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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 59 47 62
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Permanent jobs citing WCF 10 28 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.59% 4.50% 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.17% 11.34% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 8
Average salary £47,500 £75,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
162 247 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.84% 39.71% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 135 218 133
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 February 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Slough

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 16 (88.89%) C#
1 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 13 (72.22%) HTML
3 13 (72.22%) SQL
4 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 12 (66.67%) XML
4 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 12 (66.67%) CSS
4 12 (66.67%) OO
5 9 (50.00%) Windows
5 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (50.00%) MVC
5 9 (50.00%) Ajax
5 9 (50.00%) JSON
6 8 (44.44%) jQuery
6 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (38.89%) HTTP
7 7 (38.89%) B2B
7 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (38.89%) MSMQ
7 7 (38.89%) SOAP
7 7 (38.89%) MongoDB
7 7 (38.89%) NoSQL
7 7 (38.89%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (38.89%) Multithreading
7 7 (38.89%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (33.33%) Degree
9 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
10 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (38.89%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) HTTP
2 2 (11.11%) Intranet
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) MongoDB
2 7 (38.89%) NoSQL
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) NUnit
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Web Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Graduate
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) HTML
3 12 (66.67%) XML
3 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 12 (66.67%) CSS
4 9 (50.00%) Ajax
4 9 (50.00%) JSON
5 8 (44.44%) jQuery
5 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (38.89%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (38.89%) SOAP
6 7 (38.89%) MSMQ
7 3 (16.67%) LINQ
8 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
8 1 (5.56%) J2EE
8 1 (5.56%) STL
8 1 (5.56%) Web Services
8 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (5.56%) REST
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) OO
2 9 (50.00%) MVC
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) B2B
3 7 (38.89%) Multithreading
4 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 4 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (11.11%) Process Management
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Workflow
5 2 (11.11%) Document Management
5 2 (11.11%) Kanban
5 2 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.56%) System Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Logistics
6 1 (5.56%) Content Management
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C#
2 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 13 (72.22%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) C++
4 4 (22.22%) C
5 3 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.56%) VBScript
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Kofax
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle