Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 98 105
Rank change year-on-year -30 +7 +44
Permanent jobs citing WCF 19 84 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.84% 2.73% 2.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.00% 5.37% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 71 56
Oxfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £43,000 £32,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £60,750 £47,500 £47,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 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 951 1,563 1,132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 41.86% 50.75% 42.98%
Number of salaries quoted 826 1,394 987
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.56%

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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019. 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
Oxford +6 3 £45,000 - 4
Thame -7 1 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Witney -8 1 £57,500 +35.29%
Abingdon - 1 £45,000 - 4
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for WCF.

1 15 (78.95%) C#
2 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) MVC
3 11 (57.89%) Web Services
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
5 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
6 8 (42.11%) SQL
6 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
6 8 (42.11%) REST
7 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
8 6 (31.58%) OO
8 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (26.32%) SDLC
9 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (26.32%) Java
9 5 (26.32%) WPF
9 5 (26.32%) jQuery
10 4 (21.05%) WSE
10 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (21.05%) Spring
10 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
10 4 (21.05%) Windows
10 4 (21.05%) CRM
10 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (21.05%) Ember.js
11 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
11 3 (15.79%) Redis
11 3 (15.79%) Docker

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 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Azure Functions
2 1 (5.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) NUnit
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) MSTest
2 1 (5.26%) NSubstitute
2 1 (5.26%) Serilog
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Development Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) React Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Development Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Support
5 1 (5.26%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) Web Services
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
3 8 (42.11%) REST
4 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
5 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (26.32%) jQuery
6 5 (26.32%) WPF
7 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (21.05%) Ember.js
7 4 (21.05%) Spring
7 4 (21.05%) WSE
8 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
8 3 (15.79%) CSS
8 3 (15.79%) HTML
8 3 (15.79%) React
9 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
10 1 (5.26%) Autofac
10 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) FMCG
2 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) VMS
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) MVC
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) OO
3 5 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (26.32%) SDLC
4 4 (21.05%) CRM
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Digital Transformation Strategy
5 3 (15.79%) SOA
6 2 (10.53%) SOLID
6 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
7 1 (5.26%) Image Processing
7 1 (5.26%) Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Multithreaded Programming
7 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
7 1 (5.26%) MVVM
7 1 (5.26%) Scrum
7 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) VB
6 1 (5.26%) VB6
6 1 (5.26%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Sencha
2 1 (5.26%) Xamarin