Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 112 56
Rank change year-on-year +27 -56 -2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 184 154 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.47% 2.52% 4.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.90% 6.38% 10.92%
Number of salaries quoted 131 140 255
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,328 2,412 2,739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 43.96% 39.42% 39.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,019 2,072 2,348
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in the East Midlands

WCF
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for WCF in the East Midlands

WCF
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for WCF in the East Midlands

WCF
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -18 62 £35,000 -26.32% 10
Northamptonshire +24 36 £42,500 - 2
Derbyshire +9 35 £35,000 -6.67% 4
Lincolnshire +20 29 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Leicestershire +10 17 £35,000 -17.65% 11
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for WCF.

1 181 (98.37%) C#
2 176 (95.65%) .NET
3 172 (93.48%) SQL Server
4 167 (90.76%) MVC
5 158 (85.87%) Agile Software Development
6 135 (73.37%) ASP.NET
7 130 (70.65%) ASP.NET Web API
8 117 (63.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 117 (63.59%) TDD
9 102 (55.43%) Entity Framework
10 96 (52.17%) Web Application Development
10 96 (52.17%) RESTful
10 96 (52.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 95 (51.63%) Node.js
12 93 (50.54%) Git (software)
13 91 (49.46%) BDD
14 88 (47.83%) NoSQL
14 88 (47.83%) Ruby
15 76 (41.30%) .NET Framework
15 76 (41.30%) JavaScript
16 75 (40.76%) SQL Server 2016
17 73 (39.67%) CSS
18 67 (36.41%) HTML
19 64 (34.78%) jQuery
20 63 (34.24%) Code First Entity Framework
21 54 (29.35%) Facebook
22 53 (28.80%) Web Services
22 53 (28.80%) Advertising
23 52 (28.26%) Microsoft
23 52 (28.26%) SQL Server 2014

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 35 (19.02%) BizTalk Server
2 34 (18.48%) IIS
3 7 (3.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (16.30%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (93.48%) SQL Server
2 88 (47.83%) NoSQL
3 75 (40.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 52 (28.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.72%) SQLite
7 3 (1.63%) DTS
7 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.54%) MySQL
9 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 93 (50.54%) Git (software)
2 38 (20.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (10.87%) Visual Studio
4 16 (8.70%) NUnit
4 16 (8.70%) Subversion
5 11 (5.98%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (4.35%) MSTest
7 7 (3.80%) Selenium
8 5 (2.72%) Jasmine
8 5 (2.72%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.54%) JIRA
General
1 53 (28.80%) Advertising
2 11 (5.98%) Marketing
3 5 (2.72%) Finance
3 5 (2.72%) Retail
4 1 (0.54%) Games
4 1 (0.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 167 (90.76%) Developer
2 153 (83.15%) .NET Developer
3 35 (19.02%) C# Developer
4 32 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (14.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 26 (14.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 26 (14.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (9.78%) JavaScript Developer
7 18 (9.78%) Senior Developer
7 18 (9.78%) SQL Developer
7 18 (9.78%) SQL Server Developer
8 16 (8.70%) .NET Software Developer
8 16 (8.70%) Software Developer
9 14 (7.61%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (5.43%) Applications Support
10 10 (5.43%) Senior C# Developer
11 9 (4.89%) C# Software Developer
12 8 (4.35%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 8 (4.35%) Senior C# Software Developer
12 8 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (95.65%) .NET
2 135 (73.37%) ASP.NET
3 130 (70.65%) ASP.NET Web API
4 117 (63.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 102 (55.43%) Entity Framework
6 96 (52.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 96 (52.17%) RESTful
7 95 (51.63%) Node.js
8 76 (41.30%) .NET Framework
9 73 (39.67%) CSS
10 67 (36.41%) HTML
11 64 (34.78%) jQuery
12 63 (34.24%) Code First Entity Framework
13 53 (28.80%) Web Services
14 41 (22.28%) Ajax
15 25 (13.59%) HTML5
15 25 (13.59%) WPF
16 21 (11.41%) WinForms
17 18 (9.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 14 (7.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (27.72%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (10.87%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (4.89%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.35%) Music Streaming
5 4 (2.17%) NHS
5 4 (2.17%) Social Network
6 3 (1.63%) BBC
6 3 (1.63%) Social Media
7 2 (1.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.98%) Android
1 11 (5.98%) Apple iOS
2 9 (4.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (90.76%) MVC
2 158 (85.87%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (63.59%) TDD
4 96 (52.17%) Web Application Development
5 91 (49.46%) BDD
6 32 (17.39%) ITIL
6 32 (17.39%) ITIL V3
6 32 (17.39%) Problem Management
6 32 (17.39%) SOA
7 30 (16.30%) ITSM
8 25 (13.59%) Document Management
9 23 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (12.50%) Service Design
10 22 (11.96%) OO
11 17 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (8.15%) Software Engineering
13 14 (7.61%) Scrum
13 14 (7.61%) SDLC
14 11 (5.98%) Android Development
14 11 (5.98%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 181 (98.37%) C#
2 88 (47.83%) Ruby
3 76 (41.30%) JavaScript
4 38 (20.65%) VB
5 35 (19.02%) VB.NET
6 33 (17.93%) SQL
7 20 (10.87%) T-SQL
8 13 (7.07%) C++
9 10 (5.43%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.80%) Java
10 7 (3.80%) VBScript
11 3 (1.63%) Bourne shell
11 3 (1.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 32 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 32 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.89%) Degree
3 7 (3.80%) CCNA
3 7 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.80%) MCP
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (16.30%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) PMO
Systems Management
1 7 (3.80%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 54 (29.35%) Facebook
2 52 (28.26%) Microsoft
3 32 (17.39%) Sitecore
4 30 (16.30%) Remedy
5 9 (4.89%) Oracle
6 8 (4.35%) Google
7 7 (3.80%) BMC
7 7 (3.80%) Nimsoft
8 3 (1.63%) Apple
8 3 (1.63%) Sony
8 3 (1.63%) Yahoo!
9 2 (1.09%) SAP
9 2 (1.09%) Twitter
10 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com