The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 92 82 77
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2716 3358 3823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.00% 3.29% 3.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.71% 8.71% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2499 3083 3450
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
WCF
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
35215 38554 42040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.96% 37.76% 38.74%
Number of salaries quoted 30952 33225 35636
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the 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 England

WCF
Salary Trend in England

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

WCF Salary Trend in England

WCF
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in England

WCF
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
London -17 982 £56,750 +3.18% 99
South East +3 580 £43,000 +1.17% 69
North West +4 306 £40,000 - 46
East of England +7 224 £42,500 -10.52% 33
Yorkshire +9 208 £42,500 +14.86% 18
East Midlands -2 141 £37,500 -6.25% 17
West Midlands -37 137 £40,500 +1.25% 21
South West -58 95 £42,500 +13.33% 28
North East -5 46 £40,000 +6.66% 9
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 England region with a requirement for WCF.

1 5232 (95.51%) .NET
2 5215 (95.20%) C#
3 3918 (71.52%) ASP.NET
4 3889 (70.99%) MVC
5 3831 (69.93%) SQL Server
6 3288 (60.02%) Agile Software Development
7 2908 (53.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2567 (46.86%) JavaScript
9 2382 (43.48%) TDD
10 2355 (42.99%) SQL
11 2097 (38.28%) HTML
12 2041 (37.26%) .NET Framework
13 1802 (32.90%) CSS
14 1721 (31.42%) WPF
15 1693 (30.91%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1586 (28.95%) jQuery
17 1531 (27.95%) Web Services
18 1526 (27.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 1512 (27.60%) Microsoft
20 1445 (26.38%) Web Application Development
21 1379 (25.17%) Entity Framework
22 1315 (24.01%) Finance
23 1311 (23.93%) Scrum
24 1206 (22.02%) SQL Server 2014
25 1164 (21.25%) BDD
26 1162 (21.21%) OO
27 1087 (19.84%) AngularJS
28 1066 (19.46%) XML
29 1034 (18.88%) Windows
30 1003 (18.31%) T-SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 367 (6.70%) IIS
2 315 (5.75%) SharePoint
3 192 (3.50%) BizTalk Server
4 165 (3.01%) CMS
5 153 (2.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 99 (1.81%) Umbraco
7 64 (1.17%) NServiceBus
8 60 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
9 53 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
10 35 (0.64%) WebSphere
11 34 (0.62%) Kentico
12 32 (0.58%) Sitefinity
13 30 (0.55%) DNN
14 29 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
15 26 (0.47%) Immediacy CMS
15 26 (0.47%) MS Exchange
16 12 (0.22%) Orchard CMS
17 8 (0.15%) Confluence
17 8 (0.15%) Drupal
17 8 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 433 (7.90%) MS Excel
2 52 (0.95%) MS Office
3 13 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.11%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.055%) MS Project
7 1 (0.018%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.018%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 142 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 24 (0.44%) Magento
4 11 (0.20%) Infor CRM
5 8 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.13%) Beauchamp
7 5 (0.091%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.091%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.073%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.055%) Endur
9 3 (0.055%) Infor M3
9 3 (0.055%) thinkFolio
10 2 (0.037%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.037%) RMDS
11 1 (0.018%) Global One
11 1 (0.018%) Markit EDM
11 1 (0.018%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 422 (7.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 115 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
3 84 (1.53%) Google Play
4 66 (1.20%) Office 365
5 46 (0.84%) SaaS
6 40 (0.73%) PaaS
7 25 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
8 15 (0.27%) GitHub
9 12 (0.22%) IaaS
10 5 (0.091%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.055%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.055%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.055%) Sage Pay
12 2 (0.037%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.018%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 236 (4.31%) Internet
2 43 (0.78%) HTTP
3 30 (0.55%) TCP/IP
4 26 (0.47%) FTP
5 25 (0.46%) Intranet
6 20 (0.37%) Network Security
7 13 (0.24%) LDAP
7 13 (0.24%) SSL
8 11 (0.20%) Firewall
9 10 (0.18%) SMTP
10 7 (0.13%) SNMP
11 6 (0.11%) AMQP
11 6 (0.11%) Extranet
11 6 (0.11%) Kerberos
12 5 (0.091%) Bluetooth
12 5 (0.091%) CTI
12 5 (0.091%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.073%) DNS
14 3 (0.055%) RFID
15 2 (0.037%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3831 (69.93%) SQL Server
2 1206 (22.02%) SQL Server 2014
3 739 (13.49%) NoSQL
4 408 (7.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 337 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 299 (5.46%) Relational Database
7 266 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 246 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 145 (2.65%) MongoDB
9 145 (2.65%) MySQL
10 91 (1.66%) Redis
11 86 (1.57%) RDBMS
12 59 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
13 56 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 54 (0.99%) Oracle Database
15 51 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
16 35 (0.64%) RavenDB
17 33 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
18 24 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
19 21 (0.38%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 914 (16.68%) NUnit
2 879 (16.05%) Visual Studio
3 853 (15.57%) Git (software)
4 722 (13.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 619 (11.30%) Rhino Mocks
6 480 (8.76%) Subversion
7 407 (7.43%) Moq
8 333 (6.08%) MSTest
9 279 (5.09%) TeamCity
10 206 (3.76%) Selenium
11 135 (2.46%) JIRA
12 125 (2.28%) SpecFlow
13 87 (1.59%) MSBuild
14 76 (1.39%) Jenkins
15 70 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
16 60 (1.10%) CruiseControl
17 46 (0.84%) ReSharper
18 45 (0.82%) Psake
19 42 (0.77%) Cucumber
19 42 (0.77%) Log4Net
General
1 1315 (24.01%) Finance
2 410 (7.48%) Games
3 372 (6.79%) Banking
4 174 (3.18%) Marketing
5 147 (2.68%) Advertising
6 146 (2.67%) Front Office
7 132 (2.41%) Back Office
8 123 (2.25%) Retail
9 106 (1.94%) Investment Banking
10 71 (1.30%) Music Industry
11 56 (1.02%) Telecoms
12 52 (0.95%) Legal
13 45 (0.82%) Manufacturing
14 38 (0.69%) Electronics
15 28 (0.51%) Financial Institution
16 22 (0.40%) Law
17 12 (0.22%) Publishing
18 11 (0.20%) French Language
19 9 (0.16%) Automotive
20 6 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4790 (87.44%) Developer
2 3662 (66.85%) .NET Developer
3 2705 (49.38%) C# Developer
4 1990 (36.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1115 (20.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 985 (17.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 951 (17.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 640 (11.68%) Senior Developer
9 584 (10.66%) Software Developer
10 549 (10.02%) SQL Developer
11 491 (8.96%) .NET Software Developer
12 445 (8.12%) C# Software Developer
13 421 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
14 399 (7.28%) Senior C# Developer
15 361 (6.59%) WCF Developer
16 321 (5.86%) C# WCF Developer
17 314 (5.73%) Software Engineer
18 303 (5.53%) Junior
19 298 (5.44%) Junior Developer
20 294 (5.37%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5232 (95.51%) .NET
2 3918 (71.52%) ASP.NET
3 2908 (53.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2097 (38.28%) HTML
5 2041 (37.26%) .NET Framework
6 1802 (32.90%) CSS
7 1721 (31.42%) WPF
8 1693 (30.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1586 (28.95%) jQuery
10 1531 (27.95%) Web Services
11 1526 (27.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 1379 (25.17%) Entity Framework
13 1087 (19.84%) AngularJS
14 1066 (19.46%) XML
15 837 (15.28%) RESTful
16 825 (15.06%) LINQ
17 797 (14.55%) HTML5
18 760 (13.87%) Node.js
19 674 (12.30%) Ajax
20 632 (11.54%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 542 (9.89%) Computer Science
2 317 (5.79%) Inversion of Control
3 308 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
4 224 (4.09%) Hedge funds
5 206 (3.76%) Mobile App
6 162 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
7 141 (2.57%) Client/Server
8 121 (2.21%) User Experience
9 102 (1.86%) iPad
10 95 (1.73%) iPhone
10 95 (1.73%) Social Network
11 91 (1.66%) N-Tier
12 78 (1.42%) Mathematics
12 78 (1.42%) Social Media
13 73 (1.33%) Derivative
14 70 (1.28%) Fixed Income
15 68 (1.24%) Streaming Music
16 66 (1.20%) BBC
17 64 (1.17%) Tandem
18 62 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1034 (18.88%) Windows
2 137 (2.50%) Android
3 87 (1.59%) Windows Server
4 80 (1.46%) Unix
5 45 (0.82%) Apple iOS
6 42 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (0.75%) Linux
8 40 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (0.57%) Windows 7
10 26 (0.47%) Windows 8
11 21 (0.38%) Windows Phone
12 10 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
12 10 (0.18%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.11%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.073%) Solaris
15 4 (0.073%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.055%) FreeBSD
16 3 (0.055%) VMS
16 3 (0.055%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3889 (70.99%) MVC
2 3288 (60.02%) Agile Software Development
3 2382 (43.48%) TDD
4 1445 (26.38%) Web Application Development
5 1311 (23.93%) Scrum
6 1164 (21.25%) BDD
7 1162 (21.21%) OO
8 773 (14.11%) Continuous Integration
9 748 (13.65%) Web Development
10 743 (13.56%) Software Engineering
11 555 (10.13%) Unit Testing
12 527 (9.62%) Dependency Injection
13 515 (9.40%) Kanban
14 493 (9.00%) SDLC
15 458 (8.36%) SOA
16 423 (7.72%) MVVM
17 368 (6.72%) OOP
18 310 (5.66%) OOD
19 285 (5.20%) Mentoring
20 274 (5.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 5215 (95.20%) C#
2 2567 (46.86%) JavaScript
3 2355 (42.99%) SQL
4 1003 (18.31%) T-SQL
5 616 (11.24%) Ruby
6 564 (10.30%) VB.NET
7 280 (5.11%) VB
8 252 (4.60%) PL/SQL
9 227 (4.14%) Java
10 224 (4.09%) C++
11 191 (3.49%) PowerShell
12 96 (1.75%) F#
12 96 (1.75%) XAML
13 73 (1.33%) TypeScript
14 67 (1.22%) XPath
15 52 (0.95%) PHP
16 42 (0.77%) Python
16 42 (0.77%) Shell Script
16 42 (0.77%) VBA
17 33 (0.60%) VB6
Qualifications
1 671 (12.25%) Degree
2 147 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (0.71%) Security Cleared
4 37 (0.68%) MCSD
4 37 (0.68%) PMI Certification
5 30 (0.55%) SC Cleared
6 15 (0.27%) MCTS
7 12 (0.22%) PhD
8 11 (0.20%) DBS Check
8 11 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 10 (0.18%) MCP
10 9 (0.16%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.13%) Brainbench
11 7 (0.13%) MCITP
12 6 (0.11%) MCPD
13 5 (0.091%) ISEB
13 5 (0.091%) MCAD
13 5 (0.091%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.055%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.055%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (2.79%) QA
2 61 (1.11%) MiFID
3 19 (0.35%) SLA
4 16 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.22%) DICOM
6 3 (0.055%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.055%) EMIR
6 3 (0.055%) SAS 70
6 3 (0.055%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.055%) SSAE 16
7 2 (0.037%) SEPA
8 1 (0.018%) HL7
8 1 (0.018%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
3 11 (0.20%) Docker
4 10 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.091%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.037%) LXC
8 1 (0.018%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.018%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.018%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.018%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (0.44%) Kibana
2 20 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
3 18 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (0.31%) WMI
5 9 (0.16%) Puppet
6 6 (0.11%) OpenView
7 5 (0.091%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (0.091%) Nagios
8 3 (0.055%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (0.055%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.037%) Control-M
10 1 (0.018%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1512 (27.60%) Microsoft
2 316 (5.77%) Oracle
3 236 (4.31%) Google
4 117 (2.14%) Facebook
5 88 (1.61%) Apple
6 86 (1.57%) Sitecore
7 66 (1.20%) Sony
7 66 (1.20%) Yahoo!
8 52 (0.95%) Xamarin
9 40 (0.73%) DevExpress
10 39 (0.71%) Ektron
11 37 (0.68%) SAP
12 36 (0.66%) IBM
13 35 (0.64%) EPiServer
14 32 (0.58%) Telerik
15 26 (0.47%) Adobe
15 26 (0.47%) Alterian
16 25 (0.46%) HP
16 25 (0.46%) hybris
17 24 (0.44%) ATG
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Great Base+Bens+Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30 - £35 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits.
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits and career progression
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-50k+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
New Malden, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hove, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-45k+Bonus+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 5-10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday