Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 132 119
Rank change year-on-year -30 -13 -13
Permanent jobs citing WCF 1640 1886 2387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.18% 2.48% 2.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.60% 6.17% 7.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1492 1763 2260
London median annual salary £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.79% +1.82% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £88,750 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -

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 29292 30564 33375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 38.99% 40.20% 37.65%
Number of salaries quoted 23887 26919 28611
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +29 270 £55,000 - 32
West London -20 62 £50,000 - 6
South London +4 47 £50,000 -16.67% 4
East London -9 22 £47,500 -2.56%
North London +14 11 £100,000 +122.22%
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for WCF.

1 1614 (98.41%) C#
2 1515 (92.38%) .NET
3 1321 (80.55%) SQL Server
4 1240 (75.61%) MVC
5 1236 (75.37%) Agile Software Development
6 1184 (72.20%) ASP.NET
7 1038 (63.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 910 (55.49%) TDD
9 830 (50.61%) WPF
10 681 (41.52%) JavaScript
11 659 (40.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 640 (39.02%) Web Application Development
13 613 (37.38%) HTML
14 596 (36.34%) Scrum
15 571 (34.82%) .NET Framework
16 551 (33.60%) Finance
17 547 (33.35%) SQL
18 488 (29.76%) BDD
19 475 (28.96%) CSS
20 473 (28.84%) SQL Server 2014
21 468 (28.54%) Microsoft
22 467 (28.48%) ASP.NET Web API
23 462 (28.17%) NUnit
24 445 (27.13%) NHibernate
25 393 (23.96%) Entity Framework
26 389 (23.72%) AngularJS
27 385 (23.48%) OO
28 376 (22.93%) Rhino Mocks
29 346 (21.10%) HTML5
30 343 (20.91%) Ajax

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
1 134 (8.17%) SharePoint
2 112 (6.83%) SharePoint 2013
3 110 (6.71%) BizTalk Server
4 79 (4.82%) CMS
4 79 (4.82%) Umbraco
5 42 (2.56%) IIS
6 37 (2.26%) Kentico
6 37 (2.26%) Sitecore CMS
7 35 (2.13%) EPiServer
8 31 (1.89%) Sitefinity
9 30 (1.83%) DNN
9 30 (1.83%) Immediacy CMS
10 18 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (0.61%) Apache Solr
12 8 (0.49%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.49%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.43%) Skype for Business
14 6 (0.37%) MQSeries
15 5 (0.30%) SAS
15 5 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.061%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 22 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.43%) RMDS
4 5 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.24%) Front Arena
6 3 (0.18%) Markit EDM
6 3 (0.18%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.12%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.12%) Tradar
8 1 (0.061%) MetaTrader
8 1 (0.061%) Summit
8 1 (0.061%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 206 (12.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (1.71%) Google Play
3 28 (1.71%) PaaS
4 15 (0.91%) SaaS
5 12 (0.73%) Office 365
6 11 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (0.61%) IaaS
8 5 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.30%) GitHub
8 5 (0.30%) npm
8 5 (0.30%) Yammer
9 4 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
9 4 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.24%) Serverless
10 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.12%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 115 (7.01%) Internet
2 5 (0.30%) ATM
2 5 (0.30%) Intranet
2 5 (0.30%) SSL
3 4 (0.24%) HTTP
3 4 (0.24%) HTTPS
3 4 (0.24%) Skype
4 3 (0.18%) DNS
5 2 (0.12%) Firewall
5 2 (0.12%) Network Security
5 2 (0.12%) SMS
5 2 (0.12%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.061%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1321 (80.55%) SQL Server
2 473 (28.84%) SQL Server 2014
3 223 (13.60%) NoSQL
4 87 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 81 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 75 (4.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 64 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 60 (3.66%) MongoDB
9 59 (3.60%) SQL Server 2016
10 48 (2.93%) Relational Database
11 41 (2.50%) Oracle Database
12 32 (1.95%) Couchbase
13 26 (1.59%) Redis
14 22 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
16 20 (1.22%) RDBMS
17 19 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
18 16 (0.98%) Big Data
19 15 (0.91%) Hadoop
20 14 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 462 (28.17%) NUnit
2 376 (22.93%) Rhino Mocks
3 259 (15.79%) Git (software)
4 257 (15.67%) Subversion
5 236 (14.39%) Moq
6 171 (10.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 138 (8.41%) Visual Studio
8 81 (4.94%) MSTest
9 71 (4.33%) JIRA
10 65 (3.96%) TeamCity
11 47 (2.87%) Jenkins
12 41 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
13 29 (1.77%) SpecFlow
14 24 (1.46%) Visual Studio Team System
15 20 (1.22%) FitNesse
16 18 (1.10%) MSBuild
17 15 (0.91%) Jasmine
18 13 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 12 (0.73%) Selenium
20 11 (0.67%) JUnit
General
1 551 (33.60%) Finance
2 276 (16.83%) Banking
3 198 (12.07%) Games
4 110 (6.71%) Investment Banking
5 91 (5.55%) Retail
6 61 (3.72%) Front Office
7 54 (3.29%) Advertising
8 42 (2.56%) Back Office
9 35 (2.13%) Legal
10 34 (2.07%) Marketing
11 33 (2.01%) Music Industry
12 28 (1.71%) Financial Institution
13 25 (1.52%) Publishing
14 11 (0.67%) Telecoms
15 10 (0.61%) Law
16 8 (0.49%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.37%) Electronics
18 2 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
19 1 (0.061%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1474 (89.88%) Developer
2 1054 (64.27%) .NET Developer
3 978 (59.63%) C# Developer
4 648 (39.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 408 (24.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 400 (24.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 265 (16.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 195 (11.89%) Senior Developer
9 163 (9.94%) Agile Developer
10 161 (9.82%) Agile .NET Developer
11 133 (8.11%) Agile C# Developer
12 128 (7.80%) Senior .NET Developer
13 125 (7.62%) Full Stack Developer
14 115 (7.01%) WPF Developer
15 112 (6.83%) Senior C# Developer
16 110 (6.71%) C# WPF Developer
17 107 (6.52%) SQL Developer
18 92 (5.61%) Software Developer
19 79 (4.82%) Software Engineer
20 72 (4.39%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1515 (92.38%) .NET
2 1184 (72.20%) ASP.NET
3 1038 (63.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 830 (50.61%) WPF
5 659 (40.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 613 (37.38%) HTML
7 571 (34.82%) .NET Framework
8 475 (28.96%) CSS
9 467 (28.48%) ASP.NET Web API
10 445 (27.13%) NHibernate
11 393 (23.96%) Entity Framework
12 389 (23.72%) AngularJS
13 346 (21.10%) HTML5
14 343 (20.91%) Ajax
15 327 (19.94%) Web Services
16 312 (19.02%) LINQ
17 302 (18.41%) jQuery
18 257 (15.67%) Node.js
19 250 (15.24%) RESTful
20 244 (14.88%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 231 (14.09%) Greenfield Project
2 204 (12.44%) Computer Science
3 102 (6.22%) Client/Server
4 99 (6.04%) Enterprise Software
5 97 (5.91%) Hedge funds
6 70 (4.27%) Tandem
7 69 (4.21%) User Experience
8 62 (3.78%) Equities
9 57 (3.48%) Fintech
10 51 (3.11%) Fixed Income
11 41 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
12 37 (2.26%) Digital TV
12 37 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 36 (2.20%) BBC
13 36 (2.20%) Social Media
14 35 (2.13%) Derivative
15 34 (2.07%) Mobile App
16 31 (1.89%) Management Information System
17 30 (1.83%) Social Network
18 28 (1.71%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 268 (16.34%) Windows
2 62 (3.78%) Android
3 23 (1.40%) Apple iOS
4 12 (0.73%) Windows Server
5 9 (0.55%) Windows 10
5 9 (0.55%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.24%) Linux
6 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1240 (75.61%) MVC
2 1236 (75.37%) Agile Software Development
3 910 (55.49%) TDD
4 640 (39.02%) Web Application Development
5 596 (36.34%) Scrum
6 488 (29.76%) BDD
7 385 (23.48%) OO
8 255 (15.55%) Kanban
9 200 (12.20%) Unit Testing
10 168 (10.24%) Dependency Injection
11 158 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
12 155 (9.45%) Software Engineering
13 149 (9.09%) OOP
14 144 (8.78%) SOLID
15 131 (7.99%) SDLC
15 131 (7.99%) Web Development
16 125 (7.62%) Multithreading
17 115 (7.01%) Domain-Driven Design
18 103 (6.28%) OOD
19 102 (6.22%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1614 (98.41%) C#
2 681 (41.52%) JavaScript
3 547 (33.35%) SQL
4 281 (17.13%) T-SQL
5 159 (9.70%) Ruby
6 148 (9.02%) VB.NET
7 85 (5.18%) VB
8 49 (2.99%) PowerShell
9 47 (2.87%) Java
10 33 (2.01%) PL/SQL
11 27 (1.65%) C++
12 16 (0.98%) XAML
13 15 (0.91%) ES6
13 15 (0.91%) Python
14 14 (0.85%) F#
14 14 (0.85%) TypeScript
15 8 (0.49%) ECMAScript
16 7 (0.43%) Apple Swift
16 7 (0.43%) Objective-C
17 6 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 263 (16.04%) Degree
2 86 (5.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (1.40%) MCP
4 23 (1.40%) MCSD
5 21 (1.28%) MCAD
6 7 (0.43%) MBA
6 7 (0.43%) MCSA
7 5 (0.30%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.18%) PhD
8 3 (0.18%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.18%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.12%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.12%) PMP
9 2 (0.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (2.56%) QA
2 7 (0.43%) EMIR
2 7 (0.43%) MiFID
3 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (0.91%) Docker
2 4 (0.24%) HDFS
3 1 (0.061%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 3 (0.18%) Kibana
2 3 (0.18%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.18%) Puppet
2 3 (0.18%) WSUS
3 1 (0.061%) Ansible
Vendors
1 468 (28.54%) Microsoft
2 73 (4.45%) Facebook
3 71 (4.33%) Google
4 66 (4.02%) Oracle
5 41 (2.50%) Apple
5 41 (2.50%) Sitecore
6 36 (2.20%) Sony
6 36 (2.20%) Yahoo!
7 30 (1.83%) Alterian
8 20 (1.22%) Cadence
9 19 (1.16%) Alias
10 13 (0.79%) Sybase
11 12 (0.73%) IBM
12 10 (0.61%) TIBCO
13 8 (0.49%) Atlassian
13 8 (0.49%) DevExpress
13 8 (0.49%) Telerik
14 7 (0.43%) Xamarin
15 6 (0.37%) Charles River
15 6 (0.37%) Cognizant