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

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 39 41 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing WCF 6 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.91% 1.27% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.52% 4.40% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +45.16%
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
92 91 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 29.30% 28.89% 25.85%
Number of salaries quoted 65 59 93
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
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 12 September 2014.

WCF Salary Histogram in Middlesex

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (83.33%) C#
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
4 13 (72.22%) ASP.NET
5 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 12 (66.67%) OO
6 11 (61.11%) Ajax
6 11 (61.11%) Windows
6 11 (61.11%) SQL
6 11 (61.11%) HTML
7 10 (55.56%) Scrum
8 9 (50.00%) MVC
8 9 (50.00%) Web Services
8 9 (50.00%) XML
8 9 (50.00%) XSLT
8 9 (50.00%) SharePoint
8 9 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (50.00%) HTML5
8 9 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (44.44%) Degree
9 8 (44.44%) OOP
9 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
10 6 (33.33%) MCSE
10 6 (33.33%) W3C
10 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
10 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
10 6 (33.33%) Workflow

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 9 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 9 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (16.67%) ArcGIS
3 2 (11.11%) CMS
3 2 (11.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) assyst
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
4 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (11.11%) NUnit
4 2 (11.11%) Subversion
5 1 (5.56%) Log4Net
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 6 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) WPF Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 11 (61.11%) Ajax
3 11 (61.11%) HTML
4 9 (50.00%) HTML5
4 9 (50.00%) Web Services
4 9 (50.00%) XML
4 9 (50.00%) XSLT
5 5 (27.78%) WPF
5 5 (27.78%) jQuery
6 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 4 (22.22%) ADO.NET
7 3 (16.67%) ArcObjects
7 3 (16.67%) Silverlight
8 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (11.11%) .NET Remoting
8 2 (11.11%) COM
8 2 (11.11%) CSS
8 2 (11.11%) MSMQ
9 1 (5.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) W3C
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Android
2 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) OO
3 10 (55.56%) Scrum
4 9 (50.00%) MVC
5 8 (44.44%) OOP
6 6 (33.33%) Workflow
6 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 6 (33.33%) System Testing
7 5 (27.78%) SOA
7 5 (27.78%) UML
8 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (16.67%) OOD
9 3 (16.67%) MVVM
10 2 (11.11%) BDD
10 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (11.11%) TDD
10 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
10 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
11 1 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) C#
2 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (61.11%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) C
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.11%) VB
5 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 2 (11.11%) VB6
5 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) MCSE
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (33.33%) MCPD
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) ESRI
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Nintex
3 2 (11.11%) EPiServer
3 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow