Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 72 48
Rank change year-on-year -31 -24 +4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 52 109 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.04% 3.87% 5.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.05% 8.66% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 45 114 167
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £23,000 £31,625 £27,500
90th Percentile £59,150 £57,500 £57,250
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% -5.56%

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 1,030 1,258 1,256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 40.44% 44.71% 40.98%
Number of salaries quoted 898 1,121 1,124
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +21 37 £45,250 +0.56% 6
Marlow +14 6 £50,000 +17.65%
High Wycombe -23 4 £50,000 +5.26%
Newport Pagnell -9 1 £27,500 -1.79%
Amersham - 1 £50,000 - 1
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 50 (96.15%) .NET
2 49 (94.23%) C#
3 44 (84.62%) SQL Server
4 37 (71.15%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (59.62%) MVC
5 31 (59.62%) ASP.NET
6 29 (55.77%) JavaScript
7 26 (50.00%) Scrum
7 26 (50.00%) HTML
7 26 (50.00%) Web Services
8 25 (48.08%) CSS
9 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
9 24 (46.15%) jQuery
9 24 (46.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 23 (44.23%) .NET Framework
11 22 (42.31%) Web Development
11 22 (42.31%) AngularJS
12 21 (40.38%) TDD
13 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 18 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
14 17 (32.69%) KnockoutJS
15 16 (30.77%) Entity Framework
15 16 (30.77%) Finance
16 15 (28.85%) Degree
16 15 (28.85%) WPF
16 15 (28.85%) Test Automation
16 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (28.85%) SOLID
17 14 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
17 14 (26.92%) OO

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 12 (23.08%) Confluence
2 8 (15.38%) IIS
3 3 (5.77%) Documentum
4 2 (3.85%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.85%) Azure Functions
3 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.85%) Office 365
3 2 (3.85%) Serverless
4 1 (1.92%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.92%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 12 (23.08%) MySQL
3 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.85%) Redis
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.92%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.92%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) JIRA
2 12 (23.08%) Octopus Deploy
2 12 (23.08%) TeamCity
3 11 (21.15%) NUnit
4 10 (19.23%) Git (software)
4 10 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (19.23%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.85%) NSubstitute
5 2 (3.85%) Serilog
5 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Games
4 2 (3.85%) Automotive
4 2 (3.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) German Language
5 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (86.54%) Developer
2 36 (69.23%) .NET Developer
3 27 (51.92%) C# Developer
4 22 (42.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (28.85%) Web Developer
6 12 (23.08%) C# Web Developer
7 9 (17.31%) .NET Web Developer
7 9 (17.31%) Senior Developer
8 8 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (11.54%) Integration Developer
9 6 (11.54%) Junior
9 6 (11.54%) Junior C# Developer
9 6 (11.54%) Junior Developer
9 6 (11.54%) Software Engineer
10 5 (9.62%) Applications Developer
10 5 (9.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (9.62%) Graduate
10 5 (9.62%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 5 (9.62%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
10 5 (9.62%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (96.15%) .NET
2 31 (59.62%) ASP.NET
3 26 (50.00%) HTML
3 26 (50.00%) Web Services
4 25 (48.08%) CSS
5 24 (46.15%) jQuery
5 24 (46.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 23 (44.23%) .NET Framework
7 22 (42.31%) AngularJS
8 18 (34.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 17 (32.69%) KnockoutJS
10 16 (30.77%) Entity Framework
11 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (28.85%) WPF
12 13 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (23.08%) Fluent NHibernate
14 10 (19.23%) LINQ
15 8 (15.38%) XML
16 7 (13.46%) HTML5
17 6 (11.54%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Fintech
2 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.77%) Life Science
3 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) Bitcoin
4 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.85%) VMS
5 1 (1.92%) Android
5 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (71.15%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (59.62%) MVC
3 26 (50.00%) Scrum
4 22 (42.31%) Web Development
5 21 (40.38%) TDD
6 15 (28.85%) SOLID
6 15 (28.85%) Test Automation
7 14 (26.92%) OO
8 13 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (23.08%) API Design
9 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (23.08%) Deployment Automation
9 12 (23.08%) Kanban
9 12 (23.08%) OOP
9 12 (23.08%) Pair Programming
10 10 (19.23%) API Development
10 10 (19.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 9 (17.31%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (17.31%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (94.23%) C#
2 29 (55.77%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.15%) SQL
4 8 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 7 (13.46%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.69%) Ruby
6 4 (7.69%) TypeScript
7 3 (5.77%) XPath
8 1 (1.92%) Java
8 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.92%) Solidity
8 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.69%) MCTS
4 3 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (5.77%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (3.85%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) ISO 13485
1 3 (5.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) EMC
3 3 (5.77%) Telerik
4 2 (3.85%) Unisys
5 1 (1.92%) SAP