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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 90 63 80
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +17
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1353 1672 1673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.92% 3.73% 3.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.73% 9.44% 7.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1197 1529 1549
Average salary £55,000 £53,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.77% -1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
17499 17718 21002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.77% 39.55% 40.99%
Number of salaries quoted 14953 15223 18628
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -21 274 £55,000 - 47
Docklands, London +11 11 £62,500 -3.84%
Kingston Upon Thames -12 10 £56,250 +18.42% 1
Croydon +1 8 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Dagenham - 4 £55,000 -
Harrow - 4 £46,250 - 2
Uxbridge -1 3 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Hornchurch - 3 £30,000 - 1
Canary Wharf +10 2 £45,000 -14.28%
Bromley -29 2 £42,500 -10.52%
Chiswick - 2 £49,000 -
Orpington - 2 £40,000 - 1
Romford +12 1 £37,500 -13.79%
Sidcup -7 1 £42,500 -39.28%
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2863 (95.08%) .NET
2 2849 (94.62%) C#
3 2027 (67.32%) ASP.NET
4 1999 (66.39%) SQL Server
5 1674 (55.60%) MVC
6 1354 (44.97%) TDD
7 1258 (41.78%) WPF
8 1230 (40.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1179 (39.16%) SQL
10 1163 (38.63%) JavaScript
11 1109 (36.83%) HTML
12 995 (33.05%) .NET Framework
13 987 (32.78%) CSS
14 968 (32.15%) Microsoft
15 967 (32.12%) Finance
16 951 (31.58%) Scrum
17 917 (30.45%) Web Services
18 853 (28.33%) jQuery
19 763 (25.34%) OO
20 651 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
21 602 (19.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 598 (19.86%) NUnit
23 577 (19.16%) HTML5
24 539 (17.90%) BDD
25 538 (17.87%) Windows
26 535 (17.77%) T-SQL
27 513 (17.04%) Ajax
28 507 (16.84%) Web Application Development
29 500 (16.61%) LINQ
30 494 (16.41%) Unit Testing

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 271 (9.00%) SharePoint
2 245 (8.14%) IIS
3 158 (5.25%) BizTalk Server
4 152 (5.05%) SharePoint 2013
5 117 (3.89%) Node.js
6 105 (3.49%) CMS
7 81 (2.69%) Umbraco
8 76 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 61 (2.03%) Sitecore CMS
10 50 (1.66%) Apache Solr
11 45 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
12 44 (1.46%) NServiceBus
13 38 (1.26%) nginx
14 35 (1.16%) Sitefinity
15 30 (1.00%) Adobe CQ
16 21 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
17 19 (0.63%) DNN
17 19 (0.63%) Kentico
17 19 (0.63%) Immediacy CMS
18 18 (0.60%) Alfresco
Applications
1 350 (11.62%) MS Excel
2 42 (1.39%) MS Office
3 17 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.40%) InfoPath
5 11 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 84 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.56%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.13%) nopCommerce
5 3 (0.100%) Pivotal CRM
6 2 (0.066%) Tridion
6 2 (0.066%) Sophis RISQUE
6 2 (0.066%) assyst
6 2 (0.066%) SalesLogix
7 1 (0.033%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.033%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 151 (5.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 115 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (2.03%) GitHub
4 53 (1.76%) SaaS
5 38 (1.26%) Trello
6 28 (0.93%) PaaS
7 22 (0.73%) IaaS
8 12 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.37%) Amazon S3
9 11 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (0.27%) Google App Engine
10 8 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
11 6 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 171 (5.68%) Internet
2 62 (2.06%) Intranet
3 42 (1.39%) HTTP
4 16 (0.53%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.43%) Extranet
6 10 (0.33%) SSL
6 10 (0.33%) SSH
7 6 (0.20%) Firewall
8 5 (0.17%) Network Security
9 4 (0.13%) DNS
9 4 (0.13%) Broadband
10 1 (0.033%) VoIP
10 1 (0.033%) SMTP
10 1 (0.033%) SAN
10 1 (0.033%) RFID
10 1 (0.033%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1999 (66.39%) SQL Server
2 467 (15.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 384 (12.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 236 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 194 (6.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 194 (6.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 184 (6.11%) Relational Database
7 138 (4.58%) NoSQL
8 95 (3.16%) RDBMS
9 80 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
10 68 (2.26%) RavenDB
11 66 (2.19%) Big Data
12 65 (2.16%) Oracle Database
13 63 (2.09%) MongoDB
14 56 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 45 (1.49%) MySQL
16 34 (1.13%) Hadoop
17 29 (0.96%) CouchDB
18 22 (0.73%) Neo4j
18 22 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 598 (19.86%) NUnit
2 456 (15.14%) Visual Studio
3 426 (14.15%) Rhino Mocks
4 357 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 309 (10.26%) Subversion
6 270 (8.97%) Moq
7 137 (4.55%) SpecFlow
8 126 (4.18%) Git (software)
9 112 (3.72%) TeamCity
10 111 (3.69%) MSTest
11 88 (2.92%) MSBuild
12 80 (2.66%) Selenium
13 74 (2.46%) ReSharper
13 74 (2.46%) CruiseControl
14 72 (2.39%) JIRA
15 65 (2.16%) Cucumber
16 49 (1.63%) Jenkins
17 48 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
18 39 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
19 38 (1.26%) YouTrack
General
1 967 (32.12%) Finance
2 396 (13.15%) Banking
3 207 (6.87%) Front Office
4 187 (6.21%) Games
5 171 (5.68%) Retail
6 136 (4.52%) Investment Banking
7 92 (3.06%) Advertising
8 87 (2.89%) Marketing
9 68 (2.26%) Telecoms
10 60 (1.99%) Back Office
11 44 (1.46%) Publishing
12 39 (1.30%) French Language
13 27 (0.90%) Law
14 26 (0.86%) Music Industry
15 19 (0.63%) Legal
16 18 (0.60%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.33%) Retail Banking
18 7 (0.23%) Manufacturing
19 6 (0.20%) Polish Language
20 3 (0.100%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2454 (81.50%) Developer
2 1305 (43.34%) .NET Developer
3 1204 (39.99%) C# Developer
4 716 (23.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 527 (17.50%) Senior Developer
6 362 (12.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 308 (10.23%) Senior .NET Developer
8 282 (9.37%) ASP.NET Developer
9 234 (7.77%) Senior C# Developer
10 193 (6.41%) Agile .NET Developer
11 191 (6.34%) Software Developer
12 128 (4.25%) Software Engineer
13 120 (3.99%) Web Developer
14 118 (3.92%) Agile C# Developer
15 113 (3.75%) Architect
16 101 (3.35%) Technical Leader
17 99 (3.29%) Programmer
18 97 (3.22%) Analyst
19 94 (3.12%) Lead Developer
20 92 (3.06%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2863 (95.08%) .NET
2 2027 (67.32%) ASP.NET
3 1258 (41.78%) WPF
4 1230 (40.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1109 (36.83%) HTML
6 995 (33.05%) .NET Framework
7 987 (32.78%) CSS
8 917 (30.45%) Web Services
9 853 (28.33%) jQuery
10 602 (19.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 577 (19.16%) HTML5
12 513 (17.04%) Ajax
13 500 (16.61%) LINQ
14 479 (15.91%) NHibernate
15 475 (15.78%) XML
16 427 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 414 (13.75%) WinForms
18 391 (12.99%) REST
19 363 (12.06%) ASP.NET Web API
20 335 (11.13%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 260 (8.64%) Computer Science
2 223 (7.41%) Inversion of Control
3 146 (4.85%) Hedge funds
4 141 (4.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 115 (3.82%) Open Source
6 107 (3.55%) Client/Server
7 105 (3.49%) N-Tier
8 102 (3.39%) Fixed Income
9 99 (3.29%) Derivative
10 92 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
11 90 (2.99%) Equities
12 58 (1.93%) Mathematics
13 55 (1.83%) Tandem
14 45 (1.49%) Mobile App
15 44 (1.46%) Blog
16 34 (1.13%) Digital Media
17 33 (1.10%) Social Media
17 33 (1.10%) Social Network
18 31 (1.03%) iPhone
19 25 (0.83%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 538 (17.87%) Windows
2 67 (2.23%) Android
3 36 (1.20%) Apple iOS
4 19 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (0.50%) Windows Phone
6 13 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
7 11 (0.37%) Windows 8
7 11 (0.37%) Linux
8 7 (0.23%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.20%) UNIX
10 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
10 4 (0.13%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.033%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.033%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.033%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1674 (55.60%) MVC
2 1354 (44.97%) TDD
3 951 (31.58%) Scrum
4 763 (25.34%) OO
5 651 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
6 539 (17.90%) BDD
7 507 (16.84%) Web Application Development
8 494 (16.41%) Unit Testing
9 360 (11.96%) E-Commerce
10 351 (11.66%) Multithreading
11 325 (10.79%) Software Engineering
12 312 (10.36%) SOA
13 307 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
14 293 (9.73%) Dependency Injection
15 287 (9.53%) OOP
16 281 (9.33%) Kanban
17 210 (6.97%) OOD
18 202 (6.71%) MVVM
19 196 (6.51%) Web Development
20 147 (4.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2849 (94.62%) C#
2 1179 (39.16%) SQL
3 1163 (38.63%) JavaScript
4 535 (17.77%) T-SQL
5 232 (7.71%) Java
6 231 (7.67%) VB.NET
7 145 (4.82%) VB
8 132 (4.38%) C++
9 122 (4.05%) Ruby
10 81 (2.69%) PowerShell
11 75 (2.49%) VBA
12 59 (1.96%) PHP
13 50 (1.66%) F#
14 48 (1.59%) C
14 48 (1.59%) Python
15 31 (1.03%) VBScript
15 31 (1.03%) PL/SQL
15 31 (1.03%) VB6
16 29 (0.96%) XAML
17 24 (0.80%) XPath
Qualifications
1 458 (15.21%) Degree
2 346 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 262 (8.70%) MCSD
4 253 (8.40%) MCAD
5 251 (8.34%) MCP
6 247 (8.20%) MCTS
7 12 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 12 (0.40%) ISEB
7 12 (0.40%) MBA
8 11 (0.37%) MCSE
9 10 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (0.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 2 (0.066%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.066%) MCSA
10 2 (0.066%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.033%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.033%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.033%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (3.32%) QA
2 21 (0.70%) EMIR
2 21 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
3 16 (0.53%) UCITS
4 12 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.23%) Basel III
5 7 (0.23%) CRD IV
6 5 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.13%) Basel II
7 4 (0.13%) COREP
8 2 (0.066%) SLA
8 2 (0.066%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.033%) Section 508
System Software
1 67 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.100%) HDFS
3 1 (0.033%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.033%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.033%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 14 (0.46%) Puppet
1 14 (0.46%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.100%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.100%) Control-M
Vendors
1 968 (32.15%) Microsoft
2 207 (6.87%) Oracle
3 110 (3.65%) Sitecore
4 64 (2.13%) Google
5 62 (2.06%) EPiServer
6 55 (1.83%) Facebook
7 46 (1.53%) Adobe
8 38 (1.26%) Rackspace
9 32 (1.06%) TIBCO
10 30 (1.00%) Telerik
11 29 (0.96%) Bloomberg
12 25 (0.83%) Sybase
12 25 (0.83%) DevExpress
13 23 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
14 20 (0.66%) CODA
15 19 (0.63%) Alterian
15 19 (0.63%) Ektron
16 13 (0.43%) Twitter
16 13 (0.43%) Yahoo!
16 13 (0.43%) Sony
London
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Salary: £75000 to £85000 per annum - + bonus + full corp bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-40,000 + £10k Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum - 10 % Bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: c. 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday