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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 92 79 69
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2725 3409 4315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.95% 3.42% 3.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.63% 8.93% 9.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2486 3105 3901
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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
35721 38182 44255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.69% 38.30% 40.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31246 32860 38004
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -33 992 £55,000 - 109
South East -3 590 £42,500 -5.55% 70
East of England +29 260 £48,750 +8.33% 34
North West -5 253 £39,000 -2.50% 48
West Midlands -40 176 £40,000 - 32
Yorkshire -21 171 £41,000 +9.33% 29
East Midlands -14 122 £40,000 - 19
South West -47 102 £40,750 +8.66% 24
North East +1 62 £37,500 - 6
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 5095 (94.79%) C#
2 5082 (94.55%) .NET
3 3836 (71.37%) SQL Server
4 3793 (70.57%) ASP.NET
5 3737 (69.53%) MVC
6 3248 (60.43%) Agile Software Development
7 2765 (51.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2461 (45.79%) JavaScript
9 2320 (43.16%) TDD
10 2200 (40.93%) SQL
11 2002 (37.25%) .NET Framework
12 1939 (36.07%) HTML
13 1728 (32.15%) WPF
14 1699 (31.61%) CSS
15 1607 (29.90%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1554 (28.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 1547 (28.78%) Microsoft
18 1453 (27.03%) Web Services
19 1421 (26.44%) Web Application Development
20 1419 (26.40%) jQuery
21 1353 (25.17%) Entity Framework
22 1297 (24.13%) Scrum
23 1296 (24.11%) Finance
24 1206 (22.44%) SQL Server 2014
25 1136 (21.13%) OO
26 1110 (20.65%) BDD
27 1085 (20.19%) Windows
28 1048 (19.50%) XML
29 1020 (18.98%) T-SQL
30 994 (18.49%) NUnit

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
1 776 (14.44%) Node.js
2 309 (5.75%) IIS
3 300 (5.58%) SharePoint
4 220 (4.09%) BizTalk Server
5 163 (3.03%) CMS
6 147 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
7 111 (2.07%) Umbraco
8 69 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
9 59 (1.10%) NServiceBus
10 46 (0.86%) Kentico
11 43 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
12 38 (0.71%) Sitefinity
13 36 (0.67%) WebSphere
14 32 (0.60%) DNN
15 31 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
16 29 (0.54%) Immediacy CMS
17 15 (0.28%) Drupal
18 12 (0.22%) MS Exchange
18 12 (0.22%) Orchard CMS
19 8 (0.15%) Apache
Applications
1 487 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 69 (1.28%) MS Office
3 24 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
5 15 (0.28%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.19%) MS Project
7 6 (0.11%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.056%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 116 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (0.28%) Magento
3 15 (0.28%) SAP Business One
4 10 (0.19%) Infor CRM
5 6 (0.11%) Beauchamp
6 5 (0.093%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.074%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.074%) Markit EDM
7 4 (0.074%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.056%) Endur
8 3 (0.056%) thinkFolio
8 3 (0.056%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.037%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.037%) Infor M3
9 2 (0.037%) LatentZero
10 1 (0.019%) Fredhopper
10 1 (0.019%) Global One
10 1 (0.019%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 371 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 119 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
3 96 (1.79%) Google Play
4 61 (1.13%) SaaS
5 44 (0.82%) Office 365
6 27 (0.50%) PaaS
7 21 (0.39%) GitHub
8 16 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
9 10 (0.19%) IaaS
10 9 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.056%) Force.com
12 2 (0.037%) Sage Pay
13 1 (0.019%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 225 (4.19%) Internet
2 64 (1.19%) TCP/IP
3 59 (1.10%) HTTP
4 38 (0.71%) Network Security
5 36 (0.67%) Intranet
6 21 (0.39%) Wireshark
7 18 (0.33%) FTP
8 13 (0.24%) LDAP
9 11 (0.20%) SNMP
10 10 (0.19%) HTTPS
11 9 (0.17%) Extranet
11 9 (0.17%) SMTP
11 9 (0.17%) SSL
12 7 (0.13%) CTI
12 7 (0.13%) Firewall
13 4 (0.074%) DNS
13 4 (0.074%) Kerberos
14 2 (0.037%) NFC
14 2 (0.037%) SAN
14 2 (0.037%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3836 (71.37%) SQL Server
2 1206 (22.44%) SQL Server 2014
3 700 (13.02%) NoSQL
4 505 (9.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 334 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 326 (6.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 276 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 239 (4.45%) Relational Database
9 163 (3.03%) MySQL
10 102 (1.90%) MongoDB
11 99 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
12 74 (1.38%) RDBMS
13 72 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 58 (1.08%) Oracle Database
15 47 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
16 46 (0.86%) Redis
17 42 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
18 39 (0.73%) RavenDB
19 35 (0.65%) Big Data
20 30 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 994 (18.49%) NUnit
2 850 (15.81%) Visual Studio
3 773 (14.38%) Git (software)
4 736 (13.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 635 (11.81%) Rhino Mocks
6 490 (9.12%) Subversion
7 467 (8.69%) Moq
8 334 (6.21%) MSTest
9 270 (5.02%) TeamCity
10 253 (4.71%) Selenium
11 145 (2.70%) JIRA
12 117 (2.18%) SpecFlow
13 83 (1.54%) Jenkins
14 82 (1.53%) MSBuild
15 74 (1.38%) ReSharper
16 54 (1.00%) CruiseControl
17 52 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
18 48 (0.89%) Cucumber
19 41 (0.76%) SoapUI
20 39 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1296 (24.11%) Finance
2 380 (7.07%) Games
3 376 (7.00%) Banking
4 159 (2.96%) Advertising
5 139 (2.59%) Back Office
6 138 (2.57%) Front Office
6 138 (2.57%) Marketing
7 120 (2.23%) Retail
8 107 (1.99%) Investment Banking
9 62 (1.15%) Legal
10 54 (1.00%) Telecoms
11 47 (0.87%) Music Industry
12 41 (0.76%) Manufacturing
13 39 (0.73%) Electronics
14 33 (0.61%) Law
15 32 (0.60%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.19%) French Language
16 10 (0.19%) Local Government
16 10 (0.19%) Publishing
17 8 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4702 (87.48%) Developer
2 3481 (64.76%) .NET Developer
3 2757 (51.29%) C# Developer
4 1969 (36.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 1161 (21.60%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1037 (19.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 873 (16.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 784 (14.59%) Senior Developer
9 566 (10.53%) SQL Developer
10 556 (10.34%) Software Developer
11 501 (9.32%) .NET Software Developer
12 494 (9.19%) Senior .NET Developer
12 494 (9.19%) Senior C# Developer
13 477 (8.87%) C# Software Developer
14 343 (6.38%) WCF Developer
15 334 (6.21%) Software Engineer
16 320 (5.95%) C# WCF Developer
17 310 (5.77%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 283 (5.27%) Web Developer
19 277 (5.15%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5082 (94.55%) .NET
2 3793 (70.57%) ASP.NET
3 2765 (51.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2002 (37.25%) .NET Framework
5 1939 (36.07%) HTML
6 1728 (32.15%) WPF
7 1699 (31.61%) CSS
8 1607 (29.90%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1554 (28.91%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1453 (27.03%) Web Services
11 1419 (26.40%) jQuery
12 1353 (25.17%) Entity Framework
13 1048 (19.50%) XML
14 970 (18.05%) AngularJS
15 876 (16.30%) LINQ
16 789 (14.68%) RESTful
17 771 (14.34%) Ajax
17 771 (14.34%) HTML5
18 652 (12.13%) WinForms
19 611 (11.37%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 550 (10.23%) Computer Science
2 341 (6.34%) Enterprise Software
3 317 (5.90%) Inversion of Control
4 226 (4.20%) Hedge funds
4 226 (4.20%) Mobile App
5 179 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 130 (2.42%) N-Tier
7 128 (2.38%) Client/Server
8 116 (2.16%) Streaming Music
9 110 (2.05%) iPhone
10 103 (1.92%) Social Media
11 99 (1.84%) User Experience
12 90 (1.67%) BBC
13 85 (1.58%) iPad
14 81 (1.51%) Social Network
15 80 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 73 (1.36%) Mathematics
17 59 (1.10%) Visualisation
18 57 (1.06%) Tandem
19 54 (1.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1085 (20.19%) Windows
2 166 (3.09%) Android
3 87 (1.62%) Windows Server
4 81 (1.51%) Unix
5 70 (1.30%) Linux
6 53 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 51 (0.95%) Apple iOS
8 32 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (0.45%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.24%) Mac OS X
10 13 (0.24%) Windows Phone
11 12 (0.22%) Windows 8
11 12 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (0.20%) Solaris
13 10 (0.19%) FreeBSD
14 9 (0.17%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.093%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.093%) Windows 10
17 3 (0.056%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3737 (69.53%) MVC
2 3248 (60.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2320 (43.16%) TDD
4 1421 (26.44%) Web Application Development
5 1297 (24.13%) Scrum
6 1136 (21.13%) OO
7 1110 (20.65%) BDD
8 837 (15.57%) Continuous Integration
9 790 (14.70%) Software Engineering
10 770 (14.33%) Web Development
11 569 (10.59%) Dependency Injection
12 543 (10.10%) Kanban
13 497 (9.25%) Unit Testing
14 491 (9.13%) SDLC
15 455 (8.47%) MVVM
16 442 (8.22%) SOA
17 335 (6.23%) OOP
18 333 (6.20%) Mentoring
19 318 (5.92%) OOD
20 269 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 5095 (94.79%) C#
2 2461 (45.79%) JavaScript
3 2200 (40.93%) SQL
4 1020 (18.98%) T-SQL
5 602 (11.20%) VB.NET
6 597 (11.11%) Ruby
7 307 (5.71%) VB
8 245 (4.56%) C++
9 244 (4.54%) PL/SQL
10 214 (3.98%) Java
11 159 (2.96%) PowerShell
12 99 (1.84%) XAML
13 96 (1.79%) XPath
14 80 (1.49%) F#
15 73 (1.36%) VB6
16 65 (1.21%) Objective-C
17 57 (1.06%) PHP
18 56 (1.04%) C
19 44 (0.82%) Python
20 34 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 679 (12.63%) Degree
2 167 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (0.76%) MCSD
4 34 (0.63%) MCTS
5 30 (0.56%) Security Cleared
6 27 (0.50%) MCP
7 17 (0.32%) MCPD
8 16 (0.30%) SC Cleared
9 15 (0.28%) Brainbench
10 14 (0.26%) CCNA
10 14 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 9 (0.17%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.17%) PhD
13 7 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (0.13%) MCAD
13 7 (0.13%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (0.093%) ISEB
16 4 (0.074%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (2.68%) QA
2 83 (1.54%) MiFID
3 12 (0.22%) SLA
4 4 (0.074%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.074%) SEPA
5 3 (0.056%) DICOM
5 3 (0.056%) EMIR
5 3 (0.056%) HL7
5 3 (0.056%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.056%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.037%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.019%) PMBOK
System Software
1 53 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 27 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.17%) Terminal Server
3 9 (0.17%) Terminal Services
4 4 (0.074%) Docker
5 1 (0.019%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 37 (0.69%) WMI
2 15 (0.28%) ServiceCenter
3 14 (0.26%) Nagios
3 14 (0.26%) OpenView
4 12 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.20%) Kibana
5 11 (0.20%) SCOM
6 9 (0.17%) Control-M
6 9 (0.17%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (0.074%) Rundeck
8 3 (0.056%) MOM
8 3 (0.056%) Wonderware InTouch
9 2 (0.037%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.037%) Puppet
9 2 (0.037%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1547 (28.78%) Microsoft
2 364 (6.77%) Oracle
3 224 (4.17%) Google
4 155 (2.88%) Facebook
5 128 (2.38%) Apple
6 94 (1.75%) Sitecore
7 90 (1.67%) Sony
7 90 (1.67%) Yahoo!
8 51 (0.95%) EPiServer
9 50 (0.93%) Telerik
10 49 (0.91%) IBM
11 43 (0.80%) SAP
12 42 (0.78%) Ektron
13 37 (0.69%) VMware
13 37 (0.69%) Xamarin
14 30 (0.56%) DevExpress
15 29 (0.54%) Alterian
16 25 (0.47%) AppDynamics
17 23 (0.43%) SolarWinds
18 20 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
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