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

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > London
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 237 147 134
Rank change year-on-year -90 -13 +2
Permanent jobs citing WCF 956 1,670 1,737
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.53% 2.38% 2.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.75% 6.02% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 793 1,495 1,661
London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,344
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.75% +0.76%

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 25,490 27,731 28,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.72% 39.44% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 21,031 23,080 24,838
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
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 19 January 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 January 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
Central London -61 162 £65,000 +18.18% 24
West London +1 35 £52,500 +5.00% 25
South London -19 27 £72,500 +34.88% 4
East London +21 11 £75,000 +87.50% 6
North London +3 4 £40,000 -60.00%
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 913 (95.50%) C#
2 836 (87.45%) .NET
3 686 (71.76%) SQL Server
4 651 (68.10%) Agile Software Development
5 557 (58.26%) ASP.NET
6 551 (57.64%) MVC
7 479 (50.10%) ASP.NET Web API
8 457 (47.80%) TDD
9 438 (45.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 399 (41.74%) Finance
11 366 (38.28%) .NET Framework
12 361 (37.76%) SQL Server 2016
13 347 (36.30%) Entity Framework
14 299 (31.28%) WPF
15 295 (30.86%) BDD
16 293 (30.65%) AngularJS
17 290 (30.33%) Web Application Development
18 284 (29.71%) SQL
19 282 (29.50%) RESTful
20 270 (28.24%) JavaScript
21 262 (27.41%) Git (software)
22 243 (25.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
23 237 (24.79%) NoSQL
23 237 (24.79%) HTML
24 234 (24.48%) Node.js
24 234 (24.48%) Microsoft Azure
25 228 (23.85%) Microsoft
26 227 (23.74%) Ruby
27 205 (21.44%) Degree
28 187 (19.56%) OO

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 57 (5.96%) Elasticsearch
2 35 (3.66%) IIS
3 26 (2.72%) SharePoint
4 24 (2.51%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (1.46%) CMS
7 10 (1.05%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.63%) Moodle
9 4 (0.42%) Confluence
9 4 (0.42%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.31%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.10%) Apache
12 1 (0.10%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.46%) AutoCAD
3 10 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 28 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.10%) Magento
3 1 (0.10%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 234 (24.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
5 10 (1.05%) SaaS
6 9 (0.94%) Serverless
7 7 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.63%) Force.com
8 6 (0.63%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 5 (0.52%) Azure Functions
9 5 (0.52%) GitHub
10 4 (0.42%) Office 365
11 3 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.31%) PaaS
12 2 (0.21%) IaaS
12 2 (0.21%) npm
13 1 (0.10%) Boomi
13 1 (0.10%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (7.22%) Internet
2 7 (0.73%) HTTP
3 1 (0.10%) Network Security
3 1 (0.10%) Skype
3 1 (0.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 686 (71.76%) SQL Server
2 361 (37.76%) SQL Server 2016
3 237 (24.79%) NoSQL
4 92 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 61 (6.38%) MongoDB
6 56 (5.86%) SQL Server 2014
7 48 (5.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
9 31 (3.24%) Couchbase
10 28 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (2.82%) Relational Database
12 23 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (2.30%) Oracle Database
14 15 (1.57%) Star Schema
15 8 (0.84%) Redis
16 7 (0.73%) Aerospike
16 7 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
17 6 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
18 5 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
19 4 (0.42%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 262 (27.41%) Git (software)
2 122 (12.76%) Visual Studio
3 108 (11.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 54 (5.65%) TeamCity
5 40 (4.18%) Octopus Deploy
6 29 (3.03%) NUnit
7 28 (2.93%) Visual Studio Team System
8 21 (2.20%) MSTest
9 14 (1.46%) Selenium
10 13 (1.36%) Subversion
11 11 (1.15%) InstallShield
11 11 (1.15%) Moq
12 8 (0.84%) Jenkins
12 8 (0.84%) MSBuild
13 7 (0.73%) Jasmine
13 7 (0.73%) SpecFlow
13 7 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (0.63%) Bitbucket
15 5 (0.52%) Rhino Mocks
16 4 (0.42%) ReSharper
General
1 399 (41.74%) Finance
2 134 (14.02%) Banking
3 127 (13.28%) Games
4 61 (6.38%) Front Office
5 49 (5.13%) Investment Banking
6 24 (2.51%) Back Office
6 24 (2.51%) Music Industry
7 20 (2.09%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.05%) Law
8 10 (1.05%) Retail
9 9 (0.94%) Advertising
9 9 (0.94%) Billing
10 7 (0.73%) Legal
11 4 (0.42%) Marketing
12 3 (0.31%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.31%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.21%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.10%) Electronics
14 1 (0.10%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 774 (80.96%) Developer
2 494 (51.67%) .NET Developer
3 446 (46.65%) C# Developer
4 275 (28.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 150 (15.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 149 (15.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 90 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 84 (8.79%) Senior Developer
9 67 (7.01%) Software Engineer
10 63 (6.59%) Junior
10 63 (6.59%) Junior Developer
11 61 (6.38%) Junior .NET Developer
12 60 (6.28%) Architect
13 59 (6.17%) SQL Developer
14 58 (6.07%) WPF Developer
15 52 (5.44%) Lead Developer
16 51 (5.33%) Technical Leader
17 49 (5.13%) Games Developer
18 43 (4.50%) Graduate
18 43 (4.50%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 836 (87.45%) .NET
2 557 (58.26%) ASP.NET
3 479 (50.10%) ASP.NET Web API
4 438 (45.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 366 (38.28%) .NET Framework
6 347 (36.30%) Entity Framework
7 299 (31.28%) WPF
8 293 (30.65%) AngularJS
9 282 (29.50%) RESTful
10 243 (25.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 237 (24.79%) HTML
12 234 (24.48%) Node.js
13 177 (18.51%) Web Services
14 176 (18.41%) Code First Entity Framework
15 147 (15.38%) CSS
16 141 (14.75%) jQuery
17 123 (12.87%) REST
18 115 (12.03%) HTML5
19 100 (10.46%) .NET Core
20 98 (10.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 140 (14.64%) Greenfield Project
2 80 (8.37%) Fixed Income
3 62 (6.49%) Fintech
4 59 (6.17%) User Experience
5 56 (5.86%) Self-Motivation
6 54 (5.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 48 (5.02%) Derivative
8 43 (4.50%) Equities
9 39 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
10 30 (3.14%) Hedge funds
11 25 (2.62%) BBC
11 25 (2.62%) Social Media
12 23 (2.41%) OTC Derivatives
13 21 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (1.67%) Reinsurance
15 15 (1.57%) Spread Betting
16 13 (1.36%) DataPower
17 12 (1.26%) Algorithms
17 12 (1.26%) Mobile App
18 11 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 129 (13.49%) Windows
2 20 (2.09%) Linux
3 15 (1.57%) Windows Server
4 7 (0.73%) Unix
5 3 (0.31%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.21%) Android
6 2 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 651 (68.10%) Agile Software Development
2 551 (57.64%) MVC
3 457 (47.80%) TDD
4 295 (30.86%) BDD
5 290 (30.33%) Web Application Development
6 187 (19.56%) OO
7 150 (15.69%) Problem-Solving
8 146 (15.27%) Multithreading
9 138 (14.44%) Scrum
10 123 (12.87%) Web Development
11 115 (12.03%) Microservices
12 106 (11.09%) MVVM
13 103 (10.77%) Software Engineering
13 103 (10.77%) Unit Testing
14 95 (9.94%) Asset Management
15 94 (9.83%) Computer Science
15 94 (9.83%) Test Automation
16 82 (8.58%) Mathematics
17 79 (8.26%) SOA
18 74 (7.74%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 913 (95.50%) C#
2 284 (29.71%) SQL
3 270 (28.24%) JavaScript
4 227 (23.74%) Ruby
5 61 (6.38%) T-SQL
6 51 (5.33%) Java
7 44 (4.60%) F#
8 26 (2.72%) VB
9 25 (2.62%) Python
9 25 (2.62%) VB.NET
10 24 (2.51%) C
11 21 (2.20%) PL/SQL
12 20 (2.09%) Shell Script
12 20 (2.09%) TypeScript
13 14 (1.46%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.84%) Perl
15 4 (0.42%) PHP
16 3 (0.31%) VBA
17 1 (0.10%) C++
17 1 (0.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 205 (21.44%) Degree
2 31 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.67%) SC Cleared
3 16 (1.67%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.26%) CISSP
4 12 (1.26%) Master's Degree
4 12 (1.26%) MCSE
4 12 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.20%) QA
2 7 (0.73%) MiFID
3 6 (0.63%) PMO
4 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (4.39%) Docker
2 9 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 40 (4.18%) Kubernetes
2 25 (2.62%) Kibana
3 7 (0.73%) Automic
3 7 (0.73%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
4 4 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (0.42%) Grafana
5 2 (0.21%) SCOM
6 1 (0.10%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 228 (23.85%) Microsoft
2 59 (6.17%) Google
3 52 (5.44%) Oracle
4 25 (2.62%) Apple
4 25 (2.62%) Facebook
4 25 (2.62%) Sony
4 25 (2.62%) Yahoo!
5 17 (1.78%) IBM
6 15 (1.57%) Telerik
6 15 (1.57%) TIBCO
7 7 (0.73%) Informatica
7 7 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (0.63%) Pardot
9 4 (0.42%) Charles River
9 4 (0.42%) DevExpress
9 4 (0.42%) Splunk
9 4 (0.42%) Tableau
10 3 (0.31%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.21%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.21%) Cadence