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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 52 50 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +22
Permanent jobs citing WCF 9 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.58% 3.19% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.45% 7.87% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 3
Average salary £55,000 £46,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% -19.56%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
165 216 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 28.95% 40.53% 26.62%
Number of salaries quoted 146 191 169
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £72,500
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 24 April 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Slough

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (94.44%) .NET
3 15 (83.33%) SQL
4 14 (77.78%) ASP.NET
4 14 (77.78%) XML
4 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
5 13 (72.22%) Ajax
6 12 (66.67%) HTML
6 12 (66.67%) OO
7 11 (61.11%) CSS
8 8 (44.44%) MVC
9 7 (38.89%) JSON
9 7 (38.89%) jQuery
9 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (38.89%) MongoDB
9 7 (38.89%) NoSQL
9 7 (38.89%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (38.89%) Multithreading
9 7 (38.89%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (38.89%) SOAP
9 7 (38.89%) Windows
9 7 (38.89%) MSMQ
9 7 (38.89%) HTTP
9 7 (38.89%) B2B
9 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
9 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
10 6 (33.33%) MySQL
10 6 (33.33%) PHP
10 6 (33.33%) LINQ

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (5.56%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) MongoDB
2 7 (38.89%) NoSQL
3 6 (33.33%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Web Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Software Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Graduate
5 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 14 (77.78%) XML
2 14 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 13 (72.22%) Ajax
4 12 (66.67%) HTML
5 11 (61.11%) CSS
6 7 (38.89%) SOAP
6 7 (38.89%) MSMQ
6 7 (38.89%) JSON
6 7 (38.89%) jQuery
6 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (38.89%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (33.33%) REST
7 6 (33.33%) LINQ
8 1 (5.56%) WPF
8 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
8 1 (5.56%) J2EE
8 1 (5.56%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) OO
2 8 (44.44%) MVC
3 7 (38.89%) B2B
3 7 (38.89%) Multithreading
4 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Logistics
5 4 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.11%) System Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
8 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
4 6 (33.33%) PHP
5 4 (22.22%) C++
5 4 (22.22%) C
6 3 (16.67%) Java
7 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.56%) VBScript
7 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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