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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 182 138
Rank change year-on-year +16 -44  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 69 76 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.33% 1.20% 1.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.46% 2.89% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 62 65 181
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% -4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1994 2629 3643
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 38.31% 41.41% 35.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1759 2370 3186
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing WCF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 144 (98.63%) C#
2 135 (92.47%) .NET
3 120 (82.19%) SQL Server
4 110 (75.34%) SQL
5 102 (69.86%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (67.12%) JavaScript
7 95 (65.07%) AngularJS
8 94 (64.38%) MVC
9 93 (63.70%) ASP.NET
10 90 (61.64%) CSS
11 77 (52.74%) WPF
12 76 (52.05%) T-SQL
12 76 (52.05%) HTML
13 71 (48.63%) ASP.NET Web API
14 61 (41.78%) jQuery
15 60 (41.10%) ASP.NET MVC
15 60 (41.10%) Scrum
16 58 (39.73%) Continuous Integration
17 56 (38.36%) .NET Framework
17 56 (38.36%) SOLID
18 55 (37.67%) TDD
19 51 (34.93%) Entity Framework
20 46 (31.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 44 (30.14%) Microsoft Azure
22 43 (29.45%) Microsoft
23 42 (28.77%) Visual Studio
24 41 (28.08%) Windows
24 41 (28.08%) Finance
24 41 (28.08%) Team Foundation Server
25 40 (27.40%) Web Services

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 22 (15.07%) SharePoint
2 21 (14.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (5.48%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (3.42%) IIS
5 4 (2.74%) NServiceBus
6 3 (2.05%) CMS
6 3 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.05%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.37%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.68%) Kentico
8 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (14.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.68%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 44 (30.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (14.38%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.48%) PaaS
5 5 (3.42%) Azure Machine Learning
6 3 (2.05%) IaaS
7 2 (1.37%) SaaS
8 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (82.19%) SQL Server
2 37 (25.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (19.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (15.07%) NoSQL
5 21 (14.38%) SQL Server 2016
6 20 (13.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (13.01%) MongoDB
8 14 (9.59%) Relational Database
9 8 (5.48%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (5.48%) Big Data
10 6 (4.11%) DocumentDB
10 6 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (3.42%) Blockchain
12 4 (2.74%) Couchbase
13 3 (2.05%) RDBMS
14 2 (1.37%) Redis
15 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
15 1 (0.68%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 42 (28.77%) Visual Studio
2 41 (28.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (26.03%) NUnit
4 28 (19.18%) SpecFlow
5 26 (17.81%) Octopus Deploy
5 26 (17.81%) TeamCity
6 21 (14.38%) Jasmine
6 21 (14.38%) Rhino Mocks
6 21 (14.38%) Selenium
7 17 (11.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 15 (10.27%) Git (software)
9 13 (8.90%) MSTest
10 11 (7.53%) JIRA
10 11 (7.53%) Moq
11 5 (3.42%) Subversion
12 4 (2.74%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (2.05%) Bugzilla
13 3 (2.05%) CruiseControl
14 2 (1.37%) Artifactory
14 2 (1.37%) Jenkins
General
1 41 (28.08%) Finance
2 10 (6.85%) Front Office
3 5 (3.42%) Banking
4 4 (2.74%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.74%) Legal
5 3 (2.05%) Marketing
6 2 (1.37%) Retail
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Automotive
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 108 (73.97%) Developer
2 60 (41.10%) .NET Developer
3 54 (36.99%) C# Developer
4 28 (19.18%) Lead Developer
5 27 (18.49%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (17.12%) Applications Developer
6 25 (17.12%) Lead .NET Developer
7 24 (16.44%) .NET Applications Developer
8 21 (14.38%) Architect
8 21 (14.38%) Technical Architect
9 20 (13.70%) Software Developer
10 18 (12.33%) Senior Developer
11 15 (10.27%) Full Stack Developer
11 15 (10.27%) Senior .NET Developer
12 14 (9.59%) Senior C# Developer
13 12 (8.22%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 9 (6.16%) Applications Architect
14 9 (6.16%) Software Engineer
14 9 (6.16%) SQL Developer
15 8 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (92.47%) .NET
2 95 (65.07%) AngularJS
3 93 (63.70%) ASP.NET
4 90 (61.64%) CSS
5 77 (52.74%) WPF
6 76 (52.05%) HTML
7 71 (48.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 61 (41.78%) jQuery
9 60 (41.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 56 (38.36%) .NET Framework
11 51 (34.93%) Entity Framework
12 46 (31.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 40 (27.40%) Web Services
14 36 (24.66%) HTML5
15 31 (21.23%) XML
16 29 (19.86%) Ajax
16 29 (19.86%) CSS3
16 29 (19.86%) LINQ
17 26 (17.81%) NHibernate
17 26 (17.81%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (23.29%) Computer Science
2 24 (16.44%) User Experience
3 22 (15.07%) Client/Server
4 21 (14.38%) N-Tier
5 18 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (6.85%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (4.11%) Fintech
8 2 (1.37%) Clustering
8 2 (1.37%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 41 (28.08%) Windows
2 6 (4.11%) Android
2 6 (4.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (69.86%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (64.38%) MVC
3 60 (41.10%) Scrum
4 58 (39.73%) Continuous Integration
5 56 (38.36%) SOLID
6 55 (37.67%) TDD
7 36 (24.66%) BDD
7 36 (24.66%) Multithreading
8 35 (23.97%) SDLC
9 32 (21.92%) SOA
10 28 (19.18%) MVVM
11 24 (16.44%) Test Automation
12 23 (15.75%) Pair Programming
12 23 (15.75%) Software Architecture
13 22 (15.07%) CRM
13 22 (15.07%) Software Engineering
14 21 (14.38%) System Testing
14 21 (14.38%) Technical Architecture
14 21 (14.38%) TOGAF
14 21 (14.38%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 144 (98.63%) C#
2 110 (75.34%) SQL
3 98 (67.12%) JavaScript
4 76 (52.05%) T-SQL
5 25 (17.12%) PowerShell
6 22 (15.07%) VBA
7 16 (10.96%) Java
8 10 (6.85%) TypeScript
9 6 (4.11%) Apple Swift
9 6 (4.11%) F#
9 6 (4.11%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.74%) C
11 3 (2.05%) Scala
12 2 (1.37%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.37%) XAML
13 1 (0.68%) C++
13 1 (0.68%) Perl
13 1 (0.68%) Python
13 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (25.34%) Degree
2 22 (15.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.68%) MCSA
System Software
1 7 (4.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.42%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.37%) Puppet
3 1 (0.68%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 43 (29.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.79%) Oracle
3 6 (4.11%) Atlassian
3 6 (4.11%) Google
3 6 (4.11%) Xamarin
4 5 (3.42%) AppDynamics
4 5 (3.42%) New Relic
5 3 (2.05%) IBM
5 3 (2.05%) Sybase
6 2 (1.37%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.68%) CA
7 1 (0.68%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.68%) Telerik
7 1 (0.68%) TIBCO
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + To £55k plus excellent bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
CB Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £78,000 and expansive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £105000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago