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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 35 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing WCF 8 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 3.54% 0.45% 5.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.84% 1.72% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 13
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,875 £47,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
102 58 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 45.13% 26.24% 47.35%
Number of salaries quoted 90 42 103
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
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
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 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Croydon

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (100.00%) C#
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
3 13 (59.09%) SQL
4 12 (54.55%) Classic ASP
4 12 (54.55%) XML
5 11 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 10 (45.45%) T-SQL
7 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
7 9 (40.91%) SharePoint
7 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
7 9 (40.91%) MVC
7 9 (40.91%) WinForms
7 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
7 9 (40.91%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (36.36%) Web Services
8 8 (36.36%) VBScript
8 8 (36.36%) VB.NET
9 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
9 7 (31.82%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (27.27%) jQuery
10 6 (27.27%) Windows
11 5 (22.73%) OO
11 5 (22.73%) OOD
11 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (18.18%) WF
12 4 (18.18%) CSS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (40.91%) SharePoint
1 9 (40.91%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (31.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) PerformancePoint
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) MSTest
2 1 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (4.55%) Moq
2 1 (4.55%) NUnit
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (63.64%) Software Developer
3 9 (40.91%) Senior Developer
4 8 (36.36%) Senior Software Developer
5 7 (31.82%) .NET Developer
6 6 (27.27%) Lead Developer
7 4 (18.18%) Lead Software Developer
8 3 (13.64%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (13.64%) Lead .NET Developer
9 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
10 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
10 1 (4.55%) Development Team Leader
10 1 (4.55%) Software Development Team Leader
10 1 (4.55%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (54.55%) Classic ASP
2 12 (54.55%) XML
3 9 (40.91%) WinForms
4 8 (36.36%) Web Services
5 6 (27.27%) jQuery
6 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (18.18%) WF
7 4 (18.18%) CSS
7 4 (18.18%) HTML
8 3 (13.64%) XML Schema
8 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
9 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (9.09%) REST
9 2 (9.09%) NHibernate
9 2 (9.09%) SOAP
10 1 (4.55%) WPF
10 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
10 1 (4.55%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 9 (40.91%) MVC
2 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
3 5 (22.73%) OO
3 5 (22.73%) OOD
4 3 (13.64%) Workflow
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Kanban
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 10 (45.45%) T-SQL
4 8 (36.36%) VBScript
4 8 (36.36%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
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