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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 72 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -5
Permanent jobs citing WCF 21 63 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.67% 5.71% 7.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.02% 17.40% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 20 60 81
Average salary £37,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
418 362 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 33.15% 32.82% 34.54%
Number of salaries quoted 328 305 337
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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
Southend-on-Sea -6 3 £40,000 -
Witham -2 2 £37,250 +0.67%
Brentwood - 2 £45,000 -
Colchester -8 1 £22,000 -37.14%
Basildon -14 1 £27,500 -45.00%
Harlow - 1 £32,500 -
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 41 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (97.56%) C#
3 33 (80.49%) ASP.NET
4 29 (70.73%) SQL Server
4 29 (70.73%) MVC
4 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
6 21 (51.22%) jQuery
7 20 (48.78%) .NET Framework
8 18 (43.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (43.90%) HTML
9 16 (39.02%) SQL
10 15 (36.59%) CSS
10 15 (36.59%) Entity Framework
11 14 (34.15%) Scrum
12 13 (31.71%) Web Services
12 13 (31.71%) Visual Studio
13 11 (26.83%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (26.83%) WPF
13 11 (26.83%) SDLC
14 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
14 10 (24.39%) TDD
15 9 (21.95%) Finance
15 9 (21.95%) NUnit
15 9 (21.95%) Moq
15 9 (21.95%) Inversion of Control
15 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (21.95%) Ninject
15 9 (21.95%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (21.95%) AngularJS

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 5 (12.20%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) HTTP
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (70.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Visual Studio
2 11 (26.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (21.95%) Moq
3 9 (21.95%) NUnit
4 7 (17.07%) JIRA
5 6 (14.63%) TeamCity
5 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
5 6 (14.63%) Mercurial
6 5 (12.20%) NCover
6 5 (12.20%) StyleCop
6 5 (12.20%) SpecFlow
6 5 (12.20%) NCrunch
6 5 (12.20%) NSubstitute
6 5 (12.20%) ReSharper
6 5 (12.20%) CruiseControl
6 5 (12.20%) Subversion
7 4 (9.76%) MSTest
7 4 (9.76%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Automotive
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (82.93%) Developer
2 17 (41.46%) .NET Developer
3 13 (31.71%) C# Developer
3 13 (31.71%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (21.95%) AWS Developer
5 8 (19.51%) Junior Developer
5 8 (19.51%) Junior
6 7 (17.07%) Software Engineer
7 6 (14.63%) Junior C# Developer
7 6 (14.63%) Junior .NET Developer
7 6 (14.63%) Junior C# .NET Developer
8 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
8 5 (12.20%) Programmer
9 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Architect
9 3 (7.32%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.32%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (7.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Technical Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (80.49%) ASP.NET
3 21 (51.22%) jQuery
4 20 (48.78%) .NET Framework
5 18 (43.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (43.90%) HTML
6 15 (36.59%) Entity Framework
6 15 (36.59%) CSS
7 13 (31.71%) Web Services
8 11 (26.83%) WPF
9 9 (21.95%) Ninject
9 9 (21.95%) KnockoutJS
9 9 (21.95%) AngularJS
9 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (19.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 7 (17.07%) HTML5
12 6 (14.63%) SOAP
13 5 (12.20%) ADO.NET
13 5 (12.20%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (12.20%) FMCG
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) MVC
1 29 (70.73%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) Scrum
3 11 (26.83%) SDLC
4 10 (24.39%) TDD
5 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
6 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (14.63%) Kanban
6 6 (14.63%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (14.63%) Workflow
6 6 (14.63%) OO
7 5 (12.20%) OWASP
8 4 (9.76%) Web Application Development
8 4 (9.76%) OOP
8 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.32%) SOA
9 3 (7.32%) Wealth Management
10 2 (4.88%) Web Development
10 2 (4.88%) User Stories
10 2 (4.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 40 (97.56%) C#
2 24 (58.54%) JavaScript
3 16 (39.02%) SQL
4 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
5 5 (12.20%) XPath
6 2 (4.88%) C
6 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.88%) Python
6 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.88%) Perl
6 2 (4.88%) C++
6 2 (4.88%) Java
7 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) DevExpress
2 2 (4.88%) Rackspace