The table below looks at the statistics 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 78 70 66
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Permanent jobs citing WCF 3650 4395 4282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.34% 3.74% 3.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.86% 9.56% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3344 4043 3943
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -

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
41214 45982 44103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.66% 39.09% 40.14%
Number of salaries quoted 35204 39302 38386
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 £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 7 July 2015 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 7 July 2015. 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 -9 3497 £45,000 - 457
London -4 1306 £55,000 - 134
South East -27 663 £45,000 +5.88% 89
North West -8 356 £40,000 - 54
Yorkshire +6 265 £37,500 -5.06% 37
West Midlands +5 257 £40,000 +6.66% 32
East of England -42 238 £47,500 +5.55% 37
Manchester -4 198 £42,500 +6.25% 31
City of London -28 196 £60,000 +4.34% 46
South West +9 192 £38,000 -5.00% 47
Surrey -16 185 £50,000 +11.11% 17
East Midlands +2 169 £42,500 +13.33% 16
West Yorkshire -1 157 £37,500 -6.25% 16
Leeds +4 108 £39,500 -1.25% 10
Cheshire +1 108 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Hampshire -1 106 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Berkshire -22 101 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Birmingham -4 95 £40,000 - 9
Buckinghamshire +17 87 £39,000 -5.45% 9
Hertfordshire -4 79 £49,750 +32.66% 9
Kent -11 78 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Nottinghamshire +4 71 £42,500 +20.56% 7
North East +12 70 £40,000 - 9
Nottingham +16 67 £42,500 +20.56% 7
Tyne and Wear +14 56 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Bedfordshire -15 55 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Milton Keynes +2 53 £39,000 -22.00% 6
Reading -7 53 £47,500 +5.55% 12
Cambridgeshire -32 53 £45,000 - 12
Warwickshire +17 51 £45,000 +12.50% 6

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 7117 (95.36%) C#
2 7040 (94.33%) .NET
3 5560 (74.50%) SQL Server
4 5242 (70.24%) ASP.NET
5 4908 (65.76%) MVC
6 4759 (63.77%) Agile Software Development
7 3692 (49.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3280 (43.95%) TDD
9 2881 (38.60%) SQL
10 2796 (37.46%) JavaScript
11 2539 (34.02%) HTML
12 2523 (33.81%) Microsoft
13 2448 (32.80%) .NET Framework
14 2151 (28.82%) CSS
15 2111 (28.29%) WPF
16 2108 (28.25%) Scrum
17 1962 (26.29%) Web Services
18 1840 (24.65%) Web Application Development
19 1781 (23.86%) jQuery
20 1621 (21.72%) Entity Framework
21 1582 (21.20%) OO
22 1556 (20.85%) Finance
23 1506 (20.18%) Windows
24 1468 (19.67%) XML
25 1381 (18.50%) ASP.NET Web API
26 1348 (18.06%) NUnit
27 1240 (16.62%) T-SQL
28 1221 (16.36%) BDD
29 1181 (15.82%) Visual Studio
30 1090 (14.61%) HTML5

WCF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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
1 856 (11.47%) Node.js
2 530 (7.10%) SharePoint
3 489 (6.55%) BizTalk Server
4 447 (5.99%) IIS
5 195 (2.61%) CMS
6 190 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 120 (1.61%) Umbraco
8 112 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
9 89 (1.19%) NServiceBus
10 55 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
11 40 (0.54%) WebSphere
12 39 (0.52%) Kentico
12 39 (0.52%) DNN
13 35 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
14 32 (0.43%) Sitefinity
15 26 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
16 25 (0.33%) Immediacy CMS
17 22 (0.29%) Apache
18 17 (0.23%) Apache Solr
19 16 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 823 (11.03%) MS Excel
2 85 (1.14%) MS Office
3 56 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 28 (0.38%) InfoPath
5 15 (0.20%) MS Project
6 13 (0.17%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.080%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.027%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.027%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.013%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.013%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 218 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.080%) Sage 200
4 6 (0.080%) Sage CRM
5 5 (0.067%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.054%) Scribe Insight
6 4 (0.054%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.054%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.040%) RMDS
7 3 (0.040%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.027%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.013%) Lawson
9 1 (0.013%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.013%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.013%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 515 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 184 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
3 92 (1.23%) SaaS
4 29 (0.39%) Office 365
5 14 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (0.17%) GitHub
6 13 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
7 12 (0.16%) Amazon S3
7 12 (0.16%) Google Analytics
8 11 (0.15%) PaaS
8 11 (0.15%) IaaS
9 9 (0.12%) Yammer
10 7 (0.094%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.040%) Sage Pay
11 3 (0.040%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.013%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.013%) AtomSphere
12 1 (0.013%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 300 (4.02%) Internet
2 173 (2.32%) HTTP
3 97 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 78 (1.05%) SMTP
5 44 (0.59%) Network Security
6 38 (0.51%) Intranet
7 26 (0.35%) DNS
8 21 (0.28%) CTI
9 19 (0.25%) Firewall
10 14 (0.19%) SSL
10 14 (0.19%) FTP
11 8 (0.11%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.067%) Wireless
12 5 (0.067%) SSH
13 4 (0.054%) Asterisk PBX
14 3 (0.040%) DMZ
14 3 (0.040%) SMS
14 3 (0.040%) PPP
15 2 (0.027%) SWIFTNet
15 2 (0.027%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5560 (74.50%) SQL Server
2 953 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 834 (11.18%) NoSQL
4 423 (5.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 422 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 407 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 367 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 284 (3.81%) Relational Database
9 237 (3.18%) MySQL
10 150 (2.01%) MongoDB
11 148 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 105 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
12 105 (1.41%) RDBMS
13 97 (1.30%) Oracle Database
14 62 (0.83%) RavenDB
15 59 (0.79%) Big Data
16 45 (0.60%) Event Store
17 44 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
17 44 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
18 40 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1348 (18.06%) NUnit
2 1181 (15.82%) Visual Studio
3 1045 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 957 (12.82%) Rhino Mocks
5 870 (11.66%) Git (software)
6 791 (10.60%) Moq
7 537 (7.20%) MSTest
8 481 (6.45%) Subversion
9 194 (2.60%) Selenium
10 192 (2.57%) TeamCity
11 121 (1.62%) SpecFlow
12 114 (1.53%) ReSharper
13 111 (1.49%) MSBuild
14 102 (1.37%) CruiseControl
15 101 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 93 (1.25%) JIRA
17 72 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 63 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
19 62 (0.83%) Jenkins
20 57 (0.76%) Log4Net
General
1 1556 (20.85%) Finance
2 478 (6.40%) Banking
3 394 (5.28%) Retail
4 375 (5.02%) Games
5 207 (2.77%) Marketing
6 202 (2.71%) Front Office
7 193 (2.59%) Investment Banking
8 143 (1.92%) Advertising
9 91 (1.22%) Telecoms
10 76 (1.02%) Back Office
11 52 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 46 (0.62%) Legal
13 42 (0.56%) Retail Banking
14 34 (0.46%) Publishing
15 33 (0.44%) Music Industry
16 28 (0.38%) Financial Institution
17 24 (0.32%) Automotive
18 23 (0.31%) Law
19 19 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
20 11 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6395 (85.69%) Developer
2 3923 (52.57%) .NET Developer
3 2037 (27.29%) C# Developer
4 1289 (17.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 1007 (13.49%) Senior Developer
6 716 (9.59%) Software Developer
7 666 (8.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 611 (8.19%) ASP.NET Developer
9 522 (6.99%) Senior .NET Developer
10 453 (6.07%) Web Developer
11 409 (5.48%) Software Engineer
12 368 (4.93%) Senior C# Developer
13 294 (3.94%) Junior
14 284 (3.81%) Junior Developer
15 251 (3.36%) Lead Developer
16 210 (2.81%) Architect
17 207 (2.77%) Junior .NET Developer
18 194 (2.60%) .NET Web Developer
19 192 (2.57%) Graduate
20 183 (2.45%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7040 (94.33%) .NET
2 5242 (70.24%) ASP.NET
3 3692 (49.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2539 (34.02%) HTML
5 2448 (32.80%) .NET Framework
6 2151 (28.82%) CSS
7 2111 (28.29%) WPF
8 1962 (26.29%) Web Services
9 1781 (23.86%) jQuery
10 1621 (21.72%) Entity Framework
11 1468 (19.67%) XML
12 1381 (18.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1090 (14.61%) HTML5
14 991 (13.28%) WinForms
15 979 (13.12%) LINQ
16 868 (11.63%) NHibernate
17 867 (11.62%) Ajax
18 840 (11.26%) RESTful
18 840 (11.26%) Castle Windsor
19 728 (9.75%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 593 (7.95%) Inversion of Control
2 480 (6.43%) Computer Science
3 418 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
4 410 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
5 262 (3.51%) Client/Server
6 225 (3.01%) Mobile App
7 215 (2.88%) N-Tier
8 211 (2.83%) Tandem
9 198 (2.65%) Social Media
10 149 (2.00%) Derivative
11 140 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 137 (1.84%) Hedge funds
13 122 (1.63%) Mathematics
14 121 (1.62%) Fixed Income
15 118 (1.58%) Streaming Music
16 113 (1.51%) BBC
17 109 (1.46%) User Experience
18 108 (1.45%) Equities
19 102 (1.37%) Social Network
20 88 (1.18%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1506 (20.18%) Windows
2 273 (3.66%) Android
3 129 (1.73%) Apple iOS
4 71 (0.95%) UNIX
5 70 (0.94%) Windows Phone
6 69 (0.92%) Linux
7 40 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
9 26 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
11 23 (0.31%) Windows Phone 7
12 22 (0.29%) Windows 8
13 15 (0.20%) Windows 7
14 9 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.080%) Windows CE
16 3 (0.040%) Embedded Linux
17 1 (0.013%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4908 (65.76%) MVC
2 4759 (63.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3280 (43.95%) TDD
4 2108 (28.25%) Scrum
5 1840 (24.65%) Web Application Development
6 1582 (21.20%) OO
7 1221 (16.36%) BDD
8 969 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
9 914 (12.25%) Dependency Injection
10 864 (11.58%) Software Engineering
11 781 (10.46%) Kanban
12 628 (8.41%) SOA
13 604 (8.09%) Unit Testing
14 595 (7.97%) MVVM
15 574 (7.69%) SDLC
16 499 (6.69%) OOD
17 496 (6.65%) Domain-Driven Design
17 496 (6.65%) Multithreading
18 423 (5.67%) OOP
19 410 (5.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7117 (95.36%) C#
2 2881 (38.60%) SQL
3 2796 (37.46%) JavaScript
4 1240 (16.62%) T-SQL
5 750 (10.05%) VB.NET
6 665 (8.91%) Ruby
7 368 (4.93%) VB
8 295 (3.95%) Java
9 263 (3.52%) C++
10 144 (1.93%) PL/SQL
11 126 (1.69%) PowerShell
12 103 (1.38%) C
13 102 (1.37%) PHP
14 80 (1.07%) VB6
15 76 (1.02%) VBA
16 70 (0.94%) ActionScript
17 69 (0.92%) Objective-C
18 65 (0.87%) Python
19 63 (0.84%) ActionScript 2.0
20 44 (0.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 760 (10.18%) Degree
2 241 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 167 (2.24%) Security Cleared
4 92 (1.23%) MCSD
5 84 (1.13%) SC Cleared
6 83 (1.11%) DV Cleared
7 78 (1.05%) MCP
8 34 (0.46%) MCPD
9 32 (0.43%) MCTS
10 22 (0.29%) MCAD
11 13 (0.17%) PhD
11 13 (0.17%) MCITP
12 9 (0.12%) MCSE
13 8 (0.11%) MCDBA
13 8 (0.11%) ISEB
14 7 (0.094%) PMI Certification
14 7 (0.094%) Brainbench
15 6 (0.080%) ISTQB
16 5 (0.067%) Microsoft Certified Architect
16 5 (0.067%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (2.93%) QA
2 31 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 20 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
4 19 (0.25%) HL7
5 14 (0.19%) EMIR
6 9 (0.12%) SLA
7 7 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.013%) GAMP
9 1 (0.013%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.013%) Basel III
9 1 (0.013%) Solvency II
System Software
1 47 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.20%) Hyper-V
3 14 (0.19%) Docker
4 6 (0.080%) vSphere
5 5 (0.067%) UAG
5 5 (0.067%) ISA Server
6 4 (0.054%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.040%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.027%) Firmware
9 1 (0.013%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.013%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (0.23%) Puppet
2 16 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.17%) MOM
3 13 (0.17%) WMI
4 12 (0.16%) SCOM
5 11 (0.15%) logstash
6 7 (0.094%) SCCM
6 7 (0.094%) BMC PATROL
7 6 (0.080%) TeamSite
8 4 (0.054%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.054%) Control-M
9 3 (0.040%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.027%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.013%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.013%) Nagios
11 1 (0.013%) AppManager
11 1 (0.013%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.013%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2523 (33.81%) Microsoft
2 504 (6.75%) Oracle
3 262 (3.51%) Google
4 213 (2.85%) Facebook
5 169 (2.26%) Apple
6 114 (1.53%) Sony
7 113 (1.51%) Yahoo!
8 108 (1.45%) Twitter
9 78 (1.05%) Sitecore
10 61 (0.82%) Sybase
11 44 (0.59%) Xamarin
12 39 (0.52%) IBM
13 38 (0.51%) EPiServer
14 36 (0.48%) Telerik
14 36 (0.48%) TIBCO
15 35 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
16 32 (0.43%) DevExpress
17 31 (0.42%) Ektron
18 27 (0.36%) Alterian
19 23 (0.31%) Adobe
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