The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 38 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 8 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 3.19% 1.66% 6.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.31% 6.98% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 17
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.46%
UK excluding London average 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 Croydon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
65 43 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 25.90% 23.76% 49.03%
Number of salaries quoted 53 42 98
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £26,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

WCF
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Croydon region.

WCF Salary Trend in Croydon

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 20 (100.00%) SQL
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (95.00%) MVC
2 19 (95.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (95.00%) C#
2 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (90.00%) Web Services
4 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (80.00%) Software Engineering
5 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
6 11 (55.00%) VB.NET
7 10 (50.00%) VBScript
7 10 (50.00%) Waterfall
7 10 (50.00%) Mentoring
8 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
9 8 (40.00%) XML
10 7 (35.00%) OO
10 7 (35.00%) Finance
10 7 (35.00%) Scrum
10 7 (35.00%) WPF
10 7 (35.00%) QA
10 7 (35.00%) TDD
10 7 (35.00%) Parallel Computing
10 7 (35.00%) Software Architecture
10 7 (35.00%) MVVM
10 7 (35.00%) SOLID
11 3 (15.00%) jQuery
11 3 (15.00%) Ajax
11 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
12 2 (10.00%) CRM

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (95.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (65.00%) .NET Developer
2 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 11 (55.00%) SQL Developer
5 10 (50.00%) C# Developer
6 9 (45.00%) .NET Programmer
6 9 (45.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET Programmer
6 9 (45.00%) Programmer
6 9 (45.00%) Software Developer
6 9 (45.00%) Software Programmer
6 9 (45.00%) SQL Programmer
7 7 (35.00%) C# Software Developer
7 7 (35.00%) C# WCF Developer
7 7 (35.00%) C# WPF Developer
7 7 (35.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 7 (35.00%) Software Engineer
7 7 (35.00%) WCF Developer
7 7 (35.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (90.00%) Web Services
3 13 (65.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (40.00%) XML
5 7 (35.00%) WPF
6 3 (15.00%) Ajax
6 3 (15.00%) jQuery
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
8 1 (5.00%) CSS
8 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
8 1 (5.00%) HTML
8 1 (5.00%) HTML5
8 1 (5.00%) JSON
8 1 (5.00%) LINQ
8 1 (5.00%) Ninject
8 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) MVC
2 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 10 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (35.00%) MVVM
4 7 (35.00%) OO
4 7 (35.00%) Parallel Computing
4 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 7 (35.00%) Software Architecture
4 7 (35.00%) SOLID
4 7 (35.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Cross-Platform Development
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (95.00%) C#
3 11 (55.00%) VB.NET
4 10 (50.00%) VBScript
5 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft