Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 91 93
Rank change year-on-year -45 +2 +13
Permanent jobs citing WCF 28 78 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.03% 2.81% 2.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.04% 5.89% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27 64 88
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £37,500 £24,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,250 £56,250
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 1,371 1,324 1,469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 50.48% 47.69% 48.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,206 1,129 1,242
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
Oxford -2 12 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Thame -12 11 £47,500 +18.75%
Witney -5 1 £57,500 +4.55%
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 28 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (89.29%) .NET
3 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 18 (64.29%) MVC
4 14 (50.00%) Web Services
4 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 10 (35.71%) SQL
5 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
6 9 (32.14%) WPF
6 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
6 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
6 9 (32.14%) Python
6 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (28.57%) MVVM
7 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 7 (25.00%) Finance
8 7 (25.00%) Manufacturing
8 7 (25.00%) Mercurial
9 6 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (21.43%) HTML
9 6 (21.43%) CSS
10 5 (17.86%) Windows
10 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
10 5 (17.86%) Subversion
10 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
10 5 (17.86%) JIRA
10 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
10 5 (17.86%) TortoiseSVN
11 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (14.29%) User Experience

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 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Azure Functions
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 9 (32.14%) Visual Studio
3 7 (25.00%) Mercurial
4 5 (17.86%) JIRA
4 5 (17.86%) Subversion
4 5 (17.86%) TortoiseSVN
5 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (7.14%) NUnit
7 1 (3.57%) MSTest
7 1 (3.57%) NSubstitute
7 1 (3.57%) Serilog
7 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
1 7 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Development Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Development Support Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Senior Development Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Senior Support Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 5 (17.86%) .NET Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Development Team Leader
4 5 (17.86%) Python Team Leader
4 5 (17.86%) Software Development Team Leader
4 5 (17.86%) Software Team Leader
4 5 (17.86%) Team Leader
5 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Data Science Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Graduate
7 1 (3.57%) Junior
7 1 (3.57%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (89.29%) .NET
2 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 14 (50.00%) Web Services
3 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
3 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (32.14%) WPF
4 6 (21.43%) CSS
4 6 (21.43%) HTML
5 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
6 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (14.29%) HTML5
6 4 (14.29%) WinForms
7 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.57%) Autofac
7 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (3.57%) React
7 1 (3.57%) REST
7 1 (3.57%) Sass
7 1 (3.57%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (14.29%) User Experience
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) VMS
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) MVC
2 8 (28.57%) MVVM
3 5 (17.86%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Data Science
5 2 (7.14%) OO
5 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 2 (7.14%) SOA
5 2 (7.14%) SOLID
5 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.57%) BDD
6 1 (3.57%) CQRS
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps
6 1 (3.57%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (3.57%) Machine Learning
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.57%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 9 (32.14%) Python
4 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
6 4 (14.29%) C++
7 3 (10.71%) VB
8 2 (7.14%) R
9 1 (3.57%) Java
9 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Xamarin