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

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > London
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 160 138
Rank change year-on-year -35 -22 -31
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1,315 1,674 2,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.90% 2.26% 2.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.63% 5.68% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,113 1,537 1,840
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £32,750 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 28,388 29,465 32,942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.92% 39.81% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 23,200 24,044 29,008
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -10 214 £60,000 +4.35% 35
South London -44 34 £57,500 +19.79% 3
West London -22 32 £50,000 - 33
East London -17 25 £50,000 - 7
North London +6 6 £52,500 +10.53% 2
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 1,288 (97.95%) C#
2 1,107 (84.18%) .NET
3 959 (72.93%) SQL Server
4 878 (66.77%) Agile Software Development
5 843 (64.11%) MVC
6 788 (59.92%) ASP.NET
7 672 (51.10%) TDD
8 667 (50.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 581 (44.18%) Finance
10 560 (42.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 495 (37.64%) .NET Framework
12 476 (36.20%) WPF
13 451 (34.30%) SQL
14 445 (33.84%) Entity Framework
15 405 (30.80%) JavaScript
16 403 (30.65%) Web Application Development
17 397 (30.19%) AngularJS
18 386 (29.35%) BDD
19 374 (28.44%) SQL Server 2016
20 363 (27.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 351 (26.69%) Microsoft
22 342 (26.01%) Git (software)
23 337 (25.63%) HTML
24 319 (24.26%) RESTful
25 305 (23.19%) NoSQL
25 305 (23.19%) Scrum
26 282 (21.44%) CSS
27 274 (20.84%) OO
28 258 (19.62%) Node.js
29 255 (19.39%) Microsoft Azure

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 62 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 50 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
3 44 (3.35%) CMS
4 37 (2.81%) IIS
5 34 (2.59%) WebSphere
6 25 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 23 (1.75%) Umbraco
8 20 (1.52%) EPiServer
8 20 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
9 18 (1.37%) NServiceBus
10 11 (0.84%) Kentico
10 11 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.68%) DNN
12 9 (0.68%) Immediacy CMS
12 9 (0.68%) Sitefinity
13 6 (0.46%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.15%) Confluence
Applications
1 58 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.22%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.076%) Endur
6 1 (0.076%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 255 (19.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (1.52%) IaaS
4 20 (1.52%) Office 365
5 18 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (0.84%) Google Play
7 9 (0.68%) GitHub
8 7 (0.53%) Force.com
9 6 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (0.46%) PaaS
10 5 (0.38%) NuGet
10 5 (0.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 4 (0.30%) npm
11 4 (0.30%) Trello
12 3 (0.23%) Azure Functions
12 3 (0.23%) Serverless
13 1 (0.076%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.076%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (4.64%) Internet
2 16 (1.22%) HTTP
3 10 (0.76%) DNS
4 9 (0.68%) LTE
5 6 (0.46%) Firewall
5 6 (0.46%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.15%) FTP
6 2 (0.15%) SSL
6 2 (0.15%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.076%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.076%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 959 (72.93%) SQL Server
2 374 (28.44%) SQL Server 2016
3 305 (23.19%) NoSQL
4 82 (6.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 81 (6.16%) SQL Server 2012
6 78 (5.93%) MongoDB
7 60 (4.56%) Couchbase
8 55 (4.18%) SQL Server 2014
9 52 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 33 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 29 (2.21%) Relational Database
12 21 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
13 20 (1.52%) Redis
14 19 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
15 16 (1.22%) Oracle Database
16 14 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
16 14 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
17 11 (0.84%) Aerospike
18 9 (0.68%) Blockchain
18 9 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 342 (26.01%) Git (software)
2 194 (14.75%) Visual Studio
3 184 (13.99%) NUnit
4 139 (10.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 110 (8.37%) Rhino Mocks
6 85 (6.46%) Moq
6 85 (6.46%) TeamCity
7 73 (5.55%) Subversion
8 45 (3.42%) Octopus Deploy
9 41 (3.12%) MSTest
10 32 (2.43%) Selenium
11 31 (2.36%) Jenkins
12 28 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
13 26 (1.98%) MSBuild
14 22 (1.67%) Jasmine
15 19 (1.44%) JIRA
15 19 (1.44%) SpecFlow
16 18 (1.37%) CruiseControl
17 17 (1.29%) Bitbucket
17 17 (1.29%) ReSharper
General
1 581 (44.18%) Finance
2 211 (16.05%) Banking
3 140 (10.65%) Games
4 116 (8.82%) Front Office
5 98 (7.45%) Investment Banking
6 36 (2.74%) Financial Institution
7 29 (2.21%) Music Industry
8 28 (2.13%) Legal
9 26 (1.98%) Retail
10 21 (1.60%) Law
11 20 (1.52%) Advertising
12 17 (1.29%) Back Office
13 6 (0.46%) Marketing
14 4 (0.30%) Automotive
14 4 (0.30%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.15%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.15%) Telecoms
16 1 (0.076%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,126 (85.63%) Developer
2 711 (54.07%) C# Developer
3 690 (52.47%) .NET Developer
4 400 (30.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 274 (20.84%) ASP.NET Developer
6 265 (20.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 198 (15.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 129 (9.81%) Senior Developer
9 112 (8.52%) WPF Developer
10 105 (7.98%) C# WPF Developer
11 89 (6.77%) Full Stack Developer
12 82 (6.24%) Senior C# Developer
13 78 (5.93%) SQL Developer
14 76 (5.78%) Software Engineer
15 73 (5.55%) Junior
16 72 (5.48%) Software Developer
17 71 (5.40%) Agile Developer
18 69 (5.25%) Agile C# Developer
19 68 (5.17%) Agile .NET Developer
20 63 (4.79%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,107 (84.18%) .NET
2 788 (59.92%) ASP.NET
3 667 (50.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 560 (42.59%) ASP.NET Web API
5 495 (37.64%) .NET Framework
6 476 (36.20%) WPF
7 445 (33.84%) Entity Framework
8 397 (30.19%) AngularJS
9 363 (27.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 337 (25.63%) HTML
11 319 (24.26%) RESTful
12 282 (21.44%) CSS
13 258 (19.62%) Node.js
14 195 (14.83%) jQuery
15 193 (14.68%) Code First Entity Framework
16 186 (14.14%) HTML5
17 181 (13.76%) Web Services
18 154 (11.71%) WinForms
19 151 (11.48%) REST
20 150 (11.41%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 207 (15.74%) Greenfield Project
2 110 (8.37%) Computer Science
3 107 (8.14%) Equities
4 92 (7.00%) User Experience
5 80 (6.08%) Enterprise Software
5 80 (6.08%) Fintech
6 70 (5.32%) Hedge funds
7 59 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
8 58 (4.41%) Fixed Income
9 53 (4.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 35 (2.66%) Derivative
11 29 (2.21%) BBC
11 29 (2.21%) Client/Server
11 29 (2.21%) Social Media
12 26 (1.98%) Mobile App
12 26 (1.98%) OTC Derivatives
13 24 (1.83%) Tandem
14 23 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
15 21 (1.60%) Spread Betting
16 20 (1.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 169 (12.85%) Windows
2 22 (1.67%) Android
3 19 (1.44%) VMS
4 15 (1.14%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.06%) Linux
6 11 (0.84%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.53%) Unix
8 1 (0.076%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.076%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 878 (66.77%) Agile Software Development
2 843 (64.11%) MVC
3 672 (51.10%) TDD
4 403 (30.65%) Web Application Development
5 386 (29.35%) BDD
6 305 (23.19%) Scrum
7 274 (20.84%) OO
8 179 (13.61%) Problem-Solving
9 170 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
10 156 (11.86%) Software Engineering
11 154 (11.71%) SDLC
12 149 (11.33%) Unit Testing
13 120 (9.13%) MVVM
14 119 (9.05%) Web Development
15 114 (8.67%) Multithreading
16 112 (8.52%) Test Automation
17 106 (8.06%) Kanban
18 102 (7.76%) Asset Management
19 99 (7.53%) Dependency Injection
20 90 (6.84%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1,288 (97.95%) C#
2 451 (34.30%) SQL
3 405 (30.80%) JavaScript
4 240 (18.25%) Ruby
5 176 (13.38%) T-SQL
6 69 (5.25%) Java
7 54 (4.11%) PowerShell
8 51 (3.88%) VBA
9 50 (3.80%) F#
10 30 (2.28%) TypeScript
11 27 (2.05%) C++
12 25 (1.90%) Python
13 23 (1.75%) VB.NET
14 22 (1.67%) PL/SQL
15 15 (1.14%) Shell Script
16 12 (0.91%) MATLAB
17 11 (0.84%) VB
18 10 (0.76%) PHP
19 7 (0.53%) C
19 7 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 237 (18.02%) Degree
2 63 (4.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (0.84%) ISEB
3 11 (0.84%) ISTQB
4 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (0.38%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.15%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.15%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.15%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.076%) CISSP
8 1 (0.076%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.21%) QA
2 10 (0.76%) MiFID
3 4 (0.30%) PMO
4 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (2.81%) Docker
2 31 (2.36%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.076%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (1.98%) Kubernetes
2 17 (1.29%) Kibana
3 7 (0.53%) Automic
3 7 (0.53%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
4 6 (0.46%) Ansible
4 6 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.23%) Puppet
6 1 (0.076%) Control-M
6 1 (0.076%) Grafana
Vendors
1 351 (26.69%) Microsoft
2 82 (6.24%) Oracle
3 66 (5.02%) Google
4 42 (3.19%) Facebook
4 42 (3.19%) Tableau
5 29 (2.21%) Apple
5 29 (2.21%) Sony
5 29 (2.21%) Yahoo!
6 20 (1.52%) DevExpress
6 20 (1.52%) Sitecore
7 19 (1.44%) Telerik
8 16 (1.22%) IBM
9 10 (0.76%) ATG
9 10 (0.76%) hybris
9 10 (0.76%) Informatica
10 9 (0.68%) Alterian
11 8 (0.61%) Charles River
12 7 (0.53%) TOWER Software
12 7 (0.53%) VMware
12 7 (0.53%) Xamarin