Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 81 71
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10 -15
Permanent jobs citing WCF 440 418 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.70% 3.37% 3.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.27% 8.48% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 410 381 501
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00% +11.11%
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 4,746 4,927 5,431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 39.95% 39.73% 36.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4,008 4,228 4,746
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 £65,000
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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +29 159 £52,500 +23.53% 8
Cambridgeshire -32 131 £47,500 +4.75% 12
Essex +27 87 £65,000 +62.50% 7
Suffolk +10 42 £40,000 -6.98% 3
Bedfordshire +26 15 £44,000 -12.00% 2
Norfolk +13 7 £43,750 +45.83% 1
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 439 (99.77%) C#
2 419 (95.23%) .NET
3 355 (80.68%) MVC
4 351 (79.77%) ASP.NET
5 349 (79.32%) Agile Software Development
6 333 (75.68%) SQL Server
7 309 (70.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 296 (67.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 277 (62.95%) TDD
10 222 (50.45%) RESTful
11 207 (47.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 197 (44.77%) Git (software)
13 196 (44.55%) Web Application Development
14 193 (43.86%) Node.js
15 189 (42.95%) BDD
16 177 (40.23%) NoSQL
17 163 (37.05%) Ruby
18 161 (36.59%) JavaScript
19 159 (36.14%) SQL Server 2016
20 154 (35.00%) AngularJS
21 150 (34.09%) HTML
22 145 (32.95%) .NET Framework
23 118 (26.82%) OO
24 116 (26.36%) CSS
25 114 (25.91%) SQL
26 112 (25.45%) Web Services
27 106 (24.09%) WPF
28 102 (23.18%) KnockoutJS
29 101 (22.95%) Entity Framework
30 97 (22.05%) Microsoft

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 (4.32%) CMS
2 18 (4.09%) IIS
3 6 (1.36%) Umbraco
4 5 (1.14%) Kentico
5 4 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.68%) Confluence
6 3 (0.68%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.68%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 48 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.86%) Google Play
4 4 (0.91%) SaaS
5 2 (0.45%) IaaS
5 2 (0.45%) PaaS
6 1 (0.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.50%) Internet
2 10 (2.27%) HTTP
3 6 (1.36%) DNS
4 5 (1.14%) Hyperconnected
4 5 (1.14%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.68%) IMAP
5 3 (0.68%) Intranet
5 3 (0.68%) SMTP
6 2 (0.45%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.45%) RS-232
6 2 (0.45%) Skype
6 2 (0.45%) SMS
6 2 (0.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 333 (75.68%) SQL Server
2 177 (40.23%) NoSQL
3 159 (36.14%) SQL Server 2016
4 40 (9.09%) SQL Server 2014
5 36 (8.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (5.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 21 (4.77%) Relational Database
9 18 (4.09%) MongoDB
10 16 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.36%) Big Data
14 5 (1.14%) MS Access
14 5 (1.14%) MySQL
14 5 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.91%) SQLite
16 3 (0.68%) Redis
17 2 (0.45%) Couchbase
17 2 (0.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 197 (44.77%) Git (software)
2 53 (12.05%) NUnit
3 44 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 34 (7.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (6.14%) Selenium
5 27 (6.14%) Subversion
6 20 (4.55%) SpecFlow
7 18 (4.09%) Moq
8 16 (3.64%) JIRA
9 14 (3.18%) ReSharper
10 13 (2.95%) TeamCity
11 11 (2.50%) Jenkins
11 11 (2.50%) MSBuild
12 7 (1.59%) MSTest
12 7 (1.59%) Rhino Mocks
13 3 (0.68%) gulp
13 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
14 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
14 2 (0.45%) WebDriver
General
1 57 (12.95%) Finance
2 31 (7.05%) Games
3 26 (5.91%) Music Industry
4 11 (2.50%) Marketing
5 8 (1.82%) Advertising
6 4 (0.91%) Banking
6 4 (0.91%) Electronics
6 4 (0.91%) Law
6 4 (0.91%) Legal
7 3 (0.68%) Back Office
7 3 (0.68%) Publishing
7 3 (0.68%) Retail
7 3 (0.68%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 393 (89.32%) Developer
2 313 (71.14%) .NET Developer
3 129 (29.32%) C# Developer
4 81 (18.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 79 (17.95%) .NET Software Developer
6 57 (12.95%) Senior Developer
7 50 (11.36%) Software Developer
8 47 (10.68%) ASP.NET Developer
9 45 (10.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 41 (9.32%) Senior C# Developer
11 32 (7.27%) C# Software Developer
12 30 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 29 (6.59%) Senior .NET Developer
14 28 (6.36%) Software Engineer
15 25 (5.68%) Technical Leader
16 24 (5.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 24 (5.45%) Lead Developer
17 22 (5.00%) .NET Software Engineer
17 22 (5.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 22 (5.00%) Social Media Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (95.23%) .NET
2 351 (79.77%) ASP.NET
3 309 (70.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 296 (67.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 222 (50.45%) RESTful
6 207 (47.05%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 193 (43.86%) Node.js
8 154 (35.00%) AngularJS
9 150 (34.09%) HTML
10 145 (32.95%) .NET Framework
11 116 (26.36%) CSS
12 112 (25.45%) Web Services
13 106 (24.09%) WPF
14 102 (23.18%) KnockoutJS
15 101 (22.95%) Entity Framework
16 88 (20.00%) jQuery
17 85 (19.32%) HTML5
18 80 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 68 (15.45%) Code First Entity Framework
20 66 (15.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 52 (11.82%) Greenfield Project
2 44 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 29 (6.59%) Mobile App
4 27 (6.14%) Social Network
5 23 (5.23%) Social Media
6 22 (5.00%) BBC
7 20 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (4.55%) Xbox
8 17 (3.86%) iPhone
9 16 (3.64%) User Experience
10 10 (2.27%) Algorithms
11 9 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.59%) 3D Graphics
13 6 (1.36%) Fintech
14 5 (1.14%) Reinsurance
15 4 (0.91%) Mobile Payment
15 4 (0.91%) Smartphone
16 2 (0.45%) Music Streaming
16 2 (0.45%) NHS
16 2 (0.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.18%) Android
2 35 (7.95%) Windows
3 15 (3.41%) Apple iOS
4 14 (3.18%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (80.68%) MVC
2 349 (79.32%) Agile Software Development
3 277 (62.95%) TDD
4 196 (44.55%) Web Application Development
5 189 (42.95%) BDD
6 118 (26.82%) OO
7 72 (16.36%) Scrum
8 62 (14.09%) SDLC
9 54 (12.27%) Software Engineering
10 48 (10.91%) Unit Testing
11 43 (9.77%) Business Intelligence
12 40 (9.09%) Web Development
13 37 (8.41%) Mathematics
13 37 (8.41%) Mentoring
14 33 (7.50%) High Availability
15 30 (6.82%) Dependency Injection
16 26 (5.91%) Mobile Development
16 26 (5.91%) Waterfall
17 24 (5.45%) Kanban
17 24 (5.45%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 439 (99.77%) C#
2 163 (37.05%) Ruby
3 161 (36.59%) JavaScript
4 114 (25.91%) SQL
5 48 (10.91%) T-SQL
6 26 (5.91%) C++
7 18 (4.09%) VB.NET
8 13 (2.95%) TypeScript
8 13 (2.95%) XAML
9 4 (0.91%) Java
9 4 (0.91%) VB
9 4 (0.91%) VB6
9 4 (0.91%) VBA
10 3 (0.68%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.23%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.23%) ES6
11 1 (0.23%) Python
11 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 60 (13.64%) Degree
2 16 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.14%) MCP
3 5 (1.14%) MCSD
3 5 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.23%) MBA
4 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.18%) QA
2 3 (0.68%) PMBOK
3 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 97 (22.05%) Microsoft
2 43 (9.77%) Google
3 25 (5.68%) Sony
4 23 (5.23%) Facebook
5 22 (5.00%) Apple
5 22 (5.00%) Yahoo!
6 16 (3.64%) Xamarin
7 4 (0.91%) Samsung
7 4 (0.91%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.68%) Oracle
8 3 (0.68%) Rackspace
8 3 (0.68%) Twitter
9 2 (0.45%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.23%) Telerik