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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 112 84 97
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +13
Permanent jobs citing WCF 281 371 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 2.36% 3.06% 2.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.37% 8.07% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 250 321 337
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
4412 4600 5060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 37.03% 37.97% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3814 4149 4753
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 20 August 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in the City of London

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 653 (96.17%) C#
2 614 (90.43%) .NET
3 406 (59.79%) SQL Server
4 389 (57.29%) ASP.NET
5 300 (44.18%) SQL
6 297 (43.74%) MVC
7 271 (39.91%) Finance
8 260 (38.29%) WPF
9 246 (36.23%) TDD
10 245 (36.08%) HTML
11 237 (34.90%) CSS
12 235 (34.61%) JavaScript
13 231 (34.02%) Web Services
14 223 (32.84%) jQuery
15 211 (31.08%) Microsoft
16 194 (28.57%) .NET Framework
17 178 (26.22%) OO
18 173 (25.48%) ASP.NET MVC
19 171 (25.18%) SQL Server 2008
20 166 (24.45%) Agile Software Development
21 144 (21.21%) Visual Studio
22 142 (20.91%) Scrum
23 136 (20.03%) XML
24 129 (19.00%) T-SQL
25 124 (18.26%) Unit Testing
26 120 (17.67%) Team Foundation Server
27 117 (17.23%) HTML5
28 112 (16.49%) Windows
29 111 (16.35%) Banking
30 109 (16.05%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 57 (8.39%) SharePoint
2 50 (7.36%) IIS
3 43 (6.33%) BizTalk Server
4 27 (3.98%) CMS
5 26 (3.83%) Umbraco
6 25 (3.68%) SharePoint Server
7 23 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 20 (2.95%) SharePoint 2013
9 18 (2.65%) Sitecore CMS
10 15 (2.21%) Node.js
11 11 (1.62%) NServiceBus
12 10 (1.47%) Sitefinity
13 9 (1.33%) Orchard CMS
13 9 (1.33%) Magnolia
14 4 (0.59%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.44%) WorkSite
15 3 (0.44%) Adobe CQ
15 3 (0.44%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
16 2 (0.29%) MQSeries
Applications
1 61 (8.98%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.18%) MS Office
3 5 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 51 (7.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.59%) Pivotal CRM
2 4 (0.59%) nopCommerce
3 2 (0.29%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.42%) SaaS
2 24 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.80%) PaaS
4 15 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (2.06%) IaaS
6 8 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.06%) Internet
2 13 (1.91%) Intranet
3 8 (1.18%) SSL
4 7 (1.03%) SSH
5 4 (0.59%) HTTP
6 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 406 (59.79%) SQL Server
2 171 (25.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 91 (13.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 81 (11.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 63 (9.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 41 (6.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 36 (5.30%) Relational Database
8 31 (4.57%) NoSQL
9 19 (2.80%) MongoDB
10 17 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
11 15 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (2.06%) RavenDB
13 13 (1.91%) Big Data
13 13 (1.91%) Hadoop
13 13 (1.91%) CouchDB
14 11 (1.62%) RDBMS
15 10 (1.47%) Neo4j
16 3 (0.44%) OLAP
17 2 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
17 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 144 (21.21%) Visual Studio
2 120 (17.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 64 (9.43%) NUnit
4 40 (5.89%) JIRA
5 36 (5.30%) Subversion
6 34 (5.01%) Selenium
7 24 (3.53%) SpecFlow
8 22 (3.24%) MSTest
8 22 (3.24%) Moq
9 20 (2.95%) Cucumber
10 16 (2.36%) Rhino Mocks
11 14 (2.06%) Bugzilla
12 12 (1.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 11 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
13 11 (1.62%) MSBuild
14 9 (1.33%) Git (software)
14 9 (1.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 9 (1.33%) WebDriver
15 8 (1.18%) ReSharper
16 7 (1.03%) TeamCity
General
1 271 (39.91%) Finance
2 111 (16.35%) Banking
3 66 (9.72%) Front Office
4 38 (5.60%) Retail
5 36 (5.30%) Advertising
6 22 (3.24%) Investment Banking
7 18 (2.65%) Marketing
8 7 (1.03%) Publishing
9 6 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.88%) Polish Language
10 5 (0.74%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.74%) Back Office
10 5 (0.74%) Games
10 5 (0.74%) Law
10 5 (0.74%) Legal
11 2 (0.29%) Electronics
12 1 (0.15%) French Language
12 1 (0.15%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 540 (79.53%) Developer
2 251 (36.97%) C# Developer
3 217 (31.96%) .NET Developer
4 144 (21.21%) Senior Developer
5 103 (15.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 64 (9.43%) Senior .NET Developer
7 59 (8.69%) Senior C# Developer
8 39 (5.74%) Software Engineer
9 38 (5.60%) Analyst
10 36 (5.30%) Software Developer
10 36 (5.30%) Lead Developer
11 31 (4.57%) Web Developer
11 31 (4.57%) BizTalk Developer
12 29 (4.27%) Architect
13 28 (4.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 27 (3.98%) Technical Leader
15 25 (3.68%) Team Leader
16 23 (3.39%) ASP.NET Developer
16 23 (3.39%) WPF Developer
17 22 (3.24%) Senior BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 614 (90.43%) .NET
2 389 (57.29%) ASP.NET
3 260 (38.29%) WPF
4 245 (36.08%) HTML
5 237 (34.90%) CSS
6 231 (34.02%) Web Services
7 223 (32.84%) jQuery
8 194 (28.57%) .NET Framework
9 173 (25.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 136 (20.03%) XML
11 117 (17.23%) HTML5
12 109 (16.05%) Ajax
13 105 (15.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 79 (11.63%) LINQ
15 74 (10.90%) CSS3
16 71 (10.46%) REST
17 64 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web API
18 63 (9.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 55 (8.10%) WinForms
20 52 (7.66%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 73 (10.75%) Computer Science
2 64 (9.43%) Inversion of Control
3 36 (5.30%) Open Source
3 36 (5.30%) N-Tier
4 31 (4.57%) Hedge funds
5 28 (4.12%) Derivative
6 23 (3.39%) Fixed Income
7 22 (3.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (1.91%) Equities
8 13 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.33%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.03%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.03%) Market Risk
11 6 (0.88%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.74%) Social Media
12 5 (0.74%) Online Games
13 4 (0.59%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.44%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.44%) Data Integration
15 2 (0.29%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 112 (16.49%) Windows
2 8 (1.18%) Windows 8
3 4 (0.59%) Windows Phone 7
3 4 (0.59%) Android
3 4 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (0.59%) Windows Phone
4 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone 8
5 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (43.74%) MVC
2 246 (36.23%) TDD
3 178 (26.22%) OO
4 166 (24.45%) Agile Software Development
5 142 (20.91%) Scrum
6 124 (18.26%) Unit Testing
7 96 (14.14%) SOA
8 85 (12.52%) Software Engineering
9 83 (12.22%) Multithreading
10 69 (10.16%) BDD
11 61 (8.98%) OOD
12 59 (8.69%) Continuous Integration
13 58 (8.54%) CRM
13 58 (8.54%) OOP
14 51 (7.51%) MVVM
15 50 (7.36%) Web Development
16 45 (6.63%) E-Commerce
17 44 (6.48%) Dependency Injection
18 40 (5.89%) Asset Management
19 37 (5.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 653 (96.17%) C#
2 300 (44.18%) SQL
3 235 (34.61%) JavaScript
4 129 (19.00%) T-SQL
5 73 (10.75%) Java
6 40 (5.89%) C++
7 32 (4.71%) Ruby
8 28 (4.12%) VB.NET
9 24 (3.53%) VB
10 22 (3.24%) XPath
11 15 (2.21%) F#
11 15 (2.21%) Python
12 14 (2.06%) VBA
13 13 (1.91%) C
14 12 (1.77%) XAML
15 9 (1.33%) PHP
16 7 (1.03%) VC++
17 6 (0.88%) PowerShell
18 5 (0.74%) PL/SQL
19 4 (0.59%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 106 (15.61%) Degree
2 41 (6.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.50%) MCSD
4 13 (1.91%) MCAD
5 9 (1.33%) MCTS
6 2 (0.29%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.29%) MCSE
6 2 (0.29%) ISEB
6 2 (0.29%) MBA
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.98%) QA
2 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.44%) Basel III
3 3 (0.44%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.15%) Section 508
System Software
1 4 (0.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 2 (0.29%) Control-M
Vendors
1 211 (31.08%) Microsoft
2 27 (3.98%) Oracle
3 23 (3.39%) Sitecore
4 16 (2.36%) EPiServer
5 9 (1.33%) Twitter
6 8 (1.18%) DevExpress
6 8 (1.18%) Telerik
6 8 (1.18%) CODA
7 7 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.74%) TIBCO
8 5 (0.74%) Adobe
9 4 (0.59%) Endeca
10 3 (0.44%) DataSynapse
10 3 (0.44%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.29%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.29%) SAP
11 2 (0.29%) Siebel
11 2 (0.29%) IBM
11 2 (0.29%) Google
11 2 (0.29%) Infragistics
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonuses + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Salary: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, Leeds
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Front Office Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-40,000 + £10k Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago