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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 97 73 75
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1258 1646 1742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.77% 3.68% 3.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.49% 9.14% 9.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1119 1515 1610
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
16800 18012 19330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.01% 40.24% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14414 15572 16989
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 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
City of London +2 317 £55,000 - 57
Kingston Upon Thames -10 11 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Croydon +3 7 £40,000 -15.78%
Docklands, London -5 5 £62,500 -3.84%
Uxbridge -4 4 £48,750 -7.14% 1
Harrow - 3 £57,500 - 1
Mayfair +5 2 £42,500 -43.33%
Sidcup -7 2 £42,500 -39.28% 2
Chessington - 2 £30,000 -
Dagenham - 2 - -
Enfield -2 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Hammersmith -7 1 - -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 2607 (95.78%) .NET
2 2590 (95.15%) C#
3 1893 (69.54%) ASP.NET
4 1868 (68.63%) SQL Server
5 1678 (61.65%) Agile Software Development
6 1568 (57.60%) MVC
7 1213 (44.56%) TDD
8 1198 (44.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1110 (40.78%) JavaScript
10 1104 (40.56%) WPF
11 1097 (40.30%) SQL
12 1008 (37.03%) HTML
13 917 (33.69%) CSS
14 877 (32.22%) Finance
15 869 (31.93%) Scrum
16 865 (31.78%) Microsoft
17 842 (30.93%) Web Services
18 806 (29.61%) .NET Framework
19 765 (28.10%) jQuery
19 765 (28.10%) OO
20 561 (20.61%) NUnit
21 535 (19.65%) BDD
22 516 (18.96%) Web Application Development
23 505 (18.55%) Windows
24 483 (17.74%) T-SQL
25 479 (17.60%) HTML5
26 477 (17.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
27 475 (17.45%) Ajax
28 460 (16.90%) SQL Server 2008
29 456 (16.75%) NHibernate

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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
1 249 (9.15%) SharePoint
2 227 (8.34%) IIS
3 156 (5.73%) SharePoint 2013
4 147 (5.40%) BizTalk Server
5 115 (4.22%) Node.js
6 76 (2.79%) CMS
7 67 (2.46%) Apache Solr
8 63 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
9 62 (2.28%) nginx
10 60 (2.20%) Umbraco
11 44 (1.62%) Sitecore CMS
12 43 (1.58%) NServiceBus
13 34 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
14 32 (1.18%) Sitefinity
15 19 (0.70%) Commerce Server
16 17 (0.62%) Tomcat
17 14 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
17 14 (0.51%) Orchard CMS
17 14 (0.51%) Kentico
17 14 (0.51%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 277 (10.18%) MS Excel
2 28 (1.03%) MS Office
3 14 (0.51%) InfoPath
4 9 (0.33%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.18%) MS Project
7 2 (0.073%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.037%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 77 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.37%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.11%) RMDS
5 2 (0.073%) Beauchamp
6 1 (0.037%) assyst
6 1 (0.037%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 161 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 109 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 86 (3.16%) GitHub
4 62 (2.28%) Trello
5 30 (1.10%) PaaS
6 23 (0.84%) SaaS
6 23 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (0.55%) IaaS
8 11 (0.40%) Office 365
9 8 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.29%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (0.26%) Google App Engine
10 7 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 137 (5.03%) Internet
2 53 (1.95%) Intranet
3 44 (1.62%) HTTP
4 27 (0.99%) Extranet
5 23 (0.84%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.40%) SSL
7 10 (0.37%) SSH
8 7 (0.26%) Firewall
9 5 (0.18%) Network Security
10 4 (0.15%) DNS
11 3 (0.11%) Broadband
12 2 (0.073%) SMTP
13 1 (0.037%) SAN
13 1 (0.037%) DMZ
13 1 (0.037%) GSM
13 1 (0.037%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1868 (68.63%) SQL Server
2 460 (16.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 256 (9.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 203 (7.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 167 (6.14%) SQL Server 2005
6 166 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 163 (5.99%) Relational Database
8 122 (4.48%) NoSQL
9 86 (3.16%) RavenDB
10 85 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
11 81 (2.98%) RDBMS
12 78 (2.87%) Oracle Database
13 56 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 55 (2.02%) Big Data
15 54 (1.98%) MongoDB
16 45 (1.65%) SQL Server 2000
17 43 (1.58%) MySQL
18 32 (1.18%) Hadoop
19 24 (0.88%) CouchDB
20 22 (0.81%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 561 (20.61%) NUnit
2 446 (16.39%) Rhino Mocks
3 359 (13.19%) Visual Studio
4 298 (10.95%) Subversion
5 270 (9.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 244 (8.96%) Moq
7 136 (5.00%) TeamCity
8 119 (4.37%) Git (software)
9 111 (4.08%) SpecFlow
10 98 (3.60%) ReSharper
11 85 (3.12%) MSTest
12 82 (3.01%) MSBuild
13 68 (2.50%) CruiseControl
14 64 (2.35%) Selenium
14 64 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
15 62 (2.28%) YouTrack
15 62 (2.28%) dotTrace
16 47 (1.73%) Visual Studio Team System
16 47 (1.73%) JIRA
17 41 (1.51%) Cucumber
General
1 877 (32.22%) Finance
2 410 (15.06%) Banking
3 177 (6.50%) Retail
4 161 (5.91%) Games
4 161 (5.91%) Front Office
5 152 (5.58%) Investment Banking
6 77 (2.83%) Advertising
7 70 (2.57%) Marketing
8 66 (2.42%) Telecoms
9 64 (2.35%) French Language
10 58 (2.13%) Back Office
11 25 (0.92%) Publishing
11 25 (0.92%) Music Industry
12 22 (0.81%) Financial Institution
12 22 (0.81%) Legal
13 19 (0.70%) Law
14 16 (0.59%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.11%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.073%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.073%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 2268 (83.32%) Developer
2 1208 (44.38%) .NET Developer
3 1122 (41.22%) C# Developer
4 667 (24.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 489 (17.96%) Senior Developer
6 358 (13.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 279 (10.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 272 (9.99%) Senior .NET Developer
9 220 (8.08%) Senior C# Developer
10 176 (6.47%) Agile .NET Developer
11 140 (5.14%) Software Developer
12 134 (4.92%) Agile C# Developer
13 121 (4.45%) Architect
14 97 (3.56%) Software Engineer
15 82 (3.01%) Junior
15 82 (3.01%) Junior Developer
16 77 (2.83%) Lead Developer
17 73 (2.68%) Technical Leader
18 65 (2.39%) Web Developer
18 65 (2.39%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2607 (95.78%) .NET
2 1893 (69.54%) ASP.NET
3 1198 (44.01%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1104 (40.56%) WPF
5 1008 (37.03%) HTML
6 917 (33.69%) CSS
7 842 (30.93%) Web Services
8 806 (29.61%) .NET Framework
9 765 (28.10%) jQuery
10 479 (17.60%) HTML5
11 477 (17.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 475 (17.45%) Ajax
13 456 (16.75%) NHibernate
14 423 (15.54%) XML
15 384 (14.11%) REST
16 375 (13.78%) LINQ
17 357 (13.12%) ASP.NET Web API
18 332 (12.20%) WinForms
19 311 (11.43%) Castle Windsor
20 299 (10.98%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 204 (7.49%) Computer Science
2 178 (6.54%) Inversion of Control
3 145 (5.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 120 (4.41%) Hedge funds
5 115 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
6 103 (3.78%) Client/Server
7 100 (3.67%) Fixed Income
8 99 (3.64%) Derivative
9 96 (3.53%) N-Tier
10 88 (3.23%) Open Source
11 81 (2.98%) Equities
12 73 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
13 56 (2.06%) Tandem
14 52 (1.91%) User Experience
15 50 (1.84%) Blog
16 42 (1.54%) Mobile App
17 39 (1.43%) Mathematics
18 38 (1.40%) Social Media
19 31 (1.14%) Digital Media
20 28 (1.03%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 505 (18.55%) Windows
2 70 (2.57%) Android
3 38 (1.40%) Apple iOS
4 20 (0.73%) Windows Phone 8
4 20 (0.73%) Windows Phone
5 14 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.26%) Windows 8
7 6 (0.22%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.18%) UNIX
9 4 (0.15%) Windows Phone 7
9 4 (0.15%) Linux
10 3 (0.11%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.037%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.037%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1678 (61.65%) Agile Software Development
2 1568 (57.60%) MVC
3 1213 (44.56%) TDD
4 869 (31.93%) Scrum
5 765 (28.10%) OO
6 535 (19.65%) BDD
7 516 (18.96%) Web Application Development
8 402 (14.77%) E-Commerce
9 346 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
10 342 (12.56%) Unit Testing
11 306 (11.24%) Multithreading
12 297 (10.91%) SOA
13 278 (10.21%) Software Engineering
14 261 (9.59%) Kanban
15 251 (9.22%) OOP
16 234 (8.60%) Dependency Injection
17 199 (7.31%) OOD
18 173 (6.36%) MVVM
19 154 (5.66%) Web Development
20 140 (5.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2590 (95.15%) C#
2 1110 (40.78%) JavaScript
3 1097 (40.30%) SQL
4 483 (17.74%) T-SQL
5 215 (7.90%) VB.NET
6 172 (6.32%) Java
7 145 (5.33%) VB
8 124 (4.56%) Ruby
9 109 (4.00%) C++
10 75 (2.76%) VBA
11 58 (2.13%) PowerShell
12 46 (1.69%) VB6
13 44 (1.62%) Python
14 43 (1.58%) PHP
15 41 (1.51%) F#
16 40 (1.47%) XPath
17 35 (1.29%) VBScript
18 29 (1.07%) C
19 19 (0.70%) PL/SQL
20 17 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 336 (12.34%) Degree
2 201 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 136 (5.00%) MCSD
4 129 (4.74%) MCTS
5 127 (4.67%) MCP
6 125 (4.59%) MCAD
7 11 (0.40%) ISEB
8 10 (0.37%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.37%) MCSE
9 9 (0.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 8 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.11%) MCDBA
11 3 (0.11%) MCITP
12 2 (0.073%) MBA
12 2 (0.073%) MCPD
12 2 (0.073%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.073%) MCSA
13 1 (0.037%) PhD
13 1 (0.037%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.037%) Brainbench
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (2.87%) QA
2 16 (0.59%) EMIR
2 16 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
3 15 (0.55%) UCITS
4 12 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.15%) SLA
6 3 (0.11%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.073%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.073%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.073%) Basel III
8 1 (0.037%) Section 508
System Software
1 72 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.037%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.037%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.037%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.037%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 14 (0.51%) Puppet
1 14 (0.51%) Vagrant
2 10 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.037%) StatsD
Vendors
1 865 (31.78%) Microsoft
2 182 (6.69%) Oracle
3 85 (3.12%) Sitecore
4 70 (2.57%) Google
5 62 (2.28%) Rackspace
6 61 (2.24%) Facebook
7 49 (1.80%) EPiServer
8 45 (1.65%) Telerik
9 26 (0.96%) TIBCO
9 26 (0.96%) Adobe
10 25 (0.92%) DevExpress
11 23 (0.84%) Bloomberg
12 22 (0.81%) Sony
13 21 (0.77%) Apple
13 21 (0.77%) Yahoo!
14 18 (0.66%) Twitter
15 17 (0.62%) Sybase
16 14 (0.51%) Alterian
16 14 (0.51%) Ektron
17 12 (0.44%) DataSynapse
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, Healthcare
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
GreySpark
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Conspicuous
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Avanade UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 10% Annual Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago