The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 28 18 39
Rank change year-on-year -10 +21  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 5 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 3.73% 11.17% 3.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.20% 26.32% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 10
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -35.71%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.93%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 41 76 92
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 30.60% 42.46% 32.86%
Number of salaries quoted 37 74 77
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing WCF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Bedford

WCF
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for WCF in Bedford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for WCF.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
3 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 6 (66.67%) BDD
3 6 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 5 (55.56%) RESTful
4 5 (55.56%) Code First Entity Framework
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
4 5 (55.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
4 5 (55.56%) Entity Framework
4 5 (55.56%) Node.js
4 5 (55.56%) High Availability
4 5 (55.56%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (55.56%) Ruby
4 5 (55.56%) Music Industry
4 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (33.33%) Subversion
2 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (55.56%) Music Industry
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (88.89%) .NET Framework
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (55.56%) Code First Entity Framework
4 5 (55.56%) Entity Framework
4 5 (55.56%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (55.56%) Node.js
4 5 (55.56%) RESTful
4 5 (55.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
2 6 (66.67%) BDD
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 6 (66.67%) Web Application Development
3 5 (55.56%) High Availability
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) CQRS
5 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) Ruby
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago