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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 46 50 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -31
Permanent jobs citing WCF 56 38 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.36% 3.99% 9.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.36% 10.73% 23.80%
Number of salaries quoted 54 36 80
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,875 £36,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,925 £53,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
453 354 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 35.31% 37.15% 40.07%
Number of salaries quoted 355 295 319
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 - 12 £40,000 -
Chelmsford 0 10 £50,000 -28.57% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 8 £45,000 -
Braintree +4 4 £28,500 +42.50%
Harlow - 4 £45,000 - 1
Saffron Walden +2 2 £51,250 +38.51%
Basildon -5 2 £53,750 +7.50%
Colchester - 1 £45,000 - 1
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 101 (98.06%) C#
2 100 (97.09%) .NET
3 77 (74.76%) MVC
4 69 (66.99%) ASP.NET
5 58 (56.31%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (53.40%) SQL Server
6 55 (53.40%) SQL
7 47 (45.63%) JavaScript
7 47 (45.63%) jQuery
8 46 (44.66%) CSS
9 32 (31.07%) TDD
10 30 (29.13%) .NET Framework
10 30 (29.13%) WPF
10 30 (29.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 29 (28.16%) Team Foundation Server
12 28 (27.18%) HTML
13 25 (24.27%) Visual Studio
14 24 (23.30%) XML
14 24 (23.30%) Microsoft
15 22 (21.36%) Software Engineering
16 20 (19.42%) NUnit
17 19 (18.45%) LINQ
18 18 (17.48%) Ninject
18 18 (17.48%) MSTest
18 18 (17.48%) Windows
19 17 (16.50%) Web Services
19 17 (16.50%) Scrum
19 17 (16.50%) Dependency Injection
20 16 (15.53%) OOP
20 16 (15.53%) Degree

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (9.71%) Node.js
2 3 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.91%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.97%) Sage 50
1 1 (0.97%) Sage 300 ERP
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) VoIP
2 3 (2.91%) Firewall
2 3 (2.91%) HTTP
3 2 (1.94%) SMS
3 2 (1.94%) SMPP
3 2 (1.94%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (53.40%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (28.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (24.27%) Visual Studio
3 20 (19.42%) NUnit
4 18 (17.48%) MSTest
5 8 (7.77%) Moq
6 7 (6.80%) MSBuild
7 6 (5.83%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (2.91%) NCover
8 3 (2.91%) StyleCop
8 3 (2.91%) Mercurial
8 3 (2.91%) NCrunch
8 3 (2.91%) NSubstitute
8 3 (2.91%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.91%) JIRA
8 3 (2.91%) ReSharper
8 3 (2.91%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.91%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.91%) CruiseControl
8 3 (2.91%) Subversion
9 1 (0.97%) Selenium
General
1 15 (14.56%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Banking
2 7 (6.80%) Games
3 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.85%) Automotive
4 2 (1.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (89.32%) Developer
2 39 (37.86%) .NET Developer
3 38 (36.89%) C# Developer
4 24 (23.30%) Senior Developer
5 19 (18.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (14.56%) Software Developer
7 13 (12.62%) Software Engineer
8 11 (10.68%) Web Developer
9 10 (9.71%) Programmer
9 10 (9.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (8.74%) C# Software Developer
11 7 (6.80%) Senior Web Developer
12 5 (4.85%) Senior .NET Developer
13 4 (3.88%) .NET Web Developer
13 4 (3.88%) C# Web Developer
13 4 (3.88%) Senior Programmer
13 4 (3.88%) Database Engineer
13 4 (3.88%) Agile .NET Developer
13 4 (3.88%) Agile C# Developer
13 4 (3.88%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (97.09%) .NET
2 69 (66.99%) ASP.NET
3 47 (45.63%) jQuery
4 46 (44.66%) CSS
5 30 (29.13%) .NET Framework
5 30 (29.13%) WPF
5 30 (29.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 28 (27.18%) HTML
7 24 (23.30%) XML
8 19 (18.45%) LINQ
9 18 (17.48%) Ninject
10 17 (16.50%) Web Services
11 14 (13.59%) KnockoutJS
12 13 (12.62%) WinForms
13 8 (7.77%) SOAP
13 8 (7.77%) Razor View Engine
14 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (6.80%) ADO.NET
15 6 (5.83%) Unity DI Container
16 5 (4.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) N-Tier
2 8 (7.77%) FMCG
2 8 (7.77%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (6.80%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.80%) iPhone
4 3 (2.91%) Streaming Music
4 3 (2.91%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.94%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.48%) Windows
2 10 (9.71%) Android
3 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.91%) Windows Phone
3 3 (2.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (74.76%) MVC
2 58 (56.31%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (31.07%) TDD
4 22 (21.36%) Software Engineering
5 17 (16.50%) Scrum
5 17 (16.50%) Dependency Injection
6 16 (15.53%) OOP
7 15 (14.56%) Web Application Development
8 13 (12.62%) Workflow
9 12 (11.65%) Domain-Driven Design
10 11 (10.68%) MVVM
11 10 (9.71%) Process Management
12 8 (7.77%) RAD
12 8 (7.77%) Mentoring
13 7 (6.80%) Web Development
14 5 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (4.85%) Kanban
15 4 (3.88%) OO
15 4 (3.88%) B2B
15 4 (3.88%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (98.06%) C#
2 55 (53.40%) SQL
3 47 (45.63%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.74%) T-SQL
4 9 (8.74%) Shell Script
5 8 (7.77%) XAML
5 8 (7.77%) Java
6 7 (6.80%) VB.NET
7 6 (5.83%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.85%) C++
8 5 (4.85%) Perl
8 5 (4.85%) Python
8 5 (4.85%) C
9 4 (3.88%) VBA
10 3 (2.91%) XPath
11 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (15.53%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (23.30%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.80%) Google
3 6 (5.83%) DevExpress
4 5 (4.85%) Sage
5 3 (2.91%) Rackspace
Colchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wickford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago