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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 77 70 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -19
Permanent jobs citing WCF 3520 3912 5175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.38% 3.84% 4.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.16% 9.33% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3217 3531 4908
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
38447 41918 46081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 36.88% 41.19% 42.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33316 35668 41288
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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
(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 -11 1286 £55,000 +3.77% 107
South East -27 688 £42,500 +6.25% 85
East of England +10 344 £45,000 +5.88% 32
North West -16 320 £38,000 +1.33% 41
South West +29 260 £40,000 +6.66% 43
Yorkshire -8 241 £37,500 +4.16% 30
West Midlands +5 184 £42,500 +13.33% 27
East Midlands -15 165 £40,000 - 13
North East +28 60 £38,000 +8.57% 7
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6755 (95.56%) C#
2 6705 (94.85%) .NET
3 5235 (74.06%) ASP.NET
4 5014 (70.93%) SQL Server
5 4485 (63.45%) MVC
6 4392 (62.13%) Agile Software Development
7 3301 (46.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3070 (43.43%) TDD
9 2742 (38.79%) SQL
10 2586 (36.58%) JavaScript
11 2522 (35.68%) HTML
12 2327 (32.92%) Microsoft
13 2197 (31.08%) WPF
14 2188 (30.95%) CSS
15 2168 (30.67%) .NET Framework
16 2076 (29.37%) Scrum
17 1985 (28.08%) Web Services
18 1870 (26.45%) jQuery
19 1677 (23.72%) OO
20 1584 (22.41%) Web Application Development
21 1442 (20.40%) XML
22 1424 (20.14%) Windows
23 1344 (19.01%) Finance
24 1308 (18.50%) NUnit
25 1198 (16.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
26 1160 (16.41%) T-SQL
27 1151 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
28 1126 (15.93%) BDD
29 1078 (15.25%) Team Foundation Server
30 1060 (15.00%) Visual Studio

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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
1 594 (8.40%) SharePoint
2 579 (8.19%) Node.js
3 506 (7.16%) IIS
4 382 (5.40%) BizTalk Server
5 206 (2.91%) CMS
6 189 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 128 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
8 127 (1.80%) NServiceBus
9 106 (1.50%) Umbraco
10 74 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
11 63 (0.89%) nginx
11 63 (0.89%) Apache Solr
12 59 (0.83%) Tomcat
13 48 (0.68%) Apache
14 42 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
15 29 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
16 26 (0.37%) JBoss
17 24 (0.34%) ColdFusion
18 23 (0.33%) WordPress
18 23 (0.33%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 801 (11.33%) MS Excel
2 73 (1.03%) MS Office
3 47 (0.66%) InfoPath
4 35 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 34 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.21%) PowerPivot
7 8 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.11%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.042%) SPSS
10 2 (0.028%) MS Project
11 1 (0.014%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 215 (3.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.099%) RMDS
5 6 (0.085%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.057%) Fredhopper
6 4 (0.057%) Magento
6 4 (0.057%) ION MarketView
7 3 (0.042%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.042%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.042%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.028%) Beauchamp
9 1 (0.014%) TIBCO iProcess
9 1 (0.014%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.014%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.014%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.014%) Sage 300 ERP
9 1 (0.014%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 334 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 153 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 76 (1.08%) GitHub
4 72 (1.02%) SaaS
5 57 (0.81%) Trello
6 41 (0.58%) Office 365
7 39 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
8 38 (0.54%) PaaS
9 21 (0.30%) IaaS
10 12 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
10 12 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (0.17%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.042%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.028%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.028%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.028%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.028%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 339 (4.80%) Internet
2 144 (2.04%) HTTP
3 95 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 91 (1.29%) Intranet
5 40 (0.57%) SSL
6 33 (0.47%) Extranet
7 17 (0.24%) Wireless
8 16 (0.23%) DNS
8 16 (0.23%) SMTP
9 12 (0.17%) VoIP
9 12 (0.17%) Firewall
10 11 (0.16%) SMPP
10 11 (0.16%) SSH
11 10 (0.14%) NFC
11 10 (0.14%) SMS
12 8 (0.11%) Asterisk PBX
13 6 (0.085%) FTP
14 5 (0.071%) CTI
15 4 (0.057%) HTTPS
15 4 (0.057%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5014 (70.93%) SQL Server
2 1151 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 574 (8.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 506 (7.16%) NoSQL
5 481 (6.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 455 (6.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 443 (6.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 291 (4.12%) Relational Database
9 219 (3.10%) MySQL
10 141 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 127 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
12 124 (1.75%) Oracle Database
13 119 (1.68%) MongoDB
14 106 (1.50%) RDBMS
15 103 (1.46%) RavenDB
16 92 (1.30%) Big Data
17 55 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
18 49 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 46 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
20 45 (0.64%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1308 (18.50%) NUnit
2 1078 (15.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1060 (15.00%) Visual Studio
4 989 (13.99%) Rhino Mocks
5 684 (9.68%) Moq
6 622 (8.80%) Git (software)
7 503 (7.12%) Subversion
8 400 (5.66%) MSTest
9 271 (3.83%) TeamCity
10 179 (2.53%) ReSharper
11 174 (2.46%) SpecFlow
12 155 (2.19%) Selenium
13 130 (1.84%) JIRA
14 124 (1.75%) CruiseControl
15 120 (1.70%) MSBuild
16 70 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
17 66 (0.93%) Jenkins
17 66 (0.93%) Cucumber
18 60 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 59 (0.83%) NCrunch
General
1 1344 (19.01%) Finance
2 524 (7.41%) Banking
3 411 (5.81%) Games
4 352 (4.98%) Retail
5 211 (2.98%) Investment Banking
6 155 (2.19%) Front Office
7 147 (2.08%) Advertising
8 140 (1.98%) Marketing
9 101 (1.43%) Telecoms
10 68 (0.96%) Legal
11 64 (0.91%) Back Office
12 61 (0.86%) French Language
13 58 (0.82%) Music Industry
14 42 (0.59%) Financial Institution
15 37 (0.52%) Manufacturing
16 32 (0.45%) Publishing
17 31 (0.44%) Automotive
17 31 (0.44%) Law
18 29 (0.41%) Retail Banking
19 27 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6085 (86.08%) Developer
2 3538 (50.05%) .NET Developer
3 2214 (31.32%) C# Developer
4 1410 (19.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 1016 (14.37%) Senior Developer
6 783 (11.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 704 (9.96%) Software Developer
8 658 (9.31%) ASP.NET Developer
9 531 (7.51%) Senior .NET Developer
10 450 (6.37%) Web Developer
11 442 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
12 314 (4.44%) Software Engineer
13 256 (3.62%) Architect
14 226 (3.20%) Junior
15 222 (3.14%) Junior Developer
16 215 (3.04%) C# Software Developer
17 196 (2.77%) Graduate
18 192 (2.72%) Agile .NET Developer
19 190 (2.69%) Programmer
20 189 (2.67%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6705 (94.85%) .NET
2 5235 (74.06%) ASP.NET
3 3301 (46.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2522 (35.68%) HTML
5 2197 (31.08%) WPF
6 2188 (30.95%) CSS
7 2168 (30.67%) .NET Framework
8 1985 (28.08%) Web Services
9 1870 (26.45%) jQuery
10 1442 (20.40%) XML
11 1198 (16.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 999 (14.13%) ASP.NET Web API
13 971 (13.74%) Ajax
14 944 (13.35%) LINQ
15 915 (12.94%) WinForms
16 888 (12.56%) HTML5
17 786 (11.12%) Castle Windsor
18 779 (11.02%) NHibernate
19 776 (10.98%) SOAP
20 769 (10.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 504 (7.13%) Inversion of Control
2 454 (6.42%) Computer Science
3 303 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
3 303 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 260 (3.68%) N-Tier
5 241 (3.41%) Mobile App
6 202 (2.86%) Client/Server
7 160 (2.26%) Tandem
8 146 (2.07%) iPhone
9 134 (1.90%) Social Media
10 122 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 109 (1.54%) Open Source
12 108 (1.53%) Mathematics
13 103 (1.46%) BBC
14 95 (1.34%) Fixed Income
15 94 (1.33%) Derivative
16 90 (1.27%) Hedge funds
17 87 (1.23%) User Experience
18 86 (1.22%) Social Network
19 74 (1.05%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 1424 (20.14%) Windows
2 287 (4.06%) Android
3 148 (2.09%) Apple iOS
4 81 (1.15%) Linux
5 77 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 66 (0.93%) Windows Phone
7 57 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (0.44%) Windows 8
10 28 (0.40%) Windows Phone 8
11 26 (0.37%) UNIX
12 23 (0.33%) CentOS
13 17 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
14 12 (0.17%) Windows 7
15 10 (0.14%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.099%) Windows Phone 7
17 6 (0.085%) Embedded Linux
18 4 (0.057%) Windows CE
19 2 (0.028%) Mac OS X
20 1 (0.014%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4485 (63.45%) MVC
2 4392 (62.13%) Agile Software Development
3 3070 (43.43%) TDD
4 2076 (29.37%) Scrum
5 1677 (23.72%) OO
6 1584 (22.41%) Web Application Development
7 1126 (15.93%) BDD
8 869 (12.29%) Continuous Integration
9 804 (11.37%) Software Engineering
10 706 (9.99%) Dependency Injection
11 680 (9.62%) Kanban
12 625 (8.84%) E-Commerce
13 596 (8.43%) SOA
14 543 (7.68%) MVVM
15 539 (7.62%) Unit Testing
16 510 (7.21%) OOD
17 496 (7.02%) Web Development
18 494 (6.99%) OOP
19 432 (6.11%) Multithreading
20 347 (4.91%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 6755 (95.56%) C#
2 2742 (38.79%) SQL
3 2586 (36.58%) JavaScript
4 1160 (16.41%) T-SQL
5 946 (13.38%) VB.NET
6 498 (7.04%) Ruby
7 409 (5.79%) VB
8 321 (4.54%) C++
9 302 (4.27%) Java
10 143 (2.02%) VB6
11 124 (1.75%) PowerShell
12 101 (1.43%) XAML
13 96 (1.36%) XPath
14 92 (1.30%) C
15 89 (1.26%) PHP
16 88 (1.24%) VBA
17 59 (0.83%) PL/SQL
17 59 (0.83%) Python
18 44 (0.62%) VBScript
19 33 (0.47%) F#
Qualifications
1 789 (11.16%) Degree
2 270 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 109 (1.54%) MCSD
4 108 (1.53%) MCP
5 80 (1.13%) Security Cleared
6 73 (1.03%) MCTS
7 63 (0.89%) MCAD
8 35 (0.50%) SC Cleared
9 28 (0.40%) ISEB
10 26 (0.37%) MCITP
11 24 (0.34%) HND
12 17 (0.24%) ISTQB
13 16 (0.23%) PhD
14 15 (0.21%) MCSE
15 13 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 12 (0.17%) DV Cleared
16 12 (0.17%) MCPD
17 8 (0.11%) Sun Certification
17 8 (0.11%) MCDBA
18 6 (0.085%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (2.55%) QA
2 57 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 26 (0.37%) SLA
4 9 (0.13%) EMIR
4 9 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (0.11%) ISO 8583
6 7 (0.099%) UCITS
7 5 (0.071%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.042%) HL7
9 2 (0.028%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.028%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.014%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.014%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 92 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 25 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.085%) Firmware
5 1 (0.014%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.014%) vSphere
5 1 (0.014%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.014%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 20 (0.28%) MOM
1 20 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (0.23%) logstash
2 16 (0.23%) Puppet
3 10 (0.14%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.057%) StatsD
5 3 (0.042%) Nagios
6 2 (0.028%) OpenView
7 1 (0.014%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.014%) AppManager
7 1 (0.014%) WMI
7 1 (0.014%) SCCM
7 1 (0.014%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2327 (32.92%) Microsoft
2 468 (6.62%) Oracle
3 294 (4.16%) Google
4 202 (2.86%) Facebook
5 138 (1.95%) Telerik
5 138 (1.95%) Apple
6 111 (1.57%) Sitecore
7 104 (1.47%) Sony
8 101 (1.43%) Yahoo!
9 61 (0.86%) Rackspace
10 55 (0.78%) Twitter
11 45 (0.64%) EPiServer
12 33 (0.47%) DevExpress
13 29 (0.41%) Adobe
13 29 (0.41%) Xamarin
14 26 (0.37%) TIBCO
15 25 (0.35%) SAP
15 25 (0.35%) VMware
16 24 (0.34%) Red Gate
17 21 (0.30%) Nintex
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