Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 71 50
Rank change year-on-year -4 -21 +56
Permanent jobs citing WCF 30 58 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.19% 3.19% 4.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.54% 7.63% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 33 45 82
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +12.82% +30.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 Essex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 459 760 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 33.55% 41.78% 40.77%
Number of salaries quoted 383 616 679
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £29,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Essex

WCF
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for WCF in Essex

WCF
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Essex over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for WCF in Essex

WCF
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the Essex region over the 6 months to 17 August 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
Harlow +2 8 £62,500 -3.85%
Colchester +10 5 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Chelmsford - 4 £45,000 - 1
Basildon - 4 £42,500 -
Brentwood +10 1 - -
Thurrock - 1 £37,500 -
WCF
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Essex region with a requirement for WCF.

1 30 (100.00%) C#
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (93.33%) ASP.NET
3 22 (73.33%) MVC
3 22 (73.33%) TDD
4 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 19 (63.33%) SQL
6 18 (60.00%) AngularJS
7 15 (50.00%) Web Services
7 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (46.67%) HTML
8 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
9 12 (40.00%) RESTful
10 11 (36.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (36.67%) XML
10 11 (36.67%) Web Development
11 10 (33.33%) .NET Framework
11 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (30.00%) BDD
13 8 (26.67%) Kanban
13 8 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (26.67%) Scrum
13 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
14 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
14 7 (23.33%) Migration
14 7 (23.33%) CSS
14 7 (23.33%) IIS
14 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
14 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 7 (23.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Azure Functions
1 1 (3.33%) GitHub
1 1 (3.33%) IaaS
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) PaaS
1 1 (3.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (13.33%) MySQL
3 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (3.33%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.33%) MSTest
2 1 (3.33%) NUnit
2 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
1 4 (13.33%) Games
1 4 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Developer
2 22 (73.33%) .NET Developer
3 10 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (23.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 7 (23.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (23.33%) C# Software Developer
5 7 (23.33%) C# WCF Developer
5 7 (23.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (23.33%) Software Developer
5 7 (23.33%) Software Engineer
5 7 (23.33%) WCF Developer
6 6 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
6 6 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (13.33%) C# Web Developer
7 4 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (13.33%) MySQL Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (93.33%) ASP.NET
3 18 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 15 (50.00%) Web Services
5 14 (46.67%) HTML
6 12 (40.00%) RESTful
7 11 (36.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (36.67%) XML
8 10 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (23.33%) .NET Core
10 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (23.33%) CSS
10 7 (23.33%) Entity Framework
11 6 (20.00%) jQuery
11 6 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (16.67%) HTML5
13 4 (13.33%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) MVC
1 22 (73.33%) TDD
2 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) Web Development
4 9 (30.00%) BDD
5 8 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (26.67%) Kanban
5 8 (26.67%) Scrum
6 7 (23.33%) E-Commerce
6 7 (23.33%) Migration
6 7 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (23.33%) Software Engineering
6 7 (23.33%) Web Application Development
7 6 (20.00%) Refactoring
8 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (13.33%) CQRS
8 4 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (13.33%) Front End Development
8 4 (13.33%) OO
8 4 (13.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (63.33%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) DataCash
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) New Relic
3 1 (3.33%) Xamarin