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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 30 40
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 36 62 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.13% 6.88% 5.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.86% 19.38% 16.06%
Number of salaries quoted 36 62 57
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 227 320 386
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 38.67% 35.52% 34.77%
Number of salaries quoted 169 297 356
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -7 13 £36,500 -18.88%
Dunstable - 11 £52,500 -
Leighton Buzzard - 9 £45,000 - 1
Luton 0 3 £56,000 -10.40%
WCF
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 49 (100.00%) C#
1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (95.92%) SQL Server
3 38 (77.55%) TDD
4 36 (73.47%) ASP.NET
5 34 (69.39%) .NET Framework
6 31 (63.27%) WPF
7 27 (55.10%) WinForms
8 26 (53.06%) MVC
8 26 (53.06%) NUnit
9 25 (51.02%) Visual Studio
9 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
10 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (42.86%) BDD
12 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (36.73%) Web Application Development
12 18 (36.73%) SQL Server 2016
12 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 17 (34.69%) AngularJS
13 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
13 17 (34.69%) LINQ
14 16 (32.65%) MVVM
14 16 (32.65%) Entity Framework
15 13 (26.53%) Scrum
16 12 (24.49%) Windows
17 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET Web API
18 10 (20.41%) Greenfield Project
18 10 (20.41%) HTML
18 10 (20.41%) RESTful
19 9 (18.37%) Git (software)

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 7 (14.29%) CMS
1 7 (14.29%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (95.92%) SQL Server
2 18 (36.73%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (18.37%) NoSQL
3 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (53.06%) NUnit
2 25 (51.02%) Visual Studio
3 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
3 9 (18.37%) Moq
3 9 (18.37%) Rhino Mocks
4 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (6.12%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.04%) Fiddler
General
1 9 (18.37%) Music Industry
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (100.00%) Developer
2 35 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 31 (63.27%) C# Developer
4 17 (34.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (34.69%) Lead C# Developer
4 17 (34.69%) Lead Developer
5 13 (26.53%) Lead .NET Developer
6 10 (20.41%) Senior C# Developer
6 10 (20.41%) Senior Developer
7 9 (18.37%) Senior Systems Developer
8 7 (14.29%) Systems Developer
9 5 (10.20%) Technical Developer
9 5 (10.20%) Technical Leader
10 2 (4.08%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.08%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (4.08%) C# WCF Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
10 2 (4.08%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (73.47%) ASP.NET
3 34 (69.39%) .NET Framework
4 31 (63.27%) WPF
5 27 (55.10%) WinForms
6 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (36.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 17 (34.69%) AngularJS
7 17 (34.69%) LINQ
8 16 (32.65%) Entity Framework
9 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (20.41%) HTML
10 10 (20.41%) RESTful
11 9 (18.37%) Code First Entity Framework
11 9 (18.37%) jQuery
11 9 (18.37%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (18.37%) NHibernate
11 9 (18.37%) Node.js
11 9 (18.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (18.37%) Streaming Music
3 3 (6.12%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (77.55%) TDD
2 26 (53.06%) MVC
3 23 (46.94%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (42.86%) BDD
5 18 (36.73%) Web Application Development
6 16 (32.65%) MVVM
7 13 (26.53%) Scrum
8 9 (18.37%) High Availability
8 9 (18.37%) Kanban
9 7 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 7 (14.29%) IT Strategy
9 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.20%) Mathematics
11 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (6.12%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (6.12%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
13 2 (4.08%) Physics
13 2 (4.08%) Prototyping
13 2 (4.08%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.37%) Ruby
4 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.04%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
1 2 (4.08%) PhD
Vendors
1 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago