Period
to 19 November 2019

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 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 299 229 166
Rank change year-on-year -70 -63 -31
Permanent jobs citing WCF 572 1,092 1,632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.05% 1.63% 2.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.64% 3.99% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 476 889 1,486
London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -1.79%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £95,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +4.75%

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 21,697 27,400 29,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 39.75% 40.93% 38.99%
Number of salaries quoted 18,100 22,563 23,714
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,538
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 19 November 2019.

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 19 November 2019. 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
South London +29 59 £57,500 - 1
Central London -80 55 £63,500 +1.60% 15
West London +10 30 £52,500 - 7
North London -5 5 £46,500 +3.33% 1
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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.

1 567 (99.13%) C#
2 529 (92.48%) .NET
3 455 (79.55%) SQL Server
4 406 (70.98%) MVC
5 396 (69.23%) ASP.NET
6 373 (65.21%) Agile Software Development
7 319 (55.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 316 (55.24%) TDD
9 280 (48.95%) .NET Framework
10 278 (48.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 263 (45.98%) Entity Framework
12 258 (45.10%) BDD
13 230 (40.21%) Git (software)
14 223 (38.99%) SQL Server 2016
15 218 (38.11%) Web Application Development
16 214 (37.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 207 (36.19%) Finance
18 197 (34.44%) RESTful
19 195 (34.09%) Microsoft
20 194 (33.92%) NoSQL
21 180 (31.47%) SQL
22 165 (28.85%) Ruby
23 159 (27.80%) Node.js
24 158 (27.62%) Code First Entity Framework
25 141 (24.65%) AngularJS
26 131 (22.90%) JavaScript
27 127 (22.20%) WPF
28 124 (21.68%) Azure
29 118 (20.63%) Visual Studio
30 113 (19.76%) Games

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 17 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (2.10%) Confluence
3 12 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (0.87%) IIS
4 5 (0.87%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.70%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.17%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.17%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.17%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (3.50%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.17%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 124 (21.68%) Azure
2 37 (6.47%) Power Platform
3 30 (5.24%) AWS
4 20 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (2.97%) Microsoft Flow
5 17 (2.97%) Office 365
5 17 (2.97%) PowerApps
6 15 (2.62%) ShareGate
7 12 (2.10%) PaaS
8 4 (0.70%) Azure Functions
8 4 (0.70%) Serverless
9 3 (0.52%) GCP
10 2 (0.35%) GitHub
11 1 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.17%) NuGet
11 1 (0.17%) Slack
11 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 59 (10.31%) Internet
2 5 (0.87%) HTTP
3 2 (0.35%) FTP
4 1 (0.17%) AMQP
4 1 (0.17%) Hyperconnected
4 1 (0.17%) RS-232
4 1 (0.17%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 455 (79.55%) SQL Server
2 223 (38.99%) SQL Server 2016
3 194 (33.92%) NoSQL
4 47 (8.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 45 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (3.67%) Relational Database
7 20 (3.50%) BusinessObjects
7 20 (3.50%) Couchbase
7 20 (3.50%) Oracle Database
7 20 (3.50%) Power BI
8 16 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (2.62%) MongoDB
10 14 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (2.45%) CouchDB
10 14 (2.45%) Redis
10 14 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.22%) Big Data
12 7 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 230 (40.21%) Git (software)
2 118 (20.63%) Visual Studio
3 100 (17.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 82 (14.34%) NUnit
5 51 (8.92%) Octopus Deploy
6 35 (6.12%) SpecFlow
7 23 (4.02%) TeamCity
8 20 (3.50%) Oracle Forms
9 19 (3.32%) Jasmine
9 19 (3.32%) Moq
9 19 (3.32%) MSTest
10 17 (2.97%) Karma Test Runner
10 17 (2.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 17 (2.97%) Visual Studio Team System
11 13 (2.27%) JIRA
11 13 (2.27%) Subversion
12 10 (1.75%) MSBuild
12 10 (1.75%) Selenium
13 8 (1.40%) Rhino Mocks
14 7 (1.22%) Bitbucket
General
1 207 (36.19%) Finance
2 113 (19.76%) Games
3 45 (7.87%) Banking
4 29 (5.07%) Front Office
5 14 (2.45%) Retail
6 9 (1.57%) Advertising
6 9 (1.57%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.57%) Law
6 9 (1.57%) Legal
7 7 (1.22%) Back Office
8 4 (0.70%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.52%) French Language
10 2 (0.35%) Norwegian Language
10 2 (0.35%) Prime Brokerage
10 2 (0.35%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.35%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 482 (84.27%) Developer
2 316 (55.24%) .NET Developer
3 273 (47.73%) C# Developer
4 183 (31.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 114 (19.93%) ASP.NET Developer
6 111 (19.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 61 (10.66%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 58 (10.14%) Junior
9 57 (9.97%) Junior Developer
10 54 (9.44%) Junior .NET Developer
11 53 (9.27%) Games Developer
12 31 (5.42%) Graduate
13 30 (5.24%) Graduate Developer
13 30 (5.24%) Software Engineer
14 28 (4.90%) Full Stack Developer
15 27 (4.72%) Analyst
15 27 (4.72%) Graduate .NET Developer
15 27 (4.72%) Graduate Games Developer
15 27 (4.72%) Junior Games Developer
16 26 (4.55%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 529 (92.48%) .NET
2 396 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 319 (55.77%) ASP.NET Web API
4 280 (48.95%) .NET Framework
5 278 (48.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 263 (45.98%) Entity Framework
7 214 (37.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 197 (34.44%) RESTful
9 159 (27.80%) Node.js
10 158 (27.62%) Code First Entity Framework
11 141 (24.65%) AngularJS
12 127 (22.20%) WPF
13 113 (19.76%) REST
14 107 (18.71%) .NET Core
15 87 (15.21%) Web Services
15 87 (15.21%) XML
16 86 (15.03%) HTML
17 83 (14.51%) WinForms
18 57 (9.97%) CSS
19 54 (9.44%) React
Miscellaneous
1 113 (19.76%) Greenfield Project
2 43 (7.52%) Enterprise Software
3 38 (6.64%) Hedge funds
4 32 (5.59%) Data Structures
5 29 (5.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 28 (4.90%) Fixed Income
7 26 (4.55%) Algorithms
7 26 (4.55%) Derivative
8 25 (4.37%) Equity Derivative
9 24 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (2.45%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.22%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.05%) e-Learning
12 6 (1.05%) SCORM
13 4 (0.70%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
14 2 (0.35%) Online Gambling
14 2 (0.35%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.35%) Reference Data
15 1 (0.17%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 105 (18.36%) Windows
2 22 (3.85%) Unix
3 2 (0.35%) Linux
4 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (70.98%) MVC
2 373 (65.21%) Agile Software Development
3 316 (55.24%) TDD
4 258 (45.10%) BDD
5 218 (38.11%) Web Application Development
6 97 (16.96%) Unit Testing
7 86 (15.03%) Problem-Solving
8 83 (14.51%) Integration Testing
9 82 (14.34%) Scrum
10 79 (13.81%) OO
11 74 (12.94%) DevOps
12 72 (12.59%) Web Development
13 71 (12.41%) Microservices
14 69 (12.06%) Business Intelligence
15 56 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
16 54 (9.44%) Continuous Improvement
17 53 (9.27%) Mentoring
18 52 (9.09%) CQRS
18 52 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
19 51 (8.92%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 567 (99.13%) C#
2 180 (31.47%) SQL
3 165 (28.85%) Ruby
4 131 (22.90%) JavaScript
5 62 (10.84%) VB
6 55 (9.62%) T-SQL
7 38 (6.64%) VB.NET
8 31 (5.42%) Java
8 31 (5.42%) VB6
9 23 (4.02%) PL/SQL
10 19 (3.32%) TypeScript
11 8 (1.40%) C++
11 8 (1.40%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.22%) F#
13 5 (0.87%) Python
14 4 (0.70%) R
15 2 (0.35%) XAML
16 1 (0.17%) C
16 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (10.66%) Degree
2 15 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (2.27%) MCP
4 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.35%) CISSP
5 2 (0.35%) MCAD
5 2 (0.35%) MCSD
5 2 (0.35%) MCSE
5 2 (0.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.62%) SLA
2 10 (1.75%) QA
3 4 (0.70%) GDPR
4 3 (0.52%) PMO
System Software
1 41 (7.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 34 (5.94%) Kubernetes
2 20 (3.50%) Automic
3 8 (1.40%) Kibana
4 3 (0.52%) Dollar Universe
5 1 (0.17%) Ansible
5 1 (0.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 195 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.29%) Oracle
3 20 (3.50%) Cadence
3 20 (3.50%) FactSet
3 20 (3.50%) SAP
4 5 (0.87%) Google
5 4 (0.70%) Yardi
6 3 (0.52%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.17%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.17%) Charles River
7 1 (0.17%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.17%) Tableau
7 1 (0.17%) Xamarin