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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 75 62 67
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 3581 4056 4248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.35% 4.06% 3.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.84% 10.15% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3197 3751 3995
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 £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
40488 39943 44663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.85% 40.02% 40.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34330 34908 39475
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -33 1246 £55,000 +4.76% 159
South East -19 713 £43,500 +8.75% 84
North West +1 450 £40,000 +6.66% 68
East of England +5 373 £45,000 +7.14% 42
Yorkshire -7 247 £35,000 -3.44% 65
South West -21 197 £40,000 +14.28% 35
East Midlands -14 165 £40,000 +6.66% 18
West Midlands -32 158 £40,000 - 27
North East +16 40 £36,500 +4.28% 5
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7644 (95.55%) .NET
2 7577 (94.71%) C#
3 5880 (73.50%) ASP.NET
4 5594 (69.93%) SQL Server
5 4738 (59.23%) Agile Software Development
6 4736 (59.20%) MVC
7 3460 (43.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3343 (41.79%) TDD
9 3197 (39.96%) SQL
10 2762 (34.53%) JavaScript
11 2761 (34.51%) HTML
12 2636 (32.95%) WPF
13 2624 (32.80%) Microsoft
14 2499 (31.24%) .NET Framework
15 2413 (30.16%) Web Services
16 2369 (29.61%) CSS
17 2258 (28.23%) Scrum
18 2095 (26.19%) jQuery
19 1967 (24.59%) OO
20 1697 (21.21%) Windows
21 1583 (19.79%) Web Application Development
22 1574 (19.68%) XML
23 1572 (19.65%) Finance
24 1424 (17.80%) NUnit
25 1409 (17.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
26 1271 (15.89%) Visual Studio
27 1242 (15.53%) SQL Server 2008
28 1237 (15.46%) T-SQL
29 1231 (15.39%) LINQ
30 1198 (14.98%) WinForms

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 684 (8.55%) SharePoint
2 669 (8.36%) IIS
3 514 (6.43%) Node.js
4 408 (5.10%) BizTalk Server
5 228 (2.85%) CMS
6 226 (2.83%) SharePoint 2013
7 159 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
8 136 (1.70%) Umbraco
9 130 (1.63%) NServiceBus
10 108 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
11 65 (0.81%) Apache
12 60 (0.75%) Apache Solr
13 59 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
14 55 (0.69%) nginx
15 50 (0.63%) Tomcat
16 42 (0.53%) Kentico
17 41 (0.51%) Sitefinity
18 35 (0.44%) WordPress
19 33 (0.41%) WebSphere
20 27 (0.34%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 877 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 82 (1.03%) MS Office
3 45 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 42 (0.53%) InfoPath
5 24 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (0.24%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.13%) MS Project
7 10 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.10%) PowerPivot
9 6 (0.075%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.050%) Simulink
11 3 (0.038%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 211 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (0.19%) Markit EDM
3 11 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
4 10 (0.13%) SalesLogix
5 8 (0.10%) Pivotal CRM
6 5 (0.063%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.063%) CODA-Financials
6 5 (0.063%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.050%) nopCommerce
7 4 (0.050%) Magento
8 3 (0.038%) TIBCO iProcess
8 3 (0.038%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.038%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.038%) assyst
9 2 (0.025%) Tridion
9 2 (0.025%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.025%) Sage 200
10 1 (0.013%) SiteCatalyst
10 1 (0.013%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 362 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 156 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
3 85 (1.06%) SaaS
4 83 (1.04%) GitHub
5 50 (0.63%) Trello
6 47 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 29 (0.36%) PaaS
8 23 (0.29%) Office 365
9 20 (0.25%) IaaS
9 20 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 19 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 19 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
11 8 (0.10%) Google App Engine
12 5 (0.063%) Force.com
13 4 (0.050%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 439 (5.49%) Internet
2 113 (1.41%) Intranet
3 111 (1.39%) HTTP
4 70 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 37 (0.46%) SSL
6 24 (0.30%) Extranet
7 16 (0.20%) VoIP
8 15 (0.19%) Wireless
9 13 (0.16%) Firewall
10 12 (0.15%) SSH
10 12 (0.15%) SMS
11 11 (0.14%) DNS
12 8 (0.10%) SMPP
12 8 (0.10%) NFC
12 8 (0.10%) Network Security
12 8 (0.10%) Asterisk PBX
13 7 (0.088%) LDAP
14 5 (0.063%) SMTP
14 5 (0.063%) SAN
15 4 (0.050%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5594 (69.93%) SQL Server
2 1242 (15.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 1152 (14.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 539 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 538 (6.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 521 (6.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 458 (5.73%) Relational Database
8 416 (5.20%) NoSQL
9 163 (2.04%) RDBMS
10 147 (1.84%) Oracle Database
11 144 (1.80%) MySQL
12 137 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 115 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
14 113 (1.41%) RavenDB
15 89 (1.11%) Big Data
16 82 (1.03%) MongoDB
17 46 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
18 44 (0.55%) Hadoop
19 37 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
20 34 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1424 (17.80%) NUnit
2 1271 (15.89%) Visual Studio
3 1195 (14.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1063 (13.29%) Rhino Mocks
5 722 (9.03%) Moq
6 625 (7.81%) Subversion
7 483 (6.04%) Git (software)
8 461 (5.76%) MSTest
9 234 (2.93%) TeamCity
10 232 (2.90%) SpecFlow
11 160 (2.00%) Selenium
12 149 (1.86%) ReSharper
13 128 (1.60%) JIRA
13 128 (1.60%) MSBuild
14 116 (1.45%) CruiseControl
15 100 (1.25%) Jenkins
16 78 (0.98%) Cucumber
17 60 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
18 57 (0.71%) Jasmine
19 56 (0.70%) Log4Net
General
1 1572 (19.65%) Finance
2 482 (6.03%) Banking
3 479 (5.99%) Games
4 350 (4.38%) Retail
5 199 (2.49%) Front Office
6 160 (2.00%) Marketing
7 158 (1.98%) Advertising
8 146 (1.83%) Investment Banking
9 111 (1.39%) Telecoms
10 89 (1.11%) Back Office
11 68 (0.85%) Music Industry
12 54 (0.68%) Manufacturing
13 51 (0.64%) French Language
14 49 (0.61%) Publishing
14 49 (0.61%) Law
15 41 (0.51%) Legal
16 33 (0.41%) Financial Institution
17 24 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
18 19 (0.24%) Automotive
19 17 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6910 (86.38%) Developer
2 4132 (51.65%) .NET Developer
3 2698 (33.73%) C# Developer
4 1836 (22.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 1381 (17.26%) Senior Developer
6 939 (11.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 891 (11.14%) Software Developer
8 848 (10.60%) ASP.NET Developer
9 750 (9.38%) Senior .NET Developer
10 646 (8.08%) Senior C# Developer
11 481 (6.01%) Web Developer
12 348 (4.35%) Software Engineer
13 289 (3.61%) C# Software Developer
14 277 (3.46%) Junior
15 272 (3.40%) Junior Developer
16 269 (3.36%) .NET Software Developer
17 268 (3.35%) Architect
18 247 (3.09%) Agile .NET Developer
19 231 (2.89%) Programmer
20 225 (2.81%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7644 (95.55%) .NET
2 5880 (73.50%) ASP.NET
3 3460 (43.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2761 (34.51%) HTML
5 2636 (32.95%) WPF
6 2499 (31.24%) .NET Framework
7 2413 (30.16%) Web Services
8 2369 (29.61%) CSS
9 2095 (26.19%) jQuery
10 1574 (19.68%) XML
11 1409 (17.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1231 (15.39%) LINQ
13 1198 (14.98%) WinForms
14 1195 (14.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 1065 (13.31%) Ajax
16 937 (11.71%) HTML5
17 923 (11.54%) NHibernate
18 886 (11.08%) ASP.NET Web API
19 872 (10.90%) SOAP
20 821 (10.26%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 578 (7.23%) Computer Science
2 543 (6.79%) Inversion of Control
3 339 (4.24%) N-Tier
4 313 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
5 285 (3.56%) Mobile App
6 256 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
7 255 (3.19%) Client/Server
8 204 (2.55%) Tandem
9 184 (2.30%) Open Source
10 181 (2.26%) iPhone
11 142 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 137 (1.71%) Social Media
13 134 (1.68%) Hedge funds
14 126 (1.58%) User Experience
15 118 (1.48%) Mathematics
16 109 (1.36%) BBC
17 104 (1.30%) Fixed Income
17 104 (1.30%) Derivative
18 96 (1.20%) Social Network
19 90 (1.13%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1697 (21.21%) Windows
2 326 (4.08%) Android
3 147 (1.84%) Apple iOS
4 99 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 73 (0.91%) Linux
6 71 (0.89%) Windows Phone
7 53 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 45 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 44 (0.55%) Windows 8
10 22 (0.28%) CentOS
11 20 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
12 18 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
13 10 (0.13%) UNIX
14 9 (0.11%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.088%) Windows Phone 7
16 6 (0.075%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.063%) AIX
18 3 (0.038%) Windows CE
18 3 (0.038%) Oracle Linux
19 2 (0.025%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4738 (59.23%) Agile Software Development
2 4736 (59.20%) MVC
3 3343 (41.79%) TDD
4 2258 (28.23%) Scrum
5 1967 (24.59%) OO
6 1583 (19.79%) Web Application Development
7 1077 (13.46%) BDD
8 894 (11.18%) Software Engineering
9 882 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
10 830 (10.38%) Unit Testing
11 806 (10.08%) Dependency Injection
12 749 (9.36%) Kanban
13 708 (8.85%) E-Commerce
14 700 (8.75%) SOA
15 657 (8.21%) MVVM
16 563 (7.04%) Web Development
17 562 (7.03%) OOD
18 557 (6.96%) OOP
19 492 (6.15%) Multithreading
20 455 (5.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7577 (94.71%) C#
2 3197 (39.96%) SQL
3 2762 (34.53%) JavaScript
4 1237 (15.46%) T-SQL
5 1100 (13.75%) VB.NET
6 476 (5.95%) VB
7 422 (5.28%) Java
8 365 (4.56%) Ruby
9 312 (3.90%) C++
10 179 (2.24%) PowerShell
11 141 (1.76%) VB6
12 132 (1.65%) C
13 115 (1.44%) VBA
14 109 (1.36%) PHP
15 90 (1.13%) XAML
16 75 (0.94%) VBScript
17 74 (0.93%) XPath
18 72 (0.90%) Python
19 56 (0.70%) PL/SQL
20 54 (0.68%) F#
Qualifications
1 968 (12.10%) Degree
2 603 (7.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 419 (5.24%) MCSD
4 403 (5.04%) MCP
5 375 (4.69%) MCTS
6 369 (4.61%) MCAD
7 109 (1.36%) Security Cleared
8 64 (0.80%) SC Cleared
9 32 (0.40%) MCITP
10 29 (0.36%) MCSE
11 27 (0.34%) ISEB
11 27 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
12 26 (0.33%) ISTQB
13 20 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 16 (0.20%) MCPD
14 16 (0.20%) HND
15 15 (0.19%) PhD
16 12 (0.15%) Microsoft Certified Architect
17 11 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 8 (0.10%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (1.83%) QA
2 53 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 39 (0.49%) SLA
4 23 (0.29%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.26%) EMIR
5 21 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
6 16 (0.20%) UCITS
7 6 (0.075%) ISO 8583
8 5 (0.063%) CRD IV
8 5 (0.063%) Basel III
9 4 (0.050%) HL7
10 3 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.038%) Basel II
10 3 (0.038%) COREP
11 2 (0.025%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.013%) Section 508
12 1 (0.013%) Dublin Core
12 1 (0.013%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.013%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 108 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 27 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.075%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.063%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.013%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.013%) vSphere
5 1 (0.013%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 24 (0.30%) Puppet
2 20 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (0.23%) Vagrant
4 15 (0.19%) logstash
5 14 (0.18%) MOM
6 8 (0.10%) OpenView
7 3 (0.038%) Control-M
8 2 (0.025%) Nagios
9 1 (0.013%) AppManager
9 1 (0.013%) SCCM
9 1 (0.013%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.013%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.013%) StatsD
Vendors
1 2624 (32.80%) Microsoft
2 537 (6.71%) Oracle
3 335 (4.19%) Google
4 190 (2.38%) Facebook
5 169 (2.11%) Sitecore
6 116 (1.45%) Apple
7 103 (1.29%) Yahoo!
7 103 (1.29%) Sony
8 102 (1.28%) Telerik
9 89 (1.11%) EPiServer
10 64 (0.80%) Adobe
11 50 (0.63%) Rackspace
12 47 (0.59%) Xamarin
13 45 (0.56%) DevExpress
14 40 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
15 37 (0.46%) TIBCO
16 34 (0.43%) Red Gate
17 32 (0.40%) Twitter
18 30 (0.38%) Bloomberg
19 29 (0.36%) JBoss
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