Period
to 9 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 6 months to 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 171 251 218
Rank change year-on-year +80 -33 -40
Permanent jobs citing WCF 62 24 105
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.25% 0.32% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.01% 0.83% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 40 22 96
10th Percentile £59,750 £45,500 £40,625
25th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +3.70%
75th Percentile £77,500 £81,875 £78,750
90th Percentile £79,025 £102,500 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +16.67%

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,058 2,883 4,183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 41.48% 38.29% 41.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,874 2,562 3,776
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £68,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £98,625 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +8.00%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in the City of London

WCF
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WCF in the City of London.

Salary trend for WCF in the City of London

WCF
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing WCF in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Salary histogram for WCF in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for WCF.

1 60 (96.77%) .NET
2 38 (61.29%) SQL
2 38 (61.29%) ASP.NET
2 38 (61.29%) Azure
3 37 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (58.06%) JavaScript
5 34 (54.84%) HTML
5 34 (54.84%) Banking
6 32 (51.61%) CSS
6 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
7 31 (50.00%) OO
7 31 (50.00%) CRM
7 31 (50.00%) OOD
7 31 (50.00%) XML
7 31 (50.00%) XSD
7 31 (50.00%) Visual Studio
7 31 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 31 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (50.00%) Web Development
7 31 (50.00%) Degree
7 31 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
7 31 (50.00%) Power Platform
7 31 (50.00%) PowerApps
8 30 (48.39%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 30 (48.39%) Private Banking
8 30 (48.39%) C#
9 28 (45.16%) WPF
10 26 (41.94%) Finance
10 26 (41.94%) Software Engineering

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 21 (33.87%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) IIS
Business Applications
1 31 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (61.29%) Azure
2 31 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
2 31 (50.00%) Power Platform
2 31 (50.00%) PowerApps
3 2 (3.23%) AWS
4 1 (1.61%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.61%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 31 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 25 (40.32%) SQL Server
3 24 (38.71%) MongoDB
3 24 (38.71%) NoSQL
4 21 (33.87%) SQL Server 2017
5 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.61%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.61%) Redis
6 1 (1.61%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 31 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.84%) NUnit
3 2 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.23%) Subversion
3 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.23%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (1.61%) gulp
4 1 (1.61%) jspm
4 1 (1.61%) Moq
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 34 (54.84%) Banking
2 30 (48.39%) Private Banking
3 26 (41.94%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 31 (50.00%) Developer
2 30 (48.39%) Consultant
2 30 (48.39%) Technical Consultant
2 30 (48.39%) Technical Leader
3 23 (37.10%) C# Developer
4 10 (16.13%) SharePoint Consultant
5 7 (11.29%) .NET Developer
5 7 (11.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Junior
6 2 (3.23%) Junior .NET Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Junior C# Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Junior Developer
7 1 (1.61%) Lead Developer
7 1 (1.61%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (1.61%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (1.61%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (96.77%) .NET
2 38 (61.29%) ASP.NET
3 34 (54.84%) HTML
4 32 (51.61%) CSS
5 31 (50.00%) XML
5 31 (50.00%) XSD
6 28 (45.16%) WPF
7 21 (33.87%) Kafka
8 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (6.45%) Redux
8 4 (6.45%) REST
9 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (3.23%) .NET Core
10 2 (3.23%) HTML5
10 2 (3.23%) LINQ
10 2 (3.23%) Ninject
10 2 (3.23%) React
10 2 (3.23%) Unity DI Container
10 2 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.87%) User Experience
2 4 (6.45%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (59.68%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (50.00%) CRM
2 31 (50.00%) OO
2 31 (50.00%) OOD
2 31 (50.00%) Web Development
3 30 (48.39%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 26 (41.94%) Software Engineering
5 22 (35.48%) Coaching
5 22 (35.48%) Performance Tuning
6 21 (33.87%) Continuous Improvement
6 21 (33.87%) Mentoring
6 21 (33.87%) Observability
6 21 (33.87%) Requirements Gathering
7 19 (30.65%) Scrum
8 5 (8.06%) DevOps
8 5 (8.06%) TDD
9 4 (6.45%) Fintech
10 3 (4.84%) MVC
10 3 (4.84%) SOLID
10 3 (4.84%) UML
Programming Languages
1 38 (61.29%) SQL
2 36 (58.06%) JavaScript
3 30 (48.39%) C#
4 3 (4.84%) TypeScript
5 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.61%) Java
6 1 (1.61%) Python
6 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.61%) MIIS
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 21 (33.87%) Charles River
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle