Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 56 109
Rank change year-on-year -13 +53 -58
Permanent jobs citing WCF 42 88 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.99% 4.15% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.72% 10.77% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 34 55 35
Essex median annual salary £65,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +62.50% +6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £21,400
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £58,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +10.47% -10.42% +6.67%

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 544 817 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 38.72% 38.54% 34.35%
Number of salaries quoted 443 604 725
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 - 18 £65,000 - 2
Wickford -3 6 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Brentwood +31 4 - -
Basildon -12 3 £40,000 -23.81%
Southend-on-Sea +14 2 £55,000 -
WCF
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 42 (100.00%) C#
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (88.10%) ASP.NET
3 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (76.19%) MVC
5 31 (73.81%) SQL Server
6 28 (66.67%) TDD
6 28 (66.67%) RESTful
7 25 (59.52%) .NET Framework
7 25 (59.52%) HTML
7 25 (59.52%) SQL
8 24 (57.14%) JavaScript
8 24 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (50.00%) BDD
10 20 (47.62%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
12 17 (40.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (38.10%) Web Services
14 15 (35.71%) T-SQL
14 15 (35.71%) AngularJS
15 12 (28.57%) Node.js
15 12 (28.57%) Web Application Development
15 12 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (28.57%) Scrum
16 11 (26.19%) Ruby
16 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
16 11 (26.19%) NoSQL
16 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2014
16 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2016

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 6 (14.29%) IIS
2 3 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (73.81%) SQL Server
2 18 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (40.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (26.19%) NoSQL
5 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (26.19%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (7.14%) MS Access
8 2 (4.76%) OLAP
8 2 (4.76%) OLTP
8 2 (4.76%) Power BI
8 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.52%) Subversion
4 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Advertising
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (69.05%) Developer
2 20 (47.62%) .NET Developer
3 10 (23.81%) Technical Leader
4 7 (16.67%) Lead Developer
5 6 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Team Leader
6 4 (9.52%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Automation Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Lead C# Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Access Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
7 3 (7.14%) Lead .NET Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.14%) SQL Developer
7 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Team Leader
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (88.10%) ASP.NET
3 28 (66.67%) RESTful
4 25 (59.52%) .NET Framework
4 25 (59.52%) HTML
5 24 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (47.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (38.10%) Web Services
8 15 (35.71%) AngularJS
9 12 (28.57%) Node.js
10 11 (26.19%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 9 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (21.43%) WinForms
11 9 (21.43%) XML
12 8 (19.05%) CSS
12 8 (19.05%) Entity Framework
12 8 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (16.67%) HTML5
13 7 (16.67%) WPF
14 6 (14.29%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Social Network
2 5 (11.90%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 5 (11.90%) Android
2 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (76.19%) MVC
3 28 (66.67%) TDD
4 21 (50.00%) BDD
5 12 (28.57%) Scrum
5 12 (28.57%) Web Application Development
6 9 (21.43%) SDLC
7 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (19.05%) Kanban
7 8 (19.05%) Refactoring
8 7 (16.67%) Feature Driven Development
9 6 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (14.29%) IT Strategy
9 6 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 6 (14.29%) OO
10 5 (11.90%) SOA
11 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
11 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
11 4 (9.52%) Web Development
12 3 (7.14%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (59.52%) SQL
3 24 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 15 (35.71%) T-SQL
5 11 (26.19%) Ruby
6 6 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 3 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft