Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 135 180
Rank change year-on-year -11 +45 -14
Permanent jobs citing WCF 117 130 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.83% 2.14% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.03% 5.97% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 106 127 120
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £37,375 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% -5.56%

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 2,328 2,178 2,758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 36.46% 35.82% 31.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2,017 1,849 2,385
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £68,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018. 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 +6 53 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Slough -5 21 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Bracknell -17 16 £73,750 +9.26% 6
Wokingham -5 7 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Maidenhead - 5 £40,000 - 1
Newbury +7 1 £47,500 +5.56%
Windsor -16 1 £52,500 -12.50% 1
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 108 (92.31%) .NET
2 101 (86.32%) C#
3 76 (64.96%) SQL Server
4 74 (63.25%) ASP.NET
5 57 (48.72%) MVC
6 56 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (45.30%) JavaScript
8 48 (41.03%) .NET Framework
9 47 (40.17%) SQL
9 47 (40.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 45 (38.46%) CSS
10 45 (38.46%) Microsoft
11 42 (35.90%) HTML
12 41 (35.04%) jQuery
13 40 (34.19%) ASP.NET Web API
14 38 (32.48%) AngularJS
15 37 (31.62%) Windows
16 34 (29.06%) Web Services
17 31 (26.50%) Problem-Solving
18 27 (23.08%) JSON
18 27 (23.08%) Git (software)
19 26 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
20 24 (20.51%) Node.js
21 23 (19.66%) Unit Testing
22 22 (18.80%) React
22 22 (18.80%) Games
23 20 (17.09%) User Experience
24 19 (16.24%) REST
24 19 (16.24%) E-Commerce
25 18 (15.38%) TDD

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 17 (14.53%) IIS
2 4 (3.42%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.71%) Apache
3 2 (1.71%) CMS
3 2 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.71%) EPiServer
3 2 (1.71%) nginx
3 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.71%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.42%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.27%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (4.27%) Office 365
4 4 (3.42%) GitHub
4 4 (3.42%) Scribe Online
5 2 (1.71%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.71%) npm
6 1 (0.85%) Mailgun
6 1 (0.85%) SaaS
6 1 (0.85%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.26%) Internet
2 7 (5.98%) Intranet
2 7 (5.98%) NAS
2 7 (5.98%) SAN
3 2 (1.71%) HTTP
3 2 (1.71%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (64.96%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (12.82%) MongoDB
3 15 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 13 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (5.98%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (3.42%) Power BI
8 3 (2.56%) Big Data
9 2 (1.71%) Adabas
9 2 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 27 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (11.11%) Selenium
4 9 (7.69%) JIRA
4 9 (7.69%) TeamCity
5 8 (6.84%) Jasmine
5 8 (6.84%) ReSharper
5 8 (6.84%) SpecFlow
6 7 (5.98%) Subversion
7 5 (4.27%) Bugzilla
7 5 (4.27%) HP UFT
7 5 (4.27%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.42%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (3.42%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.56%) NUnit
10 2 (1.71%) Grunt
10 2 (1.71%) gulp
10 2 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.71%) webpack
General
1 22 (18.80%) Games
2 12 (10.26%) Retail
3 9 (7.69%) Back Office
4 6 (5.13%) Marketing
5 5 (4.27%) Finance
6 4 (3.42%) Advertising
6 4 (3.42%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.56%) Electronics
8 1 (0.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 81 (69.23%) Developer
2 61 (52.14%) .NET Developer
3 32 (27.35%) C# Developer
4 23 (19.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (13.68%) Senior Developer
6 15 (12.82%) Development Manager
6 15 (12.82%) SQL Developer
7 13 (11.11%) Backend Developer
7 13 (11.11%) C# WCF Developer
7 13 (11.11%) WCF Developer
8 11 (9.40%) Senior .NET Developer
9 9 (7.69%) Software Engineer
10 8 (6.84%) Consultant
11 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (5.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (5.98%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (5.13%) Lead Developer
13 5 (4.27%) Software Test Engineer
13 5 (4.27%) Test Development Engineer
13 5 (4.27%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (92.31%) .NET
2 74 (63.25%) ASP.NET
3 48 (41.03%) .NET Framework
4 47 (40.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 45 (38.46%) CSS
6 42 (35.90%) HTML
7 41 (35.04%) jQuery
8 40 (34.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 38 (32.48%) AngularJS
10 34 (29.06%) Web Services
11 27 (23.08%) JSON
12 24 (20.51%) Node.js
13 22 (18.80%) React
14 19 (16.24%) REST
15 18 (15.38%) Entity Framework
16 17 (14.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (14.53%) WPF
17 15 (12.82%) Angular 2
17 15 (12.82%) LINQ
17 15 (12.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (17.09%) User Experience
3 13 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (5.98%) Clustering
5 6 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (4.27%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.71%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (31.62%) Windows
2 10 (8.55%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.98%) Unix
3 7 (5.98%) Windows 10
3 7 (5.98%) Windows 7
3 7 (5.98%) Windows 8
3 7 (5.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (48.72%) MVC
2 56 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (26.50%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (19.66%) Unit Testing
5 19 (16.24%) E-Commerce
6 18 (15.38%) TDD
6 18 (15.38%) Web Application Development
7 16 (13.68%) OO
8 15 (12.82%) Front End Development
9 13 (11.11%) BDD
9 13 (11.11%) Market Research
9 13 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 12 (10.26%) Scrum
11 11 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (9.40%) Mentoring
11 11 (9.40%) Web Development
12 9 (7.69%) Line Management
12 9 (7.69%) Mathematics
13 8 (6.84%) OOD
13 8 (6.84%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 101 (86.32%) C#
2 53 (45.30%) JavaScript
3 47 (40.17%) SQL
4 10 (8.55%) T-SQL
5 8 (6.84%) Ruby
5 8 (6.84%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.27%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.56%) Java
7 3 (2.56%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.71%) F#
8 2 (1.71%) Natural
8 2 (1.71%) RPG
8 2 (1.71%) RPG IV
8 2 (1.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (14.53%) Degree
2 5 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) GDPR
2 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.98%) Terminal Server
4 5 (4.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.71%) Kibana
Vendors
1 45 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.40%) Citrix
2 11 (9.40%) VMware
3 7 (5.98%) Oracle
4 4 (3.42%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.42%) Tableau
5 3 (2.56%) SAP
6 2 (1.71%) Adobe
6 2 (1.71%) Google
6 2 (1.71%) IBM
6 2 (1.71%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.71%) webMethods
7 1 (0.85%) Automation Anywhere
7 1 (0.85%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.85%) Telerik
7 1 (0.85%) UiPath