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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 56 80 56
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -24
Permanent jobs citing WCF 48 30 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.78% 2.26% 3.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.69% 6.51% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 48 28 50
Average salary £52,500 £38,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.48% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
449 461 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 44.72% 34.71% 36.32%
Number of salaries quoted 369 390 419
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
Basildon - 8 £52,500 - 1
Chelmsford +16 7 £65,000 +30.00%
Colchester +6 7 £40,000 +77.77% 1
Dunmow - 3 £26,000 -
Witham 0 2 £40,000 +8.10%
Southend-on-Sea +3 1 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Wickford - 1 £35,000 - 1
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 95 (100.00%) C#
2 94 (98.95%) .NET
3 75 (78.95%) MVC
4 67 (70.53%) ASP.NET
5 60 (63.16%) SQL
6 50 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 48 (50.53%) SQL Server
8 44 (46.32%) WPF
8 44 (46.32%) .NET Framework
9 40 (42.11%) Web Development
10 39 (41.05%) Entity Framework
11 34 (35.79%) JavaScript
12 32 (33.68%) HTML
13 31 (32.63%) Microsoft
13 31 (32.63%) CSS
13 31 (32.63%) TDD
14 30 (31.58%) Finance
15 26 (27.37%) Computer Science
16 25 (26.32%) Visual Studio
17 24 (25.26%) AngularJS
18 22 (23.16%) T-SQL
18 22 (23.16%) Ajax
19 21 (22.11%) Team Foundation Server
20 17 (17.89%) Web Services
20 17 (17.89%) Unit Testing
20 17 (17.89%) Rhino Mocks
21 16 (16.84%) Moq
22 15 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
22 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
23 14 (14.74%) NUnit

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 13 (13.68%) Umbraco
2 3 (3.16%) IIS
3 1 (1.05%) CMS
3 1 (1.05%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS Office
2 1 (1.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) PlanetPress Connect
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (50.53%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (12.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.32%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (3.16%) MySQL
6 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (26.32%) Visual Studio
2 21 (22.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (17.89%) Rhino Mocks
4 16 (16.84%) Moq
5 14 (14.74%) MSTest
5 14 (14.74%) NUnit
6 3 (3.16%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.11%) FxCop
7 2 (2.11%) JIRA
7 2 (2.11%) ReSharper
7 2 (2.11%) StyleCop
8 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Banking
3 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.05%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 85 (89.47%) Developer
2 60 (63.16%) C# Developer
3 46 (48.42%) .NET Developer
4 33 (34.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (33.68%) Web Developer
6 28 (29.47%) ASP.NET Developer
6 28 (29.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (22.11%) .NET Web Developer
7 21 (22.11%) C# Web Developer
8 16 (16.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 16 (16.84%) SQL Developer
9 14 (14.74%) SQL Server Developer
10 12 (12.63%) HTML Developer
11 8 (8.42%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (8.42%) Senior Developer
12 7 (7.37%) Analyst
12 7 (7.37%) Technical Analyst
13 6 (6.32%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (6.32%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (6.32%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (98.95%) .NET
2 67 (70.53%) ASP.NET
3 50 (52.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 44 (46.32%) .NET Framework
4 44 (46.32%) WPF
5 39 (41.05%) Entity Framework
6 32 (33.68%) HTML
7 31 (32.63%) CSS
8 24 (25.26%) AngularJS
9 22 (23.16%) Ajax
10 17 (17.89%) Web Services
11 14 (14.74%) Silverlight
11 14 (14.74%) Unity DI Container
12 13 (13.68%) jQuery
12 13 (13.68%) XML
13 8 (8.42%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 7 (7.37%) WinForms
15 6 (6.32%) HTML5
16 5 (5.26%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.37%) Computer Science
2 13 (13.68%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.21%) SWIFT
4 3 (3.16%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (3.16%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.16%) Streaming Music
5 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.63%) Windows
2 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (78.95%) MVC
2 40 (42.11%) Web Development
3 31 (32.63%) TDD
4 17 (17.89%) Unit Testing
5 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (14.74%) Dependency Injection
6 14 (14.74%) OOP
6 14 (14.74%) SOA
7 13 (13.68%) SDLC
8 12 (12.63%) OOD
9 11 (11.58%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (11.58%) Scrum
10 9 (9.47%) Technical Analysis
11 8 (8.42%) Refactoring
12 7 (7.37%) System Testing
12 7 (7.37%) Web Application Development
13 6 (6.32%) BDD
13 6 (6.32%) Kanban
14 4 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (4.21%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 95 (100.00%) C#
2 60 (63.16%) SQL
3 34 (35.79%) JavaScript
4 22 (23.16%) T-SQL
5 12 (12.63%) XAML
6 10 (10.53%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.21%) VB
8 3 (3.16%) VBScript
9 1 (1.05%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) MCSD
1 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.21%) Degree
3 1 (1.05%) MCAD
3 1 (1.05%) MCP
3 1 (1.05%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) SLA
Vendors
1 31 (32.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.11%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.05%) DevExpress
Colchester, Essex
Chris Cobbold Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wickford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Maxegan
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago