Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 83 70
Rank change year-on-year +13 -13 -21
Permanent jobs citing WCF 454 440 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.77% 3.38% 3.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.38% 8.49% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 430 396 502
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% -10.42% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,344 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 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 4840 5183 5425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 40.22% 39.82% 35.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4057 4429 4776
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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
Hertfordshire +34 189 £52,500 +23.53% 7
Cambridgeshire -14 140 £47,500 +4.75% 8
Essex +7 61 £65,000 +62.50% 7
Suffolk +12 41 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Bedfordshire +1 15 £43,250 -13.50%
Norfolk +16 9 £32,500 +8.33%
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 East of England region with a requirement for WCF.

1 449 (98.90%) C#
2 435 (95.81%) .NET
3 369 (81.28%) MVC
3 369 (81.28%) ASP.NET
4 364 (80.18%) Agile Software Development
5 343 (75.55%) SQL Server
6 324 (71.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 304 (66.96%) ASP.NET Web API
8 297 (65.42%) TDD
9 229 (50.44%) RESTful
10 224 (49.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 206 (45.37%) Git (software)
12 201 (44.27%) Web Application Development
13 198 (43.61%) Node.js
14 190 (41.85%) BDD
15 178 (39.21%) NoSQL
16 164 (36.12%) JavaScript
17 162 (35.68%) Ruby
18 159 (35.02%) HTML
19 155 (34.14%) SQL Server 2016
20 153 (33.70%) AngularJS
21 151 (33.26%) .NET Framework
22 141 (31.06%) OO
23 131 (28.85%) CSS
24 120 (26.43%) Web Services
25 116 (25.55%) SQL
26 113 (24.89%) Entity Framework
27 103 (22.69%) KnockoutJS
28 99 (21.81%) Microsoft
29 95 (20.93%) HTML5

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 19 (4.19%) CMS
2 17 (3.74%) IIS
3 8 (1.76%) Umbraco
4 7 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.10%) Kentico
6 4 (0.88%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.66%) Confluence
7 3 (0.66%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.22%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 51 (11.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (7.49%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (4.85%) Google Play
4 4 (0.88%) SaaS
5 2 (0.44%) IaaS
5 2 (0.44%) PaaS
6 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.22%) Office 365
6 1 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.30%) HTTP
2 10 (2.20%) Internet
3 6 (1.32%) DNS
3 6 (1.32%) Hyperconnected
4 4 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.66%) IMAP
5 3 (0.66%) SMTP
6 2 (0.44%) Intranet
6 2 (0.44%) Skype
6 2 (0.44%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.22%) RS-232
7 1 (0.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (75.55%) SQL Server
2 178 (39.21%) NoSQL
3 155 (34.14%) SQL Server 2016
4 49 (10.79%) SQL Server 2014
5 29 (6.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (4.85%) Relational Database
8 20 (4.41%) MongoDB
9 19 (4.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.32%) Redis
13 5 (1.10%) Big Data
13 5 (1.10%) MS Access
13 5 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.44%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.44%) OLTP
14 2 (0.44%) Power BI
14 2 (0.44%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 206 (45.37%) Git (software)
2 65 (14.32%) NUnit
3 44 (9.69%) Visual Studio
4 40 (8.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 33 (7.27%) Subversion
6 32 (7.05%) Selenium
7 26 (5.73%) Moq
8 25 (5.51%) SpecFlow
9 22 (4.85%) JIRA
9 22 (4.85%) ReSharper
10 15 (3.30%) TeamCity
11 13 (2.86%) Jenkins
11 13 (2.86%) MSBuild
12 10 (2.20%) Rhino Mocks
13 8 (1.76%) MSTest
14 3 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (0.66%) FxCop
14 3 (0.66%) gulp
14 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 3 (0.66%) StyleCop
General
1 48 (10.57%) Finance
2 40 (8.81%) Games
3 21 (4.63%) Music Industry
4 9 (1.98%) Advertising
5 6 (1.32%) Marketing
6 5 (1.10%) Electronics
7 4 (0.88%) Banking
7 4 (0.88%) Retail
8 3 (0.66%) Back Office
8 3 (0.66%) Publishing
8 3 (0.66%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.22%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
9 1 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 407 (89.65%) Developer
2 329 (72.47%) .NET Developer
3 143 (31.50%) C# Developer
4 97 (21.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 80 (17.62%) .NET Software Developer
6 69 (15.20%) Senior Developer
7 58 (12.78%) ASP.NET Developer
8 55 (12.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 54 (11.89%) Software Developer
10 48 (10.57%) Senior C# Developer
11 41 (9.03%) Senior .NET Developer
12 39 (8.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 38 (8.37%) C# Software Developer
14 32 (7.05%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 32 (7.05%) Software Engineer
15 27 (5.95%) .NET Software Engineer
15 27 (5.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 27 (5.95%) Social Media Developer
16 24 (5.29%) C# Software Engineer
17 23 (5.07%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 435 (95.81%) .NET
2 369 (81.28%) ASP.NET
3 324 (71.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 304 (66.96%) ASP.NET Web API
5 229 (50.44%) RESTful
6 224 (49.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 198 (43.61%) Node.js
8 159 (35.02%) HTML
9 153 (33.70%) AngularJS
10 151 (33.26%) .NET Framework
11 131 (28.85%) CSS
12 120 (26.43%) Web Services
13 113 (24.89%) Entity Framework
14 103 (22.69%) KnockoutJS
15 95 (20.93%) HTML5
16 89 (19.60%) WPF
17 82 (18.06%) jQuery
18 76 (16.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 74 (16.30%) Code First Entity Framework
20 69 (15.20%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 58 (12.78%) Greenfield Project
2 45 (9.91%) Computer Science
3 34 (7.49%) Social Network
4 28 (6.17%) Mobile App
4 28 (6.17%) Social Media
5 27 (5.95%) BBC
6 25 (5.51%) Xbox
7 23 (5.07%) iPhone
8 17 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (3.30%) User Experience
10 11 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.98%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.32%) 3D Graphics
12 6 (1.32%) Fintech
13 5 (1.10%) Reinsurance
14 4 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
14 4 (0.88%) Music Streaming
14 4 (0.88%) Smartphone
15 3 (0.66%) NHS
15 3 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (8.81%) Android
2 37 (8.15%) Windows
3 13 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.98%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.88%) Linux
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (81.28%) MVC
2 364 (80.18%) Agile Software Development
3 297 (65.42%) TDD
4 201 (44.27%) Web Application Development
5 190 (41.85%) BDD
6 141 (31.06%) OO
7 75 (16.52%) Scrum
8 68 (14.98%) SDLC
9 61 (13.44%) Software Engineering
10 56 (12.33%) Unit Testing
11 42 (9.25%) Web Development
12 40 (8.81%) Dependency Injection
13 37 (8.15%) Mentoring
14 33 (7.27%) Mathematics
15 31 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
15 31 (6.83%) Waterfall
16 27 (5.95%) SOLID
17 25 (5.51%) High Availability
18 23 (5.07%) Collaborative Working
18 23 (5.07%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 449 (98.90%) C#
2 164 (36.12%) JavaScript
3 162 (35.68%) Ruby
4 116 (25.55%) SQL
5 44 (9.69%) T-SQL
6 21 (4.63%) TypeScript
7 20 (4.41%) C++
8 17 (3.74%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.76%) XAML
10 5 (1.10%) Java
10 5 (1.10%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.88%) VB
11 4 (0.88%) VB6
11 4 (0.88%) VBA
11 4 (0.88%) VBScript
12 1 (0.22%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.22%) ES6
12 1 (0.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 64 (14.10%) Degree
2 17 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.10%) MCP
4 5 (1.10%) MCSD
5 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.22%) MBA
5 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.08%) QA
2 3 (0.66%) PMBOK
2 3 (0.66%) SLA
3 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 99 (21.81%) Microsoft
2 53 (11.67%) Google
3 30 (6.61%) Sony
4 27 (5.95%) Apple
4 27 (5.95%) Facebook
4 27 (5.95%) Yahoo!
5 11 (2.42%) Xamarin
6 4 (0.88%) Samsung
7 3 (0.66%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.66%) Rackspace
7 3 (0.66%) Twitter
8 2 (0.44%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.44%) Oracle
8 2 (0.44%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.22%) Telerik