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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 99 84 70
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2852 3488 4658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.90% 3.27% 3.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.54% 8.62% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2601 3178 4228
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,800 £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
37811 40469 47899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.46% 37.93% 40.08%
Number of salaries quoted 32762 34598 40946
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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -11 2738 £45,000 - 357
London -24 1008 £55,000 - 104
South East +5 598 £42,500 -5.55% 60
East of England +28 258 £50,000 +11.11% 32
North West -5 258 £39,000 -2.50% 50
West Midlands -38 167 £40,000 - 36
Yorkshire -17 165 £42,500 +13.33% 24
West Yorkshire +17 153 £42,500 +13.33% 19
Surrey -1 147 £50,000 - 11
Manchester -18 139 £40,000 - 30
East Midlands -17 125 £40,000 - 18
Leeds +24 108 £42,500 +13.33% 11
Hampshire +9 104 £40,000 - 19
South West -50 99 £42,000 +12.00% 27
Buckinghamshire +12 90 £42,500 +8.97% 6
City of London -37 90 £60,000 -4.00% 7
Berkshire -11 75 £47,500 -13.63% 4
Nottinghamshire 0 71 £40,000 - 10
Cheshire +6 70 £35,000 -12.50% 10
North East -2 64 £37,500 - 6
Nottingham 0 63 £40,000 - 6
Bedfordshire +15 62 £50,000 +2.56% 7
Tyne and Wear +8 62 £37,500 - 6
Hertfordshire +6 62 £47,500 -7.31% 11
Cambridgeshire +8 58 £50,500 +12.22% 7
Kent -4 57 £42,500 - 5
West Sussex +30 55 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Milton Keynes +8 53 £42,500 +7.59% 3
Staffordshire -1 49 £40,000 - 10
Essex +41 47 £52,500 +40.00% 4

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 5312 (94.84%) C#
2 5311 (94.82%) .NET
3 4020 (71.77%) SQL Server
4 3958 (70.67%) ASP.NET
5 3894 (69.52%) MVC
6 3392 (60.56%) Agile Software Development
7 2871 (51.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2565 (45.80%) JavaScript
9 2406 (42.96%) TDD
10 2300 (41.06%) SQL
11 2086 (37.24%) .NET Framework
12 2050 (36.60%) HTML
13 1795 (32.05%) CSS
14 1785 (31.87%) WPF
15 1659 (29.62%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1641 (29.30%) Microsoft
17 1607 (28.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 1510 (26.96%) Web Services
19 1482 (26.46%) jQuery
20 1481 (26.44%) Web Application Development
21 1386 (24.75%) Entity Framework
22 1380 (24.64%) Scrum
23 1321 (23.59%) Finance
24 1230 (21.96%) SQL Server 2014
25 1160 (20.71%) OO
26 1150 (20.53%) BDD
27 1136 (20.28%) Windows
28 1102 (19.68%) XML
29 1044 (18.64%) T-SQL
30 1030 (18.39%) NUnit

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
1 805 (14.37%) Node.js
2 326 (5.82%) IIS
3 312 (5.57%) SharePoint
4 242 (4.32%) BizTalk Server
5 168 (3.00%) CMS
6 146 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
7 109 (1.95%) Umbraco
8 70 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
9 57 (1.02%) NServiceBus
10 47 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
11 46 (0.82%) Kentico
12 38 (0.68%) Sitefinity
13 37 (0.66%) WebSphere
14 31 (0.55%) DNN
15 29 (0.52%) Immediacy CMS
16 28 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
17 15 (0.27%) Drupal
18 14 (0.25%) MS Exchange
19 12 (0.21%) Orchard CMS
20 8 (0.14%) Apache
Applications
1 543 (9.69%) MS Excel
2 75 (1.34%) MS Office
3 21 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
5 15 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.18%) MS Project
7 8 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 123 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 16 (0.29%) Magento
4 15 (0.27%) SAP Business One
5 10 (0.18%) Infor CRM
6 6 (0.11%) Beauchamp
7 5 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.089%) Dynamics GP
8 4 (0.071%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.071%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.054%) Endur
9 3 (0.054%) Sage CRM
9 3 (0.054%) thinkFolio
9 3 (0.054%) Visualfiles
10 2 (0.036%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.036%) Infor M3
10 2 (0.036%) LatentZero
11 1 (0.018%) Fredhopper
11 1 (0.018%) Global One
11 1 (0.018%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 386 (6.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 119 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
3 96 (1.71%) Google Play
4 54 (0.96%) SaaS
5 48 (0.86%) Office 365
6 31 (0.55%) PaaS
7 22 (0.39%) GitHub
8 17 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
9 13 (0.23%) IaaS
10 8 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.054%) Force.com
11 3 (0.054%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.018%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 228 (4.07%) Internet
2 62 (1.11%) TCP/IP
3 60 (1.07%) HTTP
4 37 (0.66%) Network Security
5 35 (0.62%) Intranet
6 19 (0.34%) FTP
6 19 (0.34%) Wireshark
7 11 (0.20%) SSL
8 10 (0.18%) HTTPS
8 10 (0.18%) LDAP
8 10 (0.18%) SMTP
8 10 (0.18%) SNMP
9 9 (0.16%) Extranet
10 8 (0.14%) Firewall
11 7 (0.12%) CTI
12 4 (0.071%) DNS
12 4 (0.071%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.036%) SAN
14 1 (0.018%) Ethernet
14 1 (0.018%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4020 (71.77%) SQL Server
2 1230 (21.96%) SQL Server 2014
3 724 (12.93%) NoSQL
4 525 (9.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 348 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 325 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 280 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 256 (4.57%) Relational Database
9 182 (3.25%) MySQL
10 103 (1.84%) MongoDB
11 98 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
12 77 (1.37%) RDBMS
12 77 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 59 (1.05%) Oracle Database
14 49 (0.87%) Redis
15 47 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
16 44 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
17 38 (0.68%) RavenDB
18 36 (0.64%) Big Data
19 30 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1030 (18.39%) NUnit
2 872 (15.57%) Visual Studio
3 804 (14.35%) Git (software)
4 761 (13.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 663 (11.84%) Rhino Mocks
6 500 (8.93%) Moq
7 490 (8.75%) Subversion
8 362 (6.46%) MSTest
9 276 (4.93%) TeamCity
10 255 (4.55%) Selenium
11 150 (2.68%) JIRA
12 123 (2.20%) SpecFlow
13 83 (1.48%) MSBuild
14 82 (1.46%) Jenkins
15 72 (1.29%) ReSharper
16 56 (1.00%) CruiseControl
17 53 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
18 49 (0.87%) Cucumber
19 43 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
20 42 (0.75%) SoapUI
General
1 1321 (23.59%) Finance
2 389 (6.95%) Games
3 376 (6.71%) Banking
4 171 (3.05%) Advertising
5 146 (2.61%) Retail
6 143 (2.55%) Front Office
7 139 (2.48%) Marketing
8 129 (2.30%) Back Office
9 109 (1.95%) Investment Banking
10 62 (1.11%) Legal
10 62 (1.11%) Telecoms
11 49 (0.87%) Music Industry
12 46 (0.82%) Manufacturing
13 41 (0.73%) Electronics
14 33 (0.59%) Law
15 30 (0.54%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.20%) French Language
16 11 (0.20%) Publishing
17 10 (0.18%) Local Government
18 8 (0.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4910 (87.66%) Developer
2 3636 (64.92%) .NET Developer
3 2833 (50.58%) C# Developer
4 2016 (35.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 1192 (21.28%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1063 (18.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 925 (16.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 798 (14.25%) Senior Developer
9 607 (10.84%) Software Developer
10 571 (10.19%) SQL Developer
11 507 (9.05%) .NET Software Developer
12 502 (8.96%) Senior C# Developer
13 496 (8.86%) C# Software Developer
14 494 (8.82%) Senior .NET Developer
15 360 (6.43%) WCF Developer
16 337 (6.02%) C# WCF Developer
17 332 (5.93%) Software Engineer
18 309 (5.52%) Senior C# .NET Developer
19 295 (5.27%) Web Developer
20 282 (5.03%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5311 (94.82%) .NET
2 3958 (70.67%) ASP.NET
3 2871 (51.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2086 (37.24%) .NET Framework
5 2050 (36.60%) HTML
6 1795 (32.05%) CSS
7 1785 (31.87%) WPF
8 1659 (29.62%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1607 (28.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1510 (26.96%) Web Services
11 1482 (26.46%) jQuery
12 1386 (24.75%) Entity Framework
13 1102 (19.68%) XML
14 999 (17.84%) AngularJS
15 890 (15.89%) LINQ
16 811 (14.48%) RESTful
17 794 (14.18%) HTML5
18 775 (13.84%) Ajax
19 690 (12.32%) WinForms
20 629 (11.23%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 576 (10.28%) Computer Science
2 361 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 340 (6.07%) Inversion of Control
4 239 (4.27%) Mobile App
5 233 (4.16%) Hedge funds
6 176 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
7 131 (2.34%) Client/Server
8 128 (2.29%) N-Tier
9 113 (2.02%) iPhone
10 111 (1.98%) Streaming Music
11 104 (1.86%) Social Media
12 100 (1.79%) User Experience
13 91 (1.62%) BBC
14 89 (1.59%) iPad
15 82 (1.46%) Mathematics
15 82 (1.46%) Tandem
16 81 (1.45%) Social Network
17 79 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 58 (1.04%) Visualisation
19 56 (1.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1136 (20.28%) Windows
2 180 (3.21%) Android
3 98 (1.75%) Windows Server
4 78 (1.39%) Unix
5 66 (1.18%) Linux
6 61 (1.09%) Apple iOS
7 60 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (0.45%) Windows 7
10 19 (0.34%) Windows Phone
11 18 (0.32%) Mac OS X
12 13 (0.23%) Windows 8
12 13 (0.23%) Windows XP
13 12 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (0.20%) Solaris
15 10 (0.18%) FreeBSD
16 9 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (0.089%) Windows 10
18 4 (0.071%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 3 (0.054%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3894 (69.52%) MVC
2 3392 (60.56%) Agile Software Development
3 2406 (42.96%) TDD
4 1481 (26.44%) Web Application Development
5 1380 (24.64%) Scrum
6 1160 (20.71%) OO
7 1150 (20.53%) BDD
8 853 (15.23%) Continuous Integration
9 793 (14.16%) Software Engineering
10 792 (14.14%) Web Development
11 588 (10.50%) Dependency Injection
12 574 (10.25%) Kanban
13 522 (9.32%) Unit Testing
14 508 (9.07%) SDLC
15 485 (8.66%) MVVM
16 447 (7.98%) SOA
17 339 (6.05%) Mentoring
18 337 (6.02%) OOP
19 324 (5.78%) OOD
20 272 (4.86%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 5312 (94.84%) C#
2 2565 (45.80%) JavaScript
3 2300 (41.06%) SQL
4 1044 (18.64%) T-SQL
5 652 (11.64%) VB.NET
6 621 (11.09%) Ruby
7 308 (5.50%) VB
8 247 (4.41%) PL/SQL
9 240 (4.28%) C++
10 213 (3.80%) Java
11 173 (3.09%) PowerShell
12 106 (1.89%) XAML
13 94 (1.68%) XPath
14 79 (1.41%) F#
15 71 (1.27%) VB6
16 66 (1.18%) Objective-C
17 58 (1.04%) PHP
18 57 (1.02%) C
19 40 (0.71%) Python
20 35 (0.62%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 699 (12.48%) Degree
2 176 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (0.79%) Security Cleared
4 41 (0.73%) MCSD
5 34 (0.61%) MCTS
6 30 (0.54%) SC Cleared
7 26 (0.46%) MCP
8 17 (0.30%) MCPD
9 15 (0.27%) Brainbench
10 14 (0.25%) CCNA
10 14 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 9 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
13 9 (0.16%) ISTQB
13 9 (0.16%) PhD
14 8 (0.14%) PMI Certification
15 7 (0.12%) MCAD
16 5 (0.089%) ISEB
17 4 (0.071%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (2.66%) QA
2 79 (1.41%) MiFID
3 12 (0.21%) SLA
4 4 (0.071%) DICOM
4 4 (0.071%) HL7
5 3 (0.054%) EMIR
5 3 (0.054%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.054%) SEPA
5 3 (0.054%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.036%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.018%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.018%) PMBOK
System Software
1 60 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 27 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.16%) Terminal Server
3 9 (0.16%) Terminal Services
4 3 (0.054%) Docker
5 1 (0.018%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 36 (0.64%) WMI
2 16 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
3 14 (0.25%) Nagios
3 14 (0.25%) OpenView
4 13 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.21%) Kibana
6 10 (0.18%) SCOM
7 9 (0.16%) Control-M
7 9 (0.16%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (0.071%) Rundeck
9 3 (0.054%) MOM
9 3 (0.054%) Wonderware InTouch
10 2 (0.036%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.036%) Puppet
11 1 (0.018%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1641 (29.30%) Microsoft
2 368 (6.57%) Oracle
3 229 (4.09%) Google
4 155 (2.77%) Facebook
5 128 (2.29%) Apple
6 93 (1.66%) Sitecore
7 91 (1.62%) Sony
7 91 (1.62%) Yahoo!
8 53 (0.95%) Telerik
9 51 (0.91%) Xamarin
10 49 (0.87%) EPiServer
10 49 (0.87%) IBM
11 45 (0.80%) SAP
12 42 (0.75%) Ektron
13 37 (0.66%) VMware
14 32 (0.57%) DevExpress
15 29 (0.52%) Alterian
16 24 (0.43%) AppDynamics
17 23 (0.41%) SolarWinds
18 20 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 56 minutes ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £30-40k + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits + Microsoft training + ca
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Pension, Health care,
Posted: 14 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Witney, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday