Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 186 78 86
Rank change year-on-year -108 +8 -15
Permanent jobs citing WCF 133 437 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.47% 3.49% 3.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.10% 8.88% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 112 414 384
East of England median annual salary £50,750 £45,750 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.93% +6.40% -14.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%

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 3,245 4,921 5,006
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 35.88% 39.27% 39.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,606 4,110 4,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.15%

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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 2019. 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
Cambridgeshire -48 43 £52,500 +10.53% 5
Hertfordshire -38 37 £52,500 - 8
Essex -34 21 £42,500 -34.62% 1
Suffolk -12 17 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Bedfordshire -10 13 £55,000 +23.60% 1
Norfolk +13 2 £41,250 -25.00%
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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.

1 133 (100.00%) C#
2 130 (97.74%) .NET
3 108 (81.20%) ASP.NET
4 91 (68.42%) MVC
5 90 (67.67%) JavaScript
6 81 (60.90%) SQL
7 77 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
8 76 (57.14%) SQL Server
9 64 (48.12%) ASP.NET Web API
10 62 (46.62%) HTML
10 62 (46.62%) CSS
11 54 (40.60%) Web Services
11 54 (40.60%) Visual Studio
12 50 (37.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 50 (37.59%) AngularJS
13 46 (34.59%) SOAP
13 46 (34.59%) jQuery
14 42 (31.58%) Scrum
14 42 (31.58%) .NET Framework
15 40 (30.08%) Web Development
15 40 (30.08%) TDD
15 40 (30.08%) Microsoft Azure
16 36 (27.07%) WPF
17 35 (26.32%) Microsoft
18 34 (25.56%) NUnit
19 33 (24.81%) Front End Development
19 33 (24.81%) XML
20 30 (22.56%) JSON
20 30 (22.56%) Entity Framework
21 29 (21.80%) CSS3

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 (8.27%) IIS
2 10 (7.52%) CMS
2 10 (7.52%) Kentico
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 40 (30.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.52%) SaaS
3 8 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.75%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.52%) DNS
2 9 (6.77%) HTTP
3 1 (0.75%) Hyperconnected
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 24 (18.05%) MySQL
2 24 (18.05%) Relational Database
3 10 (7.52%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (4.51%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.75%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 54 (40.60%) Visual Studio
2 34 (25.56%) NUnit
3 28 (21.05%) Git (software)
4 13 (9.77%) StyleCop
5 11 (8.27%) gulp
6 8 (6.02%) JIRA
6 8 (6.02%) Subversion
6 8 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (4.51%) Moq
8 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.75%) jspm
10 1 (0.75%) MSTest
General
1 17 (12.78%) Finance
2 2 (1.50%) Billing
3 1 (0.75%) Games
3 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 109 (81.95%) Developer
2 74 (55.64%) .NET Developer
3 70 (52.63%) C# Developer
4 58 (43.61%) C# .NET Developer
5 44 (33.08%) Software Developer
6 37 (27.82%) ASP.NET Developer
7 34 (25.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 29 (21.80%) Web Developer
9 27 (20.30%) C# Software Developer
10 26 (19.55%) .NET Software Developer
10 26 (19.55%) .NET Web Developer
11 23 (17.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 23 (17.29%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 21 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
13 19 (14.29%) Senior Developer
14 18 (13.53%) C# Web Developer
15 13 (9.77%) C# WCF Developer
15 13 (9.77%) MySQL Developer
15 13 (9.77%) WCF Developer
16 12 (9.02%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (97.74%) .NET
2 108 (81.20%) ASP.NET
3 64 (48.12%) ASP.NET Web API
4 62 (46.62%) CSS
4 62 (46.62%) HTML
5 54 (40.60%) Web Services
6 50 (37.59%) AngularJS
6 50 (37.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 46 (34.59%) jQuery
7 46 (34.59%) SOAP
8 42 (31.58%) .NET Framework
9 36 (27.07%) WPF
10 33 (24.81%) XML
11 30 (22.56%) Entity Framework
11 30 (22.56%) JSON
12 29 (21.80%) CSS3
12 29 (21.80%) HTML5
12 29 (21.80%) RESTful
13 27 (20.30%) WinForms
14 26 (19.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.77%) Algorithms
1 13 (9.77%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (8.27%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.77%) User Experience
4 8 (6.02%) Client/Server
5 7 (5.26%) Animation
5 7 (5.26%) Photography
6 4 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.50%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.75%) BBC
8 1 (0.75%) Fintech
8 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.52%) Windows
2 1 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (68.42%) MVC
2 77 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (31.58%) Scrum
4 40 (30.08%) TDD
4 40 (30.08%) Web Development
5 33 (24.81%) Front End Development
6 28 (21.05%) OO
7 27 (20.30%) Software Engineering
8 25 (18.80%) Test Automation
9 22 (16.54%) Unit Testing
10 18 (13.53%) Mentoring
10 18 (13.53%) Sprint Planning
11 17 (12.78%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (12.78%) Refactoring
11 17 (12.78%) SDLC
12 15 (11.28%) Analytics
12 15 (11.28%) Multithreading
12 15 (11.28%) SOLID
12 15 (11.28%) Web Application Development
13 14 (10.53%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 133 (100.00%) C#
2 90 (67.67%) JavaScript
3 81 (60.90%) SQL
4 23 (17.29%) T-SQL
5 12 (9.02%) TypeScript
6 11 (8.27%) Python
7 9 (6.77%) XAML
8 8 (6.02%) ES6
9 6 (4.51%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.01%) Ruby
11 3 (2.26%) C
11 3 (2.26%) C++
11 3 (2.26%) Java
12 2 (1.50%) VB
13 1 (0.75%) F#
Qualifications
1 13 (9.77%) Degree
2 9 (6.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.03%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (3.01%) Hyper-V
1 4 (3.01%) Virtual Machines
1 4 (3.01%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) Ansible
2 1 (0.75%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 35 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 23 (17.29%) Oracle
3 13 (9.77%) Xamarin
4 10 (7.52%) Rackspace
4 10 (7.52%) Twitter
5 4 (3.01%) Sage
6 3 (2.26%) Google
7 2 (1.50%) Samsung
8 1 (0.75%) Apple
8 1 (0.75%) Facebook
8 1 (0.75%) Sony
8 1 (0.75%) Yahoo!