The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 61 58 73
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs citing WCF 4850 4751 4245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.00% 4.28% 3.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.95% 10.65% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4323 4352 3914
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
48721 44620 52093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.16% 40.19% 41.45%
Number of salaries quoted 41025 38863 46474
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 18 April 2014 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -3 4557 £42,500 - 577
London -15 1673 £55,000 +5.76% 196
South East +6 1102 £41,000 +2.50% 106
North West 0 464 £39,000 +4.00% 69
East of England -6 411 £45,000 +5.88% 63
City of London -15 397 £57,500 +4.54% 70
Yorkshire +19 361 £40,000 +23.07% 54
Surrey -2 332 £42,500 +6.25% 32
Manchester -1 281 £40,000 +6.66% 42
West Yorkshire +26 226 £40,000 +17.64% 34
East Midlands -16 211 £40,000 +14.28% 31
Berkshire +5 192 £42,500 +6.25% 22
Leeds +30 158 £40,000 +21.21% 20
South West -24 154 £36,000 -10.00% 23
Hampshire +38 142 £40,000 -2.43% 22
West Midlands -32 139 £40,000 +6.66% 29
Cambridgeshire -6 132 £45,000 +8.43% 14
Kent +38 114 £45,000 +14.64% 8
East Sussex +7 107 £34,500 -18.82% 6
Scotland +1 105 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Bedfordshire -1 103 £47,500 +11.76% 13
Buckinghamshire -24 103 £40,000 -5.88% 5
North Yorkshire +22 99 £40,000 +23.07% 14
Cheshire +7 99 £36,250 +3.57% 10
Brighton +4 98 £31,500 -25.88% 6
Oxfordshire +3 81 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Bedford -7 76 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Reading +4 75 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Nottinghamshire -16 72 £40,000 +14.28% 15
Cambridge -11 69 £40,000 - 9

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8418 (95.41%) .NET
2 8339 (94.51%) C#
3 6287 (71.26%) ASP.NET
4 6071 (68.81%) SQL Server
5 4835 (54.80%) MVC
6 3511 (39.79%) SQL
7 3451 (39.11%) TDD
8 3397 (38.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3209 (36.37%) WPF
10 2926 (33.16%) Microsoft
11 2901 (32.88%) HTML
12 2846 (32.26%) JavaScript
13 2824 (32.01%) .NET Framework
14 2659 (30.14%) Scrum
15 2323 (26.33%) CSS
16 2318 (26.27%) jQuery
17 2273 (25.76%) Web Services
18 2146 (24.32%) Windows
19 2030 (23.01%) OO
20 1927 (21.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 1767 (20.03%) Agile Software Development
22 1714 (19.43%) WinForms
22 1714 (19.43%) Finance
23 1687 (19.12%) XML
24 1622 (18.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 1606 (18.20%) NUnit
26 1580 (17.91%) Web Application Development
27 1516 (17.18%) SQL Server 2012
28 1489 (16.88%) LINQ
29 1420 (16.09%) Visual Studio

WCF
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 794 (9.00%) SharePoint
2 607 (6.88%) IIS
3 410 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
4 340 (3.85%) Node.js
5 310 (3.51%) CMS
6 228 (2.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 204 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
8 149 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
9 138 (1.56%) Umbraco
10 79 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
11 59 (0.67%) NServiceBus
12 46 (0.52%) Kentico
13 41 (0.46%) Sitefinity
14 36 (0.41%) MediaWiki
14 36 (0.41%) WebSphere
15 28 (0.32%) WordPress
15 28 (0.32%) Apache
16 27 (0.31%) DNN
17 21 (0.24%) MQSeries
18 19 (0.22%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 1096 (12.42%) MS Excel
2 89 (1.01%) MS Office
3 23 (0.26%) InfoPath
4 22 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 20 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 14 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.091%) MS Project
9 7 (0.079%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.057%) Simulink
11 4 (0.045%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.023%) PrintSoft PReS
13 1 (0.011%) GIMP
13 1 (0.011%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.011%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.011%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 194 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.31%) Markit EDM
3 17 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.11%) nopCommerce
4 10 (0.11%) SAP Business One
4 10 (0.11%) SalesLogix
5 8 (0.091%) Sophis RISQUE
6 6 (0.068%) Pivotal CRM
6 6 (0.068%) assyst
6 6 (0.068%) Visualfiles
7 5 (0.057%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.045%) Magento
8 4 (0.045%) TIBCO iProcess
9 3 (0.034%) CODA-Financials
10 2 (0.023%) Sage 50
10 2 (0.023%) Tridion
10 2 (0.023%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.023%) Exstream
10 2 (0.023%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 360 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 112 (1.27%) SaaS
3 110 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 25 (0.28%) PaaS
5 25 (0.28%) IaaS
6 23 (0.26%) Office 365
7 21 (0.24%) GitHub
8 3 (0.034%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.023%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.023%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.011%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.011%) Force.com
10 1 (0.011%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 460 (5.21%) Internet
2 85 (0.96%) Intranet
3 78 (0.88%) HTTP
4 44 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 41 (0.46%) SSL
6 17 (0.19%) SMS
7 15 (0.17%) Extranet
7 15 (0.17%) X.509
7 15 (0.17%) VoIP
7 15 (0.17%) SMTP
8 14 (0.16%) NFC
9 12 (0.14%) Broadband
9 12 (0.14%) SMPP
9 12 (0.14%) DNS
10 10 (0.11%) LDAP
11 8 (0.091%) SSH
12 7 (0.079%) Network Security
12 7 (0.079%) CTI
13 6 (0.068%) Wireshark
14 5 (0.057%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6071 (68.81%) SQL Server
2 1516 (17.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 1289 (14.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 641 (7.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 630 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 594 (6.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 375 (4.25%) Relational Database
8 329 (3.73%) NoSQL
9 147 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 122 (1.38%) MySQL
11 112 (1.27%) Oracle Database
12 109 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
13 107 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
14 101 (1.14%) MongoDB
15 91 (1.03%) Big Data
16 81 (0.92%) RDBMS
17 56 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
18 55 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 54 (0.61%) Hadoop
20 53 (0.60%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 1606 (18.20%) NUnit
2 1420 (16.09%) Visual Studio
3 1229 (13.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 1121 (12.71%) Rhino Mocks
5 883 (10.01%) Moq
6 688 (7.80%) Subversion
7 581 (6.59%) MSTest
8 325 (3.68%) Git (software)
9 265 (3.00%) TeamCity
10 222 (2.52%) SpecFlow
11 134 (1.52%) MSBuild
12 126 (1.43%) Selenium
13 121 (1.37%) JIRA
14 115 (1.30%) ReSharper
15 104 (1.18%) Cucumber
16 75 (0.85%) Xcode
17 74 (0.84%) Jenkins
18 71 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 68 (0.77%) CruiseControl
20 59 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1714 (19.43%) Finance
2 589 (6.68%) Banking
3 437 (4.95%) Games
4 304 (3.45%) Retail
5 232 (2.63%) Front Office
6 230 (2.61%) Marketing
7 229 (2.60%) Investment Banking
8 165 (1.87%) Advertising
9 132 (1.50%) Telecoms
10 124 (1.41%) Back Office
11 71 (0.80%) Legal
12 67 (0.76%) Music Industry
13 52 (0.59%) Publishing
14 45 (0.51%) Manufacturing
15 35 (0.40%) Law
16 24 (0.27%) Financial Institution
17 20 (0.23%) Electronics
17 20 (0.23%) Local Government
18 19 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
19 11 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7500 (85.01%) Developer
2 4599 (52.13%) .NET Developer
3 2968 (33.64%) C# Developer
4 1940 (21.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 1472 (16.68%) Senior Developer
6 1001 (11.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 992 (11.24%) Software Developer
8 959 (10.87%) ASP.NET Developer
9 911 (10.33%) Senior .NET Developer
10 605 (6.86%) Web Developer
11 595 (6.74%) Senior C# Developer
12 547 (6.20%) Software Engineer
13 339 (3.84%) Lead Developer
14 311 (3.52%) Junior
15 301 (3.41%) C# Software Developer
16 300 (3.40%) Junior Developer
17 299 (3.39%) .NET Software Developer
18 294 (3.33%) Agile .NET Developer
19 293 (3.32%) Architect
20 292 (3.31%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8418 (95.41%) .NET
2 6287 (71.26%) ASP.NET
3 3397 (38.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3209 (36.37%) WPF
5 2901 (32.88%) HTML
6 2824 (32.01%) .NET Framework
7 2323 (26.33%) CSS
8 2318 (26.27%) jQuery
9 2273 (25.76%) Web Services
10 1927 (21.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1714 (19.43%) WinForms
12 1687 (19.12%) XML
13 1622 (18.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 1489 (16.88%) LINQ
15 1362 (15.44%) Razor View Engine
16 1222 (13.85%) Ajax
17 1141 (12.93%) HTML5
18 1101 (12.48%) NHibernate
19 904 (10.25%) Castle Windsor
20 804 (9.11%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 708 (8.02%) Computer Science
2 660 (7.48%) Inversion of Control
3 492 (5.58%) N-Tier
4 461 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
5 285 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 222 (2.52%) Client/Server
7 201 (2.28%) Mathematics
8 198 (2.24%) Open Source
9 186 (2.11%) Tandem
10 167 (1.89%) Social Network
11 165 (1.87%) Hedge funds
12 138 (1.56%) iPhone
13 116 (1.31%) Fixed Income
14 96 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 88 (1.00%) Physics
16 82 (0.93%) Streaming Music
17 79 (0.90%) Derivative
18 76 (0.86%) NHS
19 74 (0.84%) SystemC
20 69 (0.78%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2146 (24.32%) Windows
2 351 (3.98%) Android
3 225 (2.55%) Apple iOS
4 111 (1.26%) Windows Phone
5 86 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (0.67%) Windows 8
7 53 (0.60%) UNIX
8 49 (0.56%) Linux
9 36 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
12 21 (0.24%) Windows XP
13 12 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
14 10 (0.11%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.079%) Windows Phone 7
16 6 (0.068%) Windows CE
17 4 (0.045%) AIX
18 2 (0.023%) Mac OS X
19 1 (0.011%) Windows Vista
19 1 (0.011%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4835 (54.80%) MVC
2 3451 (39.11%) TDD
3 2659 (30.14%) Scrum
4 2030 (23.01%) OO
5 1767 (20.03%) Agile Software Development
6 1580 (17.91%) Web Application Development
7 1184 (13.42%) Software Engineering
8 1076 (12.20%) Unit Testing
9 1062 (12.04%) BDD
10 964 (10.93%) Continuous Integration
11 883 (10.01%) Dependency Injection
12 816 (9.25%) Kanban
13 776 (8.80%) MVVM
14 720 (8.16%) SOA
15 660 (7.48%) Web Development
16 570 (6.46%) OOP
17 558 (6.32%) OOD
18 532 (6.03%) E-Commerce
19 498 (5.64%) Domain-Driven Design
20 489 (5.54%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 8339 (94.51%) C#
2 3511 (39.79%) SQL
3 2846 (32.26%) JavaScript
4 1271 (14.41%) T-SQL
5 1180 (13.37%) VB.NET
6 521 (5.91%) VB
7 518 (5.87%) C++
8 471 (5.34%) Java
9 260 (2.95%) Ruby
10 210 (2.38%) C
11 171 (1.94%) XAML
12 128 (1.45%) PHP
13 114 (1.29%) PowerShell
14 102 (1.16%) VBA
15 100 (1.13%) Objective-C
16 96 (1.09%) VB6
17 81 (0.92%) PL/SQL
18 76 (0.86%) XPath
19 60 (0.68%) Python
20 55 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1173 (13.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1171 (13.27%) Degree
3 984 (11.15%) MCP
4 965 (10.94%) MCSD
5 952 (10.79%) MCTS
6 939 (10.64%) MCAD
7 95 (1.08%) Security Cleared
8 54 (0.61%) SC Cleared
9 46 (0.52%) MCPD
10 27 (0.31%) PhD
11 26 (0.29%) ISEB
12 25 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
13 22 (0.25%) ISTQB
14 21 (0.24%) MCSE
15 20 (0.23%) MCITP
16 14 (0.16%) HND
16 14 (0.16%) MCDBA
16 14 (0.16%) MBA
17 11 (0.12%) Microsoft Certified Architect
18 8 (0.091%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 263 (2.98%) QA
2 63 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 24 (0.27%) SLA
4 21 (0.24%) Basel III
5 15 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.15%) HL7
7 11 (0.12%) ISO 8583
8 8 (0.091%) CRD IV
9 6 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (0.068%) EMIR
10 5 (0.057%) ISO 9002
11 4 (0.045%) COREP
11 4 (0.045%) Basel II
12 2 (0.023%) Dublin Core
12 2 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 1 (0.011%) TickIT
13 1 (0.011%) IAS 39
System Software
1 70 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 39 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.11%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.079%) vSphere
5 6 (0.068%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.011%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (0.22%) Puppet
3 18 (0.20%) Nagios
4 16 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (0.15%) SCCM
6 10 (0.11%) Vagrant
7 8 (0.091%) Control-M
8 7 (0.079%) SCOM
8 7 (0.079%) AppManager
8 7 (0.079%) SCOrch
9 6 (0.068%) MOM
10 5 (0.057%) WMI
10 5 (0.057%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2926 (33.16%) Microsoft
2 531 (6.02%) Oracle
3 193 (2.19%) Sitecore
4 180 (2.04%) Google
5 135 (1.53%) Facebook
6 97 (1.10%) EPiServer
7 82 (0.93%) Telerik
8 71 (0.80%) Twitter
9 70 (0.79%) DevExpress
10 55 (0.62%) Apple
11 51 (0.58%) Xamarin
12 48 (0.54%) Adobe
13 45 (0.51%) VMware
13 45 (0.51%) IBM
14 44 (0.50%) TIBCO
15 38 (0.43%) Sony
15 38 (0.43%) Yahoo!
16 31 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
16 31 (0.35%) Bloomberg
16 31 (0.35%) Red Gate
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Pension, Bonus, Private He
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis IT
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Excellent Bens + Bonus 20%
Posted: 15 hours ago
Surrey
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Networking People
Salary: full corporate benefits package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
North West
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £58,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago