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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 37 62
Rank change year-on-year -48 +25  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 28 94 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.90% 6.29% 3.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.67% 15.69% 12.69%
Number of salaries quoted 27 82 79
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +11.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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 599 599 717
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 40.72% 40.09% 29.83%
Number of salaries quoted 529 526 626
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -40 16 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Olney -1 3 £45,000 -
Amersham - 2 £46,250 - 1
Marlow - 2 £42,500 - 1
High Wycombe -5 1 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Gerrards Cross - 1 £52,500 - 2
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 74 (96.10%) C#
2 71 (92.21%) .NET
3 64 (83.12%) ASP.NET
4 53 (68.83%) MVC
5 48 (62.34%) SQL Server
6 42 (54.55%) TDD
6 42 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 40 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (49.35%) Microsoft
9 37 (48.05%) HTML
10 35 (45.45%) CSS
10 35 (45.45%) LINQ
11 31 (40.26%) .NET Framework
12 30 (38.96%) WPF
12 30 (38.96%) Web Services
13 28 (36.36%) XML
13 28 (36.36%) SQL
14 27 (35.06%) Web Development
15 26 (33.77%) jQuery
15 26 (33.77%) HTML5
15 26 (33.77%) Visual Studio
16 25 (32.47%) VB.NET
16 25 (32.47%) JavaScript
17 24 (31.17%) XSLT
17 24 (31.17%) Web Design
17 24 (31.17%) Responsive Web Design
18 22 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
19 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 20 (25.97%) Team Foundation Server
21 19 (24.68%) Windows

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 3 (3.90%) IIS
2 2 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.60%) SAS
3 1 (1.30%) Mule
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (62.34%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (7.79%) MySQL
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (33.77%) Visual Studio
2 20 (25.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (16.88%) NUnit
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.60%) MSTest
7 1 (1.30%) Moq
7 1 (1.30%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 9 (11.69%) Games
2 8 (10.39%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Marketing
3 6 (7.79%) Electronics
4 4 (5.19%) Back Office
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (93.51%) Developer
2 46 (59.74%) .NET Developer
3 39 (50.65%) C# Developer
4 24 (31.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (22.08%) Senior Developer
6 16 (20.78%) Software Developer
7 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (12.99%) Senior C# Developer
9 9 (11.69%) VB.NET Developer
10 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 6 (7.79%) .NET Programmer
11 6 (7.79%) .NET Software Developer
11 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET Programmer
11 6 (7.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (7.79%) C# Software Developer
11 6 (7.79%) Programmer
11 6 (7.79%) SQL Developer
11 6 (7.79%) VB.NET Programmer
11 6 (7.79%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (6.49%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (92.21%) .NET
2 64 (83.12%) ASP.NET
3 42 (54.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 37 (48.05%) HTML
5 35 (45.45%) CSS
5 35 (45.45%) LINQ
6 31 (40.26%) .NET Framework
7 30 (38.96%) Web Services
7 30 (38.96%) WPF
8 28 (36.36%) XML
9 26 (33.77%) HTML5
9 26 (33.77%) jQuery
10 24 (31.17%) XSLT
11 22 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 16 (20.78%) Entity Framework
14 14 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 13 (16.88%) AngularJS
15 13 (16.88%) WinForms
16 12 (15.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (15.58%) User Experience
3 8 (10.39%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.19%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.30%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.68%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Android
2 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.60%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (68.83%) MVC
2 42 (54.55%) TDD
3 40 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (35.06%) Web Development
5 24 (31.17%) Responsive Web Design
5 24 (31.17%) Web Design
6 13 (16.88%) BDD
7 12 (15.58%) Cross-Browser Development
7 12 (15.58%) Mobile First
8 11 (14.29%) Web Application Development
9 10 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (12.99%) OO
9 10 (12.99%) Software Engineering
10 9 (11.69%) SOA
11 7 (9.09%) CQRS
11 7 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (9.09%) SDLC
12 6 (7.79%) Scrum
13 5 (6.49%) Mentoring
13 5 (6.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (96.10%) C#
2 28 (36.36%) SQL
3 25 (32.47%) JavaScript
3 25 (32.47%) VB.NET
4 12 (15.58%) XPath
5 3 (3.90%) Ruby
5 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.60%) VB
6 2 (2.60%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.60%) HND
2 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.60%) PhD
Vendors
1 38 (49.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle
3 1 (1.30%) Facebook
Gerrards Cross
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Marlow
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago