The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 60 54 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Permanent jobs citing WCF 4476 4492 4033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.04% 4.34% 3.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.00% 10.72% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3999 4140 3733
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44740 41913 49134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.34% 40.48% 41.90%
Number of salaries quoted 37964 36875 44025
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
UK

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -14 1659 £55,000 +5.76% 69
South East +11 1062 £41,000 +2.50% 62
North West +1 455 £39,500 +5.33% 26
East of England -8 415 £45,000 +5.88% 32
Yorkshire +24 351 £40,000 +23.07% 22
East Midlands -11 202 £40,000 +14.28% 15
South West -26 149 £36,000 -10.00% 14
West Midlands -26 138 £39,250 +4.66% 12
North East -2 31 £35,000 - 5
Midlands +6 7 £47,500 +18.75%
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 7865 (95.55%) .NET
2 7792 (94.67%) C#
3 5914 (71.85%) ASP.NET
4 5691 (69.14%) SQL Server
5 4519 (54.90%) MVC
6 3247 (39.45%) TDD
6 3247 (39.45%) SQL
7 3184 (38.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2995 (36.39%) WPF
9 2687 (32.64%) HTML
10 2684 (32.61%) Microsoft
11 2676 (32.51%) .NET Framework
12 2611 (31.72%) JavaScript
13 2483 (30.17%) Scrum
14 2211 (26.86%) Web Services
15 2184 (26.53%) jQuery
16 2134 (25.93%) CSS
17 1984 (24.10%) Windows
18 1935 (23.51%) OO
19 1826 (22.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 1653 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
21 1640 (19.92%) Finance
22 1602 (19.46%) XML
23 1578 (19.17%) WinForms
24 1541 (18.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 1486 (18.05%) NUnit
26 1478 (17.96%) Web Application Development
27 1436 (17.45%) SQL Server 2012
28 1372 (16.67%) LINQ
29 1318 (16.01%) Visual Studio

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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
1 727 (8.83%) SharePoint
2 581 (7.06%) IIS
3 402 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
4 335 (4.07%) Node.js
5 306 (3.72%) CMS
6 223 (2.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 193 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 145 (1.76%) Sitecore CMS
9 128 (1.56%) Umbraco
10 69 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
11 59 (0.72%) NServiceBus
12 43 (0.52%) Kentico
13 39 (0.47%) Sitefinity
14 37 (0.45%) MediaWiki
15 34 (0.41%) WebSphere
16 28 (0.34%) WordPress
16 28 (0.34%) Apache
17 20 (0.24%) DNN
17 20 (0.24%) MQSeries
18 19 (0.23%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1034 (12.56%) MS Excel
2 68 (0.83%) MS Office
3 22 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 18 (0.22%) InfoPath
6 14 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.085%) Fireworks
8 6 (0.073%) MS Project
8 6 (0.073%) Simulink
9 4 (0.049%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.024%) PrintSoft PReS
11 1 (0.012%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.012%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.012%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.012%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 174 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.34%) Markit EDM
3 15 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.12%) nopCommerce
4 10 (0.12%) SalesLogix
5 9 (0.11%) SAP Business One
6 8 (0.097%) Sophis RISQUE
7 6 (0.073%) Visualfiles
7 6 (0.073%) Sage 200
7 6 (0.073%) Pivotal CRM
8 5 (0.061%) assyst
9 4 (0.049%) Magento
9 4 (0.049%) TIBCO iProcess
10 3 (0.036%) CODA-Financials
11 2 (0.024%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.024%) Sage 50
11 2 (0.024%) Tridion
11 2 (0.024%) BusinessWorks
11 2 (0.024%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 327 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 107 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
3 105 (1.28%) SaaS
4 35 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (0.28%) GitHub
6 22 (0.27%) IaaS
6 22 (0.27%) PaaS
7 21 (0.26%) Office 365
8 4 (0.049%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.036%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.036%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.012%) Force.com
10 1 (0.012%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.012%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 450 (5.47%) Internet
2 80 (0.97%) HTTP
3 77 (0.94%) Intranet
4 42 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 33 (0.40%) SSL
6 17 (0.21%) SMS
7 15 (0.18%) X.509
7 15 (0.18%) Extranet
8 14 (0.17%) NFC
8 14 (0.17%) VoIP
9 13 (0.16%) SMTP
10 12 (0.15%) SMPP
10 12 (0.15%) DNS
11 11 (0.13%) Broadband
12 9 (0.11%) LDAP
13 8 (0.097%) SSH
14 5 (0.061%) Firewall
14 5 (0.061%) CTI
14 5 (0.061%) Network Security
15 4 (0.049%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5691 (69.14%) SQL Server
2 1436 (17.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1215 (14.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 623 (7.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 564 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 546 (6.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 335 (4.07%) Relational Database
8 316 (3.84%) NoSQL
9 130 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 117 (1.42%) MySQL
11 101 (1.23%) MongoDB
12 94 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
12 94 (1.14%) Oracle Database
13 88 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
14 70 (0.85%) RDBMS
15 64 (0.78%) Big Data
16 55 (0.67%) RavenDB
16 55 (0.67%) Hadoop
17 54 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
18 39 (0.47%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1486 (18.05%) NUnit
2 1318 (16.01%) Visual Studio
3 1136 (13.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 1040 (12.64%) Rhino Mocks
5 827 (10.05%) Moq
6 652 (7.92%) Subversion
7 523 (6.35%) MSTest
8 316 (3.84%) Git (software)
9 254 (3.09%) TeamCity
10 213 (2.59%) SpecFlow
11 129 (1.57%) MSBuild
12 120 (1.46%) JIRA
13 116 (1.41%) Selenium
14 114 (1.39%) ReSharper
15 100 (1.21%) Cucumber
16 75 (0.91%) Jenkins
17 68 (0.83%) CruiseControl
18 64 (0.78%) Xcode
19 63 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
20 50 (0.61%) PhoneGap
General
1 1640 (19.92%) Finance
2 554 (6.73%) Banking
3 427 (5.19%) Games
4 270 (3.28%) Retail
5 219 (2.66%) Front Office
6 207 (2.51%) Investment Banking
7 202 (2.45%) Marketing
8 157 (1.91%) Advertising
9 114 (1.39%) Back Office
10 109 (1.32%) Telecoms
11 67 (0.81%) Music Industry
12 65 (0.79%) Legal
13 50 (0.61%) Publishing
14 41 (0.50%) Manufacturing
15 36 (0.44%) Law
16 22 (0.27%) Financial Institution
17 20 (0.24%) Local Government
17 20 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
18 19 (0.23%) Electronics
19 11 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7002 (85.07%) Developer
2 4327 (52.57%) .NET Developer
3 2765 (33.59%) C# Developer
4 1833 (22.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 1412 (17.15%) Senior Developer
6 941 (11.43%) Software Developer
7 940 (11.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 922 (11.20%) ASP.NET Developer
9 888 (10.79%) Senior .NET Developer
10 578 (7.02%) Senior C# Developer
11 574 (6.97%) Web Developer
12 515 (6.26%) Software Engineer
13 319 (3.88%) Lead Developer
14 298 (3.62%) Junior
15 294 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
16 290 (3.52%) C# Software Developer
17 287 (3.49%) Junior Developer
18 283 (3.44%) Agile .NET Developer
19 278 (3.38%) .NET Web Developer
20 277 (3.37%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7865 (95.55%) .NET
2 5914 (71.85%) ASP.NET
3 3184 (38.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2995 (36.39%) WPF
5 2687 (32.64%) HTML
6 2676 (32.51%) .NET Framework
7 2211 (26.86%) Web Services
8 2184 (26.53%) jQuery
9 2134 (25.93%) CSS
10 1826 (22.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1602 (19.46%) XML
12 1578 (19.17%) WinForms
13 1541 (18.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 1372 (16.67%) LINQ
15 1270 (15.43%) Razor View Engine
16 1118 (13.58%) Ajax
17 1084 (13.17%) HTML5
18 1027 (12.48%) NHibernate
19 831 (10.10%) Castle Windsor
20 755 (9.17%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 666 (8.09%) Computer Science
2 627 (7.62%) Inversion of Control
3 452 (5.49%) N-Tier
4 416 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
5 264 (3.21%) Mobile App
6 210 (2.55%) Client/Server
7 192 (2.33%) Open Source
8 187 (2.27%) Mathematics
9 172 (2.09%) Tandem
10 166 (2.02%) Social Network
11 143 (1.74%) Hedge funds
12 136 (1.65%) iPhone
13 110 (1.34%) Fixed Income
14 87 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 79 (0.96%) NHS
16 77 (0.94%) Streaming Music
17 75 (0.91%) Physics
18 74 (0.90%) SystemC
19 71 (0.86%) Derivative
20 68 (0.83%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1984 (24.10%) Windows
2 322 (3.91%) Android
3 197 (2.39%) Apple iOS
4 107 (1.30%) Windows Phone
5 75 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 56 (0.68%) Windows 8
7 45 (0.55%) Linux
8 37 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
10 19 (0.23%) UNIX
11 18 (0.22%) Windows XP
12 12 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
13 9 (0.11%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.085%) Windows Phone 7
15 6 (0.073%) Windows CE
16 5 (0.061%) AIX
17 2 (0.024%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.012%) SUSE
18 1 (0.012%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4519 (54.90%) MVC
2 3247 (39.45%) TDD
3 2483 (30.17%) Scrum
4 1935 (23.51%) OO
5 1653 (20.08%) Agile Software Development
6 1478 (17.96%) Web Application Development
7 1106 (13.44%) Software Engineering
8 1015 (12.33%) BDD
9 994 (12.08%) Unit Testing
10 889 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
11 842 (10.23%) Dependency Injection
12 760 (9.23%) Kanban
13 721 (8.76%) MVVM
14 691 (8.40%) SOA
15 602 (7.31%) Web Development
16 566 (6.88%) OOP
17 526 (6.39%) OOD
18 518 (6.29%) E-Commerce
19 478 (5.81%) Domain-Driven Design
20 461 (5.60%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 7792 (94.67%) C#
2 3247 (39.45%) SQL
3 2611 (31.72%) JavaScript
4 1202 (14.60%) T-SQL
5 1095 (13.30%) VB.NET
6 497 (6.04%) VB
7 473 (5.75%) C++
8 439 (5.33%) Java
9 257 (3.12%) Ruby
10 205 (2.49%) C
11 156 (1.90%) XAML
12 126 (1.53%) PHP
13 110 (1.34%) PowerShell
14 100 (1.21%) VBA
15 88 (1.07%) Objective-C
16 81 (0.98%) VB6
17 73 (0.89%) XPath
18 69 (0.84%) PL/SQL
19 53 (0.64%) Python
20 49 (0.60%) F#
Qualifications
1 1078 (13.10%) Degree
2 1076 (13.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 914 (11.10%) MCP
4 899 (10.92%) MCSD
5 876 (10.64%) MCTS
6 873 (10.61%) MCAD
7 94 (1.14%) Security Cleared
8 54 (0.66%) SC Cleared
9 39 (0.47%) MCPD
10 27 (0.33%) PhD
10 27 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
11 24 (0.29%) ISEB
12 21 (0.26%) MCSE
12 21 (0.26%) ISTQB
13 20 (0.24%) MCITP
14 14 (0.17%) MCDBA
14 14 (0.17%) HND
14 14 (0.17%) MBA
15 11 (0.13%) Microsoft Certified Architect
16 8 (0.097%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 237 (2.88%) QA
2 61 (0.74%) ISO 9001
3 21 (0.26%) Basel III
4 19 (0.23%) SLA
5 15 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.16%) HL7
7 11 (0.13%) ISO 8583
8 8 (0.097%) CRD IV
9 6 (0.073%) EMIR
9 6 (0.073%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.049%) COREP
10 4 (0.049%) Basel II
11 2 (0.024%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.024%) Dublin Core
12 1 (0.012%) TickIT
12 1 (0.012%) IAS 39
12 1 (0.012%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 38 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.085%) vSphere
5 6 (0.073%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.012%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (0.23%) Nagios
2 19 (0.23%) Puppet
3 12 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (0.11%) Vagrant
5 8 (0.097%) SCCM
5 8 (0.097%) Control-M
6 7 (0.085%) MOM
6 7 (0.085%) AppManager
6 7 (0.085%) SCOrch
7 6 (0.073%) OpenView
8 4 (0.049%) WMI
9 1 (0.012%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2684 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 492 (5.98%) Oracle
3 188 (2.28%) Sitecore
4 183 (2.22%) Google
5 137 (1.66%) Facebook
6 92 (1.12%) EPiServer
7 76 (0.92%) Telerik
8 72 (0.87%) DevExpress
8 72 (0.87%) Twitter
9 58 (0.70%) Apple
10 50 (0.61%) Xamarin
11 49 (0.60%) Adobe
12 44 (0.53%) VMware
12 44 (0.53%) TIBCO
13 42 (0.51%) IBM
14 41 (0.50%) Yahoo!
14 41 (0.50%) Sony
15 33 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
16 31 (0.38%) Bloomberg
16 31 (0.38%) Red Gate
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