The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 93 82
Rank change year-on-year -22 -11  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2318 2798 3565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.78% 3.02% 3.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.76% 7.69% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2131 2573 3248
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.76% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £68,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

WCF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 34277 36378 40067
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.06% 39.26% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 28980 32009 34621
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing WCF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in England

WCF
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in England.

Salary trend for WCF in England

WCF
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in England

WCF
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the England region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -15 880 £55,000 - 84
South East -38 396 £45,000 +5.88% 53
East of England +9 295 £47,500 +2.70% 25
North West -34 239 £40,000 - 34
South West +56 162 £40,000 -5.88% 16
Yorkshire -33 123 £41,500 -7.77% 16
East Midlands +5 101 £45,000 +12.50% 21
West Midlands -41 89 £42,500 +6.25% 14
North East -9 36 £40,000 +6.66% 3
WCF
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for WCF.

1 4475 (97.54%) C#
2 4405 (96.01%) .NET
3 3449 (75.17%) SQL Server
4 3326 (72.49%) ASP.NET
5 3289 (71.69%) MVC
6 3048 (66.43%) Agile Software Development
7 2477 (53.99%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2306 (50.26%) TDD
9 1952 (42.55%) JavaScript
10 1838 (40.06%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1804 (39.32%) .NET Framework
12 1730 (37.71%) SQL
13 1648 (35.92%) HTML
14 1616 (35.22%) WPF
15 1430 (31.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 1428 (31.12%) CSS
17 1393 (30.36%) Web Application Development
18 1291 (28.14%) BDD
19 1284 (27.99%) Entity Framework
20 1278 (27.86%) Microsoft
21 1210 (26.37%) Web Services
22 1196 (26.07%) AngularJS
23 1078 (23.50%) RESTful
24 1057 (23.04%) Scrum
25 1056 (23.02%) OO
26 967 (21.08%) jQuery
27 958 (20.88%) Finance
28 951 (20.73%) Git (software)
29 936 (20.40%) Node.js
30 891 (19.42%) SQL Server 2014

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 193 (4.21%) BizTalk Server
2 192 (4.18%) IIS
3 188 (4.10%) SharePoint
4 165 (3.60%) CMS
5 111 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
6 110 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 104 (2.27%) Umbraco
8 67 (1.46%) EPiServer
9 57 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
10 54 (1.18%) Kentico
11 45 (0.98%) NServiceBus
12 37 (0.81%) Sitefinity
13 36 (0.78%) DNN
13 36 (0.78%) Immediacy CMS
14 20 (0.44%) WebSphere
15 18 (0.39%) Apache
15 18 (0.39%) Apache Solr
16 14 (0.31%) Confluence
17 13 (0.28%) OpenStack
17 13 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 70 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.17%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.11%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.087%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.022%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.022%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 77 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.044%) Front Arena
5 2 (0.044%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.022%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.022%) Magento
6 1 (0.022%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.022%) Misys Opics
6 1 (0.022%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.022%) RMDS
6 1 (0.022%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.022%) Softmar
6 1 (0.022%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 573 (12.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 256 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
3 81 (1.77%) Google Play
3 81 (1.77%) SaaS
4 69 (1.50%) PaaS
5 34 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (0.57%) Office 365
7 23 (0.50%) GitHub
8 18 (0.39%) Azure Machine Learning
9 12 (0.26%) Boomi
9 12 (0.26%) iPaaS
10 10 (0.22%) Slack
11 7 (0.15%) Asana
12 6 (0.13%) IaaS
13 3 (0.065%) Sage Pay
14 1 (0.022%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.022%) Basecamp
14 1 (0.022%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.022%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.022%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 233 (5.08%) Internet
2 75 (1.63%) TCP/IP
3 63 (1.37%) HTTP
4 20 (0.44%) SMTP
5 19 (0.41%) Network Security
5 19 (0.41%) RS-232
6 18 (0.39%) Ethernet
6 18 (0.39%) Kerberos
7 14 (0.31%) SSL
8 13 (0.28%) DNS
9 10 (0.22%) FTP
9 10 (0.22%) Skype
10 8 (0.17%) Intranet
11 5 (0.11%) Firewall
11 5 (0.11%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.065%) AMQP
12 3 (0.065%) Bluetooth
12 3 (0.065%) LDAP
12 3 (0.065%) Multicast
13 2 (0.044%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3449 (75.17%) SQL Server
2 891 (19.42%) SQL Server 2014
3 864 (18.83%) NoSQL
4 455 (9.92%) SQL Server 2016
5 275 (5.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 272 (5.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 249 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 243 (5.30%) MongoDB
9 232 (5.06%) Relational Database
10 178 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 123 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
12 73 (1.59%) Redis
13 64 (1.39%) MySQL
14 52 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 47 (1.02%) Big Data
15 47 (1.02%) RDBMS
16 46 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
17 39 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
18 35 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
19 32 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 951 (20.73%) Git (software)
2 736 (16.04%) NUnit
3 586 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 562 (12.25%) Visual Studio
5 393 (8.57%) Rhino Mocks
6 342 (7.45%) Subversion
7 314 (6.84%) Moq
8 214 (4.66%) TeamCity
9 201 (4.38%) MSTest
10 145 (3.16%) JIRA
11 116 (2.53%) SpecFlow
12 94 (2.05%) Selenium
13 85 (1.85%) Jenkins
14 54 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
15 52 (1.13%) MSBuild
16 44 (0.96%) Jasmine
16 44 (0.96%) NuGet
16 44 (0.96%) ReSharper
17 41 (0.89%) WiX
18 36 (0.78%) Bugzilla
General
1 958 (20.88%) Finance
2 413 (9.00%) Games
3 395 (8.61%) Banking
4 174 (3.79%) Investment Banking
5 137 (2.99%) Marketing
6 136 (2.96%) Advertising
7 116 (2.53%) Music Industry
8 96 (2.09%) Retail
9 52 (1.13%) Legal
9 52 (1.13%) Manufacturing
10 50 (1.09%) Electronics
11 45 (0.98%) Financial Institution
12 40 (0.87%) Front Office
13 38 (0.83%) Back Office
14 36 (0.78%) Telecoms
15 27 (0.59%) Publishing
16 22 (0.48%) Law
17 9 (0.20%) Automotive
18 6 (0.13%) Local Government
19 5 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4080 (88.93%) Developer
2 2923 (63.71%) .NET Developer
3 2132 (46.47%) C# Developer
4 1399 (30.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 826 (18.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 789 (17.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 622 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 578 (12.60%) Senior Developer
9 487 (10.61%) Software Developer
10 357 (7.78%) .NET Software Developer
11 355 (7.74%) Senior .NET Developer
12 352 (7.67%) SQL Developer
13 341 (7.43%) C# Software Developer
14 312 (6.80%) Senior C# Developer
15 263 (5.73%) Software Engineer
16 226 (4.93%) Lead Developer
17 224 (4.88%) Agile Developer
18 215 (4.69%) Junior
19 214 (4.66%) Agile .NET Developer
20 211 (4.60%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4405 (96.01%) .NET
2 3326 (72.49%) ASP.NET
3 2477 (53.99%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1838 (40.06%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1804 (39.32%) .NET Framework
6 1648 (35.92%) HTML
7 1616 (35.22%) WPF
8 1430 (31.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1428 (31.12%) CSS
10 1284 (27.99%) Entity Framework
11 1210 (26.37%) Web Services
12 1196 (26.07%) AngularJS
13 1078 (23.50%) RESTful
14 967 (21.08%) jQuery
15 936 (20.40%) Node.js
16 796 (17.35%) XML
17 712 (15.52%) HTML5
18 669 (14.58%) LINQ
19 620 (13.51%) KnockoutJS
20 609 (13.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 521 (11.36%) Greenfield Project
2 387 (8.44%) Computer Science
3 249 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
4 149 (3.25%) Mobile App
5 131 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 125 (2.72%) Client/Server
7 113 (2.46%) Hedge funds
8 108 (2.35%) Fintech
9 101 (2.20%) User Experience
10 92 (2.01%) Social Media
11 85 (1.85%) iPhone
12 83 (1.81%) BBC
13 80 (1.74%) N-Tier
13 80 (1.74%) Social Network
14 67 (1.46%) Streaming Music
15 55 (1.20%) Tandem
16 51 (1.11%) Fixed Income
17 38 (0.83%) Xbox
18 34 (0.74%) Equities
19 32 (0.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 740 (16.13%) Windows
2 164 (3.57%) Android
3 61 (1.33%) Apple iOS
4 48 (1.05%) Linux
5 31 (0.68%) Windows Server
6 17 (0.37%) Mac OS
6 17 (0.37%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 14 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
8 13 (0.28%) Unix
9 12 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.15%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.13%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.13%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.13%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.087%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.044%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.044%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.022%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3289 (71.69%) MVC
2 3048 (66.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2306 (50.26%) TDD
4 1393 (30.36%) Web Application Development
5 1291 (28.14%) BDD
6 1057 (23.04%) Scrum
7 1056 (23.02%) OO
8 618 (13.47%) Software Engineering
9 497 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
10 487 (10.61%) Web Development
11 480 (10.46%) Unit Testing
12 389 (8.48%) Multithreading
13 378 (8.24%) Dependency Injection
13 378 (8.24%) Kanban
14 365 (7.96%) SDLC
15 353 (7.69%) MVVM
16 346 (7.54%) SOLID
17 311 (6.78%) Test Automation
18 309 (6.73%) SOA
19 293 (6.39%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4475 (97.54%) C#
2 1952 (42.55%) JavaScript
3 1730 (37.71%) SQL
4 819 (17.85%) T-SQL
5 770 (16.78%) Ruby
6 379 (8.26%) VB.NET
7 260 (5.67%) C++
8 228 (4.97%) Java
9 163 (3.55%) VB
10 127 (2.77%) TypeScript
11 105 (2.29%) XAML
12 98 (2.14%) PL/SQL
13 95 (2.07%) PowerShell
14 82 (1.79%) C
14 82 (1.79%) Python
15 77 (1.68%) F#
16 63 (1.37%) VBA
17 54 (1.18%) XPath
18 31 (0.68%) Objective-C
19 27 (0.59%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 546 (11.90%) Degree
2 150 (3.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 74 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (0.52%) Security Cleared
5 21 (0.46%) SC Cleared
6 10 (0.22%) PMI Certification
7 8 (0.17%) DBS Check
7 8 (0.17%) MCP
7 8 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.11%) MCSD
9 4 (0.087%) HND
10 3 (0.065%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.065%) MCAD
10 3 (0.065%) MCPD
11 2 (0.044%) HNC
11 2 (0.044%) MCITP
11 2 (0.044%) MCTS
11 2 (0.044%) PhD
12 1 (0.022%) MCSA
12 1 (0.022%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (1.92%) QA
2 7 (0.15%) Data Quality
2 7 (0.15%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.11%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.11%) SLA
3 5 (0.11%) WCAG
4 3 (0.065%) MiFID
5 1 (0.022%) EMIR
5 1 (0.022%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 67 (1.46%) Docker
2 34 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.087%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 61 (1.33%) Kibana
2 17 (0.37%) Kubernetes
3 7 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.13%) Puppet
5 3 (0.065%) logstash
6 2 (0.044%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.022%) Rancher
7 1 (0.022%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.022%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1278 (27.86%) Microsoft
2 260 (5.67%) Google
3 154 (3.36%) Facebook
4 126 (2.75%) Oracle
5 87 (1.90%) Apple
6 83 (1.81%) Sony
6 83 (1.81%) Yahoo!
7 58 (1.26%) Sitecore
8 55 (1.20%) SAP
9 53 (1.16%) Xamarin
10 36 (0.78%) Alterian
11 30 (0.65%) IBM
12 20 (0.44%) Atlassian
13 16 (0.35%) Telerik
14 15 (0.33%) AppDynamics
14 15 (0.33%) New Relic
15 14 (0.31%) Apigee
16 13 (0.28%) Bloomberg
17 12 (0.26%) Jitterbit
17 12 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
East Riding
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Rullion
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Reed Technology
Salary: £31000 - £33500 per annum + Excellent pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + To £55k plus excellent bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Gym, Health Care & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benfits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + attractive package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago