The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 93 87 73
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1272 1584 1563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.93% 3.26% 3.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.82% 8.18% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1157 1423 1411
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WCF
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16261 19364 17839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.43% 39.80% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13890 16555 15424
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in London

WCF
Salary Trend in London

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

WCF Salary Trend in London

WCF
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in London

WCF
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
City of London -43 201 £62,500 +8.69% 36
Kingston Upon Thames +20 27 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Uxbridge +9 18 £52,500 +46.85% 2
Canary Wharf +13 14 £57,500 -
Twickenham - 13 £45,000 - 1
Hounslow - 12 £60,000 -
Barnet - 8 £47,500 -
Bromley +19 7 £42,500 -
Harrow +2 7 £42,500 -27.35%
Mayfair - 7 £75,000 -
Croydon +4 6 £45,500 -7.14% 1
Surbiton - 6 £63,750 -
Wembley +2 5 £45,000 +2.85% 1
Teddington - 5 £45,000 -
Isleworth - 3 £32,500 -
Enfield - 2 £50,000 - 2
Sidcup - 2 £47,500 -
Hammersmith - 2 £33,500 -
Romford -3 1 £50,000 +53.84%
Morden - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 £40,000 -
Osterley - 1 £65,000 -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 2336 (93.97%) C#
2 2276 (91.55%) .NET
3 1746 (70.23%) SQL Server
4 1574 (63.31%) Agile Software Development
5 1550 (62.35%) ASP.NET
6 1451 (58.37%) MVC
7 1104 (44.41%) TDD
8 1099 (44.21%) SQL
9 1081 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 968 (38.94%) WPF
11 918 (36.93%) JavaScript
12 877 (35.28%) Finance
13 833 (33.51%) .NET Framework
14 811 (32.62%) HTML
15 763 (30.69%) Scrum
16 745 (29.97%) Microsoft
17 651 (26.19%) Web Services
18 635 (25.54%) CSS
19 567 (22.81%) OO
20 536 (21.56%) Entity Framework
21 484 (19.47%) Web Application Development
22 474 (19.07%) Windows
23 469 (18.87%) XML
24 463 (18.62%) NUnit
25 452 (18.18%) jQuery
26 449 (18.06%) BDD
27 441 (17.74%) Banking
28 435 (17.50%) NHibernate
29 398 (16.01%) HTML5
30 394 (15.85%) Ajax

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the London 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
1 206 (8.29%) SharePoint
2 204 (8.21%) BizTalk Server
3 165 (6.64%) IIS
4 136 (5.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 135 (5.43%) Node.js
6 94 (3.78%) CMS
7 71 (2.86%) Umbraco
8 63 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 28 (1.13%) NServiceBus
10 27 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
11 22 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
12 19 (0.76%) DNN
13 17 (0.68%) Sitefinity
14 15 (0.60%) Apache Solr
15 14 (0.56%) Kentico
16 13 (0.52%) Immediacy CMS
17 12 (0.48%) SharePoint Foundation
17 12 (0.48%) OpenStack
18 9 (0.36%) Tomcat
19 8 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 250 (10.06%) MS Excel
2 48 (1.93%) MS Office
3 32 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.60%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.040%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 104 (4.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.20%) RMDS
3 5 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.16%) ION MarketView
5 3 (0.12%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.12%) Scribe Insight
6 1 (0.040%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.040%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 146 (5.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (0.64%) Office 365
4 11 (0.44%) PaaS
5 10 (0.40%) IaaS
6 9 (0.36%) SaaS
7 3 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.080%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.040%) GitHub
9 1 (0.040%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.040%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.040%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.040%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.040%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.040%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.040%) AtomSphere
9 1 (0.040%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 90 (3.62%) Internet
2 51 (2.05%) HTTP
3 40 (1.61%) TCP/IP
4 26 (1.05%) DNS
5 17 (0.68%) Intranet
6 13 (0.52%) SSL
7 8 (0.32%) SMTP
7 8 (0.32%) SSH
8 5 (0.20%) FTP
8 5 (0.20%) Firewall
9 4 (0.16%) OpenVPN
9 4 (0.16%) 802.15
9 4 (0.16%) VPN
9 4 (0.16%) ZigBee
10 3 (0.12%) iBeacon
11 2 (0.080%) SWIFTNet
11 2 (0.080%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.080%) Network Security
12 1 (0.040%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.040%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1746 (70.23%) SQL Server
2 336 (13.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 178 (7.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 176 (7.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 176 (7.08%) NoSQL
5 167 (6.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 153 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 110 (4.42%) Relational Database
8 76 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
9 60 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 59 (2.37%) MySQL
11 53 (2.13%) MongoDB
12 41 (1.65%) RDBMS
13 27 (1.09%) Big Data
14 23 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 19 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
15 19 (0.76%) Redis
16 18 (0.72%) Oracle Database
17 17 (0.68%) Star Schema
18 14 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 463 (18.62%) NUnit
2 323 (12.99%) Rhino Mocks
3 300 (12.07%) Visual Studio
4 295 (11.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 247 (9.94%) Subversion
6 224 (9.01%) Moq
7 143 (5.75%) Git (software)
8 88 (3.54%) MSTest
9 84 (3.38%) TeamCity
10 76 (3.06%) CruiseControl
11 68 (2.74%) MSBuild
12 65 (2.61%) Visual Studio Team System
13 38 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 36 (1.45%) SpecFlow
15 30 (1.21%) JIRA
16 28 (1.13%) Jenkins
17 25 (1.01%) Selenium
18 23 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 22 (0.88%) Log4Net
20 18 (0.72%) InstallShield
General
1 877 (35.28%) Finance
2 441 (17.74%) Banking
3 209 (8.41%) Front Office
4 204 (8.21%) Investment Banking
5 158 (6.36%) Games
6 147 (5.91%) Retail
7 82 (3.30%) Marketing
8 58 (2.33%) Back Office
9 57 (2.29%) Advertising
10 43 (1.73%) Telecoms
11 41 (1.65%) Retail Banking
12 29 (1.17%) Music Industry
13 26 (1.05%) Legal
14 25 (1.01%) Publishing
15 15 (0.60%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.48%) Private Banking
17 6 (0.24%) Manufacturing
18 5 (0.20%) Electronics
19 3 (0.12%) International Banking
19 3 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2071 (83.31%) Developer
2 1083 (43.56%) .NET Developer
3 951 (38.25%) C# Developer
4 523 (21.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 332 (13.35%) Senior Developer
6 245 (9.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 221 (8.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 160 (6.44%) Senior .NET Developer
9 131 (5.27%) Senior C# Developer
10 124 (4.99%) Software Developer
11 122 (4.91%) Agile .NET Developer
12 118 (4.75%) Architect
13 95 (3.82%) Agile C# Developer
14 89 (3.58%) Software Engineer
15 86 (3.46%) Junior
16 85 (3.42%) Junior Developer
17 80 (3.22%) Web Developer
18 63 (2.53%) AWS Developer
18 63 (2.53%) Lead Developer
19 60 (2.41%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2276 (91.55%) .NET
2 1550 (62.35%) ASP.NET
3 1081 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 968 (38.94%) WPF
5 833 (33.51%) .NET Framework
6 811 (32.62%) HTML
7 651 (26.19%) Web Services
8 635 (25.54%) CSS
9 536 (21.56%) Entity Framework
10 469 (18.87%) XML
11 452 (18.18%) jQuery
12 435 (17.50%) NHibernate
13 398 (16.01%) HTML5
14 394 (15.85%) Ajax
15 328 (13.19%) LINQ
16 314 (12.63%) ASP.NET Web API
17 302 (12.15%) AngularJS
18 275 (11.06%) WinForms
19 257 (10.34%) Silverlight
20 254 (10.22%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 156 (6.28%) Computer Science
2 134 (5.39%) Inversion of Control
3 131 (5.27%) Derivative
4 127 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
5 123 (4.95%) Hedge funds
6 118 (4.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 104 (4.18%) Client/Server
8 101 (4.06%) Fixed Income
9 85 (3.42%) N-Tier
9 85 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
10 82 (3.30%) Equities
11 62 (2.49%) Mathematics
12 60 (2.41%) Open Source
13 56 (2.25%) Tandem
14 50 (2.01%) Spread Betting
15 48 (1.93%) Social Media
16 47 (1.89%) Mobile App
17 36 (1.45%) Blog
18 34 (1.37%) User Experience
19 28 (1.13%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 474 (19.07%) Windows
2 89 (3.58%) Android
3 57 (2.29%) UNIX
4 49 (1.97%) Apple iOS
5 28 (1.13%) Windows Phone
6 23 (0.93%) Linux
7 18 (0.72%) Windows Phone 8
8 12 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.44%) Windows 8
9 11 (0.44%) Windows Phone 7
10 8 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (0.20%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.080%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1574 (63.31%) Agile Software Development
2 1451 (58.37%) MVC
3 1104 (44.41%) TDD
4 763 (30.69%) Scrum
5 567 (22.81%) OO
6 484 (19.47%) Web Application Development
7 449 (18.06%) BDD
8 260 (10.46%) Multithreading
9 256 (10.30%) Continuous Integration
10 236 (9.49%) SOA
11 220 (8.85%) Kanban
12 214 (8.61%) Software Engineering
13 207 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
14 192 (7.72%) OOD
15 191 (7.68%) Unit Testing
16 186 (7.48%) OOP
17 136 (5.47%) MVVM
18 133 (5.35%) E-Commerce
19 130 (5.23%) OOA/OOD
20 129 (5.19%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2336 (93.97%) C#
2 1099 (44.21%) SQL
3 918 (36.93%) JavaScript
4 385 (15.49%) T-SQL
5 173 (6.96%) VB.NET
6 130 (5.23%) Ruby
7 119 (4.79%) C++
8 112 (4.51%) Java
9 88 (3.54%) VB
10 40 (1.61%) PHP
11 35 (1.41%) VBA
12 32 (1.29%) Python
13 30 (1.21%) PowerShell
14 27 (1.09%) C
15 24 (0.97%) F#
16 23 (0.93%) PL/SQL
17 22 (0.88%) Perl
18 17 (0.68%) XAML
18 17 (0.68%) TypeScript
19 13 (0.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 323 (12.99%) Degree
2 90 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 84 (3.38%) Security Cleared
4 57 (2.29%) DV Cleared
5 44 (1.77%) SC Cleared
6 39 (1.57%) MCP
7 24 (0.97%) MCSD
8 14 (0.56%) MCPD
9 12 (0.48%) MCAD
9 12 (0.48%) MCTS
9 12 (0.48%) MCITP
10 10 (0.40%) ISEB
10 10 (0.40%) ISTQB
11 9 (0.36%) MCSE
11 9 (0.36%) MCDBA
12 8 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (0.32%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 7 (0.28%) CISSP
14 3 (0.12%) PhD
15 2 (0.080%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (3.98%) QA
2 18 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 15 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.36%) EMIR
5 6 (0.24%) SLA
6 4 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.040%) Basel III
System Software
1 16 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.20%) Firmware
3 1 (0.040%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.040%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.16%) Control-M
2 2 (0.080%) Nagios
2 2 (0.080%) OpenView
2 2 (0.080%) WMI
3 1 (0.040%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.040%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 745 (29.97%) Microsoft
2 120 (4.83%) Oracle
3 76 (3.06%) Google
4 61 (2.45%) Facebook
5 49 (1.97%) Sitecore
6 34 (1.37%) Sybase
7 31 (1.25%) Apple
8 30 (1.21%) Twitter
9 28 (1.13%) Sony
10 26 (1.05%) Yahoo!
11 25 (1.01%) TIBCO
12 20 (0.80%) EPiServer
12 20 (0.80%) Hitachi
13 16 (0.64%) Perforce
13 16 (0.64%) Telerik
14 15 (0.60%) DevExpress
15 14 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
16 13 (0.52%) Alterian
16 13 (0.52%) Ektron
16 13 (0.52%) Nintex
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Environment
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £75000 per annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
JPS Selection
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus, excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum (including excellent benefits)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum bonus as above
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & substantial benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits and training allow
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago