Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 77 75
Rank change year-on-year -57 -2 -25
Permanent jobs citing WCF 82 198 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.89% 3.78% 3.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.66% 8.80% 9.56%
Number of salaries quoted 71 145 208
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +1.19%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,000 £54,125
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,344
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.75% +0.76%

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 1,759 2,249 2,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 40.51% 42.92% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,351 1,931 2,135
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,000 £58,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +2 40 £42,500 +21.43% 14
Leicestershire -7 25 £42,000 +20.00% 3
Northamptonshire -40 7 £40,250 -5.29% 5
Lincolnshire +3 5 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Derbyshire -28 3 £37,500 - 1
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 80 (97.56%) C#
2 79 (96.34%) .NET
3 70 (85.37%) SQL Server
4 65 (79.27%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (74.39%) ASP.NET
6 60 (73.17%) MVC
7 55 (67.07%) ASP.NET Web API
8 50 (60.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 49 (59.76%) Microsoft
9 49 (59.76%) HTML
9 49 (59.76%) .NET Framework
10 48 (58.54%) SQL
11 42 (51.22%) CSS
12 41 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 40 (48.78%) Entity Framework
14 36 (43.90%) jQuery
15 31 (37.80%) Unit Testing
15 31 (37.80%) Web Services
16 29 (35.37%) T-SQL
17 27 (32.93%) TDD
18 25 (30.49%) Ajax
18 25 (30.49%) JavaScript
18 25 (30.49%) .NET Core
19 24 (29.27%) BDD
19 24 (29.27%) Git (software)
20 23 (28.05%) Test Automation
20 23 (28.05%) Visual Studio
20 23 (28.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 22 (26.83%) Performance Tuning
22 21 (25.61%) Retail

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 8 (9.76%) IIS
2 5 (6.10%) Confluence
3 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.22%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.32%) Azure Functions
2 6 (7.32%) Serverless
3 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (85.37%) SQL Server
2 23 (28.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (19.51%) NoSQL
4 15 (18.29%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (10.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (8.54%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (7.32%) Cosmos DB
8 5 (6.10%) Power BI
9 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
9 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
10 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.44%) NonStop SQL
11 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
12 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (29.27%) Git (software)
2 23 (28.05%) Visual Studio
3 15 (18.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (9.76%) TeamCity
5 6 (7.32%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (7.32%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (6.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (6.10%) Bitbucket
6 5 (6.10%) JIRA
7 4 (4.88%) NUnit
8 3 (3.66%) Xcode
9 2 (2.44%) CruiseControl
9 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.44%) ReSharper
9 2 (2.44%) Selenium
9 2 (2.44%) StyleCop
10 1 (1.22%) MbUnit
10 1 (1.22%) Mercurial
10 1 (1.22%) MSTest
10 1 (1.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (25.61%) Retail
2 19 (23.17%) Automotive
3 10 (12.20%) Finance
4 4 (4.88%) Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Advertising
5 2 (2.44%) Games
6 1 (1.22%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 61 (74.39%) Developer
2 35 (42.68%) .NET Developer
3 19 (23.17%) C# Developer
4 12 (14.63%) Senior Developer
5 11 (13.41%) Social Media Developer
6 10 (12.20%) Software Developer
6 10 (12.20%) Software Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (8.54%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (7.32%) Architect
8 6 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (7.32%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (6.10%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (6.10%) Junior
9 5 (6.10%) Junior Developer
9 5 (6.10%) Lead Developer
9 5 (6.10%) SQL Developer
9 5 (6.10%) Systems Architect
10 4 (4.88%) Digital Developer
11 3 (3.66%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (96.34%) .NET
2 61 (74.39%) ASP.NET
3 55 (67.07%) ASP.NET Web API
4 50 (60.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 49 (59.76%) .NET Framework
5 49 (59.76%) HTML
6 42 (51.22%) CSS
7 40 (48.78%) Entity Framework
8 36 (43.90%) jQuery
9 31 (37.80%) Web Services
10 25 (30.49%) .NET Core
10 25 (30.49%) Ajax
11 19 (23.17%) ASP.NET Core
11 19 (23.17%) RESTful
11 19 (23.17%) Sass
11 19 (23.17%) WPF
12 17 (20.73%) HTML5
13 15 (18.29%) AngularJS
13 15 (18.29%) Node.js
14 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.39%) Mobile App
2 13 (15.85%) BBC
2 13 (15.85%) Social Media
3 9 (10.98%) Fintech
4 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.10%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.66%) Robotics
8 2 (2.44%) EPoS
8 2 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Windows
2 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (79.27%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (73.17%) MVC
3 31 (37.80%) Unit Testing
4 27 (32.93%) TDD
5 24 (29.27%) BDD
6 23 (28.05%) Test Automation
7 22 (26.83%) Performance Tuning
8 20 (24.39%) SOA
9 19 (23.17%) Microservices
9 19 (23.17%) Mobile Application Development
10 17 (20.73%) Web Application Development
11 16 (19.51%) Scrum
12 13 (15.85%) Kanban
12 13 (15.85%) OO
12 13 (15.85%) Software Engineering
13 11 (13.41%) Mentoring
13 11 (13.41%) Web Development
14 10 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (8.54%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 80 (97.56%) C#
2 48 (58.54%) SQL
3 29 (35.37%) T-SQL
4 25 (30.49%) JavaScript
5 16 (19.51%) Ruby
6 3 (3.66%) Java
6 3 (3.66%) Objective-C
6 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.66%) VB
6 3 (3.66%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.66%) VB6
7 2 (2.44%) F#
8 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.22%) C
8 1 (1.22%) COBOL
8 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.22%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.22%) VBA
8 1 (1.22%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Kibana
Vendors
1 49 (59.76%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.29%) Google
3 13 (15.85%) Apple
3 13 (15.85%) Facebook
3 13 (15.85%) Sony
3 13 (15.85%) Yahoo!
4 6 (7.32%) Oracle
5 2 (2.44%) Infragistics
5 2 (2.44%) RedGate
6 1 (1.22%) Micro Focus
6 1 (1.22%) VMware
6 1 (1.22%) Xamarin