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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 18 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing WCF 19 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 9.41% 1.49% 5.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.00% 8.70% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 6
Median salary £51,500 £25,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+101.96% -44.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £25,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £25,500 £53,750
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
50 23 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 24.75% 17.16% 28.44%
Number of salaries quoted 50 21 30
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £25,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 26 July 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 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
1 20 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 19 (95.00%) Relational Database
2 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) C++
2 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (95.00%) Software Engineering
3 13 (65.00%) SOA
4 12 (60.00%) Scrum
4 12 (60.00%) UML
4 12 (60.00%) DICOM
4 12 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 12 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (40.00%) OO
5 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 8 (40.00%) Web Services
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) SOAP
6 7 (35.00%) Windows XP
6 7 (35.00%) TDD
6 7 (35.00%) C++/CLI
6 7 (35.00%) REST
6 7 (35.00%) WPF
7 1 (5.00%) LINQ
7 1 (5.00%) jQuery
7 1 (5.00%) Ajax
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (5.00%) CSS3

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (95.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 19 (95.00%) Software Engineer
2 12 (60.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 12 (60.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
2 12 (60.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 12 (60.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Developer
3 8 (40.00%) Software Developer
4 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (35.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 7 (35.00%) .NET Software Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (35.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (35.00%) C# Software Developer
4 7 (35.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (40.00%) Web Services
3 7 (35.00%) REST
3 7 (35.00%) SOAP
3 7 (35.00%) WPF
4 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
4 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) LINQ
4 1 (5.00%) MSMQ
4 1 (5.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (95.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (65.00%) SOA
3 12 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (60.00%) Scrum
3 12 (60.00%) UML
3 12 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 8 (40.00%) OO
5 7 (35.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) OOP
6 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (95.00%) C++
3 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (35.00%) C++/CLI
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) DICOM
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft