Period
to 19 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 184 89 148
Rank change year-on-year -95 +59 +54
Permanent jobs citing WCF 68 207 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.20% 3.16% 1.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.28% 8.76% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 63 195 141
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £56,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 2,075 2,364 2,552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 36.65% 36.12% 32.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,804 2,048 2,156
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,375 £71,000 £68,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -40 33 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Slough -24 12 £50,000 +25.00%
Bracknell -28 11 £75,000 +11.11%
Wokingham -19 5 £62,500 +78.57% 2
Windsor +2 3 £52,500 +40.00%
Maidenhead -20 1 £50,000 -4.76%
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 66 (97.06%) .NET
2 64 (94.12%) C#
3 51 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 46 (67.65%) ASP.NET
4 46 (67.65%) .NET Framework
5 43 (63.24%) JavaScript
6 38 (55.88%) MVC
7 36 (52.94%) jQuery
8 32 (47.06%) SQL
9 30 (44.12%) HTML
9 30 (44.12%) CSS
9 30 (44.12%) ASP.NET Web API
10 27 (39.71%) Unit Testing
11 26 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (36.76%) AngularJS
12 25 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
14 23 (33.82%) Web Services
14 23 (33.82%) Problem-Solving
15 21 (30.88%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (30.88%) Microsoft Azure
16 19 (27.94%) Team Foundation Server
16 19 (27.94%) Node.js
16 19 (27.94%) Windows
17 17 (25.00%) JSON
18 16 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 16 (23.53%) Git (software)
18 16 (23.53%) Entity Framework
18 16 (23.53%) React
19 14 (20.59%) LINQ

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 10 (14.71%) IIS
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.94%) Apache
3 2 (2.94%) CMS
3 2 (2.94%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.94%) nginx
3 2 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.94%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (5.88%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 21 (30.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.35%) Office 365
4 4 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (5.88%) GitHub
4 4 (5.88%) Scribe Online
5 2 (2.94%) Google Analytics
5 2 (2.94%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) HTTP
1 2 (2.94%) HTTPS
1 2 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (19.12%) MongoDB
4 12 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (5.88%) Big Data
6 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.88%) Power BI
6 4 (5.88%) Star Schema
7 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.94%) Adabas
9 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.47%) RavenDB
9 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (27.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 10 (14.71%) NUnit
3 10 (14.71%) ReSharper
4 7 (10.29%) Jasmine
4 7 (10.29%) Selenium
4 7 (10.29%) SpecFlow
5 5 (7.35%) Visual Studio
6 4 (5.88%) JIRA
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.94%) Grunt
7 2 (2.94%) gulp
7 2 (2.94%) MSBuild
7 2 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.94%) Subversion
7 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (2.94%) webpack
8 1 (1.47%) Moq
General
1 7 (10.29%) Back Office
2 6 (8.82%) Games
3 3 (4.41%) Finance
4 2 (2.94%) Legal
4 2 (2.94%) Marketing
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (76.47%) Developer
2 37 (54.41%) .NET Developer
3 22 (32.35%) C# Developer
4 18 (26.47%) Senior Developer
5 14 (20.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (19.12%) Senior .NET Developer
7 10 (14.71%) Development Manager
8 7 (10.29%) Software Development Manager
8 7 (10.29%) Software Manager
8 7 (10.29%) SQL Developer
9 5 (7.35%) C# WCF Developer
9 5 (7.35%) WCF Developer
10 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Backend Developer
10 4 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.88%) CRM Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 3 (4.41%) .NET Applications Developer
11 3 (4.41%) C# Application Developer
11 3 (4.41%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (97.06%) .NET
2 46 (67.65%) .NET Framework
2 46 (67.65%) ASP.NET
3 36 (52.94%) jQuery
4 30 (44.12%) ASP.NET Web API
4 30 (44.12%) CSS
4 30 (44.12%) HTML
5 26 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (36.76%) AngularJS
7 23 (33.82%) Web Services
8 19 (27.94%) Node.js
9 17 (25.00%) JSON
10 16 (23.53%) Entity Framework
10 16 (23.53%) React
11 14 (20.59%) LINQ
12 13 (19.12%) XML
13 12 (17.65%) Vue.js
14 10 (14.71%) .NET Core
14 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (14.71%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.88%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.18%) User Experience
3 5 (7.35%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.94%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.94%) Windows
2 6 (8.82%) Linux
2 6 (8.82%) Unix
3 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.88%) MVC
2 27 (39.71%) Unit Testing
3 25 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (33.82%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (14.71%) Test Automation
6 8 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 8 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 8 (11.76%) Migration
6 8 (11.76%) OO
6 8 (11.76%) OOD
6 8 (11.76%) Refactoring
6 8 (11.76%) SOLID
6 8 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (10.29%) MVVM
7 7 (10.29%) Software Delivery
8 6 (8.82%) CRM
8 6 (8.82%) ETL
8 6 (8.82%) Scrum
8 6 (8.82%) TDD
9 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 64 (94.12%) C#
2 43 (63.24%) JavaScript
3 32 (47.06%) SQL
4 14 (20.59%) VB.NET
5 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.88%) VB
7 2 (2.94%) Java
7 2 (2.94%) Natural
7 2 (2.94%) RPG
7 2 (2.94%) RPG IV
7 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.47%) F#
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) GDPR
2 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle
3 4 (5.88%) Citrix
3 4 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (5.88%) Tableau
3 4 (5.88%) VMware
4 2 (2.94%) Adobe
4 2 (2.94%) IBM
4 2 (2.94%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.94%) webMethods
5 1 (1.47%) Automation Anywhere
5 1 (1.47%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.47%) Telerik
5 1 (1.47%) UiPath