The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 98 114 80
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -34
Permanent jobs citing WCF 48 37 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.53% 1.53% 2.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.31% 5.93% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 48 33 68
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £51,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
657 624 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.63% 25.81% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 593 531 546
Median salary £46,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.15% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Reading

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for WCF.

1 88 (100.00%) C#
2 87 (98.86%) .NET
3 70 (79.55%) ASP.NET
4 56 (63.64%) HTML
5 50 (56.82%) SQL
5 50 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (54.55%) MVC
7 45 (51.14%) JavaScript
7 45 (51.14%) CSS
8 42 (47.73%) SQL Server
9 38 (43.18%) Web Services
10 36 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 35 (39.77%) Windows
12 33 (37.50%) jQuery
12 33 (37.50%) TDD
13 30 (34.09%) Node.js
14 26 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 25 (28.41%) Games
15 25 (28.41%) Android
15 25 (28.41%) Mobile App
16 21 (23.86%) Ninject
16 21 (23.86%) KnockoutJS
16 21 (23.86%) Web Application Development
16 21 (23.86%) SQL Server 2014
16 21 (23.86%) iPhone
16 21 (23.86%) Domain-Driven Design
16 21 (23.86%) Dependency Injection
16 21 (23.86%) Google
17 20 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
17 20 (22.73%) Big Data

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (34.09%) Node.js
2 6 (6.82%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.68%) IIS
4 1 (1.14%) CMS
4 1 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (47.73%) SQL Server
2 21 (23.86%) SQL Server 2014
3 20 (22.73%) Big Data
4 16 (18.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (4.55%) MySQL
7 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.41%) DTS
9 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (17.05%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.55%) Android Studio
3 4 (4.55%) JIRA
4 2 (2.27%) FitNesse
General
1 25 (28.41%) Games
2 12 (13.64%) Finance
3 6 (6.82%) Legal
4 5 (5.68%) Back Office
4 5 (5.68%) Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (90.91%) Developer
2 63 (71.59%) .NET Developer
3 42 (47.73%) C# Developer
4 37 (42.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (29.55%) Software Developer
6 21 (23.86%) Digital Developer
7 19 (21.59%) C# Software Developer
8 17 (19.32%) SQL Developer
9 16 (18.18%) Senior Developer
10 15 (17.05%) .NET Software Developer
10 15 (17.05%) Senior .NET Developer
11 14 (15.91%) C# WCF Developer
11 14 (15.91%) WCF Developer
12 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (13.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 12 (13.64%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 12 (13.64%) Senior C# Developer
13 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 6 (6.82%) Programmer
14 6 (6.82%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (98.86%) .NET
2 70 (79.55%) ASP.NET
3 56 (63.64%) HTML
4 45 (51.14%) CSS
5 38 (43.18%) Web Services
6 36 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (37.50%) jQuery
8 26 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 21 (23.86%) KnockoutJS
9 21 (23.86%) Ninject
10 18 (20.45%) WPF
10 18 (20.45%) XML
11 13 (14.77%) HTML5
12 11 (12.50%) CSS3
12 11 (12.50%) Highcharts JS
12 11 (12.50%) LINQ
13 10 (11.36%) AngularJS
14 9 (10.23%) .NET Framework
14 9 (10.23%) SOAP
15 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.41%) Mobile App
2 21 (23.86%) iPhone
3 10 (11.36%) FMCG
3 10 (11.36%) Xbox
4 6 (6.82%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.68%) N-Tier
6 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.55%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 35 (39.77%) Windows
2 25 (28.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (54.55%) MVC
3 33 (37.50%) TDD
4 21 (23.86%) Dependency Injection
4 21 (23.86%) Domain-Driven Design
4 21 (23.86%) Web Application Development
5 11 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 10 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (11.36%) E-Commerce
6 10 (11.36%) Market Research
6 10 (11.36%) MVVM
7 9 (10.23%) SDLC
8 7 (7.95%) SOA
8 7 (7.95%) Software Engineering
9 6 (6.82%) Multithreading
9 6 (6.82%) Scrum
10 5 (5.68%) Automated Testing
10 5 (5.68%) Kanban
10 5 (5.68%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 88 (100.00%) C#
2 50 (56.82%) SQL
3 45 (51.14%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.64%) T-SQL
5 11 (12.50%) Java
6 8 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.82%) PHP
8 4 (4.55%) VB
9 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.27%) C++
11 1 (1.14%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 21 (23.86%) Google
2 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.50%) Telerik
4 10 (11.36%) Oracle
5 4 (4.55%) Sencha
6 1 (1.14%) IBM
6 1 (1.14%) Sitecore
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