Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 68 69
Rank change year-on-year -27 +1 -17
Permanent jobs citing WCF 141 196 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.94% 3.80% 4.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.15% 9.49% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 128 166 246
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,250 £65,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

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 1,972 2,066 2,375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 41.09% 40.05% 36.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,645 1,762 2,033
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,900 £55,000
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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
Leicestershire +33 61 £42,000 +12.00% 9
Nottinghamshire -10 46 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Northamptonshire -36 22 £42,500 - 7
Lincolnshire +9 8 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Derbyshire -30 3 £37,500 -21.05% 2
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 140 (99.29%) C#
2 138 (97.87%) .NET
3 114 (80.85%) ASP.NET
4 110 (78.01%) SQL Server
4 110 (78.01%) MVC
5 99 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
6 91 (64.54%) SQL
7 90 (63.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 85 (60.28%) HTML
8 85 (60.28%) Microsoft
9 81 (57.45%) CSS
10 80 (56.74%) ASP.NET Web API
11 77 (54.61%) .NET Framework
12 68 (48.23%) Web Services
13 67 (47.52%) Entity Framework
14 63 (44.68%) Microsoft Azure
15 59 (41.84%) Ajax
15 59 (41.84%) jQuery
16 54 (38.30%) T-SQL
17 52 (36.88%) JavaScript
18 46 (32.62%) Unit Testing
18 46 (32.62%) Test Automation
19 41 (29.08%) Performance Tuning
19 41 (29.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 39 (27.66%) Mobile App
21 38 (26.95%) Mobile Application Development
21 38 (26.95%) Microservices
21 38 (26.95%) ASP.NET Core
21 38 (26.95%) Sass
21 38 (26.95%) Automotive

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 17 (12.06%) Confluence
2 7 (4.96%) IIS
3 5 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.13%) CMS
5 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (2.84%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (44.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.67%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.84%) Azure Functions
4 4 (2.84%) Serverless
5 1 (0.71%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (78.01%) SQL Server
2 41 (29.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (18.44%) SQL Server 2016
4 20 (14.18%) NoSQL
5 17 (12.06%) Power BI
6 8 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (3.55%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (3.55%) MongoDB
8 5 (3.55%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.84%) Cosmos DB
10 3 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (21.28%) Git (software)
2 23 (16.31%) Visual Studio
3 22 (15.60%) TeamCity
4 18 (12.77%) Octopus Deploy
4 18 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (12.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 17 (12.06%) Bitbucket
5 17 (12.06%) JIRA
6 10 (7.09%) Visual Studio Team System
7 9 (6.38%) NUnit
8 5 (3.55%) CruiseControl
8 5 (3.55%) Subversion
8 5 (3.55%) Xcode
9 3 (2.13%) Selenium
10 2 (1.42%) JMeter
10 2 (1.42%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.42%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.42%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.42%) StyleCop
11 1 (0.71%) MSTest
General
1 38 (26.95%) Automotive
2 24 (17.02%) Retail
3 15 (10.64%) Finance
4 8 (5.67%) Advertising
5 5 (3.55%) Games
6 2 (1.42%) Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (78.01%) Developer
2 63 (44.68%) .NET Developer
3 31 (21.99%) C# Developer
4 21 (14.89%) Software Developer
5 20 (14.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (13.48%) Software Engineer
7 17 (12.06%) ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (11.35%) Senior Developer
9 14 (9.93%) Lead Developer
10 13 (9.22%) C# Software Developer
11 11 (7.80%) Architect
11 11 (7.80%) Social Media Developer
12 10 (7.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 10 (7.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (6.38%) JavaScript Developer
14 8 (5.67%) Junior
14 8 (5.67%) Junior Developer
14 8 (5.67%) Senior .NET Developer
15 7 (4.96%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 6 (4.26%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (97.87%) .NET
2 114 (80.85%) ASP.NET
3 90 (63.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 85 (60.28%) HTML
5 81 (57.45%) CSS
6 80 (56.74%) ASP.NET Web API
7 77 (54.61%) .NET Framework
8 68 (48.23%) Web Services
9 67 (47.52%) Entity Framework
10 59 (41.84%) Ajax
10 59 (41.84%) jQuery
11 38 (26.95%) ASP.NET Core
11 38 (26.95%) Sass
12 28 (19.86%) RESTful
12 28 (19.86%) WPF
13 22 (15.60%) .NET Core
13 22 (15.60%) AngularJS
13 22 (15.60%) Node.js
14 18 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 17 (12.06%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 39 (27.66%) Mobile App
2 13 (9.22%) BBC
2 13 (9.22%) Social Media
3 11 (7.80%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (6.38%) Fintech
5 8 (5.67%) Social Network
6 7 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.55%) NHS
7 5 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.13%) Robotics
9 2 (1.42%) Music Streaming
10 1 (0.71%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.77%) Windows
2 10 (7.09%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (78.01%) MVC
2 99 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (32.62%) Test Automation
3 46 (32.62%) Unit Testing
4 41 (29.08%) Performance Tuning
5 38 (26.95%) Microservices
5 38 (26.95%) Mobile Application Development
5 38 (26.95%) SOA
5 38 (26.95%) TDD
6 34 (24.11%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (20.57%) BDD
8 27 (19.15%) Web Application Development
9 25 (17.73%) OO
10 22 (15.60%) Software Engineering
11 19 (13.48%) Scrum
12 17 (12.06%) Kanban
13 16 (11.35%) Web Development
14 14 (9.93%) Line Management
15 13 (9.22%) Mentoring
16 9 (6.38%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 140 (99.29%) C#
2 91 (64.54%) SQL
3 54 (38.30%) T-SQL
4 52 (36.88%) JavaScript
5 26 (18.44%) Ruby
6 11 (7.80%) VB.NET
7 10 (7.09%) VB
8 8 (5.67%) XAML
9 5 (3.55%) F#
9 5 (3.55%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.84%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.84%) VBA
11 3 (2.13%) Java
12 2 (1.42%) VB6
13 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.71%) C
13 1 (0.71%) C++
13 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (3.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) PMO
1 3 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.55%) Kibana
Vendors
1 85 (60.28%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.18%) Google
3 13 (9.22%) Apple
3 13 (9.22%) Facebook
3 13 (9.22%) Sony
3 13 (9.22%) Yahoo!
4 2 (1.42%) Infragistics
4 2 (1.42%) Oracle
4 2 (1.42%) RedGate
4 2 (1.42%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.71%) Twitter
5 1 (0.71%) VMware