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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 102 89 60
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -29
Permanent jobs citing WCF 257 314 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.50% 3.03% 4.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.64% 7.72% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 250 294 409
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
3363 4066 4372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 32.67% 39.22% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3015 3501 4008
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in the City of London

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 545 (93.80%) C#
2 531 (91.39%) .NET
3 361 (62.13%) ASP.NET
4 334 (57.49%) SQL Server
5 300 (51.64%) MVC
6 269 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
7 263 (45.27%) SQL
8 246 (42.34%) JavaScript
9 237 (40.79%) Finance
10 223 (38.38%) HTML
11 215 (37.01%) TDD
12 199 (34.25%) OO
13 190 (32.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 186 (32.01%) WPF
15 185 (31.84%) Web Services
16 173 (29.78%) jQuery
17 166 (28.57%) CSS
18 164 (28.23%) Scrum
19 155 (26.68%) .NET Framework
20 132 (22.72%) Microsoft
20 132 (22.72%) SQL Server 2008
21 131 (22.55%) XML
22 124 (21.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 121 (20.83%) HTML5
24 104 (17.90%) Banking
25 97 (16.70%) T-SQL
26 94 (16.18%) Team Foundation Server
27 93 (16.01%) Ajax
28 81 (13.94%) Unit Testing
28 81 (13.94%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 39 (6.71%) SharePoint
2 38 (6.54%) BizTalk Server
3 27 (4.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 23 (3.96%) IIS
5 19 (3.27%) CMS
6 16 (2.75%) Umbraco
7 13 (2.24%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (1.55%) NServiceBus
9 8 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.86%) Orchard CMS
10 5 (0.86%) Magnolia
10 5 (0.86%) Node.js
10 5 (0.86%) Sitefinity
11 4 (0.69%) MQSeries
11 4 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 59 (10.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.86%) MS Office
2 5 (0.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (3.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.52%) RMDS
3 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.41%) PaaS
4 5 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.69%) SaaS
6 3 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.34%) HTTP
1 2 (0.34%) SMTP
2 1 (0.17%) GSM
2 1 (0.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 334 (57.49%) SQL Server
2 132 (22.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 69 (11.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 53 (9.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 46 (7.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 45 (7.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (3.96%) Relational Database
8 23 (3.96%) NoSQL
9 17 (2.93%) MongoDB
10 13 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (2.07%) MySQL
12 8 (1.38%) RavenDB
13 7 (1.20%) Big Data
14 6 (1.03%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.86%) Neo4j
15 5 (0.86%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.86%) CouchDB
16 4 (0.69%) DTS
16 4 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 94 (16.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 57 (9.81%) Visual Studio
3 48 (8.26%) NUnit
4 36 (6.20%) Subversion
5 26 (4.48%) TeamCity
6 20 (3.44%) MSBuild
6 20 (3.44%) JIRA
7 17 (2.93%) SpecFlow
8 15 (2.58%) Moq
8 15 (2.58%) CruiseControl
9 14 (2.41%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 13 (2.24%) Git (software)
10 13 (2.24%) Selenium
11 10 (1.72%) Log4Net
11 10 (1.72%) Jenkins
12 9 (1.55%) ReSharper
13 8 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 7 (1.20%) Rhino Mocks
14 7 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 5 (0.86%) WebDriver
General
1 237 (40.79%) Finance
2 104 (17.90%) Banking
3 41 (7.06%) Investment Banking
4 32 (5.51%) Front Office
5 29 (4.99%) Legal
6 25 (4.30%) Retail
7 22 (3.79%) Telecoms
8 21 (3.61%) Marketing
8 21 (3.61%) Advertising
9 12 (2.07%) Back Office
10 7 (1.20%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.03%) Publishing
12 4 (0.69%) Law
13 3 (0.52%) International Banking
13 3 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 492 (84.68%) Developer
2 222 (38.21%) C# Developer
3 198 (34.08%) .NET Developer
4 120 (20.65%) Senior Developer
5 93 (16.01%) C# .NET Developer
6 70 (12.05%) Senior .NET Developer
7 47 (8.09%) Software Developer
7 47 (8.09%) Architect
8 43 (7.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 35 (6.02%) Senior C# Developer
10 30 (5.16%) Web Developer
11 26 (4.48%) ASP.NET Developer
12 23 (3.96%) Software Engineer
12 23 (3.96%) Technical Architect
13 21 (3.61%) Lead Developer
14 19 (3.27%) Senior Architect
15 17 (2.93%) Programmer
16 16 (2.75%) WPF Developer
17 14 (2.41%) Applications Developer
17 14 (2.41%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 531 (91.39%) .NET
2 361 (62.13%) ASP.NET
3 223 (38.38%) HTML
4 190 (32.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 186 (32.01%) WPF
6 185 (31.84%) Web Services
7 173 (29.78%) jQuery
8 166 (28.57%) CSS
9 155 (26.68%) .NET Framework
10 131 (22.55%) XML
11 124 (21.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 121 (20.83%) HTML5
13 93 (16.01%) Ajax
14 81 (13.94%) AngularJS
15 76 (13.08%) ASP.NET Web API
16 67 (11.53%) REST
17 61 (10.50%) LINQ
18 54 (9.29%) SOAP
19 43 (7.40%) CSS3
20 40 (6.88%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.29%) Computer Science
2 44 (7.57%) N-Tier
3 35 (6.02%) Inversion of Control
4 34 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (4.30%) Open Source
6 24 (4.13%) Hedge funds
7 22 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (3.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 19 (3.27%) Fixed Income
10 14 (2.41%) Mathematics
11 13 (2.24%) Client/Server
12 12 (2.07%) Derivative
13 9 (1.55%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.55%) Equities
14 8 (1.38%) User Experience
15 6 (1.03%) Kindle
15 6 (1.03%) Digital Media
16 5 (0.86%) Social Media
17 4 (0.69%) Credit Risk
17 4 (0.69%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 72 (12.39%) Windows
2 11 (1.89%) Android
3 9 (1.55%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.20%) Windows 8
4 7 (1.20%) Windows Phone 8
4 7 (1.20%) Windows Phone
4 7 (1.20%) Windows Phone 7
5 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.17%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.17%) Linux
6 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (51.64%) MVC
2 269 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
3 215 (37.01%) TDD
4 199 (34.25%) OO
5 164 (28.23%) Scrum
6 81 (13.94%) Unit Testing
7 80 (13.77%) BDD
8 77 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
8 77 (13.25%) SOA
9 75 (12.91%) OOD
10 74 (12.74%) Multithreading
11 56 (9.64%) OOP
12 55 (9.47%) Software Engineering
13 44 (7.57%) Web Development
14 42 (7.23%) MVVM
15 39 (6.71%) Data Management
15 39 (6.71%) Technical Architecture
16 37 (6.37%) E-Commerce
17 29 (4.99%) Data Analysis
17 29 (4.99%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 545 (93.80%) C#
2 263 (45.27%) SQL
3 246 (42.34%) JavaScript
4 97 (16.70%) T-SQL
5 30 (5.16%) XPath
6 29 (4.99%) Java
7 24 (4.13%) VB.NET
8 21 (3.61%) C++
9 16 (2.75%) VBA
10 15 (2.58%) VB
11 14 (2.41%) PHP
12 13 (2.24%) Ruby
13 9 (1.55%) Python
14 7 (1.20%) XAML
14 7 (1.20%) C
15 5 (0.86%) Groovy
15 5 (0.86%) F#
16 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 64 (11.02%) Degree
2 12 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.52%) ISEB
4 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.17%) PhD
5 1 (0.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.88%) QA
2 6 (1.03%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.52%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.17%) StatsD
Vendors
1 132 (22.72%) Microsoft
2 18 (3.10%) Sitecore
3 11 (1.89%) Oracle
3 11 (1.89%) Telerik
4 8 (1.38%) TIBCO
4 8 (1.38%) Twitter
5 7 (1.20%) EPiServer
6 4 (0.69%) IBM
6 4 (0.69%) Nintex
7 3 (0.52%) Sony
7 3 (0.52%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.34%) Teradata
8 2 (0.34%) Siebel
8 2 (0.34%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.34%) SAP
8 2 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.34%) Ektron
9 1 (0.17%) Remedy
9 1 (0.17%) Reuters
9 1 (0.17%) Bloomberg
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + bonus, benefits, training
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + excellent bonus potential
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent Spa
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday / Bonus / Home Working
Posted: 6 days ago