Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 222 151 290
Rank change year-on-year -71 +139 -86
Permanent jobs citing WCF 37 45 36
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.62% 1.23% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.54% 2.82% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 33 45 32
10th Percentile £42,500 £56,250 £38,100
25th Percentile £46,250 £67,500 £46,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £75,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -32.00% +20.00% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £77,500 £79,125
90th Percentile £73,750 £81,250 £89,500
Central London median annual salary £53,000 £75,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year -29.33% +20.97% -0.80%

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 2,399 1,596 3,863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.94% 43.65% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,164 1,422 3,490
10th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
25th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%

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 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for WCF in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (94.59%) C#
3 30 (81.08%) SQL Server
3 30 (81.08%) ASP.NET
4 29 (78.38%) JavaScript
4 29 (78.38%) Finance
5 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (75.68%) React
6 27 (72.97%) AngularJS
7 26 (70.27%) Web Services
8 24 (64.86%) LINQ
8 24 (64.86%) Full Stack Development
9 23 (62.16%) REST
9 23 (62.16%) Confluence
9 23 (62.16%) WinForms
9 23 (62.16%) JIRA
9 23 (62.16%) Atlassian
9 23 (62.16%) VB
9 23 (62.16%) SOAP
10 22 (59.46%) jQuery
10 22 (59.46%) Information Security
10 22 (59.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 22 (59.46%) Vue.js
11 21 (56.76%) Equities
12 20 (54.05%) SQL
13 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
13 18 (48.65%) Azure
14 17 (45.95%) .NET Framework
15 15 (40.54%) Entity Framework
15 15 (40.54%) Git (software)

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 23 (62.16%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (48.65%) Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (5.41%) Power Platform
2 2 (5.41%) PowerApps
3 1 (2.70%) AWS
3 1 (2.70%) Azure Functions
3 1 (2.70%) Azure Service Bus
3 1 (2.70%) PaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (81.08%) SQL Server
2 22 (59.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2017
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (62.16%) JIRA
2 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.81%) NUnit
4 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
5 2 (5.41%) Subversion
5 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 29 (78.38%) Finance
2 12 (32.43%) Banking
3 7 (18.92%) Front Office
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (86.49%) Developer
2 25 (67.57%) .NET Developer
3 8 (21.62%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# Developer - Commodities
6 2 (5.41%) Front Office Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Lead C# Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (2.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) Junior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Junior Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (81.08%) ASP.NET
3 28 (75.68%) React
4 27 (72.97%) AngularJS
5 26 (70.27%) Web Services
6 24 (64.86%) LINQ
7 23 (62.16%) REST
7 23 (62.16%) SOAP
7 23 (62.16%) WinForms
8 22 (59.46%) jQuery
8 22 (59.46%) Vue.js
9 17 (45.95%) .NET Framework
10 15 (40.54%) Entity Framework
11 8 (21.62%) WPF
12 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (13.51%) HTML
13 4 (10.81%) .NET Core
13 4 (10.81%) CSS
14 3 (8.11%) HTML5
14 3 (8.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (56.76%) Equities
2 3 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.41%) Derivative
3 2 (5.41%) Legacy Systems
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Energy Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (64.86%) Full Stack Development
3 22 (59.46%) Information Security
4 14 (37.84%) Unit Testing
5 12 (32.43%) Web Application Development
6 10 (27.03%) Migration
6 10 (27.03%) User Stories
7 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.81%) Scrum
9 3 (8.11%) Microservices
9 3 (8.11%) TDD
9 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
10 2 (5.41%) Coaching
10 2 (5.41%) DevOps
10 2 (5.41%) Fintech
10 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.41%) Observability
10 2 (5.41%) Order Management
10 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (5.41%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 35 (94.59%) C#
2 29 (78.38%) JavaScript
3 23 (62.16%) VB
4 20 (54.05%) SQL
5 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.41%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (32.43%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Atlassian
2 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Charles River
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle