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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 137 114 87
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -27
Permanent jobs citing WCF 183 270 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.90% 2.28% 3.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.35% 6.13% 7.86%
Number of salaries quoted 166 240 319
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 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
3420 4406 4670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 35.53% 37.26% 38.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2912 3821 4207
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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.

1 367 (94.83%) C#
2 334 (86.30%) .NET
3 251 (64.86%) SQL Server
4 232 (59.95%) SQL
5 222 (57.36%) MVC
6 199 (51.42%) ASP.NET
7 184 (47.55%) Agile Software Development
8 180 (46.51%) Finance
9 170 (43.93%) TDD
10 164 (42.38%) WPF
11 152 (39.28%) JavaScript
12 143 (36.95%) HTML
13 135 (34.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 114 (29.46%) .NET Framework
15 109 (28.17%) CSS
16 98 (25.32%) T-SQL
17 91 (23.51%) Web Services
18 86 (22.22%) XML
19 82 (21.19%) jQuery
20 80 (20.67%) Entity Framework
21 79 (20.41%) Scrum
22 77 (19.90%) Microsoft
23 75 (19.38%) Visual Studio
24 73 (18.86%) HTML5
25 70 (18.09%) Team Foundation Server
26 65 (16.80%) SQL Server 2008
27 64 (16.54%) Banking
28 63 (16.28%) Degree
29 62 (16.02%) Multithreading
30 60 (15.50%) LINQ

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 27 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 26 (6.72%) BizTalk Server
3 20 (5.17%) IIS
4 12 (3.10%) NServiceBus
5 11 (2.84%) Umbraco
6 10 (2.58%) CMS
7 8 (2.07%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.55%) Confluence
9 6 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.55%) Node.js
10 4 (1.03%) Orchard CMS
10 4 (1.03%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.52%) Kentico
13 1 (0.26%) Mule ESB
13 1 (0.26%) Commerce Server
13 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.26%) Mule
13 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 32 (8.27%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.13%) MS Office
3 12 (3.10%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (4.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.52%) GitHub
4 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.26%) SaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.10%) SMTP
1 12 (3.10%) Firewall
2 6 (1.55%) Intranet
3 5 (1.29%) SSH
3 5 (1.29%) SSL
4 2 (0.52%) Internet
5 1 (0.26%) HTTP
5 1 (0.26%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (64.86%) SQL Server
2 65 (16.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 56 (14.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (10.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (9.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 27 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (5.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (3.88%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.84%) NoSQL
10 10 (2.58%) MySQL
11 9 (2.33%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.55%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.29%) Redis
14 4 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.78%) Big Data
15 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database
16 2 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
16 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 75 (19.38%) Visual Studio
2 70 (18.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 46 (11.89%) NUnit
4 36 (9.30%) TeamCity
5 29 (7.49%) Rhino Mocks
6 24 (6.20%) Moq
7 21 (5.43%) JIRA
8 20 (5.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 18 (4.65%) Jasmine
10 16 (4.13%) Octopus Deploy
10 16 (4.13%) Subversion
11 15 (3.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 15 (3.88%) Git (software)
12 14 (3.62%) MSBuild
12 14 (3.62%) SpecFlow
13 13 (3.36%) Jenkins
13 13 (3.36%) Selenium
14 4 (1.03%) ReSharper
14 4 (1.03%) MSTest
15 3 (0.78%) SoapUI
General
1 180 (46.51%) Finance
2 64 (16.54%) Banking
3 46 (11.89%) Front Office
4 19 (4.91%) Back Office
5 17 (4.39%) Retail
5 17 (4.39%) Investment Banking
6 16 (4.13%) Publishing
7 13 (3.36%) Games
8 12 (3.10%) Telecoms
9 8 (2.07%) Marketing
10 4 (1.03%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.78%) Law
12 2 (0.52%) Legal
13 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.26%) Advertising
13 1 (0.26%) Electronics
13 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 351 (90.70%) Developer
2 177 (45.74%) .NET Developer
3 147 (37.98%) C# Developer
4 99 (25.58%) Senior Developer
5 74 (19.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 59 (15.25%) Senior C# Developer
7 40 (10.34%) Senior .NET Developer
8 28 (7.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 24 (6.20%) ASP.NET Developer
9 24 (6.20%) Lead Developer
10 19 (4.91%) Web Developer
11 18 (4.65%) Applications Developer
11 18 (4.65%) Lead .NET Developer
12 17 (4.39%) Software Developer
13 12 (3.10%) Agile .NET Developer
14 11 (2.84%) Junior
14 11 (2.84%) Junior Developer
15 10 (2.58%) Analyst
15 10 (2.58%) Architect
15 10 (2.58%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (86.30%) .NET
2 199 (51.42%) ASP.NET
3 164 (42.38%) WPF
4 143 (36.95%) HTML
5 135 (34.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 114 (29.46%) .NET Framework
7 109 (28.17%) CSS
8 91 (23.51%) Web Services
9 86 (22.22%) XML
10 82 (21.19%) jQuery
11 80 (20.67%) Entity Framework
12 73 (18.86%) HTML5
13 60 (15.50%) LINQ
14 57 (14.73%) AngularJS
15 50 (12.92%) SOAP
16 49 (12.66%) WinForms
16 49 (12.66%) ASP.NET Web API
17 47 (12.14%) REST
18 45 (11.63%) Ajax
19 41 (10.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.04%) Computer Science
2 28 (7.24%) User Experience
2 28 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (6.72%) Equities
4 22 (5.68%) Derivative
4 22 (5.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (5.17%) Fixed Income
6 14 (3.62%) Kindle
7 9 (2.33%) Hedge funds
8 8 (2.07%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.55%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.03%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.78%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (0.78%) RIA
12 3 (0.78%) Online Gambling
12 3 (0.78%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.78%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.52%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.82%) Windows
2 4 (1.03%) Linux
3 3 (0.78%) Android
4 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (57.36%) MVC
2 184 (47.55%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (43.93%) TDD
4 79 (20.41%) Scrum
5 62 (16.02%) Multithreading
6 58 (14.99%) OO
7 55 (14.21%) SDLC
8 52 (13.44%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (12.66%) BDD
10 48 (12.40%) SOA
11 41 (10.59%) MVVM
12 31 (8.01%) Asset Management
12 31 (8.01%) Unit Testing
13 28 (7.24%) OOP
14 25 (6.46%) UML
14 25 (6.46%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (6.46%) Dependency Injection
14 25 (6.46%) Web Development
15 22 (5.68%) CRM
16 20 (5.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 367 (94.83%) C#
2 232 (59.95%) SQL
3 152 (39.28%) JavaScript
4 98 (25.32%) T-SQL
5 24 (6.20%) Java
6 23 (5.94%) VB.NET
6 23 (5.94%) PowerShell
7 10 (2.58%) C++
8 9 (2.33%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.07%) F#
10 7 (1.81%) PHP
11 5 (1.29%) Ruby
12 4 (1.03%) VB
12 4 (1.03%) VBA
12 4 (1.03%) Python
13 3 (0.78%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.78%) Erlang
14 2 (0.52%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.26%) XAML
15 1 (0.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 63 (16.28%) Degree
2 17 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.55%) MCITP
4 3 (0.78%) MCDBA
4 3 (0.78%) MCTS
4 3 (0.78%) MCP
4 3 (0.78%) MCSD
5 2 (0.52%) MCPD
6 1 (0.26%) MCSE
6 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.20%) QA
2 14 (3.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.78%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (0.52%) Nagios
1 2 (0.52%) SCCM
2 1 (0.26%) Puppet
2 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 77 (19.90%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.17%) Oracle
3 13 (3.36%) TIBCO
4 7 (1.81%) IBM
5 5 (1.29%) Tableau
5 5 (1.29%) WorldPay
6 4 (1.03%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.03%) Nintex
6 4 (1.03%) Citrix
7 3 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.78%) Infragistics
7 3 (0.78%) Twitter
7 3 (0.78%) Telerik
7 3 (0.78%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.52%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.52%) Google
8 2 (0.52%) Zend
8 2 (0.52%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.52%) Sencha
8 2 (0.52%) Splunk
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago