The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 117 94 63
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -31
Permanent jobs citing WCF 519 681 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.70% 3.26% 4.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.97% 8.78% 10.74%
Number of salaries quoted 495 626 790
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7442 7758 8216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 38.67% 37.16% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6630 6832 6808
Average salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WCF
Salary Trend in the South East

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

WCF Salary Trend in the South East

WCF
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

WCF Salary Histogram in the South East

WCF
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
Surrey -21 115 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Berkshire -13 101 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Buckinghamshire -3 73 £42,500 +4.93% 1
Hampshire +1 69 £45,000 +12.50% 10
West Sussex +35 67 £40,000 - 3
Kent -22 56 £42,500 +2.40% 10
East Sussex -20 30 £45,000 - 2
Oxfordshire -28 11 £45,000 +7.14% 4
Middlesex +12 3 £55,000 -13.72%
Thames Valley - 1 £90,000 -
WCF
England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 1144 (95.49%) .NET
2 1137 (94.91%) C#
3 964 (80.47%) SQL Server
4 875 (73.04%) MVC
5 870 (72.62%) ASP.NET
6 766 (63.94%) Agile Software Development
7 637 (53.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 542 (45.24%) TDD
9 486 (40.57%) JavaScript
10 454 (37.90%) HTML
11 445 (37.15%) SQL
12 416 (34.72%) CSS
13 391 (32.64%) .NET Framework
14 350 (29.22%) Web Application Development
14 350 (29.22%) Windows
15 345 (28.80%) WPF
16 341 (28.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 322 (26.88%) Web Services
18 317 (26.46%) Microsoft
19 305 (25.46%) SQL Server 2014
20 301 (25.13%) XML
21 295 (24.62%) Scrum
22 280 (23.37%) Entity Framework
23 260 (21.70%) ASP.NET Web API
24 253 (21.12%) NUnit
25 247 (20.62%) jQuery
26 233 (19.45%) OO
27 204 (17.03%) Visual Studio
28 203 (16.94%) BDD
29 187 (15.61%) Team Foundation Server

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 185 (15.44%) Node.js
2 93 (7.76%) IIS
3 47 (3.92%) CMS
4 36 (3.01%) SharePoint
5 33 (2.75%) Umbraco
6 20 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (1.34%) MediaWiki
8 12 (1.00%) Apache Spark
9 10 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.33%) Kentico
10 4 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.17%) Apache
11 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.17%) WordPress
12 1 (0.083%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.083%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.083%) SAS
12 1 (0.083%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 109 (9.10%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.59%) MS Office
3 15 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.33%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.083%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 58 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (2.84%) SaaS
4 9 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.083%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.083%) Force.com
5 1 (0.083%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.92%) TCP/IP
2 32 (2.67%) HTTP
3 28 (2.34%) Internet
4 23 (1.92%) Network Security
5 5 (0.42%) Intranet
6 4 (0.33%) CTI
6 4 (0.33%) SMTP
7 2 (0.17%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.083%) AMQP
8 1 (0.083%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 964 (80.47%) SQL Server
2 305 (25.46%) SQL Server 2014
3 149 (12.44%) NoSQL
4 108 (9.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 60 (5.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 46 (3.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 41 (3.42%) MySQL
8 32 (2.67%) Relational Database
9 29 (2.42%) Big Data
10 28 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 27 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 25 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
13 15 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 14 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
15 13 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 11 (0.92%) Hadoop
16 11 (0.92%) Mahout
16 11 (0.92%) MongoDB
17 7 (0.58%) DTS
17 7 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 253 (21.12%) NUnit
2 204 (17.03%) Visual Studio
3 187 (15.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 165 (13.77%) Rhino Mocks
5 159 (13.27%) Git (software)
6 147 (12.27%) Moq
7 102 (8.51%) MSTest
8 59 (4.92%) Subversion
9 33 (2.75%) Selenium
10 29 (2.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 13 (1.09%) Grunt
11 13 (1.09%) gulp
11 13 (1.09%) Jasmine
11 13 (1.09%) JIRA
12 12 (1.00%) ReSharper
13 10 (0.83%) Bower
14 9 (0.75%) Cucumber
15 8 (0.67%) TeamCity
16 6 (0.50%) Mercurial
16 6 (0.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 161 (13.44%) Finance
2 38 (3.17%) Marketing
3 35 (2.92%) Games
4 33 (2.75%) Advertising
5 26 (2.17%) Retail
6 17 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.00%) Legal
9 11 (0.92%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.83%) Banking
11 7 (0.58%) Electronics
12 5 (0.42%) Back Office
12 5 (0.42%) Brand Awareness
13 3 (0.25%) Publishing
14 2 (0.17%) Automotive
15 1 (0.083%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1057 (88.23%) Developer
2 829 (69.20%) .NET Developer
3 525 (43.82%) C# Developer
4 380 (31.72%) C# .NET Developer
5 226 (18.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 208 (17.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 177 (14.77%) Senior Developer
8 166 (13.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 133 (11.10%) .NET Software Developer
10 123 (10.27%) Software Developer
11 117 (9.77%) C# Software Developer
12 112 (9.35%) Web Developer
13 110 (9.18%) SQL Developer
14 107 (8.93%) Senior C# Developer
15 104 (8.68%) Senior .NET Developer
16 83 (6.93%) WCF Developer
17 82 (6.84%) WPF Developer
18 80 (6.68%) C# WCF Developer
19 78 (6.51%) C# WPF Developer
20 77 (6.43%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1144 (95.49%) .NET
2 870 (72.62%) ASP.NET
3 637 (53.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 454 (37.90%) HTML
5 416 (34.72%) CSS
6 391 (32.64%) .NET Framework
7 345 (28.80%) WPF
8 341 (28.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 322 (26.88%) Web Services
10 301 (25.13%) XML
11 280 (23.37%) Entity Framework
12 260 (21.70%) ASP.NET Web API
13 247 (20.62%) jQuery
14 187 (15.61%) AngularJS
15 161 (13.44%) LINQ
15 161 (13.44%) RESTful
16 159 (13.27%) HTML5
17 158 (13.19%) Ajax
18 141 (11.77%) WinForms
19 139 (11.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 104 (8.68%) Enterprise Software
2 92 (7.68%) Computer Science
3 81 (6.76%) Streaming Music
4 75 (6.26%) Inversion of Control
5 69 (5.76%) Mobile App
6 58 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
7 43 (3.59%) Social Media
8 35 (2.92%) User Experience
9 30 (2.50%) Client/Server
10 29 (2.42%) Social Network
11 25 (2.09%) BBC
12 22 (1.84%) iPhone
13 15 (1.25%) N-Tier
13 15 (1.25%) Tandem
14 12 (1.00%) Algorithms
14 12 (1.00%) Mathematics
15 9 (0.75%) Management Information System
16 6 (0.50%) W3C
17 5 (0.42%) Clustering
17 5 (0.42%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 350 (29.22%) Windows
2 59 (4.92%) Android
3 53 (4.42%) Windows Server
4 46 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (2.75%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.34%) Linux
7 14 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.50%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.33%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.25%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.25%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.083%) OS/400
13 1 (0.083%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.083%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 875 (73.04%) MVC
2 766 (63.94%) Agile Software Development
3 542 (45.24%) TDD
4 350 (29.22%) Web Application Development
5 295 (24.62%) Scrum
6 233 (19.45%) OO
7 203 (16.94%) BDD
8 177 (14.77%) MVVM
9 161 (13.44%) Software Engineering
10 144 (12.02%) Dependency Injection
11 129 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
12 121 (10.10%) Kanban
13 120 (10.02%) Unit Testing
14 105 (8.76%) SDLC
15 85 (7.10%) Domain-Driven Design
16 82 (6.84%) OOD
17 73 (6.09%) OOP
17 73 (6.09%) Web Development
18 67 (5.59%) Multithreading
19 64 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1137 (94.91%) C#
2 486 (40.57%) JavaScript
3 445 (37.15%) SQL
4 163 (13.61%) T-SQL
5 121 (10.10%) VB.NET
6 120 (10.02%) Ruby
7 75 (6.26%) C++
8 62 (5.18%) VB
9 48 (4.01%) Java
10 25 (2.09%) PHP
11 13 (1.09%) C
12 12 (1.00%) PL/SQL
12 12 (1.00%) Python
13 11 (0.92%) VB6
14 7 (0.58%) XPath
15 5 (0.42%) ActionScript
15 5 (0.42%) VBScript
15 5 (0.42%) XAML
16 4 (0.33%) VC++
17 3 (0.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 155 (12.94%) Degree
2 35 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (1.84%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 12 (1.00%) MCSD
6 6 (0.50%) MCAD
6 6 (0.50%) MCTS
7 5 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.42%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.33%) HND
8 4 (0.33%) MCP
9 3 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.25%) ISEB
9 3 (0.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (1.92%) ISO 9001
2 13 (1.09%) QA
3 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.17%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 317 (26.46%) Microsoft
2 62 (5.18%) Google
3 49 (4.09%) Facebook
4 40 (3.34%) Oracle
5 32 (2.67%) VMware
6 26 (2.17%) Sony
7 25 (2.09%) Apple
7 25 (2.09%) Yahoo!
8 22 (1.84%) Telerik
9 14 (1.17%) Xamarin
10 10 (0.83%) Sitecore
11 5 (0.42%) Sencha
11 5 (0.42%) Twitter
12 3 (0.25%) AppDynamics
12 3 (0.25%) Kofax
13 2 (0.17%) Adobe
13 2 (0.17%) Citrix
13 2 (0.17%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.17%) SAP
13 2 (0.17%) ServiceNow
Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £41000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 30% bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive+Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £4000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £375 - 425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, up to 25days hol
Posted: 6 days ago