Period
to 21 April 2018

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

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 75 67
Rank change year-on-year -24 -8 +12
Permanent jobs citing WCF 397 445 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.07% 3.61% 3.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.77% 9.04% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 376 422 540
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,025 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £64,250
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 of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5,110 4,921 5,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 39.54% 39.94% 37.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4,150 4,191 4,667
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,955 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in the East of England

WCF
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for WCF in the East of England

WCF
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for WCF in the East of England

WCF
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 April 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
Cambridgeshire -57 117 £47,500 - 8
Hertfordshire -45 104 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Essex +43 96 £65,000 +52.94% 2
Suffolk +21 51 £42,500 -1.16% 10
Bedfordshire +24 27 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Norfolk 0 3 £55,000 +57.14% 1
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 of England region with a requirement for WCF.

1 395 (99.50%) C#
2 374 (94.21%) .NET
3 315 (79.35%) ASP.NET
4 313 (78.84%) Agile Software Development
5 303 (76.32%) SQL Server
6 299 (75.31%) MVC
7 257 (64.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 246 (61.96%) ASP.NET Web API
9 244 (61.46%) TDD
10 179 (45.09%) RESTful
11 167 (42.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 162 (40.81%) Git (software)
13 160 (40.30%) Web Application Development
14 158 (39.80%) BDD
15 151 (38.04%) Node.js
16 146 (36.78%) AngularJS
17 136 (34.26%) NoSQL
18 134 (33.75%) SQL Server 2016
19 132 (33.25%) HTML
20 131 (33.00%) Ruby
21 127 (31.99%) JavaScript
22 112 (28.21%) SQL
22 112 (28.21%) .NET Framework
23 111 (27.96%) WPF
24 107 (26.95%) CSS
25 104 (26.20%) Microsoft
26 92 (23.17%) KnockoutJS
27 83 (20.91%) Web Services
28 82 (20.65%) HTML5
29 77 (19.40%) OO

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 20 (5.04%) IIS
2 19 (4.79%) CMS
3 9 (2.27%) Kentico
4 8 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (1.76%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.01%) DNN
6 4 (1.01%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.01%) Immediacy CMS
6 4 (1.01%) Sitefinity
7 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.50%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.27%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.76%) Google Play
4 1 (0.25%) IaaS
4 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.77%) Internet
2 6 (1.51%) HTTP
3 5 (1.26%) DNS
4 3 (0.76%) Hyperconnected
4 3 (0.76%) Intranet
5 2 (0.50%) IMAP
5 2 (0.50%) Skype
5 2 (0.50%) SMTP
5 2 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.50%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.50%) VPN
6 1 (0.25%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.25%) Network Security
6 1 (0.25%) RS-232
6 1 (0.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (76.32%) SQL Server
2 136 (34.26%) NoSQL
3 134 (33.75%) SQL Server 2016
4 25 (6.30%) SQL Server 2014
5 22 (5.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (4.53%) Relational Database
8 15 (3.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.76%) MySQL
11 5 (1.26%) Big Data
12 3 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.76%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.76%) MS Access
12 3 (0.76%) SQLite
13 2 (0.50%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.50%) Geospatial Data
14 1 (0.25%) Looker
14 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 162 (40.81%) Git (software)
2 59 (14.86%) NUnit
3 55 (13.85%) Visual Studio
4 34 (8.56%) Selenium
5 32 (8.06%) SpecFlow
6 28 (7.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (6.05%) ReSharper
8 9 (2.27%) Moq
9 8 (2.02%) StyleCop
10 7 (1.76%) JIRA
10 7 (1.76%) Subversion
10 7 (1.76%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.26%) MSTest
12 4 (1.01%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
13 3 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.76%) gulp
13 3 (0.76%) MSBuild
13 3 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 54 (13.60%) Finance
2 21 (5.29%) Games
3 18 (4.53%) Music Industry
4 17 (4.28%) Marketing
5 8 (2.02%) Retail
6 5 (1.26%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.01%) Advertising
7 4 (1.01%) Banking
8 3 (0.76%) Law
8 3 (0.76%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Electronics
9 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 373 (93.95%) Developer
2 273 (68.77%) .NET Developer
3 109 (27.46%) C# Developer
4 84 (21.16%) .NET Software Developer
5 73 (18.39%) Software Developer
6 64 (16.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 39 (9.82%) C# Software Developer
8 37 (9.32%) Senior Developer
9 34 (8.56%) Lead Developer
10 28 (7.05%) ASP.NET Developer
10 28 (7.05%) Technical Leader
11 26 (6.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 26 (6.55%) Lead .NET Developer
12 24 (6.05%) Senior C# Developer
13 20 (5.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 20 (5.04%) Software Engineer
14 18 (4.53%) Senior Software Developer
14 18 (4.53%) Technical Developer
15 16 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
15 16 (4.03%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 374 (94.21%) .NET
2 315 (79.35%) ASP.NET
3 257 (64.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 246 (61.96%) ASP.NET Web API
5 179 (45.09%) RESTful
6 167 (42.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 151 (38.04%) Node.js
8 146 (36.78%) AngularJS
9 132 (33.25%) HTML
10 112 (28.21%) .NET Framework
11 111 (27.96%) WPF
12 107 (26.95%) CSS
13 92 (23.17%) KnockoutJS
14 83 (20.91%) Web Services
15 82 (20.65%) HTML5
16 77 (19.40%) Entity Framework
17 70 (17.63%) CSS3
18 66 (16.62%) jQuery
18 66 (16.62%) WinForms
19 59 (14.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 58 (14.61%) Greenfield Project
2 43 (10.83%) Computer Science
3 32 (8.06%) Xbox
4 26 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (5.04%) Mobile App
6 13 (3.27%) Algorithms
7 12 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (2.77%) User Experience
9 10 (2.52%) Social Network
10 7 (1.76%) 3D Graphics
10 7 (1.76%) iPhone
11 6 (1.51%) BBC
11 6 (1.51%) Social Media
12 3 (0.76%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.76%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.50%) Fintech
13 2 (0.50%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.50%) W3C
14 1 (0.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.05%) Windows
2 21 (5.29%) Android
3 12 (3.02%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (78.84%) Agile Software Development
2 299 (75.31%) MVC
3 244 (61.46%) TDD
4 160 (40.30%) Web Application Development
5 158 (39.80%) BDD
6 77 (19.40%) OO
7 67 (16.88%) Scrum
8 63 (15.87%) Web Development
9 54 (13.60%) Business Intelligence
10 49 (12.34%) SDLC
11 47 (11.84%) Problem-Solving
12 38 (9.57%) Unit Testing
13 35 (8.82%) Mathematics
14 31 (7.81%) Software Engineering
15 27 (6.80%) Collaborative Working
16 24 (6.05%) SOLID
17 23 (5.79%) Mentoring
17 23 (5.79%) Refactoring
18 22 (5.54%) High Availability
19 21 (5.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 395 (99.50%) C#
2 131 (33.00%) Ruby
3 127 (31.99%) JavaScript
4 112 (28.21%) SQL
5 39 (9.82%) T-SQL
6 26 (6.55%) C++
7 10 (2.52%) VB.NET
7 10 (2.52%) XAML
8 5 (1.26%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.01%) VBA
10 3 (0.76%) TypeScript
10 3 (0.76%) VBScript
11 1 (0.25%) Java
11 1 (0.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 58 (14.61%) Degree
2 14 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.76%) MCSD
3 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.01%) QA
2 3 (0.76%) SLA
3 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
1 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 104 (26.20%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.03%) Google
3 11 (2.77%) Xamarin
4 9 (2.27%) DataCash
5 8 (2.02%) Sitecore
6 7 (1.76%) Facebook
6 7 (1.76%) Oracle
7 6 (1.51%) Apple
7 6 (1.51%) Sony
7 6 (1.51%) Yahoo!
8 4 (1.01%) Alterian
9 3 (0.76%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.76%) Capita
9 3 (0.76%) Rackspace
9 3 (0.76%) Samsung
9 3 (0.76%) Telerik
9 3 (0.76%) Twitter
10 2 (0.50%) TOWER Software
11 1 (0.25%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.25%) VMware