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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 94 90 81
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2553 3055 3563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.05% 3.04% 3.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.79% 7.87% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2391 2807 3255
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
32780 38831 39911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 39.10% 38.63% 36.99%
Number of salaries quoted 28514 33561 34497
Median salary £46,614 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.58% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -8 839 £55,000 - 94
South East +29 571 £42,500 -2.29% 58
North West 0 343 £40,000 - 56
East of England -10 217 £43,000 -14.00% 28
Yorkshire -1 184 £45,000 +5.88% 17
West Midlands -18 161 £45,000 +12.50% 16
South West -15 123 £42,500 +6.25% 23
East Midlands -42 94 £42,500 - 10
North East -6 17 £40,000 +6.66% 4
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 5145 (96.98%) C#
2 5083 (95.82%) .NET
3 3750 (70.69%) MVC
4 3736 (70.42%) ASP.NET
5 3577 (67.43%) SQL Server
6 3205 (60.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2792 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2440 (45.99%) TDD
9 2291 (43.19%) JavaScript
10 2209 (41.64%) SQL
11 2021 (38.10%) HTML
11 2021 (38.10%) .NET Framework
12 1768 (33.33%) CSS
13 1694 (31.93%) ASP.NET Web API
14 1636 (30.84%) WPF
15 1481 (27.92%) Web Services
16 1478 (27.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 1443 (27.20%) jQuery
18 1415 (26.67%) Entity Framework
19 1381 (26.03%) Microsoft
20 1366 (25.75%) Web Application Development
21 1279 (24.11%) Scrum
22 1227 (23.13%) Finance
23 1203 (22.68%) SQL Server 2014
24 1127 (21.24%) OO
25 1118 (21.07%) BDD
26 1104 (20.81%) AngularJS
27 953 (17.96%) XML
28 933 (17.59%) Git (software)
29 918 (17.30%) 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
1 355 (6.69%) IIS
2 246 (4.64%) SharePoint
3 219 (4.13%) BizTalk Server
4 136 (2.56%) CMS
5 116 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 98 (1.85%) Umbraco
7 87 (1.64%) NServiceBus
8 67 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
9 59 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
10 40 (0.75%) Kentico
11 38 (0.72%) Sitefinity
12 35 (0.66%) DNN
13 30 (0.57%) Immediacy CMS
14 24 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 20 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
15 20 (0.38%) WebSphere
16 18 (0.34%) MS Exchange
17 15 (0.28%) Confluence
18 9 (0.17%) MQSeries
18 9 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 385 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 26 (0.49%) MS Office
3 12 (0.23%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.075%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.038%) MS Project
7 1 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.019%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 116 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.13%) Magento
4 6 (0.11%) thinkFolio
5 5 (0.094%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.094%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.075%) Eze OMS
7 3 (0.057%) Infor M3
8 2 (0.038%) RMDS
9 1 (0.019%) Beauchamp
9 1 (0.019%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 494 (9.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 157 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
3 70 (1.32%) Google Play
4 69 (1.30%) SaaS
5 59 (1.11%) PaaS
6 39 (0.74%) Office 365
7 30 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.23%) GitHub
9 7 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
10 6 (0.11%) IaaS
11 4 (0.075%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.057%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.019%) Force.com
13 1 (0.019%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 201 (3.79%) Internet
2 57 (1.07%) HTTP
3 22 (0.41%) TCP/IP
4 13 (0.25%) LDAP
5 12 (0.23%) SSL
6 11 (0.21%) Intranet
7 9 (0.17%) Bluetooth
7 9 (0.17%) DNS
8 8 (0.15%) FTP
9 7 (0.13%) Network Security
9 7 (0.13%) WEP
10 6 (0.11%) AMQP
10 6 (0.11%) Kerberos
10 6 (0.11%) SMTP
11 5 (0.094%) Firewall
11 5 (0.094%) RS-232
11 5 (0.094%) Wireshark
12 4 (0.075%) NFC
12 4 (0.075%) RFID
12 4 (0.075%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3577 (67.43%) SQL Server
2 1203 (22.68%) SQL Server 2014
3 791 (14.91%) NoSQL
4 340 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 257 (4.84%) Relational Database
6 255 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 233 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 208 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 177 (3.34%) MongoDB
10 129 (2.43%) MySQL
11 105 (1.98%) Redis
12 87 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
13 73 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
14 60 (1.13%) RavenDB
14 60 (1.13%) RDBMS
15 55 (1.04%) Big Data
16 51 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 44 (0.83%) Oracle Database
18 41 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
19 36 (0.68%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 933 (17.59%) Git (software)
2 841 (15.85%) NUnit
3 723 (13.63%) Visual Studio
4 688 (12.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 547 (10.31%) Rhino Mocks
6 420 (7.92%) Subversion
7 372 (7.01%) Moq
8 357 (6.73%) MSTest
9 252 (4.75%) TeamCity
10 157 (2.96%) Selenium
11 125 (2.36%) SpecFlow
12 106 (2.00%) JIRA
13 90 (1.70%) Jenkins
14 84 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
15 53 (1.00%) MSBuild
16 44 (0.83%) Cucumber
17 36 (0.68%) StyleCop
18 33 (0.62%) Log4Net
18 33 (0.62%) NuGet
19 32 (0.60%) Bugzilla
General
1 1227 (23.13%) Finance
2 362 (6.82%) Games
3 342 (6.45%) Banking
4 184 (3.47%) Marketing
5 138 (2.60%) Advertising
6 108 (2.04%) Back Office
7 100 (1.89%) Retail
8 93 (1.75%) Investment Banking
9 87 (1.64%) Music Industry
10 81 (1.53%) Front Office
11 55 (1.04%) Legal
12 41 (0.77%) Telecoms
13 31 (0.58%) Electronics
13 31 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 22 (0.41%) Manufacturing
15 20 (0.38%) Publishing
16 14 (0.26%) Automotive
16 14 (0.26%) Law
17 12 (0.23%) Brand Awareness
18 9 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 4626 (87.20%) Developer
2 3523 (66.41%) .NET Developer
3 2566 (48.37%) C# Developer
4 1896 (35.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 988 (18.62%) ASP.NET Developer
6 900 (16.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 828 (15.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 649 (12.23%) Senior Developer
9 611 (11.52%) Software Developer
10 462 (8.71%) .NET Software Developer
11 452 (8.52%) SQL Developer
12 422 (7.95%) Senior .NET Developer
13 404 (7.62%) C# Software Developer
13 404 (7.62%) Senior C# Developer
14 334 (6.30%) WCF Developer
15 322 (6.07%) Agile Developer
16 306 (5.77%) Agile .NET Developer
17 299 (5.64%) Junior
18 293 (5.52%) Junior Developer
19 292 (5.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5083 (95.82%) .NET
2 3736 (70.42%) ASP.NET
3 2792 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2021 (38.10%) .NET Framework
4 2021 (38.10%) HTML
5 1768 (33.33%) CSS
6 1694 (31.93%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1636 (30.84%) WPF
8 1481 (27.92%) Web Services
9 1478 (27.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1443 (27.20%) jQuery
11 1415 (26.67%) Entity Framework
12 1104 (20.81%) AngularJS
13 953 (17.96%) XML
14 870 (16.40%) RESTful
15 828 (15.61%) HTML5
16 795 (14.99%) Node.js
17 723 (13.63%) LINQ
18 662 (12.48%) Ajax
19 593 (11.18%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 442 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 325 (6.13%) Enterprise Software
3 261 (4.92%) Inversion of Control
4 173 (3.26%) Mobile App
5 165 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
6 146 (2.75%) User Experience
7 132 (2.49%) Client/Server
8 117 (2.21%) Hedge funds
9 107 (2.02%) Social Network
10 77 (1.45%) Blog
11 74 (1.39%) Tandem
12 73 (1.38%) iPhone
13 71 (1.34%) Social Media
14 70 (1.32%) Mathematics
15 64 (1.21%) iPad
16 62 (1.17%) Derivative
16 62 (1.17%) Fixed Income
17 61 (1.15%) Fintech
18 59 (1.11%) Xbox
19 57 (1.07%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 869 (16.38%) Windows
2 106 (2.00%) Android
3 105 (1.98%) Windows Server
4 80 (1.51%) Unix
5 43 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (0.55%) Linux
7 25 (0.47%) Windows 8
8 23 (0.43%) Windows 7
9 21 (0.40%) Apple iOS
10 17 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.17%) Windows Phone
12 6 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
13 5 (0.094%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.094%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.075%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.057%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.057%) VMS
16 2 (0.038%) Windows NT
17 1 (0.019%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3750 (70.69%) MVC
2 3205 (60.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2440 (45.99%) TDD
4 1366 (25.75%) Web Application Development
5 1279 (24.11%) Scrum
6 1127 (21.24%) OO
7 1118 (21.07%) BDD
8 662 (12.48%) Software Engineering
9 627 (11.82%) Web Development
10 614 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
11 518 (9.76%) Unit Testing
12 514 (9.69%) SOA
13 486 (9.16%) SDLC
14 456 (8.60%) Dependency Injection
15 446 (8.41%) Kanban
16 363 (6.84%) MVVM
17 336 (6.33%) OOP
18 310 (5.84%) SOLID
19 308 (5.81%) Multithreading
20 259 (4.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5145 (96.98%) C#
2 2291 (43.19%) JavaScript
3 2209 (41.64%) SQL
4 918 (17.30%) T-SQL
5 622 (11.72%) Ruby
6 481 (9.07%) VB.NET
7 262 (4.94%) Java
8 246 (4.64%) C++
9 219 (4.13%) VB
10 213 (4.02%) PL/SQL
11 206 (3.88%) PowerShell
12 105 (1.98%) TypeScript
13 79 (1.49%) F#
14 64 (1.21%) XAML
15 58 (1.09%) VBA
16 55 (1.04%) Shell Script
17 40 (0.75%) C
18 38 (0.72%) PHP
19 24 (0.45%) VB6
20 22 (0.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 647 (12.20%) Degree
2 123 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 48 (0.90%) PMI Certification
4 46 (0.87%) Security Cleared
5 41 (0.77%) SC Cleared
6 33 (0.62%) MCSD
7 11 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 11 (0.21%) MCTS
8 10 (0.19%) MCITP
9 8 (0.15%) DBS Check
10 7 (0.13%) MCP
10 7 (0.13%) PhD
11 6 (0.11%) MCPD
12 5 (0.094%) MCAD
13 4 (0.075%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.075%) Postgraduate
14 3 (0.057%) HNC
14 3 (0.057%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.057%) NVQ Level 4
15 2 (0.038%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (2.88%) QA
2 28 (0.53%) MiFID
3 18 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.30%) SLA
5 8 (0.15%) DICOM
6 3 (0.057%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.057%) SAS 70
6 3 (0.057%) SSAE 16
7 2 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.019%) EMIR
8 1 (0.019%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.019%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.019%) WAI
8 1 (0.019%) WCAG
System Software
1 69 (1.30%) Docker
2 26 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (0.094%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.057%) XenServer
6 2 (0.038%) LXC
6 2 (0.038%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.019%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.019%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.019%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (0.53%) Puppet
3 25 (0.47%) Kibana
4 4 (0.075%) WMI
5 3 (0.057%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (0.057%) OpenView
5 3 (0.057%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.038%) Nagios
7 1 (0.019%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.019%) logstash
7 1 (0.019%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.019%) SCOM
7 1 (0.019%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1381 (26.03%) Microsoft
2 279 (5.26%) Oracle
3 220 (4.15%) Google
4 112 (2.11%) Facebook
5 79 (1.49%) Sitecore
6 69 (1.30%) Apple
7 57 (1.07%) Sony
7 57 (1.07%) Yahoo!
8 55 (1.04%) Xamarin
9 51 (0.96%) EPiServer
10 50 (0.94%) Tableau
11 32 (0.60%) Ektron
12 30 (0.57%) Alterian
13 19 (0.36%) IBM
14 18 (0.34%) CA Agile Central
14 18 (0.34%) DevExpress
15 16 (0.30%) Atlassian
15 16 (0.30%) Informatica
15 16 (0.30%) SAP
15 16 (0.30%) Teradata
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Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: 45-50k
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London
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Bonuses & Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Gym, Health Care & Benefits
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Wirral, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wiltshire
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Canary Wharf and City
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
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Salary: 45,000 to £52,000
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Package
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Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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