The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 94 85 71
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2865 3649 4589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.95% 3.30% 3.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.61% 8.67% 9.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2638 3326 4205
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,825 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37659 42097 47740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.80% 38.04% 39.49%
Number of salaries quoted 32718 36021 40791
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 June 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 2754 £45,000 - 334
London -26 1000 £56,000 +1.81% 100
South East +20 626 £42,500 -5.55% 76
North West +1 281 £40,000 - 40
East of England +35 252 £47,500 - 26
Yorkshire -20 171 £45,000 +20.00% 23
West Yorkshire +17 160 £45,000 +20.00% 21
Manchester -10 154 £42,500 - 22
West Midlands -48 153 £40,000 - 22
Surrey -1 149 £49,250 -1.50% 11
East Midlands -8 127 £40,000 - 19
Hampshire +21 120 £40,000 - 26
Leeds +24 107 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Buckinghamshire +30 94 £42,500 +8.97% 10
South West -66 87 £42,500 +13.33% 17
City of London -50 75 £57,500 -4.95% 15
Hertfordshire +19 71 £44,000 -14.14% 10
Nottinghamshire +6 70 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Cheshire +8 69 £35,000 -12.50% 11
North East +5 67 £37,500 - 10
Tyne and Wear +5 65 £37,500 - 10
Berkshire -21 64 £50,000 - 7
Bedfordshire +11 62 £50,000 - 4
Nottingham -1 61 £42,500 - 8
West Sussex +36 60 £45,000 - 4
Kent +3 57 £45,000 +9.75% 7
Milton Keynes +25 53 £42,500 +7.59% 4
Cambridgeshire +10 53 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Birmingham -47 46 £40,000 +4.57% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +13 45 £37,500 - 8

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WCF.

1 5401 (95.10%) .NET
2 5384 (94.81%) C#
3 4087 (71.97%) SQL Server
4 4031 (70.98%) ASP.NET
5 3967 (69.85%) MVC
6 3451 (60.77%) Agile Software Development
7 2923 (51.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2645 (46.58%) JavaScript
9 2459 (43.30%) TDD
10 2341 (41.22%) SQL
11 2125 (37.42%) HTML
12 2083 (36.68%) .NET Framework
13 1855 (32.66%) CSS
14 1802 (31.73%) WPF
15 1716 (30.22%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1692 (29.79%) Microsoft
17 1613 (28.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 1577 (27.77%) Web Services
19 1559 (27.45%) jQuery
20 1487 (26.18%) Web Application Development
21 1409 (24.81%) Scrum
22 1381 (24.32%) Entity Framework
23 1355 (23.86%) Finance
24 1236 (21.76%) SQL Server 2014
25 1188 (20.92%) BDD
26 1184 (20.85%) OO
27 1155 (20.34%) Windows
28 1119 (19.70%) XML
29 1056 (18.59%) AngularJS
30 1026 (18.07%) T-SQL

WCF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 340 (5.99%) IIS
2 320 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 228 (4.01%) BizTalk Server
4 169 (2.98%) CMS
5 146 (2.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 104 (1.83%) Umbraco
7 69 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
8 57 (1.00%) NServiceBus
9 49 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
10 44 (0.77%) Kentico
11 37 (0.65%) Sitefinity
12 34 (0.60%) WebSphere
13 31 (0.55%) DNN
14 29 (0.51%) Immediacy CMS
15 26 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
16 17 (0.30%) MS Exchange
17 14 (0.25%) Drupal
18 12 (0.21%) Orchard CMS
19 8 (0.14%) Confluence
20 7 (0.12%) Apache
Applications
1 542 (9.54%) MS Excel
2 76 (1.34%) MS Office
3 16 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
4 15 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 13 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.18%) MS Project
7 8 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.053%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 137 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.33%) Magento
4 13 (0.23%) SAP Business One
5 11 (0.19%) Infor CRM
6 9 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.11%) Beauchamp
8 5 (0.088%) Dynamics GP
8 5 (0.088%) Payment Gateway
9 4 (0.070%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.070%) thinkFolio
10 3 (0.053%) Endur
10 3 (0.053%) Sage CRM
11 2 (0.035%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.035%) Infor M3
11 2 (0.035%) LatentZero
11 2 (0.035%) Visualfiles
12 1 (0.018%) Fredhopper
12 1 (0.018%) Global One
12 1 (0.018%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 407 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 124 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
3 91 (1.60%) Google Play
4 53 (0.93%) Office 365
5 47 (0.83%) SaaS
6 35 (0.62%) PaaS
7 20 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
8 19 (0.33%) GitHub
9 14 (0.25%) IaaS
10 8 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.053%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.053%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.018%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 236 (4.16%) Internet
2 54 (0.95%) TCP/IP
3 51 (0.90%) HTTP
4 33 (0.58%) Network Security
5 32 (0.56%) Intranet
6 21 (0.37%) FTP
7 14 (0.25%) Wireshark
8 13 (0.23%) SSL
9 11 (0.19%) Firewall
9 11 (0.19%) SMTP
10 10 (0.18%) LDAP
11 9 (0.16%) Extranet
11 9 (0.16%) SNMP
12 7 (0.12%) CTI
12 7 (0.12%) DNS
12 7 (0.12%) HTTPS
13 5 (0.088%) Kerberos
14 2 (0.035%) Skype
15 1 (0.018%) Ethernet
15 1 (0.018%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4087 (71.97%) SQL Server
2 1236 (21.76%) SQL Server 2014
3 742 (13.07%) NoSQL
4 498 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 360 (6.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 302 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 289 (5.09%) Relational Database
8 276 (4.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 181 (3.19%) MySQL
10 111 (1.95%) MongoDB
11 89 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
12 85 (1.50%) RDBMS
13 73 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 61 (1.07%) Oracle Database
15 60 (1.06%) Redis
16 54 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
17 46 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
18 34 (0.60%) RavenDB
19 33 (0.58%) Big Data
20 29 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 997 (17.56%) NUnit
2 943 (16.61%) Visual Studio
3 845 (14.88%) Git (software)
4 786 (13.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 648 (11.41%) Rhino Mocks
6 492 (8.66%) Subversion
7 479 (8.43%) Moq
8 348 (6.13%) MSTest
9 278 (4.90%) TeamCity
10 249 (4.38%) Selenium
11 159 (2.80%) JIRA
12 127 (2.24%) SpecFlow
13 86 (1.51%) MSBuild
14 82 (1.44%) Jenkins
15 66 (1.16%) ReSharper
16 58 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
17 57 (1.00%) CruiseControl
18 48 (0.85%) Cucumber
19 43 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
20 35 (0.62%) SoapUI
General
1 1355 (23.86%) Finance
2 410 (7.22%) Games
3 369 (6.50%) Banking
4 164 (2.89%) Advertising
5 157 (2.76%) Marketing
6 156 (2.75%) Front Office
7 149 (2.62%) Retail
8 129 (2.27%) Back Office
9 106 (1.87%) Investment Banking
10 69 (1.22%) Telecoms
11 63 (1.11%) Legal
12 55 (0.97%) Music Industry
13 49 (0.86%) Manufacturing
14 47 (0.83%) Electronics
15 27 (0.48%) Law
16 25 (0.44%) Financial Institution
17 17 (0.30%) Publishing
18 10 (0.18%) French Language
19 8 (0.14%) Aerospace
19 8 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4960 (87.34%) Developer
2 3692 (65.01%) .NET Developer
3 2837 (49.96%) C# Developer
4 2034 (35.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 1198 (21.10%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1068 (18.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 949 (16.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 768 (13.52%) Senior Developer
9 651 (11.46%) Software Developer
10 548 (9.65%) SQL Developer
11 530 (9.33%) .NET Software Developer
12 507 (8.93%) C# Software Developer
13 488 (8.59%) Senior C# Developer
14 474 (8.35%) Senior .NET Developer
15 370 (6.52%) WCF Developer
16 341 (6.00%) C# WCF Developer
17 335 (5.90%) Software Engineer
18 308 (5.42%) Web Developer
19 302 (5.32%) Senior C# .NET Developer
20 291 (5.12%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5401 (95.10%) .NET
2 4031 (70.98%) ASP.NET
3 2923 (51.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2125 (37.42%) HTML
5 2083 (36.68%) .NET Framework
6 1855 (32.66%) CSS
7 1802 (31.73%) WPF
8 1716 (30.22%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1613 (28.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1577 (27.77%) Web Services
11 1559 (27.45%) jQuery
12 1381 (24.32%) Entity Framework
13 1119 (19.70%) XML
14 1056 (18.59%) AngularJS
15 903 (15.90%) LINQ
16 830 (14.62%) HTML5
17 822 (14.47%) RESTful
18 812 (14.30%) Node.js
19 761 (13.40%) Ajax
20 695 (12.24%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 581 (10.23%) Computer Science
2 345 (6.08%) Enterprise Software
3 332 (5.85%) Inversion of Control
4 247 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 240 (4.23%) Hedge funds
6 175 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
7 131 (2.31%) Client/Server
8 117 (2.06%) N-Tier
9 111 (1.95%) iPhone
10 102 (1.80%) User Experience
11 99 (1.74%) iPad
11 99 (1.74%) Streaming Music
12 95 (1.67%) Social Media
13 87 (1.53%) Mathematics
14 83 (1.46%) BBC
14 83 (1.46%) Social Network
14 83 (1.46%) Tandem
15 79 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 59 (1.04%) Derivative
17 56 (0.99%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1155 (20.34%) Windows
2 177 (3.12%) Android
3 98 (1.73%) Windows Server
4 79 (1.39%) Unix
5 62 (1.09%) Apple iOS
6 56 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 51 (0.90%) Linux
8 35 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (0.49%) Windows 7
10 26 (0.46%) Windows Phone
11 17 (0.30%) Windows 8
12 16 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 16 (0.28%) Windows XP
13 12 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
15 9 (0.16%) Solaris
16 8 (0.14%) FreeBSD
17 7 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
18 4 (0.070%) Windows 10
19 2 (0.035%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3967 (69.85%) MVC
2 3451 (60.77%) Agile Software Development
3 2459 (43.30%) TDD
4 1487 (26.18%) Web Application Development
5 1409 (24.81%) Scrum
6 1188 (20.92%) BDD
7 1184 (20.85%) OO
8 855 (15.06%) Continuous Integration
9 811 (14.28%) Web Development
10 809 (14.25%) Software Engineering
11 573 (10.09%) Dependency Injection
12 572 (10.07%) Kanban
13 545 (9.60%) Unit Testing
14 516 (9.09%) SDLC
15 474 (8.35%) SOA
16 469 (8.26%) MVVM
17 353 (6.22%) OOP
18 344 (6.06%) Mentoring
19 326 (5.74%) OOD
20 273 (4.81%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5384 (94.81%) C#
2 2645 (46.58%) JavaScript
3 2341 (41.22%) SQL
4 1026 (18.07%) T-SQL
5 640 (11.27%) VB.NET
6 636 (11.20%) Ruby
7 290 (5.11%) VB
8 246 (4.33%) PL/SQL
9 232 (4.09%) C++
10 219 (3.86%) Java
11 178 (3.13%) PowerShell
12 111 (1.95%) XAML
13 92 (1.62%) XPath
14 84 (1.48%) F#
15 58 (1.02%) Objective-C
16 56 (0.99%) VB6
17 53 (0.93%) PHP
18 50 (0.88%) TypeScript
19 49 (0.86%) C
20 40 (0.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 718 (12.64%) Degree
2 183 (3.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (0.86%) Security Cleared
4 41 (0.72%) MCSD
5 36 (0.63%) SC Cleared
6 32 (0.56%) MCTS
7 23 (0.41%) MCP
8 17 (0.30%) PMI Certification
9 14 (0.25%) MCPD
10 13 (0.23%) Brainbench
10 13 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 12 (0.21%) CCNA
11 12 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (0.21%) PhD
12 10 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
13 9 (0.16%) ISTQB
14 8 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (0.12%) MCAD
16 6 (0.11%) DBS Check
17 5 (0.088%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (2.61%) QA
2 68 (1.20%) MiFID
3 14 (0.25%) SLA
4 9 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.14%) DICOM
6 3 (0.053%) EMIR
6 3 (0.053%) SEPA
6 3 (0.053%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.018%) HL7
7 1 (0.018%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.018%) PMBOK
System Software
1 51 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 22 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (0.16%) Terminal Server
4 9 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (0.12%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.018%) Docker
Systems Management
1 32 (0.56%) WMI
2 19 (0.33%) ServiceCenter
3 15 (0.26%) Kibana
3 15 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.21%) Nagios
4 12 (0.21%) OpenView
5 9 (0.16%) Control-M
5 9 (0.16%) Microsoft Clustering
6 7 (0.12%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.053%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.053%) Puppet
8 2 (0.035%) MOM
8 2 (0.035%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.035%) SCOM
8 2 (0.035%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 1692 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 356 (6.27%) Oracle
3 230 (4.05%) Google
4 143 (2.52%) Facebook
5 117 (2.06%) Apple
6 96 (1.69%) Sitecore
7 83 (1.46%) Sony
7 83 (1.46%) Yahoo!
8 67 (1.18%) Xamarin
9 50 (0.88%) SAP
10 47 (0.83%) Telerik
11 45 (0.79%) EPiServer
12 44 (0.77%) IBM
13 43 (0.76%) Ektron
14 37 (0.65%) DevExpress
15 30 (0.53%) VMware
16 29 (0.51%) Alterian
17 23 (0.41%) HP
18 21 (0.37%) Adobe
19 20 (0.35%) hybris
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £37500 - £38500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wimborne, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 22-30k
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hessle, North Humberside
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, 25 days
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Ruislip, Middlesex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday