Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 90 58
Rank change year-on-year +44 -32 +37
Permanent jobs citing WCF 68 48 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.72% 2.45% 4.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.52% 6.45% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 67 38 83
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £64,875 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% 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 503 744 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 34.88% 37.96% 39.81%
Number of salaries quoted 418 610 677
Essex median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,712 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +4 26 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Colchester +13 12 £45,000 +28.57%
Basildon - 8 £42,500 - 1
Southend-on-Sea -12 5 - - 1
Chelmsford +11 4 £45,000 - 1
Saffron Walden - 2 £70,000 -
Brentwood +12 1 - -
Thurrock - 1 £37,500 -
WCF
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 68 (100.00%) C#
2 66 (97.06%) .NET
2 66 (97.06%) ASP.NET
3 49 (72.06%) MVC
3 49 (72.06%) TDD
4 46 (67.65%) SQL Server
5 42 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (58.82%) AngularJS
7 36 (52.94%) SQL
7 36 (52.94%) ASP.NET Web API
8 31 (45.59%) ASP.NET MVC
9 30 (44.12%) BDD
9 30 (44.12%) RESTful
10 29 (42.65%) HTML
11 28 (41.18%) Web Services
12 24 (35.29%) JavaScript
13 22 (32.35%) XML
13 22 (32.35%) Web Development
14 21 (30.88%) Web Application Development
14 21 (30.88%) SQL Server 2016
14 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 19 (27.94%) .NET Framework
16 18 (26.47%) Git (software)
16 18 (26.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 17 (25.00%) NoSQL
17 17 (25.00%) Node.js
17 17 (25.00%) CSS
17 17 (25.00%) Ruby
18 15 (22.06%) E-Commerce
18 15 (22.06%) HTML5

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 (16.18%) IIS
2 2 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.47%) GitHub
3 1 (1.47%) IaaS
3 1 (1.47%) PaaS
3 1 (1.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (67.65%) SQL Server
2 21 (30.88%) SQL Server 2016
3 17 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 11 (16.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (16.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (13.24%) Relational Database
6 9 (13.24%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (10.29%) MySQL
8 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.94%) SQLite
9 1 (1.47%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.47%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (1.47%) MS Access
9 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.47%) MSTest
3 1 (1.47%) NUnit
3 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Marketing
3 4 (5.88%) Games
4 1 (1.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (97.06%) Developer
2 50 (73.53%) .NET Developer
3 17 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 16 (23.53%) C# Developer
5 14 (20.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (19.12%) Software Developer
7 12 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (17.65%) C# WCF Developer
7 12 (17.65%) Full Stack Developer
7 12 (17.65%) Lead .NET Developer
7 12 (17.65%) Lead Developer
7 12 (17.65%) WCF Developer
8 11 (16.18%) C# Software Developer
9 7 (10.29%) .NET Web Developer
9 7 (10.29%) C# Web Developer
9 7 (10.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (10.29%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (10.29%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (10.29%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (97.06%) .NET
1 66 (97.06%) ASP.NET
2 40 (58.82%) AngularJS
3 36 (52.94%) ASP.NET Web API
4 31 (45.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 30 (44.12%) RESTful
6 29 (42.65%) HTML
7 28 (41.18%) Web Services
8 22 (32.35%) XML
9 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 19 (27.94%) .NET Framework
11 18 (26.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 17 (25.00%) CSS
12 17 (25.00%) Node.js
13 15 (22.06%) HTML5
14 14 (20.59%) jQuery
14 14 (20.59%) WPF
15 13 (19.12%) .NET Core
15 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 12 (17.65%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Windows Server
2 4 (5.88%) Windows
3 3 (4.41%) Android
3 3 (4.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (72.06%) MVC
1 49 (72.06%) TDD
2 42 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (44.12%) BDD
4 22 (32.35%) Web Development
5 21 (30.88%) Web Application Development
6 15 (22.06%) E-Commerce
7 13 (19.12%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (19.12%) Migration
7 13 (19.12%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (16.18%) Kanban
8 11 (16.18%) Scrum
9 10 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (14.71%) Refactoring
10 9 (13.24%) Feature Driven Development
10 9 (13.24%) IT Strategy
11 7 (10.29%) Front End Development
12 6 (8.82%) Mobile Development
13 5 (7.35%) Prototyping
13 5 (7.35%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) C#
2 36 (52.94%) SQL
3 24 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 17 (25.00%) Ruby
5 11 (16.18%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.35%) XAML
7 2 (2.94%) C++
8 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.24%) DataCash
3 7 (10.29%) Oracle
4 6 (8.82%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.47%) New Relic