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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 72 53 62
Rank change year-on-year -19 +9  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 15 47 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.51% 4.36% 2.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.57% 11.33% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13 45 31
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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 Essex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 328 415 397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 32.96% 38.50% 33.25%
Number of salaries quoted 261 336 320
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 3 months to 22 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
Colchester -2 4 £35,000 - 1
Witham -3 3 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Brentwood - 2 - - 1
Chelmsford -23 1 £45,000 -30.76%
WCF
East of England

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 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 Essex region with a requirement for WCF.

1 50 (100.00%) .NET
2 49 (98.00%) C#
3 34 (68.00%) MVC
4 31 (62.00%) WPF
5 27 (54.00%) ASP.NET
6 26 (52.00%) SQL
7 23 (46.00%) Finance
8 22 (44.00%) SQL Server
9 21 (42.00%) Web Services
10 18 (36.00%) TDD
11 16 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (30.00%) T-SQL
13 14 (28.00%) OOP
13 14 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (28.00%) Web Application Development
14 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (26.00%) .NET Framework
15 12 (24.00%) Silverlight
15 12 (24.00%) Entity Framework
16 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
17 10 (20.00%) SDLC
17 10 (20.00%) C++
18 9 (18.00%) Windows
18 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET Web API
18 9 (18.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
19 8 (16.00%) Data Extraction
19 8 (16.00%) Visual Studio
19 8 (16.00%) CSS

WCF
Top Related 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 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (18.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (14.00%) ActiveReports
5 7 (14.00%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
5 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (2.00%) Biml
8 1 (2.00%) MySQL
8 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.00%) JIRA
3 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.00%) MSTest
4 2 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (2.00%) Moq
5 1 (2.00%) NUnit
General
1 23 (46.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Music Industry
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (98.00%) Developer
2 37 (74.00%) C# Developer
3 31 (62.00%) .NET Developer
4 22 (44.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (22.00%) C# WCF Developer
5 11 (22.00%) WCF Developer
6 7 (14.00%) C# WPF Developer
6 7 (14.00%) WPF Developer
7 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (8.00%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
9 4 (8.00%) Social Media Developer
9 4 (8.00%) SQL Developer
10 3 (6.00%) .NET Programmer
10 3 (6.00%) Junior .NET Developer
10 3 (6.00%) Junior C# Developer
10 3 (6.00%) Junior SQL Developer
10 3 (6.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (62.00%) WPF
3 27 (54.00%) ASP.NET
4 21 (42.00%) Web Services
5 14 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (26.00%) .NET Framework
7 12 (24.00%) Entity Framework
7 12 (24.00%) Silverlight
8 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (16.00%) CSS
10 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
10 7 (14.00%) Node.js
10 7 (14.00%) RESTful
11 6 (12.00%) HTML
11 6 (12.00%) jQuery
11 6 (12.00%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (10.00%) CSS3
12 5 (10.00%) HTML5
13 4 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) BBC
1 4 (8.00%) Social Media
2 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) MVC
2 18 (36.00%) TDD
3 14 (28.00%) OOP
3 14 (28.00%) Web Application Development
4 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (20.00%) SDLC
6 8 (16.00%) Data Extraction
7 7 (14.00%) BDD
7 7 (14.00%) OO
7 7 (14.00%) Web Development
8 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.00%) High Availability
9 3 (6.00%) Technical Analysis
10 2 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.00%) SOA
10 2 (4.00%) System Testing
11 1 (2.00%) Automated Testing
11 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (2.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 49 (98.00%) C#
2 26 (52.00%) SQL
3 15 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (20.00%) C++
6 7 (14.00%) Ruby
7 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Apple
1 4 (8.00%) Facebook
1 4 (8.00%) Google
1 4 (8.00%) Sony
1 4 (8.00%) Yahoo!
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle
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