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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 48 54 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -25
Permanent jobs citing WCF 49 43 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.80% 3.69% 6.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.09% 11.14% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 46 43 55
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,000 £33,030
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
442 386 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.26% 33.16% 41.63%
Number of salaries quoted 348 337 310
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 - 7 £47,500 - 1
Witham - 6 £37,000 - 1
Saffron Walden - 5 £46,250 -
Colchester +8 4 £35,000 -
Basildon -8 4 £50,000 - 1
Chelmsford - 1 £37,500 - 1
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 103 (95.37%) C#
1 103 (95.37%) .NET
2 90 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 72 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 61 (56.48%) MVC
5 54 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (37.04%) WPF
7 38 (35.19%) SQL
8 34 (31.48%) jQuery
9 32 (29.63%) Microsoft
9 32 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 28 (25.93%) CSS
10 28 (25.93%) TDD
11 27 (25.00%) HTML
12 26 (24.07%) .NET Framework
12 26 (24.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 24 (22.22%) LINQ
13 24 (22.22%) NUnit
14 23 (21.30%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (20.37%) MSTest
16 21 (19.44%) XML
17 20 (18.52%) JavaScript
17 20 (18.52%) Finance
18 19 (17.59%) Web Application Development
19 18 (16.67%) Mentoring
20 16 (14.81%) Web Services
21 15 (13.89%) Scrum
21 15 (13.89%) Node.js
22 14 (12.96%) Google
22 14 (12.96%) Windows

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (13.89%) Node.js
2 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.70%) IIS
4 3 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.85%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.93%) Immediacy CMS
6 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.93%) CMS
6 1 (0.93%) DNN
6 1 (0.93%) Kentico
6 1 (0.93%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 9 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) VoIP
2 5 (4.63%) SMS
3 2 (1.85%) SMPP
3 2 (1.85%) NFC
4 1 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 32 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (6.48%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.63%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.93%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (24.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (22.22%) NUnit
3 22 (20.37%) MSTest
4 14 (12.96%) Visual Studio
5 13 (12.04%) MSBuild
6 5 (4.63%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.78%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (2.78%) Moq
8 2 (1.85%) MSI
9 1 (0.93%) Selenium
9 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (18.52%) Finance
2 10 (9.26%) Games
3 3 (2.78%) Banking
3 3 (2.78%) Automotive
4 2 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.85%) Electronics
4 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 102 (94.44%) Developer
2 45 (41.67%) .NET Developer
2 45 (41.67%) C# Developer
3 26 (24.07%) Software Developer
4 22 (20.37%) Senior Developer
5 20 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (15.74%) C# Software Developer
7 9 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (8.33%) Web Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Senior Web Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.63%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.63%) .NET Software Developer
10 5 (4.63%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Technical Developer
12 3 (2.78%) Database Engineer
12 3 (2.78%) Senior C# Developer
12 3 (2.78%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (95.37%) .NET
2 72 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 40 (37.04%) WPF
4 34 (31.48%) jQuery
5 28 (25.93%) CSS
6 27 (25.00%) HTML
7 26 (24.07%) .NET Framework
8 24 (22.22%) LINQ
9 23 (21.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (19.44%) XML
11 16 (14.81%) Web Services
12 12 (11.11%) Ninject
13 11 (10.19%) WinForms
14 10 (9.26%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (8.33%) Ajax
15 9 (8.33%) SOAP
16 8 (7.41%) ADO.NET
16 8 (7.41%) XHTML
16 8 (7.41%) RESTful
17 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.33%) iPhone
1 9 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.56%) User Experience
2 6 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.63%) BBC
3 5 (4.63%) Telematics
3 5 (4.63%) FMCG
3 5 (4.63%) Social Media
4 3 (2.78%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.93%) Streaming Music
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.96%) Windows
2 12 (11.11%) Android
3 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.78%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (56.48%) MVC
2 54 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (25.93%) TDD
4 19 (17.59%) Web Application Development
5 18 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 15 (13.89%) Scrum
7 14 (12.96%) OO
8 13 (12.04%) Dependency Injection
9 10 (9.26%) MVVM
9 10 (9.26%) Domain-Driven Design
9 10 (9.26%) Software Engineering
10 9 (8.33%) RAD
11 8 (7.41%) Web Development
11 8 (7.41%) BDD
12 6 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (5.56%) OOP
13 3 (2.78%) Workflow
13 3 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (2.78%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 103 (95.37%) C#
2 38 (35.19%) SQL
3 20 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 13 (12.04%) XAML
4 13 (12.04%) PowerShell
5 11 (10.19%) Shell Script
6 10 (9.26%) T-SQL
7 7 (6.48%) VB.NET
8 6 (5.56%) C++
8 6 (5.56%) Java
8 6 (5.56%) C
9 5 (4.63%) Ruby
10 3 (2.78%) Perl
10 3 (2.78%) Python
11 1 (0.93%) VBScript
11 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (7.41%) Degree
2 3 (2.78%) PhD
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.85%) MCTS
3 2 (1.85%) MCP
3 2 (1.85%) MCAD
3 2 (1.85%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.96%) Google
3 8 (7.41%) Sage
4 6 (5.56%) DevExpress
5 5 (4.63%) Sony
5 5 (4.63%) Apple
5 5 (4.63%) Yahoo!
5 5 (4.63%) Facebook
6 1 (0.93%) Alterian
6 1 (0.93%) Ektron
6 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
Basildon, Essex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Witham, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 37k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Braintree, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wickford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Border of Cambridgeshire Essex Hertfordshire
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 19 days ago
Chelmsford
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago