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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 75 69 63
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Permanent jobs citing WCF 3513 4011 4061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.44% 3.67% 4.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.13% 9.36% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3225 3676 3744
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
38457 42830 40796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.69% 39.15% 40.14%
Number of salaries quoted 33138 36716 35531
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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 0 1312 £55,000 - 131
South East -15 672 £45,000 +5.88% 72
North West -9 365 £40,000 - 60
Yorkshire +4 248 £37,000 -1.33% 26
East of England -34 248 £47,500 +5.55% 31
West Midlands +10 241 £40,000 +6.66% 31
South West +16 210 £37,500 -6.25% 37
East Midlands 0 167 £40,000 +3.89% 18
North East +14 66 £40,000 +9.58% 8
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 6702 (95.25%) C#
2 6619 (94.07%) .NET
3 5251 (74.63%) SQL Server
4 4938 (70.18%) ASP.NET
5 4584 (65.15%) MVC
6 4479 (63.66%) Agile Software Development
7 3481 (49.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3122 (44.37%) TDD
9 2731 (38.81%) SQL
10 2616 (37.18%) JavaScript
11 2375 (33.75%) HTML
12 2345 (33.33%) Microsoft
13 2284 (32.46%) .NET Framework
14 2014 (28.62%) WPF
15 2000 (28.43%) CSS
16 1916 (27.23%) Scrum
17 1843 (26.19%) Web Services
18 1753 (24.91%) Web Application Development
19 1664 (23.65%) jQuery
20 1555 (22.10%) Entity Framework
21 1472 (20.92%) OO
21 1472 (20.92%) Finance
22 1374 (19.53%) ASP.NET Web API
23 1369 (19.46%) Windows
24 1366 (19.41%) XML
25 1236 (17.57%) NUnit
26 1178 (16.74%) BDD
27 1159 (16.47%) T-SQL
28 1112 (15.80%) Visual Studio
29 1037 (14.74%) HTML5

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 874 (12.42%) Node.js
2 507 (7.21%) SharePoint
3 446 (6.34%) BizTalk Server
4 376 (5.34%) IIS
5 182 (2.59%) CMS
6 169 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 112 (1.59%) Umbraco
8 97 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 85 (1.21%) NServiceBus
10 58 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
11 44 (0.63%) WebSphere
12 38 (0.54%) DNN
13 37 (0.53%) Kentico
14 32 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
15 31 (0.44%) Sitefinity
16 24 (0.34%) Immediacy CMS
17 20 (0.28%) Apache
18 15 (0.21%) Confluence
19 13 (0.18%) Joomla!
20 12 (0.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 768 (10.92%) MS Excel
2 69 (0.98%) MS Office
3 43 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.36%) InfoPath
5 14 (0.20%) MS Project
6 9 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.071%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.028%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.014%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.014%) SPSS
10 1 (0.014%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 202 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.071%) Sage CRM
4 5 (0.071%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.071%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.057%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.057%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.043%) RMDS
6 3 (0.043%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.028%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.014%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.014%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.014%) Lawson
8 1 (0.014%) Scribe Insight
8 1 (0.014%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 531 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 159 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
3 97 (1.38%) SaaS
4 17 (0.24%) GitHub
5 16 (0.23%) Office 365
6 12 (0.17%) Google Analytics
7 9 (0.13%) PaaS
7 9 (0.13%) IaaS
8 8 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (0.099%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.099%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.071%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.043%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.028%) Sage Pay
13 1 (0.014%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.014%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.014%) Yammer
13 1 (0.014%) AtomSphere
Communications & Networking
1 259 (3.68%) Internet
2 149 (2.12%) HTTP
3 95 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 81 (1.15%) SMTP
5 51 (0.72%) Network Security
6 27 (0.38%) Intranet
7 23 (0.33%) Firewall
8 21 (0.30%) DNS
9 20 (0.28%) CTI
10 13 (0.18%) SSL
11 10 (0.14%) FTP
12 7 (0.099%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.085%) SSH
14 5 (0.071%) Wireless
15 4 (0.057%) Asterisk PBX
15 4 (0.057%) DMZ
16 3 (0.043%) SMS
16 3 (0.043%) PPP
17 2 (0.028%) MVNO
17 2 (0.028%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5251 (74.63%) SQL Server
2 817 (11.61%) NoSQL
3 814 (11.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 402 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 392 (5.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 356 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 321 (4.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 246 (3.50%) Relational Database
9 225 (3.20%) MySQL
10 144 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 135 (1.92%) MongoDB
12 97 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
13 81 (1.15%) RDBMS
14 65 (0.92%) Oracle Database
15 48 (0.68%) RavenDB
16 46 (0.65%) Big Data
17 44 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
18 42 (0.60%) Event Store
19 38 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
20 34 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1236 (17.57%) NUnit
2 1112 (15.80%) Visual Studio
3 958 (13.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 877 (12.46%) Git (software)
5 854 (12.14%) Rhino Mocks
6 728 (10.35%) Moq
7 488 (6.94%) MSTest
8 464 (6.59%) Subversion
9 184 (2.62%) Selenium
10 177 (2.52%) TeamCity
11 111 (1.58%) SpecFlow
12 108 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 100 (1.42%) MSBuild
14 98 (1.39%) ReSharper
15 91 (1.29%) JIRA
16 77 (1.09%) CruiseControl
17 72 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 65 (0.92%) Jenkins
19 56 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
20 47 (0.67%) Jasmine
General
1 1472 (20.92%) Finance
2 477 (6.78%) Banking
3 368 (5.23%) Retail
4 367 (5.22%) Games
5 218 (3.10%) Front Office
6 194 (2.76%) Marketing
7 192 (2.73%) Investment Banking
8 125 (1.78%) Advertising
9 82 (1.17%) Telecoms
10 77 (1.09%) Back Office
11 51 (0.72%) Manufacturing
12 42 (0.60%) Legal
13 41 (0.58%) Retail Banking
14 37 (0.53%) Publishing
15 33 (0.47%) Music Industry
16 32 (0.45%) Financial Institution
17 24 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
17 24 (0.34%) Automotive
17 24 (0.34%) Law
18 11 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6025 (85.63%) Developer
2 3712 (52.76%) .NET Developer
3 1962 (27.89%) C# Developer
4 1256 (17.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 902 (12.82%) Senior Developer
6 641 (9.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 625 (8.88%) Software Developer
8 594 (8.44%) ASP.NET Developer
9 474 (6.74%) Senior .NET Developer
10 470 (6.68%) Web Developer
11 413 (5.87%) Software Engineer
12 359 (5.10%) Senior C# Developer
13 295 (4.19%) Junior
14 285 (4.05%) Junior Developer
15 240 (3.41%) Lead Developer
16 201 (2.86%) Junior .NET Developer
17 185 (2.63%) Architect
18 182 (2.59%) Graduate
19 180 (2.56%) .NET Web Developer
20 179 (2.54%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6619 (94.07%) .NET
2 4938 (70.18%) ASP.NET
3 3481 (49.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2375 (33.75%) HTML
5 2284 (32.46%) .NET Framework
6 2014 (28.62%) WPF
7 2000 (28.43%) CSS
8 1843 (26.19%) Web Services
9 1664 (23.65%) jQuery
10 1555 (22.10%) Entity Framework
11 1374 (19.53%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1366 (19.41%) XML
13 1037 (14.74%) HTML5
14 919 (13.06%) WinForms
15 906 (12.88%) LINQ
16 836 (11.88%) RESTful
17 819 (11.64%) Ajax
18 785 (11.16%) NHibernate
19 728 (10.35%) Castle Windsor
20 712 (10.12%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 538 (7.65%) Inversion of Control
2 447 (6.35%) Computer Science
3 391 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 359 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
5 266 (3.78%) Client/Server
6 208 (2.96%) Mobile App
7 202 (2.87%) N-Tier
8 181 (2.57%) Social Media
9 162 (2.30%) Tandem
10 147 (2.09%) Derivative
11 144 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 143 (2.03%) Hedge funds
13 119 (1.69%) Mathematics
13 119 (1.69%) Fixed Income
14 117 (1.66%) Equities
15 116 (1.65%) Streaming Music
16 106 (1.51%) BBC
17 104 (1.48%) User Experience
18 102 (1.45%) Social Network
19 95 (1.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1369 (19.46%) Windows
2 233 (3.31%) Android
3 109 (1.55%) Apple iOS
4 72 (1.02%) UNIX
5 65 (0.92%) Linux
6 58 (0.82%) Windows Phone
7 38 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
9 26 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (0.37%) Windows Phone 8
10 25 (0.36%) Windows Phone 7
11 20 (0.28%) Windows 8
12 12 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.099%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.085%) Windows CE
15 1 (0.014%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.014%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4584 (65.15%) MVC
2 4479 (63.66%) Agile Software Development
3 3122 (44.37%) TDD
4 1916 (27.23%) Scrum
5 1753 (24.91%) Web Application Development
6 1472 (20.92%) OO
7 1178 (16.74%) BDD
8 887 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
9 857 (12.18%) Dependency Injection
10 842 (11.97%) Software Engineering
11 727 (10.33%) Kanban
12 572 (8.13%) SOA
13 535 (7.60%) Unit Testing
14 532 (7.56%) MVVM
15 505 (7.18%) SDLC
16 481 (6.84%) Domain-Driven Design
17 467 (6.64%) OOD
18 464 (6.59%) Multithreading
19 394 (5.60%) OOP
20 392 (5.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6702 (95.25%) C#
2 2731 (38.81%) SQL
3 2616 (37.18%) JavaScript
4 1159 (16.47%) T-SQL
5 727 (10.33%) VB.NET
6 650 (9.24%) Ruby
7 355 (5.05%) VB
8 290 (4.12%) Java
9 238 (3.38%) C++
10 147 (2.09%) PL/SQL
11 144 (2.05%) PowerShell
12 101 (1.44%) PHP
13 96 (1.36%) C
14 85 (1.21%) VB6
15 74 (1.05%) Objective-C
16 73 (1.04%) VBA
17 70 (0.99%) Python
18 68 (0.97%) ActionScript
19 63 (0.90%) ActionScript 2.0
20 38 (0.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 701 (9.96%) Degree
2 223 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 166 (2.36%) Security Cleared
4 83 (1.18%) DV Cleared
5 81 (1.15%) SC Cleared
6 74 (1.05%) MCSD
7 67 (0.95%) MCP
8 32 (0.45%) MCTS
8 32 (0.45%) MCPD
9 19 (0.27%) MCITP
10 16 (0.23%) MCAD
11 13 (0.18%) PhD
12 12 (0.17%) MCSE
13 10 (0.14%) MCDBA
14 9 (0.13%) Brainbench
15 7 (0.099%) PMI Certification
16 5 (0.071%) Microsoft Certified Architect
17 4 (0.057%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 4 (0.057%) ITIL Certification
17 4 (0.057%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (3.00%) QA
2 30 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 22 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
4 18 (0.26%) HL7
5 16 (0.23%) EMIR
6 8 (0.11%) SLA
7 5 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.057%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.014%) GAMP
9 1 (0.014%) Basel III
9 1 (0.014%) Solvency II
System Software
1 48 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.20%) Docker
3 12 (0.17%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.11%) vSphere
5 7 (0.099%) UAG
5 7 (0.099%) ISA Server
6 5 (0.071%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.071%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.057%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.014%) XenServer
8 1 (0.014%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (0.30%) Puppet
2 20 (0.28%) WMI
3 19 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (0.23%) SCOM
5 15 (0.21%) SCCM
6 14 (0.20%) MOM
7 9 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
8 7 (0.099%) logstash
9 6 (0.085%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 4 (0.057%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.057%) Control-M
10 4 (0.057%) Nagios
10 4 (0.057%) Rundeck
10 4 (0.057%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.057%) TeamSite
11 1 (0.014%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.014%) OPNET
Vendors
1 2345 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 461 (6.55%) Oracle
3 254 (3.61%) Google
4 189 (2.69%) Facebook
5 167 (2.37%) Apple
6 107 (1.52%) Sony
7 106 (1.51%) Yahoo!
8 94 (1.34%) Twitter
9 75 (1.07%) Sitecore
10 67 (0.95%) Sybase
11 44 (0.63%) TIBCO
12 41 (0.58%) Telerik
13 40 (0.57%) IBM
14 39 (0.55%) Xamarin
15 38 (0.54%) EPiServer
16 32 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
17 29 (0.41%) Ektron
18 26 (0.37%) Alterian
19 23 (0.33%) DevExpress
20 21 (0.30%) Hitachi
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