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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 94 87 75
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2827 3474 4072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.94% 3.18% 3.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.58% 8.49% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2605 3183 3672
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,017 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
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
37311 40924 44916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.74% 37.48% 38.52%
Number of salaries quoted 32506 34933 37768
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -7 2716 £45,000 - 340
London -16 982 £56,750 +3.18% 98
South East +2 582 £43,000 +1.17% 68
North West -1 303 £40,000 - 49
East of England +5 224 £42,500 -10.52% 32
Yorkshire +9 208 £42,500 +14.86% 18
Manchester -2 177 £42,500 - 28
West Yorkshire +29 171 £45,000 +21.56% 15
Surrey +10 152 £44,500 -11.00% 16
East Midlands 0 141 £37,500 -6.25% 17
West Midlands -41 137 £40,500 +1.25% 21
Hampshire +10 129 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Leeds +18 97 £45,000 +12.50% 7
South West -67 95 £42,500 +13.33% 28
Cheshire +12 81 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Hertfordshire +5 79 £42,500 -22.72% 5
Buckinghamshire +9 72 £47,500 +21.79% 13
Nottinghamshire +10 70 £38,750 -3.12% 10
City of London -37 62 £55,000 -4.34% 14
Nottingham +9 58 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Berkshire -25 58 £48,500 -3.00% 9
Kent -7 54 £47,500 +15.15% 3
Cambridgeshire -3 50 £42,500 -5.55% 12
Tyne and Wear -1 47 £40,000 +6.66% 9
North East -3 47 £40,000 +6.66% 9
West Sussex +27 45 £45,000 - 1
Essex +33 44 £45,000 +20.80% 8
Oxfordshire +5 43 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Halifax +13 42 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Milton Keynes +1 42 £45,000 +15.38% 2

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5451 (95.58%) .NET
2 5428 (95.18%) C#
3 4100 (71.89%) ASP.NET
4 4067 (71.31%) MVC
5 4005 (70.23%) SQL Server
6 3442 (60.35%) Agile Software Development
7 3031 (53.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2696 (47.27%) JavaScript
9 2470 (43.31%) TDD
10 2439 (42.77%) SQL
11 2206 (38.68%) HTML
12 2134 (37.42%) .NET Framework
13 1906 (33.42%) CSS
14 1768 (31.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 1760 (30.86%) WPF
16 1669 (29.27%) jQuery
17 1599 (28.04%) Microsoft
18 1581 (27.72%) Web Services
19 1572 (27.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 1487 (26.07%) Web Application Development
21 1426 (25.00%) Entity Framework
22 1404 (24.62%) Scrum
23 1352 (23.71%) Finance
24 1231 (21.59%) SQL Server 2014
25 1204 (21.11%) OO
26 1198 (21.01%) BDD
27 1121 (19.66%) AngularJS
28 1115 (19.55%) XML
29 1081 (18.95%) Windows
30 1032 (18.10%) 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
1 381 (6.68%) IIS
2 323 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 203 (3.56%) BizTalk Server
4 168 (2.95%) CMS
5 153 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 101 (1.77%) Umbraco
7 67 (1.17%) NServiceBus
8 60 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
8 60 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
9 35 (0.61%) WebSphere
10 34 (0.60%) Kentico
11 33 (0.58%) Sitefinity
12 30 (0.53%) DNN
12 30 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
13 26 (0.46%) Immediacy CMS
13 26 (0.46%) MS Exchange
14 12 (0.21%) Orchard CMS
15 8 (0.14%) Confluence
15 8 (0.14%) Drupal
15 8 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 493 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 53 (0.93%) MS Office
3 13 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.12%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.053%) MS Project
7 1 (0.018%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.018%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 147 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 24 (0.42%) Magento
4 11 (0.19%) Infor CRM
5 8 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.12%) Beauchamp
7 5 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.088%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.070%) SAP Business One
9 3 (0.053%) Endur
9 3 (0.053%) Infor M3
9 3 (0.053%) thinkFolio
10 2 (0.035%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.035%) RMDS
10 2 (0.035%) Sage CRM
11 1 (0.018%) Global One
11 1 (0.018%) Markit EDM
11 1 (0.018%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 437 (7.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 111 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
3 84 (1.47%) Google Play
4 66 (1.16%) Office 365
5 46 (0.81%) SaaS
6 42 (0.74%) PaaS
7 25 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
8 15 (0.26%) GitHub
9 14 (0.25%) IaaS
10 5 (0.088%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.053%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.053%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.053%) Sage Pay
12 2 (0.035%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.018%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 236 (4.14%) Internet
2 47 (0.82%) HTTP
3 30 (0.53%) TCP/IP
4 26 (0.46%) FTP
5 22 (0.39%) Intranet
6 20 (0.35%) Network Security
7 13 (0.23%) LDAP
7 13 (0.23%) SSL
8 11 (0.19%) Firewall
9 10 (0.18%) SMTP
10 7 (0.12%) SNMP
11 6 (0.11%) AMQP
11 6 (0.11%) Extranet
11 6 (0.11%) Kerberos
11 6 (0.11%) Wireshark
12 5 (0.088%) Bluetooth
12 5 (0.088%) CTI
13 4 (0.070%) DNS
14 3 (0.053%) RFID
15 2 (0.035%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4005 (70.23%) SQL Server
2 1231 (21.59%) SQL Server 2014
3 765 (13.41%) NoSQL
4 436 (7.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 349 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 305 (5.35%) Relational Database
7 271 (4.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 261 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 172 (3.02%) MySQL
10 150 (2.63%) MongoDB
11 94 (1.65%) Redis
12 86 (1.51%) RDBMS
13 63 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
14 56 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 54 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
15 54 (0.95%) Oracle Database
16 36 (0.63%) RavenDB
17 33 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
18 24 (0.42%) Big Data
18 24 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 941 (16.50%) NUnit
2 932 (16.34%) Visual Studio
3 895 (15.69%) Git (software)
4 773 (13.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 639 (11.20%) Rhino Mocks
6 487 (8.54%) Subversion
7 428 (7.50%) Moq
8 358 (6.28%) MSTest
9 295 (5.17%) TeamCity
10 211 (3.70%) Selenium
11 148 (2.60%) JIRA
12 130 (2.28%) SpecFlow
13 88 (1.54%) MSBuild
14 78 (1.37%) Jenkins
15 70 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
16 62 (1.09%) CruiseControl
17 47 (0.82%) ReSharper
18 45 (0.79%) Psake
19 42 (0.74%) Cucumber
19 42 (0.74%) Log4Net
General
1 1352 (23.71%) Finance
2 415 (7.28%) Games
3 379 (6.65%) Banking
4 177 (3.10%) Marketing
5 155 (2.72%) Advertising
6 146 (2.56%) Front Office
7 140 (2.45%) Retail
8 133 (2.33%) Back Office
9 106 (1.86%) Investment Banking
10 71 (1.24%) Music Industry
11 63 (1.10%) Telecoms
12 53 (0.93%) Legal
13 50 (0.88%) Manufacturing
14 43 (0.75%) Electronics
15 28 (0.49%) Financial Institution
16 22 (0.39%) Law
17 13 (0.23%) Publishing
18 11 (0.19%) Automotive
18 11 (0.19%) French Language
19 6 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4994 (87.57%) Developer
2 3807 (66.75%) .NET Developer
3 2786 (48.85%) C# Developer
4 2048 (35.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 1155 (20.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1018 (17.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1002 (17.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 677 (11.87%) Senior Developer
9 628 (11.01%) Software Developer
10 557 (9.77%) SQL Developer
11 507 (8.89%) .NET Software Developer
12 468 (8.21%) C# Software Developer
13 438 (7.68%) Senior .NET Developer
14 411 (7.21%) Senior C# Developer
15 376 (6.59%) WCF Developer
16 333 (5.84%) C# WCF Developer
17 318 (5.58%) Software Engineer
18 309 (5.42%) Junior
19 307 (5.38%) Web Developer
20 304 (5.33%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5451 (95.58%) .NET
2 4100 (71.89%) ASP.NET
3 3031 (53.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2206 (38.68%) HTML
5 2134 (37.42%) .NET Framework
6 1906 (33.42%) CSS
7 1768 (31.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1760 (30.86%) WPF
9 1669 (29.27%) jQuery
10 1581 (27.72%) Web Services
11 1572 (27.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 1426 (25.00%) Entity Framework
13 1121 (19.66%) AngularJS
14 1115 (19.55%) XML
15 867 (15.20%) RESTful
16 830 (14.55%) HTML5
17 828 (14.52%) LINQ
18 791 (13.87%) Node.js
19 697 (12.22%) Ajax
20 658 (11.54%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 566 (9.92%) Computer Science
2 335 (5.87%) Inversion of Control
3 330 (5.79%) Enterprise Software
4 224 (3.93%) Hedge funds
5 214 (3.75%) Mobile App
6 166 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
7 143 (2.51%) Client/Server
8 130 (2.28%) User Experience
9 102 (1.79%) iPad
10 95 (1.67%) iPhone
10 95 (1.67%) Social Network
11 94 (1.65%) N-Tier
12 80 (1.40%) Tandem
13 79 (1.39%) Mathematics
14 78 (1.37%) Social Media
15 73 (1.28%) Derivative
16 70 (1.23%) Fixed Income
17 68 (1.19%) Streaming Music
18 66 (1.16%) BBC
19 62 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1081 (18.95%) Windows
2 153 (2.68%) Android
3 92 (1.61%) Windows Server
4 80 (1.40%) Unix
5 55 (0.96%) Apple iOS
6 42 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (0.72%) Linux
8 40 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (0.54%) Windows 7
10 26 (0.46%) Windows 8
11 22 (0.39%) Windows Phone
12 10 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
12 10 (0.18%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.12%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.088%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.070%) Solaris
16 4 (0.070%) Windows 10
17 3 (0.053%) FreeBSD
17 3 (0.053%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4067 (71.31%) MVC
2 3442 (60.35%) Agile Software Development
3 2470 (43.31%) TDD
4 1487 (26.07%) Web Application Development
5 1404 (24.62%) Scrum
6 1204 (21.11%) OO
7 1198 (21.01%) BDD
8 807 (14.15%) Continuous Integration
9 787 (13.80%) Web Development
10 756 (13.26%) Software Engineering
11 576 (10.10%) Unit Testing
12 548 (9.61%) Dependency Injection
13 539 (9.45%) Kanban
14 520 (9.12%) SDLC
15 466 (8.17%) SOA
16 440 (7.72%) MVVM
17 382 (6.70%) OOP
18 323 (5.66%) OOD
19 291 (5.10%) Mentoring
20 282 (4.94%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 5428 (95.18%) C#
2 2696 (47.27%) JavaScript
3 2439 (42.77%) SQL
4 1032 (18.10%) T-SQL
5 639 (11.20%) Ruby
6 604 (10.59%) VB.NET
7 284 (4.98%) VB
8 256 (4.49%) PL/SQL
9 233 (4.09%) Java
10 224 (3.93%) C++
11 198 (3.47%) PowerShell
12 105 (1.84%) XAML
13 96 (1.68%) F#
14 74 (1.30%) TypeScript
15 68 (1.19%) XPath
16 52 (0.91%) PHP
17 44 (0.77%) Shell Script
18 42 (0.74%) Python
18 42 (0.74%) VBA
19 34 (0.60%) VB6
Qualifications
1 700 (12.27%) Degree
2 148 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (0.75%) Security Cleared
4 37 (0.65%) MCSD
4 37 (0.65%) PMI Certification
5 34 (0.60%) SC Cleared
6 15 (0.26%) MCTS
7 12 (0.21%) PhD
8 11 (0.19%) DBS Check
8 11 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 10 (0.18%) MCP
10 9 (0.16%) ISTQB
11 7 (0.12%) Brainbench
11 7 (0.12%) MCITP
12 6 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (0.11%) MCPD
13 5 (0.088%) ISEB
13 5 (0.088%) MCAD
13 5 (0.088%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.053%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (2.82%) QA
2 62 (1.09%) MiFID
3 19 (0.33%) SLA
4 16 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.21%) DICOM
6 3 (0.053%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.053%) EMIR
6 3 (0.053%) SAS 70
6 3 (0.053%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.053%) SSAE 16
7 2 (0.035%) SEPA
8 1 (0.018%) HL7
8 1 (0.018%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
3 11 (0.19%) Docker
4 10 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.088%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.035%) LXC
8 1 (0.018%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.018%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.018%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.018%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (0.42%) Kibana
2 20 (0.35%) ServiceCenter
3 18 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (0.30%) WMI
5 9 (0.16%) Puppet
6 6 (0.11%) OpenView
7 5 (0.088%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (0.088%) Nagios
8 3 (0.053%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (0.053%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.035%) Control-M
10 1 (0.018%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1599 (28.04%) Microsoft
2 330 (5.79%) Oracle
3 236 (4.14%) Google
4 117 (2.05%) Facebook
5 88 (1.54%) Apple
6 87 (1.53%) Sitecore
7 72 (1.26%) Xamarin
8 66 (1.16%) Sony
8 66 (1.16%) Yahoo!
9 42 (0.74%) SAP
10 40 (0.70%) DevExpress
11 39 (0.68%) Ektron
12 36 (0.63%) EPiServer
12 36 (0.63%) IBM
13 33 (0.58%) Telerik
14 26 (0.46%) Adobe
14 26 (0.46%) Alterian
15 25 (0.44%) HP
15 25 (0.44%) hybris
16 24 (0.42%) ATG
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-60,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30 - £35 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits and career progression
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-50k+Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-50k+Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-50,000
Posted: Yesterday
New Malden, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k+Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hove, East Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-45k+Bonus+Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + 5-10% Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £490000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30-50k+Bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £37,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Excellent + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 45000
Posted: 20 hours ago