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

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 137 103 140
Rank change year-on-year -34 +37 -40
Permanent jobs citing WCF 44 63 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.49% 2.35% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.87% 5.17% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 39 67 39
Oxfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19,750 £24,250 £23,550
90th Percentile £47,500 £55,000 £53,750
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 1,534 1,219 1,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 51.89% 45.54% 48.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,381 1,074 1,266
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,750 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 May 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 May 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
Wallingford -15 14 £36,000 -4.00%
Thame -12 13 £40,000 -15.79% 2
Kidlington - 7 £45,000 -
Oxford -18 3 £58,750 +48.73% 1
Abingdon - 2 £43,750 -
Banbury - 1 £35,000 -
WCF
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 43 (97.73%) C#
2 42 (95.45%) .NET
3 34 (77.27%) TDD
4 30 (68.18%) ASP.NET
5 29 (65.91%) JavaScript
5 29 (65.91%) MVC
6 26 (59.09%) SQL Server
7 24 (54.55%) Web Services
8 23 (52.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (45.45%) Git (software)
10 19 (43.18%) SQL
10 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (36.36%) AngularJS
11 16 (36.36%) .NET Framework
11 16 (36.36%) Scrum
12 15 (34.09%) jQuery
13 14 (31.82%) Entity Framework
13 14 (31.82%) Backbone.js
13 14 (31.82%) TypeScript
13 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (27.27%) HTML
14 12 (27.27%) CSS
14 12 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
15 11 (25.00%) OOP
16 10 (22.73%) Web Application Development
16 10 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2016
16 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (22.73%) KnockoutJS

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 7 (15.91%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
2 1 (2.27%) Drupal
2 1 (2.27%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (22.73%) NoSQL
2 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.45%) Bugzilla
2 9 (20.45%) Subversion
2 9 (20.45%) Trac
3 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.27%) GitLab
5 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 10 (22.73%) Music Industry
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (95.45%) Developer
2 33 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 19 (43.18%) C# Developer
4 17 (38.64%) C# Software Developer
4 17 (38.64%) Software Developer
5 13 (29.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (27.27%) SQL Developer
7 11 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
8 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (20.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (15.91%) C++ Developer
10 7 (15.91%) C++ Software Developer
10 7 (15.91%) C++/C# Developer
11 6 (13.64%) Junior
11 6 (13.64%) Junior Developer
12 5 (11.36%) Agile C# Developer
12 5 (11.36%) Agile Developer
12 5 (11.36%) Junior .NET Developer
12 5 (11.36%) Mid-Level C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (95.45%) .NET
2 30 (68.18%) ASP.NET
3 24 (54.55%) Web Services
4 23 (52.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (36.36%) .NET Framework
5 16 (36.36%) AngularJS
6 15 (34.09%) jQuery
7 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (31.82%) Backbone.js
7 14 (31.82%) Entity Framework
8 12 (27.27%) CSS
8 12 (27.27%) HTML
9 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 10 (22.73%) Code First Entity Framework
9 10 (22.73%) KnockoutJS
9 10 (22.73%) Node.js
9 10 (22.73%) RESTful
9 10 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (20.45%) Marionette.js
11 8 (18.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.82%) User Experience
5 2 (4.55%) Xbox
6 1 (2.27%) Blog
6 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.27%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Android
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) TDD
2 29 (65.91%) MVC
3 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (36.36%) Scrum
5 11 (25.00%) OOP
6 10 (22.73%) BDD
6 10 (22.73%) High Availability
6 10 (22.73%) SOA
6 10 (22.73%) Unit Testing
6 10 (22.73%) Web Application Development
7 9 (20.45%) Mobile Development
7 9 (20.45%) OO
7 9 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (20.45%) Refactoring
7 9 (20.45%) SDLC
8 7 (15.91%) MVVM
9 4 (9.09%) Migration
10 3 (6.82%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (2.27%) Content Management
11 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (97.73%) C#
2 29 (65.91%) JavaScript
3 19 (43.18%) SQL
4 14 (31.82%) TypeScript
5 10 (22.73%) Ruby
6 8 (18.18%) C++
7 7 (15.91%) MATLAB
8 3 (6.82%) Java
9 1 (2.27%) PHP
9 1 (2.27%) Python
9 1 (2.27%) R
9 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) Google
2 1 (2.27%) BT
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Motorola
2 1 (2.27%) Sencha
2 1 (2.27%) Twitter
2 1 (2.27%) Zend