The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 23 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 10 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 5.81% 1.23% 1.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.73% 2.94% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 2
Median salary £53,250 £25,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+108.82% -43.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
WCF
West Sussex

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 Gatwick region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44 68 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 25.58% 41.72% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 43 60 25
Median salary £52,500 £43,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.09% +22.85%
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

The demand trend of job ads across the Gatwick region citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

WCF
Salary Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Gatwick region.

WCF Salary Trend in Gatwick

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gatwick region with a requirement for WCF.

1 25 (100.00%) C#
1 25 (100.00%) SQL
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (96.00%) .NET Framework
3 19 (76.00%) Software Engineering
3 19 (76.00%) C++
3 19 (76.00%) Windows
3 19 (76.00%) Relational Database
4 17 (68.00%) Scrum
5 13 (52.00%) SOA
6 12 (48.00%) UML
6 12 (48.00%) T-SQL
6 12 (48.00%) DICOM
6 12 (48.00%) Unit Testing
6 12 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (48.00%) Computer Vision
7 8 (32.00%) Web Services
8 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
8 7 (28.00%) OO
8 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (28.00%) SOAP
8 7 (28.00%) TDD
8 7 (28.00%) WPF
8 7 (28.00%) C++/CLI
8 7 (28.00%) REST
9 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (24.00%) MVC
10 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
10 5 (20.00%) ETL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (76.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (20.00%) DataStage
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 19 (76.00%) Software Engineer
2 12 (48.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 12 (48.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
2 12 (48.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 12 (48.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (32.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (32.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Developer
4 7 (28.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 7 (28.00%) .NET Software Engineer
4 7 (28.00%) C# Software Developer
4 7 (28.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 7 (28.00%) Software Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Project Leader
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (96.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (32.00%) Web Services
4 7 (28.00%) REST
4 7 (28.00%) SOAP
4 7 (28.00%) WPF
5 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (20.00%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.00%) Ajax
6 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (4.00%) CSS
6 1 (4.00%) HTML
6 1 (4.00%) jQuery
6 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (4.00%) ServiceStack
6 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (76.00%) Software Engineering
3 17 (68.00%) Scrum
4 13 (52.00%) SOA
5 12 (48.00%) Computer Vision
5 12 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (48.00%) UML
5 12 (48.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (28.00%) OO
6 7 (28.00%) TDD
7 6 (24.00%) MVC
8 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
8 5 (20.00%) ETL
8 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 5 (20.00%) System Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 1 (4.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
1 25 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (76.00%) C++
3 12 (48.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (28.00%) C++/CLI
5 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) DICOM
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Informatica
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Teradata