Period
to 19 July 2019

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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 123 115 79
Rank change year-on-year -8 -36 -30
Permanent jobs citing WCF 21 57 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.92% 2.00% 3.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.69% 5.38% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 18 54 102
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £32,625 £33,750 £31,375
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,775 £53,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +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 780 1,059 1,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 34.08% 37.11% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 689 945 1,066
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £63,750
South East median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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 -14 17 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Gerrards Cross -6 2 £45,000 -10.00% 1
High Wycombe +7 1 £55,000 +46.67%
Chesham - 1 £30,000 -
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 21 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (95.24%) .NET
3 18 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (80.95%) .NET Framework
5 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
6 11 (52.38%) WPF
7 10 (47.62%) Visual Studio
8 9 (42.86%) VC++
8 9 (42.86%) Unit Testing
8 9 (42.86%) NUnit
8 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (42.86%) MSTest
8 9 (42.86%) Functional Testing
9 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (38.10%) LINQ
9 8 (38.10%) HTML
9 8 (38.10%) CSS
9 8 (38.10%) XML
10 7 (33.33%) SQL
10 7 (33.33%) Web Services
10 7 (33.33%) jQuery
10 7 (33.33%) Ajax
10 7 (33.33%) Entity Framework
11 6 (28.57%) TypeScript
11 6 (28.57%) OO
11 6 (28.57%) MVC
12 5 (23.81%) OOD
12 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
12 5 (23.81%) JavaScript

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Visual Studio
2 9 (42.86%) MSTest
2 9 (42.86%) NUnit
3 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.52%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 14 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 10 (47.62%) Software Developer
4 9 (42.86%) .NET Developer
4 9 (42.86%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Developer
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Graduate
6 1 (4.76%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior
6 1 (4.76%) Junior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (95.24%) .NET
2 17 (80.95%) .NET Framework
3 11 (52.38%) WPF
4 8 (38.10%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (38.10%) CSS
4 8 (38.10%) HTML
4 8 (38.10%) LINQ
4 8 (38.10%) XML
5 7 (33.33%) Ajax
5 7 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 7 (33.33%) jQuery
5 7 (33.33%) Web Services
6 5 (23.81%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 3 (14.29%) HTML5
7 3 (14.29%) JSON
8 2 (9.52%) Node.js
8 2 (9.52%) RESTful
8 2 (9.52%) Spring
8 2 (9.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) BBC
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 6 (28.57%) MVC
3 6 (28.57%) OO
4 5 (23.81%) OOD
4 5 (23.81%) Open Source
4 5 (23.81%) SDLC
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
6 3 (14.29%) Kanban
7 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) Time Management
7 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.76%) API Design
8 1 (4.76%) BDD
8 1 (4.76%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (4.76%) Front End Development
8 1 (4.76%) MVVM
8 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) VC++
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) TypeScript
5 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.76%) ANSI C
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.76%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 13485
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Apple
3 1 (4.76%) Facebook
3 1 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (4.76%) NEC
3 1 (4.76%) Sony
3 1 (4.76%) Yahoo!