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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 110 81 69
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -12
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2684 3287 3844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.84% 3.31% 3.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.42% 8.88% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2497 2986 3465
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
36170 37017 40722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.30% 37.29% 41.54%
Number of salaries quoted 31529 32068 34213
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 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
(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 -23 984 £55,000 - 116
South East -23 519 £45,000 +5.88% 50
East of England -1 298 £50,000 +11.11% 27
North West -3 235 £42,500 +6.25% 35
Yorkshire +7 221 £42,500 +6.25% 31
West Midlands 0 189 £42,500 - 28
South West -75 123 £38,750 +0.64% 27
East Midlands -22 99 £42,000 +5.00% 12
North East -17 30 £38,750 +1.97% 8
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5594 (96.22%) C#
2 5447 (93.69%) .NET
3 4246 (73.03%) SQL Server
4 4130 (71.04%) ASP.NET
5 4052 (69.69%) MVC
6 3706 (63.74%) Agile Software Development
7 3106 (53.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2707 (46.56%) TDD
9 2383 (40.99%) JavaScript
10 2205 (37.93%) SQL
11 2084 (35.84%) .NET Framework
12 2041 (35.10%) HTML
13 1923 (33.08%) WPF
14 1814 (31.20%) CSS
15 1812 (31.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 1634 (28.10%) Web Application Development
17 1627 (27.98%) Microsoft
18 1616 (27.79%) Scrum
19 1507 (25.92%) ASP.NET Web API
20 1502 (25.83%) Entity Framework
21 1472 (25.32%) Web Services
22 1380 (23.74%) jQuery
23 1369 (23.55%) SQL Server 2014
24 1261 (21.69%) Finance
25 1260 (21.67%) NUnit
25 1260 (21.67%) OO
26 1205 (20.73%) Windows
27 1192 (20.50%) BDD
28 1034 (17.78%) XML
29 952 (16.37%) T-SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 875 (15.05%) Node.js
2 325 (5.59%) SharePoint
3 314 (5.40%) BizTalk Server
4 292 (5.02%) IIS
5 152 (2.61%) CMS
6 139 (2.39%) Umbraco
7 137 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 74 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
9 57 (0.98%) NServiceBus
10 55 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
11 45 (0.77%) Kentico
12 43 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
13 42 (0.72%) Sitefinity
14 31 (0.53%) DNN
15 29 (0.50%) Immediacy CMS
16 24 (0.41%) WebSphere
17 16 (0.28%) MediaWiki
18 12 (0.21%) Apache
18 12 (0.21%) Apache Spark
19 11 (0.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 534 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 43 (0.74%) MS Office
3 35 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.086%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.069%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.052%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 93 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.33%) SAP Business One
3 12 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.10%) Markit EDM
5 6 (0.10%) Visualfiles
6 5 (0.086%) LatentZero
6 5 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.086%) thinkFolio
7 4 (0.069%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.052%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.052%) PlanetPress Connect
9 1 (0.017%) Fredhopper
9 1 (0.017%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.017%) RMDS
9 1 (0.017%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.017%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 409 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 131 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
3 86 (1.48%) SaaS
4 37 (0.64%) GitHub
5 18 (0.31%) Office 365
6 16 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.15%) PaaS
8 8 (0.14%) IaaS
9 5 (0.086%) Yammer
10 3 (0.052%) Force.com
11 1 (0.017%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 201 (3.46%) Internet
2 110 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 80 (1.38%) HTTP
4 75 (1.29%) Network Security
5 37 (0.64%) Intranet
6 27 (0.46%) Wireshark
7 25 (0.43%) SMTP
8 21 (0.36%) Firewall
9 17 (0.29%) LDAP
10 12 (0.21%) Extranet
10 12 (0.21%) SNMP
11 11 (0.19%) HTTPS
12 10 (0.17%) SMS
13 5 (0.086%) DNS
14 4 (0.069%) CTI
14 4 (0.069%) Skype
14 4 (0.069%) VPN
15 3 (0.052%) Broadband
15 3 (0.052%) iBeacon
16 2 (0.034%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4246 (73.03%) SQL Server
2 1369 (23.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 776 (13.35%) NoSQL
4 542 (9.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 362 (6.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 294 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 255 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 169 (2.91%) Relational Database
9 162 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
10 139 (2.39%) MySQL
11 100 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 85 (1.46%) MongoDB
13 67 (1.15%) Big Data
14 61 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
15 57 (0.98%) RDBMS
16 51 (0.88%) Oracle Database
17 50 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
18 34 (0.58%) Hadoop
19 31 (0.53%) RavenDB
19 31 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1260 (21.67%) NUnit
2 917 (15.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 883 (15.19%) Git (software)
4 832 (14.31%) Visual Studio
5 788 (13.55%) Rhino Mocks
6 707 (12.16%) Moq
7 528 (9.08%) Subversion
8 521 (8.96%) MSTest
9 296 (5.09%) TeamCity
10 274 (4.71%) Selenium
11 167 (2.87%) SpecFlow
12 162 (2.79%) JIRA
13 95 (1.63%) ReSharper
14 84 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
15 81 (1.39%) Jenkins
16 78 (1.34%) MSBuild
17 66 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 60 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 57 (0.98%) Cucumber
20 53 (0.91%) SoapUI
General
1 1261 (21.69%) Finance
2 375 (6.45%) Banking
3 307 (5.28%) Games
4 190 (3.27%) Advertising
5 170 (2.92%) Retail
6 163 (2.80%) Marketing
7 134 (2.30%) Front Office
8 125 (2.15%) Back Office
8 125 (2.15%) Investment Banking
9 55 (0.95%) Financial Institution
10 54 (0.93%) Telecoms
11 45 (0.77%) Legal
12 42 (0.72%) Manufacturing
13 35 (0.60%) Law
14 26 (0.45%) Music Industry
15 19 (0.33%) Electronics
16 16 (0.28%) Publishing
17 11 (0.19%) Local Government
17 11 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5079 (87.36%) Developer
2 3772 (64.88%) .NET Developer
3 2981 (51.27%) C# Developer
4 2141 (36.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 1328 (22.84%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1219 (20.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 858 (14.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 842 (14.48%) Senior Developer
9 684 (11.76%) SQL Developer
10 551 (9.48%) Senior .NET Developer
11 550 (9.46%) Software Developer
12 545 (9.37%) Senior C# Developer
13 507 (8.72%) .NET Software Developer
14 504 (8.67%) C# Software Developer
15 405 (6.97%) Software Engineer
16 375 (6.45%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 371 (6.38%) WCF Developer
18 354 (6.09%) C# WCF Developer
19 323 (5.56%) Web Developer
20 295 (5.07%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5447 (93.69%) .NET
2 4130 (71.04%) ASP.NET
3 3106 (53.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2084 (35.84%) .NET Framework
5 2041 (35.10%) HTML
6 1923 (33.08%) WPF
7 1814 (31.20%) CSS
8 1812 (31.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1507 (25.92%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1502 (25.83%) Entity Framework
11 1472 (25.32%) Web Services
12 1380 (23.74%) jQuery
13 1034 (17.78%) XML
14 902 (15.51%) HTML5
15 875 (15.05%) RESTful
16 873 (15.02%) LINQ
17 817 (14.05%) Ajax
18 799 (13.74%) AngularJS
19 781 (13.43%) WinForms
20 691 (11.89%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 489 (8.41%) Computer Science
2 455 (7.83%) Enterprise Software
3 413 (7.10%) Inversion of Control
4 232 (3.99%) Mobile App
5 207 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
6 186 (3.20%) Streaming Music
7 174 (2.99%) Hedge funds
8 162 (2.79%) Client/Server
9 132 (2.27%) Social Media
10 129 (2.22%) N-Tier
11 108 (1.86%) Mathematics
11 108 (1.86%) User Experience
12 104 (1.79%) BBC
13 98 (1.69%) iPhone
14 96 (1.65%) Tandem
15 86 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 82 (1.41%) Social Network
17 78 (1.34%) Equities
17 78 (1.34%) Visualisation
18 68 (1.17%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1205 (20.73%) Windows
2 161 (2.77%) Android
3 129 (2.22%) Linux
4 99 (1.70%) Windows Server
5 96 (1.65%) Unix
6 87 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 66 (1.14%) Apple iOS
8 26 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.21%) Windows 7
11 11 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (0.10%) FreeBSD
12 6 (0.10%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.10%) Solaris
13 4 (0.069%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.069%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.052%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.052%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.052%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.034%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4052 (69.69%) MVC
2 3706 (63.74%) Agile Software Development
3 2707 (46.56%) TDD
4 1634 (28.10%) Web Application Development
5 1616 (27.79%) Scrum
6 1260 (21.67%) OO
7 1192 (20.50%) BDD
8 930 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
9 877 (15.08%) Software Engineering
10 753 (12.95%) Dependency Injection
11 669 (11.51%) Kanban
12 566 (9.74%) MVVM
13 499 (8.58%) Unit Testing
14 486 (8.36%) SDLC
15 390 (6.71%) SOA
16 376 (6.47%) OOP
17 369 (6.35%) Domain-Driven Design
18 359 (6.17%) Web Development
19 332 (5.71%) OOD
20 324 (5.57%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5594 (96.22%) C#
2 2383 (40.99%) JavaScript
3 2205 (37.93%) SQL
4 952 (16.37%) T-SQL
5 665 (11.44%) Ruby
6 616 (10.60%) VB.NET
7 344 (5.92%) C++
8 323 (5.56%) VB
9 308 (5.30%) Java
10 226 (3.89%) PL/SQL
11 133 (2.29%) PowerShell
12 92 (1.58%) Objective-C
13 87 (1.50%) C
14 85 (1.46%) VB6
15 73 (1.26%) PHP
16 60 (1.03%) XPath
17 59 (1.01%) XAML
18 55 (0.95%) VBA
19 53 (0.91%) F#
20 52 (0.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 733 (12.61%) Degree
2 125 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 75 (1.29%) Security Cleared
4 42 (0.72%) SC Cleared
5 40 (0.69%) MCSD
6 36 (0.62%) MCTS
7 27 (0.46%) MCP
8 21 (0.36%) MCPD
9 19 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
10 14 (0.24%) Brainbench
10 14 (0.24%) MCAD
11 9 (0.15%) CCNA
11 9 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (0.14%) DV Cleared
13 7 (0.12%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.10%) HND
14 6 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.069%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 3 (0.052%) PhD
16 3 (0.052%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (3.06%) QA
2 53 (0.91%) MiFID
3 33 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 21 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.12%) EMIR
6 5 (0.086%) HL7
6 5 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.052%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.034%) ISO 8583
8 2 (0.034%) SEPA
9 1 (0.017%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.017%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 24 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.29%) Docker
4 8 (0.14%) Terminal Services
5 5 (0.086%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.069%) NFS
7 2 (0.034%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.034%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 52 (0.89%) WMI
2 14 (0.24%) SCOM
3 11 (0.19%) Rundeck
4 9 (0.15%) Nagios
4 9 (0.15%) OpenView
5 7 (0.12%) Control-M
5 7 (0.12%) MOM
5 7 (0.12%) SolarWinds Orion
6 6 (0.10%) SCCM
7 5 (0.086%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 5 (0.086%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.086%) Wonderware InTouch
8 3 (0.052%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 3 (0.052%) logstash
8 3 (0.052%) OPNET
8 3 (0.052%) Puppet
8 3 (0.052%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.034%) Kibana
9 2 (0.034%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1627 (27.98%) Microsoft
2 399 (6.86%) Oracle
3 217 (3.73%) Google
4 214 (3.68%) Facebook
5 161 (2.77%) Apple
6 105 (1.81%) Sony
7 104 (1.79%) Yahoo!
8 94 (1.62%) Sitecore
9 74 (1.27%) Telerik
10 61 (1.05%) EPiServer
11 58 (1.00%) VMware
12 53 (0.91%) Xamarin
13 38 (0.65%) IBM
14 29 (0.50%) Alterian
14 29 (0.50%) Ektron
15 27 (0.46%) SAP
16 26 (0.45%) TIBCO
17 19 (0.33%) AppDynamics
17 19 (0.33%) DevExpress
17 19 (0.33%) Twitter
West Midlands
Homeserve Plc
Salary: Pension contribution and management bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
SQ Computer Personnel
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + 23 Days Holiday+ Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £375 - 425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago