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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 96 80 64
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1317 1672 1812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.94% 3.38% 3.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.99% 8.40% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1205 1479 1612
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,530 £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
16488 19912 18424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.83% 40.22% 40.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14019 16793 16040
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -43 221 £57,750 +0.43% 57
Kingston Upon Thames +19 25 £57,500 +9.52% 9
Canary Wharf +16 12 £58,750 -
Uxbridge - 11 £52,500 - 1
Isleworth - 9 £32,500 -
Bromley - 9 £42,500 -
Harrow +3 7 £27,500 -52.99%
Mayfair 0 6 £57,500 -11.53%
Surbiton +7 5 £65,000 +116.66%
Barnet - 5 £47,500 - 1
Twickenham 0 4 £45,000 - 1
Hounslow - 4 £52,500 -
Croydon -3 3 £75,000 +53.06% 1
Enfield - 3 £50,000 - 3
Docklands, London -9 2 £100,000 +33.33%
Paddington - 2 £40,000 -
Sidcup - 2 £47,500 - 2
Chiswick +3 1 £30,000 -40.00%
Teddington - 1 £45,000 - 1
Hammersmith - 1 £33,500 - 1
Osterley - 1 £65,000 -
Morden - 1 - -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (93.92%) C#
2 2290 (91.60%) .NET
3 1684 (67.36%) SQL Server
4 1566 (62.64%) Agile Software Development
5 1556 (62.24%) ASP.NET
6 1416 (56.64%) MVC
7 1121 (44.84%) TDD
8 1066 (42.64%) SQL
9 1035 (41.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 969 (38.76%) WPF
11 940 (37.60%) JavaScript
12 903 (36.12%) Finance
13 847 (33.88%) HTML
14 809 (32.36%) .NET Framework
15 779 (31.16%) Scrum
16 694 (27.76%) Microsoft
17 657 (26.28%) Web Services
18 637 (25.48%) CSS
19 625 (25.00%) OO
20 491 (19.64%) Entity Framework
21 481 (19.24%) Web Application Development
21 481 (19.24%) Windows
22 477 (19.08%) Banking
23 473 (18.92%) NUnit
24 471 (18.84%) jQuery
25 463 (18.52%) BDD
26 455 (18.20%) XML
27 436 (17.44%) HTML5
28 427 (17.08%) NHibernate
29 417 (16.68%) Ajax

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 214 (8.56%) SharePoint
2 197 (7.88%) BizTalk Server
3 141 (5.64%) IIS
4 135 (5.40%) SharePoint 2013
5 119 (4.76%) Node.js
6 108 (4.32%) CMS
7 72 (2.88%) Umbraco
8 59 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 33 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
10 28 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
11 26 (1.04%) NServiceBus
12 16 (0.64%) Apache Solr
13 15 (0.60%) Tomcat
14 13 (0.52%) Sitefinity
15 12 (0.48%) OpenStack
15 12 (0.48%) SharePoint Foundation
16 11 (0.44%) ColdFusion
17 10 (0.40%) DNN
18 9 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
18 9 (0.36%) Kentico
Applications
1 245 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 44 (1.76%) MS Office
3 30 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.72%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.040%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 98 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.28%) RMDS
2 7 (0.28%) ION MarketView
3 6 (0.24%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.16%) Fredhopper
5 3 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.12%) Scribe Insight
6 1 (0.040%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.040%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.040%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 126 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (0.76%) Office 365
4 17 (0.68%) PaaS
5 15 (0.60%) IaaS
6 9 (0.36%) SaaS
7 4 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.080%) GitHub
9 1 (0.040%) Trello
9 1 (0.040%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.040%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.040%) AtomSphere
9 1 (0.040%) Sage Pay
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
Communications & Networking
1 88 (3.52%) Internet
2 53 (2.12%) HTTP
3 40 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 24 (0.96%) DNS
5 22 (0.88%) Intranet
6 11 (0.44%) SSL
7 7 (0.28%) SSH
7 7 (0.28%) SMTP
7 7 (0.28%) Extranet
8 5 (0.20%) FTP
9 4 (0.16%) VPN
9 4 (0.16%) 802.15
9 4 (0.16%) Firewall
9 4 (0.16%) ZigBee
9 4 (0.16%) OpenVPN
10 3 (0.12%) iBeacon
11 2 (0.080%) SWIFTNet
11 2 (0.080%) DMZ
12 1 (0.040%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1684 (67.36%) SQL Server
2 352 (14.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 175 (7.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 171 (6.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 170 (6.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 155 (6.20%) NoSQL
7 150 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 105 (4.20%) Relational Database
9 72 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
10 62 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 54 (2.16%) MongoDB
12 50 (2.00%) MySQL
13 42 (1.68%) RDBMS
14 30 (1.20%) Big Data
15 28 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 27 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
17 23 (0.92%) Oracle Database
18 20 (0.80%) Redis
19 16 (0.64%) OLAP
20 15 (0.60%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 473 (18.92%) NUnit
2 325 (13.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 309 (12.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 273 (10.92%) Visual Studio
5 262 (10.48%) Subversion
6 225 (9.00%) Moq
7 134 (5.36%) Git (software)
8 101 (4.04%) TeamCity
9 83 (3.32%) MSTest
10 81 (3.24%) CruiseControl
11 70 (2.80%) MSBuild
12 55 (2.20%) Visual Studio Team System
13 45 (1.80%) JIRA
13 45 (1.80%) SpecFlow
14 36 (1.44%) Jenkins
15 33 (1.32%) Selenium
16 28 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 27 (1.08%) Log4Net
18 20 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 17 (0.68%) Bugzilla
General
1 903 (36.12%) Finance
2 477 (19.08%) Banking
3 222 (8.88%) Investment Banking
4 186 (7.44%) Front Office
5 168 (6.72%) Games
6 125 (5.00%) Retail
7 78 (3.12%) Marketing
8 56 (2.24%) Advertising
9 46 (1.84%) Telecoms
9 46 (1.84%) Legal
10 42 (1.68%) Back Office
11 35 (1.40%) Retail Banking
12 24 (0.96%) Music Industry
13 21 (0.84%) Publishing
14 14 (0.56%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.44%) Private Banking
16 8 (0.32%) Law
17 4 (0.16%) Manufacturing
18 3 (0.12%) Electronics
18 3 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2065 (82.60%) Developer
2 1041 (41.64%) .NET Developer
3 990 (39.60%) C# Developer
4 520 (20.80%) C# .NET Developer
5 323 (12.92%) Senior Developer
6 262 (10.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 226 (9.04%) ASP.NET Developer
8 158 (6.32%) Senior .NET Developer
9 131 (5.24%) Architect
10 124 (4.96%) Software Developer
11 119 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
12 117 (4.68%) Agile .NET Developer
13 97 (3.88%) Agile C# Developer
14 86 (3.44%) Junior
15 85 (3.40%) Junior Developer
16 79 (3.16%) Software Engineer
17 77 (3.08%) Web Developer
18 68 (2.72%) AWS Developer
19 60 (2.40%) Consultant
20 59 (2.36%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2290 (91.60%) .NET
2 1556 (62.24%) ASP.NET
3 1035 (41.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 969 (38.76%) WPF
5 847 (33.88%) HTML
6 809 (32.36%) .NET Framework
7 657 (26.28%) Web Services
8 637 (25.48%) CSS
9 491 (19.64%) Entity Framework
10 471 (18.84%) jQuery
11 455 (18.20%) XML
12 436 (17.44%) HTML5
13 427 (17.08%) NHibernate
14 417 (16.68%) Ajax
15 323 (12.92%) LINQ
16 304 (12.16%) AngularJS
17 283 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web API
18 280 (11.20%) WinForms
19 267 (10.68%) Castle Windsor
20 261 (10.44%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 174 (6.96%) Computer Science
2 155 (6.20%) Inversion of Control
3 127 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 112 (4.48%) Derivative
5 107 (4.28%) Hedge funds
6 103 (4.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 98 (3.92%) Client/Server
8 96 (3.84%) N-Tier
9 87 (3.48%) Fixed Income
10 83 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
11 65 (2.60%) Open Source
12 60 (2.40%) Mathematics
13 56 (2.24%) Equities
13 56 (2.24%) Mobile App
14 55 (2.20%) Tandem
15 45 (1.80%) Social Media
16 44 (1.76%) Spread Betting
17 39 (1.56%) Blog
18 27 (1.08%) Social Network
19 26 (1.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 481 (19.24%) Windows
2 85 (3.40%) Android
3 45 (1.80%) UNIX
3 45 (1.80%) Apple iOS
4 32 (1.28%) Windows Phone
5 22 (0.88%) Windows Phone 8
6 18 (0.72%) Linux
7 12 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.44%) Windows 8
8 11 (0.44%) Windows Phone 7
9 10 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (0.20%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.040%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.040%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.040%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.040%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1566 (62.64%) Agile Software Development
2 1416 (56.64%) MVC
3 1121 (44.84%) TDD
4 779 (31.16%) Scrum
5 625 (25.00%) OO
6 481 (19.24%) Web Application Development
7 463 (18.52%) BDD
8 290 (11.60%) Continuous Integration
9 260 (10.40%) Multithreading
10 241 (9.64%) SOA
11 226 (9.04%) Kanban
12 217 (8.68%) Unit Testing
13 216 (8.64%) OOD
13 216 (8.64%) Software Engineering
14 204 (8.16%) Dependency Injection
15 202 (8.08%) OOP
16 146 (5.84%) E-Commerce
17 138 (5.52%) OOA/OOD
18 137 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
19 133 (5.32%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2348 (93.92%) C#
2 1066 (42.64%) SQL
3 940 (37.60%) JavaScript
4 378 (15.12%) T-SQL
5 183 (7.32%) VB.NET
6 147 (5.88%) C++
7 119 (4.76%) Ruby
8 115 (4.60%) Java
9 92 (3.68%) VB
10 40 (1.60%) VBA
11 36 (1.44%) PHP
12 31 (1.24%) PowerShell
13 30 (1.20%) C
14 29 (1.16%) Python
15 26 (1.04%) F#
16 22 (0.88%) PL/SQL
17 21 (0.84%) Perl
18 19 (0.76%) VB6
19 17 (0.68%) XAML
20 15 (0.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 338 (13.52%) Degree
2 78 (3.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 71 (2.84%) Security Cleared
4 45 (1.80%) DV Cleared
5 38 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 35 (1.40%) MCP
7 24 (0.96%) MCSD
8 20 (0.80%) ISEB
9 15 (0.60%) MCPD
10 14 (0.56%) MCITP
11 13 (0.52%) MCTS
11 13 (0.52%) MCAD
12 11 (0.44%) MCDBA
13 10 (0.40%) MCSE
13 10 (0.40%) ISTQB
14 8 (0.32%) CISSP
14 8 (0.32%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 8 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (0.24%) Brainbench
16 3 (0.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (4.60%) QA
2 22 (0.88%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (0.28%) SLA
5 5 (0.20%) EMIR
6 4 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.040%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.040%) Basel III
7 1 (0.040%) Solvency II
System Software
1 29 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.20%) Firmware
3 1 (0.040%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.16%) Control-M
1 4 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.12%) StatsD
3 2 (0.080%) Nagios
3 2 (0.080%) OpenView
Vendors
1 694 (27.76%) Microsoft
2 108 (4.32%) Oracle
3 72 (2.88%) Google
4 56 (2.24%) Sitecore
4 56 (2.24%) Facebook
5 29 (1.16%) Sony
5 29 (1.16%) Apple
6 26 (1.04%) Yahoo!
7 24 (0.96%) Sybase
8 23 (0.92%) TIBCO
8 23 (0.92%) Twitter
9 20 (0.80%) EPiServer
9 20 (0.80%) DevExpress
10 16 (0.64%) Perforce
11 15 (0.60%) Telerik
12 13 (0.52%) Hitachi
12 13 (0.52%) Nintex
13 12 (0.48%) ION Trading
14 10 (0.40%) Ektron
15 8 (0.32%) Alterian
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Austin Fraser Ltd
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Tech
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus + Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £33283.26 - £44377.68 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West London
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
PCR
Salary: £65000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-55kDOE+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday