Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 55 51
Rank change year-on-year -46 -4 -4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 51 130 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.11% 4.55% 5.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.02% 10.62% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 45 136 157
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.44% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £24,900 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,400 £56,250 £56,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 1,015 1,224 1,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 42.06% 42.80% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 890 1,070 1,122
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £65,125 £62,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +5 31 £45,500 +1.11% 5
Marlow +11 3 £57,500 +35.29%
High Wycombe -30 3 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Amersham - 2 £50,000 -
Aylesbury +25 1 £52,500 +23.53% 1
Newport Pagnell -2 1 £27,500 -1.79%
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 49 (96.08%) .NET
2 48 (94.12%) C#
3 44 (86.27%) SQL Server
4 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (64.71%) MVC
6 30 (58.82%) ASP.NET
6 30 (58.82%) CSS
6 30 (58.82%) HTML
7 29 (56.86%) Scrum
8 28 (54.90%) jQuery
9 24 (47.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 22 (43.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 22 (43.14%) Web Services
11 21 (41.18%) JavaScript
11 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
12 19 (37.25%) KnockoutJS
13 18 (35.29%) SQL
13 18 (35.29%) .NET Framework
14 17 (33.33%) Web Development
15 16 (31.37%) AngularJS
15 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (29.41%) TDD
16 15 (29.41%) Windows
16 15 (29.41%) Finance
17 14 (27.45%) VB.NET
17 14 (27.45%) WPF
17 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
18 13 (25.49%) Entity Framework
19 12 (23.53%) T-SQL

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 10 (19.61%) Documentum
2 9 (17.65%) Confluence
3 4 (7.84%) IIS
4 2 (3.92%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (31.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.92%) Azure Functions
3 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.92%) Office 365
3 2 (3.92%) Serverless
4 1 (1.96%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
1 1 (1.96%) Hyperconnected
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (86.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.61%) MySQL
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.96%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.96%) Redis
7 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.96%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
3 11 (21.57%) NUnit
3 11 (21.57%) Visual Studio
4 10 (19.61%) JIRA
5 9 (17.65%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (17.65%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.92%) NSubstitute
6 2 (3.92%) Serilog
6 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.96%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.96%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.96%) MSTest
7 1 (1.96%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Banking
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (88.24%) Developer
2 38 (74.51%) .NET Developer
3 32 (62.75%) C# Developer
4 26 (50.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (25.49%) Web Developer
6 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (23.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (23.53%) C# Web Developer
7 11 (21.57%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 11 (21.57%) VB.NET Developer
8 10 (19.61%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (17.65%) .NET Web Developer
10 8 (15.69%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (15.69%) Senior Developer
11 6 (11.76%) Integration Developer
12 4 (7.84%) Applications Developer
12 4 (7.84%) Cloud Developer
12 4 (7.84%) Junior
12 4 (7.84%) Junior C# Developer
12 4 (7.84%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (96.08%) .NET
2 30 (58.82%) ASP.NET
2 30 (58.82%) CSS
2 30 (58.82%) HTML
3 28 (54.90%) jQuery
4 24 (47.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 22 (43.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 22 (43.14%) Web Services
6 19 (37.25%) KnockoutJS
7 18 (35.29%) .NET Framework
8 16 (31.37%) AngularJS
9 14 (27.45%) WPF
10 13 (25.49%) Entity Framework
11 12 (23.53%) .NET Core
11 12 (23.53%) HTML5
12 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (21.57%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (21.57%) CSS3
13 9 (17.65%) Fluent NHibernate
13 9 (17.65%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Life Science
2 9 (17.65%) Fintech
3 3 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) Bitcoin
5 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.92%) VMS
5 1 (1.96%) Android
5 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (64.71%) MVC
3 29 (56.86%) Scrum
4 17 (33.33%) Web Development
5 15 (29.41%) TDD
6 12 (23.53%) SOLID
6 12 (23.53%) Test Automation
7 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (21.57%) OO
8 10 (19.61%) API Development
8 10 (19.61%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (19.61%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (19.61%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 10 (19.61%) Kanban
8 10 (19.61%) System Testing
9 9 (17.65%) API Design
9 9 (17.65%) Deployment Automation
9 9 (17.65%) OOP
9 9 (17.65%) Pair Programming
10 8 (15.69%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 48 (94.12%) C#
2 21 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 18 (35.29%) SQL
4 14 (27.45%) VB.NET
5 12 (23.53%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.88%) XPath
7 1 (1.96%) Java
7 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.96%) Ruby
7 1 (1.96%) Solidity
7 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.96%) VB
7 1 (1.96%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.92%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (3.92%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.96%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.92%) ISO 13485
3 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.96%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.61%) EMC
2 10 (19.61%) Telerik
3 9 (17.65%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) Unisys