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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 190 136 127
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -9
Permanent jobs citing WCF 72 193 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.15% 1.83% 2.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.84% 5.27% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 63 180 239
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £85,000 £70,000
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
2537 3665 4694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 40.57% 34.84% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2320 3167 4016
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 £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 July 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 29 July 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.

1 164 (96.47%) C#
2 162 (95.29%) .NET
3 112 (65.88%) SQL Server
4 107 (62.94%) ASP.NET
5 95 (55.88%) MVC
6 83 (48.82%) JavaScript
7 80 (47.06%) SQL
8 77 (45.29%) Agile Software Development
9 74 (43.53%) Finance
10 68 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 66 (38.82%) .NET Framework
12 61 (35.88%) TDD
13 58 (34.12%) ASP.NET Web API
14 54 (31.76%) Web Services
15 53 (31.18%) HTML
15 53 (31.18%) Microsoft
16 48 (28.24%) CSS
17 47 (27.65%) Entity Framework
18 44 (25.88%) jQuery
19 42 (24.71%) SOAP
19 42 (24.71%) T-SQL
20 41 (24.12%) WPF
21 38 (22.35%) Team Foundation Server
22 37 (21.76%) Scrum
23 36 (21.18%) Windows
24 35 (20.59%) AngularJS
25 32 (18.82%) Banking
26 27 (15.88%) RESTful
26 27 (15.88%) Unit Testing
26 27 (15.88%) NUnit

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 10 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (5.29%) CMS
2 9 (5.29%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.53%) Kentico
3 6 (3.53%) Umbraco
4 5 (2.94%) Confluence
4 5 (2.94%) IIS
4 5 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.35%) MQSeries
5 4 (2.35%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.76%) Apache
6 3 (1.76%) Mule
6 3 (1.76%) Mule ESB
6 3 (1.76%) Sitefinity
6 3 (1.76%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.18%) DNN
7 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.18%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 23 (13.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.59%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.59%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.59%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.18%) SaaS
4 1 (0.59%) GitHub
4 1 (0.59%) IaaS
4 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.88%) Firewall
1 10 (5.88%) SMTP
2 6 (3.53%) Intranet
3 4 (2.35%) DNS
3 4 (2.35%) Internet
4 1 (0.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (65.88%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (11.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (10.59%) NoSQL
6 16 (9.41%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (8.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (7.06%) Relational Database
9 10 (5.88%) MongoDB
10 6 (3.53%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.94%) Neo4j
12 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.76%) DocumentDB
13 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2016
14 2 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (1.18%) Couchbase
14 2 (1.18%) CouchDB
14 2 (1.18%) Data Mining
14 2 (1.18%) KDB
15 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 38 (22.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (15.88%) NUnit
3 23 (13.53%) Git (software)
4 19 (11.18%) Visual Studio
5 18 (10.59%) Subversion
6 17 (10.00%) JIRA
7 15 (8.82%) MSBuild
7 15 (8.82%) NCrunch
7 15 (8.82%) TeamCity
8 13 (7.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 11 (6.47%) MSTest
10 10 (5.88%) Fiddler
10 10 (5.88%) Jenkins
10 10 (5.88%) SoapUI
11 6 (3.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (3.53%) Bitbucket
11 6 (3.53%) SpecFlow
12 5 (2.94%) FishEye
13 4 (2.35%) Moq
13 4 (2.35%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 74 (43.53%) Finance
2 32 (18.82%) Banking
3 19 (11.18%) Front Office
4 12 (7.06%) Advertising
5 10 (5.88%) Retail
6 9 (5.29%) Back Office
7 4 (2.35%) Law
8 3 (1.76%) Marketing
9 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.18%) Legal
10 1 (0.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 148 (87.06%) Developer
2 94 (55.29%) C# Developer
3 89 (52.35%) .NET Developer
4 62 (36.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 50 (29.41%) Senior Developer
6 27 (15.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (15.29%) Senior .NET Developer
8 25 (14.71%) Senior C# Developer
9 23 (13.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 23 (13.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 19 (11.18%) C# WCF Developer
10 19 (11.18%) WCF Developer
11 16 (9.41%) CRM Developer
12 15 (8.82%) .NET Software Developer
12 15 (8.82%) Lead Developer
13 12 (7.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 12 (7.06%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 12 (7.06%) Software Developer
14 11 (6.47%) C# Software Developer
14 11 (6.47%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (95.29%) .NET
2 107 (62.94%) ASP.NET
3 68 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 66 (38.82%) .NET Framework
5 58 (34.12%) ASP.NET Web API
6 54 (31.76%) Web Services
7 53 (31.18%) HTML
8 48 (28.24%) CSS
9 47 (27.65%) Entity Framework
10 44 (25.88%) jQuery
11 42 (24.71%) SOAP
12 41 (24.12%) WPF
13 35 (20.59%) AngularJS
14 27 (15.88%) RESTful
15 25 (14.71%) JSON
16 24 (14.12%) LINQ
16 24 (14.12%) WinForms
17 23 (13.53%) XML
18 22 (12.94%) Ajax
19 16 (9.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.24%) Inversion of Control
2 12 (7.06%) N-Tier
3 11 (6.47%) Derivative
4 10 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.88%) User Experience
5 8 (4.71%) Fixed Income
6 7 (4.12%) Equities
7 6 (3.53%) Equity Derivative
7 6 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (3.53%) Hedge funds
7 6 (3.53%) Reinsurance
8 5 (2.94%) Fintech
8 5 (2.94%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.76%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.76%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.76%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (1.76%) NHS
9 3 (1.76%) Physics
9 3 (1.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 36 (21.18%) Windows
2 3 (1.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (55.88%) MVC
2 77 (45.29%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (35.88%) TDD
4 37 (21.76%) Scrum
5 27 (15.88%) Unit Testing
6 25 (14.71%) BDD
6 25 (14.71%) OO
7 23 (13.53%) Multithreading
8 22 (12.94%) CRM
8 22 (12.94%) Web Development
9 18 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (10.59%) SDLC
9 18 (10.59%) SOA
10 15 (8.82%) Asset Management
11 14 (8.24%) MVVM
12 13 (7.65%) Mentoring
12 13 (7.65%) SOLID
13 12 (7.06%) Content Management
13 12 (7.06%) Dependency Injection
14 11 (6.47%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 164 (96.47%) C#
2 83 (48.82%) JavaScript
3 80 (47.06%) SQL
4 42 (24.71%) T-SQL
5 15 (8.82%) Java
6 8 (4.71%) C++
6 8 (4.71%) VB.NET
7 7 (4.12%) PowerShell
8 6 (3.53%) Ruby
9 5 (2.94%) F#
10 4 (2.35%) C
11 3 (1.76%) VBA
12 2 (1.18%) Python
12 2 (1.18%) VB
13 1 (0.59%) Go
13 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.59%) Scala
13 1 (0.59%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.59%) XAML
13 1 (0.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (14.71%) Degree
2 4 (2.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.59%) Brainbench
3 1 (0.59%) ISEB
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.47%) QA
2 3 (1.76%) EMIR
2 3 (1.76%) MiFID
2 3 (1.76%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.18%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (2.35%) Docker
2 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 53 (31.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.12%) IBM
3 6 (3.53%) Oracle
4 5 (2.94%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.94%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.35%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.76%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.76%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.76%) Tableau
7 2 (1.18%) Alterian
7 2 (1.18%) Ektron
8 1 (0.59%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.59%) Telerik
8 1 (0.59%) WorldPay
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Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: Competitive Salary
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