Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 75 80
Rank change year-on-year -86 +5 +9
Permanent jobs citing WCF 179 479 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.75% 3.95% 3.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.70% 9.80% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 171 460 420
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +9.20% -8.42%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £72,500 £65,125
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,344
% 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 3,811 4,889 5,162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.20% 40.36% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3,174 4,086 4,429
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £46,902 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +4.23% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
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 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 14 November 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 14 November 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
Hertfordshire -66 74 £45,000 -14.29% 8
Cambridgeshire -67 41 £52,500 +10.53% 15
Essex -1 24 £43,750 -32.69% 2
Suffolk -19 19 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Bedfordshire -9 18 £52,000 +20.23% 11
Norfolk 0 4 £27,500 -7.56% 1
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 178 (99.44%) C#
2 172 (96.09%) .NET
3 139 (77.65%) ASP.NET
4 120 (67.04%) MVC
5 104 (58.10%) SQL Server
6 101 (56.42%) JavaScript
6 101 (56.42%) Agile Software Development
7 85 (47.49%) Web Services
8 79 (44.13%) SQL
9 78 (43.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 76 (42.46%) .NET Framework
11 74 (41.34%) HTML
12 67 (37.43%) ASP.NET Web API
13 65 (36.31%) TDD
14 63 (35.20%) CSS
15 59 (32.96%) Scrum
16 56 (31.28%) Visual Studio
17 53 (29.61%) Entity Framework
17 53 (29.61%) jQuery
18 52 (29.05%) Microsoft
19 46 (25.70%) AngularJS
20 43 (24.02%) NUnit
21 37 (20.67%) SOAP
21 37 (20.67%) WPF
22 36 (20.11%) RESTful
23 33 (18.44%) LINQ
23 33 (18.44%) Git (software)
23 33 (18.44%) XML
23 33 (18.44%) OO
24 32 (17.88%) Software Engineering

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 11 (6.15%) IIS
2 6 (3.35%) CMS
2 6 (3.35%) Kentico
3 3 (1.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (2.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.23%) Sage 200
2 3 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.35%) SaaS
3 4 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.56%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.15%) HTTP
2 6 (3.35%) DNS
3 3 (1.68%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.12%) Internet
4 2 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (58.10%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.41%) MySQL
3 19 (10.61%) Relational Database
3 19 (10.61%) SQL Server 2016
4 16 (8.94%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.79%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.12%) Big Data
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.56%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 56 (31.28%) Visual Studio
2 43 (24.02%) NUnit
3 33 (18.44%) Git (software)
4 24 (13.41%) StyleCop
5 8 (4.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.91%) gulp
6 7 (3.91%) Subversion
6 7 (3.91%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (2.23%) Selenium
9 3 (1.68%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.56%) JIRA
10 1 (0.56%) jspm
10 1 (0.56%) Moq
10 1 (0.56%) MSTest
10 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (10.61%) Finance
2 7 (3.91%) Retail
3 4 (2.23%) Games
3 4 (2.23%) Legal
4 3 (1.68%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 149 (83.24%) Developer
2 110 (61.45%) .NET Developer
3 91 (50.84%) C# Developer
4 77 (43.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 46 (25.70%) Software Developer
6 44 (24.58%) ASP.NET Developer
6 44 (24.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 31 (17.32%) C# Software Developer
8 30 (16.76%) .NET Software Developer
9 20 (11.17%) Web Developer
10 18 (10.06%) .NET Web Developer
11 17 (9.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 17 (9.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 16 (8.94%) Senior Developer
13 15 (8.38%) JavaScript Developer
14 14 (7.82%) C# Web Developer
14 14 (7.82%) Development Manager
15 12 (6.70%) C# WCF Developer
15 12 (6.70%) MySQL Developer
15 12 (6.70%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (96.09%) .NET
2 139 (77.65%) ASP.NET
3 85 (47.49%) Web Services
4 78 (43.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 76 (42.46%) .NET Framework
6 74 (41.34%) HTML
7 67 (37.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 63 (35.20%) CSS
9 53 (29.61%) Entity Framework
9 53 (29.61%) jQuery
10 46 (25.70%) AngularJS
11 37 (20.67%) SOAP
11 37 (20.67%) WPF
12 36 (20.11%) RESTful
13 33 (18.44%) LINQ
13 33 (18.44%) XML
14 30 (16.76%) JSON
14 30 (16.76%) WinForms
15 26 (14.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 25 (13.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.82%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (7.26%) Algorithms
2 13 (7.26%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.79%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.23%) BBC
5 4 (2.23%) Reinsurance
5 4 (2.23%) Social Media
5 4 (2.23%) User Experience
6 3 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.68%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.12%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.56%) Fintech
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.79%) Windows
2 4 (2.23%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.68%) Android
3 3 (1.68%) Unix
4 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (67.04%) MVC
2 101 (56.42%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (36.31%) TDD
4 59 (32.96%) Scrum
5 33 (18.44%) OO
6 32 (17.88%) Software Engineering
7 30 (16.76%) Unit Testing
8 28 (15.64%) Web Application Development
9 27 (15.08%) Web Development
10 26 (14.53%) Front End Development
11 25 (13.97%) Test Automation
12 20 (11.17%) SDLC
13 19 (10.61%) BDD
14 16 (8.94%) Coaching
15 14 (7.82%) Mentoring
15 14 (7.82%) Refactoring
16 13 (7.26%) Analytics
16 13 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (7.26%) SOLID
17 12 (6.70%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 178 (99.44%) C#
2 101 (56.42%) JavaScript
3 79 (44.13%) SQL
4 22 (12.29%) T-SQL
5 21 (11.73%) VB.NET
6 14 (7.82%) Ruby
7 7 (3.91%) Python
7 7 (3.91%) TypeScript
8 4 (2.23%) C++
8 4 (2.23%) XAML
9 3 (1.68%) C
9 3 (1.68%) ES6
9 3 (1.68%) Java
10 1 (0.56%) F#
10 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (3.91%) Degree
2 3 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.59%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (2.23%) Hyper-V
1 4 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (2.23%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.68%) Ansible
2 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 52 (29.05%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.94%) Oracle
2 16 (8.94%) Xamarin
3 6 (3.35%) Facebook
3 6 (3.35%) Google
3 6 (3.35%) Rackspace
3 6 (3.35%) Twitter
4 4 (2.23%) Apple
4 4 (2.23%) Sage
4 4 (2.23%) Samsung
4 4 (2.23%) Sony
4 4 (2.23%) Yahoo!