Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
England > London
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 270 166 139
Rank change year-on-year -104 -27 -3
Permanent jobs citing WCF 730 1,475 1,751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.27% 2.11% 2.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.21% 5.25% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 638 1,254 1,637
London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%

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 22,726 28,104 28,375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 39.43% 40.15% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 18,955 23,018 23,936
London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.00% +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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -41 130 £68,750 +10.00% 4
West London +63 55 £42,500 -5.56% 2
South London -5 29 £55,000 -4.35% 1
East London +20 15 £60,000 +20.00%
North London +14 4 £40,000 -20.00% 2
WCF
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 695 (95.21%) C#
2 682 (93.42%) .NET
3 528 (72.33%) SQL Server
4 483 (66.16%) Agile Software Development
5 477 (65.34%) ASP.NET
6 471 (64.52%) MVC
7 399 (54.66%) TDD
8 369 (50.55%) ASP.NET Web API
9 363 (49.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 321 (43.97%) .NET Framework
11 268 (36.71%) SQL Server 2016
12 253 (34.66%) Entity Framework
13 247 (33.84%) BDD
14 239 (32.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 238 (32.60%) Web Application Development
16 233 (31.92%) RESTful
17 232 (31.78%) Finance
18 227 (31.10%) Git (software)
19 222 (30.41%) SQL
20 219 (30.00%) AngularJS
21 200 (27.40%) Node.js
22 185 (25.34%) Microsoft
23 184 (25.21%) Web Services
24 178 (24.38%) Ruby
25 177 (24.25%) NoSQL
26 175 (23.97%) JavaScript
27 159 (21.78%) Code First Entity Framework
28 154 (21.10%) Microsoft Azure
29 153 (20.96%) WPF
30 145 (19.86%) Greenfield Project

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 20 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (1.92%) Confluence
3 11 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (1.51%) IIS
4 10 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.27%) Apache
5 2 (0.27%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.14%) CMS
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.14%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.82%) AutoCAD
3 6 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 154 (21.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.47%) PaaS
4 7 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (0.96%) Serverless
5 6 (0.82%) Azure Functions
5 6 (0.82%) GitHub
6 3 (0.41%) Office 365
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Flow
7 2 (0.27%) Power Platform
7 2 (0.27%) PowerApps
7 2 (0.27%) SaaS
7 2 (0.27%) ShareGate
8 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.14%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.14%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.14%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 56 (7.67%) Internet
2 4 (0.55%) HTTP
3 2 (0.27%) Network Security
4 1 (0.14%) AMQP
4 1 (0.14%) Hyperconnected
4 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 528 (72.33%) SQL Server
2 268 (36.71%) SQL Server 2016
3 177 (24.25%) NoSQL
4 81 (11.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 72 (9.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (4.79%) MongoDB
7 29 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 24 (3.29%) SQL Server 2014
10 21 (2.88%) Relational Database
11 20 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 18 (2.47%) SQL Server 2017
14 11 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (1.37%) Big Data
15 10 (1.37%) Star Schema
16 8 (1.10%) Aerospike
16 8 (1.10%) Hadoop
17 7 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
17 7 (0.96%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 227 (31.10%) Git (software)
2 102 (13.97%) Visual Studio
3 92 (12.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (3.84%) Octopus Deploy
5 24 (3.29%) TeamCity
6 21 (2.88%) NUnit
7 18 (2.47%) Visual Studio Team System
8 17 (2.33%) JIRA
9 15 (2.05%) Bitbucket
10 13 (1.78%) Subversion
11 11 (1.51%) MSTest
12 8 (1.10%) Moq
13 7 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (0.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 5 (0.68%) SpecFlow
15 5 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 4 (0.55%) gulp
16 4 (0.55%) Jasmine
17 3 (0.41%) Grunt
17 3 (0.41%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 232 (31.78%) Finance
2 115 (15.75%) Games
3 92 (12.60%) Banking
4 54 (7.40%) Retail
5 24 (3.29%) Investment Banking
6 21 (2.88%) Financial Institution
7 20 (2.74%) Advertising
8 13 (1.78%) Front Office
9 11 (1.51%) Back Office
9 11 (1.51%) Law
10 10 (1.37%) Legal
11 8 (1.10%) Music Industry
12 4 (0.55%) Marketing
13 2 (0.27%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 641 (87.81%) Developer
2 461 (63.15%) .NET Developer
3 397 (54.38%) C# Developer
4 271 (37.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 137 (18.77%) ASP.NET Developer
6 127 (17.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 74 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 68 (9.32%) Senior Developer
9 63 (8.63%) Junior
10 61 (8.36%) Junior Developer
11 57 (7.81%) Junior .NET Developer
12 52 (7.12%) Full Stack Developer
13 51 (6.99%) Senior C# Developer
14 50 (6.85%) Graduate
15 49 (6.71%) Games Developer
15 49 (6.71%) Graduate Developer
16 45 (6.16%) Senior .NET Developer
17 42 (5.75%) SQL Developer
18 38 (5.21%) Software Engineer
19 35 (4.79%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 682 (93.42%) .NET
2 477 (65.34%) ASP.NET
3 369 (50.55%) ASP.NET Web API
4 363 (49.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 321 (43.97%) .NET Framework
6 253 (34.66%) Entity Framework
7 239 (32.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 233 (31.92%) RESTful
9 219 (30.00%) AngularJS
10 200 (27.40%) Node.js
11 184 (25.21%) Web Services
12 159 (21.78%) Code First Entity Framework
13 153 (20.96%) WPF
14 107 (14.66%) HTML
15 96 (13.15%) REST
16 91 (12.47%) .NET Core
16 91 (12.47%) CSS
17 83 (11.37%) WinForms
18 68 (9.32%) React
19 61 (8.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 145 (19.86%) Greenfield Project
2 51 (6.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 43 (5.89%) Enterprise Software
3 43 (5.89%) Fixed Income
4 38 (5.21%) Derivative
4 38 (5.21%) Self-Motivation
5 33 (4.52%) Algorithms
6 31 (4.25%) Hedge funds
7 26 (3.56%) Data Structures
8 23 (3.15%) Equity Derivative
9 19 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (2.60%) User Experience
10 14 (1.92%) Equities
11 12 (1.64%) OTC Derivatives
11 12 (1.64%) Video on Demand
12 9 (1.23%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.10%) BBC
13 8 (1.10%) Social Media
14 6 (0.82%) PKI
14 6 (0.82%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 80 (10.96%) Windows
2 6 (0.82%) Android
2 6 (0.82%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.41%) Linux
4 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (66.16%) Agile Software Development
2 471 (64.52%) MVC
3 399 (54.66%) TDD
4 247 (33.84%) BDD
5 238 (32.60%) Web Application Development
6 116 (15.89%) OO
7 102 (13.97%) OOP
8 98 (13.42%) Scrum
9 82 (11.23%) Web Development
10 80 (10.96%) Microservices
11 74 (10.14%) Computer Science
12 69 (9.45%) Software Engineering
13 64 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
14 62 (8.49%) Domain-Driven Design
15 60 (8.22%) MVVM
16 58 (7.95%) Multithreading
16 58 (7.95%) SOA
17 57 (7.81%) Asset Management
17 57 (7.81%) E-Commerce
18 53 (7.26%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 695 (95.21%) C#
2 222 (30.41%) SQL
3 178 (24.38%) Ruby
4 175 (23.97%) JavaScript
5 61 (8.36%) T-SQL
6 34 (4.66%) VB
7 30 (4.11%) VB.NET
8 24 (3.29%) Java
9 17 (2.33%) C
9 17 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 15 (2.05%) F#
11 13 (1.78%) VB6
12 12 (1.64%) Python
13 11 (1.51%) VBA
14 6 (0.82%) TypeScript
15 4 (0.55%) XAML
16 3 (0.41%) C++
17 2 (0.27%) ES6
17 2 (0.27%) Objective-C
18 1 (0.14%) R
Qualifications
1 117 (16.03%) Degree
2 20 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.96%) SC Cleared
3 7 (0.96%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.68%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.55%) CISSP
6 4 (0.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (0.96%) QA
2 3 (0.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 41 (5.62%) Docker
2 2 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 43 (5.89%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.51%) Kibana
3 7 (0.96%) Dollar Universe
4 2 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 185 (25.34%) Microsoft
2 20 (2.74%) Google
3 10 (1.37%) Oracle
4 8 (1.10%) Apple
4 8 (1.10%) Facebook
4 8 (1.10%) Sony
4 8 (1.10%) Yahoo!
5 7 (0.96%) Atlassian
6 6 (0.82%) Appcelerator
7 5 (0.68%) Splunk
7 5 (0.68%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.41%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.27%) OutSystems
9 2 (0.27%) Telerik
10 1 (0.14%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.14%) Cadence
10 1 (0.14%) Tableau
10 1 (0.14%) Yardi