Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 68 52
Rank change year-on-year -2 -16 -31
Permanent jobs citing WCF 23 53 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.11% 3.30% 4.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.63% 9.17% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24 55 94
Bedfordshire median annual salary £44,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.32% -5.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £55,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +10.47% -10.42% +6.67%

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 347 578 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 31.86% 35.99% 32.03%
Number of salaries quoted 285 534 585
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,950 £29,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £60,150
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Bedfordshire

WCF
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for WCF in Bedfordshire

WCF
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Bedfordshire

WCF
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +22 10 £42,500 -26.09% 1
Dunstable - 6 £51,250 -
Leighton Buzzard +4 5 £45,000 -10.00%
Bedford -5 2 £35,000 -22.22%
WCF
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (95.65%) .NET
3 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
4 17 (73.91%) WinForms
5 16 (69.57%) WPF
6 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (60.87%) MVC
8 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
9 11 (47.83%) TDD
10 10 (43.48%) Windows
11 9 (39.13%) NUnit
11 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
13 7 (30.43%) BDD
13 7 (30.43%) Scrum
14 6 (26.09%) Web Application Development
14 6 (26.09%) MVVM
14 6 (26.09%) Greenfield Project
15 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2016
15 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 5 (21.74%) Rhino Mocks
15 5 (21.74%) Moq
15 5 (21.74%) Kanban
15 5 (21.74%) LINQ
15 5 (21.74%) NHibernate
15 5 (21.74%) Music Streaming
15 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
15 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
16 4 (17.39%) Finance
16 4 (17.39%) JavaScript

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) EPiServer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) NUnit
2 5 (21.74%) Moq
2 5 (21.74%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) .NET Developer
2 14 (60.87%) C# Developer
3 8 (34.78%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Lead Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Lead C# Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Systems Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# WPF Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Lead .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) WPF Developer
8 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (4.35%) C# WCF Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) .NET
2 17 (73.91%) WinForms
3 16 (69.57%) WPF
4 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
5 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
6 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 5 (21.74%) LINQ
6 5 (21.74%) NHibernate
7 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
7 4 (17.39%) Web Services
8 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (13.04%) jQuery
8 3 (13.04%) MSMQ
8 3 (13.04%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (13.04%) REST
8 3 (13.04%) RESTful
8 3 (13.04%) XML
9 2 (8.70%) HTML
9 2 (8.70%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (21.74%) Music Streaming
3 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (60.87%) MVC
3 11 (47.83%) TDD
4 7 (30.43%) BDD
4 7 (30.43%) Scrum
5 6 (26.09%) MVVM
5 6 (26.09%) Web Application Development
6 5 (21.74%) Kanban
7 4 (17.39%) Re-Platforming
7 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
8 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
9 2 (8.70%) Collaborative Working
9 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (8.70%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (8.70%) Web Development
10 1 (4.35%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 1 (4.35%) IT Strategy
10 1 (4.35%) Physics
10 1 (4.35%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) PhD
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft