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

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 76 58 60
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 66 83 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.64% 3.70% 3.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.09% 11.99% 9.31%
Number of salaries quoted 63 81 79
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
546 692 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 21.83% 30.81% 42.80%
Number of salaries quoted 465 609 747
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 15 September 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Reading

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 120 (96.77%) .NET
2 115 (92.74%) C#
3 96 (77.42%) SQL
4 81 (65.32%) ASP.NET
5 72 (58.06%) SQL Server
6 68 (54.84%) MVC
7 63 (50.81%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (42.74%) Web Services
9 51 (41.13%) jQuery
10 50 (40.32%) JavaScript
11 47 (37.90%) Microsoft
11 47 (37.90%) Team Foundation Server
12 44 (35.48%) Scrum
13 41 (33.06%) CSS
14 40 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
15 38 (30.65%) ASP.NET Web API
16 37 (29.84%) RESTful
16 37 (29.84%) MS Excel
17 36 (29.03%) HTML
18 32 (25.81%) Web Development
18 32 (25.81%) WPF
19 31 (25.00%) Ajax
19 31 (25.00%) Jenkins
20 28 (22.58%) T-SQL
21 27 (21.77%) Client/Server
22 26 (20.97%) XML
23 25 (20.16%) KnockoutJS
24 24 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
25 23 (18.55%) .NET Framework
25 23 (18.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (8.06%) CMS
1 10 (8.06%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (5.65%) Node.js
3 6 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 37 (29.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (58.06%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (5.65%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.84%) MySQL
6 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 47 (37.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 18 (14.52%) Visual Studio
4 14 (11.29%) Subversion
4 14 (11.29%) Git (software)
5 10 (8.06%) JIRA
6 6 (4.84%) Selenium
6 6 (4.84%) NUnit
6 6 (4.84%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.81%) MSBuild
General
1 22 (17.74%) Finance
2 1 (0.81%) Law
2 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.81%) Retail
2 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
2 1 (0.81%) Marketing
2 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 117 (94.35%) Developer
2 56 (45.16%) .NET Developer
3 41 (33.06%) C# Developer
4 39 (31.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (25.81%) Web Developer
6 28 (22.58%) ASP.NET Developer
7 23 (18.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 17 (13.71%) Programmer
9 16 (12.90%) SQL Developer
9 16 (12.90%) Senior Developer
10 14 (11.29%) Software Developer
10 14 (11.29%) Database Engineer
10 14 (11.29%) SQL Programmer
11 12 (9.68%) .NET Web Developer
12 8 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (6.45%) C# Web Developer
13 5 (4.03%) Technical Leader
13 5 (4.03%) Lead Developer
13 5 (4.03%) Database Developer
13 5 (4.03%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (96.77%) .NET
2 81 (65.32%) ASP.NET
3 53 (42.74%) Web Services
4 51 (41.13%) jQuery
5 41 (33.06%) CSS
6 40 (32.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 38 (30.65%) ASP.NET Web API
8 37 (29.84%) RESTful
9 36 (29.03%) HTML
10 32 (25.81%) WPF
11 31 (25.00%) Ajax
12 26 (20.97%) XML
13 25 (20.16%) KnockoutJS
14 23 (18.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 23 (18.55%) .NET Framework
15 18 (14.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 14 (11.29%) WF
17 11 (8.87%) WinForms
18 10 (8.06%) LINQ
19 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.77%) Client/Server
2 11 (8.87%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (4.84%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.81%) MPEG
6 1 (0.81%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.71%) Windows
2 11 (8.87%) Linux
3 1 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (54.84%) MVC
2 63 (50.81%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (35.48%) Scrum
4 32 (25.81%) Web Development
5 24 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (16.13%) Unit Testing
7 17 (13.71%) System Testing
8 15 (12.10%) TDD
8 15 (12.10%) OO
9 13 (10.48%) OOD
10 10 (8.06%) DSDM
11 9 (7.26%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (7.26%) BDD
11 9 (7.26%) Web Application Development
12 7 (5.65%) Software Engineering
12 7 (5.65%) RAD
12 7 (5.65%) UML
13 6 (4.84%) User Stories
14 4 (3.23%) MVVM
14 4 (3.23%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 115 (92.74%) C#
2 96 (77.42%) SQL
3 50 (40.32%) JavaScript
4 28 (22.58%) T-SQL
5 18 (14.52%) VB.NET
6 8 (6.45%) VB
7 7 (5.65%) Ruby
8 3 (2.42%) C++
9 1 (0.81%) C
9 1 (0.81%) Python
9 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (5.65%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.84%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 47 (37.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.29%) Sitecore
3 9 (7.26%) Oracle
4 8 (6.45%) Telerik
5 6 (4.84%) Open Text
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