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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 97 79 62
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -17
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1250 1556 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.92% 3.43% 4.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.98% 8.45% 9.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1146 1375 1588
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
15673 18405 18122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.63% 40.51% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13315 15448 15791
Average salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
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 27 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 27 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 -28 235 £60,000 +3.89% 53
Kingston Upon Thames +18 23 £60,000 +9.09% 4
Isleworth - 10 £32,500 - 1
Bromley - 8 £42,500 -
Canary Wharf +12 7 £57,500 -
Harrow +6 6 £27,500 -49.30% 1
Docklands, London +2 4 £100,000 +33.33%
Mayfair -2 4 £57,500 +4.54%
Uxbridge - 4 £52,500 - 2
Surbiton +4 3 £62,500 +108.33% 1
Hounslow - 3 £60,000 - 1
Enfield - 3 £50,000 -
Barnet +7 2 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Twickenham -1 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Croydon -8 2 £75,000 +55.44%
Paddington - 2 £40,000 -
Chiswick -4 1 £30,000 -40.00%
Osterley - 1 £65,000 -
Sidcup - 1 £47,500 - 1
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 2348 (94.26%) C#
2 2294 (92.09%) .NET
3 1663 (66.76%) SQL Server
4 1573 (63.15%) ASP.NET
5 1541 (61.86%) Agile Software Development
6 1399 (56.16%) MVC
7 1108 (44.48%) TDD
8 1060 (42.55%) SQL
9 1023 (41.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1000 (40.14%) WPF
11 947 (38.02%) JavaScript
12 908 (36.45%) Finance
13 867 (34.81%) HTML
14 797 (32.00%) Scrum
15 782 (31.39%) .NET Framework
16 678 (27.22%) Microsoft
17 659 (26.46%) Web Services
18 648 (26.01%) OO
19 638 (25.61%) CSS
20 494 (19.83%) jQuery
21 493 (19.79%) Windows
22 484 (19.43%) Banking
23 470 (18.87%) NUnit
23 470 (18.87%) Web Application Development
24 468 (18.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 460 (18.47%) XML
26 458 (18.39%) BDD
27 447 (17.94%) HTML5
28 429 (17.22%) Ajax
29 420 (16.86%) NHibernate

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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
1 220 (8.83%) SharePoint
2 192 (7.71%) BizTalk Server
3 132 (5.30%) IIS
3 132 (5.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 106 (4.26%) Node.js
5 98 (3.93%) CMS
6 62 (2.49%) Umbraco
7 58 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 31 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
8 31 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
9 22 (0.88%) NServiceBus
10 21 (0.84%) Apache Solr
11 17 (0.68%) Tomcat
12 14 (0.56%) ColdFusion
13 12 (0.48%) OpenStack
13 12 (0.48%) SharePoint Foundation
14 11 (0.44%) Sitefinity
15 9 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
15 9 (0.36%) nginx
15 9 (0.36%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 248 (9.96%) MS Excel
2 40 (1.61%) MS Office
3 29 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.80%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.080%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 89 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.36%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.28%) RMDS
4 6 (0.24%) ION MarketView
4 6 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.16%) Fredhopper
6 2 (0.080%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.040%) Beauchamp
7 1 (0.040%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.040%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 124 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (0.92%) PaaS
4 21 (0.84%) Office 365
5 17 (0.68%) IaaS
6 10 (0.40%) GitHub
7 9 (0.36%) Trello
7 9 (0.36%) SaaS
8 8 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.040%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.040%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.040%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.040%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.040%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.040%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 80 (3.21%) Internet
2 54 (2.17%) HTTP
3 41 (1.65%) TCP/IP
4 25 (1.00%) Intranet
5 21 (0.84%) DNS
6 12 (0.48%) Extranet
7 11 (0.44%) SSL
8 6 (0.24%) SSH
8 6 (0.24%) SMTP
9 5 (0.20%) FTP
10 4 (0.16%) VPN
10 4 (0.16%) 802.15
10 4 (0.16%) Firewall
10 4 (0.16%) ZigBee
10 4 (0.16%) OpenVPN
11 3 (0.12%) iBeacon
12 2 (0.080%) SWIFTNet
12 2 (0.080%) DMZ
13 1 (0.040%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1663 (66.76%) SQL Server
2 363 (14.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 181 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 179 (7.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 175 (7.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 149 (5.98%) NoSQL
7 137 (5.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 103 (4.13%) Relational Database
9 74 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
10 64 (2.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 55 (2.21%) MongoDB
12 47 (1.89%) MySQL
13 42 (1.69%) RDBMS
14 37 (1.49%) Big Data
15 33 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
16 32 (1.28%) Oracle Database
17 28 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 23 (0.92%) RavenDB
19 19 (0.76%) Redis
19 19 (0.76%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 470 (18.87%) NUnit
2 326 (13.09%) Rhino Mocks
3 306 (12.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 267 (10.72%) Subversion
5 251 (10.08%) Visual Studio
6 218 (8.75%) Moq
7 127 (5.10%) Git (software)
8 117 (4.70%) TeamCity
9 81 (3.25%) CruiseControl
10 76 (3.05%) MSTest
11 70 (2.81%) MSBuild
12 47 (1.89%) SpecFlow
13 46 (1.85%) JIRA
14 43 (1.73%) Visual Studio Team System
15 36 (1.45%) Selenium
16 35 (1.41%) Jenkins
17 29 (1.16%) Log4Net
18 27 (1.08%) ReSharper
18 27 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 20 (0.80%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 908 (36.45%) Finance
2 484 (19.43%) Banking
3 225 (9.03%) Investment Banking
4 177 (7.11%) Front Office
5 160 (6.42%) Games
6 117 (4.70%) Retail
7 74 (2.97%) Marketing
8 62 (2.49%) Advertising
9 50 (2.01%) Legal
10 48 (1.93%) Telecoms
11 36 (1.45%) Back Office
12 32 (1.28%) Retail Banking
13 23 (0.92%) Music Industry
14 22 (0.88%) Publishing
15 17 (0.68%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.44%) Private Banking
17 10 (0.40%) French Language
18 8 (0.32%) Law
19 3 (0.12%) Manufacturing
19 3 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2054 (82.46%) Developer
2 1015 (40.75%) .NET Developer
3 1011 (40.59%) C# Developer
4 530 (21.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 341 (13.69%) Senior Developer
6 271 (10.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 230 (9.23%) ASP.NET Developer
8 173 (6.95%) Senior .NET Developer
9 133 (5.34%) Architect
10 127 (5.10%) Senior C# Developer
11 123 (4.94%) Software Developer
12 113 (4.54%) Agile .NET Developer
13 108 (4.34%) Agile C# Developer
14 85 (3.41%) Junior
15 84 (3.37%) Junior Developer
16 76 (3.05%) Software Engineer
17 72 (2.89%) Web Developer
18 69 (2.77%) AWS Developer
19 59 (2.37%) Lead Developer
20 58 (2.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2294 (92.09%) .NET
2 1573 (63.15%) ASP.NET
3 1023 (41.07%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1000 (40.14%) WPF
5 867 (34.81%) HTML
6 782 (31.39%) .NET Framework
7 659 (26.46%) Web Services
8 638 (25.61%) CSS
9 494 (19.83%) jQuery
10 468 (18.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 460 (18.47%) XML
12 447 (17.94%) HTML5
13 429 (17.22%) Ajax
14 420 (16.86%) NHibernate
15 316 (12.69%) LINQ
16 293 (11.76%) AngularJS
17 278 (11.16%) ASP.NET Web API
18 274 (11.00%) Castle Windsor
19 270 (10.84%) WinForms
20 267 (10.72%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 181 (7.27%) Computer Science
2 163 (6.54%) Inversion of Control
3 121 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
4 104 (4.18%) Hedge funds
5 100 (4.01%) Derivative
6 99 (3.97%) Client/Server
7 95 (3.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 92 (3.69%) N-Tier
9 82 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
10 78 (3.13%) Fixed Income
11 65 (2.61%) Open Source
12 60 (2.41%) Mobile App
13 55 (2.21%) Mathematics
14 51 (2.05%) Tandem
15 44 (1.77%) Equities
16 43 (1.73%) Social Media
17 39 (1.57%) Spread Betting
17 39 (1.57%) Blog
18 26 (1.04%) Social Network
18 26 (1.04%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 493 (19.79%) Windows
2 85 (3.41%) Android
3 46 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 38 (1.53%) UNIX
5 33 (1.32%) Windows Phone
6 24 (0.96%) Windows Phone 8
7 16 (0.64%) Linux
8 10 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.40%) Windows Phone 7
8 10 (0.40%) Windows 8
8 10 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.20%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.040%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.040%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.040%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.040%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1541 (61.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1399 (56.16%) MVC
3 1108 (44.48%) TDD
4 797 (32.00%) Scrum
5 648 (26.01%) OO
6 470 (18.87%) Web Application Development
7 458 (18.39%) BDD
8 315 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
9 258 (10.36%) Multithreading
10 256 (10.28%) SOA
11 223 (8.95%) Software Engineering
12 221 (8.87%) Unit Testing
13 216 (8.67%) Kanban
14 214 (8.59%) OOD
15 205 (8.23%) OOP
16 185 (7.43%) Dependency Injection
17 162 (6.50%) E-Commerce
18 148 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
19 133 (5.34%) OOA/OOD
20 131 (5.26%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2348 (94.26%) C#
2 1060 (42.55%) SQL
3 947 (38.02%) JavaScript
4 390 (15.66%) T-SQL
5 187 (7.51%) VB.NET
6 156 (6.26%) C++
7 111 (4.46%) Ruby
8 108 (4.34%) Java
9 99 (3.97%) VB
10 45 (1.81%) VBA
11 41 (1.65%) PHP
12 27 (1.08%) Python
12 27 (1.08%) PowerShell
13 25 (1.00%) F#
13 25 (1.00%) C
14 24 (0.96%) VB6
15 22 (0.88%) PL/SQL
16 20 (0.80%) Perl
16 20 (0.80%) XPath
17 16 (0.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 332 (13.33%) Degree
2 69 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 51 (2.05%) Security Cleared
4 33 (1.32%) DV Cleared
5 32 (1.28%) MCP
6 27 (1.08%) SC Cleared
7 25 (1.00%) MCSD
8 20 (0.80%) ISEB
9 16 (0.64%) MCITP
10 14 (0.56%) MCPD
11 13 (0.52%) MCDBA
12 12 (0.48%) MCAD
12 12 (0.48%) MCTS
13 10 (0.40%) ISTQB
13 10 (0.40%) MCSE
14 8 (0.32%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 8 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 7 (0.28%) CISSP
16 6 (0.24%) Brainbench
17 4 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (4.54%) QA
2 22 (0.88%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.28%) SLA
4 6 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.12%) EMIR
7 2 (0.080%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.040%) Basel III
8 1 (0.040%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.20%) Firmware
3 1 (0.040%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.040%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.12%) StatsD
2 3 (0.12%) Control-M
3 2 (0.080%) Nagios
3 2 (0.080%) OpenView
Vendors
1 678 (27.22%) Microsoft
2 115 (4.62%) Oracle
3 67 (2.69%) Google
4 55 (2.21%) Sitecore
5 51 (2.05%) Facebook
6 28 (1.12%) Sony
7 27 (1.08%) Apple
8 24 (0.96%) Yahoo!
9 22 (0.88%) TIBCO
10 21 (0.84%) Telerik
10 21 (0.84%) Twitter
11 20 (0.80%) DevExpress
12 18 (0.72%) Sybase
13 17 (0.68%) EPiServer
13 17 (0.68%) Perforce
14 12 (0.48%) ION Trading
14 12 (0.48%) Adobe
14 12 (0.48%) Nintex
15 10 (0.40%) Hitachi
16 9 (0.36%) Rackspace
Hounslow, Middlesex
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus, pension etc..
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Gravitas Recruitment Group Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum +bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £excellent salary
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
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London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
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Uxbridge, Middlesex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
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London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Pension / Healthcare / bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
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