21.85%) RESTful
23 25 (21.01%) ASP.NET Web API
23 25 (21.01%) KnockoutJS
23 25 (21.01%) .NET Framework
24 24 (20.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 23 (19.33%) Visual Studio
26 22 (18.49%) Client/Server

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (8.40%) BizTalk Server
1 10 (8.40%) CMS
1 10 (8.40%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (26.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.36%) SaaS
2 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (57.98%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.04%) MySQL
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.84%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 43 (36.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (24.37%) Jenkins
3 23 (19.33%) Visual Studio
4 14 (11.76%) Subversion
5 10 (8.40%) JIRA
6 8 (6.72%) Git (software)
7 6 (5.04%) Selenium
7 6 (5.04%) NUnit
7 6 (5.04%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.68%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.68%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (18.49%) Finance
2 2 (1.68%) Multimedia
2 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 106 (89.08%) Developer
2 46 (38.66%) .NET Developer
3 41 (34.45%) C# Developer
4 38 (31.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (28.57%) Web Developer
6 30 (25.21%) ASP.NET Developer
7 24 (20.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (12.61%) Programmer
9 14 (11.76%) .NET Web Developer
10 13 (10.92%) Senior Developer
11 12 (10.08%) SQL Developer
11 12 (10.08%) Software Developer
12 11 (9.24%) Database Engineer
12 11 (9.24%) SQL Programmer
13 10 (8.40%) C# Web Developer
14 5 (4.20%) Technical Leader
14 5 (4.20%) Software Project Manager
14 5 (4.20%) Software Manager
14 5 (4.20%) Project Manager
14 5 (4.20%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (93.28%) .NET
2 84 (70.59%) ASP.NET
3 52 (43.70%) Web Services
4 51 (42.86%) jQuery
5 39 (32.77%) HTML
6 38 (31.93%) CSS
7 36 (30.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 34 (28.57%) Ajax
9 32 (26.89%) WPF
9 32 (26.89%) XML
10 26 (21.85%) RESTful
11 25 (21.01%) .NET Framework
11 25 (21.01%) KnockoutJS
11 25 (21.01%) ASP.NET Web API
12 24 (20.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 18 (15.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 14 (11.76%) WF
15 12 (10.08%) WinForms
16 10 (8.40%) HTML5
17 9 (7.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.49%) Client/Server
2 12 (10.08%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (4.20%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.68%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.68%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.68%) MPEG
5 2 (1.68%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.84%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.29%) Windows
2 9 (7.56%) Linux
3 2 (1.68%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (53.78%) MVC
2 63 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (33.61%) Scrum
4 33 (27.73%) Web Development
5 21 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 17 (14.29%) OO
7 14 (11.76%) OOD
7 14 (11.76%) System Testing
8 11 (9.24%) UML
9 10 (8.40%) DSDM
9 10 (8.40%) Software Engineering
9 10 (8.40%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (6.72%) TDD
11 6 (5.04%) RAD
11 6 (5.04%) User Stories
12 5 (4.20%) PRINCE2
12 5 (4.20%) Workflow
12 5 (4.20%) Project Management
13 4 (3.36%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 115 (96.64%) C#
2 91 (76.47%) SQL
3 49 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 27 (22.69%) T-SQL
5 12 (10.08%) C++
6 6 (5.04%) C
6 6 (5.04%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.52%) Python
8 2 (1.68%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.68%) XPath
9 1 (0.84%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (8.40%) SC Cleared
1 10 (8.40%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.84%) MCP
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 41 (34.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.76%) Sitecore
3 9 (7.56%) Oracle
4 7 (5.88%) Telerik
5 6 (5.04%) Open Text
6 1 (0.84%) Sybase
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