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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 74 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -6
Permanent jobs citing WCF 3536 4473 4492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.42% 4.04% 4.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.01% 10.01% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3230 3996 4140
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
39246 44699 42093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.93% 40.39% 40.65%
Number of salaries quoted 33714 37895 37002
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 £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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 -17 1311 £55,000 - 167
South East -31 691 £42,500 +3.65% 86
North West -1 360 £40,000 +1.26% 56
West Midlands +34 276 £40,000 +1.91% 33
Yorkshire -17 256 £40,000 - 38
East of England -46 225 £45,000 - 33
South West +3 185 £38,500 +6.94% 51
East Midlands 0 184 £41,250 +3.12% 19
North East +21 68 £37,500 +7.14% 15
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 6464 (95.47%) C#
2 6348 (93.75%) .NET
3 4883 (72.12%) SQL Server
4 4772 (70.48%) ASP.NET
5 4330 (63.95%) MVC
6 4220 (62.32%) Agile Software Development
7 3253 (48.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2968 (43.83%) TDD
9 2609 (38.53%) SQL
10 2472 (36.51%) JavaScript
11 2281 (33.69%) HTML
12 2269 (33.51%) Microsoft
13 2240 (33.08%) .NET Framework
14 1951 (28.81%) WPF
15 1921 (28.37%) Scrum
16 1912 (28.24%) CSS
17 1796 (26.52%) Web Services
18 1671 (24.68%) Web Application Development
19 1613 (23.82%) jQuery
20 1534 (22.66%) OO
21 1462 (21.59%) Finance
22 1430 (21.12%) Windows
23 1374 (20.29%) Entity Framework
24 1336 (19.73%) XML
25 1240 (18.31%) NUnit
26 1134 (16.75%) T-SQL
27 1113 (16.44%) BDD
28 1081 (15.97%) ASP.NET Web API
29 1039 (15.34%) Visual Studio
30 1011 (14.93%) HTML5

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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
1 667 (9.85%) Node.js
2 517 (7.64%) SharePoint
3 449 (6.63%) BizTalk Server
4 408 (6.03%) IIS
5 208 (3.07%) CMS
6 172 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 119 (1.76%) Umbraco
8 114 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
9 98 (1.45%) NServiceBus
10 54 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
11 42 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
12 41 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
13 25 (0.37%) Tomcat
14 24 (0.35%) WebSphere
15 21 (0.31%) Kentico
16 19 (0.28%) Apache Solr
17 17 (0.25%) DNN
17 17 (0.25%) Apache
17 17 (0.25%) Sitefinity
18 16 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 765 (11.30%) MS Excel
2 98 (1.45%) MS Office
3 69 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 32 (0.47%) InfoPath
5 16 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 14 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.10%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.059%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.059%) MS Project
9 2 (0.030%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.015%) SPSS
10 1 (0.015%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 205 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.10%) RMDS
4 7 (0.10%) ION MarketView
4 7 (0.10%) Sage 200
4 7 (0.10%) Sage CRM
5 6 (0.089%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.074%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.059%) Magento
7 4 (0.059%) Fredhopper
7 4 (0.059%) Scribe Insight
8 1 (0.015%) Sage 300 ERP
8 1 (0.015%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.015%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.015%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 375 (5.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 173 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 82 (1.21%) SaaS
4 44 (0.65%) Office 365
5 16 (0.24%) PaaS
6 14 (0.21%) IaaS
7 12 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
7 12 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.18%) Amazon S3
8 11 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.16%) Yammer
9 6 (0.089%) GitHub
10 3 (0.044%) Sage Pay
11 1 (0.015%) AtomSphere
11 1 (0.015%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.015%) Trello
11 1 (0.015%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.015%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.015%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 313 (4.62%) Internet
2 172 (2.54%) HTTP
3 85 (1.26%) TCP/IP
4 55 (0.81%) SMTP
5 36 (0.53%) Intranet
6 34 (0.50%) DNS
7 23 (0.34%) Network Security
8 18 (0.27%) Firewall
8 18 (0.27%) SSL
9 17 (0.25%) CTI
10 11 (0.16%) FTP
11 7 (0.10%) SSH
12 5 (0.074%) Extranet
13 4 (0.059%) 802.15
13 4 (0.059%) VPN
13 4 (0.059%) Wireless
13 4 (0.059%) ZigBee
13 4 (0.059%) OpenVPN
13 4 (0.059%) Modbus
14 3 (0.044%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4883 (72.12%) SQL Server
2 974 (14.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 654 (9.66%) NoSQL
4 405 (5.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 377 (5.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 364 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 343 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 229 (3.38%) Relational Database
9 200 (2.95%) MySQL
10 135 (1.99%) MongoDB
11 127 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 105 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
13 95 (1.40%) Oracle Database
14 83 (1.23%) RDBMS
15 72 (1.06%) RavenDB
16 71 (1.05%) Big Data
17 56 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
18 48 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
19 41 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 37 (0.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1240 (18.31%) NUnit
2 1039 (15.34%) Visual Studio
3 992 (14.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 887 (13.10%) Rhino Mocks
5 719 (10.62%) Moq
6 717 (10.59%) Git (software)
7 465 (6.87%) Subversion
8 461 (6.81%) MSTest
9 214 (3.16%) TeamCity
10 150 (2.22%) ReSharper
11 147 (2.17%) Selenium
12 127 (1.88%) CruiseControl
13 118 (1.74%) JIRA
14 108 (1.60%) SpecFlow
15 86 (1.27%) MSBuild
15 86 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 66 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 62 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
18 56 (0.83%) Log4Net
19 51 (0.75%) Jenkins
General
1 1462 (21.59%) Finance
2 515 (7.61%) Banking
3 352 (5.20%) Games
4 313 (4.62%) Retail
5 216 (3.19%) Investment Banking
6 196 (2.89%) Front Office
7 173 (2.56%) Marketing
8 135 (1.99%) Advertising
9 94 (1.39%) Telecoms
10 69 (1.02%) Legal
11 64 (0.95%) Back Office
12 40 (0.59%) Manufacturing
13 38 (0.56%) Publishing
14 36 (0.53%) Retail Banking
15 34 (0.50%) Automotive
16 29 (0.43%) Law
16 29 (0.43%) Music Industry
17 21 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
18 16 (0.24%) Financial Institution
19 13 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5794 (85.57%) Developer
2 3520 (51.99%) .NET Developer
3 1972 (29.12%) C# Developer
4 1235 (18.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 925 (13.66%) Senior Developer
6 666 (9.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 649 (9.58%) Software Developer
8 573 (8.46%) ASP.NET Developer
9 499 (7.37%) Senior .NET Developer
10 368 (5.43%) Web Developer
11 358 (5.29%) Software Engineer
12 346 (5.11%) Senior C# Developer
13 285 (4.21%) Junior
14 278 (4.11%) Junior Developer
15 213 (3.15%) Architect
16 212 (3.13%) Lead Developer
17 194 (2.87%) Graduate
18 193 (2.85%) Junior .NET Developer
19 179 (2.64%) Programmer
20 167 (2.47%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6348 (93.75%) .NET
2 4772 (70.48%) ASP.NET
3 3253 (48.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2281 (33.69%) HTML
5 2240 (33.08%) .NET Framework
6 1951 (28.81%) WPF
7 1912 (28.24%) CSS
8 1796 (26.52%) Web Services
9 1613 (23.82%) jQuery
10 1374 (20.29%) Entity Framework
11 1336 (19.73%) XML
12 1081 (15.97%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1011 (14.93%) HTML5
14 916 (13.53%) LINQ
15 895 (13.22%) Ajax
16 820 (12.11%) WinForms
17 779 (11.50%) Castle Windsor
18 765 (11.30%) NHibernate
19 736 (10.87%) RESTful
20 633 (9.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 551 (8.14%) Inversion of Control
2 443 (6.54%) Computer Science
3 385 (5.69%) Enterprise Software
4 342 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
5 226 (3.34%) Client/Server
6 218 (3.22%) Mobile App
7 197 (2.91%) N-Tier
8 172 (2.54%) Social Media
9 146 (2.16%) Tandem
10 117 (1.73%) Derivative
11 111 (1.64%) Hedge funds
12 108 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 105 (1.55%) Social Network
14 100 (1.48%) Mathematics
15 99 (1.46%) BBC
16 95 (1.40%) iPhone
17 94 (1.39%) Streaming Music
18 91 (1.34%) Fixed Income
19 90 (1.33%) Open Source
20 70 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1430 (21.12%) Windows
2 265 (3.91%) Android
3 118 (1.74%) Apple iOS
4 72 (1.06%) Linux
5 61 (0.90%) UNIX
5 61 (0.90%) Windows Phone
6 36 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (0.41%) Windows 8
9 25 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
10 22 (0.32%) Windows 7
11 20 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
12 12 (0.18%) Windows Phone 7
13 7 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
13 7 (0.10%) Windows CE
14 3 (0.044%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.044%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.015%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.015%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4330 (63.95%) MVC
2 4220 (62.32%) Agile Software Development
3 2968 (43.83%) TDD
4 1921 (28.37%) Scrum
5 1671 (24.68%) Web Application Development
6 1534 (22.66%) OO
7 1113 (16.44%) BDD
8 883 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
9 763 (11.27%) Software Engineering
10 752 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
11 693 (10.23%) Kanban
12 603 (8.91%) SOA
13 560 (8.27%) Unit Testing
14 500 (7.38%) OOD
15 498 (7.35%) MVVM
16 466 (6.88%) Domain-Driven Design
17 453 (6.69%) OOP
18 438 (6.47%) Multithreading
19 357 (5.27%) Web Development
20 328 (4.84%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6464 (95.47%) C#
2 2609 (38.53%) SQL
3 2472 (36.51%) JavaScript
4 1134 (16.75%) T-SQL
5 780 (11.52%) VB.NET
6 552 (8.15%) Ruby
7 347 (5.12%) VB
8 300 (4.43%) C++
9 262 (3.87%) Java
10 103 (1.52%) PL/SQL
11 99 (1.46%) C
12 93 (1.37%) VB6
13 87 (1.28%) PHP
14 80 (1.18%) PowerShell
15 76 (1.12%) VBA
16 65 (0.96%) XAML
17 55 (0.81%) Python
18 52 (0.77%) ActionScript
19 45 (0.66%) Objective-C
20 39 (0.58%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 730 (10.78%) Degree
2 260 (3.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 135 (1.99%) Security Cleared
4 97 (1.43%) MCSD
5 94 (1.39%) MCP
6 65 (0.96%) DV Cleared
7 62 (0.92%) SC Cleared
8 42 (0.62%) MCTS
9 35 (0.52%) MCAD
10 23 (0.34%) ISEB
11 16 (0.24%) MCPD
12 15 (0.22%) MCITP
13 12 (0.18%) PhD
14 11 (0.16%) ISTQB
15 10 (0.15%) MCSE
15 10 (0.15%) MCDBA
16 8 (0.12%) CISSP
16 8 (0.12%) Sun Certification
16 8 (0.12%) Microsoft Certified Architect
16 8 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (3.29%) QA
2 49 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.13%) SLA
5 8 (0.12%) HL7
5 8 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.074%) EMIR
7 5 (0.074%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.044%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.015%) Basel III
9 1 (0.015%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.015%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 59 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 30 (0.44%) Hyper-V
3 11 (0.16%) Docker
4 8 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.089%) Firmware
6 5 (0.074%) ISA Server
6 5 (0.074%) UAG
7 1 (0.015%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.015%) vSphere
7 1 (0.015%) Snort
Systems Management
1 16 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (0.19%) Puppet
3 10 (0.15%) logstash
4 9 (0.13%) MOM
5 6 (0.089%) SCCM
6 5 (0.074%) SCOM
7 4 (0.059%) Control-M
8 3 (0.044%) Nagios
8 3 (0.044%) StatsD
9 2 (0.030%) OpenView
9 2 (0.030%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.015%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.015%) AppManager
10 1 (0.015%) WMI
10 1 (0.015%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.015%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2269 (33.51%) Microsoft
2 431 (6.37%) Oracle
3 239 (3.53%) Google
4 199 (2.94%) Facebook
5 133 (1.96%) Apple
6 106 (1.57%) Twitter
7 102 (1.51%) Sony
8 99 (1.46%) Yahoo!
9 84 (1.24%) Sitecore
10 40 (0.59%) Telerik
11 39 (0.58%) Adobe
12 35 (0.52%) DevExpress
13 32 (0.47%) Sybase
14 28 (0.41%) EPiServer
15 27 (0.40%) Nintex
16 26 (0.38%) Xamarin
16 26 (0.38%) Red Gate
17 24 (0.35%) IBM
17 24 (0.35%) TIBCO
18 20 (0.30%) Perforce
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Posted: 40 minutes ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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