Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 52 45
Rank change year-on-year -11 -7 +49
Permanent jobs citing WCF 123 167 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.25% 5.33% 4.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.77% 12.99% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 131 161 189
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £53,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1259 1286 1574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 43.52% 41.05% 35.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1115 1143 1320
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £31,175 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,650 £60,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +8.75%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Buckinghamshire

WCF
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for WCF in Buckinghamshire

WCF
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Buckinghamshire

WCF
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Milton Keynes -44 41 £45,000 - 2
High Wycombe +9 25 £47,500 +22.58% 1
Gerrards Cross -6 16 £42,500 +21.43%
Marlow -16 8 £42,500 -22.73%
Olney +3 4 £45,000 -2.70%
Newport Pagnell -10 3 £28,000 -31.71%
Chesham - 3 £50,000 -
Aylesbury - 1 £42,500 - 1
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 123 (100.00%) C#
2 103 (83.74%) .NET
3 96 (78.05%) SQL Server
4 85 (69.11%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (65.04%) ASP.NET
6 79 (64.23%) MVC
7 66 (53.66%) Microsoft
8 59 (47.97%) Team Foundation Server
9 53 (43.09%) TDD
9 53 (43.09%) WPF
10 51 (41.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 48 (39.02%) Visual Studio
12 43 (34.96%) jQuery
13 36 (29.27%) HTML
14 33 (26.83%) SQL
14 33 (26.83%) CSS
15 32 (26.02%) JavaScript
16 31 (25.20%) Windows
16 31 (25.20%) Scrum
17 30 (24.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 30 (24.39%) Unit Testing
17 30 (24.39%) .NET Framework
18 27 (21.95%) System Testing
18 27 (21.95%) HTML5
18 27 (21.95%) WinForms
18 27 (21.95%) VB.NET
18 27 (21.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 27 (21.95%) SQL Server 2016
18 27 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 27 (21.95%) BDD

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 21 (17.07%) DNN
1 21 (17.07%) Documentum
2 12 (9.76%) IIS
3 1 (0.81%) Confluence
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.13%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.01%) Internet
2 3 (2.44%) HTTP
3 2 (1.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (78.05%) SQL Server
2 27 (21.95%) SQL Server 2016
3 22 (17.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (11.38%) NoSQL
5 11 (8.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (8.13%) Azure SQL Database
6 10 (8.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.25%) MySQL
8 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.63%) Big Data
10 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 59 (47.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 48 (39.02%) Visual Studio
3 20 (16.26%) Git (software)
4 12 (9.76%) NUnit
5 10 (8.13%) MSTest
6 7 (5.69%) JIRA
7 6 (4.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (3.25%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.44%) InstallShield
10 2 (1.63%) Moq
10 2 (1.63%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.81%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.81%) NuGet
11 1 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
General
1 22 (17.89%) Games
2 13 (10.57%) Finance
3 11 (8.94%) Legal
3 11 (8.94%) Telecoms
4 10 (8.13%) Publishing
5 6 (4.88%) Advertising
6 3 (2.44%) Back Office
7 1 (0.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 106 (86.18%) Developer
2 76 (61.79%) .NET Developer
3 48 (39.02%) C# Developer
4 31 (25.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (13.01%) Senior Developer
6 15 (12.20%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (12.20%) Software Developer
7 10 (8.13%) Applications Developer
7 10 (8.13%) C# Application Developer
8 9 (7.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (7.32%) Software Engineer
9 8 (6.50%) C# Web Applications Developer
9 8 (6.50%) C# WPF Developer
9 8 (6.50%) Desktop Support
9 8 (6.50%) Senior Software Developer
9 8 (6.50%) VB.NET Developer
9 8 (6.50%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (6.50%) Web Applications Developer
9 8 (6.50%) WPF Developer
10 7 (5.69%) C# VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (83.74%) .NET
2 80 (65.04%) ASP.NET
3 53 (43.09%) WPF
4 51 (41.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 43 (34.96%) jQuery
6 36 (29.27%) HTML
7 33 (26.83%) CSS
8 30 (24.39%) .NET Framework
8 30 (24.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 27 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 27 (21.95%) Entity Framework
9 27 (21.95%) HTML5
9 27 (21.95%) KnockoutJS
9 27 (21.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 27 (21.95%) WinForms
10 22 (17.89%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (17.89%) CSS3
10 22 (17.89%) Silverlight
11 18 (14.63%) XML
12 15 (12.20%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.51%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.50%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.63%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.81%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.20%) Windows
2 10 (8.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (69.11%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (64.23%) MVC
3 53 (43.09%) TDD
4 31 (25.20%) Scrum
5 30 (24.39%) Unit Testing
6 27 (21.95%) BDD
6 27 (21.95%) System Testing
6 27 (21.95%) Web Application Development
7 25 (20.33%) OO
8 20 (16.26%) Dependency Injection
8 20 (16.26%) Software Engineering
9 17 (13.82%) Multithreading
10 16 (13.01%) CQRS
10 16 (13.01%) Domain-Driven Design
11 11 (8.94%) MVVM
12 10 (8.13%) B2B
12 10 (8.13%) Issue Tracking
13 8 (6.50%) Functional Testing
13 8 (6.50%) Inversion of Control
14 6 (4.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (100.00%) C#
2 33 (26.83%) SQL
3 32 (26.02%) JavaScript
4 27 (21.95%) VB.NET
5 11 (8.94%) PowerShell
5 11 (8.94%) Ruby
6 7 (5.69%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.44%) Perl
7 3 (2.44%) Python
8 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.63%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (15.45%) Degree
2 5 (4.07%) MCTS
2 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.44%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.81%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) SLA
2 5 (4.07%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.63%) ISO 13485
3 2 (1.63%) QA
3 2 (1.63%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 66 (53.66%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.07%) EMC
2 21 (17.07%) Telerik
3 6 (4.88%) Facebook
4 4 (3.25%) Oracle
5 1 (0.81%) Twitter
5 1 (0.81%) Xamarin