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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
UK
Rank 98 114 84
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -30
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2426 2818 3555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.91% 2.75% 3.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.39% 7.21% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2260 2616 3218
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 £34,700 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,974 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.35% +9.93%

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
32845 39105 39688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.37% 38.22% 37.30%
Number of salaries quoted 28266 33719 34036
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 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +13 2301 £45,000 -5.26% 291
London +7 854 £55,000 - 91
South East +36 466 £45,000 - 54
North West +4 258 £40,000 -5.88% 29
East of England -10 201 £42,750 -13.19% 25
Yorkshire +9 199 £42,500 - 21
Manchester -10 177 £40,000 -15.78% 18
South West +31 140 £40,000 +2.56% 28
West Yorkshire -3 134 £42,500 -5.55% 15
West Midlands -35 101 £42,500 - 27
Hampshire +44 99 £42,500 -5.55% 14
Surrey +38 98 £52,750 +5.50% 9
Leeds 0 90 £45,000 -5.26% 10
City of London +35 86 £62,500 +8.69% 8
Cambridgeshire +4 81 £50,000 - 9
Hertfordshire -18 71 £42,500 -16.66% 10
Berkshire +10 61 £37,500 -25.00% 7
East Midlands -25 59 £45,000 +7.14% 12
Bristol +6 54 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Cambridge -9 53 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Kent +13 50 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Buckinghamshire 0 48 £42,500 - 5
Scotland +45 45 £45,000 +12.50% 4
East Sussex +21 40 £42,500 -5.55% 4
West Sussex -13 40 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Cheshire +24 39 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Wales +18 39 £37,500 +1.35% 3
Brighton +19 38 £43,750 -2.77% 3
Milton Keynes +1 36 £45,000 - 1
Reading +17 29 £37,500 -11.76% 1

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 4993 (97.35%) C#
2 4945 (96.41%) .NET
3 3663 (71.42%) ASP.NET
4 3633 (70.83%) MVC
5 3575 (69.70%) SQL Server
6 3227 (62.92%) Agile Software Development
7 2702 (52.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2452 (47.81%) TDD
9 2163 (42.17%) JavaScript
10 2147 (41.86%) SQL
11 2056 (40.09%) .NET Framework
12 1958 (38.18%) HTML
13 1807 (35.23%) ASP.NET Web API
14 1676 (32.68%) CSS
15 1620 (31.59%) WPF
16 1509 (29.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 1417 (27.63%) Entity Framework
18 1416 (27.61%) Microsoft
19 1397 (27.24%) Web Application Development
20 1372 (26.75%) Web Services
21 1222 (23.83%) jQuery
22 1212 (23.63%) SQL Server 2014
23 1190 (23.20%) Scrum
24 1171 (22.83%) OO
24 1171 (22.83%) BDD
25 1144 (22.30%) Finance
26 1140 (22.23%) AngularJS
27 1059 (20.65%) Git (software)
28 1000 (19.50%) RESTful
29 983 (19.17%) 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
1 307 (5.99%) IIS
2 247 (4.82%) BizTalk Server
3 189 (3.68%) SharePoint
4 185 (3.61%) CMS
5 133 (2.59%) Umbraco
6 103 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
7 90 (1.75%) NServiceBus
8 87 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
9 76 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
10 75 (1.46%) EPiServer
11 60 (1.17%) Kentico
12 51 (0.99%) Sitefinity
13 48 (0.94%) DNN
14 43 (0.84%) Immediacy CMS
15 25 (0.49%) Confluence
15 25 (0.49%) WebSphere
16 21 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 17 (0.33%) Commerce Server
18 14 (0.27%) Apache Solr
19 10 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 449 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 30 (0.58%) MS Office
3 15 (0.29%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.097%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.058%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.039%) MS Project
8 1 (0.019%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 97 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.078%) Eze OMS
5 4 (0.078%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.019%) Beauchamp
6 1 (0.019%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.019%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.019%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 565 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 237 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (1.42%) Google Play
4 72 (1.40%) PaaS
5 64 (1.25%) SaaS
6 33 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 26 (0.51%) GitHub
8 20 (0.39%) Office 365
9 6 (0.12%) Slack
10 4 (0.078%) IaaS
11 3 (0.058%) iPaaS
12 2 (0.039%) Asana
13 1 (0.019%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.019%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.019%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 187 (3.65%) Internet
2 56 (1.09%) HTTP
3 36 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 13 (0.25%) SSL
5 12 (0.23%) DNS
6 10 (0.19%) Kerberos
6 10 (0.19%) SMTP
7 9 (0.18%) Intranet
7 9 (0.18%) Network Security
8 7 (0.14%) WEP
8 7 (0.14%) Wireshark
9 6 (0.12%) Firewall
10 5 (0.097%) Bluetooth
10 5 (0.097%) LDAP
10 5 (0.097%) RS-232
10 5 (0.097%) SMPP
11 4 (0.078%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.078%) NFC
11 4 (0.078%) SMS
12 2 (0.039%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3575 (69.70%) SQL Server
2 1212 (23.63%) SQL Server 2014
3 874 (17.04%) NoSQL
4 371 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 276 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 264 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 246 (4.80%) Relational Database
8 193 (3.76%) MongoDB
9 171 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 117 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
11 107 (2.09%) MySQL
12 94 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
13 89 (1.74%) Redis
14 82 (1.60%) SQL Server 2016
15 80 (1.56%) Big Data
16 71 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 65 (1.27%) RavenDB
18 54 (1.05%) Couchbase
19 47 (0.92%) RDBMS
20 39 (0.76%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1059 (20.65%) Git (software)
2 796 (15.52%) NUnit
3 623 (12.15%) Visual Studio
4 596 (11.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 457 (8.91%) Rhino Mocks
6 389 (7.58%) Subversion
7 334 (6.51%) Moq
8 310 (6.04%) MSTest
9 241 (4.70%) TeamCity
10 112 (2.18%) JIRA
10 112 (2.18%) Selenium
11 100 (1.95%) SpecFlow
12 90 (1.75%) Jenkins
13 68 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
14 46 (0.90%) NuGet
15 41 (0.80%) MSBuild
16 36 (0.70%) Cucumber
17 33 (0.64%) Bugzilla
18 32 (0.62%) Trac
19 31 (0.60%) JSUnit
General
1 1144 (22.30%) Finance
2 378 (7.37%) Games
3 373 (7.27%) Banking
4 151 (2.94%) Marketing
5 125 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 110 (2.14%) Advertising
7 107 (2.09%) Music Industry
8 94 (1.83%) Retail
9 86 (1.68%) Front Office
10 71 (1.38%) Back Office
11 52 (1.01%) Telecoms
12 46 (0.90%) Legal
13 33 (0.64%) Manufacturing
14 32 (0.62%) Electronics
15 26 (0.51%) Financial Institution
16 21 (0.41%) Publishing
17 13 (0.25%) Brand Awareness
18 12 (0.23%) Automotive
19 10 (0.19%) Aerospace
20 7 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 4550 (88.71%) Developer
2 3361 (65.53%) .NET Developer
3 2432 (47.42%) C# Developer
4 1704 (33.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 899 (17.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 841 (16.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 728 (14.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 662 (12.91%) Senior Developer
9 573 (11.17%) Software Developer
10 418 (8.15%) .NET Software Developer
11 415 (8.09%) Senior .NET Developer
12 396 (7.72%) SQL Developer
13 390 (7.60%) Senior C# Developer
14 328 (6.40%) C# Software Developer
15 299 (5.83%) Agile Developer
16 296 (5.77%) Junior
17 292 (5.69%) Junior Developer
18 286 (5.58%) Agile .NET Developer
19 279 (5.44%) WCF Developer
20 256 (4.99%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4945 (96.41%) .NET
2 3663 (71.42%) ASP.NET
3 2702 (52.68%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2056 (40.09%) .NET Framework
5 1958 (38.18%) HTML
6 1807 (35.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1676 (32.68%) CSS
8 1620 (31.59%) WPF
9 1509 (29.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1417 (27.63%) Entity Framework
11 1372 (26.75%) Web Services
12 1222 (23.83%) jQuery
13 1140 (22.23%) AngularJS
14 1000 (19.50%) RESTful
15 922 (17.98%) XML
16 893 (17.41%) Node.js
17 757 (14.76%) HTML5
18 678 (13.22%) LINQ
19 654 (12.75%) Ajax
20 624 (12.17%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 369 (7.19%) Computer Science
2 356 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
3 231 (4.50%) Inversion of Control
4 176 (3.43%) Mobile App
5 149 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
6 132 (2.57%) User Experience
7 130 (2.53%) Hedge funds
8 120 (2.34%) Client/Server
9 117 (2.28%) Social Network
10 93 (1.81%) Social Media
11 81 (1.58%) Fintech
12 80 (1.56%) BBC
13 79 (1.54%) Blog
14 74 (1.44%) iPhone
15 70 (1.36%) Xbox
16 69 (1.35%) Tandem
17 64 (1.25%) Mathematics
18 54 (1.05%) Streaming Music
19 53 (1.03%) iPad
20 50 (0.97%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 833 (16.24%) Windows
2 111 (2.16%) Android
3 101 (1.97%) Windows Server
4 42 (0.82%) Unix
5 41 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (0.49%) Apple iOS
7 21 (0.41%) Linux
8 11 (0.21%) Windows 8
9 10 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
10 9 (0.18%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.12%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.078%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.039%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.039%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.039%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 2 (0.039%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.039%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.019%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3633 (70.83%) MVC
2 3227 (62.92%) Agile Software Development
3 2452 (47.81%) TDD
4 1397 (27.24%) Web Application Development
5 1190 (23.20%) Scrum
6 1171 (22.83%) BDD
6 1171 (22.83%) OO
7 607 (11.83%) Software Engineering
8 585 (11.41%) Web Development
9 575 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
10 481 (9.38%) Unit Testing
11 476 (9.28%) SOA
12 465 (9.07%) SDLC
13 407 (7.94%) Dependency Injection
14 400 (7.80%) Kanban
15 382 (7.45%) MVVM
16 356 (6.94%) SOLID
17 341 (6.65%) Multithreading
18 321 (6.26%) OOP
19 293 (5.71%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 4993 (97.35%) C#
2 2163 (42.17%) JavaScript
3 2147 (41.86%) SQL
4 983 (19.17%) T-SQL
5 713 (13.90%) Ruby
6 486 (9.48%) VB.NET
7 292 (5.69%) Java
8 272 (5.30%) C++
9 172 (3.35%) VB
10 160 (3.12%) PowerShell
11 153 (2.98%) PL/SQL
12 98 (1.91%) TypeScript
13 76 (1.48%) F#
14 66 (1.29%) C
15 65 (1.27%) Python
16 53 (1.03%) XAML
17 50 (0.97%) VBA
18 24 (0.47%) VB6
19 23 (0.45%) Shell Script
20 22 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 536 (10.45%) Degree
2 109 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (0.68%) Security Cleared
4 31 (0.60%) SC Cleared
5 27 (0.53%) PMI Certification
6 17 (0.33%) MCSD
7 8 (0.16%) MCP
8 7 (0.14%) MCITP
8 7 (0.14%) MCTS
9 6 (0.12%) Postgraduate
10 5 (0.097%) HNC
10 5 (0.097%) HND
10 5 (0.097%) MCPD
11 4 (0.078%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.078%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.058%) NVQ Level 4
13 1 (0.019%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.019%) MCDST
13 1 (0.019%) MCSA
13 1 (0.019%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (2.75%) QA
2 13 (0.25%) MiFID
3 10 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.14%) SLA
5 2 (0.039%) EMIR
5 2 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.019%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.019%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.019%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.019%) WAI
6 1 (0.019%) WCAG
System Software
1 101 (1.97%) Docker
2 23 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.078%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.078%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.058%) XenServer
5 1 (0.019%) LXC
Systems Management
1 42 (0.82%) Kibana
2 36 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (0.68%) Puppet
4 4 (0.078%) logstash
5 2 (0.039%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.039%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.039%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.019%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.019%) Rancher
6 1 (0.019%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1416 (27.61%) Microsoft
2 240 (4.68%) Google
3 239 (4.66%) Oracle
4 132 (2.57%) Facebook
5 88 (1.72%) Sitecore
6 86 (1.68%) Apple
7 80 (1.56%) Sony
7 80 (1.56%) Yahoo!
8 50 (0.97%) Xamarin
9 43 (0.84%) Alterian
10 34 (0.66%) IBM
10 34 (0.66%) Tableau
11 28 (0.55%) SAP
12 17 (0.33%) Informatica
12 17 (0.33%) Teradata
13 15 (0.29%) Telerik
14 13 (0.25%) RedGate
15 12 (0.23%) Twitter
16 11 (0.21%) Sybase
17 9 (0.18%) Sencha
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000. per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Gym, Health Care & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £66000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum 30K?40K+ bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum + £45k per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago