The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 21 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 10 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.80% 0.86% 4.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.00% 3.39% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 8
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £95,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -52.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WCF
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
50 59 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 34.01% 25.32% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 36 53 68
Average salary £60,000 £50,500 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.81% -40.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £37,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

WCF
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Canary Wharf region.

WCF Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

WCF
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 14 (77.78%) C#
3 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (66.67%) WPF
4 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
5 9 (50.00%) Web Services
5 9 (50.00%) Finance
6 8 (44.44%) MVC
6 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 8 (44.44%) SQL
6 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (33.33%) HTML
8 6 (33.33%) CSS
8 6 (33.33%) SOA
8 6 (33.33%) jQuery
8 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (33.33%) MVVM
8 6 (33.33%) SDLC
9 5 (27.78%) HTML5
9 5 (27.78%) Multithreading
9 5 (27.78%) Silverlight
9 5 (27.78%) Scrum
10 4 (22.22%) Equities
10 4 (22.22%) TDD
10 4 (22.22%) CruiseControl
10 4 (22.22%) Workflow
10 4 (22.22%) Time Management
10 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
10 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (22.22%) InstallShield
2 4 (22.22%) CruiseControl
3 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Back Office
3 2 (11.11%) Front Office
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (44.44%) .NET Developer
4 7 (38.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Release Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) Development Manager
6 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 2 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Junior
7 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Junior C# Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) WPF
3 9 (50.00%) Web Services
4 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (33.33%) HTML
5 6 (33.33%) jQuery
5 6 (33.33%) CSS
6 5 (27.78%) Silverlight
6 5 (27.78%) HTML5
7 4 (22.22%) RESTful
7 4 (22.22%) SOAP
7 4 (22.22%) COM
7 4 (22.22%) CSS3
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (11.11%) Caliburn.Micro
8 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
8 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Equities
2 1 (5.56%) Derivative
2 1 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Android
1 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) MVC
3 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (33.33%) SOA
4 6 (33.33%) MVVM
4 6 (33.33%) SDLC
5 5 (27.78%) Multithreading
5 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) Time Management
6 4 (22.22%) Product Management
6 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 4 (22.22%) Workflow
6 4 (22.22%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) Coaching
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (22.22%) Release Management
7 3 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (11.11%) Web Development
8 2 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) C++
3 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Progress
3 1 (5.56%) Solace