The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 46 44
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 39 52 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.48% 4.95% 5.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.54% 11.98% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 37 43 65
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £54,000 £42,977
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 370 434 393
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 42.53% 41.29% 32.37%
Number of salaries quoted 332 387 347
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing WCF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Milton Keynes

WCF
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in Milton Keynes.

Salary trend for WCF in Milton Keynes

WCF
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for WCF.

1 78 (92.86%) C#
1 78 (92.86%) .NET
2 74 (88.10%) ASP.NET
3 55 (65.48%) LINQ
4 53 (63.10%) Web Services
5 52 (61.90%) CSS
5 52 (61.90%) HTML
6 51 (60.71%) MVC
7 47 (55.95%) jQuery
8 46 (54.76%) Microsoft
9 40 (47.62%) VB.NET
9 40 (47.62%) .NET Framework
10 39 (46.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 38 (45.24%) TDD
12 37 (44.05%) HTML5
12 37 (44.05%) SQL Server
12 37 (44.05%) JavaScript
12 37 (44.05%) XML
13 35 (41.67%) XSLT
14 33 (39.29%) Team Foundation Server
15 32 (38.10%) Responsive Web Design
15 32 (38.10%) Web Design
16 31 (36.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 31 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
17 30 (35.71%) Web Development
18 29 (34.52%) Visual Studio
19 27 (32.14%) Windows
20 25 (29.76%) WinForms
20 25 (29.76%) WPF
21 24 (28.57%) CSS3

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 4 (4.76%) IIS
2 3 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.38%) Mule
3 2 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Office
2 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (44.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.14%) MySQL
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.19%) DTS
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (39.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (34.52%) Visual Studio
3 16 (19.05%) NUnit
4 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.19%) Moq
5 1 (1.19%) MSTest
General
1 15 (17.86%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Electronics
3 4 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (91.67%) Developer
2 44 (52.38%) C# Developer
3 42 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 26 (30.95%) Senior Developer
5 23 (27.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (20.24%) ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (19.05%) VB.NET Developer
8 15 (17.86%) Senior C# Developer
8 15 (17.86%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (13.10%) Web Developer
10 9 (10.71%) Senior Web Developer
11 8 (9.52%) Software Developer
12 6 (7.14%) .NET Programmer
12 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET Programmer
12 6 (7.14%) Programmer
12 6 (7.14%) VB.NET Programmer
13 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 4 (4.76%) Analyst
14 4 (4.76%) C# WCF Developer
14 4 (4.76%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (92.86%) .NET
2 74 (88.10%) ASP.NET
3 55 (65.48%) LINQ
4 53 (63.10%) Web Services
5 52 (61.90%) CSS
5 52 (61.90%) HTML
6 47 (55.95%) jQuery
7 40 (47.62%) .NET Framework
8 39 (46.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (44.05%) HTML5
9 37 (44.05%) XML
10 35 (41.67%) XSLT
11 31 (36.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 25 (29.76%) WinForms
12 25 (29.76%) WPF
13 24 (28.57%) CSS3
14 22 (26.19%) Entity Framework
15 15 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (17.86%) SOAP
16 13 (15.48%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.57%) User Experience
2 4 (4.76%) Graphic Design
3 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.14%) Windows
2 2 (2.38%) Android
2 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (60.71%) MVC
2 38 (45.24%) TDD
3 32 (38.10%) Responsive Web Design
3 32 (38.10%) Web Design
4 31 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (35.71%) Web Development
6 24 (28.57%) Mobile First
7 12 (14.29%) Scrum
7 12 (14.29%) SOA
8 10 (11.90%) Investment Management
9 9 (10.71%) Wealth Management
10 8 (9.52%) Cross-Browser Development
11 7 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (7.14%) OO
12 6 (7.14%) Software Engineering
13 5 (5.95%) Software Testing
13 5 (5.95%) Unit Testing
14 4 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
15 3 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
15 3 (3.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 78 (92.86%) C#
2 40 (47.62%) VB.NET
3 37 (44.05%) JavaScript
4 23 (27.38%) SQL
5 8 (9.52%) XPath
6 4 (4.76%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.57%) Java
7 3 (3.57%) XQuery
8 2 (2.38%) VC++
9 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) HND
2 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 46 (54.76%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.71%) Oracle