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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 178 135 102
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -33
Permanent jobs citing WCF 73 199 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.16% 1.92% 2.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.82% 5.48% 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 63 182 287
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £41,900
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
2591 3633 4873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.17% 35.06% 37.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2351 3163 4204
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
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 1 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 1 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.

1 162 (95.86%) C#
1 162 (95.86%) .NET
2 117 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 114 (67.46%) ASP.NET
4 104 (61.54%) MVC
5 84 (49.70%) JavaScript
5 84 (49.70%) SQL
6 83 (49.11%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (44.38%) Finance
8 74 (43.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 70 (41.42%) .NET Framework
10 64 (37.87%) TDD
10 64 (37.87%) ASP.NET Web API
11 57 (33.73%) Web Services
12 56 (33.14%) HTML
13 55 (32.54%) Microsoft
14 53 (31.36%) Entity Framework
15 51 (30.18%) jQuery
16 48 (28.40%) CSS
17 45 (26.63%) T-SQL
18 44 (26.04%) SOAP
19 41 (24.26%) Team Foundation Server
20 39 (23.08%) Scrum
21 37 (21.89%) Windows
22 36 (21.30%) WPF
23 34 (20.12%) AngularJS
24 28 (16.57%) RESTful
24 28 (16.57%) BDD
25 27 (15.98%) Unit Testing
25 27 (15.98%) Banking

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 (5.92%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (5.33%) CMS
2 9 (5.33%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.14%) Kentico
4 6 (3.55%) IIS
4 6 (3.55%) Umbraco
5 5 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.37%) Apache
6 4 (2.37%) Mule
6 4 (2.37%) Mule ESB
6 4 (2.37%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (2.37%) Sitefinity
6 4 (2.37%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.78%) Confluence
7 3 (1.78%) DNN
7 3 (1.78%) Immediacy CMS
7 3 (1.78%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 23 (13.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.96%) MS Project
3 2 (1.18%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (11.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.18%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.59%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.59%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.59%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.96%) SaaS
3 3 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.59%) GitHub
4 1 (0.59%) IaaS
4 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.92%) Firewall
1 10 (5.92%) SMTP
2 6 (3.55%) Intranet
3 4 (2.37%) DNS
3 4 (2.37%) Internet
4 3 (1.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 24 (14.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (13.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (12.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (9.47%) NoSQL
6 15 (8.88%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (7.10%) Relational Database
7 12 (7.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (4.14%) MongoDB
8 7 (4.14%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.78%) DocumentDB
10 3 (1.78%) Neo4j
11 2 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.18%) Couchbase
11 2 (1.18%) CouchDB
11 2 (1.18%) Data Mining
11 2 (1.18%) KDB
12 1 (0.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 41 (24.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (15.38%) NUnit
3 24 (14.20%) Git (software)
4 22 (13.02%) Visual Studio
5 19 (11.24%) Subversion
6 15 (8.88%) MSBuild
7 14 (8.28%) JIRA
8 13 (7.69%) NCrunch
8 13 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 13 (7.69%) TeamCity
9 10 (5.92%) Fiddler
9 10 (5.92%) MSTest
9 10 (5.92%) SoapUI
10 8 (4.73%) Jenkins
11 5 (2.96%) Bitbucket
11 5 (2.96%) Moq
11 5 (2.96%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (2.96%) SpecFlow
12 4 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (2.37%) Ranorex
General
1 75 (44.38%) Finance
2 27 (15.98%) Banking
3 19 (11.24%) Front Office
4 11 (6.51%) Advertising
5 10 (5.92%) Retail
6 9 (5.33%) Back Office
7 7 (4.14%) Law
8 6 (3.55%) Marketing
9 5 (2.96%) Legal
10 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.59%) Games
11 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 147 (86.98%) Developer
2 100 (59.17%) C# Developer
3 84 (49.70%) .NET Developer
4 62 (36.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 45 (26.63%) Senior Developer
6 34 (20.12%) ASP.NET Developer
7 30 (17.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (14.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 23 (13.61%) Senior C# Developer
10 21 (12.43%) Senior .NET Developer
11 16 (9.47%) CRM Developer
12 13 (7.69%) C# WCF Developer
12 13 (7.69%) Lead Developer
12 13 (7.69%) WCF Developer
13 12 (7.10%) Lead C# Developer
14 11 (6.51%) Analyst
14 11 (6.51%) Software Developer
15 10 (5.92%) Agile Developer
15 10 (5.92%) Architect
15 10 (5.92%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (95.86%) .NET
2 114 (67.46%) ASP.NET
3 74 (43.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 70 (41.42%) .NET Framework
5 64 (37.87%) ASP.NET Web API
6 57 (33.73%) Web Services
7 56 (33.14%) HTML
8 53 (31.36%) Entity Framework
9 51 (30.18%) jQuery
10 48 (28.40%) CSS
11 44 (26.04%) SOAP
12 36 (21.30%) WPF
13 34 (20.12%) AngularJS
14 28 (16.57%) RESTful
15 26 (15.38%) LINQ
15 26 (15.38%) XML
16 23 (13.61%) WinForms
17 21 (12.43%) Ajax
17 21 (12.43%) JSON
18 18 (10.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 13 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
2 12 (7.10%) N-Tier
3 10 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.92%) User Experience
4 9 (5.33%) Derivative
5 8 (4.73%) Fixed Income
6 7 (4.14%) Equities
6 7 (4.14%) Hedge funds
7 6 (3.55%) Equity Derivative
7 6 (3.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (3.55%) Reinsurance
8 5 (2.96%) Taxonomies
9 4 (2.37%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.37%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (2.37%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.78%) NHS
10 3 (1.78%) RIA
11 2 (1.18%) Swaptions
11 2 (1.18%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 37 (21.89%) Windows
2 3 (1.78%) 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
1 104 (61.54%) MVC
2 83 (49.11%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (37.87%) TDD
4 39 (23.08%) Scrum
5 28 (16.57%) BDD
6 27 (15.98%) Unit Testing
6 27 (15.98%) Web Development
7 22 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (13.02%) CRM
7 22 (13.02%) Multithreading
7 22 (13.02%) OO
8 21 (12.43%) SDLC
9 16 (9.47%) Asset Management
10 13 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (7.69%) Content Management
10 13 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 12 (7.10%) Dependency Injection
11 12 (7.10%) MVVM
11 12 (7.10%) Release Management
11 12 (7.10%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 162 (95.86%) C#
2 84 (49.70%) JavaScript
2 84 (49.70%) SQL
3 45 (26.63%) T-SQL
4 13 (7.69%) Java
5 8 (4.73%) Ruby
6 7 (4.14%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.96%) C
7 5 (2.96%) C++
8 4 (2.37%) F#
8 4 (2.37%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.37%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.78%) XAML
10 2 (1.18%) Python
11 1 (0.59%) Go
11 1 (0.59%) Scala
11 1 (0.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (15.38%) Degree
2 4 (2.37%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.18%) MCAD
4 2 (1.18%) MCSD
5 1 (0.59%) Brainbench
5 1 (0.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.92%) QA
2 3 (1.78%) EMIR
2 3 (1.78%) MiFID
2 3 (1.78%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.18%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.59%) Docker
Vendors
1 55 (32.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.14%) IBM
2 7 (4.14%) Oracle
3 5 (2.96%) TIBCO
4 4 (2.37%) EPiServer
4 4 (2.37%) MuleSoft
4 4 (2.37%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.78%) Alterian
5 3 (1.78%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.78%) Ektron
6 2 (1.18%) iManage
6 2 (1.18%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.59%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.59%) Telerik
7 1 (0.59%) WorldPay
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: Market Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 and generous package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 36-50K Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25-32K + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + 15% Bonus + fantastic benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago