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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 97 87 59
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -28
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1223 1450 1868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.91% 3.32% 4.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.09% 8.16% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1113 1296 1680
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 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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
15126 17772 18159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 35.96% 40.66% 41.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12888 14834 15911
Average salary £53,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -14 244 £55,000 -8.33% 40
Kingston Upon Thames +11 18 £50,000 - 1
Isleworth - 8 £32,500 - 1
Docklands, London +3 7 £100,000 +33.33%
Mayfair -5 4 £67,500 +12.50%
Bromley - 4 £42,500 -
Canary Wharf +9 3 £57,500 -
Enfield +3 3 £50,000 +3.09%
Harrow +8 2 £27,500 -45.00%
Croydon -9 2 £75,000 +57.89%
Sidcup -12 2 £47,500 +5.55%
Uxbridge - 2 £52,500 - 1
Paddington - 2 £40,000 -
Surbiton 0 1 £60,000 +100.00%
Chiswick - 1 £30,000 - 3
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 2367 (94.79%) C#
2 2308 (92.43%) .NET
3 1671 (66.92%) SQL Server
4 1622 (64.96%) ASP.NET
5 1546 (61.91%) Agile Software Development
6 1418 (56.79%) MVC
7 1113 (44.57%) TDD
8 1066 (42.69%) SQL
9 1048 (41.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1015 (40.65%) WPF
11 982 (39.33%) JavaScript
12 907 (36.32%) Finance
13 898 (35.96%) HTML
14 836 (33.48%) Scrum
15 753 (30.16%) .NET Framework
16 699 (27.99%) OO
17 696 (27.87%) Microsoft
18 687 (27.51%) CSS
19 666 (26.67%) Web Services
20 541 (21.67%) jQuery
21 500 (20.02%) NUnit
22 488 (19.54%) Banking
23 482 (19.30%) Windows
24 475 (19.02%) BDD
25 473 (18.94%) Web Application Development
26 457 (18.30%) HTML5
27 451 (18.06%) XML
28 444 (17.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
29 438 (17.54%) Ajax
30 431 (17.26%) NHibernate

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 226 (9.05%) SharePoint
2 177 (7.09%) BizTalk Server
3 134 (5.37%) IIS
4 130 (5.21%) SharePoint 2013
5 94 (3.76%) Node.js
6 89 (3.56%) CMS
7 48 (1.92%) Umbraco
8 46 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
9 34 (1.36%) Apache Solr
9 34 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
10 32 (1.28%) NServiceBus
11 28 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
12 25 (1.00%) nginx
13 20 (0.80%) Commerce Server
14 18 (0.72%) Tomcat
15 17 (0.68%) ColdFusion
16 12 (0.48%) SharePoint Foundation
17 11 (0.44%) OpenStack
18 8 (0.32%) Sitefinity
18 8 (0.32%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 249 (9.97%) MS Excel
2 33 (1.32%) MS Office
3 27 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 19 (0.76%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.080%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 87 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.32%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.28%) RMDS
4 6 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.16%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.16%) Fredhopper
6 2 (0.080%) Beauchamp
7 1 (0.040%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.040%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.040%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 122 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (1.16%) GitHub
4 26 (1.04%) PaaS
5 25 (1.00%) Trello
6 20 (0.80%) Office 365
7 15 (0.60%) IaaS
8 14 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.36%) SaaS
10 1 (0.040%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.040%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.040%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.040%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.040%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.040%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 83 (3.32%) Internet
2 53 (2.12%) HTTP
3 40 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 33 (1.32%) Intranet
5 19 (0.76%) Extranet
6 14 (0.56%) DNS
7 13 (0.52%) SSL
8 8 (0.32%) SSH
9 5 (0.20%) FTP
10 4 (0.16%) VPN
10 4 (0.16%) SMTP
10 4 (0.16%) ZigBee
10 4 (0.16%) OpenVPN
10 4 (0.16%) 802.15
10 4 (0.16%) Firewall
11 3 (0.12%) iBeacon
12 2 (0.080%) SWIFTNet
12 2 (0.080%) DMZ
13 1 (0.040%) GSM
13 1 (0.040%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1671 (66.92%) SQL Server
2 385 (15.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 180 (7.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 172 (6.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 170 (6.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 143 (5.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 132 (5.29%) NoSQL
8 97 (3.88%) Relational Database
9 75 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
10 60 (2.40%) MongoDB
11 57 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 47 (1.88%) RavenDB
13 45 (1.80%) RDBMS
14 42 (1.68%) SQL Server 2000
15 38 (1.52%) MySQL
15 38 (1.52%) Big Data
15 38 (1.52%) Oracle Database
16 26 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 22 (0.88%) OLAP
18 20 (0.80%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 500 (20.02%) NUnit
2 349 (13.98%) Rhino Mocks
3 276 (11.05%) Subversion
4 273 (10.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 242 (9.69%) Visual Studio
6 221 (8.85%) Moq
7 141 (5.65%) TeamCity
8 117 (4.69%) Git (software)
9 83 (3.32%) CruiseControl
10 71 (2.84%) MSTest
11 66 (2.64%) MSBuild
12 62 (2.48%) SpecFlow
13 49 (1.96%) JIRA
13 49 (1.96%) ReSharper
14 37 (1.48%) Selenium
15 36 (1.44%) Jenkins
16 35 (1.40%) Log4Net
17 32 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
18 28 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
19 26 (1.04%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 907 (36.32%) Finance
2 488 (19.54%) Banking
3 226 (9.05%) Investment Banking
4 169 (6.77%) Front Office
5 155 (6.21%) Games
6 125 (5.01%) Retail
7 74 (2.96%) Marketing
8 70 (2.80%) Advertising
9 53 (2.12%) Telecoms
10 52 (2.08%) Legal
11 37 (1.48%) Back Office
12 30 (1.20%) Retail Banking
13 26 (1.04%) French Language
14 25 (1.00%) Music Industry
15 20 (0.80%) Publishing
15 20 (0.80%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.44%) Private Banking
17 10 (0.40%) Law
18 3 (0.12%) Multimedia
18 3 (0.12%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 2066 (82.74%) Developer
2 1026 (41.09%) .NET Developer
3 1015 (40.65%) C# Developer
4 541 (21.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 346 (13.86%) Senior Developer
6 284 (11.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 238 (9.53%) ASP.NET Developer
8 175 (7.01%) Senior .NET Developer
9 140 (5.61%) Architect
10 132 (5.29%) Senior C# Developer
11 129 (5.17%) Agile .NET Developer
12 125 (5.01%) Software Developer
13 120 (4.81%) Agile C# Developer
14 88 (3.52%) Junior
15 87 (3.48%) Junior Developer
16 74 (2.96%) Software Engineer
17 66 (2.64%) Web Developer
18 60 (2.40%) Lead Developer
19 55 (2.20%) SQL Developer
20 51 (2.04%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2308 (92.43%) .NET
2 1622 (64.96%) ASP.NET
3 1048 (41.97%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1015 (40.65%) WPF
5 898 (35.96%) HTML
6 753 (30.16%) .NET Framework
7 687 (27.51%) CSS
8 666 (26.67%) Web Services
9 541 (21.67%) jQuery
10 457 (18.30%) HTML5
11 451 (18.06%) XML
12 444 (17.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 438 (17.54%) Ajax
14 431 (17.26%) NHibernate
15 326 (13.06%) LINQ
16 294 (11.77%) Castle Windsor
17 284 (11.37%) AngularJS
18 281 (11.25%) ASP.NET Web API
19 277 (11.09%) Silverlight
20 265 (10.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 180 (7.21%) Computer Science
2 163 (6.53%) Inversion of Control
3 109 (4.37%) Hedge funds
3 109 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 105 (4.21%) Client/Server
5 104 (4.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 96 (3.84%) Derivative
7 93 (3.72%) N-Tier
8 88 (3.52%) Fixed Income
9 70 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
10 67 (2.68%) Open Source
11 58 (2.32%) Mobile App
12 53 (2.12%) Mathematics
13 52 (2.08%) Tandem
14 51 (2.04%) Equities
15 41 (1.64%) Blog
15 41 (1.64%) Social Media
16 31 (1.24%) Spread Betting
17 27 (1.08%) iPhone
18 26 (1.04%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 482 (19.30%) Windows
2 87 (3.48%) Android
3 54 (2.16%) Apple iOS
4 30 (1.20%) Windows Phone
5 29 (1.16%) UNIX
6 28 (1.12%) Windows Phone 8
7 14 (0.56%) Linux
8 10 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.32%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.32%) Windows Phone 7
11 5 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (0.20%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.040%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.040%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.040%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.040%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1546 (61.91%) Agile Software Development
2 1418 (56.79%) MVC
3 1113 (44.57%) TDD
4 836 (33.48%) Scrum
5 699 (27.99%) OO
6 475 (19.02%) BDD
7 473 (18.94%) Web Application Development
8 336 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
9 254 (10.17%) SOA
10 240 (9.61%) Multithreading
11 225 (9.01%) Software Engineering
12 222 (8.89%) Kanban
13 216 (8.65%) E-Commerce
14 214 (8.57%) OOD
15 213 (8.53%) OOP
16 211 (8.45%) Unit Testing
17 168 (6.73%) Dependency Injection
18 144 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
19 138 (5.53%) OOA/OOD
20 130 (5.21%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2367 (94.79%) C#
2 1066 (42.69%) SQL
3 982 (39.33%) JavaScript
4 396 (15.86%) T-SQL
5 198 (7.93%) VB.NET
6 166 (6.65%) C++
7 111 (4.45%) VB
8 110 (4.41%) Ruby
9 109 (4.37%) Java
10 56 (2.24%) VBA
11 36 (1.44%) PHP
12 32 (1.28%) VB6
13 29 (1.16%) XPath
14 27 (1.08%) Python
15 25 (1.00%) C
16 24 (0.96%) F#
17 21 (0.84%) Perl
18 20 (0.80%) VBScript
18 20 (0.80%) PowerShell
19 18 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 316 (12.66%) Degree
2 85 (3.40%) VCP4
3 64 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (1.00%) MCP
5 23 (0.92%) Security Cleared
6 22 (0.88%) MCSD
7 21 (0.84%) ISEB
8 15 (0.60%) MCITP
9 13 (0.52%) DV Cleared
10 12 (0.48%) MCSE
10 12 (0.48%) MCDBA
11 11 (0.44%) MCPD
11 11 (0.44%) SC Cleared
12 10 (0.40%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 10 (0.40%) ISTQB
12 10 (0.40%) MCAD
13 9 (0.36%) MCTS
14 8 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (0.24%) CISSP
16 5 (0.20%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (4.29%) QA
2 20 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.16%) SLA
4 4 (0.16%) EMIR
5 2 (0.080%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.040%) Basel III
6 1 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.040%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (1.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.20%) Firmware
3 1 (0.040%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.16%) StatsD
3 2 (0.080%) OpenView
3 2 (0.080%) Nagios
4 1 (0.040%) Control-M
Vendors
1 696 (27.87%) Microsoft
2 116 (4.65%) Oracle
3 68 (2.72%) Google
4 56 (2.24%) Sitecore
5 52 (2.08%) Facebook
6 31 (1.24%) Telerik
7 28 (1.12%) Sony
8 27 (1.08%) Apple
9 25 (1.00%) Rackspace
10 24 (0.96%) Yahoo!
11 21 (0.84%) DevExpress
11 21 (0.84%) TIBCO
11 21 (0.84%) Twitter
12 17 (0.68%) Perforce
13 14 (0.56%) EPiServer
14 13 (0.52%) Adobe
15 11 (0.44%) Sybase
16 10 (0.40%) ION Trading
16 10 (0.40%) Nintex
17 9 (0.36%) Charles River
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary - full details on application
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 20% bonus + package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
KPRS
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago