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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
UK
Rank 98 104 86
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2498 2816 3427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.97% 2.86% 3.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.52% 7.52% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2346 2604 3120
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
33206 37465 38419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.50% 38.08% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 28719 32262 33107
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +3 2374 £45,000 -5.26% 277
London +5 846 £55,000 - 75
South East +36 497 £45,000 - 53
North West +2 307 £40,000 -3.03% 35
East of England -14 218 £43,000 -14.00% 24
Manchester -2 206 £42,500 -1.73% 18
Yorkshire +2 176 £45,000 - 23
Surrey +38 133 £48,750 -2.50% 4
West Yorkshire -6 128 £45,000 -5.26% 14
South West +9 117 £40,000 +2.56% 21
West Midlands -35 111 £42,500 - 28
Hampshire +28 98 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Leeds -5 96 £46,000 -3.15% 9
Cambridgeshire +5 95 £50,000 - 5
City of London +35 94 £59,500 +3.47% 12
East Midlands -23 78 £47,500 +13.09% 16
Berkshire +38 69 £37,500 -25.00% 10
Buckinghamshire +9 67 £45,000 +9.75% 6
Bristol +23 58 £42,500 - 7
Cambridge -9 58 £56,250 +12.50% 3
Hertfordshire -28 58 £42,500 -22.72% 8
Cheshire +17 49 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Leatherhead +19 44 £42,500 -15.00%
Milton Keynes +3 44 £48,500 +14.11% 2
Scotland +38 43 £43,750 +9.37% 3
Wales +7 42 £33,173 -8.48% 3
West Sussex -9 37 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Kent -17 37 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Peterborough +17 35 £40,000 - 2
Birmingham -10 34 £47,500 +22.58% 5

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 5108 (97.13%) C#
2 5061 (96.24%) .NET
3 3748 (71.27%) ASP.NET
4 3727 (70.87%) MVC
5 3578 (68.04%) SQL Server
6 3264 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
7 2784 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2486 (47.27%) TDD
9 2222 (42.25%) SQL
10 2201 (41.85%) JavaScript
11 2056 (39.09%) .NET Framework
12 1980 (37.65%) HTML
13 1783 (33.90%) ASP.NET Web API
14 1701 (32.34%) CSS
15 1625 (30.90%) WPF
16 1536 (29.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 1436 (27.31%) Entity Framework
18 1424 (27.08%) Web Application Development
19 1376 (26.16%) Microsoft
20 1370 (26.05%) Web Services
21 1277 (24.28%) jQuery
22 1274 (24.23%) SQL Server 2014
23 1244 (23.65%) Scrum
24 1201 (22.84%) OO
25 1159 (22.04%) Finance
26 1141 (21.70%) BDD
27 1132 (21.53%) AngularJS
28 1050 (19.97%) Git (software)
29 996 (18.94%) RESTful
30 981 (18.65%) 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
1 334 (6.35%) IIS
2 245 (4.66%) BizTalk Server
3 197 (3.75%) SharePoint
4 160 (3.04%) CMS
5 113 (2.15%) Umbraco
6 104 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 100 (1.90%) NServiceBus
8 84 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
9 66 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
10 52 (0.99%) Kentico
11 48 (0.91%) Sitefinity
12 45 (0.86%) DNN
13 40 (0.76%) Immediacy CMS
14 28 (0.53%) WebSphere
15 24 (0.46%) Confluence
16 20 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 16 (0.30%) Commerce Server
18 12 (0.23%) MS Exchange
18 12 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
19 10 (0.19%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 447 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 25 (0.48%) MS Office
3 15 (0.29%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.076%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.038%) MS Project
7 1 (0.019%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.019%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.019%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 95 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.095%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.095%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.076%) Eze OMS
4 4 (0.076%) Magento
5 3 (0.057%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.038%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.038%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.019%) Beauchamp
7 1 (0.019%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 537 (10.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 206 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 77 (1.46%) Google Play
4 62 (1.18%) SaaS
5 57 (1.08%) PaaS
6 28 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (0.51%) Office 365
8 26 (0.49%) GitHub
9 4 (0.076%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.038%) Slack
11 1 (0.019%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.019%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.019%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.019%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 199 (3.78%) Internet
2 60 (1.14%) HTTP
3 25 (0.48%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.23%) SSL
5 9 (0.17%) DNS
6 8 (0.15%) Bluetooth
6 8 (0.15%) Intranet
6 8 (0.15%) LDAP
6 8 (0.15%) Wireshark
7 7 (0.13%) WEP
8 6 (0.11%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.095%) Firewall
9 5 (0.095%) RS-232
9 5 (0.095%) SMTP
10 4 (0.076%) FTP
10 4 (0.076%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.076%) NFC
10 4 (0.076%) SMPP
10 4 (0.076%) SMS
11 3 (0.057%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3578 (68.04%) SQL Server
2 1274 (24.23%) SQL Server 2014
3 863 (16.41%) NoSQL
4 360 (6.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 264 (5.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 248 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 241 (4.58%) Relational Database
8 183 (3.48%) MongoDB
9 182 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 129 (2.45%) MySQL
11 104 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
12 99 (1.88%) Redis
13 97 (1.84%) Azure SQL Database
14 73 (1.39%) RavenDB
15 72 (1.37%) Big Data
16 56 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 54 (1.03%) Couchbase
18 50 (0.95%) RDBMS
19 41 (0.78%) CouchDB
20 35 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1050 (19.97%) Git (software)
2 829 (15.76%) NUnit
3 636 (12.09%) Visual Studio
4 615 (11.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 510 (9.70%) Rhino Mocks
6 406 (7.72%) Subversion
7 355 (6.75%) Moq
8 344 (6.54%) MSTest
9 262 (4.98%) TeamCity
10 132 (2.51%) Selenium
11 107 (2.03%) JIRA
12 105 (2.00%) SpecFlow
13 80 (1.52%) Jenkins
14 77 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
15 44 (0.84%) MSBuild
16 42 (0.80%) Cucumber
17 41 (0.78%) NuGet
18 34 (0.65%) JSUnit
19 29 (0.55%) StyleCop
19 29 (0.55%) Trac
General
1 1159 (22.04%) Finance
2 380 (7.23%) Games
3 365 (6.94%) Banking
4 159 (3.02%) Marketing
5 115 (2.19%) Advertising
6 110 (2.09%) Investment Banking
7 103 (1.96%) Music Industry
8 98 (1.86%) Retail
9 90 (1.71%) Back Office
10 88 (1.67%) Front Office
11 52 (0.99%) Telecoms
12 50 (0.95%) Legal
13 34 (0.65%) Electronics
14 32 (0.61%) Manufacturing
15 29 (0.55%) Financial Institution
16 16 (0.30%) Publishing
17 14 (0.27%) Automotive
18 13 (0.25%) Brand Awareness
19 10 (0.19%) Aerospace
19 10 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 4648 (88.38%) Developer
2 3527 (67.07%) .NET Developer
3 2512 (47.77%) C# Developer
4 1835 (34.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 943 (17.93%) ASP.NET Developer
6 873 (16.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 800 (15.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 652 (12.40%) Senior Developer
9 570 (10.84%) Software Developer
10 432 (8.21%) .NET Software Developer
11 426 (8.10%) SQL Developer
12 422 (8.02%) Senior .NET Developer
13 396 (7.53%) Senior C# Developer
14 347 (6.60%) C# Software Developer
15 318 (6.05%) Agile Developer
16 305 (5.80%) Junior
16 305 (5.80%) WCF Developer
17 303 (5.76%) Agile .NET Developer
18 300 (5.70%) Junior Developer
19 273 (5.19%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5061 (96.24%) .NET
2 3748 (71.27%) ASP.NET
3 2784 (52.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2056 (39.09%) .NET Framework
5 1980 (37.65%) HTML
6 1783 (33.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1701 (32.34%) CSS
8 1625 (30.90%) WPF
9 1536 (29.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1436 (27.31%) Entity Framework
11 1370 (26.05%) Web Services
12 1277 (24.28%) jQuery
13 1132 (21.53%) AngularJS
14 996 (18.94%) RESTful
15 931 (17.70%) XML
16 874 (16.62%) Node.js
17 768 (14.60%) HTML5
18 682 (12.97%) LINQ
19 675 (12.84%) Ajax
20 636 (12.09%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 386 (7.34%) Computer Science
2 361 (6.86%) Enterprise Software
3 257 (4.89%) Inversion of Control
4 186 (3.54%) Mobile App
5 156 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
6 148 (2.81%) User Experience
7 123 (2.34%) Client/Server
8 122 (2.32%) Social Network
9 117 (2.22%) Hedge funds
10 89 (1.69%) Social Media
11 84 (1.60%) Blog
12 78 (1.48%) iPhone
13 74 (1.41%) Tandem
14 73 (1.39%) BBC
15 67 (1.27%) Xbox
16 66 (1.25%) Fintech
17 60 (1.14%) iPad
18 57 (1.08%) Mathematics
19 55 (1.05%) Derivative
20 54 (1.03%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 814 (15.48%) Windows
2 116 (2.21%) Android
3 104 (1.98%) Windows Server
4 58 (1.10%) Unix
5 41 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (0.51%) Apple iOS
7 20 (0.38%) Linux
8 12 (0.23%) Windows 8
9 11 (0.21%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.095%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.057%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.057%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.038%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.019%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3727 (70.87%) MVC
2 3264 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 2486 (47.27%) TDD
4 1424 (27.08%) Web Application Development
5 1244 (23.65%) Scrum
6 1201 (22.84%) OO
7 1141 (21.70%) BDD
8 609 (11.58%) Software Engineering
9 602 (11.45%) Web Development
10 591 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
11 492 (9.36%) Unit Testing
12 478 (9.09%) SDLC
13 471 (8.96%) SOA
14 439 (8.35%) Kanban
15 433 (8.23%) Dependency Injection
16 374 (7.11%) MVVM
17 336 (6.39%) OOP
18 332 (6.31%) SOLID
19 319 (6.07%) Multithreading
20 293 (5.57%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 5108 (97.13%) C#
2 2222 (42.25%) SQL
3 2201 (41.85%) JavaScript
4 981 (18.65%) T-SQL
5 696 (13.23%) Ruby
6 504 (9.58%) VB.NET
7 275 (5.23%) Java
8 249 (4.73%) C++
9 198 (3.76%) VB
10 190 (3.61%) PL/SQL
11 181 (3.44%) PowerShell
12 96 (1.83%) TypeScript
13 77 (1.46%) F#
14 55 (1.05%) C
14 55 (1.05%) XAML
15 44 (0.84%) VBA
16 40 (0.76%) Shell Script
17 38 (0.72%) Python
18 23 (0.44%) VB6
19 22 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 556 (10.57%) Degree
2 105 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (0.76%) Security Cleared
4 35 (0.67%) SC Cleared
5 34 (0.65%) PMI Certification
6 22 (0.42%) MCSD
7 8 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (0.13%) MCITP
8 7 (0.13%) MCTS
9 6 (0.11%) MCP
9 6 (0.11%) MCPD
10 5 (0.095%) Postgraduate
11 4 (0.076%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.057%) HNC
12 3 (0.057%) NVQ Level 4
12 3 (0.057%) PhD
13 2 (0.038%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.038%) HND
13 2 (0.038%) MCAD
14 1 (0.019%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (2.99%) QA
2 24 (0.46%) MiFID
3 12 (0.23%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.23%) SLA
4 2 (0.038%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.038%) EMIR
4 2 (0.038%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.019%) DICOM
5 1 (0.019%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.019%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.019%) SAS 70
5 1 (0.019%) SSAE 16
5 1 (0.019%) WAI
5 1 (0.019%) WCAG
System Software
1 83 (1.58%) Docker
2 27 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (0.095%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.057%) XenServer
6 2 (0.038%) LXC
7 1 (0.019%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.019%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.019%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
2 36 (0.68%) Kibana
2 36 (0.68%) Puppet
3 2 (0.038%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.038%) logstash
4 1 (0.019%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.019%) Nagios
4 1 (0.019%) OpenView
4 1 (0.019%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.019%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1376 (26.16%) Microsoft
2 279 (5.31%) Oracle
3 245 (4.66%) Google
4 124 (2.36%) Facebook
5 82 (1.56%) Sitecore
6 79 (1.50%) Apple
7 73 (1.39%) Sony
7 73 (1.39%) Yahoo!
8 65 (1.24%) EPiServer
9 51 (0.97%) Xamarin
10 43 (0.82%) Tableau
11 40 (0.76%) Alterian
11 40 (0.76%) Ektron
12 33 (0.63%) IBM
13 25 (0.48%) SAP
14 17 (0.32%) Informatica
14 17 (0.32%) RedGate
14 17 (0.32%) Teradata
15 15 (0.29%) Twitter
16 12 (0.23%) Telerik
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Excellent pension offerin
Posted: 7 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Excellent Pension offerin
Posted: 7 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Excellent pension offerin
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Excellent pension offerin
Posted: 7 hours ago
Orpington, Kent
Itecco
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £50 - £60 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Droitwich, Worcestershire
Network ITR
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Depending on experience +Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000 + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £30000 - £44000 per annum, Benefits Excellent !
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday