Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 77 55
Rank change year-on-year +2 -22 +55
Permanent jobs citing WCF 24 49 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.89% 3.16% 4.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.57% 8.10% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 23 37 62
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +29.41% +10.39%
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £69,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -5.26%

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 431 605 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 34.02% 38.96% 38.74%
Number of salaries quoted 352 485 613
Essex median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £31,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 15 October 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 15 October 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 9 £42,500 +6.25%
Harlow 0 4 £50,000 -23.08%
Brentwood +9 2 £47,500 -
Chelmsford - 2 £45,000 - 1
Colchester +3 1 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Thurrock - 1 £37,500 -
WCF
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 23 (95.83%) MVC
3 21 (87.50%) ASP.NET
4 20 (83.33%) SQL Server
5 18 (75.00%) HTML
5 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
6 15 (62.50%) SQL
7 14 (58.33%) AngularJS
7 14 (58.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (50.00%) CSS
10 11 (45.83%) jQuery
11 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (41.67%) TDD
11 10 (41.67%) SOAP
11 10 (41.67%) XML
11 10 (41.67%) Relational Database
11 10 (41.67%) HTML5
12 9 (37.50%) RESTful
12 9 (37.50%) CSS3
12 9 (37.50%) Razor View Engine
12 9 (37.50%) Front End Development
12 9 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (37.50%) SignalR
12 9 (37.50%) MySQL
12 9 (37.50%) Oracle
12 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET 2.0
12 9 (37.50%) Ajax
12 9 (37.50%) Web Development

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 5 (20.83%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Azure Functions
1 1 (4.17%) GitHub
1 1 (4.17%) IaaS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) PaaS
1 1 (4.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (41.67%) Relational Database
3 9 (37.50%) MySQL
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (4.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (4.17%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.17%) MSTest
3 1 (4.17%) NUnit
3 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 19 (79.17%) .NET Developer
3 13 (54.17%) C# Developer
4 12 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (37.50%) .NET Software Developer
5 9 (37.50%) .NET Web Developer
5 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (37.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (37.50%) C# Software Developer
5 9 (37.50%) C# WCF Developer
5 9 (37.50%) C# Web Developer
5 9 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (37.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (37.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (37.50%) MySQL Developer
5 9 (37.50%) Software Developer
5 9 (37.50%) WCF Developer
5 9 (37.50%) Web Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 18 (75.00%) HTML
4 14 (58.33%) AngularJS
4 14 (58.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (50.00%) CSS
7 11 (45.83%) jQuery
8 10 (41.67%) HTML5
8 10 (41.67%) SOAP
8 10 (41.67%) XML
9 9 (37.50%) .NET Framework
9 9 (37.50%) Ajax
9 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 9 (37.50%) CSS3
9 9 (37.50%) JSON
9 9 (37.50%) Razor View Engine
9 9 (37.50%) RESTful
9 9 (37.50%) SignalR
10 8 (33.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) MVC
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) TDD
3 9 (37.50%) Front End Development
3 9 (37.50%) Web Development
4 7 (29.17%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (29.17%) Kanban
4 7 (29.17%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (16.67%) Refactoring
5 4 (16.67%) Release Management
5 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) BDD
6 3 (12.50%) OO
6 3 (12.50%) Web Application Development
7 2 (8.33%) CQRS
7 2 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (62.50%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) New Relic
3 1 (4.17%) Xamarin