The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 34 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing WCF 55 60 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.75% 5.32% 6.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.72% 16.30% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 50 60 58
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WCF
East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
401 368 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.63% 32.62% 43.20%
Number of salaries quoted 327 334 364
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

WCF
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Essex region.

WCF Salary Trend in Essex

WCF
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Essex

WCF
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(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
Wickford - 12 £47,500 - 1
Colchester +5 7 £35,000 -
Saffron Walden - 6 £40,000 - 1
Basildon -12 5 £50,000 -
Witham - 3 £37,000 -
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

1 106 (95.50%) C#
2 100 (90.09%) .NET
3 99 (89.19%) SQL Server
4 72 (64.86%) ASP.NET
5 58 (52.25%) MVC
6 53 (47.75%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (36.04%) Microsoft
8 39 (35.14%) WPF
9 31 (27.93%) TDD
9 31 (27.93%) SQL
9 31 (27.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 28 (25.23%) jQuery
11 26 (23.42%) HTML
12 25 (22.52%) NUnit
12 25 (22.52%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (21.62%) Web Application Development
13 24 (21.62%) Finance
14 23 (20.72%) LINQ
14 23 (20.72%) Mentoring
14 23 (20.72%) MSTest
15 22 (19.82%) Team Foundation Server
15 22 (19.82%) .NET Framework
15 22 (19.82%) CSS
16 21 (18.92%) XML
17 18 (16.22%) Dependency Injection
17 18 (16.22%) Node.js
18 17 (15.32%) Ninject
18 17 (15.32%) Scrum
19 16 (14.41%) Web Services
20 15 (13.51%) MS Excel

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 18 (16.22%) Node.js
2 8 (7.21%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.50%) Umbraco
4 4 (3.60%) Immediacy CMS
4 4 (3.60%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (3.60%) CMS
4 4 (3.60%) DNN
4 4 (3.60%) IIS
4 4 (3.60%) Kentico
4 4 (3.60%) Sitefinity
5 3 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.21%) VoIP
2 4 (3.60%) SMS
3 1 (0.90%) Intranet
3 1 (0.90%) SMPP
3 1 (0.90%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (89.19%) SQL Server
2 31 (27.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (6.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (6.31%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.90%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (22.52%) NUnit
2 23 (20.72%) MSTest
3 22 (19.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (10.81%) MSBuild
5 11 (9.91%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.50%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.50%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (4.50%) Moq
7 2 (1.80%) MSI
8 1 (0.90%) Selenium
8 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (21.62%) Finance
2 10 (9.01%) Games
3 3 (2.70%) Automotive
4 2 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.80%) Electronics
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.90%) Back Office
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (96.40%) Developer
2 47 (42.34%) .NET Developer
3 42 (37.84%) C# Developer
4 25 (22.52%) Software Developer
5 22 (19.82%) Senior Developer
6 16 (14.41%) C# Software Developer
6 16 (14.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (7.21%) SharePoint Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Senior Software Developer
8 7 (6.31%) Web Developer
8 7 (6.31%) Senior Web Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.50%) SQL Developer
11 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.60%) Technical Developer
11 4 (3.60%) .NET Software Developer
11 4 (3.60%) Senior C# Developer
12 3 (2.70%) Applications Engineer
12 3 (2.70%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (90.09%) .NET
2 72 (64.86%) ASP.NET
3 39 (35.14%) WPF
4 28 (25.23%) jQuery
5 26 (23.42%) HTML
6 25 (22.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (20.72%) LINQ
8 22 (19.82%) .NET Framework
8 22 (19.82%) CSS
9 21 (18.92%) XML
10 17 (15.32%) Ninject
11 16 (14.41%) Web Services
12 14 (12.61%) WinForms
13 13 (11.71%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (8.11%) Ajax
14 9 (8.11%) SOAP
15 8 (7.21%) ADO.NET
15 8 (7.21%) XHTML
15 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 8 (7.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.01%) Mobile App
2 9 (8.11%) iPhone
3 6 (5.41%) User Experience
4 5 (4.50%) Social Media
4 5 (4.50%) Telematics
4 5 (4.50%) BBC
5 4 (3.60%) Streaming Music
5 4 (3.60%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.60%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.70%) FMCG
7 2 (1.80%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.90%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.71%) Windows
2 11 (9.91%) Android
3 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.80%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (52.25%) MVC
2 53 (47.75%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (27.93%) TDD
4 24 (21.62%) Web Application Development
5 23 (20.72%) Mentoring
6 18 (16.22%) Dependency Injection
7 17 (15.32%) Scrum
8 13 (11.71%) OO
8 13 (11.71%) Domain-Driven Design
9 12 (10.81%) MVVM
10 9 (8.11%) Software Engineering
11 8 (7.21%) RAD
12 7 (6.31%) Web Development
12 7 (6.31%) BDD
13 6 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (4.50%) Content Management
14 5 (4.50%) Kanban
15 3 (2.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 106 (95.50%) C#
2 31 (27.93%) SQL
3 15 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.81%) XAML
4 12 (10.81%) PowerShell
5 11 (9.91%) Shell Script
5 11 (9.91%) T-SQL
6 9 (8.11%) C++
6 9 (8.11%) C
7 7 (6.31%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.50%) Java
8 5 (4.50%) Ruby
9 3 (2.70%) Perl
9 3 (2.70%) Python
10 1 (0.90%) VBScript
10 1 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (5.41%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.60%) MCTS
2 4 (3.60%) MCP
2 4 (3.60%) MCAD
2 4 (3.60%) MCSD
3 3 (2.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) QA
Vendors
1 40 (36.04%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.61%) Google
3 8 (7.21%) Sage
4 6 (5.41%) DevExpress
5 5 (4.50%) Sony
5 5 (4.50%) Apple
5 5 (4.50%) Yahoo!
5 5 (4.50%) Facebook
6 4 (3.60%) Alterian
6 4 (3.60%) Ektron
6 4 (3.60%) EPiServer
6 4 (3.60%) Sitecore
Braintree, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wickford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Saffron Walden, Essex
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 5 days ago