The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 78 73 61
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing WCF 3418 3768 4099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.34% 3.52% 4.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.90% 9.12% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3146 3388 3790
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,498
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
38421 41313 39919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.58% 38.56% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 33157 35020 34727
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in England

WCF
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 1281 £55,000 - 109
South East -4 684 £42,500 - 68
North West -8 353 £40,000 - 63
East of England -36 241 £47,500 +5.55% 25
Yorkshire +12 228 £37,000 -1.33% 23
West Midlands +17 215 £40,000 - 39
South West +6 194 £37,500 -6.25% 46
East Midlands -4 167 £40,000 +1.26% 16
North East +8 59 £37,500 +2.73% 14
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 6410 (94.78%) C#
2 6383 (94.38%) .NET
3 5074 (75.03%) SQL Server
4 4794 (70.89%) ASP.NET
5 4454 (65.86%) MVC
6 4395 (64.99%) Agile Software Development
7 3430 (50.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3093 (45.73%) TDD
9 2577 (38.10%) SQL
10 2532 (37.44%) JavaScript
11 2326 (34.39%) HTML
12 2251 (33.28%) Microsoft
13 2222 (32.86%) .NET Framework
14 1977 (29.23%) WPF
15 1952 (28.86%) CSS
16 1892 (27.98%) Scrum
17 1760 (26.02%) Web Services
18 1750 (25.88%) Web Application Development
19 1568 (23.18%) jQuery
20 1542 (22.80%) Entity Framework
21 1432 (21.17%) OO
22 1402 (20.73%) Finance
23 1369 (20.24%) ASP.NET Web API
24 1301 (19.24%) XML
25 1296 (19.16%) Windows
26 1256 (18.57%) NUnit
27 1172 (17.33%) BDD
28 1104 (16.32%) T-SQL
29 1093 (16.16%) Visual Studio
30 1011 (14.95%) HTML5

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the England 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
1 885 (13.09%) Node.js
2 498 (7.36%) SharePoint
3 406 (6.00%) BizTalk Server
4 339 (5.01%) IIS
5 180 (2.66%) CMS
6 156 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 117 (1.73%) Umbraco
8 83 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 76 (1.12%) NServiceBus
10 58 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
11 41 (0.61%) DNN
12 36 (0.53%) Kentico
12 36 (0.53%) WebSphere
13 34 (0.50%) Sitefinity
13 34 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
14 28 (0.41%) Immediacy CMS
15 19 (0.28%) Apache
15 19 (0.28%) Confluence
16 13 (0.19%) Joomla!
17 11 (0.16%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 730 (10.79%) MS Excel
2 59 (0.87%) MS Office
3 41 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.37%) InfoPath
5 13 (0.19%) MS Project
6 11 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.059%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.030%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (0.015%) SPSS
11 1 (0.015%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 195 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.074%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.074%) SAP Business One
4 5 (0.074%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.044%) RMDS
5 3 (0.044%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.030%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.030%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.030%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.030%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.015%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.015%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 512 (7.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 135 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 88 (1.30%) SaaS
4 25 (0.37%) GitHub
5 12 (0.18%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.13%) Office 365
7 7 (0.10%) IaaS
7 7 (0.10%) PaaS
8 3 (0.044%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.044%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.030%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.015%) AtomSphere
10 1 (0.015%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 241 (3.56%) Internet
2 138 (2.04%) HTTP
3 96 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 81 (1.20%) SMTP
5 63 (0.93%) Network Security
6 32 (0.47%) Intranet
7 22 (0.33%) Firewall
8 21 (0.31%) CTI
9 17 (0.25%) DNS
10 11 (0.16%) SSL
11 9 (0.13%) FTP
12 7 (0.10%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.089%) SSH
14 5 (0.074%) Wireless
15 4 (0.059%) Extranet
15 4 (0.059%) DMZ
15 4 (0.059%) Asterisk PBX
16 3 (0.044%) PPP
16 3 (0.044%) SMS
17 2 (0.030%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5074 (75.03%) SQL Server
2 812 (12.01%) NoSQL
3 738 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 384 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 383 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 309 (4.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 275 (4.07%) SQL Server 2005
8 231 (3.42%) Relational Database
9 212 (3.13%) MySQL
10 147 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 116 (1.72%) MongoDB
12 83 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
13 69 (1.02%) RDBMS
14 58 (0.86%) Oracle Database
15 54 (0.80%) Big Data
16 40 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
17 38 (0.56%) Event Store
18 32 (0.47%) Hadoop
18 32 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
19 29 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1256 (18.57%) NUnit
2 1093 (16.16%) Visual Studio
3 945 (13.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 892 (13.19%) Git (software)
5 855 (12.64%) Rhino Mocks
6 744 (11.00%) Moq
7 495 (7.32%) MSTest
8 452 (6.68%) Subversion
9 189 (2.79%) Selenium
10 186 (2.75%) TeamCity
11 113 (1.67%) SpecFlow
12 111 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 101 (1.49%) MSBuild
14 94 (1.39%) JIRA
15 87 (1.29%) ReSharper
16 70 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 70 (1.04%) Jenkins
17 61 (0.90%) CruiseControl
18 49 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
18 49 (0.72%) Jasmine
General
1 1402 (20.73%) Finance
2 460 (6.80%) Banking
3 355 (5.25%) Retail
4 345 (5.10%) Games
5 219 (3.24%) Front Office
6 193 (2.85%) Marketing
7 188 (2.78%) Investment Banking
8 119 (1.76%) Advertising
9 81 (1.20%) Back Office
10 77 (1.14%) Telecoms
11 44 (0.65%) Legal
12 42 (0.62%) Manufacturing
13 41 (0.61%) Retail Banking
14 38 (0.56%) Publishing
15 37 (0.55%) Financial Institution
16 32 (0.47%) Music Industry
17 26 (0.38%) Law
18 25 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
19 24 (0.35%) Automotive
20 12 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5790 (85.61%) Developer
2 3606 (53.32%) .NET Developer
3 1894 (28.01%) C# Developer
4 1222 (18.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 839 (12.41%) Senior Developer
6 642 (9.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 589 (8.71%) ASP.NET Developer
8 568 (8.40%) Software Developer
9 476 (7.04%) Web Developer
10 437 (6.46%) Senior .NET Developer
11 422 (6.24%) Software Engineer
12 353 (5.22%) Senior C# Developer
13 284 (4.20%) Junior
14 273 (4.04%) Junior Developer
15 213 (3.15%) Lead Developer
16 194 (2.87%) Junior .NET Developer
17 182 (2.69%) Graduate
18 173 (2.56%) Agile .NET Developer
19 170 (2.51%) .NET Web Developer
20 168 (2.48%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6383 (94.38%) .NET
2 4794 (70.89%) ASP.NET
3 3430 (50.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2326 (34.39%) HTML
5 2222 (32.86%) .NET Framework
6 1977 (29.23%) WPF
7 1952 (28.86%) CSS
8 1760 (26.02%) Web Services
9 1568 (23.18%) jQuery
10 1542 (22.80%) Entity Framework
11 1369 (20.24%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1301 (19.24%) XML
13 1011 (14.95%) HTML5
14 928 (13.72%) WinForms
15 910 (13.46%) LINQ
16 854 (12.63%) RESTful
17 793 (11.73%) Ajax
18 723 (10.69%) NHibernate
19 706 (10.44%) Castle Windsor
20 697 (10.31%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 533 (7.88%) Inversion of Control
2 447 (6.61%) Computer Science
3 376 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 361 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
5 251 (3.71%) Client/Server
6 203 (3.00%) Mobile App
7 195 (2.88%) N-Tier
8 175 (2.59%) Social Media
9 151 (2.23%) Tandem
10 149 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 145 (2.14%) Hedge funds
12 144 (2.13%) Derivative
13 126 (1.86%) Equities
14 125 (1.85%) Streaming Music
15 123 (1.82%) Fixed Income
16 122 (1.80%) Mathematics
17 110 (1.63%) User Experience
18 108 (1.60%) BBC
19 99 (1.46%) Social Network
20 94 (1.39%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1296 (19.16%) Windows
2 211 (3.12%) Android
3 108 (1.60%) Apple iOS
4 80 (1.18%) Linux
5 76 (1.12%) UNIX
6 47 (0.69%) Windows Phone
7 45 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
9 25 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (0.34%) Windows Phone 7
11 21 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
12 14 (0.21%) Windows 8
13 12 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.059%) Windows CE
14 4 (0.059%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.015%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4454 (65.86%) MVC
2 4395 (64.99%) Agile Software Development
3 3093 (45.73%) TDD
4 1892 (27.98%) Scrum
5 1750 (25.88%) Web Application Development
6 1432 (21.17%) OO
7 1172 (17.33%) BDD
8 898 (13.28%) Continuous Integration
9 866 (12.80%) Dependency Injection
10 841 (12.44%) Software Engineering
11 725 (10.72%) Kanban
12 532 (7.87%) MVVM
13 527 (7.79%) SOA
14 495 (7.32%) Unit Testing
15 491 (7.26%) SDLC
16 468 (6.92%) Multithreading
17 452 (6.68%) Domain-Driven Design
18 449 (6.64%) OOD
19 405 (5.99%) OOP
20 401 (5.93%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6410 (94.78%) C#
2 2577 (38.10%) SQL
3 2532 (37.44%) JavaScript
4 1104 (16.32%) T-SQL
5 701 (10.37%) VB.NET
6 659 (9.74%) Ruby
7 335 (4.95%) VB
8 292 (4.32%) Java
9 235 (3.47%) C++
10 157 (2.32%) PowerShell
11 148 (2.19%) PL/SQL
12 100 (1.48%) PHP
13 86 (1.27%) C
14 81 (1.20%) Objective-C
15 78 (1.15%) Python
16 76 (1.12%) VB6
17 74 (1.09%) VBA
18 62 (0.92%) ActionScript
19 61 (0.90%) ActionScript 2.0
20 37 (0.55%) F#
Qualifications
1 701 (10.37%) Degree
2 183 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 152 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 73 (1.08%) SC Cleared
5 72 (1.06%) DV Cleared
6 54 (0.80%) MCSD
7 47 (0.69%) MCP
8 25 (0.37%) MCPD
9 20 (0.30%) MCTS
10 17 (0.25%) MCITP
11 10 (0.15%) PhD
11 10 (0.15%) Brainbench
12 9 (0.13%) PMI Certification
13 8 (0.12%) MCSE
14 7 (0.10%) MCDBA
15 6 (0.089%) ISEB
15 6 (0.089%) MCAD
16 5 (0.074%) ITIL Certification
17 4 (0.059%) ISTQB
18 3 (0.044%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (2.81%) QA
2 37 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 24 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
4 19 (0.28%) EMIR
5 18 (0.27%) HL7
6 8 (0.12%) SLA
7 4 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.015%) GAMP
9 1 (0.015%) Solvency II
System Software
1 53 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.21%) Docker
3 9 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.12%) vSphere
5 7 (0.10%) UAG
5 7 (0.10%) ISA Server
6 6 (0.089%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.089%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.059%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.015%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (0.41%) WMI
2 19 (0.28%) SCCM
3 18 (0.27%) Puppet
4 16 (0.24%) SCOM
4 16 (0.24%) MOM
5 15 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
7 8 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 6 (0.089%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (0.089%) logstash
9 5 (0.074%) Nagios
9 5 (0.074%) OPNET
10 4 (0.059%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.059%) TeamSite
11 3 (0.044%) Rundeck
11 3 (0.044%) Control-M
12 1 (0.015%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.015%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 1 (0.015%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2251 (33.28%) Microsoft
2 438 (6.48%) Oracle
3 253 (3.74%) Google
4 183 (2.71%) Facebook
5 175 (2.59%) Apple
6 108 (1.60%) Sony
6 108 (1.60%) Yahoo!
7 73 (1.08%) Twitter
8 70 (1.04%) Sitecore
9 67 (0.99%) Sybase
10 51 (0.75%) TIBCO
11 47 (0.69%) Telerik
12 43 (0.64%) EPiServer
13 40 (0.59%) Xamarin
14 32 (0.47%) Ektron
15 31 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
15 31 (0.46%) IBM
16 28 (0.41%) Alterian
17 24 (0.35%) Hitachi
18 20 (0.30%) VMware
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