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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
London / City of London
Rank 146 182 118
Rank change year-on-year +36 -64  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 77 93 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.52% 1.31% 2.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.08% 3.44% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 64 85 218
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £73,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 1889 2702 3325
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.21% 38.14% 32.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1715 2390 2890
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in the City of London

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 191 (100.00%) C#
2 177 (92.67%) .NET
3 129 (67.54%) SQL Server
4 119 (62.30%) SQL
5 112 (58.64%) Agile Software Development
6 99 (51.83%) JavaScript
7 89 (46.60%) AngularJS
8 87 (45.55%) ASP.NET
9 83 (43.46%) WPF
10 82 (42.93%) MVC
10 82 (42.93%) Finance
11 79 (41.36%) CSS
12 76 (39.79%) HTML
13 75 (39.27%) ASP.NET Web API
14 67 (35.08%) TDD
15 63 (32.98%) T-SQL
16 61 (31.94%) Scrum
17 57 (29.84%) Web Services
18 49 (25.65%) .NET Framework
19 47 (24.61%) ASP.NET MVC
20 46 (24.08%) jQuery
21 43 (22.51%) Microsoft
22 42 (21.99%) Microsoft Azure
23 39 (20.42%) SQL Server 2012
23 39 (20.42%) SOA
24 38 (19.90%) Multithreading
25 37 (19.37%) Continuous Integration
25 37 (19.37%) Windows
26 36 (18.85%) SOLID
27 35 (18.32%) Twitter Bootstrap

WCF
Top Related 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 16 (8.38%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (4.19%) NServiceBus
4 6 (3.14%) IIS
5 5 (2.62%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.62%) CMS
6 4 (2.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (2.09%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.52%) Kentico
Applications
1 14 (7.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Eze OMS
1 2 (1.05%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.52%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 42 (21.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (7.85%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.09%) PaaS
5 1 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.52%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (67.54%) SQL Server
2 39 (20.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 29 (15.18%) NoSQL
4 20 (10.47%) Relational Database
5 18 (9.42%) SQL Server 2016
6 16 (8.38%) MongoDB
7 15 (7.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (6.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (5.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (4.71%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (4.19%) Big Data
11 8 (4.19%) Couchbase
12 5 (2.62%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (2.09%) Hadoop
13 4 (2.09%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.57%) RavenDB
15 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.52%) MySQL
15 1 (0.52%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 33 (17.28%) NUnit
2 31 (16.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (16.23%) Visual Studio
3 24 (12.57%) MSTest
4 20 (10.47%) Moq
5 15 (7.85%) Git (software)
5 15 (7.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (5.76%) TeamCity
7 10 (5.24%) Subversion
8 9 (4.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (2.62%) JIRA
10 4 (2.09%) Artifactory
10 4 (2.09%) Selenium
10 4 (2.09%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.57%) Bugzilla
11 3 (1.57%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.57%) NuGet
11 3 (1.57%) Rhino Mocks
12 2 (1.05%) CruiseControl
12 2 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 82 (42.93%) Finance
2 25 (13.09%) Front Office
3 20 (10.47%) Banking
4 12 (6.28%) Marketing
5 6 (3.14%) Legal
6 3 (1.57%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.57%) Retail
6 3 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.05%) Back Office
7 2 (1.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 167 (87.43%) Developer
2 118 (61.78%) C# Developer
3 92 (48.17%) .NET Developer
4 63 (32.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (17.80%) Senior Developer
6 32 (16.75%) Software Developer
7 31 (16.23%) C# Software Developer
8 28 (14.66%) Senior C# Developer
9 22 (11.52%) WCF Developer
10 21 (10.99%) Full Stack Developer
11 19 (9.95%) C# WCF Developer
12 17 (8.90%) .NET Software Developer
12 17 (8.90%) Senior .NET Developer
13 15 (7.85%) Architect
13 15 (7.85%) Technical Architect
13 15 (7.85%) WPF Developer
14 13 (6.81%) Applications Developer
14 13 (6.81%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 12 (6.28%) C# WPF Developer
16 11 (5.76%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (92.67%) .NET
2 89 (46.60%) AngularJS
3 87 (45.55%) ASP.NET
4 83 (43.46%) WPF
5 79 (41.36%) CSS
6 76 (39.79%) HTML
7 75 (39.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 57 (29.84%) Web Services
9 49 (25.65%) .NET Framework
10 47 (24.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 46 (24.08%) jQuery
12 35 (18.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 31 (16.23%) Ajax
14 30 (15.71%) Entity Framework
15 29 (15.18%) REST
16 22 (11.52%) XML
17 21 (10.99%) RESTful
18 19 (9.95%) WinForms
19 16 (8.38%) JSON
20 15 (7.85%) Aurelia
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.71%) Computer Science
2 20 (10.47%) Fintech
3 19 (9.95%) Client/Server
4 18 (9.42%) N-Tier
5 15 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.14%) Equities
7 6 (3.14%) Fixed Income
8 5 (2.62%) Derivative
8 5 (2.62%) Reinsurance
9 4 (2.09%) User Experience
10 2 (1.05%) Clustering
10 2 (1.05%) e-Learning
10 2 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (1.05%) iPad
10 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.52%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.52%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.52%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 37 (19.37%) Windows
2 1 (0.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (58.64%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (42.93%) MVC
3 67 (35.08%) TDD
4 61 (31.94%) Scrum
5 39 (20.42%) SOA
6 38 (19.90%) Multithreading
7 37 (19.37%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (18.85%) SOLID
9 25 (13.09%) OO
10 21 (10.99%) SDLC
11 20 (10.47%) Mathematics
12 18 (9.42%) BDD
13 17 (8.90%) MVVM
14 16 (8.38%) CRM
14 16 (8.38%) OOP
14 16 (8.38%) System Testing
15 15 (7.85%) Software Architecture
15 15 (7.85%) Technical Architecture
15 15 (7.85%) TOGAF
15 15 (7.85%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 191 (100.00%) C#
2 119 (62.30%) SQL
3 99 (51.83%) JavaScript
4 63 (32.98%) T-SQL
5 26 (13.61%) VBA
6 15 (7.85%) Java
7 14 (7.33%) TypeScript
8 9 (4.71%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.66%) F#
10 6 (3.14%) C
11 5 (2.62%) XAML
12 4 (2.09%) Python
13 3 (1.57%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.57%) R
13 3 (1.57%) Scala
14 2 (1.05%) C++
15 1 (0.52%) Perl
15 1 (0.52%) VB
15 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (13.61%) Degree
2 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.52%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.24%) QA
System Software
1 12 (6.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.09%) Puppet
2 1 (0.52%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 43 (22.51%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.24%) Oracle
3 9 (4.71%) Tableau
4 4 (2.09%) Sybase
5 3 (1.57%) IBM
6 2 (1.05%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.05%) Charles River
6 2 (1.05%) Eze Software Group
6 2 (1.05%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.05%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.52%) CA
7 1 (0.52%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.52%) TIBCO
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