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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 75 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 3389 4324 4036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.42% 3.94% 4.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.98% 9.79% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3092 3954 3744
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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
37731 44159 40637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.10% 40.22% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 32565 37990 35646
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -9 1286 £55,000 - 151
South East -38 635 £45,000 +5.88% 81
North West -11 333 £40,000 - 66
West Midlands +28 266 £40,000 +6.66% 37
Yorkshire -7 240 £37,500 -6.25% 39
East of England -47 228 £45,000 - 30
South West +4 180 £37,500 -1.31% 45
East Midlands 0 176 £40,000 - 19
North East +15 67 £37,500 -6.25% 8
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 6442 (95.52%) C#
2 6336 (93.95%) .NET
3 4941 (73.27%) SQL Server
4 4722 (70.02%) ASP.NET
5 4348 (64.47%) MVC
6 4230 (62.72%) Agile Software Development
7 3285 (48.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2927 (43.40%) TDD
9 2634 (39.06%) SQL
10 2449 (36.31%) JavaScript
11 2284 (33.87%) Microsoft
12 2240 (33.21%) HTML
13 2238 (33.19%) .NET Framework
14 1959 (29.05%) WPF
15 1892 (28.05%) CSS
16 1875 (27.80%) Scrum
17 1796 (26.63%) Web Services
18 1707 (25.31%) Web Application Development
19 1573 (23.32%) jQuery
20 1476 (21.89%) OO
21 1450 (21.50%) Finance
22 1436 (21.29%) Entity Framework
23 1400 (20.76%) Windows
24 1334 (19.78%) XML
25 1231 (18.25%) NUnit
26 1137 (16.86%) ASP.NET Web API
27 1132 (16.79%) T-SQL
28 1100 (16.31%) BDD
29 1043 (15.47%) Visual Studio
30 991 (14.69%) HTML5

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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
1 713 (10.57%) Node.js
2 493 (7.31%) SharePoint
3 434 (6.44%) BizTalk Server
4 421 (6.24%) IIS
5 186 (2.76%) CMS
6 171 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 111 (1.65%) Umbraco
8 104 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
9 90 (1.33%) NServiceBus
10 50 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
11 35 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
12 31 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
13 29 (0.43%) DNN
14 27 (0.40%) Kentico
15 26 (0.39%) WebSphere
16 21 (0.31%) Apache
16 21 (0.31%) Sitefinity
17 18 (0.27%) Tomcat
18 15 (0.22%) Immediacy CMS
18 15 (0.22%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 760 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 88 (1.30%) MS Office
3 64 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 27 (0.40%) InfoPath
5 14 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 11 (0.16%) MS Project
8 5 (0.074%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.030%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.015%) SPSS
10 1 (0.015%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 198 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.10%) Sage CRM
4 7 (0.10%) Sage 200
5 5 (0.074%) RMDS
5 5 (0.074%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.059%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.059%) Scribe Insight
7 3 (0.044%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.030%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.015%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.015%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.015%) Sage 300 ERP
9 1 (0.015%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.015%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 403 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 168 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
3 88 (1.30%) SaaS
4 33 (0.49%) Office 365
5 12 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
5 12 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (0.18%) Amazon S3
6 11 (0.16%) Yammer
6 11 (0.16%) Google Analytics
7 10 (0.15%) GitHub
8 8 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.12%) PaaS
8 8 (0.12%) IaaS
9 3 (0.044%) Sage Pay
9 3 (0.044%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.015%) AtomSphere
10 1 (0.015%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.015%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 304 (4.51%) Internet
2 180 (2.67%) HTTP
3 97 (1.44%) TCP/IP
4 68 (1.01%) SMTP
5 35 (0.52%) Intranet
6 33 (0.49%) DNS
7 30 (0.44%) Network Security
8 20 (0.30%) CTI
8 20 (0.30%) Firewall
9 19 (0.28%) SSL
10 12 (0.18%) FTP
11 7 (0.10%) SSH
12 5 (0.074%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.074%) Asterisk PBX
13 4 (0.059%) ZigBee
13 4 (0.059%) Modbus
13 4 (0.059%) OpenVPN
13 4 (0.059%) Wireless
13 4 (0.059%) VPN
13 4 (0.059%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4941 (73.27%) SQL Server
2 915 (13.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 700 (10.38%) NoSQL
4 396 (5.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 385 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 353 (5.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 327 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 236 (3.50%) Relational Database
9 207 (3.07%) MySQL
10 133 (1.97%) MongoDB
11 130 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 95 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
13 88 (1.30%) RDBMS
14 86 (1.28%) Oracle Database
15 69 (1.02%) RavenDB
16 59 (0.87%) Big Data
17 50 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
18 42 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
19 38 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
19 38 (0.56%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 1231 (18.25%) NUnit
2 1043 (15.47%) Visual Studio
3 937 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 879 (13.03%) Rhino Mocks
5 749 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 729 (10.81%) Moq
7 486 (7.21%) MSTest
8 457 (6.78%) Subversion
9 184 (2.73%) TeamCity
10 158 (2.34%) Selenium
11 125 (1.85%) ReSharper
12 118 (1.75%) CruiseControl
13 97 (1.44%) JIRA
14 95 (1.41%) SpecFlow
15 92 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 86 (1.28%) MSBuild
17 73 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 66 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
19 53 (0.79%) Log4Net
20 48 (0.71%) Jenkins
General
1 1450 (21.50%) Finance
2 465 (6.90%) Banking
3 354 (5.25%) Games
4 330 (4.89%) Retail
5 222 (3.29%) Front Office
6 199 (2.95%) Investment Banking
7 179 (2.65%) Marketing
8 136 (2.02%) Advertising
9 85 (1.26%) Telecoms
10 77 (1.14%) Back Office
11 49 (0.73%) Legal
11 49 (0.73%) Manufacturing
12 41 (0.61%) Retail Banking
13 36 (0.53%) Publishing
14 31 (0.46%) Music Industry
15 29 (0.43%) Automotive
16 23 (0.34%) Law
17 21 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
18 19 (0.28%) Financial Institution
19 11 (0.16%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 5781 (85.72%) Developer
2 3523 (52.24%) .NET Developer
3 1938 (28.74%) C# Developer
4 1220 (18.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 922 (13.67%) Senior Developer
6 647 (9.59%) Software Developer
7 635 (9.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 560 (8.30%) ASP.NET Developer
9 485 (7.19%) Senior .NET Developer
10 393 (5.83%) Web Developer
11 368 (5.46%) Software Engineer
12 342 (5.07%) Senior C# Developer
13 278 (4.12%) Junior
14 269 (3.99%) Junior Developer
15 220 (3.26%) Lead Developer
16 201 (2.98%) Architect
17 193 (2.86%) Junior .NET Developer
18 186 (2.76%) Graduate
19 182 (2.70%) .NET Web Developer
20 177 (2.62%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6336 (93.95%) .NET
2 4722 (70.02%) ASP.NET
3 3285 (48.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2240 (33.21%) HTML
5 2238 (33.19%) .NET Framework
6 1959 (29.05%) WPF
7 1892 (28.05%) CSS
8 1796 (26.63%) Web Services
9 1573 (23.32%) jQuery
10 1436 (21.29%) Entity Framework
11 1334 (19.78%) XML
12 1137 (16.86%) ASP.NET Web API
13 991 (14.69%) HTML5
14 921 (13.66%) LINQ
15 863 (12.80%) WinForms
16 818 (12.13%) Ajax
17 773 (11.46%) Castle Windsor
18 761 (11.28%) NHibernate
19 731 (10.84%) RESTful
20 649 (9.62%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 549 (8.14%) Inversion of Control
2 435 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 366 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
4 359 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
5 240 (3.56%) Client/Server
6 215 (3.19%) Mobile App
7 187 (2.77%) N-Tier
8 179 (2.65%) Social Media
9 146 (2.16%) Tandem
10 137 (2.03%) Derivative
11 122 (1.81%) Hedge funds
12 121 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 117 (1.73%) Mathematics
14 105 (1.56%) Fixed Income
15 103 (1.53%) Social Network
15 103 (1.53%) Streaming Music
16 95 (1.41%) BBC
17 86 (1.28%) Equities
18 85 (1.26%) User Experience
19 81 (1.20%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1400 (20.76%) Windows
2 272 (4.03%) Android
3 120 (1.78%) Apple iOS
4 69 (1.02%) Linux
5 65 (0.96%) UNIX
6 63 (0.93%) Windows Phone
7 34 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
9 29 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (0.31%) Windows 8
11 20 (0.30%) Windows 7
12 19 (0.28%) Windows Phone 7
13 18 (0.27%) Windows Phone 8
14 9 (0.13%) Windows CE
15 7 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (0.044%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.015%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.015%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4348 (64.47%) MVC
2 4230 (62.72%) Agile Software Development
3 2927 (43.40%) TDD
4 1875 (27.80%) Scrum
5 1707 (25.31%) Web Application Development
6 1476 (21.89%) OO
7 1100 (16.31%) BDD
8 874 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
9 807 (11.97%) Dependency Injection
10 769 (11.40%) Software Engineering
11 702 (10.41%) Kanban
12 580 (8.60%) SOA
13 552 (8.19%) Unit Testing
14 514 (7.62%) MVVM
15 493 (7.31%) OOD
16 470 (6.97%) SDLC
17 468 (6.94%) Domain-Driven Design
18 451 (6.69%) Multithreading
19 415 (6.15%) OOP
20 349 (5.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6442 (95.52%) C#
2 2634 (39.06%) SQL
3 2449 (36.31%) JavaScript
4 1132 (16.79%) T-SQL
5 712 (10.56%) VB.NET
6 576 (8.54%) Ruby
7 326 (4.83%) VB
8 265 (3.93%) Java
9 260 (3.86%) C++
10 114 (1.69%) PL/SQL
11 99 (1.47%) C
12 96 (1.42%) PowerShell
13 89 (1.32%) PHP
14 83 (1.23%) VB6
15 75 (1.11%) VBA
16 64 (0.95%) ActionScript
17 54 (0.80%) ActionScript 2.0
18 52 (0.77%) Python
19 49 (0.73%) Objective-C
19 49 (0.73%) XAML
Qualifications
1 715 (10.60%) Degree
2 247 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 145 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 93 (1.38%) MCSD
5 81 (1.20%) MCP
6 75 (1.11%) DV Cleared
7 69 (1.02%) SC Cleared
8 36 (0.53%) MCTS
9 29 (0.43%) MCAD
10 21 (0.31%) MCPD
11 15 (0.22%) MCITP
12 14 (0.21%) PhD
13 12 (0.18%) ISEB
14 10 (0.15%) ISTQB
14 10 (0.15%) MCSE
15 8 (0.12%) Microsoft Certified Architect
15 8 (0.12%) MCDBA
16 7 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 7 (0.10%) CISSP
17 4 (0.059%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (2.94%) QA
2 34 (0.50%) ISO 9001
3 18 (0.27%) HL7
4 16 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
5 10 (0.15%) EMIR
6 7 (0.10%) SLA
6 7 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.059%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.044%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.015%) Basel III
System Software
1 45 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 21 (0.31%) Hyper-V
3 13 (0.19%) Docker
4 6 (0.089%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.074%) ISA Server
5 5 (0.074%) Firmware
5 5 (0.074%) UAG
6 4 (0.059%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.044%) vSphere
8 1 (0.015%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (0.25%) Puppet
2 16 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.16%) logstash
4 8 (0.12%) MOM
5 6 (0.089%) SCCM
5 6 (0.089%) SCOM
6 4 (0.059%) TeamSite
6 4 (0.059%) Control-M
6 4 (0.059%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.030%) WMI
7 2 (0.030%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.015%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.015%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.015%) AppManager
8 1 (0.015%) Nagios
8 1 (0.015%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 2284 (33.87%) Microsoft
2 422 (6.26%) Oracle
3 239 (3.54%) Google
4 195 (2.89%) Facebook
5 137 (2.03%) Apple
6 110 (1.63%) Twitter
7 97 (1.44%) Sony
8 95 (1.41%) Yahoo!
9 77 (1.14%) Sitecore
10 45 (0.67%) Sybase
11 36 (0.53%) Xamarin
12 34 (0.50%) Telerik
13 31 (0.46%) Adobe
13 31 (0.46%) IBM
13 31 (0.46%) DevExpress
14 27 (0.40%) TIBCO
14 27 (0.40%) Nintex
15 25 (0.37%) EPiServer
16 22 (0.33%) Ektron
16 22 (0.33%) Perforce
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
TATA Consultancy Services
Salary: £Competitive
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London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ASOS.Com
Salary: Competitive salary + extensive benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
QA Limited
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £120000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Private Health Care
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sutton-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 15 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 15 hours ago