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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 96 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2649 3366 3529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.96% 3.29% 3.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.62% 8.67% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2432 3108 3154
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,173 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
34759 38810 40428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.80% 37.94% 38.30%
Number of salaries quoted 30248 33549 34278
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -9 955 £56,000 +1.81% 97
South East -1 558 £45,000 +5.88% 63
North West -6 308 £40,000 - 52
East of England 0 203 £42,500 -10.52% 36
Yorkshire +16 200 £42,500 +13.33% 23
West Midlands -41 145 £41,917 +4.79% 24
East Midlands -13 132 £40,000 - 17
South West -66 111 £43,000 +14.66% 27
North East -11 34 £40,000 +6.66% 7
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 5234 (96.20%) C#
2 5209 (95.74%) .NET
3 3902 (71.71%) MVC
4 3892 (71.53%) ASP.NET
5 3791 (69.67%) SQL Server
6 3275 (60.19%) Agile Software Development
7 2915 (53.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2494 (45.84%) JavaScript
9 2436 (44.77%) TDD
10 2316 (42.57%) SQL
11 2071 (38.06%) HTML
12 2040 (37.49%) .NET Framework
13 1779 (32.70%) CSS
14 1692 (31.10%) WPF
15 1681 (30.90%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1567 (28.80%) jQuery
17 1529 (28.10%) Web Services
18 1520 (27.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 1466 (26.94%) Microsoft
20 1460 (26.83%) Web Application Development
21 1381 (25.38%) Entity Framework
22 1310 (24.08%) Scrum
23 1286 (23.64%) Finance
24 1235 (22.70%) SQL Server 2014
25 1175 (21.60%) OO
26 1171 (21.52%) BDD
27 1080 (19.85%) AngularJS
28 1029 (18.91%) XML
29 973 (17.88%) Windows
30 962 (17.68%) 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
1 364 (6.69%) IIS
2 322 (5.92%) SharePoint
3 193 (3.55%) BizTalk Server
4 148 (2.72%) CMS
4 148 (2.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 93 (1.71%) Umbraco
6 69 (1.27%) NServiceBus
7 58 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
8 56 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
9 33 (0.61%) Kentico
9 33 (0.61%) Sitefinity
10 28 (0.51%) DNN
10 28 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
10 28 (0.51%) WebSphere
11 27 (0.50%) MS Exchange
12 26 (0.48%) Immediacy CMS
13 10 (0.18%) Orchard CMS
14 8 (0.15%) Confluence
14 8 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.13%) MQSeries
Applications
1 420 (7.72%) MS Excel
2 39 (0.72%) MS Office
3 20 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
4 13 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.11%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.018%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.018%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.018%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 149 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 18 (0.33%) Magento
4 11 (0.20%) Infor CRM
5 7 (0.13%) Beauchamp
6 6 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.092%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.074%) thinkFolio
9 3 (0.055%) Infor M3
10 2 (0.037%) Eze OMS
10 2 (0.037%) RMDS
11 1 (0.018%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.018%) Endur
11 1 (0.018%) Global One
11 1 (0.018%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 461 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 124 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
3 76 (1.40%) Google Play
4 57 (1.05%) Office 365
5 47 (0.86%) SaaS
6 42 (0.77%) PaaS
7 19 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
8 11 (0.20%) GitHub
9 8 (0.15%) IaaS
10 7 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.055%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.055%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.055%) Sage Pay
12 2 (0.037%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.018%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 218 (4.01%) Internet
2 41 (0.75%) HTTP
3 24 (0.44%) TCP/IP
4 21 (0.39%) Intranet
5 20 (0.37%) FTP
6 16 (0.29%) Network Security
7 14 (0.26%) SSL
8 13 (0.24%) LDAP
9 9 (0.17%) Firewall
10 7 (0.13%) SMTP
10 7 (0.13%) WEP
11 6 (0.11%) AMQP
11 6 (0.11%) Bluetooth
11 6 (0.11%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.074%) DNS
12 4 (0.074%) Extranet
12 4 (0.074%) SNMP
13 3 (0.055%) RFID
13 3 (0.055%) RS-232
13 3 (0.055%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3791 (69.67%) SQL Server
2 1235 (22.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 761 (13.99%) NoSQL
4 395 (7.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 323 (5.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 289 (5.31%) Relational Database
7 239 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 225 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 157 (2.89%) MongoDB
10 123 (2.26%) MySQL
11 102 (1.87%) Redis
12 81 (1.49%) RDBMS
13 70 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
14 55 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 52 (0.96%) Oracle Database
16 48 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
17 41 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
18 40 (0.74%) RavenDB
19 35 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
20 26 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 890 (16.36%) NUnit
2 887 (16.30%) Git (software)
3 820 (15.07%) Visual Studio
4 731 (13.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 613 (11.27%) Rhino Mocks
6 476 (8.75%) Subversion
7 410 (7.54%) Moq
8 345 (6.34%) MSTest
9 260 (4.78%) TeamCity
10 183 (3.36%) Selenium
11 121 (2.22%) JIRA
12 118 (2.17%) SpecFlow
13 78 (1.43%) MSBuild
14 77 (1.42%) Jenkins
15 75 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
16 55 (1.01%) CruiseControl
17 43 (0.79%) Cucumber
18 42 (0.77%) Psake
19 39 (0.72%) Log4Net
20 34 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1286 (23.64%) Finance
2 400 (7.35%) Games
3 352 (6.47%) Banking
4 181 (3.33%) Marketing
5 145 (2.66%) Advertising
6 135 (2.48%) Front Office
7 126 (2.32%) Back Office
8 120 (2.21%) Retail
9 102 (1.87%) Investment Banking
10 78 (1.43%) Music Industry
11 51 (0.94%) Telecoms
12 50 (0.92%) Legal
13 36 (0.66%) Electronics
13 36 (0.66%) Manufacturing
14 27 (0.50%) Financial Institution
15 21 (0.39%) Law
16 13 (0.24%) Automotive
17 12 (0.22%) Publishing
18 10 (0.18%) French Language
19 6 (0.11%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 4788 (88.00%) Developer
2 3657 (67.21%) .NET Developer
3 2710 (49.81%) C# Developer
4 2001 (36.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 1090 (20.03%) ASP.NET Developer
6 979 (17.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 957 (17.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 641 (11.78%) Senior Developer
9 610 (11.21%) Software Developer
10 534 (9.81%) SQL Developer
11 497 (9.13%) .NET Software Developer
12 436 (8.01%) C# Software Developer
13 419 (7.70%) Senior .NET Developer
14 410 (7.54%) Senior C# Developer
15 368 (6.76%) WCF Developer
16 325 (5.97%) C# WCF Developer
17 307 (5.64%) Junior
18 302 (5.55%) Junior Developer
19 301 (5.53%) Software Engineer
20 289 (5.31%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5209 (95.74%) .NET
2 3892 (71.53%) ASP.NET
3 2915 (53.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2071 (38.06%) HTML
5 2040 (37.49%) .NET Framework
6 1779 (32.70%) CSS
7 1692 (31.10%) WPF
8 1681 (30.90%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1567 (28.80%) jQuery
10 1529 (28.10%) Web Services
11 1520 (27.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 1381 (25.38%) Entity Framework
13 1080 (19.85%) AngularJS
14 1029 (18.91%) XML
15 846 (15.55%) RESTful
16 810 (14.89%) HTML5
17 778 (14.30%) LINQ
17 778 (14.30%) Node.js
18 658 (12.09%) Ajax
19 617 (11.34%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 500 (9.19%) Computer Science
2 330 (6.07%) Enterprise Software
3 309 (5.68%) Inversion of Control
4 192 (3.53%) Hedge funds
5 189 (3.47%) Mobile App
6 168 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
7 140 (2.57%) Client/Server
8 132 (2.43%) User Experience
9 101 (1.86%) Social Network
10 87 (1.60%) Mathematics
11 86 (1.58%) iPhone
12 82 (1.51%) iPad
13 73 (1.34%) Social Media
14 71 (1.30%) Fixed Income
15 70 (1.29%) Derivative
16 69 (1.27%) Tandem
17 68 (1.25%) Streaming Music
18 64 (1.18%) N-Tier
19 61 (1.12%) BBC
20 54 (0.99%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 973 (17.88%) Windows
2 120 (2.21%) Android
3 86 (1.58%) Windows Server
4 77 (1.42%) Unix
5 42 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (0.64%) Linux
6 35 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 31 (0.57%) Windows 8
9 28 (0.51%) Apple iOS
10 16 (0.29%) Windows Phone
11 10 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
11 10 (0.18%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.092%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.092%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.074%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.055%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.055%) VMS
15 1 (0.018%) Solaris
15 1 (0.018%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3902 (71.71%) MVC
2 3275 (60.19%) Agile Software Development
3 2436 (44.77%) TDD
4 1460 (26.83%) Web Application Development
5 1310 (24.08%) Scrum
6 1175 (21.60%) OO
7 1171 (21.52%) BDD
8 706 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
9 700 (12.87%) Software Engineering
10 688 (12.64%) Web Development
11 544 (10.00%) Unit Testing
12 496 (9.12%) Kanban
13 495 (9.10%) Dependency Injection
14 494 (9.08%) SDLC
15 476 (8.75%) SOA
16 409 (7.52%) MVVM
17 362 (6.65%) OOP
18 296 (5.44%) OOD
19 286 (5.26%) SOLID
20 285 (5.24%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5234 (96.20%) C#
2 2494 (45.84%) JavaScript
3 2316 (42.57%) SQL
4 962 (17.68%) T-SQL
5 633 (11.63%) Ruby
6 544 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 256 (4.71%) VB
8 245 (4.50%) PL/SQL
9 235 (4.32%) C++
10 233 (4.28%) Java
11 196 (3.60%) PowerShell
12 95 (1.75%) TypeScript
13 94 (1.73%) F#
14 87 (1.60%) XAML
15 53 (0.97%) VBA
16 49 (0.90%) PHP
17 48 (0.88%) Shell Script
18 46 (0.85%) XPath
19 35 (0.64%) Python
20 31 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 651 (11.96%) Degree
2 144 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (0.81%) PMI Certification
4 41 (0.75%) Security Cleared
5 35 (0.64%) MCSD
6 34 (0.62%) SC Cleared
7 14 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 12 (0.22%) PhD
9 11 (0.20%) DBS Check
9 11 (0.20%) MCTS
10 8 (0.15%) MCITP
11 6 (0.11%) MCP
11 6 (0.11%) MCPD
12 5 (0.092%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.092%) MCAD
13 4 (0.074%) Brainbench
13 4 (0.074%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.055%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.055%) DV Cleared
14 3 (0.055%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (2.79%) QA
2 47 (0.86%) MiFID
3 21 (0.39%) SLA
4 19 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.22%) DICOM
6 3 (0.055%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.055%) SAS 70
6 3 (0.055%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.018%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.018%) SEPA
7 1 (0.018%) WAI
7 1 (0.018%) WCAG
System Software
1 45 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 31 (0.57%) Docker
3 21 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.074%) Terminal Server
5 4 (0.074%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.055%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.037%) LXC
7 2 (0.037%) XenServer
8 1 (0.018%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.018%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.018%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (0.48%) Kibana
2 20 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (0.26%) Puppet
3 14 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
4 13 (0.24%) WMI
5 4 (0.074%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.055%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (0.055%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.055%) OpenView
7 2 (0.037%) Control-M
7 2 (0.037%) Nagios
8 1 (0.018%) logstash
8 1 (0.018%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1466 (26.94%) Microsoft
2 308 (5.66%) Oracle
3 217 (3.99%) Google
4 118 (2.17%) Facebook
5 85 (1.56%) Sitecore
6 79 (1.45%) Apple
7 61 (1.12%) Sony
7 61 (1.12%) Yahoo!
8 53 (0.97%) Xamarin
9 37 (0.68%) Tableau
10 36 (0.66%) EPiServer
11 35 (0.64%) DevExpress
12 31 (0.57%) Ektron
13 29 (0.53%) Telerik
14 28 (0.51%) SAP
15 27 (0.50%) IBM
16 26 (0.48%) Alterian
17 21 (0.39%) Adobe
18 19 (0.35%) HP
18 19 (0.35%) hybris
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Commission Scheme + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 40000
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits & Prospects
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Synectics Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive Package + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 40,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 45000
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum £40,000 plus benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Great Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £110k + bonus + profit sharing
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-40k+Bonus+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits + Microsoft certification
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday