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

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 47 85
Rank change year-on-year -13 +38  
Permanent jobs citing WCF 32 45 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.29% 4.46% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.94% 11.11% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 24 39 20
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £29,200 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £70,000 £56,000
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 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 403 405 443
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 41.38% 40.18% 35.21%
Number of salaries quoted 337 336 369
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 June 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 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
Colchester -1 9 £40,000 +6.66%
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £55,000 -
Brentwood - 4 - -
Harlow - 1 £55,000 -
Witham - 1 £45,000 -
WCF
East of England

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 Essex region with a requirement for WCF.

1 46 (97.87%) C#
1 46 (97.87%) .NET
2 36 (76.60%) MVC
3 35 (74.47%) ASP.NET
4 32 (68.09%) SQL Server
5 31 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (44.68%) Finance
6 21 (44.68%) Web Development
7 20 (42.55%) TDD
7 20 (42.55%) SOAP
7 20 (42.55%) OO
8 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (36.17%) KnockoutJS
9 16 (34.04%) XML
9 16 (34.04%) Windows
10 15 (31.91%) Web Services
10 15 (31.91%) AngularJS
11 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 14 (29.79%) WPF
11 14 (29.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (29.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (29.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
12 13 (27.66%) RESTful
12 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (25.53%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (25.53%) Web Application Development
14 11 (23.40%) BDD
14 11 (23.40%) NoSQL
14 11 (23.40%) Node.js

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 11 (23.40%) IIS
2 6 (12.77%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.26%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (68.09%) SQL Server
2 14 (29.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (29.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (29.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (23.40%) NoSQL
3 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.13%) ActiveReports
5 1 (2.13%) Biml
5 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.13%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
2 11 (23.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (44.68%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (97.87%) Developer
2 23 (48.94%) C# Developer
3 19 (40.43%) .NET Developer
4 9 (19.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Senior C# Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Senior Developer
6 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (12.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Social Media Developer
7 5 (10.64%) BizTalk Developer
7 5 (10.64%) C# Programmer
7 5 (10.64%) Programmer
7 5 (10.64%) SQL Developer
8 4 (8.51%) .NET Programmer
8 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET Programmer
8 4 (8.51%) C# WPF Developer
8 4 (8.51%) WPF Developer
9 3 (6.38%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (6.38%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (97.87%) .NET
2 35 (74.47%) ASP.NET
3 20 (42.55%) SOAP
4 17 (36.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (36.17%) KnockoutJS
5 16 (34.04%) XML
6 15 (31.91%) AngularJS
6 15 (31.91%) Web Services
7 14 (29.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 14 (29.79%) WPF
8 13 (27.66%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (27.66%) RESTful
9 11 (23.40%) Angular 2
9 11 (23.40%) Node.js
10 10 (21.28%) CSS
11 7 (14.89%) .NET Framework
11 7 (14.89%) HTML
12 6 (12.77%) CSS3
12 6 (12.77%) HTML5
12 6 (12.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) BBC
1 6 (12.77%) Social Media
2 5 (10.64%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (76.60%) MVC
2 31 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (44.68%) Web Development
4 20 (42.55%) OO
4 20 (42.55%) TDD
5 12 (25.53%) Web Application Development
6 11 (23.40%) BDD
6 11 (23.40%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (23.40%) Release Management
6 11 (23.40%) Test Automation
7 6 (12.77%) BPEL
7 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (12.77%) Data Extraction
8 5 (10.64%) Mathematics
9 4 (8.51%) API Integration
9 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.51%) SOA
10 3 (6.38%) SDLC
10 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
11 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 46 (97.87%) C#
2 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
3 11 (23.40%) Ruby
3 11 (23.40%) SQL
4 9 (19.15%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Apple
1 6 (12.77%) Facebook
1 6 (12.77%) Google
1 6 (12.77%) Sony
1 6 (12.77%) Yahoo!
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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