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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 55 53 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Permanent jobs citing WCF 15 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.48% 2.04% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.58% 6.41% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 8
Average salary £50,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% +11.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
198 156 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 32.73% 31.84% 27.25%
Number of salaries quoted 170 124 170
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Slough

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (100.00%) C#
1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (88.46%) ASP.NET
3 22 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 22 (84.62%) SQL
4 21 (80.77%) XML
4 21 (80.77%) Ajax
5 20 (76.92%) LINQ
5 20 (76.92%) REST
5 20 (76.92%) T-SQL
5 20 (76.92%) MySQL
5 20 (76.92%) PHP
6 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
7 12 (46.15%) HTML
8 11 (42.31%) Logistics
9 10 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
10 9 (34.62%) System Testing
11 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (23.08%) XSL
12 6 (23.08%) CSS
12 6 (23.08%) DHTML
12 6 (23.08%) WPF
13 4 (15.38%) OO
14 3 (11.54%) OOA/OOD
14 3 (11.54%) C
14 3 (11.54%) C++
14 3 (11.54%) jQuery

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 20 (76.92%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) ReSharper
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) Software Developer
3 10 (38.46%) .NET Developer
4 8 (30.77%) Senior .NET Developer
4 8 (30.77%) Senior Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Graduate
7 2 (7.69%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (88.46%) ASP.NET
3 21 (80.77%) XML
3 21 (80.77%) Ajax
4 20 (76.92%) LINQ
4 20 (76.92%) REST
5 12 (46.15%) HTML
6 6 (23.08%) DHTML
6 6 (23.08%) CSS
6 6 (23.08%) XSL
6 6 (23.08%) WPF
7 3 (11.54%) jQuery
7 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
8 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
8 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 11 (42.31%) Logistics
4 10 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (34.62%) System Testing
6 4 (15.38%) OO
7 3 (11.54%) MVC
7 3 (11.54%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
9 1 (3.85%) Scrum
9 1 (3.85%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 22 (84.62%) SQL
3 20 (76.92%) T-SQL
3 20 (76.92%) PHP
4 3 (11.54%) C++
4 3 (11.54%) C
5 2 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) VB
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) VMware