The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 173 112 97
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -15
Permanent jobs citing WCF 86 253 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.29% 2.43% 2.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.67% 7.39% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 79 246 286
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2343 3425 4153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 35.09% 32.90% 39.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2105 3060 3579
Average salary £57,500 £53,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% +0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WCF
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

WCF Salary Trend in the City of London

WCF
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the City of London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in the City of London

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 201 (95.71%) C#
2 193 (91.90%) .NET
3 147 (70.00%) MVC
4 138 (65.71%) SQL
5 134 (63.81%) SQL Server
6 133 (63.33%) ASP.NET
7 111 (52.86%) JavaScript
8 109 (51.90%) HTML
9 97 (46.19%) Finance
10 96 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
11 93 (44.29%) CSS
11 93 (44.29%) jQuery
12 86 (40.95%) TDD
13 83 (39.52%) ASP.NET MVC
14 80 (38.10%) WPF
15 74 (35.24%) T-SQL
16 73 (34.76%) .NET Framework
17 69 (32.86%) Team Foundation Server
18 68 (32.38%) Web Services
19 60 (28.57%) XML
20 59 (28.10%) Entity Framework
21 54 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web API
22 51 (24.29%) Continuous Integration
22 51 (24.29%) Visual Studio
22 51 (24.29%) Degree
23 50 (23.81%) AngularJS
24 48 (22.86%) HTML5
25 47 (22.38%) Microsoft
26 44 (20.95%) OO
27 43 (20.48%) SQL Server 2008

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (8.57%) CMS
1 18 (8.57%) Umbraco
2 17 (8.10%) SharePoint
3 16 (7.62%) IIS
4 12 (5.71%) Node.js
5 8 (3.81%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (3.81%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.86%) Kentico
8 4 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.43%) Confluence
9 3 (1.43%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.48%) Apache
11 1 (0.48%) DNN
11 1 (0.48%) Immediacy CMS
11 1 (0.48%) Mule
11 1 (0.48%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Foundation
11 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.29%) MS Office
2 9 (4.29%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.43%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.95%) LatentZero
3 2 (0.95%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.95%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (4.29%) SaaS
4 3 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.43%) GitHub
5 1 (0.48%) Force.com
5 1 (0.48%) IaaS
5 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.29%) Intranet
2 8 (3.81%) Firewall
2 8 (3.81%) SMTP
3 3 (1.43%) HTTP
4 2 (0.95%) DNS
4 2 (0.95%) Internet
5 1 (0.48%) SSH
5 1 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (63.81%) SQL Server
2 43 (20.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 23 (10.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 22 (10.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (4.29%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (4.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (3.81%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (3.33%) NoSQL
11 6 (2.86%) Relational Database
12 5 (2.38%) MySQL
13 4 (1.90%) Couchbase
13 4 (1.90%) MS Access
13 4 (1.90%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.43%) Redis
15 2 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 69 (32.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 51 (24.29%) Visual Studio
3 41 (19.52%) NUnit
4 21 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 19 (9.05%) Subversion
6 17 (8.10%) TeamCity
7 14 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (5.71%) JIRA
8 12 (5.71%) Selenium
9 11 (5.24%) Jasmine
9 11 (5.24%) Rhino Mocks
9 11 (5.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 11 (5.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (4.29%) SpecFlow
11 8 (3.81%) Moq
12 6 (2.86%) Jenkins
12 6 (2.86%) NCrunch
13 5 (2.38%) MSBuild
14 4 (1.90%) SoapUI
14 4 (1.90%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 97 (46.19%) Finance
2 25 (11.90%) Front Office
3 21 (10.00%) Banking
4 14 (6.67%) Marketing
4 14 (6.67%) Retail
5 12 (5.71%) Law
6 11 (5.24%) Back Office
7 7 (3.33%) Publishing
8 6 (2.86%) Telecoms
9 5 (2.38%) Advertising
9 5 (2.38%) Legal
10 4 (1.90%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.48%) French Language
Job Titles
1 202 (96.19%) Developer
2 123 (58.57%) C# Developer
3 118 (56.19%) .NET Developer
4 76 (36.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 75 (35.71%) Senior Developer
6 43 (20.48%) ASP.NET Developer
6 43 (20.48%) Senior C# Developer
7 34 (16.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 32 (15.24%) Senior .NET Developer
9 31 (14.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 26 (12.38%) SQL Developer
11 24 (11.43%) Lead Developer
12 22 (10.48%) Applications Developer
13 20 (9.52%) C# WCF Developer
13 20 (9.52%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 20 (9.52%) WCF Developer
14 19 (9.05%) Technical Developer
15 18 (8.57%) Angular Developer
16 15 (7.14%) Lead .NET Developer
16 15 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (91.90%) .NET
2 133 (63.33%) ASP.NET
3 109 (51.90%) HTML
4 93 (44.29%) CSS
4 93 (44.29%) jQuery
5 83 (39.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 80 (38.10%) WPF
7 73 (34.76%) .NET Framework
8 68 (32.38%) Web Services
9 60 (28.57%) XML
10 59 (28.10%) Entity Framework
11 54 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web API
12 50 (23.81%) AngularJS
13 48 (22.86%) HTML5
14 40 (19.05%) SOAP
15 36 (17.14%) LINQ
16 33 (15.71%) JSON
17 29 (13.81%) Ajax
18 25 (11.90%) CSS3
19 24 (11.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.62%) Computer Science
2 19 (9.05%) N-Tier
3 17 (8.10%) User Experience
4 14 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (5.24%) Mathematics
6 9 (4.29%) Client/Server
6 9 (4.29%) Derivative
6 9 (4.29%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (3.33%) Equities
7 7 (3.33%) Fintech
8 6 (2.86%) Hedge funds
8 6 (2.86%) Kindle
9 4 (1.90%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.90%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.90%) RIA
9 4 (1.90%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.43%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.95%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (2.38%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.43%) Linux
5 2 (0.95%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (70.00%) MVC
2 96 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (40.95%) TDD
4 51 (24.29%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (20.95%) OO
6 41 (19.52%) Scrum
7 34 (16.19%) SDLC
8 33 (15.71%) SOLID
9 31 (14.76%) Web Development
10 30 (14.29%) BDD
10 30 (14.29%) Multithreading
11 27 (12.86%) Unit Testing
12 22 (10.48%) MVVM
12 22 (10.48%) SOA
13 18 (8.57%) CRM
13 18 (8.57%) Front End Development
14 17 (8.10%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
15 16 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (7.62%) Dependency Injection
15 16 (7.62%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 201 (95.71%) C#
2 138 (65.71%) SQL
3 111 (52.86%) JavaScript
4 74 (35.24%) T-SQL
5 12 (5.71%) PL/SQL
5 12 (5.71%) VBA
6 11 (5.24%) Java
6 11 (5.24%) VB.NET
7 10 (4.76%) PowerShell
8 9 (4.29%) TypeScript
8 9 (4.29%) VBScript
9 8 (3.81%) Ruby
9 8 (3.81%) XPath
10 6 (2.86%) C++
10 6 (2.86%) VB
11 4 (1.90%) PHP
11 4 (1.90%) Python
12 3 (1.43%) C
12 3 (1.43%) F#
13 2 (0.95%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 51 (24.29%) Degree
2 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.43%) MCAD
3 3 (1.43%) MCSD
4 2 (0.95%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.05%) QA
2 6 (2.86%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.95%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.95%) SEPA
System Software
1 3 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 47 (22.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.76%) Oracle
3 6 (2.86%) EPiServer
4 4 (1.90%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.43%) IBM
5 3 (1.43%) iManage
5 3 (1.43%) LexisNexis
5 3 (1.43%) Telerik
5 3 (1.43%) Zend
6 2 (0.95%) Fidessa
6 2 (0.95%) Informatica
6 2 (0.95%) Infragistics
6 2 (0.95%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.95%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.48%) Alterian
7 1 (0.48%) Ektron
7 1 (0.48%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.48%) VMware
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £56000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Quant Capital
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago