The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 78 76 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -27
Permanent jobs citing WCF 204 239 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.27% 3.27% 4.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.55% 9.02% 12.49%
Number of salaries quoted 182 229 339
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,173 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
WCF
England

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 East of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2386 2649 2979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.27% 36.23% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2023 2364 2524
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England 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 the East of England

WCF
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the East of England region.

WCF Salary Trend in the East of England

WCF
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in the East of England

WCF
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -18 69 £40,000 -15.78% 4
Essex +43 49 £40,000 - 7
Cambridgeshire +2 41 £46,422 -7.15% 12
Bedfordshire +3 23 £50,000 +5.26% 6
Suffolk +6 19 £42,500 -26.08% 4
Norfolk -13 3 £32,500 -13.33% 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 East of England region with a requirement for WCF.

1 450 (98.90%) C#
2 442 (97.14%) .NET
3 339 (74.51%) MVC
4 283 (62.20%) ASP.NET
5 240 (52.75%) SQL Server
6 234 (51.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 227 (49.89%) Agile Software Development
8 214 (47.03%) TDD
9 210 (46.15%) SQL
10 201 (44.18%) ASP.NET Web API
11 192 (42.20%) .NET Framework
12 181 (39.78%) JavaScript
13 167 (36.70%) jQuery
14 166 (36.48%) Entity Framework
15 155 (34.07%) Web Services
16 148 (32.53%) HTML
17 138 (30.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 125 (27.47%) T-SQL
19 123 (27.03%) CSS
20 122 (26.81%) BDD
20 122 (26.81%) AngularJS
21 121 (26.59%) Microsoft
22 108 (23.74%) Web Application Development
23 103 (22.64%) WPF
24 98 (21.54%) Git (software)
25 95 (20.88%) NoSQL
26 93 (20.44%) RESTful
27 91 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
28 86 (18.90%) Ajax
29 82 (18.02%) Node.js

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 25 (5.49%) IIS
2 15 (3.30%) NServiceBus
3 12 (2.64%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.76%) CMS
5 8 (1.76%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.88%) Drupal
8 3 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.66%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.22%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 25 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.22%) MS Office
2 1 (0.22%) MS Project
2 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.66%) SaaS
4 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) IaaS
5 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.71%) Internet
2 11 (2.42%) HTTP
3 7 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.88%) LDAP
4 4 (0.88%) SNMP
5 3 (0.66%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.66%) RS-232
5 3 (0.66%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (52.75%) SQL Server
2 95 (20.88%) NoSQL
3 91 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 34 (7.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (6.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (5.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (4.40%) MongoDB
8 19 (4.18%) Relational Database
9 16 (3.52%) RavenDB
10 13 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (2.20%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (1.76%) MySQL
13 6 (1.32%) Neo4j
13 6 (1.32%) Redis
14 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.22%) QlikView
15 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 98 (21.54%) Git (software)
2 72 (15.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 66 (14.51%) Visual Studio
4 42 (9.23%) NUnit
5 41 (9.01%) Subversion
6 40 (8.79%) Rhino Mocks
7 35 (7.69%) TeamCity
8 34 (7.47%) MSTest
9 28 (6.15%) Selenium
10 25 (5.49%) JIRA
11 17 (3.74%) Moq
12 7 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (1.54%) Jasmine
12 7 (1.54%) ReSharper
12 7 (1.54%) SpecFlow
13 6 (1.32%) CruiseControl
13 6 (1.32%) Hudson
13 6 (1.32%) PhantomJS
14 5 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 3 (0.66%) Fiddler
General
1 45 (9.89%) Finance
2 29 (6.37%) Games
3 17 (3.74%) Music Industry
4 10 (2.20%) Retail
5 5 (1.10%) Electronics
6 4 (0.88%) Banking
7 3 (0.66%) Advertising
7 3 (0.66%) Military
8 2 (0.44%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.22%) Front Office
9 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 418 (91.87%) Developer
2 313 (68.79%) .NET Developer
3 256 (56.26%) C# Developer
4 185 (40.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 95 (20.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 80 (17.58%) Senior Developer
7 64 (14.07%) Senior C# Developer
8 55 (12.09%) WCF Developer
9 54 (11.87%) Senior .NET Developer
10 53 (11.65%) ASP.NET Developer
11 51 (11.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 50 (10.99%) C# WCF Developer
13 46 (10.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 39 (8.57%) Web Developer
15 33 (7.25%) Software Developer
16 30 (6.59%) Graduate
16 30 (6.59%) Graduate Developer
17 29 (6.37%) SQL Developer
18 26 (5.71%) Social Media Developer
19 23 (5.05%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 442 (97.14%) .NET
2 283 (62.20%) ASP.NET
3 234 (51.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 201 (44.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 192 (42.20%) .NET Framework
6 167 (36.70%) jQuery
7 166 (36.48%) Entity Framework
8 155 (34.07%) Web Services
9 148 (32.53%) HTML
10 138 (30.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 123 (27.03%) CSS
12 122 (26.81%) AngularJS
13 103 (22.64%) WPF
14 93 (20.44%) RESTful
15 86 (18.90%) Ajax
16 82 (18.02%) Node.js
17 78 (17.14%) Silverlight
18 74 (16.26%) HTML5
19 73 (16.04%) XML
20 69 (15.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.97%) Enterprise Software
2 38 (8.35%) Computer Science
3 32 (7.03%) Social Media
4 26 (5.71%) BBC
5 19 (4.18%) Mathematics
6 15 (3.30%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.86%) Physics
8 10 (2.20%) Inversion of Control
8 10 (2.20%) iPad
9 7 (1.54%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.32%) Clustering
10 6 (1.32%) Social Network
10 6 (1.32%) User Experience
10 6 (1.32%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.88%) Tandem
11 4 (0.88%) Xbox
12 3 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (0.44%) NHS
13 2 (0.44%) Streaming Music
14 1 (0.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 58 (12.75%) Windows
2 3 (0.66%) Android
3 1 (0.22%) Unix
3 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (74.51%) MVC
2 227 (49.89%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (47.03%) TDD
4 122 (26.81%) BDD
5 108 (23.74%) Web Application Development
6 76 (16.70%) Scrum
6 76 (16.70%) Software Engineering
7 75 (16.48%) Web Development
8 62 (13.63%) Unit Testing
9 58 (12.75%) OO
10 54 (11.87%) SDLC
11 50 (10.99%) Dependency Injection
12 49 (10.77%) OOP
13 41 (9.01%) Front End Development
14 40 (8.79%) E-Commerce
15 33 (7.25%) Automated Testing
16 31 (6.81%) MVVM
17 30 (6.59%) Pair Programming
18 29 (6.37%) CRM
18 29 (6.37%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 450 (98.90%) C#
2 210 (46.15%) SQL
3 181 (39.78%) JavaScript
4 125 (27.47%) T-SQL
5 73 (16.04%) Ruby
6 63 (13.85%) VB.NET
7 47 (10.33%) XAML
8 17 (3.74%) C++
9 14 (3.08%) VB
10 8 (1.76%) VBA
11 7 (1.54%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.32%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.88%) PHP
13 4 (0.88%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.88%) VB6
14 2 (0.44%) Java
15 1 (0.22%) VBScript
15 1 (0.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 57 (12.53%) Degree
2 12 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.32%) PhD
4 1 (0.22%) MCAD
4 1 (0.22%) MCP
4 1 (0.22%) MCPD
4 1 (0.22%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.25%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.44%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) logstash
Vendors
1 121 (26.59%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.93%) Google
3 26 (5.71%) Apple
3 26 (5.71%) Facebook
3 26 (5.71%) Sony
3 26 (5.71%) Yahoo!
4 9 (1.98%) Oracle
5 5 (1.10%) Sitecore
6 4 (0.88%) CheckPoint
6 4 (0.88%) Perforce
7 2 (0.44%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe
8 1 (0.22%) SAP
8 1 (0.22%) webMethods
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