Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 109 112
Rank change year-on-year -38 +3 -14
Permanent jobs citing WCF 27 65 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.92% 2.31% 2.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.73% 4.97% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 26 68 68
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £24,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £57,375
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.11% +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 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 1,561 1,309 1,547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 53.13% 46.48% 49.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,406 1,140 1,301
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,725 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 2018. 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 -15 12 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Oxford -12 11 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Abingdon - 2 £43,750 -
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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 27 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (85.19%) .NET
3 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 15 (55.56%) MVC
5 14 (51.85%) Web Services
6 11 (40.74%) SQL
6 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
6 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 9 (33.33%) Python
8 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio
8 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
8 8 (29.63%) WPF
8 8 (29.63%) MVVM
8 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (25.93%) Mercurial
9 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
9 7 (25.93%) TDD
9 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
9 7 (25.93%) Manufacturing
10 6 (22.22%) Finance
11 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
11 5 (18.52%) Subversion
11 5 (18.52%) JIRA
11 5 (18.52%) TortoiseSVN
11 5 (18.52%) Entity Framework
11 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
12 4 (14.81%) HTML5
12 4 (14.81%) User Experience
12 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development

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 (3.70%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
2 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio
3 7 (25.93%) Mercurial
4 5 (18.52%) JIRA
4 5 (18.52%) Subversion
4 5 (18.52%) TortoiseSVN
5 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (25.93%) Manufacturing
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
3 4 (14.81%) Legal
4 2 (7.41%) Music Industry
5 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Development Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Development Support Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Senior Development Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Senior Support Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Development Team Leader
3 5 (18.52%) Python Team Leader
3 5 (18.52%) Software Development Team Leader
3 5 (18.52%) Software Team Leader
3 5 (18.52%) Team Leader
4 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Data Science Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Graduate
7 1 (3.70%) Junior
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) Web Services
3 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
4 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (29.63%) WPF
5 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
6 5 (18.52%) Entity Framework
7 4 (14.81%) CSS
7 4 (14.81%) HTML
7 4 (14.81%) HTML5
8 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (11.11%) Silverlight
8 3 (11.11%) WinForms
9 2 (7.41%) Code First Entity Framework
9 2 (7.41%) Node.js
9 2 (7.41%) REST
9 2 (7.41%) RESTful
9 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (14.81%) User Experience
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Xbox
4 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.70%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) MVC
2 8 (29.63%) MVVM
3 7 (25.93%) TDD
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.11%) BDD
5 3 (11.11%) Web Application Development
6 2 (7.41%) Data Science
6 2 (7.41%) High Availability
6 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.41%) SOA
7 1 (3.70%) Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (3.70%) CQRS
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (3.70%) Machine Learning
7 1 (3.70%) OO
7 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) Python
4 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
5 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
6 3 (11.11%) C++
6 3 (11.11%) Java
7 2 (7.41%) R
7 2 (7.41%) Ruby
7 2 (7.41%) VB
8 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) BT
2 1 (3.70%) Motorola
2 1 (3.70%) Twitter