The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 45 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 7 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.84% 1.41% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.61% 6.31% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 6
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
92 111 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 24.15% 22.29% 32.09%
Number of salaries quoted 67 87 148
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WCF
South East

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) ADO.NET
3 5 (71.43%) MVC
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
4 4 (57.14%) BDD
4 4 (57.14%) SpecFlow
4 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 4 (57.14%) JIRA
4 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 4 (57.14%) WPF
4 4 (57.14%) assyst
4 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
4 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (57.14%) .NET Remoting
4 4 (57.14%) NUnit
4 4 (57.14%) Retail
4 4 (57.14%) VB6
4 4 (57.14%) Subversion
4 4 (57.14%) EPoS
4 4 (57.14%) UML
4 4 (57.14%) MSMQ

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) assyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
1 4 (57.14%) SpecFlow
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) NUnit
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
1 4 (57.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Leader
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) ADO.NET
3 5 (71.43%) .NET Framework
4 4 (57.14%) WPF
4 4 (57.14%) .NET Remoting
4 4 (57.14%) MSMQ
4 4 (57.14%) COM
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 3 (42.86%) Ajax
6 2 (28.57%) HTML5
6 2 (28.57%) XSLT
7 1 (14.29%) CSS
7 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
1 4 (57.14%) EPoS
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (28.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
3 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) UML
3 4 (57.14%) SOA
4 3 (42.86%) OOP
4 3 (42.86%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) System Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Workflow
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) VB6
2 4 (57.14%) VB
2 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) MCPD
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) EPiServer