The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 86 93 105
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 21 52 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.69% 2.67% 1.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.10% 8.44% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 18 52 48
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,850 £55,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 512 616 645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 41.32% 31.61% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 391 563 555
Median salary £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.88% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing WCF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Reading

WCF
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in Reading.

Salary trend for WCF in Reading

WCF
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Reading over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Reading

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for WCF.

1 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 52 (94.55%) C#
3 45 (81.82%) ASP.NET
4 35 (63.64%) JavaScript
5 32 (58.18%) MVC
6 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (47.27%) HTML
7 26 (47.27%) CSS
8 25 (45.45%) SQL Server
8 25 (45.45%) .NET Framework
9 22 (40.00%) Entity Framework
9 22 (40.00%) TDD
10 21 (38.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
12 19 (34.55%) NoSQL
13 17 (30.91%) Web Application Development
14 16 (29.09%) SQL Server 2014
14 16 (29.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 16 (29.09%) Code First Entity Framework
14 16 (29.09%) BDD
14 16 (29.09%) Node.js
14 16 (29.09%) Git (software)
14 16 (29.09%) RESTful
14 16 (29.09%) Ruby
15 15 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (23.64%) SQL
17 12 (21.82%) jQuery
18 11 (20.00%) Windows
19 10 (18.18%) Visual Studio
19 10 (18.18%) Advertising

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.64%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 19 (34.55%) NoSQL
3 16 (29.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (12.73%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.64%) OLAP
7 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.82%) OLTP
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Git (software)
2 10 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 6 (10.91%) FitNesse
4 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.82%) MSTest
5 1 (1.82%) NUnit
5 1 (1.82%) Selenium
General
1 10 (18.18%) Advertising
2 6 (10.91%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Games
3 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.45%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 53 (96.36%) Developer
2 46 (83.64%) .NET Developer
3 17 (30.91%) C# Developer
4 12 (21.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Software Developer
6 5 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Agile Developer
6 5 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Graduate
6 5 (9.09%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Graduate C# Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Graduate Software Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Mid-Level C# Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (81.82%) ASP.NET
3 26 (47.27%) CSS
3 26 (47.27%) HTML
4 25 (45.45%) .NET Framework
5 22 (40.00%) Entity Framework
6 21 (38.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (29.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 16 (29.09%) Code First Entity Framework
8 16 (29.09%) Node.js
8 16 (29.09%) RESTful
9 12 (21.82%) jQuery
10 10 (18.18%) AngularJS
11 9 (16.36%) Web Services
11 9 (16.36%) WPF
12 7 (12.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (10.91%) Ajax
13 6 (10.91%) DCOM
13 6 (10.91%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) MVC
2 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (40.00%) TDD
4 17 (30.91%) Web Application Development
5 16 (29.09%) BDD
6 10 (18.18%) Scrum
7 9 (16.36%) Multithreading
7 9 (16.36%) Web Development
8 8 (14.55%) OOD
8 8 (14.55%) Unit Testing
9 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
10 6 (10.91%) ATDD
10 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (9.09%) B2C
12 4 (7.27%) OO
13 3 (5.45%) B2B
13 3 (5.45%) Multithreaded Programming
13 3 (5.45%) Online Security
14 2 (3.64%) Performance Monitoring
14 2 (3.64%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 52 (94.55%) C#
2 35 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 16 (29.09%) Ruby
4 13 (23.64%) SQL
5 9 (16.36%) T-SQL
6 6 (10.91%) C++
7 3 (5.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Facebook
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Google
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Nigel Frank International
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