Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 71 53
Rank change year-on-year -39 -18 +11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 49 102 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.78% 3.61% 5.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.77% 8.37% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 44 109 144
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +1.12% +14.10%
10th Percentile £23,000 £31,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £55,775 £53,500 £52,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 1,028 1,218 1,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 37.40% 43.12% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 906 1,079 1,046
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,375 £31,250 £29,125
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £58,750
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

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 August 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 19 August 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 -1 39 £47,500 +5.56% 4
Marlow +3 6 £52,500 +23.53%
High Wycombe -13 3 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Newport Pagnell +4 1 £27,500 -1.79%
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 48 (97.96%) .NET
2 46 (93.88%) C#
3 43 (87.76%) SQL Server
4 35 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 35 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (69.39%) ASP.NET
5 34 (69.39%) MVC
6 25 (51.02%) AngularJS
6 25 (51.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 23 (46.94%) .NET Framework
8 22 (44.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (42.86%) TDD
9 21 (42.86%) Web Services
9 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
10 20 (40.82%) HTML
10 20 (40.82%) Entity Framework
10 20 (40.82%) KnockoutJS
11 19 (38.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (38.78%) Web Development
11 19 (38.78%) jQuery
12 18 (36.73%) Scrum
13 17 (34.69%) CSS
14 16 (32.65%) Web Application Development
15 15 (30.61%) Finance
16 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
17 12 (24.49%) Amazon AWS
17 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
17 12 (24.49%) BDD
17 12 (24.49%) Degree
17 12 (24.49%) 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 10 (20.41%) Confluence
2 9 (18.37%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (24.49%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.08%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (87.76%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.45%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (20.41%) MySQL
4 9 (18.37%) NoSQL
5 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.08%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) JIRA
2 10 (20.41%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (20.41%) TeamCity
3 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
4 7 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (12.24%) NUnit
6 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 11 (22.45%) Games
3 5 (10.20%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Automotive
4 2 (4.08%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.04%) German Language
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (91.84%) Developer
2 34 (69.39%) .NET Developer
3 20 (40.82%) C# Developer
4 15 (30.61%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (26.53%) Web Developer
6 11 (22.45%) C# Web Developer
7 8 (16.33%) Senior Developer
8 7 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
9 6 (12.24%) Applications Developer
9 6 (12.24%) Integration Developer
9 6 (12.24%) Junior
9 6 (12.24%) Junior C# Developer
9 6 (12.24%) Junior Developer
9 6 (12.24%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (10.20%) Graduate
10 5 (10.20%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
10 5 (10.20%) Graduate Developer
10 5 (10.20%) Junior .NET Developer
10 5 (10.20%) Junior C# .NET Developer
10 5 (10.20%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (97.96%) .NET
2 34 (69.39%) ASP.NET
3 25 (51.02%) AngularJS
3 25 (51.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 23 (46.94%) .NET Framework
5 22 (44.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (42.86%) Web Services
7 20 (40.82%) Entity Framework
7 20 (40.82%) HTML
7 20 (40.82%) KnockoutJS
8 19 (38.78%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (38.78%) jQuery
9 17 (34.69%) CSS
10 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 11 (22.45%) WPF
11 10 (20.41%) Fluent NHibernate
12 9 (18.37%) Code First Entity Framework
12 9 (18.37%) Node.js
12 9 (18.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Fintech
2 5 (10.20%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Windows
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (69.39%) MVC
3 21 (42.86%) TDD
4 19 (38.78%) Web Development
5 18 (36.73%) Scrum
6 16 (32.65%) Web Application Development
7 12 (24.49%) BDD
7 12 (24.49%) OO
7 12 (24.49%) Test Automation
8 11 (22.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (20.41%) API Design
9 10 (20.41%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (20.41%) Deployment Automation
9 10 (20.41%) Kanban
9 10 (20.41%) OOP
9 10 (20.41%) Pair Programming
9 10 (20.41%) SOLID
10 9 (18.37%) API Development
10 9 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 46 (93.88%) C#
2 35 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.37%) Ruby
4 7 (14.29%) SQL
5 5 (10.20%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.12%) TypeScript
6 3 (6.12%) XPath
7 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (12.24%) MCTS
4 2 (4.08%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.04%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO 13485
1 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) Unisys
4 1 (2.04%) SAP