The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 72 63
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 8 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.15% 0.93% 1.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.32% 1.92% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 13
Median salary £38,250 £52,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.79% +22.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,450 £42,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,750 £52,000
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 Oxford with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 345 313 344
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 49.57% 48.38% 48.66%
Number of salaries quoted 308 281 290
Median salary £42,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.60% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

WCF
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for WCF in Oxford

WCF
Salary Histogram in Oxford

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

Salary histogram for WCF in Oxford

WCF
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

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 Oxford region with a requirement for WCF.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET
2 13 (92.86%) MVC
3 12 (85.71%) jQuery
3 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (64.29%) TDD
4 9 (64.29%) CSS
4 9 (64.29%) HTML
5 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (50.00%) Mobile Development
6 7 (50.00%) Web Services
6 7 (50.00%) SOA
7 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
7 5 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (28.57%) REST
8 4 (28.57%) Rackspace
8 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
8 4 (28.57%) gulp
8 4 (28.57%) Bower
8 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (28.57%) DNS
8 4 (28.57%) Firewall
8 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
9 2 (14.29%) SQL
9 2 (14.29%) HTML5
10 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
10 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (28.57%) Bower
2 4 (28.57%) gulp
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) .NET Developer
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 12 (85.71%) C# .NET Developer
2 12 (85.71%) C# Developer
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET Developer
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 10 (71.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Development Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET
3 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (85.71%) jQuery
4 9 (64.29%) CSS
4 9 (64.29%) HTML
5 7 (50.00%) Web Services
6 5 (35.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
7 4 (28.57%) REST
8 2 (14.29%) HTML5
9 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
9 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET
9 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (7.14%) CSS3
9 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
9 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) MVC
2 9 (64.29%) TDD
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) Mobile Development
4 7 (50.00%) SOA
5 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Android Development
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
6 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
6 1 (7.14%) Line Management
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) OOD
6 1 (7.14%) OOP
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (92.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Rackspace
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft