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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 96 64 41
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -23
Permanent jobs citing WCF 48 91 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.88% 3.66% 5.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.39% 12.94% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 47 86 115
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 £40,000 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
462 703 746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 18.09% 28.26% 36.62%
Number of salaries quoted 402 581 675
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 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 24 December 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Reading

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 109 (99.09%) C#
2 102 (92.73%) .NET
3 82 (74.55%) ASP.NET
4 71 (64.55%) SQL Server
5 67 (60.91%) SQL
5 67 (60.91%) MVC
6 64 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (46.36%) Web Services
8 42 (38.18%) JavaScript
9 41 (37.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 40 (36.36%) jQuery
11 39 (35.45%) Microsoft
12 36 (32.73%) Scrum
13 30 (27.27%) HTML
13 30 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
14 29 (26.36%) Ajax
14 29 (26.36%) WPF
15 28 (25.45%) CSS
15 28 (25.45%) .NET Framework
16 26 (23.64%) MS Excel
17 25 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 24 (21.82%) XML
18 24 (21.82%) Web Development
19 23 (20.91%) KnockoutJS
20 22 (20.00%) Windows
21 21 (19.09%) ASP.NET Web API
22 20 (18.18%) Finance
22 20 (18.18%) TDD
22 20 (18.18%) RESTful
23 19 (17.27%) Visual Studio

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (10.00%) IIS
1 11 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (5.45%) CMS
2 6 (5.45%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (23.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) SaaS
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (64.55%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (6.36%) MySQL
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.91%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (17.27%) Visual Studio
2 19 (17.27%) Jenkins
3 13 (11.82%) NUnit
4 9 (8.18%) Git (software)
5 8 (7.27%) Subversion
5 8 (7.27%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (6.36%) WebDriver
7 6 (5.45%) JIRA
7 6 (5.45%) Moq
8 4 (3.64%) MSBuild
8 4 (3.64%) Selenium
9 2 (1.82%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.82%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.82%) NSubstitute
General
1 20 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (1.82%) Multimedia
2 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.91%) Marketing
3 1 (0.91%) Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (84.55%) Developer
2 43 (39.09%) .NET Developer
3 34 (30.91%) C# Developer
4 31 (28.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (22.73%) Web Developer
5 25 (22.73%) ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (19.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (10.91%) .NET Web Developer
8 10 (9.09%) Programmer
9 9 (8.18%) Software Developer
10 8 (7.27%) Senior Developer
10 8 (7.27%) C# Web Developer
11 7 (6.36%) BizTalk Developer
12 6 (5.45%) Database Engineer
12 6 (5.45%) SQL Programmer
12 6 (5.45%) Software Manager
12 6 (5.45%) Project Manager
12 6 (5.45%) Software Engineer
12 6 (5.45%) Technical Project Manager
12 6 (5.45%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (92.73%) .NET
2 82 (74.55%) ASP.NET
3 51 (46.36%) Web Services
4 41 (37.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 40 (36.36%) jQuery
6 30 (27.27%) HTML
7 29 (26.36%) WPF
7 29 (26.36%) Ajax
8 28 (25.45%) .NET Framework
8 28 (25.45%) CSS
9 25 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 24 (21.82%) XML
11 23 (20.91%) KnockoutJS
12 21 (19.09%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (18.18%) RESTful
14 17 (15.45%) WinForms
15 12 (10.91%) WF
16 11 (10.00%) SOAP
16 11 (10.00%) HTML5
16 11 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.91%) Client/Server
2 8 (7.27%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (5.45%) Streaming Music
4 5 (4.55%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (2.73%) Social Media
5 3 (2.73%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.82%) MPEG
7 1 (0.91%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (4.55%) Linux
3 3 (2.73%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (60.91%) MVC
2 64 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (32.73%) Scrum
4 24 (21.82%) Web Development
5 20 (18.18%) TDD
6 14 (12.73%) OO
7 13 (11.82%) UML
7 13 (11.82%) BDD
8 12 (10.91%) Software Engineering
8 12 (10.91%) Unit Testing
8 12 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (10.00%) OOD
10 10 (9.09%) System Testing
11 8 (7.27%) Kanban
11 8 (7.27%) Web Application Development
12 7 (6.36%) User Stories
12 7 (6.36%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (5.45%) MVVM
13 6 (5.45%) PRINCE2
13 6 (5.45%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 109 (99.09%) C#
2 67 (60.91%) SQL
3 42 (38.18%) JavaScript
4 18 (16.36%) C++
4 18 (16.36%) T-SQL
5 9 (8.18%) C
6 5 (4.55%) Python
7 3 (2.73%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.82%) XPath
9 1 (0.91%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 11 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.91%) MCP
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 39 (35.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.18%) Oracle
3 8 (7.27%) Sitecore
4 5 (4.55%) Telerik
5 4 (3.64%) Open Text
6 1 (0.91%) Sybase
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