The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 60 57 72
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs citing WCF 4557 4586 4071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.03% 4.41% 3.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.97% 10.89% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4067 4216 3766
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45722 42095 49664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.46% 40.45% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 38732 37035 44493
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -15 1673 £55,000 +5.76% 183
South East +6 1102 £41,000 +2.50% 88
North West 0 464 £39,000 +4.00% 58
East of England -6 411 £45,000 +5.88% 55
Yorkshire +19 361 £40,000 +23.07% 44
East Midlands -16 211 £40,000 +14.28% 27
South West -24 154 £36,000 -10.00% 21
West Midlands -32 139 £40,000 +6.66% 23
North East -5 29 £35,000 - 6
Midlands +7 7 £47,500 -
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7928 (95.46%) .NET
2 7868 (94.74%) C#
3 5955 (71.70%) ASP.NET
4 5749 (69.22%) SQL Server
5 4568 (55.00%) MVC
6 3285 (39.55%) SQL
7 3275 (39.43%) TDD
8 3218 (38.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3025 (36.42%) WPF
10 2725 (32.81%) Microsoft
11 2705 (32.57%) HTML
12 2687 (32.35%) .NET Framework
13 2631 (31.68%) JavaScript
14 2519 (30.33%) Scrum
15 2222 (26.75%) Web Services
16 2189 (26.36%) jQuery
17 2139 (25.76%) CSS
18 2007 (24.17%) Windows
19 1954 (23.53%) OO
20 1846 (22.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 1681 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
22 1660 (19.99%) Finance
23 1607 (19.35%) XML
24 1591 (19.16%) WinForms
25 1548 (18.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
26 1505 (18.12%) NUnit
27 1489 (17.93%) Web Application Development
28 1446 (17.41%) SQL Server 2012
29 1377 (16.58%) LINQ
30 1327 (15.98%) Visual Studio

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 732 (8.81%) SharePoint
2 586 (7.06%) IIS
3 403 (4.85%) BizTalk Server
4 328 (3.95%) Node.js
5 299 (3.60%) CMS
6 224 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 195 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 141 (1.70%) Sitecore CMS
9 125 (1.51%) Umbraco
10 68 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
11 59 (0.71%) NServiceBus
12 42 (0.51%) Kentico
13 37 (0.45%) Sitefinity
14 36 (0.43%) MediaWiki
14 36 (0.43%) WebSphere
15 28 (0.34%) WordPress
15 28 (0.34%) Apache
16 21 (0.25%) MQSeries
17 20 (0.24%) DNN
18 18 (0.22%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1045 (12.58%) MS Excel
2 70 (0.84%) MS Office
3 22 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 21 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 20 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.23%) InfoPath
7 14 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.096%) MS Project
9 7 (0.084%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.060%) Simulink
11 4 (0.048%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.024%) PrintSoft PReS
13 1 (0.012%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.012%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.012%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.012%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 178 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.33%) Markit EDM
3 17 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.12%) nopCommerce
4 10 (0.12%) SAP Business One
4 10 (0.12%) SalesLogix
5 8 (0.096%) Sophis RISQUE
6 6 (0.072%) Visualfiles
6 6 (0.072%) Pivotal CRM
7 5 (0.060%) assyst
7 5 (0.060%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.048%) Magento
8 4 (0.048%) TIBCO iProcess
9 3 (0.036%) CODA-Financials
10 2 (0.024%) Sage 50
10 2 (0.024%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.024%) Tridion
10 2 (0.024%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.024%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 337 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 109 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
3 102 (1.23%) SaaS
4 35 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (0.28%) Office 365
6 22 (0.26%) PaaS
6 22 (0.26%) IaaS
7 21 (0.25%) GitHub
8 3 (0.036%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.024%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.024%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.012%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.012%) Force.com
10 1 (0.012%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 453 (5.45%) Internet
2 78 (0.94%) HTTP
3 76 (0.92%) Intranet
4 44 (0.53%) TCP/IP
5 34 (0.41%) SSL
6 17 (0.20%) SMS
7 15 (0.18%) SMTP
7 15 (0.18%) VoIP
7 15 (0.18%) X.509
7 15 (0.18%) Extranet
8 14 (0.17%) NFC
9 12 (0.14%) Broadband
9 12 (0.14%) DNS
9 12 (0.14%) SMPP
10 10 (0.12%) LDAP
11 8 (0.096%) SSH
12 7 (0.084%) CTI
12 7 (0.084%) Network Security
13 5 (0.060%) Firewall
14 4 (0.048%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5749 (69.22%) SQL Server
2 1446 (17.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1236 (14.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 625 (7.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 582 (7.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 559 (6.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 334 (4.02%) Relational Database
8 313 (3.77%) NoSQL
9 139 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 117 (1.41%) MySQL
11 98 (1.18%) MongoDB
12 95 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
13 91 (1.10%) Oracle Database
14 90 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
15 64 (0.77%) RDBMS
15 64 (0.77%) Big Data
16 55 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
17 54 (0.65%) Hadoop
18 53 (0.64%) RavenDB
19 40 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1505 (18.12%) NUnit
2 1327 (15.98%) Visual Studio
3 1159 (13.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 1051 (12.66%) Rhino Mocks
5 838 (10.09%) Moq
6 656 (7.90%) Subversion
7 533 (6.42%) MSTest
8 313 (3.77%) Git (software)
9 258 (3.11%) TeamCity
10 214 (2.58%) SpecFlow
11 133 (1.60%) MSBuild
12 118 (1.42%) JIRA
13 116 (1.40%) Selenium
14 115 (1.38%) ReSharper
15 103 (1.24%) Cucumber
16 73 (0.88%) Jenkins
17 68 (0.82%) Xcode
18 66 (0.79%) CruiseControl
19 64 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
20 51 (0.61%) PhoneGap
General
1 1660 (19.99%) Finance
2 563 (6.78%) Banking
3 426 (5.13%) Games
4 276 (3.32%) Retail
5 221 (2.66%) Front Office
6 210 (2.53%) Investment Banking
7 202 (2.43%) Marketing
8 159 (1.91%) Advertising
9 117 (1.41%) Back Office
10 112 (1.35%) Telecoms
11 67 (0.81%) Legal
11 67 (0.81%) Music Industry
12 52 (0.63%) Publishing
13 45 (0.54%) Manufacturing
14 34 (0.41%) Law
15 23 (0.28%) Financial Institution
16 20 (0.24%) Local Government
17 19 (0.23%) Electronics
17 19 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7053 (84.92%) Developer
2 4350 (52.38%) .NET Developer
3 2797 (33.68%) C# Developer
4 1851 (22.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 1413 (17.01%) Senior Developer
6 948 (11.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 939 (11.31%) Software Developer
8 927 (11.16%) ASP.NET Developer
9 884 (10.64%) Senior .NET Developer
10 585 (7.04%) Web Developer
11 571 (6.88%) Senior C# Developer
12 532 (6.41%) Software Engineer
13 322 (3.88%) Lead Developer
14 299 (3.60%) Junior
15 295 (3.55%) .NET Software Developer
16 293 (3.53%) C# Software Developer
17 290 (3.49%) Agile .NET Developer
18 288 (3.47%) Junior Developer
19 285 (3.43%) Architect
20 284 (3.42%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7928 (95.46%) .NET
2 5955 (71.70%) ASP.NET
3 3218 (38.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3025 (36.42%) WPF
5 2705 (32.57%) HTML
6 2687 (32.35%) .NET Framework
7 2222 (26.75%) Web Services
8 2189 (26.36%) jQuery
9 2139 (25.76%) CSS
10 1846 (22.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1607 (19.35%) XML
12 1591 (19.16%) WinForms
13 1548 (18.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 1377 (16.58%) LINQ
15 1294 (15.58%) Razor View Engine
16 1128 (13.58%) Ajax
17 1095 (13.18%) HTML5
18 1037 (12.49%) NHibernate
19 839 (10.10%) Castle Windsor
20 759 (9.14%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 682 (8.21%) Computer Science
2 638 (7.68%) Inversion of Control
3 461 (5.55%) N-Tier
4 431 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
5 269 (3.24%) Mobile App
6 218 (2.62%) Client/Server
7 195 (2.35%) Mathematics
8 193 (2.32%) Open Source
9 169 (2.03%) Tandem
10 166 (2.00%) Social Network
11 152 (1.83%) Hedge funds
12 133 (1.60%) iPhone
13 114 (1.37%) Fixed Income
14 87 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 83 (1.00%) Physics
16 77 (0.93%) Streaming Music
17 75 (0.90%) NHS
18 74 (0.89%) SystemC
19 70 (0.84%) Derivative
20 67 (0.81%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2007 (24.17%) Windows
2 326 (3.93%) Android
3 205 (2.47%) Apple iOS
4 111 (1.34%) Windows Phone
5 76 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (0.71%) Windows 8
7 46 (0.55%) Linux
8 36 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
11 21 (0.25%) UNIX
11 21 (0.25%) Windows XP
12 12 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
13 10 (0.12%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.084%) Windows Phone 7
15 6 (0.072%) Windows CE
16 4 (0.048%) AIX
17 2 (0.024%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.012%) SUSE
18 1 (0.012%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4568 (55.00%) MVC
2 3275 (39.43%) TDD
3 2519 (30.33%) Scrum
4 1954 (23.53%) OO
5 1681 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
6 1489 (17.93%) Web Application Development
7 1135 (13.67%) Software Engineering
8 1031 (12.41%) BDD
9 1001 (12.05%) Unit Testing
10 901 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
11 846 (10.19%) Dependency Injection
12 775 (9.33%) Kanban
13 725 (8.73%) MVVM
14 689 (8.30%) SOA
15 608 (7.32%) Web Development
16 564 (6.79%) OOP
17 530 (6.38%) OOD
18 526 (6.33%) E-Commerce
19 478 (5.76%) Domain-Driven Design
20 463 (5.57%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 7868 (94.74%) C#
2 3285 (39.55%) SQL
3 2631 (31.68%) JavaScript
4 1211 (14.58%) T-SQL
5 1102 (13.27%) VB.NET
6 504 (6.07%) VB
7 495 (5.96%) C++
8 440 (5.30%) Java
9 257 (3.09%) Ruby
10 207 (2.49%) C
11 162 (1.95%) XAML
12 127 (1.53%) PHP
13 110 (1.32%) PowerShell
14 98 (1.18%) VBA
15 93 (1.12%) Objective-C
16 86 (1.04%) VB6
17 72 (0.87%) XPath
18 70 (0.84%) PL/SQL
19 50 (0.60%) Python
20 47 (0.57%) F#
Qualifications
1 1118 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 1106 (13.32%) Degree
3 954 (11.49%) MCP
4 935 (11.26%) MCSD
5 914 (11.01%) MCTS
6 909 (10.95%) MCAD
7 94 (1.13%) Security Cleared
8 54 (0.65%) SC Cleared
9 43 (0.52%) MCPD
10 27 (0.33%) PhD
11 26 (0.31%) ISEB
12 25 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
13 22 (0.26%) ISTQB
14 21 (0.25%) MCSE
15 20 (0.24%) MCITP
16 14 (0.17%) MCDBA
16 14 (0.17%) HND
16 14 (0.17%) MBA
17 11 (0.13%) Microsoft Certified Architect
18 8 (0.096%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 238 (2.87%) QA
2 63 (0.76%) ISO 9001
3 21 (0.25%) SLA
3 21 (0.25%) Basel III
4 15 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (0.16%) HL7
6 11 (0.13%) ISO 8583
7 8 (0.096%) CRD IV
8 6 (0.072%) EMIR
8 6 (0.072%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.048%) COREP
9 4 (0.048%) Basel II
10 2 (0.024%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.024%) Dublin Core
11 1 (0.012%) TickIT
11 1 (0.012%) IAS 39
System Software
1 69 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 39 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.084%) vSphere
5 6 (0.072%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.012%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (0.23%) Puppet
3 18 (0.22%) Nagios
4 14 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (0.12%) Vagrant
6 8 (0.096%) SCCM
6 8 (0.096%) Control-M
7 7 (0.084%) AppManager
7 7 (0.084%) SCOrch
8 6 (0.072%) MOM
9 5 (0.060%) OpenView
9 5 (0.060%) WMI
10 1 (0.012%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2725 (32.81%) Microsoft
2 485 (5.84%) Oracle
3 183 (2.20%) Sitecore
4 173 (2.08%) Google
5 132 (1.59%) Facebook
6 91 (1.10%) EPiServer
7 79 (0.95%) Telerik
8 71 (0.85%) Twitter
9 70 (0.84%) DevExpress
10 53 (0.64%) Apple
11 51 (0.61%) Xamarin
12 48 (0.58%) Adobe
13 45 (0.54%) IBM
13 45 (0.54%) VMware
14 44 (0.53%) TIBCO
15 36 (0.43%) Sony
15 36 (0.43%) Yahoo!
16 31 (0.37%) Red Gate
16 31 (0.37%) Bloomberg
17 30 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
networx
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Central Manchester University Hospital
Salary: Band 6 £25,783 - £34,530 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Central Manchester University Hospital
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Central Manchester University Hospital
Salary: Band 7 £30,764 - £40,558 pa
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits (flexi-time, etc)
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Package
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Pension, Bonus, Private He
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis IT
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago