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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 52 52 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 -36
Permanent jobs citing WCF 54 35 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.80% 3.23% 9.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.95% 9.31% 22.10%
Number of salaries quoted 53 33 80
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,803
10% offered a salary of more than £54,950 £55,000 £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
493 376 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 34.72% 34.65% 42.55%
Number of salaries quoted 387 324 330
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 17 December 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 17 December 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
(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 - 17 £40,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 7 £45,000 -
Chelmsford +5 6 £37,500 -46.42% 1
Saffron Walden +2 3 £52,500 +41.89% 1
Basildon -6 2 £53,750 +7.50%
Braintree - 2 £28,500 -
Harlow - 1 £52,500 -
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 110 (98.21%) C#
2 109 (97.32%) .NET
3 77 (68.75%) MVC
4 74 (66.07%) ASP.NET
5 64 (57.14%) SQL Server
6 61 (54.46%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (50.00%) SQL
8 50 (44.64%) jQuery
9 49 (43.75%) CSS
10 43 (38.39%) JavaScript
11 33 (29.46%) .NET Framework
11 33 (29.46%) Team Foundation Server
12 32 (28.57%) TDD
12 32 (28.57%) WPF
13 29 (25.89%) HTML
14 28 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 27 (24.11%) Microsoft
16 25 (22.32%) Visual Studio
16 25 (22.32%) XML
17 22 (19.64%) SQL Server 2008
18 21 (18.75%) NUnit
19 20 (17.86%) LINQ
20 19 (16.96%) Web Services
21 18 (16.07%) Windows
21 18 (16.07%) Software Engineering
22 17 (15.18%) Degree
22 17 (15.18%) MSTest
23 16 (14.29%) OOP
23 16 (14.29%) Scrum
23 16 (14.29%) Web Application Development

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 14 (12.50%) Node.js
2 3 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.89%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.89%) Sage 50
1 1 (0.89%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) VoIP
2 3 (2.68%) HTTP
3 2 (1.79%) NFC
3 2 (1.79%) SMPP
3 2 (1.79%) SMS
4 1 (0.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 22 (19.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.46%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.89%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (29.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (22.32%) Visual Studio
3 21 (18.75%) NUnit
4 17 (15.18%) MSTest
5 10 (8.93%) MSBuild
6 8 (7.14%) Git (software)
7 6 (5.36%) Moq
8 4 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (2.68%) NCover
9 3 (2.68%) StyleCop
9 3 (2.68%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.68%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.68%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.68%) NCrunch
9 3 (2.68%) NSubstitute
9 3 (2.68%) CruiseControl
9 3 (2.68%) Subversion
9 3 (2.68%) JIRA
9 3 (2.68%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (11.61%) Finance
2 10 (8.93%) Games
3 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.46%) Automotive
3 5 (4.46%) Banking
4 2 (1.79%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 101 (90.18%) Developer
2 46 (41.07%) C# Developer
3 42 (37.50%) .NET Developer
4 23 (20.54%) Senior Developer
5 22 (19.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (15.18%) Software Developer
7 13 (11.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (10.71%) Web Developer
9 11 (9.82%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (8.04%) Programmer
11 8 (7.14%) Software Engineer
11 8 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
12 5 (4.46%) Agile .NET Developer
12 5 (4.46%) Agile C# Developer
12 5 (4.46%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (4.46%) SQL Developer
13 4 (3.57%) Database Engineer
13 4 (3.57%) C# Web Developer
13 4 (3.57%) Senior Programmer
13 4 (3.57%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (97.32%) .NET
2 74 (66.07%) ASP.NET
3 50 (44.64%) jQuery
4 49 (43.75%) CSS
5 33 (29.46%) .NET Framework
6 32 (28.57%) WPF
7 29 (25.89%) HTML
8 28 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (22.32%) XML
10 20 (17.86%) LINQ
11 19 (16.96%) Web Services
12 14 (12.50%) Ninject
13 13 (11.61%) KnockoutJS
13 13 (11.61%) WinForms
14 11 (9.82%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (7.14%) SOAP
16 7 (6.25%) ADO.NET
17 6 (5.36%) RESTful
18 5 (4.46%) AngularJS
18 5 (4.46%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.93%) N-Tier
2 9 (8.04%) FMCG
2 9 (8.04%) iPhone
2 9 (8.04%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.46%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (4.46%) Social Media
3 5 (4.46%) BBC
4 3 (2.68%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.07%) Windows
2 12 (10.71%) Android
3 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.68%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (68.75%) MVC
2 61 (54.46%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (28.57%) TDD
4 18 (16.07%) Software Engineering
5 16 (14.29%) Web Application Development
5 16 (14.29%) OOP
5 16 (14.29%) Scrum
6 14 (12.50%) Workflow
7 13 (11.61%) Dependency Injection
8 11 (9.82%) Mentoring
9 10 (8.93%) OO
9 10 (8.93%) Process Management
10 9 (8.04%) RAD
10 9 (8.04%) Domain-Driven Design
11 8 (7.14%) MVVM
11 8 (7.14%) BDD
11 8 (7.14%) Web Development
12 5 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (4.46%) Requirements Analysis
13 3 (2.68%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 110 (98.21%) C#
2 56 (50.00%) SQL
3 43 (38.39%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.82%) XAML
4 11 (9.82%) VB.NET
5 10 (8.93%) PowerShell
5 10 (8.93%) T-SQL
6 9 (8.04%) Shell Script
7 8 (7.14%) Java
8 5 (4.46%) C++
8 5 (4.46%) Perl
8 5 (4.46%) Python
8 5 (4.46%) C
8 5 (4.46%) Ruby
9 4 (3.57%) VBA
10 3 (2.68%) XPath
11 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (15.18%) Degree
2 2 (1.79%) MCTS
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.79%) MCP
2 2 (1.79%) MCAD
2 2 (1.79%) MCSD
3 1 (0.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (24.11%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.50%) Google
3 8 (7.14%) DevExpress
4 5 (4.46%) Facebook
4 5 (4.46%) Sony
4 5 (4.46%) Apple
4 5 (4.46%) Sage
4 5 (4.46%) Yahoo!
5 1 (0.89%) Rackspace
Chelmsford, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Essex
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wickford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Imperative People
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Essex
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago
Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + bens
Posted: 26 days ago
Essex
DP Connect
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago