The first table below looks at the demand for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 25 July 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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 68 63 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 4283 4206 4342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.65% 3.87% 3.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.41% 9.77% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3932 3866 4037
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,950 £64,400 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45513 43072 48363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.84% 39.59% 41.01%
Number of salaries quoted 38686 37347 42809
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WCF
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF within the UK.

WCF Salary Trend in the UK

WCF
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 within the UK.

WCF Salary Histogram in the UK

WCF
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
England -4 4049 £45,000 +5.88% 516
London -18 1455 £55,000 - 154
South East -9 886 £42,500 +6.25% 91
North West +4 447 £40,000 +6.66% 72
East of England +5 421 £45,000 +5.88% 68
City of London -33 283 £57,500 +7.98% 65
Surrey +4 246 £47,500 +17.28% 17
Yorkshire -2 246 £37,500 +7.14% 47
Manchester +2 239 £40,000 +6.66% 35
West Midlands -19 210 £37,500 -10.71% 23
South West -2 179 £40,000 +6.66% 31
East Midlands +3 171 £37,500 +7.14% 24
West Yorkshire -9 159 £37,500 +7.14% 24
East Sussex +2 142 £40,000 - 2
Brighton -2 130 £40,000 - 2
Berkshire -37 129 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Cheshire +19 121 £37,500 +25.00% 18
Cambridgeshire +14 118 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Leeds +7 116 £37,500 +7.14% 19
Hampshire -21 113 £40,000 -11.11% 19
Bedfordshire +6 96 £45,000 - 18
Kent -6 95 £45,000 +8.43% 8
Scotland +12 87 £41,000 +1.23% 11
Hertfordshire +2 78 £36,500 -13.09% 11
Birmingham -17 75 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Cambridge +3 72 £40,000 - 9
Suffolk +16 69 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Reading -8 67 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Nottinghamshire +8 64 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Wales +3 60 £35,000 -9.67% 17

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 8658 (95.38%) .NET
2 8579 (94.51%) C#
3 6525 (71.88%) ASP.NET
4 6219 (68.51%) SQL Server
5 5099 (56.17%) MVC
6 3729 (41.08%) TDD
7 3681 (40.55%) SQL
8 3646 (40.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3165 (34.87%) WPF
10 3114 (34.31%) HTML
11 3102 (34.17%) JavaScript
12 3046 (33.56%) Microsoft
13 2896 (31.90%) .NET Framework
14 2640 (29.08%) Scrum
15 2585 (28.48%) Web Services
16 2550 (28.09%) CSS
17 2349 (25.88%) jQuery
18 2217 (24.42%) OO
19 2038 (22.45%) Windows
20 1819 (20.04%) Agile Software Development
21 1730 (19.06%) XML
22 1714 (18.88%) Finance
23 1701 (18.74%) Web Application Development
24 1675 (18.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
25 1666 (18.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
26 1609 (17.73%) WinForms
27 1607 (17.70%) NUnit
28 1453 (16.01%) LINQ
29 1450 (15.97%) SQL Server 2012
30 1421 (15.65%) Visual Studio

WCF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 760 (8.37%) SharePoint
2 694 (7.65%) IIS
3 466 (5.13%) Node.js
4 461 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
5 278 (3.06%) CMS
6 229 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 185 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
8 158 (1.74%) Umbraco
9 132 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
10 86 (0.95%) NServiceBus
11 70 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
12 56 (0.62%) Apache
13 54 (0.59%) Kentico
14 45 (0.50%) Sitefinity
15 35 (0.39%) WebSphere
16 34 (0.37%) WordPress
16 34 (0.37%) MediaWiki
17 32 (0.35%) Apache Solr
18 30 (0.33%) Tomcat
18 30 (0.33%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1112 (12.25%) MS Excel
2 96 (1.06%) MS Office
3 44 (0.48%) Photoshop
4 39 (0.43%) InfoPath
5 27 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 26 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 16 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.11%) MS Project
9 7 (0.077%) Fireworks
10 6 (0.066%) Simulink
11 3 (0.033%) S-PLUS
12 2 (0.022%) PrintSoft PReS
13 1 (0.011%) PowerPivot
13 1 (0.011%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.011%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 222 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.29%) Markit EDM
3 17 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
4 11 (0.12%) Pivotal CRM
5 10 (0.11%) SalesLogix
6 7 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.077%) assyst
7 6 (0.066%) Visualfiles
7 6 (0.066%) nopCommerce
8 5 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.055%) CODA-Financials
9 4 (0.044%) Sophis RISQUE
9 4 (0.044%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.044%) Magento
10 3 (0.033%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.022%) Tridion
11 2 (0.022%) TIBCO iProcess
11 2 (0.022%) SAP Business One
12 1 (0.011%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 379 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 123 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
3 104 (1.15%) SaaS
4 54 (0.59%) GitHub
5 40 (0.44%) PaaS
5 40 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 35 (0.39%) IaaS
7 21 (0.23%) Trello
8 19 (0.21%) Office 365
9 18 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 16 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (0.088%) Amazon EMR
11 8 (0.088%) Google App Engine
12 5 (0.055%) Force.com
13 4 (0.044%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.044%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 489 (5.39%) Internet
2 102 (1.12%) Intranet
3 96 (1.06%) HTTP
4 55 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 30 (0.33%) SSL
6 20 (0.22%) SMS
7 15 (0.17%) VoIP
8 14 (0.15%) NFC
9 13 (0.14%) SMPP
10 12 (0.13%) Firewall
11 8 (0.088%) SSH
11 8 (0.088%) Network Security
11 8 (0.088%) DNS
11 8 (0.088%) Extranet
12 7 (0.077%) LDAP
13 6 (0.066%) Asterisk PBX
14 5 (0.055%) Broadband
15 4 (0.044%) SAN
15 4 (0.044%) SMTP
15 4 (0.044%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6219 (68.51%) SQL Server
2 1450 (15.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 1353 (14.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 641 (7.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 580 (6.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 571 (6.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 511 (5.63%) Relational Database
8 402 (4.43%) NoSQL
9 160 (1.76%) Oracle Database
10 155 (1.71%) RDBMS
11 145 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 119 (1.31%) MySQL
13 108 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
14 97 (1.07%) Big Data
14 97 (1.07%) MongoDB
15 81 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
16 79 (0.87%) RavenDB
17 48 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
18 47 (0.52%) Hadoop
19 40 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1607 (17.70%) NUnit
2 1421 (15.65%) Visual Studio
3 1251 (13.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1132 (12.47%) Rhino Mocks
5 863 (9.51%) Moq
6 686 (7.56%) Subversion
7 589 (6.49%) MSTest
8 451 (4.97%) Git (software)
9 261 (2.88%) SpecFlow
10 234 (2.58%) TeamCity
11 170 (1.87%) Selenium
12 136 (1.50%) ReSharper
13 128 (1.41%) MSBuild
14 124 (1.37%) JIRA
15 105 (1.16%) Cucumber
16 102 (1.12%) Jenkins
17 100 (1.10%) CruiseControl
18 73 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
19 54 (0.59%) Jasmine
20 50 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1714 (18.88%) Finance
2 550 (6.06%) Banking
3 523 (5.76%) Games
4 346 (3.81%) Retail
5 223 (2.46%) Front Office
6 213 (2.35%) Marketing
7 194 (2.14%) Advertising
8 183 (2.02%) Investment Banking
9 121 (1.33%) Telecoms
10 110 (1.21%) Back Office
11 66 (0.73%) Publishing
12 62 (0.68%) Music Industry
13 57 (0.63%) Law
14 56 (0.62%) Legal
15 51 (0.56%) Manufacturing
16 33 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
17 21 (0.23%) Electronics
18 19 (0.21%) French Language
19 16 (0.18%) Financial Institution
20 14 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 7782 (85.73%) Developer
2 4756 (52.40%) .NET Developer
3 3053 (33.63%) C# Developer
4 2100 (23.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1588 (17.49%) Senior Developer
6 1094 (12.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1070 (11.79%) Software Developer
8 1003 (11.05%) ASP.NET Developer
9 951 (10.48%) Senior .NET Developer
10 701 (7.72%) Senior C# Developer
11 554 (6.10%) Web Developer
12 473 (5.21%) Software Engineer
13 336 (3.70%) Junior
14 334 (3.68%) .NET Software Developer
15 326 (3.59%) Junior Developer
16 319 (3.51%) C# Software Developer
17 303 (3.34%) Lead Developer
18 273 (3.01%) Architect
19 269 (2.96%) Agile .NET Developer
20 264 (2.91%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8658 (95.38%) .NET
2 6525 (71.88%) ASP.NET
3 3646 (40.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3165 (34.87%) WPF
5 3114 (34.31%) HTML
6 2896 (31.90%) .NET Framework
7 2585 (28.48%) Web Services
8 2550 (28.09%) CSS
9 2349 (25.88%) jQuery
10 1730 (19.06%) XML
11 1675 (18.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1666 (18.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 1609 (17.73%) WinForms
14 1453 (16.01%) LINQ
15 1219 (13.43%) Ajax
16 1162 (12.80%) HTML5
17 1144 (12.60%) Razor View Engine
18 1049 (11.56%) NHibernate
19 924 (10.18%) Castle Windsor
20 873 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 698 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 634 (6.98%) Inversion of Control
3 410 (4.52%) N-Tier
4 377 (4.15%) Enterprise Software
5 323 (3.56%) Mobile App
6 258 (2.84%) Client/Server
7 242 (2.67%) Tandem
8 204 (2.25%) Open Source
9 185 (2.04%) iPhone
10 167 (1.84%) Mathematics
11 152 (1.67%) Hedge funds
12 141 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 138 (1.52%) Social Media
14 115 (1.27%) Social Network
15 106 (1.17%) BBC
16 104 (1.15%) Fixed Income
17 100 (1.10%) Derivative
18 83 (0.91%) Equities
18 83 (0.91%) Streaming Music
19 79 (0.87%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2038 (22.45%) Windows
2 385 (4.24%) Android
3 198 (2.18%) Apple iOS
4 104 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 78 (0.86%) Linux
6 73 (0.80%) Windows Phone
7 45 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 42 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 38 (0.42%) UNIX
9 38 (0.42%) Windows 8
10 31 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
11 14 (0.15%) CentOS
12 12 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
13 8 (0.088%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.077%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.066%) Windows Phone 7
16 5 (0.055%) AIX
17 4 (0.044%) Windows CE
18 3 (0.033%) Oracle Linux
19 2 (0.022%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5099 (56.17%) MVC
2 3729 (41.08%) TDD
3 2640 (29.08%) Scrum
4 2217 (24.42%) OO
5 1819 (20.04%) Agile Software Development
6 1701 (18.74%) Web Application Development
7 1144 (12.60%) BDD
8 1106 (12.18%) Unit Testing
9 1075 (11.84%) Software Engineering
10 1011 (11.14%) Continuous Integration
11 929 (10.23%) Dependency Injection
12 852 (9.39%) Kanban
13 800 (8.81%) SOA
14 796 (8.77%) MVVM
15 669 (7.37%) Web Development
16 629 (6.93%) OOD
17 625 (6.89%) E-Commerce
18 609 (6.71%) OOP
19 556 (6.13%) Multithreading
20 501 (5.52%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 8579 (94.51%) C#
2 3681 (40.55%) SQL
3 3102 (34.17%) JavaScript
4 1314 (14.48%) T-SQL
5 1218 (13.42%) VB.NET
6 526 (5.79%) Java
7 497 (5.48%) VB
8 409 (4.51%) C++
9 315 (3.47%) Ruby
10 195 (2.15%) C
11 154 (1.70%) PowerShell
12 122 (1.34%) PHP
13 121 (1.33%) VBA
14 115 (1.27%) XAML
15 112 (1.23%) VB6
16 87 (0.96%) PL/SQL
17 79 (0.87%) VBScript
18 77 (0.85%) Python
19 59 (0.65%) XPath
19 59 (0.65%) F#
Qualifications
1 1143 (12.59%) Degree
2 830 (9.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 618 (6.81%) MCSD
4 608 (6.70%) MCP
5 577 (6.36%) MCAD
6 568 (6.26%) MCTS
7 114 (1.26%) Security Cleared
8 64 (0.71%) SC Cleared
9 31 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
10 26 (0.29%) MCITP
11 24 (0.26%) MCSE
12 23 (0.25%) ISEB
13 21 (0.23%) ISTQB
14 20 (0.22%) HND
15 19 (0.21%) PhD
16 16 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 16 (0.18%) MBA
17 11 (0.12%) Microsoft Certified Architect
17 11 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 10 (0.11%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (2.38%) QA
2 65 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 32 (0.35%) SLA
4 23 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.22%) EMIR
5 20 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
6 15 (0.17%) UCITS
7 11 (0.12%) HL7
7 11 (0.12%) ISO 8583
8 8 (0.088%) CRD IV
8 8 (0.088%) Basel III
9 7 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.055%) ISO 9002
11 4 (0.044%) Basel II
11 4 (0.044%) COREP
12 2 (0.022%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.011%) Section 508
13 1 (0.011%) Dublin Core
13 1 (0.011%) TickIT
13 1 (0.011%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 87 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 27 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.088%) VirtualBox
4 6 (0.066%) HDFS
4 6 (0.066%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.044%) vSphere
6 1 (0.011%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 28 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (0.30%) Puppet
3 16 (0.18%) Vagrant
4 12 (0.13%) MOM
5 8 (0.088%) OpenView
5 8 (0.088%) Nagios
6 6 (0.066%) Control-M
7 5 (0.055%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.044%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.044%) AppManager
8 4 (0.044%) SCCM
9 1 (0.011%) CA SiteMinder
9 1 (0.011%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.011%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 3046 (33.56%) Microsoft
2 614 (6.76%) Oracle
3 327 (3.60%) Google
4 198 (2.18%) Sitecore
5 189 (2.08%) Facebook
6 115 (1.27%) Apple
7 109 (1.20%) EPiServer
8 97 (1.07%) Sony
8 97 (1.07%) Yahoo!
9 86 (0.95%) Telerik
10 78 (0.86%) Adobe
11 59 (0.65%) DevExpress
12 58 (0.64%) Xamarin
13 46 (0.51%) Twitter
14 42 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
15 39 (0.43%) TIBCO
16 37 (0.41%) Ektron
17 35 (0.39%) Sybase
18 34 (0.37%) Bloomberg
19 33 (0.36%) Red Gate
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
Fusion Experience
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hampshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gloucestershire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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