Period
to 1 April 2020

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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > London
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 371 247 142
Rank change year-on-year -124 -105 -6
Permanent jobs citing WCF 357 836 1,700
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.74% 1.37% 2.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.81% 3.40% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 292 812 1,707
Median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £95,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.00% +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 19,675 24,557 27,775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 40.75% 40.30% 39.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16,162 20,403 23,420
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £103,750 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% +5.26%

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing WCF as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in London

WCF
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WCF in London.

Salary trend for WCF in London

WCF
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing WCF in London over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

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 1 April 2020. 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 -78 31 £72,500 +3.57% 6
West London +6 28 £60,000 +18.81% 2
South London +10 20 £57,500 -11.54% 1
North London -14 2 £50,000 +25.00% 1
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, 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.

1 350 (98.04%) C#
2 319 (89.36%) .NET
3 259 (72.55%) MVC
4 249 (69.75%) SQL Server
5 235 (65.83%) ASP.NET
6 226 (63.31%) Agile Software Development
7 193 (54.06%) ASP.NET Web API
8 184 (51.54%) .NET Framework
9 178 (49.86%) TDD
9 178 (49.86%) Entity Framework
10 176 (49.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 141 (39.50%) JavaScript
12 136 (38.10%) SQL
13 135 (37.82%) BDD
14 134 (37.54%) AngularJS
15 121 (33.89%) SQL Server 2016
16 117 (32.77%) Git (software)
17 106 (29.69%) Finance
18 100 (28.01%) Web Application Development
19 95 (26.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 93 (26.05%) HTML
21 89 (24.93%) Microsoft
22 88 (24.65%) Azure
23 87 (24.37%) NoSQL
23 87 (24.37%) Visual Studio
24 85 (23.81%) RESTful
25 80 (22.41%) Node.js
26 79 (22.13%) OO
27 77 (21.57%) Scrum
28 75 (21.01%) React

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 24 (6.72%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (5.04%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.20%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.84%) Confluence
5 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.28%) IIS
6 1 (0.28%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.28%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 6 (1.68%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 88 (24.65%) Azure
2 48 (13.45%) AWS
3 24 (6.72%) Power Platform
4 17 (4.76%) Office 365
5 16 (4.48%) Microsoft Flow
6 15 (4.20%) PowerApps
6 15 (4.20%) ShareGate
7 11 (3.08%) PaaS
8 7 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.84%) SaaS
10 2 (0.56%) Serverless
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.28%) GCP
11 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.96%) Internet
2 2 (0.56%) HTTP
3 1 (0.28%) AMQP
3 1 (0.28%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (69.75%) SQL Server
2 121 (33.89%) SQL Server 2016
3 87 (24.37%) NoSQL
4 27 (7.56%) MongoDB
5 20 (5.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (5.60%) SQL Server 2019
6 12 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (3.36%) CouchDB
6 12 (3.36%) Redis
6 12 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (2.52%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (2.24%) Power BI
9 8 (2.24%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (1.68%) Couchbase
10 6 (1.68%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.84%) Aerospike
Development Applications
1 117 (32.77%) Git (software)
2 87 (24.37%) Visual Studio
3 45 (12.61%) NUnit
4 37 (10.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (8.40%) Octopus Deploy
6 15 (4.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 14 (3.92%) Selenium
8 13 (3.64%) Karma Test Runner
8 13 (3.64%) TeamCity
9 12 (3.36%) Jasmine
9 12 (3.36%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (2.80%) SpecFlow
11 9 (2.52%) git-flow
11 9 (2.52%) InstallShield
11 9 (2.52%) Subversion
12 8 (2.24%) JIRA
13 6 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
14 5 (1.40%) Moq
15 4 (1.12%) MSTest
16 3 (0.84%) PowerBuilder
General
1 106 (29.69%) Finance
2 62 (17.37%) Games
3 25 (7.00%) Front Office
4 21 (5.88%) Banking
5 10 (2.80%) Legal
6 8 (2.24%) Retail
7 6 (1.68%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.56%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 292 (81.79%) Developer
2 180 (50.42%) .NET Developer
3 155 (43.42%) C# Developer
4 88 (24.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 52 (14.57%) ASP.NET Developer
5 52 (14.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 45 (12.61%) Junior
7 44 (12.32%) Junior Developer
8 43 (12.04%) Junior .NET Developer
9 34 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 31 (8.68%) Full Stack Developer
11 29 (8.12%) Games Developer
11 29 (8.12%) Senior Developer
12 24 (6.72%) Software Engineer
13 22 (6.16%) Senior C# Developer
14 20 (5.60%) Graduate
14 20 (5.60%) Graduate .NET Developer
14 20 (5.60%) Graduate Developer
14 20 (5.60%) Graduate Games Developer
14 20 (5.60%) Junior Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (89.36%) .NET
2 235 (65.83%) ASP.NET
3 193 (54.06%) ASP.NET Web API
4 184 (51.54%) .NET Framework
5 178 (49.86%) Entity Framework
6 176 (49.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 134 (37.54%) AngularJS
8 95 (26.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 93 (26.05%) HTML
10 85 (23.81%) RESTful
11 80 (22.41%) Node.js
12 75 (21.01%) React
13 74 (20.73%) CSS
14 68 (19.05%) .NET Core
15 66 (18.49%) Code First Entity Framework
16 60 (16.81%) Web Services
17 59 (16.53%) jQuery
18 53 (14.85%) WPF
19 52 (14.57%) REST
19 52 (14.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (15.13%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (10.08%) Fixed Income
3 35 (9.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 29 (8.12%) Derivative
5 28 (7.84%) Algorithms
5 28 (7.84%) Data Structures
6 27 (7.56%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (7.56%) Hedge funds
7 26 (7.28%) Equity Derivative
8 20 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (3.64%) Management Information System
10 9 (2.52%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.96%) e-Learning
12 6 (1.68%) SCORM
13 3 (0.84%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.84%) N-Tier
14 2 (0.56%) Credit Risk
14 2 (0.56%) Market Risk
14 2 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
15 1 (0.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (14.01%) Windows
2 7 (1.96%) Unix
3 1 (0.28%) Android
3 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (72.55%) MVC
2 226 (63.31%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (49.86%) TDD
4 135 (37.82%) BDD
5 100 (28.01%) Web Application Development
6 79 (22.13%) OO
7 77 (21.57%) Scrum
8 58 (16.25%) Unit Testing
9 55 (15.41%) Microservices
10 48 (13.45%) Web Development
11 46 (12.89%) Problem-Solving
12 45 (12.61%) Computer Science
13 41 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
13 41 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
13 41 (11.48%) DevOps
13 41 (11.48%) Kanban
14 37 (10.36%) Software Engineering
15 36 (10.08%) SOLID
16 35 (9.80%) Integration Testing
16 35 (9.80%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 350 (98.04%) C#
2 141 (39.50%) JavaScript
3 136 (38.10%) SQL
4 66 (18.49%) Ruby
5 39 (10.92%) TypeScript
6 35 (9.80%) T-SQL
7 22 (6.16%) VB
8 13 (3.64%) VB.NET
9 10 (2.80%) Java
10 9 (2.52%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.24%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.68%) VB6
13 4 (1.12%) Python
13 4 (1.12%) XAML
14 3 (0.84%) C++
15 2 (0.56%) C
15 2 (0.56%) PHP
16 1 (0.28%) Perl
16 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (14.01%) Degree
2 15 (4.20%) MCP
3 3 (0.84%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.28%) MCSD
5 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.20%) SLA
2 9 (2.52%) QA
3 6 (1.68%) PMO
4 4 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (1.12%) MiFID
5 1 (0.28%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (5.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.68%) Automic
3 2 (0.56%) Kibana
4 1 (0.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 89 (24.93%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.80%) Oracle
3 6 (1.68%) Cadence
3 6 (1.68%) FactSet
3 6 (1.68%) SAP
4 2 (0.56%) Google
4 2 (0.56%) OpenLink
4 2 (0.56%) Tableau
5 1 (0.28%) Murex
5 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.28%) SunGard
5 1 (0.28%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.28%) Yardi