Period
to 8 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > London
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 396 287 190
Rank change year-on-year -109 -97 -26
Permanent jobs citing WCF 132 648 1,336
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.49% 1.15% 1.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 2.92% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 111 638 1,248
Median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £42,500 £27,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 11,515 22,188 28,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 42.71% 39.25% 40.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9,513 18,583 23,093
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £108,750 £99,750 £93,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +5.26%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in London

WCF
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WCF in London.

Salary trend for WCF in London

WCF
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing WCF in London over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

Salary histogram for WCF in London

WCF
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WCF within the London region over the 6 months to 8 August 2020. 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
Central London +48 15 £70,000 +12.00% 10
West London +11 7 £57,500 +35.29% 3
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for WCF.

1 114 (86.36%) .NET
2 111 (84.09%) C#
3 80 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (59.85%) SQL Server
5 70 (53.03%) SQL
6 61 (46.21%) ASP.NET
7 57 (43.18%) MVC
8 53 (40.15%) TDD
9 52 (39.39%) Finance
10 48 (36.36%) JavaScript
11 47 (35.61%) AngularJS
12 46 (34.85%) .NET Framework
12 46 (34.85%) ASP.NET Web API
13 43 (32.58%) WPF
14 41 (31.06%) HTML
15 38 (28.79%) CSS
15 38 (28.79%) Web Development
16 36 (27.27%) Entity Framework
17 35 (26.52%) Microservices
18 34 (25.76%) Azure
18 34 (25.76%) ASP.NET MVC
19 32 (24.24%) REST
20 29 (21.97%) React
21 28 (21.21%) Visual Studio
22 27 (20.45%) Scrum
22 27 (20.45%) Git (software)
23 26 (19.70%) T-SQL
24 24 (18.18%) BDD
24 24 (18.18%) .NET Core
25 23 (17.42%) MVVM

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 8 (6.06%) IIS
2 5 (3.79%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.79%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.27%) JBoss
3 3 (2.27%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (25.76%) Azure
2 11 (8.33%) AWS
3 9 (6.82%) Dynamics 365
4 8 (6.06%) Power Platform
5 4 (3.03%) GCP
6 3 (2.27%) GitHub
7 2 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.52%) Office 365
7 2 (1.52%) PaaS
7 2 (1.52%) SaaS
7 2 (1.52%) Serverless
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.76%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.76%) Power Automate
8 1 (0.76%) Sumo Logic
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.03%) Internet
2 2 (1.52%) HTTP
3 1 (0.76%) DNS
3 1 (0.76%) SSL
3 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (59.85%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.39%) MongoDB
3 18 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (12.88%) SQL Server 2016
5 15 (11.36%) NoSQL
6 13 (9.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (3.79%) Big Data
9 5 (3.79%) Relational Database
9 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (3.03%) Redis
10 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2019
11 3 (2.27%) Power BI
11 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 28 (21.21%) Visual Studio
2 27 (20.45%) Git (software)
3 17 (12.88%) PowerBuilder
4 12 (9.09%) NUnit
5 10 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (6.82%) Subversion
7 8 (6.06%) git-flow
7 8 (6.06%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (6.06%) SpecFlow
7 8 (6.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (3.03%) InstallShield
8 4 (3.03%) Moq
8 4 (3.03%) MSTest
9 3 (2.27%) Ant
9 3 (2.27%) Gradle
9 3 (2.27%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.27%) Maven
9 3 (2.27%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.52%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 52 (39.39%) Finance
2 19 (14.39%) Banking
3 9 (6.82%) Private Banking
4 6 (4.55%) Front Office
4 6 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.79%) Games
6 3 (2.27%) Legal
7 2 (1.52%) Advertising
7 2 (1.52%) Back Office
7 2 (1.52%) Retail
8 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 116 (87.88%) Developer
2 64 (48.48%) C# Developer
3 56 (42.42%) .NET Developer
4 33 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (18.18%) Full Stack Developer
6 17 (12.88%) .NET Programmer
6 17 (12.88%) C# Programmer
6 17 (12.88%) C# WPF Developer
6 17 (12.88%) Programmer
6 17 (12.88%) WPF Developer
7 16 (12.12%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.82%) Consultant
8 9 (6.82%) Senior C# Developer
8 9 (6.82%) Technical Consultant
8 9 (6.82%) Technical Leader
9 8 (6.06%) SQL Developer
10 7 (5.30%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.30%) T-SQL Developer
11 5 (3.79%) Junior
11 5 (3.79%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (86.36%) .NET
2 61 (46.21%) ASP.NET
3 47 (35.61%) AngularJS
4 46 (34.85%) .NET Framework
4 46 (34.85%) ASP.NET Web API
5 43 (32.58%) WPF
6 41 (31.06%) HTML
7 38 (28.79%) CSS
8 36 (27.27%) Entity Framework
9 34 (25.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (24.24%) REST
11 29 (21.97%) React
12 24 (18.18%) .NET Core
13 20 (15.15%) Web Services
14 15 (11.36%) XML
15 14 (10.61%) jQuery
16 11 (8.33%) JSON
17 10 (7.58%) RESTful
18 9 (6.82%) Node.js
18 9 (6.82%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.67%) Fixed Income
2 20 (15.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 20 (15.15%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (9.09%) Derivative
4 10 (7.58%) Data Structures
5 9 (6.82%) Hedge funds
6 8 (6.06%) Algorithms
6 8 (6.06%) Equity Derivative
6 8 (6.06%) Mobile App
7 7 (5.30%) N-Tier
8 5 (3.79%) Credit Risk
9 4 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (2.27%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.76%) Equities
11 1 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (3.03%) Unix
3 1 (0.76%) Android
3 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (43.18%) MVC
3 53 (40.15%) TDD
4 38 (28.79%) Web Development
5 35 (26.52%) Microservices
6 27 (20.45%) Scrum
7 24 (18.18%) BDD
8 23 (17.42%) MVVM
9 18 (13.64%) DevOps
9 18 (13.64%) OO
10 17 (12.88%) Refactoring
10 17 (12.88%) SOLID
11 14 (10.61%) Computer Science
11 14 (10.61%) Unit Testing
12 13 (9.85%) Kanban
13 12 (9.09%) Asset Management
14 11 (8.33%) OOD
14 11 (8.33%) Software Engineering
15 10 (7.58%) Decision-Making
16 9 (6.82%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 111 (84.09%) C#
2 70 (53.03%) SQL
3 48 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 26 (19.70%) T-SQL
5 21 (15.91%) TypeScript
6 12 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 6 (4.55%) Java
8 5 (3.79%) Python
9 4 (3.03%) C++
9 4 (3.03%) VBA
10 3 (2.27%) C
10 3 (2.27%) PHP
10 3 (2.27%) Ruby
11 1 (0.76%) F#
11 1 (0.76%) VB
11 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (11.36%) Degree
2 3 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) MiFID
2 4 (3.03%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.79%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.03%) Ansible
3 1 (0.76%) Kibana
Vendors
1 22 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (0.76%) OpenLink
3 1 (0.76%) Telerik
3 1 (0.76%) TIBCO