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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 144 127
Rank change year-on-year -2 -17  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 41 64 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.24% 1.44% 1.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.53% 4.45% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 38 59 91
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £35,000 £38,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £55,500 £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 Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1161 1438 1515
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 34.98% 32.27% 29.54%
Number of salaries quoted 967 1275 1238
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 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
Slough +17 13 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Reading +5 11 £40,000 -11.11%
Wokingham +11 2 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Newbury - 1 £45,000 -
Windsor - 1 £60,000 -
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 90 (95.74%) .NET
2 82 (87.23%) C#
3 77 (81.91%) ASP.NET
4 67 (71.28%) SQL Server
5 66 (70.21%) MVC
6 57 (60.64%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (55.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 50 (53.19%) JavaScript
9 49 (52.13%) OO
10 44 (46.81%) TDD
11 42 (44.68%) HTML
12 39 (41.49%) CSS
13 35 (37.23%) SQL
14 31 (32.98%) Microsoft
15 30 (31.91%) BDD
16 27 (28.72%) ASP.NET Web API
17 26 (27.66%) Web Application Development
17 26 (27.66%) Team Foundation Server
18 25 (26.60%) jQuery
18 25 (26.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 24 (25.53%) Web Services
19 24 (25.53%) Windows
20 19 (20.21%) SQL Server 2014
21 18 (19.15%) RESTful
21 18 (19.15%) Scrum
21 18 (19.15%) T-SQL
21 18 (19.15%) Greenfield Project
22 17 (18.09%) Web Development
22 17 (18.09%) Git (software)
22 17 (18.09%) NoSQL

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 (12.77%) IIS
2 4 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.06%) CMS
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.89%) Internet
2 4 (4.26%) HTTP
2 4 (4.26%) Intranet
3 2 (2.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (71.28%) SQL Server
2 19 (20.21%) SQL Server 2014
3 17 (18.09%) NoSQL
4 14 (14.89%) Relational Database
5 10 (10.64%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (7.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (7.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (4.26%) MongoDB
9 3 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (2.13%) Big Data
10 2 (2.13%) OLAP
11 1 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (1.06%) MySQL
11 1 (1.06%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 26 (27.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (18.09%) Git (software)
3 14 (14.89%) Subversion
4 11 (11.70%) Bugzilla
4 11 (11.70%) Trac
5 6 (6.38%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.13%) MSTest
6 2 (2.13%) NUnit
7 1 (1.06%) gulp
7 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.06%) NuGet
7 1 (1.06%) Selenium
7 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (10.64%) Games
2 7 (7.45%) Finance
3 6 (6.38%) Marketing
4 3 (3.19%) Electronics
4 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.06%) Automotive
5 1 (1.06%) Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (90.43%) Developer
2 67 (71.28%) .NET Developer
3 26 (27.66%) C# Developer
4 22 (23.40%) Software Developer
5 21 (22.34%) ASP.NET Developer
5 21 (22.34%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 17 (18.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (14.89%) C# Software Developer
9 13 (13.83%) Agile Developer
9 13 (13.83%) Senior Developer
9 13 (13.83%) Social Media Developer
10 12 (12.77%) Agile .NET Developer
11 11 (11.70%) .NET Software Developer
11 11 (11.70%) Agile C# Developer
11 11 (11.70%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 11 (11.70%) Graduate C# Developer
11 11 (11.70%) Graduate Developer
11 11 (11.70%) Graduate Software Developer
11 11 (11.70%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (95.74%) .NET
2 77 (81.91%) ASP.NET
3 52 (55.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 42 (44.68%) HTML
5 39 (41.49%) CSS
6 27 (28.72%) ASP.NET Web API
7 25 (26.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 25 (26.60%) jQuery
8 24 (25.53%) Web Services
9 18 (19.15%) RESTful
10 16 (17.02%) LINQ
11 15 (15.96%) .NET Framework
11 15 (15.96%) XML
12 14 (14.89%) AngularJS
13 13 (13.83%) Ajax
13 13 (13.83%) Node.js
14 12 (12.77%) Backbone.js
15 11 (11.70%) Entity Framework
15 11 (11.70%) Marionette.js
15 11 (11.70%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.15%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (13.83%) BBC
2 13 (13.83%) Social Media
3 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.13%) Xbox
6 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.53%) Windows
2 5 (5.32%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.26%) Windows 10
3 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.26%) Windows 8
3 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.19%) Unix
5 1 (1.06%) Android
5 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (70.21%) MVC
2 57 (60.64%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (52.13%) OO
4 44 (46.81%) TDD
5 30 (31.91%) BDD
6 26 (27.66%) Web Application Development
7 18 (19.15%) Scrum
8 17 (18.09%) Web Development
9 16 (17.02%) OOP
10 14 (14.89%) SDLC
10 14 (14.89%) Software Engineering
11 12 (12.77%) SOA
12 11 (11.70%) Coaching
12 11 (11.70%) Mobile Development
12 11 (11.70%) Refactoring
13 10 (10.64%) CQRS
13 10 (10.64%) Domain-Driven Design
14 6 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (6.38%) Multithreading
15 5 (5.32%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 82 (87.23%) C#
2 50 (53.19%) JavaScript
3 35 (37.23%) SQL
4 18 (19.15%) T-SQL
5 13 (13.83%) Ruby
6 11 (11.70%) TypeScript
7 8 (8.51%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.19%) XPath
9 2 (2.13%) PHP
9 2 (2.13%) VB
10 1 (1.06%) C++
10 1 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (18.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.06%) MCP
2 1 (1.06%) MCSD
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.32%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 31 (32.98%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.89%) Google
3 13 (13.83%) Apple
3 13 (13.83%) Facebook
3 13 (13.83%) Sony
3 13 (13.83%) Yahoo!
4 4 (4.26%) VMware
5 3 (3.19%) SAP
6 2 (2.13%) Nintex
7 1 (1.06%) Xamarin
Slough, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago