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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 80 66 53
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Permanent jobs citing WCF 3241 3811 4852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.29% 3.93% 4.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.86% 9.53% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2940 3447 4578
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 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
36579 39986 43690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.09% 41.24% 42.47%
Number of salaries quoted 31747 33756 39173
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -18 1182 £55,000 - 150
South East -31 661 £42,500 +6.25% 110
East of England -5 301 £45,000 +9.75% 44
North West -22 296 £38,000 +1.33% 67
South West +31 252 £38,500 +7.69% 46
Yorkshire -23 199 £40,000 +11.11% 46
West Midlands +4 180 £42,500 +6.25% 24
East Midlands -15 143 £40,000 - 26
North East +23 52 £38,000 +8.57% 9
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6468 (95.22%) C#
2 6421 (94.52%) .NET
3 4977 (73.27%) ASP.NET
4 4857 (71.50%) SQL Server
5 4344 (63.95%) MVC
6 4300 (63.30%) Agile Software Development
7 3227 (47.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2996 (44.10%) TDD
9 2588 (38.10%) SQL
10 2503 (36.85%) JavaScript
11 2446 (36.01%) HTML
12 2235 (32.90%) Microsoft
13 2111 (31.08%) .NET Framework
14 2099 (30.90%) CSS
15 2087 (30.72%) Scrum
16 2078 (30.59%) WPF
17 1859 (27.37%) Web Services
18 1767 (26.01%) jQuery
19 1626 (23.94%) OO
20 1560 (22.96%) Web Application Development
21 1406 (20.70%) XML
21 1406 (20.70%) Windows
22 1335 (19.65%) Finance
23 1298 (19.11%) NUnit
24 1161 (17.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 1138 (16.75%) SQL Server 2008
26 1130 (16.63%) T-SQL
27 1127 (16.59%) BDD
28 1042 (15.34%) Team Foundation Server
29 1023 (15.06%) Visual Studio

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 605 (8.91%) SharePoint
2 564 (8.30%) Node.js
3 485 (7.14%) IIS
4 386 (5.68%) BizTalk Server
5 208 (3.06%) CMS
6 195 (2.87%) SharePoint 2013
7 137 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
8 120 (1.77%) NServiceBus
9 105 (1.55%) Umbraco
10 67 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
11 55 (0.81%) Apache Solr
12 54 (0.79%) nginx
13 51 (0.75%) Tomcat
14 49 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
15 34 (0.50%) Apache
16 33 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
17 26 (0.38%) JBoss
18 21 (0.31%) ColdFusion
19 20 (0.29%) Confluence
19 20 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 780 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 78 (1.15%) MS Office
3 48 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 40 (0.59%) InfoPath
5 22 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 18 (0.26%) PowerPivot
7 9 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 8 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (0.074%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.044%) SPSS
10 3 (0.044%) MS Project
11 1 (0.015%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 196 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.10%) RMDS
3 7 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.088%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.059%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.059%) Magento
5 4 (0.059%) Fredhopper
6 3 (0.044%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.044%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.044%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.029%) Beauchamp
8 1 (0.015%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.015%) TIBCO iProcess
8 1 (0.015%) Sage 300 ERP
8 1 (0.015%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.015%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 335 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 149 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
3 70 (1.03%) SaaS
4 63 (0.93%) GitHub
5 48 (0.71%) Office 365
6 46 (0.68%) Trello
7 36 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
8 32 (0.47%) PaaS
9 19 (0.28%) IaaS
10 9 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 329 (4.84%) Internet
2 160 (2.36%) HTTP
3 93 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 89 (1.31%) Intranet
5 32 (0.47%) Extranet
6 31 (0.46%) SSL
7 25 (0.37%) DNS
8 23 (0.34%) SMTP
9 17 (0.25%) Wireless
10 13 (0.19%) Firewall
11 11 (0.16%) SSH
12 10 (0.15%) NFC
12 10 (0.15%) SMPP
12 10 (0.15%) SMS
13 8 (0.12%) Network Security
13 8 (0.12%) FTP
13 8 (0.12%) VoIP
14 7 (0.10%) CTI
15 6 (0.088%) Modbus
16 4 (0.059%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4857 (71.50%) SQL Server
2 1138 (16.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 528 (7.77%) NoSQL
4 487 (7.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 447 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 412 (6.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 402 (5.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 260 (3.83%) Relational Database
9 214 (3.15%) MySQL
10 131 (1.93%) MongoDB
11 129 (1.90%) Oracle Database
12 128 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
13 122 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 105 (1.55%) RavenDB
15 99 (1.46%) RDBMS
16 94 (1.38%) Big Data
17 57 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
18 56 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
19 45 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 43 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1298 (19.11%) NUnit
2 1042 (15.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 1023 (15.06%) Visual Studio
4 969 (14.26%) Rhino Mocks
5 690 (10.16%) Moq
6 626 (9.22%) Git (software)
7 475 (6.99%) Subversion
8 408 (6.01%) MSTest
9 278 (4.09%) TeamCity
10 175 (2.58%) ReSharper
11 164 (2.41%) SpecFlow
12 151 (2.22%) Selenium
13 134 (1.97%) CruiseControl
14 128 (1.88%) JIRA
15 116 (1.71%) MSBuild
16 64 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 63 (0.93%) Cucumber
17 63 (0.93%) Jenkins
18 58 (0.85%) Log4Net
19 57 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1335 (19.65%) Finance
2 522 (7.68%) Banking
3 384 (5.65%) Games
4 328 (4.83%) Retail
5 216 (3.18%) Investment Banking
6 159 (2.34%) Front Office
7 136 (2.00%) Marketing
8 135 (1.99%) Advertising
9 101 (1.49%) Telecoms
10 68 (1.00%) Legal
11 62 (0.91%) Back Office
12 54 (0.79%) Music Industry
13 50 (0.74%) French Language
14 41 (0.60%) Financial Institution
15 34 (0.50%) Manufacturing
16 32 (0.47%) Retail Banking
17 31 (0.46%) Automotive
17 31 (0.46%) Publishing
18 27 (0.40%) Law
19 22 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5778 (85.06%) Developer
2 3380 (49.76%) .NET Developer
3 2016 (29.68%) C# Developer
4 1254 (18.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 951 (14.00%) Senior Developer
6 691 (10.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 667 (9.82%) Software Developer
8 587 (8.64%) ASP.NET Developer
9 487 (7.17%) Senior .NET Developer
10 423 (6.23%) Web Developer
11 381 (5.61%) Senior C# Developer
12 325 (4.78%) Software Engineer
13 259 (3.81%) Architect
14 223 (3.28%) Junior
15 219 (3.22%) Junior Developer
16 208 (3.06%) C# Software Developer
17 185 (2.72%) Agile .NET Developer
18 181 (2.66%) Agile C# Developer
18 181 (2.66%) Graduate
19 175 (2.58%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6421 (94.52%) .NET
2 4977 (73.27%) ASP.NET
3 3227 (47.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2446 (36.01%) HTML
5 2111 (31.08%) .NET Framework
6 2099 (30.90%) CSS
7 2078 (30.59%) WPF
8 1859 (27.37%) Web Services
9 1767 (26.01%) jQuery
10 1406 (20.70%) XML
11 1161 (17.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 993 (14.62%) ASP.NET Web API
13 965 (14.21%) Ajax
14 916 (13.48%) HTML5
15 902 (13.28%) LINQ
16 841 (12.38%) WinForms
17 786 (11.57%) Castle Windsor
18 756 (11.13%) RESTful
19 742 (10.92%) NHibernate
20 734 (10.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 517 (7.61%) Inversion of Control
2 448 (6.60%) Computer Science
3 335 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
4 301 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
5 239 (3.52%) N-Tier
6 218 (3.21%) Mobile App
7 200 (2.94%) Client/Server
8 138 (2.03%) Tandem
9 122 (1.80%) Social Media
10 120 (1.77%) iPhone
11 112 (1.65%) Mathematics
12 110 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 98 (1.44%) Derivative
13 98 (1.44%) Open Source
14 95 (1.40%) Fixed Income
15 92 (1.35%) Social Network
16 91 (1.34%) BBC
17 87 (1.28%) Hedge funds
18 82 (1.21%) Streaming Music
19 73 (1.07%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1406 (20.70%) Windows
2 293 (4.31%) Android
3 148 (2.18%) Apple iOS
4 82 (1.21%) Linux
5 76 (1.12%) Windows Phone
6 62 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (0.47%) UNIX
9 29 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
10 27 (0.40%) Windows 8
11 21 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
13 16 (0.24%) Windows 7
14 14 (0.21%) CentOS
15 9 (0.13%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
17 7 (0.10%) Windows Phone 7
18 5 (0.074%) Windows CE
19 2 (0.029%) Mac OS X
20 1 (0.015%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4344 (63.95%) MVC
2 4300 (63.30%) Agile Software Development
3 2996 (44.10%) TDD
4 2087 (30.72%) Scrum
5 1626 (23.94%) OO
6 1560 (22.96%) Web Application Development
7 1127 (16.59%) BDD
8 887 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
9 802 (11.81%) Software Engineering
10 684 (10.07%) Dependency Injection
11 680 (10.01%) Kanban
12 582 (8.57%) SOA
13 539 (7.93%) E-Commerce
14 522 (7.68%) Unit Testing
15 513 (7.55%) MVVM
16 507 (7.46%) OOD
17 501 (7.38%) OOP
18 459 (6.76%) Web Development
19 428 (6.30%) Multithreading
20 350 (5.15%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 6468 (95.22%) C#
2 2588 (38.10%) SQL
3 2503 (36.85%) JavaScript
4 1130 (16.63%) T-SQL
5 879 (12.94%) VB.NET
6 507 (7.46%) Ruby
7 395 (5.81%) VB
8 337 (4.96%) C++
9 274 (4.03%) Java
10 129 (1.90%) VB6
11 113 (1.66%) PowerShell
12 99 (1.46%) XAML
13 93 (1.37%) XPath
14 92 (1.35%) C
15 88 (1.30%) VBA
16 86 (1.27%) PHP
17 67 (0.99%) PL/SQL
18 59 (0.87%) Python
19 42 (0.62%) VBScript
20 35 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 770 (11.34%) Degree
2 242 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 104 (1.53%) MCSD
4 92 (1.35%) MCP
5 74 (1.09%) Security Cleared
6 50 (0.74%) MCTS
7 46 (0.68%) MCAD
8 30 (0.44%) SC Cleared
9 26 (0.38%) ISEB
10 24 (0.35%) MCITP
11 20 (0.29%) HND
12 17 (0.25%) PhD
12 17 (0.25%) DV Cleared
13 15 (0.22%) MCSE
13 15 (0.22%) ISTQB
14 13 (0.19%) MCPD
15 10 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 9 (0.13%) MCDBA
16 9 (0.13%) Sun Certification
17 6 (0.088%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (2.97%) QA
2 56 (0.82%) ISO 9001
3 25 (0.37%) SLA
4 8 (0.12%) ISO 8583
5 4 (0.059%) EMIR
5 4 (0.059%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.059%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.044%) HL7
7 2 (0.029%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.029%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.015%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.015%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.015%) UCITS
System Software
1 90 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 23 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.10%) Firmware
5 2 (0.029%) vSphere
6 1 (0.015%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.015%) Snort
Systems Management
1 19 (0.28%) logstash
2 18 (0.26%) MOM
3 17 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.12%) Puppet
5 5 (0.074%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.059%) StatsD
6 4 (0.059%) Nagios
7 2 (0.029%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.029%) SCCM
7 2 (0.029%) AppManager
7 2 (0.029%) OpenView
8 1 (0.015%) WMI
8 1 (0.015%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2235 (32.90%) Microsoft
2 478 (7.04%) Oracle
3 259 (3.81%) Google
4 186 (2.74%) Facebook
5 124 (1.83%) Apple
6 117 (1.72%) Telerik
7 106 (1.56%) Sitecore
8 93 (1.37%) Sony
9 90 (1.32%) Yahoo!
10 62 (0.91%) Twitter
11 53 (0.78%) Rackspace
12 31 (0.46%) Adobe
13 30 (0.44%) EPiServer
13 30 (0.44%) Xamarin
14 29 (0.43%) DevExpress
15 27 (0.40%) Nintex
16 26 (0.38%) SAP
17 23 (0.34%) TIBCO
17 23 (0.34%) VMware
18 22 (0.32%) Red Gate
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Gold Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
North Shields, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum GBP 45 - 55K +Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum GBP 45k +Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum GBP To 45k +Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: Execllent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Yoh
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Tyneside
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum £40,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £57000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago