The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 39 42 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Permanent jobs citing WCF 8 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.34% 1.07% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.09% 4.44% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +20.96%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
WCF
South East

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 Middlesex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
88 90 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 25.73% 24.06% 29.28%
Number of salaries quoted 54 58 128
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

WCF
Salary Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Middlesex region.

WCF Salary Trend in Middlesex

WCF
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 19 August 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Middlesex

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (84.21%) C#
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
3 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
4 13 (68.42%) SQL
5 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
5 12 (63.16%) OO
5 12 (63.16%) Scrum
6 11 (57.89%) MVC
6 11 (57.89%) XML
6 11 (57.89%) Windows
6 11 (57.89%) HTML
6 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
7 10 (52.63%) Ajax
7 10 (52.63%) Degree
8 9 (47.37%) HTML5
8 9 (47.37%) Web Services
9 8 (42.11%) XSLT
9 8 (42.11%) OOP
9 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
9 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
9 8 (42.11%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (42.11%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (36.84%) WPF
10 7 (36.84%) SOA
10 7 (36.84%) UML
11 6 (31.58%) MCSE
11 6 (31.58%) W3C
11 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
11 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
1 8 (42.11%) SharePoint 2010
1 8 (42.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (15.79%) ArcGIS
3 2 (10.53%) Umbraco
3 2 (10.53%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) assyst
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
2 5 (26.32%) JIRA
3 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
3 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (21.05%) SpecFlow
3 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
3 4 (21.05%) NUnit
3 4 (21.05%) Subversion
3 4 (21.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (5.26%) Log4Net
General
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) SharePoint Developer
2 6 (31.58%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Leader
4 3 (15.79%) WPF Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior .NET Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
3 11 (57.89%) XML
3 11 (57.89%) HTML
4 10 (52.63%) Ajax
5 9 (47.37%) HTML5
5 9 (47.37%) Web Services
6 8 (42.11%) XSLT
7 7 (36.84%) WPF
8 6 (31.58%) ADO.NET
8 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
9 4 (21.05%) jQuery
9 4 (21.05%) .NET Remoting
9 4 (21.05%) COM
9 4 (21.05%) MSMQ
10 3 (15.79%) ArcObjects
10 3 (15.79%) Silverlight
11 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (10.53%) CSS
12 1 (5.26%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) W3C
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (21.05%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Android
2 3 (15.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) OO
1 12 (63.16%) Scrum
2 11 (57.89%) MVC
3 8 (42.11%) OOP
4 7 (36.84%) SOA
4 7 (36.84%) UML
5 6 (31.58%) Workflow
5 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (31.58%) System Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
6 4 (21.05%) BDD
6 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (15.79%) OOD
7 3 (15.79%) MVVM
8 2 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (10.53%) TDD
9 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) C#
2 13 (68.42%) SQL
3 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) VB6
4 4 (21.05%) VB
4 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
5 3 (15.79%) C
6 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
6 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
2 6 (31.58%) MCSE
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (31.58%) MCPD
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) ESRI
4 2 (10.53%) EPiServer
4 2 (10.53%) Nintex