Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 183 184
Rank change year-on-year +69 +1 -47
Permanent jobs citing WCF 157 133 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.52% 1.54% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.00% 4.84% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 146 130 165
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £43,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.98% -14.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £40,500
90th Percentile £68,125 £60,000 £60,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2242 2747 3450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 35.96% 31.73% 31.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1913 2356 2926
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,728
% change year-on-year - +2.91% +9.32%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Berkshire

WCF
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for WCF in Berkshire

WCF
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Berkshire

WCF
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Reading +37 60 £38,000 -0.65% 3
Slough +33 32 £40,000 - 2
Bracknell +26 25 £67,500 +92.86% 1
Wokingham +3 24 £35,000 -33.33% 1
Windsor - 5 £60,000 -
Maidenhead +17 1 £52,500 -8.70%
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 147 (93.63%) .NET
2 143 (91.08%) C#
3 136 (86.62%) SQL Server
4 121 (77.07%) ASP.NET
5 117 (74.52%) MVC
6 112 (71.34%) Agile Software Development
7 97 (61.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 89 (56.69%) TDD
9 76 (48.41%) BDD
10 75 (47.77%) ASP.NET Web API
11 73 (46.50%) OO
12 72 (45.86%) Web Application Development
12 72 (45.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 67 (42.68%) Node.js
14 54 (34.39%) Git (software)
15 51 (32.48%) HTML
16 50 (31.85%) JavaScript
17 49 (31.21%) CSS
17 49 (31.21%) SQL Server 2016
18 48 (30.57%) Microsoft
19 47 (29.94%) RESTful
20 45 (28.66%) NoSQL
20 45 (28.66%) Greenfield Project
21 43 (27.39%) Ruby
22 40 (25.48%) Internet
22 40 (25.48%) SQL
23 37 (23.57%) jQuery
24 33 (21.02%) SQL Server 2014
25 31 (19.75%) XML
26 29 (18.47%) Web Services

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 12 (7.64%) IIS
2 7 (4.46%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.18%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.55%) WordPress
5 3 (1.91%) CMS
6 2 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.64%) Kentico
7 1 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (9.55%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.55%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.64%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 40 (25.48%) Internet
2 11 (7.01%) Intranet
3 2 (1.27%) HTTP
4 1 (0.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (86.62%) SQL Server
2 49 (31.21%) SQL Server 2016
3 45 (28.66%) NoSQL
4 33 (21.02%) SQL Server 2014
5 12 (7.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (7.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.82%) MongoDB
8 5 (3.18%) DTS
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.64%) Big Data
10 1 (0.64%) MySQL
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 54 (34.39%) Git (software)
2 22 (14.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (10.83%) Jasmine
3 17 (10.83%) Selenium
3 17 (10.83%) SpecFlow
4 11 (7.01%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.55%) Subversion
5 4 (2.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.27%) MSTest
6 2 (1.27%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.64%) JIRA
7 1 (0.64%) Moq
7 1 (0.64%) NUnit
General
1 29 (18.47%) Games
2 22 (14.01%) Finance
3 8 (5.10%) Marketing
4 7 (4.46%) Electronics
4 7 (4.46%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.55%) Retail
6 1 (0.64%) Advertising
6 1 (0.64%) Local Government
6 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 129 (82.17%) Developer
2 108 (68.79%) .NET Developer
3 24 (15.29%) C# Developer
4 23 (14.65%) Social Media Developer
5 14 (8.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (7.64%) Lead Developer
7 10 (6.37%) Development Manager
8 9 (5.73%) Analyst
9 8 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 8 (5.10%) Web Developer
10 7 (4.46%) Angular Developer
10 7 (4.46%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (4.46%) Business Integration Analyst
10 7 (4.46%) C# WPF Developer
10 7 (4.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (4.46%) Integration Analyst
10 7 (4.46%) WPF Developer
11 6 (3.82%) .NET Web Developer
11 6 (3.82%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (3.82%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (93.63%) .NET
2 121 (77.07%) ASP.NET
3 97 (61.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 75 (47.77%) ASP.NET Web API
5 72 (45.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 67 (42.68%) Node.js
7 51 (32.48%) HTML
8 49 (31.21%) CSS
9 47 (29.94%) RESTful
10 37 (23.57%) jQuery
11 31 (19.75%) XML
12 29 (18.47%) Web Services
13 26 (16.56%) .NET Framework
13 26 (16.56%) AngularJS
14 25 (15.92%) KnockoutJS
14 25 (15.92%) REST
15 23 (14.65%) React
16 22 (14.01%) JSON
16 22 (14.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 20 (12.74%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 45 (28.66%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (14.65%) BBC
2 23 (14.65%) Social Media
3 18 (11.46%) User Experience
4 10 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.82%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.18%) PMI
7 4 (2.55%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.55%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.27%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.55%) Windows
2 11 (7.01%) Windows Server
3 10 (6.37%) Windows 10
3 10 (6.37%) Windows 7
3 10 (6.37%) Windows 8
3 10 (6.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (6.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.64%) Android
4 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (74.52%) MVC
2 112 (71.34%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (56.69%) TDD
4 76 (48.41%) BDD
5 73 (46.50%) OO
6 72 (45.86%) Web Application Development
7 29 (18.47%) CQRS
7 29 (18.47%) Domain-Driven Design
8 27 (17.20%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (12.74%) Front End Development
10 16 (10.19%) SDLC
11 14 (8.92%) Scrum
11 14 (8.92%) Unit Testing
12 13 (8.28%) Web Development
13 11 (7.01%) Mentoring
13 11 (7.01%) SOA
13 11 (7.01%) Test Automation
14 9 (5.73%) Presales
14 9 (5.73%) Software Architecture
14 9 (5.73%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 143 (91.08%) C#
2 50 (31.85%) JavaScript
3 43 (27.39%) Ruby
4 40 (25.48%) SQL
5 9 (5.73%) TypeScript
6 8 (5.10%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.46%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.18%) Java
8 5 (3.18%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.18%) VB
9 4 (2.55%) XPath
9 4 (2.55%) XQuery
10 2 (1.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (12.10%) Degree
2 5 (3.18%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.55%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.01%) Active Directory
1 11 (7.01%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (6.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.64%) Docker
Vendors
1 48 (30.57%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.65%) Apple
2 23 (14.65%) Facebook
2 23 (14.65%) Google
2 23 (14.65%) Sony
2 23 (14.65%) Yahoo!
3 10 (6.37%) VMware
4 7 (4.46%) SAP
5 4 (2.55%) DevExpress
5 4 (2.55%) Telerik
6 2 (1.27%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.27%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.64%) Capita