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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 75 58 24
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -34
Permanent jobs citing WCF 29 50 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.20% 3.51% 7.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.46% 9.60% 19.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27 46 60
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
449 521 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.04% 36.61% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 382 416 310
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Harlow +4 7 £45,000 -18.18%
Purfleet - 4 £35,000 -
Witham - 4 £37,000 -
Braintree - 3 £35,000 -
Saffron Walden -1 1 - -
Colchester -4 1 £22,500 -39.18%
Chelmsford -6 1 £50,000 -9.09%
Southend-on-Sea -9 1 £55,000 +37.50%
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 83 (98.81%) C#
2 79 (94.05%) .NET
3 64 (76.19%) MVC
4 62 (73.81%) ASP.NET
5 53 (63.10%) JavaScript
6 42 (50.00%) SQL
7 41 (48.81%) CSS
7 41 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (46.43%) SQL Server
9 36 (42.86%) jQuery
9 36 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (34.52%) Microsoft
11 27 (32.14%) HTML
11 27 (32.14%) TDD
12 26 (30.95%) .NET Framework
13 22 (26.19%) Software Engineering
14 20 (23.81%) Web Services
14 20 (23.81%) XML
15 19 (22.62%) Ninject
15 19 (22.62%) Visual Studio
16 17 (20.24%) Dependency Injection
17 16 (19.05%) Web Application Development
18 15 (17.86%) Scrum
18 15 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
19 14 (16.67%) Windows
19 14 (16.67%) OOP
20 13 (15.48%) Degree
20 13 (15.48%) NUnit
20 13 (15.48%) KnockoutJS
21 12 (14.29%) WPF

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (8.33%) Node.js
2 5 (5.95%) IIS
3 3 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.19%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.19%) Sage 50
1 1 (1.19%) Sage 300 ERP
1 1 (1.19%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) Firewall
2 3 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (22.62%) Visual Studio
2 15 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (15.48%) NUnit
4 12 (14.29%) Moq
5 11 (13.10%) MSTest
6 10 (11.90%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (3.57%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.57%) SpecFlow
7 3 (3.57%) NCrunch
7 3 (3.57%) NSubstitute
7 3 (3.57%) CruiseControl
7 3 (3.57%) Subversion
7 3 (3.57%) JIRA
7 3 (3.57%) ReSharper
7 3 (3.57%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.57%) NCover
7 3 (3.57%) StyleCop
8 2 (2.38%) Selenium
General
1 5 (5.95%) Finance
1 5 (5.95%) Automotive
1 5 (5.95%) Banking
2 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (86.90%) Developer
2 33 (39.29%) .NET Developer
3 23 (27.38%) C# Developer
4 20 (23.81%) AWS Developer
5 17 (20.24%) Software Engineer
6 16 (19.05%) Programmer
7 15 (17.86%) Senior Developer
8 12 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (8.33%) Software Developer
11 5 (5.95%) Web Developer
12 4 (4.76%) Junior
12 4 (4.76%) Junior Developer
12 4 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
12 4 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (4.76%) C# Web Developer
12 4 (4.76%) Senior Programmer
12 4 (4.76%) Database Engineer
12 4 (4.76%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (94.05%) .NET
2 62 (73.81%) ASP.NET
3 41 (48.81%) CSS
4 36 (42.86%) jQuery
4 36 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 27 (32.14%) HTML
6 26 (30.95%) .NET Framework
7 20 (23.81%) Web Services
7 20 (23.81%) XML
8 19 (22.62%) Ninject
9 13 (15.48%) KnockoutJS
10 12 (14.29%) WinForms
10 12 (14.29%) WPF
11 11 (13.10%) Entity Framework
12 10 (11.90%) Unity DI Container
13 9 (10.71%) HTML5
13 9 (10.71%) Spring.NET
13 9 (10.71%) SOAP
13 9 (10.71%) Castle Windsor
14 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (9.52%) N-Tier
2 8 (9.52%) FMCG
3 7 (8.33%) Streaming Music
4 3 (3.57%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.19%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (76.19%) MVC
2 41 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (32.14%) TDD
4 22 (26.19%) Software Engineering
5 17 (20.24%) Dependency Injection
6 16 (19.05%) Web Application Development
7 15 (17.86%) Scrum
8 14 (16.67%) OOP
9 11 (13.10%) Workflow
10 10 (11.90%) Kanban
11 9 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (10.71%) Domain-Driven Design
12 8 (9.52%) Process Management
13 7 (8.33%) MVVM
14 4 (4.76%) OO
14 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce
14 4 (4.76%) SOA
14 4 (4.76%) Practice Management
14 4 (4.76%) B2B
14 4 (4.76%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (98.81%) C#
2 53 (63.10%) JavaScript
3 42 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (9.52%) VB.NET
5 6 (7.14%) VBA
6 5 (5.95%) Python
6 5 (5.95%) Shell Script
6 5 (5.95%) Perl
6 5 (5.95%) C++
6 5 (5.95%) Java
6 5 (5.95%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.95%) C
7 3 (3.57%) XPath
8 1 (1.19%) VB
8 1 (1.19%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (34.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.33%) DevExpress
3 4 (4.76%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.19%) Sage
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