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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
UK / England
Rank 103 116 81
Rank change year-on-year +13 -35  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 2227 2675 3372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.82% 2.76% 3.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.05% 7.15% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2077 2451 3069
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 31605 37393 37674
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 40.09% 38.58% 37.82%
Number of salaries quoted 27181 32527 32264
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +10 846 £55,000 - 109
South East +37 474 £45,000 - 46
North West -25 197 £40,000 - 30
Yorkshire +6 196 £40,000 -4.76% 27
East of England -16 190 £42,500 -13.70% 40
South West +36 153 £42,000 +5.00% 21
West Midlands -31 108 £42,500 +6.25% 20
East Midlands -54 35 £40,000 - 15
North East +3 27 £35,000 -12.50% 4
WCF
UK

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 4606 (97.28%) C#
2 4554 (96.18%) .NET
3 3350 (70.75%) ASP.NET
4 3326 (70.24%) MVC
5 3325 (70.22%) SQL Server
6 3010 (63.57%) Agile Software Development
7 2467 (52.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2293 (48.43%) TDD
9 2000 (42.24%) JavaScript
10 1937 (40.91%) SQL
11 1908 (40.30%) .NET Framework
12 1743 (36.81%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1737 (36.68%) HTML
14 1555 (32.84%) WPF
15 1536 (32.44%) CSS
16 1421 (30.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 1336 (28.22%) Web Application Development
18 1329 (28.07%) Entity Framework
19 1293 (27.31%) Microsoft
20 1259 (26.59%) Web Services
21 1141 (24.10%) BDD
22 1098 (23.19%) AngularJS
23 1083 (22.87%) SQL Server 2014
24 1075 (22.70%) OO
25 1074 (22.68%) jQuery
26 1051 (22.20%) Finance
27 1045 (22.07%) Scrum
28 960 (20.27%) RESTful
29 942 (19.89%) Git (software)
30 905 (19.11%) T-SQL

WCF
Top Related 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
1 279 (5.89%) IIS
2 230 (4.86%) BizTalk Server
3 176 (3.72%) CMS
4 165 (3.48%) SharePoint
5 133 (2.81%) Umbraco
6 102 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 95 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
8 73 (1.54%) EPiServer
8 73 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
9 71 (1.50%) NServiceBus
10 60 (1.27%) Kentico
11 48 (1.01%) Sitefinity
12 45 (0.95%) DNN
13 42 (0.89%) Immediacy CMS
14 31 (0.65%) WebSphere
15 30 (0.63%) Confluence
16 16 (0.34%) Commerce Server
16 16 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 11 (0.23%) Apache Solr
17 11 (0.23%) Mule
Applications
1 385 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 35 (0.74%) MS Office
3 11 (0.23%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.084%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.084%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.063%) MS Project
6 2 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 84 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.042%) Eze OMS
5 2 (0.042%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.021%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.021%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.021%) RMDS
6 1 (0.021%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 490 (10.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 230 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
3 71 (1.50%) Google Play
4 68 (1.44%) SaaS
5 64 (1.35%) PaaS
6 41 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (0.42%) Office 365
8 19 (0.40%) GitHub
9 7 (0.15%) Asana
9 7 (0.15%) Slack
10 4 (0.084%) Boomi
10 4 (0.084%) IaaS
10 4 (0.084%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.021%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.021%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.021%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.021%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 190 (4.01%) Internet
2 53 (1.12%) HTTP
3 52 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 19 (0.40%) SSL
5 17 (0.36%) Network Security
6 14 (0.30%) Kerberos
7 13 (0.27%) SMTP
8 12 (0.25%) DNS
9 8 (0.17%) Firewall
9 8 (0.17%) RS-232
10 7 (0.15%) Wireshark
11 6 (0.13%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.11%) FTP
12 5 (0.11%) HTTPS
12 5 (0.11%) Intranet
13 4 (0.084%) Bluetooth
13 4 (0.084%) NFC
13 4 (0.084%) SMPP
13 4 (0.084%) SMS
14 2 (0.042%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3325 (70.22%) SQL Server
2 1083 (22.87%) SQL Server 2014
3 832 (17.57%) NoSQL
4 274 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 262 (5.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 256 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 220 (4.65%) Relational Database
8 175 (3.70%) MongoDB
9 170 (3.59%) SQL Server 2016
10 152 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 125 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
12 86 (1.82%) MySQL
13 73 (1.54%) Big Data
14 64 (1.35%) Redis
15 63 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
16 61 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 47 (0.99%) RavenDB
18 45 (0.95%) RDBMS
19 40 (0.84%) Couchbase
20 38 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 942 (19.89%) Git (software)
2 736 (15.54%) NUnit
3 584 (12.33%) Visual Studio
4 525 (11.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 403 (8.51%) Rhino Mocks
6 343 (7.24%) Subversion
7 302 (6.38%) Moq
8 267 (5.64%) MSTest
9 200 (4.22%) TeamCity
10 122 (2.58%) JIRA
11 97 (2.05%) SpecFlow
12 93 (1.96%) Selenium
13 78 (1.65%) Jenkins
14 57 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
15 48 (1.01%) NuGet
16 36 (0.76%) MSBuild
17 33 (0.70%) Bugzilla
17 33 (0.70%) ReSharper
18 30 (0.63%) Trac
19 25 (0.53%) Cucumber
General
1 1051 (22.20%) Finance
2 393 (8.30%) Banking
3 361 (7.62%) Games
4 160 (3.38%) Investment Banking
5 129 (2.72%) Marketing
6 111 (2.34%) Music Industry
7 104 (2.20%) Advertising
8 94 (1.99%) Retail
9 67 (1.41%) Front Office
10 52 (1.10%) Back Office
11 35 (0.74%) Legal
12 34 (0.72%) Telecoms
13 31 (0.65%) Electronics
14 30 (0.63%) Financial Institution
15 28 (0.59%) Manufacturing
16 23 (0.49%) Publishing
17 12 (0.25%) Brand Awareness
18 9 (0.19%) Aerospace
19 7 (0.15%) Automotive
20 6 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 4197 (88.64%) Developer
2 3059 (64.60%) .NET Developer
3 2233 (47.16%) C# Developer
4 1507 (31.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 824 (17.40%) ASP.NET Developer
6 766 (16.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 625 (13.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 604 (12.76%) Senior Developer
9 469 (9.90%) Software Developer
10 365 (7.71%) Senior .NET Developer
11 363 (7.67%) SQL Developer
12 351 (7.41%) .NET Software Developer
13 341 (7.20%) Senior C# Developer
14 283 (5.98%) C# Software Developer
15 258 (5.45%) Agile Developer
16 255 (5.39%) Junior
17 253 (5.34%) Junior Developer
18 248 (5.24%) WCF Developer
19 247 (5.22%) Agile .NET Developer
20 246 (5.20%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4554 (96.18%) .NET
2 3350 (70.75%) ASP.NET
3 2467 (52.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1908 (40.30%) .NET Framework
5 1743 (36.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1737 (36.68%) HTML
7 1555 (32.84%) WPF
8 1536 (32.44%) CSS
9 1421 (30.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1329 (28.07%) Entity Framework
11 1259 (26.59%) Web Services
12 1098 (23.19%) AngularJS
13 1074 (22.68%) jQuery
14 960 (20.27%) RESTful
15 866 (18.29%) Node.js
16 824 (17.40%) XML
17 719 (15.18%) HTML5
18 675 (14.26%) LINQ
19 609 (12.86%) Ajax
20 579 (12.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 379 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 299 (6.31%) Enterprise Software
3 149 (3.15%) Mobile App
4 127 (2.68%) Hedge funds
5 121 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 118 (2.49%) Client/Server
7 112 (2.37%) Social Network
8 106 (2.24%) User Experience
9 96 (2.03%) Social Media
10 86 (1.82%) Fintech
11 85 (1.80%) BBC
12 72 (1.52%) iPhone
13 66 (1.39%) Xbox
14 62 (1.31%) Tandem
15 61 (1.29%) N-Tier
16 58 (1.22%) Blog
17 51 (1.08%) Streaming Music
18 46 (0.97%) iPad
19 42 (0.89%) Fixed Income
20 37 (0.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 746 (15.76%) Windows
2 112 (2.37%) Android
3 86 (1.82%) Windows Server
4 34 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (0.70%) Unix
6 31 (0.65%) Apple iOS
7 28 (0.59%) Linux
8 10 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
9 9 (0.19%) Windows 10
9 9 (0.19%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.15%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.13%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.042%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.042%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.042%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.021%) CentOS
13 1 (0.021%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3326 (70.24%) MVC
2 3010 (63.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2293 (48.43%) TDD
4 1336 (28.22%) Web Application Development
5 1141 (24.10%) BDD
6 1075 (22.70%) OO
7 1045 (22.07%) Scrum
8 577 (12.19%) Software Engineering
9 521 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
10 508 (10.73%) Web Development
11 431 (9.10%) Unit Testing
12 430 (9.08%) SOA
13 395 (8.34%) SDLC
14 385 (8.13%) Dependency Injection
15 354 (7.48%) Kanban
16 353 (7.46%) Multithreading
17 346 (7.31%) SOLID
18 342 (7.22%) MVVM
19 286 (6.04%) OOP
20 275 (5.81%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 4606 (97.28%) C#
2 2000 (42.24%) JavaScript
3 1937 (40.91%) SQL
4 905 (19.11%) T-SQL
5 698 (14.74%) Ruby
6 403 (8.51%) VB.NET
7 273 (5.77%) C++
8 264 (5.58%) Java
9 158 (3.34%) VB
10 132 (2.79%) PowerShell
11 125 (2.64%) PL/SQL
12 113 (2.39%) TypeScript
13 80 (1.69%) Python
14 71 (1.50%) F#
15 70 (1.48%) XAML
16 65 (1.37%) VBA
17 63 (1.33%) C
18 25 (0.53%) XPath
19 22 (0.46%) VB6
20 17 (0.36%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 516 (10.90%) Degree
2 84 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (0.65%) Security Cleared
4 28 (0.59%) SC Cleared
5 21 (0.44%) PMI Certification
6 9 (0.19%) MCSD
7 8 (0.17%) MCP
8 6 (0.13%) MCITP
8 6 (0.13%) MCTS
9 5 (0.11%) HNC
9 5 (0.11%) HND
10 3 (0.063%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.063%) MCPD
10 3 (0.063%) NVQ Level 4
10 3 (0.063%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.021%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.021%) CFA
11 1 (0.021%) MCDST
11 1 (0.021%) MCSA
11 1 (0.021%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (2.68%) QA
2 6 (0.13%) Data Quality
2 6 (0.13%) MiFID
3 5 (0.11%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.042%) EMIR
4 2 (0.042%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.021%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.021%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.021%) SLA
System Software
1 85 (1.80%) Docker
2 22 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.042%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.042%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.042%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.021%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.021%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 46 (0.97%) Kibana
2 27 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (0.55%) Puppet
4 3 (0.063%) logstash
5 2 (0.042%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.042%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.021%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.021%) Rancher
6 1 (0.021%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1293 (27.31%) Microsoft
2 246 (5.20%) Google
3 175 (3.70%) Oracle
4 132 (2.79%) Facebook
5 89 (1.88%) Apple
6 85 (1.80%) Sony
6 85 (1.80%) Yahoo!
7 79 (1.67%) Sitecore
8 42 (0.89%) Alterian
9 41 (0.87%) IBM
10 36 (0.76%) Xamarin
11 34 (0.72%) SAP
12 16 (0.34%) Tableau
13 13 (0.27%) Bloomberg
14 12 (0.25%) Informatica
14 12 (0.25%) Telerik
14 12 (0.25%) Teradata
15 11 (0.23%) Sybase
16 10 (0.21%) Atlassian
17 7 (0.15%) Twitter
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 30,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k plus pension, 25 days, flexi time, training + more
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Iress
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 23 days holiday, 3% pension
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits, progression & training
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday