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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 82 73 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Permanent jobs citing WCF 58 68 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.63% 2.74% 3.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.66% 11.49% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 56 65 84
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £33,250
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
670 592 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.34% 23.83% 30.72%
Number of salaries quoted 550 515 605
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £75,750
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 28 August 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Reading

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 95 (94.06%) C#
2 90 (89.11%) .NET
3 73 (72.28%) SQL Server
4 69 (68.32%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (49.50%) SQL
6 48 (47.52%) ASP.NET
7 45 (44.55%) MVC
8 42 (41.58%) Web Services
9 38 (37.62%) Windows
10 35 (34.65%) TDD
11 33 (32.67%) Scrum
12 31 (30.69%) ASP.NET Web API
13 29 (28.71%) WPF
13 29 (28.71%) T-SQL
13 29 (28.71%) JavaScript
13 29 (28.71%) Microsoft
14 28 (27.72%) Software Engineering
15 27 (26.73%) Degree
15 27 (26.73%) ASP.NET MVC
16 25 (24.75%) HTML
17 21 (20.79%) MS Excel
18 20 (19.80%) XML
18 20 (19.80%) Unit Testing
18 20 (19.80%) AngularJS
19 19 (18.81%) jQuery
19 19 (18.81%) CSS
19 19 (18.81%) Computer Science
20 18 (17.82%) Visual Studio
21 17 (16.83%) SaaS
21 17 (16.83%) RESTful

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (7.92%) Node.js
2 4 (3.96%) IIS
3 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.98%) CMS
3 2 (1.98%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.99%) Kentico
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (20.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.83%) SaaS
2 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.95%) GitHub
4 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.97%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.99%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) Internet
2 4 (3.96%) HTTP
3 3 (2.97%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.99%) SSL
4 1 (0.99%) Intranet
4 1 (0.99%) DNS
4 1 (0.99%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (72.28%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (10.89%) RavenDB
4 9 (8.91%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (4.95%) DTS
6 5 (4.95%) MySQL
7 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.96%) Big Data
8 3 (2.97%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (17.82%) Visual Studio
2 14 (13.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (8.91%) FitNesse
4 8 (7.92%) Git (software)
5 7 (6.93%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.96%) Selenium
6 4 (3.96%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.96%) SpecFlow
6 4 (3.96%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.98%) NUnit
7 2 (1.98%) JIRA
8 1 (0.99%) Fiddler
General
1 16 (15.84%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Retail
3 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.99%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 80 (79.21%) Developer
2 44 (43.56%) .NET Developer
3 30 (29.70%) C# Developer
4 27 (26.73%) Software Developer
5 21 (20.79%) Senior Developer
6 18 (17.82%) Software Engineer
7 17 (16.83%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (12.87%) Senior .NET Developer
9 11 (10.89%) Lead Developer
9 11 (10.89%) Programmer
9 11 (10.89%) C# Programmer
10 9 (8.91%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 9 (8.91%) Lead .NET Developer
10 9 (8.91%) Senior Software Engineer
10 9 (8.91%) C++ Software Engineer
11 8 (7.92%) C# Software Developer
11 8 (7.92%) .NET Software Developer
12 7 (6.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (5.94%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (89.11%) .NET
2 48 (47.52%) ASP.NET
3 42 (41.58%) Web Services
4 31 (30.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 29 (28.71%) WPF
6 27 (26.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (24.75%) HTML
8 20 (19.80%) XML
8 20 (19.80%) AngularJS
9 19 (18.81%) CSS
9 19 (18.81%) jQuery
10 17 (16.83%) RESTful
10 17 (16.83%) REST
11 15 (14.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 11 (10.89%) DCOM
14 9 (8.91%) MAPI
14 9 (8.91%) LESS
15 8 (7.92%) Ajax
16 7 (6.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.81%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.91%) Client/Server
2 9 (8.91%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.93%) Mobile Computing
4 6 (5.94%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (2.97%) FMCG
6 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.99%) User Experience
6 1 (0.99%) Social Media
6 1 (0.99%) Blog
6 1 (0.99%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.99%) GIS
6 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (37.62%) Windows
2 4 (3.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (68.32%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (44.55%) MVC
3 35 (34.65%) TDD
4 33 (32.67%) Scrum
5 28 (27.72%) Software Engineering
6 20 (19.80%) Unit Testing
7 15 (14.85%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (13.86%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (12.87%) OOD
9 13 (12.87%) System Testing
10 10 (9.90%) Multithreading
10 10 (9.90%) BDD
10 10 (9.90%) OO
11 9 (8.91%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (8.91%) ATDD
12 8 (7.92%) Web Application Development
12 8 (7.92%) Project Management
13 7 (6.93%) RAD
13 7 (6.93%) Workflow
13 7 (6.93%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 95 (94.06%) C#
2 50 (49.50%) SQL
3 29 (28.71%) T-SQL
3 29 (28.71%) JavaScript
4 13 (12.87%) C++
4 13 (12.87%) VB
5 9 (8.91%) VB.NET
5 9 (8.91%) Ruby
6 6 (5.94%) TypeScript
6 6 (5.94%) Java
6 6 (5.94%) PHP
7 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.99%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (26.73%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) MCSE
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.99%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.96%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) Puppet
1 4 (3.96%) Vagrant
1 4 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (28.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.93%) Telerik
3 6 (5.94%) Twitter
4 5 (4.95%) Splunk
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle
5 1 (0.99%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.99%) Nintex
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