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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 90 77 73
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2762 3552 4047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.01% 3.47% 3.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.71% 9.13% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2539 3256 3714
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £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
35833 38896 43055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 39.09% 37.98% 39.32%
Number of salaries quoted 31509 33502 36926
Median salary £47,300 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -20 1004 £56,000 +1.81% 83
South East +11 631 £42,500 -5.55% 68
North West -1 303 £40,000 - 39
East of England +17 249 £45,000 -5.26% 26
Yorkshire -5 186 £45,000 +21.62% 23
East Midlands -10 133 £40,000 - 19
West Midlands -50 130 £40,000 - 25
South West -89 80 £42,500 +13.33% 19
North East -7 56 £37,700 -2.70% 8
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5274 (95.39%) .NET
2 5233 (94.65%) C#
3 3956 (71.55%) ASP.NET
4 3920 (70.90%) SQL Server
5 3899 (70.52%) MVC
6 3329 (60.21%) Agile Software Development
7 2894 (52.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2605 (47.12%) JavaScript
9 2414 (43.66%) TDD
10 2316 (41.89%) SQL
11 2119 (38.33%) HTML
12 2043 (36.95%) .NET Framework
13 1824 (32.99%) CSS
14 1736 (31.40%) WPF
15 1691 (30.58%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1598 (28.90%) Microsoft
17 1591 (28.78%) jQuery
18 1568 (28.36%) Web Services
19 1555 (28.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 1443 (26.10%) Web Application Development
21 1363 (24.65%) Entity Framework
22 1336 (24.16%) Scrum
23 1317 (23.82%) Finance
24 1211 (21.90%) SQL Server 2014
25 1193 (21.58%) OO
26 1167 (21.11%) BDD
27 1081 (19.55%) Windows
28 1070 (19.35%) AngularJS
29 1063 (19.23%) XML
30 1009 (18.25%) T-SQL

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
1 358 (6.47%) IIS
2 310 (5.61%) SharePoint
3 185 (3.35%) BizTalk Server
4 172 (3.11%) CMS
5 146 (2.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 106 (1.92%) Umbraco
7 64 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
8 59 (1.07%) NServiceBus
9 48 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
10 40 (0.72%) Kentico
11 34 (0.61%) Sitefinity
12 33 (0.60%) WebSphere
13 30 (0.54%) DNN
14 28 (0.51%) Immediacy CMS
15 24 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
16 21 (0.38%) MS Exchange
17 13 (0.24%) Drupal
18 12 (0.22%) Orchard CMS
19 11 (0.20%) Confluence
20 6 (0.11%) MQSeries
Applications
1 475 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 66 (1.19%) MS Office
3 14 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.18%) MS Project
6 5 (0.090%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.072%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.018%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.018%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 140 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 20 (0.36%) Magento
4 11 (0.20%) Infor CRM
5 9 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.14%) SAP Business One
7 6 (0.11%) Beauchamp
7 6 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.054%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.054%) Endur
8 3 (0.054%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.036%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.036%) Infor M3
9 2 (0.036%) Markit EDM
9 2 (0.036%) RMDS
10 1 (0.018%) Fredhopper
10 1 (0.018%) Global One
10 1 (0.018%) LatentZero
10 1 (0.018%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 414 (7.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 120 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 87 (1.57%) Google Play
4 58 (1.05%) Office 365
5 50 (0.90%) SaaS
6 39 (0.71%) PaaS
7 21 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
8 18 (0.33%) GitHub
9 15 (0.27%) IaaS
10 8 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.054%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.054%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.054%) Sage Pay
12 2 (0.036%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.018%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 251 (4.54%) Internet
2 47 (0.85%) HTTP
3 39 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 29 (0.52%) Intranet
5 27 (0.49%) Network Security
6 22 (0.40%) FTP
7 13 (0.24%) SSL
8 12 (0.22%) Firewall
8 12 (0.22%) LDAP
8 12 (0.22%) SMTP
9 9 (0.16%) SNMP
10 8 (0.14%) DNS
11 7 (0.13%) CTI
11 7 (0.13%) Extranet
12 6 (0.11%) AMQP
12 6 (0.11%) Wireshark
13 5 (0.090%) Kerberos
14 3 (0.054%) Bluetooth
14 3 (0.054%) RFID
15 2 (0.036%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3920 (70.90%) SQL Server
2 1211 (21.90%) SQL Server 2014
3 731 (13.22%) NoSQL
4 448 (8.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 329 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 300 (5.43%) Relational Database
7 265 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 264 (4.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 159 (2.88%) MySQL
10 130 (2.35%) MongoDB
11 90 (1.63%) RDBMS
12 74 (1.34%) Redis
13 66 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
14 64 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 57 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
16 56 (1.01%) Oracle Database
17 42 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
18 28 (0.51%) RavenDB
19 26 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
20 22 (0.40%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 923 (16.69%) Visual Studio
2 922 (16.68%) NUnit
3 836 (15.12%) Git (software)
4 738 (13.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 614 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
6 494 (8.93%) Subversion
7 422 (7.63%) Moq
8 317 (5.73%) MSTest
9 269 (4.87%) TeamCity
10 220 (3.98%) Selenium
11 151 (2.73%) JIRA
12 125 (2.26%) SpecFlow
13 88 (1.59%) MSBuild
14 83 (1.50%) Jenkins
15 61 (1.10%) CruiseControl
15 61 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
16 58 (1.05%) ReSharper
17 46 (0.83%) Cucumber
18 43 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 40 (0.72%) Psake
General
1 1317 (23.82%) Finance
2 413 (7.47%) Games
3 375 (6.78%) Banking
4 169 (3.06%) Marketing
5 164 (2.97%) Front Office
6 151 (2.73%) Advertising
7 126 (2.28%) Retail
8 124 (2.24%) Back Office
9 111 (2.01%) Investment Banking
10 65 (1.18%) Music Industry
11 60 (1.09%) Legal
12 54 (0.98%) Telecoms
13 43 (0.78%) Manufacturing
14 42 (0.76%) Electronics
15 25 (0.45%) Financial Institution
16 21 (0.38%) Law
17 16 (0.29%) Publishing
18 11 (0.20%) French Language
19 6 (0.11%) Aerospace
19 6 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4825 (87.27%) Developer
2 3622 (65.51%) .NET Developer
3 2750 (49.74%) C# Developer
4 1979 (35.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 1140 (20.62%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1008 (18.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 915 (16.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 698 (12.62%) Senior Developer
9 611 (11.05%) Software Developer
10 534 (9.66%) SQL Developer
11 524 (9.48%) .NET Software Developer
12 478 (8.65%) C# Software Developer
13 440 (7.96%) Senior C# Developer
14 439 (7.94%) Senior .NET Developer
15 372 (6.73%) WCF Developer
16 334 (6.04%) C# WCF Developer
17 321 (5.81%) Software Engineer
18 302 (5.46%) Web Developer
19 296 (5.35%) Agile Developer
20 291 (5.26%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5274 (95.39%) .NET
2 3956 (71.55%) ASP.NET
3 2894 (52.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2119 (38.33%) HTML
5 2043 (36.95%) .NET Framework
6 1824 (32.99%) CSS
7 1736 (31.40%) WPF
8 1691 (30.58%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1591 (28.78%) jQuery
10 1568 (28.36%) Web Services
11 1555 (28.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 1363 (24.65%) Entity Framework
13 1070 (19.35%) AngularJS
14 1063 (19.23%) XML
15 878 (15.88%) LINQ
16 822 (14.87%) RESTful
17 818 (14.79%) HTML5
18 769 (13.91%) Node.js
19 731 (13.22%) Ajax
20 647 (11.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 564 (10.20%) Computer Science
2 322 (5.82%) Inversion of Control
3 306 (5.53%) Enterprise Software
4 234 (4.23%) Hedge funds
5 211 (3.82%) Mobile App
6 167 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
7 139 (2.51%) Client/Server
8 115 (2.08%) User Experience
9 108 (1.95%) iPad
10 107 (1.94%) N-Tier
11 102 (1.84%) iPhone
12 87 (1.57%) Social Media
13 86 (1.56%) Social Network
14 80 (1.45%) Mathematics
15 79 (1.43%) Streaming Music
16 75 (1.36%) BBC
17 72 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 70 (1.27%) Derivative
19 63 (1.14%) Fixed Income
20 61 (1.10%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1081 (19.55%) Windows
2 143 (2.59%) Android
3 91 (1.65%) Windows Server
4 82 (1.48%) Unix
5 49 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (0.80%) Apple iOS
7 43 (0.78%) Linux
8 40 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (0.63%) Windows 7
10 25 (0.45%) Windows 8
11 21 (0.38%) Windows Phone
12 12 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
13 10 (0.18%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.14%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.11%) Solaris
16 5 (0.090%) FreeBSD
17 4 (0.072%) Windows 10
18 3 (0.054%) VMS
18 3 (0.054%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3899 (70.52%) MVC
2 3329 (60.21%) Agile Software Development
3 2414 (43.66%) TDD
4 1443 (26.10%) Web Application Development
5 1336 (24.16%) Scrum
6 1193 (21.58%) OO
7 1167 (21.11%) BDD
8 808 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
9 784 (14.18%) Software Engineering
10 775 (14.02%) Web Development
11 545 (9.86%) Dependency Injection
12 542 (9.80%) Kanban
13 538 (9.73%) Unit Testing
14 497 (8.99%) SDLC
15 479 (8.66%) SOA
16 434 (7.85%) MVVM
17 380 (6.87%) OOP
18 323 (5.84%) Mentoring
19 315 (5.70%) OOD
20 270 (4.88%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 5233 (94.65%) C#
2 2605 (47.12%) JavaScript
3 2316 (41.89%) SQL
4 1009 (18.25%) T-SQL
5 614 (11.11%) Ruby
6 592 (10.71%) VB.NET
7 287 (5.19%) VB
8 237 (4.29%) PL/SQL
9 226 (4.09%) C++
10 225 (4.07%) Java
11 177 (3.20%) PowerShell
12 98 (1.77%) XAML
13 90 (1.63%) F#
14 75 (1.36%) XPath
15 67 (1.21%) TypeScript
16 56 (1.01%) PHP
17 43 (0.78%) VB6
18 42 (0.76%) Python
19 38 (0.69%) VBA
20 35 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 704 (12.73%) Degree
2 166 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (0.67%) MCSD
4 32 (0.58%) PMI Certification
4 32 (0.58%) Security Cleared
5 27 (0.49%) MCTS
6 23 (0.42%) SC Cleared
7 14 (0.25%) MCP
8 13 (0.24%) PhD
8 13 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 11 (0.20%) DBS Check
10 10 (0.18%) Brainbench
11 9 (0.16%) ISTQB
11 9 (0.16%) MCPD
12 7 (0.13%) CCNA
12 7 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (0.13%) MCITP
13 5 (0.090%) ISEB
14 4 (0.072%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (2.86%) QA
2 56 (1.01%) MiFID
3 16 (0.29%) SLA
4 13 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.22%) DICOM
6 3 (0.054%) EMIR
6 3 (0.054%) SAS 70
6 3 (0.054%) SEPA
6 3 (0.054%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.054%) SSAE 16
7 2 (0.036%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.018%) HL7
8 1 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.018%) PMBOK
System Software
1 46 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
4 10 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.16%) Terminal Server
6 5 (0.090%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.072%) Docker
8 1 (0.018%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.018%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.018%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (0.43%) WMI
2 20 (0.36%) Kibana
2 20 (0.36%) ServiceCenter
3 17 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.18%) OpenView
5 9 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
5 9 (0.16%) Nagios
6 5 (0.090%) Control-M
6 5 (0.090%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (0.072%) Puppet
8 3 (0.054%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (0.054%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.018%) MOM
Vendors
1 1598 (28.90%) Microsoft
2 312 (5.64%) Oracle
3 236 (4.27%) Google
4 125 (2.26%) Facebook
5 102 (1.84%) Apple
6 91 (1.65%) Sitecore
7 75 (1.36%) Sony
7 75 (1.36%) Yahoo!
8 49 (0.89%) Xamarin
9 43 (0.78%) Ektron
9 43 (0.78%) Telerik
10 42 (0.76%) SAP
11 40 (0.72%) IBM
12 38 (0.69%) EPiServer
13 36 (0.65%) DevExpress
14 28 (0.51%) Alterian
15 25 (0.45%) HP
16 22 (0.40%) Adobe
16 22 (0.40%) VMware
17 21 (0.38%) hybris
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 45,000 to £52,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
Cyrane Systems
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus pension and health cover.
Posted: 2 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £70,000 + 15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-30,000
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago