Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 104 148
Rank change year-on-year +8 +44 -57
Permanent jobs citing WCF 84 62 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.73% 2.35% 1.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.36% 5.48% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 71 56 43
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,568 1,132 1,612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 50.91% 42.98% 46.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,398 987 1,356
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,000 £65,000 £64,625
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.56% +6.55%

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 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 18 February 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 - 22 £40,000 - 1
Wallingford -17 17 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Kidlington - 12 £45,000 -
Witney +11 8 £42,500 -
Oxford -29 5 £45,000 +17.65%
Banbury - 1 £35,000 -
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 84 (100.00%) .NET
2 83 (98.81%) C#
3 62 (73.81%) TDD
4 55 (65.48%) ASP.NET
5 54 (64.29%) MVC
6 51 (60.71%) SQL Server
7 48 (57.14%) JavaScript
8 42 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 41 (48.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 41 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (40.48%) Git (software)
11 33 (39.29%) SQL
12 32 (38.10%) AngularJS
13 31 (36.90%) Web Services
14 26 (30.95%) KnockoutJS
15 25 (29.76%) WPF
15 25 (29.76%) Scrum
16 24 (28.57%) .NET Framework
17 23 (27.38%) MVVM
17 23 (27.38%) Entity Framework
17 23 (27.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 23 (27.38%) WinForms
17 23 (27.38%) Visual Studio
18 22 (26.19%) OO
18 22 (26.19%) Ruby
18 22 (26.19%) Web Application Development
18 22 (26.19%) Node.js
18 22 (26.19%) High Availability
18 22 (26.19%) SQL Server 2016
18 22 (26.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 19 (22.62%) IIS
2 1 (1.19%) Apache
2 1 (1.19%) CMS
2 1 (1.19%) Drupal
2 1 (1.19%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 22 (26.19%) NoSQL
2 22 (26.19%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.19%) Big Data
3 1 (1.19%) MySQL
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (40.48%) Git (software)
2 23 (27.38%) Visual Studio
3 18 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (14.29%) Bugzilla
4 12 (14.29%) Subversion
4 12 (14.29%) Trac
5 1 (1.19%) GitLab
5 1 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 22 (26.19%) Music Industry
2 2 (2.38%) Automotive
3 1 (1.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 80 (95.24%) Developer
2 73 (86.90%) .NET Developer
3 33 (39.29%) C# Developer
4 28 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (29.76%) C# Software Developer
5 25 (29.76%) Software Developer
6 20 (23.81%) .NET Software Developer
6 20 (23.81%) SQL Developer
7 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 13 (15.48%) C++ Developer
7 13 (15.48%) C++ Software Developer
7 13 (15.48%) C++/C# Developer
8 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (8.33%) .NET Applications Developer
9 7 (8.33%) Applications Developer
9 7 (8.33%) C# Application Developer
9 7 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (8.33%) Senior Developer
9 7 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (100.00%) .NET
2 55 (65.48%) ASP.NET
3 42 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 41 (48.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 32 (38.10%) AngularJS
6 31 (36.90%) Web Services
7 26 (30.95%) KnockoutJS
8 25 (29.76%) WPF
9 24 (28.57%) .NET Framework
10 23 (27.38%) Entity Framework
10 23 (27.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 23 (27.38%) WinForms
11 22 (26.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 22 (26.19%) Code First Entity Framework
11 22 (26.19%) Node.js
11 22 (26.19%) RESTful
12 19 (22.62%) jQuery
13 17 (20.24%) Backbone.js
13 17 (20.24%) HTML
14 14 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.76%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (73.81%) TDD
2 54 (64.29%) MVC
3 41 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (29.76%) Scrum
5 23 (27.38%) MVVM
6 22 (26.19%) BDD
6 22 (26.19%) High Availability
6 22 (26.19%) OO
6 22 (26.19%) Unit Testing
6 22 (26.19%) Web Application Development
7 14 (16.67%) OOP
8 12 (14.29%) Mobile Development
8 12 (14.29%) Refactoring
8 12 (14.29%) SOA
9 11 (13.10%) Migration
10 10 (11.90%) SDLC
11 7 (8.33%) Test Automation
12 5 (5.95%) Mentoring
13 4 (4.76%) Coaching
14 3 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 83 (98.81%) C#
2 48 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 33 (39.29%) SQL
4 22 (26.19%) Ruby
5 17 (20.24%) TypeScript
6 15 (17.86%) C++
6 15 (17.86%) MATLAB
7 6 (7.14%) VB
7 6 (7.14%) VB6
8 1 (1.19%) PHP
8 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (5.95%) MCTS
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.38%) Google
3 1 (1.19%) Capita
3 1 (1.19%) Sencha
3 1 (1.19%) Zend