Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 105 129
Rank change year-on-year +6 +24 -46
Permanent jobs citing WCF 79 76 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.61% 2.59% 1.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.41% 5.58% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 63 76 62
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £52,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1461 1362 1417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 48.19% 46.47% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1266 1167 1178
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £63,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +8.75%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Oxfordshire

WCF
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for WCF in Oxfordshire

WCF
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Oxfordshire

WCF
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Thame - 27 £40,000 - 1
Witney +8 12 £50,000 +17.65%
Oxford -17 6 £45,000 -10.00%
Kidlington - 5 £45,000 -
Wallingford -12 3 £37,500 - 1
WCF
South East

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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 78 (98.73%) .NET
2 77 (97.47%) C#
3 51 (64.56%) MVC
3 51 (64.56%) SQL Server
4 50 (63.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 49 (62.03%) ASP.NET
6 47 (59.49%) TDD
7 39 (49.37%) JavaScript
8 38 (48.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 32 (40.51%) AngularJS
10 31 (39.24%) KnockoutJS
10 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (39.24%) SQL
11 30 (37.97%) .NET Framework
11 30 (37.97%) Git (software)
12 29 (36.71%) RESTful
13 28 (35.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 28 (35.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 27 (34.18%) Web Application Development
14 27 (34.18%) Entity Framework
15 26 (32.91%) Node.js
15 26 (32.91%) BDD
15 26 (32.91%) NoSQL
15 26 (32.91%) High Availability
15 26 (32.91%) Music Industry
15 26 (32.91%) Ruby
15 26 (32.91%) Code First Entity Framework
15 26 (32.91%) SQL Server 2016
16 24 (30.38%) Web Services
17 22 (27.85%) WPF

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 13 (16.46%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (64.56%) SQL Server
2 26 (32.91%) NoSQL
2 26 (32.91%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (2.53%) Redis
4 1 (1.27%) Big Data
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (37.97%) Git (software)
2 19 (24.05%) Visual Studio
3 17 (21.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.06%) Subversion
5 3 (3.80%) Bugzilla
5 3 (3.80%) Trac
General
1 26 (32.91%) Music Industry
2 3 (3.80%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Automotive
3 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.53%) Marketing
3 2 (2.53%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 74 (93.67%) Developer
2 68 (86.08%) .NET Developer
3 23 (29.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 23 (29.11%) C# Developer
4 10 (12.66%) Software Developer
5 9 (11.39%) .NET Software Developer
5 9 (11.39%) C# Software Developer
5 9 (11.39%) Senior Developer
5 9 (11.39%) SQL Developer
6 6 (7.59%) C++ Developer
6 6 (7.59%) C++ Software Developer
6 6 (7.59%) C++/C# Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (6.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.80%) .NET Applications Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.80%) C# Application Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (98.73%) .NET
2 50 (63.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 49 (62.03%) ASP.NET
4 38 (48.10%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (40.51%) AngularJS
6 31 (39.24%) KnockoutJS
7 30 (37.97%) .NET Framework
8 29 (36.71%) RESTful
9 28 (35.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 28 (35.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 27 (34.18%) Entity Framework
11 26 (32.91%) Code First Entity Framework
11 26 (32.91%) Node.js
12 24 (30.38%) Web Services
13 22 (27.85%) WPF
14 20 (25.32%) WinForms
15 16 (20.25%) REST
16 10 (12.66%) HTML
17 5 (6.33%) CSS
17 5 (6.33%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (64.56%) MVC
2 47 (59.49%) TDD
3 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (34.18%) Web Application Development
5 26 (32.91%) BDD
5 26 (32.91%) High Availability
6 19 (24.05%) MVVM
7 18 (22.78%) Unit Testing
8 17 (21.52%) OO
9 10 (12.66%) Scrum
10 8 (10.13%) Test Automation
11 7 (8.86%) Migration
12 5 (6.33%) Coaching
12 5 (6.33%) Mentoring
13 4 (5.06%) SDLC
13 4 (5.06%) Web Development
14 3 (3.80%) E-Commerce
14 3 (3.80%) Refactoring
14 3 (3.80%) SOA
14 3 (3.80%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 77 (97.47%) C#
2 39 (49.37%) JavaScript
3 31 (39.24%) SQL
4 26 (32.91%) Ruby
5 8 (10.13%) C++
5 8 (10.13%) MATLAB
6 7 (8.86%) VB
7 6 (7.59%) VB6
8 3 (3.80%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.53%) C
9 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.27%) Java
10 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) MCTS
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.27%) Capita
2 1 (1.27%) Telerik