Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 99 114
Rank change year-on-year -17 +15 -27
Permanent jobs citing WCF 6 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.38% 1.16% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 2.17% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 14
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -14.89%
10th Percentile £27,750 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £48,000 £60,000 £46,825
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £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 Oxford with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Oxford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 820 783 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 51.41% 53.48% 47.28%
Number of salaries quoted 729 689 628
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +6.88%
10th Percentile £30,600 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £65,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) WPF
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) WinForms
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) MVVM
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) VB

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# WPF Developer
3 2 (33.33%) WinForms Developer
3 2 (33.33%) WPF Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Junior
4 1 (16.67%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) WinForms
2 4 (66.67%) WPF
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) LINQ
5 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) MVVM
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Capita
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft