Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 135 137
Rank change year-on-year +40 +2 -33
Permanent jobs citing WCF 61 57 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.59% 1.66% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.74% 5.72% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 55 54 74
Reading median annual salary £36,000 £38,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -23.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £51,500 £61,250
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £43,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -6.98% -14.00% +11.11%

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 Reading with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 788 996 1362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 33.43% 28.92% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 669 855 1168
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,900
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +17.65%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 61 (100.00%) .NET
2 60 (98.36%) C#
3 50 (81.97%) SQL Server
4 41 (67.21%) MVC
4 41 (67.21%) ASP.NET
5 35 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (54.10%) TDD
7 32 (52.46%) Git (software)
8 31 (50.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (50.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 28 (45.90%) Microsoft
10 26 (42.62%) HTML
11 25 (40.98%) BDD
11 25 (40.98%) Node.js
12 24 (39.34%) RESTful
12 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
12 24 (39.34%) CSS
13 23 (37.70%) NoSQL
14 22 (36.07%) SQL
15 21 (34.43%) Web Services
15 21 (34.43%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (34.43%) Ruby
15 21 (34.43%) Web Application Development
15 21 (34.43%) SQL Server 2016
15 21 (34.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 18 (29.51%) Team Foundation Server
17 17 (27.87%) .NET Framework
17 17 (27.87%) jQuery
18 16 (26.23%) OO
19 14 (22.95%) XML

WCF
Co-occurring 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 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.20%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (6.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.64%) CMS
5 1 (1.64%) Kentico
5 1 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) InfoPath
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (81.97%) SQL Server
2 23 (37.70%) NoSQL
3 21 (34.43%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (9.84%) MongoDB
5 5 (8.20%) DTS
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.64%) Big Data
7 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (52.46%) Git (software)
2 18 (29.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.56%) Subversion
3 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.28%) WinDbg
5 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Advertising
2 1 (1.64%) Local Government
2 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (93.44%) Developer
2 47 (77.05%) .NET Developer
3 20 (32.79%) C# Developer
4 11 (18.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (11.48%) C# WPF Developer
5 7 (11.48%) WPF Developer
6 6 (9.84%) .NET Web Developer
6 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Web Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Lead .NET Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Lead C# Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Lead Developer
7 5 (8.20%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (4.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.92%) C# Web Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Angular Developer
10 2 (3.28%) C# WCF Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Consultant
10 2 (3.28%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (67.21%) ASP.NET
3 31 (50.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 31 (50.82%) ASP.NET Web API
4 26 (42.62%) HTML
5 25 (40.98%) Node.js
6 24 (39.34%) CSS
6 24 (39.34%) RESTful
7 21 (34.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 21 (34.43%) Web Services
8 17 (27.87%) .NET Framework
8 17 (27.87%) jQuery
9 14 (22.95%) XML
10 13 (21.31%) WPF
11 9 (14.75%) Entity Framework
12 7 (11.48%) LINQ
12 7 (11.48%) SOAP
13 5 (8.20%) AngularJS
13 5 (8.20%) HTML5
13 5 (8.20%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (8.20%) PMI
3 4 (6.56%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Android
2 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (67.21%) MVC
2 35 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (54.10%) TDD
4 25 (40.98%) BDD
5 21 (34.43%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (34.43%) Web Application Development
6 16 (26.23%) OO
7 14 (22.95%) Unit Testing
8 9 (14.75%) Test Automation
9 8 (13.11%) Data Protection
9 8 (13.11%) Web Development
10 7 (11.48%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (11.48%) Inversion of Control
10 7 (11.48%) MVVM
10 7 (11.48%) OOP
11 5 (8.20%) SOA
12 4 (6.56%) CRM
12 4 (6.56%) OOD
12 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
12 4 (6.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 60 (98.36%) C#
2 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
3 22 (36.07%) SQL
4 21 (34.43%) Ruby
5 6 (9.84%) VB.NET
6 5 (8.20%) Java
6 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
6 5 (8.20%) VB
7 2 (3.28%) C++
7 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) PMI Certification
3 4 (6.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Docker
Vendors
1 28 (45.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) DevExpress
2 4 (6.56%) Telerik
3 2 (3.28%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.64%) Capita
4 1 (1.64%) Xamarin