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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 170 128 86
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -42
Permanent jobs citing WCF 99 227 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.42% 2.14% 3.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.59% 6.41% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 85 206 341
Median salary £57,500 £59,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.54% +2.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £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
2757 3539 4745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 39.48% 33.35% 37.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2464 3054 4110
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median 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 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 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 2 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.

1 179 (95.21%) C#
2 177 (94.15%) .NET
3 133 (70.74%) SQL Server
4 127 (67.55%) ASP.NET
5 122 (64.89%) MVC
6 97 (51.60%) SQL
7 95 (50.53%) JavaScript
8 81 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
9 79 (42.02%) Finance
10 76 (40.43%) Web Services
11 73 (38.83%) HTML
11 73 (38.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 72 (38.30%) jQuery
13 70 (37.23%) .NET Framework
14 65 (34.57%) CSS
14 65 (34.57%) ASP.NET Web API
15 58 (30.85%) T-SQL
15 58 (30.85%) TDD
16 56 (29.79%) Microsoft
17 55 (29.26%) Team Foundation Server
18 52 (27.66%) Entity Framework
19 48 (25.53%) XML
20 45 (23.94%) WPF
21 44 (23.40%) SOAP
22 42 (22.34%) Degree
23 37 (19.68%) AngularJS
23 37 (19.68%) SQL Server 2008
24 35 (18.62%) Visual Studio
25 34 (18.09%) Windows
25 34 (18.09%) Continuous Integration

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 16 (8.51%) Node.js
2 14 (7.45%) CMS
2 14 (7.45%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.85%) Umbraco
4 10 (5.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (4.26%) Kentico
6 6 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (2.66%) IIS
8 4 (2.13%) Apache
8 4 (2.13%) Mule
8 4 (2.13%) Mule ESB
8 4 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (2.13%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.60%) DNN
9 3 (1.60%) Immediacy CMS
9 3 (1.60%) Sitefinity
10 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
Applications
1 30 (15.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.66%) MS Project
3 3 (1.60%) MS Office
3 3 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (8.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.60%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.53%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.53%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.53%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.32%) SaaS
3 8 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.53%) Force.com
5 1 (0.53%) GitHub
5 1 (0.53%) IaaS
5 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.85%) Intranet
2 7 (3.72%) Firewall
2 7 (3.72%) SMTP
3 4 (2.13%) DNS
3 4 (2.13%) Internet
4 3 (1.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (70.74%) SQL Server
2 37 (19.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (11.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (10.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 18 (9.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (6.38%) NoSQL
9 8 (4.26%) Relational Database
9 8 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (3.19%) Couchbase
10 6 (3.19%) RDBMS
10 6 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.06%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.06%) KDB
11 2 (1.06%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 55 (29.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (18.62%) Visual Studio
3 30 (15.96%) NUnit
4 26 (13.83%) Git (software)
5 25 (13.30%) Subversion
6 10 (5.32%) MSBuild
6 10 (5.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (3.72%) JIRA
8 6 (3.19%) Fiddler
8 6 (3.19%) MSTest
8 6 (3.19%) NCrunch
8 6 (3.19%) SoapUI
8 6 (3.19%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.66%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.66%) Moq
9 5 (2.66%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (2.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (2.13%) Jenkins
10 4 (2.13%) Maven
10 4 (2.13%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 79 (42.02%) Finance
2 22 (11.70%) Banking
3 21 (11.17%) Front Office
4 17 (9.04%) Retail
5 14 (7.45%) Advertising
5 14 (7.45%) Marketing
6 11 (5.85%) Law
7 8 (4.26%) Back Office
8 6 (3.19%) Legal
9 3 (1.60%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.53%) French Language
10 1 (0.53%) Games
10 1 (0.53%) Publishing
10 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 171 (90.96%) Developer
2 100 (53.19%) C# Developer
3 88 (46.81%) .NET Developer
4 69 (36.70%) Senior Developer
5 60 (31.91%) C# .NET Developer
6 41 (21.81%) ASP.NET Developer
7 35 (18.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 30 (15.96%) Senior C# Developer
9 28 (14.89%) Senior .NET Developer
10 26 (13.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 20 (10.64%) Architect
12 18 (9.57%) Angular Developer
13 16 (8.51%) Technical Architect
14 15 (7.98%) Senior Architect
14 15 (7.98%) Software Developer
15 14 (7.45%) Agile Developer
15 14 (7.45%) Senior Technical Architect
16 13 (6.91%) Technical Developer
17 12 (6.38%) CRM Developer
17 12 (6.38%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (94.15%) .NET
2 127 (67.55%) ASP.NET
3 76 (40.43%) Web Services
4 73 (38.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 73 (38.83%) HTML
5 72 (38.30%) jQuery
6 70 (37.23%) .NET Framework
7 65 (34.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 65 (34.57%) CSS
8 52 (27.66%) Entity Framework
9 48 (25.53%) XML
10 45 (23.94%) WPF
11 44 (23.40%) SOAP
12 37 (19.68%) AngularJS
13 31 (16.49%) JSON
14 30 (15.96%) RESTful
15 28 (14.89%) Ajax
16 24 (12.77%) HTML5
17 23 (12.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 23 (12.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.43%) Computer Science
2 21 (11.17%) N-Tier
3 18 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.79%) Inversion of Control
5 8 (4.26%) Client/Server
5 8 (4.26%) Fixed Income
6 7 (3.72%) Derivative
6 7 (3.72%) Equities
6 7 (3.72%) Hedge funds
6 7 (3.72%) User Experience
7 6 (3.19%) Equity Derivative
7 6 (3.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (3.19%) Reinsurance
8 5 (2.66%) Fintech
9 4 (2.13%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (2.13%) RIA
10 3 (1.60%) Visualisation
11 2 (1.06%) e-Learning
11 2 (1.06%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 34 (18.09%) Windows
2 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.53%) Unix
2 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (64.89%) MVC
2 81 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (30.85%) TDD
4 34 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (17.02%) OO
5 32 (17.02%) Scrum
5 32 (17.02%) Unit Testing
6 31 (16.49%) Web Development
7 27 (14.36%) Multithreading
8 26 (13.83%) CRM
9 24 (12.77%) SDLC
10 21 (11.17%) SOLID
11 19 (10.11%) BDD
12 18 (9.57%) SOA
13 17 (9.04%) Content Management
14 16 (8.51%) Asset Management
14 16 (8.51%) Functional Testing
15 15 (7.98%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
15 15 (7.98%) Release Management
16 14 (7.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 179 (95.21%) C#
2 97 (51.60%) SQL
3 95 (50.53%) JavaScript
4 58 (30.85%) T-SQL
5 12 (6.38%) Ruby
6 11 (5.85%) Java
7 9 (4.79%) VBA
7 9 (4.79%) XPath
8 8 (4.26%) TypeScript
9 7 (3.72%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.72%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.19%) C
11 5 (2.66%) C++
11 5 (2.66%) VBScript
12 4 (2.13%) Python
13 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.06%) VB
13 2 (1.06%) XAML
14 1 (0.53%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.53%) F#
Qualifications
1 42 (22.34%) Degree
2 4 (2.13%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.60%) MCAD
3 3 (1.60%) MCSD
3 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.53%) Brainbench
4 1 (0.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.32%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) EMIR
2 3 (1.60%) MiFID
2 3 (1.60%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.06%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Docker
1 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 56 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.72%) Oracle
3 5 (2.66%) IBM
4 4 (2.13%) EPiServer
4 4 (2.13%) MuleSoft
4 4 (2.13%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.60%) Alterian
5 3 (1.60%) Ektron
5 3 (1.60%) iManage
5 3 (1.60%) LexisNexis
6 2 (1.06%) Telerik
6 2 (1.06%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.53%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.53%) Informatica
7 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.53%) VMware
7 1 (0.53%) WorldPay
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Competitive package and Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: To £55k
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago