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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 75 97
Rank change year-on-year -1 +22  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 221 268 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.59% 3.66% 2.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.23% 9.76% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 213 256 207
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2395 2745 3082
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 38.91% 37.48% 38.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2003 2326 2645
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing WCF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +39 85 £45,000 -7.21% 7
Cambridgeshire -16 62 £45,344 +0.76% 12
Essex -10 29 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Bedfordshire -13 24 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Norfolk -4 11 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Suffolk +10 10 £42,500 +21.42% 1
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 431 (97.07%) .NET
2 418 (94.14%) C#
3 365 (82.21%) MVC
4 352 (79.28%) ASP.NET
5 294 (66.22%) SQL Server
6 266 (59.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 252 (56.76%) TDD
8 250 (56.31%) ASP.NET Web API
9 227 (51.13%) Agile Software Development
10 181 (40.77%) .NET Framework
11 176 (39.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 158 (35.59%) AngularJS
13 153 (34.46%) JavaScript
14 149 (33.56%) BDD
14 149 (33.56%) Git (software)
15 147 (33.11%) RESTful
16 143 (32.21%) Web Application Development
17 142 (31.98%) HTML
18 139 (31.31%) SQL
19 130 (29.28%) NoSQL
20 120 (27.03%) Node.js
21 118 (26.58%) CSS
21 118 (26.58%) WPF
22 116 (26.13%) Entity Framework
23 114 (25.68%) Ruby
24 109 (24.55%) HTML5
25 105 (23.65%) OO
26 103 (23.20%) Microsoft
27 99 (22.30%) SQL Server 2014
28 93 (20.95%) Windows

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 15 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.15%) IIS
3 12 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.03%) Umbraco
5 7 (1.58%) CMS
6 6 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.13%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.45%) Kentico
9 1 (0.23%) Drupal
9 1 (0.23%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.35%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 23 (5.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.60%) HTTP
2 15 (3.38%) Internet
3 5 (1.13%) DNS
4 4 (0.90%) NFC
4 4 (0.90%) SMPP
4 4 (0.90%) SMS
4 4 (0.90%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.23%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.23%) RS-232
5 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (66.22%) SQL Server
2 130 (29.28%) NoSQL
3 99 (22.30%) SQL Server 2014
4 48 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (10.14%) SQL Server 2016
6 30 (6.76%) MongoDB
7 18 (4.05%) Relational Database
7 18 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (3.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (3.38%) RavenDB
9 15 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.35%) ActiveReports
10 6 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.13%) Neo4j
12 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.68%) SQLite
13 2 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.45%) Redis
14 1 (0.23%) Biml
14 1 (0.23%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 149 (33.56%) Git (software)
2 92 (20.72%) NUnit
3 65 (14.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 59 (13.29%) Visual Studio
5 38 (8.56%) Moq
6 27 (6.08%) TeamCity
7 23 (5.18%) MSTest
7 23 (5.18%) Selenium
7 23 (5.18%) Subversion
8 20 (4.50%) MSBuild
8 20 (4.50%) Rhino Mocks
9 18 (4.05%) Jenkins
10 17 (3.83%) ReSharper
11 16 (3.60%) SpecFlow
12 11 (2.48%) JIRA
13 5 (1.13%) PhantomJS
14 4 (0.90%) Fiddler
15 3 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 2 (0.45%) gulp
16 2 (0.45%) LabVIEW
General
1 55 (12.39%) Finance
2 24 (5.41%) Music Industry
3 19 (4.28%) Banking
4 9 (2.03%) Games
5 6 (1.35%) Electronics
6 2 (0.45%) Marketing
6 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.23%) Legal
7 1 (0.23%) Military
7 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 415 (93.47%) Developer
2 295 (66.44%) .NET Developer
3 217 (48.87%) C# Developer
4 132 (29.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 79 (17.79%) ASP.NET Developer
6 72 (16.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 70 (15.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 36 (8.11%) Junior
8 36 (8.11%) Junior Developer
8 36 (8.11%) SQL Developer
9 35 (7.88%) Programmer
9 35 (7.88%) Web Developer
10 33 (7.43%) .NET Software Developer
10 33 (7.43%) Social Media Developer
11 32 (7.21%) Senior Developer
12 30 (6.76%) C# Programmer
13 29 (6.53%) .NET Web Developer
14 28 (6.31%) Junior .NET Developer
15 25 (5.63%) C# WCF Developer
15 25 (5.63%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 431 (97.07%) .NET
2 352 (79.28%) ASP.NET
3 266 (59.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 250 (56.31%) ASP.NET Web API
5 181 (40.77%) .NET Framework
6 176 (39.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 158 (35.59%) AngularJS
8 147 (33.11%) RESTful
9 142 (31.98%) HTML
10 120 (27.03%) Node.js
11 118 (26.58%) CSS
11 118 (26.58%) WPF
12 116 (26.13%) Entity Framework
13 109 (24.55%) HTML5
14 92 (20.72%) KnockoutJS
15 89 (20.05%) Web Services
16 83 (18.69%) jQuery
17 79 (17.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 73 (16.44%) WinForms
19 67 (15.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 58 (13.06%) Greenfield Project
2 45 (10.14%) Enterprise Software
3 38 (8.56%) Social Media
4 33 (7.43%) BBC
5 21 (4.73%) Mobile App
6 19 (4.28%) Computer Science
7 16 (3.60%) Mobile Payment
7 16 (3.60%) Xbox
8 13 (2.93%) Fintech
9 12 (2.70%) NHS
10 10 (2.25%) Streaming Music
11 7 (1.58%) Social Network
12 5 (1.13%) Clustering
13 3 (0.68%) iPad
14 2 (0.45%) iPhone
14 2 (0.45%) Mobile Banking
15 1 (0.23%) Analytical Skills
15 1 (0.23%) Client/Server
15 1 (0.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 93 (20.95%) Windows
2 12 (2.70%) Android
3 7 (1.58%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.35%) Unix
5 2 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (82.21%) MVC
2 252 (56.76%) TDD
3 227 (51.13%) Agile Software Development
4 149 (33.56%) BDD
5 143 (32.21%) Web Application Development
6 105 (23.65%) OO
7 71 (15.99%) Web Development
8 49 (11.04%) MVVM
9 47 (10.59%) Scrum
10 43 (9.68%) Unit Testing
11 40 (9.01%) Automated Testing
12 39 (8.78%) Multithreading
13 36 (8.11%) Inversion of Control
13 36 (8.11%) Kanban
14 32 (7.21%) SOA
15 30 (6.76%) Software Engineering
15 30 (6.76%) Workflow
16 29 (6.53%) Dependency Injection
17 28 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
18 25 (5.63%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 418 (94.14%) C#
2 153 (34.46%) JavaScript
3 139 (31.31%) SQL
4 114 (25.68%) Ruby
5 56 (12.61%) T-SQL
6 40 (9.01%) VB.NET
7 23 (5.18%) TypeScript
8 20 (4.50%) XAML
9 13 (2.93%) VB
10 10 (2.25%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.03%) C++
12 7 (1.58%) PHP
13 6 (1.35%) VBA
14 5 (1.13%) F#
15 1 (0.23%) R
15 1 (0.23%) VB6
15 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (5.18%) Degree
2 12 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (1.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 103 (23.20%) Microsoft
2 38 (8.56%) Google
3 33 (7.43%) Apple
3 33 (7.43%) Facebook
3 33 (7.43%) Sony
3 33 (7.43%) Yahoo!
4 8 (1.80%) Xamarin
5 7 (1.58%) Oracle
6 3 (0.68%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.45%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.45%) Twitter
8 1 (0.23%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.23%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.23%) Sitecore
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: up to 60k plus benefits
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Salary: 55k plus pension, 25 days, flexi time, training + more
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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