Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 65 72
Rank change year-on-year -99 +7 +33
Permanent jobs citing WCF 196 519 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.76% 4.43% 3.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.69% 10.69% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 173 488 437
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £62,000 £69,125 £70,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

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 4,182 4,855 5,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.64% 41.41% 38.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3,422 4,059 4,351
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,525 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -65 80 £45,000 -14.29% 12
Cambridgeshire -81 54 £52,500 +10.53% 6
Essex -8 23 £45,000 -18.18% 8
Suffolk -5 22 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Bedfordshire -30 15 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Norfolk 0 3 £27,500 -15.38% 2
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 192 (97.96%) C#
2 182 (92.86%) .NET
3 137 (69.90%) ASP.NET
4 128 (65.31%) MVC
5 123 (62.76%) Agile Software Development
6 116 (59.18%) SQL Server
7 96 (48.98%) JavaScript
8 93 (47.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 89 (45.41%) .NET Framework
10 82 (41.84%) Web Services
11 77 (39.29%) TDD
12 73 (37.24%) SQL
12 73 (37.24%) HTML
13 66 (33.67%) Microsoft
14 63 (32.14%) Scrum
14 63 (32.14%) ASP.NET Web API
15 61 (31.12%) CSS
16 60 (30.61%) Visual Studio
16 60 (30.61%) Entity Framework
17 56 (28.57%) NUnit
18 53 (27.04%) jQuery
19 42 (21.43%) AngularJS
20 41 (20.92%) Unit Testing
20 41 (20.92%) WPF
20 41 (20.92%) OO
21 39 (19.90%) Software Engineering
22 38 (19.39%) LINQ
23 36 (18.37%) RESTful
24 35 (17.86%) Git (software)
25 34 (17.35%) XML

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 8 (4.08%) IIS
2 3 (1.53%) CMS
2 3 (1.53%) Kentico
3 2 (1.02%) DNN
3 2 (1.02%) EPiServer
3 2 (1.02%) Immediacy CMS
3 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.02%) Sitefinity
3 2 (1.02%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Aareon QL
2 1 (0.51%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.02%) SaaS
4 1 (0.51%) Azure Functions
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.51%) GitHub
4 1 (0.51%) IaaS
4 1 (0.51%) PaaS
4 1 (0.51%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.12%) HTTP
2 5 (2.55%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.53%) Internet
4 2 (1.02%) Wireless
5 1 (0.51%) DNS
5 1 (0.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (59.18%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.22%) SQL Server 2016
3 18 (9.18%) MySQL
4 16 (8.16%) NoSQL
5 13 (6.63%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (3.06%) Big Data
8 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.51%) Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.51%) MS Access
11 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 60 (30.61%) Visual Studio
2 56 (28.57%) NUnit
3 35 (17.86%) Git (software)
4 27 (13.78%) StyleCop
5 15 (7.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (6.12%) TeamCity
7 7 (3.57%) Selenium
8 6 (3.06%) ReSharper
9 5 (2.55%) Subversion
10 4 (2.04%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.53%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.53%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (1.02%) JIRA
13 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.51%) FxCop
13 1 (0.51%) gulp
13 1 (0.51%) Moq
13 1 (0.51%) MSTest
13 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
13 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (12.24%) Finance
2 8 (4.08%) Games
3 7 (3.57%) Retail
4 6 (3.06%) Legal
5 3 (1.53%) Music Industry
6 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.51%) Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Electronics
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 171 (87.24%) Developer
2 120 (61.22%) .NET Developer
3 104 (53.06%) C# Developer
4 81 (41.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 46 (23.47%) Software Developer
6 39 (19.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 39 (19.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 33 (16.84%) .NET Software Developer
7 33 (16.84%) C# Software Developer
8 15 (7.65%) Software Engineer
8 15 (7.65%) Web Developer
9 12 (6.12%) Development Manager
10 11 (5.61%) .NET Web Developer
11 10 (5.10%) C# Web Developer
12 9 (4.59%) .NET Development Manager
12 9 (4.59%) .NET Software Engineer
12 9 (4.59%) C# WCF Developer
12 9 (4.59%) MySQL Developer
12 9 (4.59%) Senior Developer
12 9 (4.59%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (92.86%) .NET
2 137 (69.90%) ASP.NET
3 93 (47.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 89 (45.41%) .NET Framework
5 82 (41.84%) Web Services
6 73 (37.24%) HTML
7 63 (32.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 61 (31.12%) CSS
9 60 (30.61%) Entity Framework
10 53 (27.04%) jQuery
11 42 (21.43%) AngularJS
12 41 (20.92%) WPF
13 38 (19.39%) LINQ
14 36 (18.37%) RESTful
15 34 (17.35%) XML
16 29 (14.80%) WinForms
17 25 (12.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 25 (12.76%) JSON
17 25 (12.76%) SOAP
18 24 (12.24%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.16%) Algorithms
2 13 (6.63%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.59%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (3.06%) Smartphone
7 5 (2.55%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (2.04%) BBC
8 4 (2.04%) Reinsurance
8 4 (2.04%) Social Media
9 3 (1.53%) User Experience
9 3 (1.53%) Xbox
10 2 (1.02%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.51%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.59%) Windows
2 4 (2.04%) Android
2 4 (2.04%) Unix
2 4 (2.04%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.02%) Linux
4 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (65.31%) MVC
2 123 (62.76%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (39.29%) TDD
4 63 (32.14%) Scrum
5 41 (20.92%) OO
5 41 (20.92%) Unit Testing
6 39 (19.90%) Software Engineering
7 28 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 28 (14.29%) Web Application Development
8 26 (13.27%) SDLC
9 25 (12.76%) BDD
10 22 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (10.20%) Refactoring
12 18 (9.18%) Web Development
13 16 (8.16%) Requirements Analysis
14 15 (7.65%) Mathematics
15 14 (7.14%) Financial Modelling
15 14 (7.14%) Risk Management
15 14 (7.14%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 192 (97.96%) C#
2 96 (48.98%) JavaScript
3 73 (37.24%) SQL
4 24 (12.24%) VB.NET
5 18 (9.18%) T-SQL
6 16 (8.16%) Ruby
7 7 (3.57%) C++
8 5 (2.55%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.55%) Python
9 3 (1.53%) Java
10 2 (1.02%) C
11 1 (0.51%) VB
11 1 (0.51%) VBA
11 1 (0.51%) VBScript
11 1 (0.51%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (5.61%) Degree
2 3 (1.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.08%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (1.02%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.02%) Ansible
Vendors
1 66 (33.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.12%) Xamarin
3 9 (4.59%) Google
3 9 (4.59%) Oracle
4 7 (3.57%) Samsung
5 6 (3.06%) Facebook
6 4 (2.04%) Apple
6 4 (2.04%) Sony
6 4 (2.04%) Yahoo!
7 2 (1.02%) Alterian
7 2 (1.02%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.02%) Telerik
8 1 (0.51%) Aareon
8 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.51%) New Relic
8 1 (0.51%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.51%) Sage
8 1 (0.51%) Twitter
8 1 (0.51%) VMware