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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 172 130 89
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -41
Permanent jobs citing WCF 89 202 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.37% 2.00% 3.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.42% 5.86% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 75 181 338
Median salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2606 3448 4930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 40.07% 34.08% 37.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2353 2992 4250
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £74,800
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 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 30 May 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for WCF.

1 173 (95.58%) .NET
2 172 (95.03%) C#
3 126 (69.61%) SQL Server
3 126 (69.61%) ASP.NET
4 120 (66.30%) MVC
5 93 (51.38%) JavaScript
6 91 (50.28%) SQL
7 88 (48.62%) Agile Software Development
8 79 (43.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 76 (41.99%) .NET Framework
10 75 (41.44%) Finance
11 70 (38.67%) jQuery
12 68 (37.57%) ASP.NET Web API
13 65 (35.91%) TDD
13 65 (35.91%) Web Services
14 64 (35.36%) HTML
15 58 (32.04%) Entity Framework
16 56 (30.94%) Microsoft
17 52 (28.73%) CSS
18 51 (28.18%) T-SQL
19 47 (25.97%) Team Foundation Server
20 42 (23.20%) SOAP
21 40 (22.10%) WPF
22 39 (21.55%) AngularJS
23 38 (20.99%) Scrum
24 35 (19.34%) XML
25 33 (18.23%) Windows
25 33 (18.23%) Unit Testing
26 32 (17.68%) Continuous Integration
27 31 (17.13%) Web Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 17 (9.39%) Node.js
2 14 (7.73%) CMS
3 12 (6.63%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.08%) Umbraco
5 10 (5.52%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (4.42%) Kentico
6 8 (4.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (3.31%) IIS
8 5 (2.76%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.76%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (2.21%) Apache
9 4 (2.21%) Mule
9 4 (2.21%) Mule ESB
9 4 (2.21%) Sitefinity
9 4 (2.21%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.66%) DNN
10 3 (1.66%) Immediacy CMS
11 1 (0.55%) MQSeries
Applications
1 26 (14.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.76%) MS Project
3 3 (1.66%) MS Office
3 3 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (9.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.66%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.55%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.55%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.55%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.08%) SaaS
2 10 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.55%) Force.com
5 1 (0.55%) GitHub
5 1 (0.55%) IaaS
5 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.52%) Intranet
2 8 (4.42%) Firewall
2 8 (4.42%) SMTP
3 4 (2.21%) DNS
3 4 (2.21%) Internet
4 3 (1.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (69.61%) SQL Server
2 28 (15.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (14.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (11.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (10.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 15 (8.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (7.73%) NoSQL
8 10 (5.52%) Relational Database
9 9 (4.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (3.87%) RDBMS
11 6 (3.31%) Couchbase
12 5 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (1.10%) CouchDB
14 2 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (1.10%) Data Mining
14 2 (1.10%) KDB
14 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
15 1 (0.55%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 47 (25.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (16.02%) NUnit
2 29 (16.02%) Visual Studio
3 28 (15.47%) Git (software)
4 23 (12.71%) Subversion
5 13 (7.18%) MSBuild
6 11 (6.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 9 (4.97%) JIRA
8 8 (4.42%) Fiddler
8 8 (4.42%) MSTest
8 8 (4.42%) NCrunch
8 8 (4.42%) SoapUI
8 8 (4.42%) TeamCity
9 6 (3.31%) Moq
9 6 (3.31%) Rhino Mocks
10 5 (2.76%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.76%) Jenkins
11 4 (2.21%) Maven
11 4 (2.21%) Ranorex
11 4 (2.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 75 (41.44%) Finance
2 24 (13.26%) Banking
3 19 (10.50%) Front Office
4 15 (8.29%) Retail
5 12 (6.63%) Advertising
6 11 (6.08%) Law
7 10 (5.52%) Marketing
8 9 (4.97%) Back Office
9 6 (3.31%) Legal
10 3 (1.66%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.55%) Games
11 1 (0.55%) Publishing
11 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 160 (88.40%) Developer
2 101 (55.80%) C# Developer
3 92 (50.83%) .NET Developer
4 64 (35.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 56 (30.94%) Senior Developer
6 42 (23.20%) ASP.NET Developer
7 37 (20.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 26 (14.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 25 (13.81%) Senior .NET Developer
9 25 (13.81%) Senior C# Developer
10 15 (8.29%) Architect
11 14 (7.73%) Agile Developer
11 14 (7.73%) Angular Developer
11 14 (7.73%) CRM Developer
11 14 (7.73%) Lead Developer
12 12 (6.63%) Analyst
12 12 (6.63%) Lead C# Developer
12 12 (6.63%) Software Developer
13 10 (5.52%) Agile C# Developer
13 10 (5.52%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (95.58%) .NET
2 126 (69.61%) ASP.NET
3 79 (43.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 76 (41.99%) .NET Framework
5 70 (38.67%) jQuery
6 68 (37.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 65 (35.91%) Web Services
8 64 (35.36%) HTML
9 58 (32.04%) Entity Framework
10 52 (28.73%) CSS
11 42 (23.20%) SOAP
12 40 (22.10%) WPF
13 39 (21.55%) AngularJS
14 35 (19.34%) XML
15 31 (17.13%) RESTful
16 24 (13.26%) JSON
17 23 (12.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 22 (12.15%) Ajax
18 22 (12.15%) LINQ
19 21 (11.60%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.15%) Computer Science
2 15 (8.29%) N-Tier
3 13 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.63%) Inversion of Control
5 10 (5.52%) User Experience
6 8 (4.42%) Derivative
7 7 (3.87%) Equities
7 7 (3.87%) Fixed Income
7 7 (3.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (3.87%) Hedge funds
8 6 (3.31%) Equity Derivative
8 6 (3.31%) Reinsurance
9 5 (2.76%) Taxonomies
10 4 (2.21%) Data Structures
10 4 (2.21%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (1.66%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.66%) Fintech
11 3 (1.66%) RIA
11 3 (1.66%) SWIFT
11 3 (1.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (18.23%) Windows
2 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (66.30%) MVC
2 88 (48.62%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (35.91%) TDD
4 38 (20.99%) Scrum
5 33 (18.23%) Unit Testing
6 32 (17.68%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (17.13%) Web Development
8 28 (15.47%) SDLC
9 27 (14.92%) BDD
9 27 (14.92%) Multithreading
10 24 (13.26%) CRM
10 24 (13.26%) OO
11 19 (10.50%) Content Management
12 16 (8.84%) Asset Management
12 16 (8.84%) SOLID
13 14 (7.73%) MVVM
13 14 (7.73%) Project Management
14 13 (7.18%) Release Management
14 13 (7.18%) Web Application Development
15 12 (6.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 172 (95.03%) C#
2 93 (51.38%) JavaScript
3 91 (50.28%) SQL
4 51 (28.18%) T-SQL
5 11 (6.08%) Java
5 11 (6.08%) Ruby
6 8 (4.42%) TypeScript
7 6 (3.31%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.76%) C
8 5 (2.76%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.21%) C++
9 4 (2.21%) F#
9 4 (2.21%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.21%) VBScript
9 4 (2.21%) XPath
10 3 (1.66%) VBA
11 2 (1.10%) Python
11 2 (1.10%) XAML
12 1 (0.55%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.55%) Go
Qualifications
1 31 (17.13%) Degree
2 4 (2.21%) ISTQB
2 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.66%) MCAD
3 3 (1.66%) MCSD
4 1 (0.55%) Brainbench
4 1 (0.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.97%) QA
2 3 (1.66%) EMIR
2 3 (1.66%) MiFID
2 3 (1.66%) SEPA
2 3 (1.66%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.55%) Docker
1 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 56 (30.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.87%) Oracle
3 5 (2.76%) EPiServer
3 5 (2.76%) IBM
3 5 (2.76%) Sitecore
4 4 (2.21%) MuleSoft
4 4 (2.21%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.66%) Alterian
5 3 (1.66%) Ektron
5 3 (1.66%) iManage
5 3 (1.66%) LexisNexis
6 2 (1.10%) Telerik
7 1 (0.55%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.55%) Informatica
7 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.55%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.55%) VMware
7 1 (0.55%) WorldPay
City, London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Full Compeititve Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Competative Package
Posted: 25 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago