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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 59 70 40
Rank change year-on-year +11 -30  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 49 58 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.54% 3.38% 5.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.48% 8.88% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 46 48 90
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +13.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 517 653 562
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 37.36% 38.05% 29.58%
Number of salaries quoted 460 584 457
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 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 3 months to 22 March 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 3 months to 22 March 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
Milton Keynes -1 38 £45,000 +4.04% 2
Amersham - 5 £45,000 - 1
Olney -1 4 £45,000 +9.75% 2
Gerrards Cross - 4 £31,000 -
WCF
South East

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 118 (95.16%) C#
1 118 (95.16%) .NET
2 108 (87.10%) ASP.NET
3 86 (69.35%) MVC
4 74 (59.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 70 (56.45%) SQL Server
6 66 (53.23%) Web Services
7 65 (52.42%) CSS
7 65 (52.42%) HTML
8 64 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (51.61%) TDD
9 62 (50.00%) .NET Framework
10 61 (49.19%) LINQ
11 55 (44.35%) jQuery
12 50 (40.32%) VB.NET
13 49 (39.52%) XML
14 47 (37.90%) Microsoft
15 45 (36.29%) JavaScript
15 45 (36.29%) Entity Framework
15 45 (36.29%) HTML5
16 42 (33.87%) Web Development
17 40 (32.26%) SQL
18 36 (29.03%) XSLT
19 35 (28.23%) Visual Studio
20 34 (27.42%) Team Foundation Server
21 33 (26.61%) Web Design
21 33 (26.61%) Responsive Web Design
22 32 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
22 32 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web API
23 30 (24.19%) WPF

WCF
Top Related 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 4 (3.23%) IIS
2 3 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.42%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (2.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.61%) Mule
3 2 (1.61%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (56.45%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.52%) SQL Server 2014
3 17 (13.71%) NoSQL
4 12 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (4.84%) MySQL
5 6 (4.84%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.84%) SSDT
6 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.81%) DTS
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 35 (28.23%) Visual Studio
2 34 (27.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (13.71%) Git (software)
4 16 (12.90%) NUnit
5 5 (4.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.61%) Moq
6 2 (1.61%) MSTest
General
1 17 (13.71%) Finance
2 9 (7.26%) Marketing
3 6 (4.84%) Electronics
4 5 (4.03%) Back Office
4 5 (4.03%) Games
5 1 (0.81%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (94.35%) Developer
2 76 (61.29%) .NET Developer
3 50 (40.32%) C# Developer
4 28 (22.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (21.77%) Senior Developer
6 19 (15.32%) ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (14.52%) VB.NET Developer
7 18 (14.52%) Web Developer
8 16 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 15 (12.10%) Senior C# Developer
9 15 (12.10%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (10.48%) Software Developer
11 9 (7.26%) Full Stack Developer
11 9 (7.26%) Senior Web Developer
12 8 (6.45%) .NET Web Developer
12 8 (6.45%) Full Stack Web Developer
13 7 (5.65%) SQL Developer
14 6 (4.84%) .NET Programmer
14 6 (4.84%) ASP.NET Programmer
14 6 (4.84%) VB.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (95.16%) .NET
2 108 (87.10%) ASP.NET
3 74 (59.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 66 (53.23%) Web Services
5 65 (52.42%) CSS
5 65 (52.42%) HTML
6 62 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 61 (49.19%) LINQ
8 55 (44.35%) jQuery
9 49 (39.52%) XML
10 45 (36.29%) Entity Framework
10 45 (36.29%) HTML5
11 36 (29.03%) XSLT
12 32 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web API
12 32 (25.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 30 (24.19%) WPF
14 25 (20.16%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 25 (20.16%) CSS3
15 24 (19.35%) WinForms
16 17 (13.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.16%) User Experience
2 13 (10.48%) Social Network
3 6 (4.84%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.23%) Graphic Design
5 3 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.58%) Windows
2 2 (1.61%) Android
2 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (69.35%) MVC
2 64 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (51.61%) TDD
3 42 (33.87%) Web Development
4 33 (26.61%) Responsive Web Design
4 33 (26.61%) Web Design
5 25 (20.16%) Mobile First
6 24 (19.35%) BDD
6 24 (19.35%) OO
7 22 (17.74%) Web Application Development
8 20 (16.13%) SDLC
9 18 (14.52%) Scrum
10 13 (10.48%) SOA
11 12 (9.68%) Investment Management
12 11 (8.87%) Wealth Management
13 8 (6.45%) Cross-Browser Development
14 7 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (5.65%) Mentoring
15 6 (4.84%) Software Engineering
15 6 (4.84%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (95.16%) C#
2 50 (40.32%) VB.NET
3 45 (36.29%) JavaScript
4 40 (32.26%) SQL
5 17 (13.71%) Ruby
6 10 (8.06%) T-SQL
7 8 (6.45%) XPath
8 5 (4.03%) VB
9 3 (2.42%) Java
9 3 (2.42%) XQuery
10 2 (1.61%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (2.42%) Degree
2 2 (1.61%) HND
2 2 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 47 (37.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.26%) Oracle
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