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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 54 60 42
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Permanent jobs citing WCF 8 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.55% 1.44% 4.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.23% 4.25% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 27
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
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 Slough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
153 212 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 29.71% 33.87% 34.91%
Number of salaries quoted 137 204 172
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 21 (87.50%) C#
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
4 18 (75.00%) HTML
5 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
5 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET
5 17 (70.83%) CSS
6 15 (62.50%) Web Services
7 14 (58.33%) XML
8 12 (50.00%) Ajax
9 11 (45.83%) Visual Studio
9 11 (45.83%) XSLT
9 11 (45.83%) SQL
10 10 (41.67%) IIS
10 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
10 10 (41.67%) MVC
10 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (37.50%) jQuery
11 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
12 8 (33.33%) OO
12 8 (33.33%) CRM
12 8 (33.33%) Finance
12 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (29.17%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (29.17%) HTML5
13 7 (29.17%) SharePoint 2010

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (41.67%) IIS
1 10 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 7 (29.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (29.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (20.83%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) LDAP
2 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 3 (12.50%) Intranet
2 3 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Visual Studio
2 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (8.33%) NUnit
3 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 9 (37.50%) .NET Developer
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 4 (16.67%) CRM Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) C# Programmer
6 2 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Programmer
7 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Lead C# Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) .NET
2 18 (75.00%) HTML
3 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET
3 17 (70.83%) CSS
4 15 (62.50%) Web Services
5 14 (58.33%) XML
6 12 (50.00%) Ajax
7 11 (45.83%) XSLT
8 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (37.50%) jQuery
10 7 (29.17%) SOAP
10 7 (29.17%) HTML5
10 7 (29.17%) CSS3
11 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 6 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (25.00%) WSDL
12 4 (16.67%) LINQ
12 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
12 4 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (12.50%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) W3C
2 3 (12.50%) Replication
2 3 (12.50%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) MVC
2 8 (33.33%) OO
2 8 (33.33%) CRM
3 6 (25.00%) Workflow
4 5 (20.83%) OOP
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
5 3 (12.50%) Software Deployment
5 3 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) Process Management
6 2 (8.33%) User Stories
6 2 (8.33%) Web Development
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 2 (8.33%) Document Management
6 2 (8.33%) Data Mapping
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.17%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) C#
2 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
3 11 (45.83%) SQL
4 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) MCP
1 6 (25.00%) MCSD
1 6 (25.00%) MCDBA
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (25.00%) MCTS
1 6 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Telerik
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