Period
to 19 April 2018

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

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 64 64
Rank change year-on-year -17 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 89 111 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.04% 4.02% 4.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.96% 10.68% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 95 113 142
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +7.59%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £54,875
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,118 1,039 1,393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.18% 37.66% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 978 911 1,223
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 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
Milton Keynes -31 40 £47,500 +5.56% 7
High Wycombe +26 29 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Gerrards Cross -3 9 £50,000 +61.29%
Marlow - 6 £57,500 -
Aylesbury - 2 £42,500 -
Chesham - 2 £40,000 -
Newport Pagnell -7 1 £47,500 +15.85%
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 89 (100.00%) .NET
1 89 (100.00%) C#
2 79 (88.76%) SQL Server
3 77 (86.52%) ASP.NET
4 69 (77.53%) MVC
5 67 (75.28%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (75.28%) TDD
6 64 (71.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 51 (57.30%) BDD
8 50 (56.18%) Web Application Development
8 50 (56.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 49 (55.06%) SQL Server 2016
9 49 (55.06%) Games
9 49 (55.06%) JavaScript
10 43 (48.31%) .NET Framework
11 39 (43.82%) AngularJS
12 38 (42.70%) ASP.NET Web API
13 36 (40.45%) Entity Framework
14 32 (35.96%) RESTful
15 31 (34.83%) KnockoutJS
15 31 (34.83%) Greenfield Project
16 30 (33.71%) OO
17 27 (30.34%) Ruby
17 27 (30.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 27 (30.34%) Git (software)
17 27 (30.34%) Node.js
17 27 (30.34%) NoSQL
17 27 (30.34%) Code First Entity Framework
18 23 (25.84%) Domain-Driven Design
18 23 (25.84%) Microsoft

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 13 (14.61%) IIS
2 1 (1.12%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.87%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (24.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (88.76%) SQL Server
2 49 (55.06%) SQL Server 2016
3 27 (30.34%) NoSQL
4 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (10.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (8.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (7.87%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.25%) Cognos Impromptu
7 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (30.34%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.87%) Subversion
4 4 (4.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (55.06%) Games
2 7 (7.87%) Publishing
3 4 (4.49%) Finance
4 1 (1.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 86 (96.63%) Developer
2 65 (73.03%) .NET Developer
3 19 (21.35%) C# Developer
4 14 (15.73%) Senior Developer
5 12 (13.48%) Software Developer
6 11 (12.36%) Applications Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Angular Developer
7 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (7.87%) C# Software Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Senior C# Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Web Applications Developer
8 6 (6.74%) C# Application Developer
9 5 (5.62%) .NET Applications Developer
9 5 (5.62%) .NET Web Applications Developer
9 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
9 5 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.62%) C# Web Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Mid-Level C# Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Senior Web Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (100.00%) .NET
2 77 (86.52%) ASP.NET
3 64 (71.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 50 (56.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 43 (48.31%) .NET Framework
6 39 (43.82%) AngularJS
7 38 (42.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 36 (40.45%) Entity Framework
9 32 (35.96%) RESTful
10 31 (34.83%) KnockoutJS
11 27 (30.34%) Code First Entity Framework
11 27 (30.34%) Node.js
11 27 (30.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (14.61%) HTML
13 12 (13.48%) WPF
14 11 (12.36%) XML
15 10 (11.24%) jQuery
16 9 (10.11%) Ajax
17 8 (8.99%) CSS
18 6 (6.74%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (34.83%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.49%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.87%) Windows
1 7 (7.87%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (77.53%) MVC
2 67 (75.28%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (75.28%) TDD
3 51 (57.30%) BDD
4 50 (56.18%) Web Application Development
5 30 (33.71%) OO
6 23 (25.84%) Domain-Driven Design
7 22 (24.72%) CQRS
8 14 (15.73%) Unit Testing
9 12 (13.48%) Dependency Injection
10 10 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (7.87%) B2B
11 7 (7.87%) Software Engineering
12 6 (6.74%) Multithreading
12 6 (6.74%) Web Development
13 5 (5.62%) Data Development
13 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
13 5 (5.62%) Kanban
13 5 (5.62%) Mentoring
13 5 (5.62%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 89 (100.00%) C#
2 49 (55.06%) JavaScript
3 27 (30.34%) Ruby
4 19 (21.35%) SQL
5 10 (11.24%) VB.NET
6 7 (7.87%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.62%) R
7 5 (5.62%) TypeScript
8 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.74%) MCTS
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.37%) Degree
3 2 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) ISO 13485
1 2 (2.25%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 23 (25.84%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.12%) Facebook