Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 163 182
Rank change year-on-year +31 +19 -39
Permanent jobs citing WCF 142 107 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.17% 1.66% 1.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.72% 4.61% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 135 111 135
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £24,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 2,483 2,320 2,929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 38.02% 35.98% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,150 1,927 2,569
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £68,750
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +50 64 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Slough +5 23 £40,000 - 2
Wokingham +1 19 £55,000 +57.14%
Bracknell -8 13 £70,000 +7.69%
Newbury +3 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Maidenhead - 5 £40,000 - 3
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 131 (92.25%) .NET
2 123 (86.62%) C#
3 90 (63.38%) ASP.NET
4 86 (60.56%) SQL Server
5 76 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (51.41%) MVC
7 70 (49.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 55 (38.73%) JavaScript
8 55 (38.73%) CSS
9 53 (37.32%) HTML
10 51 (35.92%) Microsoft
11 49 (34.51%) ASP.NET Web API
12 44 (30.99%) SQL
13 39 (27.46%) Windows
14 38 (26.76%) AngularJS
15 37 (26.06%) Git (software)
15 37 (26.06%) Games
15 37 (26.06%) TDD
16 36 (25.35%) .NET Framework
16 36 (25.35%) Node.js
17 34 (23.94%) Web Application Development
18 33 (23.24%) Web Services
19 32 (22.54%) jQuery
20 30 (21.13%) Problem-Solving
21 29 (20.42%) SQL Server 2016
21 29 (20.42%) BDD
21 29 (20.42%) OO
22 27 (19.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
23 26 (18.31%) React
23 26 (18.31%) Greenfield Project

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 11 (7.75%) IIS
2 2 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.34%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.70%) Mailgun
3 1 (0.70%) Office 365
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
3 1 (0.70%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.79%) Internet
2 8 (5.63%) Intranet
2 8 (5.63%) NAS
2 8 (5.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (60.56%) SQL Server
2 29 (20.42%) SQL Server 2016
3 19 (13.38%) MongoDB
4 15 (10.56%) NoSQL
5 11 (7.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (6.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (4.23%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (2.82%) Big Data
9 3 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.70%) MySQL
10 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (26.06%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.27%) Selenium
3 11 (7.75%) Jasmine
3 11 (7.75%) SpecFlow
4 8 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (4.93%) TeamCity
6 5 (3.52%) Bugzilla
6 5 (3.52%) HP UFT
6 5 (3.52%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.52%) JIRA
6 5 (3.52%) Subversion
7 3 (2.11%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.70%) MSTest
8 1 (0.70%) NUnit
8 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (26.06%) Games
2 20 (14.08%) Retail
3 7 (4.93%) Marketing
4 5 (3.52%) Advertising
4 5 (3.52%) Back Office
4 5 (3.52%) Finance
4 5 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.82%) Electronics
5 4 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 108 (76.06%) Developer
2 86 (60.56%) .NET Developer
3 30 (21.13%) C# Developer
4 27 (19.01%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (13.38%) Backend Developer
5 19 (13.38%) C# WCF Developer
5 19 (13.38%) SQL Developer
5 19 (13.38%) WCF Developer
6 14 (9.86%) Senior Developer
7 13 (9.15%) Lead Developer
7 13 (9.15%) Senior .NET Developer
8 12 (8.45%) Software Engineer
9 11 (7.75%) Development Manager
10 9 (6.34%) Consultant
11 8 (5.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 8 (5.63%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (4.23%) ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (4.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (4.23%) Software Developer
13 5 (3.52%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (92.25%) .NET
2 90 (63.38%) ASP.NET
3 70 (49.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 55 (38.73%) CSS
5 53 (37.32%) HTML
6 49 (34.51%) ASP.NET Web API
7 38 (26.76%) AngularJS
8 36 (25.35%) .NET Framework
8 36 (25.35%) Node.js
9 33 (23.24%) Web Services
10 32 (22.54%) jQuery
11 27 (19.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 26 (18.31%) JSON
12 26 (18.31%) React
13 23 (16.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 22 (15.49%) WPF
15 21 (14.79%) REST
16 20 (14.08%) RESTful
17 19 (13.38%) Angular 2
18 16 (11.27%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.31%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (17.61%) User Experience
3 8 (5.63%) Clustering
4 6 (4.23%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.82%) BBC
6 4 (2.82%) Social Media
7 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.46%) Windows
2 10 (7.04%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.63%) Windows 10
3 8 (5.63%) Windows 7
3 8 (5.63%) Windows 8
3 8 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (53.52%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (51.41%) MVC
3 37 (26.06%) TDD
4 34 (23.94%) Web Application Development
5 30 (21.13%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (20.42%) BDD
6 29 (20.42%) OO
7 25 (17.61%) E-Commerce
7 25 (17.61%) Front End Development
8 23 (16.20%) Unit Testing
9 19 (13.38%) Market Research
10 17 (11.97%) Scrum
11 16 (11.27%) SDLC
12 14 (9.86%) Domain-Driven Design
13 13 (9.15%) CQRS
13 13 (9.15%) Test Automation
14 12 (8.45%) Mentoring
15 11 (7.75%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (6.34%) Line Management
17 8 (5.63%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 123 (86.62%) C#
2 55 (38.73%) JavaScript
3 44 (30.99%) SQL
4 16 (11.27%) Ruby
5 11 (7.75%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.52%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.41%) F#
7 2 (1.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.70%) C++
8 1 (0.70%) Java
8 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (9.86%) Degree
2 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.34%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.63%) Terminal Server
2 8 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.41%) Kibana
Vendors
1 51 (35.92%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.97%) Capita
3 8 (5.63%) Citrix
3 8 (5.63%) VMware
4 6 (4.23%) Google
5 4 (2.82%) Apple
5 4 (2.82%) Facebook
5 4 (2.82%) SAP
5 4 (2.82%) Sony
5 4 (2.82%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.70%) Automation Anywhere
6 1 (0.70%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle
6 1 (0.70%) UiPath
6 1 (0.70%) Xamarin