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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 25 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing WCF 13 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 7.74% 3.56% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.57% 7.92% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 1
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
70 101 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 41.67% 44.89% 26.24%
Number of salaries quoted 63 89 42
Average salary £46,250 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Croydon

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET
3 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 16 (88.89%) Web Services
4 15 (83.33%) SQL
5 14 (77.78%) VB.NET
6 12 (66.67%) MVC
6 12 (66.67%) C#
7 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
8 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
9 9 (50.00%) Waterfall
9 9 (50.00%) Mentoring
10 8 (44.44%) VBScript
10 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
11 7 (38.89%) Finance
12 6 (33.33%) Migration
12 6 (33.33%) VB6
12 6 (33.33%) VB
13 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
13 3 (16.67%) XML
13 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
14 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
14 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (11.11%) TDD
14 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 2 (11.11%) Ajax
14 2 (11.11%) jQuery
15 1 (5.56%) PerformancePoint
15 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) NUnit
2 1 (5.56%) MSTest
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (77.78%) Programmer
3 11 (61.11%) Software Programmer
4 10 (55.56%) .NET Programmer
5 9 (50.00%) Software Developer
6 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET Programmer
6 8 (44.44%) SQL Programmer
7 5 (27.78%) .NET Developer
8 4 (22.22%) VB Developer
8 4 (22.22%) VB Programmer
9 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
10 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
10 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
10 2 (11.11%) VB.NET Programmer
11 1 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
11 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (5.56%) VB Software Engineer
11 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (5.56%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET
3 16 (88.89%) Web Services
4 3 (16.67%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) Ajax
5 2 (11.11%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.56%) CSS
6 1 (5.56%) NHibernate
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.56%) JSON
6 1 (5.56%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) MVC
2 11 (61.11%) Software Engineering
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 9 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (33.33%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) SDLC
7 1 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 14 (77.78%) VB.NET
3 12 (66.67%) C#
4 8 (44.44%) VBScript
5 6 (33.33%) VB
5 6 (33.33%) VB6
6 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft