Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 55 57
Rank change year-on-year -24 +2 +39
Permanent jobs citing WCF 24 61 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.04% 4.34% 4.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.61% 10.76% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 25 49 52
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £65,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.62% +62.50% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £56,500 £72,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +10.47% -10.42%

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 428 567 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 36.46% 40.38% 39.15%
Number of salaries quoted 344 464 575
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,300 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 14 December 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 14 December 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
Basildon -1 13 £42,500 +6.25%
Harlow -9 3 £50,000 -23.08%
Chelmsford - 2 £65,000 -
Colchester +8 1 £35,000 - 1
Brentwood +5 1 £47,500 -
Southend-on-Sea -6 1 £55,000 - 2
WCF
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (91.67%) HTML
2 22 (91.67%) MVC
3 21 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 21 (87.50%) ASP.NET
4 19 (79.17%) AngularJS
5 18 (75.00%) SQL
5 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
6 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 16 (66.67%) CSS
7 16 (66.67%) XML
8 15 (62.50%) Ajax
8 15 (62.50%) Web Development
8 15 (62.50%) JSON
8 15 (62.50%) jQuery
9 14 (58.33%) SOAP
9 14 (58.33%) Relational Database
10 13 (54.17%) Front End Development
10 13 (54.17%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (54.17%) SignalR
10 13 (54.17%) CSS3
10 13 (54.17%) Razor View Engine
10 13 (54.17%) HTML5
10 13 (54.17%) MySQL
10 13 (54.17%) Oracle
10 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET 2.0
11 9 (37.50%) TDD
12 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework

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 3 (12.50%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (58.33%) Relational Database
3 13 (54.17%) MySQL
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 2 (8.33%) Moq
2 2 (8.33%) NUnit
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 19 (79.17%) .NET Developer
2 19 (79.17%) C# Developer
3 18 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (62.50%) .NET Web Developer
4 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 15 (62.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 15 (62.50%) C# Web Developer
4 15 (62.50%) Web Developer
5 13 (54.17%) .NET Software Developer
5 13 (54.17%) C# Software Developer
5 13 (54.17%) C# WCF Developer
5 13 (54.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 13 (54.17%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 13 (54.17%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (54.17%) MySQL Developer
5 13 (54.17%) Software Developer
5 13 (54.17%) WCF Developer
6 5 (20.83%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (91.67%) HTML
3 21 (87.50%) ASP.NET
4 19 (79.17%) AngularJS
5 17 (70.83%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (66.67%) CSS
6 16 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (66.67%) XML
7 15 (62.50%) Ajax
7 15 (62.50%) jQuery
7 15 (62.50%) JSON
8 14 (58.33%) SOAP
9 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 13 (54.17%) CSS3
9 13 (54.17%) HTML5
9 13 (54.17%) Razor View Engine
9 13 (54.17%) SignalR
10 7 (29.17%) Entity Framework
10 7 (29.17%) RESTful
10 7 (29.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) MVC
2 15 (62.50%) Web Development
3 13 (54.17%) Front End Development
4 9 (37.50%) TDD
5 7 (29.17%) Kanban
6 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (25.00%) Scrum
7 5 (20.83%) Refactoring
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (12.50%) Release Management
8 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.17%) BDD
9 1 (4.17%) MVVM
9 1 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (4.17%) SDLC
9 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 18 (75.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft