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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 37 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 61 83 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.31% 7.66% 7.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.05% 22.13% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 58 82 70
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 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
380 375 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 33.07% 34.63% 45.83%
Number of salaries quoted 326 342 431
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £47,500 £50,000
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 - 11 £47,500 - 1
Basildon -10 9 £50,000 -
Colchester - 9 £35,000 - 1
Saffron Walden - 6 £45,000 - 3
Witham - 2 £37,000 -
Southend-on-Sea -7 1 - - 2
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 113 (95.76%) C#
2 108 (91.53%) SQL Server
3 105 (88.98%) .NET
4 77 (65.25%) ASP.NET
5 58 (49.15%) MVC
6 48 (40.68%) Microsoft
7 40 (33.90%) WPF
8 38 (32.20%) NUnit
9 37 (31.36%) SQL
10 36 (30.51%) TDD
11 35 (29.66%) SQL Server 2008
11 35 (29.66%) MSTest
12 29 (24.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (23.73%) .NET Framework
13 28 (23.73%) Web Application Development
14 25 (21.19%) XML
14 25 (21.19%) Finance
14 25 (21.19%) jQuery
15 23 (19.49%) HTML
15 23 (19.49%) Dependency Injection
16 22 (18.64%) Scrum
16 22 (18.64%) WinForms
17 21 (17.80%) Web Services
17 21 (17.80%) LINQ
17 21 (17.80%) Ninject
18 20 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
19 19 (16.10%) CSS
19 19 (16.10%) Windows
20 18 (15.25%) JavaScript
20 18 (15.25%) MS Excel

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 15 (12.71%) Node.js
2 9 (7.63%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.93%) Umbraco
4 6 (5.08%) IIS
5 4 (3.39%) Kentico
5 4 (3.39%) CMS
5 4 (3.39%) DNN
5 4 (3.39%) Immediacy CMS
5 4 (3.39%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (3.39%) Sitefinity
6 3 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (15.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.78%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) SMS
1 5 (4.24%) VoIP
2 2 (1.69%) NFC
3 1 (0.85%) Intranet
3 1 (0.85%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (91.53%) SQL Server
2 35 (29.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (6.78%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.24%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.85%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 38 (32.20%) NUnit
2 35 (29.66%) MSTest
3 18 (15.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (10.17%) Rhino Mocks
4 12 (10.17%) Moq
5 9 (7.63%) MSBuild
6 7 (5.93%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.24%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.69%) MSI
9 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.85%) JIRA
9 1 (0.85%) Selenium
9 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 25 (21.19%) Finance
2 7 (5.93%) Games
3 3 (2.54%) Back Office
3 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.54%) Retail
4 2 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.69%) Electronics
4 2 (1.69%) Automotive
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (97.46%) Developer
2 53 (44.92%) .NET Developer
3 51 (43.22%) C# Developer
4 26 (22.03%) Software Developer
5 19 (16.10%) C# Software Developer
6 17 (14.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (13.56%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.63%) SharePoint Developer
9 8 (6.78%) Front-End Developer
10 7 (5.93%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (4.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.24%) Web Developer
11 5 (4.24%) SQL Developer
12 4 (3.39%) Senior Web Developer
12 4 (3.39%) Senior C# Developer
13 3 (2.54%) Senior .NET Developer
13 3 (2.54%) ASP.NET Developer
13 3 (2.54%) Applications Developer
13 3 (2.54%) .NET Software Developer
14 2 (1.69%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (88.98%) .NET
2 77 (65.25%) ASP.NET
3 40 (33.90%) WPF
4 29 (24.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 28 (23.73%) .NET Framework
6 25 (21.19%) XML
6 25 (21.19%) jQuery
7 23 (19.49%) HTML
8 22 (18.64%) WinForms
9 21 (17.80%) Web Services
9 21 (17.80%) Ninject
9 21 (17.80%) LINQ
10 19 (16.10%) CSS
11 16 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 13 (11.02%) Ajax
13 12 (10.17%) Razor View Engine
13 12 (10.17%) Unity DI Container
14 11 (9.32%) Castle Windsor
14 11 (9.32%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (9.32%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.02%) Mobile App
2 12 (10.17%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (5.08%) iPhone
3 6 (5.08%) Telematics
4 5 (4.24%) BBC
4 5 (4.24%) Social Media
4 5 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.39%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.39%) Streaming Music
6 3 (2.54%) Tandem
7 2 (1.69%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.69%) FMCG
8 1 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.10%) Windows
2 8 (6.78%) Android
3 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (49.15%) MVC
2 36 (30.51%) TDD
3 28 (23.73%) Web Application Development
4 23 (19.49%) Dependency Injection
5 22 (18.64%) Scrum
6 20 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (13.56%) MVVM
7 16 (13.56%) OO
8 14 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (10.17%) Kanban
10 10 (8.47%) Domain-Driven Design
11 7 (5.93%) BDD
12 6 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (5.08%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.08%) Requirements Analysis
13 5 (4.24%) Web Development
13 5 (4.24%) RAD
13 5 (4.24%) Content Management
14 4 (3.39%) OOP
15 3 (2.54%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 113 (95.76%) C#
2 37 (31.36%) SQL
3 18 (15.25%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.71%) T-SQL
5 11 (9.32%) XAML
6 10 (8.47%) C
6 10 (8.47%) PowerShell
7 9 (7.63%) C++
8 7 (5.93%) VB.NET
8 7 (5.93%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.24%) Ruby
10 4 (3.39%) Java
11 3 (2.54%) VBScript
12 2 (1.69%) Python
12 2 (1.69%) Perl
13 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (6.78%) MCP
1 8 (6.78%) MCAD
1 8 (6.78%) MCSD
1 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (6.78%) MCTS
2 4 (3.39%) Degree
3 3 (2.54%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 48 (40.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.32%) Google
3 7 (5.93%) DevExpress
4 5 (4.24%) Apple
4 5 (4.24%) Sage
4 5 (4.24%) Sony
4 5 (4.24%) Yahoo!
4 5 (4.24%) Facebook
5 4 (3.39%) Alterian
5 4 (3.39%) Ektron
5 4 (3.39%) EPiServer
5 4 (3.39%) Sitecore
Southend-On-Sea
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Saffron Walden
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wickford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rayleigh, Essex
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Talent Source Global
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago