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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 40 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2 5 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.99% 1.71% 6.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 4.07% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 27
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
56 123 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 27.59% 41.98% 34.18%
Number of salaries quoted 50 100 123
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) MVC
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) WinForms
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (33.33%) HTML
6 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (22.22%) jQuery
7 2 (22.22%) Retail
7 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (22.22%) IIS
7 2 (22.22%) REST
7 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 2 (22.22%) SOAP
7 2 (22.22%) Intranet
7 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
7 2 (22.22%) TDD

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (11.11%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) NUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) MSTest
2 1 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (11.11%) Moq
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) WinForms
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) REST
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (11.11%) WPF
6 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
6 1 (11.11%) LINQ
6 1 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) Ajax
6 1 (11.11%) NHibernate
6 1 (11.11%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) OOD
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft