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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
London / City of London
Rank 128 168 99
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -69
Permanent jobs citing WCF 95 89 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.90% 1.38% 2.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.02% 4.01% 7.97%
Number of salaries quoted 89 77 265
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
1891 2220 3424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 37.75% 34.37% 33.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1727 2007 3052
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 19 January 2017.

WCF Salary Histogram in the City of London

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 199 (100.00%) C#
2 186 (93.47%) .NET
3 117 (58.79%) SQL Server
4 105 (52.76%) SQL
5 98 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
6 97 (48.74%) Finance
7 83 (41.71%) ASP.NET
8 81 (40.70%) HTML
8 81 (40.70%) WPF
9 79 (39.70%) MVC
10 77 (38.69%) JavaScript
11 76 (38.19%) TDD
12 68 (34.17%) AngularJS
13 63 (31.66%) ASP.NET Web API
14 62 (31.16%) CSS
15 57 (28.64%) Scrum
16 55 (27.64%) ASP.NET MVC
17 51 (25.63%) .NET Framework
18 48 (24.12%) Web Services
19 44 (22.11%) Microsoft
20 41 (20.60%) Multithreading
21 40 (20.10%) Microsoft Azure
22 38 (19.10%) T-SQL
23 37 (18.59%) Banking
24 35 (17.59%) REST
25 34 (17.09%) SOA
26 33 (16.58%) Windows
27 32 (16.08%) OO
27 32 (16.08%) SQL Server 2012
27 32 (16.08%) MVVM

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 8 (4.02%) NServiceBus
2 4 (2.01%) Umbraco
3 3 (1.51%) CMS
3 3 (1.51%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.01%) IIS
4 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (9.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.01%) Eze OMS
1 4 (2.01%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 40 (20.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.03%) PaaS
3 6 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (58.79%) SQL Server
2 32 (16.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (12.06%) NoSQL
3 24 (12.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (9.55%) SQL Server 2014
5 17 (8.54%) Relational Database
6 11 (5.53%) MongoDB
7 9 (4.52%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (4.02%) Couchbase
9 5 (2.51%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (2.01%) Power BI
11 3 (1.51%) Big Data
11 3 (1.51%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.51%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.50%) MySQL
12 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (14.57%) NUnit
2 24 (12.06%) MSTest
3 23 (11.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (10.55%) Git (software)
5 19 (9.55%) Moq
6 15 (7.54%) Visual Studio
7 12 (6.03%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (5.03%) TeamCity
9 8 (4.02%) Subversion
10 4 (2.01%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.51%) Artifactory
11 3 (1.51%) NuGet
11 3 (1.51%) Selenium
12 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
13 1 (0.50%) CruiseControl
13 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.50%) JIRA
General
1 97 (48.74%) Finance
2 37 (18.59%) Banking
3 29 (14.57%) Front Office
4 14 (7.04%) Legal
5 12 (6.03%) Marketing
6 4 (2.01%) Advertising
6 4 (2.01%) Retail
6 4 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.51%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.01%) Back Office
8 2 (1.01%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.01%) Publishing
9 1 (0.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 190 (95.48%) Developer
2 138 (69.35%) C# Developer
3 115 (57.79%) .NET Developer
4 75 (37.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 46 (23.12%) Senior Developer
6 38 (19.10%) Software Developer
7 37 (18.59%) C# Software Developer
7 37 (18.59%) Senior C# Developer
8 29 (14.57%) WCF Developer
9 26 (13.07%) C# WCF Developer
10 24 (12.06%) .NET Software Developer
11 22 (11.06%) Senior .NET Developer
12 17 (8.54%) Full Stack Developer
13 16 (8.04%) Junior
13 16 (8.04%) Junior Developer
14 15 (7.54%) ASP.NET Developer
14 15 (7.54%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 15 (7.54%) SQL Developer
15 14 (7.04%) Junior C# Developer
15 14 (7.04%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (93.47%) .NET
2 83 (41.71%) ASP.NET
3 81 (40.70%) HTML
3 81 (40.70%) WPF
4 68 (34.17%) AngularJS
5 63 (31.66%) ASP.NET Web API
6 62 (31.16%) CSS
7 55 (27.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 51 (25.63%) .NET Framework
9 48 (24.12%) Web Services
10 35 (17.59%) REST
11 31 (15.58%) jQuery
12 27 (13.57%) JSON
13 26 (13.07%) Ajax
14 22 (11.06%) Entity Framework
15 18 (9.05%) HTML5
15 18 (9.05%) RESTful
15 18 (9.05%) Task Parallel Library
15 18 (9.05%) WinForms
16 15 (7.54%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.56%) Fintech
2 21 (10.55%) Mathematics
3 15 (7.54%) Computer Science
4 13 (6.53%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (6.03%) Equities
6 9 (4.52%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (4.52%) Physics
6 9 (4.52%) Reinsurance
7 8 (4.02%) Derivative
7 8 (4.02%) Fixed Income
7 8 (4.02%) Statistics
8 5 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.01%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (2.01%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.51%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.51%) Economics
11 2 (1.01%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.01%) iPad
11 2 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (39.70%) MVC
3 76 (38.19%) TDD
4 57 (28.64%) Scrum
5 41 (20.60%) Multithreading
6 34 (17.09%) SOA
7 32 (16.08%) MVVM
7 32 (16.08%) OO
8 26 (13.07%) SOLID
9 21 (10.55%) SDLC
10 19 (9.55%) OOP
11 18 (9.05%) Analytics
12 17 (8.54%) Unit Testing
13 16 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (6.53%) Asset Management
14 13 (6.53%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (6.03%) BDD
16 10 (5.03%) Front End Development
16 10 (5.03%) Web Development
17 9 (4.52%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 199 (100.00%) C#
2 105 (52.76%) SQL
3 77 (38.69%) JavaScript
4 38 (19.10%) T-SQL
5 20 (10.05%) VBA
6 14 (7.04%) Java
7 11 (5.53%) TypeScript
8 8 (4.02%) C++
9 6 (3.02%) XAML
10 5 (2.51%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.01%) C
11 4 (2.01%) F#
11 4 (2.01%) VB
11 4 (2.01%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.51%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.51%) Python
12 3 (1.51%) R
13 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (11.06%) Degree
2 6 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.50%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.03%) QA
System Software
1 20 (10.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (22.11%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.55%) Tableau
3 9 (4.52%) Oracle
4 4 (2.01%) Bloomberg
4 4 (2.01%) Charles River
4 4 (2.01%) Eze Software Group
4 4 (2.01%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.01%) Sybase
5 2 (1.01%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.50%) Thunderhead
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