The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 66 51 41
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Permanent jobs citing WCF 8 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.20% 2.73% 4.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.17% 8.21% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 22
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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 Slough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
192 195 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 28.79% 33.22% 27.79%
Number of salaries quoted 156 171 134
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

WCF
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Slough region.

WCF Salary Trend in Slough

WCF
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Slough region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Slough

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 15 (75.00%) C#
1 15 (75.00%) .NET
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (60.00%) SQL
4 12 (60.00%) CSS
4 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (55.00%) XML
5 11 (55.00%) HTML
6 10 (50.00%) Windows
6 10 (50.00%) MVC
7 9 (45.00%) jQuery
7 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (40.00%) Ajax
8 8 (40.00%) IIS
9 7 (35.00%) OO
9 7 (35.00%) SOAP
9 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (35.00%) JSON
10 6 (30.00%) Finance
10 6 (30.00%) MS Office
11 5 (25.00%) MSMQ
11 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (25.00%) Intranet
11 5 (25.00%) Internet
11 5 (25.00%) HTTP
11 5 (25.00%) B2B
11 5 (25.00%) Multithreading

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 (40.00%) IIS
2 5 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) HTTP
1 5 (25.00%) Intranet
1 5 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.00%) MySQL
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) NUnit
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Web Developer
2 6 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Graduate Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (60.00%) CSS
4 11 (55.00%) HTML
4 11 (55.00%) XML
5 9 (45.00%) jQuery
5 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (40.00%) Ajax
7 7 (35.00%) JSON
7 7 (35.00%) SOAP
8 5 (25.00%) MSMQ
8 5 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (20.00%) Web Services
10 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
10 3 (15.00%) LINQ
10 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 3 (15.00%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (10.00%) Dapper ORM
11 2 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) MVC
2 7 (35.00%) OO
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 5 (25.00%) B2B
4 4 (20.00%) Workflow
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) Document Management
4 4 (20.00%) Process Management
5 2 (10.00%) User Stories
5 2 (10.00%) Kanban
5 2 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) OOD
6 1 (5.00%) OOP
6 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (60.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VBScript
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Telerik
4 1 (5.00%) Kofax