Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 180 161
Rank change year-on-year -41 -19 -56
Permanent jobs citing WCF 110 192 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.08% 1.64% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.69% 3.96% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 102 181 280
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £42,875 £38,125 £42,500
90th Percentile £78,625 £81,250 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% +4.55%

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 4085 4851 6282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.15% 41.46% 36.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3678 4472 5443
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for WCF.

1 110 (100.00%) C#
2 97 (88.18%) .NET
3 81 (73.64%) SQL Server
3 81 (73.64%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (64.55%) ASP.NET
5 67 (60.91%) MVC
6 63 (57.27%) JavaScript
6 63 (57.27%) SQL
6 63 (57.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 58 (52.73%) HTML
8 53 (48.18%) WPF
9 52 (47.27%) CSS
10 51 (46.36%) Microsoft
11 49 (44.55%) AngularJS
11 49 (44.55%) ASP.NET Web API
12 43 (39.09%) .NET Framework
12 43 (39.09%) Scrum
13 39 (35.45%) Entity Framework
14 36 (32.73%) jQuery
14 36 (32.73%) T-SQL
14 36 (32.73%) Web Services
15 35 (31.82%) TDD
15 35 (31.82%) HTML5
16 34 (30.91%) Web Development
17 31 (28.18%) Finance
18 29 (26.36%) Degree
18 29 (26.36%) Multithreading
19 28 (25.45%) SOLID
20 26 (23.64%) CSS3
20 26 (23.64%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 4 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.73%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.82%) CMS
3 2 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.82%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.91%) Kentico
4 1 (0.91%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.91%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) RMDS
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.91%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.64%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (3.64%) Office 365
2 4 (3.64%) PaaS
3 2 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.91%) GitHub
4 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (73.64%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (11.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.64%) Redis
5 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.73%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.82%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.82%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.91%) Big Data
8 1 (0.91%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.91%) DocumentDB
8 1 (0.91%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (13.64%) SpecFlow
1 15 (13.64%) TeamCity
2 14 (12.73%) NUnit
2 14 (12.73%) Visual Studio
3 13 (11.82%) Git (software)
4 12 (10.91%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (9.09%) Jasmine
5 10 (9.09%) Rhino Mocks
5 10 (9.09%) Selenium
5 10 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (7.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (5.45%) Subversion
8 4 (3.64%) CruiseControl
8 4 (3.64%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.64%) JIRA
8 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.82%) Moq
9 2 (1.82%) MSTest
10 1 (0.91%) Mocha
10 1 (0.91%) NuGet
General
1 31 (28.18%) Finance
2 15 (13.64%) Front Office
3 10 (9.09%) Banking
4 8 (7.27%) Marketing
5 5 (4.55%) Advertising
6 4 (3.64%) Back Office
6 4 (3.64%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.73%) Legal
8 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.91%) Automotive
9 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 104 (94.55%) Developer
2 67 (60.91%) .NET Developer
3 54 (49.09%) C# Developer
4 28 (25.45%) Senior Developer
5 27 (24.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (16.36%) Software Developer
7 17 (15.45%) Lead Developer
7 17 (15.45%) Senior .NET Developer
7 17 (15.45%) Senior C# Developer
8 15 (13.64%) C# Software Developer
8 15 (13.64%) Lead .NET Developer
9 13 (11.82%) C# WPF Developer
9 13 (11.82%) WPF Developer
10 12 (10.91%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 12 (10.91%) SQL Developer
11 11 (10.00%) Applications Developer
11 11 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (8.18%) .NET Applications Developer
13 7 (6.36%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (88.18%) .NET
2 71 (64.55%) ASP.NET
3 63 (57.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 58 (52.73%) HTML
5 53 (48.18%) WPF
6 52 (47.27%) CSS
7 49 (44.55%) AngularJS
7 49 (44.55%) ASP.NET Web API
8 43 (39.09%) .NET Framework
9 39 (35.45%) Entity Framework
10 36 (32.73%) jQuery
10 36 (32.73%) Web Services
11 35 (31.82%) HTML5
12 26 (23.64%) CSS3
12 26 (23.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 24 (21.82%) React
14 20 (18.18%) LINQ
14 20 (18.18%) NHibernate
15 16 (14.55%) RESTful
16 15 (13.64%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.82%) User Experience
2 11 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.27%) Fixed Income
4 6 (5.45%) e-Learning
4 6 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (5.45%) SCORM
5 5 (4.55%) Derivative
6 4 (3.64%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.64%) Equities
6 4 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.82%) Cybercrime
8 2 (1.82%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.82%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.82%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.91%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.91%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (0.91%) Android
2 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (73.64%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (60.91%) MVC
3 43 (39.09%) Scrum
4 35 (31.82%) TDD
5 34 (30.91%) Web Development
6 29 (26.36%) Multithreading
7 28 (25.45%) SOLID
8 21 (19.09%) OO
8 21 (19.09%) SDLC
9 20 (18.18%) Unit Testing
10 17 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (15.45%) Responsive Web Design
10 17 (15.45%) Software Engineering
11 16 (14.55%) BDD
11 16 (14.55%) MVVM
12 11 (10.00%) OOP
12 11 (10.00%) Pair Programming
13 8 (7.27%) Low Latency
13 8 (7.27%) Online Marketing
13 8 (7.27%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (100.00%) C#
2 63 (57.27%) JavaScript
2 63 (57.27%) SQL
3 36 (32.73%) T-SQL
4 14 (12.73%) VB.NET
5 12 (10.91%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.45%) VB
7 5 (4.55%) Java
8 3 (2.73%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.91%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.91%) C++
10 1 (0.91%) F#
10 1 (0.91%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.91%) Python
10 1 (0.91%) Ruby
10 1 (0.91%) Scala
10 1 (0.91%) VBA
10 1 (0.91%) XPath
Qualifications
1 29 (26.36%) Degree
2 12 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.73%) MCSA
4 2 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.82%) Puppet
2 1 (0.91%) Ansible
Vendors
1 51 (46.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.55%) Oracle
3 4 (3.64%) Infragistics
4 3 (2.73%) DevExpress
4 3 (2.73%) IBM
4 3 (2.73%) Telerik
4 3 (2.73%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.82%) Google
5 2 (1.82%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.82%) Solace
6 1 (0.91%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.91%) Calypso
6 1 (0.91%) Murex
6 1 (0.91%) Sophis
6 1 (0.91%) Xamarin