Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > London
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 134 138
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4 -26
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1,690 1,740 2,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.43% 2.49% 2.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.04% 6.21% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,501 1,666 1,984
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -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 27,969 28,037 33,338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.14% 40.06% 38.86%
Number of salaries quoted 23,455 24,498 28,791
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 +4 310 £55,000 -4.35% 22
West London -13 63 £50,000 - 44
South London -9 41 £57,500 +6.98% 7
East London -8 16 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North London +4 10 £100,000 +110.53%
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 1,663 (98.40%) C#
2 1,551 (91.78%) .NET
3 1,345 (79.59%) SQL Server
4 1,334 (78.93%) Agile Software Development
5 1,258 (74.44%) MVC
6 1,250 (73.96%) ASP.NET
7 1,117 (66.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 968 (57.28%) TDD
9 827 (48.93%) WPF
10 715 (42.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 713 (42.19%) Web Application Development
12 665 (39.35%) JavaScript
13 612 (36.21%) .NET Framework
14 587 (34.73%) Finance
15 583 (34.50%) SQL
16 578 (34.20%) Scrum
17 553 (32.72%) HTML
18 526 (31.12%) SQL Server 2014
19 509 (30.12%) BDD
20 501 (29.64%) Microsoft
21 457 (27.04%) ASP.NET Web API
22 454 (26.86%) NUnit
23 443 (26.21%) NHibernate
24 426 (25.21%) CSS
25 401 (23.73%) Entity Framework
26 392 (23.20%) Rhino Mocks
27 390 (23.08%) OO
28 386 (22.84%) AngularJS
29 364 (21.54%) Ajax
30 346 (20.47%) HTML5

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
1 183 (10.83%) SharePoint
2 139 (8.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 131 (7.75%) BizTalk Server
4 93 (5.50%) Umbraco
5 88 (5.21%) CMS
6 55 (3.25%) EPiServer
7 43 (2.54%) Sitecore CMS
8 39 (2.31%) Kentico
9 33 (1.95%) Sitefinity
10 32 (1.89%) DNN
10 32 (1.89%) Immediacy CMS
11 30 (1.78%) IIS
12 26 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
13 23 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
14 13 (0.77%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.36%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.36%) MQSeries
15 6 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.36%) Skype for Business
16 5 (0.30%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 34 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.059%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 43 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.30%) RMDS
5 2 (0.12%) Front Arena
5 2 (0.12%) Tradar
6 1 (0.059%) Summit
6 1 (0.059%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 231 (13.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (2.66%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (2.43%) Office 365
4 31 (1.83%) Google Play
4 31 (1.83%) PaaS
5 23 (1.36%) Yammer
6 21 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
6 21 (1.24%) IaaS
7 11 (0.65%) Serverless
8 8 (0.47%) SaaS
9 5 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
9 5 (0.30%) GitHub
10 3 (0.18%) npm
11 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.12%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.059%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.059%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 107 (6.33%) Internet
2 27 (1.60%) Intranet
3 10 (0.59%) DNS
4 8 (0.47%) Firewall
5 6 (0.36%) HTTP
5 6 (0.36%) SSL
6 5 (0.30%) ATM
6 5 (0.30%) VPN
7 4 (0.24%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.12%) FTP
8 2 (0.12%) Network Security
8 2 (0.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,345 (79.59%) SQL Server
2 526 (31.12%) SQL Server 2014
3 244 (14.44%) NoSQL
4 85 (5.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 82 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 75 (4.44%) SQL Server 2016
7 73 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 70 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 56 (3.31%) MongoDB
10 46 (2.72%) Relational Database
11 40 (2.37%) Oracle Database
12 34 (2.01%) Couchbase
13 24 (1.42%) Big Data
13 24 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
14 22 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
15 18 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
16 17 (1.01%) RDBMS
17 16 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
18 13 (0.77%) Redis
19 12 (0.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 454 (26.86%) NUnit
2 392 (23.20%) Rhino Mocks
3 311 (18.40%) Git (software)
4 270 (15.98%) Subversion
5 232 (13.73%) Moq
6 182 (10.77%) Visual Studio
7 162 (9.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 82 (4.85%) MSTest
9 52 (3.08%) JIRA
10 45 (2.66%) TeamCity
11 42 (2.49%) Jenkins
12 36 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
13 28 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
14 24 (1.42%) FitNesse
15 11 (0.65%) gulp
16 10 (0.59%) IBM UrbanCode
16 10 (0.59%) Selenium
16 10 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 8 (0.47%) MSBuild
18 6 (0.36%) SpecFlow
General
1 587 (34.73%) Finance
2 285 (16.86%) Banking
3 200 (11.83%) Games
4 114 (6.75%) Investment Banking
5 83 (4.91%) Front Office
6 74 (4.38%) Retail
7 69 (4.08%) Advertising
8 46 (2.72%) Back Office
9 37 (2.19%) Music Industry
10 32 (1.89%) Legal
11 25 (1.48%) Financial Institution
11 25 (1.48%) Publishing
12 20 (1.18%) Marketing
13 16 (0.95%) Law
14 8 (0.47%) Telecoms
15 6 (0.36%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.18%) Automotive
17 2 (0.12%) Electronics
17 2 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,499 (88.70%) Developer
2 1,050 (62.13%) .NET Developer
3 969 (57.34%) C# Developer
4 634 (37.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 435 (25.74%) ASP.NET Developer
6 422 (24.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 274 (16.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 190 (11.24%) Senior Developer
9 172 (10.18%) Agile Developer
10 170 (10.06%) Agile .NET Developer
11 140 (8.28%) Agile C# Developer
12 107 (6.33%) Senior .NET Developer
13 100 (5.92%) Senior C# Developer
14 95 (5.62%) Full Stack Developer
15 88 (5.21%) Junior
16 86 (5.09%) SQL Developer
17 80 (4.73%) WPF Developer
18 77 (4.56%) Junior Developer
19 76 (4.50%) C# WPF Developer
20 73 (4.32%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,551 (91.78%) .NET
2 1,250 (73.96%) ASP.NET
3 1,117 (66.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 827 (48.93%) WPF
5 715 (42.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 612 (36.21%) .NET Framework
7 553 (32.72%) HTML
8 457 (27.04%) ASP.NET Web API
9 443 (26.21%) NHibernate
10 426 (25.21%) CSS
11 401 (23.73%) Entity Framework
12 386 (22.84%) AngularJS
13 364 (21.54%) Ajax
14 346 (20.47%) HTML5
15 309 (18.28%) Node.js
16 296 (17.51%) LINQ
17 275 (16.27%) Web Services
18 258 (15.27%) Silverlight
19 256 (15.15%) RESTful
20 253 (14.97%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 228 (13.49%) Greenfield Project
2 179 (10.59%) Computer Science
3 127 (7.51%) Enterprise Software
4 122 (7.22%) Client/Server
5 87 (5.15%) Hedge funds
6 79 (4.67%) Tandem
7 72 (4.26%) Equities
8 65 (3.85%) Fintech
9 63 (3.73%) User Experience
10 49 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
11 42 (2.49%) Derivative
12 40 (2.37%) Digital TV
13 39 (2.31%) BBC
13 39 (2.31%) Social Media
14 37 (2.19%) Mobile App
15 36 (2.13%) Fixed Income
16 33 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 31 (1.83%) iPhone
17 31 (1.83%) Social Network
18 15 (0.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 266 (15.74%) Windows
2 53 (3.14%) Android
3 24 (1.42%) Windows Server
4 17 (1.01%) Apple iOS
5 16 (0.95%) Linux
6 9 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (0.53%) Windows 10
6 9 (0.53%) Windows 7
6 9 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,334 (78.93%) Agile Software Development
2 1,258 (74.44%) MVC
3 968 (57.28%) TDD
4 713 (42.19%) Web Application Development
5 578 (34.20%) Scrum
6 509 (30.12%) BDD
7 390 (23.08%) OO
8 268 (15.86%) Kanban
9 196 (11.60%) Dependency Injection
10 175 (10.36%) Continuous Integration
10 175 (10.36%) Unit Testing
11 146 (8.64%) Web Development
12 138 (8.17%) OOP
13 135 (7.99%) Software Engineering
14 132 (7.81%) Domain-Driven Design
14 132 (7.81%) MVVM
15 120 (7.10%) SDLC
16 119 (7.04%) Multithreading
17 114 (6.75%) OOD
18 111 (6.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,663 (98.40%) C#
2 665 (39.35%) JavaScript
3 583 (34.50%) SQL
4 258 (15.27%) T-SQL
5 185 (10.95%) Ruby
6 146 (8.64%) VB.NET
7 83 (4.91%) VB
8 64 (3.79%) PowerShell
9 60 (3.55%) Java
10 40 (2.37%) PL/SQL
11 29 (1.72%) F#
11 29 (1.72%) VBA
12 28 (1.66%) C++
13 16 (0.95%) Python
14 15 (0.89%) TypeScript
15 10 (0.59%) XAML
16 9 (0.53%) MATLAB
17 8 (0.47%) Scala
18 6 (0.36%) ES6
19 5 (0.30%) C
Qualifications
1 213 (12.60%) Degree
2 86 (5.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (1.42%) MCP
4 24 (1.42%) MCSD
5 22 (1.30%) MCAD
6 7 (0.41%) MCSA
7 6 (0.36%) MBA
8 5 (0.30%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.18%) PhD
9 3 (0.18%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.12%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.059%) CFA
11 1 (0.059%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.059%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.059%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.72%) QA
2 13 (0.77%) MiFID
3 8 (0.47%) EMIR
4 1 (0.059%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.059%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (1.48%) Docker
2 11 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.24%) HDFS
4 1 (0.059%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.12%) Puppet
2 2 (0.12%) Rancher
3 1 (0.059%) Ansible
3 1 (0.059%) Graphite
3 1 (0.059%) Graylog
3 1 (0.059%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.059%) Kibana
Vendors
1 501 (29.64%) Microsoft
2 102 (6.04%) Oracle
3 85 (5.03%) Facebook
4 77 (4.56%) Google
5 46 (2.72%) Sitecore
6 44 (2.60%) Apple
7 39 (2.31%) Sony
7 39 (2.31%) Yahoo!
8 32 (1.89%) Alterian
9 23 (1.36%) Alias
9 23 (1.36%) Cadence
9 23 (1.36%) Charles River
9 23 (1.36%) Telerik
10 19 (1.12%) Tableau
11 16 (0.95%) IBM
12 10 (0.59%) TIBCO
13 9 (0.53%) Red Hat
13 9 (0.53%) Sybase
14 7 (0.41%) DevExpress
15 5 (0.30%) DataCash