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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 56 48 53
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 49 58 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.04% 4.50% 3.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.21% 12.80% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 42 55 32
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £34,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
437 453 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 36.00% 35.12% 37.40%
Number of salaries quoted 357 358 300
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 8 £45,000 -16.27% 1
Colchester -13 8 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Chelmsford +3 4 £53,750 +7.50%
Harlow +2 1 £55,000 +22.22%
Southend-on-Sea +1 1 £21,500 -52.22%
Witham -3 1 £40,000 -
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 64 (100.00%) C#
1 64 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (82.81%) MVC
3 41 (64.06%) ASP.NET
4 38 (59.38%) SQL
5 33 (51.56%) SQL Server
5 33 (51.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (43.75%) JavaScript
7 26 (40.63%) WPF
8 24 (37.50%) HTML
9 23 (35.94%) CSS
9 23 (35.94%) .NET Framework
10 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
11 21 (32.81%) Computer Science
11 21 (32.81%) Entity Framework
12 19 (29.69%) Finance
13 15 (23.44%) Visual Studio
13 15 (23.44%) TDD
14 14 (21.88%) Web Development
15 12 (18.75%) Ajax
16 11 (17.19%) AngularJS
16 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET Web API
17 10 (15.63%) SDLC
17 10 (15.63%) Rhino Mocks
17 10 (15.63%) Unit Testing
17 10 (15.63%) Umbraco
17 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (15.63%) Web Services
18 9 (14.06%) T-SQL
18 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 10 (15.63%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) PlanetPress Connect
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (51.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Visual Studio
2 10 (15.63%) Rhino Mocks
3 9 (14.06%) MSTest
3 9 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (10.94%) Moq
5 5 (7.81%) NUnit
6 2 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.13%) FxCop
6 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.13%) JIRA
6 2 (3.13%) ReSharper
6 2 (3.13%) StyleCop
General
1 19 (29.69%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (85.94%) Developer
2 42 (65.63%) C# Developer
3 32 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 28 (43.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (31.25%) ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (31.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (25.00%) Web Developer
7 15 (23.44%) SQL Developer
8 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 10 (15.63%) SQL Server Developer
9 9 (14.06%) .NET Web Developer
9 9 (14.06%) C# Web Developer
10 8 (12.50%) HTML Developer
11 7 (10.94%) Analyst
11 7 (10.94%) Graduate
11 7 (10.94%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 7 (10.94%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
11 7 (10.94%) Graduate C# Developer
11 7 (10.94%) Graduate Developer
11 7 (10.94%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (64.06%) ASP.NET
3 33 (51.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 26 (40.63%) WPF
5 24 (37.50%) HTML
6 23 (35.94%) .NET Framework
6 23 (35.94%) CSS
7 21 (32.81%) Entity Framework
8 12 (18.75%) Ajax
9 11 (17.19%) AngularJS
9 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (15.63%) Web Services
11 9 (14.06%) Unity DI Container
12 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (10.94%) jQuery
12 7 (10.94%) Silverlight
12 7 (10.94%) WinForms
12 7 (10.94%) XML
13 4 (6.25%) JSON
13 4 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.81%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.94%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (10.94%) SWIFT
3 2 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.56%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (82.81%) MVC
2 15 (23.44%) TDD
3 14 (21.88%) Web Development
4 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.63%) SDLC
4 10 (15.63%) Unit Testing
5 9 (14.06%) Dependency Injection
6 8 (12.50%) SOA
7 7 (10.94%) OOD
7 7 (10.94%) OOP
7 7 (10.94%) Portfolio Management
7 7 (10.94%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (10.94%) Scrum
7 7 (10.94%) System Testing
7 7 (10.94%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (6.25%) B2B
8 4 (6.25%) Practice Management
9 3 (4.69%) BDD
9 3 (4.69%) Kanban
9 3 (4.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) C#
2 38 (59.38%) SQL
3 28 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.06%) T-SQL
5 8 (12.50%) XAML
6 5 (7.81%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.81%) VBScript
7 4 (6.25%) C
7 4 (6.25%) C++
8 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) MCSD
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.94%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) MCAD
3 1 (1.56%) MCP
3 1 (1.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.38%) DevExpress
3 2 (3.13%) Atlassian
Basildon, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago