Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 71 73
Rank change year-on-year -74 +2 +27
Permanent jobs citing WCF 258 488 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.12% 3.91% 3.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.50% 9.87% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 235 474 509
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 4,694 4,942 5,425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.56% 39.61% 38.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3,825 4,100 4,636
East of England median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -64 81 £45,000 -5.26% 16
Cambridgeshire -68 70 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Essex +21 44 £50,000 - 3
Suffolk +10 35 £46,250 +7.56% 3
Bedfordshire -6 27 £47,500 +5.56%
Norfolk -5 1 - - 3
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 254 (98.45%) C#
2 242 (93.80%) .NET
3 195 (75.58%) ASP.NET
4 187 (72.48%) SQL Server
5 184 (71.32%) Agile Software Development
6 167 (64.73%) MVC
7 132 (51.16%) TDD
8 131 (50.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 108 (41.86%) ASP.NET Web API
10 94 (36.43%) SQL
10 94 (36.43%) .NET Framework
11 85 (32.95%) Microsoft
12 84 (32.56%) HTML
13 81 (31.40%) JavaScript
14 78 (30.23%) Web Services
15 74 (28.68%) Web Application Development
16 73 (28.29%) AngularJS
17 72 (27.91%) CSS
18 71 (27.52%) RESTful
18 71 (27.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 67 (25.97%) Git (software)
20 66 (25.58%) BDD
21 63 (24.42%) Node.js
21 63 (24.42%) WPF
22 60 (23.26%) Entity Framework
23 58 (22.48%) NUnit
24 57 (22.09%) SQL Server 2016
25 54 (20.93%) Scrum
26 50 (19.38%) NoSQL
27 48 (18.60%) Web Development

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 12 (4.65%) IIS
2 5 (1.94%) CMS
2 5 (1.94%) DNN
2 5 (1.94%) EPiServer
2 5 (1.94%) Immediacy CMS
2 5 (1.94%) Kentico
2 5 (1.94%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (1.94%) Sitefinity
2 5 (1.94%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.78%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (3.49%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.39%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.16%) Google Play
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.39%) GitHub
4 1 (0.39%) IaaS
4 1 (0.39%) PaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.65%) HTTP
2 8 (3.10%) Internet
3 5 (1.94%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.78%) VPN
4 2 (0.78%) Wireless
5 1 (0.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (72.48%) SQL Server
2 57 (22.09%) SQL Server 2016
3 50 (19.38%) NoSQL
4 14 (5.43%) MySQL
5 12 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.65%) SQL Server 2014
5 12 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.33%) Big Data
8 5 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.78%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.78%) Geospatial Data
10 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.78%) MS Access
11 1 (0.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.39%) Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 67 (25.97%) Git (software)
2 58 (22.48%) NUnit
3 46 (17.83%) Visual Studio
4 21 (8.14%) Selenium
4 21 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (7.36%) SpecFlow
5 19 (7.36%) StyleCop
6 18 (6.98%) ReSharper
7 10 (3.88%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.94%) Subversion
9 4 (1.55%) JIRA
10 3 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.16%) FxCop
10 3 (1.16%) Moq
11 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.39%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.39%) MSTest
12 1 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 22 (8.53%) Finance
2 15 (5.81%) Games
3 8 (3.10%) Retail
4 7 (2.71%) Legal
5 6 (2.33%) Marketing
6 5 (1.94%) Music Industry
7 4 (1.55%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 242 (93.80%) Developer
2 179 (69.38%) .NET Developer
3 107 (41.47%) C# Developer
4 79 (30.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 64 (24.81%) Software Developer
6 58 (22.48%) .NET Software Developer
7 43 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
8 32 (12.40%) ASP.NET Developer
9 30 (11.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 21 (8.14%) Senior Developer
11 19 (7.36%) Lead Developer
12 16 (6.20%) Software Engineer
13 15 (5.81%) C# WCF Developer
13 15 (5.81%) Full Stack Developer
13 15 (5.81%) Lead .NET Developer
13 15 (5.81%) WCF Developer
14 14 (5.43%) Senior .NET Developer
14 14 (5.43%) Senior C# Developer
14 14 (5.43%) Senior Software Developer
15 13 (5.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (93.80%) .NET
2 195 (75.58%) ASP.NET
3 131 (50.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 108 (41.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 94 (36.43%) .NET Framework
6 84 (32.56%) HTML
7 78 (30.23%) Web Services
8 73 (28.29%) AngularJS
9 72 (27.91%) CSS
10 71 (27.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 71 (27.52%) RESTful
11 63 (24.42%) Node.js
11 63 (24.42%) WPF
12 60 (23.26%) Entity Framework
13 48 (18.60%) XML
14 46 (17.83%) jQuery
15 44 (17.05%) KnockoutJS
15 44 (17.05%) WinForms
16 41 (15.89%) HTML5
17 38 (14.73%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.24%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (7.36%) Computer Science
3 18 (6.98%) Xbox
4 15 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.43%) Algorithms
6 12 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (4.65%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.33%) User Experience
8 5 (1.94%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (1.94%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.16%) BBC
9 3 (1.16%) iPhone
9 3 (1.16%) Social Media
9 3 (1.16%) Social Network
10 1 (0.39%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.39%) EPoS
10 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.04%) Windows
2 6 (2.33%) Android
2 6 (2.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.55%) Unix
4 2 (0.78%) Linux
5 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (71.32%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (64.73%) MVC
3 132 (51.16%) TDD
4 74 (28.68%) Web Application Development
5 66 (25.58%) BDD
6 54 (20.93%) Scrum
7 48 (18.60%) OO
7 48 (18.60%) Web Development
8 42 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
9 39 (15.12%) Unit Testing
10 33 (12.79%) SDLC
11 29 (11.24%) Software Engineering
12 23 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (6.98%) Coaching
15 17 (6.59%) Refactoring
16 16 (6.20%) Collaborative Working
16 16 (6.20%) E-Commerce
16 16 (6.20%) Migration
16 16 (6.20%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 254 (98.45%) C#
2 94 (36.43%) SQL
3 81 (31.40%) JavaScript
4 48 (18.60%) Ruby
5 26 (10.08%) T-SQL
6 22 (8.53%) VB.NET
7 8 (3.10%) C++
8 6 (2.33%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.16%) VBA
9 3 (1.16%) VBScript
10 1 (0.39%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.39%) VB
10 1 (0.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 33 (12.79%) Degree
2 3 (1.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.78%) MCSD
3 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.16%) QA
1 3 (1.16%) SLA
2 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.39%) VirtualBox
1 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 85 (32.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.26%) Google
3 10 (3.88%) Xamarin
4 9 (3.49%) DataCash
5 7 (2.71%) Oracle
5 7 (2.71%) Samsung
6 5 (1.94%) Alterian
6 5 (1.94%) Capita
6 5 (1.94%) Facebook
6 5 (1.94%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.16%) Apple
7 3 (1.16%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.16%) Sony
7 3 (1.16%) Telerik
7 3 (1.16%) Yahoo!
8 2 (0.78%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.39%) Aareon
9 1 (0.39%) New Relic
9 1 (0.39%) VMware