Period
to 16 October 2018

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

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > London
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 165 135
Rank change year-on-year -49 -30 -19
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1,155 1,629 1,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.70% 2.19% 2.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.15% 5.59% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 941 1,492 1,775
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -1.79% +1.82%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £88,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 27,854 29,116 31,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.96% 39.07% 40.40%
Number of salaries quoted 22,797 23,551 27,335
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for WCF in London

WCF
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in London.

Salary trend for WCF in London

WCF
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in London over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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 16 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
Central London -16 193 £62,500 +13.64% 23
West London -14 32 £52,500 +5.00% 30
South London -30 27 £57,500 +9.52% 2
East London -23 22 £70,000 +47.37%
North London +10 8 £50,000 -50.00% 2
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 London region with a requirement for WCF.

1 1,130 (97.84%) C#
2 996 (86.23%) .NET
3 835 (72.29%) SQL Server
4 768 (66.49%) Agile Software Development
5 706 (61.13%) MVC
6 669 (57.92%) ASP.NET
7 573 (49.61%) ASP.NET Web API
8 533 (46.15%) TDD
9 527 (45.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 517 (44.76%) Finance
11 437 (37.84%) .NET Framework
12 411 (35.58%) Entity Framework
13 376 (32.55%) SQL
14 370 (32.03%) WPF
15 368 (31.86%) SQL Server 2016
16 352 (30.48%) AngularJS
17 346 (29.96%) JavaScript
18 334 (28.92%) BDD
19 313 (27.10%) Git (software)
20 310 (26.84%) Web Application Development
21 306 (26.49%) RESTful
22 302 (26.15%) NoSQL
23 297 (25.71%) HTML
24 282 (24.42%) Microsoft
25 270 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
26 247 (21.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
27 245 (21.21%) Ruby
28 240 (20.78%) OO
29 233 (20.17%) Node.js
30 222 (19.22%) CSS

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 69 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
2 55 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 39 (3.38%) IIS
4 32 (2.77%) WebSphere
5 31 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 21 (1.82%) NServiceBus
7 19 (1.65%) CMS
8 15 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.52%) Moodle
10 4 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.26%) Confluence
11 3 (0.26%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.17%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.17%) Kentico
13 1 (0.087%) Apache
13 1 (0.087%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.087%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.087%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (3.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.087%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 31 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.47%) Markit EDM
3 11 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.087%) Endur
5 1 (0.087%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 270 (23.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (1.73%) Office 365
5 17 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (0.69%) IaaS
7 7 (0.61%) GitHub
8 6 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.43%) NuGet
10 4 (0.35%) Force.com
10 4 (0.35%) SaaS
10 4 (0.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 4 (0.35%) Trello
11 2 (0.17%) PaaS
12 1 (0.087%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.087%) Boomi
12 1 (0.087%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.087%) npm
12 1 (0.087%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 67 (5.80%) Internet
2 18 (1.56%) HTTP
3 4 (0.35%) DNS
4 2 (0.17%) Firewall
4 2 (0.17%) Network Security
4 2 (0.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.087%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.087%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 835 (72.29%) SQL Server
2 368 (31.86%) SQL Server 2016
3 302 (26.15%) NoSQL
4 101 (8.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 89 (7.71%) MongoDB
6 70 (6.06%) Couchbase
7 63 (5.45%) SQL Server 2014
8 61 (5.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 40 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 31 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 30 (2.60%) Oracle Database
12 28 (2.42%) Relational Database
13 22 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (1.21%) Redis
15 11 (0.95%) Aerospike
16 9 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
17 8 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
18 7 (0.61%) Star Schema
19 5 (0.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 313 (27.10%) Git (software)
2 153 (13.25%) Visual Studio
3 136 (11.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 89 (7.71%) TeamCity
5 76 (6.58%) NUnit
6 55 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
7 35 (3.03%) Moq
8 31 (2.68%) Selenium
9 29 (2.51%) Visual Studio Team System
10 24 (2.08%) Jasmine
11 23 (1.99%) Bitbucket
11 23 (1.99%) MSTest
11 23 (1.99%) SpecFlow
12 22 (1.90%) Rhino Mocks
12 22 (1.90%) Subversion
13 20 (1.73%) ReSharper
14 19 (1.65%) Artifactory
14 19 (1.65%) NCrunch
15 18 (1.56%) Jenkins
16 16 (1.39%) MSBuild
General
1 517 (44.76%) Finance
2 147 (12.73%) Banking
3 130 (11.26%) Games
4 107 (9.26%) Front Office
5 67 (5.80%) Investment Banking
6 27 (2.34%) Music Industry
7 25 (2.16%) Legal
8 20 (1.73%) Financial Institution
9 19 (1.65%) Retail
10 18 (1.56%) Law
11 17 (1.47%) Back Office
12 5 (0.43%) Advertising
13 3 (0.26%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.26%) Automotive
13 3 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.17%) Marketing
14 2 (0.17%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.087%) Greek Language
15 1 (0.087%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 946 (81.90%) Developer
2 580 (50.22%) .NET Developer
3 556 (48.14%) C# Developer
4 322 (27.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 197 (17.06%) ASP.NET Developer
6 193 (16.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 146 (12.64%) Senior Developer
8 131 (11.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 87 (7.53%) WPF Developer
10 85 (7.36%) Software Engineer
11 76 (6.58%) C# WPF Developer
12 74 (6.41%) Senior C# Developer
12 74 (6.41%) SQL Developer
13 73 (6.32%) Junior
14 71 (6.15%) Junior Developer
15 69 (5.97%) Senior .NET Developer
16 66 (5.71%) Architect
17 64 (5.54%) Junior .NET Developer
18 60 (5.19%) Full Stack Developer
18 60 (5.19%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 996 (86.23%) .NET
2 669 (57.92%) ASP.NET
3 573 (49.61%) ASP.NET Web API
4 527 (45.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 437 (37.84%) .NET Framework
6 411 (35.58%) Entity Framework
7 370 (32.03%) WPF
8 352 (30.48%) AngularJS
9 306 (26.49%) RESTful
10 297 (25.71%) HTML
11 247 (21.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 233 (20.17%) Node.js
13 222 (19.22%) CSS
14 188 (16.28%) Code First Entity Framework
15 185 (16.02%) jQuery
16 175 (15.15%) REST
16 175 (15.15%) Web Services
17 159 (13.77%) HTML5
18 118 (10.22%) KnockoutJS
19 117 (10.13%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 179 (15.50%) Greenfield Project
2 93 (8.05%) User Experience
3 91 (7.88%) Computer Science
4 87 (7.53%) Equities
5 84 (7.27%) Fintech
6 69 (5.97%) Fixed Income
7 53 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
8 51 (4.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 46 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
9 46 (3.98%) Hedge funds
10 39 (3.38%) Derivative
11 26 (2.25%) BBC
11 26 (2.25%) OTC Derivatives
11 26 (2.25%) Social Media
11 26 (2.25%) Spread Betting
12 17 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
13 16 (1.39%) DataPower
14 12 (1.04%) N-Tier
15 10 (0.87%) Private Cloud
15 10 (0.87%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 135 (11.69%) Windows
2 22 (1.90%) Linux
3 12 (1.04%) Unix
4 11 (0.95%) Apple iOS
5 10 (0.87%) Android
6 8 (0.69%) VMS
6 8 (0.69%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.087%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.087%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 768 (66.49%) Agile Software Development
2 706 (61.13%) MVC
3 533 (46.15%) TDD
4 334 (28.92%) BDD
5 310 (26.84%) Web Application Development
6 240 (20.78%) OO
7 212 (18.35%) Scrum
8 188 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
9 146 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
9 146 (12.64%) Software Engineering
10 144 (12.47%) Unit Testing
11 139 (12.03%) Web Development
12 136 (11.77%) Multithreading
13 134 (11.60%) SDLC
14 129 (11.17%) MVVM
15 121 (10.48%) Test Automation
16 119 (10.30%) Asset Management
17 117 (10.13%) Microservices
18 104 (9.00%) SOLID
19 81 (7.01%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,130 (97.84%) C#
2 376 (32.55%) SQL
3 346 (29.96%) JavaScript
4 245 (21.21%) Ruby
5 115 (9.96%) T-SQL
6 61 (5.28%) Java
7 58 (5.02%) F#
8 40 (3.46%) PowerShell
9 36 (3.12%) VBA
10 35 (3.03%) Python
11 27 (2.34%) Shell Script
12 26 (2.25%) TypeScript
13 24 (2.08%) PL/SQL
14 20 (1.73%) C
15 17 (1.47%) VB.NET
16 13 (1.13%) C++
17 12 (1.04%) Perl
17 12 (1.04%) VB
18 4 (0.35%) Delphi
19 3 (0.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 219 (18.96%) Degree
2 37 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.30%) SC Cleared
3 15 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 9 (0.78%) ISEB
4 9 (0.78%) ISTQB
4 9 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.61%) CISSP
5 7 (0.61%) MCSE
6 6 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.26%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.17%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.087%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.087%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.60%) QA
2 8 (0.69%) MiFID
3 4 (0.35%) PMO
4 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.087%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (3.38%) Docker
2 23 (1.99%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.087%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 34 (2.94%) Kubernetes
2 25 (2.16%) Kibana
3 12 (1.04%) Automic
3 12 (1.04%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
4 4 (0.35%) Grafana
5 2 (0.17%) Ansible
5 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.087%) Control-M
6 1 (0.087%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.087%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.087%) Puppet
6 1 (0.087%) SCOM
Vendors
1 282 (24.42%) Microsoft
2 81 (7.01%) Oracle
3 67 (5.80%) Google
4 33 (2.86%) Tableau
5 26 (2.25%) Apple
5 26 (2.25%) Facebook
5 26 (2.25%) Sony
5 26 (2.25%) Yahoo!
6 21 (1.82%) IBM
7 20 (1.73%) DevExpress
8 14 (1.21%) Telerik
9 9 (0.78%) Charles River
10 8 (0.69%) Xamarin
11 7 (0.61%) TOWER Software
11 7 (0.61%) VMware
12 6 (0.52%) Sun
12 6 (0.52%) TIBCO
13 5 (0.43%) Informatica
14 4 (0.35%) Pardot
14 4 (0.35%) Salesforce.com