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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 72 37 21
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 23 58 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.95% 4.93% 8.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.65% 14.22% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 22 54 95
Average salary £37,500 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £60,000 £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
407 408 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.58% 34.69% 35.23%
Number of salaries quoted 316 370 362
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 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 4 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 4 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
Witham +2 4 £37,250 +0.67% 1
Southend-on-Sea -5 4 £40,000 -
Brentwood - 2 £45,000 -
Basildon -17 1 £27,500 -38.88%
Harlow - 1 £32,500 -
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 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 51 (98.08%) C#
2 50 (96.15%) .NET
3 45 (86.54%) ASP.NET
4 38 (73.08%) MVC
5 36 (69.23%) SQL Server
6 32 (61.54%) JavaScript
6 32 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (51.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 23 (44.23%) jQuery
8 23 (44.23%) HTML
9 21 (40.38%) .NET Framework
10 20 (38.46%) SQL
11 19 (36.54%) CSS
12 15 (28.85%) Visual Studio
12 15 (28.85%) Web Services
12 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
12 15 (28.85%) TDD
12 15 (28.85%) Entity Framework
13 14 (26.92%) SDLC
14 13 (25.00%) Ninject
14 13 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
14 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
15 12 (23.08%) Scrum
15 12 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (19.23%) WPF
16 10 (19.23%) Dependency Injection
16 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
17 9 (17.31%) AngularJS
17 9 (17.31%) Inversion of Control
17 9 (17.31%) HTML5

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 6 (11.54%) IIS
2 4 (7.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) HTTP
2 3 (5.77%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Visual Studio
2 12 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (17.31%) Moq
3 9 (17.31%) NUnit
4 7 (13.46%) JIRA
5 6 (11.54%) TeamCity
5 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
5 6 (11.54%) Mercurial
6 5 (9.62%) NCover
6 5 (9.62%) StyleCop
6 5 (9.62%) SpecFlow
6 5 (9.62%) NCrunch
6 5 (9.62%) NSubstitute
6 5 (9.62%) ReSharper
6 5 (9.62%) CruiseControl
6 5 (9.62%) Subversion
7 4 (7.69%) MSTest
7 4 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.77%) Automotive
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (80.77%) Developer
2 23 (44.23%) .NET Developer
3 14 (26.92%) C# Developer
3 14 (26.92%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (23.08%) AWS Developer
5 10 (19.23%) Software Engineer
6 8 (15.38%) Junior
6 8 (15.38%) Programmer
6 8 (15.38%) Junior Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Junior .NET Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Junior C# Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Junior C# .NET Developer
8 5 (9.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Architect
10 3 (5.77%) Web Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.85%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (96.15%) .NET
2 45 (86.54%) ASP.NET
3 27 (51.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (44.23%) jQuery
4 23 (44.23%) HTML
5 21 (40.38%) .NET Framework
6 19 (36.54%) CSS
7 15 (28.85%) Web Services
7 15 (28.85%) Entity Framework
8 13 (25.00%) Ninject
8 13 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
9 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (19.23%) WPF
10 9 (17.31%) HTML5
10 9 (17.31%) AngularJS
11 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 8 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (13.46%) REST
12 7 (13.46%) CSS3
13 6 (11.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (11.54%) FMCG
3 4 (7.69%) Streaming Music
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (73.08%) MVC
2 32 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.85%) TDD
4 14 (26.92%) SDLC
5 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 12 (23.08%) Scrum
7 10 (19.23%) Dependency Injection
8 8 (15.38%) Web Application Development
9 7 (13.46%) OO
10 6 (11.54%) Workflow
10 6 (11.54%) Kanban
10 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (9.62%) OOP
12 4 (7.69%) SOA
12 4 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
13 3 (5.77%) OWASP
13 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
13 3 (5.77%) Network Management
13 3 (5.77%) Asset Management
14 2 (3.85%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 51 (98.08%) C#
2 32 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 20 (38.46%) SQL
4 8 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.62%) XPath
6 3 (5.77%) Python
6 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.77%) C
6 3 (5.77%) Perl
6 3 (5.77%) C++
6 3 (5.77%) Java
7 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.92%) VBA
8 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) DevExpress
2 3 (5.77%) Rackspace
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