The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Essex region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 60 24 41
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +17
Permanent jobs citing WCF 50 66 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.54% 6.78% 6.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.78% 18.86% 12.13%
Number of salaries quoted 46 56 68
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
511 350 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 36.14% 35.97% 50.71%
Number of salaries quoted 401 308 575
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
East of England

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 18 April 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 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
Basildon -6 12 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Chelmsford -5 8 £55,000 -
Saffron Walden - 4 £47,500 -
Colchester -11 3 £37,000 -7.50%
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £40,000 - 2
Harlow -2 1 £55,000 +15.78%
Rochford - 1 £40,000 -
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 87 (100.00%) C#
2 77 (88.51%) .NET
3 76 (87.36%) SQL Server
4 66 (75.86%) ASP.NET
5 56 (64.37%) MVC
6 51 (58.62%) NUnit
7 48 (55.17%) TDD
8 46 (52.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 42 (48.28%) WPF
10 41 (47.13%) Microsoft
11 40 (45.98%) MSTest
12 39 (44.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 36 (41.38%) WinForms
13 36 (41.38%) SQL
14 35 (40.23%) Rhino Mocks
15 34 (39.08%) Razor View Engine
15 34 (39.08%) Web Application Development
16 33 (37.93%) Scrum
16 33 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
17 32 (36.78%) Castle Windsor
18 31 (35.63%) Dependency Injection
19 30 (34.48%) Inversion of Control
19 30 (34.48%) MVVM
20 29 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
21 28 (32.18%) Windows
22 27 (31.03%) Ninject
23 26 (29.89%) T-SQL
24 25 (28.74%) Kanban
24 25 (28.74%) Spring.NET
24 25 (28.74%) Moq

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (11.49%) IIS
2 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.60%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.30%) Node.js
4 2 (2.30%) Sitefinity
4 2 (2.30%) Kentico
4 2 (2.30%) CMS
4 2 (2.30%) Immediacy CMS
4 2 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.30%) DNN
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) VoIP
2 2 (2.30%) SMS
2 2 (2.30%) NFC
3 1 (1.15%) Intranet
3 1 (1.15%) Extranet
3 1 (1.15%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (87.36%) SQL Server
2 20 (22.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 51 (58.62%) NUnit
2 40 (45.98%) MSTest
3 35 (40.23%) Rhino Mocks
4 25 (28.74%) Moq
5 11 (12.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (10.34%) Subversion
7 8 (9.20%) Mercurial
7 8 (9.20%) Bitbucket
7 8 (9.20%) TeamCity
7 8 (9.20%) JIRA
8 7 (8.05%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.30%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (20.69%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Back Office
3 7 (8.05%) Music Industry
4 4 (4.60%) Banking
5 3 (3.45%) Retail
5 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 86 (98.85%) Developer
2 46 (52.87%) .NET Developer
3 31 (35.63%) C# Developer
4 16 (18.39%) Software Developer
5 13 (14.94%) Senior Developer
6 11 (12.64%) C# Software Developer
7 9 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.75%) SharePoint Developer
8 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Junior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Junior C# Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Junior Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Junior
10 3 (3.45%) Applications Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (88.51%) .NET
2 66 (75.86%) ASP.NET
3 46 (52.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 42 (48.28%) WPF
5 39 (44.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 36 (41.38%) WinForms
7 34 (39.08%) Razor View Engine
8 32 (36.78%) Castle Windsor
9 29 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
10 27 (31.03%) Ninject
11 25 (28.74%) Spring.NET
12 23 (26.44%) Ajax
13 22 (25.29%) Web Services
14 21 (24.14%) HTML
15 20 (22.99%) .NET Framework
16 19 (21.84%) XML
17 16 (18.39%) CSS
17 16 (18.39%) jQuery
18 15 (17.24%) LINQ
19 12 (13.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (34.48%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (8.05%) Mobile App
2 7 (8.05%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.45%) Tandem
4 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.30%) Streaming Music
5 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.15%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.18%) Windows
2 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.30%) Windows Phone
2 2 (2.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (64.37%) MVC
2 48 (55.17%) TDD
3 34 (39.08%) Web Application Development
4 33 (37.93%) Scrum
4 33 (37.93%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (35.63%) Dependency Injection
6 30 (34.48%) MVVM
7 25 (28.74%) Kanban
8 13 (14.94%) OO
9 10 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (9.20%) SOA
11 5 (5.75%) Unit Testing
11 5 (5.75%) OOP
12 3 (3.45%) Web Development
13 2 (2.30%) Domain-Driven Design
13 2 (2.30%) Portfolio Management
13 2 (2.30%) CRM
13 2 (2.30%) E-Commerce
13 2 (2.30%) ERP
13 2 (2.30%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 87 (100.00%) C#
2 36 (41.38%) SQL
3 26 (29.89%) T-SQL
4 20 (22.99%) JavaScript
5 11 (12.64%) C
6 7 (8.05%) XAML
7 5 (5.75%) C++
8 2 (2.30%) Java
8 2 (2.30%) VBScript
8 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.15%) VB
9 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (25.29%) MCTS
1 22 (25.29%) MCP
1 22 (25.29%) MCAD
1 22 (25.29%) MCSD
1 22 (25.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.45%) Degree
Systems Management
1 8 (9.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 41 (47.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.20%) DevExpress
3 2 (2.30%) Ektron
3 2 (2.30%) Sage
3 2 (2.30%) Alterian
3 2 (2.30%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.30%) Sitecore
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £47,000 per annum + excellent benefits (Including flex
Posted: 4 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago