The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 35 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 10 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 3.92% 2.65% 5.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.71% 10.00% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 14
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -8.16%
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 Croydon region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
68 50 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 26.67% 26.46% 46.72%
Number of salaries quoted 58 45 96
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -23.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of job ads across the Croydon 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 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 27 May 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 Croydon region with a requirement for WCF.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) Web Services
2 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
2 16 (94.12%) C#
2 16 (94.12%) Microsoft
2 16 (94.12%) MVC
3 15 (88.24%) Software Engineering
3 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
4 12 (70.59%) VB.NET
5 11 (64.71%) VBScript
5 11 (64.71%) Waterfall
5 11 (64.71%) Mentoring
6 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
7 6 (35.29%) XML
8 5 (29.41%) OO
8 5 (29.41%) Finance
8 5 (29.41%) Scrum
8 5 (29.41%) Parallel Computing
8 5 (29.41%) Software Architecture
8 5 (29.41%) TDD
8 5 (29.41%) WPF
8 5 (29.41%) QA
8 5 (29.41%) MVVM
8 5 (29.41%) SOLID
9 1 (5.88%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Cross-Platform Development
9 1 (5.88%) Mobile Development
9 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (70.59%) .NET Developer
2 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET Developer
3 11 (64.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 10 (58.82%) .NET Programmer
4 10 (58.82%) .NET Software Developer
4 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET Programmer
4 10 (58.82%) Programmer
4 10 (58.82%) Software Developer
4 10 (58.82%) Software Programmer
4 10 (58.82%) SQL Developer
4 10 (58.82%) SQL Programmer
5 6 (35.29%) C# Developer
6 5 (29.41%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (29.41%) C# Software Engineer
6 5 (29.41%) C# WCF Developer
6 5 (29.41%) C# WPF Developer
6 5 (29.41%) Software Engineer
6 5 (29.41%) WCF Developer
6 5 (29.41%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) Web Services
2 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
3 6 (35.29%) XML
4 5 (29.41%) WPF
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) Ajax
5 1 (5.88%) Classic ASP
5 1 (5.88%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (5.88%) HTML5
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) JSON
5 1 (5.88%) LINQ
5 1 (5.88%) Ninject
5 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) MVC
2 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (88.24%) Software Engineering
3 11 (64.71%) Mentoring
3 11 (64.71%) Waterfall
4 5 (29.41%) MVVM
4 5 (29.41%) OO
4 5 (29.41%) Parallel Computing
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) Software Architecture
4 5 (29.41%) SOLID
4 5 (29.41%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (94.12%) C#
3 12 (70.59%) VB.NET
4 11 (64.71%) VBScript
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft