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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 34 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 57 68 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.20% 6.17% 7.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.28% 18.73% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 53 68 62
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 £32,553
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,750 £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
373 363 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.03% 32.91% 43.85%
Number of salaries quoted 305 327 373
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £50,000 £52,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 - 14 £47,500 - 1
Colchester - 7 £35,000 -
Basildon -15 6 £50,000 -
Saffron Walden - 5 £38,750 -
Witham - 2 £37,000 - 1
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 111 (95.69%) C#
2 106 (91.38%) SQL Server
3 103 (88.79%) .NET
4 75 (64.66%) ASP.NET
5 58 (50.00%) MVC
6 53 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (37.93%) Microsoft
8 41 (35.34%) WPF
9 34 (29.31%) SQL Server 2008
10 32 (27.59%) TDD
10 32 (27.59%) SQL
11 30 (25.86%) NUnit
12 28 (24.14%) MSTest
13 27 (23.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 26 (22.41%) Web Application Development
14 26 (22.41%) jQuery
14 26 (22.41%) HTML
15 25 (21.55%) Finance
15 25 (21.55%) .NET Framework
15 25 (21.55%) Mentoring
16 24 (20.69%) XML
17 23 (19.83%) LINQ
17 23 (19.83%) Team Foundation Server
18 20 (17.24%) CSS
18 20 (17.24%) Dependency Injection
19 19 (16.38%) Ninject
20 18 (15.52%) Node.js
20 18 (15.52%) Scrum
21 17 (14.66%) Web Services
21 17 (14.66%) MS Excel

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (15.52%) Node.js
2 9 (7.76%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.31%) Umbraco
4 4 (3.45%) Immediacy CMS
4 4 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (3.45%) CMS
4 4 (3.45%) DNN
4 4 (3.45%) IIS
4 4 (3.45%) Kentico
4 4 (3.45%) Sitefinity
5 3 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (14.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.90%) VoIP
2 4 (3.45%) SMS
3 1 (0.86%) Intranet
3 1 (0.86%) SMPP
3 1 (0.86%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (91.38%) SQL Server
2 34 (29.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.31%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.86%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (25.86%) NUnit
2 28 (24.14%) MSTest
3 23 (19.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (10.34%) MSBuild
5 11 (9.48%) Visual Studio
6 7 (6.03%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (6.03%) Moq
7 5 (4.31%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.72%) MSI
9 1 (0.86%) Selenium
9 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (21.55%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Games
3 3 (2.59%) Automotive
4 2 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.72%) Electronics
5 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.86%) Back Office
5 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.86%) Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 112 (96.55%) Developer
2 47 (40.52%) .NET Developer
3 46 (39.66%) C# Developer
4 26 (22.41%) Software Developer
5 21 (18.10%) Senior Developer
6 18 (15.52%) C# Software Developer
7 15 (12.93%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (7.76%) SharePoint Developer
9 8 (6.90%) Senior Software Developer
10 7 (6.03%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (5.17%) Web Developer
11 6 (5.17%) Senior Web Developer
12 5 (4.31%) SQL Developer
12 5 (4.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
13 4 (3.45%) Technical Developer
14 3 (2.59%) .NET Software Developer
14 3 (2.59%) Applications Engineer
14 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET Developer
14 3 (2.59%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (88.79%) .NET
2 75 (64.66%) ASP.NET
3 41 (35.34%) WPF
4 27 (23.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (22.41%) jQuery
5 26 (22.41%) HTML
6 25 (21.55%) .NET Framework
7 24 (20.69%) XML
8 23 (19.83%) LINQ
9 20 (17.24%) CSS
10 19 (16.38%) Ninject
11 17 (14.66%) Web Services
12 16 (13.79%) WinForms
13 13 (11.21%) KnockoutJS
14 10 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 10 (8.62%) Ajax
14 10 (8.62%) SOAP
15 8 (6.90%) ADO.NET
15 8 (6.90%) XHTML
15 8 (6.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Mobile App
2 9 (7.76%) iPhone
3 7 (6.03%) User Experience
4 6 (5.17%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (4.31%) Social Media
5 5 (4.31%) Telematics
5 5 (4.31%) BBC
6 4 (3.45%) N-Tier
6 4 (3.45%) Streaming Music
6 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.72%) FMCG
7 2 (1.72%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.86%) Tandem
8 1 (0.86%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.07%) Windows
2 11 (9.48%) Android
3 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (50.00%) MVC
2 53 (45.69%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (27.59%) TDD
4 26 (22.41%) Web Application Development
5 25 (21.55%) Mentoring
6 20 (17.24%) Dependency Injection
7 18 (15.52%) Scrum
8 14 (12.07%) OO
8 14 (12.07%) MVVM
9 13 (11.21%) Domain-Driven Design
10 8 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.90%) Software Engineering
11 7 (6.03%) RAD
11 7 (6.03%) Kanban
11 7 (6.03%) BDD
12 6 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (5.17%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (5.17%) Web Development
13 5 (4.31%) Content Management
14 3 (2.59%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 111 (95.69%) C#
2 32 (27.59%) SQL
3 14 (12.07%) T-SQL
3 14 (12.07%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.34%) XAML
4 12 (10.34%) PowerShell
5 11 (9.48%) Shell Script
6 10 (8.62%) C
6 10 (8.62%) C++
7 7 (6.03%) VB.NET
8 5 (4.31%) Java
8 5 (4.31%) Ruby
9 3 (2.59%) Perl
9 3 (2.59%) Python
10 1 (0.86%) VBScript
10 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.31%) MCP
1 5 (4.31%) MCAD
1 5 (4.31%) MCSD
1 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (4.31%) MCTS
1 5 (4.31%) Degree
2 3 (2.59%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) QA
Vendors
1 44 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.07%) Google
3 8 (6.90%) Sage
4 6 (5.17%) DevExpress
5 5 (4.31%) Sony
5 5 (4.31%) Apple
5 5 (4.31%) Yahoo!
5 5 (4.31%) Facebook
6 4 (3.45%) Alterian
6 4 (3.45%) Ektron
6 4 (3.45%) EPiServer
6 4 (3.45%) Sitecore
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