Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 47 53
Rank change year-on-year -18 +6 +12
Permanent jobs citing WCF 108 149 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.71% 5.14% 4.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.04% 12.88% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 112 148 176
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £28,550 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,625 £53,750
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 1,195 1,157 1,547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 41.07% 39.88% 39.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,031 1,032 1,333
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -36 48 £47,500 +5.56% 5
High Wycombe +27 33 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Gerrards Cross +2 11 £50,000 +53.85%
Chesham - 5 £40,000 -
Marlow -15 4 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Olney +4 3 £45,000 - 1
Aylesbury - 2 £42,500 -
Newport Pagnell -9 1 £47,500 +18.75%
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 108 (100.00%) C#
2 105 (97.22%) .NET
3 93 (86.11%) SQL Server
4 85 (78.70%) ASP.NET
5 76 (70.37%) MVC
6 75 (69.44%) TDD
7 74 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (61.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 54 (50.00%) JavaScript
10 48 (44.44%) .NET Framework
11 45 (41.67%) BDD
12 44 (40.74%) Web Application Development
12 44 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 43 (39.81%) SQL Server 2016
13 43 (39.81%) Games
14 40 (37.04%) Microsoft
14 40 (37.04%) AngularJS
14 40 (37.04%) Entity Framework
15 37 (34.26%) ASP.NET Web API
16 34 (31.48%) OO
17 33 (30.56%) Greenfield Project
18 32 (29.63%) SQL
19 31 (28.70%) WPF
20 30 (27.78%) Git (software)
21 28 (25.93%) Unit Testing
22 26 (24.07%) RESTful
22 26 (24.07%) KnockoutJS
23 24 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 24 (22.22%) jQuery
23 24 (22.22%) NoSQL

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 16 (14.81%) IIS
2 3 (2.78%) DNN
2 3 (2.78%) Documentum
3 1 (0.93%) Confluence
3 1 (0.93%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (11.11%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (20.37%) Internet
2 3 (2.78%) HTTP
3 2 (1.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (86.11%) SQL Server
2 43 (39.81%) SQL Server 2016
3 24 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 17 (15.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (12.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.78%) MySQL
9 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.85%) Big Data
10 2 (1.85%) Cognos Impromptu
11 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 30 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 20 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (12.04%) Visual Studio
4 7 (6.48%) JIRA
4 7 (6.48%) Subversion
5 4 (3.70%) Bitbucket
5 4 (3.70%) NUnit
6 3 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.78%) InstallShield
6 3 (2.78%) MSTest
7 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.93%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.93%) NuGet
7 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
General
1 43 (39.81%) Games
2 12 (11.11%) Publishing
3 4 (3.70%) Finance
4 1 (0.93%) Advertising
4 1 (0.93%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 102 (94.44%) Developer
2 73 (67.59%) .NET Developer
3 30 (27.78%) C# Developer
4 14 (12.96%) Software Developer
5 13 (12.04%) Applications Developer
6 12 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (9.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
9 8 (7.41%) C# Application Developer
10 7 (6.48%) Angular Developer
10 7 (6.48%) C# Software Developer
10 7 (6.48%) C# WPF Developer
10 7 (6.48%) Senior C# Developer
10 7 (6.48%) WPF Developer
11 6 (5.56%) Software Engineer
12 5 (4.63%) .NET Applications Developer
12 5 (4.63%) C# Web Developer
12 5 (4.63%) Senior Web Developer
12 5 (4.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (97.22%) .NET
2 85 (78.70%) ASP.NET
3 66 (61.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 48 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 44 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 40 (37.04%) AngularJS
6 40 (37.04%) Entity Framework
7 37 (34.26%) ASP.NET Web API
8 31 (28.70%) WPF
9 26 (24.07%) KnockoutJS
9 26 (24.07%) RESTful
10 24 (22.22%) jQuery
10 24 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 21 (19.44%) Code First Entity Framework
11 21 (19.44%) HTML
11 21 (19.44%) Node.js
11 21 (19.44%) XML
12 17 (15.74%) CSS
13 13 (12.04%) Ajax
13 13 (12.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 33 (30.56%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.37%) Windows
2 12 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (70.37%) MVC
2 75 (69.44%) TDD
3 74 (68.52%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (41.67%) BDD
5 44 (40.74%) Web Application Development
6 34 (31.48%) OO
7 28 (25.93%) Unit Testing
8 24 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
9 23 (21.30%) Domain-Driven Design
10 22 (20.37%) CQRS
11 12 (11.11%) B2B
12 11 (10.19%) Scrum
12 11 (10.19%) Software Engineering
13 10 (9.26%) MVVM
14 8 (7.41%) Inversion of Control
15 6 (5.56%) Multithreading
15 6 (5.56%) Web Development
16 5 (4.63%) Kanban
16 5 (4.63%) OOP
17 4 (3.70%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 108 (100.00%) C#
2 54 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 32 (29.63%) SQL
4 21 (19.44%) Ruby
5 16 (14.81%) VB.NET
6 13 (12.04%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.63%) R
7 5 (4.63%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.78%) Perl
8 3 (2.78%) Python
8 3 (2.78%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (6.48%) MCTS
1 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.85%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.85%) ISO 13485
2 2 (1.85%) QA
2 2 (1.85%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 40 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.78%) EMC
2 3 (2.78%) Oracle
2 3 (2.78%) Telerik
3 1 (0.93%) Facebook
3 1 (0.93%) Twitter
3 1 (0.93%) Xamarin