Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 176 164
Rank change year-on-year +59 -12 -6
Permanent jobs citing WCF 168 93 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.49% 1.40% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.43% 3.77% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 166 97 166
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -21.05% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £24,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.56% +4.13%

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 2,612 2,466 2,935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 38.76% 37.17% 31.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,286 2,052 2,571
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 +61 82 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Wokingham +10 37 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Slough +10 19 £40,000 - 1
Bracknell -8 13 £65,000 +44.44% 2
Maidenhead - 5 £40,000 - 1
Newbury -14 4 £50,000 +8.11%
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 162 (96.43%) .NET
2 153 (91.07%) C#
3 114 (67.86%) ASP.NET
4 113 (67.26%) SQL Server
5 104 (61.90%) MVC
6 103 (61.31%) Agile Software Development
7 88 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 71 (42.26%) Node.js
9 69 (41.07%) ASP.NET Web API
10 67 (39.88%) JavaScript
11 64 (38.10%) HTML
11 64 (38.10%) TDD
12 61 (36.31%) CSS
13 58 (34.52%) BDD
14 57 (33.93%) Git (software)
14 57 (33.93%) Microsoft
15 54 (32.14%) Web Application Development
16 52 (30.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 48 (28.57%) SQL
18 43 (25.60%) OO
19 42 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
19 42 (25.00%) AngularJS
20 40 (23.81%) RESTful
21 39 (23.21%) Windows
22 38 (22.62%) .NET Framework
23 37 (22.02%) WPF
23 37 (22.02%) Ruby
23 37 (22.02%) NoSQL
24 36 (21.43%) Web Services
25 35 (20.83%) Games

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 8 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.60%) Mailgun
4 1 (0.60%) SaaS
4 1 (0.60%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.10%) Internet
2 8 (4.76%) Intranet
3 6 (3.57%) NAS
3 6 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (67.26%) SQL Server
2 42 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 37 (22.02%) NoSQL
4 18 (10.71%) MongoDB
5 14 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (4.76%) MySQL
6 8 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.98%) Big Data
8 4 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 57 (33.93%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.71%) Selenium
3 17 (10.12%) Jasmine
3 17 (10.12%) SpecFlow
4 10 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.60%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.60%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.60%) JIRA
5 1 (0.60%) MSTest
5 1 (0.60%) NUnit
5 1 (0.60%) Subversion
5 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (20.83%) Games
2 20 (11.90%) Retail
3 12 (7.14%) Marketing
4 11 (6.55%) Finance
5 6 (3.57%) Advertising
6 4 (2.38%) Electronics
6 4 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.19%) Back Office
8 1 (0.60%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 139 (82.74%) Developer
2 102 (60.71%) .NET Developer
3 23 (13.69%) C# Developer
4 20 (11.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (10.71%) Lead Developer
6 17 (10.12%) Backend Developer
6 17 (10.12%) C# WCF Developer
6 17 (10.12%) SQL Developer
6 17 (10.12%) WCF Developer
7 14 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 14 (8.33%) Social Media Developer
7 14 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 12 (7.14%) Software Engineer
9 10 (5.95%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.36%) C# Software Engineer
10 9 (5.36%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
11 8 (4.76%) Consultant
11 8 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
12 5 (2.98%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (96.43%) .NET
2 114 (67.86%) ASP.NET
3 88 (52.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 71 (42.26%) Node.js
5 69 (41.07%) ASP.NET Web API
6 64 (38.10%) HTML
7 61 (36.31%) CSS
8 52 (30.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 42 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 40 (23.81%) RESTful
11 38 (22.62%) .NET Framework
12 37 (22.02%) WPF
13 36 (21.43%) Web Services
14 33 (19.64%) React
15 31 (18.45%) REST
15 31 (18.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 30 (17.86%) jQuery
17 26 (15.48%) JSON
18 19 (11.31%) Angular 2
19 18 (10.71%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.05%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (14.88%) User Experience
3 23 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (8.33%) BBC
4 14 (8.33%) Social Media
5 6 (3.57%) Clustering
6 3 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.19%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 39 (23.21%) Windows
2 8 (4.76%) Windows 10
2 8 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 8 (4.76%) Windows 8
2 8 (4.76%) Windows Server
2 8 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (61.90%) MVC
2 103 (61.31%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (38.10%) TDD
4 58 (34.52%) BDD
5 54 (32.14%) Web Application Development
6 43 (25.60%) OO
7 30 (17.86%) Unit Testing
8 28 (16.67%) SDLC
9 26 (15.48%) Problem-Solving
10 25 (14.88%) Front End Development
10 25 (14.88%) Scrum
11 21 (12.50%) E-Commerce
12 18 (10.71%) Software Engineering
13 17 (10.12%) Market Research
13 17 (10.12%) MVVM
14 16 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (8.93%) Domain-Driven Design
16 14 (8.33%) CQRS
16 14 (8.33%) Test Automation
17 10 (5.95%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 153 (91.07%) C#
2 67 (39.88%) JavaScript
3 48 (28.57%) SQL
4 37 (22.02%) Ruby
5 14 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.98%) TypeScript
7 4 (2.38%) C++
8 3 (1.79%) XPath
8 3 (1.79%) XQuery
9 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (10.71%) Degree
2 1 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 8 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.57%) Terminal Server
3 3 (1.79%) Firmware
4 2 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 57 (33.93%) Microsoft
2 20 (11.90%) Capita
3 14 (8.33%) Apple
3 14 (8.33%) Facebook
3 14 (8.33%) Google
3 14 (8.33%) Sony
3 14 (8.33%) Yahoo!
4 8 (4.76%) VMware
5 6 (3.57%) Citrix
6 4 (2.38%) SAP
7 1 (0.60%) Xamarin