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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 35 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 10 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 3.85% 0.49% 5.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.13% 2.27% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 15
Average salary £55,000 £75,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +57.89%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
62 44 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 23.85% 21.57% 57.75%
Number of salaries quoted 54 43 133
Average salary £47,500 £39,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.79% -17.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 14 February 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in Croydon

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 16 (100.00%) SQL
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 15 (93.75%) C#
2 15 (93.75%) MVC
3 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
4 12 (75.00%) Web Services
4 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (75.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (56.25%) TDD
5 9 (56.25%) Finance
5 9 (56.25%) WPF
5 9 (56.25%) OO
5 9 (56.25%) MVVM
5 9 (56.25%) SOLID
6 8 (50.00%) XML
7 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
7 7 (43.75%) QA
7 7 (43.75%) Parallel Computing
7 7 (43.75%) Software Architecture
7 7 (43.75%) Scrum
8 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
9 4 (25.00%) VBScript
9 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
10 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
10 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
10 3 (18.75%) Ajax
10 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
10 3 (18.75%) jQuery

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) PerformancePoint
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (56.25%) C# WPF Developer
3 9 (56.25%) WPF Developer
4 7 (43.75%) .NET Developer
4 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (43.75%) C# Software Developer
4 7 (43.75%) C# Software Engineer
4 7 (43.75%) C# WCF Developer
4 7 (43.75%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 7 (43.75%) Software Engineer
4 7 (43.75%) WCF Developer
5 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Developer
7 3 (18.75%) .NET Programmer
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Programmer
7 3 (18.75%) Programmer
7 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
7 3 (18.75%) Software Programmer
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) Web Services
3 9 (56.25%) WPF
4 8 (50.00%) XML
5 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
6 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
6 3 (18.75%) Ajax
6 3 (18.75%) jQuery
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
8 1 (6.25%) CSS
8 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
8 1 (6.25%) HTML
8 1 (6.25%) HTML5
8 1 (6.25%) JSON
8 1 (6.25%) LINQ
8 1 (6.25%) Ninject
8 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) MVC
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (56.25%) MVVM
3 9 (56.25%) OO
3 9 (56.25%) SOLID
3 9 (56.25%) TDD
4 7 (43.75%) Parallel Computing
4 7 (43.75%) Scrum
4 7 (43.75%) Software Architecture
5 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (12.50%) CRM
6 2 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (93.75%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
4 4 (25.00%) VBScript
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft